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Kraig McPeek, the new project leader at the Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office, displays carp removed from Topeka shiner habitat. USFWS photo.

Kraig McPeek, the new project leader at the Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office, displays carp removed from Topeka shiner habitat. Photo by USFWS.

Kraig McPeek Named Project Leader at Rock Island Field Office

Kraig McPeek is the new project leader for the Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office in Illinois. Kraig earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Augustana College in Illinois and a master’s of science degree from Western Illinois University. Prior to joining the Service, Kraig worked with an Illinois Soil and Water Conservation District and then the Rock Island District Corps of Engineers. Since joining the Service in 2003, Kraig has worked in various capacities within the Ecological Services and Partners for Fish and Wildlife programs, including project leader of the Ohio private lands office. Kraig’s work with Topeka shiner recovery in Iowa earned him a Recovery Champion award in 2009. Since 2012, Kraig has served as the deputy project leader at the Rock Island Field Office.

 

Last updated: November 4, 2014