Wade Schock

Man in orange vest holding a swan with a helicopter in the background while sitting on the tundra of Alaska.
Pilot Biologist - Waterfowl

1011 E. Tudor Rd., MS 201
Anchorage, AK 99503
United States

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About Wade Schock

Wade Schock, is a wildlife biologist/airplane pilot for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Migratory Bird Management (MBM), in Anchorage, Alaska.  In 2014, he completed his MS research on greater white-fronted goose distribution and migration timing. Wade comes to the Service most recently from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game where he was the supervisor for the Anchorage Wildlife Information Center and was involved in both wildlife management and research. He has extensive experience in low-level aerial waterfowl and large mammal surveys throughout Alaska as well as ground-based surveys, wildlife capture, banding operations, wildlife telemetry, and waterfowl habitat enhancement work.Wade is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, flying, boating, backpacking, and skiing in remote areas all over Alaska.


Schock W.G., Fischer J.B., Ely C.R., Stehn R.A., Welker J.M., and D. Causey. 2018. Variation in age ratio of midcontinent greater white-fronted geese during fall migration. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 9(1):340-347; e1944-687X. https://doi:10.3996/112015-JFWM-117.

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