Professional Activities

Unit Leader:

  • Member, wildlife subcommittee, Wisconsin State Technical Committee, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (July 2006-present)
  • Break-out Session Moderator, Mississippi Flyway Roadmap summit, 26-28 January 2021, virtual meeting.

Assistant Unit Leader:

  • Member of the Scientific Program Committee for the Wildlife Disease Association 2022 meeting in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Academic Editor, PLOS ONE (December 2018 – present)
  • Member, Center for Ecology and the Environment Executive Committee, UW-Madison (2021-present)


Ribic, C. A. 2020. Grasslands and Grassland Vertebrates. Guest lecture (virtual) in Agronomy 370 Grassland Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 19, 2020.

Turner, W. C. 2021. Disease and Biodiversity. Guest lecture (virtual) in Forest and Wildlife Ecology 360 Extinction of Species, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 27, 2021.


Uni Leader interviewed about the Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit. “Cooperation: The future of natural resource management”. The Daily Cardinal, Science section, April 15, 2021