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Joseph Michael Meyers

Joseph Michael Meyers, American biologist, researcher. Achievements include development of method to radio-mark parrots for 1 year; restoration of bald eagle to Southeast United States. Recipient Wildlife Conservationist of Year, Dixie Zoological Society, 1984.

Background

  • Meyers, Joseph Michael was born on November 20, 1948 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Harry and Jane Rojahn Meyers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Lebanon Valley College, 1970. Master of Science in Forest Resources, University Georgia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1982.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral research associate Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, 1983—1984. State program coordinator nongame wildlife Alabama Department Conservation, Montgomery, Alabama, 1984—1990. Research wildlife biologist United States Geological Service Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Athens, Georgia, since 1990.

      Consulting biologist Dames & Moore, Cranford, New Jersey, 1973—1975.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of method to radio-mark parrots for 1 year. Restoration of bald eagle to Southeast United States.

    Works

    • Editor (guest editor): Southea. Naturalist. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Association Field Ornithologists, Wilson Ornithological Society, American Ornithologists' Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, Neotropical Ornithological Society (treasurer 1999—2003), British Ornithologists' Union, American Institute Biological Science, Wildife Society (newsletter editor 1999—2002, Service Award 2001), Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, canoeing, oceanography, music.

    Connections

    • Married June Rose Wagner. Children: Christy, Alita Sara, Annie Jane.
    • father: James Harry
    • mother: Jane Rojahn Meyers
    • spouse: June Rose Wagner
    • children: Christy Meyers
    • Alita Sara Meyers
    • Annie Jane Meyers
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    Born November 20, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Lebanon Valley College
    • 1978
      University Georgia
    • 1982
      University Georgia
    • 1983 - 1984
      Postdoctoral research associate, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
      Aiken, South Carolina, United States
    • 1984 - 1990
      state program coordinator, nongame wildlife Alabama Department Conservation
      Montgomery, Alabama, United States
    • 1990
      research wildlife biologist United States Geological Service Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
      Athens, New York, United States

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