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January 25, 2017 at 6:13 pm

Biology Alum Named Chief Scientist at Ducks Unlimited

Tom Moorman

Tom Moorman

Ohio University alum Tom Moorman ’84 is the new chief scientist at Ducks Unlimited, according to the Outdoor Wire.

Moorman earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University.

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Tom Moorman, Ph.D., will replace the retiring Scott Yaich, Ph.D., as chief scientist for Ducks Unlimited. Moorman will serve as the organization’s leader on waterfowl and habitat science, provide continental vision and direction in addressing DU’s science needs and ensure DU maintains its standing and credibility as a top notch science-based organization.

“Tom has been a vital part of DU’s conservation team for more than 25 years,” said DU Chief Conservation Officer Paul Schmidt. “He has had a notable career serving in a number of capacities over that time, but his passion has always been for the science underpinning our conservation programs.”

Moorman will be the key spokesperson for DU on waterfowl biology and management at the national and international levels, including engagement in the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) and the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP).

Read more at Moorman becomes Ducks Unlimited’s Chief Scientist.

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