Biological Technician (Wildlife) knowledgeable about avian biology and wildlife. Exceptional communicator who works well on diverse teams.
STAR Award Contaminant Hazard Review- CD-ROM
Group STAR Award Executive Leadership Team Field Trip
STAR Award for Chesapeake Bay Food Web Study
STAR Award for conducting avifauna surveys in the Anacostia
Leadership Intensive Training
Conduct scientific literature reviews.
Manage database with over 20,000 records on approximately 275,000 individuals representing over 500 species.
Compile data through computerized searches of published literature, reviews of existing databases.
Prepare and present data summaries to internal and external collaborators, meeting with and internal teams as required.
With the assistance of the principle investigator, I participate in the assessment of environmental fate and ecological effects of pesticides such as rodenticides.
Monitor endangered birds and other colonial waterbirds.
Inspect, collect, interpret, and compile data obtained from field and lab studies.
Implement monitoring program for avian species
Design and execute experiments, analyze and interpret primary data, and form logical conclusions.
Analyze specimens utilizing automated instrumentation following established protocols.
Monitored population of endangered shorebirds and rare plants.
Conducted routine maintenance for protection of endangered species populations in coastal areas and performed environmental education
Educated beach goers how they may benefit from the protection of coastal ecosystems through stewardship of dunes, animals and plants.
Entered 1995 nesting season field data on productivity of plovers on Long Island into Lotus 123 spreadsheets and submitted to U.S. Fish & Wildlife officials.
Bred and hand-raised Black-footed Penguins (Spheniscus demersus)
Collected behavioral data and daily health records
Made trip to Argentina to observe and band wild Magellenic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) with the New York Zoological Society
Continuing education in ornithology class and lab
Continuing education in General Botany
Work/study/travel to San Salvador, Bahamas to study marine plants and animals
Coursework includes biology, chemistry, genetics, ecology, animal behavior, vertebrate zoology, marine biology, and ichthyology
Maryland Ornithological Society - Howard County Bird Club
Maryland Ornithological Society - Baltimore Bird Club (past vice president)
Columbia Ski Club - assistant trip leader, member
Glen Mar United Methodist Church - Fellowship Committee, missionary, member
Paul (Maxey), M., Kraft, C., Hammerschlag, R. (2004) "Avian Comparisons between Kingman and Kenilworth Marshes Final Report 2001-2004." [USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center]
Hammerschlag, R., Salmons, S., Krafft, C., Paul (Maxey), M., "Ecology and Management of Ranunculus ficaria in RockCreek Park" Final Report 2000-2002
Hatfield, J.S.; Henry, P. F. P.; Olsen, G.H.; Paul (Maxey), M.M.; Hammerschlag, R.S., 2001. "Failure of tetracycline as a biomarker in batch-marking juvenile frogs." Journal of Wildlife Diseases (Vol. 37 No., 2): 318-323
Eisler, R.; Munro, R.E.; Loges, L.M.; Boone, K.; Paul (Maxey), M.M.; Garrett, L.J., 2000. Contaminant Hazard Reviews 1-35. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Biological report ; Biological Science Report ; Contaminant Hazards Reviews Report. , CD-Rom
Keane, S.E., Fraser, J.D., Houghton, L.M., Paul (Maxey), M.M., (1998) "Effects of Herring and Great Black-backed Gulls on Breeding Piping Plovers on South Monomoy Island, Massachusetts". Annual Report.
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