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John T. Seginak

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Warnell School of Forest Resources
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2152

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Telephone: 706-542-1233

Fax: 706-542-1235

Email: John_Seginak@usgs.gov 

Wildlife Biological Technician

Primary Responsibilities: 
Assist all of the field station's research scientists on field, laboratory, and office projects. Also complete all vehicle reports, act as the station's safety officer, and conduct property inventory/records.

Education/Training: 

B.S. degree, Colorado State University, 1977, Wildlife Biology/Wildlife Management.

Areas of Expertise/Interest:  Radio telemetry, capture/marking/tagging avian, herp, and mammalian species, avian and mammalian species collection, whitetail deer management.
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 

USFWS Special Achievement Award, 1981

USFWS Special Achievement Award, 1985

USFWS Special Achievement Award, 1989

USFWS Special Achievement Award, 1993

Active Projects: 
Painted Bunting habitat use and capture/recapture

Herpetological survey of Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Stream habitat and fish species composition below water intake units

Publications/Products: 

Winger, P. V., P. J. Lasier, D. H. White, and J. T. Seginak. 2000. Effects of contaminants in dredge material from the lower Savannah River. Arch. of Environ. Contam. and Toxicol. 38(1):128-136.

White, D. H. and J. T. Seginak. 2000. Nest box use and productivity of Great Crested Flycatchers in prescribed-burned longleaf pine forests. J. Field Ornithol. 71(1):147-152.

White, D. H., B. R. Chapman, J. H. Brunjes, IV, R. V. Raftovitch, and J. T. Seginak. 1999. Abundance and reproduction of songbirds in burned and unburned pine forests of the Georgia Piedmont. J. Field Ornithol. 70(3):414-424.

White, D. H., C. B. Kepler, J. S. Hatfield, P. W. Sykes, Jr., and J. T. Seginak. 1996. Habitat associations of birds in the Georgia Piedmont during winter. J. Field Ornithol. 67(1):159-166.

Krementz, D. G., J. T. Seginak, and G. W. Pendleton. 1995. Habitat use at night by wintering American Woodcock in coastal Georgia and Virginia. Wilson Bull. 107(4):686-697.

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