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Daniel Thomas Sprague                

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
11510 American Holly Drive
Laurel, MD 20708

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Telephone: 301-497-5755

Fax: 301-497-5655

Email: Dan_Sprague@USGS.GOV 

Biological Technician

Primary Responsibilities: 
Whooping Crane propagation and reintroduction research.  Condition whooping cranes to follow ultra-light aircraft for reintroduction of an eastern migratory flock.  Act as liaison to the Eastern Whooping Crane Partnership. 

Education/Training: 
BS in Natural Resources Management and Psychology
University of Maryland 1992

Areas of Expertise/Interest: Crane behavior related to rearing birds for successful release, migration to designated breeding/summer areas, survival, and reproduction.
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
Various awards from USFWS, AscI Corp and USGS for successful crane fieldwork, work with interns and volunteers, and leadership.

Active Projects: 
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership

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