The Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project (SNAMP) Fisher Team is studying the effects of forest fuels treatments on Pacific fisher site occupancy, survival and reproduction through radio collar tracking and habitat mapping. Researchers include:
Dr. Craig Thompson, from the Pacific Southwest Research Station is the leading collaborating scientist for the SNAMP wildlife study.
Gary Roller, University of California Berkeley is managing the field crew until 12/31/2013.
For more on SNAMP fisher research:
Other Pacific Fisher Researchers:
The US Forest Service has been studying the fisher in the Kings River area of California through their Pacific Southwest Research Station. Researchers include Bill Zilienski, Craig Thompson and Kathryn Purcell, since 2006.
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and Mark Higley along with The Wilderness Society, the Forest Service, the Fish & Wildlife Service and the Integral Ecology Research Center have been studying the fisher since 2004.
The Stirling Pacific fisher Introduction Project on Sierra Pacific Industries land in northern California has a interesting blog to chronicle their efforts to translocate 40 fisher and monitor their success since 2009.