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John Loegering

Department Chair
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
(218) 281-8132

Associated Majors

Courses Currently Teaching

BIOL 3464-001: Mammalogy

BIOL 3464-002: Mammalogy

NATR 3464-001: Mammalogy

NATR 3464-002: Mammalogy

NATR 4654-001: Wildlife Ecol/Mgmt

NATR 4654-002: Wildlife Ecol/Mgmt

NATR 4654-003: Wildlife Ecol/Mgmt

Research Interests

  • Avian ecology

  • Curator, UMC Wildlife Museum

  • Quantitative ecology

  • Riparian and wetland ecosystems

  • Wildlife-habitat relationships

  • Wildlife-human interactions

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2019 The Wildlife Society Fellows Award (TWS)

  • 2005 Distinguished Teaching Award

  • 2004 Outstanding Educator Award

  • 1998 Outstanding Service Award, Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society

  • 1999 Silver Medal Award, Agricultural Communicators in Education Awarded to W. D. Edge and J. P. Loegering for FW251, Principles of Wildlife Conservation.

  • 2000 Silver Medal Award, Agricultural Communicators in Education. Awarded to J. P. Loegering and W. D. Edge for "An interactive website to increase student participation and learning", ACE Critique and Awards Program.

  • 2003 Award of Distinction, Nature Northwest Project. Exemplary project from Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, University of Minnesota.

  • 2004 Student Chapter Advisor of the Year. Presented by The Wildlife Society at the 11th Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta.

Selected Publications

  • Zluticky, L. and Loegering, J. P. 2004. First cattle egret in Mahnomen County. Loon 75:234. Co-authored with UMC's first Wildlife Management graduate.

  • Edge, W. D., and J. P. Loegering. 2000. Distance education: expanding learning opportunities. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:522-533.

  • Loegering, J. P. 2003. American Dipper. Pages 466-468 in D.B. Marshall, M.G. Hunter, and A.L. Contreras, eds. Birds of Oregon: A General Reference. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis. 752pp.

  • Loegering, J. P., and R. G. Anthony. 1999. Distribution, abundance, and habitat association of riparian-obligate and -associate birds in the Oregon Coast Range. Northwest Science 73:168-185.

  • Loegering, J. P., and R.G. Anthony. 2006. Nest-site selection and productivity of American Dippers in the Oregon Range. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. In press.

  • Loegering, J. P., and W. D. Edge. 1999. Wildlife conservation in high schools: filling an empty niche. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 64:363-372.

  • Loegering, J. P., and W. D. Edge. 2001. An interactive website increases student participation and learning. Journal of College Science Teaching 31:252-257.

  • Loegering, J. P., and W. D. Edge. 2001. Reaching a broad audience with a conservation message. Pages 134-136 in R. Fields, R. J. Warren, and H. Okarma, editors. Proceedings of the Second International Wildlife Management Congress. Godollo, Hungary.

Educational Background

  • B.S., Zoology and Biology, minors in Chemistry and Botany, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 1988

  • Certified Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, MD

  • M.S., Wildlife Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 1992

  • Ph.D., Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 1997

Professional Memberships

  • American Ornithologists' Union

  • Association of Field Ornithologists

  • Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals

  • Cooper Ornithological Society

  • Duluth Audubon Society

  • Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union

  • Society for Conservation Biology

  • The Wildlife Society - Parent, Minnesota, and Student Chapters

  • Wilson Ornithological Society

In the News

February 28, 2023
Nelson and Olson echoed Larsen’s sentiments saying UMN Crookston accessibility was more appealing to him than the other bigger university he previously attended.
November 16, 2021
University of Minnesota Crookston Professor John Loegering was recognized with The Wildlife Society’s Publication Award for a journal article entitled “Population Trends in Vermivora Warblers Are Linked to Strong Migratory Connectivity”.
July 25, 2019
Local efforts are part of a much wider effort assisting with the conservation of birds and their habitats through demographic monitoring.