Faculty & Staff Profile

John Loegering

Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
(218) 281-8132

Associated Majors

Courses Currently Teaching

BIOL 3466-001: Ornithology

BIOL 3466-002: Ornithology

BIOL 3466-003: Ornithology

NATR 3466-001: Ornithology

NATR 3466-002: Ornithology

NATR 3466-003: Ornithology

NATR 3699-001: Integ Resource Mgmt

Research Interests

  • Wildlife-habitat relationships

  • Wildlife-human interactions

  • Riparian and wetland ecosystems

  • Quantitative ecology

  • Curator, UMC Wildlife Museum

  • Avian ecology

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

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

  • 2005 Distinguished Teaching Award

  • 2004 Outstanding Educator Award

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

  • 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.

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

Selected Publications

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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. 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.

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

Educational Background

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

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

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

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

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Conservation Biology

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

  • Wilson Ornithological Society

  • Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union

  • Duluth Audubon Society

  • Association of Field Ornithologists

  • Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals

  • Cooper Ornithological Society

  • American Ornithologists' Union

In the News

May 25, 2017
Students hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, one of the top 3 winter hikes in New Zealand on a study abroad trip.