Erik Blomberg

Dr. Erik Blomberg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology at University of Maine / Orono who has been conducting research on upland game birds since 2001, with a focus on Maine since 2012.He holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin / Stevens Point, an MS from the University of Rhode Island, and a PhD from the University of Nevada / Reno, where his dissertation research focused on Greater Sage-Grouse in the American Great Basin.Here in Maine Erik and graduate students in his lab study Ruffed Grouse, Spruce Grouse, American Woodcock, and Wild Turkey, with most of the work in the lab being focused on habitat associations and their links to bird populations. Erik lives in Old Town with his wife, one‑year‑old son, and two unruly dogs.