QST has a full team of partners that work together to create innovative solutions for your every need.


Biomark Inc., based in Boise Idaho is an integral partner with QST. For over 23 years Biomark has dedicated itself to the fish and wildlife research and conservation community by application of RFID technology. Biomark is the leading manufacturer of PIT tags, PIT tag Readers and antennas for fisheries and wild life applications worldwide. They also provide expert installation, operations and maintenance services.

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NOAA is dedicated to protecting and preserving the nation’s living marine resources through scientific research, fisheries management, enforcement and habitat conservation. NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) is the lead federal agency responsible for the stewardship of the nation’s offshore living marine resources and their habitat. NOAA Fisheries manages, conserves and protects fish, whales, dolphins, sea turtles and other living creatures in the ocean.

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Idaho Fish and Game’s mission is to protect, preserve, perpetuate and manage Idaho’s wildlife resources.

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources. The department operates under a dual mandate from the Washington Legislature to protect and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats and to provide sustainable, fish and wildlife related recreational and commercial opportunities.

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The Nez Perce Tribe

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QCI was founded to apply quantitatively rigorous methods to solve problems in fisheries and aquatic ecosystem management. Our goal is to provide solutions that help to restore and conserve aquatic and riparian populations and ecosystems. QCI staff combine substantial field experience with expertise in quantitative fields including population biology, biometry, conservation genetics, and bioengineering. We provide our clients with technical expertise in population and ecosystem monitoring, including the design, installation, and operation of remote sensors for environmental monitoring. Our analytical services include design of research and monitoring programs, comprehensive data analysis, ecosystem modeling, cost-benefit and decision analysis, and development of software applications. We work closely with natural resource managers to meet their information needs and implement management actions that work in real world conditions.

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