Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Ms. Joanna Ennis

Joanna Ennis



Joanna is a fourth-generation native of the panhandle of Florida where she grew up with a passion for the woods and water. From an early age Joanna is grateful to have worked with various taxa across the country and southern Africa including manatee, red-cockaded woodpecker, northern bobwhite quail, lesser prairie chicken, turkey, bats, fish, small mammals, whitetail, mule deer, black bear, bighorn sheep, bobcat, mountain lion, elk, moose, mountain goat, and various African species.

She earned her BS in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida as a university-wide top scholar. Joanna's developed research interests are migration, nutrition, disease, predator-prey interactions, cause-specific mortality, harvest management, behavior, and response to anthropogenic disturbance.

Joanna's goals as a wildlife professional are to produce ecologically grounded research that could be useful to agency and academic wildlife professionals in their management decisions. Outside of research Joanna enjoys hunting, fishing, horseback riding, backpacking, shed hunting, and training her bird dog puppy.

Presentations Presentation Date
Ennis, J.R., and J.W. Cain III. 2022.<b> </b>Pronghorn Resource Selection and Migration through High-elevation Forests in Northern New Mexico. 29th Pronghorn Workshop. Deadwood, South Dakota, USA. August 2022
Ennis, J.R., and J.W. Cain III. 2022. Elk and mule deer spring migration in New Mexico: movement strategies for navigating through a monsoonal landscape.10th International Deer Biology Congress. Osijek, Croatia. September 2022
Ennis, J.R., J.W. Cain III, and A. Opatz. 2023. Multi-scale habitat selection by pronghorn during spring migration in northern New Mexico. Joint Annual Meeting of Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society, Farmington, New Mexico, USA. February 2023
Ennis, J.R, J.W. Cain III, N. Tatman, O. Duvuvuei, and A. Opatz. 2021. Elk, mule deer, and pronghorn migration in a high-elevation monsoonal landscape. 54th Joint Annual Meeting of the Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society, Virtual Online. February 2021