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

Colorado Education Activities


Taken while teaching a class in Wildlife Conservation

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Travel Abroad Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Winkelman January 2020 January 2020
Travel Abroad Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Winkelman January 2019 January 2019
Travel Abroad Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Winkelman January 2018 January 2018
Sampling and analysis of vertebrate populations Anderson January 2002 May 2002
Sampling and Analysis of Vertebrate Populations Kendall January 2014 May 2014
Sampling Biological Populations; actually it's on marked animal data and distance sampling Burnham January 2006 March 2006
Sampling Biological Populations; actually it's on marked animal data and distance sampling Burnham January 2004 April 2004
Principles of Study Design for Fish and Wildlife Burnham August 2002 December 2002
Principles of Probability Sampling with Emphasis on Applications to Natural Resource Sampling Burnham October 2001 December 2001
Population Dynamics (online) Winkelman January 2020 May 2020
Population Dynamics (online course) Winkelman January 2018 May 2018
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2017 May 2017
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2019 May 2019
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2015 May 2015
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2013 May 2013
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2011 May 2011
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2009 April 2009
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2007 May 2007
Population Dynamics Winkelman January 2005 May 2005
Philosophy of Science for Ecology Burnham August 2002 December 2002
Model Selection, University of Zurich, Switzerland Anderson October 2000 October 2000
Model Selection and Inference Anderson January 2003 May 2003
Model Selection and Inference Anderson January 2001 April 2001
Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology Hooten August 2015 December 2015
Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology Hooten August 2013 December 2013
Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology Hooten August 2011 December 2011
Fisheries Science Winkelman January 2005 May 2005
Fish Habitat Management Bergersen January 2001 May 2001
FWCB Independent Study Hooten August 2014 December 2014
FWCB Graduate Faculty Seminar Hooten January 2016 May 2016
Evolutionary Concepts in Conservation Winkelman September 2013 December 2013
Evolutionary Concepts in Conservation Winkelman September 2011 December 2011
Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies (Principles of Scientific Study Design) Burnham August 2006 December 2006
Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies (Principals of Scientific Study Design) Burnham August 2008 December 2008
Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies Burnham August 2004 December 2004
Design and Analysis of Mark-Recapture and Occupancy Studies Kendall January 2016 May 2016
Conservation and Ecology of Desert and Marine Animals Winkelman January 2020 March 2020
Conservation and Ecology of Desert and Marine Animals Winkelman January 2019 March 2019
Bayesian Analysis of Ecological Models and Data Hooten August 2011 December 2011
Adaptive Fish and Wildlife Management Kendall January 2015 May 2015
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Workshop on the comprehensive analysis of northern spotted owl demography data ("Northern Spotted Owl Demography Workshop".) Second workshop dealt with capture-recapture and fecundity and some covariates and habitat data.) Burnham January 2004
Training for Trainers for new 4-H Sportfishing Program Bergersen April 2002
To graduate students in Statistics. Anderson February 2002
The information-theoretic approach in the analysis of empirical data. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Anderson May 2001
Stephen's kangaroo rat monitoring workshop for MCB Camp Pendleton. Burnham July 2004
Seminar given at the University of California at Santa Barbara, "Advances in capture-recapture: parameters as random effects." and "Model selection: AIC, BIC and Multimodel Inference." Burnham February 2003
San Clemente Island Fox Monitoring Planning Workshop Burnham January 2006
Population Modeling for Ecotoxicology Winkelman April 2014
Philosophical and statistical aspects of the information-theoretic approach in science. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi. Anderson May 2001
PRIMES Workshop on Bayesian Methods in Wildlife Population Monitoring Burnham June 2006
Open population capture-recapture models and program MARK. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Anderson, Burnham June 2002
Multi-model inference. Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Anderson October 2001
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior, Lincoln, Nebraska. Pope, Winkelman May 2010
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Bergersen May 2002
MBI Workshop 5: Uncertainty in Ecological Analysis Burnham April 2006
MARK:5-day international workshop on the analysis of capture-recapture data using program MARK. Burnham June 2004
MARK: 5 day international workshop held on the CSU campus - on the anaylsis of capture-recapture data using program MARK. Burnham June 2007
MARK: 5 day international workshop held on the CSU campus - on the anaylsis of capture-recapture data using program MARK. Burnham June 2003
MARK: 5 day International workhop held on the campus of Colorado State University on the analysis of capture-recapture (and related) data using program MARK Burnham June 2008
MARK program - 5 day international workshop, June 14-18 2003 program Burnham June 2003
MARK Workshop - Analysis of Encounter Burnham June 2006
Ken Burnham, student Devin Johnson, provided training to students in Statistics Burnham February 2002
Ken Burnham, Aaron Schwartz provided training to students in FWB. Burnham February 2002
Introduction to Distance Sampling at the International Conference on Distance Sampling (ICODS), St. Andrews, Scotland. Burnham July 2001
Information-theoretic methods: alternatives to statistical null hypothesis testing. 7th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Nashville, Tennessee. Anderson, Burnham September 2001
Information theoretic methods. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Anderson January 2002
Gave seminar at the University of Chicago, under the auspices of the Center for Integrating Statistical and Environmental Science, "Model selection: Understanding AIC and multimodel inference, with contrasts to BIC." Burnham January 2003
Co-developer and instructor of graduate-level course at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Evenstad Campus: "Adaptive Management", 9-13 September 2019, Evenstad, Norway. Presentation of lectures, lab exercies, case studies, and final assignment. Kendall, Moore September 2019
Co-developer and instructor of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service course: "Adaptive Management: Structured Decision Making for Recurrent Decisions" (ALC 3176), USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 24-28 September 2018, Shepherdstown, WV. Presented 5 case study modules. Moore, Kendall September 2018
Co-developer and instructor of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service course: "Adaptive Management: Structured Decision Making for Recurrent Decisions" (ALC 3176), USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 16-20 September 2013, Shepherdstown, WV. Preparation and delivery of 6 course modules. Moore, Kendall, Romito September 2013
Co-developer and instructor of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service course: "Adaptive Management: Structured Decision Making for Recurrent Decisions" (ALC 3176), USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 11-15 September 2017, Shepherdstown, WV. Led discussion of 5 case study modules. Moore, Kendall September 2017
Co-chair, 2002 Whirling Disease Symposium Steering Committee. Bergersen February 2002
Chronic wasting disease risk analysis workshop: An integrative approach. Held in Fort Collins, CO @ the USGS Fort Collins Science Center. Burnham May 2004
Capture-recapture: analysis of encounter data for marked animal populations. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Anderson, Burnham June 2001
Capture-Re-Capture Studies for Environmental Biology at the School of Biological Sciences Section of Applied Statistics-University of Reading,UK Burnham July 2007
CSU FWCB & CDOW R Short Course Hooten, Ruiz-Gutierrez August 2011
CITES/MIKE sponsored "Mike Dung Count Task Force Meeting." Burnham October 2003
Bayesain Statistics for Ecologists. Shortcourse objectives were to: (i) Gain an understanding of Bayesian Methods; (ii) Learn to specify Bayesian models (write them down in mathematical notation); (iii) Learn how to read and interpret applied Bayesian literature; (iv) Gain an understanding of Bayesian computation (largely through MCMC); (v) Learn how to display and interpret Bayesian model output; and (vi) Learn how to connect Bayesian models with scientific inquiry. Team-taught with M. Hooten, COCFWRU. Attended by 12 MS and PhD graduate students, Utah State University, 12-16 Mar 2012. Edwards, Hooten March 2012
Avian Influenza Monitoring Committee Burnham September 2007
At the University of Wellington (New Zealand) gave symposia on "Model selection: AIC, BIC and multimodel inference." Burnham December 2003
Anthony, R., D. Anderson, K. Burnham, G. C. White, A. B. Franklin, and J. Nichols. Workshop on Analysis of Demographic Rates of Northern Spotted Owls. Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Corvallis, Oregon (6-11 January 2004). Anderson, Burnham, Franklin January 2004
Anderson, D. R., K. P. Burnham, G. C. White, A. B. Franklin, and G. S. Olson. Intermediate-level Workshop on Program MARK. Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fort Collins, Colorado (7-11 June 1999). Anderson, Burnham, Franklin June 1999
Anderson, D. R., K. P. Burnham, A. B. Franklin, and T. M. Shenk. International Workshop on Design and Analysis of Distance Sampling Data - Theory and Application. University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. (16-30 June 1995). Anderson, Burnham, Franklin June 1995
AIC-based model selection short course at UC-San Diego, California. Invited by the San Diego chapter of the American Statistical Society. http://www.sdasa.org/ http://www.sdasa.org/events/courses/2008/sdasa-ann-20080115.pdf Burnham March 2008
AIC-based model international workshop at the Department of Biological & Environmental Science at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland for 47 graduate students and Post Docs.Co-taught with David Anderson - Emeritus CO CFWRU Burnham November 2007
AIC Model Selection Workshop Burnham May 2006
Title and Location Speaker Date
Winkelman, D.L. and R. Fitzpatrick 2005. Estimating sources of northern pike (Esox lucius) recruitment in the Yampa River, using otolith microchemistry. Upper Colorado River Working Group annual meeting. Grand Junction, CO.
Presented to: Upper Colorado River Recovery Program
Fitzpatrick, Winkelman October 2005
Winkelman, D.L. 2008. An evolutionary perspective on the management of whirling disease
Presented to: University of Arkansas
Winkelman April 2008
Winkelman, D.L. 2007. An evolutionary perspective on the management of whirling disease
Presented to: Colorado State University
Winkelman February 2007
Winkelman, D.L. 2006. Potential management strategies for whirling disease: an ecological and evolutionary tale of Myxobolus cerebralis, Tubifex tubifex, and trout.
Presented to: University of Eastern Illinois
Winkelman November 2006
Winkelman, D.L. Striped bass in Lake Texoma: a tale of two rivers. 2005. University of Wyoming, Department of Zoology and Physiology, Laramie, WY.
Presented to: University of Wyoming
Winkelman March 2004
WNAR/IMS Joint Meeting held on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Presented to: Colorado School of Mines
Burnham June 2003
The future of Colorado Great Plains native fishes: too long in the wasteland?
Presented to: University of Wyoming
Winkelman November 2017
The Foundation of AIC and its use in Multi-Model Inference presented at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, sponsored by the Washington Statistical Society (WSS), Methodology Section and the USFWS.
Presented to: Washington Statistical Society (WSS), Patuxent Wildife Research Center (PWRC) and USFWS
Burnham May 2000
Statistical null hypothesis testing: the end of an era.
Presented to: Mississippi State University
Anderson May 2001
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: Washington Forest and Fish Adaptive Management Program - Olympia, Washington - held on the St. Martin's Campus
Anderson October 2002
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: Utah State University
Anderson October 2001
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: University of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada
Anderson October 2002
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: University of Maine, Orono
Anderson September 2002
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: University of Maine
Anderson October 2002
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: University of Denver, Colorado
Anderson November 2001
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse?
Presented to: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Anderson October 2002
Seminar given at the University of California at Santa Barbara, "Advances in capture-recapture: parameters as random effects." and "Model selection: AIC, BIC and Multimodel Inference."
Presented to: University of California, Santa Barbara
Burnham February 2003
Rocky Mountain streams past and present: the influence of forest stand age and wood deposition on trout and insect biomass
Presented to: Colorado State University, Colorado Water Center
Winkelman April 2015
Presentation at the Kyoto Symposium on the types of problems that Akaike Information Criterion has been applied.
Presented to: University of California-San Diego; Division of Biostatistics and Physical Sciences
Burnham March 2007
Participated in the technical meeting EURING 2003, Oct. 6-10, 2003 in Radolfzell, Germany. "The Quantitative Study of Marked Individuals in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology."
Presented to: No particular University hosted this event.
Burnham October 2003
Overview of Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit Aquatic Research Projects
Presented to: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Winkelman December 2015
On the Current Status of Capture-Recapture Models in Wildlife Research
Presented to: Statistics for Natural Resources
Burnham June 2004
Officer of WNAR-IBS: participate at the XXIV International Biometric Conference hosted by the British & Irish Region of IBS. Biennial conference on Statistics Applied to Life Sciences.
Presented to: University College Dublin, Ireland
Burnham July 2008
Null hypothesis testing: why progress in applied ecology has been so slow.
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Anderson May 2001
National and International Contributions to Environmental Sampling by Faculty and Alumni of OSU Statistics Department. Invited as a distinguished alumni to the conference to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the OSU Statistics Department
Presented to: Oregon State University: Statistics Department
Burnham June 2007
Monitoring Science & Sampling Technology Symposium
Presented to: International event held in Denver
Burnham September 2004
Model selection: AIC, BIC and Multimodel Inference
Presented to: University of Wellington
Burnham December 2003
Model Selection: Understanding AIC and Multimodel Inference, with Contrasts to BIC
Presented to: University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Center for integrating Statistical and Environmental Science
Burnham January 2003
Model Selection: AIC, BIC and Multimodel Inference
Presented to: University of California, Santa Barbara, California; Statistics and Applied Probability Department
Burnham February 2003
McGree, M., D.L. Winkelman, and N. Viera. 2008. An estrogenic endocrine disruptor alters reproductive behaviors and fecundity of the red shiner.
Presented to: Colorado State University
McGree, Winkelman March 2008
Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM); American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Canadian Statistics, the Canadian Statistical Society and ENAR and WNAR of the International Biometrics Society.
Presented to: Minneapolis, MN
Burnham August 2005
Invited speaker at the 2008 International Statistical Ecology Conference; presenting paper: "Capture-recapture data analysis in ecology: where we are and how we get there"
Presented to: University of St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Scotland
Burnham July 2008
Invited by the Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma to present a seminar on data-based model selection in ecology and a short workshop on model selection.
Presented to: University of Oklahoma
Burnham October 2006
Gave seminar at the University of Chicago, under the auspices of the Center for Integrating Statistical and Environmental Science, "Model selection: Understanding AIC and multimodel inference, with contrasts to BIC."
Presented to: University of Chicago
Burnham January 2003
Fitzpatrick, R. and D.L. Winkelman. 2005. Estimating sources of northern pike (Esox lucius) recruitment in the Yampa River, using otolith microchemistry.
Presented to: Colorado State University
Fitzpatrick, Winkelman April 2007
Featherman, E., D.L. Winkelman, and G. Schisler. 2008. The physiological effects of whirling disease on susceptible and resistant strains of rainbow trout
Presented to: Colorado State University
Winkelman, Fetherman September 2008
Estrogenic Exposure: Reproduction, survival, and the future of eastern plains native fishes
Presented to: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Winkelman February 2016
Estimation of long-term trends and variation in avian survival probabilities using random effects models. Graduate-Faculty Seminar Series.
Presented to: Colorado State University
Anderson, Burnham, Franklin December 2000
EURING 2007 Statistical theory and practice of wildlife capture-recapture data. World's top scientists present current research and exchange ideas/expertise.
Presented to: University of Otago, New Zealand: Centre for Application of Statistics and Mathematics
Burnham January 2007
Clapp, C., D.L. Winkelman, and K. Thompson. 2008. Investigating competition among lineages of Tubifex tubifex and the potential for biological control of whirling disease
Presented to: Colorado State University
Clapp, Winkelman April 2008
At the University of Wellington (New Zealand) gave symposia on "Model selection: AIC, BIC and multimodel inference."
Presented to: University of Wellington, New Zealand
Burnham December 2003
Alternatives to null hypothesis testing: must progress always ride on a hearse?
Presented to: Colorado State University
Anderson January 2001
Advances in Capture-Recapture: Parameters as Random Effects
Presented to: University of California, Santa Barbara, California; Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology Department
Burnham February 2003
2004 Applied Statistics Symposium
Presented to: International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA)
Burnham June 2004
Title Presenter Date
Whirling Disease: an evolutionary perspective Winkelman October 2007
Whirling Disease: an evolutionary perspective Winkelman November 2008
Whirling Disease: an evolutionary perspective Winkelman November 2007
Statistical null hypothesis testing: the end of an era. Anderson May 2001
Statistical null hypothesis testing: does progress always have to ride on a hearse? Anderson October 1999
Science in the Court Room Anderson December 2000
Philosophy of Ecology Anderson September 2001
Philosophy of Ecology Anderson November 2000
Philosophical and statistical aspects of the information-theoretic approach in science Anderson May 2001
Null hypothesis testing: why progress in applied ecology has been so slow. Anderson May 2001
Metapopualtion dynamics and evolutionary consequences of whirling disease Winkelman October 2008
Ken Burnham, student Devin Johnson, provided training to students in Statistics Burnham January 2002
Ken Burnham, Aaron Schwartz provided training to students in FWB. Burnham February 2002
Information-theoretic methods in the scientific process. Anderson November 2000
Importance of Theory and Critical Science in Fish and Wildlife Anderson September 2002
Hypothesis testing; and end of an era. Anderson November 2000
Fish Tagging Methods Bergersen October 2000
Fish Habitat Management and Whirling Disease Bergersen March 2002
FWCB Graduate Orientation Winkelman September 2020
Behavioral Tradeoffs in Fishes Winkelman March 2004
Analysis of Age and Growth in Fishes Winkelman September 2004
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimmerman, Shawna (PhD) Hooten 2014 Present
Williams, Perry (PhD) Hooten 2011 2015
Weller, Zachary (PhD) Hooten 2013 Present
Warner, Katy (PhD) Hooten 2012 2016
Tisdale-Hein, Rinda (MS) Burnham 1999 2001
Stiffler, Samantha (MS) Winkelman 2010 2015
Sternenberger, Andrea (PhD) Winkelman 2014 Present
Siers, Shane (PhD) Hooten 2011 2014
Schwartz, Aaron (MS) Burnham 1998 2002
Schooley, Robert (PhD) Burnham 1996 2002
Roy, Christian (PhD) Hooten 2011 2015
Raiho, Ann (MS) Hooten 2012 2014
Northrup, Joseph (PhD) Hooten 2011 2015
McClintock, Brett (PhD) Burnham 2005 2008
Leach, Clint (PhD) Hooten 2012 Present
Leach, Clint (MS) Hooten 2013 Present
Kotalik, Christopher (PhD) Winkelman 2015 Present
Kopack, Christopher (PhD) Winkelman 2016 Present
Ketz, Alison (PhD) Hooten 2013 Present
Johnson, Devin (PhD) Burnham 2001 2003
Johnson, Devin (PhD) Anderson 2001 2003
Johnson, Devin (MS) Anderson 1998 2000
Gibson-Reinmer, Daniel (MS) Winkelman 2004 2008
Gerber, Brian (PhD) Hooten 2011 2015
Gardunio, Eric (MS) Hooten 2012 2014
Farnsworth, Matthew (MS) Burnham 2000 2001
Falke, Jeff (PhD) Winkelman 2004 2009
Dooley, Joshua (MS) Burnham 2006 2008
Dinsmore, Steve (PhD) Burnham 1999 2001
Dinsmore, Steve (PhD) Anderson 1999 2001
Davis, Amy (MS) Burnham 2007 2008
Dabney, Brittney (MS) Winkelman 2013 Present
Conn, Paul (PhD) Burnham 2004 2007
Christiansen, Kyle (PhD) Hooten 2014 Present
Cadmus, Peter (PhD) Winkelman 2012 Present
Brinson, Ayeisha (MS) Burnham 2001 2002
Brandt, Mandi (MS) Winkelman 2006 2009
Brand, Arriane (PhD) Burnham 1999 2004
Blecha, Kevin (MS) Hooten 2012 2015
Bayard de Volo, Shelley (PhD) Burnham 2001 2008