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

Minnesota Education Activities


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Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Sustainable Land Use Planning Fulton September 2008 December 2008
Special topics: Social Science Research for Land Use Planning, Fulton January 2007 May 2007
Seminar: How to Excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2003 December 2003
Seminar: Developing indicators of environmental results in agricultura Vondracek January 2003 May 2003
Restoration of Stream Ecosystems Vondracek January 2001 May 2001
Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems Vondracek January 2003 May 2003
Human Dimensions of Wildlife Fulton September 2012 December 2012
Human Dimensions of Widlife Fulton September 2015 December 2015
Human Dimensions of Fisheries Fulton March 2009 March 2009
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton September 2018 December 2018
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton September 2017 December 2017
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2007 May 2007
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2005 May 2005
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2004 May 2004
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2003 May 2003
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2002 May 2002
Human Dimensions of Biological Conservation Fulton January 2001 May 2001
How to excel in graduate school Vondracek September 2011 December 2011
How to excel in graduate school Vondracek September 2010 December 2010
How to excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2008 December 2008
How to excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2007 December 2007
How to excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2006 December 2006
How to Excelin Graduate School Vondracek September 2009 December 2009
How to Excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2005 December 2005
How to Excel in Graduate School Vondracek September 2004 December 2005
Fish habitats and Restoration Vondracek September 2007 December 2007
Fish Habitats and Restoration Vondracek September 2011 December 2011
Fish Habitats and Restoration Vondracek September 2009 December 2009
Fish Habitats and Restoration Vondracek September 2003 December 2003
Fish Habitats and Restoration Vondracek September 2001 December 2001
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation Biology (1 lecture, invite Fulton February 2005 February 2005
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation Biology (1 lecture, invite Fulton February 2004 February 2004
Current Topics in Avian Conservation ANDERSEN January 2018 April 2018
Current Topics in Avian Conservation Andersen January 2016 April 2016
Conservation Psychology Fulton January 2006 May 2006
Avian Conservation and Management Andersen January 2003 May 2003
Appreciation of hunting and fishing traditions (cooperating instructor Andersen January 2001 May 2001
Appreciation of hunting and fishing in western culture Andersen January 2001 May 2001
Analysis of Populatons Andersen January 2002 May 2002
Analysis of Populations Andersen January 2003 May 2003
Analysis of Populations Andersen January 2001 May 2001
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Technical assistance provided to the "Bag Limit Review Committee, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources." Fulton November 2000
Short course for Society of Conservation Biology members on social science research methods for applied conservation provided at the annual SCB meeting in Edmonton, AB Fulton July 2010
Session moderator for "Fish Ecology II," at the Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society. Vondracek June 2001
Public Involvement Procedures Fulton May 2003
Provided technical assistance in USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant facilitated by the Land Stewardship Project. Vondracek January 2001
Provided multiple sessions at a Human Dimensions training workshop for USFWS and state partner NABCI membership. My focus was on planning and collaborative procedures for human dimensions information in the context of SDM/ADM. Fulton February 2013
Provide technical assistance to a multiparty project seeking to develop policy concepts to examine how agricultural and rural development policies could be fundamentally changed to foster changes in food and farming systems that result in significant soci Vondracek May 2003
Panel participant for graduate student workshop held at the Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society Vondracek February 2001
Organized symposium on "Human Dimensions in Fish and Wildlife Mangement" at 62nd Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference Fulton December 2000
Methods in human dimensions of conservation provided at the Pathways to Success Conference in Estes Park, CO September 2008 Fulton September 2008
Member of oversight committee of LCMR project (1997-2001)convened through the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture titled "Sustainable farming systems: showing the advantages." Vondracek August 2001
Invited presenter at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Section Training Workshop. Participation of women in minorities in angling. Fulton February 2007
Invited instructor for Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Technical Workshop on Economic and Social Values Related to Fisheries Management. Fulton December 2007
Co-taught ?Fish Management? to 24 biologists and specialists with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries Vondracek March 2007
Assist in operational data collection for the Eastern Prarie Popultion Canada Goose Technical Section of Mississippi Flyway Council. Andersen January 2010
Title and Location Speaker Date
Using structural equation modeling to assess relationships among cognitive constructs: applications to values, attitudes, norms and behaviors. Seminar in the College of Built and Natural Environments.
Presented to: University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, South Australia.
Fulton March 2006
Tracking migration in tiny songbirds with tiny technology.
Presented to: University of California, Berkeley
Andersen, Streby, Peterson, Kramer September 2014
The Value of Professionalism & Quality Human Dimensions Information
Presented to: Colorado State University
Fulton September 2009
Streby, H.M, S. M. Peterson, and D.E. Andersen. 2012. Thinking outside the nest: the importance of the post-fledging period for understanding productivity and habitat associations in songbirds
Presented to: University of California, Berkeley
Andersen, Streby, Peterson October 2012
Incorporating human dimensions into Social-Ecological Systems
Presented to: Colorado State University
Fulton April 2013
Incorporating human dimensions information into state and federal land management
Presented to: Colorado State University
Fulton September 2014
Dynamics of a recovering Arctic bird population: the importance of climate, density dependence, and site quality
Presented to: Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia
Andersen, Bruggeman July 2015
Can values be changed for the sake of conservation?
Presented to: Texas A&M University
Fulton February 2018
Can changing agricultural practices benefit water, soil, and air quality?
Presented to: St. Olaf College, Department of Biology
Vondracek September 2002
Can changing agricultural practices benefit water quality and fish communities?
Presented to: University of Minnesota, Water Resources Science Program
Vondracek September 2002
Can changing agricultural practices benefit water quality and fish communities?
Presented to: University of Minnesota, The Multiple Benefits Project, Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Vondracek November 2001
Boal, C.W., D.E. Andersen, and P.L. Kennedy. 2002. An ecological study of northern goshawks in Minnesota.
Presented to: Utah State University-Uintah Campus, Vernal, Utah.
Andersen March 2002
2003: Human Dimensions of Wildlife.
Presented to: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources--Division of Wildlife. Research Meeting.
Fulton March 2003
Title Presenter Date
Water quality: management of a natural resource (panel discussion) Vondracek November 2002
Water Quality and Natural Resources Vondracek April 2004
Social psychological considerations in fish & wildlife management Fulton February 2019
Introduction to fish physiology and behavior Vondracek November 2002
Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries Fulton October 2003
Introduction to Stream Restoration Vondracek September 2008
Introduction to Stream Restoration Vondracek September 2007
Introduction to Stream Restoration Vondracek October 2009
Introduction to Stream Restoration Vondracek November 2006
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology: Stream ecology and stream rehabilitation Vondracek November 2000
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Vondracek November 2008
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Vondracek November 2006
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Vondracek November 2003
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Vondracek November 2002
Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology: Fulton March 2001
Introduction to Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation FW 1001 Fulton November 2002
Introduction to Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Fulton October 2003
Introduction to Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Fulton October 2001
Hunting and fishing traditions: Fly fishing techniques Vondracek April 2001
Fish Physiology and Behavior Vondracek September 2011
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation: Fulton April 2001
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation Biology Fulton February 2003
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation Biology Fulton February 2002
Economic and Social Aspects of Conservation Fulton January 2004
Conservation Biology: Cows, grazing, and water quality Vondracek October 2000
Cape Churchill goose research Andersen January 2001
Avian conservation and management Andersen January 2001
Arctic ecosystems in peril: impacts of snow goose abundance on Arctic-nesting birds Andersen October 2007
Arctic ecosystems in peril: impacts of snow goose abundance on Arctic-nesting birds Andersen October 2003
Arctic ecosystems and light geese Andersen October 2006
Agriculture Honors Colloquium: "Field trip on riparian grazing" Vondracek October 2003
ANSC 1001: "Avian Sampler" Andersen March 2001
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimmerman, Guthrie (PhD) Andersen 2001 2006
Williams, Perry (MS) Andersen 2006 2008
Williams, Mary (PhD) Vondracek 2008 2009
Weaver, Elizabeth (MS) Fulton 1999 2002
Ward, Brad (MS) Vondracek 2001 2002
Wallace, Elizabeth (PhD) Vondracek 2008 2014
Walberg, Eric (PhD) Fulton 2016 Present
Walberg, Eric (MS) Fulton 2014 2016
Vlaming, Jonathan (PhD) Fulton 2001 2003
Vanderbosch, Dana (MS) Vondracek 2004 2009
Ulrich, Jason (MS) Vondracek 2004 2005
Tempel, Doug (PhD) Andersen 2010 2013
Tempel, Doug (MS) Andersen 2001 2003
Takade, Helen (PhD) Vondracek 2001 2010
Streby, Henry (PhD) Andersen 2006 2010
Steiger-Mesiter, Kaitrin (PhD) Fulton 2006 2010
Smithers, Brett (MS) Andersen 2001 2004
Smith, Kyle (PhD) Fulton 2019 Present
Seamans, Mark (PhD) Andersen 2002 2006
Sealock, Adam (MS) Vondracek 2004 2007
Schuetz, Brian (MS) Vondracek 2007 Present
Savanick, Suzanne (PhD) Vondracek 2000 2003
Salcido, Evan (MS) Fulton 2017 2019
Rufer, Moriya (MS) Vondracek 2004 2006
Ruddick, kathryn (MS) Vondracek 2007 2009
Rosendahl, Joanna (MS) Fulton 2001 2003
Roley, Sarah (MS) Vondracek 2004 2005
Rigby, Elizabeth (PhD) Andersen 2010 2016
Reiter, Matt (PhD) Andersen 2006 2009
Reiter, Matt (MS) Andersen 2005 2006
Raymond, Kara (MS) Vondracek 2007 2010
Peterson, Sean (MS) Andersen 2010 2014
Peplinski, Jaren (MS) Fulton 2017 Present
Penny, Christine (PhD) Vondracek 1998 Present
Peichel, Barbara (MS) Vondracek 2001 2002
Payton, Michelle (MS) Fulton 2001 2003
Patterson, Dawn (PhD) Vondracek 2003 2007
Nerbonne, Julia (PhD) Fulton 2000 2003
Nelson, Sara (MS) Fulton 2018 Present
Nelson, Matt (MS) Andersen 2007 2010
Nagle, Fiona (PhD) Vondracek 2005 2007
Nack, Robert (MS) Andersen 2000 2003
Mumford, Karen (PhD) Vondracek 2002 2002
Moore, Seth (PhD) Vondracek 1999 2008
Merten, Eric (PhD) Vondracek 2006 2010
Melin, Sharon (PhD) Andersen 1998 2002
Meixell, Brandt (PhD) Andersen 2008 Present
McInenly, Leslie (PhD) Fulton 2014 Present
McEachran, Margaret (PhD) Fulton 2017 Present
Mather, David (PhD) Fulton 2015 Present
Mannan, Nick (MS) Andersen 2005 2008
Magner, Joseph (PhD) Vondracek 2004 2006
Loss, Scott (PhD) Andersen 2008 2011
Loomis, John (MS) Vondracek 2005 2007
Long, Branda (MS) Vondracek 2002 2005
Lenhart, Christopher (PhD) Vondracek 2004 2007
Leahy, Jessica (PhD) Fulton 2003 2005
LeBeau, Michelle (PhD) Vondracek 2001 2004
LaSharr, Kelsie (MS) Fulton 2015 2017
Kramer, Gunnar (MS) Andersen 2013 2017
Kramer, Daniel (PhD) Vondracek 2005 2005
Koehle, Jessica (MS) Vondracek 2004 2006
Kocian, Matthew (MS) Vondracek 2005 2007
Jones, Ajay (MS) Vondracek 2009 2010
Johnson, Mike (MS) Andersen 2016 Present
James, Edwin (MS) Fulton 1999 2001
Humpal, Carolin (MS) Andersen 2000 2004
Huff, David (PhD) Vondracek 2006 2010
Houghton, David (PhD) Vondracek 2000 2002
Hill, Nina (MS) Andersen 2015 Present
Henneman, Carlie (MS) Andersen 2004 2006
Hean, Sun (MS) Fulton 2000 2001
Hayes, Samantha (MS) Fulton 1999 2002
Hawkins, Katherine (MS) Vondracek 2003 2006
Harper, Liz (MS) Andersen 1999 2004
Guiney, Peggy (PhD) Fulton 2005 2009
Gracz, Michael (PhD) Vondracek 2008 Present
Goebel, Katelin (MS) Andersen 2016 Present
Ghasemi, Benjamin (PhD) Fulton 2016 Present
Gamble, Allison (PhD) Vondracek 2007 2010
Fujishin, Lorissa (MS) Vondracek 2008 2010
Fronczak, David (MS) Andersen 2010 2014
Fredrick, Keith (MS) Vondracek 2000 2003
Fish, Tom (PhD) Fulton 1999 2000
Epton, John (MS) Vondracek 2001 2004
Dougherty, Erin (MS) Fulton 1999 2001
Dolph, Christine (PhD) Vondracek 2007 2010
Doherty, Kevin (MS) Andersen 2001 2004
Dick, Ted (MS) Andersen 1998 2009
Daly, Kyle (MS) Andersen 2010 2014
Currie, Leigh (MS) Vondracek 2001 2001
Currie, Leigh (MS) Fulton 1999 2001
Cross, Megan (MS) Fulton 2013 2015
Choi, Ami (PhD) Fulton 2016 Present
Chirhart, Joel (MS) Vondracek 2005 2008
Cent, Marissa (MS) Andersen 2017 Present
Candler, Ellen (PhD) Fulton 2017 Present
Cameron, Michael (PhD) Andersen 1997 2001
Bronk, Rebecca (MS) Vondracek 2006 2007
Bouchard, Will (PhD) Vondracek 2002 2007
Blann, Kristen (PhD) Fulton 2000 2004
Bergh, Stefanie (MS) Andersen 2008 2011
Belmonte, Lisa (MS) Andersen 2000 2004
Bean, Ellen (MS) Andersen 2000 2002
Au, Leakhena (MS) Andersen 2001 2003
Anderson, Alyssa (PhD) Vondracek 2007 2012
Almberg, Emily (MS) Andersen 2006 2009
Adkins, Kaly (MS) Andersen 2015 2017