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

Mississippi Education Activities


MSU study abroad class visiting the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Tropical Biology Seminar Vilella January 2008 May 2008
Tropical Biology Vilella January 2018 May 2018
Tropical Biology Vilella January 2014 May 2014
Tropical Biology Vilella January 2010 May 2010
Management of impounded river basins Miranda January 2004 May 2004
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2020 May 2020
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2018 May 2018
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2016 May 2016
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2014 May 2014
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2012 May 2012
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2010 May 2010
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2008 May 2008
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda January 2006 May 2006
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2010 December 2010
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2009 December 2009
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2008 December 2008
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2007 December 2007
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2006 December 2006
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2005 December 2005
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2004 December 2004
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2003 December 2003
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2002 December 2002
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2001 December 2001
Fisheries Management Schramm August 2000 December 2000
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2017 May 2017
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2015 May 2015
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2013 May 2013
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2011 May 2011
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2009 April 2009
Conservation Biology Vilella January 2005 May 2005
Conservation Biology Vilella August 2020 November 2020
Conservation Biology Vilella August 2019 December 2019
Advanced Fishery Science Miranda January 2005 May 2005
Advanced Fishery Science Miranda January 2001 May 2001
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2019 May 2019
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2017 May 2017
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2015 May 2015
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2013 May 2013
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2011 May 2011
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2009 May 2009
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2007 May 2007
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda January 2003 May 2003
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Use of mist nets and bird banding. 2007 Wildlife and Fisheries Youth Summer Camp. Blackjack Log Cabin, Mississippi State University. Vilella July 2008
Use of distance sampling for estimating raptor populations. Workshop offered to participants of the Neotropical Raptor Congress, 11-14 June, 2006. Iguaz+� National Park, Argentina. Vilella June 2006
Population modeling Miranda October 2005
Mourning Dove banding workshop for wildlife staff of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area. Vilella January 2003
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Schramm May 2002
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Schramm June 2003
MOCC training for USGS Water Office, Helena, MT Schramm April 2010
MOCC Practical Schramm September 2014
MOCC Schramm October 2011
MOCC Schramm May 2012
Lab portion of Motorboat Operators Certification Course Schramm August 2013
Electrofishing safety Miranda February 2004
Ecology and management of coastal wetlands in Puerto Rico Vilella October 2006
Developed and delivered a distance learning module on regulations for a fisheries management course Schramm October 2012
Title and Location Speaker Date
Vilella, F. J. 2005. Population restoration of the endangered Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata.
Presented to: Curitiba Natural History Museum, Curitiba, Brazil.
Vilella July 2005
Using captive breeding in population restoration of endangered Amazon parrots.
Presented to: Auburn University
Vilella April 2001
Treasures of the Mississippi Valley
Presented to: University of Idaho
Miranda February 2017
The future of reservoir management
Presented to: Auburn University
Miranda May 2003
The effectiveness of regulations in fisheries conservation and management
Presented to: Kentucky State University
Schramm November 2012
The Evolution of Conservation Design: Gap Analysis to Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
Presented to: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
Vilella December 2016
Raptors and parrots: conservation conflicts and management solutions
Presented to: Universidade Estadual Norte Fluminense
Vilella September 2009
Population restoration of the endangered Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata)
Presented to: Curitiba Natural History Museum, Curitiba, Brazil
Vilella July 2005
Population Restoration of Endangered Amazon Parrots
Presented to: Universidad Austral de Valdivia, Chile
Vilella October 2003
Oxbow lakes of the Lower Mississippi River
Presented to: Iowa State
Miranda April 2012
Fish communities in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Delta Region.
Presented to: University of Florida
Miranda April 2006
Title Presenter Date
Writing for the popular media Schramm March 2007
Writing for the popular media Schramm March 2005
Writing for the popular media Schramm February 2008
Writing for the Popular Media Schramm March 2011
Writing for the Popular Media Schramm March 2009
Wildlife translocation and reintroduction. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques. Vilella April 2006
Wildlife translocation and reintroduction. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques. Vilella April 2005
Wildlife reintroductions and translocations Vilella October 2017
The scientific method in natural resources management. WF6473 Wildlife and Fisheries Practice. Vilella February 2005
Scientific Method in Natural resources Management Vilella January 2004
Radiotelemetry. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques Vilella February 2008
Radiotelemetry Vilella March 2012
Radiotelemetry Vilella March 2011
Radiotelemetry Vilella March 2010
Multijurisdictional management Schramm March 2005
Mist nets and bird banding. WF6543 Ornithology Vilella March 2008
International wildlife trade and treaties Vilella October 2018
International wildlife trade and traties Vilella October 2008
International Wildlife Trade and Treaties Vilella October 2011
International Wildlife Trade and Treaties Vilella October 2010
International Conventions and Treaties. WF6993 Natural Resources Law and Policy Vilella October 2007
International Conventions and Treaties Vilella September 2020
Global Biodiversity Vilella March 2004
Fish communities in oxbow lakes Miranda March 2006
Endangered Species Act and International wildlife trade and treaties. WF6993 Wildlife Law and Policy. Vilella October 2005
Endangered Species Act and International wildlife trade and treaties. WF6993 Wildlife Law and Policy. Vilella October 2004
Endangered Species Act Vilella September 2020
Endangered Species Act Vilella October 2018
Endangered Species Act Vilella October 2011
Endangered Species Act Vilella October 2008
Endangered Species Act Vilella October 2007
Ecological scale and global biodiversity. WF6473 Wildlife and Fisheries Practices. Vilella April 2005
Adaptive management for wildlife and fisheries Miranda January 2003
Adaptive management Miranda February 2004
Adaptive Resource Management Miranda February 2002
Adaptive Management for Wildlife and Fisheries Practice Miranda February 2001
Adaptive Management Miranda January 2001
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Young, Tyler (MS) Schramm 2011 Present
Wilkens, Justin (MS) Miranda 2003 2006
Wilkens, Justin (MS) Schramm 2003 2005
Wigen, Skyler (MS) Schramm 2009 2014
Wigen, Sky (MS) Miranda 2009 2011
Wegener, Matthew (MS) Schramm 2010 2016
Wegener, Matt (MS) Miranda 2008 2012
VanderBloemen, Spencer (MS) Miranda 2019 Present
Tyler, Young (MS) Miranda 2011 2016
Theel, Ryan (MS) Miranda 2004 2006
Stevens, Candice (MS) Vilella 2005 2008
Starnes, Victoria (MS) Miranda 2019 Present
Spickard, Matt (MS) Miranda 2007 2009
Spencer, Sam (PhD) Miranda 2001 2005
Spencer, Sam (PhD) Schramm 2000 2003
Spencer, Amy (PhD) Schramm 2007 2009
Spencer, Amy (PhD) Vilella 2007 2008
Spencer, Amy (MS) Schramm 2003 2007
Spencer, Amy (MS) Miranda 2003 2005
Smiley, Rocky (PhD) Miranda 1999 2004
Shaw, Amy (MS) Miranda 2005 2008
Shamaskin, Andrew (MS) Miranda 2015 2017
Shaak, Stephen (PhD) Vilella 2011 2015
Screnci-Ribeiro, Rafaela (PhD) Vilella 2011 2016
Schwartz, Daniel (MS) Schramm 2010 2013
Rhodes, Michael (MS) Miranda 2016 Present
Rees, Steve (MS) Schramm 2002 2007
Rees, Steve (MS) Schramm 2001 2006
Raines, Clayton (MS) Miranda 2014 2017
Porter, Jared (MS) Schramm 2012 Present
Porter, Jared (MS) Miranda 2011 2015
Petersen, Nick (MS) Schramm 2011 2015
Perret, Alex (MS) Schramm 2004 2007
Parsons, Jennifer (PhD) Vilella 2006 2010
Oswald, Kristine (MS) Vilella 1999 2003
O'Keefe, Dan (PhD) Miranda 2003 2007
Norris, David (MS) Miranda 2017 2020
Murphy, Natasha (PhD) Vilella 2018 Present
Mower, Ethan (MS) Miranda 2011 2013
Miyazono, Seiji (MS) Miranda 2005 2008
Mirick, Patrick (MS) Miranda 2008 2010
Minnis, Richard (PhD) Vilella 2003 2007
Millican, Danny (PhD) Miranda 2004 2009
Lubinsky, Benjamin (MS) Schramm 2001 2004
Kuntz, Nathan (MS) Miranda 2009 2011
Krogman, Rebecca (MS) Miranda 2010 2012
Kroboth, Patrick (MS) Schramm 2012 2014
Keretz, Kevin (MS) Schramm 2014 Present
Kelley, Krisan (MS) Schramm 2007 2009
Kashiwagi, Michael (MS) Schramm 2003 2005
Kaczka, Levi (MS) Miranda 2011 2013
John, Loomis (MS) Schramm 2006 2008
Jensen, Wendy (PhD) Vilella 2004 2007
Huenemann, Thad (MS) Miranda 2008 2010
Hood, Sharyn (MS) Vilella 2003 2005
Holder, Brad (MS) Vilella 2002 2006
Herrala, Jason (MS) Schramm 2008 2010
Hatcher, Hunter (MS) Miranda 2016 2018
Hashim, Zarul (PhD) Miranda 2008 2012
Harrison, Sarah (PhD) Miranda 2009 2013
Hann, Dylan (MS) Schramm 2012 Present
Hagy, Heath (PhD) Vilella 2007 2010
Habrat, Michael (MS) Miranda 2004 2007
Grady, Heather (MS) Vilella 2004 2006
Goetz, Dan (MS) Miranda 2011 2013
Gantchoff, Mariela (MS) Vilella 2011 2014
Fogarty, Jarrod (PhD) Vilella 2000 2004
Ferrer, Orlando (PhD) Vilella 1999 2004
Facheaux, Nicky (PhD) Miranda 2018 Present
Dumas, Jeremiah (MS) Vilella 2003 2006
Dinken, Colin (MS) Schramm 2014 Present
Derek, Faust (PhD) Miranda 2012 2016
Dembkowsky, Dan (MS) Miranda 2009 2010
DeVries, Rob (PhD) Schramm 2011 Present
DeVries, Rob (PhD) Miranda 2011 Present
Dandu, Kiran (MS) Miranda 2000 2003
Dagel, Jonah (MS) Miranda 2009 2012
Dagel, Jonah (MS) Schramm 2009 2011
Coppola, Giancarlo (MS) Miranda 2016 2019
Chaudari, Abhijit (MS) Miranda 2000 2002
Bruskotter, Jeremy (PhD) Schramm 2005 2008
Branson, Neil (MS) Miranda 2012 2013
Brandt, Jason (MS) Miranda 2008 2010
Besson, Jordan (MS) Miranda 2020 Present
Barabe, Russel (MS) Miranda 2006 2009
Baker, Susan (MS) Miranda 2007 2009
Baker, Kristina (MS) Vilella 2008 2010
Aycock, Nathan (MS) Miranda 2007 2009
Aycock, Nathan (MS) Schramm 2006 2008
Andrews, Caroline (MS) Miranda 2011 2013
Alferman, Ted (MS) Miranda 2009 2011
Aldridge, Caleb (PhD) Miranda 2018 Present