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

Mississippi Education Activities


New Map Turtle in Louisiana and Mississippi. Credit: Cris Hagen, UGA, SREL


Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Tropical Biology Seminar Vilella 2008-01-06 2008-05-21
Tropical Biology Vilella 2018-01-06 2018-05-02
Tropical Biology Vilella 2014-01-08 2014-05-02
Tropical Biology Vilella 2010-01-08 2010-05-02
Management of impounded river basins Miranda 2004-01-12 2004-05-15
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2018-01-08 2018-05-07
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2016-01-05 2016-05-02
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2014-01-08 2014-05-07
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2012-01-07 2012-05-05
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2010-01-08 2010-05-04
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2008-01-07 2008-05-02
Management of Impounded River Basins Miranda 2006-01-20 2006-05-10
Fisheries Management Schramm 2010-08-18 2010-12-03
Fisheries Management Schramm 2009-08-17 2009-12-05
Fisheries Management Schramm 2008-08-18 2008-12-09
Fisheries Management Schramm 2007-08-20 2007-12-10
Fisheries Management Schramm 2006-08-17 2006-12-08
Fisheries Management Schramm 2005-08-18 2005-12-09
Fisheries Management Schramm 2004-08-20 2004-12-10
Fisheries Management Schramm 2003-08-20 2003-12-10
Fisheries Management Schramm 2002-08-20 2002-12-10
Fisheries Management Schramm 2001-08-20 2001-12-07
Fisheries Management Schramm 2000-08-20 2000-12-07
Conservation Biology Vilella 2017-01-08 2017-05-02
Conservation Biology Vilella 2015-01-08 2015-05-02
Conservation Biology Vilella 2013-01-08 2013-05-02
Conservation Biology Vilella 2011-01-08 2011-05-02
Conservation Biology Vilella 2009-01-07 2009-04-25
Conservation Biology Vilella 2005-01-11 2005-05-06
Advanced Fishery Science Miranda 2005-01-05 2005-05-06
Advanced Fishery Science Miranda 2001-01-06 2001-05-11
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2017-01-07 2017-05-05
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2015-01-07 2015-05-04
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2013-01-05 2013-05-03
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2011-01-08 2011-05-04
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2009-01-05 2009-05-01
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2007-01-08 2007-05-06
Advanced Fisheries Science Miranda 2003-01-06 2003-05-10
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 2008-07-07
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 2006-06-13
Population modeling Miranda 2005-10-06
Mourning Dove banding workshop for wildlife staff of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area. Vilella 2003-01-30
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Schramm 2003-06-05
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Schramm 2002-05-24
MOCC training for USGS Water Office, Helena, MT Schramm 2010-04-29
MOCC Practical Schramm 2014-09-30
MOCC Schramm 2012-05-17
MOCC Schramm 2011-10-27
Lab portion of Motorboat Operators Certification Course Schramm 2013-08-18
Electrofishing safety Miranda 2004-02-27
Ecology and management of coastal wetlands in Puerto Rico Vilella 2006-10-15
Developed and delivered a distance learning module on regulations for a fisheries management course Schramm 2012-10-12
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 2005-07-25
Using captive breeding in population restoration of endangered Amazon parrots.
Presented to: Auburn University
Vilella 2001-04-12
Treasures of the Mississippi Valley
Presented to: University of Idaho
Miranda 2017-02-03
The future of reservoir management
Presented to: Auburn University
Miranda 2003-05-13
The effectiveness of regulations in fisheries conservation and management
Presented to: Kentucky State University
Schramm 2012-11-15
Raptors and parrots: conservation conflicts and management solutions
Presented to: Universidade Estadual Norte Fluminense
Vilella 2009-09-11
Population restoration of the endangered Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata)
Presented to: Curitiba Natural History Museum, Curitiba, Brazil
Vilella 2005-07-27
Population Restoration of Endangered Amazon Parrots
Presented to: Universidad Austral de Valdivia, Chile
Vilella 2003-10-15
Oxbow lakes of the Lower Mississippi River
Presented to: Iowa State
Miranda 2012-04-12
Fish communities in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Delta Region.
Presented to: University of Florida
Miranda 2006-04-12
Title Presenter Date
Writing for the popular media Schramm 2008-02-13
Writing for the popular media Schramm 2007-03-22
Writing for the popular media Schramm 2005-03-09
Writing for the Popular Media Schramm 2011-03-16
Writing for the Popular Media Schramm 2009-03-18
Wildlife translocation and reintroduction. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques. Vilella 2006-04-15
Wildlife translocation and reintroduction. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques. Vilella 2005-04-13
Wildlife reintroductions and translocations Vilella 2017-10-12
The scientific method in natural resources management. WF6473 Wildlife and Fisheries Practice. Vilella 2005-02-26
Scientific Method in Natural resources Management Vilella 2004-01-15
Radiotelemetry. WF6243 Wildlife Management Techniques Vilella 2008-02-27
Radiotelemetry Vilella 2012-03-11
Radiotelemetry Vilella 2011-03-14
Radiotelemetry Vilella 2010-03-04
Multijurisdictional management Schramm 2005-03-21
Mist nets and bird banding. WF6543 Ornithology Vilella 2008-03-20
International wildlife trade and treaties Vilella 2018-10-18
International wildlife trade and traties Vilella 2008-10-10
International Wildlife Trade and Treaties Vilella 2011-10-10
International Wildlife Trade and Treaties Vilella 2010-10-08
International Conventions and Treaties. WF6993 Natural Resources Law and Policy Vilella 2007-10-30
Global Biodiversity Vilella 2004-03-08
Fish communities in oxbow lakes Miranda 2006-03-12
Endangered Species Act and International wildlife trade and treaties. WF6993 Wildlife Law and Policy. Vilella 2005-10-24
Endangered Species Act and International wildlife trade and treaties. WF6993 Wildlife Law and Policy. Vilella 2004-10-22
Endangered Species Act Vilella 2018-10-16
Endangered Species Act Vilella 2011-10-10
Endangered Species Act Vilella 2008-10-10
Endangered Species Act Vilella 2007-10-17
Ecological scale and global biodiversity. WF6473 Wildlife and Fisheries Practices. Vilella 2005-04-26
Adaptive management for wildlife and fisheries Miranda 2003-01-27
Adaptive management Miranda 2004-02-03
Adaptive Resource Management Miranda 2002-02-04
Adaptive Management for Wildlife and Fisheries Practice Miranda 2001-02-07
Adaptive Management Miranda 2001-01-29
Active methods for fish capture DeVries 2012-04-13
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
Tyler, Young (MS) Miranda 2011 Present
Theel, Ryan (MS) Miranda 2004 2006
Stevens, Candice (MS) Vilella 2005 2008
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 Present
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 Present
Porter, Jared (MS) Schramm 2012 Present
Porter, Jared (MS) Miranda 2011 Present
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
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 Present
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
Fogarty, Jarrod (PhD) Vilella 2000 2004
Ferrer, Orlando (PhD) Vilella 1999 2004
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 Present
Chaudari, Abhijit (MS) Miranda 2000 2002
Bruskotter, Jeremy (PhD) Schramm 2005 2008
Branson, Neil (MS) Miranda 2012 2013
Brandt, Jason (MS) Miranda 2008 2010
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