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

Missouri Education Activities


Actively managed wetland in Missouri

Part of the mission of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is to teach graduate-level courses that supplement existing graduate coursework taught by university faculty. The Missouri Unit scientists will teach courses with topics such as fisheries science and management, and wetland and waterfowl ecology

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb August 2019 December 2019
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb August 2016 December 2016
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb August 2014 December 2014
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb August 2012 December 2012
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Webb January 2020 May 2020
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Webb January 2017 May 2017
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Webb January 2014 May 2014
The Role of Science in Environmental Decisions Galat August 2009 December 2009
Stream Fish Conservation Paukert, Sievert January 2017 May 2017
Stream Ecology, MU Rosenberger January 2016 May 2016
Stream Ecology, MU Rosenberger January 2014 May 2014
Special Topics Seminar: Seminal concepts in Ecology Galat October 1999 December 1999
Perspectives for Emerging Professionals Paukert January 2020 May 2020
Perspectives for Emerging Professionals Paukert January 2019 May 2019
Missouri's Aquatic Life, OSHER Institute Rosenberger, Paukert, Webb January 2014 February 2014
Lotic Community Ecology Paukert, Pease August 2011 December 2011
Integrating Management, Monitoring and Research: Adaptive Resource Management for Animal Conservation Galat, Peterson, Conroy January 2009 May 2009
Future of Fisheries Paukert January 2016 May 2016
For the Love of Rivers, OSHER Institute Rosenberger January 2016 February 2016
Fish Ecology, Winter 2002 Galat January 2002 May 2002
Fish Ecology Galat January 2006 May 2006
Fish Ecology Galat January 2004 May 2004
Fish Ecology Galat January 2003 May 2003
Directed Undergraduate Research Webb August 2013 December 2013
Decision Analysis Paukert August 2017 December 2017
Aquatic Community Ecology, MU Rosenberger January 2017 May 2017
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert January 2018 May 2018
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert January 2014 May 2014
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert January 2012 May 2012
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Steering Committee, Pallid Sturgeon Research Needs Workshop, USGS-FWS-COE-EPA. This workshop was organized by University of Wyoming's William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources in collaboration with an interagency steering commi Galat July 2004
Provided research results on neonicotinoids insecticides in Missouri to Missouri Department of Conservation staff at the Wildlife Division Conference Webb September 2019
Prevalence and Distribution of Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Missouri Agroecosystems. Workshop of the Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Soybean Growers Association. Jefferson City, MO, 12 March 2019. Webb March 2019
Presented research on neonicotinoids in Missouri agro-ecosystems and impacts to non-native pollinators. Presented as part of the Monarch Butterfly and Native Pollinator Habitat Workshop sponsored by Missouri Department of Conservation Webb June 2019
Organized special session on 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Evaluating Impacts to Non-Target Wildlife and Identifying Management Practices to Limit Effects in Missouri’. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Webb February 2019
Organized special session (full-day) on 'Current Use Pesticides: Exposure and Effects on non-target organisms and ecosystems' at the 39th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, Sacramento, CA, USA, November 2018. Webb November 2018
Missouri Department of Conservation - Wetland Review Webb, Guyton September 2017
Galat, D. and K. O'Donnell. 2005. Large river restoration. Mississippi-Missouri River Confluence Region Field Manager's Restoration Workshop, Grafton, IL. Galat, ODonnell July 2005
Co-organized Missouri River Town Hall Meeting: Workshop to discuss the National Research Council's Report, "The Missouri River Ecosystem: exploring the prospects for recovery." Worked on agenda, inviting panelists, etc. Galat February 2002
Title and Location Speaker Date
Towards a strategic and spatially-explicit mussel conservation assessment and monitoring program in Missouri
Presented to: University of Texas at Tyler
Rosenberger, Lindner, Key, Bouska April 2016
Towards a strategic and spatially-explicit conservation assessment and monitoring program for mussels in Missouri.
Presented to: University of Texas at Tyler
Rosenberger, Lindner, Bouska, Key April 2016
Towards a Spatially Explicit and Cost-Effective Statewide Conservation and Monitoring Plan for Freshwater Mussels in Missouri: Our Approach
Presented to: Tennessee Technological University
Rosenberger March 2017
Topics in agricultural Journalism- Field Reporting on Food and the Environment. Ecological History if the Missouri River. Invited Lecture / discussion
Presented to: Agriculture Journalism 3201/Journalism 8001:
Galat September 2007
The role of goals and objectives in adaptive management.
Presented to: Upper Mississippi Navigation & Environmental Coordination Committee annual meeting, St. Louis, MO.
Galat February 2006
The NAWMP ‘Conservation Concern’ Spectrum: from Pintails and Scaup to Light Geese
Presented to: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Webb February 2017
Southwestern vs Midwestern Rivers: Confessions of a Former Colorado River Fish Ecologist
Presented to: Utah State University
Paukert April 2016
Some like it hot: quantifying fish habitat in a changing climate
Presented to: Texas Tech University
Paukert July 2011
River restoration in the Upper Mississippi River basin: Insights from project managers and Practitioners.
Presented to: International Conference on Rivers and Civilization, La Crosse, WI. (contributed)
Galat, ODonnell June 2006
Restoring the ecological integrity of the lower Missouri River.
Presented to: Benedictine College, Kansas
Galat September 2000
Reconnecting the channel and floodplain of large rivers: reconciling theory and practice along the lower Missouri River. Special Symposium: Exchanges between Channel and Floodplain in Large Rivers.
Presented to: Ecological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN. (Invited)
Galat January 2006
Re-engineering the Missouri River: integrating sound science into river rehabilitation.
Presented to: International Conference on Rivers and Civilization. Special Session ? Civilizing the Mississippi: river engineering and its consequences. La Crosse, WI.
Galat June 2006
Our vision for a statewide mussel conservation assessment in Missouri.
Presented to: U.S. Geological Survey Center for Environmental Research
Rosenberger, Crawford, Schrum, Bouska, Lindner January 2016
Native fish conservation in the Desert Southwest: lessons from Grand Canyon
Presented to: Michigant State University
Paukert October 2013
More than the Mississippi and Missouri: Conservation and Management of Other Large River Fishes in the Midwest
Presented to: Missouri S & T
Paukert September 2013
More than Chubs and Suckers: Conservation of Fishes in Large Midwestern Rivers.
Presented to: University of Arizona
Paukert February 2014
Mengel, D. C. and D. L. Galat. Species richness of metamorphic amphibian assemblage relative to management strategies on Wetlands Reserve Program sites in the Lower Grand River basin, Missouri. Invited.
Presented to: The Wildlife Society
Galat, Mengel January 2008
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Texas at Tyler
Rosenberger February 2015
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Missouri
Rosenberger October 2013
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Florida, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Rosenberger September 2014
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska
Presented to: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Rosenberger March 2013
Landscape Ecology and Conservation of Alaska’s Freshwater and Anadramous Fishes.
Presented to: Miami University
Rosenberger April 2017
Graduate school: what you need to know.
Presented to: University of Missouri
Paukert December 2012
Goals and objectives for condition of the upper Mississippi River ecosystem.
Presented to: Mississippi River Research Consortium, LaCrosse,WI.
Galat April 2006
Galat. D. L. March 2008. Guidelines for effective restoration of river-floodplain ecosystems. Invited.
Presented to: Symposium on Integrating Science into the restoration and management of floodplain ecosystems of the Southeast. Little Rock, AR.
Galat March 2008
Galat, D.L. May 2008. Establishing reach-scale objectives for the Upper Mississippi River System. Invited.
Presented to: Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program, Geomorphic Reach 3 Planning Workshop. La Crosse Wisconsin.
Galat May 2008
Galat, D.L. January 2008. Establishing system-wide goals and objectives for the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Invited.
Presented to: Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program Coordination Committee jount meeting. Rock Island, IL
Galat January 2008
Galat, D.L. August 2008. Challenges to restoring the Missouri River. Modeling as an assessment tool for adaptive management workshop. Invited.
Presented to: University Nebraska- Lincoln
Galat August 2008
Galat, D., L. Beran, C. Cox, Lubinski, K. April 2007. The pros and cons of scaling-up stream restoration in the Mississippi River Basin. Invited Panel Member.
Presented to: 2nd National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Kansas City, MO.
Galat April 2007
Galat, D. L. January 2008. Successes and challenges implementing collaborative adaptive management on the Upper Mississippi River System. Invited.
Presented to: Collaborative Adaptive Management Network (CAMNeT) Annual Rendezvous, Homestead, FL
Galat January 2008
Galat, D. L. January 2008. Establishing system-wide goals and objectives for the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Invited.
Presented to: Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program and Environmental Management Program Coordination Committee joint meeting. Rock Island, IL.
Galat January 2008
Galat, D. L. Floods and floodplains. Meeting of the waters: cooperative conservation, recreation and economic development in the St. Louis Region. Invited speaker.
Presented to: Educational Strand. St Louis, MO
Galat May 2007
Galat, D. January 2007. Challenges to developing a functional adaptive science process for great rivers of the Upper Mississippi Basin. Collaborative Adaptive Management Network (CAMNet) Rendezvous, Estes Park, CO.
Presented to: Collaborative Adaptive Management Network (CAMNet)
Galat January 2007
Design of the spring rise on the Lower Missouri River. Symposium: Managing Rivers, Floodplains, and Flood Hazard for the New Millennium.
Presented to: American Association for the Advance of Science, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.
Galat February 2006
Climate Change Effects on Fish: What We Know and What We Can Do About It
Presented to: Iowa State University
Paukert February 2016
Chubs on the move: translocation of the endangered humpback chub in Grand Canyon.
Presented to: Southern Illinois University
Paukert April 2014
Application of the concept of ecological health to adaptive management of the Upper Mississippi River.
Presented to: International Conference on Rivers and Civilization. La Crosse, WI. (contributed)
Galat June 2006
Application of the concept of ecological health to adaptive management of the Upper Mississippi River.
Presented to: International Conference on Rivers and Civilization. La Crosse, WI. (contributed)
Galat January 2006
Abundance, distribution, and habitat use of small-bodied fishes in relation to shallow-water areas at lower Missouri River sandbars.
Presented to: 10th Annual Meeting, Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, South Sioux City, NE. (contributed)
Galat June 2006
Abundance, distribution, and habitat use of small-bodied fishes in relation to shallow-water areas at lower Missouri River sandbars.
Presented to: 10th Annual Meeting, Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, South Sioux City, NE.
Galat, Ridenour May 2006
Title Presenter Date
Writing a management agency proposal Paukert October 2017
Wildlife Planning Webb February 2013
Wetlands of the Missouri River, Wetlands Class Galat November 1999
Wetlands Ecology Galat October 2001
Wetland ecology Paukert September 2012
Wetland Ecosystem Management Webb November 2011
The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Biological Discoveries and how the River has changed since the Expedition Galat April 2003
Nile Perch in Lake Victoria Rosenberger March 2014
Missouri River ecology: past and present, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Galat February 2000
Managing Wetland Ecosystems Webb October 2013
Managing Bottomland Hardwood Ecosystems Webb October 2012
Landscape Ecology of Alaska Fishes Rosenberger November 2013
Invited Lecture/discussion Agriculture Journalism 3201/Journalism 8001: Topics in agricultural Journalism- Field Reporting on Food and the Environment. Ecological History if the Missouri River Galat September 2007
Hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management Galat January 2000
Hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management Galat February 2001
Holistic Ecosystem Integrity for the Missouri River, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Design, Overton Bottoms Missouri River Mitigation Galat September 2000
Holistic Ecosystem Integrity for the Missouri River, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Design, Overton Bottoms Missouri River Mitigation Galat March 2001
From Lewis and Clark to Pick-Sloan to the Great Flood of 1993: an ecological history of the Missouri River. Honors Colloquium: Natural History Discoveries of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, 20 students (2 hours) Galat February 2004
From Lewis and Clark to Pick-Sloan to the Great Flood of 1993: an ecological history of the Missouri River, University of Missouri Lifespan Learning, 2 hours Galat April 2004
From Lewis and Clark to Pick-Sloan to the Great Flood of 1993: an ecological history of the Missouri River, 2004 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium, University of Missouri Galat December 2004
From Lewis and Clark to Pick-Sloan to the Great Flood of 1993, an ecological history of the big Muddy. Presentation to Columbia Lions Club Galat January 2003
Freshwater Fish Ecology: from individuals to landscapes Rosenberger November 2012
Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Webb November 2012
Fish and Wildlife Colloquium Webb October 2011
Environmental Ethics, 2002 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat September 2002
Environmental Ethics, 2001 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat November 2001
Environmental Ethics, 2000 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat November 2000
Environmental Ethics, 1999 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat November 1999
Endangered species in Grand Canyon Paukert April 2013
Endangered Species Recovery in Grand Canyon Paukert September 2011
Endangered Species Recovery in Grand Canyon Paukert October 2012
Ecology of Fish in Wetland Habitats Rosenberger September 2014
Ecology of Fish in Wetland Habitats Rosenberger October 2016
Ecology and issues along the Missouri River Galat March 2003
Ecology and hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management class Galat February 2002
Contemporary ecological issues surrounding the Missouri River, Environmental Research for Journalists Galat April 2001
Conservation of Southwestern Fishes Paukert October 2014
Conservation biology of the Missouri River ecosystem, Introduction to Conservation Biology Galat April 2001
Alaska Fisheries and Landscape Ecology Rosenberger October 2014
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert September 2016
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert October 2012
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert October 2011
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert August 2010
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimmer, Stephanie (MS) Paukert 2010 2013
Westhoff, Jacob (PhD) Galat 2007 Present
Warwick, Adam (MS) Galat 2001 2004
Vokoun, Jason (PhD) Galat 2001 2003
Van Velsor, Stanley (PhD) Galat 2001 2004
Turner, Andy (MS) Galat 2005 2008
Sinott, Emily (PhD) Webb 2016 2020
Schultz, Mischa (MS) Paukert 2019 Present
Schultz, John (PhD) Webb 2016 Present
Schrum, Matthew (MS) Rosenberger 2013 2018
Schrum, Matt (MS) Paukert 2013 2017
Satowski, Laura (MS) Webb 2014 2016
Roach, Melissa (MS) Webb 2014 2016
Riegerix, Rachelle (PhD) Paukert 2015 2018
Puglis, Holly (PhD) Paukert 2013 2018
Perkins, Tandi (MS) Galat 1998 2003
Oseguera, Jose (PhD) Galat 1997 2004
Olifiers, Natalie (MS) Galat 2006 2010
Mott, Rory (MS) Paukert 2015 2018
Mott, Rory (MS) Rosenberger 2014 2018
Morris, W. (MS) Rosenberger 2016 2018
Moreno, Sebastian (MS) Webb 2016 2019
Moore, Michael (PhD) Rosenberger 2017 2017
Montgomery, Meagan (MS) Galat 2006 Present
Mengel, Doreen (MS) Galat 2007 Present
McCloud, Matt (PhD) Paukert 2014 Present
Marsh, Steve (MS) Galat 2000 2002
Maloney, Tim (PhD) Galat 2006 2006
Lallaman, Joshua (PhD) Galat 2006 Present
Kroese, Chelsey (MS) Webb 2016 2019
Kleecamp, Ethan (MS) Rosenberger 2013 2016
Key, Kayla (PhD) Rosenberger 2015 2019
Key, Kayla (PhD) Paukert 2015 2017
Horton, Kimberly (MS) Galat 2001 2005
Hessler, Tyler (MS) Paukert 2018 2020
Harlan, James (PhD) Galat 2007 Present
Hanquist, Brandon (MS) Galat 2006 2010
Garrett, Danny (PhD) Galat 2006 2010
Fore, Jeffrey (PhD) Galat 2008 Present
Ford, Zach (MS) Galat 2003 2006
Finley, Jack (MS) Galat 2001 2006
Farber, Michael (MS) Rosenberger 2014 2016
FRansen, Garrett (MS) Paukert 2019 Present
Ederington, Belinda (MS) Galat 1997 2005
Dunn, Corey (PhD) Rosenberger 2016 2018
Dudley, Rob (PhD) Galat 1998 2004
Dickson, Jared (MS) Rosenberger 2015 2018
Crawford, Leslie (MS) Rosenberger 2013 2015
Crawford, Leslie (MS) Paukert 2013 2015
Chilton, Joe (MS) Paukert 2016 2019
Carvalho, Paulo (PhD) Galat 1997 2002
Burfield, Nick (PhD) Paukert 2012 Present
Buckler, Justin (MS) Galat 2008 Present
Brewer, Shannon (PhD) Galat 2005 2008
Bradburn, Megan (MS) Galat 2005 2009
Boys, Wade (MS) Rosenberger 2015 2016
Baebler, Elisa (MS) Rosenberger 2016 2018
Alba, Andrew (MS) Webb 2012 2015