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 2016-08-22 2016-12-15
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb 2014-08-23 2014-12-10
Wetland Ecology and Management Webb 2012-08-23 2012-12-10
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Webb 2017-01-10 2017-05-09
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Webb 2014-01-10 2014-05-09
The Role of Science in Environmental Decisions Galat 2009-08-17 2009-12-15
Terrestrial and aquatic linkages Paukert 2006-01-12 2006-05-12
Stream Fish Conservation Paukert, Sievert 2017-01-15 2017-05-15
Stream Ecology, MU Rosenberger 2016-01-15 2016-05-01
Stream Ecology, MU Rosenberger 2014-01-20 2014-05-15
Special Topics Seminar: Seminal concepts in Ecology Galat 1999-10-22 1999-12-10
Special Problems: large river fisheries Paukert 2005-08-16 2005-12-16
Readings in Aquatic Community Ecology, TN Tech Rosenberger 2018-01-20 2018-05-05
Professional Development Rosenberger 2018-08-22 2018-12-05
Perspectives for Emerging Professionals Paukert 2020-01-26 2020-05-15
Perspectives for Emerging Professionals Paukert 2019-01-12 2019-05-15
Missouri's Aquatic Life, OSHER Institute Rosenberger, Paukert, Webb 2014-01-20 2014-02-14
Malacology Rosenberger 2019-08-30 2019-12-15
Lotic Community Ecology Paukert, Pease 2011-08-22 2011-12-15
Integrating Management, Monitoring and Research: Adaptive Resource Management for Animal Conservation Galat, Peterson, Conroy 2009-01-01 2009-05-31
Independent Study in Malacology, TN Tech Rosenberger 2018-01-10 2018-05-10
Future of Fisheries Paukert 2016-01-15 2016-05-15
For the Love of Rivers, OSHER Institute Rosenberger 2016-01-15 2016-02-28
Fisheries management and techniques Paukert 2006-08-21 2006-12-21
Fisheries Management and Techniques Paukert 2008-08-25 2008-12-15
Fisheries Management Paukert 2004-08-18 2004-12-17
Fish Ecology, Winter 2002 Galat 2002-01-20 2002-05-15
Fish Ecology Galat 2006-01-19 2006-05-15
Fish Ecology Galat 2004-01-20 2004-05-15
Fish Ecology Galat 2003-01-20 2003-05-15
Directed Undergraduate Research Webb 2013-08-26 2013-12-15
Decision Analysis Paukert 2017-08-24 2017-12-10
Aquatic Community Ecology, MU Rosenberger 2017-01-20 2017-05-20
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert 2018-01-15 2018-05-15
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert 2014-01-15 2014-05-15
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert 2012-01-15 2012-05-15
Advanded Fisheries Science Paukert 2008-08-25 2008-12-15
Advanced Spatial Ecology, co-instructor Rosenberger 2019-01-30 2019-05-15
Advanced Fisheries Science Paukert 2006-08-21 2006-12-21
Advanced Fisheries Science Paukert 2004-08-18 2004-12-17
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 2004-07-15
Provided research results on neonicotinoids insecticides in Missouri to Missouri Department of Conservation staff at the Wildlife Division Conference Webb 2019-09-18
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 2019-03-12
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 2019-06-20
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 2019-02-05
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 2018-11-15
Missouri Department of Conservation - Wetland Review Webb, Guyton 2017-09-08
Lab training Klymus 2012-07-31
Galat, D. and K. O'Donnell. 2005. Large river restoration. Mississippi-Missouri River Confluence Region Field Manager's Restoration Workshop, Grafton, IL. Galat, ODonnell 2005-07-13
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 2002-02-13
Title and Location Speaker Date
You can?t always get what you want: sampling challenges for rivers in the Great Plains.
Presented to: University of Kansas
Paukert 2007-01-26
Vulnerability of longfin inshore squid (Loligo pealeii) to predation: the influence of relative prey size and behavior.
Presented to: University of North Carolina Wilmington American Fisheries Society Student Subunit
Staudinger 2010-02-24
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 2016-04-08
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 2016-04-15
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 2017-03-22
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 2007-09-06
The role of goals and objectives in adaptive management.
Presented to: Upper Mississippi Navigation & Environmental Coordination Committee annual meeting, St. Louis, MO.
Galat 2006-02-01
The NAWMP ‘Conservation Concern’ Spectrum: from Pintails and Scaup to Light Geese
Presented to: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Webb 2017-02-24
Tennessee’s Freshwater Life
Presented to: Tennessee Tech University
Rosenberger 2019-09-05
Southwestern vs Midwestern Rivers: Confessions of a Former Colorado River Fish Ecologist
Presented to: Utah State University
Paukert 2016-04-19
Some like it hot: quantifying fish habitat in a changing climate
Presented to: Texas Tech University
Paukert 2011-07-20
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 2006-06-01
Restoring the ecological integrity of the lower Missouri River.
Presented to: Benedictine College, Kansas
Galat 2000-09-15
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 2006-01-01
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 2006-06-01
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 2016-01-15
Native fish conservation in the Desert Southwest: lessons from Grand Canyon
Presented to: Michigant State University
Paukert 2013-10-11
More than the Mississippi and Missouri: Conservation and Management of Other Large River Fishes in the Midwest
Presented to: Missouri S & T
Paukert 2013-09-23
More than Chubs and Suckers: Conservation of Fishes in Large Midwestern Rivers.
Presented to: University of Arizona
Paukert 2014-02-19
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 2008-01-01
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Texas at Tyler
Rosenberger 2015-02-10
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Missouri
Rosenberger 2013-10-15
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
Presented to: University of Florida, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Rosenberger 2014-09-19
Landscape Ecology of Fishes in Alaska
Presented to: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Rosenberger 2013-03-17
Landscape Ecology of Alaska Fishes
Presented to: University of Tennessee
Rosenberger 2018-04-18
Landscape Ecology of Alaska Fishes
Presented to: Kennesaw State University
Rosenberger 2018-03-28
Landscape Ecology of Alaska Fishes
Presented to: Austin Peay State University
Rosenberger 2018-03-26
Landscape Ecology and Conservation of Alaska’s Freshwater and Anadramous Fishes.
Presented to: Miami University
Rosenberger 2017-04-21
Graduate school: what you need to know.
Presented to: University of Missouri
Paukert 2012-12-06
Goals and objectives for condition of the upper Mississippi River ecosystem.
Presented to: Mississippi River Research Consortium, LaCrosse,WI.
Galat 2006-04-01
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 2008-03-01
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 2008-05-28
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 2008-01-08
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 2008-08-01
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 2007-04-01
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 2008-01-12
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 2008-01-31
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 2007-05-01
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 2007-01-14
Fisheries Conservation in Grand Canyon
Presented to: The Ohio State University
Paukert 2005-01-20
Effects if human alteration on stream and river fishes: what we know and what are we doing about it?
Presented to: Kansas State University
Paukert 2008-09-19
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 2006-02-01
Conservation of stream and river fishes: from landscape to local influences
Presented to: University of Missouri
Paukert 2009-11-09
Competition for forage between predators and fisheries: A case study
Presented to: Marine Fish Conservation Network, Mid-Atlantic Forage Fish Workshop
Staudinger 2008-03-13
Climate Change Effects on Fish: What We Know and What We Can Do About It
Presented to: Iowa State University
Paukert 2016-02-12
Chubs on the move: translocation of the endangered humpback chub in Grand Canyon.
Presented to: Southern Illinois University
Paukert 2014-04-17
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 2006-06-01
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 2006-01-01
Alteration of stream and rivers its effects on fishes: can we reverse the trend?
Presented to: Iowa State University
Paukert 2009-02-06
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 2006-06-01
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 2006-05-01
Title Presenter Date
Writing a management agency proposal Paukert 2017-10-25
Wildlife Planning Webb 2013-02-11
Wetlands of the Missouri River, Wetlands Class Galat 1999-11-16
Wetlands Ecology Galat 2001-10-29
Wetland ecology Paukert 2012-09-04
Wetland Ecosystem Management Webb 2011-11-01
Use of GIS in fisheries Paukert 2006-03-25
Use of GIS in Fisheries Paukert 2007-03-30
The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Biological Discoveries and how the River has changed since the Expedition Galat 2003-04-02
Resume and C.V. Writing, TN Tech Rosenberger 2018-09-15
Resume and C.V. Writing, TN Tech Rosenberger 2017-09-13
Nile Perch in Lake Victoria Rosenberger 2014-03-10
Missouri River ecology: past and present, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Galat 2000-02-01
Managing Wetland Ecosystems Webb 2013-10-25
Managing Bottomland Hardwood Ecosystems Webb 2012-10-15
Landscape Ecology of Alaska Fishes Rosenberger 2013-11-09
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 2007-09-06
Hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management Galat 2001-02-09
Hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management Galat 2000-01-21
Holistic Ecosystem Integrity for the Missouri River, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Design, Overton Bottoms Missouri River Mitigation Galat 2001-03-13
Holistic Ecosystem Integrity for the Missouri River, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Design, Overton Bottoms Missouri River Mitigation Galat 2000-09-27
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 2004-02-04
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 2004-04-22
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 2004-12-09
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 2003-01-28
Freshwater Fish Ecology: from individuals to landscapes Rosenberger 2012-11-29
Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Webb 2012-11-07
Fish and Wildlife Management in Grand Canyon Paukert 2004-04-16
Fish and Wildlife Colloquium Webb 2011-10-22
Environmental Ethics, 2002 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat 2002-09-15
Environmental Ethics, 2001 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat 2001-11-08
Environmental Ethics, 2000 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat 2000-11-16
Environmental Ethics, 1999 Fisheries and Wildlife Colloquium Galat 1999-11-04
Endangered species in Grand Canyon Paukert 2013-04-10
Endangered Species Recovery in Grand Canyon Paukert 2012-10-03
Endangered Species Recovery in Grand Canyon Paukert 2011-09-14
Endangered Species Management Paukert 2004-03-01
Ecology of Fish in Wetland Habitats Rosenberger 2016-10-20
Ecology of Fish in Wetland Habitats Rosenberger 2014-09-07
Ecology and issues along the Missouri River Galat 2003-03-11
Ecology and hydrology of the Missouri River, Watershed Management class Galat 2002-02-27
Contemporary ecological issues surrounding the Missouri River, Environmental Research for Journalists Galat 2001-04-04
Conservation of Southwestern Fishes Paukert 2014-10-04
Conservation biology of the Missouri River ecosystem, Introduction to Conservation Biology Galat 2001-04-17
Aquatic Invasive Species Paukert 2007-03-11
Alaska Fisheries and Landscape Ecology Rosenberger 2014-10-23
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert 2016-09-14
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert 2012-10-04
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert 2011-10-13
Adaptive Management in Grand Canyon Paukert 2010-08-24
Adaptive Management Paukert 2004-03-30
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimmer, Stephanie (MS) Paukert 2010 2013
Winders, Kyle (MS) Paukert 2008 2010
Whiterod, Nick (PhD) Paukert 2010 2010
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
Thornbrugh, Darren (MS) Paukert 2005 2007
South-Wirth, Lisa (MS) Rosenberger 2007 2010
Sinott, Emily (PhD) Webb 2016 Present
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
Papraniku, Isabel (MS) Rosenberger 2018 2018
Oseguera, Jose (PhD) Galat 1997 2004
Olifiers, Natalie (MS) Galat 2006 2010
Neuswanger, Jason (PhD) Rosenberger 2009 2014
Murdoch, Justin (PhD) Paukert 2004 2008
Mott, Rory (MS) Paukert 2015 2018
Mott, Rory (MS) Rosenberger 2014 2018
Morris, W. (MS) Rosenberger 2016 2018
Moreno, Sebastian (MS) Webb 2016 Present
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
Mansfield, Kelly (MS) Rosenberger 2007 2010
Maloney, Tim (PhD) Galat 2006 2006
LeBrun, Jaymie (PhD) Paukert 2010 2015
Laske, Sarah (PhD) Rosenberger 2011 2017
Lallaman, Joshua (PhD) Galat 2006 Present
Kroese, Chelsey (MS) Webb 2016 Present
Krecthmann, Ann (MS) Paukert 2005 2009
Knight, Layne (MS) Paukert 2002 2004
Kleecamp, Ethan (MS) Rosenberger 2013 2016
Key, Kayla (PhD) Rosenberger 2015 Present
Key, Kayla (PhD) Paukert 2015 2017
Jones, Valerie (MS) Rosenberger 2017 Present
Hubbs, Nathaniel (MS) Rosenberger 2018 Present
Horton, Kimberly (MS) Galat 2001 2005
Holtswarth, Jordan (MS) Rosenberger 2017 2019
Hoem-Neher, Tammy (PhD) Rosenberger 2007 2012
Hessler, Tyler (MS) Paukert 2018 Present
Haynes, Trevor (PhD) Rosenberger 2010 2014
Harlan, James (PhD) Galat 2007 Present
Hanquist, Brandon (MS) Galat 2006 2010
Gutsch, Michelle (MS) Rosenberger 2010 2012
Guenther, Idun (MS) Webb 2010 2012
Garrett, Danny (PhD) Galat 2006 2010
Franssen, Nate (MS) Paukert 2004 2006
Fore, Jeffrey (PhD) Galat 2008 Present
Ford, Zach (MS) Galat 2003 2006
Foley, Kevin (MS) Rosenberger 2011 2013
Finley, Jack (MS) Galat 2001 2006
Fernholz, Savannah (MS) Rosenberger 2017 2018
Farber, Michael (MS) Rosenberger 2014 2016
Falke, Jeff (MS) Paukert 2002 2004
Evans, Jordan (MS) Rosenberger 2017 2019
Ederington, Belinda (MS) Galat 1997 2005
Dunn, Corey (PhD) Rosenberger 2016 Present
Dudley, Rob (PhD) Galat 1998 2004
Doyle, Adrienne (MS) Webb 2010 2012
Dickson, Jared (MS) Rosenberger 2015 2018
Day, Sam (MS) Rosenberger 2018 Present
Crawford, Leslie (MS) Rosenberger 2013 2015
Crawford, Leslie (MS) Paukert 2013 2015
Coons, Aaron (MS) Rosenberger 2018 Present
Chilton, Joe (MS) Paukert 2016 2019
Cary, Joshua (MS) Rosenberger 2019 Present
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
Bowers, Olivia (MS) Rosenberger 2019 Present
Bajo, Brittany (MS) Rosenberger 2019 Present
Baebler, Elisa (MS) Rosenberger 2016 2018
Ayers, Scott (MS) Rosenberger 2006 2010
Alba, Andrew (MS) Webb 2012 2015