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

Montana Wildlife Education Activities

Mother grizzly at Yellowstone National Park. Credit: Frank van Manen

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Topics in Habitat Selection Martin January 2004 May 2004
Thesis Research Martin January 2003 May 2003
Statistical Applications in Wildlife Biology Sells January 2023 May 2023
Research Design Mitchell September 2009 December 2009
Research Design Mitchell August 2008 December 2008
Research Martin January 2002 May 2002
Graduate Seminar Wildlife Biology Martin January 2005 May 2005
Graduate Research Seminar Mitchell January 2007 May 2007
Graduate Research Seminar Mitchell February 2006 May 2006
Graduate Research Seminar Mitchell August 2009 May 2018
Decision making in natural resources Mitchell January 2014 May 2014
Conducting strong inference science Martin September 2009 December 2009
Conducting strong inference science Martin September 2008 December 2008
Conducting strong inference science Martin September 2007 December 2007
Conducting strong inference science Martin September 2005 December 2005
Conducting strong inference science Martin August 2011 December 2011
Conducting strong inference science Martin August 2006 December 2006
Application of the Scientific Method to Current Graduate Research Martin January 2004 May 2004
Title and Location Speaker Date
Using Technical Assistance to Maintain and Strengthen Science Partnerships
Presented to: Cooperative Research Units New Scientist Orientation
Caldwell, Mitchell, Grand January 2020
Reporting LIVE from the trenches of the wolf wars
Presented to: Iowa State University
Mitchell November 2017
Powell, R.A., and M.S. Mitchell. 2006. What is a home range? Home range and animal movements workshop.
Presented to: Idaho State University
Mitchell September 2006
New hypothesis on world wide life history variation in birds.
Presented to: Oxford University
Martin April 2004
New hypothesis on world wide life history variation in birds.
Presented to: Netherlands Institute of Ecology
Martin October 2004
My continuing confusion with home ranges, habitat, and carnivores: it's all Roger's fault.
Presented to: North Carolina State University
Mitchell September 2009
Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit: Research to Advance Conservation
Presented to: University of Montana
Sells October 2022
Life history variation of birds along latitudinal gradients from the tropics to temperate
Presented to: Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Investigations
Martin April 2005
Life history differences between the tropics and north temperate
Presented to: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Martin January 2006
Geographic variation in life history strategies across 3 continents
Presented to: Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
Martin November 2005
Geographic variation in embryonic development and parental care
Presented to: Iowa State University, Ames
Martin December 2005
Estimating Wolf Abundance in Montana
Presented to: University of Montana
Sells December 2022
Effects of nest predation on habitat selection, community structure and life history strategies
Presented to: Texas Tech University, Lubbock
Martin November 2006
An ecologist’s plea for more sociology in wildlife science: Lessons learned from structured decision making
Presented to: Montana State University
Mitchell September 2020
Advancing Carnivore Ecology & Conservation through Behavioral Research
Presented to: University of Montana
Sells December 2022
A new view of avian life history evolution
Presented to: Percy Fitzpatrick Research Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Martin September 2002
Title Presenter Date
The future for wolf research in Montana Mitchell December 2008
Structured decision making, for Undergrad capstone course Mitchell February 2011
Structured decision making Mitchell February 2010
Research and management careers in government agencies Mitchell October 2007
Parental care and life history evolution Martin February 2001
Fitness landscapes, patches and polygons Mitchell February 2006
Ecology and management of black bears, for Big Game Management Mitchell April 2011
Careers in natural resource management Mitchell April 2010
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimova, Marketa (MS) Mitchell 2010 2013
Zaman, Iftikhar (MS) Mitchell 2006 2008
Williams, Carin (PhD) Martin 2007 Present
Weeks, Trevor (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Webb, Lindsey (MS) Mitchell 2011 2011
Walker, Hannah (PhD) Sells 2023 Present
Walker, Brett (PhD) Martin 2001 2008
Tucker, Jody (PhD) Mitchell 2008 2013
Tshering, Tempa (PhD) Mitchell 2012 2017
Trillo, Paula (PhD) Martin 2000 2008
Tellier, Karly (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Tack, Jason (MS) Mitchell 2007 2009
Swett, Meredith (PhD) Martin 2005 2007
Stetz, Jeff (PhD) Mitchell 2010 2017
Stetz, Jeff (PhD) Mitchell 2009 2017
Steenweg, Robin (PhD) Mitchell 2011 2016
Sprague, Rachel (PhD) Martin 2006 2009
Smith, Sonja (MS) Mitchell 2008 2011
Smith, Rebecca (MS) Mitchell 2010 2013
Slauson, Keith (PhD) Mitchell 2010 2017
Short, Karen (PhD) Martin 2000 2003
Short Bull, Ruth (MS) Mitchell 2007 2010
Sells, Sarah (MS) Mitchell 2015 2020
Sells, Sarah (MS) Mitchell 2011 2014
Sarah, Bassing (MS) Mitchell 2015 2017
Rich, Lindsey (MS) Mitchell 2008 2011
Reyes, Jessica (MS) Sells 2023 Present
Rensel, Leah (PhD) Sells 2023 Present
Quamen, Frank (PhD) Martin 2002 2007
Polfus, Jean (MS) Mitchell 2008 2010
Peterson, Collin (MS) Mitchell 2017 2020
Petersen, Kat (MS) Sells 2023 Present
Patterson, Stephen (PhD) Martin 2006 Present
Parson, Elliot (PhD) Martin 2005 Present
Oteyza, Juan (MS) Mitchell 2010 2016
Ortiz-Calo, Waldemar (MS) Walsh 2022 Present
Nyce, Leslie (MS) Mitchell 2009 2011
Newby, Jesse (MS) Mitchell 2005 2011
Mumford, Peter (MS) Mitchell 2020 Present
Mullen, Lindy (MS) Martin 2006 2009
Moody, Allison (PhD) Mitchell 2009 2012
Miller, Clay (MS) Mitchell 2009 2012
Miller, Christine (PhD) Martin 2001 2007
Merkle, Jerod (MS) Mitchell 2008 2011
McCall, Barbara (MS) Mitchell 2007 2009
Loonam, Kenneth (MS) Mitchell 2017 2020
Lewis, Stephen (PhD) Walsh 2022 Present
Kroll, A. (PhD) Martin 2000 2000
Kittson, Brandon (MS) Mitchell 2019 Present
King, Ashley (MS) Martin 2005 2009
Khan, Niaz (MS) Mitchell 2006 2008
Keever, Allison (PhD) Mitchell 2015 2020
Johnson, Heather (PhD) Mitchell 2005 2010
Jimenez, Ben (MS) Mitchell 2007 2012
Janousek, William (PhD) Mitchell 2014 2019
Jackson, Brandon (PhD) Martin 2003 2009
Hitch, Bruce (PhD) Mitchell 2006 2006
Hierro, Jose (PhD) Martin 2000 2003
Henderson, Charlie (PhD) Mitchell 2014 2019
Henderson, Charles (MS) Mitchell 2011 2015
Heiman, Jordan (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Heers, Ashley (PhD) Martin 2008 Present
Hayes, Teagan (MS) Mitchell 2017 2020
Hammond, Chris (MS) Mitchell 2006 2008
Forshee, SHannon (MS) Mitchell 2015 2019
Fierro, Karolina (PhD) Mitchell 2011 2017
Feltner, Jennifer (PhD) Mitchell 2016 Present
Farr, Jonathan (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Fannin, Barbara (MS) Mitchell 2010 2010
Euclide, Meg (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Eneas, Kari (MS) Mitchell 2017 2020
Edmo, Kenneth (MS) Mitchell 2020 Present
Doherty, Kevin (PhD) Mitchell 2005 2008
Derbridge, Jonathan (MS) Mitchell 2008 2010
Dendup, Tashi (MS) Mitchell 2017 2019
Dekelaita, Daniella (MS) Mitchell 2011 2013
Crandell, Kristen (PhD) Martin 2009 Present
Christensen, Sonja (PhD) Mitchell 2012 2012
Chloe, Wright (MS) Mitchell 2016 2018
Carson, Steve (MS) Mitchell 2006 2006
Brodie, Jedediah (PhD) Martin 2002 2007
Borg, Nathan (MS) Mitchell 2010 2013
Biancucci, Luis (MS) Mitchell 2008 2009
Beston, Julie (PhD) Mitchell 2006 2010
Benson, Aubree (MS) Mitchell 2007 2009
Belt, Jami (MS) Mitchell 2008 2010
Battazzo, Angie (MS) Mitchell 2005 2007
Barker, Kristin (MS) Mitchell 2015 2018
Barbee, Read (MS) Sells 2022 Present
Baker, Lorie (MS) Mitchell 2010 2011
Ausband, Dave (PhD) Mitchell 2011 2016