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

New York Education Activities


Research conducted by the New York Unit helps to inform management of wild turkey.

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Topics in Design and Analysis of Camera Trapping Studies Fuller January 2018 May 2018
Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management Fuller January 2015 May 2015
Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management Fuller January 2017 May 2017
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management Fuller January 2012 May 2012
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management Fuller January 2011 May 2011
Spatial Analysis and Modeling Fisher January 2011 May 2011
Landscape Genetics Fuller January 2016 May 2016
Individual Study in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology Fisher August 2011 December 2011
Individual Study in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology Fisher August 2010 December 2010
Graduate Independent Study in Natural Resources Fisher August 2011 December 2011
Fisheries Ecology and Management Fisher January 2010 May 2010
Ecological Thought: Theory and Principles Fuller January 2014 May 2014
Decision Making for Natural Resources Fuller January 2020 May 2020
Decision Making for Natural Resources Fuller January 2019 May 2019
Controversial Conservation Topics II Sethi August 2018 December 2018
Controversial Conservation Topics Sethi August 2016 December 2016
Bioenergetics modeling for aquatic organisms: theory and applications Sethi January 2020 June 2020
Advanced Fisheries Research Methods Sethi August 2017 December 2017
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
Structured Decision Making and Adaptive Management for Mute Swans in New York. 2.5-day workshop for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Fuller, Fisher, Conroy March 2011
Structured Decision Making Workshop on Mandatory Antler Restrictions. 5 day workshop for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. National Conservation Training Center, Sheperdstown, WV. September 12-16, 2011. Fuller September 2011
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior, Oneida Lake, NY Fisher, Parrish, Zydlewski May 2011
Moose Scenario Planning Workshop, Minnnowbrook Conference Center. Fuller June 2018
Introduction to Structured Decision Making. Co-instructed 5-day course at NCTC Eaton, Fuller August 2012
Introduction to Structured Decision Making. Web broadcast short course to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Fuller, Fisher March 2011
Instructor, Introduction to Structured Decision Making, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV: August 27-31, 2012. Fuller August 2012
Instructor, Introduction to Structured Decision Making, National Conservation Training Center Fuller January 2011
Fuller, A. K. Introduction to Structured Decision Making, 1-day training course for the U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, D.C. August 8, 2012. Fuller August 2012
Evolving from TLAM to TLAM-plus: further refining management thinking. Workshop to Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission and New York State Department of Environmental Conservatoin. Beaver Hollow Conference Center, Java Center, NY. March 24-27, 2014. Fuller March 2014
Andean Bear Camera Trapping Workshop, Yunguilla, Ecuador; Hosted by NY Coop Unit, Cornell University, Wildlife Conservation Society, CONDESAN Fuller July 2016
5-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop. Alaska Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Juneau, Alaska. Fuller August 2018
5-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop, University of Turku, Finland Fuller September 2016
4-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop. Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Fuller March 2018
3-day Structured Decision Making Workshop of Elk Management in Alberta. Alberta Environment and Parks. Canmore, Alberta. Fuller August 2018
2-day Structured Decision Making Workshop. Alberta Environment and Parks. Canmore, Alberta. Fuller July 2018
Title and Location Speaker Date
Tradeoffs among forest management objectives, focal wildlife species, and ecological reserves: Implications for future biodiversity and timber harvests.
Presented to: University of Maine
Fuller October 2013
The changing beauty of Alaskan ecosystems
Presented to: Cornell Adult University, Kendal Retirement Center
Sethi February 2020
Spatial Models for Animal Populations
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station Seminar Series
Fuller July 2014
Panelist: Science in an unstable world: confronting old divides and the future of natural resources
Presented to: Cornell University
Fuller January 2018
My Evolution as an Ecologist
Presented to: Cornell University, Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Fuller March 2010
Landscape-scale conservation in the Ecuadorian Andes: The Socio-Ecological Corridor
Presented to: Cornell University
Fuller March 2015
Landscape-Scale conservation in the Ecuadorian Andes: The Socio-Ecological Corridor
Presented to: Paul Smith's College
Fuller March 2015
GIS in Fisheries: Why Place Matters
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station
Fisher June 2011
Functional connectivity conservation: linking species conservation and landscape-scale conservation decision making. Department of Environmental Conservation Seminar Series.
Presented to: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fuller October 2017
Functional connectivity conservation: linking Andean bear conservation and landscape-scale decision making
Presented to: University of Maine
Fuller October 2018
Fuller, A.K. 2017. Density-weighted connectivity for landscape management and connectivity conservation. Computational Sustainability Virtual Seminar Series. 19 May, 2017.
Presented to: Multiple Universities (virtual seminar)
Fuller May 2017
Forest Productivity and Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Landscapes: A Structured Decision Making Approach
Presented to: Alfred University
Fuller October 2010
Fisheries research at the NY Cooperative Research Unit
Presented to: NY Department of Environmental Conservation Annual Fisheries Meeting
Sethi December 2019
Closing the global biodiversity conservation funding gap
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station
Sethi September 2020
Black bears in the Southern Tier of New York: Patterns of population expansion with genetics and models
Presented to: Alfred University
Fuller, Sun September 2014
Title Presenter Date
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management. Invited guest lecture in Principles and Practices of Applied Wildlife Science (NTRES 4280/6280). Cornell University. Fuller February 2020
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management. Invited guest lecture in Principles and Practices of Applied Wildlife Science (NTRES 4280/6280). Cornell University. Fuller April 2018
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management. Invited guest lecture in Principles and Practices of Applied Wildlife Science (NTRES 4280/6280). Cornell University. Fuller April 2013
Stream Fisheries Ecology and Management Fisher April 2011
Integrating Social and Ecological Science in Decision Making. Invited guest lecture in Applying Human Dimensions Perspectives to Socio-Ecological Problems (NR 4320). Cornell University. Fuller February 2014
Integrating Social and Ecological Science in Decision Making. Invited guest lecture in Applying Human Dimensions Perspectives to Socio-Ecological Problems (NR 4320). Cornell University. Fuller February 2013
Global fisheries perspectives: financing the sustainable future Sethi March 2019
GIS and Spatial Analysis in Fisheries Fisher April 2009
Decision analysis for natural resources: guest lecture in NTRES4280/6280 Fuller April 2015
Computational Challenges in Conservation. Invited guest lecture in Topics in Computational Sustainability (CS 6702). Cornell University. Fuller February 2013
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Soto, Gerardo (PhD) Fuller 2016 2019
Powers, Kelly (MS) Fuller 2016 2018
Poutanen, Jenni (PhD) Fuller 2017 Present
Peterson, Samuel (MS) Fuller 2016 2018
Morrell, Nina (MS) Fuller 2016 2018
Moriarty, Meadhbh (PhD) Sethi 2017 Present
Montanheiro Paolino, Roberta (PhD) Fuller 2019 Present
Maynard, George (PhD) Fisher 2011 Present
Marcy-Quay, Ben (PhD) Sethi 2016 2020
Large, Daniel (PhD) Fuller 2018 Present
Kowalik, Dave (MS) Sethi 2017 2019
Kaziev, Daler (MS) Sethi 2019 Present
Heilpern, Sebastian (PhD) Sethi 2017 2019
Gupta, Amrita (PhD) Fuller 2019 Present
Gonzalez-Bernal, Alejandro (PhD) Fuller 2019 Present
George, Ellen (PhD) Sethi 2017 2019
Figary, Stephanie (PhD) Sethi 2020 Present
Fagan, Kristin (PhD) Fuller 2019 Present
Edwards, Elise (PhD) Fuller 2020 Present
Dossman, Bryant (PhD) Fuller 2016 Present
Dayer, Ashley (PhD) Fuller 2010 2013
Coffin-Schmitt, Jeanne (PhD) Fuller 2020 Present
Blackmon, Timothy (MS) Sethi 2017 2020
Anderson, Thomas (MS) Sethi 2017 2019