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 2018-01-25 2018-05-08
Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management Fuller 2015-01-21 2015-05-06
Structured Decision Making in Natural Resource Management Fuller 2017-01-15 2017-05-15
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management Fuller 2012-01-23 2012-05-02
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management Fuller 2011-01-27 2011-05-09
Stream Ecology Fisher 2007-01-08 2007-05-04
Stream Ecology Fisher 2005-01-10 2005-05-06
Stream Ecology Fisher 2003-01-13 2003-05-09
Stream Ecology Fisher 2000-01-17 2000-05-12
Special Problems Fisher 2007-06-04 2007-07-27
Special Problems Fisher 2007-01-08 2007-05-04
Special Problems Fisher 2006-08-21 2006-12-15
Special Problems Fisher 2005-08-23 2005-12-16
Special Problems Fisher 2004-08-23 2004-12-17
Special Problems Fisher 2002-08-19 2002-12-13
Special Problems Fisher 2002-01-14 2002-05-10
Spatial Analysis and Modeling Fisher 2011-01-25 2011-05-20
Landscape Genetics Fuller 2016-01-13 2016-05-10
Individual Study in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology Fisher 2011-08-24 2011-12-16
Individual Study in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology Fisher 2010-08-25 2010-12-17
Graduate Independent Study in Natural Resources Fisher 2011-08-24 2011-12-16
GIS in Fisheries and Wildlife Fisher 2004-08-23 2004-12-17
Fisheries Science Fisher 2006-01-09 2006-05-05
Fisheries Science Fisher 2004-01-12 2004-05-07
Fisheries Science Fisher 2001-01-16 2001-05-11
Fisheries Ecology and Management Fisher 2010-01-25 2010-05-07
Ecological Thought: Theory and Principles Fuller 2014-01-27 2014-05-05
Decision Making for Natural Resources Fuller 2020-01-30 2020-05-13
Decision Making for Natural Resources Fuller 2019-01-18 2019-05-15
Controversial Conservation Topics II Sethi 2018-08-01 2018-12-31
Controversial Conservation Topics Sethi 2016-08-28 2016-12-15
Bioenergetics modeling for aquatic organisms: theory and applications Sethi 2020-01-01 2020-06-01
Applied GIS in Natural Resources Dauwalter, Fisher, Walter 2005-08-23 2005-12-16
Advanced Fisheries Research Methods Sethi 2017-08-15 2017-12-15
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
These workshops train participants in identifying all common calls for 13 marsh birds listed as focal species in the North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Program. We also train attendees how to fill out the program’s data sheets, how to improve estimates of distance to calling birds, and the purpose of each aspect of the continental program. Conway, Nadeau 2010-03-18
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 2011-03-24
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 2011-09-16
Organized the "Eastern Hudson Highlands Biodiversity Forum" 30 attendees from 7 towns (3 counties). Discussing what towns are doing to protect biodiversity and how the Coop Unit and the DEC partnership can help. Strong 2004-03-31
Organized "Hudson Valley Land Trust Workshop on Biodiversity Assessment" Workshop featured staff from Hudsonia describing their method of identifying ecological significant habitats and how this might be useful for land trusts. 10 attendees. Strong 2004-05-04
Oklahoma Streams Information System: A Tool for Managing Stream Fisheries in Oklahoma Fisher 2002-02-28
NSF-Research Experiences for Undergraduates in GIS and Soil/Water Resources Fisher 2003-07-25
NSF-Research Experiences for Undergraduates in GIS and Soil/Water Resources Fisher 2002-07-26
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior, Oneida Lake, NY Fisher, Parrish, Zydlewski 2011-05-17
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Fisher 2007-03-18
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Fisher 2003-05-21
Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC), U.S. Department of the Interior Fisher 2001-05-23
Moose Scenario Planning Workshop, Minnnowbrook Conference Center. Fuller 2018-06-30
Marsh Bird Training Workshop. Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 60 biologists from 30 different agencies/organizations from across the country. Bartok, Conway, Nadeau 2007-03-23
Marsh Bird Training Workshop. Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 60 biologists from 30 different agencies/organizations from across the country. Bartok, Conway, Nadeau 2006-03-25
Marsh Bird Training Workshop. Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 60 biologists from 30 different agencies/organizations from across the country. Conway, Nadeau 2005-03-23
Marsh Bird Training Workshop. Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 60 biologists from 11 different agencies/organizations from Arizona, California, Nevada, and Mexico. Handled all aspects of training and logistics as Conway, Nadeau 2004-03-03
Marsh Bird Training Workshop. Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 25 biologists from different agencies/organizations from across the country. Bartok, Conway, Nadeau 2008-03-27
Marsh Bird Training Workshop, Yuma, Arizona. Developed and presented 3-day training workshop attended by 60 biologists from 11 different agencies/organizations from Arizona, California, Nevada, and Mexico. Handled all aspects of training and logistics ass Conway, Nadeau 2004-03-05
Marsh Bird Training Workshop 2014 - These workshops train participants in identifying all common calls for 13 marsh birds listed as focal species in the North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Program. We also train attendees how to fill out the program’s data sheets, how to improve estimates of distance to calling birds, and the purpose of each aspect of the continental program. Conway, Nadeau 2014-03-26
Marsh Bird Training Workshop 2012 - These workshops train participants in identifying all common calls for 13 marsh birds listed as focal species in the North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Program. We also train attendees how to fill out the program’s data sheets, how to improve estimates of distance to calling birds, and the purpose of each aspect of the continental program. Conway, Nadeau 2012-03-22
Marsh Bird Training Workshop 2011 - These workshops train participants in identifying all common calls for 13 marsh birds listed as focal species in the North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Program. We also train attendees how to fill out the program’s data sheets, how to improve estimates of distance to calling birds, and the purpose of each aspect of the continental program. Conway, Nadeau 2011-03-17
Karen Strong led a discussion entitled "Integrating Biodiversity Protection into Land Use Decisions", 40 people attended as part of the Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program: Integrating Natural Resource Protection into Land Use Decisions, in coop Strong 2005-04-25
Karen Strong led a discussion entitled "Biodiversity and the 2002 Farm Bill", 33 attended, as part of the "Biodiversity in the Hudson Valley Farm Bill Workshop", Acra, NY. Strong 2005-04-01
Introduction to Structured Decision Making. Co-instructed 5-day course at NCTC Eaton, Fuller 2012-08-31
Introduction to Structured Decision Making. Web broadcast short course to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Fuller, Fisher 2011-03-21
Instructor, Introduction to Structured Decision Making, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV: August 27-31, 2012. Fuller 2012-08-31
Instructor, Introduction to Structured Decision Making, National Conservation Training Center Fuller 2011-01-14
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 2012-08-08
For Cornell Adult University, Dr. Charles Smith taught (with Michael P. Hamilton, University of California, Riverside) "Ornithology and Ecology" in San Diego, CA. Smith 2005-03-24
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 2014-03-27
Environmental Flows: Managing Rivers for Natural Resources Fisher 2008-09-18
Andean Bear Camera Trapping Workshop, Yunguilla, Ecuador; Hosted by NY Coop Unit, Cornell University, Wildlife Conservation Society, CONDESAN Fuller 2016-07-23
5-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop. Alaska Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Juneau, Alaska. Fuller 2018-08-17
5-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop, University of Turku, Finland Fuller 2016-09-02
4-day Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop. Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Fuller 2018-03-15
3-day Structured Decision Making Workshop of Elk Management in Alberta. Alberta Environment and Parks. Canmore, Alberta. Fuller 2018-08-03
2-day Structured Decision Making Workshop. Alberta Environment and Parks. Canmore, Alberta. Fuller 2018-07-31
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 2013-10-28
The changing beauty of Alaskan ecosystems
Presented to: Cornell Adult University, Kendal Retirement Center
Sethi 2020-02-05
Spatial Models for Animal Populations
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station Seminar Series
Fuller 2014-07-30
Research Applications in Water and Geographic Information Science
Presented to: Texas State University
Fisher 2007-08-28
Panelist: Science in an unstable world: confronting old divides and the future of natural resources
Presented to: Cornell University
Fuller 2018-01-19
My Evolution as an Ecologist
Presented to: Cornell University, Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Fuller 2010-03-30
Landscape-scale conservation in the Ecuadorian Andes: The Socio-Ecological Corridor
Presented to: Cornell University
Fuller 2015-03-10
Landscape-Scale conservation in the Ecuadorian Andes: The Socio-Ecological Corridor
Presented to: Paul Smith's College
Fuller 2015-03-06
GIS in Fisheries: Why Place Matters
Presented to: University of Wyoming
Fisher 2007-11-15
GIS in Fisheries: Why Place Matters
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station
Fisher 2011-06-24
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 2017-10-13
Functional connectivity conservation: linking Andean bear conservation and landscape-scale decision making
Presented to: University of Maine
Fuller 2018-10-29
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 2017-05-19
Forest Productivity and Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Landscapes: A Structured Decision Making Approach
Presented to: Alfred University
Fuller 2010-10-22
Fisheries research at the NY Cooperative Research Unit
Presented to: NY Department of Environmental Conservation Annual Fisheries Meeting
Sethi 2019-12-05
Fish communities of estuarine wetlands: Ecological characteristics and factors influencing their composition.
Presented to: Cornell University, Dept. of Natural Resources, Thesis Seminar
Mills 2002-09-09
Ecological Success Story or Eco-terrorists? What we have learned about the Biology and Management of Oneida Lake's Double-crested Cormorants.
Presented to: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY (Dept. of Environmental Science and Forest Biology Seminar)
Coleman 2005-03-24
Ecological Importance of Wood in Rivers
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Fisher 2004-02-20
Closing the global biodiversity conservation funding gap
Presented to: Cornell University, Cornell Biological Field Station
Sethi 2020-09-08
Black bears in the Southern Tier of New York: Patterns of population expansion with genetics and models
Presented to: Alfred University
Fuller, Sun 2014-09-19
An Ecological Approach to Solving Fisheries Management Problems
Presented to: Cornell University
Fisher 2008-06-26
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 2020-02-13
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management. Invited guest lecture in Principles and Practices of Applied Wildlife Science (NTRES 4280/6280). Cornell University. Fuller 2018-04-24
Structured Decision Making for Natural Resource Management. Invited guest lecture in Principles and Practices of Applied Wildlife Science (NTRES 4280/6280). Cornell University. Fuller 2013-04-23
Stream Fisheries Ecology and Management Fisher 2011-04-26
Stream Ecology and the Impacts of Humans on Stream Ecosystems Fisher 2003-10-30
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 2014-02-11
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 2013-02-21
Global fisheries perspectives: financing the sustainable future Sethi 2019-03-01
GIS and Spatial Analysis in Fisheries Fisher 2009-04-23
Decision analysis for natural resources: guest lecture in NTRES4280/6280 Fuller 2015-04-09
Computational Challenges in Conservation. Invited guest lecture in Topics in Computational Sustainability (CS 6702). Cornell University. Fuller 2013-02-19
A Career Path with the Cooperative Research Units Program Fisher 2004-02-04
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Walsh, Maureen (PhD) Fisher 1999 2003
Splinter, Dale (PhD) Fisher 2003 2006
Soto, Gerardo (PhD) Fuller 2016 2019
Schaffler, Jason (PhD) Fisher 2001 2005
San Diego, Tee-Jay (MS) Fisher 2007 2008
Sager, Cliff (MS) Fisher 1999 2002
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
McConnell, Scott (MS) Fisher 2004 2006
Maynard, George (PhD) Fisher 2011 Present
Mauck, Matt (MS) Fisher 2001 2004
Marcy-Quay, Ben (PhD) Sethi 2016 2020
Mallett, David (MS) Fuller 2008 2014
Loftis, Dustin (MS) Fisher 2004 2007
Larsen, Sabrina (MS) Sethi 2013 2015
Large, Daniel (PhD) Fuller 2018 Present
Kowalik, Dave (MS) Sethi 2017 2019
Kaziev, Daler (MS) Sethi 2019 Present
Junge, Laura (MS) Sethi 2015 2020
Heilpern, Sebastian (PhD) Sethi 2017 2019
Hassan, Zafri (PhD) Fisher 2008 2013
Hagan, John (MS) Sethi 2014 2017
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
Fenner, Daniel (MS) Fisher 1999 2002
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
Brown, Angela (MS) Fisher 2006 2008
Bond, Rebecca (PhD) Fisher 2002 2007
Boersma, James (MS) Sethi 2011 2016
Bodine, Kris (MS) Fisher 2006 2008
Blackmon, Timothy (MS) Sethi 2017 2020
Barrett, Dominic (MS) Fisher 2005 2007
Balsman, Dane (MS) Fisher 2006 2009
Bales, Sara (MS) Fisher 2000 2003
Ashline, Josh (MS) Sethi 2013 2017
Anderson, Thomas (MS) Sethi 2017 2019