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

Oklahoma Education Activities


Cooper Creek in the Ouachita National Forest near Broken Bow, Oklahoma.

As part of our mission, scientists at the Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise.


Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Stream Ecology Brewer 2019-08-19 2019-12-12
Stream Ecology Brewer 2017-08-22 2017-12-07
Stream Ecology Brewer 2011-08-23 2011-12-17
Special Problems Leslie 2006-01-09 2006-05-05
Special Problems Leslie 2005-08-23 2005-12-16
Special Problems Leslie 2005-01-15 2005-05-15
Special Problems Leslie 2004-01-15 2004-05-15
Special Problems Leslie 2001-08-18 2001-12-14
Special Problems Leslie 2001-01-14 2001-05-08
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long 2018-01-01 2018-05-05
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long 2016-01-01 2016-05-05
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long 2014-01-01 2014-05-05
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long 2012-01-01 2012-05-05
Scientific Writing for Publication Brewer 2013-01-07 2013-05-12
Introduction to Side Scan Sonar Interpretation Long 2010-08-01 2010-12-31
Grassland and Desert Wildlife Ecology Leslie 2010-08-15 2010-12-15
Grassland and Desert WIldlife Ecology Leslie 2012-08-20 2012-12-15
General Ecology Long 1999-08-15 1999-12-15
General Biology Long 1996-06-01 1996-08-01
General Biology Long 1995-08-15 1996-08-15
General Biology Long 1995-06-01 1995-08-01
Desert and Grassland Wildlife Ecology Leslie 2000-01-14 2000-05-08
Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Long 2010-01-13 2010-05-05
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
USDOI, Over the Water Safety Training Brewer None
USDOI, Over the Water Safety Training Brewer 2015-12-31
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Brewer None
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Brewer 2015-12-31
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long 2015-04-25
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long 2013-05-10
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long, Brewer, Grabowski 2012-05-05
Introduction to the practice and interpretation of multivariate statistics in ecological applications. Workshop presented to Southeast Region National Park Service and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta, GA. Long 2003-06-01
Introduction to the practice and interpretation of multivariate statistics in ecological applications. Workshop presented to Everglades National Park, Homestead, FL. Long 2003-03-01
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer 2011-09-02
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer None
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer 2013-03-08
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer 2012-02-03
Course Name: NCS Defensive Driving Course; online at www.safetyserve.com/doi Stafford 2017-07-31
Course Name: NCS Defensive Driving Course; online at Defensive Driving - USGS Credit (https://doitalent.ibc.doi.gov/enrol/index.php?id=573 Gary 2019-01-30
Course Name: NCS Defensive Driving Course; online at Defensive Driving - USGS Credit (https://doitalent.ibc.doi.gov/enrol/index.php?id=573 Bookout 2019-01-06
Course Name: Hazard Communication; Oklahoma State University; online at http://cs.okstate.edu/safety/Training.htm Bookout 2019-01-29
Course Name: Hazard Communication; Oklahoma State University; online at http://cs.okstate.edu/safety/Training.htm Stafford 2019-01-03
Title and Location Speaker Date
Using the ecosystem, diagnosis, and treatment model to guide fish restoration actions
Presented to: California State University, Stanislaus
Brewer 2009-09-10
Using fish life-history models to guide management decisions in river restoration programs
Presented to: University of CA, Monterey
Brewer 2010-02-12
Using Low Cost Side-Scan Sonar for Underwater Mapping and Discovery
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Long 2014-04-08
The decline of a vulnerable Great Plains reproductive ecotype: Identifying threats and conservation priorities
Presented to: University of Wyoming
Brewer 2013-09-19
Species diversity and aquatic conservation under the North American model
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Long 2013-11-01
Shoal bass restoration in the Chattahoochee River
Presented to: University of Georgia
Long 2006-12-01
Risk assessment of zebra mussels and bighead carp in Oklahoma's waters
Presented to: Oklahoma Invasive species conference
Long 2015-03-13
Restoring America's Streams
Presented to: Missouri Western State University
Brewer 2010-10-12
Identifying threats and conservation needs in the Great Plains
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Brewer 2013-09-24
Human perceptions and aquatic conservation
Presented to: Great Plains Fisheries Student Colloquium
Long 2013-02-15
Gone with the flow: how fishes are emblematic of water-resource challenges
Presented to: Tennessee Tech University
Brewer 2015-09-03
Environmental Flows in an Arid Landscape
Presented to: University of Nebraska
Brewer 2012-04-04
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: a case study in NPS water resource issues.
Presented to: National Park Service Eastern Rivers Summit, National Conservation Training Center
Long 2007-02-12
Career paths: Strategically managing your choice
Presented to: Missouri Western University
Brewer 2011-10-21
Brewer, S.K. 2007. Using geographic information system to set priorities for smallmouth bass conservation efforts. Invited Speaker, MoRAP Technical Committee Meeting, Columbia, Missouri.
Presented to: Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership (MoRAP) University of Missouri - Columbia
Brewer 2007-04-19
Title Presenter Date
Why spatial scale matters when studying aquatic organisms Brewer 2012-05-11
Watershed concepts to understanding non-native fishes Long 2018-10-26
Water Policy in the United States Brewer 2011-11-16
Use of Technology in Aquatic Systems Long 2013-05-08
Streams and Invasive Fishes Taylor 2014-03-25
Role of NPS in conserving regional fish diversity Long 2005-10-25
Restoring Riverine Systems Brewer 2010-10-20
Making appropriate decisions in natural resources Brewer 2013-05-08
Making appropriate decisions for the conservation and management of streams Brewer 2013-02-21
Instream flow: east and west paradigms Long 2016-02-29
Fish need water and love Long 2014-10-30
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long 2014-10-13
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long 2013-10-21
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long 2011-10-12
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long 2010-10-13
Federal employment in natural resources Brewer 2011-03-01
Federal Agencies and Employment Brewer 2010-10-04
Ecosystem Services and Communication from Biologists to Stakeholders Brewer 2010-10-12
Does the North American model of conservation promote aquatic invasive species? Long 2013-03-26
Asian swamp eel control in Georgia Long 2010-04-27
Aquatic Invasive Species Long 2019-05-15
Applications of island biogeography theory to aquatic environments Long 2005-10-07
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Zimmerman, Teresa (PhD) Leslie 2005 2008
Zimmerman, Teresa (MS) Leslie 2002 2004
Woodward, Alan (MS) Leslie 1998 2001
Woods, Denise (MS) Leslie 1998 2000
Winter, Stephen (PhD) Leslie 2006 2010
Wilson, Christopher (MS) Leslie 1992 1994
Williams, Deanna (MS) Leslie 1996 1999
Whittier, Joanna (MS) Leslie 1995 1997
Weyandt, Sara (MS) Leslie 2001 2004
Ward, Chad (MS) Leslie 2012 2014
Townsend, Darell (PhD) Leslie 1997 2003
Townsend, Darell (MS) Leslie 1996 2000
Thompson, Daniel (PhD) Leslie 2005 2009
Thies, Monte (PhD) Leslie 1989 1993
Techentin, Dani (PhD) Leslie 2013 Present
Stewart, Randy (PhD) Brewer 2010 2013
Stewart, Montie (MS) Leslie 1997 1999
Steffenmeier, Zachary (PhD) Brewer 2019 Present
Stark, Trevor (MS) Brewer 2013 2015
Stark, Richard (MS) Leslie 1997 2000
Stahr, Kristopher (MS) Long 2012 2014
Sporrong, Jill (MS) Leslie 2002 2004
Soper, Roderick (MS) Leslie 1989 1992
Schwemm, Michael (PhD) Long 2009 2013
Schuler, Kysten (MS) Leslie 1999 2002
Schmitt, Joseph (MS) Long 2011 2012
Schetter, Timothy (MS) Leslie 1994 1996
Sams, Michael (MS) Leslie 1991 1994
Ryswyk, Ryan (MS) Long 2010 2013
Ryswyk, Ryan (MS) Brewer 2010 2013
Roper, Aaron (MS) Leslie 2000 2003
Roehrs, Zackary (PhD) Leslie 2004 2009
Robertson, Scott (MS) Leslie 2006 2009
Riedle, J. (MS) Leslie 1998 2001
Reed, Melissa (MS) Long 2015 2016
Raskevitz, Robert (MS) Leslie 1987 1989
Pruett, Peter (MS) Leslie 2000 2003
Powers, Jarrod (MS) Brewer 2012 2015
Porta, Michael (MS) Brewer 2010 2011
Polo, John (MS) Leslie 2009 2011
Pike, Jason (MS) Leslie 1995 1997
Pfander, Morgan (MS) Leslie 2014 Present
Perry, Bradon (MS) Leslie 2004 2007
Periard, Timothy (MS) Leslie 2005 2007
Peoples, Alan (MS) Leslie 1989 1992
Peitz, David (MS) Leslie 1990 1993
Pease, Jessica (PhD) Brewer 2013 2018
Parsons, Jennifer (MS) Leslie 1998 2001
Orange, Jeremy (MS) Leslie 2012 2015
Onorato, David (PhD) Leslie 1998 2002
O'Meilia, Christopher (MS) Leslie 2000 2003
Nicholson, Lori (MS) Leslie 1997 2000
Nicholson, David (MS) Leslie 1996 2000
Neupane, Sagar (PhD) Brewer 2013 2015
Musselman, Chris (MS) Brewer 2010 2013
Mueller, Julia (MS) Brewer 2012 2013
Morehouse, Reid (PhD) Brewer 2011 2014
Miller, Candice (PhD) Brewer 2011 2012
Miller, Candice (PhD) Long 2010 2012
McMurry, Scott (MS) Leslie 1986 1989
McConnell, Scott (MS) Leslie 2004 2006
McAbee, Kevin (MS) Long 2007 2008
Masters, Ronald (PhD) Leslie 1986 1991
Maichak, Eric (MS) Leslie 1999 2002
Levesque, Lawrence (MS) Leslie 1998 2001
Lee, Desmond (MS) Long 2008 2008
Lee, Danyelle (PhD) Leslie 2009 2013
Ledergerber, Andre (MS) Leslie 1989 1991
Lane, Drew (MS) Long 2010 2010
Kiner, Lisa (PhD) Leslie 1997 2002
Kelly, Kimberly (MS) Leslie 1995 1997
Kamara, Keima (MS) Long 2016 2016
Josh, Johnson (MS) Long 2014 2017
Jones, Bob (MS) Leslie 1994 1996
Johansen, Eric (MS) Leslie 2009 2011
James, John (MS) Leslie 1995 1998
Jacks, L. (MS) Leslie 1987 1990
Ilse, Linda (PhD) Leslie 1997 2001
Horncastle, Valerie (MS) Leslie 2001 2003
Hill, Jahna (MS) Brewer 2013 2014
Hill, Jahna (MS) Long 2014 2016
Harris, Jonathan (MS) Leslie 2013 2015
Harrell, Wade (PhD) Leslie 2000 2004
Hackler, Joe (MS) Leslie 2003 2006
Groeschel, Jillian (MS) Brewer 2012 2013
Greenman, Todd (MS) Leslie 1993 1995
Ginger, Shauna (MS) Leslie 1999 2002
George, Andrew (MS) Leslie 2006 2009
Gardner-Santana, Lynn (MS) Leslie 2003 2007
Frakes, Adam (MS) Long 2018 Present
Feng, Xiao (PhD) Long 2013 2017
Farless, Nicole (MS) Long 2014 2015
Evans, Nathan (MS) Long 2009 2009
Dyer, Joey (MS) Brewer 2011 2014
Doxon, Elizabeth (PhD) Leslie 2006 2009
Ditchkoff, Steven (PhD) Leslie 1996 2000
Disney, Michael (MS) Leslie 2002 2005
Deleck, Annissa (PhD) Leslie 2006 2015
Davis, Stacey (MS) Leslie 2002 2004
Dale, Joseph (MS) Long 2012 2014
Dabbert, C. (PhD) Leslie 1991 1995
Crosby, Andrew (MS) Leslie 2008 2012
Criffield, Marc (MS) Leslie 2003 2006
Craven, Scott (MS) Long 2005 2007
Coyner, Brandi (PhD) Leslie 2005 2010
Corley-Martinez, Bruce (MS) Leslie 1992 1995
Coppedge, Brian (PhD) Leslie 1992 1996
Copeland, Nathaniel (MS) Long 2010 Present
Clark, Jay (PhD) Leslie 1999 2003
Cittrell, Amy (MS) Brewer 2018 2019
Chappell, Derrick (MS) Leslie 2000 2003
Chapman, Robert (MS) Leslie 1997 2000
Cha, Wonkyu (PhD) Long 2017 2017
Cavalieri, Vince (MS) Leslie 2006 2008
Burger, Anthony (MS) Long 2013 2016
Brown, D. (MS) Leslie 1994 1997
Boyd, Chad (PhD) Leslie 1994 1999
Bowser, Bobby (PhD) Long 2017 Present
Boren, John (MS) Leslie 1989 1992
Boggs, James (MS) Leslie 1986 1989
Barko, Valerie (MS) Leslie 1994 1996
Bales, Sara (MS) Leslie 2000 2003
Atuo, Fedelis (PhD) Leslie 2012 Present
Artz, Emily (MS) Leslie 2014 Present
Alan, Martinez (MS) Long 2009 2012
Ackland, Emily (MS) Leslie 2001 2004