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 August 2019 December 2019
Stream Ecology Brewer August 2017 December 2017
Stream Ecology Brewer August 2011 December 2011
Special Problems Leslie January 2006 May 2006
Special Problems Leslie January 2005 May 2005
Special Problems Leslie January 2004 May 2004
Special Problems Leslie January 2001 May 2001
Special Problems Leslie August 2005 December 2005
Special Problems Leslie August 2001 December 2001
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long January 2020 May 2020
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long January 2018 May 2018
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long January 2016 May 2016
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long January 2014 May 2014
Social Dimensions in Aquatic Ecology Long January 2012 May 2012
Scientific Writing for Publication Brewer January 2013 May 2013
Scientific Writing Brewer January 2020 May 2020
Population Ecology Winkelman January 2000 May 2000
Population Ecology Winkelman August 2002 December 2002
Introduction to Side Scan Sonar Interpretation Long August 2010 December 2010
Grassland and Desert Wildlife Ecology Leslie August 2010 December 2010
Grassland and Desert WIldlife Ecology Leslie August 2012 December 2012
Fisheries Science Winkelman January 2001 May 2001
Desert and Grassland Wildlife Ecology Leslie January 2000 May 2000
Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Long January 2010 May 2010
Training Provided Instructor(s) Completion Date
USDOI, Over the Water Safety Training Brewer December 2015
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long May 2013
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long, Brewer, Grabowski May 2012
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Brewer December 2015
USDOI, Motorboat Operators Certification Course (MOCC) Long April 2015
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer September 2011
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer March 2013
DOI, USFWS, Scientific Writing for Publication Course Brewer February 2012
Advanced Pond Management Workshop, 7 February 2002, Stillwater, OK. 120 attendees from Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma State University, and the public. Winkelman February 2002
Title and Location Speaker Date
Using Low Cost Side-Scan Sonar for Underwater Mapping and Discovery
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Long April 2014
The decline of a vulnerable Great Plains reproductive ecotype: Identifying threats and conservation priorities
Presented to: University of Wyoming
Brewer September 2013
Species diversity and aquatic conservation under the North American model
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Long November 2013
Risk assessment of zebra mussels and bighead carp in Oklahoma's waters
Presented to: Oklahoma Invasive species conference
Long March 2015
Restoring America's Streams
Presented to: Missouri Western State University
Brewer October 2010
Mammal Monitoring with Cameras
Presented to: South Dakota State University
Lonsinger April 2021
Identifying threats and conservation needs in the Great Plains
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Brewer September 2013
Human perceptions and aquatic conservation
Presented to: Great Plains Fisheries Student Colloquium
Long February 2013
Gone with the flow: how fishes are emblematic of water-resource challenges
Presented to: Tennessee Tech University
Brewer September 2015
Forging a future for stream fishes under multiple environmental stressors
Presented to: Auburn University
Brewer September 2019
Evaluating the ecology and status of kit foxes to inform natural resource management
Presented to: Oklahoma State University
Lonsinger October 2021
Environmental Flows in an Arid Landscape
Presented to: University of Nebraska
Brewer April 2012
Choose Your Own Adventure in Molecular Ecology
Presented to: The Wildlife Society
Lonsinger June 2021
Career paths: Strategically managing your choice
Presented to: Missouri Western University
Brewer October 2011
Title Presenter Date
Why spatial scale matters when studying aquatic organisms Brewer May 2012
Watershed concepts to understanding non-native fishes Long October 2021
Watershed concepts to understanding non-native fishes Long October 2018
Water Policy in the United States Brewer November 2011
Use of Technology in Aquatic Systems Long May 2013
Restoring Riverine Systems Brewer October 2010
Monitoring mammals with cameras Lonsinger April 2021
Making appropriate decisions in natural resources Brewer May 2013
Making appropriate decisions for the conservation and management of streams Brewer February 2013
Instream flow: east and west paradigms Long February 2016
Fish need water and love Long October 2014
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long October 2014
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long October 2013
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long October 2011
Fish and watersheds: an aquatic perspective of the ecoregion concept Long October 2010
Federal employment in natural resources Brewer March 2011
Federal Agencies and Employment Brewer October 2010
Ecosystem Services and Communication from Biologists to Stakeholders Brewer October 2010
Does the North American model of conservation promote aquatic invasive species? Long March 2013
Conservation Biology and Behavioral Ecology Winkelman December 2000
Biology of introduced species Winkelman March 2001
Asian swamp eel control in Georgia Long April 2010
Aquatic Invasive Species Long May 2019
An Introduction to Population Ecology Winkelman September 2002
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
White, Kobe (MS) Long 2021 Present
Weyandt, Sara (MS) Leslie 2001 2004
Watt, Sara (MS) Winkelman 2003 2005
Ward, Chad (MS) Leslie 2012 2014
Utrup, Nicholas (MS) Winkelman 2002 2006
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 (PhD) Long 2017 Present
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
Olson, Cheyanne (PhD) Long 2020 Present
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
Mueller, Julia (MS) Brewer 2012 2013
Morehouse, Reid (PhD) Brewer 2011 2014
Montague, Graham (MS) Long 2019 2021
Miller, Candice (PhD) Brewer 2011 2012
Miller, Candice (PhD) Long 2010 2012
McMurry, Scott (MS) Leslie 1986 1989
McConnell, Scott (MS) Leslie 2004 2006
Masters, Ronald (PhD) Leslie 1986 1991
Maichak, Eric (MS) Leslie 1999 2002
Levesque, Lawrence (MS) Leslie 1998 2001
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
Humm, Jacob (PhD) Lonsinger 2021 Present
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
Gosselin, Elyce (PhD) Lonsinger 2021 Present
Ginger, Shauna (MS) Leslie 1999 2002
George, Andrew (MS) Leslie 2006 2009
Gardner-Santana, Lynn (MS) Leslie 2003 2007
Frakes, Adam (MS) Long 2018 2019
Feng, Xiao (PhD) Long 2013 2017
Farless, Nicole (MS) Long 2014 2015
Evans, Nathan (MS) Long 2009 2009
Erickson, Francesca (MS) Brewer 2020 Present
Eachus, Brian (MS) Long 2019 2021
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) Winkelman 2002 2005
Davis, Stacey (MS) Leslie 2002 2004
Dauwalter, Daniel (PhD) Winkelman 2002 2006
Dale, Joseph (MS) Long 2012 2014
Dabbert, C. (PhD) Leslie 1991 1995
Crosby, Andrew (MS) Leslie 2008 2012
Criffield, Marc (MS) Leslie 2003 2006
Coyner, Brandi (PhD) Leslie 2005 2010
Cottrell, Amy (MS) Brewer 2018 2019
Corley-Martinez, Bruce (MS) Leslie 1992 1995
Coppedge, Brian (PhD) Leslie 1992 1996
Copeland, Nathaniel (MS) Long 2010 2015
Clark, Jay (PhD) Leslie 1999 2003
Churchwell, Roy (MS) Winkelman 2002 2005
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
Buehler, Lindsey (MS) Lonsinger 2021 Present
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