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

Wisconsin Wildlife Education Activities


Three neotropical birds: Magnolia warbler, Wilson's warbler, Canada warbler that were caught in a mist net for banding.

Unit scientists teach graduate-level classes in their areas of specialty, run seminars, and give invited lectures in a variety of classes.

Title Instructor(s) Start Date End Date
Metapopulations and other advanced topics Ribic September 2008 December 2008
Metapopulations and other advanced topics Ribic September 2006 December 2006
Metapopulations and other advanced topics Ribic September 2004 December 2004
Metapopulations and other advanced topics Ribic September 2001 December 2001
Metapopulations and Other Advanced Topics Ribic September 2010 December 2010
Emerging Wildlife Diseases Samuel January 2004 May 2004
Ecology of Wildlife Diseases Samuel January 2009 May 2009
Design and Analysis of Wildlife Population Studies Samuel January 2010 May 2010
Title and Location Speaker Date
Wasserberg G., E. Osnas, R. Rolley, and M. Samuel. 2006. Modeling CWD: implications of transmission mode on the demographics, epidemiology, and management of CWD. EcoHealth ONE: Forging Collaboration Between Ecology and Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 6-10 October 2006.
Presented to: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Samuel June 2006
Samuel, M. D. Avian malaria and conservation of Hawaiian forest birds. University of Wisconsin, Forest and Wildlife Ecology seminar series, Madison, WI, February 4, 2011.
Presented to: University of Wisconsin
Samuel January 2011
Samuel, M. D. Avian malaria and conservation of Hawaiian forest birds. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Oct 22, 2010.
Presented to: Iowa State University
Samuel October 2010
Sample, D. W. and C. A. Ribic. 2007. Biofuels development in Wisconsin: what will it mean for birds? Presented at BIOFUELS: Breaking the Barriers for Biomass conversion-Challenges and Opportunities.
Presented to: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
Ribic July 2007
Robinson, S., M. Samuel, C. Johnson, J. Aiken, J. Blanchong, D. Grear, and M. Adams. The power of good genes – disease driven selection in white-tailed deer in Wisconsin’s CWD zone. University of Wisconsin, Richland Center, WI, Nov. 10, 2010.
Presented to: University of Wisconsin
Samuel November 2010
Ribic, C.A. 2007. Grassland Conservation in an Agricultural Landscape-a Bird's Eye View. Presentation made at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Biology Colloquium, Whitewater, WI, 27 April, 2007. (Invited)
Presented to: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Ribic April 2007
Ribic, C. A. 2007. Grassland Conservation in an Agricultural Landscape-a Bird's Eye View.
Presented to: University of Wisconsin Whitewater Biology Colloquium, Whitewater, WI.
Ribic April 2007
Example of a data standard: The National Marine Debris Monitoring Program. Presentation made at the Environmental Response Data Collection Standards Workshop.
Presented to: University of New Hampshire-Durham
Ribic September 2007
Anthrax transmission in African wildlife
Presented to: Oregon State University
Turner October 2020
Title Presenter Date
Wildlife Ecology 961 Samuel April 2003
Wildlife Ecology 651-Converstion Biology, Metapopulations Ribic March 2001
Wildlife Ecology 360-Extinction of Species-Monitoring Programs Ribic October 2000
Population Dynamics and Metapopulations Ribic April 2004
Metapopulations and Conservation Ribic March 2005
Metapopulation Ecology Ribic March 2004
IES 901 Seminar Ribic October 2000
Grasslands and Grassland Vertebrates Ribic September 2008
Grasslands and Grassland Vertebrates Ribic October 2007
Grassland and Grassland Vertebrates Ribic October 2010
Emerging Wildlife Diseases Samuel April 2004
Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology 651 Ribic March 2003
Conservation Biology Ribic March 2002
Chronic Wasting Disease Samuel November 2010
Chronic Wasting Disease Samuel November 2009
Chronic Wasting Disease Samuel November 2008
Chronic Wasting Disease Samuel November 2007
Balancing Work and Professional Life Ribic September 2008
Balancing Work and Professional Life Ribic November 2010
Avian Malaria in Hawaiian Forest Birds Samuel November 2004
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2010
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2009
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2008
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2007
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2006
Avian Malaria Samuel December 2005
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2010
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2009
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2008
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2007
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2006
Avian Cholera Samuel December 2005
Student (Degree) Advisor Start Year End Year
Wood, Eric (PhD) Ribic 2006 2010
Walrath, Ryan (MS) Samuel 2007 2009
Vigue, Leanne (PhD) Ribic 2004 2008
Vang, Susan (MS) Ribic 2006 2008
Travis, Emilie (MS) Ribic 2007 2009
Thoms, Andrew (MS) Ribic 2003 2005
Su, Lying (PhD) Ribic 2000 2005
Steinke, Ashley (PhD) Ribic 2006 2008
Lesack, Adrien (PhD) Ribic 2007 2010
Knetter, Jeff (MS) Ribic 2000 2001
Jefferson, Keynttisha (MS) Samuel 2005 2007
George, Shalene (MS) Ribic 2001 2003
DonnerWright, Deahn (PhD) Ribic 2000 2006
Costanza, Robert (MS) Ribic 2003 2005
Chapman, Erik (PhD) Ribic 2003 2008