Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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Arizona Education Activities

Courses Taught

  • RNR 495A/595a – Communication Skills in Conservation (Scott Bonar 2017)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics A combination journal club of recent genetics literature and seminar course where students present their current research. (Melanie Culver 2017)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2016)
  • Conservation Genetics Laboratory Covers the basic methods of conservation genetic laboratory analyses. DNA extraction, PCR amplification, and data analyses as applied to a real wildlife project. (Melanie Culver 2016)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2016)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics A combination journal club of recent genetics literature and seminar course where students present their current research. (Melanie Culver 2016)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2015)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2015)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics A combination journal club of recent genetics literature and seminar course where students present their current research. (Melanie Culver 2015)
  • Fisheries Management (Scott Bonar 2014)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2014)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2014)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2014)
  • Biopolitics: Communication in the Natural Resources (Scott Bonar 2013)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2013)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2013)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2013)
  • Fisheries Management (Scott Bonar 2012)
  • Recent Advances in Genetics Seminar course required for all students with a major or minor in Genetics, and all other interested students. Students present their research, we discuss current journal papers, and we have invited speakers. (Melanie Culver 2012)
  • Biopolitics: Communication in the Natural Resources (Scott Bonar 2011)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2011)
  • Fisheries Management Lecture and laboratory course on fisheries management (Scott Bonar 2010)
  • Conservation Genetics Covers the basic principles of genetics and genomics as relevant to fish and wildlife management and conservation. Includes topics on evolution, population genetic processes, and topics of interest to managers such as forensics and invasive species. (Melanie Culver 2010)
  • Conservation Biology Seminar on a variety of topics related to the many aspects of conservation biology including ecology, genetics, history of, social science, economics, and more. Discussions center around current peer-reviewed literature. (Melanie Culver 2010)
  • Biopolitics (Scott Bonar 2009)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2009)
  • Fisheries Management (Scott Bonar 2008)
  • Fisheries Management Lab (Scott Bonar 2008)
  • Conservation Biology (Melanie Culver 2008)
  • Conservation Biology Seminar on a variety of topics related to the many aspects of conservation biology including ecology, genetics, history of, social science, economics, and more. Discussions center around current peer-reviewed literature. (Melanie Culver 2008)
  • Biopolitics (Scott Bonar 2007)
  • Conservation Biology Seminar on a variety of topics related to the many aspects of conservation biology including ecology, genetics, history of, social science, economics, and more. Discussions center around current peer-reviewed literature. (Melanie Culver 2007)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2007)
  • Conservation Biology Seminar on a variety of topics related to the many aspects of conservation biology including ecology, genetics, history of, social science, economics, and more. Discussions center around current peer-reviewed literature. (Melanie Culver 2007)
  • Advanced Inland Fisheries Management (Scott Bonar 2005)
  • Conservation Biology Seminar on a variety of topics related to the many aspects of conservation biology including ecology, genetics, history of, social science, economics, and more. Discussions center around current peer-reviewed literature. (Melanie Culver 2006)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2006)
  • Biopolitics (Scott Bonar 2005)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2005)
  • Cultivating Diversity in the Natural Resources (Melanie Culver 2005)
  • Showcase of Promising Scientists in Natural Resources Seminar Series (Melanie Culver 2005)
  • Fisheries Management and Ecology Seminar (Scott Bonar 2004)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2004)
  • Biopolitics (Scott Bonar 2003)
  • Conservation Genetics (Melanie Culver 2003)
  • Advanced Fisheries Management Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences 525 (Scott Bonar 2002)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 43

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 57

Presentations: 95

Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Arizona Game Fish Department
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Arizona
  5. Wildlife Management Institute