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Mississippi Technical Assistance

  • Leandro MirandaWe are upgrading the MDWFPs standardized monitoring procedure, including analysis of existing data and development of data analysis software. (June 2015 - Present)
  • Leandro MirandaDevelop BMPs for addressing habitat impairment in reservoirs. These BMPs address issues in reservoirs nationwide. (March 2014 - Present)
  • Hal SchrammAdaptation Science Management Team, and effort to determine management and research needs for the Gulf Coastal Plain and Ozark Landscape Conservation Cooperative (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Hal SchrammDeveloped and presented a module on the effectiveness of regulations in fisheries conservation and management for a distance learning fisheries management course developed by Kentucky State University (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Hal SchrammLateral connectivity workgroup to develop research strategy for Mississippi and Missouri rivers. (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Leandro MirandaNutrient Technical Advisory Group (June 2010 - Present)
  • Hal SchrammAsian carp workgroup strategic plan; led drafting team for research (January 2007 - December 2009)
  • Francisco VilellaProvided technical support to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks as part of the state's participation in the national mourning dove banding program. MDWFP banded under Coop Unit Master Station banding permit. Prepared banding data forms, distributed bands, enterd banding data, and prepared banding schedules and reports for the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory. (December 2005 - January 2006)
  • Francisco VilellaAssist Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks in national dove banding program. Provide bands, data entry and management, and submit banding schedules to the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory (August 2005 - August 2005)
  • Leandro MirandaAssisted USGS Water Resources Division collect fish for annual NAWQUA sampling (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Francisco VilellaProvide technical assistance to Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources on restoration and management of coastal wetlands. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Francisco VilellaEvaluate status of bat species of concern for the Mississippi Museum of Natural Sciences. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Francisco VilellaProvide technical advice and assistance to the Puerto Rican Parrot recovery program on issues dealing with raptor predation of captive-reared parrots used in release and reintroduction program. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Leandro MirandaAssisted USGS Water Division collect fish for annual NAWQUA sampling. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Leandro MirandaWrote code for a computer program to simulate effects of water level on oxygen concentration in Klamath Lake, California-Oregon (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Leandro MirandaResearch Grade Evaluation Panel (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Hal SchrammProvide information on fisheries ecology of the lower Mississippi River (January 1995 - Present)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 15

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 63


Contact Us

Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Mississippi State, MS 39762 Phone: (662) 325 - 2643 Fax: (662) 325 - 8795

Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
  2. Mississippi State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute