Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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MO Unit students and research staff, 2014

Part of the mission of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is to teach graduate-level courses that supplement existing graduate coursework taught by university faculty. The Missouri Unit scientists will teach courses with topics such as fisheries science and management, and wetland and waterfowl ecology

Courses Taught

  • Decision Analysis (Craig Paukert 2017)
  • Stream Fish Conservation (Craig Paukert, Nick Sievert 2017)
  • Waterfowl Ecology and Management Ecology and management of North American waterfowl and their habitats. Laboratory exercises will focus on identification, life histories, sex and age determination, and survey methods. Lectures and discussions will cover taxonomy, ecology, behavior, population dynamics, harvest management, and habitat management and conservation. (Lisa Webb 2017)
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Training Offered

  • Missouri Department of Conservation - Wetland Review (Lisa Webb, Julia Guyton September 2017)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 5

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 22

Scientific Publications: 77

Presentations: 252


Featured Student

Landon Pierce
Landon Pierce (right) and Ben Janssen (left)

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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