Symposia & Workshops

SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS

Year

Title

Organizers and Co-sponsors

 2017
Symposium
Recent Applications of Multi-state Models to Capture-Recapture and Occupancy StudiesWilliam Gould, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
 2017
Workshop
 An Introduction to Spatial Capture-Recapture J. Andrew Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD; Chris Sutherland, UMASS-Amherst, Amherst, MA; Richard B. Chandler, University of Georgia, GA
 2017
Workshop
 Introductory RFrances E. Buderman, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; Perry J. Williams, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; Brittany A. Mosher, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
 2017
Workshop
Developing a Workflow to Maximize Reproducibility and Research Impact: Managing Data, Computer Code, and Projects for SuccessJohn Fieberg, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; Althea ArchMiller, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
   
 2016 Symposium Recent Approaches for Understanding Spatial Processes Using Hierarchical Metapopulation Models Mitchell Eaton, USGS SE Climate Science Center, Raleigh, NC; Chris Sutherland, Department of Environmental Conservation, UMASS-Amherst, Amherst, MA; Richard B. Chandler, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
 2016 Symposium Applications of Decision Analysis for Wildlife Population Management Abby Lawson, Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Tara Gancos Crawford, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Clint Moore, USGS Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, GA
 2016 Workshop An Introduction to Spatial Capture-Recapture J. Andrew Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD; Chris Sutherland, Department of Environmental Conservation, UMASS-Amherst, Amherst, MA; Richard B. Chandler, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
 2016 Workshop Intermediate R Workshop Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI; Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI; Kezia Manlove, Department of Biology, Penn State University, State College, PA; J. Joshua Nowak, Department of Wildlife Biology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; Beth Ross, South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Clemson, SC
  

  

2015

Workshop

An Introduction to Baysian Statistics

William Link, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD; Richard Barker, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

2015

Workshop

Basics of R Programming

Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI; Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI; Ryan Nielson, Biometrician, WEST, Cheyenne, WY; John Fieberg, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2015

Symposium

Quantitative Approaches to Wildlife Disease

Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI; Evan Grant, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD;, William Kendall, USGS, Colorado Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Fort Collins, CO; David Miller, Penn State University, State College, PA; Michael Samuel, USGS, Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Madison, WI; Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI;
Co-sponsor:  TWS Wildlife Disease Working Group

2015

Symposium

Spatial Capture-Recapture Models: Methodological Developments and Applications

Andy Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD

 

 

 

2014

Workshop

Estimating Resource Selection Using R

Fawn Hornsby, Biometrician, WEST, Laramie, WY; Ryan Nielson, Biometrician, WEST, Cheyenne, WY; Trent McDonald, Biometrician, WEST, Laramie, WY

2014

Workshop

Wildlife Data Management Fundamentals

Christine Ribic, USGS Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Madison, WI

 

 

 

2013

Symposium

Repurposing Data:  Opportunities and Challenges for Alternative Uses of Online Survey Data

Mark C. Otto, USFWS, Wildlife Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland; and John R. Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland

2013

Symposium

Multimodel Inference:  Trend and Future Directions

 

Mark S. Lindberg, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska; Joshua Schmidt, Central Alaska Network, National Park Service, Fairbanks, Alaska; and Johann Walker, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Bismarck, North Dakota

2013

Symposium

Thinking Outside the Quadrat:  Advances in Aerial Sampling to Estimate Abundance of Terrestrial Wildlife

 

Richard Guenzel, Wyoming Game and Fish Department (retired), Laramie, Wyoming; and Paul Lukacs, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
Co-sponsor:  TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group

 

 

 

2012

Symposium

Recent Developments in and Applications of Spatial Capture-Recapture Models

J. Andrew Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland

2012

Workshop

An Introduction to Structured Decision Making for Natural Resources

Michael J. Conroy, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; and James T. Peterson, USGS Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

2012

Workshop

Spatial Statistics in R

Andrew Duff, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington; Tabitha Graves, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; Mevin Hooten, USGS Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; Ryan Nielson, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming; and Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin

2012

Roundtable

Statistics Education for Biologists:  What are Our Learning Objectives?

Bill Gould, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

 

 

2011

Symposium

Demographics of Reintroduced Populations:  Estimation, Modeling, and Decision Analysis

Clinton T. Moore and Sarah J. Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland
Co-sponsor:  TWS Wildlife and Habitat Restoration Working Group

2011

Symposium

Recent Developments in the Study of Animal Movement

Mevin B. Hooten, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; and Devin S. Johnson, NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle, Washington
Co-sponsor:  TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group

2011

Symposium

Location-Only and Use-Availability Data:  Analysis Methods Converge

Lyman L. McDonald, WEST, Inc., Laramie, Wyoming; Wayne E. Thogmartin, USGS, La Crosse, Wisconsin; and Falk Huettmann, University of Alaska – Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
Co-sponsor:  TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group

2011

Workshop

Analysis of the North American Breeding Bird Survey

John R. Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland

 

 

 

2010

Symposium

Wildlife Conservation Planning, Implementation, and Monitoring at Multiple Scales

S. Brady, USDA-NRCS, Fort Worth, Texas; P. Heglund, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, La  Crosse, Wisconsin; and W. L. Hohman, USDA-NRCS, Fort Worth, Texas
Co-sponsor:  TWS Biological Diversity Working Group, TWS Wildlife Economics Working Group, TWS Wildlife and Habitat Restoration Working Group, TWS Wildlife Planning and Administration Working Group, and USDA-NRCS Agricultural Wildlife Conservation Center

2010

Symposium

Statistical Methods for Modeling Animal Movement Collected Using Telemetry

Mary C. Christman, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Co-sponsor:  TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group

2010

Symposium

Recent Developments in Occupancy Estimation:  Models and Applications

L. L. Bailey, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; and William R. Gould, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

2010

Symposium

Using Multiple Data Sources to Manage Harvested Populations

Robin E. Russell, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Bozeman, Montana; and William L. Thompson, National Park Service, Anchorage, Alaska

2010

Workshop

Wildlife Applications of Bayesian Survival Analysis Using WinBUGS

Dennis Heisey and Christine Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin

2010

Workshop

Advanced Ecological Data Analysis with R

Glen Sargeant, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota; and Ryan Nielson, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

 

 

2009

Workshop

Wildlife Applications of Bayesian Survival Analysis Using WinBUGS

Dennis Heisey and Christine Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

 

2008

Symposium

Biometrics in Wildlife:  Looking into the Future

Steven L. Sheriff, Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri; Gail S. Olson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington; and Christine A. Ribic, Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Madison, Wisconsin

2008

Workshop

The Play’s the Thing:  An Adaptive Management Re-enactment

Clinton T. Moore, Michael J. Conroy, USGS Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, Georgia; and B. Kenneth Williams, USGS Cooperative Research Units, Reston, Virginia

2008

Workshop

Regression Modeling for Habitat Selection Using GPS Data

Ryan Nielson, Hall Sawyer, and Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

 

 

2007

Symposium

Biometrics in Wildlife:  Past, Present, and Future

Steven L. Sheriff, Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri; Gail S. Olson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington; and Christine A. Ribic, Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Madison, Wisconsin

2007

Workshop

Estimation of Population Change from Count Data

John R. Sauer, William A. Link, and Andy Royle, U.S. Geological Survey, Laurel, Maryland

2007

Workshop

Introduction to Modern Methods for Analyzing Capture-Recapture Data

Trent McDonald and Bryan F. J. Manly, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

 

 

2006

Symposium

Objectives and Metrics for Monitoring Wildlife

Melinda Knutson, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, La Crosse, Wisconsin; and John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland
Co-sponsor:  TWS Biological Diversity Working Group

2006

Workshop

Approaches for Modeling Avian Nest Survival

Stephen J. Dinsmore, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; and Terry L. Shaffer, USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota

 

 

 

2005

Symposium

Observational Studies:  When You Can’t Control Nature

Terry Shaffer and Douglas H. Johnson, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota

2005

Symposium

Overview and Treatment of Spatial Errors in GIS Applications

Wayne E. Thogmartin, USGS/BRD/UMESC, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Christine A. Ribic, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; Tom T. Sklebar, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota; and William L. Thompson, NPS – SW Alaska Network, Anchorage, Alaska
Co-sponsor:  TWS Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing and Telemetry Working Group

2005

Symposium

Statistics, Logistics, and Estimation of Detectability from Aerial Surveys

John Sauer, U. S. Geological Survey, Laurel, Maryland

2005

Workshop

Introduction to R:  Free Software for Statistics and Graphics

Glen Sargeant, U.S. Geological Survey, Jamestown, North Dakota; and Bryan Yandell, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

 

2004

Symposium

Collaboration of Biometricians and Researchers in Large-Scale Research:  Lessons from Case Studies

Duane R. Diefenbach, USGS Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University Park, Pennsylvania; and Lyman, L. McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne Wyoming

2004

Workshop

Using MCMC in Winbugs and Python to Fit Random Effects and Hierarchical Models

Michael J. Conroy, Christopher J. Fonnesbeck, and James T. Peterson, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, Georgia

2004

Workshop

Linear and Non-Linear Mixed Models for Correlated Data:  Concepts and Applications

Mary C. Christman, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

 

 

 

2003

Symposium

Spatial Statistics in Wildlife Biology:  Concepts and Applications

Steven L. Sheriff, Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri; Brian R. Gray, U.S.G.S., Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin; and Thomas Sklebar, U.S.G.S., Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota
Co-sponsor:  TWS GIS, Remote Sensing and Telemetry Working Group

2003

Symposium

Modeling, Estimation, and Decision Making in Natural Resource Management

Byron K. Williams, USGS Cooperative Research Unit Center, Reston, Virginia; Michael J. Conroy, USGS Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, Georgia; and James D. Nichols, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland

 

 

 

2002

Symposium

Sampling Rare or Elusive Species:  Challenges and Choices

William L. Thompson, Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fayetteville, Arkansas

2002

Symposium

Modern Regression Methods:  New Tools for Wildlifers

Douglas H. Johnson, U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division, Jamestown, North Dakota; Trent McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming, Grey Pendleton, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau, Alaska; and Glen A. Sargeant, U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division, Jamestown, North Dakota

2002

Workshop

Resource Selection Functions:  Statistical Design and Analysis for Field Studies

Wallace P. Erickson, Bryan F. J. Manly, Trent L. McDonald, and Lyman L. McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

2002

Workshop

Wildlife Study Design:  An Introduction to Basic Design Principles for Field Studies

Michael L. Morrison, University of California, Bishop, California; William M. Block, U.S. Forest Service, Flagstaff, Arizona; M. Dale Strickland, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming; and William L. Kendall, U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division, Laurel, Maryland

 

 

 

2001

Symposium

Methods and Applications for Monitoring Wildlife in National Parks

John R. Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland; and Steven G. Fancy, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

2001

Symposium

Bayesian Analysis:  A New Frontier for Wildlife

Steven L. Sheriff, Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri

2001

Workshop

Adaptive Wildlife Management:  Concepts, Optimization Tools, and Case Studies

Bill Kendall, Michael Runge, Jim Nichols, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland; Clint Moore, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Athens, Georgia; and Bruce Lubow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Co-sponsor:  USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

 

 

 

2000

Symposium

Excellence in Biometrics Education:  Views from Employers and Academicians

William R. Gould, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico; and Dean F. Stauffer, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Co-sponsor:  Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, USGS Biological Resources Division

2000

Workshop

Information-theoretic Methods:  Alternatives to Statistical Null Hypothesis Testing

David R. Anderson and Kenneth P. Burnham,  Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Co-sponsor:  Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, USGS Biological Resources Division

 

 

 

1999

 

 

 

 

 

1998

Symposium

The Role of Large Scale Experiments in Wildlife Management:  Principles and Practice

Michael J. Conroy, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1998

Symposium

Evaluating the Role of Hypothesis Testing/Power Analysis in Wildlife Science

William L. Thompson, USDA Forest Service, Boise, Idaho; and Christine A. Ribic, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

1998

Workshop

Statistical Analysis of GIS and Spatially Correlated Field Data

John W. Kern, Trent L. McDonald, and Wallace P. Erickson, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

 

 

1997

Symposium

How to Practice Safe Modeling:  The Interpretation and Application of Models in Resource Management

Alan B. Franklin and Tanya M. Shenk, Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Co-sponsor:  Fishery and Wildlife Biology Graduate Student Organization, Colorado State University

1997

Symposium

Study of Resource Selection Using GIS Data

Lyman L. McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming; and Grey Pendleton, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Douglas, Alaska

1997

Workshop

Statistical Analysis of GIS and Spatially Correlated Field Data

John W. Kern, Wallace P. Erickson, and Trent L. McDonald, WEST, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

 

 

1996

Symposium

Monitoring:  Goals, Protocols, and Decisions

Christine Bunck, USDI National Biological Service, Washington, D. C.

1996

Symposium

Monitoring Large-scale Change in Wildlife Populations

John R. Sauer, National Biological Service, Patuxent Environmental Science Center, Laurel, Maryland

 

 

 

1995

Symposium

Adaptive Management of Wildlife Resources:  Developments and Directions

William L. Kendall, Office of Migratory Bird Management, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Laurel Maryland

 

 

 

1994

Symposium

Survey Methods:  Human Dimensions in Wildlife

Steven L. Sheriff, Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri; and Fern Filion, Socio-Economics Division, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario

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