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FW 553 - Adaptive Fish and Wildlife Management

  • 3 credits

Formal approaches to making management decisions about wildlife and fish populations, using tools of decision analysis.

Prerequisite

FW 104 (Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (GT-SC2)) or FW 260 (Principles of Wildlife Management) or FW 555 (Conservation Biology) or LIFE 320 (Ecology) or NR 300 (Biological Diversity); STAT 301 (Introduction to Statistical Methods) or STAT 307 (Introduction to Biostatistics); Graduate standing.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to FWCB Plan C Masters students through Dec. 16. Any seats remaining in the course will be available to non-Plan C students after Dec. 16.

Instructors

Bill Kendall

william.kendall@colostate.edu

Dr. Kendall received graduate degrees from North Carolina State University, followed by five years in population assessment with USFWS Migratory Bird Management, and then 13 years as a researcher with Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, before joining the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2010. His research is both methodological and applied, focused largely on developing models of population dynamics or species distribution that can be used to inform conservation decisions. He has worked extensively in developing and improving capture-recapture and occupancy study designs and models, and in developing structured decision-making approaches to wildlife management.