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FW 562 - Fish and Wildlife Population Dynamics

  • 3 credits

This course addreses factors that influence population abundance and density, and how they change over time. It blends ecology, evolution, genetics, and mathematical modeling into a unified field. Concentrate on understanding single-species population growth models, including metapopulation concepts, as well as multi-species topics such as predation and competition.

This course can be applied toward:


MATH 155 or MATH 160; LIFE 220 or LIFE 320; STAT 301 or STAT 307.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to FWCB Plan C Masters students through Dec. 20. Any seats remaining in the course will be available to non-Plan C students after Dec. 20.

Textbooks and Materials

No textbook required


Dana Winkelman

(970) 491-1414 |

Dana Winkelman has been with the USGS Cooperative Research Unit program for over 20 years and has served as Unit Leader for the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit since 2003. He also is an Associate Professor in the FWCB department. He earned a BS and MS at University of Nevada, Reno and a PhD from University of Georgia. His research interests include population dynamics, fish biology, fish disease, fish tracking and movement, and aquatic contaminants.