February 21, 2020
The Iowa Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Iowa State University is leading research on two projects focusing on oxbow restorations and the federally endangered Topeka shiner. These projects have provided insight into the habitat preferences and fish assemblage associations of Topeka...
November 13, 2018
Please join us for Alex Bybel's M.S. thesis defense seminar on November 15, 2018 at 10am in 333 Science II. Alex's thesis is titled "Rangewide Genetic Diversity and Population Structure and Within Basin Metapopulation Analysis of the Topeka Shiner (Notropis topeka)".
October 24, 2018
M.S. Assistantship in Fish Conservation Agency/Location: Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, Ames ( Responsibilities: Develop and test an index of oxbow restoration quality for conservation of the endangered Topeka shiner...
August 30, 2018
I’m pursuing a Master’s Degree in Wildlife Ecology in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University. My research will focus on movement and survival of Canada geese in Iowa. My broader interests include wildlife population dynamics and analysis, effects of...
April 06, 2018
Please join us for Nick Simpson's M.S. thesis defense seminar on April 12, 2018 at 1pm  in 333 Science II. Nick's thesis is entitled "Occurrence, Abundance, and Associations of Topeka Shiners and Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Streams and Oxbows of Iowa and Minnesota".
April 06, 2018
Please join us for Courtney Zambory's M.S. thesis defense seminar on April 9th, 2018 at 10:00 am in 333 Science II. Courtney's thesis is entitled "Geospatial Methods for Aquatic Conservation: Topeka Shiner Restoration Site Selection and Development of an Iowa Watershed Health Assessment".
July 13, 2017
Congratulations to former Unit Leader and Natural Resource Ecology and Management Professor Emeritus, Dr. Erwin Klaas on being awarded Story County Iowa's Citizen of the Year! You can read about his accomplishments in the July 12, 2017 edition of the Story County Sun. 
June 14, 2017
Please join us for Jennifer Swanson's M.S. thesis defense seminar on June 28, 2017 at 10:00 am in 333 Science II. Jenny’s thesis is entitled "Amphibian occupancy and effects of habitat use on pesticide exposure in Iowa agricultural wetland."
June 09, 2017
Please join us for Joseph Lambert’s M.S. thesis defense seminar on June 26, 2017 at 10:00 am in 333 Science II. Joe’s thesis is entitled “Grassland bird community response to vegetative diversity in restorations in northwestern Iowa.”
June 09, 2017
Please join us for Jalynn Almond's dissertation defense seminar on June 27, 2017 at Noon in 333 Science II. Jalynn's dissertation is entitled “Chronic wasting disease as a model for the development of risk communication using the mental models approach.”
March 22, 2017
The 2017 Edition of NREM Field Notes is now available!        
January 24, 2017
Nick Simpson, Courtney Zambory and Alex Bybel are featured in the Fishers & Farmers Partnership Fall Highlights Newsletter. Nick is working on our Boone River Watershed (BRW) Stream Fish and Habitat Monitoring project, and Courtney and Alex on our Habitat Improvement Projects for Stream and...
November 16, 2016
Please join us for Chris Sullivan’s M.S. thesis defense seminar on November 18, 2016 at 9:00 am in 333 Science II. Chris’s thesis is entitled “Asian Carp population characteristics and dynamics in the upper Mississippi River watershed.”
September 06, 2016
Aquatic Habitat Biologist (Fish & Wildlife Scientist III) Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Overview: The Fish and Wildlife Department’s mission is to the conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont. The protection...
September 06, 2016
Agency: Quantitative Fisheries Center, Michigan State University   Description: We seek a research associate to lead/assist in several quantitative fisheries projects involving adaptive management, stock assessment methods, harvest policy analysis, and...
September 01, 2016
The Department of Watershed Sciences at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in limnology. For more information, please see the announcement 2016-09-30 - USU_Limnology_Ad_FINAL.pdf. 
August 15, 2016
Please join us for Carlos Camacho's thesis defense seminar "Asian Carp reproductive ecology along the Upper Mississippi River invasion front" on August 17th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in Science Hall II room 333.
August 09, 2016
A Ph.D. position at the University of Nebraska is available in the labs of Dirac Twidwell (the Applied Complex Adaptive Systems Lab) and Craig Allen (Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit). The student will be working as part of an interdisciplinary research team that is leading...
August 09, 2016
Postdoctoral Position: Freshwater Mussel Conservation Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit University of Massachusetts Amherst Position Description: The postdoctoral researcher will work directly with multiple states along the east coast to assess the population...
February 24, 2016
Dr. Klaver reviewed Large Carnivore Conservation as part of a graduate seminar and seminar participants represented the full range of readers who might be interested in the book: natural resource managers, citizen advocates, researchers, and students.  Although we encountered a variety of opinions...
December 16, 2015
Position Title:  Ph.D. assistantship in fisheries ecology Agency/Location:  Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Ames, IA ( Responsibilities:  Research will focus on ability of physical barriers to mitigate...
December 08, 2015
There are TWO opportunities to attend an Intermediate-level workshop for Bayesian integrated population modeling (IPM) using BUGS and JAGS:  July 25-29, 2016 - Utah State University - application due March 31, 2016 August 1-5, 2016 - USGS Patuxent Research Center- application...
December 02, 2015
Congrats to Dr. Tyler Grant on getting his paper published!
September 18, 2015
The Department of Natural Resource Management at SDSU is offering 3 workshops next spring...  Multivariate Analysis - March 7-11, 2016 Program MARK - March 14-18, 2016 Occupancy Modeling - March 21-25, 2016  
May 21, 2015
Check out the 2014/2015 edition of Field Notes. This edition features an article from IA Coop Unit graduate student Carlos Camacho, highlights graduate Rebecca Reeves, and features photos from our own Dr. Clay Pierce. 


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