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Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Martha Mather's Courses

Classes Taught

Professional Skills
BIOL 863, Co-taught with WK Dodds, L. Passarelli, L. Johnson, D. Rintoul, and T. Morgan Spring, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 KSU

River Regimes
GEO 840, Co-taught with M. Daniels, Spring 2012, KSU, about 16 students, 3 credits

The Quabbin Ecosystem: An Interdisciplinary Ecological Review
WFCON 697Q  Fall 1992.  Enrollment of 12 graduate students

Animal Movements and Migrations
WFCON 697.  Graduate seminar with Alex Haro.  Spring 1993.Enrollment of 12 graduate students

Ecological Interactions of Fishes
WFCON 720.  Spring 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007 Enrollment of 4-12 graduate students every otheryear

Communicating Science: Research Design
WFCON 691R. Co-coordinator, graduate seminar. Fall, 1995.  Enrollment of 50 graduate students

Exploring Research Design Using Examples From The Ecological Literature
WFCON 691 M. Fall 1995, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2008. Enrollment of 4-13 graduate students

Social Conflict and Natural Resource Policy
WFCON 691, Fall 2002, 2004 (with R. Muth), Enrollment of 22 and 26 graduate students

Diadromous Fish
WFCON 691, Fall 2002, 2004, 2008. Member of a multi-faculty teaching team, Enrollment of 12 graduate students each year

Natural resource and environmental management: interdisciplinary approaches and perspectives
NRC 697. Spring 2010, 2 Credits, with R. M. Muth.

 

Guest Lectures

Fisheries Management
BIOL 696, Kansas State University, "Who cares about fish movement," 2 Lectures, October, 2012 (20 students)

Society and the Environment
WFCON 100, University of Massachusetts, Guest lecture: "In Praise of Fish," October 2008, 2009 (60 students)

Natural Resource Conflicts
WFCON 697, University of Massachusetts, "Death by 1000 cuts: an approach to multiple stressors," September 2008 (23 students)

Research Highlights
UMASS Pizza and Profs Night, Guest Lecture, Winter 2003 (100 students)

Approaches to Natural Resource Conflicts
5 College Environmental Studies Group, Guest Lecture, Winter 2003 (30 students)

Introduced Species
Amherst College, Guest Lecture, Fall 2002 (30 students)

Applied Ecology
WFCON 297E, University of Massachusetts, Designed a 6-class guest module on "Restoration of Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River." Fall 2000 (120 students)

Society and the Environmen
NAREST 100, University of Massachusetts, Guest Lecture, (a) Invading species, (b) Horseshoe crab management, Fall 2000 (120 students)

Ecological Modeling
WFCON 820, University of Massachusetts, Guest Lecture, Striped bass dynamic behavior model, Spring 1999 (15 students)

Introduction to Natural Resources Professions
University of Massachusetts, Guest Lecture, Job opportunities in fisheries, 1996

Wildlife And The Environment
WFCON 100, University of Massachusetts, Guest lecture on aquatic species interactions. Fall 1998 (110 students)

Research Concepts In Forestry
WFCON 691F. Guest lecture: science vs. pseudoscience, 1995

Introduction To Natural Resources Professions
WFCON 201. Guest Lecture: job opportunities in fisheries, 1996

Wildlife And The Environment
WFCON 100.  Guest lecture on aquatic species interactions.  Fall 1998 (110 students)

Ecological Modeling
WFCON 820.  Guest lecture on striped bass dynamic behavior model.  Spring 1999 (15 students)

Applied Ecology
WFCON297E.Designed a 6-class guest module on "Restoration of Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River." Fall 2000 (120 students)

Society And The Environment
NAREST 100, Guest lecturer, (a) Invading species, (b) Horseshoe crab management, Fall 2000 (120 people)

Introduced Species
Amherst College, Guest lecture, Fall 2002 (30 people)

Research Highlights
UMASS Pizza and Profs Night, Guest Lecture, Winter 2003 (100 people)

Approaches To Natural Resource Conflicts
5 college Environmental Studies Group, Guest Speaker, Winter 2003 (30 people)

Natural Resource Conflicts
WFCON 697.“Death by 1000 cuts:  an approach to multiple stressors,” September 2008 (23 people)

The Built Environment
BMWT 100, “Fish vs man:  balancing adverse human impacts on aquatic communities vs advantages of a healthy aquatic systems to human communities,” September, 2008, 2009 (30 people)

Society and the Environment
WFCON 100, “In Praise of Fish,” October 2008, 2009 (60 people)