Technical Assistance: Education, Training, and Outreach
CASE staff provided technical assistance through training, education in GIS applications, and outreach for natural resource managers. The staff has provided educational opportunities for a wide variety of cooperators including short courses and seminars and provided guest lectures for college courses in the Departments of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, Animal and Range Science, and Geography. Further, CASE staff have been invited speakers at professional meetings and developed, coordinated, and facilitated professional workshops.
CASE research associated research has been published in peer reviewed journals including Ecological Modelling, Journal of Arid Lands, Southwestern Naturalist, Western North American Naturalist, Risk Analysis: An International Journal, Journal of Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. In addition, CASE staff have authored or coauthored chapters in books or proceedings such as Southwestern Desert Resources, The Colorado Plateau III, Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States, and Sustainable Utilisation – Conservation in Practice.
Staff and graduate students have presented research at over 170 international, national, regional and local venues. These include ACES (2010, 2012, 2014), American Associations of Geographers (AAG), National Gap Analysis Program, The Wildlife Society, Ecological Society of America, and International Association for Landscape Ecology.
Although CASE emphasizes research, the staff provide technical assistance for a variety of university departments and professional organizations. Staff have provided peer-review for journals including for Journal of Wildlife Management, Ecological Modeling, Journal of Range Management, Journal of Herpetology, Southwestern Naturalist, BioScience, Wetlands, Environmental Management. and Animal Conservation.