Lowell Suring's Education

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, B.S., Wildlife Biology; minor in Biology

Oregon State University, Corvallis, M.S., Wildlife Science, minor in Plant Ecology

Thesis: Habitat use and activity patterns of Columbian white-tailed deer along the lower Columbia River

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, worked toward a Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology

Dissertation project: Secondary succession in pinyon-juniper woodlands following human-induced disturbances

Continuing Education

2017

Drone Applications and Technology. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA.

Workshop – Bat White-nose Syndrome: Best Practices for Surveillance and Management. USGS-National Wildlife Health Center and The Wildlife Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

2009

CorridorDesigner Toolbox Workshop, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

2000

Workshop on Willow Identification, University of Toronto, Toronto

1998

Digital Image Processing for Ecosystem Management, Remote Sensing Applications Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

1997

Wildlife Capture, Immobilization, and Safety, American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, Santa Cruz, California

1996

Using GRID in ArcInfo, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California

1995

Introducing ArcView, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California

1994

Customizing ArcInfo with Arc Macro Language, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California

1993

Introduction to ArcInfo Geographic Information System, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California

1991

Statistical Sampling Design, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

1990

Statistical Design of Field Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Information Strategy Planning, Pacific Information Management, San Francisco, California

Wildlife Habitat Management, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

1989

Introduction to ORACLE for Developers, USDA Forest Service, Juneau, Alaska

Fundamentals of Relational Databases, Management Development Foundation, Denver, Colorado

1988

Mastering Meeting for Results, USDA Forest Service, Juneau, Alaska

Natural Resources Policy, Values, and Economics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

1987

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California

Management of Viable Populations, Stanford University, Stanford, California

1985

Advanced Recreation Economics, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

Advanced Supervision, US Office of Personnel Management, Seattle, Washington

1984

Managing the NEPA process, Shipley Associates, Laramie, Wyoming

1980

Habitat Evaluation Procedures, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

1979

Instream Flow Methodology, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

Management by Objectives, US Office of Personnel Management, Dallas, Texas

Ecological Services, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

1978

Water Law, Natural Resources Law Institute, Portland, Oregon

1975

Communications for Natural Resources Personnel, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

1974

Fundamentals of Supervision, New York State Civil Service, Albany, New York