Awards

2016
   Joe  Marty

Recipient of the Helm Student Travel Award, 7th North American Duck Symposium, 2016


2016
   Joe  Marty

2nd Place, Doctoral Poster Award, 7th North American Duck Symposium, 2016


2015
   Justyn  Foth

Awarded the TAGGS Award November 2015-Febraruy 2016. A travel grant to attend the North American Duck Symposium in Annapolis, MD.


2015
   Joe  Marty

Recipient of the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation Scholarship, 2015


2014
   Joe  Marty

James C. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation


2013
   MSU waterfowl and wetlands program  

The MSU waterfowl and wetlands program received a national award, The Blue-winged Teal Award, from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the group's decades of applied research and other contributions to waterfowl and wetlands in North America.


2013
   Amy  Alford

Kennedy Chair doctoral fellowship for academic year 2013-2014


2013
   Amy  Alford

First Place Award, Student Oral Presentation for Alford, A. B. 2013. Crayfish harvesting: Alternative opportunities for landowners practicing moist-soil management. Mississippi Water Resources and Research Institution conference, Jackson, MS.


2013
   Justyn  Foth

Thomas A. Plein Foundation Scholarship in the College of Forest Resources


2013
   Justyn  Foth

Best poster award for Foth, J.R., F.J. Vilella, R.M. Kaminski. 2013. Shore- and waterbird use of wetlands and aquaculture ponds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and Gulf Coast regions. Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Jackson, Mississippi.


2013
   Rick  Kaminski

Clarence W. Watson Award for distinguished contributions in ecology and management of waterfowl and wetlands in North America. Presented by the from the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Southeastern Section of The Wildlife Society, and Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.


2013
   Alan  Leach

Second Place Award, Best Doctoral Student Poster Presentation, 6th North American Duck Symposium for Leach, A. G., J. N. Straub, R. M. Kaminski, A. W. Ezell, T. S. Hawkins, and T. D. Leininger. 2013. Greentree reservoir management and red oak acorn yield in Mississippi.


2013
   Joe  Marty

Scholarship, Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters' Association


2013
   Kira  Newcomb

Second Place Award, Best Master's Student Oral Presentation, 6th North American Duck Symposium for Newcomb, K. C., J. B. Davis, M. J. Gray, and R. M. Kaminski. 2013. Winter survival and habitat use of female American black ducks in western Tennessee.


2013
   Thomas  Peterson

First-Place Student Poster, 60th Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Meeting for Peterson, T. G., J. B. Davis, R. M. Kaminski, J. A. Martin, and M. S. Whittington. 2013. Wintering waterfowl use of Delta National Forest, Mississippi.


2012
   James  Feaga

Second-Place Student Poster, Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society for Feaga, J. S., F. Vilella, B. Davis, and R. M. Kaminski. 2012. Winter waterbird use and food resources of aquaculture facilities in Mississippi. Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Ocean Springs, MS, USA.


2012
   Justyn  Foth

James C. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation


2012
   Justyn  Foth

Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation Scholarship


2012
   Justyn  Foth

Third-Place Student Poster, Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society for Foth, J.R. and F.J.Vilella. 2012. Shorebird use of wetlands and aquaculture ponds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and Gulf Coast region. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Ocean Springs Mississippi.


2012
   Justyn  Foth

Thomas A. Plein Foundation Scholarship in the College of Forest Resources


2012
   Richard M.  Kaminski

Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society Outstanding Peer-reviewed Publication Award, 2012 for Pearse, A. T., R. M. Kaminski, K. J. Reinecke, and S. J. Dinsmore. 2012. Local and landscape associations between wintering dabbling ducks and wetland complexes in Mississippi. Wetlands 32:859-869.


2012
   Joe  Lancaster

James C. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation


2012
   Joe  Lancaster

Best Student Poster, Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society for Lancaster, J. D., J. B. Davis, R. M. Kaminski, A. D. Afton, E. J. Penny. 2012. Survival and habitat use of radio-marked female mallards in the Mississippi Delta. Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Ocean Springs, MS, USA.


2012
   Joe  Marty

First-place oral presentation winner, Louisiana Association of Professional Biologists/ The Wildlife Society Louisiana Chapter Symposium for Waste rice, moist-soil seed, and waterbird abundance in rice production systems in Louisiana and Texas


2012
   Joe  Marty

2012 Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters' Conference Scholarship


2012
   Kira  Newcomb

James C. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation


2011
   Kira  Newcomb

2nd place, oral presentation winner for "Habitat use and survival of female American black ducks," Southeastern Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium


2011
   Amy  Spencer Alford

John E. Skinner Memorial Travel Award to attend and present at the 2011 American Fisheries Society annual meeting.


2011
   Amy  Spencer Alford

James C. Kennedy Ph.D Student Fellow (1 July 2011-30 June 2012).


2011
   Jacob  Straub

1st place, oral presentation winner for "Red oak acorn dynamics in bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi river alluvial valley," Southeastern Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium


2011
   Mitch  Weegman

Travel Award, 12th North American Arctic Goose Conference


2010
   Justyn  Foth

Travel Award, Society of Wetland Scientists South Central Chapter annual meeting


2010
   Richard M.  Kaminski

Gold Award for Excellence, Southern Region Extension Forestry Organization, for Extension Publication, "Waterfowl Habitat Management Handbook for the Lower Mississippi River Valley."


2010
   Amy  Spencer

Best Student Presentation Award. Mississippi Water Resources Conference, Bay St. Louis, MS.


2010
   Elizabeth  St. James

Best Student Poster Award, 17th Wildlife Society Annual Conference.


2009
   Sarah  Felming

Ernest A. Gluesing Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Masters level, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Mississippi State University.


2009
   Heath  Hagy

Travel Award, North American Duck Symposium


2009
   Heath  Hagy

2nd place, doctoral student poster presentation, North American Duck Symposium


2009
   Heath  Hagy

David Nabi Memorial Award, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Mississippi State University


2009
   Rick  Kaminski

Outstanding Technical Publication, "Waterfowl Habitat Management Handbook for the Lower Mississippi River Valley", Bronson Strickland, Rick Kaminski, Kevin Nelms, and Adam Tullos, authors. Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society.


2009
   Richard M.  Kaminski

Mississippi Hero of Conservation, Mississippi Ducks Unlimited


2009
   Richard M.  Kaminski

The Wildlife Society’s Caesar Kleberg Award for Excellence in Applied Wildlife Research


2009
   Amy  Spencer

Travel Award, American Fisheries Society


2009
   Elizabeth  St. James

2nd place, master’s student poster presentation, North American Duck Symposium


2009
   Jacob  Straub

2nd place, doctoral student poster presentation, North American Duck Symposium


2009
   Jacob  Straub

Travel Award, North American Duck Symposium


2009
   Mitchell D.  Weegman

Barry M. Goldwater Scholar


2008
   Sarah  Fleming

Best Student Oral presentation Award, The Wildlife Society, Mississippi Chapter


2008
   Heath  Hagy

Special Recognition Service Award from The Wildlife Society for the 2008 inaugural Southeastern Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium


2008
   Richard M.  Kaminski

Outstanding Peer-reviewed Publication, The Wildlife Society, Mississippi Chapter


2008
   Alicia J.  Wiseman

Special Recognition Service Award from The Wildlife Society for the 2008 inaugural Southeastern Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium


2008
   Alicia J.  Wiseman

Mississippi State University Women’s Club Scholarship


2008
   Alicia J.  Wiseman

Outstanding Graduate Student Woman, President’s Commission on the Status of Women, Mississippi State University


2008
   Alicia J.  Wiseman

Ernest A. Gluesing Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Mississippi State University, Master’s student


2008
   Alicia J.  Wiseman

David Nabi Memorial Award, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Mississippi State University