Chris Chizinski

Chris Chizinski

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  • Publications
  • Background
  • Interests
  • Grants
  • Advising
  • Courses Taught

Contact Information

TitleHuman Dimensions of Wildlife Management
Faculty RankAssociate Professor
Address511 South Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
68583–0995
Phone
  • office: 402-472-8123
  • fax: 402-472-2946
E-mailcchizinski2@unl.edu
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Selected Publications

Fontaine, T. J., Fedele, A. D., Wszola, L. S., Messinger, L. N., Chizinski, C., Lusk, J., Decker, K. L., Taylor, J. S., Stuber, E. 2019. Hunters and their perceptions of public access: a view from afield. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 10(2): 589Online
Kaemingk, M., Hurley, K. L., Chizinski, C., Pope, K. L. 2019. Harvest-release decisions in recreational fisheries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences: 1-8.Online
Kaemingk, M.A., C.J. Chizinski, C.R. Allen, and K.L. Pope. 2019. Ecosystem size predicts social-ecological dynamics. Ecology and Society. 24(2):17.Online
Messinger, L. N., Stuber, E., Chizinski, C., Fontaine, T. J. 2019. Mortality, perception, and scale: Understanding how predation shapes space use in a wild prey population. PLOS ONE, 14(9), e0222272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222272Online
Stuber, E., Chizinski, C., Lusk, J., Fontaine, T.J. 2019. "Multivariate Models and Analyses" in Quantitative Analyses in Wildlife Science, ed. Brennan, L.A., Tri, A.N., Marcot, B.G. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press).
Wszola, L. S., Stuber, E., Chizinski, C., Lusk, J., Fontaine, T. J. 2019. Prey availability and accessibility drive hunter movement. Wildlife Biology, 2019(1).Online
Bergan-Roller, H., Galt, N., Chizinski, C., Helikar, T., Dauer, J. (2018). Simulated computational model lesson improves systems thinking in biology students. Simulated computational model lesson improves systems thinking in biology students.
Harmon, B. S., Martin, D. R., Chizinski, C., Pope, K. L. (2018). Variation in angler distribution and catch rates of stocked rainbow trout in a small reservoir. PLOS One.
Kaemingk, M., Chizinski, C., Hurley, K. L., Pope, K. L. 2018. Synchrony - An emergent property of recreational fisheries. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(6), 2986-2996.Online
Snyman, A., E. Raynor, C. Chizinski, L. Powell, and J. Carroll. 2018. African lion (Panthera leo) space use in the Greater Mapungubwe transfrontier conservation area. African Journal of Wildlife Research 48:(2)Online
Snyman, A., Raynor IV, E., Chizinski, C., Powell, L. A., Carroll, J. (2018). African lion (Panthera leo) space use in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area. African Journal of Wildlife Research, 48(2), 1--12.
Chizinski, C., Martin, D. R., Shizuka, D., Pope, K. L. (2017). Bipartite networks improve understanding of effects of waterbody size and angling method on angler-fish interactions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75(28), 72-81.Online
Jedd, T., Hayes, M. J., Carillo, C. M., Haigh, T., Chizinski, C., Swigart, J. (2017). Measuring park visitation vulnerability to climate extremes in U.S. Rockies National Parks tourism. Tourism Geographies, 1-26.Online
Pope, K.L., L.A. Powell, B.S. Harmon, M.A. Pegg, and. C.J. Chizinski. 2017. Estimating the number of recreational anglers for a given waterbody. Fisheries Research 191 (2017) 69–75Online
Chizinski, C., Bajer, P. G., Headrick, M. E., Sorensen, P. W. 2016. Different Migratory Strategies of Invasive Common Carp and Native Northern Pike in the American Midwest Suggest an Opportunity for Selective Management Strategies. North American Journal Online
Hamel, M., Spurgeon, J., Chizinski, C., Steffensen, K., Pegg, M. A. 2016. Variability in Age Estimation Results in Ambiguity and False Understanding of Population Persistence. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 36(3):514–522.Online
Huser, B. J., Bajer, P. G., Chizinski, C., Sorensen, P. W. 2016. Effects of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) on sediment mixing depth and mobile phosphorus mass in the active sediment layer of a shallow lake. Hydrobiologia. 763(1):23–33.Online
Pope, K. L., Chizinski, C., Wiley, C. L., Martin, D. 2016. Influence of anglers' specializations on catch, harvest, and bycatch of targeted taxa. Fisheries Research. 183:128–137.Online
Bajer, P. G., Cross, T. K., Chizinski, C., Webber, M. J., Sorensen, P. W. (2015). Lake productivity and predation modulating the recruitment of a highly invasive fish. Diversity and Distributions, 21, 500-510.
Kowalewski, L. K., C. Chizinski, L. A. Powell, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2015. Accuracy or Precision: Implications of Sample Design and Methodology on Abundance Estimation. Ecological Modelling 316:185-190Online
Loomis, J. H., Schramm, H. L., Vondracek, B., Gerard, P. D., Chizinski, C. (2013). Effects of Simulated Angler Capture and Live-Release Tournaments on Walleye Survival. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142, 868-875.
Martin, D., Chizinski, C., Pope, K. L. (2015). Reservoir area of influence and implications for fisheries management. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 35(2), 185-190.Online
Chizinski, C., Martin, D. R., Pope, K. L., Barada, T. J., Schuckman, J. J. (2014). Angler effort and catch within a spatially complex system of small lakes. Fisheries Research, 154, 172-178.Online
Chizinski, C., Martin, D., Huber, C. G., Pope, K. L. (2014). The Influence of a Rapid Drawdown and Prolonged Dewatering on Fishing Effort, Catch, and Harvest in a Nebraska Reservoir. Great Plains Research, 24(2), 145-152.Online
Chizinski, C., Martin, D., Hurley, K. L., Pope, K. L. (2014). Self-imposed length limits in recreational fisheries. Fisheries Research.Online
Chizinski, C., Martin, D., Pope, K. L. (2014). Self‐confidence of anglers in identification of freshwater sport fish. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 21(6), 448-453.Online
Martin, D., Chizinski, C., Eskridge, K., Pope, K. L. (2014). Using angler-posted information to an online social network to assess fishing effort. Fisheries Research, 157, 24-27Online
Bajer, P. G., Chizinski, C., Sorensen, P. W., Silbernage, J. (2012). Variation in micro-predator abundance explains recruitment of a mobile invasive fish, the common carp, in a naturally unstable environment. Biological Invasions. 14, 1919-1929.Online
Chizinski, C. J., K. L. Pope, G. R. Wilde and R. L. Strauss. 2010. Implications of stunting on morphology of freshwater fish. Journal of Fish Biology 76:564-579.Online
Stuber, E., Chizinski, C., Lusk, J., Fontaine, T. J. (in press). Multivariate Models and Analyses. Quantitative Analyses in Wildlife Science. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Wszola, L. N., Simonsen, V. L., Corral, L., Chizinski, C., Fontaine, T. J. (in press). Simulating detection-censored movement records for home range analysis planning. Ecological Modelling 392:Online

Background

 

SNR Program Areas

  • Applied Ecology

Areas of Interest/Expertise

  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
  • Wildlife
  • Fisheries
  • Social-ecological systems

Grants

Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/ 2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/ 2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant TitleHuman Dimensions of Wildlife Survey Analysis (Additional Funding)
Starting Date04/10/2020

Investigator(s)

Ending Date05/31/2020
Funding Level$35,000.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Games and Park Commission

 

Grant TitleAssessment of Angler Use and Catch during 2020 at Sutherland Reservoir
Starting Date03/09/2020

Investigator(s)

Ending Date02/26/2021
Funding Level$56,230.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Public Power District

 

Grant TitleR3 Efforts Targeting College Students
Starting Date07/01/2019

Investigator(s)

Ending Date06/30/2020
Funding Level$4,900.00
Funding AgencyNorth Carolina State University

 

Grant TitleHuman Dimensions of Nebraska's Fisheries
Starting Date01/01/2019

Investigator(s)

Ending Date12/31/2019
Funding Level$1,747,226.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Games and Parks Commision

 

Grant TitleWildlife Survey Analysis
Starting Date03/01/2017

Investigator(s)

Ending Date01/01/2020
Funding Level$217,208.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Game and Park Commission

 

Grant TitleSutherland Rsvr 2016 Assessment
Starting Date02/25/2016

Investigator(s)

Ending Date01/31/2017
Funding Level$50,274.00
Funding AgencyNPPD

 

Grant TitleComprehensive Evaluation of the Nebraska Outdoor Enthusiast
Starting Date01/01/2016

Investigator(s)

Ending Date01/31/2019
Funding Level$293,372.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Game and Parks Commission

 

Grant TitleBarriers to Waterfowl Hunter Participation
Starting Date01/01/2016

Investigator(s)

Ending Date06/30/2020
Funding Level$233,628.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Game and Parks Commission

 

Grant TitleHuman Dimensions of Nebraska's Fisheries
Starting Date01/01/2014

Investigator(s)

Ending Date12/31/2018
Funding Level$2,165,236.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Game and Parks Commission

 

Grant TitleBasses in Nebraska Reservoirs
Starting Date07/01/2012

Investigator(s)

Ending Date06/30/2015
Funding Level$212,683.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Game and Parks Commission

 

Advising

Graduate Programs

Master of Applied Science

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences
including specializations in

  • Adaptive Management
  • Applied Ecology
  • Human Dimensions

Doctorate of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences
including specializations in

  • Adaptive Management
  • Applied Ecology
  • Human Dimensions

Courses Taught

Course NumberCourse TitleFall Even YearsFall Odd YearsSpring Even YearsSpring Odd YearsSummer SessionCross Listing
NRES 315Human Dimensions of Fish and Wildlife ManagementXX
NRES 323Natural Resources PolicyXX
NRES 800Sampling, Data Mgt & VisualizationXX
NRES 898Special Topics: Grad Seminar in R and Data Analysis