News

Research testing early warning signals in lakes published in PNAS

Dr. Annika Walters is a co-author on a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Coop Student Featured in Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Coop Student Rich Walker was photographed for a Wyoming Tribune Eagle article in July 2016.

New research: Genetic relationships of Wind River burbot populations

Recent graduate uses genetics to understand Wind River burbot population connectivity.

Former Coop Student Publishes Thesis Research

Anna Senecal, a former Master’s student in the Wyoming Coop Unit, recently published her research in Ecosphere.

Hubert and Rahel named AFS fellows

Dr. Wayne Hubert and Dr. Frank Rahel were recently named inaugural fellows of the American Fisheries Society for their exceptional contributions to the field of fisheries. Many of the fisheries managers in the state of Wyoming were trained by Dr. Hubert and Dr. Rahel.

New research: variation in stream vulnerability to oil and gas development

Annika Walters was part of a team of researchers that developed a vulnerability index incorporating a stream ecosystem’s natural sensitivity…

The Walters lab welcomes two new lab members!

Brian Hickerson comes to the Wyoming coop unit from Arizona, where he graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries conservation and management; Alex LeCheminant received his B.S. in fisheries and wildlife management from Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, NY prior to moving to Wyoming.

Zack Underwood will defend thesis

Zack Underwood will defend his thesis on burbot movement and population in the Wind River Wyoming on September 15, 2015.

Zack wins Western AFS scholarship

Congratulations to Zack Underwood! Zack Underwood was awarded the Eugene Maughan Student Scholarship by the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society.

Walters Group research featured in Climate – Aquatics blog

Recent research on the effects of water diversion for Chinook salmon in the Lemhi Basin, Idaho was featured in the Climate-Aquatics blog…