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Researchers seek to understand mule deer in the Wyoming Range

The Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project, initiated in March 2013, aims to understand the key factors regulating growth of mule deer in western Wyoming.

Photo credit Joe Riis. Mule Deer Migration Project, Western Wyoming Red Desert to Hoback

Sustaining Big Game Migrations in the West: Science, Policy, and People

Emerging Issues Forum: The science of big game migration is developing quickly and we are now gaining a better understanding… (Photo by Joe Riis)

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…

Matthew Hethcoat

Matthew Hethcoat wins the Outstanding Thesis Award from UW

Former Chalfoun lab member, Matthew Hethcoat, whose thesis focused on understanding mechanisms underlying decreased songbird nest survival with surrounding natural gas development was nominated and selected for the 2015 Outstanding Thesis Award from the University of Wyoming. Congrats Matt!

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.

Chalfoun Students Win WY-TWS Awards

The Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society recognized Matt Hethcoat and Anicka Kratina-Hathaway, both students of Dr. Anna Chalfoun…

Embere and Jason Awarded Scholarships

Embere Hall and Jason Carlisle, both PhD students of Dr. Anna Chalfoun, were among students recognized at the annual Department of Zoology…

Student successfully defends MS work examining a formerly migratory bighorn sheep herd

Alyson Courtemanch, currently the Jackson Region Wildlife Biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department…

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.