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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.

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…

Dr. Chalfoun Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Dr. Anna Chalfoun was recently awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)–the U.S.

New research: Phytoplankton phenology

In temperate and polar ecosystems we experience distinct growing seasons when plants accomplish the majority of their annual production and reproduction.

New UW Research Shows Grizzly Diet Shift Hits Elk Herds

A decline in native Yellowstone cutthroat trout due in part to the introduction of nonnative lake trout has driven a shift in the diets of grizzly bears that helps explain losses in some migratory elk herds in the greater Yellowstone area, according to new research published today.