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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. 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.

Lake Washington

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.

Bear Elk

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.

Coop Students Awarded Fellowships/Scholarships

Students throughout the coop unit were recently recognized for academic and research accomplishments at the annual Zoology and Physiology…

Zack Underwood featured in Fisheries

Congratulations to current WY coop unit Masters student, Zack Underwood, on his coauthored paper in Fisheries about the role of undergraduate research experiences.

New paper in Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Annika Walters and co-authors at Idaho Fish and Game just published a paper examining the presence and strength of density dependence…

Mule deer in western Wyoming migrate 18-140 km to high-elevation summer ranges where they access high quality forage and accumulate fat reserves that help them survive the harsh winters. The ability to identify and prioritize these migration routes may improve management and land-use planning.

Researchers begin largest mule deer study in Wyoming

The Wyoming Range mule deer herd, one of the most iconic herds in the West, is shrinking. That we already know. What wildlife biologists don’t know is why and what can be done.

Long-term trends in size of trophy ungulates

A team of scientists led by a University of Wyoming researcher recently reported that the size of trophy horns and antlers of most species of North American big game has declined slightly over the past century, most likely as a result of intensive harvest of males.

Basement renovation complete

The basement renovation is complete. Check out pictures of our new space.