Monteith is the lead author of “Life History Characteristics of Mule Deer: Effects of Nutrition in a Variable Environment,” which won in the award’s monograph category. The monograph focuses on a mule deer population in California with data spanning 13 years. The study was conducted with the intent to improve mule deer management and conservation.
The monograph was co-authored by Vernon C. Bleich, Thomas R. Stephenson, Becky M. Pierce, Mary M. Conner, John G. Kie, and R. Terry Bowyer.
The Wildlife Society began issuing this award in 1940. According to their website, the award recognizes scientific works “characterized by originality of research or thought and a high scholastic standard in the manner of presentation.”
To see the University of Wyoming’s official acknowledgement of Monteith’s receipt of this award, visit http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2016/03/uw-researcher-receives-prestigious-wildlife-publication-award.html.
For more information regarding Wildlife Publication Awards, including a list of past recipients, visit http://wildlife.org/wildlife-publication-awards/.