ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS

ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS

Colter Fuersteen, University of Montana (Current)

Patterns of genetic variation, outcrossing, and individual fitness in a newly founded population of Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Morgan Solomon, M.S. at Montana State University (Current)

Suitability of Grassland Habitat for Lesser Prairie Chicken after Restoration Efforts

Ashley Forrester, MSc at University of Nebraska- Kearney (Current)

Blanding’s Turtles of the Nebraska Sandhills

Kinzie Bailey, Ph.D. from University of Arizona (Current)

Ecophysiological comparison between two co-occurring woody species: juniper (encroached) and willow (naturally occurring)

Morgan Trible, Undergraduate Independent Study at Wichita State University (2019)

Assessing the Diversity and Abundance of Dung Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabeaeoidea) of a Bison Ranch Ecosystem in the Kansas Red Hills

Ross Hinderer, M.S. at Montana State University (2015)

Understanding movement and landscape use of Chiricahua leopard frogs (Lithobates chiricahuensis) to promote species persistence

Tessa Andrews, Ph.D. from Montana State University (2012)

Natural selection in the field and in the classroom

Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos, non-thesis M.S. from New Mexico State University (2012)

Foraging ecology and nutritional requirements of the bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus) in the northern and southern Chihuahuan Desert

Joseph Skorupski Jr., M.S. from University of North Texas (2011)

Effects of CFT Lugumine Rotenone on macroinvertebrates in four drainages of Montana and New Mexico</a

Mary Jean McCann, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2011)

Burrow characteristics and social elements of captive juvenile bolson tortoises (Gopherus flavomarginatus) within a headstart enclosure in New Mexico

Jennifer Chipault, M.S. from Colorado State University (2010)

Fine-scale habitat use by black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) released on black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies in New Mexico

Peter Brown, Ph.D. from Montana State University (2010)

Environmental conditions affecting the efficiency and efficacy of piscicides for use in nonnative fish eradication

Hilary Billman, M.S. from Idaho State University (2010)

Investigating effects of piscicide Rotenone on amphibians in southwestern Montana through laboratory experiments and field trials

Marcus Gray, M.S. from South Dakota State University (2009)

Evaluation of barriers to black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colony expansion on Bad River Ranches

Kristy Bly, M.S. from Montana State University (2008)

Influence of local and landscape characteristics of prairie dog colonies on burrowing owl nest ecology in South Dakota.

Kevin Honness, Ph.D. student with South Dakota State University (sadly died before finishing his graduate research on swift fox reintroductions at Bad River Ranches in South Dakota) (2008)

Swift fox restoration: biological and socio-political considerations

Zack Parsons, M.S. from University of Montana (2007)

Cause specific mortality of desert bighorn sheep lambs in the Fra Cristobal mountains, New Mexico, USA

Jesse Fischer, M.S. from Kansas State University (2007)

Structural organization of Great Plains stream fish assemblages: implications for sampling and conservation

Todd Atwood, Ph.D. from Utah State University (2006)

Coyotes, wolves, elk, and mule deer: predator-prey behavioral responses in southwest Montana

Aaron Facka, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2006)

Vitally important: the role of demography in assessing the current and future status of black-tailed prairie dogs

Liz Bradley, M.S. from University of Montana (2004)

An evaluation of wolf-livestock conflicts and management in the northwestern United States

Marguerite Hendrie, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2004)

Experimental manipulation of expansion trajectory in translocated black-tailed prairie dog colonies in the Chihuahuan Desert grassland

Debra Shier, Ph.D. from University of California Davis (2004)

Social and ecological influences on the survival skills of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus): a role for behavior in conservation

Matt Hartsough, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2002)

Dietary preferences of black-tailed prairie dogs reintroduced into the Chihuahuan Desert grassland

Peter Bangs, M.S. from University of Arizona (2002)

Habitat use by female desert bighorn sheep, Fra Cristobal Mountains, New Mexico

Colter Fuersteen, University of Montana (Current)

Patterns of genetic variation, outcrossing, and individual fitness in a newly founded population of Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Morgan Solomon, M.S. at Montana State University (Current)

Suitability of Grassland Habitat for Lesser Prairie Chicken after Restoration Efforts

Ashley Forrester, MSc at University of Nebraska- Kearney (Current)

Blanding’s Turtles of the Nebraska Sandhills

Kinzie Bailey, Ph.D. from University of Arizona (Current)

Ecophysiological comparison between two co-occurring woody species: juniper (encroached) and willow (naturally occurring)

Morgan Trible, Undergraduate Independent Study at Wichita State University (2019)

Assessing the Diversity and Abundance of Dung Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabeaeoidea) of a Bison Ranch Ecosystem in the Kansas Red Hills

Ross Hinderer, M.S. at Montana State University (2015)

Understanding movement and landscape use of Chiricahua leopard frogs (Lithobates chiricahuensis) to promote species persistence

Tessa Andrews, Ph.D. from Montana State University (2012)

Natural selection in the field and in the classroom

Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos, non-thesis M.S. from New Mexico State University (2012)

Foraging ecology and nutritional requirements of the bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus) in the northern and southern Chihuahuan Desert

Joseph Skorupski Jr., M.S. from University of North Texas (2011)

Effects of CFT Lugumine Rotenone on macroinvertebrates in four drainages of Montana and New Mexico</a

Mary Jean McCann, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2011)

Burrow characteristics and social elements of captive juvenile bolson tortoises (Gopherus flavomarginatus) within a headstart enclosure in New Mexico

Jennifer Chipault, M.S. from Colorado State University (2010)

Fine-scale habitat use by black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) released on black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies in New Mexico

Peter Brown, Ph.D. from Montana State University (2010)

Environmental conditions affecting the efficiency and efficacy of piscicides for use in nonnative fish eradication

Hilary Billman, M.S. from Idaho State University (2010)

Investigating effects of piscicide Rotenone on amphibians in southwestern Montana through laboratory experiments and field trials

Marcus Gray, M.S. from South Dakota State University (2009)

Evaluation of barriers to black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colony expansion on Bad River Ranches

Kristy Bly, M.S. from Montana State University (2008)

Influence of local and landscape characteristics of prairie dog colonies on burrowing owl nest ecology in South Dakota.

Kevin Honness, Ph.D. student with South Dakota State University (sadly died before finishing his graduate research on swift fox reintroductions at Bad River Ranches in South Dakota) (2008)

Swift fox restoration: biological and socio-political considerations

Zack Parsons, M.S. from University of Montana (2007)

Cause specific mortality of desert bighorn sheep lambs in the Fra Cristobal mountains, New Mexico, USA

Jesse Fischer, M.S. from Kansas State University (2007)

Structural organization of Great Plains stream fish assemblages: implications for sampling and conservation

Todd Atwood, Ph.D. from Utah State University (2006)

Coyotes, wolves, elk, and mule deer: predator-prey behavioral responses in southwest Montana

Aaron Facka, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2006)

Vitally important: the role of demography in assessing the current and future status of black-tailed prairie dogs

Liz Bradley, M.S. from University of Montana (2004)

An evaluation of wolf-livestock conflicts and management in the northwestern United States

Marguerite Hendrie, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2004)

Experimental manipulation of expansion trajectory in translocated black-tailed prairie dog colonies in the Chihuahuan Desert grassland

Debra Shier, Ph.D. from University of California Davis (2004)

Social and ecological influences on the survival skills of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus): a role for behavior in conservation

Matt Hartsough, M.S. from New Mexico State University (2002)

Dietary preferences of black-tailed prairie dogs reintroduced into the Chihuahuan Desert grassland

Peter Bangs, M.S. from University of Arizona (2002)

Habitat use by female desert bighorn sheep, Fra Cristobal Mountains, New Mexico