Recent news and events
April 16th: Post-baccalaureate student Anna Roser presents her poster, "Managing for coexistence between grizzly bears and humans: Is it working?" at BSU's Undergraduate Research Conference.
April 15th: Currently a master's student, Tara Easter accepts a place in the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior PhD Program. Tara will remain in the Conservation and Coexistence Group and continue to be supervised by Dr. Neil Carter.
April 10: Alex Killion presents his paper titled, "Quantifying Spatiotemporal Changes in Media Salience of the Gray Wolf" at the International Association for Landscape Ecology's Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
March 11: Julie Ramirez is accepted to the prestigious Organization for Tropical Studies' LSAMP Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Julie will be working at La Selva Research Station in Costa Rica with Dr. Amanda Wendt from June-August this upcoming summer.
March 8: Abby Sage presents her poster, "A socio-ecological approach for evaluating likelihood of conflict in Idaho and Montana" at the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting in Fort Hall, ID.
March 7: Alex Killion is awarded the newly established EEB Graduate Scholar Award to develop a new research hub to empower local conservation organizations.
March 2: Julie Ramirez presents her paper, "Coexistence 101: A Global Review on Human-Wildlife Conflict" at the LSAMP/SHPE Undergraduate Research Conference.
March 1: New paper "Climate change, disease range shifts, and the future of the African lion" published in Conservation Biology by Neil Carter and lab alumnus Michael Poulos.
January 18: Alex Killion and Abby Sage present their research at the Biology Department's Graduate Proposal Seminar. Alex's PhD proposal is titled, "Mechanisms and Indicators of Human Adaptations to Grizzly Bears in the American West" and Abby's MS proposal is, "A socio-ecological approach for evaluating grizzly bear habitat in Idaho and Montana."
Jan 16: New paper "Conservation professionals agree on challenges to coexisting with large carnivores but not on solutions" is published in Biological Conservation.
Jan 12: New paper "Climate change, cattle, and the challenge of sustainability in a telecoupled system in Africa" from Tara Easter and Alex Killion with Neil Carter is published in Ecology and Society.
December 20: Abby Sage's essay wins second place ($500 award!) in TRUE-U Scholarship program
November 30: Lab students Abby Sage and Tara Easter attend the Yellowstone Grizzly Coordinating Committee meetings in Chico, Montana, and work in a trip to Yellowstone National Park to talk wolves, too!
October 11-13: Neil Carter in Cambodia for WWF-led workshop on "Science and Law Enforcement".
October 1-3: Kate Markham and Neil Carter attend the Light and Sound Wildlife Meeting in Fort Collins, Colorado.
September 24: Tara Easter and Neil Carter attend the "Cat Summit" during the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival.
September 19: Alex Killion presents new research idea and Kate Markham presents Master's research at the Human-Environment Systems Weekly Seminar.
September 12: Tara Easter presents preliminary findings on the space and movement of a carnivore community adjacent Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique at the Human-Environment Systems Weekly Seminar.