Recent news and events
July 7: Edward Trout joins the lab as a MS student. We welcome him by going out in the field in central Idaho to set camera traps all weekend along with the Wood River Wolf Project
June 24: Neil Carter discusses the findings and implications of shifting mammalian activity patterns (from his recent paper in Science) during an interview with National Public Radio. Listen here.
June 14: Neil Carter co-authors paper in Science about humans making wildlife more nocturnal.
May 31: Mark Ditmer joins the lab as a post-doc. Welcome Mark!
May 23: Tara Easter successfully defends her thesis, "Quantifying Mammalian Interactions and Distributions to Inform Conservation Planning in Mozambique." Congratulations Tara!
May 17: Kate Markham represents the Biology Department at the 8th grade STEAM Fair in Marsing, ID.
May 7-10: With Human Environment Systems faculty, Neil Carter is one of the leaders of "The Social-Ecological Future of the West" Workshop, hosting notable researchers from across the West.
May 9: Tara Easter presents her work, "Spatial prediction of mammal richness outside Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park for landscape corridor planning" to donors and volunteers at Zoo Boise.
April 25: Tara Easter is awarded a prestigious Early Career Grant from the National Geographic Society.
April 17-19: Abby Sage and Alex Killion attend the High Divide Collaborative Meeting in Dillon, MT to discuss the future of agriculture, drought residency, land use, and wildlife in the region.
April 19: Tara Easter wins an award for her poster titled, "Quantifying Mammalian Distributions for Conservation Planning in a Multi-Use Area in Mozambique" presented at BSU's Graduate Student Showcase.
April 16: 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 15: 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.
February 5: Neil Carter hosts the first Conservation and Coexistence (CoCo) Lab Chow Down at his home for all lab members and their families.