Congratulations to former PhD student Sean Parks (currently a research ecologist at the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute. He and his adviser Cara Nelson just received the Excellence in Wilderness Stewardship Research Award from the U.S. Forest Service.
The Avian Science Center and its partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published research showing that conservation efforts for songbirds have also benefitted sage-grouse. Read more.
Climate change velocity underestimates climate change exposure in mountainous regions - Nature Communications - Solomon Dobrowski
Post-fire morel (Morchella) mushroom abundance, spatial structure, and harvest sustainability - Forest Ecology and Management - Andrew Larson
Development and validation of fuel height models for terrestrial lidar - International Journal of Wildland Fire - Carl Seielstad
Understanding leadership in a world of shared problems: advancing network governance in large landscape conservation - Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment - Jenn Thomsen
Research in the Media
Two Lesser-Known Reasons to Celebrate our Public Lands - High Country News - Nov. 2016
Research: Sage Grouse Umbrella Helps Other Bird Species - Public News Service - Nov. 2016
Looking to the Stars - The LaGrande Observer - Oct. 2016
New study: More mushrooms thrive in Rim Fire burn - The Union Democrat - July 2016
Grant fueling wildlfire research at UM - KPAX - May 2016
How Science Can Help to Halt the Western Bark Beetle Plague - Yale Environment 360 - Jan. 2016
Montana farmers start talking climate change - High Country News - Nov. 2015
The Boreal is Burning - Takepart - Nov. 2015
Forestry journal publishes UM students' research - ABC FoxMontana - Nov. 2015