Announcements

August 2018: Our book chapter in Satellite Remote Sensing for Conservation Action on predicting mule deer harvests in real time is now published!

August 2018: See our recent letter in Science calling for USGS to keep LANDSAT data archives FREELY available for conservation science.

June 2018: Our NASA ABoVE: Animals on the Move project has a new web site.

April, 2018: Current and former Heb Lab members helped Vietnamese biologist, Minh Nguyen, learn about mule deer capture and handling using drive nets in Idaho to help the work of the Saola working group

April, 2018: Mark Hebblewhite recently joined the IUCN Species Survival Commission Deer Specialist Group 

Jan., 2018: Mark Hebblewhite is co-author of the recent paper "Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements" in Science Jan 2018. Check out the news coverage of this research.

Dec., 2017: We've updated our Ya Ha Tinda Long-Term Elk Monitoring project web site. Check it out!

Nov., 2017: Mark Hebblewhite presentation "Ecology and Conservation of Mule Deer in Idaho: Management Strategies for Restoring Populations." (video)

Nov., 2017: Wildlife Conservation Society-Canada featured PhD candidate Eric Palm's research on lichen abundance in their annual report "Flying High for Wildlife Conservation."

Sept. 2017: Andrew Jakes, who just wrapped a post-doctoral fellowship with the lab, is featured in this episode of the Right to Roam podcast, "Pronghorn, Speed Goats, Antelope...Oh My!"

Sept. 2017: SCI Foundation and Hunter Legacy 100 Fund supported the Ya Ha Tinda Elk Project to add a bull elk population study. This will be the first bull elk study ever in an ecosystem where recovering predators, including wolves, cougars, and grizzly bears, along with hunter harvest all influence survival.

Video: Population density - a new method using remote cameras and radio collars The Applied Ecologist's Blog, by Jesse Whittington

May 2017: PhD student Eric Palm received the NASA Earth and Space Fellowship - $45,000 to study animal movement using ecosystem-scale models for caribou

May 2017: PhD student Eric Palm received a Franke WBIO graduate fellowship from the W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation

Former PhD student Robin Steenweg's paper won best scientific paper of the year from the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society, March 2017

Opinion: Alberta's Caribou Conservation Plan is a Visionary First Step Edmonton Journal, Oct. 12, 2016 - Mark Hebblewhite's op-ed about Alberta's new caribou conservation strategy

After Roaring Lion Fire Cools, Elk May See Home Improvement Missoulian, Aug. 14, 2016

Hello, bear! Remote cameras effectively monitoring grizzly bears in mountain parks Calgary Herald Aug. 5, 2016

To save caribou, Alberta wants to fence them in Science, July 2016

Alberta plans to add 1.8 million hectares of protected range for Woodland caribou Calgary Herald June 2016

The Unnatural Kingdom - if technology helps us save the wilderness, will it still be wild? New York Times Sunday Review, March 11, 2016

Wildlife Biology in the 21st Century, Mongabay

$1.6 million NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Assessment (ABoVE) project, "Animals on the Move" funded with PI Natalie Boelman, Columbia University – read more here