Rachel Vanausdall will be defending her M.S. thesis entitled “Migrating and breeding bird use of restored shallow lakes in Iowa” next Tuesday, April 3rd at 2 p.m. in 333 Science II. Light refreshments will be served. We hope you can join us!
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management Seminar Committee is pleased to announce this week's speaker:
Dr. Miranda Curzon
Iowa State University
“Conventional forest harvest and functional identity: Looking backwards to inform future management”
Friday, April 6th
3:10 pm 210 Bessey Hall
Refreshments served at 3:00 pm
Courtney Zambory's thesis defense presentation on Monday, April 9th, 10:00AM, in room 333 Science II. Courtney's thesis is titled "Geospatial Methods for Aquatic Conservation: Topeka Shiner Restoration Site Selection and Development of an Iowa Watershed Health Assessment".
Please join us for Nick Simpson’s thesis defense presentation on Thursday, April 12 at 1:00 pm, in room 333 Science II, at Iowa State University. Nick’s thesis is titled "Occurrence, Abundance, and Associations of Topeka Shiners and Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Streams and Oxbows of Iowa and Minnesota." The abstract of Nick’s thesis is available below.
Dr. Dara Wald, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University
Dr. Jud Isebrands, President and founder, Environmental Forestry Consultants, LLC
Dr. Fred Cubbage, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University
Pat McGovern's M.S. thesis is titled “Survival, space use, and radio telemetry accuracy of white-tailed deer fawns in central Iowa”.
Lynne Gardner Almond’s PhD presentation is on Wednesday, May 2 at 11:00am in 333 Science II. Her dissertation is titled “Using population genetics to examine white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) connectivity across multiple spatial scales: influences of proximity, landscape, and history”.