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Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab

We test ecological theory while providing wildlife managers with the information needed to make management decisions.

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News in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab:

  • Fall 2019- Squirrel-Net, a group dedicated to integrating authentic research with mammals into undergraduate biology education, has launched a website where instructors can request access to educational materials: squirrel-net.org. Check it out!
      • Summer 2019- Yimin Gu and Thomy Tran presented posters on their UROC research projects at the 6th Annual Monterey Bay Summer Research Symposium.

        Yimin Gu

        Thomy Tran

        • Spring 2019- Sam Gautreaux has been accepted in CSUMB's graduate program in Environmental Science and will begin work on her M.S. degree in Fall 2019. Congratulations!
        • Spring 2019- Miya Fukutomi presented an individual research project at CSUMB's Spring 2019 Capstone Festival.
          CSUMB posters at the CCC TWS Wildlife Symposium.
          UROC Posters
          • Summer 2018- Bailey Gastelum, Rubi Rangel, and Marinn Browne presented a poster at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists in Manhattan, Kansas. Not only did they have a great time meeting other researchers, they also gave an unforgettable karaoke performance of, "Squirrels Just Want to Have Fun".
          Bailey Gastelum and Marinn Browne with their poster.
          Bailey Gastelum and Marinn Browne with their poster.
          Karaoke at the 2018 Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists.
          Karaoke at the 2018 Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists.
          Dr. Corin White and Sam Gautreaux at the Council on Undergraduate Research.
          Dr. Corin White and Sam Gautreaux at the Council on Undergraduate Research.
          • Spring 2018- Rebecca Roberts has accepted a position as a small mammal research intern at the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Congratulations!
          • Spring 2018- Andrew Caudillo has been accepted in CSUMB's graduate program in Environmental Science and will begin work on his M.S. degree in Fall 2018. Congratulations!
          • Fall 2017- Andrew Caudillo and Rebecca Roberts presented individual research projects at CSUMB's Fall 2017 Capstone Festival.
          Rebecca Roberts conducting field work
          Rebecca Roberts conducting field work
          Isabell Munguia and her poster
          Isabell Munguia and her poster
          Andrew Caudillo and his poster
          Andrew Caudillo and his poster
          • Summer 2017- Adriane Baade presented a researcher poster on her capstone project at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists in Moscow, Idaho. The meeting included diverse oral and poster presentations, technical workshops, and social events. Adriane was able to network with some of the best-known researchers in the field, and she was able to successfully locate potential graduate programs/mentors.
          • Winter 2017- Adriane Baade, Mary Hernandez, and Summer Wilson presented research posters with their mentor, Dr. Jenny Duggan, at the Annual Wildlife Symposium held by the California Central Coast chapter of The Wildlife Center on January 12, 2017. The posters were well received and provided a great opportunity for students to network with local wildlife biologists. The California Central Coast chapter of The Wildlife Society plans to expand activities, such as lecture series/social hours, into Monterey this year; stay tuned for updates!
          Adriane Baade and her poster
          Adriane Baade and her poster
          Mary Hernandez and her poster
          Mary Hernandez and her poster
          Kendall Emerick conducting field work
          Kendall Emerick conducting field work

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