Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab
We test ecological theory while providing wildlife managers with the information needed to make management decisions.
News in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab:
- Fall 2019- Students in BIO 360: Natural History of California Wildlife (4 units) (Natural History of CA Wildlife) and/or associated with the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab attended the Annual Wildlife Symposium hosted by the California Central Coast chapter of The Wildlife Society. Left to right: Janet Gonzalez, Sam Gautreaux, Janette Perez-Jimenez, Matt McGee, Larissa Nielson, Rebekah Shannon, Thomy Tran, Jenny Duggan.
- Fall 2019- Squirrel-Net, a group dedicated to integrating authentic field 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.
- 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.
- Fall 2018- Students associated with the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab and/or the CSUMB SEEDS club attended the Annual Wildlife Symposium hosted by the California Central Coast chapter of The Wildlife Society. Left to right (back): Thomy Tran, Bethany Schulze, Sam Gautreaux, Miya Fukutomi, Devon Jimenez, Yucheol Shin, Sarah Morgan, Julius Lubin (front) Bailey Gastelum.
- Summer 2018- Deven Jimenez, Mei Liu Owens, Marinn Browne, and Yucheol Shin presented posters on their UROC research projects at the 5th Annual Monterey Bay Summer Research Symposium.
- 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".
- Summer 2018- Sam Gautreaux participated with Dr. Jenny Duggan and Dr. Corin White in a panel presentation at the 2018 conference of the Council on Undergraduate Research in Arlington, Virginia.
Bailey Gastelum and Marinn Browne with their poster.
Karaoke at the 2018 Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists.
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.
- Summer 2017- Isabella Munguia and Andrew Caudillo presented posters on their UROC research projects at the 4th Annual Monterey Bay Summer Research Symposium.
Rebecca Roberts conducting field work
Isabell Munguia and her 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!
- Winter 2016- An article on Kendall Emerick and her participation in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology lab is included in the latest edition of the CSUMB magazine!
Adriane Baade and her poster
Mary Hernandez and her poster
Kendall Emerick conducting field work