Fall Semester 2018
Thursdays 3:30-4:30, Lewis Hall Room 304
Seminars are free and open to the public.
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Undergraduate students may get credit for attending seminars and writing critiques in course BIOE 494, a 1-credit, fall only course. Please see your advisor if interested.

Advance notice is requested so that accommodations can be made for special needs.
Contact ecology@montana.edu or (406) 994-4548.

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August 30 Dr. Jamie Strange
Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS Pollinating Insects Biology, Management and Systematics Research Unit

Patterns of population genetic structure in North American bumble bees communities

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September 6 Department Introductions
Lab group introductions, graduate students explain their current research
Current Grad Students
September 13 Dr. Erika Eliason
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara

Intraspecific variability in thermal tolerance in Pacific salmon

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September 20 Dr. Neil Thompson
California Delta Science Program Post-Doctoral Fellow, NOAA Southwest FIsheries Science Center

Using an eco-evolutionary approach to inform conservation and restoration of Chinook salmon

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September 27 Dr. Stephanie Jenouvrier
Associate Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

When the going gets tough, the tough get going: effect of extreme climate on an Antarctic seabird life history.

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October 4 The VOICE Center
MSU Campus Resource Center


Civil Rights Reporting and Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence
(Open for all but geared toward training for faculty & grad students)

 
October 11

Dr. Colden Baxter
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University

Discontinuity, Asynchrony and Diversity in River-Riparian Food Webs

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October 11
(evening)

Ecology BBQ
Seminar Fundraiser and Scholarship Awards Ceremony

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October 18

Dr. Hannah Vander Zanden
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida

Stable Isotope Approaches to Interpret Animal Ecology

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October 22
(Monday)

Seminar Fundraising Event
Community Pint Night at MAP Brewing, 4-8PM

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October 25

Sebastian Kennerknecht
Sebastian Kennerknecht Nature & Conservation Photography

Conservation Photography: What, Why, and How

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November 1 Dr. Solomon Dobrowski
Associate Professor of Forest Landscape Ecology, W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation, University of Montana

Spatio-Temporal Variability in Climate Drives Patterns of Vulnerability and Resilience in Western US Forests

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November 8

Dr. Libby Metcalf
Associate Professor of Recreation & Natural Resource Management, W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation, University of Montana

Dr. Alex Metcalf
Assistant Professor of Society & Resource Management, Department of Society & Conservation, University of Montana

Human Dimensions of Wildlife in MT: Social Tolerance, Attitudes, and Acceptability of Management

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November 15

Dr. Adam Sepulveda
Aquatic Ecologist, USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Using Molecular Approaches and Historical Data to Explore Spatiotemporal Patterns and Changes in Yellowstone River Fishes and Fish Pathogens

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November 22 No seminar; Thanksgiving Holiday  
November 29

Dr. Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington

Forest Community Reassembly with Climate Change

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December 6

Dr. Mary O'Connor
Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia

Toward a Unified Science of Ecological Change: Scaling up From Temperature Dependent Metabolic Rates

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December 14 No Seminar; Finals Week