Fall Semester 2019
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.

Date Seminar Details More Info
August 29    
September 5

Ray Hilborn, Ph.D.                                                                                                            Professor, School of Aquatic & FIsheries  Sciences                                                                University of Washington

"Status of global fIsheries:  What is working and what is not"

September 12 Department Introductions
Lab group introductions, graduate students explain their current research
 Current Grad Students
September 19

Hamish Greig, Ph.D.                                                                                                            Associate Professor of Stream Ecology for the School of Biology and Ecology    University of Maine

"Community and ecosystem consequences of species range shifts in alpine ponds"

September 26

Stephen Matter, Ph.D.                                                                                                            Professor of Spacial Ecology in the department of Biological Sciences                  University of Cinninnati

"Effects of climate and extreme weather on the population dynamics of an alpine butterfly"

October 3

Scott Creel, Ph.D.                                                                                                             Professor of Conservation BIology in the Department of Ecology                                    Montana State University

Sabbatical lecture:  "Carnivores, competition and connectivity"

October 10

Kelly Proffitt, Ph.D.                                                                                                            Wildlife Research Biologist                                                                                                  Montana Fish, Wilfdlife and Parks

"Integrated carnivore-ungulate management:  A case study in west-central Montana"

October 17

Bob Hall, Ph.D.                                                                                                                      Professor of Stream Ecology                                                                                                    University of Montana

"Carbon cycling in some streams"

October 24

Maggie Triska, Ph.D.                                                                                                                    Conservation Scientist                                                                                                                    Round River Conservation Studies                                                                                              [Will be teaching Wildlife-Habitat Relationships (WILD 504) in Spring 2020]

"Exploring species' movements and distributions through predictive modeling."

October 31

Katie Renwick

November 7 Eileen Ryce  
November 14 Jason Fisher  
November 21 Nate Sanders  
November 28

No seminar; Thanksgiving Holiday

December 5 TBA  
December 12 No Seminar; Finals Week