Past Students

Featured Student Researchers

Mikaela Campbell
Mikaela Campbell
2011 Friends of Taylor Wilderness Research Intern
University of Idaho, B.S. Ecology and Conservation Biology
Advisor: Dr. Jim Kingery
“A survey of invasive plant species along the Big Creek Drainage”
University of Idaho Masters student and 2008-2010 DeVlieg/Taylor Graduate Research Assistant Ellen Hamann
Ellen Hamann
2008-2010 DeVlieg/Taylor Graduate Research Assistantship, Masters Degree
University of Idaho, M.S. Fish Ecology
Advisor: Brian Kennedy
“Assessing spawning habitat selection and quantifying straying rates of wild Chinook salmon in wilderness basin”
Brian Howard
Brian Howard
2011 Bleak Wilderness Research Intern
2011 Bleak Wilderness Research Intern
University of Idaho, B.S. Ecology and Conservation Biology
Advisor: Dr. Beth Newingham
"Plant community composition along an environmental gradient in a central Idaho wilderness"
Amber Lankford
Amber Lankford
DeVlieg Undergraduate Research Scholar
University of Idaho, B.S. Wildlife Resources
Advisor: Dr. Kerri Vierling
2010 Berklund Undergraduate Scholar, 2008 DeVlieg Undergraduate Scholar, Bleak Wilderness Education Fellow. 2008: "Reproductive success of Lewis' woodpeckers in the Frank Church Wilderness" 2010: "Bird abundance and diversity in high-severity post-burn riparian areas on Big Creek and its tributaries"
Shaylee Martling
Shaylee Martling
2011 Bleak Wilderness Research Intern
University of Idaho, B.S. Wildlife Resources
Advisor: Dr. David Tank
"A collection of vascular plant species of the Big Creek Drainage, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, ID"
Crista
Crista O'Conner
2011 Bleak Wilderness Research Intern
University of Idaho, B.S. Ecology and Conservation Biology
Advisor: Dr. David Tank
"A collection of vascular plant species of the Big Creek Drainage, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, ID”
Andy Osler
Andy Osler
2011 DeVlieg Undergraduate Research Scholar
University of Idaho, B.S. Fisheries Resources
Advisor: Dr. Brian Kennedy
"Size and age structure of salmonid populations in small tributaries compared to Big Creek populations"
Justin Schlee
Justin Schlee
University of Idaho, M.S. Engineering
Advisor: Dr. Herb Hess
2010 DeVlieg Graduate Scholar, National Science Foundation Grant Recipient
"Taylor Wilderness Research Station Power System Expansion Project."
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Student Research Partners

Ryan Blackadar
Ryan Blackadar
Idaho State University DeVlieg/Taylor Research Assistantship, pursuing Masters Degree
Graduate Student Stream Ecology Center
Advisor: Dr. Colden Baxter
"The Price of Ice: Ecological Consequences of Changing Ice Regimes for Linked Aquatic-Terrestrial Food Webs."
Tess Gardner
Tess Gardner
2011 DeVlieg Undergraduate Research Scholar
Idaho State University, B.S. Biology
Advisor: Dr. Colden Baxter
"How is primary productivity affected by disturbance in wilderness streams of central Idaho?"
Elise Otto
Elise Otto
2011 Whitman University Research Student
Whitman University, B.S. Geology
Advisors: Dr. Brian Kennedy and Dr. Alex Fremier
"Function of Large Woody Debris in Creating Fish Habitat, Big Creek Watershed Idaho"
Matt Schenk
Matt Schenk
2011 DeVlieg Undergraduate Research Scholar
Idaho State University, B.S. Geosciences
Advisor: Dr. Colden Baxter
2010 DeVlieg Undergraduate Scholar. "Investigating Relationships between Flow, Bed Mobility, and Stream Organisms: Steps Toward Predicting Climate Change Effects in Tributaries of Big Creek, A Wilderness Watershed of Central Idaho"
Will Stauffer-Norris
Will Stauffer-Norris
2011 Colorado College Environmental Science Research Student
Colorado College, B.S. Environmental Sciences
Advisors: Dr. Brian Kennedy and Dr. Alex Fremier
"Effect of Fire Intensity on Large Woody Debris Distribution in the Big Creek Watershed"