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Campus Community Invited to Weekly Fish and Wildlife Seminar Series

February 03, 2016

The University of Idaho community is invited to join the Department of Fish & Wildlife Sciences for its spring seminar speaker series. The seminars are held Fridays from 1:30-2:20 p.m. in the College of Natural Resources Room 10. UI students, faculty, staff and the community are welcome to attend these seminars. For more information, please contact Kim Stout at or (208) 885-6434.

This semester's seminar topics and dates are:

  • Feb. 5: "Analyzing temporal changes in the stability of a kelp forest ecosystem," Steve Katz, WSU

  • Feb. 12: "Perspectives on restoration and management of Snake River salmonid stocks," Becky Johnson, Department of Fisheries Resources Management, Nez Perce Tribe

  • Feb. 19: "Increasing your effectiveness: specific persuasion and communication skills for conservation professionals," Scott Bonar, USGS Cooperative Research Unit, University of Arizona

  • March 4: "The role of selection in speciation: an integrative and comparative perspective," Rebecca Safran, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • April 1: "Chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin: where we've been and what's next," Mike Samuel, USGS Cooperative Research Unit, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

  • April 8: "Genomics of wildlife and their diseases: research views of a molecular ecologist/wildlife veterinarian," Holly Ernest, University of Wyoming, Laramie

  • April 15: "Why Pacific salmon catches are the highest in history and what else we don't know," Richard Beamish, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Nanaimo, Canada

  • April 29: "Spatial complexity and floodplain food webs: the importance of 'nature's messiness,'" Ryan Bellmore, Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Juneau, Alaska

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