GAP Conservation Biologist Presents at Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting

Monday, April 18 2011


Jocelyn Aycrigg, a conservation biologist for the National Gap Analysis Program at the University of Idaho, attended the Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society meeting in Idaho Falls March 29-31.

She presented "Placing the Keystone: Elucidating Interactions Among Woodpeckers and Cavity-dependent Species for Improved Vertebrate Conservation and Management."

Co-authors from the University of Idaho included: Kerri Vierling, associate professor of wildlife resources; Lee Vierling, associate professor of rangeland ecology and management; Patrick Adam, environmental science graduate student; and Jody Vogeler, wildlife resources graduate student. Other co-authors were Brian Linkhart, associate professor of biology at The Colorado College; Jessica Pollock, golden eagle survey project coordinator at Boise State University; and Giancarlo Sadoti, avian research consultant at New Mexico State University.