Natural Resources Students and Faculty Earn Awards at the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society

Tuesday, April 5 2011


Mike Scott, professor of wildlife resources and unit leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in the College of Natural Resources, recently received the Charles E. Harris Professional Wildlifer Award at the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society’s annual meeting held March 29-31 in Idaho Falls. The award recognizes outstanding professional contributions to wildlife resources and promotes public understanding of significant wildlife management accomplishments in Idaho.

Bryan Stevens, master’s student in wildlife resources, received the Outstanding Student Presentation Award. Steven’s paper was entitled “Greater Sage-grouse Fence Collision: A Multi-scale Assessment of Collision Risk as a Function of Site and Broad-scale Factors.” Coauthors included Kerry Reese, professor and head of the Department of Fish Wildlife Resources and Jack Connelly, alumnus and principal wildlife research biologist for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

Additionally, Bonnie Wood, master’s student in wildlife resources, received the Outstanding Student Poster Award.