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Lindsay Millward.  M.S. Biology in progress.

Assessing connectivity improvements across an interstate highway by testing use of habitat features by small mammals

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Carly Wickhem, M.S. Biology 2016.  

Testing the forage preference of the American Pika (Ochotona princeps) for use in connectivity corridors in the Washington Cascades.  Current position:  Junior biologist for Harris Environmental, Tacoma, WA


Adrian Killsnight, M.S. Resource Mgmt 2014.

An analysis of swift fox occupancy on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. 


Jill Hooghkirk, M.S. Biology 2013. 

Pika home range use and habitat selection in relation to potential dispersal corridors.


Raychel Parks, M.S. Resource Mgmt. 2014. 

A comparative analysis of natural and human- made rock habitats for American Pikas along I-90 in the Washington Cascades.


Jonathan Hegna, M.S. Biology 2013. 

Beaver reintroduction programs: an evaluation of their utility for enhancing habitat for rainbow trout and steelhead.


Paul Houghtaling, M.S., Biology, 2012. 

Estimating immigration by spatial and genetic data in cougars (Puma concolor) in central Washington.


Paula Young, M.S. Biology 2009. 

Effect of beaver (Castor canadensis) foraging and cutting on plant succession in a central Washington riparian corridor.


Erik Stenehjem, M.S. Biology 2003 (committee co-chaired by Daniel Beck). 

A field study of the thermal biology of hibernating yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) in central Washington.


MaryEllen Horner, M.S. Biology 2000. 

Effects of stand-replacement fire and salvage logging on a cavity nesting bird community in Eastern Cascades, Washington.


Robert Stagg, M.S. Biology 1997. 

Summer home range size of the eastern Cascade mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa rainieri) in relation to availability of preferred food.


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