Category: Wildlife Biology
Posted on October 1, 2020
The Age of Ecological Forecasting
When El Niño approaches, driven by warm Pacific Ocean waters, we’ve come to expect both drenching seasonal rains in the southern United States and […]
Posted on March 7, 2018
Imagine if squirrels were fearless and rabid and preyed upon your pets rather than the acorns in your yard. In Puerto Rico, this is quite […]
Posted on October 16, 2017
In the Field: Alumni Making a Difference through Parks
Tom Blackwood MS’77 Tom Blackwood enjoys parks so much he decided to live in one. As the superintendent of Door County’s Peninsula State Park, Blackwood […]
Posted on June 20, 2017
You might spot a buck, a bear or a bevy of otters. How an extensive trail camera project called Snapshot Wisconsin is engaging state residents in citizen science—and may lead to better wildlife management.
Posted on July 1, 2016
The Island of Giant Mice
Gough Island is home to the biggest
mice on Earth. Genetics professor
Bret Payseur and his team are coming
closer to figuring out why.
Posted on October 12, 2012
Experiencing the World
Rachel Glab recently spent time on an idyllic Caribbean island, but she wasn’t there to stick her toes in the sand. Rather, Glab was in […]
How birds find their way
It’s a great biological mystery—how millions of migratory birds make epic journeys between their breeding and wintering grounds every year, rarely losing their way.
Posted on July 30, 2009
The Grow Dozen: 12 Alumni who are making a difference in wildlife biology
12 Alumni who are making a difference in wildlife biology.