Former Lab Members

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Jacky Normandeau (MSc) 2019
Linking partial migration to endo- and ectoparasite infection of collared and uncollared elk

Mitch Flowers (MSc) 2019

Jodi Berg (PhD) 2019

Kara MacAulay (MSc) 2019

Eric Spilker (MSc) 2018

Shantel Sparkes (MSc) 2016
Elk carrying capacity since the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption

Kerri Krawchuk (MSc) 2014
Is niche separation between wolves and cougars realized in the Rocky Mountains?

Alexei Potopov (RA) 2009- 2012
Epidemiological modeling of deer of CWD
Current position: Senior Research Associate, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta

Peter Smolko (PhD) 2013
Fire-habitat relationships of Cervus elaphus

Andrew Geary (MSc) 2013
Succession, herbicides, forage nutrition and elk body condition at Mount St. Helens, Washington
Current position: Environmental consultant

Barry Nobert (MSc) 2013
Landscape ecology of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and white-tailed deer (o. virginianus) with implications for chronic wasting disease
Current position: ABMI technician

Lindsay Glines (MSc) 2011
Woody plant encroachment into grasslands within the Red Deer River drainage, Alberta
Current position: Biologist, MWH Canada

Peter Knamiller (MSc) 2011
Seasonal wolf predation in a multi-prey system in west-central Alberta
Current position: Carnivore Specialist – Yukon Government

Tom Habib (MSc) 2010
Ecology and management of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and mule deer (O. hemionus) of east-central Alberta in relation to chronic wasting disease
Current position: Research Coordinator, ABMI

Darcy Visscher (PhD) 2010
Trade-offs between risk and reward at multiple scales: a state-dependent approach
Current position: Assistant Professor of Biology, King’s University

Barry Robinson (MSc) 2009
Foraging-predator avoidance trade-offs made by migrant and resident elk (Cervus elaphus) on their sympatric winter range
Current position: Ecologist Team Leader, Elk Island National Park

Heather McPhee (MSc) 2009
Kill site selection and attack rates of wolves in heterogeneous environments in west central Alberta
Current position: Environmental Assessment Scientist, Parks Canada

Erin Rees (PDF) 2009
Modeling CWD spread in SK and AB
Current position: Adjunct Professor, University of Prince Edward Island

Nathan Webb (PhD) 2009
Density, demography, functional response of wolf population in central Alberta, Canada
Current position: Special Projects Coordinator, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Philip De Witt (MSc) 2008
Ungulate guild dynamics: Mechanisms and consequences for aspen-parklands
Current position: Wildlife Ecologist at Matrix Solutions Inc.

Maria Didkowsky (MSc) 2007
Scales of forage selection by ungulates in Aspen Parkland
Current position: Wildlife Biologist at Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Hannah McKenzie (MSc) 2007
Wolf movement responses to on linear features
Current position: Quantitative Wildlife Biologist, Alberta Environment and Parks

Mark Hebblewhite (PhD) 2006
Linking predation risk and forage to ungulate population dynamics
Current position: Associate Professor, University of Montana, Missoula

Jacqui Frair (PhD) 2005
Survival and movement behaviour of resident and translocated wapiti (Cervus elaphus): Implications of their management in west-central Alberta, Canada
Current position: Associate Professor at SUNY ESF & Associate Director of the ESF Roosevelt Wildlife Station

James Allen (MSc) 2004
Use of sightability models and resource selection functions to enhance aerial population surveys of elk (Cervus elaphus) in Alberta
Current position: Head Biologist, Game and Priority Species, SRD

Stephen Hamilton (MSc) 2003
Estimating winter carrying capacity for bison in Wood Buffalo National Park
Current position: PhD Candidate, University of Alberta

Megan Watters (MSc) 2003
The effects of grazing by large herbivores on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in montane grasslands of Jasper National Park
Current position: Environmental consultant, Edmonton, AB.

Leslie McInenly (MSc) 2003
Seasonal effects of defoliation on montane rough fescue (Festuca campestris Rydb.)
Current position: Minnesota Department Conservation

Daniel Fortin (PDF) 2003
Foraging ecology of elk
Current position: Biology Professor, Université Laval