It Depends: The Effects of Livestock Grazing Management on Wildlife Vary Across Space and Time

Wed, Feb 12, 12:00 pm
Location: 
1-131 Wilson Hall
Speaker Name: 
Dr. Lance McNew
Montana State University
Animal & Range Sciences

Dr. Lance McNew is an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology in the Department of Animal & Range Sciences at Montana State University.  He and his students conduct applied research in wildlife ecology with a focus on space use and demography in working landscapes.  During the past 15 years, he has worked to quantify the effects of rangeland and livestock management on grassland-associated birds in a variety of prairie ecosystems, including prairie-chickens in tallgrass prairies, sharp-tailed grouse in mixed-grass prairies, sage-grouse in sage-steppe, and songbirds in all types in between.  Lance has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Eastern Illinois University, a master’s degree in wildlife biology from Southern Illinois University, and a Ph.D. in ecology from Kansas State University. 

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