natural resource management

Anderson, Matthew

Lecturer of Geography
Biological & Physical Sciences
Montana State University, Billings

I am a Lecturer of Geography at Montana State University, Billings. I obtained my PhD in Geography from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and hold an MA in Geography & Environmental Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. My research interests focus on the political economy of the contemporary American city, the politics of water provision and governance in Montana, and critical social and spatial theory.

Galli-Noble, Elizabeth

Center for Invasive Plant Management

Elizabeth (Liz) Galli-Noble
Center for Invasive Plant Management
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Department
Montana State University-Bozeman

Hansen, Andrew

Montana State University - Bozeman

Andrew Hansen is Professor in the Ecology Department and Director of the Landscape Biodiversity Lab at Montana State University. He teaches macroecology to undergraduates and landscape ecology to graduate students. His research focuses on interactions among biodiversity, climate change, and land use, with an emphasis on landscape management and protected areas. He received a Ph.D. in ecology at the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr.

Kershner, Jeff

Center Director
USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

For most of my career, I’ve worked on a variety of issues that are related to the effects of land management practices on aquatic and riparian resources. My past research includes work on native salmonids in Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, explores various aspects of aquatic and riparian resource monitoring, and looks at fire effects on streams and riparian areas.

Legg, Kristin

Program Manager
National Park Service
Greater Yellowstone Inventory and Monitoring Network

Currently I provide oversight of an inventory and monitoring program of natural resources in national parks. The Greater Yellowstone Network is one of 32 networks across the National Park Service that supports science programs that are integrated into management decisions. We support work in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, and Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Prior to this position I was a chief of natural and cultural resource management in 3 national park sites and worked in numerous capacities in Yellowstone National Park.


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
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MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
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UM Director: Maury Valett


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