Donna Bruns Stockrahm (Biosciences) attended the Joint Meeting of The Wildlife Society of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Chapters in Duluth, MN, on 17-19 February. Eleven students from the Biosciences Department also attended, six of which presented the following posters on their research mentored by Dr. Bruns Stockrahm:
“Variation in Turtle Capture Rates over Summer Months in Clay County, Minnesota” (Scott T. Buchholz and Blair L. Posusta)
“Population Structure of Painted Turtles Captured at Different Traps within and between Three Sloughs in Clay County, Minnesota” (Joshua L. Miller and Dana S. Reiner)
“Urban Turkeys: Use of a Random, Stratified Survey of Homeowners in the Fargo (ND)-Moorhead (MN) Area to Estimate Turkey Distributions and Numbers, Human-Turkey Interactions, and Public Opinion on Turkeys” (Elisabeth C. Teige and Angela M. Kooren)
“Effects of Mown Paths on Small Mammal Movements in Clay County, Minnesota” (Ashley M. Eder and Nikholai W. O’hara)
Other students attending the meeting (but not presenting posters) were Robyn Oster, Ryan Rothstein, Jordan Johnson, and Jessica Lindstrom.