Group News

Field Site Visits: Wildfire & Wildlife in California
What does fire mean for wildlife? PhD Student Kendall Calhoun shares his experiences visiting field sites affected by wildfire.
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To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift
A new study by Brashares Group members, published this week in Science, shows an increase in nocturnality among mammals.
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Perspective from the Field: Will Forests Have a Vote in Colombia’s 2018 Elections?
PhD Candidate Lauren Withey provides insight into how deforestation reduction efforts may fall victim to issues plaguing the peace process.
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Telling stories at the International Congress for Conservation Biology
How can we use storytelling for more effective conservation? Brashares group members host a symposium at ICCB in Colombia.
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Katy Seto honored with Distinguished Graduate Student Lecture
Congrats to Katy Seto for being selected to give her PhD finishing talk as the Distinguished Graduate Student Lecture!  
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Lab offers perspective on bushmeat hunting for Science
The use of wild meat is central to people's livelihoods worldwide, yet is also responsible for widespread animal population declines.
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Animal behavior key in designating effective wildlife corridors
Our new study reveals that animal behavior is key to planning which habitat connections are most essential for wildlife movement.
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Study shows human illness exacerbates unsustainable fishing practices
A toxic environment can create health problems for people, but sick people can also create health problems for the environment.
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Lab begins research on deer in Hopland, California
Gorgeous sunrises and sunsets are part of the routine of field work at the Hopland Research and Extension Center.
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Lab members to lead two events at Colombia ICCB in July
For 2017's International Congress in Conservation Biology (ICCB) in Cartagena, Colombia, members of the Brashares lab lead two exciting events.
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‘War and wildlife’ article receives media coverage
Check out the media coverage of our lab's article "War and wildlife: linking armed conflict to conservation" published this December!
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Group research recognized at the 27th International Congress on Conservation Biology
Congratulations to our postdoc Dr. Paul Elsen for winning the ICCB Student Awards Competition in Montpellier, France this summer!
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