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Michigan State University

Bryan Stevens Michigan State University, Ph.D. 2016 Dr. Bryan Stevens completed his doctoral degree under the mentorship of Dr. Bill Porter, where he developed population assessment and decision support tools to inform wild turkey harvest management in Michigan. While completing his doctoral degree...
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Field Technician Steven Gurney placing a trail camera as part of a study looking at impacts of harvest regulations on deer population characteristics in areas where CWD has been detected. MSU’s Wildlife Program Michigan State University (MSU) is the nation’s pioneer land-grant university. With...
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GLOBAL TEMPERATURE INCREASE RESULTING FROM CLIMATE CHANGE HAS A POTENTIAL TO AFFECT NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS IN PROFOUND WAYS. BIRD COMMUNITIES ARE A GOOD INDICATOR OF THE IMPACTS Global temperature increase resulting from climate change has a potential to affect natural ecosystems in profound ways. Bird...
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Michigan State University - PhD - Graduated 2017 | Conserving avian biodiversity on managed forest landscapes: the importance of pattern and scale
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Michigan State University - PhD - Graduated 2014 | Landscape-level effects of weather and land cover on wild turkey abundance, productivity, and regional harvest potential
David M. Williams Michigan State University David Williams' research interests focus on understanding how landscape heterogeneity influences animal movements and habitat use and applying that knowledge in the context of larger ecological processes and management decisions. His dissertation...

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