TWS Conference Poster – Rocks & Sky

On November 9th, we'll present our research findings during a poster session at The Wildlife Society's national conference in Spokane. The conference caters to folks in wildlife careers from students on up the professional ranks. The week long conference typically attracts around 2000 participants and is filled with research presentations, meetings, and events. Our poster, … Continue reading TWS Conference Poster – Rocks & Sky

Thesis Defense

From the July 6th, 2022 Billings Gazette: At times, finishing my thesis felt like what the the character on the right looks like! The cartoon is the author's depiction of what his recent experience "fighting off" army cutworm moths at his cabin in the woods felt like. During their migration to the Rockies, the … Continue reading Thesis Defense

Honoring Burt Bjorling

Our friend and field technician, Burt Bjorling, passed away in September, shortly after completing his tremendous voluntary contributions to project field operations. Photo: Steven Gnam In the summers of 2019 and 2021 Burt worked in a full-time capacity, step-in-step with project field technicians half his age. All who worked with Burt appreciated his goodwill, … Continue reading Honoring Burt Bjorling

Help us crowdfund for a summer 2021 field technician

Are you interested in helping to fund our field research? We've launched an online campaign at to crowdfund $5040 to hire one full-time field technician this summer, our last season of data collection. Our operating budget for the summer will be using carryover funds from 2020 and is insufficient to support a paid field … Continue reading Help us crowdfund for a summer 2021 field technician

Calling all wildlife-loving mountain men & women

6/3/2020 Update: Due to COVID-19 hardships, we've reopened our application window until June 17th for hiring one or more individuals. We will be conducting field research activities this summer under a strict COVID-19 mitigation plan, which technicians must be willing to follow while working in the field and residing in project housing on lieu time. … Continue reading Calling all wildlife-loving mountain men & women