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WACFWRU Annual Research Review

The Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit would like to invite you to join us for our Annual Research Review on Wednesday, April 30th.  The review will showcase student research that is supported by the Unit at both the UW and WSU. Please see the following agenda for presentations and times.

DATE and TIME: April 30, 2014, 8 AM

LOCATION: 203 Fisheries Sciences Building, University of Washington, Seattle

AGENDA

08:00 AM             Continental Breakfast08:30 AM             WELCOMEChris Grue – Unit Leader, WACFWRU, UW

Joe Margraf – Supervisor, Western Cooperative Research Units, USGS

Steve Bollens – Director, School of the Environment, WSU

Tom DeLuca – Director, School of Environmental & Forest Sciences, UW

09:00 AM              STUDENT PRESENTATIONS – SESSION 1 

“The Niche for Reintroduced Anadromous Salmonids in the Lewis River Reservoirs” – Mark Sorel, MS student, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, UW

“Will a Reintroduced Species Survive in a Non-native Dominated Food Web? – A Bioenergetics Simulation of Reintroducing Lahontan Cutthroat Trout in Lake Tahoe” – Allison McCoy, MS student, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, UW

“Are Top Predators Active or Opportunistic Feeders? Evaluating the Nature of Prey Selection by Cutthroat Trout in Lake Washington” – Adam Hansen, PhD student, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, UW

10:00 AM               Break

10:30 AM               STUDENT PRESENTATIONS – SESSION 2

“Environmental and Systemic Exposure of Green Sturgeon Following Application of Imidacloprid to Control Burrowing Shrimp in Willapa Bay, Washington” – John Frew, PhD student, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, UW

“Black Bear Density and Demographics in Washington State” – Lindsay Welfelt,  MS student, School of the Environment, WSU

“Seasonal Habitat Selection of Lynx (Lynx canadensis) in Northern Washington State” – Grant Glover, MS student, School of the Environment, WSU11:30  AM             LUNCH & STUDENT AWARDS