Recent Submissions

  • Biology of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail in the GYE 

    Contributor:Krist, Amy
    Date Recorded:2017-08-03
    The invasive New Zealand mudsnail arrived in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) in 1987 and is also invasive in several other parts of the world. In my talk, I will address interactions between this snail and native ...
  • Tetons alpine streams: unsung heroes of diversity and vulnerability 

    Contributor:Finn, Deb
    Date Recorded:2017-07-27
    Alpine streams are the highest-elevation headwaters of major river basins like the Mississippi and Columbia. Unique ecosystems in their own right, alpine streams support a diversity of animals, plants, and microbes that ...
  • Life on the edge: history and status of Teton Range bighorn sheep 

    Contributor:Dewey, Sarah
    Date Recorded:2017-07-20
    The Teton Range is home to a small population of bighorn sheep whose conservation status is of concern because of its small size, isolation from neighboring herds, low genetic diversity, and loss of historic winter range. ...
  • Life in the tropics: dispersal, reproduction, and survival in tropical birds 

    Contributor:Tarwater, Corey
    Date Recorded:2017-07-13
    Tropical species are predicted to be more vulnerable to environmental changes than many temperate zone species. The majority of future bird extinctions are predicted to be in the tropics owing to continued land-use change ...
  • The role of the acoustic environment in shaping behavior, community structure, and evolution 

    Contributor:Barber, Jesse
    Date Recorded:2017-07-06
    Growth in transportation networks, resource extraction, motorized recreation and urban development is responsible for chronic noise exposure across the globe, including remote wilderness sites. Increased noise levels reduce ...
  • Life on the rocks: A portrait of the American Mountain Goat 

    Contributor:Smith, Bruce
    Date Recorded:2017-06-29
    Bruce Smith’s three years studying and photographing mountain goats in Montana’s Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area began a 40-year fascination with our continent’s premier mountaineer. In a beautiful and informative ...