NTC Postdoc

We are currently inviting applicants for a postdoctoral position to examine the microfauna of Natural Trap Cave. Postdoctoral researchers will work closely with Drs. Jenny McGuire (GT) and Julie Meachen (DMU). For this project, we are looking for someone with the following: vertebrate identification skills community ecology &/or stable isotope geochemistry skills willingness to...

Natural Trap Cave Documentary

Wyoming PBS has done an episode of it’s “Main Street, Wyoming” series about Natural Trap Cave. This episode explains all about where we get the material that we look through at Fossil Wednesdays and really puts it into the broader context of the research being done at the site. Check it out above!...

iCCB Executive Meeting

iCCB (Integrative Climate Change Biology) is an incredibly successful program, funded primarily by the IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences), to develop trait-based approaches that can make deep-time perspectives from paleontology applicable for understanding organisms’ responses to climate change.  During its last round of funding, the IUBS tasked the iCCB with making inroads with...

National Forum on Landscape Conservation

Last week (Nov. 7-8), Jenny participated in the National Forum on Landscape Conservation. This was a discussion amongst government, nonprofit and academic leaders in landscape ecology & conservation about how the field should progress. Jenny worked with other participants to draft short- and long-term goals for progressive integration of landscape perspectives into planning. The...

Welcome to Ruku!

I’d like to offer a warm welcome to Rukumani Rimal, our new GIS Technician. Stop by 307 Cherry Emerson sometime to welcome her to the department, or stop by Fossil Wednesday to get to meet her!...

The Wildlife Society

Jenny presented research on climate connectivity at the Wildlife Society conference in Albuquerque, NM. Her presentation was part of a symposium entitled “Conserving Nature’s Stages and Helping Wildlife Move Between Them” organized by Mark Anderson (The Nature Conservancy) & Paul Beier (Northern Arizona University)....

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