Ph.D. Position Studying Raptor Predator-Prey Interactions in Yosemite and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Species inhabiting dry forest ecosystems are increasingly threatened by severe wildfire, drought, and other stressors owing to interactions between climate change and past management practices. I am seeking a graduate student to join a long-term spotted owl research project testing the broader hypothesis that forest conditions, wildfire, drought, climate change, and management have altered predator-prey interactions to the detriment of predator populations. The student would lead a multi-year field study in Yosemite National Park, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, and adjacent National Forests inv

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