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Dr. Brent Hughes

Brent Hughes is a Smith Fellow investigating effects of sea otters in newly inhabited ecosystems along the northeast Pacific coast. More…

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2018 Smith Fellows Request for Proposals Announced!
Jun 7, 2017

Deadline: September 8! Smith Fellowships provide two years of postdoctoral support to outstanding early-career scientists.

What We're Reading
publications December 28, 2016
Conservation Letters

Vol. 9, No. 6 (Open Access)
Young mountain gorilla in Volcanoes Nat'l Park, Rwanda More...

publications September 22, 2016
Conservation Biology

Vol. 30, No. 5
A shale-gas well pad on the Marcellus Shale Formation in Bradford County, PA More...

publications December 28, 2016
Biological Conservation

Sept 2016 Vol 202 (Editor's Choice)
Effects of raven and coyote removal and variation in climate on greater sage-grouse nesting success More...

publications March 08, 2016
Biodiversity Science

Feb 2016 Vol 24 No. 2 
The degradation of alpine grasslands More