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Sage Grouse Genetics


September 2011 - September 2016


Gain a more comprehensive understanding of greater sage-grouse genetic connectivity across Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Use non-invasive collecting techniques, and molecular genetics monitoring tools in a landscape genetics framework.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 9

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 7

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 8

Scientific Publications: 48

Presentations: 45



Funding Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Units


Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  2. The University of Montana
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute