Pika and Habitat Fluctuations Across the West
- Library Hall
U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Biologist Missy Dressen explores the biology of pika and habitat fluctuations across the west. This talk will also explore a local study on pika on the Routt National Forest and the influence of persistent snow, winter and summer temperatures, and how this is influencing pika distribution.
About the speaker
Missy Dressen has been a professional wildlife biologist for nearly 20 years and has been working for the Forest Service on the Routt National Forest for most of her career. She received her BS in Wildlife Biology and MS in Ecology, both at Colorado State University. Her passion is understanding ecology of wildlife and how natural or human disturbances can affect them.