As part of our field research, members of the A.P.E. lab occasionally stumble on a novel observation worthy of a published ‘natural history note’. Here, we note the observation of tail bifurcation in the western skink, Plestiodon skiltonianus:
Our expertise is in population biology, simulation modeling and statistics, and our passion is wildlife conservation. We combine our expertise and passion in creative ways. For example, we have
Dr. Shoemaker is the director of the Applied Population Ecology (A.P.E) lab at the department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Broadly, his research couples ecological data (e.g., census records, mark-recapture data, remote sensing data) with simulation models, statistics and machine learning to support wildlife conservation and management.
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