Research

The Ober lab conducts applied research in wildlife ecology and human dimensions with the goal of gaining a better understand of mechanisms that explain the abundance, distribution, and diversity of forest dwelling wildlife, and to develop recommendations that reduce conflicts between humans and wildlife. The intent of our research is to answer questions that deal with forest management, wildlife ecology, and conservation of imperiled species. Recent research project have addressed the following topics:

Wildlife habitat use

Wildlife productivity

Human dimensions

Nuisance wildlife

Forest plant ecology

Techniques

Ecosystem services