Department of Fisheries and WildlifeMSU Natural Resources, rm 13
Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Montana State University in 2016. While completing her B.S., she worked as a wildlife intern for Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks performing common loon surveys and assisting with tasks relating to other non-game wildlife interests. Since graduating, she has worked for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to band waterfowl and on a northern bobwhite quail research project with Oklahoma State University. For her master’s research, Ashley will be studying American woodcock and factors affecting their reproduction and survival, such as local vegetation characteristics of nesting sites. Ashley is especially interested in game bird management and effective education about wildlife conservation efforts, particularly at the elementary and middle school levels.