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Courtney Larson, PhD

Wyoming Conservation Scientist

Lander, Wyoming

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Courtney Larson, PhD Wyoming Conservation Scientist © Jeff Carroll

Areas of Expertise

Impacts of recreation on wildlife, Renewable energy siting, Land protection assessments


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Courtney’s research interests are centered around wildlife conservation and human impacts on ecological systems. Currently, her work focuses on recreation and wildlife coexistence, low-tech stream restoration techniques, and mapping and spatial analysis. Courtney also provides scientific support for ongoing projects on a broad range of topics including renewable energy siting, freshwater quality and quantity, and land protection assessment.

Courtney completed a PhD and MS in Ecology at Colorado State University, focusing on the effects of recreation on wildlife. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and International Studies from Colby College.

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