Education
Ph.D. - Ecology - Montana State University - Fall 2014 – present. Project title: Spatial Ecology of Mountain Ungulates in the Greater Yellowstone Area.

M.S.  -  Systems Ecology - University of Montana - 2014. Project title: Cougar Foraging Ecology: New Insights from Intensive Field Monitoring and Global Positioning Collars.

B.A.  -  Natural History and Ecology - Prescott College - 2004




Blake Lowrey

​Experience
Teaching Assistant
: Ecology. University of Montana, Fall 2013.

Teaching Assistant:  General Science: Earth and Life. University of Montana, Spring 2013.

Research Associate: Dr. Joel Berger - Wildlife Conservation Society, Spring 2013, Arctic Alaska. Assisted with musk ox research in the rugged and remote Alaskan arctic. 

Research Associate: Dr. Joel Berger - Wildlife Conservation Society, Fall 2012, Missoula, MT. Organized and assisted with citizen science trainings and research for moose and elk road track surveys.

Biological Technician: Dr. John Squires - Rocky Mountain Research Station, Winter 2011, Missoula, MT.  Conducted winter trapping and summer den searches in northwest Montana.  Burned a new snow machine to the ground. 

Independent Consultant: High Lonesome Ranch, Fall 2010, De Beque, CO. Developed a conservation education program focusing on predator/ prey relationships, mixed use landscapes, and biodiversity conservation.

Program Manager: Wolftree, Inc., Fall 2007 – 2010, Sisters, OR. Developed and implemented ecological research, restoration, and education projects.

Biological Technician: Dr. Cristina Eisenberg - Oregon State University, Spring 2006-08, Waterton Lakes and Glacier National Parks. Field crew leader for research on trophic cascades involving wolves, elk, and aspen forests in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. 

Ski Patrol: Yellowstone Club Ski Patrol, Big Sky, MT. Winter 2009.

Lead Instructor: Outward Bound Wilderness, Summer 2006 – 08, Leadville, CO. Instructed extended backcountry courses for students of various ages and backgrounds through technical mountain terrain. 

Ecology Department - Montana State University
310 Lewis Hall
P.O. Box 173460
Bozeman, MT 59717-3460
Tel: (406) 994-4548
Fax: (406) 994-3190