University of Rio Grande

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Donald P. Althoff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Certified Wildlife Biologist                    Coordinator -Wildlife & Fish Program

McKenzie 212
University of Rio Grande

Phone: 740.245.7148


B.S.  Ohio State University   Wildlife Management
M.S.  University of Nebraska  Wildlife Science 
Ph.D. Penn State University   Wildlife Ecology

Professional Interests:

Ecology of S0uthern Flying Squirrels

          Nest Box Plans   Adult-01  Adult-02   Adult-03

          Rio Students Handling SFS  1 2 3 4        Checking It Out!

Rio-EcoMonitoring Project

Evaluation of Methodology  for Monitoring Wildlife Populations and Habitat

Sustainment of Military "Trainingscapes"                                                                          (research conducted at Fort Riley, Kansas through the Kansas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit and Kansas State University 2001-2009)



2+2 Rio Degree Program: Wildlife and Fish Conservation and Management Webpage

Vitae: pdf file

Research: Publications & Presentations pdf file

Professional memberships/societies:

American Society of Mammalogist   

Ornithological Society of North America

The Wildlife Society


Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up.  It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.

Every morning a lion wakes up.  It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.

It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle:  when the sun comes up, you'd better be running!






















               ...count 'em!  All 13 lines are there  (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus)

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