Erik Peterson

Erik Peterson

Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Washington State University

Msc Student

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Published on Aug 22, 2021

Update from the field

Hello everyone, just want to give an update on how our repeat sampling effort for army cutworm moths has gone during this fast-progressing summer. It's been unusually hot and dry in Glacier. Just h...

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Published on Jun 30, 2021

Summer technicians hired by donor dollars

As a result of our community of financial project supporters, I've hired field technicians for the summer. Two of them! The timing worked out just right to bring two quality, experienced people on-...

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Published on Jun 23, 2021

Thank You Project Backers!

Hello everyone - Thank you so much for valuing my graduate research enough to make a contribution to OUR crowdfunding campaign! Your combined donations totaled $6380, which is sufficient for me to ...

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Published on Jun 14, 2021

My graduate research story

The story of why I'm conducting this grad research goes back almost two decades. As an undergrad in 2002, one of the first publications I read discussed potential mountain climber impacts on moth-f...

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Published on Jun 14, 2021

Thank you - our stretch goal is within reach!

Thank you for your generous financial contributions crowd funders! Last weekend, we reached our $5040 target to be guaranteed community support to hire a technician this summer. That funding level ...

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Published on Jun 01, 2021

1/3 through our campaign, 1/3 left to raise

1/3 through our campaign, 1/3 left to raiseWe're one-third of the way through our 30-day campaign to crowdfund $5040 and we have just one-third of our remaining funding goal to raise. THANK YOU to...

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Published on May 22, 2021

Our campaign has launched!

Yesterday, our fundraising campaign for hiring one field technician this summer (my graduate research’s last season of data collection) went live. Thank you to the gracious donors who helped us rea...

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Published on May 17, 2021

For more info, check out our project webpage

Are you interested to learn more about my graduate research? If so, check out our project blog site: https://bearbutter.org/. It started off as a component of a 200-level WSU Edward R. Murrow Colle...

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Thank you Rebecca -much appreciated
Jun 11, 2021
Why do grizzly bears climb mountains to eat moths?
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You guys should drive out west this summer and pay us a visit -Hugh can show you the park :)
Jun 11, 2021
Why do grizzly bears climb mountains to eat moths?
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Thanks Bert, I appreciate your early contribution. It got us off to a good start!
Jun 11, 2021
Why do grizzly bears climb mountains to eat moths?
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Great!
Jun 03, 2021
Why do grizzly bears climb mountains to eat moths?
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Hi Madelon, Did you receive my private message to you in reply?
Jun 03, 2021
Why do grizzly bears climb mountains to eat moths?
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