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Yellowstone cutthroat trout subject of On the Rocks

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Yellowstone cutthroat trout will be the subject of the University of Montana Western’s first On the Rocks presentation of the fall 2010 semester. Yellowstone cutthroat trout will be the subject of the University of Montana Western’s first On the Rocks presentation of the fall 2010 semester. Laurie Battle, Professor of Mathematics at Montana Tech of The University of Montana, will discuss the long-term viability of native Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the South Fork of the Snake River. Battle earned her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Tennessee in the field of differential equations. Her research area is mathematical modeling, and her most recent projects involve population modeling involving invasive species. Battle’s On the Rocks presentation, “Effectiveness of flow management and rainbow trout harvest on long-term viability of native Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the South Fork Snake River,” will begin at 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13 in Block Hall Room 311 on the UMW campus.