Ricks 2010 project was: "Spatial analysis of the population dynamics in Gunnison's Prairie dog colonies at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge" Mentor: Chuck Hayes
Rick graduated from Arizona State in May 2011 with a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Conservation Biology and Ecological Sustainability. He spent the summer of 2011 as a Sevilleta LTER Intern at the UNM Sevilleta Field Station.
Rick presented in 2010 REU Project in the form of a Poster, at the 2011 Ecological Society of American Meeting in Austin, Texas in August!