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Publications

Adkins, J. Y., D. E. Lyons, P. J. Loschl, D. D. Roby, K. Collis, A. F. Evans, and N. J. Hostetter. 2015. Demographics of piscivorous colonial waterbirds and management implications for ESA-listed salmonids on the Columbia Plateau. Northwest Science 88:344-359.

Bozarth, C. A., B. Gardner, L. L. Rockwood, L. L., and J. E. Maldonado.  2015. Using fecal DNA and spatial capture-recapture to characterize a recent coyote colonization. Northeastern Naturalist 22:144-162.

Chitwood, M. C., M. B. Swingen, M. A. Lashley, J. R. Flowers, M. B. Palamar, C. S. Apperson, C. Olfenbuttel, C. E. Moorman, and C. S. DePerno. 2015. Parasitology and serology of free-ranging coyotes (Canis latrans) in North Carolina, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51:664-669.

Fisk, J. M. II, T. J. Kwak, and R. J. Heise. 2015. Effects of regulated river flows on habitat suitability for the robust redhorse. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144: 792-806.

Flanders, N. P., B. Gardner, K. J. Winiarski, P. W. C. Paton, T. Allison, and A. F. O’Connell. 2015. Key seabird areas in southern New England identified using a community occupancy model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 533:277-290

Goyert, H. F. 2015. Foraging specificity and prey utilization: evaluating social and memory-based strategies in seabirds. Behaviour 152: 861-895.

Henry, E. H., N. M. Haddad, J. Wilson, P. Hughes, and B. Gardner.  2015. Point-count methods to monitor butterfly populations when traditional methods fail: a case study with Miami blue butterfly. Journal of Insect Conservation 1-11.

Hostetter, N. J., B. Gardner, S. H. Schweitzer, R. Boettcher, A. L. Wilke, L. Addison, W. R. Swilling, K. H. Pollock, and T. R. Simons. 2015. Repeated count surveys help standardize multi-agency estimates of American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) abundance. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 117: 354-363.

Hostetter, N. J., A. F. Evans, B. M. Cramer, K. Collis, D. E. Lyons, and D. D. Roby. 2015. Quantifying avian predation on fish populations: Integrating predator-specific deposition probabilities in tag recovery studies. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144:410–422.

Lashley, M. A., M. C. Chitwood, C. A. Harper, C. E. Moorman, and C. S. DePerno. Poor soils and density-mediated body weight in deer: forage quality or quantity? Wildlife Biology 21:213-219.

Mollet, P., M. Kéry, G. Pasinelli, J. A. Royle, and B. Gardner. 2015. Population size estimation for capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus L.) using DNA-based individual recognition and spatial capture-recapture models. PlosOne. 10: e0129020.

Raybuck, A. L., C. E. Moorman, S. R. Fritts, C. H. Greenberg, C. S. DePerno, D. M. Simon, and G. S. Warburton. 2015. Do silvicultural practices to restore oaks affect salamanders in the short term? Wildlife Biology 21:186-194.

Rutledge, M. E., C. E. Moorman, B. E. Washburn, and C. S. DePerno. 2015. Evaluation of resident Canada goose movements to reduce the risk of goose-aircraft collisions at suburban airports. Journal of Wildlife Management 79:1185-1191.

Sollmann, R., B. Gardner, R. B. Chandler, J. A. Royle, and S. Sillett. 2015. An open population hierarchical distance sampling model. Ecology 96:325-331.

Sollmann, R., A. M. White, B. Gardner, and P. N. Manley. 2015. Investigating the effects of forest structure on the small mammal community in the Sierra Nevada using capture-recapture models for stratified populations. Mammalia Biology 80: 247-254.

Swingen, M. B., C. S. DePerno, and C. E. Moorman. 2015. Seasonal coyote diet composition at a low-productivity site. Southeastern Naturalist 14:397-404.

Professional Presentations

Alia, E. W., J. R. Fischer, A. C. Engman, A. O. Gill, C. S. Lee Pow, H. V. Daniels, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Collazo. 2015. Characterization of the salinity profile of the Arecibo River estuary, a Caribbean island ecosystem. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland

Drake, M. D., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, C. Olfenbuttel, and M. N. Peterson. 2015. Co-Urbanization of Humans and Coyotes.  The International Urban Wildlife Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Engman, A. C., T. J. Kwak, and J. R. Fischer. 2015. Patterns and drivers of recruitment in Caribbean amphidromous fishes. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon.

Fischer, J. R., T. J. Kwak, A. C. Engman, and W. E. Smith. 2015. Use of post-larval otoliths to compare age, growth, and pelagic larval durations of Caribbean amphidromous gobies. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Use of Scales, Otoliths and Fin Rays to Determine Age, Growth, and Life History Characteristics of Fishes” at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon.

Gould, N. P., C. S. DePerno, and C. Olfenbuttel.  2015. Urban black bear ecology: Movements, population ecology and harvest vulnerability of black bears in urban/suburban habitats. Blue Ridge Parkway Research and Science Symposium, Asheville, North Carolina.

Gyovai, M. N., J. R. Fischer, A. C. Engman, A. O. Gill, C. S. Lee Pow, H. V. Daniels, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Collazo. 2015. Characterization of a Caribbean estuarine fishery by use of a creel survey. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland.

Handa, S., J. R. Fischer, A. C. Engman, A. O. Gill, C. S. Lee Pow, H. V. Daniels, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Collazo. 2015. Estimation of return migration swimming speed of the sirajo goby, a Caribbean diadromous fish. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland.

Ivasauskas, T. J., T. J. Kwak, and P. L. Rakes. 2015. Swimming ability and early development of an imperiled redhorse species and other river fishes. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon.

Kwak, T. J., J. R. Fischer, H. J. Flowers, W. G. Cope, J. M. Rash, and D. A. Besler. 2015. Condition, diet, and trophic relations of stocked trout in Appalachian streams. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish” at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon.

LaPlante, J. J., J. R. Fischer, A. C. Engman, A. O. Gill, C. S. Lee Pow, H. V. Daniels, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Collazo. 2015. Nearshore larval fish assemblages in a Caribbean estuary. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland.

Lee Pow, C., M. Law, T. Kwak, D. Shea, G. Cope, J. Rice, S. Kullman, and D. Aday. 2015. Estrogenic contaminant concentrations and the incidence of intersex in centrarchid fishes: landscape-level relationships in North Carolina. Invited speaker to the Best Student Paper Symposium at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon.

Moorman, C. E., M. A. Lashley, M. C. Chitwood, and C. S. DePerno. 2015. Fire effects on deer in longleaf pine forest. 2015 North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting, New London, North Carolina.

Moorman, C. E. 2015. A brief history of bobwhite research in North Carolina. Annual Meeting of the Virginia Quail Council. Appomattox, Virginia.

Moorman, C E. 2015. An experimental approach to assess the ecological sustainability of woody biomass harvests. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Southern Regional Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina.

Moorman, C. E., L. Maynard, S. M. Grodsky, and G. R. Hess. 2015. Downed wood in the neighborhood: availability of downed wood along urban-exurban greenways. International Urban Wildlife Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Olfenbuttel, C., N. P. Gould, and C. S. DePerno.  2015. Urban black bear ecology: Movements, population ecology and harvest vulnerability of black bears in urban/suburban habitats. Large Carnivore Working Group, Eastern Black Bear Workshop, Louisville, Mississippi.

Tillery, D. S., J. R. Fischer, A. C. Engman, A. O. Gill, C. S. Lee Pow, H. V. Daniels, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Collazo. 2015. Fish assemblages in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation.

Extension Presentations

Gould, N. P., C. S. DePerno, and C. Olfenbuttel.  2015. Wildlife Career Options and urban black bear ecology: Movements, population ecology and harvest vulnerability of black bears in urban/suburban habitats. Presented to 100 individuals at the Mount Pisgah Academy, Asheville, North Carolina.

Moorman, C. E. 2015. Going native for wildlife. Native Landscaping and Water Management – Woodland Steward Series, Asheville, North Carolina.

Moorman, C. E. 2015. Urban landscaping for wildlife. North Carolina Botanical Garden Seminar Series, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Moorman, C. E. 2015. Managing and restoring shortleaf pine for wildlife. Shortleaf Pine 101. Troy, North Carolina.

Moorman, C. E. 2015. Backyard management for the birds. 2015 North Carolina Extension Master Gardner Volunteer Association Conference, Cary, North Carolina.