Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Projects


Project Completion Date
Assessment of the Invasion of the Asian Swamp Eels in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area December 2018
Moose demography in NE Washington June 2017
Effects of climate and habitat change on structure and function of a high priority montane ecosystem March 2017
Growth Potential and Genetic Diversity of Yellow Perch in South Dakota November 2017
Determination of geomorphological and landscape factors contributing to diverse Unionoid mussel communities in Missouri River systems, with particular emphasis on the Meramec River Drainage June 2019
Physiology, behavior, and tolerances of Missouri fishes of conservation concern with a focus on Niangua Darter and Topeka Shiner June 2018
Effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on health of aquatic organisms December 2016
American eel age and growth assessment in the Roanoke River, North Carolina. June 2018
Estimation of Angler Mortality and Development of Live Well Management Procedures to Improve the Survival of the Largemouth Bass June 2017
Science to inform management of floodplain conservation lands under non-stationary conditions September 2017
Identification of Current and Future Conservation Actions Needed to Preserve Lesser Prairie-Chicken Populations in Context of Land Management Practices and Environmental Variation December 2017
Climatic and Anthropogenic Forcing of Wetland Landscape Connectivity in the Great Plains July 2017
RWO 90: A range wide assessment of the influence of landscape and environmental change on lesser prairie-chickens December 2017
OA 75: Influence of wind energy on Swainson's hawk ecology September 2017
Modeling Winter Habitat Use of Whooping Cranes in the Eastern Migratory Population December 2016
Determining the distribution of imperiled mussels in Tennessee waters June 2017
Propagating mussels in the Ohio River June 2017
Endangered species research below Green River Dam December 2016
Intra-guild predator dynamics: the effects of recolonizing gray wolf populations on cougars in northeast Oregon. June 2019
Invasive Asian Carp in Tennessee Rivers August 2016
Sampling and Managing Catfish Stocks in Tennessee December 2016
Movements of Coastal Birds in Southern New England December 2016
Conserving Wood Turtles and Associated Riparian Species June 2017
Offshore Movements of Migratory Bats in the Gulf of Maine December 2017
Range-wide migratory connectivity for full-cycle conservation of the golden-winged warbler, climate sensitive songbird of the highest conservation concern December 2016
Marshbird response to invasive cattail control using grazing, mowing, and herbicide application in the Prairie Pothole Region of Minnesta December 2017
Delineating sandhill crane populations in Minnesota June 2017
Adaptive Management for Turkey Harvest in Alabama September 2020
2014 Wild Turkey Hunter Study December 2016
Using Qualitative Knowledge of Life History Traits to Predict Taxon Group Response to Levels of Coarse Woody Debris December 2017
A study of diamond darter macrohabitat use and abundance within the lower Elk River. February 2017
Establishing long-term, continuous monitoring of flow, temperature, and macroinvertebrates at reference streams to quantify potential effects of climate change on stream ecosystems December 2017
Microhabitat use of native and nonnative fishes in Kootenai River January 2017
Movement dynamics, distribution, habitat use, and species associations of juvenile burbot in tributaries of the Kootenai River April 2017
Grassland habitat management for diverse taxa and stakeholders July 2016
Klamath Basin S3 Model September 2019
Evaluate the influence of harvest regulations on angler effort using remote car counters December 2016
Evaluation of methods used to estimate population metrics for adult muskellunge in northern Wisconsin lakes June 2018
Wildlife-Livestock Disease Transmission in a Changing Climate September 2018
Landscape genetic structure of the western continental golden eagle population July 2019
Urbanization and Massachusetts streams: Unpacking the biological effects of impervious cover June 2017
Population characteristics and movements of smallmouth bass in the Menominee River June 2019
Effects of 2, 4-D treatments to control Eurasian Watermilfoil on fish and zooplankton in northern Wisconsin lakes December 2017
Movements of lake sturgeon after upstream passage through two dams on the Menominee River January 2017
Determining stream of origin and spawning site fidelity of salmonids in the Upper North Platte River drainage using otolith microchemistry December 2017
Identification of priority conservation areas for native aquatic species September 2016
Updating Temperature Criteria for Wyoming Surface Waters - DEQ August 2017
Nutritional Carrying Capacity of Wyoming's Ungulates December 2017
Population Dynamics in Moose in the Snowy Range December 2018
Phenology Tracking in Migratory Mule Deer December 2018
Evaluations of Methods to Introduce Mortality in Lake Trout Embryos January 2018
Establish & Operated Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research March 2017
Phase II: Monitoring the endangered Tidewater Goby using environmental DNA in water samples: Field tests June 2019
Understanding the impacts of surface-groundwater conditions on stream fishes under altered base-flow conditions May 2018
Using environmental DNA (eDNA) to assess the presence of cave-fish and crayfish populations in caves of the Ozark Highlands December 2018
Landscape genetics of white-tailed deer to assess population structure for surveillance of chronic wasting disease June 2017
Reevaluation of the status of black bears in southeastern Oklahoma June 2018
Determining Seasonal Use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Habitat by the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanachus pallidicinctus) in Eastern New Mexico December 2016
Demography and seasonal movement patterns of band-tailed pigeons in New Mexico. December 2016
Measuring scaled quail demography and seasonal habitat use in response to a shrub reduction treatment in southwestern New Mexico and effect of climate on nest and brood success December 2016
Describing seasonal movement patterns and development of a bioenergetics model to determine carrying capacity of the Middle Rio Grande Valley, NM for wintering sandhill cranes December 2017
Angler behavior in response to management actions on Nebraska reservoirs -- Part 2 December 2018
Quantifying habitat selection and predicting habitat use by whooping crane December 2016
Identifying recruitment bottlenecks for walleyes in northern Wisconsin lakes December 2018
Reproductive readiness and behavioral ecology of wild hatchery-reared pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River above Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana June 2017
Evaluation of juvenile bull trout outmigration in Thompson Falls Reservoir December 2016
Evaluating the effects of shallow-water habitat on age-0 Scaphirhynchus sp prey use and condition December 2016
Developing Non-Invasive Methods to Monitor Burrow-nesting Seabird Populations January 2017
Conservation of the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern: Restoration of a Lost Breeding Colony March 2019
Evaluation of Caspian tern management to reduce predation on ESA-listed salmonids in the Columbia Plateau region March 2019
Resource selection and movements of mule deer and elk on the Jemez Pueblo March 2017
Annual Evaluation and Development of Benchmarks for Lake Trout Suppression in Yelowstone Lake June 2018
Survey for Sensitive Species in Utah August 2017
Environmental Determinants of Sex in Fishes: Endocrine Disruptors and Water Temperature September 2016
Robust Redhorse Recovery and Habitat Restoration: Assessing Water Quality Stressors and Food Web Contaminant Dynamics December 2017
Assessing the effects of the National Park Service predator and vehicle management practices on nesting shorebirds at Cape Hatteras National Seashore November 2017
Impacts of Energy Production, Habitat Selection, and Population Size on Resource Selection, Survival, and Recruitment of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado August 2018
Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to USDA Conservation Practices In Kansas and Colorado September 2017
Wildife response to the restoration of tall-grass prairie infested with L. cuneata December 2017
Demographics and habitat use of Greater Sage-Grouse in wildfire-affected habitats in Oregon. June 2021
Commercial harvest influence on white sucker demographics August 2016
Understanding the St Croix River Food Web January 2018
CNH: Coupled Climate, Cultivation and Culture in the Great Plains: Understanding Water Supply and Water Quality in a Fragile Landscape. May 2019
Sampling designs and population dynamics of burbot in the Green River system: tools for management December 2018
Dynamics of resilience in complex adaptive systems December 2017
Bat movements across transforming landscapes June 2018
Amphibian Occupancy, Functional Connectivity, and Resilience of Rainwater Basin Wetlands May 2018
Long-Term Logan River Trout Viability Study and Monitoring September 2021
FS: Cutthroat Population Conditions within the Logan Watershed June 2017
FWS: Pyramid Lake Fishery Evaluation to evaluate Lahontan cutthroat trout performance and identify limiting factors for the native fish community December 2019
CPCESU San Rafael Restoration Science September 2017
Assessing Migratory Avifauna Responses to Managed Land Use Practices in a Sagebrush/Grassland System September 2017
Avian conservation in native and afforested habitats of north-central Uruguay May 2017
Influence of Energy Development on Non-Game Sagebrush Birds III December 2017
Linking Habitat Features to Dissolved Oxygen and River Flow in the Lower Osage River, Missouri June 2018
Conservation and Management of Missouri’s Mid-Sized Rivers: Development of Sampling Protocols and Application to Priority Watershed Rivers June 2019
Developing Measures of Vulnerability to Climate Change and Disturbance of Aquatic Communities in Heartland Network National Parks December 2017
Assessment of drought impacts on selected fish and wildlife species in the southwestern U.S. August 2017
Ecology of swift fox in Nebraska December 2018
The Gulf of Maine coastal ecosystem survey: an integrated, multidisciplinary effort to map biological hotspots in the waters of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts (Collaborators: C. Loftin, S. McKinney, A. McKnight, A. Allyn, J. Runge, MDIFW, UMass, USFWS, BRI) December 2018
Of Pools and People: Small natural features with large ecosystem functions in urbanizing landscapes (Collaborators: A.Calhoun, M.Hunter, K. Bell, M. Kinnison, C. Loftin, K. Capps, D. Bauer, E. Nelson) December 2019
Occurrence and variation in submersed aquatic vegetation along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico August 2020
Sublette Moose Demography and Habitat Use December 2016
Statewide Moose Habitat Project June 2018
Evaluating the Influence of Beetle Kill on Sierra Madre Elk June 2019
Monitoring Elk Migrations with Remote Photography December 2018
Columbia Spotted Frog Investigations December 2016
Variation and plasticity and their interaction with urbanization in Guadalupe bass populations on and off the Edwards Plateau December 2016
Assess genetic integrity, population status, and long-term viability of isolated populations of shoal bass in the upper Chattahoochee River December 2017
Linking fish health, contaminants, and population dynamics of smallmouth bass populations in the Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania April 2017
Upper and Lower Redwood Creek Juvenile Salmon (Smolt) Abundance Project March 2017
Prairie Creek Juvenile Salmonid (Smolt) Abundance Project March 2017
Population viability and reclassification criteria of the listed population of Steller’s Eider in Alaska. August 2016
Carnivore Occupancy and Intraguild Interactions Across New York State March 2020
Fall harvest rates of female wild turkeys in New York March 2017
Density of Pallid Sturgeon and Food Web Dynamics in the Missouri River December 2017
Environmental and endogenous factors affecting egg quality and caviar yield in farmed sturgeon July 2017
American marten population ecology and role in forest community dynamics June 2018
Deer Hunter Attitudes December 2016
Statewide evaluation of calcified structures used to estimate ages of largemouth bass and northern pike June 2017
Mule Deer Fitness Nutrition December 2016
Investigating Impacts of Winter Lake Drawdowns on Littoral Ecosystems December 2019
Deer abundance and its relationship to factors that affect forest vegetation conditions June 2022
Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River January 2019
Alpine Habitat: Influence of Climate Change on Wildlife March 2017
Wyoming Range Native Fish and Energy Development June 2021
Wyoming Migration Initiative June 2021
Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project December 2019
Stable Isotopes to Delineate Seasonal Range Use for Wyoming Ungulates June 2019
Platte Valley Mule Deer Project June 2018
Chinook and coho salmon productivity on the Unalakleet River December 2016
Plum Island Ecosystems LTER June 2018
Developing and Testing a Spatially-Explicit, Science-Based, Decision-Support Tool for Making Riverscape-Scale Management Decisions: How Dams and Culverts Affect a Threatened Native Stream Fish, the Neosho Madtom, and Select Tributary Fish Species February 2019
Identifying Migratory Routes and Wintering Grounds of Burrowing Owls throughout North America September 2020
South Carolina Alligator Adaptive Management Strategies: Population Dynamics, Habitat Utilization and Conservation Threats March 2019
Development of decision analysis tools for controlling New Zealand mudsnails in fish hatcheries September 2016
Effectiveness of Forest Restoration Treatments on Demography of a Federally Listed Ground Squirrel February 2023
Assessing the Importance of Wetlands on DoD Installations for the Persistence of Wetland-dependent Birds December 2019
Dynamics of wetland and grassland wetland ecosystems in the Northern Great Plains September 2016
Evaluation of the James River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program December 2016
Movement and habitat use of pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River December 2017
Estimating Breeding Populations of Canada Geese in the Midwest – A Model to Predict Canada Goose Breeding Pair Densities Using National Wetlands Inventory Data September 2017
Sage Grouse Genetics September 2016
Impacts of Surface Water Supply Reservoirs on Stream Flow and Biota June 2020
Landscape-scale management of forest wildlife populations in Wisconsin July 2024
Landscape-scale management of grassland birds in Wisconsin April 2022
Eastern Brown Pelicans: Dispersal, Seasonal Movements and Monitoring of PAHs and Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Mexico November 2019
Developing standard and efficient methods for sampling fish in Oklahoma streams December 2016
Effects of forest management practices in the Acadian Northern Hardwood/Conifer Forests of Maine on forest bird communities, with emphasis on species of regional conservation priority and concern (Collaborators: D. harrison, P. Wood, C. Loftin) December 2018
Assessing Priority Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Areas (PARCAs) and Vulnerability to Climate Change in the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (Collaborators: C. Loftin, P. deMaynadier, K. Barrett, P.Nanjappa) January 2019
Decision Support for Public Alligator Harvesting in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina June 2017
A Spatially Explicit Population Modeling Framework to Support Conservation Decision Making for Gopher Tortoises in Georgia June 2017
Characterization of spatial and temporal variability in fishes in response to climate change August 2017
The social-ecology of an intensively managed ecosystem: pheasants and pheasant hunters in Southwest Nebraska December 2019
The demography of Northern Spotted Owls in Oregon and Washington September 2023
Adélie penguin demographic response to climate change at the individual, colony and metapopulation levels. September 2025
Estimation of Wind Farm Mortality: Development of Super Population Approach to Estimate Cumulative Mortality from Carcass Surveys Accounting for Carcass Removal and Non-Detection September 2016
Population Status of Carnivores August 2016
Sicklefin Redhorse Ontogeny, Recruitment, and Priority Habitats in Regulated Rivers. June 2017
Sea lamprey biology and interaction with Atlantic salmon in Maine rivers January 2017
Offshore Wind Energy Technology, Environmental Impacts, and Policy September 2016
Understanding downstream migratory survival of Atlantic salmon smolts in the Penobscot River Maine; effects of dams and restoration September 2020
Dam removals in Sedgeunkedunk Stream and the Penobscot River– changes in resident and migratory communities January 2017
Passage of adult Atlantic salmon in the Penobscot River before and after dam removal January 2022
Research and Applications in Support of the National Gap Analysis Program September 2016
Web-Accessible Database of Standard Fish Sampling Data December 2022
Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fishes October 2022
Habitat Requirements of Larval and Adult Desert Fishes in Cherry Creek, Arizona: Implications for Water Rights Litigation October 2016
Regeneration of Forest Vegetation in Response to Browsing by Moose and Deer: An Experimental Approach Using Exclosures December 2027
Reintroduction of Whooping Cranes to Louisiana December 2016
Migration Corridors and Landscape Connectivity Project June 2018
The effectiveness of the Greater Sage-Grouse as an umbrella for non-game sagebrush SGCN June 2018
Determining Ripeness in White Sturgeon Females to Maximize Yield and Quality of Caviar March 2017
Responses of large mammals to forest restoration treatments in the southwest Jemez Mountains, New Mexico September 2025
Amphibian use of wetland-limited landscapes (Collaborator: A.J.K. Calhoun, UMaine) December 2016
Pollination Security for Fruit and Vegetable Crops in the Northeast (collaborative project with Frank Drummond, Aaron Hoshide, Sam Hanes, Alison Dibble at UMaine) May 2019
Using a Mechanistic Model to Develop Management Strategies to Cool Apache Trout Streams under the Threat of Climate Change October 2019
Enhancing Hatch Rate and Survival in Laboratory-Reared Hybrid Devils Hole Pupfish through Application of Antibiotics to Eggs and Larvae December 2016
Using Remote Videography to Investigate Relationships Between Environmental Conditions and Spawning Behavior in Devils Hole Pupfish December 2017
Assessment of Stonecat (Noturus flavus) populations in the Missisquoi and LaPlatte rivers of Vermont September 2016
Assessing endangered marsh rabbit and woodrat habitat use and feral cat population dynamics using photographic, video, and RFID capture-recapture data July 2016
Evaluation of northern bobwhite in western Oklahoma July 2017
Predicting Migratory Bird Responses to Climate Change: December 2017
Estimation of black bear densities in New Mexico using noninvasive genetic analyses December 2016
Distribution and habitat selection/space use of migratory and resident golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in areas with high potential for wind energy development in New Mexico December 2016
Connecticut River Migratory Fish September 2018
Environmental Effect on Harbor Seal Movement & Resource Selection June 2017
Linking resources selection to population dynamics of Mule Deer in Idaho September 2016
Wisconsin's wildlife and a changing climate September 2023
Effects of Climate Change on Structure and Function of the High Priority Ecosystem: Trophic Interactions and Population Trajectories in a Montane Riparian Ecosystem". Dated October 27, 2008 December 2017
Projected effects of climate-induced vegetation changes on caribou (Rangifer tarandus) energetics in northern Alaska September 2016
Remote sensing of habitat for at-risk early successional bird species in Georgia June 2023
Population ecology of narrow-headed gartersnakes May 2025
White-tailed Ptarmigan Reintroduction Ecology June 2024
Factors influencing Bull Trout populations across multiple spatial scales in Idaho September 2025
Moss Tissue Concentrations July 2021
Brook Trout Population June 2024
Modeling the Effect of White-nose Syndrome Mitigation Decisions on Cave Hibernating Myotis Species September 2022
RWO 103: Assessing risk for westward expansion of zebra mussels to guide EDRR strategies September 2023
An assessment of post-restoration trajectories of geomorphological and vegetative change in the Nisqually River Delta, Washington June 2023
Improving management strategies linked to certification of sustainable forest practices for priority songbirds in West Virginia June 2023
Southwestern and northwestern pond turtle viability analysis to support a species status assessment December 2021
Modeling Tools for Species Status Assessments August 2021
Decision Analysis for Species Status Assessment Science Needs Prioritization July 2023
Transmission and evolution of a persistent pathogen: anthrax infection dynamics comparing two natural systems November 2022
Deer movement and chronic wasting disease spread in southwest Wisconsin June 2024
Wolf-caribou interactions in the Fortymile caribou herd December 2023
Evaluating the spatial and temporal distribution and ecology of Bighead and Silver Carp and native fishes of the lower Red River basin September 2022
Environmental correlates of fibropapilloma in green turtles. December 2025
Spatial variation in lake whitefish recruitment in Lake Michigan: the potential roles of zooplankton prey and the relative fitness of age-0 fish December 2022
Conservation Outcomes in Great Plains Rangelands January 2023
Landscape transcriptomics as a new tool for natural resources management December 2021
Effects of recreational disturbance on desert bighorn sheep in western Colorado June 2025
Population Dynamics of Burrowing Owls on Kirtland Air Force Base September 2023
Selenium Risk to Yuma Ridgway’s Rails at the Salton Sea June 2022
Movement Ecology and Survival of Light-footed Ridgway's Rail December 2023
Population Dynamics of Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse in Idaho April 2021
Emerging viral diseases in at-risk populations of felids and ungulates December 2020
Using RAD-seq Genomic Methods to Estimate Social Structure and Reproductive Success of a Puma Population and Implications on Affects of Sport-Hunting December 2020
Genetic lineage assessment of Gila topminnow in Arizona December 2018
Kinship for Harris Hawks in Baja California Sur June 2020
Conservation Genomics of Flat-tailed horned lizards in Arizona September 2021
Causes of Differential Migration in Birds December 2023
Endangered Yellowcheek Darter (Etheostoma moorei) movement and refuge use May 2024
Reconstruction of landscape composition and vegetation characteristics in the Sand Sagebrush Prairie Ecoregion August 2023
Multi-scale response of lesser prairie-chickens to future changes in land use and land cover December 2022
Enhancing the Conservation Potential of the Wood Turtle December 2023
Does a copper-nitrate synergy drive algal blooms and toxicity in Sierra Nevada Lakes? July 2024
Assessing habitat suitability and the spatial design of recovery options for southern mountain caribou in western North America. September 2023
Advancing the knowledge of freshwater mussel conservation: examining the role of manganese on recent mussel die-offs and enigmatic declines May 2023
Impacts of sea level rise and associated salinity changes on at-risk native freshwater mussels and their habitats in Atlantic coastal rivers December 2021
Patterns of greenness (NDVI) in the Southern Great Plains and their influence on reproduction of a declining prairie grouse. August 2022
Lesser Prairie-Chicken September 2022
Using genomics to elucidate local adaptation among isolated populations of the endangered tidewater goby December 2022
Development of environmental DNA assays for Central Valley Chinook salmon ecotypes December 2020
Integration of molecular methods into predator diet analysis to advance understanding of juvenile Chinook salmon predation mortality in the Delta December 2022
Standardizing Environmental DNA methodologies for Coho Salmon December 2023
Development of Environmentally Friendly Methods to Control Harmful Algal Blooms August 2021
An automated analytical system to synthesize environmental data from long-term remote sensors for use in animal migration ecology September 2022
Modeling the density of a parasite impacting salmonids in the Klamath River November 2023
Large wood restoration effectiveness for salmonids in Pudding Creek, California: A before-after-control-impact experiment June 2021
Differential survival of two size classes of Rainbow Trout and the predatory impact of Northern Pike in a high elevation New Mexico reservoir June 2022
Forecasting Aquatic Invasions in Rivers: Using Riverscapes Genetics to Inform Invasive Fish Species Management at Regional Scales September 2022
Assessing variability in fish populations August 2022
Assess the Population of Sicklefin Redhorse in Brasstown Creek August 2021
Impact of extreme events on native and nonnative fauna on Hawaii stream ecosystem November 2020
Identifying Pollinator Habitat Along Power Line Right of Ways in the Georgia Piedmont September 2022
How will changing reefscapes affect the prevalence of ciguatera on Hawaiian reefs? August 2022
OA 95: Nest Survival and Site Selection of Avian Communities in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands Undergoing Thinning Prescriptions September 2023
OA 91: NWI SWiFT Bird Environmental Study September 2021
OA 92: Pilot study - Guana Island Avian Response to Hurricanes September 2021
Mapping Big Game Migration Corridors - New Mexico April 2021
Identification and characterization of habitat conditions of mule deer, elk and pronghorn migration routes and stopover locations in northern New Mexico June 2023
Range-wide population viability analysis for the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) June 2021
Puerto Rican Boa Population Viability Analysis for Species Status Assessment September 2022
Assessing the Precision of Estimates of Population Vital Rates for Polar Bears in Alaska May 2021
Population Modeling to Support Conservation of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales June 2021
Seabird Ecology at Tetiaroa, French Polynesia December 2049
Constructing a Modeling Tool for Wolf Status Review in Washington August 2021
Marine use of Atlantic sturgeon in the Gulf of Maine September 2021
Does predation limit Atlantic salmon recovery? December 2023
Southwestern Species Status Assessment March 2020
Documenting Mule Deer Movements, Season Ranges and Habitat Use in the Bighorn Mountains June 2022
Alligator Snapping Turtle population viability and listing decisions October 2022
Evaluation of the management actions taken in the Lamar River watershed December 2023
Grizzly Bear Recovery: Modeling Movement, Home Ranges, Range Expansion, and Population Connectivity December 2021
State Parks Foundation November 2020
North Sapphire Elk Project Phase II June 2023
Predicting puma densities and distribution May 2022
Preventing Predation: Mechanistic Drivers of and Deterrents in Conflict with Jaguars May 2021
UM Elk Recreation Study June 2024
Mandatory Reporting and Harvest Surveys Evaluation June 2021
Predator use of white-tailed deer, mule deer, moose, and elk and influence on population dynamics. June 2021
Quantify and prioritize lake trout spawning habitat for suppression December 2023
Westslope Cutthroat Trout Project June 2021
UM Pronghorn Movement and Population Study June 2024
Human dimensions of grizzly bear management in MT - Grizzly Bear Social Survey June 2020
Blackfoot Clearwater Elk Study June 2022
Grizzly Bear Integrated Population Modeling and Interface Development December 2020
Evaluation of survey approches to assess status of Species of Greatest Inventory Need and effects of MFWP habitat management on non-game indicator species December 2020
Fisher Occupancy, Habitat Needs, and Responses to Management in the Northern Rocky Mountains June 2022
Sage Grouse Grazing Project PhD Student June 2022
Kootenai River Trout Survival Analysis August 2020
Modeling large mammal predator-prey dynamics to inform harvest management June 2021
Proactive Changes To Aid Success of Unit Cooperators in a Changing World. December 2023
Sage-grouse Synergies: Community Responses to Wetland Restoration in the Northern Great Plains September 2024
Lower Blackfoot Bear Stress Study September 2024
Structuring Governance to Achieve Landscape-scale Conservation Outcomes January 2024
Role of study length and life-history traits on the reliability of management recommendations September 2023
Understanding perceptions of risk from chronic wasting for tribal communities in the Midwest December 2022
Habitat Use and Survival of Ringtail in Southwest Oregon June 2022
Large Downed Wood as Post-fire Refugia for Terrestrial Salamanders in Pacific Northwest Forests August 2023
Assessment of angler use and catch during 2020 at Sutherland Reservoir, Nebraska January 2022
Using engineered DNA to assess spatial and temporal variation in eDNA as a measure of the temporal and spatial variation of biodiversity December 2022
Integration of molecular methods into predator diet analyses to advance understanding of juvenile Chinook salmon predation mortality in the Delta June 2021
New York Breeding Bird Atlas April 2025
New York Mammal Atlas April 2023
Parasitic Threats to Moose and Moose Juvenile Survival May 2025
Wild Turkey Harvest Modeling May 2025
Fisher Harvest Modeling May 2025
Occupancy of spotted lanternfly using detection dogs July 2022
Closing the loop: characterizing habitat requirements, movements, and life stage linkages of river herring in Massachusetts watersheds December 2022
Surveillance Optimization Project for Chronic Wasting Disease: Streamlining a Web Application for Disease Visualization and Data-Driven Decisions December 2021
Context-Dependent Deep Learning for Bird Recognition in Drone Survey Imagery June 2021
Living in a gradient: The influence of water temperature variation on development, settling time and survival of Pallid Sturgeon larvae in the Missouri River December 2022
North American interdisciplinary chronic wasting disease research consortium: NCDC234 September 2024
Regional assessment of cause-specific mortality in white-tailed deer populations, and in- fluence of landscape attributes and deer density on CWD spread through juvenile deer dispersal and seasonal movements August 2021
A standardized, high-throughput genetic resource to inform white-tailed deer population and disease management August 2021
A distributional atlas and identification guide to West Virginia fishes December 2023
Scale, Space, and Time: A Unifying Approach to Aquatic Invasions December 2026
Why do turtles "bask" at night? December 2021
Global horizon scan to assess U.S. invasion risk of terrestrial and freshwater vertebrates in trade September 2022
Quantifying the impacts of climate change on fish growth and production to enable sustainable management of diverse inland fisheries August 2022
Quantitative Assessment of Pelagic Fishes in Colorado Reservoirs June 2022
Intrusion of bigheaded carps into major oxbow lakes of the Lower Mississippi River June 2022
UDWR: A Multi-faceted Reconstruction of the Population Structure and Life History Expressions of a Remnant Metapopulation of Bonneville Cutthroat Trout May 2020
Chinook salmon passage and recovery on the Willamette River May 2021
Physiological Performance of Native and Invasive Northern Pike: Implications for Barrier Design in Invaded Systems December 2022
Integrating spatial data for predicting the influence of altered hydrologic and thermal conditions on fish assemblage traits and taxa across stream flow regimes June 2024
Examining Effects of Invasive Crayfish and Drought on Faxonius marchandi, an Ozark-endemic Petitioned Crayfish August 2024
Effect of current and future climate on Endangered Yellowcheek Darter (Etheostoma moorei) growth, survival and refuge use September 2023
Hydrologic alteration and geomorphic instability in the Illinois River Watershed and potential impacts on mussel SGCN and associated fish communities April 2022
Early Life History Metabolism in AtlanticS almon December 2022
. Greater prairie-chicken response to natural and anthropogenic disturbance on Fort Riley December 2020
Changing Fish Communities in the Penobscot River After Dam Removal. December 2022
Spatial ecology and resource selection by female lesser prairie-chickens within their home ranges and during dispersal September 2019
Lesser prairie-chicken and grassland response to intensive wildfire in the mixed-grass prairie September 2020
Ring-necked pheasant survival, nest habitat use, and predator occupancy in Kansas spring cover crops June 2020
Ring-necked pheasant population and space use response to landscapes including spring cover crops. June 2020
Network analyses of inland, depressional wetlands of the Great Plains May 2019
Landscape patterns contributing to lek establishment and morphometrics of attending lesser prairie-chickens December 2021
Dispersal, reproductive success, and habitat use by translocated lesser prairie-chickens December 2021
Translocation of the lesser prairie-chicken to the Sand Sagebrush Prairie Ecoregion May 2021
Fawn survival and bed-site selection of mule deer and white-tailed deer in western Kansas December 2022
Early Detection and Rapid Response to the African Walking Catfish in Puerto Rico: Identification and Removal of a Threat to Endemic Species and Minimizing Risk to Continental U.S. Expansion March 2021
Angler responses to state management stocking December 2022
Population characteristics of three important commercial fish species in Tennessee: Skipjack Herring, Smallmouth Buffalo, and Silver Carp December 2022
Phenology and habitat use of larval Percina in the upper Roanoke River basin – Phase 2 May 2020
The development of integrated adaptive management for restoration of freshwater-estuarine ecosystems April 2021
Evaluating efficacy of agricultural BMPs in the upper Clinch, Powell, and Holston river drainages June 2021
Resource selection and activity patterns of female mule deer and white-tailed deer in western Kansas. December 2022
Avian community change across time, elevations, and latitudes May 2023
Mapping and conserving big game migration in Wyoming July 2022
Evaluating the Influence of Wind Energy on the Movement, Distribution, and Habitat Quality of Pronghorn December 2022
BoR & NPS: Efficacy of conservation actions for native fishes in tributaries of the Colorado River, Grand Canyon May 2021
Changes in forest composition through time due to charcoal production for the iron industry, tree harvest, and deer browse September 2021
Effects of Tile Drainage on Restored Oxbows as Habitat for Endangered Topeka Shiners and other Biota December 2021
An Index of Oxbow Restoration Quality for Topeka Shiners Based on the Fish Assemblage December 2021
Snowshoe hare habitat relationships in response to prescribed burn and northern forest management December 2021
Guiding Present and Future Native Fish Restoration Using a Strategic Planning Process, Literature Synthesis, Database Analysis, Field Protocol Development/Testing, and Adaptive Management. To PI: M. E. Mather, 2020-2024, $428,358, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism – Ecological Services (Grant #: F20AF00207, Mod. #1; # T-59-R-1). November 2024
BoR: Understanding and quantifying potential movement patterns of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico September 2021
BoR: Hydrologic controls on abundance and distribution of the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow in the Middle Rio Grande September 2021
Habitat Suitability for Gila Chub Reintroduction in the Upper San Francisco River Drainage December 2023
Unintended fragmentation: fish community impacts and conservation implications of the Piute Farms Waterfall on the San Juan River. December 2020
Assessing the impact of nutrient enrichment in the Henry’s Fork Headwaters May 2023
Evaluations of Yellow Perch spawning and water level fluctuations for Cheat Lake, West Virginia August 2020
Corridor H stream monitoring project May 2022
Ungulate Migrations of the Wind River Indian Reservation December 2021
Ohio River Asian Carp Program January 2021
Modeling and Optimization to Advance Decision-making for Trust and At-risk Species March 2022
Development of a long-term paddlefish monitoring program on the Ohio River in West Virginia December 2021
Blue Catfish and Flathead Catfish Population Demographics, Habitat Use, and Movement in the Robert C. Byrd Pool of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers December 2021
A survey of current distributions for Wyoming crayfishes June 2021
Drought, water availability, and the implications for fish July 2021
Quantifying secretive marshbird habitat use across the full annual cycle: a meta-analysis June 2021
Coordinating Aquatic Conservation Tools to Connect Priority Geographies and Guide Landscape-Level Conservation June 2023
Developing Adaptation Strategies and Replacement Costs for Recreational and Tribal Fisheries September 2021
Habitat Selection and Quality of Wood Frogs in the Bighorn Mountains June 2022
Full life-cycle effects of natural gas development on sagebrush-obligate songbirds June 2022
Habitat attributes of northern long-eared bat maternity roosts in Wyoming June 2021
Assessing effects of anthropogenic and climate-induced change on health of coastal ecosystems. December 2022
Assessing the Biotic Community of Wetland Reserve Program Restorations in Western Kentucky and Tennessee June 2022
Evaluating the role of Wetland Reserve Program easements in providing for multiple ecosystem functions June 2022
Agent-based modeling of movements and habitat selection of mid-continent mallards January 2021
Mitigating emerging disease impacts in fisheries: adaptive strategies to ensure a safe, healthy seafood supply December 2021
Benefit-cost Analysis for the Threatened and Endangered Species Program of the Bureau of Land Management July 2021
Statistical support for long-term natural resource monitoring October 2023
Comparing recruitment estimation methods for age-1 Atlantic Sturgeon in the Altamaha River, GA from 2008-2020 August 2021
Assessing Actively Poached Galax Populations to Inform Restoration and Law Enforcement December 2021
Effects of Drought on Seed Germination and Biomass Allocation in Seedlings of Bottomland Hardwood Trees June 2021
NSF: Unifying mathematical and statistical approaches for modeling animal movement and resource selection July 2020
RWO 70 - Research, Education, and Training in the Proper Application of Species Distribution and Habitat Models to the Management and Conservation of Plant and Animal Species September 2020
Chronic Wasting Disease management in the Midwest August 2023