Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program
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Theses/Dissertations


Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Zummo, K.M. 2018. Effects of habitat and climate on scaled quail survival and reproduction. Master of Science, New Mexico State University. January 2018
Zhou, Yan. 2018. Quantifying groundwater interactions and implications on thermal regimes of streams. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University. December 2017
Zambory, Courtney Lynn, "Geospatial methods for aquatic conservation: Topeka shiner restoration site selection and the development of an Iowa watershed health assessment" (2018). May 2018
Zaidel, P. 2018. Impacts of small, surface-release dams on stream temperature and dissolved oxygen in Massachusetts. Master's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst. May 2018
Young, Kelsey. May 2018. Assessment of melanistic lesions in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieus) of the Chesapeake Bay, USA. MS Thesis. West Virginia University. Document id=10532. May 2018
Young, Kelsey. May 2018. Assessment of melanistic lesions in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieus) of the Chesapeake Bay, USA. MS Thesis. West Virginia University. Document id=10532. May 2018
Yondo, H. 2018. Specialization and divergent angler preferences for trout fishing in Georgia. Masters Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. May 2018
Yirka, L. M. 2016. Demographic rates and Prioritization of Habitat for Conservation for Painted Buntings in North Carolina. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. December 2016
Wszola, L. 2017. Mapping the Ecology of Information: Hierarchical Habitat Selection by Nebraska Pheasant Hunters. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln August 2017
Wood, W.T. 2020. An ecosystem model to predict effects of bigheaded carps on productive southeastern U.S. reservoirs. January 2020
Wong, A. 2018. Methodologies for abundance estimation of moose (Alces alces) and other rare species. MS Thesis. December 2018
Wolfson, D.W. 2018. Migratory ecology and movement patterns of Mid-Continent and Eastern sandhill cranes. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. June 2018
Wolf, S. L. 2019. Movement, survival, and resource use by stocked Rainbow Trout. Master’s thesis. Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. December 2019
Wilson, A. W. 2018. The impacts of extreme high tide events on sea turtle nesting along the Georgia barrier islands. M.S. Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens May 2018
Williamson, L. T. 2017. Monitoring wild ring-necked pheasant population restoration in Pennsylvania. M.S. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. December 2017
Williams, J. R. 2019. Quantifying the spatial structure of invasive lake trout in Yellowstone Lake to improve suppression efficacy. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. January 2019
Whitlock, S.L. 2019. Towards an Integrated Decision Tool for Managing Visitor Restrictions in Glacier Bay National Park. PhD Dissertation, Oregon State University. November 2019
White, B. 2017. An evaluation of nitrogen supplementation and processed soy fractions on the performance of cultured fishes. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 112 pp. August 2017
Westbrook, P. 2016. Bioassimilation, burial and sediment denitrification at shallow-water and deep water oyster reefs in two Louisiana estuaries. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. December 2016
West, R., G.P. Thiede, and P. Budy. 2020. Undergraduate Research. Diet overlap between two top predators in Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Poster presentation. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, St. George, Utah, 26 – 27 February 2020. February 2020
West, R. 2019. Undergraduate Research. Feeding ecology and diet overlap of coexisting lake trout and arctic grayling in two open and connected arctic lakes. Poster presentation: Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting, March 12-14, Provo, UT. March 2019
Wegleitner, E.J. May 2018. Wild juvenile salmonid abundance and outmigration in Wisconsin tributaries to Lake Michigan. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 50 p. May 2018
Weedop, D. 2019. Undergraduate Thesis Research. A spatial comparison of diets of predatory fishes above and below the Piute Farms Waterfall in the San Juan River, Utah. Poster presentation: Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting, March 12-14, Provo, UT. March 2019
Weaver, D. 2017. “Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) as a functional link between marine and freshwater ecosystems”. Ph.D. dissertation, Wildlife Ecology, University of Maine, Orono: 147 pp. August 2017
Weaver 2017. Ph.D. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) as a functional link between marine and freshwater ecosystems. University of Maine, Orono. 147pp. September 2017
Walsh, Heather. December 2018. Application of Molecular Pathology Techniques to Understand Mechanisms of Disease in Smallmouth Bass. PhD Dissertation. West Virginia University. Document id=4696. December 2018
Wallin, T. Parameters affecting success of Gila trout recovery streams: An in depth analysis of habitat and and community factors on the productivity of Gila trout populations. Master of Science, New Mexico State University. November 2019
Waldrop, Thomas. December 2019. Comparing the effects of swimming exercise and dissolved oxygen on important performance parameters of early-rearing Atlantic salmon Salmo salar and Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. MS Thesis. West Virginia University. Document id=8430. December 2019
Voss, Nicholas S. 2020. Distribution, phenology, growth, and overwinter mortality of age-0 smallmouth bass in the Yellowstone River, with implications for upstream range expansion. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 84 pages. December 2020
Voorhees, J. 2018. Impacts on Salmonid Rearing Performance with Use of Dietary Bioprocessed Plant-Based Protein and Water Velocity. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 252 pp. May 2018
Vitale, N. 2019. Habitat change, predators, and disturbance: Factors influencing productivity of American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus) nesting in Florida's Big Bend. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. April 2019
Vidal, T. 2017. Understanding the role of variability in fish population and community response to changing environmental conditions, PhD Dissertation, University of Georgia. August 2017
Van Vleet, Nicholas. 2019. A time- and state-based approach to estimate winter movement and survival of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in Freshwater Creek, California. Humboldt State University Masters thesis. Arcata, California. July 2019
Van Buskirk, A. 2020. Estimating the effecs of changes in harvest management on white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) populations. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. July 2020
Vaisvil, A. Natal source and influence of environmental stressors on the timing and persistence of Largemouth Bass in Elephant Butte Reservoir, New Mexico. Master of Science, New Mexico State University. June 2019
Underwood, Emily. December 2018. An interspecies investigation of thyroid plasma hormone concentrations, histology and gene expression. MS Thesis. West Virginia University. Document id=4701. December 2018
Ulrich, T. L. 2018. Using high-definition underwater videography and social psychology to increase publish interest in rare fishes. MS Thesis. University of Arizona, Tucson December 2018
Uden, D. 2017. Social--Ecological Causes and Consequences of Landcover Change in Landscapes of Nebraska, U.S.A. Dissertation, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. August 2017
Tábora-Sarmiento, S.D. 2021. Long-term trends in water quality, land cover, and pesticide use in watersheds of the Southern Great Plains and their association with Prymnesium parvum. Masters Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. August 2021
Tuma, Molly E. 2020. Survival, site fidelity, and movement of two migratory shorebirds in the southeastern U.S. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida. May 2020
Toé, Seydou J. 2017. Distribution of Golden Alga in the Brazos River and Rio Grande Basins. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. August 2017
Torvinen, E.S. 2017. Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) otoliths as indicators of past climate patterns and growth in arctic lakes. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 97 pp. May 2017
Tipton, J.R. (2016). Improved estimation and prediction for computationally expensive ecological and paleoclimate models. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO. August 2016
Thorne, E.D. 2020. Spatial ecology of a vulnerable species: home range dynamics, resource use, and genetic differentiation of eastern spotted skunks in central Appalachia. Ph.D. Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. 210 p. May 2020
Thompson, T. 2020. Groundwater discharges as a source of phytoestrogens and other agriculturally derived contaminants to streams. The Pennsylvania State University. September 2020
Thompson, P. 2016. Distribution and habitat use of the western sand darter (Ammocrypta clara) and the eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) in the Elk River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. December 2016
Thompson, H. 2018. Wintering Ecology of Whooping Cranes in the Eastern Migratory Population. Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University May 2018
Thomas, N. A. 2017. Evaluation of suppression methods targeting non-native lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. July 2017
Thomas, M. 2020. EVALUATING FACTORS INFLUENCING ELECTROFISHING CAPTURE PROBABILITY OF SMALLMOUTH BASS (MICROPTERUS DOLOMIEU), BLUE CATFISH (ICTALURUS FURCATUS), AND FLATHEAD CATFISH (PYLODICTIS OLIVARIS). M. S. Thesis, University of Missouri. May 2020
The effect of sage-grouse conservation on wildlife species of concern: implications for the umbrella species concept May 2017
Taylor, Ryland. 2017. Using Geomorphology and Animal “Personality” to Understand ‘Scape-Scale Predator Distributions. MS Thesis, Kansas State University September 2017
Taylor, A.T. 2017. Influences of fragmentation on fluvial-specialist black bass species. PhD Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 201 pages. May 2017
Taylor C. 2020. Effects of freshwater inflow on nekton assemblages and blue crab populations in southeast Louisiana. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA. July 2020
Takahashi, Fumika. 2016. Shorebird Utilization of Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Eggs at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. MS Thesis, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. December 2016
Tabandera RK. 2019. Comparison of fish assemblages and habitat use of native and non-native estuarine species a fishpond complex in Hilo, Hawai'i. MS thesis. University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Hilo, Hawai'i, USA. December 2019
THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT AND REARING DURATION ON BOX TURTLE HEAD-STARTING SUCCESS July 2019
Sweikert, Lily, A. 2017. Human dimensions of habitat loss in the Plains and Prairie Pothole Ecoregion. Ph.D. Dissertation. South Dakota State university. August 2017
Swedberg, Dusty. 2020. Assessing the distribution and habitat needs of Least Darter and sympatric species of the Ozark Highlands and Arbuckle Mountain ecoregions. Master’s thesis, Oklahoma State University. August 2020
Swanson, J. E. 2017. Amphibian occupancy and effects of habitat use on chemical exposure in northern leopard frogs in Iowa prairie pothole wetlands. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames. August 2017
Sundstrom, S. 2018. Complex adaptive systems: cross-scale structure and resilience. Dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2018
Sundmark, A.P. 2019. Economic and social values associated with small South Dakota Lakes. PhD. dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 153 pp. June 2019
Sun, C. 2019. Identifying landscape-wide spatial heterogeneity in population density and genetic structure of American black bear (Ursus americanus) in New York and the northeastern United States. PhD Dissertation. August 2019
Sullins, D. 2017. Regional variation in demography, distribution, foraging, and strategic conservation of lesser prairie-chickens in Kansas and Colorado. Dissertation, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA. May 2017
Streker, R. 2019. Reproductive Ecology and Diet of Brown Pelicans in the Gulf of Mexico. MS Thesis Clemson University April 2019
Stout, Benjamin. 2020. Improving our ability to estimate vital rates of endangered fishes on the San Juan River using novel applications of PIT tag technology. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University. April 2020
Stephenson, P. L. 2017. Bee communities on managed emergent wetlands in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Arkansas. Thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. August 2017
Stephenson, M.D. 2017. Quantifying methods to improve statistical power in grassland and passerine bird nesting studies. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. May 2017
Springer, V. 2018. Occupancy and co-occurrence of carnivores in the Ecuadorian Andes. MS Thesis. December 2018
Sparks, M. S. 2016. Climate, embryonic development, and potential for adaptation to warming water temperatures by Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. Unpublished Master's thesis. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 100 pp. August 2016
Sparks, Daniel. December 2017. Fish, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Natural Resource Injury. PhD Dissertation. West Virginia University. Document id=11767. December 2017
Sowers, V. 2017. The effect of calcium supplementation on the growth and survival of a freshwater mussel. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst. April 2017
Smith, Dustin. 2018. Evaluation of a re-established walleye population within a hydropower reservoir recovering from acidification. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. November 2018
Smith, D. 2020. Occupancy modeling of bat species on national wildlife refuges along a latitudinal gradient in Northern Missouri. M.S. thesis. University of Missouri August 2020
Smeenk, N. 2019. Assessing the Ecological Condition of Nebraska’s Wetland Resources and Amphibian Communities: An Intensification of the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 National Wetland Condition Assessment August 2019
Sleezer, L.J. 2020. Abundance trends and drivers of freshwater fish community change in the New
River basin. Master’s Thesis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
May 2020
Skidmore, C.K. 2020. Community ecology of riparian avifauna and nesting riparian raptors in the Trans Pecos region of Texas. M.S. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. June 2020
Sipe HA. 2019. Multi-state occupancy modeling and optimal allocation of survey resources for Common Loons in Washington State. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington December 2019
Sims, S. A. 2017. Modelling survival of a widely distributed ungulate as a factor of changing environments. MS, Utah State University. May 2017
Simpson, Nicholas, "Occurrence, abundance, and associations of Topeka Shiners and species of greatest conservation need in streams and oxbows of Iowa and Minnesota" (2018). May 2018
Siegel, J.V. 2021. Evaluation of Population Structure, Age, Growth, and Mortality of Blue Catfish and Flathead Catfish within the Robert C. Byrd Pool of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. MS thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia. August 2021
Showalter, Hannah Grace. "Sacral Morphology of Prehensile-Tailed Primates in Relation to Biomechanical Loading." (2018). May 2018
Sheffer, R.J. 2019. Movement, habitat use, and reproductive success of muskellunge Esox masquinongy in Green Bay, Lake Michigan. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point MS Thesis. 113 p. October 2019
Sheehan, J. May 2017. The Utility of Fine-Scale Remote Sensing Data for Modeling Habitat Characteristics and Breeding Bird Species Distributions in an Appalachian Mature Deciduous Forest. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University. May 2017
Sharp, J. 2017. Non-lethal estimation of proximate body composition of channel catfish using bioelectrical impedance analysis. Masters Thesis, Auburn University. December 2017
Shamaskin, A.C. 2018. Evaluating multisystem length limits for inland fisheries. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 45 pp. May 2018
Shaidani, N. 2017. The Biogeographic origins and trophic ecology of Maine's island red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) M.S. Thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 75 pp. May 2017
Sequy, L. 2019. Non-native black bass: potential conflicts in fisheries management. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. May 2019
Seguin, B. 2019. Wildlife, Implementing the North American Bat Monitoring Program in Nebraska: An Assessment of Nebraska Bats with an Emphasis on Citizen Science. MS thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2019
Schulze, J.C. 2017. Lake sturgeon movement after upstream passage of two hydroelectric dams on the Menominee River, Wisconsin-Michigan. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. May 2017
Schrum, M. 2017. Development of standardized and validated visual sampling methods for assessing population metrics and recruitment of rare and threatened mussel species in Missouri. M.S. Thesis Submitted to the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. December 2017
Schniedermeyer, E. 2018. The response of Caspian Terns to managed reductions in nesting habitat in the Columbia Plateau region, Washington State, USA. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 87 pp. June 2018
Schepker, T.J. 2017. Evaluating the relationship between local food availability and wetland landscape structure in determining dabbling duck habitat use during spring migration. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia. May 2017
Samantha Alford 2020. Evaluating movement and recolonization dynamics of native fish in the Wyoming Range. M.S., Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming. May 2020
Salcido, E.L. 2019. Private landownership and Walk-In Access program enrollment: motivating factors of landowner attitudes and participatory decision-making. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. 90pp. June 2019
Ryer, K, 2016, Multi-scale Habitat Relationships of Grassland Vertebrates in the East Gulf Coastal Plain and Understanding the Consequences of Error in Broad-scale Land Cover Data, Auburn University, Auburn AL, USA August 2016
Rydell, N.J. 2018. Effects of 2, 4-D Herbicide treatments used to control Eurasian Watermilfoil on fish and zooplankton in northern Wisconsin lakes. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 119 p. June 2018
Ruzich, J.K. 2018. Minimal effects to genetic diversity and population structure in seven fish species isolated by a hydroelectric dam. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 79 p. August 2018
Ruskamp, C. N. 2018. Landscape structure and dynamics of recreational fisheries. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. December 2018
Roth, C. 2018. Evaluating the effects of air exposure on salmonids. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2018
Rossettie, T.S. 2019. Monitoring mountain lions in the desert southwest: Spatial density estimation and results of a novel hair sampling technique. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 75pp November 2019
Rosburg, A.J. 2017. Growth Potential and Genetic Diversity of Yellow Perch in South Dakota. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 59 pp. November 2017
Rosburg, A.J. 2017. Growth Potential and Genetic Diversity of Yellow Perch in South Dakota. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 97 pp. November 2017
Rolek, B.W. 2018. Associations between avian spruce-fir species, harvest treatments, vegetation, and edges. Ph.D. Dissertation, University Of Maine, Orono, 231 pp. December 2018
Rogosch, J. S. 2019. Native and nonnative fish community and food-web dynamics in dryland streams of the American Southwest. Ph.D., University of Washington. Dec 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/1773/45196 December 2019
Roerick, T.M., 2017. Effects of Forest restoration on habitat selection of female mule deer in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 143 pp. August 2017
Roberts, C. P. 2019. Managing for Ecosystem Resilience in a Non-Stationary World. PhD dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2019
Rizzo, Austin. 2017. Development of techniques for assessment of population characteristics of the federally endangered Diamond Darter. PhD Dissertation, WVU. August 2017
Ritenour, K.A. 2019. Factors affecting nest success of colonial nesting waterbirds in Southwest Louisiana. M.S. Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. July 2019
Riley, I. 2019. Sampling methods for lek and brood counts of greater sage-grouse: accounting for imperfect detection. M.S. Thesis, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. May 2019. May 2019
Richardson, E.T. 2019. Salinity adaptation in the harmful alga, Prymnesium parvum. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University. May 2019
Richard Walker 2019. Ecological responses to multiple stressors in headwater streams of the Wyoming Range. Ph.D. Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming May 2019
Rehm, T. 2018. Effects of large scale density reduction on Brown Trout growth and movement in Spearfish Creek, South Dakota. MS thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 94 p. August 2018
Reddell, C.D. 2018. Anthropogenic resource use and disease dynamics in a desert coyote population. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. November 2018
Rashel, R.H. 2020. Influence of Water Quality and Climate Variables on Growth of the Harmful Alga, Prymnesium parvum. A Dissertation in Biology, Texas Tech University.

May 2020
Raines, C.D. 2017. Effects of riparian shade on nearshore reservoir fish assemblages and water quality. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State. 41pp. May 2017
Prude, C.H. 2020. Influence of habitat heterogeneity and water sources on kill site locations and puma prey composition. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 96 pp. July 2020
Provins, S. 2018. Temperature and Discharge Dependent Mortality of Juvenile Spring-Run Chinook Salmon in Clear Creek. PFMC, Oregon State University. June 2018
Prado, S. G. 2018. Pollinators in Coffee Plantations: Opportunities to Foster Their Presence and Benefits for Growers. Dissertation, North Carolina State University. May 2018
Population Connectivity and Multi-stage Habitat Selection in a Montane Amphibian August 2017
Pollock, A.M. 2019. Comparing Migratory Patterns and Survival Between Wild and Wild Fish Surrogate Juvenile Spring Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Master of Science Thesis, Oregon State University. August 2019
Pierce, L. Conservation Biogeography of Lotic Fishes in the Missouri and Colorado River Basins. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Missouri. May 2019
Pherigo, E. Seasonal fish community and reproductive biology of fishes in two tributaries of the lower Missouri River, USA. M. S. Thesis, University of Missouri. May 2019
Peterson, Caitlin. Development of thermal tiers and regulatory criteria for Wyoming stream fishes. M.S. Department of Zoology and Physiology. May 2017. May 2017
Perkins, R. 2019. Impact of transmitter weight and attachment on raptor agility and survival. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. August 2019
Penland, T.N. 2017. Food web contaminant dynamics of a large Atlantic regulated river: implications for common and imperiled species. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University. April 2017
Peck-Richardson, A. 2017. Double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) and Brandt’s cormorants (P. penicillatus) breeding at East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary: foraging ecology, colony connectivity, and overwinter dispersal. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 118 pp. April 2017
Pease JE. 2018. Variation and plasticity and their interaction with urbanization in Guadalupe Bass populations on and off the Edwards Plateau. Ph.D. dissertation. Texas Tech University, Lubbcok, Texas. August 2018
Pearman-Gillman, S. 2020. Predicting wildlife distributions and resilience under alternative futures. PhD Dissertation, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT USA. May 2020
Paulson, M.D. May 2017. Space use and habitat associations of long-distance migratory first-year golden eagles. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown. May 2017
Paufe, M. 2019. Diversity in spawning habitat across Great Lakes Cisco Population. Masters Thesis, Cornell University, Ithaca NY. May 2019
Patil, Vijay P. 2018. Shrinking Boreal Lakes as Agents of Change: Untangling Structure and Function in Hydrologically-Coupled Lakes and Wetlands. PhD dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 192 pp. May 2018
Park, A. P. 2017. Assessing relationships between angling effort and larval trematodes in small bluegill. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska—Lincoln December 2017
Paine, R.T.R. (2019). Environmental DNA: A molecular approach to delineating the distribution and community composition of fishes in the Duck and Clinch Rivers, Tennessee. Diss. Tennessee Technological University. August 2019
PFRIMMER, J.D. 2017. An Integrated Evaluation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in South Dakota. Ph.D. Dissertation. South Dakota State University. 131 pp. May 2017
PATTON, PHILIP T. 2016. Efficient use of community monitoring data: Inferring ecological value from occurrence models, and a new method for community modeling. October 2016
Owens, Nathaniel. 2019. Distribution and Habitat Use of Benthic Fishes in the lower Kanawha River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. January 2019
Overduijn, K. S. 2019. Reproductive success of American and Pacific Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis dominica and P. fulva) in a changing climate. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. May 2019
Oteyza, J. C. 2016. Age-specific mortality and its influence on parental care and offspring behaviors. PhD Degree, University of Montana. 127 pages. December 2016
Orning, Elizabeth K. 2019. Carnivore competition: spatial and dietary implications of gray wolf recolonization for cougars in northeast Oregon. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 242 pp. June 2019
Ogden, S. 2016. Grassland bird and butterfly response to sericea lespedeza control using fire and grazing. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. December 2016
Odom R.H. 2018. Simulated effects of climate change on soil moisture deficits, species distributions and biomass in a northern hardwood forest.Ph.D. Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. p 189. October 2018
Ochoa, A. 2017. Population genomics/genetics of endangered and vulnerable wildlife: the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) and the Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx). May 2017
OSLUND, F.T. 2016. Impacts of Wetland Characteristics on Duck Use in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR) 1987-2013. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 136 pp. October 2016
O'Connell, A. 2020. Evaluation of methods for estimating age and growth of Lake Sturgeon. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. December 2020
Norris, D.M. 2020.To plant or not to plant? A decision support tool to minimize risk associated with water level uncertainty in reservoir habitat management. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University. May 2020
Nocera, T (2018) Assessing the long-term lmpacts of White-nose Syndrome on bat communities using acoustic surveys at Fort Drum Military Installation. MS Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. p 133 May 2018
Newlon, Courtney. 2018. Identifying cues for movement and temporally-dynamic limiting factors in the bull trout movement corridor. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University. October 2018
Nevison, Sarah Ann, "Swift Foxes in Southwestern South Dakota: Assessing the Current Status of a Reintroduced Population" (2017). Theses and Dissertations. 2152. https://openprairie.sdstate.edu/etd/2152 July 2017
Neuneker, K. R. 2017. Migration patterns and energetics of adult Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in Alaska rivers. Unpublished Master's thesis. College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 125 pp. December 2017
Nemec, Z. C. 2019. Development and evaluation of habitat suitability criteria for native fishes and assessment of the relationship among riparian areas and stream macrohabitat type and fish presence in four central Arizona streams. MS Thesis. University of Arizona, Tucson. January 2019
Neal, W.T. 2020. Evaluating the Effects of a Parasitic Copepod (Salmincola californiensis) on the Performance of Juvenile Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). MS Thesis , Oregon State University, Corvallis. September 2020
Nareff, G.E. 2019. Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea) and Associated Species Response to Operational Silviculture in the Central Appalachian Region. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown. Sept 2019. September 2019
Muthersbaugh, M.S. 2018. Seasonal activity Patterns of Bats in the Central Appalachians. MS Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. p 167 March 2018
Murphy, A. M. 2021. Examining how spatial-temporal interactions between predators influence the distribution, vigilance, and survival of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns. Ph.D. dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. May 2021
Mullican, S.D. 2018. Breeding ecology of American kestrels on the Llano Estacado of Texas. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. December 2018
Mrnak, J.T. 2019. Effect of water velocity and temperature on energy use, behavior, and mortality of Pallid Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus alba larvae. MS thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 80 p. May 2019
Mouton, J. C. 2019. Developmental, ecological, and life history influences on predator-induced plasticity in songbirds. PhD degree, University of Montana. 135 pages. December 2019
Mott, R. 2017. Thermal Preferences and Water Quality Tolerances of the endangered Topeka shiner. Master's Thesis Submitted to the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. December 2017
Morris, W. 2018. Determining electrofishing immobilization thresholds of Smallmouth Bass, Flathead Catfish, and Blue Catfish. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri December 2018
Moore, Michael. 2021. Spatiotemporal Variation in Lake Sturgeon Movement and Habitat Selection in Missouri River Tributaries: Implications for the Management and Recovery of Populations at Range Margins. PhD Dissertation, University of Missouri-Columbia May 2021
Moore, J. D. 2016. Migration ecology of American woodcock (Scolopax minor). M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. December 2016
Moore, E. 2021. Characterizing land cover around Piñon jay nests at multiple spatial scales using remote sensing. MS, Utah State University. July 2021
Moore, Desiree. 2020. Movement and flow relationships of Great Plains pelagophil fishes. MS Thesis, Oklahoma State University. May 2020
Mollenhauer, R. 2016. Sampling the stream landscape: Factors influencing detection and distribution of stream fishes. PhD Dissertation. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. December 2016
Moles, K. 2017. Lethal and sub-lethal physiological effects of behaviorial responses of endangered freshwater mussels to reductions in streamflow. PhD Dissertation, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee. October 2017
Mitchell, Natasia R. 2017. Assessment of Golden Eagles in the Southern Great Plains and Trans Pecos Regions. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX May 2017
Mills, N. 2017. Factors affecting mercury concentrations in Iowa fishes. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames. December 2016
Miller, W.L. 2018. The genetic structure of white-tailed deer to evaluate the potential epizootiology of chronic wasting disease in an area of recent emergence. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 212 pp. December 2018
Mikkelsen, Ashlee J. 2021. Making the Connection: Linking Stress Physiology of Juvenile Northern Spotted Owls to Environmental Variation and Long-term Survival. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, 122pp. February 2021
Mechanisms underlying increased nest predation near natural gas development December 2017
McKnight, A. 2017. Population ecology of colonially breeding seabirds: How intrinsic processes,mediating influences, and individual heterogeneity affect population vital rates. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maine, Orono. 199 pp. May 2017
McKee, R. K. 2019. An island of misfit tortoises: Evaluating the use of waif tortoises to recover populations on the brink. M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens. May 2019
McGovern, P. A. 2019. Changing the survival formula for the Mojave desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) through head-starting. M.S. Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens December 2019
McGarvey, L. M. 2019. Assessment of non-lethal tools to assign sex, stage of maturity, and reproductive condition in Burbot Lota Lota. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. January 2019
McDonnell, K.N. 2019. The Influence of Scale in a Structured Decision Making Framework for Chinook Salmon Management. PhD Dissertation, Oregon State University. June 2019
McCullough, K. 2016. A Multi-Scale Examination of the Distribution and Habitat Use Patterns of the Regal Fritillary Butterfly (Speyeria idalia). Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. November 2016
McCullough, A. R. 2017. Relations among Arctic grayling, nonnative salmonids, and abiotic conditions in the Big Hole River, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. November 2017
McClure, C. 2018. Population dynamics, life history, and scenarios for managing Smallmouth Bass in the lower Snake River basin. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2018
McClain, J. C. 2017. Effects of northern bobwhite habitat management on raccoon abundance, habitat use, and home range in Southwest Missouri. Thesis. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. August 2017
McCarrick, D. K. 2021. Biotic and abiotic factors influencing population dynamics of Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout and Utah Chubs in Henrys Lake, Idaho. Master's thesis, University of Idaho. June 2021
Maynard, G.A., 2019. Assessing Migrations and Habitat Connectivity for two Anadromous Species Following a Major Restoration Effort in the Penobscot River, Maine.

May 2019
Matter, A. N. 2016. A rapid assessment method to estimate the distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in an interior Alaska river basin. Unpublished Master's thesis. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 66 pp. August 2016
Matt, K.J. 2020. Spawning Characteristics of Yellow Perch during Periods of Water Level Fluctuations in a Hydropower Reservoir. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. December 2020
Massure WA. 2016. Evaluating effects of drought and anthropogenic influences on the growth of stream fishes on the Edwards Plateau, Central Texas. MS thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. August 2016
Maskill, P. A. C. 2020. Description of the reproductive structure, size, growth, and condition of hatchery-origin white sturgeon in the lower Columbia River, British Columbia, Canada. Master's thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.

May 2020
Martínez-Lanfranco, J.A. 2017. Avian communities in native and afforested habitats of north-central Uruguay. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, 130 pp. May 2017
Martell, V. 2020. Improving growth and survival of cultured yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for restoring populations. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA February 2020
Marsh, Jason W. 2021. Fish assemblage response to habitat restoration in Elk Springs Creek, Montana: implications for Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) restoration. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 95 pages. January 2021
Marjadi, M. 2016. River herring conservation in freshwater: investigating fish reproductive success and the educational value of citizen monitoring programs. MS Thesis. Organismic & Evolutionary Biology Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst. August 2016
Margenau, E.L. 2020. Avian and salamander response to young forest management in West Virginia. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Nov 2020. https://researchrepository.wvu.edu/etd/7945/ November 2020
Mapes, Robert. 2016. Young of year largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) relative abundance and diet: role of habitat type, spatial context, and size. MS Thesis. Kansas State University November 2016
Mangan, Anna O. 2018. Effects of habitat characteristics, weather and presence of Barred Owls (Strix varia) on occupancy dynamics and breeding propensity of Northern Spotted Owls (S. occidentalis caurina) in Mount Rainier National Park. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 79 pp. June 2018
Maloney, Bryan C., "Evaluating Habitat-based Niche Requirements and Potential Recruitment Bottlenecks for Imperiled Bluehead Sucker (Catostomus discobolus)" (2017). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 6325. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/6325 April 2017
Malone, W. 2016. Predictive changes in avian occupancy and hydrology of playa wetlands in the Smoky Hill River, Kansas, watershed due to climate change. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. November 2016
Maleko, Philipp K. 2021. Filling knowledge gaps for two declining East Asian-Australasian flyway shorebirds: Nordmann's Greenshanks and Common Redshanks. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. April 2021
Maeghen Wedgeworth. 2021. Variation in abundance and hatch date of Prairie Chub in the upper Red River basin. Master’s thesis, Oklahoma State University. August 2021
Madden, H. 2017. Reproductive Ecology of Red-billed Tropicbirds. University of West Indies. December 2017
MARTORELLI, N.P. 2017. Evaluation of Gamebird Use and Thermal Characteristics of Alfalfa and Perennial Grasses in Eastern South Dakota. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 161 pp. August 2017
Lusk, D. 2017. Winter Ecology of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in eastern New Mexico. Masters Thesis. New Mexico State University December 2016
Lundblad, C.G. 2020. Life-history Evolution, Abiotic Constraints, and Climate Adaptability of Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia) Breeding Along a Latitudinal Gradient. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Fish & Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho. Aug 2020. August 2020
Lubia N. Cajas de Gliniewicz 2016.From Trout to Mollusks: Life Cycle Assessment, Socio-economic Attributes and Ecosystem Services Surrounding Sustainable Aquaculture. PhD Dissertation Environmental Science. August 2016
Loomis, Christopher M. 2019. Density and distribution of piscivorous fishes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Humboldt State University masters thesis. Arcata, California. July 2019
Lindsy Ciepla. 2017. Determining salmonid spawning site fidelity and movement in the Upper North Platte River Drainage, Wyoming using Sr isotopes in otoliths. M.S. Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming December 2017
Lehrter, R. 2018. Large-Scale Drivers of Fish Biodiversity Differ Across An Environmentally-Variable Watershed. MS. Thesis, Kansas State University March 2018
Lee, L. N. 2018. Habitat suitability criteria for nonnative species and relationships between fish populations and flow regime in four Arizona streams. MS Thesis. University of Arizona, Tucson. December 2018
Lawson, Abigail J. 2019. Reducing uncertainties in conservation decision-making for American alligators. Dissertation. Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA. 233 pp. May 2019
Lautenbach, J. 2017. The role of fire, microclimate, and vegetation in lesser prairie-chicken habitat selection. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA. March 2017
Lance, Michael J. 2019. Spatial and temporal variability in movements and vital rates of sympatric salmonids in an unfragmented, inland watershed. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 112 pages. May 2019
Lambert, J.J. 2017. Grassland bird community response to vegetative diversity in restorations in northwestern Iowa. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa June 2017
Lai, Q. 2018. Quantitative Valuation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Oyster Reefs in Mobile Bay, Alabama. PhD Dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama April 2018
Lachman, D. 2020. Behavioral and environmental factors affecting nest-site selection and nest survival in a colonial-nesting waterbird. M.S. Thesis, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. May 2020. May 2020
LaSharr, K. 2017. Understanding Visitors to Wildlife Management Areas in Minnesota. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA 73pp. August 2017
Kurnianto, S. 2017. The Eco-hydrology Associated with the Land Cover Changes in Tropical Peatlands. PhD Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis. September 2017
Kunkel, A. 2020. Breeding season survival of lesser prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) and fire ecology in the shinnery oak prairie of eastern New Mexico. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 95pp
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July 2020
Kroschel, W.A. 2020. Floodplain Forest Regeneration Dynamics in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley. Ph.D. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. August 2020
Kremer, L. 2019. Thermal limits and resilience of Hydropsyche oslari (Trichoptera) in fire affected upper montane grassland streams. Master of Science, New Mexico State University. June 2019
Krebs, J. 2020. Movements and Spawning Habitat of Muskellunge Esox masquinongy in Green Bay,Lake Michigan. Masters Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 93 p. December 2020
Kramer, G.R. 2017. Nonbreeding and migratory ecology of golden-winged warblers and effects of landscape composition and configuration on American woodcock productivity. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 88pp April 2017
Kraft, J. 2016. Vegetation characteristics and lesser prairie-chicken responses to land cover types and grazing management in western Kansas. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan November 2016
Kost, Olivia A. 2017. Avian Response to Herbicide-induced Brush Management on the Welder Wildlife Refuge. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. May 2017
Kolstrom, R.L. 2019. Identifying an Optimal Bald Eagle Monitoring Program for Southwest Alaska National Parks. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 116 pp. February 2019
Koenig, L. 2020. Food web interactions among walleye, lake whitefish, and yellow perch in Green Bay, Lake Michigan. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. August 2020
Kniowski, A. B. 2016. Landscape Influences on Spatial Patterns of White-tailed Deer Herbivory and Condition Indices in the Central Appalachian Mountains. Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. November 2016
Klobucar, Stephen. 2018. The abiotic and biotic controls of arctic lake food webs: A multifaceted approach to quantifying Trophic structure and function. PhD Dissertation. Ecology. Utah State University. August 2018
Klein, Z. 2019. Kokanee population dynamics, mysid-kokanee interactions, and sampling techniques in Idaho lakes. Doctoral dissertation. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2019
Kilmer, J. 2019. Undergraduate Research. Estimating the abundance and distribution of slimy sculpin in an arctic lake using catch data and mark-recapture methods. Poster presentation: Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting, March 12-14, Provo, UT. Applied and obtained USU - URCO funding and scholarship for this research project. March 2019
Key, K. N. 2019. A Spatial Assessment of the Status and Risks to Mussel Concentrations in the Meramec Drainage of Missouri. Doctoral dissertation, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. December 2019
Kessinger, B. 2020. Utilizing conservation genetics as a strategy for recovering the endangered Candy Darter (Etheostoma osburni) in West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

August 2020
Kern, M. 2019. Fawn survival and bed-site selection of mule deer and white-tailed deer in western Kansas. Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management, Kansas State University (co-advised with A. Ricketts). December 2019
Kay, J.H. 2018. Top-down and bottom up influences on mule deer in central New Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 186 pp. November 2018
Karish, T. 2020. Habitat selection by feral burros in the Mojave Desert. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 86 pp July 2020
Kappes, Peter J. 2019. The influence of alternate life history strategies and natal conditions on the reproductive performance of Adélie penguins breeding on Ross Island, Antarctica. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 171 pp March 2019
Kane, D. S. 2021. Conceptual framework linking resource size and recreational use. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2021
Kanawi, E.K. 2020. Comparing Environmental DNA and Traditional Monitoring Approaches to Assess the Abundance of Outmigrating Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in California Coastal Streams. M.S. Thesis. Humboldt State University. Arcata, CA. USA. July 2020
Justyn R. Foyth. 2016. Fall migrant waterbird community structure and stable isotope ecology in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and northern Gulf of Mexico: use of Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative sites and other wetlands. Dissertation, Mississippi State University, 294 pp. August 2016
Julianus, Erin. 2016. Moose (Alces Alces) browse availability and use in response to post-fire succession on Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. MS Thesis. University of Alaska Fairbanks. 63 pp. August 2016
Joy, PJ. 2019. Response of Juvenile Coho and Chinook Salmon to Salmon Spawner Abundance: Marine Nutrients as Drivers of Productivity. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 198 pages. May 2019
Josh Mouser, M.S. Determining the presence and demographics of cave fish and cave crayfish populations using novel techniques. Oklahoma State University (co-advised with Dr. Ron van den Buscche). May 2019
Joseph Dyer, Ph.D. Migration strategies and habitat use by Blue Sucker in the Red River Basin. Oklahoma State University. December 2018
Johnston, J. 2017. Improving sampling and monitoring of shovelnose sturgeon in the Great Plains. MS Thesis. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. May 2017
Johnson, J.R. 2017. Detection, occupancy and distribution of Asian Swamp Eel (Monopterus albus) in Georgia. Master’s Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 68 pages. May 2017
Jiang, Shengjian. 2017. Evidence of exposure to hypoxia and acidification in otoliths of Atlantic Croaker from the Gulf of Mexico. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. August 2017
Jenney, C.J. 2020. Assessing pre- and post- flood fish abundance, population structure, and habitat use in an Arizona River [master's thesis]. [Tucson (AZ)] The University of Arizona

October 2020
Jalbert, Chase. 2018. Impacts of a Top Predator (Esox lucius) on Salmonids in Southcentral Alaska: Genetics, Connectivity, and Vulnerability. MS thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 137 pp. December 2018
Izzo, L. K. 2016. Exploring the threats of dams and ocean conditions: In-river movements and ocean growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from Maine's rivers. Weaver 2017. Ph.D. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) as a functional link between marine and freshwater ecosystems. August 2016
Ivasauskas, T.J. 2017. Early life history of suckers (Catostomidae) in a southern Appalachian river system. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University April 2017
Irizarry, A. D. 2017. Avian response to shade-layer restoration in coffee plantations in Puerto Rico. August 2017
Humagain, K. 2016. Ecological variation among vegetation cover types and forest stand dynamics in the south-west Jemez Mountains, New Mexico. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. August 2016
Hostetter, N.J. 2016. Data Fusion: Using Multiple Data Sources to Improve Demographic Parameter Estimation in Ecology. Ph.D. Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. September 2016
Homola, J.J. 2018. Eco-evolutionary implications of environmental change across heterogeneous landscapes. Doctoral Dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono. 217 pp. August 2018
Holtswarth, J.N. 2019. Assessing the transferability of a freshwater mussel habitat model within the Ozark Ecoregion, Missouri. M.S. Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN. August 2019
Holmquist, L. M. 2017. Reproductive ecology of hatchery-origin and wild pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River above Fort Peck reservoir, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. July 2017
Hollis, J. M. 2018. Export of invertebrate drift from fishless headwater streams. 80 pp. December 2018
Holley, C.T. 2018. Habitat suitability and detection probability of Longnose Darter (Percina nasuta) in Oklahoma. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. December 2018
Hitchman, Sean. 2017. A Mosaic Approach Can Advance the Understanding and Conservation of Native Fish Biodiversity in Natural and Fragmented Riverscapes. Ph.D, Kansas State University December 2017
Hirama, S. 2018. Evaluation of the impact of artificial lighting on sea turtle hatchling orientation. Ph.D. dissertation. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville. December 2018
Hillmann, ER. 2018. Analysis of submerged aquatic vegetation across the northern Gulf of Mexico: Communities and Biomass. PhD Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA May 2018
Hidden, B.H. 2016. Linking waterfowl distribution and abundance to spatial and temporal distribution and abundance of wetland habitat. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia. December 2016
Hepler, J. D. 2019. Validating a GPS collar-based method to estimate parturition events and calving locations for two barren-ground caribou herds. Unpublished Master's thesis. Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 107 pp. December 2019
Heller, M. R. 2021. Production of wild Bonneville Cutthroat Trout in Bear Lake: evaluation of a harvest fishery. Master's thesis, University of Idaho. May 2021
Heckel, J. 2019. Life history characteristics, distribution, and habitat use of Westslope Cutthroat Trout in the St. Maries River system. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2019
Hatcher, H.R. 2018. Establishing and evaluating agricultural plantings and supplemental cover on reservoir mudflats as a means to increase juvenile game fish abundance and growth. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University. December 2018
Harwood, C. H. 2016. Breeding ecology of Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus) in interior Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 96 pp. December 2016
Harty, C.R. 2017. Investigation of channel catfish and blue catfish population dynamics in three Tennessee River reservoirs. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 48 pages. August 2017
Hartman, Cory. December 2019. Thermal performance of growth and consumption maximum (C-Max) and routine metabolic rate (RMR) in Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) from four populations in Central Appalachia. MS Thesis. West Virginia University. Document id=8459. December 2019
Harryman, Samuel W.H. 2017. Understanding the ecology of lesser prairie-chickens in conservation reserve program-dominated landscapes, with implications towards lesser prairie-chicken management in Texas. Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. December 2017
Harrity, E. J. 2019. Remotely sensed metrics help map range-wide habitat suitability and identify habitat restoration priorities for an endangered marsh bird. M.S. Thesis, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. May 2019. May 2019
Harper, Richard W. 2019. Socio-political and natural-ecological factors influencing urban forest management in Massachusetts. Dissertation. University of Massachusetts-Amherst. August 2019
Harmon, B. S. 2017. Recreational angler site choice and behavior within Midwestern reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. August 2017
Hafen, T. 2020. Landscape-scale factors affecting detection and occurrence of threatened Yaqui Catfish in the Yaqui River basin, Mexico. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. December 2020
Haag, J. M. 2020. Assessing supply and demand for trout in North Georgia under current and projected thermal regime. Master of Science Thesis. Submitted to the Graduate School. University of Georgia. Athens. January 2020
Guton, J. EVALUATING SAMPLING METHODS AND INVESTIGATING DISTRIBUTION AND RICHNESS OF FISH AND AMPHIBIANS IN MISSOURI WETLANDS. M.S. Thesis, University of Missouri December 2017
Gulick, C. 2019. Spatial ecology and resource selection by female lesser prairie-chickens within their home ranges and during dispersal. Thesis, Kansas State University. August 2019
Groff, L. 2016. The habitat ecology of pool breeding amphibians during all annual life history periods in the Mountains of the Dawn. Dissertation. The University of Maine, Orono, Maine. 147 pp. December 2016
Grob Nicole. 2020. Undergraduate Research. Are sculpin too slimy to count? An estimation of the abundance of Cottus cognatus in two arctic lakes. Poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, St. George, Utah, 26-27 February 2020.
February 2020
Grant, A.M. 2017. Investigating effects of interannual variation in streamflow and temperature on benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages over a 13 year period (2013-2016) in West Brook. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst. May 2017
Graham, Nicole, M.S. 2017. Ecological importance of invader source population and disturbance in aquatic invasions. University of Arkansas. Degree granted. May 2017
Gould, M.J.2019. Using genetic based methods to monitor American black bear populations in the American southwest. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. May 2019
Gostiaux, J.C. 2018. Expanded assessment of recruitment bottlenecks for age-0 walleye in northern Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 74 p. May 2018
Goldberg, A.R. 2018. Diet, disease, and hibernation behavior of northern Idaho ground squirrels. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. Dec 2018. December 2018
Godar, A. 2020. Ring-necked pheasant population and space use response to landscapes including spring cover crops. Dissertation, Kansas State University August 2020
Glaid, J. R. 2017. Subadult bull trout out-migration in the Thompson River drainage, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. July 2017
Gingery, T. M. 2018. Spatial and Temporal patterns in white-tailed deer fawn survival and cause-specific mortality. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. May 2018
Gehri, R. 2020. Genetic assessment of Boardman River Fish Populations Before Dam Removal. Masters Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 98 p. December 2020
Gaya, H. E. 2019. Enhancing line-transect distance sampling to increase detectability of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in population surveys. M.S. Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens May 2019
Gaughan, S. J. 2020. Using genetic markers to enhance conservation efforts. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2020
Gary, R. 2021. Factors associated with Paddlefish restoration in Oklahoma: availability of potentially suitable spawning substrates in reservoir tributaries. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. July 2021
Ganoe, L.S. 2019. Using a multi-faceted approach to assess ecological components affecting muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) populations. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 137 pp. December 2019
Gallardo, J.C. 2018. Ecology of rare and abundant raptors in oceanic islands: the Sharp-shinned Hawk and Red-tailed Hawk in Puerto Rico. Dissertation, Mississippi State University, 302 pp. December 2018
Galinat, A. 2020. Influence of mink predation on Brown Trout survival and size-structure in Rapid Creek, South Dakota. MS thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 126 pp. July 2020
Frantz, M.W. 2019. Demographic, Spatial, and Epigenetic Response of the Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) to shale gas development. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown. May 2019. May 2019
Francis, A.T. 2019. Haudenosaunee forest stewardship. MS Thesis. May 2019
Fournier, A. M. V. 2017. Phenology, habitat use, and the impacts of wetland management on autumn migrating rails in Missouri. Dissertation, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. May 2017
Flynn, L. Susceptibility of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout to Displacement by Non-native Brown Trout. Master of Science Thesis, New Mexico State University. April 2020
Fill, C. T. 2020. Spatial and temporal patterns of bat activity in a southeast Nebraska agricultural landscape. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. August 2020
Fennell, John M., Temporal segregation in spawning between Yellowstone cutthroat trout and rainbow trout, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, August, 2021.


August 2021
Feeken, S. 2018. Distribution and movement steelhead and anglers in the Clearwater River, Idaho. M.S. Awarded 2018. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. August 2018
Fedele, A. D. May 2017. Influences of catch-and-release angling on fish avoidance behavior. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska—Lincoln. May 2017
Farwell, L.S. August 2018. Songbird response to forest disturbance due to unconventional shale gas development in the Marcellus-Utica region: a multi-scale analysis. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown. August 2018
Evans, D. R. 2018. The path most traveled: using satellite telemetry to identify and characterize migration pathways and foraging areas of four species of marine turtles in the north Atlantic and wider Caribbean. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. May 2018
Evan Booher. 2020. Distribution, habitat use, and evaluation of potential managed translocation sites for Finescale Dace on the High Plains of the Central U.S. M.S. Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming. May 2020
Eroh, G. D. 2019. The Effects of Hydrogen Peroxide Treatments on the Hatching Success of Walleye eggs infected with Oomycete pathogens and the growth of those Pathogens in a Georgia Aquaculture System. Master of Science Thesis. Submitted to Graduate School. University of Georgia. Athens. December 2019
Erin Vaughn. PhD Dissertation. Conservation Genetics and Epigenetics of Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. August 2016
Engman, A.C. 2017. Amphidromous fish recruitment and its ecological role in Caribbean freshwater–marine ecotones. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University. January 2017
Ellerman, H. 2020. Vegetation and large carnivore responses in an encroached landscape. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. December 2020
Edwards, C.W. 2021. An Ensemble Modeling Approach to the Development of the Current Predicted Distribution of Southern Leatherside Chub Using Presence/Only Observations (Lepodomeda aliciae). MS, Utah State University. May 2021
Eastman, S. F. 2020. A Comparative Study of Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Nesting on Undeveloped and Developed Beaches in Northeast Florida. M.S Thesis. School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida, Gainesville. August 2020
Easterly, E.G. 2018. Brook trout movement and survival in the west branch of the Wolf River, Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 81 p. August 2018
East, N.F. 2016. Using a Dynamic Systems Model to Assess the Effects of Tebuthiuron on Shrub Encroached Landscapes in Relation to Scaled Quail Habitat. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces September 2016
Dziwulski, K. E. 2016. Habitat Use and Survival of Eastern Cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus) on Christmas Tree Farms, and the Utility of Expert Knowledge in Managing Human-modified Landscapes. August 2016
Dutton, A. J. 2018. Feeding ecology and food-web interactions of the fish assemblage in the upper Missouri River and lower Yellowstone River with an emphasis on pallid sturgeon conservation. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. April 2018
Dunn, C.G. 2017. Habitat and imperilment of the Candy Darter Etheostoma osburni in the New River drainage, USA. Master’s Thesis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. November 2017
Dunn, C. G. (2018). Habitat and Imperilment of the Candy Darter Etheostoma osburni in the New River Drainage, USA (Master's thesis, Virginia Tech). February 2018
Dunn, C. G. 2020. Assessment and diversity of fish communities in non-wadeable tributaries of the Missouri and Mississippi river. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of MIssouri May 2020
Duncan, Michael B. 2019. Distributions, abundances, and movements of small, nongame fishes in a large Great Plains river network. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 261 pages. April 2019
Duck, J.L. 2020. An evaluation of the effectiveness of a trophy Blue Catfish regulation in Oklahoma. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. May 2020
Duchac, Leila S. 2019. Passive acoustic monitoring of owls: two studies in forested landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 171 pp. August 2019
Du Clos, B.E. 2019. Landscape pattern and wild bee communities in Maine. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Maine, Orono, 230 pp. May 2019
Dreier, C. 2018. Nebraska wetland condition assessment: intensification of the national wetland condition assessment throughout Nebraska. Thesis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. August 2018
Do Didymosphenia geminata blooms affect fishes in the Kootenai River basin? January 2020
Dixon, J.L. 2019. An Evaluation of Longline Gear and Occupancy Models as Methods for Detecting Habitat Associations for Reef Fish in Oregon’s Redfish Rocks, Marine Reserve. MNR, Oregon State University May 2019
Devine, M.T. 2017. Juvenile river herring in freshwater lakes: Sampling approaches for evaluating growth and survival. MS Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst. September 2017
Detjens, Colleen R. 2020. Use of eDNA to estimate abundances of spawning Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 73 pages. December 2020
Deibner-Hanson, J.D. 2019. Overwinter Survival and Movement of Juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in Relation to Large Woody Debris and Low-Velocity Habitat in Northern California Streams. MS Thesis. Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, USA. December 2019
Deeley, S.M. 2019. Ecology of mid-Atlantic bats after white-nose syndrome: communities, reproduction, and diet within an urban-to-rural gradient. Ph.D. Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. 205 p.
December 2020
DeMarco, KD. 2018. Shifting ecological niche across coastal landscapes: spatial and temporal ecological patterns driving submerged aquatic vegetation habitat distribution across the northern Gulf of Mexico. PhD Dissertation. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. August 2018
DeBow, J. 2020. Effects of winter ticks and internal parasites on moose survival and fecundity in Vermont, USA. MS Thesis. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT USA. May 2020
Davis, MJ. 2019. Dynamic habitat models for estuary-dependent Chinook salmon: informing management in the face of climate impacts. Dissertation. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA. June 2019
Dattilo, John. 2017. Relationships between hydrology and the production of fishes occupying both river and reservoir environments. MS Thesis, Oklahoma State University December 2017
Daly, J. A. 2017. Indoor-rearing as a component of head-starting the Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii). M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens. May 2017
Dabney, B. 2018. Hormetic effects of glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides on growth of Prymnesium parvum, a harmful alga. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University. August 2018
DaRugna, O. A. 2020. Recreational activity dynamics at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. May 2020
D.H. Weedop, G.P. Thiede, and P. Budy. 2020. Undergraduate Research. Beyond the lakes: fishes of streams in an open lake system. Poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, St. George, Utah, 26-27 February 2020. March 2020
D'Amico, T.W. Stonecat ecology in St. Vrain Creek, CO. Master's Thesis (88 pp), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO August 2018
Crayton, S.M. 2019. Stream Salamander and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Responses to Imidacloprid Exposure. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown. Aug 2019. August 2019
Cove, M. 2016. On the recovery of the endangered small mammals of the Florida Keys: Evaluating exotic predator management and habitat restoration. Ph.D. Thesis. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. September 2016
Coppola, G. 2019. Performance of submerged cool-season annual crops as a potential fish habitat enhancement strategy of reservoir mudflats. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University. May 2019
Cope, W. R. 2018. Status, trends, habitat, and genetics of the endemic Carolina Madtom. Master’s thesis. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, North Carolina. May 2018
Concepcion, C.B. May 2017. Movement ecology of Philippine birds of prey. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University. May 2017
Comparison of species distribution models for a migratory bird based on citizen science and satellite tracking data with implication for climate change May 2017
Coleman, T., J. DeRito, G.P. Thiede, and P. Budy. 2020. Undergraduate Research. Fishing success goes with the flow: correlation between stream flow and temperature and angler catch rates. Oral presentation. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, St. George, Utah, 26-27 February 2020. February 2020
Cole, N. W. 2018. Values of consumptive outdoor-recreation participants. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. December 2018
Coe, Hannah C. 2019. Effects of longline oyster aquaculture on benthic invertebrate communities in Humboldt Bay, California. Humboldt State University masters thesis. Arcata, California. July 2019
Clawson, C. 2017. Using remote sensing, occupancy estimation, and fine-scale habitat characterization to evaluate fall Chum Salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) spawning habitat usage in arctic Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 107 pp. August 2017
Civiello, A.P. 2016. Effect of shallow-water habitat quantity on young-of-year shovelnose sturgeon prey use and condition along a longitudinal gradient. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 80 pages. December 2016
Chris Middaugh, Ph.D. 2017. Interactive Effects of Flow Regime, Climate Change, and Angler Harvest on Smallmouth Bass at the Southern Range Extent. University of Arkansas. August 2017
Chilton, T.J. 2019. Habitat associations and distributions of endemic crayfish in the Meramec River Drainage. M.S. Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. May 2019
Chen, Emily Katherine. 2019. Contribution of juvenile estuarine residency in a bar-built estuary to recruitment of chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Humboldt State University masters thesis. Arcata, California. July 2019
Carmignani, J.R. 2020. Investigating the effects of winter drawdowns on the ecological character of littoral zones in Massachusetts lakes. PhD Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA February 2020
Carlson, A. K. 2019. Michigan stream salmonid growth and survival in a changing climate: Predictions and implications for resilience-based management. Ph.D. dissertation. Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan. May 2019
Campbell, M.C. 2016. Non-lethal detection of Asian fish tapeworm Schyzocotyle acheilognathi infection in humpback chub Gila cypha using a novel molecular screening method. Master of Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. December 2016
Camp, M. 2016. Stable isotope analysis of mussel feeding habits and food availability in the Green River, Kentucky. PhD dissertation, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. August 2016
Calderon, K. F. 2017. Breeding habitat use and fitness consequences in ground-nesting songbirds. PhD degree, University of Montana. 125 pages. May 2017
Byers, Jr., BJ. 2017. Avian response to fall biomass harvest on the Leopold Wetland Management District, Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison. August 2017
Burns, L. 2016. Seasonal Habitat Use and Activity of Bats in Relation to Prescribed Fire and Environmental Conditions. MS Thesis, Clemson University. December 2016
Burgess, Matthew A. 2017. Small unmanned aircraft systems and their payloads as aerial data collection platforms for natural resource-based applications. PhD Dissertation. May 2017. University of Florida. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. May 2017
Bunch, C. J. 2020. Using Side-scan Sonar to Quantify the Spawning Runs of Atlantic Sturgeon in the Altamaha River, Georgia. MS Thesis Submitted to the Graduate School - University of Georgia, Athens. December 2020
Buderman, F.E. (2017). Statistical methods for modeling the movement and space use of carnivores. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO. August 2017
Bruckerhoff, L.A. 2021. The roles of spatial scale and landscape change in mediating predator effects on stream fish communities. May 2020
Brost, B.M. (2016). Statistical models for animal telemetry data with applications to harbor seals in the Gulf of Alaska. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. December 2017
Brooks, J. 2016. Effects of forest opening characteristics, prey abundance, and environmental factors on bat activity in the southern Appalachians. MS Thesis Clemson University. August 2016
Brian Hickerson 2018. Conservation and recovery of Hornyhead Chub. M.S. Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming May 2018
Brauer, T. 2018. Population characteristics, movement dynamics, and management of nonnative Burbot in the Green River system, Wyoming. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. December 2018
Brant. J. 2020. HABITAT USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF LITHOPHILIC SPAWNING AND RIFFLE FISHES IN THE EAST FORK BLACK RIVER. M. S. Thesis, University of Missouri. August 2020
Branigan, P. R. 2017. Microhabitat use of native and nonnative fishes in the Kootenai River system. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2017
Braham, Ryan. May 2018. An examination of cyanotoxins and environmental estrogens in the middle and upper Potomac River Drainage, USA. PhD Dissertation. West Virginia University. Document id=11911. May 2018
Boyce, A. J. 2018. Biotic and abiotic influences on the evolution of elevational range limts and life-history strategies of tropical birds. PhD degree, University of Montana. 131 pages. May 2018
Boxler, Brandon. 2020. Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) roost site selection and viability east of the Appalachian mountains. M.S. thesis, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, 33 pp. December 2020
Boldenow, M. L. 2018. Do wintering conditions drive population trends in semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla)? Evidence from a corticosterone biomarker. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. May 2018
Blythe, Demi. 2018. Assessing the ecological implications of the altered flow and sediment regimes of the Rio Grande along the West Texas-Mexico border. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University. May 2018
Blumstein, D. 2019. The first haploid linkage map in a coregonid improves knowledge of chromosomal evolution and rediploidization across salmonids. M.S. Thesis University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. May 2019
Blouin, J. 2021. Assessing moose habitat suitability and fitness consequences of habitat selection during two critical winter tick life stages in Vermont, USA. MS Thesis, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. May 2021
Blackburn, S. 2018. Population dynamics and management of White Sturgeon in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River basin. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. December 2018
Bishop, N. 2021. A nutritional ecology study of Dermatemys mawii, a critically endangered species of fresh-water turtle endemic to Central America. Ph.D. dissertation. School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida, Gainesville. January 2021
Birge, H. 2017. Soil ecosystem service tradeoffs and soil-ecological resilience in the north central Great Plains. Dissertation, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. 231pp. August 2017
Bieber, N. 2017. River otter (Lontra canadensis) distribution and habitat suitability in Nebraska. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 133pp. December 2016
Bevans, R. 2017. Plant diversity influences the structure and function of a restored prairie and its responses to added disturbances. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska- Lincoln. 256pp. May 2017
Bernasconi, S. 2016. Eastern oyster physiological responses to acute and chronic exposure to suspended sediments. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University. January 2017
Berigan, L. 2019. Dispersal, reproductive success, and habitat use by translocated lesser prairie-chickens. Kansas State University. December 2019
Bentsen, C. 2017. Accounting for biotic variability in streams with low levels of impervious cover: the role of reach- and watershed-scale factors. MS Thesis. Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst. April 2017
Behavioral plasticity and resilience of a montane mammal in a changing climate May 2017
Begley-Miller, D. 2018. Shaping Pennsylvania's Forests: Effects of white-tailed deer, soil chemistry, and competing vegetation on oak-hickory forest understory plant community composition. Dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. May 2018
Begley 2016. M.S. Understanding the impact of commercial harvest on white suckers (Catostomus commersonii) in Maine. University of Maine, Orono. 105 pp. December 2016
Becker, T. 2016. Retrospective review of wild waterfowl diseases in Kansas. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan August 2016
Beard, Z. S. 2017. Survival, movement, and habitat use of burbot in tributary systems of the Kootenai River. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. May 2017
Bauder, J. M. 2019. Population viability and connectivity of the federally threatened eastern indigo snake in central peninsular Florida. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. February 2019
Battle, K. E. The use of occupancy modeling to uncover species-habitat relationships and the biodiversity drivers of a focal avian community in the forests and coffee agroecosystems of Puerto Rico. February 2017
Barrile, Gabriel M., Behavioral and demographic responses to environmental change in a pond- breeding amphibian, Ph.D., Program in Ecology, May 2021.
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Barr, E.L. 2019. Acoustic sampling considerations for bats in the post-white-nose syndrome landscape. M.S. Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. 80 p. December 2020
Bard, S.M. 2018. Microhabitat selection and pathogen prevalence of black bears (Ursus americanus) in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico. M.S. Thesis Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA. July 2018
Barber, Betsy. 2018. Ph.D. Marine nutrient cycling in the St.Croix River, Maine. University of Maine. pp 234. May 2018 May 2018
Barajas, M.F. 2017. evelopment of a Structured Adaptive Approach to Klamath Basin Sucker Recovery Planning. MS Thesis Oregon State University, Corvallis. March 2017
Balantic, C. 2018. Tools for landscape-scale automated acoustic monitoring to characterize wildlife occurrence dynamics. PhD Dissertation. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT USA. February 2018
Bailey, O.A. 2018. Extrinsic and intrinsic factors associated with reproductive success of Caspian Terns (Hydroprogne caspia) at East Sand Island, Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 142 pp. September 2018
Baebler, E. 2018. Habitat selection and movement by Spotted Bass and Shorthead Redhorse downstream of a hydropeaking dam in Missouri. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri December 2018
Azad, S. 2016. Population dynamics of black bears in northwestern South Carolina. MS Thesis, Clemson University. August 2016
Avila, Brian. 2016. Survival of rainbow trout in the wild: a comparison of two whirling disease resistant strains. Master's Thesis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. October 2016
Austin, L.V. 2017. Impacts of Fire on Bats in the Central Appalachians. MS Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University May 2017
Aulicky, C. 2020. Lek dynamics and range-wide morphometric patterns of lesser prairie-chickens. Dissertation, Kansas State University September 2020
Asper, S. 2017. Report: Grassland bird species abundance on grazed and non-grazed land at Buena Vista Wildlife Area, WI. M.S.(Agroecology), University of Wisconsin, Madison. August 2017
Arthur, D. E. 2020. The reproductive biology of Yelloweye Rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus) in Prince William Sound and the Northern Gulf of Alaska. College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 120 pp. December 2020
Armstrong, B. Use of Trojan Male Brook Trout as a Conservation Tool for Restoring Native Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in New Mexico. Master of Science, New Mexico State University August 2021
Argo, E. E. 2016. Factors influencing household outdoor residential water use decisions in suburban Boston (USA). MS Thesis. Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst. August 2016
Anthony, Christopher R. 2020. Thermal ecology and population dynamics of female greater sage-grouse following wildfire in the Trout Creek Mountains of Oregon and Nevada. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 156 pp. March 2020
Annis, A. 2018. Ring-necked pheasant survival, nest habitat use, and predator occupancy in Kansas spring cover crops. Kansas State University, Manhattan. December 2018
Andy Miller, Ph.D. Assessing the spawning movement and habitat needs of riverine Neosho Smallmouth Bass. Oklahoma State University. August 2019
Anaya, A.J. 2019. Mountain lion (Puma concolor) kill rates and prey composition in north-central New Mexico. Department of Natural Resources Management, New Mexico Highlands University. May 2019
Alvarez, G. 2020. Using Video Surveys to Examine the Effect of Habitat on Gag Occurrence. MS Thesis submitted to the Graduate School at the University of Georgia. December 2020
Allison Stringer. 2018. Status of Northern Pearl Dace and chrosomid dace in prairie streams in Montana. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. May 2018
Alexander, Justin. 2017. Determining the effects of thermal increases on stream fishes of the Ouachita Mountain ecoregion. MS Thesis, Oklahoma State University. December 2017
Alex Poole. 2019. Evaluation of embryo suppression methods for nonnative lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 108 pages. January 2019
Alex LeCheminant 2019. Movement dynamics and survival of hatchery reared Colorado River Cutthroat Trout post stocking. M.S. Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming May 2019
Aldinger, K.R. August 2018. Ecology and Management of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) and associated avian species in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown. August 2018
Adkins, K.I.S. 2017. The relationship between grasslands, Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) enrollments, and greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus) populations in Minnesota. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. December 2017
McCray, J. E. 2018. Sea turtle friendly lighting in Florida: A multi-level evaluation of policy implementation and effectiveness. PhD Dissertation. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. University of Florida. August 2018 August 2018
Grieshaber, C.A. 2016. Relation of fish intersex and survival to contaminants in a riverine system. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University. November 2016