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

Leetown Project


Update to Tennessee Status Assessments and Recovery Plans for Listed Mussel Species

January 2018 - January 2025


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • USGS
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency

Research is designed to assist the Fish and Wildlife Service with their backlog of Status Assessments, Recovery Plans, and baseline information for species listed or proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act using the best available information, methodology, and scientific approaches.

Research Publications Publication Date
Fitzgerald, D., A. Henderson, K. Maloney, M. Freeman, J. Young, A. Rosenberger, D. Kazyak, and D. Smith. 2021. A Bayesian framework for assessing extinction risk based on ordinal categories of population condition and projected landscape change. Biological Conservation 253: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108866 | Abstract December 2020
Fitzgerald, D., A. Henderson, K. Maloney, M. Freeman, J. Young, A. Rosenberger, D. Kazyak, and D. Smith. 2021. A Bayesian framework for assessing extinction risk based on ordinal categories of population condition and projected landscape change. Biological Conservation 253: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108866 | Abstract December 2020