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

New York Project

Population Status of Carnivores

August 2011 - August 2016


Participating Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This project will develop models to evaluate population status of select carnivore species, using spatial capture-recapture methods.

Research Publications Publication Date
Fuller, A.K., C.S. Sutherland, J.A. Royle, and M.P. Hare. 2016. Estimating population density and connectivity of American mink using spatial capture-recapture. Ecological Applications. 2016-04-30
Sutherland, C., A. K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. 2014. Modeling non-Euclidean movement and landscape connectivity in highly structured ecological networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6: 169–177. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12316 | Abstract 2015-02-28
Presentations Presentation Date
Sutherland, C. A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. 2015. Estimating abundance when landscape structure determines patterns of both space-use and density. 22nd Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 21 October, 2015. 2015-10-21
Sutherland, C. S., J. A. Royle, and A. K. Fuller. Using stream distance to estimate connectivity, movement and density of American mink in a river network using spatial capture-recapture models. The Wildlife Society 20th Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI. 9 October, 2013. 2013-10-09
Sutherland, C., A. K. Fuller, and J. A. Royle. Measuring non-Euclidean movement patterns in structured habitat networks using spatial capture-recapture models. International Statistical Ecology Conference 2014, Montpellier, France. 4 July, 2014. 2014-07-04
Sutherland, C., A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. Estimating American mink, Neovision vison, density in complex river networks using spatial capture-recapture. 71st Annual Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference. 21 April, 2015. 2015-04-21
Sutherland, C., A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. The importance of accounting for biologically realistic movements patterns for abundance estimates using spatial capture-recapture. New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Coordinating Committee Meeting. September 16, 2014. 2014-09-16