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. April 2016
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 February 2015
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. October 2015
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. October 2013
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. July 2014
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. April 2015
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. September 2014