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

Massachusetts Staff Member


Dave Wattles

Email: dwattles@eco.umass.edu
Research Publications Publication Date
Zeller, K.A., Wattles, D.W., Conlee, L., DeStefano, S.2019. American black bears (Ursus americanus) alter movements in response to anthropogenic features with time of day and season. Movement Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0166-4 2019-07-31
Zeller, K. A., D. W. Wattles, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Incorporating road crossing data into vehicle collision risk models for moose (Alces americanus) in Massachusetts, USA. Environmental Management. 2018-06-30
Wattles, D., and S. DeStefano. 2013. Space use and movements of moose in Massachusetts: implications for conservation of large mammals in a fragmented environment. Alces 49:65–81. 2013-10-31
Wattles, D., and S. DeStefano. 2013. Moose habitat in Massachusetts: assessing use at the southern edge of the range. Alces 49:133–147. 2013-10-31
Wattles, D. W., K. A. Zeller, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Response of moose to a high-density road network. Journal of Wildlife Management. 2018-04-30
Wattles, D. W., K. A. Zeller, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Range expansion in unfavorable environments through behavioral responses to microclimatic conditions: moose (Alces americanus) as the model. Mammalian Biology. 2018-07-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Zeller, K., D. Wattles, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Black bear movements and habitat use. 70th Anniversary Meeting of the Massachusetts Unit, Westborough, MA. 2018-05-15
Zeller, K. A., D. W. Wattles, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Modeling road crossings for moose (Alces americanus) and black bear (Ursus americanus) in Massachusetts, USA. 8th Northeastern Transportation & Wildlife Conference, Amherst, MA. 2018-09-10
Wattles, D., and S. DeStefano. 2013. The thermal environment and thermoregulatory behavior of moose in Massachusetts. North American Moose Conference, Whitefield, NH. 2013-05-23
Wattles, D., and S. DeStefano. 2013. GPS data, GIS layers, and mixed effects models to assess habitat use by forest wildlife. Massachusetts Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Unit Meeting, Hadley, MA, 27 Apr. (Invited) 2013-04-27
DeStefano, S., and D. Wattles. 2015. Update on the status of moose in southern New England. Northfield Environmental Center, Northfield, MA. 18 Nov. 2015-11-18
Conlee, L., D. Wattles, M. Duda, and S. DeStefano. 2018. Massachusetts residents' attitudes toward black bears and black bear management. 70th Anniversary Meeting of the Massachusetts Unit, Westborough, MA. 2018-05-15