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

Maine Staff Member


Daniel Harrison

Email: daniel.harrison@umit.maine.edu
Research Publications Publication Date
Rolek, B. W., D.J. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B.Wood. 2018. Regenerating clearcuts combined with postharvest forestry treatments promote habitat for breeding and post-breeding spruce-fir avian assemblages in the Atlantic Northern Forest. Forest Ecology and Management 427: 392-413. Data DOI: 10.1111/jav.01779; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.05.068 2018-11-30
Loman, Z.G., W.V. Deluca, D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, B.R. Rolek, P.B. Wood. 2018. Landscape capability models as a tool to predict fine-scale forest bird occupancy and abundance. Landscape Ecology, 33:77-91.Data DOI: 10.1111/jav.01779 2017-10-31
Loman, Z.G., E.J. Blomberg, W.V. Deluca, D.J. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2017. Landscape capability predicts upland game bird abundance and occurrence. Journal of Wildlife Management, 81:1110-1116. DOI:10.1002/jwmg.21265.; Data DOI: 10.1111/jav.01779 2017-04-30
Name Degree Program Status Completion Date
Simons, Erin PhD Completed Program 2009-05-31
Scott, Shonene Master's Completed Program 2010-05-31
Robinson, Laura Master's Completed Program 2006-08-26
Loman, Zachary Post Doc Completed Program 2018-08-30
Rolek, Brian PhD Completed Program 2019-01-09
Presentations Presentation Date
Rolek, B.W., D.J. Harrison, M.Hartley, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2016. Long-term effects of four silvicultural treatments on spruce-fir avian communities. Presentation at the 2016 North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, D.C. 2016-08-16
Rolek, B.W., D.J. Harrison, D.W. Linden, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2016. Long-term effects of forest harvesting on spruce-fir avian communities. Presented at the 2016 North America Congress for Conservation Biology, Madison,WI, 17-20 July. 2016-07-17
Rolek, B.W., D.J. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2017. Regenerating clearcuts and post-harvest treatments increase spruce-fir avian assemblages and richness in managed stands. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of The Wildlife Society, Albuquerque, NM, 23-27 September. 2017-09-23
Rolek, B.W., D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2017. Workshop on spruce-fir birds, management, and habitat associations. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, MA. 12 January. 2017-01-12
Rolek, B.W., C.S. Loftin, D.Harrison, and P.B.Wood. 2015. Effects of forrest management on avian abundance in spruce-fir forests of new England. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit's Annual Coordinating Committee Meeting, Wells Common, Orono, ME, 25 March. 2015-03-25
Rolek, B.W., C. Loftin, D. Harrison, and P. Wood. 2016. Softwood Forest Birds and Silviculture in Northern New England. Annual Meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit's Coordinating Committee Meeting, Orono, ME. 23 March. Poster. 2016-03-23
Rolek, B.W., C. Loftin, D. Harrison, and P. Wood. 2016. Softwood Forest Birds and Silviculture in Northern New England. Annual Meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit's Coordinating Committee Meeting, Orono, ME. 23 March. 2016-03-23
Rolek, B.W., C. Loftin, D. Harrison, and P. Wood. 2015. Methods, Data, Analysis, and Future Directions of the Northern New England Forest Birds Project. USFWS Migratory Bird Division. Hadley, MA, USA. 8 October. 2015-10-08
Rolek, B., C.S. Loftin, D. Harrison, and P.B. Wood. 2014. The influence of silviculture on New England bird communities in northern coniferous forests. Presentation at the 70th Annual Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, April 13-15, Portland, ME. 2014-04-13
Rolek, B., C. Loftin, D. Harrison, P. Wood. 2015. Bay-breasted Warbler abundance and associations with forest management and vegetation in northern New England coniferous forests. Presentation at the Joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithologists, Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and the Wilson Ornithological Society, 15-19 July, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. 2015-07-15
Loman, Z.G., W.V. Deluca, D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2017 Do representative forest songbirds effectively predict occurrence of ecologically similar species? 73rd Annual Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference, 9-11 April, Norfolk, VA 2017-04-09
Loman, Z.G., E.J. Blomberg, W.V. Deluca, D.J. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2016. Validating Landscape Capability as a Predictor of Upland Game Bird Abundance and Occurrence. Poster presentation at the Annual meeting of The Wildlife Society, Raleigh, NC, 15-21 October. 2016-10-18
Loman, Z.G., D.Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B.Wood. 2016. Evaluation of a fine-grained landscape conservation planning tool for songbird conservation in the Northeastern United States. To be presented at the North American Ornithological Conference in Washington, DC, 16-20 August. 2016-08-16
Loman, Z.G., D. Harrison, C.S.Loftin, and P.B.Wood. 2016. Validating predictions of upland game bird space use in multiple management contexts. Presentation at the 72nd Annual Meeting of Northeast Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Annapolis, MD, 3-6 April. 2016-04-04
Loman, Z.G., D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2017. Workshop on representative species model analyses. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, MA. 12 January. 2017-01-12
Loman, Z., W. Deluca, D.Harrison, C. Loftin, B. Rolek, and P.B.Wood. Identifying error in forest landscape capability models. 136th American Ornithological Society Meeting, 9-14 April, Tucson, AZ. 2018-04-15
Harrison, D. J., B. W. Rolek, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2017. Effects of forest management practices in Acadian conifer forests on spruce-fir bird communities. Presentation to Irving Corporation Wildlife Biologists and Foresters and to the New Brunswick Forest Research Advisory Committee Advisory, Sainte Anne de Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada, 30 May. 2017-05-30
Technical Publications Publication Date
Rolek, B., D. Harrison, C. Loftin, and P. Wood. 2016. Bird communities of coniferous forests in the Acadian region; their habitat associations and responses to forest management. Annual report to the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit. 14pp. 2016-12-31
Loman, Z., D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2016. Evaluation of representative bird species’ Landscape Capability models developed by the Designing Sustainable Landscapes project in the 13-state, northeastern region of the United States. Annual report of project activity to the USFWS. 7 pp. 2016-12-31