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

Staff Member


Katie Gorman

Winter surveys of bats in KY

Master's
Email: katiegorman@vt.edu

Education

  • Other Penn State University 2017
  • Other State University of New York 2013
  • BA University of Redlands 2010

Biography

I am interested in endangered species management and conservation. For my research I will be documenting presence, status and viability of roost networks of reproductive northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) at two northeastern National Park Service sites.

Research Publications Publication Date
True, M.C., K.M. Gorman, H. Taylor, R.J. Reynolds and W.M. Ford. 2023. Fall migration, oceanic movement, and site residency patterns of the eastern red bats (Lasiurus borealis) on the mid-Atlantic Coast. Movement Ecology 2023) 11:35https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-023-00398-x June 2023
Jorge, M.H., W.M. Ford, S.E. Sweeten, S.R. Freeze, M.C. True, M. J. St. Germain, H.Taylor, K.M. Gorman1, M. J. Cherry, and E.P. Garrison. 2021. Winter Roost Selection of Lasiurine Tree Bats in a Pyric Landscape. PLoS ONE 16(2): e0245695. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245695 February 2021
Jorge, M.H., S.E. Sweeten, M.C. True, S.R. Freeze, M.J. Cherry, E.P. Garrison, H. Taylor, K.M. Gorman and W.M. Ford. 2021. Fire, land cover and temperature drivers of bat activity in the winter. International Journal of Fire Ecology. (2021) 17:19 /doi.org/10.1186/s42408-021-00105-4
June 2021
Gorman, K.M., S.M. Deeley, E.L. Barr, S.R. Freeze, N. Kalen, M.S. Muthersbaugh, and W.M. Ford. 2022. Broad-scale geographic and temporal assessment of northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) maternity colony landscape association. Endangered Species Research 47:119-130. February 2022
Gorman, K.M., E.L. Barr, T. Nocera and W.M. Ford. 2023. Network analysis of northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) maternity colony in a suburban forest patch. Journal of Urban Ecology 2023, 9(1), juad005. | Download May 2023
Gorman, K.M., E.L. Barr, T. Nocera and W.M. Ford. 2022. Characteristics of northern long-eared bat day-roosts in coastal New York. Northeastern Naturalist 29(2):153-170. May 2022
Gorman, K, W.M. Ford, E.L. Barr and L. Ries. 2021. Bat Activity Patterns Relative to Temporal and Weather Correlates in a Temperate Coastal Environment. Global Ecology and Conservation 30: doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01769 13 p. October 2021
Presentations Presentation Date
K.M. Gorman, S. Hoff, A.M. Sandercock, J. De La Cruz, S.R. Freeze, S.M. Deeley, N.J. Kalen, L. Johnson, L. Olson, D. O'Dell and W.M. Ford. 2022. Northern long-eared bat roosts and population structure along the Eastern Seaboard. 101st Annual Meeting of the Society of American Mammalogists, Tuscon, AZ. June 17-21. June 2022
Jorge, M., S.R. Freeze, K. Gorman, H. Taylor, M. True, S. Sweeten, M.J. Cherry and W.M. Ford. Bat winter day-roost site and foraging activity on a pyric landscape in northern Florida. 27th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society. Sept 28- Oct 1. September 2020
Hoff, S., K.M. Gorman, A.M. Sandercock, J.A. Holliday, E.M. Hallerman, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, N. Kalen, J. De La Cruz, S.R. Freeze, S.M. Deeley, L. Johnson, E. Olson, C.J. Herzog, D. Brown, P. Roby and W.M. Ford. 2022. Post-white nose syndrome population structure of northern long-eared bats in the eastern United States. 2022 Northeast Bat Working Group, Manchester NH, January 12-14. January 2022
Gorman, K.M., S.M. Deeley, E.L. Barr, S.R. Freeze, N. Kalen, M.S. Muthersbaugh, W.M. Ford. 2022. Broad-scale geographic and temporal assessment of northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) maternity colony-landscape association. 2022 Northeast Bat Working Group, Manchester NH, January 12-14. January 2022
Gorman, K.M., S.M. Deeley, E.L. Barr, N. Kalen, S.R. Freeze, M.S. Muthersbaugh, and <b>W.M. Ford.</b> 2021. Broad-scale geographic and temporal assessment of northern long-eared bat (<i>Myotis septentrionalis</i>) maternity colony landscape association. 2021 Virtual Conference of the Northeast Bat Working Group. March 10. March 2021
Gorman, K.M., S. Hoff, A.M. Sandercock, J. De La Cruz, S.R. Freeze, D. O'Dell, L. Olsen, S.M. Deeley, N. Kalen, L. Johnson and W.M. Ford. 2022. Northern long-eared bats along the Eastern Seaboard. Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Long Branch, NJ. April 3-5. April 2022
Gorman, K.M., C.A. Diggins, C.A. Kelly, R.H. Odom, L.M. Gilley and W.M. Ford. 2024. Endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) resource selection in high elevation red spruce (Picea rubens) forests. 34th Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in the Southeast. Hilton Head, SC. Feb 16. February 2024
Gorman, K.G., C.A. Diggins, C.A. Kelly, R.H. Odom, L.M. Gilley and W.M. Ford. 2023. Endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel (<i>Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus</i>) resource selection in high elevation red spruce (<i>Picea rubens</i>) forests. <b>102nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. July 14-20, Anchorage, AK.</b> July 2023
<b>Taylor, H., K.M. Gorman, M.C. True, K.E. Powers and W.M. Ford. 2020. Gray bat (Myotis grisescens) activity levels across southwest Virginia. Abstracts of the 30th Annual Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in the Southeastern United States. Athens, GA. February 15</b> February 2020
<b>Gorman, K.M., S.M. Deeley, S.R. Freeze, N. Kalen, E.L. Barr, M. Muthersbaugh, and W.M. Ford. 2021. Broad-scale geographic and temporal assessment of northern long-eared bat (<i>Myotis septentrionalis</i>) maternity colony landscape association. 2021 Virtual Conference Northeast Bat Working Group. March 10. </b> March 2020
<b>Gorman, K.M., S.L. Hoff, A.M. Sandercock, J. De La Cruz, S.R. Freeze, S.M. Deeley, N. Kalen, L. Joh</b><b>nson, and W.M. Ford. 2022.<b> Northern long-eared bat roosts and population structure along the Eastern Seaboard.</b></b> <b>101st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Tucson, AZ. June 17-21.</b> June 2022
<b>Gorman, K.G., H. Taylor, T.S. McCay, T.M. Carter and W.M. Ford. 2024. Seasonal changes in shrew morphology. 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Boulder, CO. July 7-11.</b> July 2024
<b>Gorman, K., T. Nocera, E. Barr, W.M. Ford and L. Ries. 2020. Year-round northern long-eared bat acoustic activity at Fire Island National Seashore 27th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society. Sept 28-Oct 1.</b> September 2020
<b>Gorman, K., T. Nocera, E. Barr and W.M. Ford. 2020. ROOST NETWORK DYNAMICS OF A NORTHERN LONG-EARED BAT </b><br><b>(<i>MYOTIS SEPTENTRIONALIS</i>) MATERNITY COLONY </b><br><b>AT THE WILLIAM FLOYD ESTATE, NEW YORK. 2020 Northeastern Bat Working Group, Saratoga Springs, NY. January 15-18. </b> January 2020