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

West Virginia Staff Member


Petra Bohall Wood

Petra Wood, AUL Wildlife

Assistant Unit Leader
Phone: (304) 293 - 5090
Email: pbwood@wvu.edu

Education

  • Ph D University of Florida 1992
  • MS University of Florida 1984
  • BS Purdue University 1981

Biography

Petra joined the WV Unit in 1992 as Assistant Unit Leader-Wildlife. She holds an Adjunct Professor appointment with West Virginia University in the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Teaching Interest

Petra currently teaches a graduate course in Conservation Biology and coordinates a graduate seminar where students prepare scientific presentations.

Research Interest

Her research focus examines the effects of anthropocentric habitat changes, particularly from timber harvesting and energy development, on wildlife populations, especially songbirds.

Research Publications Publication Date
Zadnik, A.K., J.T. Anderson, P.B. Wood, and K. Bledsoe. 2009. Wildlife use of back channels associated with islands on the Ohio River, West Virginia. Wetlands 29:543-551. June 2009
Zadnik, A., J. Anderson, P. Wood, K. Bledsoe. Importance of island back channels to wildlife on the Ohio River. | Publisher Website November 2009
Wood, P.B., M.W. Frantz, and D.A. Becker. 2016. Louisiana Waterthrush and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Response to Shale Gas Development. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 7(2). Online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3996/092015-JFWM-084 August 2016
Wood, P.B., J. Sheehan, P. Keyser, D. Buehler, J. Larkin, A. Rodewald, S. Stoleson, T.B., Wigley, J. Mizel, T. Boves, G. George, M. Bakermans, T. Beachy, A. Evans, M. McDermott, F. Newell, K. Perkins, and M. White. 2013. Management guidelines for enhancing Cerulean Warbler breeding habitat in Appalachian hardwood forests. American Bird Conservancy. The Plains, Virginia. 28 pp. February 2013
Wood, P.B. and K.A. Perkins. 2012. Behavioral activities of male cerulean warblers in relation to habitat characteristics. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124(3):497-505. September 2012
Wood, P.B. and J.M. Williams. 2013. Terrestrial salamander abundance on reclaimed mountaintop removal mines. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37(4):815-823. December 2013
Wood, P.B. and J.M. Williams. 2013. Impact of Valley Fills on Streamside Salamanders in Southern West Virginia. Journal of Herpetology 47:119-125. April 2013
Wood, P.B. and F.K. Ammer. 2015. Grasshopper Sparrow Reproductive Success and Habitat Use on Reclaimed Surface Mines Varies by Age of Reclamation. Wildlife Society Bulletin doi: 10.1002/wsb.563 April 2015
Wood, P. J. Larkin, J. Mizel, C. Zipper, and P. Angel. 2013. Reforestation to enhance Appalachian mined lands as habitat for terrestrial wildlife. Forest Reclamation Advisory No. 10. U.S. Office of Surface Mining, ARRI. November 2013
Wood, P. B., and M. W. Collopy. 1993. Effects of egg removal on Bald Eagle productivity in northern Florida. J. Wildl. Manage. 57:1-9. March 1993
Wood, P. B., T. C. Edwards, Jr., and M. W. Collopy. 1989. Characteristics of Bald Eagle nesting habitat in Florida. J. Wildl. Manage. 53(2):441-449. August 1989
Wood, P. B., S. Bosworth, and R. Dettmers. 2006. Cerulean warbler abundance and occurrence relative to large-scale edge and habitat characteristics. Condor 108:154-165. February 2006
Wood, P. B., S. A. Nesbitt, and A. Steffer. 1993. Bald eagles prey on sandhill cranes in Florida. J. Raptor Res. 27(3):164-165 November 1993
Wood, P. B., M. W. Collopy, and C. M. Sekerak. 1998. Postfledging nest dependence period for bald eagles in Florida. J. Wildl. Manage. 62(1):333-339. January 1998
Wood, P. B., J. White, A. Steffer, J . M. Wood, C. Facemire, and H. F. Percival. 1996. Mercury concentrations in tissues of Florida bald eagles. J. Wildl. Manage. 60:178-185. June 1996
Wood, P. B., J. P. Duguay, and J. V. Nichols. 2005. Cerulean warbler use of regenerated clearcut and two-age harvests. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:851-858. January 2006
Wood, P. B., J. B. Churchill, and T. McClellan. 1999. Breeding bird use of crop tree release harvests, Cooper's Rock State Forest, West Virginia. Proceedings of the West Viriginia Academy of Sciences. 71:48-55. January 2001
Wood, P. B., F. K. Ammer, and H. D. Chamblin. 2002. White-tailed kite sighted in southern West Virginia. Redstart, April 2002 December 2002
Wood, P. B., D. A. Buehler, and M. A. Byrd. 1990. Raptor status reports: Bald Eagle. Pp. 13-21 in Proc. Southeast Raptor Management Symposium and Workshop. Nat. Wildl. Fed., Washington, DC. 245 pp. June 1990
Wood, P. B., C. Viverette, L. Goodrich, M. Pokras, and C. Tibbott. 1996. Environmental contaminant levels in sharp-shinned hawks from the Eastern United States. J. Raptor Res. 30(3):136-144. October 1996
Wood, P. B. 2008. Woodrat population dynamics and movement patterns. Chapter 3, Pages 45-62 in The Allegheny Woodrat: Ecology, Conservation, and Management of a Declining Species, J. Peles and J. Wright, eds. Springer. August 2008
Wood, P. B. 1999. Bald eagle response to boating activity in northcentral Florida. J. Raptor Res. 33(2):97-101. June 1999
Wood, P. B. 2009. Recovery distances of nestling bald eagles banded in Florida and implications for natal dispersal and philopatry. Journal of Raptor Research 43:127-133. July 2009
Wood, P. B, J. Perez, and J. M. Wood. 2008. Hemlock ecosystem monitoring in southern West Virginia. Pages 270-278 in Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Hartford, CT. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-1. August 2008
Williams, J.M., D.J. Brown, and P.B. Wood. Responses of Terrestrial Herpetofauna to Persistent, Novel Ecosystems Resulting from Mountaintop Removal Mining. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8:xx-xx. doi:10.3996/102016-JFWM-079 | Publisher Website July 2017
Williams, J. M., and P. B. Wood. 2004. Streamside salamanders in valley fill and reference streams in southern West Virginia. Pp. 2027-2041 In 2004 Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation April 2004
Williams, G. E., and P. B. Wood. 2002. Are traditional methods of determining nest predators and nest fates reliable? An experiment with Wood Thrushes using miniature video cameras. Auk 119(4):1126-1132. January 2003
Wickham, J., P.B. Wood, M.C. Nicholson, W. Jenkins, D. Druckenbrod, G.W. Suter, M.P. Strager, C. Mazzarella, W. Galloway, and J. Amos. 2013. The overlooked terrestrial impacts of mountaintop mining. BioScience 63:335-349. April 2013
Weakland, C. A., P. B. Wood, and W. M. Ford. 2002. Responses of songbirds to diameter-limit cutting in the central Appalachians of West Virginia. Forest Ecology and Management 155(2002):115-129. January 2002
Weakland, C. A. ., and P. B. Wood. 2005. Cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea) microhabitat and landscape-level habitat characteristics in southern West Virginia. Auk 122:497-508. April 2005
Terhune, T.M., K.R. Aldinger, D.A. Buehler, D.J. Flaspohler, J.L. Larkin, J.P. Loegering, K.L. Percy, A.M. Roth, C.G. Smalling, and P.B. Wood. 2016. Golden-winged warbler nest-site habitat selection. Studies in Avian Biology 49:109-125. November 2016
Strager, J. M., C. B. Yuill, and P. B. Wood. 2000. Landscape-based riparian habitat modeling for amphibians and reptiles using ARC/INFO GRID and ArcView GIS. 2000 ESRI International Conference Proceedings, San Diego CA, June 26-30, 2000. (electronic publication) http//www. esri. com/library/userconf/proc00/professional/papers/PAP575/p575. htm January 2000
Steketee, A.K., P.B. Wood, and I.D. Gregg. 2009. Woodcock population status and habitat characteristics in Canaan Valley and vicinity. In Canaan Valley: a Heritage Landscape Celebration and its Environs. http://www.canaanvi.org/canaanvi_web/uploadedFiles/Events/Past_Events/6_steketee_paper.pdf July 2009
Steketee, A. K., P. B. Wood, J. G. Bruggink, D. E. Samuel and J. I. Cromer. 2000. Land-use/land-cover changes along woodcock singing ground survey routes in West Virginia. Pages 107-116 in D. G. McAuley, J. G. Bruggink and G. F. Sepik, eds. Proceedings of the Ninth American Woodcock Symposium. USGS Biological Resources Divsion Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR-2000-0009. 117pp. December 2000
Smith, B.W., A.N. Tri, C.A. Dobony, J.W. Edwards, and P.B. Wood. 2015. Behavior and nesting ecology of Appalachian ruffed grouse. Canadian Field Naturalist 129:245-253. October 2015
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 November 2018
Perkins, K.A. and P.B. Wood. 2014. Selection of forest canopy gaps by male cerulean warblers in West Virginia. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126(2):288-297. July 2014
Owen, S.F., J.L. Berl, J.W. Edwards, W.M. Ford, and P.B. Wood. 2014. Raccoon ( Procyon lotor) Diurnal Den Use within an Intensively Managed Forest in Central West Virginia. Northeastern Naturalist 22:41-52 October 2014
Owen, S.F., J.L. Berl, J.W. Edwards, W.M. Ford and P.B. Wood. 2015. Raccoon Spatial Requirements and Multi-Scale Habitat Selection within Intensively Managed Central Appalachian Forests. American Midland Naturalist 174:87-95. July 2015
Owen, S. F., M. A. Menzel, W. M. Ford, B. R. Chapman, K. V. Miller, J. W. Edwards, and P. B. Wood. 2003. Home-range size and habitat used by the northern myotis (Myotis septentrionalis). American Midland Naturalist 150(2):352-359. October 2003
Owen, S. F., M. A. Menzel, W. M. Ford, B. R. Chapman, K. V. Miller, J. W. Edwards, and P. B. Wood. 2001. First summer record of a female Indiana bat, Myotis sodalis, in West Virginia. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 117(2):132-134. May 2001
Owen, S. F., M. A. Menzel, J. W. Edwards, W. M. Ford, J. M. Menzel, B. R. Chapman, P. B. Wood, and K. V. Miller. 2004. Bat activity in harvested and intact forest stands in the Allegheny Mountains. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 21(3):154-159. October 2004
Owen, S. F., J. W. Edwards, W. M. Ford, J. M. Crum, and P. B. Wood. 2004. Raccoon roundworm in raccoons in Central West Virginia. Northeastern Naturalist 11:137-142. July 2004
Newell, F., J. Sheehan, P.B. Wood, A.D. Rodewald, et al. 2013. Comparison of point counts and territory mapping for detecting effects of forest management on songbirds. Journal of Field Ornithology 84:270-286. August 2013
Nareff, G.E., P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, T. Fearer, J.L. Larkin, and W.M. Ford. Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea) response to operational silviculture in the central Appalachian region. Forest Ecology and Management 448:409-423, June 2019
Morrison, J.L. and P.B. Wood. 2009. Broadening our approaches to studying dispersal in raptors. Journal of Raptor Research 43:81-89. July 2009
Mitchell, M. S., T. B. Wigley, C. Loehle, S. Rutzmoser, J. A. Gerwin, P. D. Keyser, R. A. Lancia, C. J. Reynolds, R. E. Thill, R. Weih, D. White, and P. B. Wood. 2006. Relationships between avian richness and forest structure at multiple scales using multiple landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management 221:155-159. [note: order of authorship was alphabetical after 1st 4 authors] May 2006
Mitchell, M. S., M. J. Reynolds-Hogland, M. L. Smith, P. B. Wood, and others. 2008. Projected long-term response of Southeastern birds to forest management. Forest Ecology and Management 256:1884-1896. November 2008
Miller, G. W., P. B. Wood, and J. V. Nichols. 1995. Two-aged silviculture--an innovative tool for enhancing species diversity and vertical structure in Appalachian hardwoods. Pp. 175-182 in L. G. Eskew, ed., Proc. 1995 National Silviculture Workshop, Mescalero, NM. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rpt. RM-GTR-267. November 1995
Menzel, M. A., S. F. Owen, W. M. Ford, J. W. Edwards, P. B. Wood, B. R. Chapman, and K. V. Miller. 2001. Roost tree selection by northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) maternity colonies in an industrial forest of the central Appalachian Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management 155(2002):107-114. January 2002
McNeil, D.J., K.R. Aldinger, M.H. Bakermans, J.A. Lehman, A.C. Tisdale, J.A. Jones, P.B. Wood, D.A. Buehler, C.G. Smalling, L. Siefferman, and J.L. Larkin. 2017. An Evaluation and Comparison of Conservation Guidelines for an At-risk Migratory Songbird. Global Ecology and Conservation 9:90-103. January 2017
McElhone, P.M., P.B. Wood, and D.K. Dawson. 2011. Effects of stop-level habitat change on cerulean warbler detections along breeding bird survey routes in the central Appalachians. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123(4):699-708. October 2011
McDermott, M.E., P.B. Wood, G.W. Miller, and B.T.Simpson. 2010. Predicting breeding bird occurrence by stand- and microhabitat-scale features in even-aged stands in the Central Appalachians. Forest Ecology and Management 261:373-380. December 2010
McDermott, M.E., M.B. Shumar, and P.B. Wood. 2013. Case study: prioritizing reforestation of minelands for cerulean warbler conservation. Journal of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation 2(2):80-98. December 2013
McDermott, M.E. and P.B. Wood. 2011. Post-breeding bird responses to canopy tree retention, stand size, and edge in regenerating Appalachian hardwood stands. Forest Ecology and Management 262:547-554. May 2011
McDermott, M.E. and P.B. Wood. 2010. Influence of cover and food resource variation on post-breeding bird habitat use, molt, and body condition in even-aged stands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 122:545-555. August 2010
McDermott, M. E., and P. B. Wood. 2009. Short- and long-term implications of clearcut and two-age silviculture for conservation of breeding forest birds in the central Applachians, USA. Biological Conservation 142:212-220. November 2008
Margenau, E.L., P.B. Wood, and D.J. Brown. Efficacy and biases of cover object survey design for sampling eastern red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) at forest edge and interior locations. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 15 (2): 440-447. August 2020
Margenau, E.L., P.B. Wood, C.A. Weakland, and D.J. Brown. 2019. Trade-offs relating to grassland and forest mine reclamation approaches in the central Appalachian region and implications for the songbird community. Avian Conservation and Ecology 14 (1):2. https://doi.org/10.5751/ACE-01304-140102 [online URL:http://www.ace-eco.org/vol14/iss1/art2/] February 2019
Manjerovic, M.B., P.B. Wood., and J.W. Edwards. 2009. Mast and weather influences on population trends of a species of concern: the Allegheny woodrat. American Midland Naturalist 162:52-61. April 2009
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 October 2017
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 April 2017
Loehle, C., T. B. Wigley, S. Rutzmoser, J. A. Gerwin, P. D. Keyser, R. A. Lancia, C. J. Reynolds, R. E. Thill, R. Weih, D. White, and P. B. Wood. 2005. Managed forest landscape structure and avian species richness in the southeastern US. Forest Ecology and Management 214:279-293. [note: order of authorship was alphabetical after 1st 3 authors] October 2005
Kramer, G.R., R.K. Pagel, K. Maley, C. Ziegler, S.M. Peterson, D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, and H.M. Streby. 2019. Say what? Bivalent singing in Vermivora warblers. Ecology. DOI:10.1002/ecy.2881. October 2019
Kramer, G.R., H.M. Streby, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, B.P. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2017. Nonbreeding isolation and population-specific migration patterns among three populations of Golden-winged Warblers. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 119: 108-121. | Download February 2017
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P. Bulluck, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, J.P Loegering, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. 2018. Population trends in Vermivora warblers are linked to strong migratory connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115:E3192–E3200. March 2018
Johnson, J. B., P. B. Wood, and J. W. Edwards. 2006. Are external mine entrance characteristics related to bat use? Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:1368-1375. February 2007
Johnson, J. B., J. W. Edwards, and P. B. Wood. 2005. Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) roosting in abandoned coal mines in West Virginia. Northeastern Naturalist 12:233-240. July 2005
J. Sheehan, P.B. Wood, D.A. Buehler, P.D. Keyser, J.L. Larkin, A.D. Rodewald, T.B. Wigley, T.J. Boves, G.A. George, M.H. Bakermans, T.A. Beachy, A. Evans, M.E. McDermott, F.L. Newell, K.A. Perkins, and M. White. 2014. Avian response to timber harvesting applied experimentally to manage cerulean warbler breeding populations. Forest Ecology and Management 321:5-18. June 2014
Huffman, R. D., M. A. Fajvan, and P. B. Wood. 1999. Effects of residual overstory on aspen development in Minnesota. Can. J. For. Res. 29:1-6. April 1999
Hornsby, B. S., A. M. Ruiz, S. B. Castleberry, N. L. Castleberry, W. M. Ford, and P. B. Wood. 2005. Fall movements of Allegheny woodrats in harvested and intact stands in West Virginia. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 22(4):281-284. November 2005
Hochachka, W. M., T. E. Martin, V. Artman, C. R. Smith, S. J. Hejl, D. E. Andersen, D. Curson, L. Petit, N. Mathews, T. Donovan, E. E. Klaas, P. B. Wood, J. C. Manolis, K. P. McFarland, J. V. Nichols, J. C. Bednarz, D. M. Evans, J. P. Duguay, S. Garner, J. Tewksbury, K. L. Purcell, J. Faaborg, C. B. Goguen, C. Rimmer, R. Dettmers, M. Knutson, J. A. Collazo, L. Garner, D. Whitehead, and G. Geupel. 1999. Scale dependence in the effects of forest coverage on parasitization by brown-headed cowbirds. Studies in Avian Biology 18:80-88. January 1999
Gregg, I. D., P. B. Wood, and A. K. Steketee. 2003. Comparison of reclaimed and unmined woodcock diurnal habitat in West Virginia. 2001 Proc. Annu. Conf. SEAFAW. Pp. 488-497. July 2003
Gregg, I. D., P. B. Wood and D. E. Samuels. 2000. American Woodcock use of reclaimed surface mines in West Virginia. Pages 9-22 in D. G. McAuley, J. G. Bruggink and G. F. Sepik, eds. Proceedings of the Ninth American Woodcock Symposium. USGS Biological Resources Division Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR-2000-0009. 117pp. December 2000
Fuller, M. R., C. J. Henny, and P. B. Wood. 1995. Raptors. Pp. 65-69 in E. T. LaRoe et. al (eds). Our Living Resources. USDI, Nat. Biol. Service, Washington DC. 530 pp. August 1995
Franzreb, K. E., D. M. Finch, P. B. Wood, and D. E. Capen. 1999. Management strategies for the conservation of forest birds. in Bonney, R., D. N. Pashley, R. Cooper, and L. Niles, eds. Strategies for Bird Conservation: The Partners in Flight Planning Process. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. <http://birds. cornell. edu/pifcapemay> August 1999
Frantz, M.W., P.B. Wood, and G.T. Merovich, Jr. Demographic characteristics of an avian predator in response to its aquatic prey in watersheds impacted by shale gas development. PLoSONE November 2018
Frantz, M.W., P.B. Wood, S. Latta, and A. Welsh. 2020. Epigenetic response of Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) to shale gas development. Ibis. https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12833 March 2020
Frantz, M.W., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. 2019. Louisiana Waterthrush Survival and Site Fidelity in an Area Undergoing Shale Gas Development. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131(1):84-95. April 2019
Frantz, M.W., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. 2018. Demographic response of Louisiana Waterthrush, a stream obligate songbird of conservation concern, to shale gas development. Condor 120:265-282. DOI: 10.1650/CONDOR-17-130.1 February 2018
Frantz, M.W., K.R. Aldinger, P.B. Wood, J. Duchamp, T. Nuttle, A. Vitz, and J. Larkin. 2016. Space and habitat use by breeding golden-winged warblers in the central Appalachian Mountains. Studies in Avian Biology 49:81-94. November 2016
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, R. Dettmers, and M. Brittingham. 2020. Threshold responses of songbirds to forest loss and fragmentation across the Marcellus-Utica shale gas region of central Appalachia, USA. Landscape Ecology 35:1353–1370. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-020-01019-3 April 2020
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G.A. George. 2016. Shale gas development effects on the songbird community in a central Appalachian forest. Biological Conservation 201:78-91. July 2016
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, and J. Sheehan. 2019. Proximity to unconventional shale gas infrastructure alters breeding songbird abundance and distribution. Condor 2019:1–20. DOI: 10.1093/condor/duz020 June 2019
Fajvan, M.A. and P. B. Wood. 2010. Maintenance of eastern hemlock forests: factors associated with hemlock vulnerability. Pp 31-38 in Rentch, J. S. and T.M. Schuler, eds. 2010. Proceedings from the conference on ecology and management of high-elevation forests in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report NRS-P-64. 250 p. August 2010
Duguay, J. P., and P. B. Wood. 2002. Salamander abundance in regenerating forest stands on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. Forest Science. 48(2):331-335. January 2002
Duguay, J. P., P. B. Wood, and J. V. Nichols. 2001. Songbird abundance and avian nest survival rates in forests fragmented by different silvicultural treatments. Conservation Biology. 15(5): 1405-1415. October 2001
Duguay, J. P, P. B. Wood and G. W. Miller. 2000. Effects of timber harvests on invertebrate biomass and avian nest success. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28(4): 1-9. November 2000
Dodd, L.E., M.J. Lacki, E.R. Britzke, D.A. Buehler, P.D. Keyser, J.L. Larkin, A.D. Rodewald, T.B. Wigley, P.B. Wood, and L.K. Rieske. 2012. Forest structure affects trophic linkages: how silviculture disturbance impacts bats and their insect prey. Forest Ecology and Management 267:262-270. February 2012
Dellinger, R., P.B. Wood, P.W. Jones, and T.M. Donovan. 2012. Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), updated. The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Birds of North America Online. February 2012
Dellinger, R. L., P. B. Wood, and P. D. Keyser. 2007. Occurrence and nest survival of four thrush species on a managed central Appalachian forest. Forest Ecology and Management 243(2007):248-258. June 2007
Dellinger, R. L., P. B. Wood, and P. D. Keyser. 2007. Habitat partitioning of four sympatric thrush species at three spatial scales on a managed forest in West Virginia. Auk 124:1425-1438. December 2007
Crayton, S.M., P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, A.R. Millikin, T.J. Simpson, K.M. Ku, and YL Park. 2020. Bioaccumulation of the Pesticide Imidacloprid in Stream Organisms and Sublethal Effects on Salamanders. Global Ecology and Conservation 24 (2020) e01292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01292 November 2020
Churchill, J. B., P. B. Wood, and D. F. Brinker. 2002. Winter home range and habitat use of female northern saw-whet owls at Assateague Island, Maryland. Wilson Bulletin 114(3):309-313. March 2003
Churchill, J. B., P. B. Wood, and D. F. Brinker. 2000. Diurnal roost site characteristics of northern saw-whet owls wintering at Assateague Island, Maryland. Wilson Bulletin 112(3):333-337. January 2000
Chamblin, H. D., P. B. Wood, and J. W. Edwards. 2004. Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) use of rock drainage channels on reclaimed mines in southern West Virginia. Amererican Midland Natururalist 151:346-354. June 2004
Castleberry, S. B., W. M. Ford, P. B. Wood, N. L. Castleberry and M. T. Mengak. 2001. Movements of Allegheny woodrats in relation to timber harveting. Journal of Wildlife Management 65(1):148-156. January 2001
Castleberry, S. B., T. L. King, P. B. Wood, and W. M. Ford. 2002. Microsatellite DNA analysis of population structure in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister). Journal of Mammalogy 83(4):1058-1070. February 2003
Castleberry, S. B., T. L. King, P. B. Wood, and W. M. Ford. 2000. Microsatellite DNA markers for the study of Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) populations and cross-species amplification in the genus Neotoma. Molecular Ecology 9:824-826. May 2000
Castleberry, S. B., N. L. Castleberry, P. B. Wood, W. M. Ford, and M. T. Mengak. 2003. Fleas (Siphonaptera) of the Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) in West Virginia with comments on host specificity. American Midland Naturalist 149(1):233-236. February 2003
Castleberry, S. B. ., P. B. Wood, W. M. Ford, N. L. Castleberry, and M. T. Mengak. 2002. Summer microhabitat selection by foraging Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in a managed forest. American Midland Naturalist 147(1):93-101. February 2002
Castleberry, N. L., S. B. Castleberry, W. M. Ford, P. B. Wood, and M. T. Mengak. 2002. Allegheny woodrat food habitats in the Central Appalachians. American Midland Naturalist 147(1):80-92. February 2002
Boves, T.J., D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, A.D. Rodewald, J.L. Larkin, P.D. Keyser, and T.B. Wigley. Multiple plumage ornaments convey information about age and within-age-class qualities of a canopy-dwelling songbird, the Cerulean Warbler. Auk 131:20-31. January 2014
Boves, T.J., A.D. Rodewald, P.B. Wood, D.A. Buehler, J.L. Larkin, P.D. Keyser, and T.B. Wigley. 2015. Habitat quality from individual- and population-level perspectives and implications for management. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 39: 443–447. doi: 10.1002/wsb.528 March 2015
Boves T.J., D.A. Buehler, J. Sheehan, P.B. Wood, A.D. Rodewald, J.L. Larkin, P.D. Keyser, F.L. Newell, G.A. George, M.H. Bakermans, A. Evans, T.A. Beachy, M.E. McDermott, K.A. Perkins, M. White, and T.B. Wigley. 2013. Emulating natural disturbances for declining late-successional species: a case study of the consequences for Cerulean Warblers (Setophaga cerulea). PLoS ONE e52107. January 2013
Boves T.J., D.A. Buehler, J. Sheehan, P.B. Wood, A.D. Rodewald, J.L. Larkin, P.D. Keyser, F. L. Newell, A. Evans, G.A. George and T. B. Wigley. 2013. Spatial variation in breeding habitat selection by Cerulean Warblers (Setophaga cerulea) throughout the Appalachian Mountains. Auk 130(1): 46-59. January 2013
Bohall-Wood, P., and M. W. Collopy. 1987. Foraging behavior of Southeastern American Kestrels in relation to habitat use. Pp. 58-65 in The Ancestral Kestrel. (D. M. Bird and R. Bowman, Eds. ) Raptor Research Report No. 6. 178 pp. October 1987
Bohall-Wood, P., and M. W. Collopy. 1986. Abundance and habitat selection of two American Kestrel subspecies in north-central Florida. Auk 103(3):557-563. August 1986
Bohall-Wood, P. 1987. Abundance, habitat use, and perch use of Loggerhead Shrikes in north-central Florida. Wilson Bull. 99(1):82-86. March 1987
Bohall, P. G., and M. W. Collopy. 1984. Seasonal abundance, habitat use, and perch sites of four raptor species in north-central Florida. J. Field Ornithol. 55(2):181-189. June 1984
Becker, D.A., P.B. Wood, and P.D. Keyser. 2012. Canada Warbler use of harvested stands following timber management in the southern portion of their range. Forest Ecology and Management 276:1–9. February 2012
Becker, D.A., P.B. Wood, P.D. Keyser, T.B. Wigley, R. Dellinger, and C.A. Weakland. 2011. Threshold responses of songbirds to long-term timber management on an active industrial forest. Journal of Forest Ecology and Management 262:449–460. May 2011
Becker, D.A., P.B. Wood, M.P. Strager, C. Mazzarella. 2015. Impacts of mountaintop mining on terrestrial ecosystem integrity: identifying landscape thresholds for avian species in the central Appalachians, United States. Landscape Ecology 30:339-356. January 2015
Balcerzak, M. J., and P. B. Wood. 2003. Red-shouldered hawk abundance and habitat in a reclaimed mine landscape. Journal of Raptor Research 37(3):188-197. September 2003
Anderson J.T., A.K. Zadnik, P.B. Wood, and K. Bledsoe. 2013. Evaluation of habitat quality for selected wildlife species associated with back channels. Open Journal of Ecology 3:301-310. July 2013
Ammer, F. K., and P. B. Wood. 2002. Probable breeding of short-eared owls in southern West Virginia. Journal of Raptor Research 36(3):237-238. October 2002
Ammer, F. K., P. B. Wood, and R. J. McPherson. 2008. Gender identification of Grasshopper Sparrows comparing behavioral, morphological, and molecular techniques. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120:221-225. April 2008
Aldinger, K.R., T.M. Terhune, P.B. Wood, D.A. Buehler, M.H. Bakermans, J.L. Confer, D.J. Flaspohler, J.L. Larkin, J.P. Loegering, K.L. Percy, A.M. Roth, and C.G. Smalling. 2015. Variables associated with nest survival of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) among vegetation communities commonly used for nesting. Avian Conservation and Ecology 10(1): 6. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00748-100106 April 2015
Aldinger, K.R., P.B. Wood, C.M. Johnson. 2017. Refined conservation strategies for Golden-winged Warblers in the West Virginia highlands with implications for the broader avian community. Condor 119:762-786. https://doi.org/10.1650/CONDOR-17-49.1 October 2017
Aldinger, K.R. and P.B. Wood. 2015. Variables associated with detection probability, detection latency, and behavioral responses of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera). Condor 117:364-375 June 2015
Aldinger, K. and P.B. Wood. 2014. Reproductive success and habitat characteristics of Golden-winged Warblers in high-elevation pasturelands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126(2):279-287. July 2014
Project Completion Date
Allegheny Woodrat: Identifying Strategies to Conserve a Declining Species September 2014
Effects of forest management practices in the Acadian Northern Hardwood/Conifer Forests of Maine on forest bird communities, with emphasis on species of regional conservation priority and concern (Collaborators: D. harrison, P. Wood, C. Loftin) December 2018
Development of a habitat restoration and conservation prioritization tool for songbirds and mussels in the Appalachian Mountains December 2009
Improving management strategies linked to certification of sustainable forest practices for priority songbirds in West Virginia June 2023
Enhancing the Conservation Potential of the Wood Turtle December 2023
Avian community change across time, elevations, and latitudes May 2023
Pre- and Post-Treatment Monitoring on Working Lands for Wildlife and Regional Conservation Partnership Program Sites in West Virginia March 2021
Effects of Imidacloprid on Soil Macrofauna within Riparian Hemlock Forests May 2021
Effects of Imidacloprid Treatment of Hemlocks on Aquatic Ecosystems: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? September 2019
Evaluation of representative bird species Landscape Capability models January 2018
Impacts of Mountaintop Mining on Terrestrial Ecosystem Integrity March 2014
Longterm Louisiana Waterthrush and Avian Community Response to Shale Gas Development in the Central Appalachian Region December 2018
Cerulean Warbler and Associated Species Response to Silvicultural Prescriptions in the Central Appalachian Region December 2018
Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management created by the Natural Resources Conservation Service April 2015
Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) Ecology and Management on High Elevation Grazing Allotments, Monongahela National Forest, WV December 2015
Creation and Development of Early Successional Habitat and Wildlife Utilization December 2020
Regionwide songbird response to Marcellus gas well and infrastructure development August 2018
Clipp, Hannah
PhD
HannahClipp@fakecru.gov

Crayton, Sara
PhD
sc0038@mix.wvu.edu

Oliver, Lincoln
Master's
LincolnOliver@fakecru.gov

Presentations Presentation Date
Wood, P.B., M.W. Frantz, and D.A. Becker. Louisiana waterthrush and benthic macroinvertebrate response to shale gas development. 69th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies, Asheville, NC. 1-4 Nov 2015. November 2015
Wood, P.B., J. Sheehan, and L. Farwell. Long-term avian response to forest fragmentation from shale gas development. AOU Annual Conference, Estes Park, CO, 24-27 Sept 2014. September 2014
Wood, P.B. and G.E. Nareff. Cerulean Warbler and Associated Species Response to Operational Silviculture. 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society. 27-30 Oct 2019. October 2019
Wood, P.B. and G. Nareff. Aug 2018. Avian response to implementation of cerulean warbler habitat management guidelines. Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture Technical Committee Meeting, Logan, WV. 8 Aug 2018. August 2018
Wood, P.B. and G. Nareff. Apr 2018. Avian response to implementation of cerulean warbler habitat management guidelines. American Ornithological Society Annual Conference. 11 Apr 2018. April 2018
Wood, P., and M. Frantz. Response of Louisiana waterthrush and their benthic prey to shale gas development. Annual Conference of the American Ornithologists Society. Lansing, MI. 1 Jul - 5 Aug 2017. August 2017
Williams, J. and P.B. Wood. Jul 2013. Impact of mountaintop removal mines on terrestrial and aquatic salamanders in southern West Virginia. Joint Meetings of Ichtyologists and Herpetologists, Albuquerque, NM. July 2013
Streby, H.M., G.R. Kramer, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2016. Tracking golden-winged warbler migration with geolocators reveals population specific timing, routes, and wintering areas. Black Swamp Bird Observatory Fall Warbler Workshop, Oregon, Ohio, USA. September 2016
Streby, H.M., G.R. Kramer, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2016. Tracking golden-winged warbler migration with geolocators reveals population specific timing, routes, and wintering areas. Inland Bird Banding Association Annual Meeting, Connersville, Indiana, USA. November 2016
Sheehan, J. and P.B. Wood. Use of high spatial resolution remote sensing data to model avian and habitat field data from an Appalachian mature deciduous forest, with implications for remote sensing-based biodiversity assessment at larger spatial scales. NE-SE Partners in Flight. Virginia Beach, VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
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. August 2016
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. July 2016
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. September 2017
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. January 2017
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. March 2015
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. March 2016
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. March 2016
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. October 2015
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. April 2014
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. July 2015
P.B. Wood, M. Frantz, and J. Sheehan. Long-term avian response to forest fragmentation from shale gas development. Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Associations annual conference. Portland, ME. 13-15 April 2014. April 2014
P.B. Wood, J.L. Larkin, T.J. Boves, J. Sheehan, D.A. Buehler, A.D. Rodewald, P.D. Keyser, T.B. Wigley, T.A. Beachy, M.H. Bakermans, A. Evans, G.A. George, M.E. McDermott, F. L. Newell, K.A. Perkins, and M. White. Oct 2013. Avian diversity in response to forest management for cerulean warblers. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI. October 2013
Oliver, L.R., R. Bailey, K.R. Aldinger, C.M. Lituma, P.B. Wood. Jan 2020. Cerulean and Golden-winged Warbler Response to Private-Land Habitat Management. Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference, Springfield, IL. January 2020
Oliver, L.R., R. Bailey, K.R. Aldinger, C.M. Lituma, P.B. Wood. Cerulean and Golden-winged Warbler Response to Private-Land Habitat Management. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Reno, NV September 2019
Nicholson, M.C., J. Wickham, P.B. Wood, M. Strager, C. Mazzarella, W. Jenkins. July 2015. Landscape impacts of mountaintop mining in the Appalachian Mountains. International Association of Landscape Ecology World Congress July 2015
Nareff, G.E., P.B. Wood, and T. Fearer. Cerulean Warbler Territory Habitat Selection Related to Operational Silviculture Prescriptions in West Virginia. Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD. August 2015
Nareff, G.E., P.B. Wood, T. Fearer, K. Parker, W.M. Ford, J. Larkin, S. Stoleson. Cerulean Warbler and Associated Species Response to Silvicultural Prescriptions in the Central Appalachian Region. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Nareff, G.E., P.B. Wood, T. Fearer, K. Parker, W.M. Ford, J. Larkin, S. Stoleson. Cerulean Warbler and Associated Species Response to Silvicultural Prescriptions in the Central Appalachian Region. NE-SE Partners in Flight. Virginia Beach, VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Nareff, G.E., P.B. Wood, T. Fearer, J. Larkin, W.M. Ford, S. Stoleson. Cerulean Warbler and Associated Species Response to Silvicultural Prescriptions in the Central Appalachian Region. North American Ornithological Conference. Washington D.C. August 2016
McNeil, D.J., Aldinger, K.R., M.H. Bakermans, D.A. Buehler, J.A. Jones, J.L. Larkin, J.A. Lehman, C.G. Smalling, A.C. Tisdale, P.B. Wood, J.L. Larkin. Nesting, territoriality, and morphometrics of Golden-winged Warblers in vegetation communities resulting from different NRCS conservation practices. NE-SE Partners In Flight. Virginia Beach, VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
McNeil, D., K. Aldinger, M. Bakermans, P.B. Wood. Golden-winged Warbler Breeding Season Demographics Across Conservation Practices Associated with NRCS: Working Lands For Wildlife. Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conf. Annapolis, MD. April 2016
Margenau, E.L., P.B. Wood, C.A. Weakland, and D.J. Brown. Avian community shift in a reclaimed mine landscape in southern West Virginia. North American Ornithological Conference. Aug 2016 August 2016
Margenau, E.L. and P.B. Wood. Improving habitat suitability along rights-of-way corridors for young forest avifauna. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2020, Louisville, KY. September 2020
Margenau, E.L. and P.B. Wood. 2018. Preliminary assessment of bird community responses to young forest management. West Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. March 2018
Margenau, E.L. and P.B. Wood. Managing forest birds in forested rights-of-way landscapes. 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society. 27-30 Oct 2019. October 2019
Margenau, E., P.B. Wood, D. Brown. Managing for birds and salamanders along forested edges of energy corridors. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Cleveland, OH, 10 Oct 2018 October 2018
M. Frantz, P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. Response of Louisiana Waterthrush to shale gas development. AOU Annual Conference, Estes Park, CO, 24-27 Sept 2014. September 2014
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 April 2017
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. October 2016
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. August 2016
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. April 2016
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. January 2017
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. April 2018
Leuenberger, W., Aldinger, K.R., M.H. Bakermans, D.A. Buehler, J.A. Jones, J.L. Larkin, J.A. Lehman, D.J., McNeil, C.G. Smalling, A.C. Tisdale, P.B. Wood. Avian species associated with habitat created for the Golden-winged Warbler through the NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife program. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2014
Lehman, J.A., D.J. McNeil, Aldinger, K.R., M.H. Bakermans, D.A. Buehler, J.A. Jones, C.G. Smalling, A.C. Tisdale, P.B. Wood, J.L. Larkin. Habitat use and survival of Golden-winged Warbler fledglings in the Appalachian Mountains. NE-SE Partners In Flight. Virginia Beach, VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Kramer, G.R., H.M. Streby, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2016. Wintering grounds and migratory routes of golden-winged warblers discovered using light-level geolocators: implications for full life-cycle management. 76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. January 2016
Kramer, G.R., H.M. Streby, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2016. Nonbreeding isolation and population specific migration routes among three populations of golden-winged warblers. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington DC, USA. August 2016
Kramer, G.R., H.M. Streby, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, and D.E. Andersen. 2015. Migration and movement ecology of golden-winged warblers derived from light-level geolocators. 2015 American Ornithologists' Union and Cooper Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting. August 2015
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.ZB. Wood, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P. Bulluck, B. Gray, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, D.I. King, J.L. Larkin, J.P. Ooegering, D.J. McNeil, D.B. Miles, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. 2017. Range-wide migration patterns and distribution of Vermivora warblers during the nonbreeding period. Joint Meeting of the American Ornithological Society and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. August 2017
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M.Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P. Bulluck, B. Gray, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, D.I. King, J.P. Loegering, D.B. Miles, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. Range-wide patterns of migratory connectivity and nonbreeding distribution of Vermivora warblers. 78th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. January 2018
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P. Bulluck, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, J.P. Loegering, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. 2018. Population trends of Vermivora warblers are linked to strong migratory connectivity. 2018 The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, Ohio USA. October 2018
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P. Bulluck, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, J.P Loegering, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. 2018. Range-wide migration patterns in Vermivora warblers. 136th Stated Meeting of the American Ornithological Society. Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. April 2018
Kramer, G.R., D.E. Andersen, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, K.R. Aldinger, L.P Bulluck, B. Gray, S. Harding, J.A. Jones, D.I. King, J.L. Larkin, J.P Loegering, D.J. McNeil, D.B. Miles, C. Smalling, R. Vallender, and H.M. Streby. 2016. Range-wide assessment of wintering distributions and migration routes of golden-winged warblers using geolocators. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. October 2016
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. May 2017
Harrison, D. J., B. W. Rolek, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2017. Effects of forest management practices in Acadian conifer forests on forest bird communities, with emphasis on species of conservation priority. Presentation to Advisory Committee of Maine Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, Orono, Maine. 12 April. April 2017
Frantz, M.W., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, G. George, A. Welsh, and S. Latta. Response of Louisiana waterthrush to shale gas development. Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD. August 2015
Frantz, M.W., A. Welsh, S. Latta, and P.B. Wood. Epigenetic (DNA methylation) variation in the Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) associated to shale gas development in West Virginia. Eastern Bird Banding Association Annual Meeting, Davis, WV. April 2016
Frantz, M., K. Aldinger, J.Duchamp, T. Simmons, T. Nuttle, J. Larkin, and P.B. Wood. Space and Habitat Use by Breeding Golden-winged Warblers in the Central Appalachian Mountains American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois August 2013
Frantz, M., A. Welsh, and P.B. Wood. Epigenetic (DNA methylation) variation in the Louisiana Waterthrush due to shale gas development in West Virginia. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Frantz, M. W., P. B. Wood, J. Sheehan, D. Becker, and G. George. Louisiana Waterthrush & Benthic Macroinvertebrate Response to Shale Gas Development. Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conf. Annapolis, MD. April 2016
Frantz, M. W., P. B. Wood, J. Sheehan, D. Becker, and G. George. Louisiana Waterthrush & Benthic Macroinvertebrate Response to Shale Gas Development. North American Ornithological Conference August 2016
Farwell, L.S., Wood, P.B., Dettmers, R., Brittingham, M.C. March 2018. Region-wide assessment of Marcellus-Utica shale gas development impacts on forest songbirds. West Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Morgantown, WV. March 2018
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, R. Dettmers, M. Brittingham. Region-wide Assessment of Marcellus-Utica Shale Gas Development Effects on Birds. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Cleveland, OH, 10 Oct 2018 October 2018
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. Shale gas energy development effects on songbird communities in a central Appalachian forest: a long term case study from northern WV April 2016
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. Early trends in avian response to Marcellus gas development in a Central Appalachian forest. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2014
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. Breeding songbird response to Marcellus-Utica shale gas well and infrastructure development. North American Ornithological Conference August 2016
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, J. Sheehan, and G. George. Avian response to forest disturbance associated with Marcellus shale gas development: a long-term case study of impacts on area-sensitive species. Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD. August 2015
Farwell, L.S., P.B. Wood, Dettmers, Fearer, Brittingham. Songbird response to forest disturbance due to unconventional gas development in the Marcellus shale region. NE-SE Partners In Flight, Virginia Beach VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Farwell, L.S. and P.B. Wood. Breeding songbird response to forest fragmentation due to Marcellus-Utica shale gas development. Annual Conference of the American Ornithological Society, Lansing MI, 31 Jul - 5 Aug 2017 August 2017
Crayton, S.M., P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, Y-L. Park, A.R. Millikin, T.J. Simpson. Mar 2020.Bioaccumulation and Sublethal Effects on Salamanders from Exposure to the PesticideImidacloprid. North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference. Omaha, NE. Invited. March 2020
Crayton, S.M., P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, L. Paul, Y.L. Park. Effects of Imidacloprid Exposure on Aquatic and Terrestrial Salamander Abundances. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2020, Louisville, KY. September 2020
Crayton, S.M., P.B. Wood, D. Brown, and Y.L. Park. Effects of Imidacloprid Treatment of Hemlocks on Aquatic Ecosystems: Is the cure worse than the disease? SEPARC Annual Conference, Georgia. February 2018
Crayton, S.M., P.B. Wood, D. Brown, and Y.L. Park. Effects of Imidacloprid Treatment of Hemlocks on Aquatic Ecosystems. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, Ohio October 2018
Crayton, S.M., L. Paul, P.B. Wood, D.J. Brown, A.R. Millikin, and Y-L. Park. Feb 2021. Effects of Imidacloprid Exposure on Salamander Abundances and Bioaccumulation. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference Virtual, 1/31-2/3/2021 February 2021
Crayton, S., P.B. Wood, D. Brown, Y.L. Park. Oct 2019. Stream Salamander Community Responses and Sublethal Impacts of Imidacloprid Exposure. Natural Areas Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2019
Clipp, H.L., D.J. Brown, C.T. Rota, and P.B. Wood. Nov 2020. I<b>dentifying Forest Bird Communities Associated with Remnant and Restored Red Spruce-Northern Hardwood Ecosystems in Central Appalachia. CASRI Partnership VIRTUAL Conference 2020, November 4–5, 2020.</b> November 2020
Clipp, H.L., C.T. Rota, and P.B. Wood. Potential effects of climate and land cover change on forest songbirds of the Appalachian Mountains. 2021 American Ornithological Society annual meeting (virtual) August 9–14. August 2021
Clipp, H.L., C.T. Rota, and P.B. Wood. Post-breeding bird use of wildlife openings in a heavily forested landscape. North American Ornithological Conference, Puerto Rico. 12 Aug 2020. August 2020
Clipp, H.L., C.T. Rota, and P.B. Wood. Managing Wildlife Openings to Benefit Game and Non-Game Bird Species in Central Appalachian Forests. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2020, Louisville, KY. September 2020
Clipp, H.L., C. Johnson, D.T. Rota, P.B. Wood. Optimizing multi-species occupancy of game and non-game bird species in wildlife openings within Central Appalachian forests. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Reno, NV September 2019
Buehler, D.A., G.R. Kramer, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, D.E. Andersen, P. Wood, and H.M. Streby. 2017. New insights into the migration ecology and full life cycle conservation of Golden-winged Warblers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Knoxville, TN. May 2017
Buehler, D.A., G.R. Kramer, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, D.E. Andersen, P. Wood, and H.M. Streby. 2016. New insights into the migration ecology and full life cycle conservation of golden-winged warblers. Chattanooga Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A. September 2016
Buehler, D.A., G.R. Kramer, S.M. Peterson, J.A. Lehman, D.J. McNeil, J.L. Larkin, D.E. Andersen, P. Wood, and H.M. Streby. 2016. New insights into the migration ecology and full life cycle conservation of golden-winged warblers. Chattanooga Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A. September 2016
Buehler, D., T. Boves, L. Bulluck, J. Larkin, A. Rodewald, P. Wood, S. Stoleson, H Streby, S. Peterson, and D.E. Andersen. 2018. Status and conservation of golden-winged and cerulean warblers: lessons learned from long-term research in Tennessee and from across the range. Tennessee Bird Summit, Tennessee, U.S.A. January 2018
Brown, D.J., S.M. Crayton, T.J. Simpson, P.B. Wood, Y.L. Park. Bioaccumulation and Sublethal Effects on Spotted Salamanders from Exposure to Soil Containing the Pesticide Imidacloprid. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Reno, NV. September 2019
Brown, D.J., P.B. Wood, Y.L. Park, S. Crayton, L. Paul, A. Millikin. Assessment of Potential Indirect Impacts of Using Pesticides for Hemlock Preservation on Terrestrial and Semiaquatic Salamanders. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 2018
Becker, D.A., P.B. Wood, M.P. Strager, and C. Mazzarella. Identifying landscape thresholds for avian species in the mountaintop mining region. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2014
Becker, D., P.B. Wood, and M. Strager. Impacts of Mountaintop Mining on Terrestrial Ecosystem Integrity: Identifying Landscape Thresholds for Avian Species. American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois August 2013
Bakermans, M., D. McNeil, K. Aldinger, P.B. Wood. Breeding bird communities in sites created by Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practices targeted for Golden-winged Warbler. North American Ornithological Congress. Washington, DC. August 2016
Bakermans, M., D. McNeil, K. Aldinger, P.B. Wood. Breeding bird communities across conservation practices associated with NRCS’s Working Lands for Wildlife targeting golden-winged warbler nesting habitat. Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conf. Annapolis, MD. April 2016
Andersen, D.E., H.M, Streby, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, G.R. Kramer, and J.A. Lehman. 2015. Golden-winged warbler migration connectivity and ecology derived from geolocators. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. January 2015
Andersen, D.E., H.M, Streby, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, S.M. Peterson, G.R. Kramer, and J.A. Lehman. 2015. Golden-winged warbler migration connectivity and ecology derived from geolocators. Iowa Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Ames, Iowa. March 2015
Aldinger, K.R., M.H. Bakermans, D.A. Buehler, J.A. Jones, J.L. Larkin, J.A. Lehman, D.J., McNeil, C.G. Smalling, A.C. Tisdale, P.B. Wood. Nesting, territoriality, and morphometrics of Golden-winged Warblers in vegetation communities resulting from different NRCS conservation practices. NE-SE Partners In Flight. Virginia Beach, VA. Oct 2014 October 2014
Aldinger, K.R., M.H. Bakermans, D.A. Buehler, J.A. Jones, J.L. Larkin, J.A. Lehman, D.J., McNeil, C.G. Smalling, A.C. Tisdale, P.B. Wood. Nesting ecology of Golden-winged Warblers in vegetation communities resulting from different NRCS conservation practices. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2014
Aldinger, K.R. and P.B. Wood. Modeling Golden-winged Warbler Density in West Virginia. Association of Field Ornithologists, Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and Wilson Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting. 15-19 July, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. July 2015
Aldinger, K., T. Terhune, D.A. Buehler, P.B. Wood, and J. Larkin. Golden-winged Warbler Nesting Ecology and Productivity: a range-wide assessment. American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois August 2013
Technical Publications Publication Date
Wood,P.B., J.W. Edwards, and C.A. Weakland. Jan 2001. Terrestrial vertebrate (breeding songbird, raptor, small mammal, herpetofaunal) populations of forested and reclaimed sites. Final report submitted to EIS Steering Committee. 149pp. January 2001
Wood,P.B. Jan 2001. Characteristics of Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) habitat in the New River Gorge National River, West Virginia. Final Project Report submitted to National Park Service, Glen Jean, WV. 45pp (with appendices). January 2001
Wood, P.B., M.P. Strager, and J.M. Strager. August 2006. Fine-scale Forest Bird Habitat Modeling for the Mountaintop Mining Region within the Appalachian Bird Conservation Region. Final Project Report to USFWS Quick Response, Hadley, MA. xxpp. June 2006
Wood, P.B., M.B. Shumar, and M.E. McDermott. 2010. Reforestation for Appalachia’s wildlife: resources for landowners. Brochure. http://arri.osmre.gov/PDFs/Reforestation4AppalachiasWildlife.pdf May 2010
Wood, P.B. March 2004. Bird communities in hemlock ecosystems of New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area. Final Report to NPS New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean, WV. August 2006
Wood, P.B. 2008. The Sky Blue Bird of the Forest. West Virginia Wildlife 8(1):14-16. July 2008
Wood, P. B., and R. Dean. Nov 2000. The loggerhead shrike: alias the butcherbird! Wonderful West Virginia Magazine. 64(11):16-19. November 1999
Wood, J.M. and P.B. Wood. January 2009. Hemlock ecosystem monitoring of New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area – vegetation and bird communities 1998-2008. Final Report to NPS New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean, WV. January 2009
Weakland, C. A., and P. B. Wood. 2002. Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) microhabitat and landscape-level habitat characteristics in southern West Virginia in relation to mountaintop mining/valley fills. Final Report to the USGS. 55pp. December 2002
Strager, J.M., M. Shumar, P.B. Wood, M. Strager, and P.M. Mazik. 2010. Development of a habitat resortation and conservation prioritization tool for songbirds and mussels in the Appalachian Mountains. Final report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Service. January 2010. January 2010
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. December 2016
Rolek, B. W., D. Harrison, C. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2018. Influence of harvest treatments, vegetation, and edges on abundance of breeding spruce-fir avian species in regenerating forested stands. USGS annual report. West Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. December 2018
Rolek, B. W., D. Harrison, C. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2018. Influence of harvest treatments, vegetation, and edges on abundance of breeding spruce-fir avian species in regenerating forested stands. USGS annual report. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. December 2018
Owen, S.F., M.A. Menzel, W.M. Ford, J.W. Edwards, B.R. Chapman, K.V. Miller, and P.B. Wood. 2002. Roost tree selection by maternal colonies of northern long-eared myotis in an intensively managed forest. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-292. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture,Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 6 p. [http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/home/publications/pubonlin.html] April 2002
Mizel, J. and P.B. Wood. 2011. Songbird response to reforestation of mined land with hardwood trees (abstract). Journal of the American Chestnut Foundation 2(25):11. March 2011
M.E. McDermott, M.B. Shumar, and Wood, P.B. 2010. Cerulean Warbler Conservation Initiative 4: Identify and Prioritize Mined Lands for Reforestation. Final Project Report. 41pp. June 2010
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. December 2016
Johnson, J.B., P.B. Wood, and J.W. Edwards. Jan 2003. Survey of abandoned mine portals for bats at the New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area, West Virginia. Final Project Report to National Park Service, Glen Jean, WV. 95pp. January 2003
Edwards,J.W., W.M.Ford, and P.B. Wood. Jan 2001. Survey of forest bat communities on the Monongahela National Forest and Westvaco Wildlife and Ecosystem Research Forest. Final report to USDA Forest Service, Monongahela National Forest Contract No. 21-0110799. 119pp. January 2001
Bosworth, S.B. and P.B. Wood. Sept. 2003. Cerulean Warbler relative abundance and frequency of occurrence relative to large-scale edge. Final Project Report to USFWS Quick Response, Hadley, MA. 44pp. September 2003
Aldinger, K.R. and P.B. Wood. 2009. A Golden Opportunity for Conservation. West Virginia Wildlife Magazine 9(2):2-6. September 2009