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  • Bettigole, C., T. Donovan, R. Manning, J. Austin, and R. Long. 2013. Acceptability of residential development in a regional landscape: Potential effects on wildlife occupancy patterns. Biological Conservation.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Bettigole, C., T. M. Donovan, R. Manning, and J. Austin. 2013. Normative standards for land use in Vermont: Implications for biodiversity. Biological Conservation.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Tierney, G., B. Mitchell;, A. Miller-Rushing, J. Katz, E. Denny, C. Brauer, T. Donovan, A. D. Richardson, M. Toomey, A. Kozlowski, J. Weltzin, K. Gerst, E. Sharron, O. Sonnentag, and F. Dieffenbach. 2013. Phenology monitoring protocol: Northeast Temperate Network. Natural Resource Report. NPS/NETN/NRR—2013/681. National Park Service. Fort Collins, Colorado. Published Report-2197242.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 

  • White, G., J. Claussen, C. Moffitt, B. Norcross,
    and D. Parrish. 2013. Dr. J Frances Allen: Pioneer of Women in Fisheries 38:103-111

     | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Murdoch, J., H. Davie, M. Galbadrah, T. Donovan, and R. Reading. 2013. Do Siberian marmots influence toad-headed agama occupancy? Examining the influence of marmot colonies and three steppe habitats in Mongolia. Journal of Arid Environments 92:76-80.  | Download  | 
  • Butryn, R.S., D.L. Parrish, and D.M. Rizzo. 2013. Summer stream temperature metrics for predicting brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) distribution in streams. Hydrobiologia 703:47-57.
  • Zale, A. V., D. L. Parrish, and T. M. Sutton, editors. 2012. Fisheries techniques, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Zale, A.V., T.M. Sutton, and D.L. Parrish. 2012. Conducting fisheries investigations. Pages 1-13 in A. V. Zale, D. L. Parrish, and T. M. Sutton, editors. Fisheries techniques, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Donovan, T. M., G. S. Warrington, W. S. Schwenk, and J. H. Dinitz. 2012. Estimating landscape carrying capacity through maximum clique analysis. Ecological Applications 22:2265-2276.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish, and J. M. Dettmers. 2012. Now That You Have Great Results, Where Should You Submit Your Manuscript? In Scientific Communication for Natural Resources Professionals. Editors C. Jennings,T. Lauer, B. Vondracek. PAGES 121-133. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
  • Schwenk, W. S., T. M. Donovan, W. S. Keeton, and J. S. Nunery. 2012. Carbon storage, timber production, and biodiversity: comparing ecosystem services with multi-criteria decision analysis. Ecological Applications 22:1612-1627.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Simonin, P.W., D.L. Parrish, L.G. Rudstam, P.J. Sullivan, B. Pientka. 2012. Native rainbow smelt and nonnative alewife distribution related to temperature and light gradients in Lake Champlain. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38 (Supplement 1): 115-122.
  • Duerr, A., D. E. Capen, and T. M. Donovan. 2012. Energetic considerations for managing double-crested cormorants on Lake Champlain. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38:131-140.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Howe, E., J. E. Marsden, T. M. Donovan, and R. Lamberson. 2012. A life cycle approach to modeling sea lamprey population dynamics in the Lake Champlain basin to evaluate alternative control strategies. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38:101-114.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Marschall, E.A., M.E. Mather, D.L. Parrish, G. Allison, and J. McMenemy. Migration delays caused by anthropogenic barriers: modeling dams, temperature, and success of migrating salmon smolts. Ecological Applications 21: 3014-3031
  • Stritzel Thomson, J.L., D.L. Parrish, S.L. Parker-Stetter, L.G. Rudstam, and P.J. Sullivan. 2011. Growth rates of rainbow smelt in Lake Champlain: effects of density and diet. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20: 503-512.
  • Donovan, T.M., M.D. Freeman, A. Howard, K. Royar, H. Abouelezz, and R. Mickey. 2011. Quantifying home range habitat requirements for bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Vermont. Biological Conservation 144:2799-2809.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Schwenk, W. S., and T. M. Donovan. 2011. A multi-species framework for landscape conservation planning. Conservation Biology 25:1010-1021.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Cummings, Jonathan W. , Hague, Merran J. , Patterson, David A. and Peterman, Randall M.2011. The impact of different performance measures on model selection for Fraser River Sockeye Salmon. North American
    Journal of Fisheries Management 31:323 — 334.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Shustack, D. P., A. M. Strong, and T. M. Donovan. 2010. Habitat use patterns of Bobolinks and Savannah Sparrows in the northeastern United States. Avian Conservation and Ecology 5(2): 11. [online] URL: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol5/iss2/art11/  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Cornell, K. L, and T. M. Donovan. 2010. Scale-dependent mechanisms of habitat selection for a migratory passerine: An experimental approach. Auk 127:899-908.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Long, R. A., T. M. Donovan, P. MacKay, J. S. Buzas, and W. J. Zielinski. Predicting carnivore occurrence using data collected with multiple, noninvasive methods.Landscape Ecology 26:327-340.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Cornell, K., and T. Donovan. 2010. Effects of spatial habitat heterogeneity on habitat selection and annual fecundity for a forest songbird. Landscape Ecology 25:109-122.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Rinehart, K., T. Donovan, B. Mitchell, R. Long. 2009. Factors influencing occupancy patterns of Eastern Newts across Vermont. Journal of Herpetology 43(3):521-531.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Eisenhower, M. D., and D. L. Parrish. 2009. Double-crested cormorant and fish interactions in a shallow basin of Lake Champlain. Waterbirds 32:388-399.
  • Beauchamp, D. A., D. L. Parrish, and R. A. Whaley. 2009. Salmonids/coldwater species in large standing waters, Chapter 7, Pages 97-117 In S. Bonar, D. Willis, and W. Hubert, editors. Standard Sampling Methods for North American Freshwater Fishes. American Fisheries Society.
  • Bonter, D. N., S. A. Gauthreaux, Jr., and T. M. Donovan. 2009. Characteristics of important stopover locations for migrating birds: Remote sensing with radar in the Great Lakes Basin. Conservation Biology 23:440-448.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish, and J. M. Dettmers. 2009. The extensive and complex landscape of fish-related journals authors’ response. Fisheries 34:144-145.
  • Jackson, J. R., T. J. Kwak, and D. L. Parrish. 2009. Members of the AFS Education Section response. Fisheries 34:85-86.
  • Perlut, N. G., A. M. Strong, T. M. Donovan, and N. J. Buckley. 2008. Regional population viability of grassland songbirds: effects of agricultural management. Biological Conservation 141:3139-3151.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Bonter, D. N., T. M. Donovan, E. Brooks. 2008. What are we missing with ground-level mist nets? Using elevated nets at a migration stopover site. Journal of Field Ornithology 79:314-320.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish, J. M. Dettmers. 2008. Mapping the changing landscape of fish-related journals: setting a course for successful communication of scientific information. Fisheries 33(9): 444-453.
  • Donovan, T. M., C. Danforth, D. Shustack. 2008. Predicting annual fecundity from nest success. Open Ornithology Journal 1:20-28.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Mitchell, B. R., and T. M. Donovan. Mob mentality: the effect of a mobbing tape on detections during point count surveys. Open Ornithology Journal 1:8-19.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Perlut, N. G., A. M. Strong, T. M. Donovan, and N. J. Buckley. 2008. Grassland songbird survival and recruitment in heterogeneous agricultural landscapes: implications for source-sink demography. Ecology 89:1941-1952.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish. C. A. Campbell, J. R. McMenemy, and J. M. Smith. 2008. Summer temperature variation and implications for juvenile Atlantic salmon. Hydrobiologia 603:183-196
  • Perlut, N., C. Freeman-Gallant, A. M. Strong, T. M. Donovan, C. W. Kilpatrick, and N. J. Zalik. 2008. Agricultural management affects evolutionary processes in a migratory songbird. Molecular Ecology 17:1248-1255.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Smith, K. W., W. S. Keeton, T. M. Donovan, and B. Mitchell. 2008. Stand-level forest structure in avian habitat: scale dependencies in predicting occurrences in a heterogeneous forest. Forest Science 54:36-46.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Donovan, T., and J. Hines. 2007. Exercises in occupancy modeling and estimation. Electronic book. <http://www. uvm. edu/envnr/vtcfwru/spreadsheets/occupancy/occupancy. htm>  | Publisher Website | 
  • Duerr, A., D. E. Capen, and T. M. Donovan. 2007. Wildlife management increases breeding dispersal in double-crested cormorants. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2565-2574.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Long, R. A., T. M. Donovan, P. MacKay, W. J. Zielinski, and J. S. Buzas. 2007. Comparing scat detection dogs, cameras, and hair snares for surveying carnivores. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2018-2025.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Long, R. A., T. M. Donovan, P. MacKay, W. J. Zielinski, and J. S. Buzas. 2007. Effectiveness of scat detection dogs for detecting forest carnivores. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2007-2017.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Noa, L., D. H. Hirth, T. M. Donovan, and D. Cimprich. 2007. Demographic differences of black-capped vireos in two habitat types in central Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1042-1049.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Parker Stetter, S. L., J. L. Stritzel Thomson, L. G. Rudstam, D. L. Parrish, and P. J. Sullivan. 2007. Analysis of cannibalism in Lake Champlain. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:227-237.
  • Bonter, D. N., T. M. Donovan, and E. W. Brooks. 2007. Daily changes in energetic condition in landbirds during migration stopover on the south shore of Lake Ontario. Auk 124:122-133  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Perlut, N., A. Strong, T. M. Donovan, and N. Buckley. 2006. Grassland songbirds in a dynamic management landscape: behavioral responses and management strategies. Ecological Applications 16:2235-2247.  | Download  | 
  • Watrous, K. S., T. M. Donovan, R. Mickey, S. R. Darling, A. Hicks, and S. Von Oettengen. 2006. Predicting and mapping the minimum habitat requirements of the Indiana Bat in the Champlain Valley. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1228-1237  | Download  | 
  • Parker Stetter, S. L., L. G. Rudstam, J. L. Stritzel Thomson, D. L. Parrish, and P. J. Sullivan. 2006. Hydroacoustic separation of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) age groups in Lake Champlain. Fisheries Research 82:176-185.
  • Winter, M., D. H. Johnson, J. A. Shaffer, T. M. Donovan, and W. D. Svedarsky. 2006. How consistent are the effects of patch size and landscape composition on density and nest success of grassland birds? Journal of Wildlife Management 70:158-172.
  • Donovan, T. M., J. Buzas, P. W. Jones, H. L. Gibbs. 2006. Tracking dispersal in birds: assessing the potential of elemental markers. Auk 123:1-12.
  • McKenny, H., W. S. Keeton, and T. M. Donovan. 2006. The effects of structure-based forestry on red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus) populations in northern hardwood forests. Forest Ecology and Management 230:186-196.
  • Troy, A., A. M. Strong, S. C. Bosworth, T. M. Donovan, N. J. Buckley. 2005. Attitudes of dairy farmers regarding adoption of management practices for grassland songbirds. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:528-538.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Winter, M., J. A. Shaffer, D. H. Johnson, T. M. Donovan, W. D. Svedarsky, P. W. Jones, and B. R. Euliss. 2005. Habitat and nesting of Le Conte's Sparrows in the northern tallgrass prairie. Journal of Field Ornithology 76:61�71.
  • Parrish, D. L., E. J. Hawes, and K. G. Whalen. 2004. Winter growth and survival of juvenile Atlantic salmon in experimental raceways. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 2350-2357.
  • Driscoll, M. L., and T. M. Donovan. 2004. Landscape context moderates edge effects: Nesting success of Wood Thrushes in central New York. Conservation Biology 18:1330-1338.  | Download  | 
  • Driscoll, M. L., T. M. Donovan, R. Mickey, A. Howard, and K. Fleming. 2005. Determinants of Wood Thrush nesting success: a multi-scale, model selection approach. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:699-708.  | Download  | 
  • Rudstam, L. G., S. L. Parker, Einhouse, D. W., L. D. Witzel, D. M. Warner, J. L. Stritzel, D. L. Parrish, P. J. Sullivan. 2003. Application of in situ target strength estimations in lakes--examples from rainbow smelt surveys in Lakes Erie and Champlain. ICES Journal of Marine Science 60: 500-507.
  • Hawes, E. J., and D. L. Parrish. 2003. Factors affecting the expansion of white perch in Lake Champlain. Journal of Great Lakes Research 29:268-279.
  • Raffenberg, M. J., and D. L. Parrish. 2003. Interactions of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and trout (Salvelinus fontinalis and Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Vermont tributaries of the Connecticut River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 60: 279-285.
  • Donovan, T. M., and A. M. Strong. 2002. Linkages between landscape theory and population dynamics: a review of empirical evidence. Pages 35-54 In: J. Bissonnette and I. Storch, editors. Landscape ecology and resource management: linking theory with practice. Island Press.
  • Thompson, F. R. III, T. M. Donovan, R. DeGraaf, J. Faaborg, and S. K. Robinson. 2002. A multi-scale perspective of the effects of forest fragmentation on birds in eastern forests. Studies in Avian Biology 25:8-19.
  • Pientka, B., and D. L. Parrish. 2002. Habitat selection of predator and prey: Atlantic salmon and rainbow smelt overlap, based on temperature and dissolved oxygen. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 131: 1180-1193.
  • Donovan, T. M., and C. Welden. 2002. Spreadsheet exercises in conservation biology and landscape ecology. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, MA. 464 pages.  | Publisher Website | 
  • Donovan, T. M., and C. Welden. 2002. Spreadsheet exercises in ecology and evolution. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, MA. 556 pages.  | Publisher Website | 
  • Donovan, T. M., and C. Flather. 2002. Relationships among North American songbird trends, habitat fragmentation, and landscape occupancy. Ecological Applications. 12:364-374.  | Download  | 
  • Donovan, T. M., C. Beardmore, D. Bonter, J. Brawn, J. A. Fitzgerald, R. Ford, S. Geautreax, L. George, C. Hunter, T. E. Martin, J. Price, K. Rosenberg, P. Vickery, and T. Bentley Wigley. (The Partners in Flight Research Working Group). 2002. Priority research needs for conservation of Neotropical migrants. Journal of Field Ornithology 73:329-338.  | Download  | 
  • Overman, N. C., and D. L. Parrish. 2001. Stable isotope composition of walleye: 15N accumulation with age and area-specific differences in 13C. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 1253-1260.
  • Donovan, T. M., F. R. Thompson III, and J. Faaborg. 2000. Cowbird distribution at different scales of fragmentation: Tradeoffs between breeding and feeding opportunities. Pages 255-264 In Ecology and management of cowbirds (T. Cooke, S. K. Robinson, S. I. Rothstein, S. G. Sealy, J. N. M. Smith, eds. ). University of Texas Press, Austin, TX.  | Download  | 
  • Hall, C. A. S., P. W. Jones, T. M. Donovan, and J. P. Gibbs. 2000. Neoclassical economics and its effects on wildlife and wildlife management. The Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:16-25.
  • Howell, C. A., S. C. Latta, T. M. Donovan, P. A. Porneluzi, and J. Faaborg. 2000. Landscape effects mediate breeding bird abundance in midwestern forests. Landscape Ecology 15:547-563.
  • Thompson, F. R. III, S. K. Robinson, T. M. Donovan, J. Faaborg, and D. Whitehead. 2000. Biogeographic, landscape, and local factors affecting cowbird abundance and host parasitism levels. Pages 271-279 In Ecology and management of cowbirds (T. Cooke, S. K. Robinson, S. I. Rothstein, S. G. Sealy, J. N. M. Smith, eds. ). University of Texas Press, Austin, TX.
  • Donovan, T. M., and F. R. Thompson, III. 2001. Modeling the ecological trap hypothesis: A landscape and sensitivity analysis for a migrant songbird. Ecological Applications 11:871-882.  | Download  | 
  • Donovan, T. M, and R. H. Lamberson. 2001. Area-sensitive distribution patterns can counteract the negative effects of habitat fragmentation on breeding birds. Ecology 82:1170-1179.  | Download  | 
  • Nislow, K. H., C. L. Folt, and D. L. Parrish. 2000. A spatially-explicit bioenergetic analysis of habitat quality for age-0 Atlantic salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129:1067-1081.
  • Whalen, K. G., D. L. Parrish, M. E. Mather, J. R. McMenemy. 2000. Cross-tributary analysis of parr to smolt recruitment of Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57:1607-1616.
  • Whalen, K. G., and D. L. Parrish. 1999. Nocturnal habitat use of Atlantic salmon parr in winter. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:1543-1550.
  • Nislow, K. H., C. L. Folt, and D. L. Parrish. 1999. Favorable foraging locations for young Atlantic salmon: application to the restoration of populations and habitats. Ecological Applications 9:1085-1099.
  • Whalen, K. G., D. L. Parrish, and S. D. McCormick. 1999. Migration timing of Atlantic salmon smolts relative to environmental and physiological factors. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128:289-301.
  • Donovan, T. M., and J. G. Goetz. 1999. Exploring demographic and environmental stochasticity with spreadsheets. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 80:235-239.
  • Donovan, T., K. E. Freemark, B. Maurer, L. Petit, S. K. Robinson, and V. Saab. 1999. Setting local and regional objectives for the persistence of bird populations. In Strategies for bird conservation: The Partners in Flight planning process (R. E. Bonney, D. Pashley, R. J. Cooper, and L. Niles, eds. ). http://birds. cornell. edu/pifcapemay. Proceedings RMRS-P-15. Ogden, UT: U. S. D. A., Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Statiion, 281 p.
  • 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.
  • Whalen, K. G., and D. L. Parrish. 1999. Effect of maturation on parr growth and smolt recruitment of Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:79-86.
  • Whalen, K. G., D. L. Parrish, M. E. Mather. 1999. Effect of ice formation on selection of habitats and winter distribution of post-young-of-the-year Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:87-96.
  • Cunjak, R. A., T. D. Prowse, and D. L. Parrish. 1998. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in winter: the season of parr discontent. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55(Supple. 1):161-180.
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish, C. L. Folt, and R. M. DeGraaf. 1998. Integrating across scales: effectively applying science for the successful conservation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55 (Supple. 1):1-8.
  • Parrish, D. L., R. J. Behnke, S. R. Gephard, S. D. McCormick, and G. H. Reeves. 1998. Why aren't there more Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55 (Supple. 1):281-287.
  • Faaborg, J., F. R. Thompson III, S. K. Robinson, T. M. Donovan, D. R. Whitehead, and J. Brawn. 1998. Understanding fragmented Midwestern landscapes: The future. Pages 193-208 In Avian Conservation: Research and management (J. M. Marzluff and R. Sallabanks, eds. ). Island Press, Washington D. C.
  • Irwin, E. R., F. J. Rahel, D. L. Parrish, D. H. Wahl. 1998. Enhancing professionalism: awards and grants for student members of the American Fisheries Society. Fisheries 23(8):20-23.
  • Mather, M. E., D. L. Parrish, R. A. Stein, and R. M. Muth. 1995. Management issues and their relative priority with state fisheries agencies. Fisheries 20(10):14-21.
  • Williams, B.K. 1997. Approaches to the management of waterfowl under uncertainty. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:714-720.
  • Williams, B.K. 1997. Logic and science in wildlife biology. Journal of Wildlife Management 61:1007-1015.  | Abstract | 
  • Williams, B.K., S. Mahabir, J.D. Schlagel, and D.E. Capen. 1997. Patterns in wildlife-habitat association matrices. Journal of Environmental Management 51:1-13.  | Abstract | 
  • Gries, G., K. G. Whalen, F. Juanes, and D. L. Parrish. 1997. Nocturnal activity of juvenile Atlantic salmon in late summer: evidence of diel activity partitioning. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54:1408-1413.
  • Mitro, M. G., and D. L. Parrish. 1997. Temporal and spatial abundances of larval walleyes in two tributaries of Lake Champlain. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126:273-287.
  • Donovan, T. M., P. W. Jones, E. M. Annand, and F. R. Thompson III. 1997. Variation in local-scale edge effects: Mechanisms and landscape context. Ecology 78:2064-2075.  | Download  | 
  • Johnson, F.A., C.T. Moore, W.L. Kendall, J.A. Dubovsky, D.F. Caithamer, J.R. Kelley, Jr., and B.K. Williams. 1997. Uncertainty and the management of mallard harvests. Journal of Wildlife Management 61:202-216.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Williams, B.K. 1996. Adaptive optimization of renewable natural resources: solution algorithms and a computer program. Ecological Modelling 93:101-111.  | Abstract | 
  • Buford, E.W., D.E. Capen, and B.K. Williams. 1996. Distance sampling to estimate fledging brood density of forested birds. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 110:642-648.  | Abstract | 
  • Williams, B.K. 1996. Adaptive optimization and the harvest of biological populations. Mathematical Biosciences 136:1-20.  | Abstract | 
  • Johnson, F.A., B.K. Williams, and P.R. Schmidt. 1996. Adaptive decision-making in waterfowl harvest and habitat management. Proceedings, Seventh International Waterfowl Symposium. Pp. 26-33.
  • Williams, B.K. 1996. Assessment of accuracy in the mapping of vertebrate diversity. Journal of Environmental Management 47:269-282.  | Abstract | 
  • Williams, B.K. 1996. The North American Waterfowl Management Plan ten years later: accomplishments and prospects for the future. Proceedings, Seventh International Waterfowl Symposium. Pp. 215-220.
  • Williams, B.K. and R.P. Davison. 1996. The role of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act in implementing the North American Waterfowl Management Plan. Proceedings, Seventh International Waterfowl Symposium. Pp 221-224.
  • Williams, B.K., F.A. Johnson, and K. Wilkins. 1996. Uncertainty and the adaptive management of waterfowl harvests. Journal of Wildlife Management 60:223-232.  | Abstract | 
  • Donovan, T. M., D. Clark, R. W. Howe, and B. Danielson. 1996. Metapopulations and the conservation of Neotropical migratory birds in the Midwest. In Managing Midwest landscapes for the conservation of Neotropical migratory birds (F. R. Thompson III, editor). North Central Forest Experiment Station General Technical Report NC-187.
  • Jones, P. W., and T. M. Donovan. Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus). 1996. In The Birds of North America, No. 261 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds. ). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington D. C. : The American Ornithologists' Union.
  • Nichols, J.D., F.A. Johnson, and B.K. Williams. 1995. Managing North American waterfowl in the face of uncertainty. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 26:177-199.
  • Parrish, D. L., M. E. Mather, and R. A. Stein. 1995. Problem-solving research for management: a perspective. Fisheries 20(10):6-12.
  • Williams, B.K. and F.A. Johnson. 1995. Adaptive management and the regulation of waterfowl harvests. Wildlife Society Bulletin 23:430-436.
  • Conroy, M.J., B.K. Williams, and J.E. Hines. 1995. Use of solicited bands and separation of hunting and natural mortality: a comment. Journal of Wildlife Management 59:619-621.  | Abstract | 
  • Williams, B.K. 1995. Learning and the adaptive harvest of waterfowl. In: Proceedings, Sixth Interagency Waterfowl Harvest Working Group Workshop. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Migratory Bird Management, Washington, DC.
  • Donovan, T. M., and C. M. Stanley. 1995. A new method of determining ovenbird age on the basis of rectrix shape. Journal of Field Ornithology 66:247-252.
  • Donovan, T. M., F. R. Thompson III, J. Faaborg, and J. Probst. 1995. Reproductive success of migratory birds in habitat sources and sinks. Conservation Biology 9:1380-1395.  | Download  | 
  • Donovan, T. M., R. H. Lamberson, A. Kimber, F. R. Thompson III, and J. Faaborg. 1995. Modeling the effects of habitat fragmentation on source and sink demography of Neotropical migrant birds. Conservation Biology 9:1396-1407.  | Download  | 
  • Faaborg, J., M. Brittingham, T. M. Donovan, and J. Blake. 1995. Neotropical migrant responses to habitat fragmentation in the temperate zone. In The ecology and management of Neotropical migratory birds (T. E. Martin and D. Finch, eds. ). Oxford Press.
  • Martin, T. E., D. F. DeSante, C. R. Paine, T. M. Donovan, R. Dettmers, J. Manolis, and K. Burton. 1995. Breeding productivity and adult survival in nongame birds. Pages 23-26 In Our living resources: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U. S. plants, animals, and ecosystems (E. T. LaRoe, editor). U. S. D. I. National Biological Service, Washington D. C.
  • Robinson, S. K., F. R. Thompson III, T. M. Donovan, D. R. Whitehead, and J. Faaborg. 1995. Regional forest fragmentation and the nesting success of migratory birds. Science 267:1987-1990.  | Download  | 
  • Parrish, D. L., and F. J. Margraf. 1994. Spatial and temporal patterns of food use by white perch and yellow perch in Lake Erie. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 9(1):29-35.
  • Parrish, D. L., B. Vondracek, and W. J. Eckmayer. 1994. Accuracy and precision of daily age estimates of walleye from Ohio hatcheries and Lake Erie. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 123:601-605.
  • Williams, B.K. 1994. Adaptive harvest management of waterfowl in North America: operational overview and technical issues. In: Proceedings, Fourth Interagency Working Group Workshop. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Migratory Bird Management, Washington, DC.
  • Williams, B.K. 1994. Gap analysis in New England. In: McEvoy, J.M. (ed.). Ecosystem Management: Proceedings, Northeast Forest Alliance Symposium. University of Vermont, Burlington.
  • Van Horn, M. A., and T. M. Donovan. 1994. Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus). In The Birds of North America, No. 88 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington D. C. : The American Ornithologists' Union.
  • Johnson, F.A., B.K. Williams, J.D. Nichols, J.E. Hines, W.L. Kendall, G.W. Smith, and D.F. Caithhamer. 1993. Developing an adaptive management strategy for harvesting waterfowl in North America. Transactions, North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 58:565-583.
  • Hartman, K. J., B. Vondracek, D. L. Parrish, and K. M. Muth. 1992. Diets of emerald and spottail shiner and potential interactions with other western Lake Erie prey fishes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 18:43-50.
  • Parrish, D. L., and F. J. Margraf. 1991. Prey selectivity by age 0 white perch (Morone americana) and yellow perch (Perca flavescens) in laboratory experiments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48:607-610.
  • Parrish, D. L., and F. J. Margraf. 1990. Interactions between white perch (Morone americana) and yellow perch (Perca flavescens) in Lake Erie as determined from feeding and growth. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 47:1779-87.
  • Williams, B.K. 1990. Population levels in North American waterfowl: an assessment of recent trends. Proceedings, International Waterfowl Research Bureau Symposium on Managing Waterfowl Populations, Astrakhan, USSR.
  • Williams, B.K. and J.D. Nichols. 1990. Modeling and the management of migratory birds. Natural Resource Modeling 4:273-311.
  • Bishop, R. and B.K. Williams. 1990. Needs, capabilities, and prospects for the future of goose management in North America. Transactions, North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 55:374-377.
  • Williams, B.K. and R. Bishop. 1990. Perspectives on goose management in North America: challenges and opportunities for the 1990s. Transactions, North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 55:283-285.
  • Williams, B.K., K. Titus, and J.E. Hines. 1990. Stability and bias of classification rates in biological applications of discriminant analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:331 341.
  • Parrish, D. L., and F. J. Margraf. 1990. Gastric evacuation rates for white perch, Morone americana, determined from laboratory and field data. Environmental Biology of Fishes 29:155-158
  • Perry, M.C., B.K. Williams, and H.H. Obrecht III. 1989. Behavior of captive canvasbacks Aythya valisineria fed different diets during winter. Wildfowl 40:80 87.
  • Conroy, M.J., J.E. Hines, and B.K. Williams. 1989. Procedures for the analysis of band recovery data and user instructions for program MULT. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication 175. 61pp.
  • Williams, B.K. 1989. Review of dynamic optimization methods in renewable natural resources management. Natural Resource Modeling 3:137 216.
  • Sauer, J.R. and B.K. Williams. 1989. Generalized procedures for testing hypotheses about survival or recovery rates. Journal of Wildlife Management 53:137 142.
  • Spendelow, J.A., R.M. Erwin, and B.K. Williams. 1989. Patterns of species co occurrence of nesting colonial ciconiiformes in Atlantic coast estuarine areas. Colonial Waterbirds 12:51 59.
  • Williams, B.K. 1988. MARKOV: A methodology for the solution of infinite time horizon Markov decision processes. Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis 4:253 271.
  • Williams, B.K. and K. Titus. 1988. Assessment of sampling stability in ecological applications of discriminant analysis. Ecology 69:1275 1285.
  • Williams, B.K. 1988. Program and user's guide for MARKOV: a computer program for the solution of infinite time horizon Markov decision processes. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Migratory Bird Management, Washington, D.C.
  • Perry, M.C., J.D. Nichols, M.J., Conroy, H.H. Obrecht III, and B.K. Williams. 1988. Sex specificity of behavioral dominance and fasting endurance in wintering canvasbacks: experimental results. In: M.W. Weller (ed.). Waterfowl in Winter. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
  • Williams, B.K. 1987. The use of analysis of variance procedures in biological studies. Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis 3:207 226.
  • Erwin, R.M., J.A. Spendelow, P.H. Geissler, and B.K. Williams. 1987. Relationships between nesting populations of wading birds and habitat features along the Atlantic coast. In: Whitman, W.R. and W.H. Meredith (eds.). Waterfowl and Wetlands Symposium: Proceedings of a Symposium on Waterfowl and Wetlands Management in the Coastal Zone of the Atlantic Flyway. Delaware Coastal Management Program, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Dover.
  • Williams, B.K. 1987. Frequency sampling in microhistological studies: an alternative model. Journal of Range Management 40:109 112.
  • Williams, B.K. and R. Field. 1986. Response: evidence for selection of old trees by red cockaded woodpeckers. Wildlife Society Bulletin 14:322 325.
  • Perry, M.C., W.J. Kuenzel, B.K. Williams, and J.A. Serafin. 1986. Influence of nutrients on feed intake and condition of captive canvasbacks in winter. Journal of Wildlife Management 50:427 434.
  • Williams, B.K. 1986. Analysis of utilization of desert habitats with dynamic simulation. Journal of Environmental Management 23:1 18.
  • Parrish, D. L., T. D. Forsythe, and T. J. Timmons. 1986. Growth and condition comparisons of white crappie in two similar large reservoirs. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 61:92-95.
  • Perry, M.C., H.H. Obrecht III, B.K. Williams, and W.J. Kuenzel. 1986. Blood chemistry and hematocrit of captive and wild canvasbacks. Journal of Wildlife Management 50:435 441.
  • Parrish, D. L., T. D. Forsythe, and T. J. Timmons. 1985. Electrofishing vs. angler harvest: Different length-frequency distributions. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 46(1-2):57.
  • Field, R. and B.K. Williams. 1985. Selection by the red cockaded woodpecker of cavity sites based on habitat characteristics. Wildlife Society Bulletin 13:92 96.
  • Williams, B.K. 1985. Optimal management strategies in variable environments: stochastic optimal control methods. Journal of Environmental Management 21:95 115.
  • Williams, B. K. 1984. Optimal Strategies for the Management of Wildlife Resources Subject to Stochastic Influences. Biometrics 40(4): 1202-1203.
  • Conroy, M.J. and B.K. Williams. 1984. A general methodology for maximum likelihood inference from band recovery data. Biometrics 40:739 748.
  • Titus, K., J.A. Mosher, and B.K. Williams. 1984. Chance corrected classification for use in discriminant analysis: ecological applications. American Midland Naturalist 111:1 7.
  • Williams, B.K. and J.D. Nichols. 1984. Optimal timing in biological processes. American Naturalist 123:1 19.
  • Koch, D. D., D. L. Parrish, and J. H. Ladenson. 1983. Evaluation of a direct potentiometric method for sodium and potassium use in the Du Pont 'aca'. Clinical Chemistry 29:1090-1092.
  • Williams, B.K. 1983. Some observations on the use of discriminant analysis in ecology. Ecology 64:1283 1291.
  • Williams, B.K. 1982. Optimal stochastic control in natural resource management: framework and examples. Ecological Modelling 16:275 297.
  • Williams, B.K. 1982. A simple demonstration of the relationship between classification and canonical variates analysis. American Statistician 36:363 365.
  • Conroy, M.J. and B.K. Williams. 1981. Sensitivity of band recovery estimates to violations of assumptions. Journal of Wildlife Management 45:789 792.
  • Coon, R.A., B.K. Williams, J.S. Lindzey, and J.L. George. 1981. An examination of woodcock nest sites in central Pennsylvania. In: Woodcock Research and Management: Proceedings of the Seventh Woodcock Symposium. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Research Report 14.
  • Williams, B.K. 1980. Discriminant analysis in wildlife research: theory and applications. In: Capen, D.E. (ed.). The Use of Multivariate Statistics in Studies of Wildlife Habitat. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM 87.
  • Francis, R.C., G.M. Van Dyne, and B.K. Williams. 1979. An evaluation of weight estimation double sampling as a method of botanical analysis. Journal of Environmental Management 8:55-72.
  • Williams, B.K., L.A. Joyce, and G.M. Van Dyne. 1979. Review of Ecosystem Modeling in Theory and Practice: An Introduction with Case Histories (Hall, C.A.S. and J.W. Day, eds.). SIAM Review 21:425-429.
  • Van Dyne, G.M., L.A. Joyce, B.K. Williams, and J.E. Kautz. 1977. Data, hypotheses, simulation, and optimization models, and model experiments for shortgrass prairie grazinglands: a summary of recent research. Report to Council on Environmental Quality (NTIS Accession No. PB 273 738).
  • Van Dyne, G.M., L.A. Joyce, and B.K. Williams. 1977. Models and the formulation and testing of hypotheses in grazingland ecosystem management. In: Holdgate, M. and M. Woodman (eds.). Ecosystem Restoration Principles and Case Studies. Plenum Press, London.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 1

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 9

Scientific Publications: 25

Presentations: 19

Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey
  2. University of Vermont
  3. Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
  4. Wildlife Management Institute