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Alabama Technical Publications

  • Irwin, E. R., K. D. M. Kennedy, T. P. Goar, B. M. Martin, M. M. Martin. 2011. Adaptive management and monitoring for restoration and faunal recolonization of Tallapoosa River shoal habitats. Final Report to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Kennedy, K.D. and E.R. Irwin. Patterns of fish and disease occupancy in Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama. ACFWRU Report 2009-3. Final Report Submitted to USFWS, October 2009 2007
  • Hitch, A.T., Grand, J.B., Allen, S.L., and Sharp, N.W. 2008. Habitat use and distributions of birds, small mammals and herpetofauna on the J.D. Martin Skyline Wildlife Management Area, Jackson County, Alabama. Final Report to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Grand,James B., David N. Koons, Jennifer M. Arnold, Dirk V. Derksen and Nitin Yogi. 2007. Modeling the recovery rates of avian populations. Final Report RWO 079.
  • Irwin,E.R., G.T. Turner, K.D.Kennedy and T. Piper. ACT Aquatic Gap and Water Quality Monitoring. Fnal Report submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. April 2007.
  • Kennedy, K.D. and E.R. Irwin. Development of a Monitoring Plan to Asess Potential Effects of Combined-cycle Plants on Fish Communities. Final Report Submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. March 2007
  • Kennedy, K. M., E. R. Irwin, M. C. Freeman, and J. Peterson. 2006. Development of a decision support tool and procedures for evaluating dam operation in the Southeastern United States. Science Support Partnership Program Project Final Report to USGS and USFWS.
  • Simons, T.R., C. McGowan, J. Cordes, M. Lyons, and W. Golder. 2003. American Oystercatcher (Haematopus paliatus) research and monitoring in North Carolina. Annual report to the National Park Service and the US. Fish and Wildlife Service, 27 pp.
  • Ditchkoff, S.S., M.S. Mitchell, and J.B. Grand. 2004. Ecology and management of feral hogs on Fort Benning, Georgia. Annual Progress Report.
  • Ditchkoff, S.S., M.S. Mitchell, and J.B. Grand. 2004. Ecology and management of feral hogs on Fort Benning, Georgia. Annual Progress Report.
  • Ditchkoff, S.S., M.S. Mitchell, and J.B. Grand. 2004. Ecology and management of feral hogs on Fort Benning, Georgia. Annual Progress Report.
  • Ditchkoff, S.S., M.S. Mitchell, and J.B. Grand. 2004. Ecology and management of feral hogs on Fort Benning, Georgia. Annual Progress Report.
  • Irwin, E.R., P. Sakaris, J. Knight, and T. Piper. 2005. Redeye bass population status and critical habitat delineation in the Tallapoosa River and its tributaries. Final report submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Freeman, M.C., J.T. Peterson, E.R. Irwin, and B.J. Freeman. 2004. Distribution and status of at-risk aquatic taxa in the upper Tallapoosa River system, Alabama and Georgia. Final Report submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Athens, Georgia.
  • Irwin, E.R., M. Taylor, K. Mickett and G. Turner. 2005. Delineation of important habitat features for adult and juvenile Alabama sturgeon. Final report submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Irwin, E.R., P.C. Sakaris, and D. Moosman. 2004. Hydrologic variation in the lower Tallapoosa River: Effects on recruitment and growth of striped bass and catfishes. Final Report. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Irwin,E.R., E. Kramer, M.C. Freeman, G. Turner, D. Moosman, K. Mickett, P. Sakaris, C. Hayer, T. Piper and C.S. Straight. 2004. Aquatic Gap:Regional analysis of biodiversity in the ACT/ACT Basins: Tallapoosa River Basin. Final Report submitted to GAP Analysis Program, Moscow, Idaho.
  • Irwin, E. R., K. D. Mickett, D. Black, and P. Sakaris. 2004. Development of an integrated rapid assessment technique for determination of impacts of acid mine drainage in Alabama streams. Final report submitted to Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Turner, G., E. Irwin, J. Peterson, B. Freeman, M. Freeman, E. Kramer, C. Straight, A. Wimberly, D. Moosman, C. Hayer, and J. Ruiz. 2004. Aquatic GAP: A GIS and Modeling Approach for Analysis of Biodiversity in the Tallapoosa River Basin, Alabama and Georgia. In S. Ramroop, Editor. Proceedings of the Troy State University GIS Symposium, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama.
  • Folk, T.H., and J.B. Grand. 2004. Effects of Growing Season Prescribed Fire on Productivity and Survival of Northern Bobwhite Populations: Annual Progress Report to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
  • Folk, T.H., and J.B. Grand. 2003. Effects of Growing Season Prescribed Fire on Productivity and Survival of Northern Bobwhite Populations: Annual Progress Report to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
  • J.B. Grand, J. Arnold, D.N. Koons, and N. Yogi. 2003. Modeling the recovery rates of avian populations. Annual Progress Report 2003.
  • Irwin, E. R., J. Peterson, B. J. Freeman, E. Kramer, and M. C. Freeman. 2002. Aquatic GAP: Regional Analysis of Biodiversity in the ACT/ACF Basins. GAP Analysis Bulletin 11:37-39.
  • Irwin, E. R., M. C. Freeman, B. Daniels, and K. Kleiner. 2002. Quantification of the fish community inhabiting sand and gravel bars in the Alabama River. Final Report submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division. Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Grand, James B. 2002. Modeling the influence of prescribed fire on bird populations in southeastern longleaf pine communities. State Partnership Project Final Report.
  • Grand, J. B., R. M.Anthony, and T. F. Fondell. Renesting, nest depredation, and gosling survival of dusky Canada geese on the Copper River Delta, Alaska. Annual Progress Report.
  • Mitchell, M. S. Integrated research on landscape scales. Auburn Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Alumni Association Newsletter. Fall 2001
  • Grand, J. B., R. M.Anthony, and T. F. Fondell. Renesting, nest depredation, and gosling survival of dusky Canada geese on the Copper River Delta, Alaska. Annual Progress Report.
  • Irwin, E.R. and R. Andress, A. Belcher and Jason Carlee. 2001. Quantification of factors affecting nesting and recruitment of Centrarchids in flow regulated rivers. Final Report submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division. Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Irwin, E.R., A. Belcher and K. Kleiner. 2001. Population assessment of alligator gar in Alabama. Final Report submitted to Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division. Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Irwin, E.R., M.C. Freeman, A. Belcher and K. Kleiner. 2001. Survey of shallow water fish communities in the Dead River and Terrapin Creek. Final Report submitted to Alabama Power Company. Birmingham, Alabama.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 20

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 31

Presentations: 80

 

Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 
  2. Auburn University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute