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  • Miller, R.S., M. Farnsworth, W. Kendall, P. Doherty, J.D. Nichols, G.C. White, K.P. Burnham, A.B. Franklin, J. Freier. 2007. Risk-based Targeted Surveillance: Identifying Areas and Populations of Importance for Surviellance of High Path Avian Influenza in the United States. GisVet2007 Conference, held August 20-24,2007, in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is an accepted "Regular" paper; access at: http://www.gisvet.org/regular_papers_accepted.aspx
  • Farnsworth, M., W. L. Kendall, R. Miller, P. F. Doherty, Jr., J. D. Nichols, G. C. White, K. P. Burnham, and A. B. Franklin. 2006. A preliminary sampling protocol for early detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in environmental samples from migratory waterfowl in the United States for 2007. Preliminary report to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, 33pp.
  • Farnsworth, M., W. Kendall, R. Miller, P. Doherty, J.D. Nichols, G.C. White, K.P. Burnham and A.B. Franklin. 2007. A preliminary sampling protocol for early detection of highly pathogenic avain influenza in environmental samples from migratory waterfowl in the United States for 2007. USDA-APHIS-WS National Wildlife Research Center, Colorado State University and USGS. (A report from the Sampling Design Committee for Detecting Avian Influenza in Environmental Samples, USDA, USGS and CSU).
  • Brehme, C.S., K.P. Burnham, D.A. Kelt, A.R. Olsen, S.J. Montgomery, S.A. Hathaway, and R.N. Fisher. 2006. Stephen's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys stephensi) Monitoring Protocol for MCB Camp Pendleton (final report). Prepared for AC/S Environmental Security, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton. DOI-USGS Western Ecological Research Center, San Diego, CA.
  • Winkelman, D.L., Kevin Thompson, and James Terrell. 2005. The role of sediment size distribution and other microhabitat factors in the abundance and relative dominance of various T. tubifex lineages. Final Report to the Montana Water Center, Whirling Disease Initiative. | Download |
  • Kendall, W. L., and P. F. Doherty, Jr. 2005. Part III - Design of albatross banding studies. Report to USFWS Region 1. 12 pp.
  • Anthony, R. G., E. D. Forsman, A. B. Franklin, D. R. Anderson, K. P. Burnham, G. C. White, C. J. Schwarz, J. Nichols, J. Hines, G. S. Olson, S. H. Ackers, S. Andrews, B. L. Biswell, P. C. Carlson, L. V. Diller, K. M. Dugger, K. E. Fehring, T. L. Fleming, R. P. Gerhardt, S. A. Gremel, R. J. Guti�rrez, P. Happe, D. R. Herter, J. M. Higley, R. B. Horn, L. L. Irwin, P. J. Loschl, J. A. Redi, and S. G. Sovern. 2004. Status and trends in demography of northern spotted owls. Report to Interagency Regional Monitori
  • Courtney, S. P., J. A. Blakesley, R. E. Bigley, M. L. Cody, J. P. Dumbacher, R. C. Fleischer, A. B. Franklin, J. F. Franklin, R. J. Guti�rrez, J. M. Marzluff, and L. Sztukowski. 2004. Scientific evaluation of the status of the northern spotted owl. Sustainable Ecosystems Institute, Portland, Oregon. 508 pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, P. C. Carlson, and D. Pavlacky. 2004. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 2003. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 18pp.
  • Kendall, W. L. P. F. Doherty, Jr., S. Sillett, B. Flint, M. Naughton, C. S. Robbins, M. Gustafson, P. Pyle, and A. Viggiano. 2004. Demographic modeling of North Pacific Albatross populations. Report to USFWS Regions 1 and 7. 80 pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, P. C. Carlson, and D. Pavlacky. 2003. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 2002. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 15pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Gutierrez, J.A. Balkesley, J. Keane, T. E. Munton, G. N. Steger, M. Seamans, G. S. Zimmerman, W. L. LaHayes, G. C. White, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, B. R. Noon, S. Britting, T. McDonald, and D. H. Shaw, April 2003. Population dynamics of the California spotted owl: a meta-analysis. USDA Forest Service, Region 5, Vallejo, California.
  • Doherty, P. F., and W. L. Kendall. 2003. North Pacific Albatross database development. Report to USFWS Regions 1 and 7. 50 pp.
  • Franklin, A. B. September 2002. Comparison of occupancy probability estimates to habitat fitness potential in northern spotted owls in northwestern California. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arcata, California.
  • Winkelman, D.L. and C. Sager. 2002. Evaluation of hybrid bluegill for use in urban recreational fisheries. Aid in Sportfish Restoration Final Report. F-41-R. 53pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Gutierrez, D. P. Pavlackey, and P. C. Carlson. 2002. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 2000. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 15pp.
  • Bergersen, E. P. 2001. Colorado's experience with Northern Pike. Lake Line 21(3):33-36.
  • Drewien, R. C., and W. L. Kendall. 2001. Fall recruitment survey of the Rocky Mountain population of greater sandhill cranes. Report to the Pacific Flyway and U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 3 pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 2001. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 2000. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 16pp.
  • White, G. C., A. B. Franklin, and D. C. Bowden. 2001. Research and development on new methods for monitoring Mexican spotted owl populations. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Flagstaff, Arizona. 26pp.
  • Drewien, R. C., W. M. Brown, D. C. Lockman, W. L. Kendall, K. R. Clegg, V. K. Graham, and S. S. Manes. 2001. Band recoveries, mortality factors, and survival of Rocky Mountain greater sandhill cranes, 1969-99. Report to U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Migratory Bird Management, Denver, CO, USA.
  • Kowalski, D. and E. Bergersen. 2001. Preliminary investigations on the efficacy of chemical control of Tubifex tubifex on the incidence of whirling disease in Colorado hatcheries. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Whirling Disease Symposium, a Decade of Discovery: 71-72.
  • Sipher, C., and E. Bergersen. 2001. The effects of whirling disease on growth and survival of Snake River cutthroat and Colorado River rainbow trout fingerlings. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Whirling Disease Symposium, a Decade of Discovery:
  • White, G., C., and A. B. Franklin. 2000. Estimation of Mexican Spotted Owl densities and population sizes in the Upper Gila Recovery Unit - Prototype study. Rocky Mountain Station, U. S. Forest Service. 24 pages.
  • Drewien, R. C., and W. L. Kendall. 2000. Fall recruitment survey of the Rocky Mountain population of greater sandhill cranes. Report to the Pacific Flyway and U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 3pp.
  • White, G. C., A. B. Franklin, and D. C. Bowden. 2000. Summary of a workshop to evaluate preliminary Mexican spotted owl population monitoring data. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Flagstaff, Arizona. 11pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 2000. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 1999. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 16pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., D. R. Anderson, and K. P. Burnham. 1998. Study of long-term trends in the annual probability of survival in North American birds. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Research Work Order 53, Denver, Colorado. 24pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., K. R. Wilson, and T. M. Shenk. 1998. Estimated annual rate of change in a golden eagle population at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, California. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado. 19pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 1999. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 1998. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 18pp.
  • Johnson, F. A., J. P. Bladen, R. J. Blohm, D. F. Caithamer, D. J. Case, J. A. Dubovsky, K. Gamble, J. R. Kelley, Jr., W. L. Kendall, E. M. Martin, M. T. Moore, M. C. Otto, P. I. Padding, A. Romer, S. E. Sheaffer, G. W. Smith, K. A. Wilkins. 1998. Adaptive harvest management: considerations for the 1998 duck hunting season. USFWS Office of Migratory Bird Management Administrative Report.
  • Kendall, W. L., J. D. Nichols, J. R. Kelley, Jr., K. Klimkewiecz, W. Manear, and F. Fiehr. 1998. Recapture/resighting task force: findings and recommendations. Report to the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory, 11pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 1998. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 1997. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 16pp.
  • Johnson, F. A., J. P. Bladen, R. J. Blohm, D. F. Caithamer, D. J. Case, J. A. Dubovsky, J. R. Kelley, Jr., W. L. Kendall, C. T. Moore, M. T. Moore, G. W. Smith, P. R. Schmidt, and R. E. Trost. 1997. Adaptive harvest management: considerations for the 1997 duck hunting season. USFWS Office of Migratory Bird Management Administrative Report.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 1997. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 1996. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 18pp.
  • Johnson, F. A., J. P. Bladen, D. F. Caithamer, J. A. Dubovsky, J. R. Kelley, Jr., W. L. Kendall, E. M. Martin, and C. T. Moore. 1996. Adaptive harvest management: considerations for the 1996 duck hunting season. USFWS Office of Migratory Bird Management Administrative Report.
  • Block, W. M, F. Clemente, J. F. Cully, J. L. Dick, Jr., A. B. Franklin, J. L. Ganey, F. P. Howe, W. H. Moir, S. L. Spangle, S. E. Rinkevich, D. L. Urban, R. Vahle, J. P. Ward, Jr., and G. C. White. 1995. Recovery plan for the Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis lucida), Volume I. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 172pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., R. J. Guti�rrez, and P. C. Carlson. 1995. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: annual results, 1994. U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 19pp.
  • Kendall, W. L., and J. G. Bruggink. 1994. American woodcock: harvest and breeding status, 1994. U. S. Fish and Wildl. Serv. Admin. Rep. 14pp.
  • Eberhardt, L. L., Nichols, J. D., Pollock, K. H, Noon, B. R, and A. B. Franklin. 1993. A survey design to estimate the number of territorial spotted owls in Olympic National Park. Scientific Panel Review Final Report, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, Washington. 29pp.
  • Dolton, D. D., and W. L. Kendall. 1993. Mourning dove breeding population status, 1993. USFWS Administrative Report, 16 pp.
  • Franklin, A.B. 1990. Analysis of timber industry density estimates for northern spotted owls in the inland Douglas-fir biome of northwest California. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 26pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., J. A. Blakesley, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1989. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: preliminary results, 1988. California Department Fish and Game and U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 29pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., J. A. Blakesley, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1990. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: preliminary results, 1989. California Department Fish and Game Nongame Bird and Mammal Section Technical Report 1990-9. 35pp.
  • Franklin, A.B. 1989. A model illustrating territorial regulation in northern spotted owl populations. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 9pp.
  • Pollock, K. H., H. Chen, C. Brownie, and W. L. Kendall. 1989. Age-dependent tag recovery analyses of Pacific halibut data. Report to International Pacific Halibut Commission, 56 pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1987. Population status of the northern spotted owl in northwest California: a demographic and empirical analysis. Northern. Spotted Owl Status Review Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 26pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1988. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: preliminary results, 1987. California Department Fish and Game and U. S. Forest Service, Region 5, San Francisco, California. 27pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., J. P. Ward, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1987. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: preliminary results, 1986. California Department Fish and Game, Sacramento, California. 29pp.
  • Guti�rrez, R. J., A. B. Franklin, and J. P. Ward. 1987. Spotted owl surveys of Pelican Butte, Oregon. Resources Management International, Sacramento, California. 28pp.
  • Guti�rrez, R. J., and A. B. Franklin. 1986. A review of wildlife planning in the draft land and resource management plan for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The Wilderness Society, Washington, DC, 14pp.
  • Guti�rrez, R. J., J. P. Ward, A. B. Franklin, and W. LaHaye. 1986. The influence of habitat heterogeneity on the dispersal pattern of juvenile spotted owls, Strix occidentalis caurina, in northwestern California. U.S. Forest Service, Portland, Oregon. 10pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., J. P. Ward, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1986. Population ecology of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California: preliminary results, 1985. California Department Fish and Game, Sacramento, California. 42pp.
  • Guti�rrez, R. J., J. P. Ward, A. B. Franklin, W. LaHaye, and V. Meretsky. 1985. Dispersal ecology of juvenile northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) in northwestern California. U. S. Forest Service, Region 6, Portland, Oregon. 48pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., J. P. Ward, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1984. Preliminary wildlife survey of the proposed power transmission line corridor between the East Fork Trinity River Hydroelectric Project and Delta substation, California. Oscar Larson and Associates, Eureka, California. 22pp.
  • Franklin, A. B., W. S. Lahaye, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1984. Robley Point hydroelectric project: surveys for northern goshawk, California spotted owl, osprey, and bald eagle. Oscar Larson and Associates, Eureka, California. 5pp.
  • Ward, J. P., A. B. Franklin, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1983. East Fork Trinity River hydroelectric project: northern goshawk and northern spotted owl surveys. Oscar Larson and Associates, Eureka, California. 8pp.
  • Ward, J. P., A. B. Franklin, and R. J. Guti�rrez. 1983. Swift Creek hydroelectric project: northern goshawk and northern spotted owl surveys. Oscar Larson and Associates, Eureka, California. 5pp.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 4

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 22

Scientific Publications: 82

Presentations: 87

 

Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  2. Colorado State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute