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Dr. Clinton Moore

Research Publications

  • Cummings J.W., S.J. Converse, C.T. Moore, D.R. Smith, C.T. Nichols, N.L. Allan, and C.M. O'Meilia. 2017. A projection of lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) populations range-wide. USGS Open File Report 2017-1071. https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171071
  • Fouts, K. L., C. T. Moore, K. D. Johnson, and J. C. Maerz. 2017. Lizard activity and abundance greater in burned habitat of a xeric montane forest. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8:181-192.http://dx.doi.org/10.3996/042016-JFWM-031
  • Jafari, N., B. L. Nuse, C. T. Moore, B. Dilkina, and J. Hepinstall-Cymerman. 2017. Achieving full connectivity of sites in the Multiperiod Reserve Network Design Problem. Computers and Operations Research 81:119-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2016.12.017 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Crawford, B. A., C. T. Moore, T. M. Norton, and J. C. Maerz. 2017. Mitigating road mortality of Diamond-backed Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) with hybrid barriers at crossing hot spots. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 12:202-211. http://www.herpconbio.org/Volume_12/Issue_1/Crawford_etal_2017.pdf
  • Hunt, V. M., S. K. Jacobi, J. J. Gannon, J. Zorn, C. T. Moore, and E. V. Lonsdorf. 2016. A decision support tool for adaptive management of native prairie ecosystems. Interfaces 46:334-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/inte.2015.0822 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Irwin, B. J., B. A. Crawford, T. Gancos Crawford, and C. T. Moore. 2016. Turning Uncertainty into Useful Information for Conservation Decisions. Southeast Climate Science Center Fact Sheet 2016-02. Available online: https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/secsc/wp-content/uploads/SECSC_FactSheet_2016_02_Final.pdf
  • Hunter, E. A., N. P. Nibbelink, C. R. Alexander, K. Barrett, L. F. Mengak, R. K. Guy, C. T. Moore, and R. J. Cooper. 2015. Coastal vertebrate exposure to predicted habitat changes due to sea level rise. Environmental Management 56:1528-1537. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-015-0580-3 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Converse, S. J., C. T. Moore, M. J. Folk, and M. C. Runge. 2013. A matter of tradeoffs: reintroduction as a multiple objective decision. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1145-1156. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.472 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Converse, S. J., C. T. Moore, and D. P. Armstrong. 2013. Demographics of reintroduced populations: estimation, modeling, and decision analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1081-1093. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.590 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., T. L. Shaffer, and J. J. Gannon. 2013. Spatial education: improving conservation delivery through space-structured decision making. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 4:199-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.3996/082012-JFWM-069 Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Kendall, W. L. and C. T. Moore. 2012. Maximizing the utility of monitoring to the adaptive management of natural resources. Pages 74-98 in R. A. Gitzen, J. J. Millspaugh, A. B. Cooper, and D. S. Licht, editors. Design and analysis of long-term ecological monitoring studies. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  • Gannon, J. J., C. T. Moore, T. L. Shaffer, and B. Flanders-Wanner. 2012. An adaptive approach to invasive plant management on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-owned native prairies in the Prairie Pothole Region: decision support under uncertainty. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Prairie Conference, 1-5 August 2010, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., S. J. Converse, M. J. Folk, M. C. Runge, and S. A. Nesbitt. 2012. Evaluating release alternatives for a long-lived bird species under uncertainty about long-term demographic rates. Journal of Ornithology 152:S339-S353. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., C. J. Fonnesbeck, K. Shea, K. J. Lah, P. M. McKenzie, L. C. Ball, M. C. Runge, and H. M. Alexander. 2011. An adaptive decision framework for the conservation of a threatened plant. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management: 2:247-261. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Delany, M. F., A. R. Woodward, R. A. Kiltie, and C. T. Moore. 2011. Mortality of American alligators attributed to cannibalism. Herpetologica 67:174-185. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., E. V. Lonsdorf, M. G. Knutson, H. P. Laskowski, and S. K. Lor. 2011. Adaptive management in the U.S. National Wildlife Refuge System: Science-management partnerships for conservation delivery. Journal of Environmental Management 92:1395-1402. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Knutson, M., H. Laskowski, C. Moore, E. Lonsdorf, S. Lor, and L. Stevenson. 2010. Defensible decision making: Harnessing the power of adaptive resource management. The Wildlife Professional 4(4):58-62. Download  | 
  • Howell, J. E., C. T. Moore, M. J. Conroy, R. G. Hamrick, R. J. Cooper, R. E. Thackston, and J. P. Carroll. 2009. Conservation of northern bobwhite on private lands in Georgia, USA under uncertainty about landscape level habitat effects. Landscape Ecology 24:405-418. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Conroy, M. J. J. T. Peterson, O. L. Bass, C. J. Fonnesbeck, J. E. Howell, C. T. Moore, and J. P. Runge. 2008. Sources of variation in detection of wading birds from aerial surveys in the Florida Everglades. Auk 125:731-743. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Sabine, J. B., III, J. M. Meyers, C. T. Moore, and S. H. Schweitzer. 2008. Effects of human activity on behavior of breeding American Oystercatchers, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, USA. Waterbirds 31:70-82. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Peterson, J., C. Moore, S. Wenger, K. Kennedy, E. Irwin, and M. Freeman. 2007. Adaptive management applied to aquatic natural resources. Chapter 6.4 in Proceedings of the 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, March 27-29, Athens. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., and M. J. Conroy. 2006. A decision model for perpetuating maximal old growth forest conditions under stochastic and structural uncertainty. Pages 185-197 in Cieszewski, C. J., and M. Strub, eds. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Forest Measurements and Quantitative Methods and Management & The 2004 Southern Mensurationists Meeting (15-18 June 2004, Hot Springs, AR, USA). Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Moore, C. T., and M. J. Conroy. 2006. Optimal regeneration planning for old-growth forest: addressing scientific uncertainty in endangered species recovery through adaptive management. Forest Science 52:155-172. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., W. T. Plummer, and M. J. Conroy. 2005. Forest management under uncertainty for multiple bird population objectives. Pages 373-380 in Ralph, C. J., and T. D. Rich, eds. Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference. 2002 March 20-24; Asilomar, California, Volume 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • White, C. G., S. H. Schweitzer, C. T. Moore, I. B. Parnell, III, and L. A. Lewis Weis. 2005. Evaluation of the landscape surrounding northern bobwhite nest sites: a multiscale analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:1528-1537. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Moore, C. T., and W. L. Kendall. 2004. Costs of detection bias in index-based population monitoring. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 27(1):287-296. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Conroy, M. J., C. R. Allen, J. T. Peterson, L. Pritchard, Jr., and C. T. Moore. 2003. Landscape change in the southern Piedmont: challenges, solutions, and uncertainty across scales. Conservation Ecology 8(2): 3. [online] URL: http://www.consecol.org/vol8/iss2/art3. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Conroy, M. J., and C. T. Moore. 2002. Wildlife habitat modeling in an adaptive framework: the role of alternative models. Pages 205-218 in Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. L. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson, eds. Predicting species occurrences: issues of accuracy and scale. Island Press, Washington, DC. Download  | 
  • Conroy, M. J., and C. T. Moore. 2001. Simulation models and optimal decision making in natural resource management. Pages 91-104 in Shenk, T. M., and A. B. Franklin, eds. Modeling in natural resource management: development, interpretation, and application. Island Press, Washington, DC. Download  | 
  • Moore, C. T., M. J. Conroy and K. Boston. 2000. Forest management decisions for wildlife objectives: system resolution and optimality. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 27:25-39. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Delany, M. F., S. B. Linda, and C. T. Moore. 1999. Diet and condition of American alligators in 4 Florida lakes. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 53:375-389. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Gaasch, C. M., J. Pickering, and C. T. Moore. 1998. Flight phenology of parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in Georgia's Piedmont. Environmental Entomology 27:606-614. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • 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  | 
  • Johnson, F. A., and C. T. Moore. 1996. Harvesting multiple stocks of ducks. Journal of Wildlife Management 60:551-559. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Woodward, A. R., and C. T. Moore. 1995. American alligators in Florida. Pages 127-129 in E. T. LaRoe, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett, P. D. Doran, and M. J. Mac, eds. Our living resources: a report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems. U.S. Dept. Inter., Natl. Biol. Serv., Washington, D.C. Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Delany, M. F., C. T. Moore, and D. R. Progulske, Jr. 1995. Territory size and movements of Florida grasshopper sparrows. Journal of Field Ornithology 66:305-309. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Diemer, J. E., and C. T. Moore. 1994. Reproduction of gopher tortoises in north-central Florida. Pages 129-137 in R. B. Bury and D. J. Germano, eds. Biology of north American tortoises. National Biological Survey Fish and Wildlife Research 13. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Delany, M. F., C. T. Moore, and D. R. Progulske, Jr. 1994. Distinguishing gender of Florida grasshopper sparrows using body measurements. Florida Field Naturalist 22:48-51. Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Berish, J. E. D., and C. T. Moore. 1993. Gopher tortoise response to large-scale clearcutting in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 47:419-427. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Delany, M. F., C. T. Moore, and D. R. Progulske, Jr. 1993. Survival and longevity of adult male Florida grasshopper sparrows. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 47:366-369. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Woodward, A. R., and C. T. Moore. 1993. Use of crocodilian night count data for population trend estimation. Proceedings of the Second Regional Conference of the Crocodile Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission, IUCN. Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Woodward, A. R. H. F. Percival, M. L. Jennings, and C. T. Moore. 1993. Low clutch viability of American alligators on Lake Apopka. Florida Scientist 56:52-63. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Nesbitt, S. A., C. T. Moore, and K. S. Williams. 1992. Gender prediction from body measurements of two subspecies of sandhill cranes. Proceedings of the North American Crane Workshop 6:38-42. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Maehr, D. S., and C. T. Moore. 1992. Models of mass growth for 3 North American cougar populations. Journal of Wildlife Management 56:700-707. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • McCown, J. W., M. E. Roelke, D. J. Forrester, C. T. Moore, and J. C. Roboski. 1991. Physiological evaluation of 2 white-tailed deer herds in southern Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 45:81-90. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Davidson, W. R., F. E. Kellogg, G. L. Doster, and C. T. Moore. 1991. Ecology of helminth parasitism in bobwhites from northern Florida. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 27:185-205. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Pollock, K. H., C. T. Moore, W. R. Davidson, F. E. Kellogg, and G. L. Doster. 1989. Survival rates of bobwhite quail based on band recovery analyses. Journal of Wildlife Management 53:1-6. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 6

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 41

Presentations: 133

 

Contact Us

Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Athens, GA 30602-2152 Phone: (706) 542 - 5260 Fax: (706) 542 - 8356

Unit Leader

Cecil Jennings
Dr. Cecil A. Jennings

I came to the Georgia Unit in 1994 as the Assistant Unit Leader Fisheries and have been the Unit Leader since 1997. Prior to Georgia, I was a research fisheries biologist at the U.S. Geological Survey's Upper Mississippi Science Center from 1990 to 1994.

Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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