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Demography and Habitat of Striped Skunks on the Island of Martha's Vineyard

Luanne Johnson (PhD candidate) releases a collared striped skunk in coastal habitat on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Duration

January 2006 - December 2011

Narrative

Striped skunks in coastal environments have not been studied. We examined their demographic characteristics and habitat use of both natural and anthropogenic habitat features, as well as potential interactions with beach-nesting birds.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey