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  • Moffitt, C. M., and F. Wilhelm. 2017. Risks and Effectiveness of Benthic Barriers as Tools to Eradicate Infestations of Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea) in the Ellisport Bay Treatment Area of Lake Pend Oreille Idaho. Final Report SSP project.
  • Moffitt, C. M. 2016 Actions and Dialog to Change Perceptions and Increase Engagement of Underrepresented Minorities in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences:
    Report to Membership from a Special Session in Portland, Fisheries, 41:2, 66-67. | Download |
  • Braker, E., C. Moffitt, F. Wilhelm, J. Noonan, B. Kibler, and T. Woolf. 2015. Update on Efforts to Control the Invasive Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea) in Lake Pend Oreille. Idaho Naturalist 7(4):8-9 | Download |
  • 26. Carleton, SA, MC Quist, J Dunnigan, TJ Ross, and R Hardy. 2015. Stock assignment of fluvial rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the Kootenai River, Idaho Using Otolith Microchemistry. Final Report to Idaho Game and Fish Department and Montana Fish Parks and Wildlife.
  • 18. Carleton, SA, MC Quist, J Dunnigan, TJ Ross, and R Hardy. 2014. Stock assignment of fluvial rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the Kootenai River, Idaho Using Otolith Microchemistry. Annual Progress Report to Idaho Game and Fish Department and Montana Fish Parks and Wildlife.
  • Moffitt, C. M. Collaborations to prevent the spread of invasive species. Wildlfife Management Brief August 2013. Wildlife Management Institute. | Download |
  • Conway, M., and C. J. Conway. 2012. Relative abundance of Yuma clapper rails within proposed improvement sites along the Union Pacific Railroad in Imperial Valley, California. Wildlife Research Report #2012-01, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Nadeau, C. P., C. J. Conway, M. Conway, and M. Ogonowski. 2011. Habitat requirements of California black rails, Yuma clapper rails, and western least Bitterns: an adaptive management approach, Final Report to Wildlife Conservation Fund, Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wildlife Research Report #2011-06, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. P. Nadeau. 2011. Managing Rails with Fire in Arizona. Wildlife Research Report #2011-05, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, M., and C. J. Conway. 2011. Relative abundance of Yuma clapper rails within proposed improvement sites along the Union Pacific Railroad in Imperial Valley, California. Wildlife Research Report #2011-03, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, M., and C. J. Conway. 2011. Relative abundance of Yuma clapper rails and California Black Rails within a restored marsh in Imperial Valley, California. Wildlife Research Report #2011-04, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, M. A., C. P. Nadeau, C. J. Conway, B.S. Smith, and J. Reinman. 2011. Evaluating the efficacy of night surveys for eastern black rails. Wildlife Research Report # 2011-02. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Swann, D. E., C. J. Conway, and A. Hubbard. 2011. Linking Resource Managers to Research Scientists: A Pilot Project in Mentoring for Improved Science Communication in National Parks. Final Report submitted to DSCESU.
  • Swann, D. E., C. J. Conway, and A. Hubbard. 2011. Linking Resource Managers to Research Scientists: A Pilot Project in Mentoring for Improved Science Communication in National Parks. Final Report submitted to Western National Parks Association.
  • Santisteban, L., C. P. Nadeau, and C. J. Conway. 2011. Evaluating Population Trends and Breeding Density for 14 Species of Secretive Marsh Birds in North America. Wildlife Research Report # 2011-01. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Dolan, C., D. Swann, and C. J. Conway. 2010. How might climate change affect Saguaro National Park? Wildlife Research Report #2010-08, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Garcia, V. and C.J. Conway. 2010. A Plan to Conserve and Manage Burrowing Owls on Naval Base Coronado, San Diego, CA. Wildlife Research Report #2010-06, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Nadeau, C. P., C. J. Conway, and N. A. Rathbun. 2010. Density of Yuma clapper rails and California black rails within a proposed geothermal power plant site in Imperial Valley, California. Wildlife Research Report #2010-07, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Swann, D. E., C. J. Conway, and A. Hubbard. 2010. Linking Resource Managers to Research Scientists: A Pilot Project in Mentoring for Improved Science Communication in National Parks. Wildlife Research Report #2010-05, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, M. A., C. P. Nadeau, and C. J. Conway. 2010. Optimal seasonal timing of marsh bird surveys and the effect of water quality on marsh bird relative abundance in south Florida. Wildlife Research Report #2010-04, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Nadeau, C. P., and C. J. Conway. 2010. Restoration of managed marsh units to benefit California black rails and other marsh birds: an adaptive management approach, February 2010 Progress Report. Wildlife Research Report #2010-05, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, D. D. LaRoche, and G. Robinson. 2010. The influence of water quality on the health of riparian bird communities in Arizona. Wildlife Research report 2009-03, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperitve Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Santisteban, L., C. J. Conway, C. P. Nadeau, M. A. Conway, and J. Reinman. 2010. Habitat Use and Effects of Regional Call Dialects on the Effectiveness of Call-broadcast Surveys for Secretive Marsh Birds at St. Marks and St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuges. Wildlife Report # 2010-02. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Nadeau, C. P., C. J. Conway, M. A. Conway, and J. Reinman. 2010. Variation in Clapper Rail and Least Bittern Detection Probability Among Tidal Stages on the Northern Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Wildlife Research Report #2010-01, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Rosenblum. E., C. M. Moffitt, and M. Gaikowski. 2010. Environmental Assessment. Phase II. Detailed assessment of toxicity and risk. Submittal February 2010.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2009. Effects of ground water withdrawal on avian abundance and species richness in riparian areas of National Parks in the Desert Southwest - POBS. Wildlife Research Report #2009-07, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2009. Quantifying impacts of ground water withdrawal on avian abundance, species richness, and reproductive success in Sonoran Desert parks - NRPP. Wildlife Research Report #2009-06, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Nadeau, C. P., and C. J. Conway. 2009. Restoration of managed marsh units to benefit California black rails and other marsh birds: an adaptive management approach, March 2009 Progress Report. Wildlife Research Report #2009-08, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., C. P. Nadeau, and M. S. Ogonowski. 2009. Relative abundance of Yuma clapper rails and California black rails within a proposed geothermal power plant site in Imperial Valley, California. Wildlife Research Report #2009-04, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2009. The Effect of Surface Water Depletion and Vegetation Health on Arizona’s Riparian Birds. Wildlife Research Report #2009-05, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Ogonowski, M.S., C. P. Nadeau, and C. J. Conway. 2009. Restoration of managed marsh units to benefit California black rails and other marsh birds: an adaptive management approach, August 2009 Progress Report. Wildlife Research Report #2009-03, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J. 2009. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols, version 2009-2. Wildlife Research Report #2009-02. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2009. Quantifying impacts of surface and ground water depletion on riparian bird communities in Arizona. Wildlife Research Report #2009-02, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2009. Effects of Researcher disturbance on nesting success of Red-faced Warblers: a species of conservation concern. Wildlife Research Report #2009-01. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Garcia, V., C. J. Conway, and T. Burr. 2008. Annual report for 2008 on a plan to conserve and manage burrowing owls on Naval Base Coronado. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2008. Montane Forest Birds in the Santa Catalina Mountains: Monitoring Population Trends and Reproductive Success and Examining Potential Limiting Factors for Breeding Populations. Wildlife Research Report #2008-03. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., C. A. Finley, and V. Garcia. 2008. Migratory linkages of burrowing owls on DoD installations and adjacent lands: 2007-2008 Annual Report. Department of Defense Legacy Program #07-243.
  • Garcia, V., and C. J. Conway. 2008. Annual report for 2007 on a plan to conserve and manage burrowing owls on Naval Base Coronado. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ
  • Conway, C. J., C. P. Nadeau, R. J. Steidl, and A. Litt. 2008. Relative Abundance, Detection Probability, and Power to Detect Population Trends of Marsh Birds in North America. Wildlife Research Report #2008-02. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J. 2008. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols. Wildlife Research Report #2008-01. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Garcia, V., and C. J. Conway. 2007. Roundup� Applications to Control Buffelgrass in Pima County: Effects on Burrowing Owls. Wildlife Research Report #2007-07. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J., M. Ogonowski, and A. Macias Duarte. 2007. Influence of land-use on migratory status of burrowing owls nesting in Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and wintering in northern Mexico. Wildlife Research Report #2007-03. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Garcia, V., C. J. Conway, and L. A. Ellis. 2007. Protocols for estimating burrowing owl reproductive parameters based on data recorded during repeated visits to occupied burrows. Wildlife Research Report #2007-06, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ
  • Moffitt, C. M.. 2007. Continuation of Testing of Control Strategies to Reduce New Zealand Mudsnail Infestation at Fish Propagation Faculties. Annual Report to FWS. Requisition Number 11332-4-2006, Amendment Modification 3. Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. September 2007.
  • Rosenberg, D. K., J. Gervais, C. J. Conway, and V. Garcia. 2007. Assessment of foot and leg abnormalities in the Burrowing Owl at Naval Air Station Lemoore. Final Report submitted to Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, San Diego, CA.
  • Garcia, V., and C. J. Conway. 2007. Plan to conserve and manage burrowing owls on Naval Base Coronado. Wildlife Research Report #2007-05, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Rosenblum, E, and C. M. Moffitt. 2007. Environmental Impact Assessment, Phase II. Erythromycin thiocyanate to control bacterial kidney disease in salmonids. USFDA-Center for Veterinary Medicine. Submittal, May 2007.
  • Conway, C. J. 2007. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols. Wildlife Research Report #2007-04. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2007. Quantifying impacts of groundwater withdrawal on avian communities in desert riparian woodlands of the southwestern U.S. Final Report submitted to Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program, Arlington, VA. Wildlife Research Report #2007-01. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Schultz, R., M. Quist, and D. Bonneau. 2007. Maximizing benefits: integrating fisheries and water quality to manage lakes and reservoirs. LakeLine 27(1):29-33.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. P. Nadeau. 2006. Fire effects on Yuma Clapper Rails and California Black Rails on the Lower Colorado River. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report Number 2006-07, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Cassinelli, J., C. Moffitt, and K. Meyer. 2007. Laboratory studies of growth and physiology of redband trout from desert and montane streams. FY 2006 Progress ReportMarch. Idaho Fish and Game Report 07-18. March 2007.
  • Nadeau, C. P., B. S. Smith, C. J. Conway, and T. Lewis. 2006. Effects of survey method on observer bias and detection probability of marsh birds on St. Vincent NWR. Wildlife Research Report No. 2006-04. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Ogonowski, M. S. and C. J. Conway. 2006. Migratory status and factors influencing winter residency of burrowing owls in southern Arizona. Final Report submitted to the Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative, Arizona Game and Fish Department, June 2006.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche. 2006. Effects of wildland fires on buff-breasted flycatchers and other forest birds in southeastern Arizona. Final Report to North American Migratory Bird Conservation Act Program. Wildlife Research Report #2006-06, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. P. Nadeau. 2006. Relative abundance of Yuma clapper rails, California black rails, and burrowing owls within a proposed geothermal power plant site in Imperial Valley California. Wildlife Research Report No. 2006-03. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche.� 2006.� Effects of wildland fires on buff-breasted flycatchers and other forest birds in southeastern Arizona. Final Report to Joint Fire Science Program.� Wildlife Research Report #2006-05, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2006. Effects of groundwater withdrawal on riparian birds in Arizona. Final Report submitted to Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative, Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wildlife Research Report #2006-02. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and D. LaRoche.� 2006.� Effects of wildfires on buff-breasted flycatchers and other forest birds in southeastern Arizona. Final Report to Arizona Game and Fish Department.� Wildlife Research Report #2006-01, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Littlefield, J. 2006. Making a Home in the Desert: Burrowing Owl Ecology and Conservation Studies. Arizona Land and People 51(1):2-3. (staff writer for Arizona Land and People wrote the story after interviewing the scientist about his research program on burrowing owls).
  • Conway, C. J., L. A. Ellis, and M. Rogne. 2005. Ecology and Migratory Status of Burrowing Owls at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Surrounding Agricultural Areas: 2004 Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-08. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J. 2005. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols. Wildlife Research Report #2005-04, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Effects of fire on Yuma Clapper Rails and California Black Rails. 2004 Annual Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-01, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Evaluating the usefulness of prescribed fire to restore habitat for the Yuma clapper rail and California black rail along the lower Colorado River. Pages 31-33 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Development and field-testing of survey methods for a continental marsh bird monitoring program in North America. Pages 34-36 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Conway, C. J., and M. S. Ogonowski. 2005. Determining migratory status of burrowing owls in the Tucson Basin. Final Report to Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative. Wildlife Research Report #2005-06, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., L. A. Ellis, V. Garcia, M. D. Smith. 2005. Population ecology and habitat use of burrowing owls in eastern Washington. Final Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-02, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Hughes, K., and C. J. Conway. 2005. Band-tailed pigeon habitat use in southeastern Arizona. Final Project Report to T&E, Inc. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2005. An evaluation of survey methods for monitoring interior populations of band-tailed pigeons. Pages 21-23 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2005. Reproductive success and habitat associations of riparian birds within the Sky Island mountains of southeastern Arizona. Final Report submitted to Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative, Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wildlife Research Report #2005-07. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, K. Hughes, and J. deVos. 2005. An evaluation of survey methods for monitoring interior populations of band-tailed pigeons. Final Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-03, USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Moffitt, C. M. 2005. Environmental Impact Assessment, Phase 1, Erythromycin thiocyanate to control bacterial kidney disease in salmonids. Using Guidance Document 89. International cooperation on harmonization of technical requirements for registration of veterinary medicinal products. VICH CL6. Answers to decision tree questions, and detailed profile of use patterns for seven years. Estimated unadjusted worst-case scenario effluents, mitigation procedures and structures at participating hatcheries in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. October 31, 2005.
  • Conway, C. J., S. J. Lantz, and S. H. Anderson. 2005. Demographic Consequences of Habitat Use by Burrowing Owls in Northeastern Wyoming. Wildlife Research Report #2005-05. USGS, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J., and M. S. Ogonowski. 2005. Determining migratory status of burrowing owls in the Tucson Basin. Final Report to Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative. Wildlife Research Report #2005-06, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2005. Reproductive success and habitat associations of riparian birds within the Sky Island mountains of southeastern Arizona. Final Report submitted to Arizona Bird Conservation Initiative, Arizona Game and Fish Department. Wildlife Research Report #2005-07. U. S. Geological Survey Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J. 2005. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols. Wildlife Research Report #2005-04, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J., L. A. Ellis, V. Garcia, M. D. Smith. 2005. Population ecology and habitat use of burrowing owls in eastern Washington. Final Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-02, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Development of a National Marsh Bird Monitoring Program, Quarterly Update, May 2005. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Report, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Development of a National Marsh Bird Monitoring Program, Quarterly Update, May 2005. USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Report, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., L. A. Ellis, and M. Rogne. 2005. Ecology and Migratory Status of Burrowing Owls at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Surrounding Agricultural Areas: 2004 Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-08. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Effects of fire on Yuma Clapper Rails and California Black Rails. 2004 Annual Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-01, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Hughes, K., and C. J. Conway. 2005. Band-tailed pigeon habitat use in southeastern Arizona. Final Project Report to T&E, Inc. U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2005. Evaluation of physiological condition of transported and inriver migrating juvenile salmonids and effects on survival. Annual Report, 2003, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 58 pp.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, K. Hughes, and J. deVos. 2005. An evaluation of survey methods for monitoring interior populations of band-tailed pigeons. Final Report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-03, U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Development and field-testing of survey methods for a continental marsh bird monitoring program in North America. Pages 34-36 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Nadeau. 2005. Evaluating the usefulness of prescribed fire to restore habitat for the Yuma clapper rail and California black rail along the lower Colorado River. Pages 31-33 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., and C. J. Conway. 2005. An evaluation of survey methods for monitoring interior populations of band-tailed pigeons. Pages 21-23 in D.D. Dolton, ed., Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program, 2004 Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO.
  • Moffitt, C. M. 2005. Evaluating the safety of administration of erythromycin feed additive for salmonids on bacteria of human health concern, qualitative risk assessment:Hazard identification and characterization release assessment; exposure assessment; consequence assessment;and overall risk estimate. 4 books.
  • James, C. and C. M. Moffitt. 2004. Studies of the New Zealand Mudsnail in Silver Creek Drainage: Results of 2004 Survey. Report to Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Nature Conservancy of Idaho.
  • Kock, T. and J. L. Congleton. 2004. Effects of sedimentation and water velocity on white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) embryo survival. Final Report to Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, 57 pp.
  • Conway, C. J. 2004. Standardized North American Marsh Bird Monitoring Protocols. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Monello, R. and R. G. Wright. A synthesis of elk research at Rocky Mountain National Park and its implications for contemporary management. Report to the NPS, Rocky Mountain NP. 145 pp.
  • Ellis, L. A., C. J. Conway, and M. S. Ogonowski. 2004. Demography of urban-nesting Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia) in southern Arizona. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #04-04.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and K. Hughes. 2004. Band-tailed Pigeon Survey Method Evaluation and Natural History in Arizona. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #02-2004.
  • Conway, C. J., V. Garcia, and L. A. Ellis. 2004. Population Ecology and Habitat Use of Burrowing Owls in Eastern Washington: Annual Report for 2003. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #04-06.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., C. J. Conway, and M. Ali. 2004. Population Size, Reproductive Success, and Habitat Associations of Montane Forest Birds in Southeastern Arizona. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #04-2004.
  • Congleton, J. L., et al. 2004. Evaluation of physiological differences in transported, inriver migrating, and multiple-bypassed juvnile salmon. Annual Report, 2002, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 56 pp.
  • Conway, C. J. 2004. Effects of Fire on Yuma Clapper Rails and California Black Rails: 2003 Annual Report. Submitted to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Game and Fish Department, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the USDA/USDI Joint Fire Science Program. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #01-04.
  • Conway, C. J., and L. A. Ellis. 2004. Demography of Burrowing Owls Nesting in Urban and Agricultural Lands in Southern Arizona. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #03-2004.
  • Conway, C. J., and L. A. Ellis. 2004. Distribution, Abundance, Reproductive Success, and Survival of Burrowing Owls at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Surrounding Agricultural Areas: 2003 Annual Report. Submitted to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, National Park Service, Coolidge, AZ. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Wildlife Research Report #05-2004.
  • Moffitt, C. M. 2004. Bridging methods of analysis of tissues with erythromycin, One book.
  • Quist, M. C., A. M. Boelter, J. M. Lovato, N. M. Korfanta, H. L. Bergman, D. C. Latka, C. Korschgen, D. L. Galat, S. Krentz, M. Oetker, M. Olson, C. M. Scott, and J. Berkley. 2004. Research and assessment needs for pallid sturgeon recovery in the Missouri River. Final report to the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming, Laramie.
  • Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2004. Ecological, social, and economic issues related to bioinvasive species and the preservation of cutthroat trout in the western United States. Pages 113-116 in S. E. Moore, R. F. Carline, and J. Dillon, editors. Working together to ensure the future of wild trout. Proceedings of the Wild Trout VIII Symposium, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
  • Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2004. Wyoming habitat assessment methodology (WHAM) Level I assessment manual. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish Division, Cheyenne
  • Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2004. Warmwater stream assessment manual. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish Division, Cheyenne.
  • Boyle, A., and C. J. Conway. 2003. Avian diversity at the Madrona Pools. Pages 61-72 in Madrona Pools Pulse Study: A rapid environmental assessment at the Madrona Pools, Saguaro National Park. U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Erwin, R. M., C. J. Conway, S. W. Hadden, J. S. Hatfield, and S. M. Melvin. 2003. Waterbird Monitoring Protocol for Cape Cod National Seashore and other Coastal Parks, Refuges, and Protected Areas: A Protocol for the Long-term Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Program at Cape Cod National Seashore. Long-term Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Program, National Park Service, Wellfleet, MA.
  • Conway, C.J., M.D. Smith, and L.A. Ellis. 2003. Burrowing owl conservation on golf courses in North America. Final Report, U.S. Golf Association, Wildlife Links Program, Stillwater, OK.
  • Conway, C.J., M.D. Smith, and L.A. Ellis. 2003. How to install artificial nesting burrows for burrowing owls: A guide for golf course superintendents and grounds crews. Pamphlet, U.S. Golf Association, Wildlife Links Program, Stillwater, OK.
  • Conway, C.J., S. Lantz, and S.H. Anderson. 2003. Demographic consequences of habitat use for burrowing owls in northeastern Wyoming. 2002 Annual Report, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, WY.
  • Conway, C.J., V. Garcia, M.D. Smith, and L. Ellis. 2003. Population Ecology and Habitat Use of Burrowing Owls in Eastern Washington. 2002 Annual Report, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Pasco, WA.
  • Ellis, L.A., and C.J. Conway. 2003. Burrowing owl demography in southeastern Arizona. 2002 Annual Report, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, U.S.G.S., Arizona Game and Fish Department, Tucson, AZ.
  • Guy, C. S., W. K. Dodds, M. C. Quist, and R. J. Bernot. 2003. Stocking success and factors influencing survival and growth of stocked walleyes. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Project F-45-R-2, Emporia.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2003. Evaluation of physiological condition on comparative survival of transported juvenile salmon. Annual Report for 2002 to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 25pp.
  • Sagar, K.A., K. Jenkins, P., Happe, R.G. Wright, and J. Beecham. 2002 Landscape analysis of black bear distribution patterns in Olympic National Park. Olympic Field Station, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2002. Evaluation of the effects of physiolgical condition on comparative survival of transported juvenile salmon. Annual Report for 2001 to U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 42 pp.
  • Conway, C.J., M. D. Smith, and V. Garcia. 2002. Population Ecology and Habitat Use of Burrowing Owls in Eastern Washington. Annual Report, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Spokane, WA.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2002. Evaluation of physiological changes in migrating juvenile salmonids and effects on performance and survival. Annual Report for 2001 to U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 52 pp.
  • Conway, C.J., M. D. Smith, and V. Garcia. 2002. Population Ecology and Habitat Use of Burrowing Owls in Eastern Washington. Annual Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hanford Reach National Monument, Richland, WA.
  • Conway, C.J., M. D. Smith, and V. Garcia. 2002. Population Ecology and Habitat Use of Burrowing Owls in Eastern Washington. Annual Report, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.
  • Conway, C.J. 2002. Development and Field Testing of Survey methods for a continental marsh bird monitoring program in North America. Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Program. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Migratory Bird Management, Denver, CO.
  • Moffitt, C. M. 2002. Reauthorization of INAD, Field Trials, Erythromycin Feed Additive. Center for Veterinary Medicine, U. S. Food and Drug Administration. March 2002. One book.
  • Quist, M. C., E. Ryce, and T. Strakosh. 2002. An old and new face for the student subsection. Fisheries 27(2) 30-31.
  • Conway, C.J., and M. D. Smith. 2001. Burrowing Owl Conservation on golf courses in North America. Annual Report, U.S. Golf Association, Stillwater, OK. 13 pp. 6 December 2001.
  • Erwin, R. M., C. J. Conway, S. W. Hadden, J. S. Hatfield, S. M. Melvin. 2001. Waterbird Monitoring Protocol for Cape Cod National Seashore and other Coastal Parks, Refuges, and Protected Areas. NPS-BRD/USGS Long-Term Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Program, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland.
  • Congleton, J.L. 2001. Evaluation of the effects of physiological condition on comparative survival ot transported juvenile salmon. Annual Report for 2000 to U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 31pp.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2001. Evaluation of physiological differences in transported, in-river migrating, and multiple-bypassed juvenile salmon. Annual Report for 2000 to U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. 38 pp.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Kirkpatrick. 2001. Population status, detection probability, and effects of fire on Buff-breasted Flycatchers. Final Report, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ. 73 pp.
  • Conway, C. J., and C. Kirkpatrick. 2001. Population status, detection probability, and effects of fire on Buff-breasted Flycatchers. Final Report, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ. 73 pp. 31 August 2001.
  • Congleton, J. L. et al. 2001. Evaluation of the effects of multiple dam passage on the physiological condition of migrating juvenile salmon. 1999 Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 47 pp,
  • Conway, C.J., C. Sulzman, and B.E. Raulston. 2001. Population trends, distribution, and monitoring protocols for California Black Rails. Final Report, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix. 46 pp.
  • Conway, C.J., C. Sulzman, and B.E. Raulston. 2001. Population trends, distribution, and monitoring protocols for California Black Rails. Unpubl. Report to Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix. 46 pp. 1 July 2001.
  • Conway, C. J., and J. C. Simon. 2001. Development and evaluation of standardized survey protocols for monitoring Burrowing Owl populations in North America. Final Report, The Nature Conservancy, Lander, WY. 38 pp. 31 May 2001.
  • Conway, C. J., and J. C. Simon. 2001. Development and evaluation of standardized survey protocols for monitoring Burrowing Owl populations in North America. Final Report, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, WY. 38 pp.
  • Conway, C. J., and J. C. Simon. 2001. Development and evaluation of standardized survey protocols for monitoring Burrowing Owl populations in North America. Final Report, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, WY. 38 pp. 31 May 2001.
  • Conway, C. J., and J. C. Simon. 2001. Development and evaluation of standardized survey protocols for monitoring Burrowing Owl populations in North America. Final Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO. 38 pp. 31 May 2001.
  • Conway, C.J., and J.P. Gibbs. 2001. Factors influencing detection probabilities and the benefits of call broadcast surveys for monitoring marsh birds. Unpubl. Report to USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD. 58 pp.
  • Conway, C.J., C. Sulzman, and B.E. Raulston. 2001. Population trends, distribution, and monitoring protocols for California Black Rails. Final Report, California Department of Fish and Game.
  • Conway, C.J., C. Sulzman, and B.E. Raulston. 2001. Population trends, distribution, and monitoring protocols for California Black Rails. Final Report, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Boulder City, NV.
  • Conway, C.J., and J.P. Gibbs. 2001. Factors influencing detection probablity and the benefits of call-broadcast surveys for monitoring marsh birds. Final Report submitted to U.S. Fish and Widlife Service, Patuxent Research Center, Laurel, MD, 58pp
  • Moffitt, C.M. 2001. Modifications to risk assessment for approval of erythromycin feed additive to control bacterial kidney disease in salmonids: Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. January 2001. Two books.
  • Kockovsy, P. J., S. Cooke, E. Ryce, M. C. Quist, and L. Bergstedt. 2001. The student subsection strategic plan: 1999-2004. Fisheries 26(2):28-29.
  • Conway, C.J., and M.D. Smith. 2000. Burrowing owl conservation on golf courses in North America. Annual Report, U.S. Golf Association, Stillwater, OK 14pp
  • Conway, C.J., and M.D. Smith. 2000. Owls and golf courses may be mutually beneficial. Golf Course News 12(5):22
  • Bjornn, T. C., M. L. Keefer, C. A. Peery. 1999. Adult salmon and steelhead passage through transition pools at Columbia and Snake River dams, 1996-1997. Fish Passage, Operations and Maintenance Committee, Portland,OR.
  • Keefer, M. L., and T. C. Bjornn. November 1999. Summary of recent analyses of adult salmon and steelhead passage data at Columbia and Snake River dams. 1999 Corps of Engineers Research Review, Walla Walla, WA.
  • Perry, C. A., and T. C. Bjornn. November 1999. Testing lamprey passage in the ladder flume at Bonneville Dam. 1999 Corps of Engineers Research Review, Walla Walla, WA.
  • Reischel, T. S.,and T. C. Bjornn. November 1999. Depth and temperature profiles for steelhead and fall chinook salmon that migrated through the Lower Snake River. 1999 Corps ofEngineers Research Review, Walla Walla, WA.
  • Congleton, J. 2000. "Energy reserves and nutritional status of juvenile chinook salmon emigrating from the Snake River Basin." Pp. 21-23 In Editors J. Cech, S. McCormick, and D. MacKinlay, Proceedings of Fish Migration and Passage Symposium, Fourth Internation congress of Fish Biology, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Congleton, J. L., et al. 2000. Evaluation of procedures for collection, transportation and downstream passage of outmigrating salmonids. Annual Report for 1998 to U.S.Army Corps of Engineers, 28 pp.
  • Schreck, C. B., D. Lerner, C. Seals, T. Stahl, L. Davis, G. Oosterhout and J. Congleton. 2000. "Interaction of stress, pathogens and development of behavior of teleosts." Pp.1-3 in Editors B. Barton, T. Pottinger,G. Iwama and D. MacKinlay, Proceedings of Stress in Fish Symposium, Fourth International Concress of Fish biology, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Miller, C. A.and R. G. Wright. 2000. An assessment of visitor satisfaction with public transportation services at Denali National Park and Preserve. Park Science 18:18-19.
  • Yost, A. and R. G. Wright. 1999. A preliminary study of axis deer distribution,movements and food habits at Kalaupapa National Historical Park. Final Report, UICFWRU.
  • Bister, T. J., D. W. Willis, M. L. Brown, S. M. Jordan, R. M. Neumann, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 1999. Development of standard weight (Ws) equations and standard length categories for 18 warmwater game and nongame fishes. South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Technical Bulletin 12, Brookings.
  • Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 1999. Structure and function of fish communities on Fort Riley Military Reservation. Completion Report, Directorate of the Environment and Safety, Fort Riley Military Reservation, Fort Riley, Kansas.
  • Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 1998. Stream resources on Fort Riley Military Reservation. Educational brochure, Directorate of the Environment and Safety, Fort Riley Military Reservation, Fort Riley, Kansas.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1997. Estimating the effect of temperature on the rate of replication of bacteria in different aquatic environments. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. December 1997. One book.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1997. Clinical field trials, erythromycin feed additive to control bacterial kidney disease in salmonids: pivotal and corroborative data presentation and analysis. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary medicine. June 1997, Six books.
  • Quist, M. C. 1997. Diversity and the fisheries student. Fisheries 22(1):34.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1996. Data on target animal safety of erythromycin as a feed additive to juvenile and age zero salmon; INADs 6013, 4333. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. December 1996. 11 Books, follow up October 1979 with 1 book and all electronic data.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1996. RE: INAD 6013 H002. Follow up to response of U of I submittal November 1994, and meeting 1 November 1995. Letter from CVM 21 November 1995. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. May 1996. Three books.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1994. Procedures for determining residues of erythromycin in salmonids following injection or feeding of erythromycin, and preliminary data from laboratory and field trials, INAD 6013, 4333, and 6430. 1994. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. November 1994. Two books.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1994. Dose titration of erythromycin thiocyante against acute infections of Renibacterium salmoninarum in salmon addendum to submittal dated 20 July 1994. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. Five Books.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1994. Dose titration of erythromycin thiocyante against acute infections of Renibacterium salmoninarum in salmon addendum to submittal dated 20 July 1994. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. Two books.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1994. Palatability to individual chinook salmon of rations made with two different carriers for erythromycin thiocyanate April 1994. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. Two books.
  • Moffitt, C.M. 1993. Palatability to groups of chinook salmon of feed additives containing erythromycin thiocyanate. November 1993. Submittal to U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Veterinary Medicine. Two Books.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 24

Scientific Publications: 84

Presentations: 238

 

Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Idaho Department of Fish and Game
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Idaho
  5. Wildlife Management Institute