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Dr. Cyndy Loftin

Technical Publications

  • Loftin, C.S, R.Carey, and K. Goodine. 2017. The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Maine Department of Wildlife Ecology 2016 Annual Report to Cooperators. 50 pp.
  • Loman, Z., D. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, P.B. Wood. 2016. Evaluation of representative bird species’ Landscape Capability models developed by the Designing Sustainable Landscapes project in the 13-state, northeastern region of the United States. Annual report of project activity to the USFWS. 7 pp.
  • Rolek, B., D. Harrison, C. Loftin, and P. Wood. 2016. Bird communities of coniferous forests in the Acadian region; their habitat associations and responses to forest management. Annual report to the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit. 14pp.
  • Loftin, C.S, R.Carey, and K. Goodine. 2016. The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Maine Department of Wildlife Ecology 2015 Annual Report to Cooperators. 50 pp.
  • Loftin, C.S, R.Carey, and K. Goodine. 2014. The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Maine Department of Wildlife Ecology 2013 Annual Report to Cooperators. 50 pp.
  • Loftin, C.S, R.Carey, and K. Goodine. 2013. The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Maine Department of Wildlife Ecology 2012 Annual Report to Cooperators. 57 pp.
  • Loftin, C.S. and R.Carey. 2012. The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Maine Department of Wildlife Ecology 2011 Annual Report to Cooperators. 57 pp.
  • Krohn, W. and C. S. Loftin. 2010. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Report to Cooperators. 49pp.
  • Krohn, W., and C.S. Loftin, eds. 2010. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Department of Wildlife Ecology 2008 Annual report to Cooperators, 43 pp.
  • Krohn, W. B., and C. S. Loftin (compilers and editors). 2009. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Department of Wildlife Ecology. 2008 Report to Cooperators. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. 43 pp.
  • Schilling, E.G., C.S. Loftin, and A.D. Huryn. 2008. Effects of fish introductions on the geographic distribution and native invertebrate fauna of naturally fishless lakes in Maine. A Technical Summary Submitted to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
  • Schilling, E.G., C.S. Loftin, and A.D. Huryn. 2008. Effects of fish introductions on the geographic distribution and native invertebrate fauna of naturally fishless lakes in Maine. A Technical Summary Submitted to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
  • Schilling, E.G., C.S. Loftin, and A.D. Huryn. 2008. Effects of fish introductions on the geographic distribution and native invertebrate fauna of naturally fishless lakes in Maine. A Technical Summary Submitted to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
  • Loftin, C.S., A.D Huryn, E.G. Schilling, and K.E. DeGoosh. 2008. Environmental factors associated with unique lake communities in Maine, Report to Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, 9 pp.
  • Loftin, C.S., J. Zydlewski, and A.Elskus. 2008. Examination of mercury contamination in northern two-lined salamanders and slimy sculpin inhabiting watersheds in coastal Maine, Report to Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, 15 pp
  • Zydlewski, J. and C.S. Loftin. 2008. Using dendrochonology and stable isotopes to document historical deposition of marine derived nutrients in the Penobscot River Basin, Maine, Report to Penobscot Indian Nation, 4 pp.
  • 2007. Annual Progress Report for State Wildlife Grant ?Environmental factors associated with unique lake communities in Maine?, 8 pp.
  • 2007. Annual Progress Report for State Wildlife Grant ?Habitat selection, relocations, and fish hosts of the yellow lampmussel and tidewater mucket in Maine?, 7 pp.
  • Annual Progress Report for State Wildlife Grant ?Habitat selection, relocations, and fish hosts of the yellow lampmussel and tidewater mucket in Maine?, 7 pp.
  • Okefenokee Swamp post-fire vegetation assessment, report provided to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge as part of the post-fire management and recovery program. 22 pp.
  • Krohn, W. B., and C. S. Loftin (compilers and editors). 2007. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Department of Wildlife Ecology. 2006 Report to Cooperators. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. 43 pp.
  • McCloskey, J.T., and C. S. Loftin. 2006. Final report for Research Work Order 44, Southeastern Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Modeling vegetation succession and species-habitat relationships in the Okefenokee Swamp. Prepared as Ph.D. dissertation (J.T. McCloskey, Evaluating effects of fire management policy on vegetation communities in the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia, 232 pp.)
  • Krohn, W.B., and C.S. Loftin (compilers and editors). 2005. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Department of Wildlife Ecology - 2005 Report to Cooperators. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono, ME. 54 pp.
  • Loftin, C. S. 2005. Landscape control of the distribution of two rare Atlantic slope freshwater mussels in Maine, the yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) and the tidewater mucket (Leptodea ochracea). Final report to USGS-State Partnership Program, Research Work Order 47, 50 pp.
  • RWO 47: Fish hosts, population structure, and landscape control of the distribution of two rare Atlantic slope freshwater mussels in Maine. USGS-State Partnership Program
  • 2004. RWO 45 Northeastern Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Effects of landscape heterogeneity and environmental stressors on palustrine and lotic amphibian populations in Acadia National Park, Final report (dissertation and thesis)
  • Bank, M.S., C.S. Loftin, and A. Amirbahman. 2004. Mercury bioaccumulation in green frog (Rana calmitans) and bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) tadpoles from Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Final project report to the Declining Amphibian Population Task Force.
  • Bank, M.S., C.S. Loftin, and A. Amirbahman. 2004. Mercury bioaccumulation in green frog (Rana calmitans) and bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) tadpoles from Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Final project report to USGS Maine Water Research Institute, University of Maine, Orono
  • Hierl, L., C.S. Loftin, J. Longcore, and D. McAuley. 2003. A multivariate assessment of wetland habitat conditions in Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Maine. Final project report for RWO 43 Hydrological assessment of Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Impoundments, 163 pp.
  • Krohn, W.B., and C.S. Loftin (eds.). 2003. Departmetn of Wildlife Ecology and Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit 2002 annual report to unit cooperators.
  • Bank, M.S., C.S. Loftin, T.A. Haines, and R.E. Jung. 2003. Effects of fire history, trophic dynamics, and watershed complexity on mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in two-lined salamanders (Eurycea bislineata) from Acadia and Shenandoah National Parks. final technical report for the Declining Amphibian Population Task Force, 4pp.
  • Peckenham, J.M., S.J. Nelson, K.B. Johnson, J.S. Kahl, M.S. Bank, and C.S. Loftin. 2003. Hydrological, chemical, and landscape controls on mercury in streams on Mount Desert Island. Pages 143-152 in J.S. Kahl et al., eds., Establishing paired gauged watersheds at Acadia National Park for long-term research on acidic deposition, nitrogen saturation, forest health, and mercury biogeochemistry (1998-2002). PrimeNet Final Integrated report, Acadia National Park.
  • Loftin, C.S., J. McCloskey, W.M. Kitchens, and M. Dusek. Changes in vegetation distributions in the lower Savannah River tidal marsh following removal of a tidal flap gate. Final Report to the USFWS RWO 41 Savannah River marsh conversion and spatial vegetation succession model assessment, 42 pp.
  • Krohn, W. B., and C. S. Loftin (compilers and editors). 2003. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit and Department of Wildlife Ecology - 2002 Report to Cooperators. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono, ME. 52 pp.
  • Bank, M.S., T.A. Haines, and C.S. Loftin. 2001. Preliminary estimates of habitat use and mercury content of two-lined salamanders in Acadia National Park, Maine. Abstract, Maine Water Conference, Augusta, ME.
  • Loftin, C.S., and M. Bank. 2001. Literature synthesis of the effects of forest management activities on riparian biota of Northeastern North America. CFRU Research Note 01-01:1-4.
  • Loftin, C.S., M. Bank, J. Hagan, and D. Siegel. 2001. Literature synthesis of the effects of forest management activities on riparian and in-stream biota of New England. UMaine CFRU Research Report 01-01 and Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Misc Report 425. 78 pp.
  • Loftin, C.S., M.S. Bank, J. Hagan, and D. Siegal. 2000. Wildlife use of forested riparian areas in New England. Abstract, University of Maine Cooperative Forestry Research Unit Forestry & the Riparian Zone Conference, 26 October 2000, Orono, ME.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 22

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 28

Scientific Publications: 54

Presentations: 266

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Maine
  5. Wildlife Management Institute