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Dr. James Cain III

Technical Publications

  • Roemer, G.W., and J.W. Cain III. 2016. An assessment of the landscape genetic structure of the western continental golden eagle population. Annual Project Status Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Abstract |
  • Reddell, C.D., T.K. Karish, G.W. Roemer, and J.W. Cain III. 2016. Investigations into the control of coyote and feral burro populations on the National Training Center Fort Irwin, California. Annual Progress Report to U.S. Army Construction and Engineering Research Laboratory and Fort Irwin National Training Center.Abstract |
  • Roemer, G.W., and J.W. Cain III. 2016. An assessment of the genetic structure of an urban Cooper’s hawk population. Project Status Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Abstract |
  • Roemer, G.W., and J.W. Cain III. 2015. An assessment of the landscape genetic structure of the western continental golden eagle population. Annual Project Status Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Abstract |
  • Cain III, J.W., C.A. Caldwell, and S.A. Carleton. 2015. Assessment of drought impacts on selected fish and wildlife species in the southwestern U.S. 2014 Annual Progress Report to USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Science CenterAbstract |
  • Cain III, J.W., C.W. Epps, M.R. Buchalski, and L.M. Thompson. 2015. Evaluating Adaptive Capacity of Desert Bighorn Sheep to Climate Change: Identifying Genetic Links to Climate Adaptations in Native and Reintroduced Populations. Annual progress report to USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center.Abstract |
  • Cain, J.W., III, G.W. Roemer, and C. Britt. 2015. Distribution and Habitat Selection/Space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Areas with High Potential for Wind Energy Development in New Mexico. Project Status Report to Bureau of Land Management.Abstract |
  • Gould, M.J., J.W. Cain III, G.W. Roemer, and W.R. Gould. 2015. Estimating abundance and density of American black bears (Ursus americanus) in New Mexico using noninvasive genetic sampling-based capture-recapture methods: Report on 2013 data collection and analysis for the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains and an updated analysis for the northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Annual project report to New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.Abstract |
  • Cain III, J.W., C.A. Caldwell, and S.A. Carleton. 2014. Assessment of Drought Impacts on Selected Fish and Wildlife Species in the Southwestern U.S. 2014 Annual Progress Report to USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center.Abstract |
  • Cain, J.W., III, G.W. Roemer, and C. Britt. 2014. Distribution and Habitat Selection/Space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Areas with High Potential for Wind Energy Development in New Mexico. Project Status Report to Bureau of Land Management.
  • Gould, M.J., J.W. Cain III, G.W. Roemer, and W.R. Gould. 2014. Estimating abundance and density of American black bears (Ursus americanus) in New Mexico using noninvasive genetic sampling-based capture-recapture methods: Report on 2012 data collection in the northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Annual project report to New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
  • Overstreet, M.W., J.W. Cain III, and C.A. Caldwell. 2014. Adult survival, apparent lamb survival, and body condition of desert bighorn sheep in relation to habitat and precipitation on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. Final Project Report to USFWS-Kofa National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Cain III, J.W., C.A. Caldwell, and S. Carleton. 2013. Assessment of Drought Impacts on Selected Fish and Wildlife Species in the Southwestern U.S. 2013 Annual Progress Report to USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center.Abstract |
  • Munro, K.J., J.W. Cain III, and G.W. Roemer, and. 2013. Distribution and Habitat Selection/Space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Areas with High Potential for Wind Energy Development in New Mexico. Project Status Report to Bureau of Land Management.
  • Cain, J.W., III, G.W. Roemer, and K.J. Munro. 2012. Distribution and Habitat Selection/Space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Areas with High Potential for Wind Energy Development in New Mexico. Project Status Report to Bureau of Land Management.
  • Overstreet, M.W., and J.W. Cain III. 2012. Survival, recruitment, and body condition of desert bighorn sheep in relation to forage conditions and precipitation on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. Preliminary Project Report to USFWS-Kofa National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Cain, J.W., III, G.W. Roemer, and J.G. Barnes. 2011. Distribution and Habitat Selection/Space Use of Migratory and Resident Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in Areas with High Potential for Wind Energy Development in New Mexico. Project Status Report to Bureau of Land Management.
  • Turnbull, T.T., J.W. Cain, III, G.W. Roemer. 2011. Evaluating trapping techniques to reduce potential for injury to Mexican wolves. U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 2011-1190.
  • Smith, K.N., M.L. Morrison, T. McFarland, and J.W. Cain, III. 2010. Black-capped vireo monitoring at Devils River State Natural Area: Methods and Results. Annual Report to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
  • Smith, K.N., M.L. Morrison, T. McFarland, and J.W. Cain, III. 2010. Black-capped vireo monitoring at Dolan Falls Preserve: Methods and Results. Annual Report to The Nature Conservancy.
  • Cain, J.W., III, N. Owen-Smith and M.C. Vance. Influence of ecosystem heterogeneity and predation risk on habitat selection, resource use, and movements of buffalo, wildebeest, and zebra. Annual progress report to South African National Parks.
  • Smith, K.N., M.L. Morrison, and J.W. Cain, III. 2009. Black-capped vireo monitoring at Devils River State Natural Area. Annual Report to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
  • Smith, K.N., M.L. Morrison, and J.W. Cain, III. 2009. Black-capped vireo monitoring at Dolan falls Preserve. Annual Report to The Nature Conservancy.
  • Cain, J.W., III and N. Owen-Smith. 2008. Diel patterns of habitat use by sable antelope, zebra, and buffalo in northern Kruger National Park. Research Progress Report. South African National Parks, Kruger National Park Scientific Services, Skukuza, South Africa.
  • Krausman, P.R., J.R. Morgart, L.K. Harris, C.S. O’Brien, J.W. Cain, III, and S.S. Rosenstock. 2004. Sonoran pronghorn literature: An annotated bibliography. U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 2005-1265.
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, S.S. Rosenstock, and J.C. Turner. 2005. Literature review and annotated bibliography: Water requirements of desert ungulates. U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 2005-1141.
  • Krausman, P.R., J.W. Cain, III, and H.E. Johnson. 2004. Impact of the Bullock and Aspen fires on desert bighorn sheep habitat in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area, Arizona. Final report in fulfillment of contract #41-8197-3-0107. United States Forest Service, Coronado National Forest.
  • Stitt, E.W., J.W Cain, III, C.R. Schwalbe, and D.E. Swann. 2003. Using infrared cameras to monitor burrow associates of desert tortoises at Saguaro National Park. Final report to Western National Parks Association.
  • Bombay, H.L., M.L. Morrison, D.E. Taylor, and J.W. Cain. 2001. Annual report and preliminary demographic analysis for willow flycatcher monitoring in the Central Sierra Nevada. U.S. Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest.
  • Cain, J.W., M.L. Morrison, and W.E. Avery. 2001. Avian behavior and winter habitat use at Beale Air force Base, California (November 2000–February 2001). Final Report to Beale Air Force Base, United States Air Force.
  • Morrison, M.L., H.L. Bombay, J.W. Cain, and D.E. Taylor. 2000. Annual report and preliminary demographic analysis for willow flycatcher monitoring in the central Sierra Nevada. U.S. Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest.
  • Bombay, H.L., J.W. Cain, M.L. Morrison, and L.S. Hall. 1999. Annual report for the challenge cost-share agreement between California State University, Sacramento and U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest regarding willow flycatcher monitoring.
  • Morrison, M.L., L.S. Hall, H.L. Bombay, and J.W. Cain. 1999. Annual report for the memorandum of understanding between California State University, Sacramento and California Department of Fish and Game regarding willow flycatcher.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 15

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 161

New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
  2. New Mexico State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey