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  • Cain, J.W., III, J.V. Gedir, P.R. Krausman, J.P. Marshal, J.D. Allen, G.C. Duff, B.D. Jansen and J.R. Morgart. 2017. Extreme precipitation variability, forage quality and large herbivore diet selection in arid environments. Oikos 126:1459-1471.  | Download  | 
  • Peterson, D., R.B. Trantham, T.G. Trantham, and C.A. Caldwell. Tagging effects of passive integrated transponder and visual implant elastomer on the small-bodied White Sands pupfish (Cyprinodon tularosa). Journal of Fisheries Research (online publication completed 24 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fisheries.2017.08.019.  | Abstract | 
  • Huntsman, B.M., Falke, J.A., Savereide, J.W., and K.E. Bennett. 2017. The role of density-dependent and –independent processes in spawning habitat selection by salmon in an Arctic boreal stream network. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177467. https://doi.org/10.1371/
    journal.pone.0177467
  • Cain III, J.W., M.M. Avery, C.A. Caldwell, L.B. Abbot, and J.L. Holechek. 2017. Diet composition, quality, and overlap of sympatric American pronghorn and gemsbok. Wildlife Biology wlb00296:1-10.  | Download  | 
  • Alvarez, G., C.A. Caldwell, and C. Kruse. Effects of CFT Legumine (5% ROTENONE) On tadpole survival and metamorphosis of Chiricahua leopard frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis), northern leopard frog (L. pipiens), and American bullfrog (L. catebeinanus). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:3 512-522.
  • Zeigler, M.P. and C.A. Caldwell. 2017. Feasibility study: Establishing native fish fauna to McKittrick Creek, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. National Park Service Natural Resource Technical Report Series.
  • Alvarez, G., E.A.L. Salas, N.M. Harings, and K.G. Boykin. 2017. Projections of future suitable bioclimatic conditions of parthenogenetic whiptails. Climate 2017, 5(2), 34; doi:10.3390/cli5020034

  • Salas, E.A.L., V.A. Seamster, K.G. Boykin, N.M. Harings, and K.W. Dixon. 2017. Modeling the impacts of climate change on Species of Concern (birds) in South Central USA based on bioclimatic variables. 4(2): 358-385 doi: 10.3934/environsci.2017.2.358
  • Doyle, J.M. T.E. Katzner, G.W. Roemer, J.W. Cain III, B. Millsap, C. McIntyre, S.A. Sonsthagen, N. Fernandez, M. Wheeler, Z. Bulut, P. Bloom, and J.A. DeWoody. 2016. Genetic structure and viability selection in the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), a vagile raptor with a holarctic distribution. Conservation Genetics 17:1307–1322.  | Download  | 
  • Roberts, C.P., J.W. Cain III, and R.D. Cox. 2016. Application of Activity Sensors for Estimating Behavioral Patterns. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40:764-771  | Download  | 
  • Kindschuh, S.R., J.W. Cain III, D. Daniel and M.A. Peyton. 2016. Efficacy of GPS cluster analysis for predicting carnivory sites of a wide-ranging omnivore: the American black bear. Ecosphere 7: art e01513.  | Download  | 
  • Collins, D, B Grisham, C Conring , J Knetter , W Conway , SA Carleton , M Boggie. 2015. Evidence of new summer areas and interpopulation mixing of two Greater Sandhill Crane Populations in the Intermountain West. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Earl, J.E., S.D. Fuhlendorf, D. Haukos, A.M. Tanner, D. Elmore, and S.A. Carleton. 2016. Characteristics of lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) long-distance movements across their distribution. Ecosphere 7(8):e01441. 10.1002/ecs2.1441
  • Karsch, R.C., J.W. Cain III, E.M. Rominger, and E.J. Goldstein. 2016. Desert bighorn lambing habitat: Parturition, lamb nursery, and predation sites. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:1069-1080.  | Download  | 
  • J. Whitney, R. Al-Chokhachy, D. Bunnell, C. Caldwell, S. Cooke, E. Eliason, M.Rogers, A. J. Lynch, C. Paukert. 2016. Physiological basis of climate change impacts
    on North American inland fish. Fisheries. 41(7): 332-345.
  • Whitney, J. E., and 8 coauthors. 2016. Mechanistic basis of climate change impacts on the physiology of North American inland fishes. Fisheries 41:332-345.
  • Gould, M.J., J.W. Cain III, G.W. Roemer, and W.R. Gould. 2016. Estimating abundance and density of American black bears (Ursus americanus) in New Mexico using noninvasive genetic sampling coupled with spatially explicit capture-recapture methods. Report provided by the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Program under agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-120-2016, National Conservation Training Center.  | Download  | 
  • Galindo, R., W.D. Wilson, and C.A. Caldwell. 2016. Geographic Distribution of Genetic Diversity in Populations of Rio Grande chub Gila pandora. Conservation Genetics. 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0574. (release on line; not scheduled for release in print until 2017)
     | Abstract | 
  • Garrison, K.R., J.W. Cain III, E.M. Rominger, and E.J. Goldstein. 2016. Sympatric cattle grazing and desert bighorn sheep foraging. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:197-207.  | Download  | 
  • Gedir, J.V., J.W. Cain III, P.R. Krausman, J.D. Allen, G.C. Duff, and J.R. Morgart. 2016. Potential foraging decisions by a desert ungulate to balance water and nutrient intake in a water-stressed environment. PLoS ONE 11(2):e0148795.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148795  | Download  | 
  • Salas, E.A., K. Boykin, R. Valdez. 2016. Multispectral and Texture Feature Application in Image-Object Analysis of Summer Vegetation in Eastern Tajikistan Pamirs. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 78; doi:10.3390/rs8010078
  • Salas, E.A.L.; Valdez, R.; Boykin, K.G. Open-Access Geographic Data for the Argali Habitat in the Southeastern Tajik Pamirs. Data 2016, 1, 5.
  • Gedir, J.V., J.W. Cain III, G. Harris, and T.T. Turnbull. 2015. Effects of climate change on long-term population growth of pronghorn in an arid environment. Ecosphere 6: art 189.  | Download  | 
  • Chase, N., C.A. Caldwell, S.A. Carleton, and W.R. Gould, J.A. Hobbs. 2015. Movement patterns and dispersal potential of Pecos bluntnose shiner (Notropis simus pecosensis) revealed using otolith microchemistry. Canadian Journal if Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72:1575-1583.  | Abstract | 
  • Carleton SA, CM del Rio, and TJ Robinson. Feather Isotope Analysis Reveals Differential Patterns of Habitat and Resource Use in Populations of White-Winged Doves


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  • Kramer, D.W., G.E. Sorensen, C.A. Taylor R.D. Cox, P.S. Gibson, and J.W. Cain III. 2015. Ungulate exclusion, conifer thinning and mule deer forage in northeastern New Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 113:29-34.  | Download  | 
  • Raheem, N., S. Archambault, E. Arellano, M. Gonzales, D. Kopp, J. Rivera, S. Guldan, K. Boykin, C. Oldham, A. Valdez, S. Colt, E. Lamadrid , J. Wang, J. Price, J. Goldstein, P. Arnold, S. Martin, E. Dingwell. 2015. A framework for assessing ecosystem services in acequia irrigation communities of the Upper Río Grande Watershed. WIREs Water 2015. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1091.
  • Salas, E.A., R. Valdez, K. Boykin. 2015. Investigating the Geographic Layers as Landscape Drivers for the Marco Polo Argali Rangeland Habitat in the Southeastern Pamir Mountain of Tajikistan. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2015, 4(4), 2094-2108; doi:10.3390/ijgi4042094
  • O’Shaughnessy, R., J.W. Cain III, N. Owen-Smith. 2014. Comparative diet and habitat selection of puku and lechwe in northern Botswana. Journal of Mammalogy 95:933-942.  | Download  | 
  • Pitman, J.W., J.W. Cain III, S.G. Liley, W.R. Gould, N.T. Quintana, and W. B. Ballard. 2014. Post-parturition habitat selection by elk calves and adult female elk in New Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:1216-1227.  | Download  | 
  • Kalb, B.W. and C.A. Caldwell. 2014. Restoration of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalis to the Mescalero Apache Reservation. Report to Mescalero Apache Tribe. Agreement No. GR3386. 59 pp.  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • 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. USFWS NCTC. 20 pages
  • Lewis, J.D., J.W. Cain III, and R. Denkhaus. 2014. Home range and habitat selection of an inland alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) population at the northwestern edge of the distribution range. Southeastern Naturalist 13:261-279.  | Download  | 
  • Smith, J.B., D.P. Walsh, E.J. Goldstein, Z.D. Parsons, R.C. Karsch, J.R. Stiver, J.W. Cain III, K.J. Raedeke, and J.A. Jenks. 2014. Techniques for capturing bighorn sheep lambs. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:165-174.  | Download  | 
  • Ayre, K.K., C.A. Caldwell, J. Stinson, and W.G. Landis. Analysis of regional scale risk to whirling disease in populations of Colorado and Rio Grande cutthroat trout using a Bayesian belief network model. Journal of Risk Analysis 34:1589-1605.  | Abstract | 
  • Caldwell, C.A., G. Alvarez, K.G. Boykin. 2014. Toxicity effects of piscicide CFT Legumine (5% rotenone) on Lithobates sp. of New Mexico. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish – Share with Wildlife (#13-516-0000-00043). 19 pp.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Harings, N.M., K.G. Boykin, L. Oligschlaeger. (Accepted). Reptile Occurrence and Habitat Associations on Holloman Air Force Base. Herpetological Conservation & Biology
  • Fernald,A., S. Guldan, K. Boykin, A. Cibils, M. Gonzales, B. H. Hurd, S. Lopez, C. G. Ochoa, M. Ortiz, J. Rivera, S. Rodriguez, and C. M. Steele. (Accepted). Hydrological, ecological, land use, economic, and sociocultural evidence for resilience of traditional irrigation communities in New Mexico, USA. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
  • Ochoa, C.G., S.J. Guldan, A. Cibils, S. Lopez, K. Boykin, V.C. Tidwell, A.G. Fernald 2013. Hydrologic connectivity of head waters and floodplains in a semiarid watershed. The Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education 152:69-78
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, and S.S. Rosenstock. 2013. Water and Other Welfare Factors, Pages 174-194, in P.R. Krausman and J.W. Cain III, Editors. Wildlife Management: Contemporary Principles and Practices. The Wildlife Society and John Hopkins University Press.
  • Krausman, P.R., and J.W. Cain, III, editors. 2013. Wildlife Management: Contemporary Principles and Practices. The Wildlife Society and John Hopkins University Press.
  • Cain, J.W. III, and J.P. Marhsal, editors. 2013. Proceedings of the IVth International Wildlife Management Congress, Durban, South Africa.
  • Caldwell, C.A., G.Z. Jacobi, M.C. Anderson, R.R. Parmenter, J. McGann, W.R. Gould, R. DuBey, and M.D. Jacobi. In press. Prescription fire effects on an aquatic community of a southwest montane grasslands system. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 33:1049-1062.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Zeigler, M.P., A.S. Todd, and C.A. Caldwell. 2013. Water temperature and baseflow discharge of Rio Grande cutthroat trout streams in Colorado and New Mexico- 2010 and 2011. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1051, 18 p. +appendices.  | Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Young, K.E., L.B. Abbottt, C.A. Caldwell, and T.S. Schrader. 2012. Estimating Suitable Environments for Invasive Plant Species Across Large Landscapes: A Remote Sensing Strategy using Landsat 7 ETM+. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 5:122-134.
  • Zeigler, M.P., S.F. Brinkman, C.A. Caldwell, A.S. Todd, M. S. Recsetar, and S.A. Bonar. Upper thermal tolerances of Rio Grande cutthroat trout under constant and fluctuating temperatures. FSP intitated. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142:1395-1405.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Zeigler, M.P., S.F. Brinkman, C.A. Caldwell, A.S. Todd, M. S. Recsetar, and S.A. Bonar. Upper thermal tolerances of Rio Grande cutthroat trout under constant and fluctuating temperatures. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142:1395-1405  | Abstract | 
  • Pepper, M.B., L.D. Howery, P.R. Krausman, G.B. Ruyle, J.W. Cain III, and D.W. Schafer. 2013. Adaptive grazing management for cattle and elk forage use in central Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 58:20-27.  | Download  | 
  • Turnbull, T.T., J.W. Cain, III, and G.W. Roemer. 2013. Anthropogenic impacts to the recovery of the Mexican wolf with a focus on trapping-related incidents. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:311-318.  | Download  | 
  • Fritts, MW, AK Fritts, SA Carleton, and R Bringolf. 2012. Shifts in stable isotope signatures of freshwater mussel glochidia during attachment to host fish. In Review Journal of Moluscan Studies.

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  • Boykin, K.G., W.G. Kepner, D.F. Bradford, R.K. Guy, D.A. Kopp, A.K. Leimer, E.A. Samson, N.F. East, A.C. Neale, and K.J. Gergely. 2013. A National Approach for Mapping and Quantifying Habitat-based Biodiversity Metrics across Multiple Spatial Scales.Ecological Indicators, ISSN 1470-160X, 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.11.005.
  • Villarreal, M.L., L.M. Norman, K.G. Boykin, and C.S.A. Wallace. (2013). Biodiversity losses and conservation trade-offs: assessing future growth scenarios for a North American transnational trade corridor. International International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, DOI:10.1080/21513732.2013.770800.  | Abstract | 
  • Fernald, A., V. Tidwell, J. Rivera, S.Rodriguez, S. Guldan, B.Hurd, C. Ochoa, C. Steele, M.Ortiz, K. Boykin, A. Cibils. A multiperspective model for sustainability of water, environment, livelihood, and culture in traditional irrigation communities and their linked watersheds.
  • Recsetar, M. S., M. P. Zeigler, D. L. Ward, S. A. Bonar, and C. A. Caldwell. 2012. Relationship Between Fish Size and Thermal Tolerance. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:1433-1438.




  • Zeigler, M.P., A.S. Todd, and C.A. Caldwell. 2012. Evidence of recent climate change within the historic range of Rio Grande cutthroat trout: Implications for management and future persistence. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:1045-1059  | Abstract | 
  • Martinez del Rio and S.A. Carleton. 2011. How fast and how faithful- the dynamics of isotopic incorporation into animal tissues. Journal of Mammology 93:353-359  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Macandza, V.A., N. Owen-Smith, and J.W. Cain, III. 2012. Dynamic spatial partitioning and coexistence among tall grass grazers in an African savanna. Oikos 121:891-898.  | Download  | 
  • Macandza, V.A., N. Owen-Smith, and J.W. Cain, III. 2012. Habitat and resource partitioning between abundant and relatively rare grazing ungulates. Journal of Zoology 287:175-185.  | Download  | 
  • Smith, K.N., J.W. Cain, III, M.L. Morrison, and R.N. Wilkins. 2012. Nesting ecology of the black-capped vireo in southwest Texas. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124:277-285.  | Download  | 
  • Cain, J.W., III, N. Owen-Smith, and V.A. Macandza. 2012. The costs of drinking: comparative water dependency of sable antelope and zebra. Journal of Zoology 286:58-67.  | Download  | 
  • Smith, K.N., J.W. Cain, III, M.L. Morrison, and R.N. Wilkins. 2012. A Novel Songbird Nest Predator: The Greater Arid-land Katydid. American Midland Naturalist 167:210-212.  | Download  | 
  • Calkins, M.T., E.A. Beever, K.G. Boykin, J.K. Frey, and M.C Andersen. 2012. Not-so-splendid Isolation: Modeling Climate-mediated Range Collapse of a Montane Mammal (Ochotona princeps) Across Numerous Ecoregions. Ecography 35: 001–012, 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07227.x
  • Martin, R.M., C.L. Keeler-Foster, K.G. Boykin, G. Zegers, and W.D. Wilson. 2011. Isolation and characterization of eight novel microsatellite loci in endangered Wyoming toad, Bufo baxteri. Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9544-y.
  • Samson, E.A., W.G. Kepner, K.G. Boykin, D.F. Bradford, B.G. Bierwagen, A.K.K. Leimer, R.K. Guy. 2011. Evaluating Biodiversity Response to Forecasted Land-use Change: A Case Study in the South Platte River, CO. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5169; 56-62.  | Publisher Website | 
  • Weltz, M.A., L. Jolley, D. Goodrich, K. Boykin, M. Nearing, J. Stone, P. Guertin, M.Hernandez, K.Speath, F. Pierson, C. Morris, and B. Kepner. 2011. Techniques for assessing the environmental outcomes of conservation practices applied to rangeland watersheds. Journal Of Soil And Water Conservation 66(5) 154A-162A. doi:10.2489/jswc.66.5.146A.
  • Sykes, C.L., C.A. Caldwell, and W.R. Gould. Physiological effects of potassium chloride, formalin and handling stress on bonytail Gila elegans. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 31:291-298.  | Abstract | 
  • Boykin, K.G. K.E. Young, and R.K. Guy. 2011. Spatial Identification of Statewide Areas for Conservation Focus in New Mexico: Implications for State Conservation Efforts. Diversity 3:275-295.  | Download  | 
  • Kepner, W. G., K. G. Boykin, D. F. Bradford, A. C. Neale, A. K. Leimer, AND K. J. Gergely. Biodiversity Metrics. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/F-11/006, 2011.
  • Justice-Allen, A.E., C.J. Luedtke, M.W. Overstreet, J.W. Cain, III, and T.R. Stephenson. 2011. Prevalence of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in desert bighorn sheep in Arizona. Desert Bighorn Council Transactions 51:1-10.  | Download  | 
  • Conkling, T.J., T.L. Pope, K.N. Smith, H.A. Mathewson, M.L. Morrison, R.N. Wilkins, and J.W. Cain, III. 2012. Black-capped vireo nest predator assemblage. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1401-1411.  | Download  | 
  • Aycrigg J., G. Beauvais, T.Gotthardt, K. Boykin, S.Williams, S. Lennartz, K.T. Vierling, S. Martinuzzi, and L.A. Vierling. 2011. Mapping Species Ranges and Distribution Models across the United States, Pp. 12-20. In Maxwell, Jill, Gergely, K., and Aycrigg, J., editors. 2011. Gap Analysis Bulletin No. 18. USGS/BRD/Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID
  • Cain, J.W., III, B.D. Jansen, R.S. Felger, and P.R. Krausman. 2010. Scallopleaf sage (Salvia vaseyi, Lamiaceae) discovered in Arizona. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 4:755-760.
  • Carleton, SA and C Martinez del Rio. 2010. The relative contribution of growth and catabolism to isotopic incorporation in fish: an experimental study. Functional Ecology 24:805-812.
  • Fair, J., E. Paul, and J. Jones, Eds. 2010. Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research. Washington, D.C.: Ornithological Council. Contributing author. Chapter 3: Capture and Marking.
  • Caldwell, C.A., F.T. Barrows, M. Ulibarri, and W.R. Gould. 2010. Diet optimization of juvenile Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus Cyprinidae). North American Journal of Aquaculture 72:57-64.
  • Flesch, A.D., C.W. Epps, J.W. Cain, III, M. Clark, P.R. Krausman, and J.R. Morgart. 2010. Potential effects of the United States-Mexico Border fence on wildlife. Conservation Biology 24:171-181.  | Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., B.C. Thompson and S. Propeck-Gray. 2010. Accuracy of southwest regional gap analysis project habitat models in predicting physical features for habitat associations. Ecological Modelling 221:2769-2775.  | Download  | 
  • Thomas, K.A., K.A. Schulz, and K. Boykin. 2010. Distribution and conservation protection of natural land cover in the Sonoran Desert Ecoregion of Arizona, as described by the Southwest Regional GAP Analysis Project. In Halverson, W., C. Schwalbe and C. van Riper, III (Eds). Southwestern Desert Resources. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. Pp 81-92  | Download  | 
  • Cho, S.J., C.A. Caldwell, W.R. Gould. 2009. Physiological stress reponses of Rio Grande silvery minnow: Effects of individual and multiple physical stressors of handling, confinement, and transport. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
  • Wolf, N., S Carleton , and C. Martínez del Rio. 2009. Ten years of experimental animal isotopic ecology. Functional Ecology 23:17-26.
  • Martínez del Rio, C, N Wolf, S Carleton, and L. Z. Gannes. 2009. Isotopic ecology ten years after a call for more laboratory experiments. Biological Reviews 84:91-111.
  • Marshal, J.P., J.W. Cain, III, V.C. Bleich, and S.S. Rosenstock. 2009. Intrinsic and extrinsic sources of variation in the dynamics of large herbivore populations. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87:103-111.  | Download  | 
  • Parrini, F., J.W. Cain, III, and P.R. Krausman. 2009. Capra ibex. Mammalian Species 830:1-12.  | Download  | 
  • Smith, S.M. and J.W. Cain, III. 2009. Foraging efficiency and vigilance behaviour of impala: the influence of herd size and neighbor density. African Journal of Ecology 47:109-118.  | Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., W. Kepner, and D. Bradford. 2009. Applications of SWReGAP Data to Conservation. Gap Analysis Bulletin 16:31-33.
  • Caldwell, C.A., 2008. Climate change and fisheries: Winners and losers. Fisheries 33(12) 618.
  • Bender, L. C. 2008. Age structure and population dynamics. Pages 65-72 in S. E. Jorgensen and B. D. Fath, editors. Encyclopedia of Ecology, 1st Edition, Volume 1. Elsevier B. V., Oxford, England, United Kingdom.
  • Rosas-Rosas, O. C., L. C. Bender, and R. Valdez. 2008. Jaguar and puma predation on cattle calves in northeastern Sonora, Mexico. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61: 554-560.
  • Carleton, SA, L Lane, A Sprecher, and C Martinez del Rio. 2008. Should we use one, or
    multi-compartment models to describe 13C incorporation into animal tissues? Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 22:3008-3014.
  • Baldwin, R. A., and L. C. Bender. 2008. Distribution, occupancy, and habitat correlates of American martens in Rocky Mountain National Park. Journal of Mammalogy 89:419-427.
  • Bender, L. C., J. G. Cook, R. C. Cook, and P. B. Hall. 2008. Relations between nutritional condition and survival of elk in the Pacific Northwest. Wildlife Biology 14:70-80
  • Burnham, E., L. C. Bender, G. A. Eiceman, K. M. Pierce, and S. Prasad. 2008. Identification of five canid species from volatile chemical chromatography of scats. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:792-797.
  • Sanchez, B. C., and C. A. Caldwell. 2008. Assessment of exposure risk of polychlorinated biphenyls to interior least terns (Sterna antillarum). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27:617-622.
  • Cain, J.W., III, B.D. Jansen, R.R. Wilson, and P.R. Krausman. 2008. Potential thermoregulatory advantages of shade use by desert bighorn sheep. Journal of Arid Environments 72:1518-1525.  | Download  | 
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, J.R. Morgart, B.D. Jansen, and M.B. Pepper. 2008. Responses of desert bighorn sheep to the removal of water sources. Wildlife Monographs 171.  | Download  | 
  • Magome, H., J.W. Cain, III, N. Owen-Smith, and S.R. Henley. 2008. Forage selection of sable antelope in Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 38:35-41.  | Download  | 
  • Black Rubio C.M., A.F. Cibils, R.L. Endecott, M.K. Petersen, and K.G. Boykin. 2008. Plant community selection by cattle grazing piñon juniper-grass steppe mosaics in relation to weather and animal reproductive state. Range Ecology and Management 61:394-404.
  • Boykin, K.G. 2008. Fire management over large landscapes: a hierarchical approach. Pp. 201-207. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Boykin, K.G. 2008. The ecology of fire on White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico: Implications for fire management. Pp 131-137. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Boykin, K.G., and K.C. McDaniel. 2008. Simulated potential effects of ecological factors on a hypothetical population of Chiricahua leopard frog (Rana chiricahuensis). Ecological Modelling 218:175-181.  | Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., D.F. Bradford, and W.G. Kepner. 2008. Habitat Distribution Models for 37 Vertebrate Species in the Mojave Desert Ecoregion of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (EPA/600/R-08/117, 124 pp).
  • Boykin, K.G., D.I. Boykin, R. Stovall, and R. Whitaker. 2008. Communication and implementation of current research in fire management at varying spatial and governmental scales. Pp. 209-215. In: Narog, Marcia G., technical coordinator. 2008. Proceedings of the 2002 fire conference: managing fire and fuels in the remaining wildlands and open spaces of the Southwestern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 363 p.
  • Cibils, A.F., Miller, J.A. A.M. Encinias, K.G. Boykin, and B.F. Cooper. 2008. Monitoring heifer grazing distribution at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. Rangelands 30-19-23.
  • Kepner, W.G., K.G. Boykin , D.J. Semmens, D.C. Goodrich , C.J. Watts , and D.P. Guertin. 2008. The San Pedro River—A Case Study for Examining Past Landscape Change and Forecasting Hydrological and Biological Response to Urban Growth and Land-Use Change. Pp 39-40. In: Norman, L.M. Norman, Derrick D. Hirsch, and A. Wesley Ward. Proceedings of a USGS Workshop on facing tomorrow's challenges along the U.S.-Mexico border; monitoring, modeling, and forecasting change within the Arizona-Sonora transboundary watersheds: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1322, 63 p.
  • Lowry, J. , W.G. Kepner , K.G. Boykin , K.A. Thomas , D.L. Schrupp, and P. Comer. 2008.¬ Contemporary Digital Land-Cover Mapping for the American Southwest—The Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. Pp 41-42. In: Norman, L.M. Norman, Derrick D. Hirsch, and A. Wesley Ward. Proceedings of a USGS Workshop on facing tomorrow's challenges along the U.S.-Mexico border; monitoring, modeling, and forecasting change within the Arizona-Sonora transboundary watersheds: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1322, 63 p.
  • Boykin, K. G., C. Drost, and J. J. Wynne. 2008. A gap analysis of terrestrial vertebrate species on the Colorado Plateau: Assessment from the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. Proceedings of The 8th Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Rosas-Rosas, O. C., R. Valdez, and L. C. Bender. 2007. Conservacion del jaguar y puma en el norestre de Sonora. Pages 11-18 in G. Ceballos, C. Chavez, R. Listy, and H. Zarza, editors. Conservacion manajo del jaguar en Mexico: estudios de caso perspectives. Conabio-Alianza WWF/Telcel-Universidad National Automona de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Krueger, B., L. C. Bender, W. R. Gould, and P. Morrow. 2007. A fixed-wing sightability model for oryx in desert habitats. In review: South African Journal of Wildlife Research 37:133-142.
  • Keller, B. K., and L. C. Bender. 2007. Behavioral responses of bighorn sheep to road-related disturbance. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2329-2337.
  • DuBey, R., C. A. Caldwell, and W. R. Gould. 2007. Relative Susceptibility and Effects on Performance of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout and Rainbow Trout Challenged with Myxobolus cerebralis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 136:1406-1414.
  • Lomas, L. A., and L. C. Bender. 2007. Survival and cause-specific mortality of mule deer fawns in northcentral New Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 884-894.
  • Bender, L. C. 2006. Uses of herd composition ratios in ungulate management. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:1225-1230.
  • Bender, L. C., L. A. Lomas, and J. Browning. 2007. Condition, survival, and cause-specific mortality of mule deer in northcentral New Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1118-1124.
  • Lowry, J. R. Ramsey, K. Thomas, D. Schrupp, T. Sajwaj, J. Kirby, E. Waller, S. Schrader, S. Falzarano, L. Langs, G. Manis, C. Wallace, K. Schulz, P. Comer, K. Pohs, W. Rieth, C. Velasquez, B. Wolk, W. Kepner, K. Boykin, L. O'Brien, D. Bradford, B. Thompson, J. Prior-Magee. 2007. Mapping moderate-scale land-cover over very large geographic areas within 3 a collaborative framework: A case study of the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project (SWReGAP). Remote Sensing and the Environment 108:59-73.
  • Bender, L. C., L. A. Lomas, and T. Kamienski. 2007. Habitat effects on condition of doe mule deer in northcentral New Mexico. Rangeland Ecology and Management 60:277-284.
  • Krausman, P.R., L.K. Harris, R.R. Wilson, J.W. Cain, III, K.K.G. Koenen. 2007. Bombing and Sonoran pronghorn: a clear and present danger? Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2820-2823.  | Download  | 
  • Owen-Smith, N. and J.W. Cain, III. 2007. Indicators of adaptive responses in home range utilization and movement patterns by a large mammalian herbivore. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 53:423-438.  | Download  | 
  • Boykin, K.G., and R.A. Deitner. 2007. A Habitat Modeling Database for the Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Bulletin 15:
  • Boykin, K.G., B.C. Thompson, R.A. Deitner, D. Schrupp, D. Bradford, L. O’Brien, C. Drost, S. Propeck-Gray, W. Rieth, K. Thomas, W. Kepner, J. Lowry, C. Cross, B. Jones, T. Hamer, C. Mettenbrink, K.J. Oakes, J. Prior-Magee, K. Schulz, J. J. Wynne, C. King, J. Puttere, S. Schrader, and Z. Schwenke. 2007. Predicted Animal Habitat Distributions and Species Richness. Chapter 3 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Boykin, K.G., L. Langs, J.Lowry, D. Schrupp, D. Bradford, L. O’Brien, K. Thomas, C. Drost, A. Ernst, W. Kepner, J. Prior-Magee, D. Ramsey, W. Rieth, T.Sajwaj, K. Schulz, B. C. Thompson. 2007. Analysis based on Stewardship and Management Status. Chapter 5 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Ernst, A.E., S. Schrader, V. Lopez, J. Prior-Magee, K.G. Boykin, B. Thompson, D. Schrupp, L. O’Brien, W. Kepner, K. Thomas, and J. Lowry. 2007. Land Stewardship. Chapter 4 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Langs, L., K. G. Boykin, J.Lowry, A.Ernst, D.Bradford, W.Kepner, J.Prior-Magee, K.Schulz, D. Schrupp, K. Thomas. 2007. Conclusions and Management Implications. Chapter 6 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Lowry, J. H, Jr., R. D. Ramsey, K. A. Thomas, D. Schrupp, W. Kepner, T. Sajwaj, J. Kirby, E. Waller, S. Schrader, S. Falzarano, L. Langs, G. Manis, C. Wallace, K. Schulz, P. Comer, K. Pohs, W. Rieth, C. Velasquez, B. Wolk, K.G. Boykin, L. O’Brien, J. Prior-Magee, D. Bradford and B. Thompson, 2007. Land Cover Classification and Mapping. Chapter 2 in J.S. Prior-Magee, ed. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID
  • Prior-Magee, J.S., K.G. Boykin, D.F. Bradford, W.G. Kepner, J.H. Lowry, D.L. Schrupp, K.A. Thomas, and Bruce C. Thompson, Editors. 2007. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program, Moscow, ID.
  • Caldwell, C. A., P. Swartzendruber, E. Prestbo. 2006. Concentration and dry deposition of mercury species in arid south central New Mexico (2001-2002). Environmental Science and Technology. In press.
  • Carleton, SA, BH Bakken, and C Martinez del Rio. 2006. Metabolic substrate use and the turnover of endogenous energy reserves in broad-tailed hummingbirds (Selasphorous platycercus). Journal of Experimental Biology 209:2622-2627.
  • Bender, L. C., M. Davison, J. G. Cook, P. B. Hall, and R. C. Cook. 2006. Assessing elk population status and potential performance in the Nooksack herd area, Washington. Northwestern Naturalist 87: 98-106.
  • Cain, J.W., III, and P.R. Krausman, editors. 2006. Proceedings of the 2005 Conference of the Southwest Section of The Wildlife Society. Managing Wildlife in the Southwest: New Challenges for the 21st Century. Southwest Section of The Wildlife Society, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  • Cain, J.W., III, K.S. Smallwood, H.L. Loffland, and M.L. Morrison. 2006. Influence of mammal activity on nesting success of passerines. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:522-531.  | Download  | 
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, S.S. Rosenstock, and J.C. Turner. 2006. Thermoregulation and water balance in desert ungulates. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:570-581.  | Download  | 
  • Krausman, P.R., J. Avey, P.K. Devers, J. Tull, B.D. Jansen, and J.W. Cain, III. 2006. Distances moved by desert mule deer when startled. Southwestern Naturalist 51:436-439.
  • Krausman, P.R., S.S. Rosenstock, and J.W. Cain, III. 2006. Introduction: Developed waters for wildlife: Science, perception, values and controversy. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:563-569.  | Download  | 
  • Thomas, K.A., K.A. Schulz, K. Boykin. 2006. A gap perspective of the Sonoran Ecoregion in Arizona. Borders, Boundaries, and Time Scales. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Research and Resource Management in the Southwestern Deserts – Extended Abstracts. May 2-5, 2006, Tucson, Arizona. Pp 93-94.
  • Cain, J.W., III, H.E. Johnson, and P.R. Krausman. 2005. Wildfire and desert bighorn sheep habitat, Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 50:506-513.  | Download  | 
  • Carleton, SA, and C Martinez del Rio. 2005. The effect of cold-induced increase in metabolic rate on the rate of δ13C and δ15N incorporation in house sparrows (Passer domesticus). Oecologia 144:226-232.
  • Bender, L. C., and J. G. Cook. 2005. Nutritional condition of elk in Rocky Mountain National Park. Western North American Naturalist 65:329-334
  • Bender, L. C., and M. Weisenberger. 2005. Relations among precipitation, density, and population dynamics of desert bighorn sheep on San Andres National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33: 956-964
  • Hall, P. B., L. C. Bender, and M. Garner. 2005. Mycobacteriosis in a black-tailed deer caused by Mycobacterium kansasii. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 36:115-116
  • DuBey, R., C. A. Caldwell, and W. R. Gould. 2005. Effects of temperature, photoperiod and Myxobolus cerebralis infection on growth, reproduction and survival of Tubifex tubifex lineages. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 17:338-344.
  • Cain, J.W., III, and B.D. Jansen. 2005. Tree swallow entangled on teddy bear cholla spines. Southwestern Naturalist 50:272-273.
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, B.D. Jansen, and J.R. Morgart. 2005. Influence of topography and GPS fix interval on GPS collar performance. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:926-934.  | Download  | 
  • Krausman, P.R., J.R. Morgart, L.K. Harris, C.S. O’Brien, J.W. Cain, III, S. S. Rosenstock. 2005. Introduction: Management for the survival of Sonoran pronghorn in the United States. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:5-7.  | Download  | 
  • Pepper, M.B., P.R. Krausman, B.D. Jansen, and J.W. Cain, III. 2005. Desert bighorn sheep osteology. Desert Bighorn Council Transactions 48:23-27.
  • Bender, L. C., G. A. Schirato, R. D. Spencer, K. R. McAllister, and B. L. Murphie. 2004. Survival, cause-specific mortality, and harvesting of male black-tailed deer in Washington. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:870-878.
  • Mitchell, S. E., C. A. Caldwell, G. Gonzales, W. R. Gould, and R. Arimoto. 2005. Effects of depleted uranium on survival, growth, and metamorphosis in the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 68:951-965.
  • Caldwell, C. A., F. A. Fuller, W. R. Gould, P. Turner, and D. Halford. 2004. Seasonal changes in 17-B estradiol of the Rio Grande chub (Gila pandora) in south-central New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 49:311-315.
  • DuBey, R., and C. A. Caldwell. 2004. Distribution of Tubifex tubifex lineages and Myxobolus cerebralis infection in the tailwater of the San Juan River, New Mexico. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 16:179-185.
  • Andersen, M. C., B. C. Thompson, and K. G. Boykin. 2004. Spatial Risk Assessment across large landscapes with varied land use: Lessons from a conservation assessment of military lands. Risk Analysis 24:1231-1242.
  • Bender, L. C., and P. B. Hall. 2004. Winter survival in black-tailed deer populations affected by hair-loss syndrome. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40:444-451.
  • Bender, L. C., D. P. Anderson, and J. C. Lewis. 2004. Population ecology of Columbian black-tailed deer in urban Vancouver, Washington. Northwestern Naturalist 85:53-59.
  • Foreyt, W. F., P. B. Hall and L. C. Bender. 2004. Evaluation of ivermectin for the treatment of hair-loss syndrome in Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40: 434-443.
  • Caldwell, C. A. 2004. Effects of Pollution on Fish: Molecular Effects and Population Responses. Journal of Environmental Quality 33:1584-1585.
  • Young, K. E., B. C. Thompson, A. Lafon Terrazas, A. B. Montoya, and R. Valdez. 2004. Aplomado falcon distribution and abundance in the northern Chihuahuan Desert of Mexico. Journal of Raptor Research 38:107-117.
  • Bender, L. C., S. M. Schmitt, E. Carlson, J. B. Haufler, and D. E. Beyer, Jr. 2005. Meningeal worm mortality in Rocky Mountain elk in Michigan. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 41:134-140.
  • Carleton, SA, BO Wolf, and C Martinez del Rio. 2004. Keeling plots for hummingbirds: a method to estimate carbon isotope ratios of respired CO2 in small vertebrates. Oecologia 141:1-6.
  • Desmond, M. J., K. E. Young, B. C. Thompson, R. Valdez, and A. Lafon Terrazas. 2004. Habitat associations and conservation of grassland birds in the Chihuahuan Desert region: Two case studies in Chihuahua, Mexico. In J. L. E. Cartron, G. Ceballos, and R. S. Felger eds. Biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation in northern Mexico. Oxford University Press, New York, New York.
  • Bender, L. C., D. P. Anderson, and J. C. Lewis. 2004. Annual and seasonal habitat use of black-tailed deer in urban Vancouver, Washington. Urban Ecosystems 7:41-53.
  • Cain, J.W., III, D.M. Queheillalt, M.L. Morrison, and K. Christopherson. 2004. Bird habitat use and bird-aircraft strikes at Beale Air Force Base, California. Transactions of the Western Section of the Wildlife Society 40:90-100.
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, and H.L. Germaine. 2004. Antidorcas marsupialis. Mammalian Species 753:1-7.  | Download  | 
  • Krausman, P.R., V.C. Bleich, J.W. Cain, III, T.R. Stephenson, D.W. DeYoung, P.W. McGrath, P.K. Swift, B.M. Pierce, and B.D. Jansen. 2004. Neck lesions in ungulates from collars incorporating satellite technology. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:987-991.  | Download  | 
  • Hamazaki, T., B. C. Thompson, B. A. Locke and K. G. Boykin. 2003. Analysis of ecological context for identifying vegetation and animal conservation planning foci: An Example from the arid Southwestern United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 46(2):239-256.
  • Kroll, A. J., K. G. Boykin, M. C. Andersen, B. C. Thompson, and D. Daniel. 2003. Habitat characteristics of Ashmunella (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Polygyridae) at White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist. 48:14-22.
  • Bender, L. C., H. Li, B. Thompson, and R. Valdez. 2003. Infectious disease survey of gemsbok in New Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39(4): 772-778.
  • Li, H., K. Galbreath, L. C. Bender, K. West, J. Keller, and T. B. Crawford. 2003. Evidence of three new members of the malignant catarrhal fever virus group in muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana), and gemsbok (Oryx gazella). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39(4): 875-880.
  • Rivieccio, M., B. C. Thompson, W. R. Gould, and K. G. Boykin. 2003. Habitat features and predictive habitat modeling for the Colorado Chipmunk in southern New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist. 63:479-488.
  • Bender, L. C., W. L. Myers, and W. R. Gould. 2003. A comparison of ground and helicopter counts for determining North American elk Cervus elaphus and mule deer Odocoileus hemionus population composition. Wildlife Biology 9:199-205.
  • Bender, L. C., E. Carlson, S. M. Schmitt, and J. B. Haufler. 2003. Body mass and antler development patterns of Rocky Mountain elk in Michigan. American Midland Naturalist 150:169-180.
  • Heffelfinger, J. R., L. H. Carpenter, L. C. Bender, G. Erickson, M. D. Kirchoff, E. R. Loft, and W. M. Glasgow. 2003. Ecoregional differences in population dynamics. Pages 63-90 in J. C. deVos, Jr., M. R. Conover, and N. E. Headrick, editors. Mule deer conservation: Issues and management strategies. Jack H. Berryman Institute, Logan, Utah, USA.
  • Lutz, D. W., B. F. Wakeling, L. H. Carpenter, D. Stroud, M. Cox, D. McWhirter, S. Rosenstock, L. C. Bender, and A. F. Reeve. 2003. Impacts and changes to mule deer habitat. Pages 13-62 in J. C. deVos, Jr., M. R. Conover, and N. E. Headrick, editors. Mule deer conservation: Issues and management strategies. Jack H. Berryman Institute, Logan, Utah, USA.
  • Rosas-Rosas, O. C., R. Valdez, L. C. Bender, and D. Daniel. 2003. Food habits of pumas in northwestern Sonora, Mexico. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:528-535.
  • Wakeling, B. F., and L. C. Bender. 2003. Influence of nutrition on mule deer biology and ecology. Pages 93-116 in J. C. deVos, Jr., M. R. Conover, and N. E. Headrick, editors. Mule deer conservation: Issues and management strategies. Jack H. Berryman Institute, Logan, Utah, USA.
  • Cain, J.W., III, and M.L. Morrison. 2003. Reproductive ecology of dusky flycatchers in montane meadows of the central Sierra Nevada. Western North American Naturalist 63:507-512.  | Download  | 
  • Cain, J.W., III, M.L. Morrison, and H.L. Bombay. 2003. Influence of predator activity on the nest success of willow flycatchers and yellow warblers. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:600-610.  | Download  | 
  • Bender, L. C., P. E. Fowler, J. A. Bernatowicz, J. L. Musser, and L. E. Stream. 2002. Effects of open-entry spike bull, limited-entry branched bull harvesting on elk composition in Washington. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:1078-1084.
  • Thompson, B. C., P. L. Matusik-Rowan, and K. G. Boykin. 2002. Prioritizing conservation potential of arid-land montane natural springs and associated riparian areas. Journal of Arid Environments 50:527-547.
  • Kuhne, W. W., C. A. Caldwell, W. R. Gould, P. R. Fresquez, and S. Finger. 2002. Effects of depleted uranium on the health and survival of Ceriodaphnia dubia and Hyalella azteca. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21:2198-2203.
  • Schmitt, C. J., C. A. Caldwell, B. Olsen, D. Serdar, and M. Coffey. 2002. Inhibition of erythrocyte delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) activity in fish from waters affected by lead smelters. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 77:99-119.
  • Bender, L. C. 2002. Effects of bull demographics on age classes of harem bulls. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:193-199.
  • Bender, L. C., E. Carlson, S. M. Schmitt, and J. B. Haufler. 2002. Production and survival of elk (Cervus elaphus) calves in Michigan. American Midland Naturalist 148:163-171.
  • Lehmkuhl, J. F., J. Kie, L. C. Bender, G. Servheen, and H. Nyberg. 2001. Evaluating the effects of ecosystem management alternatives on elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer in the interior Columbia River Basin, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 153:89-104.
  • Queheillalt, D.M., J.W. Cain, III, D.E. Taylor, M.L. Morrison, S.L. Hoover, N. Tuatoo-Bartley, L. Rugge, K. Christopherson, M.D. Hulst, M.R. Harris, and H.L. Keough. 2002. The exclusion of rare species from community level analyses. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:756-759.  | Download  | 
  • Cain, J.W., III, P.R. Krausman, J.R. Morgart, and J.J. Hervert. 2002. Use of GPS/Satellite telemetry systems in mountain sheep research. Desert Bighorn Council Transactions 46:10-17.
  • Arrowood, P. C., C. A. Finley, and B. C. Thompson. 2001. Analyses of burrowing owl populations in New Mexico. Journal of Raptor Research 35:362-370.
  • Burkett, D., R. Valdez, B. C. Thompson, and K. G. Boykin. 2002. Gemsbok: The management challenge of an exotic ungulate in the American Southwest. Pages 68-75 In H. Ebedes, B. Reilly, W. van Hoven, and B. Penzhorn, editors. Sustainable utilization - conservation in practice. South African Game Ranchers Organisation, Menlo Park, Pretoria, South Africa. (peer-reviewed chapter)
  • Gonzalez-Rebeles, C., B. C. Thompson, and F. C. Bryant. 2002. Influence of selected environmental variables on GIS-habitat models for gap analysis. Pages 639-651 In J. M. Scott, P. J. Heglund, M. L. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson, editors. Predicting species occurrences: issues of accuracy and scale. Island Press, Washington, D. C. (peer-refereed chapter)
  • Prior-Magee, J., K. Schulz, K.A. Thomas, D.L. Schrupp, D.F. Bradford, W.G. Kepner, K. Boykin, and R. Ramsey. 2002. Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project (SWReGAP). U.S. Dep. Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program Bulletin 11: 73-75.
  • Thompson, B. C., G. E. Knadle, D. L. Brubaker, and K. S. Brubaker. 2001. Nest success is not an adequate comparative estimate of avian reproduction. Journal of Field Ornithology 72:527-536.
  • Bak, J. M., K. G. Boykin, B. C. Thompson, and D. L. Daniel. 2001. Distribution of wintering ferruginous hawks (Buteo regalis) in relation to black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies in southern New Mexico and northern Chihuahua. Journal of Raptor Research 35:124-129.
  • Thompson, B. C., M. A. Hughes, and M. C. Andersen. 2001. Effects of including non-breeding bird species on predicted bird distributions for conservation planning in New Mexico. Biological Conservation 100:229-242.
  • Canavan, C. M., C. A. Caldwell, and N. S. Bloom. 2000. Discharge of methylmercury-enriched hypolimnetic water from a stratified reservoir. The Science of the Total Environment 260:159-170.
  • Thompson, B. C., J. S. Prior-Magee, M. L. Munson-McGee, W. Brown, D. Parsons, and L. Moore. 2000. Beyond release: incorporating diverse publics in setting research priorities for the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 65:278-291
  • Diaz, M. E., B. C. Thompson, and R. Valdez. 2000. Nesting of yellow-footed gulls on Isla del Carmen, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Waterbirds 23:109-113.
  • Bender, L. C. 2000. The relationship between habitat and social group size in black-tailed deer. Northwest Naturalist 81:49-53.
  • Caldwell, C. A., C. M. Canavan, and N. S. Bloom. 2000. Potential effects of forest fire and storm flow on total mercury and methylmercury in sediments of an arid-lands reservoir. Science of the Total Environment 260:125-133.
  • Sutton, R. J., C. A. Caldwell, V. S. Blazer. 2000. Observations of health indices used to monitor a tailwater fishery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 20:267-275.
  • Thompson, B.C. and K. Boykin. 2000. Approach to regional animal modeling in the Southwest. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Bulletin 9:27-28.
 

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