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Dr. W. David Walter

Technical Publications

  • Hopkins, M.C., Carlson, C.M., Cross, P.C., Johnson, C.J., Richards, B.J., Russell, R.E., Samuel, M.D., Sargeant, G.A., Walsh, D.P., and Walter, W.D., 2019, Chronic wasting disease—Research by the U.S. Geological Survey and partners: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019‒1109, 29 p., |
  • Carlson, C.M., Hopkins, M.C., Nguyen, N.T., Richards, B.J., Walsh, D.P., and Walter, W.D. 2018, Chronic wasting disease—Status, science, and management support by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2017-1138, 8 p., |
  • Walter, W.D., C. W. Anderson, and K.C. VerCauteren. Recommendations for on-farm wildlife mitigation practices to prevent transmission of bovine tuberculosis between livestock and white-tailed deer. Final Report, Michigan Department of Agriculture-Animal Industry Division.
  • Walter, W.D., C. W. Anderson, M.J. Lavelle, J. W. Fischer, S.E. Hygnstrom, and K.C. VerCauteren. Assessment of methods for redistributing elk to benefit vegetation in Rocky Mountain National Park. Final report, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO.
  • Avery, M.L., J.S. Humphrey, E.A. Tillman, M.P. Milleson, J.W. Fischer, T.S. Daughtery, W.E. Bruce, and W. David Walter. Vulture Movements and Activity at Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, SC. Final Report, Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Beaufort, SC.

  • Walter, W.D. Urban Wildlife Management. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:680. (Book review).
  • Walter, W.D., and D.M. Leslie, Jr. Population characteristics and movements of elk (Cervus elaphus) outside the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Final Report, Federal Aid Project W-148-R Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma City. 203 pp.
  • Walter, W.D. Soay sheep: dynamics and selection in an island population. Journal of Mammalogy 87:181–182. (Book review)

  • Walter, W.D. A tale of two rabbits: New England or Eastern? Connecticut Wildlife 21:8-9.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 20

Scientific Publications: 80

Presentations: 109


Contact Information

Tel: (814) 867 - 4763 Personal Web Site:

Links of Interest

Current Students

Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
  2. Pennsylvania Game Commission
  3. Pennsylvania State University
  4. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  5. U.S. Geological Survey
  6. Wildlife Management Institute