Recent Publications

Merkle, J. A., N. J. Anderson, D. L. Baxley, M. Chopp, L. C. Gigliotti, J. A. Gude, T. M. Harms, H. E. Johnson, E. H. Merrill, M. S. Mitchell, T. W. Wong, G. P. Nelson, A. S. Norton, M. J. Sheriff, E. Tomasik, and K. R. VanBeek.  2019.  A collaborative approach to bridging the gap between wildlife managers and researchers.  Journal of Wildlife Management 83:1644–1651; DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21759PDF

Mitchell, M. S., S. N. Sells, S. B. Bassing, K. J. Barker, A. C. Keever, S. C. Forshee, and J. W. Goerz.  2018.  Explicitly reporting tests of hypotheses improves communication of science.  Journal of Wildlife Management.  DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21461. PDF

Mitchell, M. S., H. Cooley, J. A. Gude, J. Kolbe, J. J. Nowak, K. M. Proffitt, S. N. Sells, and M. Thompson.  2018.  Distinguishing values from science in decision making: setting harvest quotas for mountain lions in western Montana .  Wildlife Society Bulletin DOI:10.1002/wsb.861. PDF

Lukacs, P. M., M. S. Mitchell, M. Hebblewhite, B. K. Johnson, H. Johnson, M. Kauffman, K. Proffitt, P. Zager, J. Brodie, K. Hersey, A. A. Holland, M. Hurley, S. McCorquodale, A. Middleton, M. Nordhagen, J. J. Nowak, D. P. Walsh, and P. J. White.  2018.  Factors influencing elk recruitment across ecotypes in the western United States.  Journal of Wildlife Management DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21438   PDF

Henderson, C. R., M. S. Mitchell, W. L. Myers, and G. P. Nelson.  2018.  Attributes of seasonal home range influence choice of migratory strategy in white-tailed deer.  Journal of Mammalogy 99:89-96.  PDF

Sells, S. N., S. B. Bassing, K. J. Barker, S. C. Forshee, A. C. Keever, J. W. Goerz, and M. S. Mitchell. 2018. Increased scientific rigor will improve reliability of research and effectiveness of management. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:485-494. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21413. PDF

Martin, T.E., R. Ton, and J.C. Oteyza.  2018.  Adaptive influence of extrinsic and intrinsic factors on variation of incubation periods among tropical and temperate passerines.  Auk 135:  101-113.    PDF

Lloyd, P., B.D. Frauenknecht, M.A. du Plessis, and T.E. Martin.  2017.  Comparative life history of the south-temperate Cape Penduline Tit (Anthoscopus minutus) and north-temperate Remizidae species.  Journal of Ornithology 158: 569-577.   PDF

Martin T.E., M.M. Riordan, R. Repin, J.C. Mouton, and W.M. Blake.  2017.  Apparent annual survival estimates of tropical songbirds better reflect life history variation when based on intensive field methods.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 26:1386-1397.    PDF

Auer, S.K., and T.E. Martin.  2017.  Parental care mitigates carry-over effects of poor early conditions on offspring growth.  Behavorial Ecology 28:1176-1182.  PDF

LaManna, J.A., and T.E. Martin.  2017.  Logging impacts on avian species richness and composition differ across latitudes relative to foraging and breeding habitat preferences.  Biological Reviews 92: 1657-1674.  PDF

Ton, R., and T.E. Martin.  2017.  Proximate effects of temperature versus evolved instinsic constraints for embryonic development times among temperate and tropical songbirds.  Scientific Reports 7, Article number 895, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00885-3.  PDF

LaManna, J.A., and T.E. Martin.  2017.  Seasonal fecundity and costs to lambda are more strongly affected by direct than indirect predation effects across species.  Ecology 98: 1829-1838.  PDF

Martin, T.E., A.J. Boyce, K. Fierro-Calderon, A.E. Mitchell, C.E. Armstad, J.C. Mouton, and E.E. Bin Soudi.  2017.   Do enclosed nests provide greater thermal than nest predation benefits compared with open nests across latitudes?  Functonal Ecology 31: 1231-1240.  PDF

Boyce, A. J., and T. E. Martin.  2017.  Contrasting latitudinal patterns of life-history divergence in two genera of new world thrushes (Turdinae). Journal of Avian Biology 48: 1-10. PDF

Ausband, D.E., M.S. Mitchell, and L.P. Waits.  2017.  Effects of breeder turnover and harvest on group composition and recruitment in a social carnivore.  Journal of Animal Ecology.  DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12707.  PDF

Ausband, D. E., M. S. Mitchell, C. R. Stansbury, J. L. Stenglein, and L. P. Waits.  2017.  Harvest and group effects on pup survival in a  cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20170580.  PDF

Borg., N. J., M. S. Mitchell, P. M. Lukacs, C. M. Mack, L. P. Waits, and P. R. Krausman.  2017.  Behavioral connectivity among bighorn sheep suggests potential for disease spread.  Journal of Wildlife Management 81:38-45.  PDF