Conservation Research Laboratory: General Conservation Projects

CRL: General Conservation Projects

Active/In Progress - click project title for details
Conservation of the freshwater rivers of Nepal: Endangered dolphins as indicators of river system health
Shambhu Paudel
Population and spatial ecology of Pinaleño white-bellied vole, Microtus longicaudus leucophaeus
Neil Dutt
Developing an ex situ propagation strategy of Mount Graham red squirrels (Tamiasciurus fremonti grahamensis) to positively affect their chances of survival after release into the wild
Stuart Wells
The evolution of alarm calls in a solitary ground squirrel, Ammospermophilus harrisii
Allie Burnett
If you build it will they come? Artificial midden creation and settlement by Mt. Graham red squirrels
Marina Morandini
Terrestrial ecology of the endangered Sonoran tiger salamander, Ambystoma mavortium stebbinsi
Colin Brocka
Occurrence and habitat use by Big Cypress fox squirrel on public lands
Kira Hefty
Current status, habitat use, and variables that influence human-bear conflict in Andean bears in Colombia
Ivan Mauricio Vela-Vargas
Noninvasive conservation techniques for monitoring spatial ecology and habitat use: conservation of the threatened narrow-headed gartersnake, Thamnophis rufipunctatus
Brian Blais
How does the size of an introduced population influence genetic diversity over time?
Kendell Bennett
Habitat selection of the San Bernardino flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus californicus) in a post-fire landscape
Max Mazzella
Mammal detection and identification using non-invasive method: hairtube sampling
Timothy G. Jessen
Completed Projects - click project title for details
Effects of mammalian herbivory on plant community assemblage in Semi-Arid Grasslands
Samuel Abercrombie
Spatial ecology of gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in southeastern Arizona
Amanda Veals
Competition between native and introduced species
Jonathan J. Derbridge
Effects of Re-establishing Black-tailed Prairie Dog Colonies on Southeastern Arizona Grasslands
Sarah Hale
Population functioning and change in isolated peripheral and invasive species
Dr. Emily Goldstein
Proximate cues and ultimate consequences for natal dispersal and settlement in an altered forest landscape: influence of experience, behavior, and habitat
Melissa Merrick
Space Use, Sociality, and Foraging Ecology of Antelope Jackrabbits
Maria Altemus
Differential Response of a Native Arizona Gray Squirrel and an Introduced Abert’s Squirrel to a Mosaic of Burn Severities
Shari Ketcham
Effect of personality on the exploration and settlement stages of natal dispersal
Allyssa L. Kilanowski
Road and traffic effects on movements and space use of red squirrels
Hsiang Ling Chen
Can red squirrel middens influence species diversity?
Erin Posthumus
Assessing Dipodomys spp. foraging response in proximity to a colony of reintroduced black-tailed prairie dogs
Kirsten Fulgham
Ecology of Neotropical Tree Squirrels
Rosa Jessen
Competition for conifer cones as a potential mechanism of endangerment for the Mt. Graham red squirrel.
Rebecca Minor
Factors influencing habitat use by wildlife relative to landscape disturbance
Sandy Doumas
Response of the Mount Graham Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis) to Postfire Conditions
Seafha Ramos (Blount)
What can endemics tell us? Space use and ecology of the endemic Arizona gray squirrel
Nichole Cudworth
The Socioecology, Mating System and Behavior of Round-Tailed Ground Squirrels (Xerospermophilus tereticaudus)
Karen Munroe
Movements of Mesocarnivores in a Fragmented Desert Environment
Margaret G. Rheude
Ecology of the endemic Mearns’s squirrel (Tamiasciurus mearnsi) in Baja California, Mexico
Nicolas Ramos-Lara
Assessment of an introduced population of Mexican red-bellied squirrels (Sciurus aureogaster) in Biscayne National Park, Florida, USA
Geoffrey Palmer
Differential response to fire by an exotic and an endemic species complicate endangered species conservation
Nate Gwinn
Response of endangered Mt. Graham red squirrels to severe insect infestation
Claire A. Zugmeyer
Variation among red squirrel populations: Ecological differences at the edge of their range and response to fire.
Katharine M. Leonard
Bat diversity, resource use and activity patterns along a Sonoran Desert riparian corridor
Deborah J. C. Buecher
Forest disturbance and the long term population persistence of the Mt. Graham red squirrel:  a spatially explicit modeling approach
David Wood
Suitability of Potential Habitat for the Extirpated Arizona Black-tailed Prairie Dog
Carol A. Coates
Space use, ecology, & conservation of Chiricahua fox squirrels
Bret S. Pasch
The ecology of an introduced population of Abert’s squirrels in a mixed-conifer forest.
Andrew J. Edelman