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Student Publications

Haines, A.M., *A. M. Fetterolf, *M. G. Griffin, *T. A. Conrad and S. M. Kennedy.  In Review.  Use of chemical analysis to detect wildlife baiting.  Journal of Human-Wildlife Interactions. 

 Haines, A.M., *G. Nussbaum, and *T. Bridgehouse.  In Review.  Longevity of hair dyes used for small mammal research.  Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 

Haines, A. M., S. Webb and *F. Meshe.  2016.  A Survey of Wildlife Law Enforcement Needs: Nearly 40 Years Later.  The Wildlife Professional.  October: 34-36. 

*Wolfgang, A. and A. M., Haines.  2016.  Testing automated call recognition software for winter bird vocalizations.  Northeastern Naturalist 23: 249-258. 

*Strauser, K. and A. H. Haines.  2014.  Detection of urine-based deer lures to mitigate CWD transmission in Pennsylvania.  Keystone Journal of Undergraduate Research 2:1-7.

*Kessler, A.J., J. Rutt*, S. Moyer*, K. Lopez* and A. Haines.  2016.    A study of home range size and habitat preference of pen-raised ring-neck pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) released at Lancaster County Central Park.  Final Report, Lancaster County Central Park. 

Baker, J. R., Adams, D., *Andrews M., Betler, L., Brackern T., Braune, K., *Frye, B., *Fulton, N., Layden, T., *Scott, K., *Sell, M., *Way, S., *Yuditsky, K and Haines, A. M.  2015.  Rapid biological assessment of terrestrial vertebrate species at Wallops Island National Wildlife.  Final Report, United States Fish & Wildlife Service, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.      

Haines, A. M., M. Zak*, K. Hammond*, J. M. Scott, D. D. Goble, and J. L. Rachlow. 2013.  Uncertainty in population estimates for endangered animals and improving the recovery process.  Animals 3: 745-753.

Haines, A. M. and T. Nauman*.  2013.  Soil test signals deer baiting (Field Notes).  The Wildlife Professional 7:68. 

Student Scientific Presentations

22nd Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society.  2016.  Raleigh, North Carolina.   *Endangered Hawaii: Assessing Threats That Impact Federally Listed Species in This Biologically Unique Area (Student Poster Presentation Kayli Thomas, Delaney Costante & Alex Sandercock ).  *Quantifying factors that impact federally listed threatened and endangered species (First Place Student Research Poster Award).

47th Annual Meeting of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists.  2016.  Millersville University of Pennsylvania.  Assessing threats that impact federally listed threatened and endangered species (Second Place for Best Student Oral Presentation Kayli Thomas & Alex Sandercock).  Species Database of Roddy Pond (2010-2014) (Student Poster Presentation Leah Schwartz).

Pennsylvania Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting.  2016.  State College, Pennsylvania.  A Study of Research Based Education in Creating an Interactive Learning Environment (Student Oral Presentation  Anthony Kessler).

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Annual Meeting. 2015. Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Identification of Areas Baited for Wildlife Using Chemical Analysis (Student Oral Presentation Angela Fetterolf).  Survey of Wildlife Conservation Officers to Assess Research Needs (Student Poster Presentation Folake Meshe).  Radiotracking Ring-necked Pheasants (Student Poster Presentation Amanda Isabella).

21st Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society.  2014.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Identification of Areas Baited for Odocoileus virginianis Using Chemical Analysis (Student Poster Presentation Meta Griffin and Tristan Conrad).  Automated Detection and Identification of Winter Bird Vocalizations (Student Poster Presentation Andrew Wolfgang).

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Annual Meeting. 2014. Bloomsburg University, Pennsylvania. Identification of Areas Baited for Odocoileus virginianis Using Chemical Analysis (Student Poster Presentation Meta Griffin and Tristan Conrad). Automated Detection and Identification of Winter Bird Vocalizations (Student Poster Presentation Andrew Wolfgang).

PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in STEM.  2013.  Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania.  Uncertainty in Population Estimates for Endangered Animals and Improving the Recovery Process (Student Oral Presentation Matt Zak). Third Place Best Student Oral Presentation.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Annual Meeting.  2013.  Clarion University, Pennsylvania.  The need to incorporate uncertainty into recovery goals for endangered birds and mammals (Student Poster Presentation Matt Zak).  Detection of Deer Urine-based Lures To Mitigate Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (Student Poster Presentation Ken Strauser).

Pennsylvania Chapter of the Wildlife Society and Pennsylvania Biological Survey Annual Meeting.  2013.  State College, Pennsylvania.  The need to incorporate uncertainty into recovery goals for endangered bird species (Student Poster Presentation Matt Zak).

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