TWEL Melanie Houston Thesis
A quantitative content analysis of attitude expressions toward wolves in the United States and Canadian print news media, 1999-2008 Melanie J. Houston, MS Advisor: Jeremy T. Bruskotter Thesis Several trends suggest public attitudes toward wildlife—e ...
TWEL Stephanie Hauver Thesis
The role of genetic relatedness in urban raccoon sociality Stephanie A. Hauver, MS Advisor: Stan Gehrt Thesis: Genetic determinants of raccoon social behavior in a highly urbanized environment Raccoons (Procyon lotor) are one of the most ubiquitous ...
TWEL Bret Graves Thesis
Grassland bird conservation on reclaimed surface mines: Evaluating the influence of vegetation structure on distribution, nest placement and nesting success Bret M. Graves, MS Advisor: Amanda Rodewald Thesis Reclaimed surface mines represent a conse ...
TWEL William Graser Thesis
The effects of landscape structure on raccoon demographics and disease William H. Graser, MS Advisor: Stan Gehrt Thesis: Density, demographic patterns, population structure, and pathogen exposure of raccoons in the Chicago metropolitan area Human po ...
TWEL Richard Geboy Thesis
Influence of habitat conditions on nesting activity of wood ducks (Aix Sponsa) in tree cavities Richard A. Geboy, MS Advisor: Robert Gates Thesis Wood duck breeding biology has largely been studied in artificial nest boxes, but environmental influen ...
TWEL Jared Duquette Thesis
Population ecology of badgers (Taxidea taxus) in Ohio Jared F. Duquette, MS Advisor: Stan Gehrt Thesis There is a paucity of information concerning American badger (Taxidea taxus) ecology across the geographic range of this mesocarnivore. Virtually ...
TWEL Joni Downs Thesis
Population status and habitat utilization of greater sandhill cranes in Ohio Joni A. Downs, MS Advisor: Robert Gates Thesis Ohio supports a small population (<15 breeding pairs) of greater sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis tabida) that is currentl ...
TWEL Luke DeGroote Thesis
Effects of avian hematozoa on behavior and energetic condition of migratory landbirds Luke W. DeGroote, MS Advisor: Paul Rodewald Thesis: Prevalence, intensity, and pathogenicity of blood parasites in spring migrant landbirds Diseases may have a p ...
TWEL Gabriel Colorado Dissertation
Ecology and conservation of neotropical-nearctic migratory birds and mixed-species flocks in the Andes Gabriel J. Colorado, PhD Advisor: Amanda D. Rodewald Dissertation The tropical Andes are widely recognized as one of the world´s great centers of ...
TWEL Erin Cashion Thesis
Avian use of riparian habitats and the Conservation Reserve Program: Migratory stopover in agro-ecosystems Erin B. Cashion, MS Advisor: Paul Rodewald Thesis Stopover habitat may be a limiting resource for migrant landbirds in agriculturally dominat ...