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Climate change and spotted owls: potentially contrasting responses in the Southwestern United States
Developing strategies that reduce the impacts of climate change on biodiversity will require projections of the future status of species under alternative climate change scenarios. Demographic modelsExpand
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Use of Breeding and Nonbreeding Encounters to Estimate Survival and Breeding-Site Fidelity of the Piping Plover at the Great Lakes
Abstract. In the Great Lakes region, numbers of the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) are gradually increasing, but the population of <100 pairs is still at risk of extinction and remainsExpand
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Supplemental Instruction and the Performance of Developmental Education Students in an Introductory Biology Course
Although first-year students in Supplemental Instruction (SI) earned similar average numerical-grades in an introductory biology course as non-SI students, their grade distributions were different:Expand
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Avian Risk Assessment: Effects of Perching Height and Detectability
We studied two components of predator riskassessment in birds. While many species are limited to seeking safety under cover or under ground, some birds can fly away from their predators and escape toExpand
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Demographic consequences of climate change and land cover help explain a history of extirpations and range contraction in a declining snake species.
Developing conservation strategies for threatened species increasingly requires understanding vulnerabilities to climate change, in terms of both demographic sensitivities to climatic and otherExpand
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The Challenge of Threatened and Endangered Species Management in Coastal Areas
A substantial proportion of U.S. federally listed species inhabit a small fraction of the nation's land mass, the coastal zone. Historically, management in this region has been conflict-ridden amongExpand
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State uncertainty models and mark‐resight models for understanding non‐breeding site use by Piping Plovers
Medium-distance migrant shorebirds that nest on beaches contend with human disturbance and habitat development on their breeding, migratory stopover and non-breeding sites. Conservation has focusedExpand
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Envisioning the future of wildlife in a changing climate: Collaborative learning for adaptation planning
Natural resource managers are tasked with assessing the impacts of climate change on conservation targets and developing adaptation strategies to meet agency goals. The complex, transboundary natureExpand
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