In a study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Professor Crooks led an international research team to quantify habitat fragmentation for Earth’s terrestrial mammals, including over 4000 species.
Our Sound and Light Ecology Team, a collaboration between C.S.U. and the National Park Service, published a paper in the May 5 issue of Science, led by postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rachel Buxton, documenting noise pollution in U.S. protected areas.
Jesse Lewis, former PhD student, recently published a study in the journal Ecosphere that developed contact networks to evaluate the potential for interspecific interactions between bobcats and pumas along an urban gradient.
Courtney Larson, PhD student, recently published a systematic literature review in the journal PLoS ONE on the effects of recreation on animals.
Ashley Gramza, PhD student, recently published a study in the journal Conservation Biology investigating public perceptions of risk regarding outdoor pet cats.
In an ambitious effort to understand disease exposure in pumas, bobcats and domestic cats across the United States, NSF-EID FELIDAE project investigators recently published a study in the journal Ecological Applications.
As part of the NSF-EID project and a Monfort Professorship at Colorado State University, Dr. Crooks has developed an K-12 educational outreach effort to conduct remote camera surveys for wildlife in local Fort Collins natural areas.