BOTSWANA

Spring 2022

Beginners Field Guide to Common Birds in Northern Botswana. By Adriane Mason and Josh Nelson

Field Guide to Common Natural Community Types in the Ngamiland Region of Botswana. By Leah Israel

Herbarium of the Okavango Delta and Surrounding Area. By Abaigeal Carroll and Emma Landenberger

Loxodonta Africana (Mammalia) Behavioral Reactions Towards Vehicles in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.  By Marcelite Bucheit and Guido Rahr

Spring 2020

Age and Sex Demographics of Hunted Ungulates in Northwestern Botswana. By Meghan Murphy and Dominic Noce

Determining African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Demographics to Reduce Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Madison J. Busacco and Evan A. Olson

Diversity, Ecology, and Adaptations of Vegetation in the Okavango Delta: An Environmental Studies Lesson Plan for Elementary Education. By Patrick Heaton and Grace Horne

Educational Bird Brochures for the community trusts of Sankuyo and Mababe: Birds of Sankuyo Botswana and Birds of Mababe Botswana. By Jenifer Torres and Lewis Short

Evaluating Individual Counts of Herbivores at different Distances for Strip-Width or Distance Sampling. By Peyton Foster and Rachael Podtburg

Recommendations from Wildlife Field Methodologies of Round River Conservation Studies: A Guide for Future Transects of Nsumbu National Park. By Oscar Psychas

Spatial and demographic assessment of vehicle-specific aggression in the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) and its implications for human-wildlife conflict in the Okavango Delta. By Adam C. Blachly and Indira G. Palmer

Temporal Abundance and Richness Analysis of Raptor Population Trends (2013-2020) in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Allegra Klein and Ian Foote

Weather and Abiotic Influences on Wildlife Activity in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Shayla Triantafillou

Fall 2019

Behavior of African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in Response to Vehicles in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Elyse Ruthenbeck and Rose G. Newell

Distance Sampling Transect Methodology for Herbivore Monitoring in the Okavango Delta. By Katherine Rigney, Mary Kuehl, Fiona Casey and Johanna Griggs

Raptor Distribution Across Different Habitat Types in the Okavango Delta. By Jessica A. Harkness, Hailey F. Brookins and Martica J. Drury

Spring 2019

Environmental Education in Northern Botswana: Perspectives for the Future. By Claire Fortenberry, Louise Haupert and Gretta Stack

Herd Assessments of Cattle in the Northern Region of the Boteti River, Botswana.  By Colleen Powers and Charlotte Brodie

Raptor Presence in Northern Botswana. By Mary Chasen and Eleanor Silver

A Report on the Current Status of the MPNP Western Fence. By Ryan Doyle, Mariel Ferragamo, Jacob Ney, Eleanor Van Arsdell and Griffin Weller

Round River Conservation Studies Manual and Demography Guide: Project Summary. By Allison Betelak and Natalie Albrecht

Fall 2018

Dry Season 2018: Herbivore monitoring and wildlife sightings in NG18. By Emma Buckardt, Jack Templeton and Hannah Uttley

Local Perceptions of Wildlife in Ngamiland Five Years After Botswana’s Hunting Ban. By Caroline Galliani, Ian Nadel and Ian Nelson

Round River Field Manual and Demography Guide: Dry Season. By Lauren Berkley, E Shaw and Hannah Thorne

Spring 2018

Determining Time Efficiency Between Strip-width and Distance Sampling Methods in the Okavango Delta Botswana. By Paige Mathison and Jacob Knudson

Difference in Herbivore Demography Using Distance and Strip-width Sampling in the Okavango Delta, Botswana from 2016-2018.  By Annie Barkan, Sergei Bluman and Yue Yu

Round River Field Manual and Demograpy Guide: Wet Season. By Emmali Cabral and Selma Siekert

The Expertise Bias: Student Contribution to Bird Count Data. By Samantha Christopher and Caroline Frigon

Fall 2017

Differences in Herbivore Demography using Distance and Strip-width Sampling in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Amber Davis, Katherine King and Addison Spitzer

The Effect of Habitat Variation on Bird Diversity in the Okavango Delta. By Samuel Gerdts and Kristie Weeks

Time Limiting Factors of Herbivore Monitoring: Time and Resource Distribution between Strip Width and Distance Sampling Methods. By Lori E. DeCarlo and Caroline W. Foster

Spring 2017

Human-wildlife conflict in four villages around the Okavango Delta. By Henry Dodge and Ben Borgmann-Winter

Habitat Variation and Species Richness of Bird Transects in the Okavango Delta.  By John Potenberg and Tilly Ingall

Preliminary Analysis of Spoor Evidence Along the Setata Fence (NG-5, NG-8, NG-9).  By Mary Sellars and Stacie Wright

MOMS vs. DADS: A Comparison of Wildlife Monitoring Methods in the Okavango Delta.  By Harrison Buck and Natalie Liquindoli

Spring 2016

Comprising the efforts by Round River students over three years, the report Community-based Wildlife Monitoring in Selected Concessions of Chobe and the Okavango Delta, 2013 – 2015 was presented to the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks. In addition, posters were gifted to each of our partnering communities.

Spring 2016

A Comparative Study of Round River Elephant Demographics in Northern Botswana. By Laurel Martinez and Ben Szydlowski

Biases Associated with Herbivore Transect Surveys. By Siri Vlasic, Gabriel Feinman-Riordan, Kiley Haberman

Fall 2015

To Bird or Not to Bird: Avian Research in Northern Botswana. By Sierra Moen and Amanda Ramsing-Lund

Preliminary Herbivore Monitoring Research in Northern Botswana. By Lauren Sadowski and Drew Stazesky

Peering into the Bush: Assessing Sightability Bias of Herbivore Surveys in Northern Botswana. By Forrest Rosenbower and Louise Bishop

Spring 2015

An Evaluation for the Potential of Photographic Eco-Tourism in Northern Botswana Based on the Presence of Five Large Carnivores. By Emma Rosenfield and Jackie Tauberman

Birds and Binos: The Importance of Birding Tourism for Conservation and Communities in the Okavango Delta. By Hailey Everett and Lindsay Cotnoir

Impacts of Botswana’s Hunting Ban on Community Perspectives and Select Herbivore Population Trends in Northern Botswana. By Maya Agata and Eda Reed

Fall 2013

A Review of Distance Sampling and Herbivore Abundance and Demographics in Northern Botswana. By Adelie Carstens and Emalia Mayo

The Current Status of Vulture Species in the Okavango Delta. By Ben Daggett.

Interviews with Community Escort Guides: Herbivore and Carnivore Populations, Hunting Ban Effects and Transect Evaluation. By Amelia Pfeifle, Anna Nisi, and Jonathan Piazza

Spring 2013

A Comparative Study of Reproductive Ratios and Grouping Patterns of impala (Aepyceros melampus), elephant (Loxodonta Africana), and giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the eastern Okavango Delta, Botswana.  By Susanna Howe and Sarah Kechejian

Assessing the Feasibility of Community-Based Carnivore Monitoring in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. By Jack Massey

An Evaluation of Standardized Natural Resource Monitoring, as Conducted by Round River Conservation Studies in Collaboration with Sankuyo, Khwai, and Mababe Community Trusts. By Sam Smith and Phoebe Howe

Spring 2012

Effects of Large Herbivores on Understory Vegetation of Semi-Arid Savannahs. By Jordan Mead and Drew Vanetsky

Elephant Feeding and Social Behavior Observed in Different Habitats of Chobe National Park, Botswana. By Molly Shane and Sarah Spinelli

Impala (Aepyceros melampus) Behavior, in Linyanti Area, Chobe National Park, Botswana.  By Sara Halm and Elena Rakowski

TAKU

Summer 2019

The First Monitoring Year of GLORIA: Collecting Plant Diversity, Abundance, and Distribution Data at the Six Year Point for Alpine Summits near Atlin, British Columbia.  By Calla Sopko, Joey Abreu and Katherine Meyr.

Point Counts and Opportunistic Surveys of Alpine Ungulates in the Atlin East Area.  By Rain Keating, Myranda Sloo and Kyle Weber.

Summer 2017

GLORIA Progress Report, Summer 2017. By Lily Bosworth, Aliza Chavez, Morgan Durbin and Sophie Warner.

Osprey Surveys on Atlin Lake: Data Summary from Multi-year Opsrey Observation Data. By Morgan Brown and Mark Roth.

Ungulate Surveys in the Atlin East Region, Summer 2017. By Joe Gallucci and Kaelie Coleman.

Summer 2016

Summary of Opportunistic Ungulate Sightings in the Atlin-East Region. By Jocelyn Ng and Briana Wilkinson.

Temperature Data Collection/Analysis for Alpine Summits Near Atlin, British Columbia. By Jordan Turner, Ellie McNairy and Zach Hough Solomon.

Summer 2015

Opportunistic Sightings of Woodland Caribou, Stone Sheep, and Mountain Goat herds in Atlin-East, Northwestern British Columbia.  By Celine Rytz and Grace Stonecipher.

Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) Activity and Relative Abundance in the Ruby Creek Valley, near Atlin, British Columbia. By Ranjit Inamdar and Dylan Bland.

Placer Mine Reclamation: Land Rehabilitation Post-Disturbance near Atlin, British Columbia. By George Voigt.

Summer 2014

Baseline Temperature Data Collection and Analysis for Alpine Summits Near Atlin, British Columbia. By Dain LeRoy Christensen, Sylvia Kinosian and Nico Shaffer.

Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) Distribution and Behavior in Atlin, British Columbia: An Update of 2014 Project Developments. By Sawyer Hill, Hannah Eiseman and Joe Valceschini.

Opportunistic Sightings and Observations of Woodland Caribou, Stone Sheep and Mountain Goats in the Atlin-East area between 2011-2014, British Columbia. By Drew Higgins, Kaitlyn Miller and Kasey Arts.

Summer 2013

Collecting Baseline Data for Species Diversity, Abundance, and Distribution on Alpine Summits Near Atlin, British Columbia.  By Cynthiann Heckelsmiller, Ellen Iida and Hayley Weyers.

A Baseline Study of Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) Behavior and Distribution in the Ruby Creek Valley near Atlin, British Columbia.  By Ari Blatt and Gioia Cabri.

Summer 2012

Preliminary Results on Distribution and Behavioral Studies of the Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) near Atlin, BC, and Recommendations for Future Studies.  By Kaitlin Poulter and Renee Linford.

The Effects of Mining and Human Activity on Marmot Behavior and Burrowing Preference near Atlin, BC: A Round River Conservation Studies Pilot Project.  By Kathy Dooley and Kyle Kasten.

Summer 2011

Hoary Marmot Population and Behavior in the East Atlin area, British Columbia.  By Anna Wearn and Julia Rowe.

Establishing Alpine Vegetation Monitoring Stations: The Methodology and Peak Evaluation in East Atlin.  By Carolyn Bowie and Holly Buttrey.

A Long-Term Study of Climate in Alpine Regions: Applying the GLORIA Method near Atlin, BC.  By Hannah Froehling and Katherine Boyk.

Summer 2010

Non-invasive Bear and Wolf Hair Collection for Stable Isotope Analysis for Long Term Caribou Study.  By Leif Olson and Ethan Rubenstein

BELIZE

Fall 2021

An Inventory of Bee Species and Flower Interaction in the Maya Golden Landscape. By Prashanti Limbu and Sam Hare Steig

Jaguar Individual Identification and Monitoring in the Bladen Nature Reserve & Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve. By Betsy Abrahamson and Gordy Scott

Maya Mountain Cacao Concession 2021 Wet Season Camera Trap Survey. By Ella Miller-Hodge and Christine Bahlinger

Vegetation and Bird Diversity and richness in Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve, Belize. By Lucas Cantrell and Lia Ivanick

COSTA RICA

Spring 2019

Baseline biodiversity study of a selection of Sustainable Biodiversity Fund farms in northern Costa Rica. By Micaela Roy and Alejandra Gallardo.

Corals Under Stress: A baseline survey of the Balinas Reef system of the Golfo Dulce. By Karl Pfeiffenberger.

A survey of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) in different forest types on the Osa Peninsula. By Gordon Coates. 

Yellow-billed cotinga flight paths and behavior in the Rincón River estuary. By Megan McKeown.

Summer 2017

Changes in Density of Sensitive Bird Species at Lomas del Sierpe. By Cece Wheeler and Jori McCune.

Habitat Preference of the Neotropical River Otter (Lontra longicaudis) on the Osa Peninsula.  By Avery Driscoll and Cece Wheeler.

Spring 2017

Camera Trap Study of Species Diversity and Frequency on the Osa Peninsula. By Brenna Lindsey.

Daily Flight Activity Patterns and Lekking Observations of the Endangered Yellow-Billed Cotinga. By Carolina May.

Microhabitat Preference of the Neotropical River Otter (Lontra longicaudis) on Two Streams in Lowland Tropical Rainforest of the Osa Peninsula. By Max Beal.

Occupancy for Bird Species of Concern at Lomas de Sierpe. By Katie Goodwin.

Rapid Biodiversity Assessments of Fondo de Biodiversidad Sostenible (FBS) Incentivized Forest Properties on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. By Esther Daranciang.

Summer 2016

A Primary Analysis of First Year Sapling Success in Two Locations of Reforested Tropical Rainforest at Osa Verde, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. By Makenna M. Hill.

A Quanitative Analysis of Camera Trapping to Determine Wildlife Abundance in Two Locations Along the Osa Peninsula Wildlife Corridor.  By Lara Bogdanovich.

A Survey of Neotropical River Otters (Lontra longicaudis) and their habitat preferences in three streams on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. By Callie Ficek and Ross Kamimoto.

NAMIBIA

Fall 2013

Determining Group Composition of Six Focal Species in the Kunene Region, Namibia. By Madeline Norgaard & Taylor Wells.

Benefit Distribution Plan Questionnaire Assessment of Torra Conservancy, Kunene Region, Namibia. By Jessica Mohlman & Wyatt Mayo.

Wildlife Monitoring Using Point Counts in the Kunene Region of Namibia: Review, Opinions and Recommendations. By Mallory Plummer, Leah Powley, and Marina Watowich.

Spring 2013

Validation of Round River Conservation Studies’ Locality Estimates of Animal Populations in the Kunene Region, Namibia. By Lisa Nehring & Mike Steele.

Migration patterns of Kunene Region conservancies: a comparison of the wet dry season of 2011 and the dry wet season of 2013. By Ellie Liota & Katherine McClain.

MONGOLIA

Surveys of waterbirds in the Darkhad Depression, Mongolia, during summer and autumn. By Mikayla N. Call (Summer 2018 Mongolia Program), Michael L. Schummer, Chris J. Smith, Badamgarav Dovchin, Battagtoh Tumur, Bayarkhuu Byambaa, Tumurusukh Jal & Rebecca J. Watters. Published in the journal Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Wildfowl (2019) 69: 188-205.

Fall 2019

Assessing Siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus) occupancy in the Horidol-Saridag Specially Protected Area, Mongolia. By Noah Savage.

Daurian Pika. By Sophie Heny.

Elk Habitat Preference. By Rosie Hust.

Hairtai Shuu, Vansemberuu – Establishing Baseline Statistics for Saussurea Dorogostaiskii in the Horidol Saridag Special Protected Area. By Isaac Shuman.

Investigating Talus-dwelling Pika Occupancy and Hay Pile Composition in the Darhad Valley, Northern Mongolia. By Micay May and Klara Heuchert.

Summarizing Camera Trapping in the Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Northern Mongolia. By Ilan Briggs.

Summer and fall surveys on the populations and seasonal movements of Darhad waterbirds. By Qingqing Yang.

Summer 2019

Breeding Birds of the Darhad Valley, focusing on Whooper Swans, Bar-Headed geese, and Demoiselle Cranes. By Mathew Zappa.

Butterflies of the Darhad Valley: Logging species diversity and Parnassius sp. butterfly location and behavior. By Kelsey Barber and Mathew Zappa.

Occupancy analysis of Alpine pika (Ochotona alpina) in Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Mongolia. By Grace Pearson and David Ahrens.

Plants of the Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Mongolia. By Alexis Sullivan.

Small Mammal Trapping in the Darhad Valley, Mongolia. By Chyanne Smith.

Wildlife monitoring with camera trapping in Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Mongolia. By Alyssa Christianson.

Fall 2018

Assessing Camera Trapping Methodology for Species Occupancy in the Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Darhad Valley, Mongolia.  By Cameron Piper.

Camera Trapping Wild Boar in Northern Mongolia: What Affects Wild Boar Occupancy? By Evan Foster.

Fall Waterfowl Migration in the Darhad Valley, Northern Mongolia. By Katie Tennis

Habitat and Food Preferences of Daurian Pika (Ochotona Dauurica) in the Darhad Valley of Northern Mongolia. By Elliott Parkin.

Occupancy and Habitat Characteristics of the Siberian Musk Deer (Moschus moschiferus) in the Horidol Saridag Strictly Protected Area, Darhad Valley, Northern Mongolia. By Jeremy Barnes.

Occupancy and Human Pressures on Cervus canadensis sibiricus in the Horidol-Saridag SPA. By Rhiannon Henderson.

Predicting Pika Density within the Darhad Valley. By Taran Tucker.

Vansemberuu of the Horidol Saridag: Baseline research and establishing long term monitoring of Saussurea dorogostaiskii in its Northern Mongolian range. By Joscelyn Norris.

Summer 2018

Density and Composition of Passerines in the Darhad Valley.  By Alyssa Cote and Grace Stein.

Mammal Presence and Behavior Monitoring. By Lauren Dunn and April Reisenfeld.

Plant Survey of the Horidol-Saridag Strictly Protected Area. By Rebekah Roylance Holt and J. Finnegan Townsley.

Raptor Species and Nest Surveys in the Darhad Valley of Northern Mongolia. By Caleb E. Aswad.

Survey and Estimated Densities of Waterfowl Species in the Darhad Valley, Hovsgol, Mongolia.  By Mikayla Call.

PATAGONIA

Spring 2022

The Impact of Cattle on Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Presence in the Furioso Valley. By Sophia Merriweather, Lily Simko, and Allie Shiers

La Ruta de Los Pioneros: A baseline study on habitats, biodiversity, and disturbance. By Jack Grabinski and McQuillen Martinez

Ñandú (Rhea pennata pennata) population dynamics and relation to guanaco (Lama guanicoe) in Chacabuco Valley, Patagonia National Park, Chile. By Caroline Killian and Hailey Kellison

Spring 2020

Biodiversity Assessment of Predio Militar, Entrada Baker, Aysén Region, Chile. By Robert McManus and Lucca Sterrer

Expanding Ñandú Population Data Collection to Additional Sections of Chile and Argentina for Further Analysis. By Isabel Ellenthal, Nicole Prom and Michaela Francesconi

February 2020 Chacabuco Valley Guanaco Census. By Lena Hanschka, Jesse Isenhart and Anna Messinger

Monitoring and quantifying biodiversity, anthropogenic disturbance, and ecosystem connectivity between BNP El Mosco and BNP Rio Azul influence area. By Carrie Finkelstein, Megan Hall and Ayana Harscoet

Ongoing huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) census in Fiordo Bernardo, Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Patagonia, Chile. By Anna Bosco, Maxwell King, Seth Price and Laura Schelling

Rapid Biodiversity Inventory of the Bajo Pascua and Lago Bergues Area. By Catherine Brockner, Jack Burnett, Grady Jakobsberg and William Seligmann

Fall 2019

Chacabuco Valley Guanaco Census of Austral Spring 2019. By Chloe Kirk, Mikkel Sawyer and Sophia Gillies

Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) population census in Fiordo Bernardo region of Parque Nacional Bernardo O’Higgins, Patagonia, Chile. By Bethany Llewellyn, Makenzie Hines and Rowan Henke

Magellanic woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus) nesting in Jeinimeni Sector of Patagonia National Park. By Jessalyn Ayars, Zachary Boone and Adam Gellman

Rapid Biodiversity Inventory of the Pascua River Watershed. By Andrew Whitney, Anna Robert and Gracie Little

Recommendations for conservation management at Predio Militar-Baker Sector in regard to Ñandu habitat and population dynamics. By Eliana Durnbaugh, Grace Leslie and Christof Zweifel

Tamango Huemul Population Survey of Austral Spring 2019. By Claire Waichler

Spring 2019

Bien Nacional Protegido Río Mosco standardized biodiversity monitoring. By Lily Zanta, Luke Basler and Stacy Polyakova

Distance sampling survey of guanaco in the Chacabuco Valley. By Erica Leiserowitz and Laura Pinover

Huemul population census and culpeo fox diet in Fiordo Bernardo. By Sophie Karolczak and Conor Larkin

Huemul population census in the Tamango sector of Patagonia National ParkBy Lindsay Cartmell, Nate Stone and Sam Wells

Plant Guide for Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. By Anna Van Dreser, Geena Zick, Julia Selle and Matt Mitchell

Standardized biodiversity monitoring and human use assessment in the Jorge Montt Fjord. By Katie Adase, Baillie Stein and Siena Wiedmann

Fall 2018

Biodiversity Monitoring in the Bien Nacional Protegido Río Mosco in the Austral Spring. By Rae Tennent and Johannah Frisby

Culpeo Fox (Lycalopex culpaeus) spatial distribution and predation within the Northwest region of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park.  By Matt Hendrickson, Brandon Lawton and Camille Groh

Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Cria Survival in Bernardo O’Higgins National Park.  By Hayden Childs and Drew Corrigan

A Literature Review of Current Research on the Patagonian Fjords. By Brandon Lawton and Camille Groh

Spring 2018

Biodiversity Assessment of the Bien Nacional Protegido Río Mosco with a focus on huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) distribution. By Tara Rodes, Sierra Lammi and Maegan Aldous

Community development in Puerto Edén. By Lily Schroder and Ella Mighell

Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) census and culpeo fox (Lycalopex culpaeus) diet in Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. By Ashely Novella, Emma Gwyn and Isabel Eaton

Plant Guide to Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. By Olivia Drukker and Cormac Quinn

Fall 2017

Analyzing the Carrying Capacity of the Ruta Patrimonial: Los Glaciares Trail System. By Emma Houston and Tessa Samuels

Biodiversity Assessment of the Pascua River Watershed. By Tiffany Thio and Kaitlin Libbey

Biodiversity of O’Higgins County (a poster). By Caroline Carter

Birds of O’Higgins Country (a poster). By Will Greene

Exploring Potential for Sustainable Sphagnum Harvest in Aysén, Chile. By Emma Sevier, Emma Dempsey and Sara Wall

The Feasibility of Sustainable Ecotourism Development in Villa O’Higgins.  By Zach Fritz and Nathan Kiel

Floral Census of the Proposed Bien Nacional Protegido Campo de Hielo Sur, Aysen Region, Chile.  By Shannon Quinn and Park Cawley

Ranchos Cholgueros Biocultural Conservation Project.  By Maisie Anrod, Iván Langesfeld and Ezekiel Zeff

Spring 2017

Assessing the Viability of Tourism in Puerto Edén. By Aidan Breen and Alice Altbaum

Conservation Easement Proposal Bajo Pascua. By Allison Summerly and Harris Hayman

Culpeo Fox (Lycalopex culpaeus) habitat use and predation on huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Bernardo and Témpano Fjords, Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Aysén Region of Chile. By Margaret Johnson and Allison Mullen

Future Patagonia National Park Megatransect. By Maya Morduch-Toubman and Hannah Weiss

Population Surveys on thecÑandú (Rhea pennata pennata) in the Chacabuco Valley. By Julie Hamilton and AnnMarie Backstrom

Preliminary analysis of a peat-accumulating site outside of Tortel, Chile. By Caitlin Luby and Paul Karpinski

Survival of huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) cría in Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. By Hannah Phelps and Alexander Wuestneck

Vegetation Community Assemblage Patterns in Habitats of Bajo Pascua. By Shelby Sawyer, Annie Johnson and Aaron Richards

Fall 2016

A Survey of Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Distribution and Reproduction in Bernardo and Témpano Fjords, Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Alana Danieu and Michael Francis Siggins

Bird Diversity of Lago Quiroz: A Comparison to Lago Chico and Habitat Assessment. By Naomi Fein and Margaret Bonnell

Culpeo fox (Lycalopex culpaeus) distribution and predation on Huemul deer cría (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Bernardo and Témpano Fjords, Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile.  By Becca Holdhusen and Katrina Brace

Megafauna of the Chacabuco Valley: Population Trends and Conservation Needs. By Charlie Southwick and Alex Walt

Plant Abundance and Distribution in the Lago Quiroz Expedition. By Anna Nagel and Maggie Williams

Puerto Edén Ciprés Research. By Kadin Woolever and Ben Comai

Ruta Patrimonial Los Glaciares: Comuna of O’Higgins, Aysen Region, Chile. By Will Green, Collin Campagne and Julia Wunsch

Seasonal Changes in the Elevation Preference of Huemul in the Chilean Fjords. By Cole Snyder and Alex Wells

Spring 2016

Assessment of Ñandú (Rhea pennata pennata) population in the Chacabuco Valley. By Grace Fowler and Sadey Mirabile

Diversity, endemism and elevational distribution of the plants of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. By Adeline Clayton and Olivia Andreozzi

Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) population sampling of the Chacabuco Valley. By James Maloney

Photo-monitoring of glacial retreat and vegetation change in Glacier Chico Valley and Glacier O’Higgins Valley, Aysen, Chile.

Preferential Habitat Types and Elevational Ranges of Huemul Deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus). By Spencer Crawford and Nathaniel Rees

Fall 2015

A Preliminary Analysis of ñandu (Rhea pennata pennata) Habitat Suitability in the Eastern Chacabuco Valley of Southern Chilean Patagonia. By Robin Lewis, Emma Velis and Peter Whitman

Analysis of altitudinal distribution of 36 plant species within valleys east of Jorge Montt Glacier. By Ryan Colarusso and Katin Liphart

Examining Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Habitat Preferences and Presence within the Aysén Region of Patagonia, Chile. By Maria Nappi, Lily Spechler, and Christina St. Hilaire

Preliminary Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) Vehicular Distance Sampling of the Chacabuco Valley. By Matthew McIntosh and Kelsey Hamm

Significant Habitat Characteristics of Wolffshon’s Viscacha in Relation to Pellet Density on Cliffs in the Chacabuco Valley, Chile. By Elaine Gallenberg and Caitlin Eichten

Spring 2015

A Preliminary Survey of Avian Biodiversity in Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Clara Freidman

A Scat Density Study of Huemul Deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in five valleys of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Devan Pensinger, Brynn Pedrick and Rachel Ross

The Effects of Fire Disturbance on Wetland Bird Species Diversity in the Chacabuco Valley, Chile. By Nina Ferrari and Sarah Jonathan

A Survey of Altitudinal Distribution of 30 Plant Species in Three Valleys of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Shayla Williams, Emma Wood and Max Carlin

Determining Relative Austral Vizcacha (Lagidium wolffsohni) Abundance: How Do Habitat Variables Influence Pellet Density? By Ava Lewis, Russell Carter and John Crockett

Fall 2014

Bird Communities of the Chacabuco Valley, Chile. By Isabelle Lazarus and Desiree Niewinski

Birds of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Elliott Casper

Floral Diversity and Plant Communities of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Sylvia Kinosian

Habitat Selection of Wolffsohn’s Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsoni) in the Chacabuco Valley. By Natalie Stoneburner and Blaise Sullivan

Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Population Density within Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Kristina Benoist and Eric Van Dam

Spring 2014

Inter-seasonal Trends in Avian Diversity in the Chacabuco Valley, Chile. By Frances Iannucci and Chloe Beck

Analysis of Huemul Deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) Population Trends within the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, Chile. By Cameron Nevin and Tyler Freitas

Habitat Characteristics and Methods for the Field Study of the Austral Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni). By Nicole Gautier and Bolton Howes

Floral Diversity in the Chacabuco Valley, Chile. By Sarah Young and Andrew Gage

Fall 2013

Avian Diversity in the Chacabuco Valley: Comparing Lakes, Species and Seasons. By Avery Lavoie & Emily Diener

Establishing a Protocol for Studying Wolffsohn’s Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni) in the Chacabuco Valley: A methods paper for future viscacha studies by RRCS. By Andrew Newcomb and Alice Hotopp

Factors influencing Wolffsohn’s Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni) Presence within the Chacabuco Valley: Austral spring 2013 survey results. By Greg Daniel and Erin Knight

Habitat use by Avian Species in the Chacabuco Valley. By Sydney Morison and Walker Nordin

Spring 2013

Measuring Bird Diversity in Patagonian Lakes: Methodologies and Future Directions in Valle Chacabuco. By Ben Whitney and Michael Howe

Austral Vizcacha in Valle Chacabuco: A Presence/Absence Study in the Future Patagonia National Park. By Hannah Eiseman and Neely Fortune

Vizcacha Surveys in Valle Chacabuco: Identifying the Habitat of the Austral vizcacha (Lagidium wolffsohni). By Becky Forgrave and Nick McGee

Finding Austral Vizcacha (Lagidium wolffsohni) in the Future Patagonia National Park: student research in Valle Chacabuco. By Jeremy Belknap and Guillermo Sapaj

SKY ISLAND BORDERLANDS

Summer 2021

Bird Species Diversity at Springs in the Sky Islands of Arizona. Zachary Matchinski and Emma Rosenau

Cats in the Sky Island Region and their Impacts on Conservation. By Brylee Stone and Alexandra DeSousa

Spring 2021

FotoFauna Data Analysis: Two years of community science camera trap data collected in the Madrean Archipelago of Arizona, USA and Sonora, Mexico. By Wren Garrison

Operation Dark Sky: Studying Light Pollution Levels along the US-Mexico Border. By Perrin Milliken

Perennial Springs of the Sky Islands Region, Arizona, USA. By Olivia Sena

Vegetation and Habitat Survey of Sky Island Alliance’s Border Wildlife Study (BWS) camera sites in the Madrean Sky Islands. By Walter Emann and Benjamin Felser