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Publications by Staff of the Endangered and Nongame Species Program

Below are publications which have been authored in part or wholly by current or former staff of the NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife's Endangered and Nongame Species Program. Publications are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

General Publications
Reptiles and Amphibians
Raptors
Shorebirds
Songbirds
Mammals
Invertebrates
Contaminants in Birds
Landscape Project

GENERAL PDF?
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey. Beans, B. E., and L. Niles (editors). 2003. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ. No - Book
An objective means of species status assessment: Adapting the Delphi Technique. Clark, K. E., J. E. Applegate, L. J. Niles, and D. S. Dobkin. 2006. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:419-425. Yes (225kb)
Status, protection and future needs of endangered and threatened birds of New Jersey. Niles, L. J., K. E. Clark, and S. Paturzo. 1989. P. 69-103 in E.F. Karlin, Ed. New Jersey's Rare and Endangered Plants and Animals. Inst. for Environ. Studies, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ. 280pp. No
Satisfaction levels of birdwatchers: An observation on the consumptive—nonconsumptive continuum. Applegate, J. E., and K. Clark. 1987. Leisure Sciences. 9:129-134. Yes (1.2mb)
Landscaping for Birds on Larger Parcels of Land. ENSP Staff. 4pp. Yes (728kb)
Landscaping for Birds on New Jersey's Barrier Islands. ENSP Staff. 4pp. Yes (564kb)
Gardening for Butterflies. ENSP Staff. 4pp. Yes (477kb)
Meet 'Bear': Wildlife Detection Dog. 2011. Fowles, G. and P. Woerner. Poster Yes (872kb)

REPTILES AND AMPHBIANS PDF?
Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of New Jersey. Schwartz, V. and D.M. Golden. 2002. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 53pp. No - Book
Calls of New Jersey Frogs and Toads (audio CD). Golden, D.M. and J.F. Bunnell. 2002. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. No - CD
Teaching Students About New Jersey Reptiles and Amphibians in the Field and Classroom. Golden, D.M., J. Coyne, and P. Hull (editors). 2003. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 53pp. No - Book
Salamanders, Frogs and Turtles of New Jersey's Vernal Pools. Kenny, L.P. and M.R. Burne (with NJ adaptations by J. Tesauro, K. Schantz and M. Craddock). 2005. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 54pp. No - Book
Statewide mapping and assessment of vernal pools: A New Jersey case study. Lathrop, R.G., P. Montesano, J. Tesauro, and B. Zarate. 2005. Journal of Environmental Management 76:230-238. Yes (420kb)
Cover-board surveys for reptiles and amphibians on New Jersey Wildlife Management Area: 2003 Report. Golden, D.M. 2004. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 8p. Yes (155kb)
Frogs
Pine Barrens Treefrog. J. Sciascia and S. Meyer. 1999. New Jersey Outdoors, Spring, p. 64-65. Yes (1.3mb)
Salamanders
Longtail salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda) distribution and habitat associations in New Jersey. Zarate, B., G. Fowles, and K. Pollack. 2005. Poster presentation at Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies meeting, Washington, DC. Unpublished report by NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Clinton, NJ. Yes (175kb)
Blue-spotted Salamander. Chanda, D. 1993. New Jersey Outdoors, Spring, p. 64-65. Yes (745kb)
Turtles
The effects of livestock grazing on the bog turtle [Glyptemys (=Clemmys) muhlenbergii]. Tesauro, J. and D. Ehrenfeld. 2007. Herpetologica 63:293-300. Yes (140kb)
Snakes
Assessing timber rattlesnake movements near a residential development and locating new hibernacula in the New Jersey Pinelands. Laidig, K.J. and D.M. Golden. 2004. New Jersey Pinelands Commission and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Report. Pages 1-29. Yes (1.0mb)
Characterization of landscape-scale habitat use by timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) within the Ridge and Valley and Highlands Regions of New Jersey. Schantz, K.A. 2009. Masters Thesis. Graduate School New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 183 pp. Yes (1.3mb)
2007 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., M.J. McGraw, D.W. Burkett, and D.M. Golden. 2008. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (3.4mb)
2008 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., M.P. McCort, D.W. Burkett, and D.M. Golden. 2009. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (7.8mb)
2009 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., M.P. McCort, D.W. Burkett, and D.M. Golden. 2010. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (3.1mb)
2010 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., D.W. Burkett, R. Hamilton, M.P. McCort, and D.M. Golden. 2011. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (4.4mb)
2011 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., D.W. Burkett, R. Hamilton, and D.M. Golden. 2012. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (3.9mb)
2012 Annual Report of Northern Pine Snake Management and Conservation at Stafford Business Park, Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. Zappalorti, R.T., D.W. Burkett, M.P. McCort, D. Schneider, and K.M. Korth. 2013. Unpublished Report to NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, Trenton. Yes (3.6mb)
Status Assessment of the Northern Pine Snake (Pituophis m. melanoleucus) in New Jersey: An Evaluation of Trends and Threats. New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. 2009. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 53pp. Yes (710kb)

BIRDS - RAPTORS PDF?
American kestrel
American Kestrel breeding habitat: the importance of patch size. Smallwood, J.A., P. Winkler, G.L. Fowles and M.A. Craddock. 2009. J. Raptor Research 43:308-314. Yes (375kb)
American Kestrel Nest Box Program. Smallwood, J., M. Craddock, and P. Winkler. 2009. Poster. No - Image
Peregrine Falcon
Reestablishment of Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus) on Lower Hudson River Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. Clark, K.E., and L. Pierson. 2009. Records of New Jersey Birds 36(1):2-6. Yes (200kb)
Osprey
Status of ospreys nesting in New Jersey, 1984 through 1993. Clark, K. E., and C. D. Jenkins. 1993. Records of NJ Birds 19(4):74-77. Yes (1.6mb)
Bald Eagle
The making of a bald eagle nest. Clark, K., and L. Niles. 1998. New Jersey Outdoors. Spring 1998. Yes (1.2mb)
Soaring with New Jersey's Eagles. C. O'Dea. 1995. New Jersey Outdoors, Spring, p. 21-25. Yes (1.4mb)
Breeding status of Bald Eagle in New Jersey. Niles, L., K. Clark, and D. Ely. 1991. Records of NJ Birds 17(1):3-5. Yes (900kb)
Migratory Raptors
A comparison study of migratory raptor distribution and habitat use at the Cape May peninsula stopover. Frank, C.A. 2007. Masters Thesis. Graduate School New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 87 pp. Yes (3.4mb)
A landscape analysis of migrant landbird stopover habitat on Cape May Peninsula, New Jersey from 1972 through 1995 using remote sensing data. Stiles, E. P. 2001. Thesis (M.S.). Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Yes (2.6mb)
The influence of weather, geography and habitat on migrating raptors on Cape May peninsula. Niles, L. J., J. Burger, and K. E. Clark. 1996. Condor 98:382-394. Yes (955kb)
Managing Stopover Habitat for Migratory Birds. Tash, J. P., E. Stiles, and L. Widjeskog. (no date) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 33p. Yes (1.4mb)
Stopover Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Raptors. Niles, L. J. 1996. Doctoral Dissertation, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. pp 160. No
Jersey: A way station for migratory birds. Clark, K. E. 1991. New Jersey Outdoors. Sum 1991. Yes (1.2mb)
Prey management for migrating raptors. Niles, L. J., and K. E. Clark. 1989. P. 154-161 in Proc. Northeast Raptor Management Symposium and Workshop. Natl. Wildl. Fed., Washington, D.C. 356pp. Yes (2.6mb)
Raptors. Meyer, S. 2000. New Jersey Outdoors, Fall, p 35-39. Yes (1.4mb)

BIRDS - SHOREBIRDS PDF?
Beachnesting & Marsh Birds
Overview of beach-nesting birds in New Jersey. Pover, T. 2008. New Jersey Audubon 34(1-2):18-20 Yes (1.3mb)
Effect of approaching boats on nesting black skimmers: Using response distances to establish protective buffer zones. Burger, J., M. Gochfeld, C. D. Jenkins, and F. Lesser. 2010. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:102-108. Yes (200kb)
The spatial and temporal distribution of Piping Plovers in New Jersey: 1987-2007. Kisiel, C. 2009. M.S. Thesis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Yes (1.5mb)
The role of inlets in piping plover nest site selection in New Jersey, 1987-2007. C. L. Kisiel. 2009. New Jersey Birds 35 (3):45-52 Yes (2.1mb)
Least tern trends. Pover, T. 2008. New Jersey Audubon 34 (1-2):24. Yes (465kb)
Black skimmer trends. Pover, T. 2008. New Jersey Audubon 34 (1-2):27. Yes (335kb)
Piping plover trends. Pover, T. 2008. New Jersey Audubon 34 (1-2):31. Yes (515kb)
Dispatches from the beachfront. Kisiel, C. 2008. New Jersey Audubon 34 (1-2):22-23. Yes (830kb)
Created versus natural coastal islands: Atlantic waterbird populations, habitat choices and management implications. Erwin, R. M., D. H. Allen and D. Jenkins. 2003. Estuaries 26: 949-955. Yes (630kb)
Status and trends of colonially-nesting birds in Barnegat Bay. Burger, J., C.D. Jenkins, Jr., F. Lesser and M. Gochfeld. 2001. J. Coastal Research 32:197-211. Yes(4.2mb)
Colonial Wading Birds. Jenkins, D. and L. A. Gelvin-Innvaer. 1995. P. 335-347 in Living Resources of the Delaware Estuary (L.E. Dove and R. M. Nyman, eds.), The Delaware Estuary Program. Yes (3.2mb)
Beach nesting birds: optimism for the future. Burger J., C. D. Jenkins Jr., and K. Staine. 1992. New Jersey Audubon Magazine 18(2):9-11. No
Migratory Shorebirds
Effects of Horseshoe Crab Harvest in Delaware Bay on Red Knots: Are Harvest Restrictions Working?. Niles, L.J., J. Bart, H. P. Sitters, A.D. Dey, K.E. Clark, P. W. Atkinson, A.J. Baker, K.A. Bennett, K. S. Kalasz, N. A. Clark, J. Clark, S. Gillings, A. S. Gates, P. M. Gonzalez, D. E. Hernandez, C. D. T. Minton, R. I. G. Morrison, R. R. Porter, R. K. Ross, and C. R. Veitch. 2009. Bioscience 59:153-164. Yes (1.2mb)
Status of the Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa) in the Western Hemisphere. Niles, L. J., H. P. Sitters, A. D. Dey, P. W. Atkinson, A. J. Baker, K. A. Bennett, R. Carmona, K. E. Clark, N. A. Clark, C. Espoz, P. M. Gonzalez, B. A. Harrington, D. E. Hernandez, D. S. Kalasz, R. G. Lathrop, R. N. Matus, C. D. T. Minton, R. I. G. Morrison, M. K. Peck, W. Pitts, R. A. Robinson, and I. L. Serrano. 2008. Studies in Avian Biology No. 36. Yes (4.9mb)
Rates of mass gain and energy deposition in red knot on their final spring staging site is both time- and condition-dependent. Atkinson, P. W., A. J. Baker, K. A. Bennett, N. A. Clark, J. A. Clark, K. B. Cole, A. Dekinga, A. Dey, S. Gillings, P. M. Gonzalez, K. Kalasz, C. D. T. Minton, J. Newton, L. J. Niles, T. Piersma, R. A. Robinson, and H. P. Sitters. 2007. J. Applied Ecology 44:885-895. Yes (400kb)
Rapid population decline in red knots: fitness consequences of decreased refuelling rates and late arrival in Delaware Bay. Allan J Baker, Patricia M González, Theunis Piersma, Lawrence J Niles, Inęs de Lima Serrano do Nascimento, Philip W Atkinson, Nigel A Clark, Clive D T Minton, Mark K Peck, and Geert Aarts. 2004. Proc Biol Sci. 271(1541): 875–882. Yes (135kb)
The effect of human activities on migrant shorebirds: Successful adaptive management. Burger, J., C. Jeitner, K. Clark and L. J. Niles. 2004. Environmental Conservation 31:283-288. Yes (145kb)
Habitat use, spatial dynamics, and stopover ecology of Red Knots on Delaware Bay. Meyer, S. R. 1999. M.A. Thesis. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 65p. No
Importance of beach, mudflat, and marsh habitats to migrant shorebirds on Delaware Bay. Burger, J., L. Niles, and K. E. Clark. 1997. Biological Conservation 79:283-292. Yes (915kb)
Abundance and distribution of migratory shorebirds in Delaware Bay, NJ. Clark, K. E., L. J. Niles, and J. Burger. 1993. Condor 95:694-705. Yes (735kb)

BIRDS - SONGBIRDS PDF?
Managing Stopover Habitat for Migratory Birds. Tash, J. P., E. Stiles, and L. Widjeskog. (no date) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 33p. Yes (1.4mb)
Golden-winged warbler reproductive success and habitat assessment on utility rights-of-way, progress report 2005. S. Defalco Petzinger. 2005. Unpublished report to NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife, Trenton, NJ. Yes (135kb)
The importance of spatial scale and non-forest habitats in predicting occurrence of area-sensitive forest birds. Dey, A. D. 2005. Doctoral Dissertation. Program in Ecology and Evolution, Graduate School New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. pp. 124. No
Neotropical migrant indicators research, final report 2005. S. DeFalco Petzinger. Unpublished report to the Endangered and Nongame Species Program, NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife. Trenton. 19p. Yes (745kb)
Golden-winged warbler reproductive success and habitat assessment on Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management Area, progress report 2003. S. Defalco Petzinger. 2003. Unpublished report to NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife, Trenton, NJ. Yes (625kb)
A landscape analysis of migrant landbird stopover habitat on Cape May Peninsula, New Jersey from 1972 through 1995 using remote sensing data. Stiles, E. P. 2001. Thesis (M.S.) - Rutgers University, 2001. Yes (2.6mb)
Red-headed Woodpecker. Sciascia, J. 1994. New Jersey Outdoors, Spring, p. 64-65. Yes (820kb)
A regional study of coastal migratory stopover habitat for Neotropical migrant songbirds: Land management implications. McCann, J. M., S. E. Mabey, L. J. Niles, C. Bartlett, P. Kerlinger. 1993. Trans. 58th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. 58:398-407. Yes (2.0mb)

MAMMALS PDF?
Back on the Bobcat Trail. J.C. Sciascia. 1999. New Jersey Outdoors, Winter, p. 11-14. Yes (1.3mb)
A predictive habitat model for bobcat (Lynx rufus) in northern New Jersey. Fowles, G. and M. Valent. 2006. NJDEP, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 10 pp. Yes (307kb)

INVERTEBRATES PDF?
Field Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Jersey. Barlow, A., D.M. Golden, and J. Bangma. 2009. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 285pp. No - Book
Frosted Elfin Management Plan. Golden, D.M. and L. Pettigrew. 2005. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ. 26pp. Yes (1.9mb)

CONTAMINANTS IN BIRDS PDF?
Organochlorine Pesticides, PCBs, Dioxins, and Metals in Postterm Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Eggs from the Mid-Atlantic States, 1993-1999. Clark, K. E., Y. Zhao, and C. Kane. 2009. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 57:174-184. Yes (355kb)
Changes in contaminant levels in New Jersey osprey eggs and prey, 1989 to 1998. Clark, K. E., W. Stansley, and L. J. Niles. 2001. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 40:277-284. Yes (2.0mb)
Environmental contaminants associated with reproductive failure in bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) eggs in New Jersey. Clark, K. E., L. J. Niles, and W. Stansley. 1998. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61:247-254. Yes (1.8mb)
A comparison of mercury levels in feathers and eggs of osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in the North American Great Lakes. Hughes, K.D., P.J. Ewins, and K.E. Clark. 1997. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 33:441-452. Yes (4.8mb)
Prey of peregrine falcons from the New Jersey coast and associated contaminant levels. Steidl, R.J., C.R. Griffin, T.P. Augspurger, D.W. Sparks and L.J. Niles. 1997. Northeast Wildlife 52:11-19. Yes (1.9mb)
Heavy metals and selenium in feathers of three shorebird species from Delaware Bay. Burger, J., S. Seyboldt, N. Morgenstein, and K. Clark. 1993. Environ. Monitor. and Assess. 28:189-198. Yes (80kb)
Reproductive success and eggshell thinning of a reestablished peregrine falcon population. Steidl, R. J., C. R. Griffin, L. J. Niles, and K. E. Clark. 1991. J. Wildl. Manage. 55:294-299. Yes (1.9mb)
Contaminant levels of osprey eggs and prey reflect regional differences in reproductive success. Steidl, R.J., C.R. Griffin, and L. Niles. 1991. Journal of Wildl. Management 55:601-608. Yes (1.5mb)

THE LANDSCAPE PROJECT PDF?
New Jersey's Landscape Project Map Book. 2008. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 100pp. No - Webpage
New Jersey's Landscape Project, Version 3.1. 2012. Woerner, P. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. Poster. Yes (3.3mb)
New Jersey's Landscape Project, (Version 3.0 Highlands) A species-based patch approach to rare and imperiled wildlife habitat mapping for community land-use planning and species conservation. Winkler, P., G. Fowles, M. Valent and P. Woerner. 2008. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 149pp. Yes (6.2mb)
New Jersey's Landscape Project, Version 2.1. Niles, L.J., M. Valent, P. Winkler and P. Woerner. 2008. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 150pp. Yes (2.5mb)
New Jersey's Landscape Project, Version 2.0. Niles, L.J., M. Valent, P. Winkler and P. Woerner. 2004. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 58pp. No
New Jersey's Landscape Project, Version 1.0. Niles, L.J., M. Valent, J. Tash and P. Winkler. 2001. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Nongame Species Program. 20pp. No
Landscape Project Brochure No
NJ's Landscape Project V2.0 Poster No - Image

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