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Recent Publications

Modeling demand for lottery rationed recreation with permit application: Case of elk hunting in Tennessee. Paper presented at the International Society of Forest Resource Economics (ISFRE) Annual Meeting. March 19-21, 2018, Gatlinburg, TN.  Chapagain, B., N. C. Poudyal, and D. G. Hodges.  2018.  Proceedings of the ISFRE Meeting 2018, Forthcoming.

Systematics of the meniscus midges (Diptera: Dixidae) molecular phylogenetics of world taxa and highlights from revisionary studies of Nearctic Dixa Meigen.  Moulton, J. K.  2018.  Proceedings: The 9th International Congress of Dipterology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30, November 2530, Windhoek, Namibia. [Abstract]

Nutrition and food habits of eastern elk.  Muller, L. I.  2018.  Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, D. White, J. Cox, and J. Larkin (editors). Elk in eastern North America. Missoula, Montana, USA.

Cryptic genetic population subdivision and conservation in elk (Cervus canadensis) translocated from Elk Island National Park (Alberta, Canada) to Tennessee and North Carolina, USA.  Muller, L. I., J. L. Murrow, J. L. Lupardus, J. D. Clark, and B. F. Miller.  2018.  9th International Deer Biology Congress, Estes Park, Colorado, 5-10 August 2018.

Genetic structure in elk persists after translocation.  Muller, L. I., J. L. Murrow, J. L. Lupardus, J. D. Clark, J. G. Yarkovich, W. H. Stiver, E. K. Delozier, B. L. Slabach, J. J. Cox, and B. F. Miller.  2018.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 82: 1124-1134.

Local residents' attitudes towards elk in Tennessee: Results from a survey of residents in Anderson, Scott, Campbell, Morgan, & Claiborne County.  Poudyal, N. C., C. Watkins, and B. Chapagain.  2018.  Research Project Report Submitted to Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, Nashville, TN, pp. 77..

Elk restoration in the southeastern U.S.  White, D., J. Cox, B. F. Miller, L. I. Muller, R. Smith, W. Wright, M. Cartwright, J. D. Clark, and B. Keller.  2018.  Rocky Mountatin Elk Foundation, D. White, J. Cox, and J. Larkin (editors). Elk in eastern North America. Missoula, Montana.

Revisionary studies of Nearctic Dixidae: the Dixa rudis and D. fusca species groups.  Moulton, J. K.  2017.  Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November 58, Denver, CO.. [Abstract]

The true identity of Dixa modesta Johannsen (Diptera: Dixidae) resolved: synonymy of Dixa similis Johannsen, designation of the Dixa ubiquita species group, and description of three new eastern Nearctic species.  Moulton, J. K.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4216(3): 247260. [Abstract]

Day/night landscape use and home ranges of reintroduced elk in teh Cumberland Mountains, Tennessee.  Tarver, A., L. I. Muller, and B. F. Miller.  2017.  UT Gamma Sigma Delta Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements.

Seasonal movements, landscape use, and home ranges of reintroduced elk in the Cumberland Mountains, Tennessee.  Tarver, A., L. I. Muller, and B. F. Miller.  2017.  70th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Louisville, Kentucky.

White-tailed deer and elk forage response to prescribed fire and herbicide applications.  Nanney, J. S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.