Dr. Bryan S. Windmiller
Thesis: The Pond the Forest and the City: Spotted Salamander Ecology and Conservation in a Human-Dominated Landscape. M.A.
Thesis: The Limitations of Massachusetts Regulatory Protection for Temporary Pool-Breeding Amphibians.
Research: An Anti-predator Defense in the Limpet, Notoacmea scutum.
Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
Natural Heritage Program:
Center for Environmental Management/U.S. E.P.A, graduate student fellowship, 1993.
Sigma Xi, graduate student research grant, 1992.
Seibert Award, from Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles for best student paper, 1992 Annual Conference, El Paso, TX
Society of Wetland Scientists Award for best student paper, 1995 Annual Conference, Boston, MA United Nations Environment Programme
Post-Graduate Fellowship in Biological Conservation and Management, 1991.
Wetland delineation and inventories of wetland flora/fauna; mitigation design, oversight and assessment. Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
Intern, assisted in creation and organization of vernal pool conservation program, 10/89 - 6/90.
Technical Publications (theses not included)
Regosin, J. and B. Windmiller. In press. Terrestrial Habitat Use and Winter Densities of the Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica). J. Herpetology.
Regosin, J., B. Windmiller, and J. Reed. In press. Effects of conspecifics on the burrow occupancy behavior of spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum).
Copeia Regosin, J. B. Windmiller, and J. Reed. In review. Influences of small mammal burrow abundance and conspecifics on the distribution of spotted salamanders in terrestrial habitats.
Can. J. Zool. Homan, R., J. Regosin, D. Rodrigues, J.M. Reed, B. Windmiller, and L. M. Romero. 2002. Impacts of varying habitat quality on the physiological stress of spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum). Animal Conservation. In press.
Windmiller, B. 1996. Tracking techniques useful for field studies of anuran orientation and movement. Herpetological Review 27(1):13-15.
Jarman, N., R. Dobberteen, B. Windmiller, and P. Lelito. 1991. Evaluation of created freshwater wetlands in Massachusetts. Restoration and Management Notes 9(1):26-29.
Amekor, M.K.E., I. Boonpracong, L.J.M. Kawiche, and B. Windmiller. 1990. Desertification and Its Control: An International Perspective. United Nations Environment Programme. 35 pp.
Windmiller, B. 1990. The difficulty of protecting vernal pool ecosystems: Perspectives from a study of wood frog and mole salamander breeding habitat in northeastern Massachusetts. Pp. 1-43 in: Wetlands Law and Policy: What You Need to Know. Wetlands Education Inst. Boston, MA.
Burkholder, R., F. Clark, C. Feral and B. Windmiller. 1989. A Citizen's Step-by-Step Guide to Certifying Vernal Pools. Mass. Audubon Society. Lincoln, MA.
Windmiller, B., and R. Dobberteen. 1989. Control of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) through competitive plantings. Restoration and Management Notes 7(2):101.
Presentations at Scientific Meetings
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