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2014

Sigafus, B. H., C. R. Schwalbe, B. R. Hossack, E. Muths. 2014. Prevalence of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona, USA. Herpetological Review. 45(1), 41–42.

2013

Adams M.J., Miller D.A.W., Muths E., Corn P.S., Grant E.H.C., et al. 2013. Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States.. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64347. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064347

Hossack, B. R., Adams, M. J., Pearl, C. A., Wilson, K. W., Bull, E. L., Lohr, K., Patla, D., Pilliod, D. S., Jones, J. M., Wheeler, K. K., Mckay, S. P. And Corn, P. S. (2013), Roles of Patch Characteristics, Drought Frequency, and Restoration in Long-Term Trends of a Widespread Amphibian. Conservation Biology, 27: 1410–1420.

Hossack, B. R., Lowe, W. H., Webb, M. A. H., Talbott, M. J., Kappenman, K. M. and Corn, P. S. (2013), Population-level thermal performance of a cold-water ectotherm is linked to ontogeny and local environmental heterogeneity. Freshwater Biology. doi: 10.1111/fwb.12202

Hossack, B.R. and R.L. Newell. 2013. New distribution record for the rare limpet Acroloxus coloradensis (Henderson, 1930) (Gastropoda: Acroloxidae) from Montana. The Nautilus. 127(1):40–41

Hossack, Blake R., Winsor H. Lowe, R. Ken Honeycutt, Sean A. Parks, and Paul Stephen Corn. 2013. Interactive effects of wildfire, forest management, and isolation on amphibian and parasite abundance. Ecological Applications 23:479–492. doi: 10.1890/12-0316.1

Hossack, Blake R., Winsor H. Lowe, Joy L. Ware, Paul Stephen Corn. 2013. Disease in a dynamic landscape: Host behavior and wildfire reduce amphibian chytrid infection. Biological Conservation. 157: 293–299.

Walls, Susan C., William J. Barichivich, Mary E. Brown, David E. Scott, and Blake R. Hossack. 2013. Influence of Drought on Salamander Occupancy of Isolated Wetlands on the Southeastern Coastal Plain of the United States. Wetlands. doi:10.1007/s13157-013-0391-3

2012
Amburgey, S., W.C. Funk, M.A. Murphy, and E. Muths. 2012. Effects of hydroperiod duration on survival, developmental rate, and size at metamorphosis in boreal chorus frog tadpoles (Pseudacris maculata). IN PRESS, Herpetologica.

Corn, P.S., Muths, E., Pilliod, D.S., 2012, Long-term observations of boreal toads at an ARMI apex site In Andersen, C., ed., Questioning Greater Yellowstone’s Future- Climate, Land Use, and Invasive Species. Questioning Greater Yellowstone’s Future: Climate, Land Use, and Invasive Species. Proceedings of the 10th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Yellowstone National Park, WY, and Laramie, WY, Yellowstone Center for Resources and University of Wyoming William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, p. 101-104.

Daversa, D., J. Bosch, and E. Muths. 2012. Assessing the terrestrial movement patterns and habitat preferences of the common toad (Bufo bufo) in a montane area of Central Spain. IN PRESS, Journal of Herpetology.

Gould William R., Debra A. Patla, Rob Daley, Paul Stephen Corn, Blake R. Hossack, Robert Bennetts and Charles R. Peterson. 2012. Estimating Occupancy in Large Landscapes: Evaluation of Amphibian Monitoring in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-012-0273-0

Scherer, R.D., E. Muths, and B.R. Noon. 2012. The importance of local and landscape-scale processes to the occupancy of wetlands by pond-breeding amphibians. Population Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s10144-012-0324-7.

Scherer, R.D., E. Muths, B.R. Noon, and S.J. Oyler-McCance.2012.The genetic structure of a relict population of wood frogs. Conservation Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s 10592-012-0395-1.

2011

Corn PS, Muths E, Kissel AM, Scherer RD. 2011. Breeding chorus indices are weakly related to estimated abundance of boreal chorus frogs. Copeia 2011:365–371.

Corn PS, Muths E, Pilliod DS. 2011. Long-term observations of boreal toads at an ARMI apex site. In: The 10th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Laramie, WY: William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming.

Hossack, B. R., R. L. R. L. Newell, and D. E. D. E. Ruiter. 2011. New collection records and range extension for the caddisfly Arctopora salmon (Smith, 1969) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Pan Pacific Entomologist 87:206-208.

Hossack, B.R., Pilliod, D.S., 2011, Amphibian responses to wildfire in the western United States- Emerging patterns from short-term studies. Fire Ecology, v. 7, no. 2, p. 129-144

Murphy PJ, St-Hilaire S, Corn PS. 2011. Temperature, hydric environment, and prior pathogen exposure alter the experimental severity of chytridiomycosis in boreal toads. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 95:31–42.

Muths, E. and R.D. Scherer. 2011. Portrait of a small population of boreal toads. Herpetologica 67: 369-377.

Muths, E.,, D.S. Pilliod, and R.D. Scherer. 2011. Compensatory effects of recruitment and survival on population persistence. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 873 – 879.

Shoo LP, Olson DH, McMenamin SK, Murray KA, Van Sluys M, Donnelly MA, Stratford D, Terhivuo J, Merino-Viteri A, Herbert SM, Bishop PJ, Corn PS, Dovey L, Griffiths RA, Lowe K, Mahony M, McCallum H, Shuker JD, Simpkins C, Skerratt LF, Williams SE, Hero JM. 2011. Engineering a future for amphibians under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:487–492.

Woodhams, D.C., J. Bosch, C.J. Briggs, S. Cashins, L.R. Davis, A. Lauer, E. Muths, R. Puschendorf, B.R. Schmidt, B. Shaefor and J. Voyles. 2011. Mitigating amphibian disease: Strategies to maintain wild populations. Frontiers in Zoology 8:8. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-8-8.

2010
Hossack, B. R., R. L. Newell, and C. R. Rogers. 2010. Branchiopods (Anostraca, Notostraca) from protected areas of western Montana. Northwest Science 84(1): 52-59.

Hossack, B. R., M. J. Adams, E. H. Campbell Grant, C. A. Pearl, J. B. Bettaso, W. J. Barichivich, W. H. Lowe, K. True, J. L. Ware, and P. S. Corn. 2010. Low prevalence of chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in U.S. headwater amphibians. Journal of Herpetology. 44(2): 253-260. l PDF l

Muths, E.,, R.D. Scherer, and B.A. Lambert. 2010. Survival Estimates and Evidence for Skipped Breeding Opportunities for a Female Bufonid. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1: 123 – 130.

Pilliod, D. S., B. R. Hossack, P. F. Bahls, E. L. Bull, P. S. Corn, G. Hokit, B. A. Maxell, J. C. Munger, P. Murphy, A. Wyrick. 2010. Nonnative salmonids affect amphibian occupancy at multiple spatial scales. Diversity and Distributions. 16:959-974.

Pilliod, D.S., E. Muths, R. D. Scherer, P. E. Bartelt, P. S. Corn, B. R. Hossack, B. A. Lambert, R.
McCaffery, and C. Gaughan. 2010. Effects of amphibian chytrid fungus on individual survival probability in wild boreal toads. Conservation Biology 24: 1259-1267

2009
Goebel, Anna M., Ranker, Tom A., Corn, Paul Stephen, and Olmstead, Richard G. 2009. Mitochondrial DNA evolution in the Anaxyrus boreas species group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50:209–225.

Hossack, B. R., E. Muths, C. Anderson, J. Kirshstein, and P. S. Corn. 2009. Distribution limits of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: a case study in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45(4): 1198-1102.

Hossack, B. R., L. A. Eby, C. G. Guscio, and P. S. Corn. 2009. Thermal characteristics of amphibian microhabitats in a fire-disturbed landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 1414-1421.

Murphy, Peter J., St-Hilaire, Sophie, Bruer, Sarah, Corn, Paul Stephen, and Peterson Charles R. 2009. Distribution and pathogenicity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in boreal toads from the Grand Teton area of western Wyoming. EcoHealth 6:109–120.

Muths, E.,, B. Spurre Pedersen, and F. Spurre Pedersen. 2009. How relevant is opportunistic Bd sampling: Are we ready for the big picture? Herpetological Review 40:183–184.

2008
Corn S. 2008. Climate change impacts to amphibians and reptiles. Northwestern Naturalist 89:126-127. [abstract]

Guscio, C.G., B.R. Hossack, L.A. Eby, and P.S. Corn. 2008. Post-breeding habitat use by adult boreal toads (Bufo boreas) after wildfire in Glacier National Park, USA. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 3: 55-62.

Hossack, B. R., and P. S. Corn. 2008. Wildfire effects on water temperature and selection of breeding sites by the Boreal Toad (Bufo boreas) in seasonal wetlands. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 3: 46-54.

Muths, E., and V.J. Dreitz. 2008. Designing monitoring programs to assess reintroduction efforts: a critical component in recovery. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 31: 47-56.

Muths, E., D.S. Pilliod, and L. Livo. 2008. Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Biological Conservation 141: 1484-1492.

Petrisko, J.E., C.A. Pearl, D.S. Pilliod, P.P. Sheridan, C.F. Williams, C.R. Peterson, and R.B. Bury. 2008. Saprolegniaceae identified on amphibian eggs throughout the Pacific Northwest, USA, by internal transcribed spacer sequences and phylogenetic analysis. Mycologia 100: 171-180.

Scherer, R.S., E. Muths, and B.A. Lambert. 2008. The effects of weather on survival in populations of boreal toads in Colorado, U.S.A. Journal of Herpetology42 (3): 508–517.

2007

Corn, P.S. 2007. Amphibians and disease: implications for conservation in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Yellowstone Science 15(2):11-16.

Conlon, J. M., C. R. Bevier, L. Coquet, J. Leprince, T. Jouenne, H. Vaudry, and B. R. Hossack. 2007. Peptidomic analysis of skin secretions supports separate species status for the tailed frogs, Ascaphus truei and Ascaphus montanus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 2: 121-125.

Hossack, B.R. and P.S. Corn. 2007. Responses of pond-breeding amphibians to wildfire: short-term patterns in occupancy and colonization. Ecological Applications 17: 1403-1410.

Kissel, A. 2007. Holding on to a slippery species. Fort Collins Now. 5(43): 14–18.

Muths, E., and A. Kissel. 2007 Boreal toads and the Ecosystem. Fort Collins Now. 5(43): 18.

2006

Dreitz, V. J. 2006. Issues in species recovery: An example based on the Wyoming toad. BioScience 56: 765-771.

Hossack, B.R. 2006. Amphibians and wildfire in the U.S. northwest. International Journal of Wilderness 12: 43.

Hossack BR. 2006. Rana luteiventris: reproduction. Herpetological Review 37: 208–209.

Hossack, B.R., S. A. Diamond, and P.S. Corn. 2006. Distribution of the boreal toad (Bufo boreas) in relation to estimated UV-B dose in Glacier National Park, Montana. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 98-107.

Hossack, B.R., P.S. Corn, D.B. Fagre. 2006. Divergent patterns of abundance and age-class structure of headwater stream tadpoles in burned and unburned watersheds. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 1482-1488.

Jain, T.B., R.T. Graham, and D.S. Pilliod.  2006.  The relation between forest structure and soil burn severity.  Pages 615-631 in Andrews, P.L., and B.W. Butler (comps). Fuels management—How to measure success. Proceedings RMRS-P-41.

USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO.

Karraker, N.E. D.S. Pilliod, M.J. Adams, E.L. Bull, P.S. Corn, L.V. Diller, L.A. Dupuis, M.P. Hayes, B.R Hossack, G.R. Hodgson, E.J. Hyde, K. Lohman, B.R. Norman, L.M. Ollivier, C.A. Pearl, and C.R. Peterson. 2006.

Taxonomic and geographic variation in oviposition by tailed frogs (Ascaphus spp.).

Northwestern Naturalist 87: 87-97.

Muths, E., R.D. Scherer, P.S. Corn, and B.R. Lambert. 2006. Estimation of the probability of male toads to return to the breeding site. Ecology 87: 1048-1056.

Muths E, Gallant AL, Grant EHC, Battaglin WA, Green DE, Staiger J, Walls, Gunzburger MS, Kearney R. 2006. The amphibian research and monitoring initiative (ARMI): 5-year report. U.S. Geological Survey  Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5224. 75 p.

2005

Adams, M.J., B.R. Hossack, R.A. Knapp, P.S. Corn, S.A. Diamond, P.C. Trenham, and D. Fagre. 2005. Distribution patterns of lentic breeding amphibians in relation to ultraviolet radiation exposure in western North America. Ecosystems 8:488–500.

Brooks, P.D., C.M. O’Reilly, S.A. Diamond, D.H. Campbell, R.A. Knapp, D.M. Bradford, P.S. Corn, B.R. Hossack, and K.A. Tonnessen. 2005. Spatial and temporal variability in the amount and source of dissolved organic carbon: implications for UV exposure in amphibian habitats. Ecosystems 8:478–487.

Carey, C., P.S. Corn, M.S. Jones, L.J. Livo, E. Muths, and C.W. Loeffler. 2005. Factors limiting the recovery of boreal toads (Bufo b. boreas). In: M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. Berkeley: University of California Press. p 222–236.

Corn, P.S. 2005. Climate change and amphibians. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 28:59–67.

Corn, P.S, M.J. Adams, W.A. Battaglin, A.L. Gallant, D.L. James, M. Knutson, C.A. Langtimm, and J.R. Sauer. 2005. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: concepts and implementation. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5015. 23 p.

Corn, P.S., B.R. Hossack, E. Muths, D.A. Patla, C.R. Peterson, and A.L. Gallant. 2005. Status of amphibians on the Continental Divide: surveys on a transect from Montana to Colorado, USA. Alytes 22:85–94.

Corn, P.S., E. Muths, M.J. Adams, and C.K. Dodd Jr. 2005. The U. S. Geological Survey’s Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative. Alytes 22:65–71.

Diamond, S.A., P.C. Trenham, M.J. Adams, B.R. Hossack, R.A. Knapp, S.L. Stark, D.M. Bradford, P.S. Corn, K. Czarnowski, P.D. Brooks, D. Fagre, B. Breen, N.E. Detenbeck, and K.A. Tonnessen. 2005. Estimated ultraviolet radiation doses in wetlands in six national parks. Ecosystems 8:462–477.

Funk, W.C., M.S. Blouin, P.S. Corn, B.A. Maxell, D.S. Pilliod, S. Amish, and F.W. Allendorf. 2005. Population structure of Columbia spotted frogs (Rana luteiventris) is strongly affected by the landscape. Molecular Ecology 14:483–496.

Funk, W.C., A.E. Greene, P.S. Corn, and F.W. Allendorf. 2005. High dispersal in a frog species suggests that it is vulnerable to habitat fragmentation. Biology Letters 1:13–16.

Green, D.E. and E. Muths. 2005. Health evaluation of amphibians in and near Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado, USA). Alytes 22:109–129.

Hossack, B.R., D.S. Pilliod, and P.S. Corn. 2005. Lack of significant changes in the herpetofauna of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota, since the 1920s. American Midland Naturalist 154:423–432.

Muths, E., R.E. Jung, L. Bailey, M.J. Adams, P.S. Corn, C.K. Dodd, Jr, G.M. Fellers, W.J. Sadinski, C.R. Schwalbe, S.C. Walls, R.N. Fisher, A.L. Gallant, W.A. Battaglin, and D.E. Green. 2005. The U.S. Department of Interior’s Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: a successful start to a national program. Applied Herpetology 24: (in press).

Muths, E. and P. Nanjappa. 2005. Bufo boreas Baird and Girard, 1852(b), western toad. In: M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines, the conservation status of United States species. Berkeley: University of California Press. p .392–396.

Muths, E., S. Rittmann, J. Irwin, D. Keinath, R. Scherer. 2005. The wood frog (Rana sylvatica): A technical conservation assessment. USDA Forest Service species assessment. http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/projects/scp/assessments/woodfrog.pdf.

Odum, R.A. and P.S. Corn. 2005. Bufo baxteri Porter, 1968, Wyoming toad. In: M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. Berkeley: University of California Press. p 390–392.

Scherer, R.D., E. Muths, B.R. Noon, and P.S. Corn. 2005. An evaluation of weather and disease as causes of decline in two populations of boreal toads. Ecological Applications 15: 2150-2160.

2004

Campbell, D. H., E. Muths, J. T Turk, and P. S. Corn. 2004. Sensitivity to acidification of subalpine ponds and lakes in northwestern Colorado. Hydrological Processes 18:2817–2834.

Corn, P.S. and E. Muths. 2004. Variable breeding phenology affects the exposure of amphibian embryos to ultraviolet radiation: a reply. Ecology 85:1759–1763.

Funk, W.C. 2004. Patterns and consequences of dispersal in Columbia spotted frogs (Rana luteiventris) [dissertation]. Missoula: University of Montana. 140 p.

Scherer, R.D. 2004. An evaluation of weather and introduced disease as causes of decline in two populations of boreal toads in Rocky Mountain National Park: an Information-theoretic approach [thesis]. Fort Collins: Colorado State University.

Werner, J.K., B.A. Maxell, D. Flath, and D.P. Hendricks. 2004. Field guide to amphibians and reptiles of Montana. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press. 268 p.

Wyrick, A.C. 2004. Demography of the Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris) in the presence or absence of fish in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Montana [thesis]. Missoula: University of Montana. 118 p.

2003

Boone, M. D, P.S. Corn, M.A Donnelly, E.E. Little, and P.H. Niewiarowski. 2003. Physical stressors. In: G. Linder, C.A. Bishop, and D.A. Sparling, editors. Global decline of amphibian populations: an integrated analysis of multiple stressor effects. Pensacola, FL: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. p 129–151.

Corn, P.S, R. B. Bury, and E. J. Hyde. 2003. Conservation of stream amphibians in North America. In: Semlitsch R, editor. Amphibian conservation. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. p 24–36.

Corn, P.S. 2003. Amphibian breeding and climate change: the importance of snow in the mountains. Conservation Biology 17:622–625.

Corn, P.S. 2003. Deteriorating status of western amphibians: can we generalize about causes? In: G. Linder, C.A. Bishop, and D.A. Sparling, editors. Global decline of amphibian populations: an integrated analysis of multiple stressor effects. Pensacola, FL: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. p 249–255.

Corn, P.S. 2003. Endangered toads in the Rockies. In: L. Taylor, K. Martin, D. Hik, and A. Ryall, editors. Ecological and earth sciences in mountain areas. Banff, AB: The Banff Centre. p 43–51.

Maxell, B.A., J.K. Werner, P. Hendricks, and D.L. Flath. 2003. Herpetology in Montana: a history, status summary, checklists, dichotomous keys, accounts for native, potentially native, and exotic species, and indexed bibliography. Olympia, WA: Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology. Northwest Fauna 5. 135 p.

Muths, E. 2003. A radio transmitter belt for small ranid frogs. Herpetological Review. 34:345–348.

Muths, E. 2003. Homerange and movements of boreal toads in undisturbed habitats. Copeia 2003:161–165.

Muths, E., D.H. Campbell, and P.S. Corn. 2003. Hatching success in two species of amphibians in northern Colorado in relation to water chemistry and climate. Amphibia-Reptilia 24:27–36.

Muths, E., P.S. Corn, A.P. Pessier, and D.E. Green. 2003. Evidence for disease related amphibian decline in Colorado. Biological Conservation 110:357–365.

Pilliod, D. S., R. B. Bury, E. J. Hyde, C. A. Pearl, and P. S. Corn. 2003. Fire and amphibians in North America. Forest Ecology and Management 178:163–181.

Rittmann, S., E. Muths, and D.E. Green. 2003. Pseudacris triseriata (western chorus frog) and Rana sylvatica (wood frog). Chytridiomycosis. Herpetological Review 34:53.

2002

Bury, R.B., D.J. Major, and D.S. Pilliod.  2002.  Responses of amphibians to fire disturbance in Pacific Northwest Forests: a review.  Pages 34-42 in Ford, W.M., K.R. Russell, and C.E. oorman (eds).  The role of fire in nongame wildlife management and community restoration: traditional uses and new directions.  General Technical Report NE-288. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Newtown Square, PA.

Corn, P.S. and E. Muths. 2002. Variable breeding phenology affects the exposure of amphibian embryos to ultraviolet radiation. Ecology 83:2958–2963.

Hossack, B.R. and K.J. Yale. 2002. Geographic distribution. Pseudacris maculata. Herpetological Review 33:63.

2001

Corn, P.S. 2001. Perspectives from the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute: Amphibians and wilderness. International Journal of Wilderness 7(2):25.

Jennings, M., R. Beiswenger, S. Corn, M. Parker, A. Pessier, B. Spencer, and P.S. Miller (editors). 2001. Population and habitat viability assessment for the Wyoming toad (Bufo baxteri). Final Workshop Report. Apple Valley, MN: IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group. 104 p.

Knapp, R.A., P.S. Corn, and D.E. Schindler. 2001. The introduction of nonnative fish into wilderness lakes: good intentions, conflicting mandates, and unintended consequences. Ecosystems 4:275–278.

Pilliod, D.S. and C.R. Peterson. 2001. Local and landscape effects of introduced trout on amphibians in historically fishless watersheds. Ecosystems 4:322–333.

Muths, E., T.L. Johnson, and P.S. Corn. 2001. Experimental repatriation of boreal toad (Bufo boreas) eggs, metamorphs, and adults in Rocky Mountain National Park. Southwestern Naturalist 46:106­–113.

2000

Corn, P.S. 2000. Amphibian declines: review of some current hypotheses. In: D.W. Sparling, C.A. Bishop, and G. Linder, editors. Ecotoxicology of amphibians and reptiles. Pensacola FL: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. p 663–696.

Corn, P.S., E. Muths, and W.M. Iko. 2000. A comparison in Colorado of three methods to monitor breeding amphibians. Northwestern Naturalist. 81:22–30.

Corn PS, Knapp RA. 2000. Fish Stocking in protected areas: summary of a workshop. In: D.N. Cole, S.F. McCool, W.T. Borrie, and J. O’Loughlin, compilers. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 5: Wilderness ecosystems, threats, and management. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRS-P-0-VOL-5. p 301–303.

Corn S. 2000. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative. Froglog 41:1–2.

Muths, E. and P.S. Corn. Boreal Toads. 2000. In: R.P. Reading and B.J. Miller, editors. Endangered animals: a reference guide to conflicting issues. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p 60–65.

Muths, E., P.S. Corn, and T.R. Stanley. 2000. Use of oxytetracycline in batch marking post metamorphic boreal toads. Herpetological Review 31:28–32.

Selected Papers Prior to ARMI

Corn, P.S. 1998. Effects of ultraviolet radiation on boreal toads in Colorado. Ecological Applications 8:18–26.

Corn, P.S., M.L. Jennings, and E. Muths. 1997. Distribution and status of amphibians in Rocky Mountain National Park. Northwestern Naturalist 78:34–55.

Muths, E., and P.S. Corn. 1997. Basking by adult boreal toads (Bufo boreas boreas) during the breeding season. Journal of Herpetology 31:428–434.

Vertucci, F.A. and P.S. Corn. 1996. Evaluation of episodic acidification and amphibian declines in the Rocky Mountains. Ecological Applications 6:449–457.

Bury, R.B., P.S. Corn, C.K. Dodd, Jr, R.W. McDiarmid, and N.J. Scott, Jr. 1995. Amphibians. In: E.T. LaRoe, G.S. Farris, C.E. Puckett, P.D. Doran, and M.J. Mac, editors. Our living resources. A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems. Washington: USDI National Biological Service. p 124–126.

Corn, P.S. 1994. What we know and don't know about amphibian declines in the West. In: W.W. Covington and L.F. DeBano, technical coordinators. Sustainable ecological systems: implementing an ecological approach to land management. Proceedings of a symposium 12–15 July 1993; Flagstaff, AZ. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. General Technical Report RM‑247. p 59–67.

Corn, P.S. and F.A. Vertucci. 1992. Descriptive risk assessment of the effects of acidic deposition on Rocky Mountain amphibians. Journal of Herpetology 26:361–369.

Corn, P.S. and R.B. Bury. 1989. Logging in western Oregon: responses of headwater habitats and stream amphibians. Forest Ecology and Management 29:39–57.

Corn, P.S. and J.C. Fogleman. 1984. Extinction of montane populations of leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) in Colorado. Journal of Herpetology 18:147–152.

Presentations (by Presenter)

ANDERSON

Anderson, C.W., J.D. Kirshtein, B.R. Hossack, E. Muths, D.H. Campbell, M.S. Lico, P.M. Jones, W.A. Battaglin, W.J. Sadinski, M.J. Adams, C.A. Pearl, P.S. Corn, R.N. Fisher, and G.M. Fellers. 2007. Occurrence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in pond waters in the western United States—initial findings from a 2007 pilot study. Amphibian Declines & Chytridiomycosis: Translating Science into Urgent Action. Tempe, AZ. (Poster)

BROOKS

Brooks, P.B., K. Tonnessen, S. Diamond, P.S. Corn, E. Muths, C. O'Reilly and D.H. Campbell. 2001. Climate variability, dissolved organic carbon, UV exposure and amphibian decline. Annual Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California.

CORN

Corn P.S. 2008. Climate change and Montana amphibians and reptiles. Corn S. Workshop: Climate Change and Energy Development, joint meeting of the Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology and the Montana Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Missoula, MT. [invited]

Corn P.S. 2008. Climate change & North American amphibians. Murphy P, Corn S. Idaho Fish and Game Department Spotted Frog Workshop. Boise, ID.

Corn P.S. 2008. Amphibian Research in Glacier National Park. Briefing for Glacier National Park superintendent and staff.

Corn P.S. 2008. Amphibians and Fire in the Northern Rockies. Corn S, Hossack B, Pilliod D. The ’88 Fires: Yellowstone and Beyond, International Association of Wildland Fire. Jackson, WY. [invited]

Corn P.S. 2007. Amphibian Decline Issues in the Northern Rockies. US Fish and Wildife Service, Fish Technology Center, Bozeman, MT. [invited]

Corn P.S. 2006. Current and Future Threats to Amphibian Populations. 2nd Alaska Amphibian Conference, Juneau. [invited]

Corn P.S. 2006. Climate Change and Amphibians. MTNCLIM 2006, Annual meeting of the Consortium for Integrated Climate Research on Western Mountains, Mt. Hood, Oregon. [invited]

Corn P.S. 2006. The U.S. Geological Survey’s Amphibian Research And Monitoring Initiative. Northwest Science Association/ Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Boise.

Corn P.S. 2003. Increasing ultraviolet radiation and amphibian declines. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Salt Lake City.

Corn P. S., Hossack B. 2002. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Determining Trends of Amphibians in Glacier National Park. Rocky Mountain Summit: Sustaining Ecosystems and Their People. Whitefish, MT.

Corn P.S. 2002. Current and future effects of climate change on montane amphibians. American Geophysical Union, session on Species, Water Quality, & Climate. Washington, D.C.

Corn P.S. 2002. Endangered toads in the Rockies Symposium: Ecological and Earth Sciences in Mountain Areas. Banff Centre for Mountain Culture, Banff, AB.

Corn, P. S. 2002. Current and Future Effects of Climate Change on Montane Amphibians. American Geophysical Union, session on Species, Water Quality, & Climate. Washington, DC.[invited]

Corn, P. S. 2002. Endangered Toads in the Rockies. Banff Centre for Mountain Culture, Ecological and Earth Sciences in Mountain Areas. Banff, AB. [invited]

Corn, P. S., B. R. Hossack. 2002. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Determining Trends of Amphibians in Glacier National Park Rocky Mountain Summit: Sustaining Ecosystems and Their People. Whitefish, MT.

Corn, P.S. 2001. Amphibian declines and global climate change. University of Georgia State-of-the-Art Conference: The Big Unknowns in Global Change: Climatic, Biotic, Human Systems. Athens, GA.

Corn, P.S. 2001. Amphibian declines: status, causes, & cautions. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and the Johnson Foundation Workshop. Global Decline of Amphibian Populations: An Integrated Analysis of Multiple Stressor Effects. Wingspread, Racine WI.

Corn, P.S. 2001. Amphibian monitoring in national parks. The Wildlife Society Symposium on Monitoring in National Parks. Reno, NV.

Corn, P.S., C. Peterson. 2001. Status of amphibians in the western United States. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Symposium on Declining Amphibians. Indianapolis.

HOSSACK

Hossack, B. R., and P. S. Corn. 2008: Epizootiology of amphibian chytrid across environmental gradients. Oregon Wildlife Society, Salishan, OR. [invited]

Hossack, B.R., E. Muths, J.D. Kirshtein, C.W. Anderson and P.S. Corn. (poster) 2007. Evaluation of distribution limits of chytrid fungus in the Rocky Mountains and potential for transport by waterfowl. Symposium: Amphibian declines and chytridiomycosis: Translating science into urgent action. Tempe, Arizona.

Hossack, B. R., C. G. Guscio, P. S. Corn, and L. A. Eby. 2007. Post-fire colonization, temperature modeling, and habitat use and of boreal toads. Washington and Oregon Wildlife Society (joint), Pendleton, OR.

Hossack, B.R., and P.S. Corn. 2006. Species-specific responses of amphibians to wildfire in Glacier National Park. Wildlife Society Meeting (joint Idaho and Washington), Boise, ID.

Hossack, B.R., and P.S. Corn. 2005. Changes in counts of Rocky Mountain tailed frog tadpoles after wildfire in Glacier National Park, Montana. Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology. Olympia, WA.

Hossack, B.R., and P.S. Corn. 2004. Responses of pond-breeding amphibians to wildfire in Glacier National Park. Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology and Northwest Science (joint meeting), Ellensburg, WA

Hossack, B. R., P. S. Corn, S. Diamond, P. Trenham, D. Fagre. 2002. Relationships of Amphibian Distribution to Ultraviolet Radiation in Glacier National Park. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Kansas City, MO.

Hossack, B.R., and P.S. Corn. 2002. Amphibian research and monitoring initiative: determining trends of amphibians in Glacier National Park. Rocky Mountain Summit Meeting, Whitefish, MT.

Hossack, B.R., P.S. Corn, and D.S. Pilliod. 2001. Amphibian research and monitoring initiative: rocky mountain region. Montana Wetlands Council, Helena, MT.

JACKSON

Jackson, T. and E. Muths. 2007. Chytridiomycosis in the Southern Rocky Mountains and the boreal toad. Amphibian Declines & Chytridiomycosis: Translating Science into Urgent Action. Tempe, AZ. (Poster)

MURPHY

Murphy P., S. St.-Hilaire S, P.S. Corn, C.R. Peterson and D. Patla. 2007. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is widespread in and experimentally pathogenic to Grand Teton boreal toads. Amphibian Declines & Chytridiomycosis: Translating Science into Urgent Action. Tempe, AZ. (Poster)

MUTHS

Muths, E. 2008. A Toad's View of Molecular Biology: Living with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. USGS Microbiology Workshop, Estes Park, CO. [invited]

Muths, E. 2008. Disease, climate change and amphibians in the western United States. 6th World Congress of Herpetology, Manaus, BRAZIL. [invited]

Muths, E., D.S. Pilliod, L. Livo, A. Yackel-Adams, and A. Wiewel. 2008. Distribution of the amphibian chytrid fungus in the Rocky Mountains. Rocky Mountain National Park Research Conference. Estes Park, CO. [invited]

Muths, E., C. Schwalbe and B. Sigafus. 2007. ARMI: Projects in the Southwest region of PARC (poster). Inaugural meeting SW Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Muths, E., and V. Dreitz. 2006. Monitoring reintroductions: providing defensible data. Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists / Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles / Herpetologist’s League, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Muths, E. 2006. The Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Grass roots to Nation-wide. Lyceum Evening Programs, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO March. [invited]

Muths, E., D.S. Pilliod, and L. Livo. 2007. Pushing the Paradigms: Low maximum temperature and high elevation may limit the distribution of the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in the Rocky Mountains U.S.A. Annual Meeting, Society for Conservation Biology, Port Elizabeth, SOUTH AFRICA.

Muths, E., Scherer, R. and P.S. Corn. 2004. Estimation of the propensity of male toads to return to the breeding site. Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists / Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles / Herpetologist’s League, Norman, Oklahoma.

Muths, E. C.R. Peterson, D. Patla, B. Hossack, P.S. Corn and D. Pilliod. 2003. Amphibian Monitoring on the Great Divide Transect (poster). Annual Meeting, SETAC, Austin, Texas.

Muths, E. 2002. Amphibian disease: Overview and focus on Colorado. Lyceum Evening Programs, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO. [invited]

Muths, E. 2002. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative, focus on boreal toads. Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual meeting, Laramie, WY. [invited]

Muths, E. 2002. Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Research at Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Preserve. San Luis Valley Biological Symposium, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO. [invited].

Muths, E., 2002. Use of Habitat by Boreal Toads (poster). Annual Meeting Society for Conservation Biology, Canterbury, England.

Muths, E. 2001. Monitoring amphibians in Colorado. Monitoring Wildlife Populations Workshop, Colorado Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Annual Conference, Grand Junction, CO. [invited].

Muths, E., P.S. Corn, A.P. Pessier and D.E. Green. 2001. Evidence for disease-related amphibian decline in Colorado. Annual Meeting, Society for Conservation Biology, Hilo, Hawaii.

Muths, E. 2000. Amphibian decline: Focus on the boreal toad and Colorado. The University of Maine, Orono, ME [invited].

Muths, E., P.S. Corn, and T. Stohlgren. 2000. Presentation: Breeding phenology and global climate change. Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists/Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

PATLA

Patla D.A. 2007. Amphibian lifestyles in Jackson Hole. Jackson Hole Bird Club, Jackson, WY.

PETERSON

Peterson, C.R., R. Klaver, D. Pilliod, P. Bartelt, C. Jenkins, S. Spear and J. Shive 2006. Analyzing amphibian and reptile movements: diverse objectives and approaches. Home Range and Animal Movements: A Workshop.  Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho. [Invited]

Peterson, C.R. and D.A. Patla 2006. Amphibian Monitoring in Grand Teton National Park.  2006 Resource Information Exchange Grand Teton National Park. [invited]

Peterson, C.R. and D.A. Patla 2006. Amphibian monitoring in Grand Teton National Park. 4th  Annual Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium, Teton Science School and Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative.  Jackson, WY. [invited]

PILLIOD

Pilliod, D. S. 2007. Spatial distribution of the amphibian chytrid f ungus at boreal toad breeding sites in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Oregon/Washington Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Pendleton, OR

Pilliod, D. S., and B. R. Hossack. 2006.  The role of introduced trout as amphibian predator and disease vector in the Northwest Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology, Olympia, WA.

SCHERER

Scherer, R.D. and E. Muths. (poster) 2008. Detection of wood frog egg masses: Implications for Monitoring. Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists / Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles / Herpetologist’s League, Montreal, CANADA and SW Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Austin, Texas.

Scherer, R. and E. Muths. 2007. The effects of weather on Survival in populations of boreal toads from Colorado. Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, St. Louis, MO

Scherer, R. and E. Muths. 2002. Boreal toads in Rocky Mountain National Park an information-theoretic approach. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Kansas City, MO

ST. HILAIRE

St-Hilaire, S., P. Murphy, S. Bruer, P. Sheridan, D. Patla, and C. Peterson. 2006. Chytrid fungus in Grand Teton National Park. 2006 Resource Information Exchange Grand Teton National Park.  [invited]

WILSON

Wilson, M., B. Hossack, P.S. Corn, and M. Oehler. 2007. Development and Testing of Automated Audio Recording Systems for Monitoring in the Northern Great Plains. George Wright Society. St. Paul, MN.

Web published reports:

Patla, D.A., R.E. Bennett, C.R. Peterson, and R. Daley. 2007. Cooperative Amphibian Monitoring Protocol for the Greater Yellowstone Network. Draft. Version 1.00. National Park Service, Greater Yellowstone Network. Bozeman, MT   http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/monitor/protocoldb.cfm

Patla, D.A., C.R. Peterson, and R.E. Bennett. 2007.  Amphibian Monitoring in the Greater Yellowstone Network:  2006 Annual Report.  National Park Service, Greater Yellowstone Network.  Bozeman, Montana, USA. http://www.greateryellowstonescience.org/amphibianhome.html

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