24 Publications
2019
Effects of individual misidentification on estimates of survival in long-term mark–resight studies
Tucker, Anna MMcGowan, Conor PRobinson, Robert AClark, Jacquie ALyons, James EDeRose-Wilson, AudreyDu Feu, RichardAustin, Graham EAtkinson, Philip W and Clark, Nigel A
The Condor, vol. 121, (no. 1), 2019-02-01. | Journal Article
 
Foraging ecology mediates response to ecological mismatch during migratory stopover
Tucker, Anna MTucker, Anna MMcGowan, Conor PMcGowan, Conor PCatalano, Matthew JCatalano, Matthew JDeRose‐Wilson, AudreyDeRose‐Wilson, AudreyRobinson, Robert ARobinson, Robert AZimmerman, Jordan and Zimmerman, Jordan
Ecosphere, vol. 10, (no. 10), pp. n/a, October 2019. | Journal Article
2018
Development of a Species Status Assessment Process for Decisions under the U.S. Endangered Species Act
Smith, DavidAllan, NathanMcgowan, ConorSzymanski, JenniferOetker, Susan and Bell, Heather
Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, vol. 9, (no. 1), pp. 320, 2018-06-00. | Journal Article
 
Managing the vanishing North American hunter: a novel framework to address declines in hunters and hunter-generated conservation funds
Price Tack, Jennifer LPrice Tack, Jennifer LMcGowan, Conor PMcGowan, Conor PDitchkoff, Stephen SDitchkoff, Stephen SMorse, Wayde CMorse, Wayde CRobinson, Orin J and Robinson, Orin J
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, vol. 23, (no. 6), pp. 532, 11/2/2018. | Journal Article
2017
Disentangling density‐dependent dynamics using full annual cycle models and Bayesian model weight updating
Robinson, Orin JMcGowan, Conor PDevers, Patrick K and Mac Nally, Ralph
Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 54, (no. 2), pp. 678, April 2017. | Journal Article
 
Efficacy of N-mixture models for surveying and monitoring white-tailed deer populations
Keever, AllisonKeever, AllisonMcGowan, ConorMcGowan, ConorDitchkoff, StephenDitchkoff, StephenAcker, PeterAcker, PeterGrand, JamesGrand, JamesNewbolt, Chad and Newbolt, Chad
Mammal Research, vol. 62, (no. 4), pp. 422, 20171000. | Journal Article
 
Incorporating population viability models into species status assessment and listing decisions under the U.S. Endangered Species Act
McGowan, Conor PAllan, NathanServoss, JeffHedwall, Shaula and Wooldridge, Brian
Global Ecology and Conservation, vol. 12, (no. C), pp. 130, October 2017. | Journal Article
 
Structured decision making as a conservation tool for recovery planning of two endangered salamanders
O’Donnell, Katherine MMesserman, Arianne FBarichivich, William JSemlitsch, Raymond DGorman, Thomas AMitchell, Harold GAllan, NathanFenolio, DantéGreen, AdamJohnson, Fred AKeever, AllisonMandica, MarkMartin, JulienMott, JanaPeacock, TerryReinman, JosephRomañach, Stephanie STitus, GregMcGowan, Conor P and Walls, Susan C
Journal for Nature Conservation, vol. 37, pp. 72, June 2017. | Journal Article
2016
A FULL ANNUAL CYCLE MODELING FRAMEWORK FOR AMERICAN BLACK DUCKS
ROBINSON, ORIN JMCGOWAN, CONOR PDEVERS, PATRICK KBROOK, RODNEY WHUANG, MINJONES, MALCOMMCAULEY, DANIEL G and ZIMMERMAN, GUTHRIE
Natural Resource Modeling, vol. 29, (no. 1), pp. 174, 2016-02-00. | Journal Article
 
Updating movement estimates for American black ducks (Anas rubripes)
Robinson, Orin JMcGowan, Conor P and Devers, Patrick K
PeerJ, vol. 4, pp. e1787, 2016-00-00. | Journal Article
2015
Comparing models of Red Knot population dynamics/Comparacion de modelos de dinamica poblacional de Calidris canutus rufa
McGowan, Conor
The Condor, vol. 117, (no. 4), pp. 494, 20151101. | Journal Article
 
Developing objectives with multiple stakeholders: adaptive management of horseshoe crabs and Red Knots in the Delaware Bay.
McGowan, Conor PLyons, James E and Smith, David R
Environmental management, vol. 55, (no. 4), pp. 972-982, April 2015. | Journal Article
 
Implementation of a framework for multi-species, multi-objective adaptive management in Delaware Bay
McGowan, Conor PSmith, David RNichols, James DLyons, James ESweka, JohnKalasz, KevinNiles, Lawrence JWong, RichardBrust, JeffreyDavis, Michelle and Spear, Braddock
Biological Conservation, vol. 191, pp. 769, November 2015. | Journal Article
2014
Establishing endangered species recovery criteria using predictive simulation modeling
McGowan, Conor PCatlin, Daniel HShaffer, Terry LGratto-Trevor, Cheri L and Aron, Carol
Biological Conservation, vol. 177, pp. 229, September 2014. | Journal Article
2013
A Structured Approach to Incidental Take Decision Making
McGowan, Conor
Environmental Management, vol. 51, (no. 1), pp. 241-250, 2013. | Journal Article
 
Evaluating a multispecies adaptive management framework: must uncertainty impede effective decision-making?
Smith, DavidMcGowan, ConorDaily, JonathanNichols, JamesSweka, John and Lyons, James
Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 50, (no. 6), pp. 1440, 20131201. | Journal Article
2011
Demographic consequences of migratory stopover: linking red knot survival to horseshoe crab spawning abundance
McGowan, Conor PHines, James ENichols, James DLyons, James ESmith, David RKalasz, Kevin SNiles, Lawrence JDey, Amanda DClark, Nigel AAtkinson, Philip WMinton, Clive D and Kendall, William
Ecosphere, vol. 2, (no. 6), pp. 1-22, Jun 2011. | Journal Article
 
Incorporating parametric uncertainty into population viability analysis models
McGowan, Conor PRunge, Michael C and Larson, Michael A
Biological Conservation, vol. 144, (no. 5), pp. 1408, 2011. | Journal Article
 
Multispecies Modeling for Adaptive Management of Horseshoe Crabs and Red Knots in the Delaware Bay
McGowan, ConorSmith, D. RSweka, JAMartin, J.Nichols, JDWong, R.Lyons, JENiles, LJKalasz, K.Brust, J.Klopfer, M. and Spear, B.
Natural Resource Modeling, vol. 24, (no. 1), pp. 117-156, 2011. | Journal Article
 
The role of demographic compensation theory in incidental take assessments for endangered species
McGowan, ConorRyan, Mark RRunge, Michael CMillspaugh, Joshua J and Cochrane, Jean F
Biological Conservation, vol. 144, (no. 2), pp. 730-737, 2011. | Journal Article
2010
Arguments for Using Population Models in Incidental Take Assessments for Endangered Species
McGowan, Conor P and Ryan, Mark R
Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, vol. 1, (no. 2), pp. 188, 2010-11-00. | Journal Article
2009
A quantitative framework to evaluate incidental take and endangered species population viability
McGowan, Conor and Ryan, MR
Biological Conservation, vol. 142, (no. 12), pp. 3128-3136, 2009. | Journal Article
 
Estimating survival of precocial chicks during the prefledging period using a catch-curve analysis and count-based age-class data
McGowan, ConorMillspaugh, Joshua JRyan, Mark RKruse, Casey D and Pavelka, Greg
Journal of Field Ornithology, vol. 80, (no. 1), pp. 79-87, 2009. | Journal Article
2005
A Comparison of American Oystercatcher Reproductive Success on Barrier Beach and River Island Habitats in Coastal North Carolina
McGowan, CPMcGowan, ConorSimons, Theodore RSimons, TheodoreGolder, WalkerGolder, W.Cordes, J. and Cordes, Jeff
Waterbirds, vol. 28, (no. 2), pp. 155, 2005. | Journal Article