Jason D. Carlisle

 

 


JasonCarlisle_web_small.jpgJason is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Ecology at the University of Wyoming, based in the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit within the Department of Zoology and Physiology.

His research interests lie within the broad field of wildlife ecology, specifically in the use of quantitative and spatial tools to understand basic ecological processes and encourage enlightened wildlife conservation and management.


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Projects

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Umbrella Species Project

 

Raptor Energy Project


Education

2011-present Ph.D. student, Ecology, minor in Statistics, University of Wyoming
2011 B.S., Wildlife Science, minor in Geographic Info. Sciences, Utah State University




Research interests

  • Wildlife ecology and management
  • Quantitative ecology and ecoinformatics
  • Conservation biology
  • Wildlife-habitat relationships
  • Spatial ecology and statistics
  • Ornithology


Publications

Link to Google Scholar Profile

Link to ResearchGate Profile

Peer-reviewed

Gamo, R.S., J.D. Carlisle, J.L. Beck, J.A.C. Bernard, and M.E. Herget. 2013. Greater sage-grouse in Wyoming: an umbrella species for sagebrush dependent wildlife. The Wildlife Professional 7:56–59.

Reports and Other Publications

Chalfoun, A.D., K.G. Gerow, J.D. Carlisle, L.E. Sanders. 2013. Analysis of temporal and spatial patterns of raptor nest occupancy in areas of coal-bed methane development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Final Report to the Bureau of Land Management, Buffalo Field Office and Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Carlisle, J.D. 2012. Species distribution models and you. Newsletter of the Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society 39(1):13-15. pdf.jpg


Selected presentations

Presentations

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun, D.A. Keinath.  Are sage-grouse conservation areas sited advantageously for non-game wildlife species of concern?  Using geospatial data to assess the umbrella species concept.  Wyoming Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Rock Springs, WY.  October 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  How non-game wildlife fare under the umbrella of sage-grouse management.  WY Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Annual Cooperator Meeting.  Cheyenne, WY.  October 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Testing the ecological concept of umbrella species using geospatial data.  Geospatial Conference of the West.  Laramie, WY.  September 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  The effectiveness of Greater Sage-Grouse as an umbrella species for non-game wildlife conservation.  UW Dept. of Zoology and Physiology, Brown Bag Seminar Series.  Laramie, WY.  April 2013.  Formal proposal of dissertation research

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Sage-grouse as an umbrella species: is what’s good for the goose really good for the gander?  Laramie Chapter of the Audubon Society.  Laramie, WY.  February 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Under the Greater Sage-Grouse umbrella:  how one species might dictate conservation of western wildlife and rangelands.  UW Dept. of Ecosystem Science and Management, Research Across Disciplines Seminar Series.  Laramie, WY.  February 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Umbrella species:  can non-game wildlife be conserved under the sage-grouse umbrella?  Murie Chapter of the Audubon Society.  Casper, WY.  October 2012.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Umbrella species:  can non-game wildlife be conserved under the sage-grouse umbrella?  University of Wyoming Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society.  Laramie, WY.  September 2012.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  How the west was one:  wildlife under the sage-grouse umbrella.  UW Dept. of Zoology and Physiology, Brown Bag Seminar Series.  Laramie, WY.  February 2012.

Carlisle, J.D., F.P. Howe, D.N. Koons.  Application of habitat and occupancy modeling to a wood duck nest box program.  Western Student Conclave of The Wildlife Society.  Arcata, CA.  March 2011.  Best student paper award.

Carlisle, J.D., F.P. Howe, J. Lowry.  Using ArcGIS to analyze Utah’s Mexican spotted owl habitats.  ESRI International User Conference.  San Diego, CA.  July 2010.

Carlisle, J.D., D.N. Koons.  Wild over wood ducks:  applying the scientific method to address a local wildlife question.  Meeting of the Utah State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society.  February 2010.

Carlisle, J.D., F.P. Howe, J. Lowry.  Spatial analysis of Mexican spotted owl protected activity centers and best available habitat in Utah.  Utah Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Bryce Canyon, UT.  March 2009.

Posters

Scholtz, C.S., A.D. Chalfoun, J.D. Carlisle.  Why a roof?  Exploring facultative roof building in a sagebrush-endemic songbird.  Wyoming Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Rock Springs, WY.  October 2013.

Mischke, M.M., F.J. Rahel, J.D. Carlisle.  Development rate of Golden Trout eggs under fluctuating temperature regimes:  the implications of climate change.  Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.  Laramie, WY.  April 2013.

Scholtz, C.S., A.D. Chalfoun, J.D. Carlisle.  Nest placement of two threatened sagebrush-endemic songbirds.  Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.  Laramie, WY.  April 2013.

Carlisle, J.D., L.E. Sanders, A.D. Chalfoun, K.G. Gerow.  Raptor nest use in decline:  why energy development may not be to blame.  University of Wyoming, Ecology Student Symposium.  Laramie, WY.  February 2013.  Best poster award 

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun, D.A. Keinath.  Looking under the umbrella:  non-game wildlife distribution and abundance in relation to sage-grouse core area.  Wyoming Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Laramie, WY.  November 2012.  Best student poster award

Sanders, L.E., J.D. Carlisle, A.D. Chalfoun, K.G. Gerow.  Raptor nest occupancy in relation to coal-bed methane development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming.  Restoring the West Conference.  Logan, UT.  October 2012.

Sanders, L.E., J.D. Carlisle, A.D. Chalfoun, K.G. Gerow.  Raptor nest occupancy in relation to coal-bed methane development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming.  19th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.  Portland, OR.  October 2012.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Greater sage-grouse:  potential umbrella species for non-game wildlife species of concern?  University of Wyoming, Ecology Student Symposium.  Laramie, WY.  February 2012.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Greater sage-grouse:  potential umbrella species for non-game wildlife species of concern?  Wyoming Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Jackson, WY.  December 2011. 

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Greater sage-grouse:  potential umbrella species for non-game wildlife species of concern?  18th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.  Kona, HI.  November 2011.  Best PhD research-in-progress poster award.

Carlisle, J.D., D.N. Koons, F.P. Howe, J. Lowry.  Using a GIS habitat model to guide deployment of wood duck nest boxes in Cache County, Utah.  17th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.  Snowbird, UT.  October 2010.

Christopherson, J.L., J.D. Carlisle, D.N. Koons, F.P. Howe.  Wood Duck conservation and Utah State University students.  Utah State University Student Research Showcase.  Logan, UT.  March 2010.

Carlisle, J.D., F.P. Howe, J. Lowry. Spatial analysis of Mexican Spotted Owl protected activity centers and best available habitat in Utah.  16th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.  Monterrey, CA.  September 2009.

Workshops Instructed

Carlisle, J.D., J. Lowry.  Application of GIS to wildlife management.  Utah State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society.  Logan, UT.  2011 and 2010.


Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards 

2014 WEST / Lyman and Margie McDonald Research Award for Quantitative Analysis in Wildlife Ecology, University of Wyoming Department of Zoology & Physiology and Department of Statistics
2014 Laramie Audubon Society Grant
2014 Biodiversity Research Grant, University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute
2013-2014 Curatorial Assistantship, University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
2013 GeCo West (Geospatial Conference of the West) 2013 Scholarship
2013 Best poster, University of Wyoming Ecology Student Symposium
2012 Best student poster, Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society
2012 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Wyoming
2011 Best PhD research-in-progress poster, 18th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society
2011- Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Wyoming
2011 Jardine Juniper Award, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University
2011 College of Natural Resources Outstanding Senior, Utah State University
2011 Department of Wildland Resources Outstanding Senior, Utah State University
2011 Quizbowl 1st place, Western Student Conclave of The Wildlife Society
2011 Best student talk, Western Student Conclave of The Wildlife Society
2011 Honors in Departmental Studies, Utah State University Honors Program
2010 Honors in University Studies, Utah State University Honors Program
2010 Undergraduate Research Scholar, Utah State University Research Office
2010 Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship, Utah State University
2009 Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship, Utah State University
2009 Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship, Utah State University
2009 Jessica Clark Tayon Scholarship, Utah State University
2009 Quizbowl 3rd place, 16th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society
2005-2011 Presidential Scholarship, Utah State University
2005-2011 Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Utah State University
2005-2011 Quinney Scholarship, S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation


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