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
  • Spatial ecology
  • Ornithology


Networks

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Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

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

Carlisle, J.D. 2015 Non-target effects of umbrella species conservation and the secret life of fledgling songbirds. Final Report to the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun. 2014. Sage-grouse core area umbrella evaluations. Interim Performance Report to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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., A.D. Chalfoun. 2013. Sage-grouse core area umbrella evaluations. Interim Performance Report to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun. 2012. Sage-grouse core area umbrella evaluations. Interim Performance Report to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Other publications

McDonald, T.L., R.M. Nielson, J.D. Carlisle. 2015. Rdistance:  Distance sampling analyses. R package version 1.2.2. https://github.com/tmcd82070/Rdistance/wiki

McDonald, T.L., J.D. Carlisle. 2015. User-defined likelihood functions in Rdistance. Vignette for R package Rdistance.  https://github.com/tmcd82070/Rdistance/wiki/User-defined-likelihood-functions-in-Rdistance

Carlisle, J.D., T.L. McDonald. 2015. Rdistance tutorial for beginners. Vignette for R package Rdistance.  https://github.com/tmcd82070/Rdistance/wiki/Rdistance-tutorial-for-beginners

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

Carlisle, J.D. 2010. Of ducks and men. The Utah Statesman—newspaper of Utah State University.


Selected presentations

Presentations

Carlisle, J.D., D.A. Keinath, A.D. Chalfoun, S.E. Albeke.  Conservation via umbrella species:  why umbrella size matters.  University of Wyoming, Ecology Student Symposium.  Laramie, WY.  February 2015. Best talk award

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

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  Does Greater Sage-Grouse breeding density predict the abundance of sagebrush-associated songbirds?  Joint Meeting of the AOU/COS/CSO.  Estes Park, CO.  September 2014.

Carlisle, J.D., A.D. Chalfoun.  A preliminary look at the secret life of fledgling sagebrush songbirds.  Wyoming Chapter Meeting of The Wildlife Society.  Sheridan, WY.  August 2014.

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.


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