Undergraduate students at the University of Alabama swab Eastern Newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) as part of the broader Bsal surveillance effort. Photo credit: Sasha Greenspan
Working Group Products (Working Group members in bold):
Adams MJ, RN Harris, EHC Grant, MJ Gray, MC Hopkins, SA Iverson, R Likens, M Mandica, DH Olson, A Shepack, and H Waddle. 2018. Prepublication communication of research results. EcoHealth. 15:478-481.
Hopkins MC, MJ Adams, PE Super, DH Olson, CR Hickman, P English, L Sprague, IB Maska, AB Pennaz, and KA Ludwig. 2018. Bsal in Appalachia: Using scenario-building to proactively prepare for a wildlife disease outbreak caused by an invasive amphibian chytrid fungus. Open File Report 2018-1150. doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181150
Mosher BA, KP Huyvaert, T Chestnut, JL Kerby, JD Madison, and LL Bailey. 2017. Design‐and model‐based recommendations for detecting and quantifying an amphibian pathogen in environmental samples. Ecology and Evolution. 7(24): 10952-10962.
Mosher BA, KP Huyvaert, and LL Bailey. 2018. Beyond the swab: ecosystem sampling to understand the persistence of an amphibian pathogen. Oecologia. 188(1):319-330.
Mosher BA, AB Brand, AN Wiewel, DA Miller, MJ Gray, DL Miller, and EHC Grant. 2019. Estimating occurrence, prevalence, and detection of amphibian pathogens: insights from occupancy models. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 55(3):563-575.
Mosher BA, RF Bernard, JM Lorch, DAW Miller, KLD Richgels, CL White, and EHC Grant. 2020. Successful molecular detection studies require clear communication among diverse research partners. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 18:1 43-51. doi: 10.1002/fee.2141
Richgels KLD, RE Russell, MJ Adams, CL White, and EHC Grant. 2016. Spatial variation in risk and consequence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans introduction in the USA. Royal Society Open Science. 3:150616.
Waddle H, DA Grear, BA Mosher, EHC Grant, MJ Adams, AR Backlin, W Barichivich, AB Brand, GM Bucciarelli, DL Calhoun, T Chestnut, JM Davenport, AE Dietrich, RN Fisher, B Glorioso, BJ Halstead, MP Hayes, RK Honeycutt, BR Hossack, PM Kleeman, JA Lemos-Espinal, JM Lorch, RW Atkinson, EL Muths, C Pearl, K Richgels, CW Robinson, MF Roth, J Rowe, W Sadinski, BH Sigafus, I Stasiak, S Sweet, CB Walls, GJ Watkins-Colwell, CL White, LA Williams, and ME Winzeler. 2020. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) not detected in an intensive survey of wild North American amphibians. Scientific Reports. 10: 1-7. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-69486-x
Wright AD, FB Riley, BA Mosher, KM O’Donnell, T Braunagel, GV DiRenzo, JE Fleming, C Shafer, AB Brand, EF Zipkin, and EHC Grant. 2020. Moving from decision to action in conservation science. Biological Conservation. 249:108698. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108698
An Eastern Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) is swabbed by Olya Milenkaya and J. Lindley McKay for Bsal surveillance near Asheville, North Carolina in March 2020. Photo Credit: Reel Impacts (www.reelimpacts.com)