Dean E Biggins
Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
- Challenges to reestablishment of free-ranging populations of black-footed ferretsDean E Biggins
United States Geological Survey, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, 4512 McMurry Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA
C R Biol 326:S104-11. 2003..Partial solutions to other biological and political problems have been found, resulting in improved production in captivity, increased survival post-release, and thriving populations in plague-free South Dakota...
- Vector control improves survival of three species of prairie dogs (Cynomys) in areas considered enzootic for plagueDean E Biggins
U S Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80526 8118, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:17-26. 2010..If PDs and their fleas support enzootic cycles of plague transmission, there would be important implications for the conservation of these animals and other species...
- Environmental enrichment affects adrenocortical stress responses in the endangered black-footed ferretSharon A Poessel
Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Gen Comp Endocrinol 172:526-33. 2011..We conclude that an environmental enrichment program could benefit captive juvenile male ferrets by reducing adrenocortical activity...
- Extreme plasticity in thermoregulatory behaviors of free-ranging black-tailed prairie dogsErin M Lehmer
Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523, USA
Physiol Biochem Zool 79:454-67. 2006....
- Treatment of black-tailed prairie dog burrows with deltamethrin to control fleas (Insecta: Siphonaptera) and plagueDavid B Seery
United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Commerce City, CO 80022, USA
J Med Entomol 40:718-22. 2003..A plague epizootic on the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge caused high mortality of prairie dogs on some untreated colonies, but did not appear to affect nearby colonies dusted with deltamethrin...