Michael K Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: USDA Forest Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wolverine gene flow across a narrow climatic niche
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 East Beckwith, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
    Ecology 90:3222-32. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic monitoring as a promising tool for conservation and management
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 E Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:25-33. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Molecules and beyond: assessing the distinctness of the Great Lakes wolf
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 E Beckwith Ave, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:2307-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Gene flow in complex landscapes: testing multiple hypotheses with causal modeling
    Samuel A Cushman
    U S Department of Agriculture U S Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, Montana 59807, USA
    Am Nat 168:486-99. 2006
  5. pmc Robust detection of rare species using environmental DNA: the importance of primer specificity
    Taylor M Wilcox
    United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59520. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Use of empirically derived source-destination models to map regional conservation corridors
    Samuel A Cushman
    U S D A Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 East Beckwith, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Conserv Biol 23:368-76. 2009
  7. doi request reprint DNA barcoding at riverscape scales: assessing biodiversity among fishes of the genus Cottus (Teleostei) in northern Rocky Mountain streams
    Michael K Young
    US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:583-95. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Effects of weighting schemes on the identification of wildlife corridors generated with least-cost methods
    Sean A Parks
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Research Institute, 790 East Beckwith, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Conserv Biol 27:145-54. 2013
  9. pmc Mitochondrial genome sequences illuminate maternal lineages of conservation concern in a rare carnivore
    Brian J Knaus
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    BMC Ecol 11:10. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Scale-dependent genetic structure of the Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) in stream networks
    Lindy B Mullen
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:898-909. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Wolverine gene flow across a narrow climatic niche
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 East Beckwith, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
    Ecology 90:3222-32. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic monitoring as a promising tool for conservation and management
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 E Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:25-33. 2007
    ..Here, we illustrate how DNA and population genetic data can provide valuable information, often unattainable via other approaches, for monitoring species of management, conservation and ecological interest...
  3. doi request reprint Molecules and beyond: assessing the distinctness of the Great Lakes wolf
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 E Beckwith Ave, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:2307-9. 2009
    ..tackle the difficult topic of Great Lakes wolf taxonomy and present data that suggest this taxon is currently genetically distinct despite a long history of human persecution and hybridization with related taxa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gene flow in complex landscapes: testing multiple hypotheses with causal modeling
    Samuel A Cushman
    U S Department of Agriculture U S Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, Montana 59807, USA
    Am Nat 168:486-99. 2006
    ..The alternative landscape models, isolation by barriers and isolation by distance, are not supported. In this black bear population, gene flow is facilitated by contiguous forest cover at middle elevations...
  5. pmc Robust detection of rare species using environmental DNA: the importance of primer specificity
    Taylor M Wilcox
    United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59520. 2013
    ..Our results highlight the utility of qPCR as a highly sensitive eDNA tool, and underscore the importance of careful assay design...
  6. doi request reprint Use of empirically derived source-destination models to map regional conservation corridors
    Samuel A Cushman
    U S D A Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 East Beckwith, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Conserv Biol 23:368-76. 2009
    ..Our methods are generic and can be applied to virtually any species for which reliable maps of landscape resistance can be developed...
  7. doi request reprint DNA barcoding at riverscape scales: assessing biodiversity among fishes of the genus Cottus (Teleostei) in northern Rocky Mountain streams
    Michael K Young
    US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:583-95. 2013
    ..We suspect that genetic assessments based on spatially robust sampling designs will reveal previously unrecognized biodiversity in many other taxa...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of weighting schemes on the identification of wildlife corridors generated with least-cost methods
    Sean A Parks
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Research Institute, 790 East Beckwith, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Conserv Biol 27:145-54. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Mitochondrial genome sequences illuminate maternal lineages of conservation concern in a rare carnivore
    Brian J Knaus
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    BMC Ecol 11:10. 2011
    ..This allowed us to test a key assumption of conservation genetics, specifically, that the D-loop accurately reflects genealogical relationships and variation of the larger mitochondrial genome...
  10. doi request reprint Scale-dependent genetic structure of the Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) in stream networks
    Lindy B Mullen
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:898-909. 2010
    ..These results show the strong influence of stream networks on population structure and genetic divergence of a salamander, with contrasting effects at different hierarchical scales...
  11. pmc Historical and contemporary DNA indicate fisher decline and isolation occurred prior to the European settlement of California
    Jody M Tucker
    Sequoia National Forest, United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Porterville, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e52803. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Advancing ecological understandings through technological transformations in noninvasive genetics
    Albano Beja-Pereira
    CIBIO, Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos, Universidade do Porto, Campus Agrário de Vairão, 4485 661 Vairão, Portugal Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto, Rua Campo Alegre s n, 4169 007 Porto, Portugal USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT 59801, USA Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:1279-301. 2009
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  13. pmc Genetic consequences of sex-biased dispersal in a solitary carnivore: Yellowstone cougars
    Roman Biek
    University of Montana, Wildlife Biology Program, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Biol Lett 2:312-5. 2006
    ..These results highlight the importance of male dispersal for inbreeding avoidance, but do not indicate that short-distance dispersal or philopatry in female cougars results in spatial clustering of related individuals...
  14. ncbi request reprint DNA reveals high dispersal synchronizing the population dynamics of Canada lynx
    Michael K Schwartz
    Wildlife Biology Program, School of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Nature 415:520-2. 2002
    ..We therefore suggest that management actions in the contiguous United States should focus on maintaining connectivity with the core of the lynx's geographic range...
  15. pmc Candidate gene microsatellite variation is associated with parasitism in wild bighorn sheep
    Gordon Luikart
    Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos CIBIO UP, and Universidade do Porto, 4485 661 Vairão, Portugal
    Biol Lett 4:228-31. 2008
    ..The results illustrate the usefulness of using genomic information, strong candidate genes and non-invasive sampling for monitoring both genetic variation and fitness-related traits, such as parasite resistance, in natural populations...