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Clay Wilton

Research Asociate I

Email: c.wilton@msstate.edu

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Clay Wilton

2017
Duquette, J.F., J.L. Belant, C.M. Wilton, N. Fowler, B.W. Waller, D.E. Beyer, Jr., N.J. Svoboda, S.L. Simek, J. Beringer. 2017. Black bear functional resource selection relative to intraspecific competition and human risk. Canadian Journal of Zoology 95:203-212. Download


2016
Belant, J.L., F. Bled, C.M. Wilton, S. B. Mwampeta, R. Fyumagwa, D.E. Beyer, Jr. 2016. Estimating lion abundance using N-mixture models for social species. Scientific Reports. 6:e35920. Download


2016
Sollmann, R., B. Gardner, J.L. Belant, C.M. Wilton, J. Beringer. 2016. Habitat associations in a recolonizing, low-density black bear population. Ecosphere 7:e01406. Download


2016
Wilton, C.M., J. Beringer, E.E. Puckett, L.S. Eggert, J.L. Belant. 2016. Spatiotemporal factors affecting detection of black bears during noninvasive capture-recapture surveys. Journal of Mammalogy 97:266-273. Download


2015
Wilton, C.M., J.L. Belant, J.F. Van Stappen, D. Paetkau. 2015. American black bear population abundance and genetic structure on an island archipelago. Ursus 26:53-66. Download


2014
Puckett, E.E., T.V. Kristensen, C.M. Wilton, S.B. Lyda, K. Noyce, P.M. Holahan, D.M. Leslie Jr., J. Beringer, J.L. Belant, D. White Jr., L.S. Eggert. 2014. The influence of a bottleneck followed by admixture on population structure of American black bears (Ursus americanus) in the Central Interior Highlands, USA. Molecular Ecology 23:2414-2427. Download


2014
Wilton, C.M., J. Beringer, B. Gardner, E.E. Puckett, L.S. Eggert, J.L. Belant. 2014. Trap array configuration influences estimates and precision of black bear density and abundance. PLoS One 9:e111257. Download


2014
Wilton, C.M., J.L. Belant, J. Beringer. 2014. Distribution of American black bear occurrences and human-bear conflicts in Missouri. Ursus 25:53-60. Download


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