Publications and Presentations.

Publications

Chamberlain, M.J., B.S. Cohen, P.H. Wightman, E. Rushton, and J.W. Hinton. 2021. Fine-scale movements and behaviors of eastern coyotes (Canis latrans) during the reproductive period. Ecology and Evolution. In press.

 

Stickles. J.H., B.S. Cohen, D.A. Osborn, R.J. Warren, G.J. D’Angelo, and K.V. Miller. 2021. Nighttime traffic volume predicts risk of deer-vehicle collisions. Human-Wildlife Interactions. In press.

 

Bakner, N.W., B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2021. Recursive movements of eastern wild turkey broods in the southeastern United States. Wildlife Society Bulletin. In press.

 

Sullivan, D.J., B.S. Cohen, M. Poteet, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2021. Space-use, movements, and survival of translocated eastern wild turkeys in east Texas. Wildlife Society Bulletin. In press.

 

Byrne, M.E., B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2021. Nest site fidelity and nesting success of female wild turkeys. Wildlife Society Bulletin. In press.

 

Cohen, B.S., B. Oleson, N. Fyffe, A. Smallwood, N. Bakner, S.D. Nelson, J.R. Heffelfinger, M.J. Chamberlain, and B.A. Collier. 2021. Movement, spatial ecology, and habitat selection of translocated Gould’s wild turkeys. Wildlife Society Bulletin. In press.

 

Mitchell, K., M. Barletta, S. Giguere, J. Quandt, D. Osborn, E. Watson, B. Cohen, and K. Miller. 2021. Physiologic and blood gas effects of xylazine-ketamine versus xylazine-tiletamine-zolazepam immobilization of white-tailed deer before and after oxygen supplementation: a preliminary study. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 48:356-363.

 

Cohen, B.S., D.D. Marquardt, N.W. Bakner, and B.A. Collier. 2020. Daily movements, space use, and habitat selection of GPS-tagged northern bobwhite in Texas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 44:790-797. (featured on journal cover)

 

Lohr, A.K., J.A. Martin, G.T. Wann, B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2020. Effects of individual recess behaviors on nest and female survival of eastern wild turkeys. Ecology and Evolution 10:11752-11765.

 

Sullivan, D.J., K. McEntire, B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2020. Spatial scale and shape of prescribed fires influence use by wild turkeys. Journal of Wildlife Management 84:1570-1577.

 

Chamberlain, M.J., B.S. Cohen, N.K. Bakner, and B.A. Collier. 2020. Behavior and movement of wild turkey broods. Journal of Wildlife Management 84:1139-1152.

 

Wakefield, C.T., J.A. Martin, P.H. Wightman, B.T. Bond, D.K. Lowrey, B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2020. Hunting activity effects on roost selection by male wild turkeys. Journal of Wildlife Management. 84:458-467.

 

Wakefield, C.T., P.H. Wightman, J.A. Martin, B.T. Bond, D.K. Lowrey, B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2020. Hunting and nesting phenology influence gobbling of wild turkeys. Journal of Wildlife Management. 84:448-457.

 

Cohen, B.S., T.J. Prebyl, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2019. Spatiotemporal variability of fire characteristics affect animal response in pyric landscapes. Fire Ecology 15:41.

 

Wightman, P.H., J.C. Kilgo, M. Vukovich, J.R. Cantrell, R.R. Charles, B.S. Cohen, M.J. Chamberlain, and B.A. Collier. 2019. Gobbling chronology of eastern wild turkeys in South Carolina. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:325-333.

 

Cohen, B.S., S.E. Askin, G.D. Balkcom, R.J. Benedict, J.A. Rader, J.D. James, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2019. Survival and distribution of black-bellied whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) in the southeastern United States. Journal of the Southeastern Associated of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 6:123-128.

 

Stone, D.S., J.A. Martin, B.S. Cohen, T.J. Prebyl, C.H. Killmaster, and K.V. Miller. 2019. Intraspecific temporal resource partitioning at white-tailed deer feeding sites. Current Zoology 65:139-146.

 

Wood, J.W., B.S. Cohen, L.M. Conner, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2019. Nest and brood site selection of eastern wild turkeys. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:192-204.

 

Chamberlain, M.J., P.H. Wightman, B.S. Cohen, and B.A. Collier. 2018. Gobbling activity of eastern wild turkeys relative to male movements and female nesting phenology in South Carolina. Wildlife Society Bulletin 42:632-642.

 

Cohen, B.S., E.H. Belser, S.P. Keeler, M.J. Yabsley, and K.V. Miller. 2018. A headache from our past? Cranial abscess disease, virulence determinants of Trueperella pyogenes, and a legacy of translocating white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 54:671-679.

 

Wood, J.W., B.S. Cohen, T.J. Prebyl, L.M. Conner, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. Time-since-fire and stand seral stage affect habitat selection of eastern wild turkeys in a managed longleaf pine ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management 41:203-212.

 

Cohen, B.S., T.J. Prebyl, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. Home range estimator method and GPS fix schedule affect selection inferences for wild turkeys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 42:150-159.

 

Mitchell, K., M. Barletta, S. Giguere, J. Quandt, D. Osborn, E. Watson, B. Cohen, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Physiologic and blood gas effects of xylazine-ketamine versus xylazine-tiletamine-zolazepam immobilization of white-tailed deer. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 45:885.E10.

 

Yeldell, N.A., B.S. Cohen, T.J. Prebyl, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2017. Use of pine-dominated forests by female eastern wild turkeys immediately after prescribed. Forest Ecology and Management 398:226-234.

 

Yeldell, N.A., B.S. Cohen, T.J. Prebyl, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2017. Prescribed fire influences habitat selection of female eastern wild turkeys. Journal of Wildlife Management 18:1287-1297.

 

Stone, D.S., M.J. Cherry, J.A. Martin, B.S. Cohen, and K.V. Miller. 2017. Foraging behavior and social interactions affect ungulate foraging behavior at a concentrated food source. PLOS One 12:e0178477.

 

Yeldell, N.A., B.S. Cohen, A.R. Little, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2017. Nest site selection and nest survival of eastern wild turkeys in a pyric landscape. Journal of Wildlife Management 18:1073-1083.

 

Cohen, B.S., M.L. MacKenzie, J.C. Maerz, C.B. Farrell, and S.B. Castleberry. 2016. Color perception influences microhabitat selection of refugia and affects monitoring success for a cryptic anuran species. Physiology and Behavior 164:54-57.

 

Belser, E.H., B.S. Cohen, D.A. Osborn, S.P. Keeler, S.M. Russell, and K.V. Miller. 2016. Bacterial fauna of the forehead, tongue, and nasal mucosa of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Georgia. Southeastern Naturalist 15:488-495.

 

Cohen, B.S., E.H. Leone, E.P. Garrison, C.R. Morea, S.M. Shea, K.V. Miller, M.J. Cherry, J.H. Stickles, and J.D. Kelly. 2016. Evaluation of antler-based selective harvest criteria on harvest and antler size of white-tailed deer in Florida. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 3:203-209.

 

Simoneaux, T.N., B.S. Cohen, E.A. Cooney, R.M. Shuman, M.J. Chamberlain, and K.V. Miller. 2016. Fine-scale movement of adult male white-tailed deer in northeastern Louisiana during the hunting season. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 3:210-219.

 

Cherry, M.J., K.L. Turner¥, M.B. Howze, B.S. Cohen, L.M. Conner, and R.J. Warren. 2016. Coyote diets in a longleaf pine ecosystem. Wildlife Biology 22:64-70.

 

Cohen, B.S., E.H. Belser, C.H. Killmaster, J.W. Bowers, B.J. Irwin, M.J. Yabsley and K.V. Miller. 2015. Epizootiology of cranial abscess disease in white-tailed deer of Georgia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51:609-618.

 

Belser, E.H., B.S. Cohen, S.P. Keeler, C.H. Killmaster, J.W. Bowers and K.V. Miller. 2015. Epithelial presence of Trueperella pyogenes predicts site-level presence of cranial abscess disease in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). PLoS One 10:e0120028.

 

Cohen, B.S., T.J. Prebyl, N.J. Stafford, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2015. Space use, movements, and habitat selection of translocated eastern wild turkeys. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 11:165-173.

 

Gross, J.T., B.S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2015. Influences of hunting on movements of male wild turkeys during spring. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 11:259-268.

 

Cohen, B.S., E.H. Belser, S.P. Keeler, M.J. Yabsley, and K.V. Miller. 2015. Isolation and genotypic virulence of Trueperella (Arcanobacterium) pyogenes recovered from active cranial abscesses infections of male white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46:62-67.

 

Olson, A.K., W.D. Gulsby, B.S. Cohen, M.E. Byrne, D.A. Osborn, and K.V. Miller. 2015. Spring excursions of mature male white-tailed deer in north central Pennsylvania. American Midland Naturalist 174:96-104.

 

Horrell, L.B., B.S. Cohen, K.V. Miller, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2015. Geographical variation in nutritional quality of white-tailed deer forage plants in Louisiana. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2:187-192.

 

Gross, J.T., B.S. Cohen, T.J. Prebyl, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2015. Movements of wild turkey hunters during spring in Louisiana. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2:127-130.

 

Cohen, B.S., D.A. Osborn, G.R. Gallagher, R.J. Warren, and K.V. Miller. 2014. Behavioral measure of the light-adapted visual sensitivity of white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:480-485.

 

Cohen, B.S., D.A. Osborn, G.R. Gallagher, R.J. Warren, and K.V. Miller. 2012. An automated device for training deer to visual stimuli. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:194-198.

 

Shuskey, T., I. Bosch, C. Ryczek, and B. Cohen. 2009. In situ experimental studies of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) downstream from agricultural watersheds: nutrient loading, foliar uptake, and growth. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35:109-116.

Recent Presentations

Cohen, B.S., N. M. Masto, A.G. Blake-Bradshaw, C.J. Highway, D.L. Combs, H. Hagy, and J.C. Feddersen. 2020. Spring migration patterns of mallards captured in Tennessee. Invited Presentation. Mississippi Flyway Migration Committee Meeting, Online via Zoom August 2020.  

 

Cohen, B. C., A. G. Blake-Bradshaw, N. M. Masto, C. J. Highway, J. Feddersen, and H. M. Hagy. 2020. Mallard spatial ecology in western Tennessee: Project Update. Invited Presentation. Mississippi Flyway Council Meeting, Paducah, KY, USA. February 2020. 

Nelson, S.D., P.H. Wightman, M.J. Chamberlain, B.A. Collier, and B.S. Cohen. 2020. Habitat selection of brooding female eastern wild turkeys: preliminary findings. Tennessee Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Murfreesboro, TN, USA.

Collier, B.A., A.P. Gerrits, B.S. Cohen, P.H. Wightman, J.R. Cantrell, C.R. Ruth, and M.J. Chamberlain.  2020. Wild turkey hunter movement ecology and turkey-turkey hunter interactions on public lands in South Carolina. National Wild Turkey Federation Conservation Conference, Nashville, TN, USA.

 

Chamberlain, M.J., B.S. Cohen, N. Bakner, and B.A. Collier.  2020. Ecology of Eastern wild turkey broods in the southeastern United States. National Wild Turkey Federation Conservation Conference, Nashville, TN, USA.

 

Chamberlain, M.J., C. Wakefield, P. Wightman, B.S. Cohen, J.A. Martin and B.A. Collier.  2020.  Hunting and nesting phenology drive gobbling of Eastern wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Conservation Conference, Nashville, TN, USA.

 

Cohen, B.S., A.G. Blake-Bradshaw, N.M. Masto, C.J. Highway, D.L. Combs, H. Hagy, and J.C. Feddersen. 2020. Using GPS transmitters to evaluate influence of disturbance on mallard movements. Mississippi Flyway Council Meeting, Paducah, KY, USA.

N. M. Masto, A. G Blake-Bradshaw, C. J. Highway, J. Feddersen, P. Link, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Pre-breeding migration strategies of mallards wintering in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. 2020. The Wildlife Society’s 27th Annual Conference, Virtual. September 2020. 

 

Blake-Bradshaw A. G., N. M. Masto, C. J. Highway, J. Feddersen, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Mallard response to a gradient of experimental disturbance on waterfowl refuges during winter. 2020. The Wildlife Society’s 27th Annual Conference, Virtual. September 2020. 

 

Highway C., A. Blake-Bradshaw, N. M. Masto, J. Feddersen, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Depletion rates of flooded, unharvested corn in western Tennessee. 2020. The Wildlife Society’s 27th Annual Conference, Virtual. September 2020. 

N. M. Masto, A. G Blake-Bradshaw, C. J. Highway, J. Feddersen, P. Link, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Pre-breeding migration strategies of mallards wintering in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. 2020. 74th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Virtual October 2020. 

 

Blake-Bradshaw A. G., N. M. Masto, C. J. Highway, J. Feddersen, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Mallard response to a gradient of experimental disturbance on waterfowl refuges during winter. 2020. 74th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Virtual October 2020. 

 

Highway C., A. Blake-Bradshaw, N. M. Masto, J. Feddersen, H. Hagy, D. Combs, and B. Cohen. Depletion rates of flooded, unharvested corn in western Tennessee. 2020. 74th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Virtual October 2020. 

 

Masto, N. M. Mallard telemetry project in western Tennessee:Where do they go and why? Invited Presentation. Dyersburg Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. Dyersburg, Tennessee, USA. November 2019. 

 

Masto, N. M., A. G. Blake-Bradshaw, C. J. Highway, D. Combs, and Bradley Cohen. 2019. Mallard movement ecology using GPS/GSM transmitters in west Tennessee. Dyersburg, Tennessee, USA. October 2019. 

Sullivan, D.J., K.D. McEntire, B. S. Cohen, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2019. Spatial scale and shape of prescribed fires influence use by wild turkeys 45th Southeast Wild Turkey Working Group Meeting, Purvis, MS, USA.

 

Cohen, B.S., B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2019. How fire affects turkey reproductive ecology in southeastern pine-dominated forests. Tennessee Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Gatlinburg, TN, USA.

Mitchell, K., M. Barletta, S. Giguere, J. Quandt, D. Osborn, E. Watson, B. Cohen, and K.V. Miller. 2019. Physiologic and blood gas effects of xylazine-ketamine versus xylazine-tiletamine-zolazepam immobilization of white-tailed deer. 25th International Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Symposium, Washington D.C. USA.

Yeldell, N.A., B.S. Cohen, A.R. Little, T.J. Prebyl, B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. Prescribed fire affects turkey nesting and space use in a longleaf pine forest. 12th Biennial Longleaf Conference, Alexandria, LA, USA.

 

Cohen, B.S., B.A. Collier, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. Understanding how fire affects turkey behavior and reproductive success in southeastern pine-dominated forests. 44th Southeast Wild Turkey Working Group Meeting, Bismarck, AR, USA.

 

Collier, B.A., B.S. Cohen, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. A field evaluation of availability of selected nest vegetation conditions by reproductively active female wild turkeys. 44th Southeast Wild Turkey Working Group Meeting, Bismarck, AR, USA.

 

Chamberlain, M.J., B.S. Cohen, and B.A. Collier. 2018. Understanding whether timing and rate of harvesting males could be contributing to regional declines in productivity. 44th Southeast Wild Turkey Working Group Meeting, Bismarck, AR, USA.

 

Watson, E.M., B.S. Cohen, D.A. Osborn, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Spatial cognition and acuity of the white-tailed deer visual system. 41st Southeast Deer Study Group, Nashville, TN, USA.

Cohen, B.S., E.H. Belser, S.P. Keeler, M.J. Yabsley, and K.V. Miller. 2018. A headache from our past? Cranial abscess disease and a legacy of translocating white-tailed deer. 9th International Deer Biology Congress, Estes Park, USA.

Little, A.R., S.L. Webb, B.S. Cohen, D.B. Stone, G.J. D’Angelo, C.H. Killmaster, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Driven to mate: male white-tailed deer alter resource selection during rut to mirror female use of landscape. 9th International Deer Biology Congress, Estes Park, USA.

Watson, E.M. B.S. Cohen, K.B. Mitchell, K.E. Myrna, T.M. Treen, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Temporal resolution of white-tailed deer. 9th International Deer Biology Congress, Estes Park, USA.

Stone, D.B., B.S. Cohen, J.A. Martin, T.J. Prebyl, C.H. Killmaster, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Intraspecific temporal resource partitioning at white-tailed deer feeding sites: implications for differential predation risk. 9th International Deer Biology Congress, Estes Park, USA.

Lohr, A.K., C.T. Wakefield, K.L. McClearn, B.S. Cohen, and M.J. Chamberlain. 2018. Reproductive strategies of female eastern wild turkeys in the Piedmont region of Georgia. 25th The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Little, A.R., S.L. Webb, B.S. Cohen, D.B. Stone, G.J. D’Angelo, C.H. Killmaster, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Driven to mate: male white-tailed deer alter resource selection during rut to mirror female use of landscape. 25th The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA.