Erin Muths - USGS (FORT)

Title: Research Zoologist

FORT Affiliation: Aquatic Systems

Duty Station:
Fort Collins Science Center
2150 Centre Ave
Bldg C
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: 970-226-9474




Research Publications

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2017 Amphibian conservation: clarifications to comments from Andreone Journal Article
2016 Elevational speciation in action? Restricted gene flow associated with adaptive divergence across an altitudinal gradient Journal Article
2016 First estimates of the probability of survival in a small-bodied, high-elevation frog (Boreal Chorus Frog, Pseudacris maculata), or how historical data can be useful Journal Article
2016 Influence of demography and environment on persistence in toad populations Journal Article
2016 Integrating biology, field logistics, and simulations to optimize parameter estimation for imperiled species Journal Article
2016 Mitigating amphibian chytridiomycoses in nature Journal Article
2016 Non-native and native organisms moving into high elevation and high latitude ecosystems in an era of climate change: new challenges for ecology and conservation Journal Article
2016 Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines Journal Article
2016 Why You Can’t Ignore Disease When You Reintroduce Animals Book, Pages in
2015 An alternative framework for responding to the amphibian crisis Journal Article
2015 How spatio-temporal habitat connectivity affects amphibian genetic structure Journal Article
2015 Restored agricultural wetlands in Central Iowa: habitat quality and amphibian response Journal Article
2015 Spatial occupancy models for predicting metapopulation dynamics and viability following reintroduction Journal Article
2014 Anaxyrus Boreas (Western Toad). Predation Journal Article
2014 Animal reintroductions: An innovative assessment of survival Journal Article
2014 Demography of common toads after local extirpation of co-occurring midwife toads Journal Article
2014 Demography of common toads after local extirpation of co-occurring midwife toads Journal Article
2014 Pesticide concentrations in frog tissue and wetland habitats in a landscape dominated by agriculture Journal Article
2014 Prevalence of the amphibian Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona, USA Journal Article
2014 The effects of hydropattern and predator communities on amphibian occupancy Journal Article
2013 Factors influencing survival and mark retention in postmetamorphic boreal chorus frogs Journal Article
2013 Trends in amphibian occupancy in the United States Journal Article
2012 Effects of hydroperiod duration on survival, developmental rate, and size at metamorphosis in Boreal Chorus Frog tadpoles (Pseudacris maculata) Journal Article
2012 The genetic structure of a relict population of Wood Frogs Journal Article
2012 The importance of local and landscape-scale processes to the occupancy of wetlands by pond-breeding amphibians Journal Article
2011 Breeding chorus intensity is weakly related to estimated abundance of Boreal Chorus Frogs Journal Article
2011 Compensatory effects of recruitment and survival when amphibian populations are perturbed by disease Journal Article
2011 Long-Term Observations of Boreal Toads at an ARMI Apex Site Proceedings, Pages in
2011 Mitigating amphibian disease: strategies to maintain wild populations and control chytridiomycosis Journal Article
2011 Portrait of a Small Population of Boreal Toads (Anaxyrus boreas) Journal Article
2011 The “Peer” in “Peer Review” Journal Article
2010 Amphibian declines: promising directions in understanding the role of disease Journal Article
2010 Effects of amphibian chytrid fungus on individual survival probability in wild boreal toads Journal Article
2010 The World Congress of herpetology and animal conservation: excerpts from the 6th World Congress Journal Article
2010 Unbiased survival estimates and evidence for skipped breeding opportunities in females Journal Article
2009 Distribution limits of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis a case study in the Rocky Mountains, USA Journal Article
2009 How relevant is opportunistic Bd sampling: Are we ready for the big picture? Journal Article
2008 Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA Journal Article
2008 Effects of weather on survival in populations of Boreal Toads in Colorado Journal Article
2008 Monitoring programs to assess reintroduction efforts: A critical component in recovery Journal Article
2007 Blue Jays nest in an unusual structure Journal Article
2007 Boreal toads and the ecosystem Popular Article
2006 Estimation of temporary emigration in male toads Journal Article
2005 Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative (ARMI): a successful start to a national program in the United States Journal Article
2005 An evaluation of weather and disease as causes of decline in two populations of boreal toads Journal Article
2005 Bufo boreas Baird and Girard, 1852(b): western toad Book, Pages in
2005 Factors limiting the recovery of boreal toads (Bufo b. boreas) Book, Pages in
2005 Health evaluation of amphibians in and near Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado, USA) Journal Article
2005 Status of amphibians on the Continental Divide: surveys on a transect from Montana to Colorado, USA Journal Article
2005 The United States Geological Survey's Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative Journal Article
2005 The wood frog (Rana sylvatica): a technical conservation assessment Series
2004 Sensitivity to acidification of subalpine ponds and lakes in north-western Colorado Journal Article
2004 Variable breeding phenology affects the exposure of amphibian embryos to ultraviolet radiation: reply Journal Article
2003 A radio transmitter belt for small ranid frogs Journal Article
2003 Evidence for disease-related amphibian decline in Colorado Journal Article
2003 Hatching success in salamanders and chorus frogs at two sites in Colorado, USA: effects of acidic deposition and climate Journal Article
2003 Home range and movements of boreal toads in undisturbed habitat Journal Article
2003 Home range and movements of boreal toads in undisturbed habitats Journal Article
2003 Pseudacris triseriata (Western Chorus Frog) and Rana sylvatica (Wood Frog). Chytridiomycosis Journal Article
2002 Variable breeding phenology affects the exposure of amphibian embryos to ultraviolet radiation Journal Article
2001 Experimental repatriation of boreal toad (Bufo boreas) eggs, metamorphs, and adults in Rocky Mountain National Park Journal Article
2001 Secretion of whey acidic protein and cystatin is down regulated at mid-lactation in the red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) Journal Article
2001 The interplay of habitat change, human disturbance and species interactions in a waterbird colony Journal Article
2000 A comparison in Colorado of three methods to monitor breeding amphibians Journal Article
2000 American burying beetle Book, Pages in
2000 Boreal Toad Book, Pages in
2000 Boreal toads: peering at a unique facet of RMNP micro-fauna Journal Article
2000 Use of oxytetracycline in batch-marking post-metamorphic boreal toads Journal Article
1999 Dwarf shrew found in Rocky Mountain National Park Journal Article
1998 An observation on caching of prey by a long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) Journal Article
1997 Basking by adult boreal toads (Bufo boreas boreas) during the breeding season Journal Article
1997 Experimental methods for restoring boreal toad populations in Rocky Mountain National Park Proceedings, Pages in
1997 Survey and assessment of amphibian populations in Rocky Mountain National Park Journal Article
1996 Circulating levels of prolactin and progesterone in a wild population of red kangaroos (Macropus rufus) Marsupialia: Macropodidae Journal Article
1996 Kangaroo rat bone compared to white rat bone after short-term disuse and exercise Journal Article
1996 Milk composition in a field population of red kangaroos, Macropus rufus (Desmarest) (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) Journal Article
1991 Substrate Discrimination in Burying Beetles, Nicrophorus orbicollis (Coleoptera: Silphidae) Journal Article

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