Publications

Book Chapters (Peer Reviewed):

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, and S. J. DeMaso. 2002. A neural network model for predicting bobwhite quail abundance in the Rolling Red Plains of Oklahoma. Pages 345-355 in J. M. Scott, P. J. Heglund, M. Morrison, M. Raphael, J. Haufler, B. Wall, and F. B. Samson, Editors. Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Accuracy and Scale. Island Press. Covello, California USA.

Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed):

Hiller, T., J.S. Taylor, J.J. Lusk, L. A. Powell, and A. Tyre.  In press.  A finger in the dike: evidence that the Conservation Reserve Program slowed population declines of pheasants on a changing landscape.  The Wildlife Society Bulletin.

Anderson, L. C., L. A. Powell, W. H. Schacht, J. J. Lusk, and W. L. Vodehnal.  2015.  Greater Prairie-chicken Brood-site Selection and Survival in the Nebraska Sandhills.  Journal of Wildlife Management 79(4): 559-569. (PDF)

Jorgensen, C. F., L. A. Powell, J. J. Lusk, A. A. Bishop, and J. J. Fontaine.  2014.  Assessing landscape constraints on species abundance: does the neighborhood limit species response to local habitat conservation programs?  PLoS ONE 9(6): e99339. (PDF)

Matthews, T. W., A. J. Tyre, J. S. Taylor, J. J. Lusk, and L. A. Powell.  2013.  Greater prairie-chicken nest success and habitat selection in southeastern Nebraska.  Journal of Wildlife Management 77(6): 1202-1212.  (PDF)

Powell, L.A., J.S. Taylor, J.J. Lusk, and T.W. Matthews. 2011. Adaptive harvest management and harvest mortality of Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in Avian Biology 39: 329-339. (PDF

Matthews, Ty W., A. J. Tyre, J. S. Taylor, J. J. Lusk, and L. A. Powell. 2011. Habitat selection and brood survival of Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in Avian Biology 39: 179-191. (PDF)

Schole, A. C., T. W. Matthews, L. A. Powell, J. J. Lusk, and J. S. Taylor. 2011. Chick survival of Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in Avian Biology 39: 247-254. (PDF)

Hiller, T.L., L.A. Powell, T.D. McCoy, and J.J. Lusk. 2009. Long-term agricultural land-use trends in Nebraska: 1866-2007. Great Plains Research19(2):225-237. (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, M. J. Peterson, and S. J. DeMaso. 2009.  Long-term climate trends and northern bobwhite populations in south Texas.  Quail VI & Perdix XII: 114-123. (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., S. J. DeMaso, and F. S. Guthery. 2007. Climate-based neural models of Rio Grande turkey productivity in Texas. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:133-141. (PDF)

Lusk, J.J., R. K. Swihart, and J. A. Goheen. 2007. Correlates of interspecific synchrony and interannual variation in seed production by deciduous trees. Forest Ecology and Management 242: 656-670. (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, M. J. Peterson, and S. J. DeMaso. 2007. Evidence for regionally synchronized cycles in Texas quail population dynamics. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(3): 837-843. (PDF)

Swihart, R. K., J. J. Lusk, J. E. Duchamp, C. Rizkalla, and J. E. Moore. 2006. The roles of landscape context and life history in predicting species responses to habitat alteration. Diversity and Distribution 12: 277-287 (PDF).

Lusk, J. J., S. G. Smith, S. D. Fuhlendorf, and F. S. Guthery. 2006. Factors influencing northern bobwhite nest-site selection and fate. Journal of Wildlife Management 70(2):564-571 (PDF).

Guthery, F. S., L. A. Brennan, M. J. Peterson, and J. J. Lusk. 2005. Information theory in wildlife science: critique and viewpoint. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(2): 457-465. (PDF)

Cox, S. A., F. S. Guthery, J. J. Lusk, A. D. Peoples, S. J. DeMaso, and M. Sams. 2005. Reproduction by northern bobwhites in western Oklahoma. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(1): 133-139. (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, S. A. Cox, S. J. DeMaso, and A. D. Peoples. 2005. Survival and growth of northern bobwhite chicks. American Midland Naturalist 153(2):389-395 (PDF).

Guthery, F. S., J. J. Lusk, and M. J. Peterson. 2004. In my opinion: Hypotheses in wildlife science. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(4): 1325-1332. (PDF)

Trombulak, S. C., K. S. Omland, J. Robinson, J. J. Lusk, T. L. Fleischner, G. Brown, and M. Domroese. 2004. Principles of conservation biology: recommended guidelines for conservation literacy from the education committee of the Society for Conservation Biology. Conservation Biology 18(5): 1180-1190. (PDF)

Guthery, F. S., M. J. Peterson, J. J. Lusk, M. J. Rabe, S. J. DeMaso, M. Sams, R. D. Applegate, and T. V. Dailey. 2004. Multistate analysis of fixed, liberal regulations in quail harvest management. Journal of Wildlife Management 68(4):1104-1113 (PDF)

Guthery, F. S., A. K. Crews, J. J. Lusk, R. N. Chapman, and M. Sams. 2004. Effects of bag limits on bobwhite hunters and harvest. Journal of Wildlife Management 68(4):1095-1103 (PDF)

Cox, S. A., A. D. Peoples, S. J. DeMaso, J. J. Lusk, and F. S. Guthery. 2004. Survival and cause-specific mortality of northern bobwhite in western Oklahoma. Journal of Wildlife Management 68(3):663-671 (PDF).

Guthery, F. S., and J. J. Lusk. 2004. Radiotelemetry studies: are we radio-handicapping northern bobwhites? Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(1):194-201 (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., K, S. Wells, F. S. Guthery, and S. D. Fuhlendorf. 2003. Lark Sparrow nest-site selection and success in a mixed-grass prairie. Auk 120(1):120-129 (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, and S. J. DeMaso. 2001. Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) abundance in relation to yearly weather and long-term climate patterns. Ecological Modelling 146(1-3): 3-15. (PDF)

Lusk, J. J., F. S. Guthery, R. R. George, M. J. Peterson, and S. J. DeMaso. 2002. Bobwhite abundance in relation to weather and land use. Journal of Wildlife Management 66(4):1040-1051.(PDF)

Guthery, F. S., J. J. Lusk, and M. J. Peterson. 2001. Invited Paper: The fall of the null hypothesis: liabilities and opportunities. Journal of Wildlife Management 65(3):379-384. (PDF)

Guthery, F. S., J. J. Lusk, D. R. Synatzske, J. Gallagher, S. J. DeMaso, R. R. George, and M. J. Peterson. 2002. Weather and age ratios of northern bobwhites in south Texas. Pages 99-105 in S. J. DeMaso, W. P. Kuvlesky, Jr., F. Hernandez, and M. E. Berger, Eds. Quail V: Proceedings of the Fifth National Quail Symposium. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas, USA. (PDF)

Book/Software Reviews:

Lusk, J. J. 2001. Bird nests and construction behaviour. M. Hansell, Cambridge University Press. Journal of Field Ornithology 72(3): 480-482.

Lusk, J. J. 2002. Evolution, ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Scott, Conant, and Van Riper, Editors, Cooper Ornithological Society. Journal of Field Ornithology 73(2): 235-236.

Lusk, J. J., and S. F. Wilson. 2002. Technological Tools: Statistica Neural Networks. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 83(1): 60-61.

Lusk, J. J. 2003. Conserving bird biodiversity: general principles and their application. K. Norris and D. Pain, Editors, Cambridge University Press. Journal of Field Ornithology 74(2):202-204.

Lusk, J. J. 2005. Turning to Earth: stories of ecological conversion. F. Marina Schauffler, University of Virginia Press. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(2):830-832.

Lusk, J. J. 2008. Texas Quails: Ecology & Management. Leonard Brennan, Editor, Texas A&M University Press. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(3):851-852.

Lusk, J. J. 2010. Best Research Practices: How to Gain Reliable Knowledge.  H. Charles Romesburg, Lulu Enterprises.  Journal of Wildlife Management 74(3): TBD.

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