Duane Diefenbach

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Wildlife Ecology; Leader, PA Coop. Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Duane Diefenbach

Research Summary

Wildlife ecology, estimation of population parameters, and harvest management of game populations.

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Publication Tags

Deer Odocoileus Virginianus Harvest Rate Vegetation Sampling Birds Grasslands Grassland Regulation Population Density Insecticides Hunters Passeriformes Methodology Winter Antlers Lynx Rufus Contraction Genetic Variation Nest Predation Lepus Americanus Loss Decision Making

Most Recent Papers

Demographic changes and loss of genetic diversity in two insular populations of bobcats (Lynx rufus)

Cassandra M. Miller-Butterworth, Duane R Diefenbach, Jessie E. Edson, Leslie A. Hansen, James D. Jordan, Tess M. Gingery, Amy L. Russell, 2021, Global Ecology and Conservation

Modeling how to achieve localized areas of reduced white-tailed deer density

Amanda N. Van Buskirk, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Bret D. Wallingford, Emily Just Domoto, Marc Eric McDill, Patrick J. Drohan, Duane R Diefenbach, 2021, Ecological Modelling

Assessment of spatial genetic structure to identify populations at risk for infection of an emerging epizootic disease

William L. Miller, Cassandra M. Miller-Butterworth, Duane R. Diefenbach, W. David Walter, 2020, Ecology and Evolution on p. 3977-3990

Evaluating inter-rater reliability and statistical power of vegetation measures assessing Deer Impact

Danielle R. Begley-Miller, Duane R. Diefenbach, Marc E. McDill, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Emily H. Just, 2018, Forests

Addressing wild turkey population declines using structured decision making

Kelly F. Robinson, Angela K. Fuller, Michael V. Schiavone, Bryan L. Swift, Duane R. Diefenbach, William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, 2017, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 393-405

Biological and social outcomes of antler point restriction harvest regulations for white-tailed deer

Bret D. Wallingford, Duane R. Diefenbach, Eric S. Long, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Gary L. Alt, 2017, Wildlife Monographs on p. 1-26

Proximate influences on female dispersal in white-tailed deer

Clayton L. Lutz, Duane R. Diefenbach, Christopher S. Rosenberry, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1218-1226

Retention of riveted aluminum leg bands by wild Turkeys

Duane R. Diefenbach, Wendy C. Vreeland, Mary Jo Casalena, Michael V. Schiavone, 2016, Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management on p. 162-164

Evidence for Range Contraction of Snowshoe Hare in Pennsylvania

Duane R Diefenbach, Stephen L. Rathbun, Justin K. Vreeland, Deborah Grove, William J. Kanapaux, 2016, Northeastern Naturalist on p. 229-248

Population and genetic outcomes 20 years after reintroducing bobcats (Lynx rufus) to Cumberland Island, Georgia USA

Duane R Diefenbach, Leslie Hansen, Justin Bohling, Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, 2015, Ecology and Evolution on p. 4885-4895

Most-Cited Papers

Habitat availability is a more plausible explanation than insecticide acute toxicity for U.S. grassland bird species declines

Jason M. Hill, J. Franklin Egan, Glenn E. Stauffer, Duane R. Diefenbach, 2014, PLoS One

Nest success of grassland sparrows on reclaimed surface mines

Glenn E. Stauffer, Duane R. Diefenbach, Matthew R. Marshall, Daniel W. Brauning, 2011, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 548-557

Can managers compensate for coyote predation of white-tailed deer?

Kelly F. Robinson, Duane R Diefenbach, Angela K. Fuller, Jeremy E. Hurst, Christopher S. Rosenberry, 2014, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 571-579

Population Density Influences Dispersal in Female White-Tailed Deer

Clayton L. Lutz, Duane R. Diefenbach, Christopher S. Rosenberry, 2015, Journal of Mammalogy on p. 494-501

Mark-resight abundance estimation under incomplete identification of marked individuals

Brett T. Mcclintock, Jason M. Hill, Lowell Fritz, Kathryn Chumbley, Katie Luxa, Duane R. Diefenbach, 2014, Methods in Ecology and Evolution on p. 1294-1304

Using multilevel models to quantify heterogeneity in resource selection

Tyler Wagner, Duane R. Diefenbach, Sonja A. Christensen, Andrew S. Norton, 2011, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1788-1796

Spatio-temporal variation in male white-tailed deer harvest rates in Pennsylvania

Andrew S. Norton, Duane R. Diefenbach, Bret D. Wallingford, Christopher S. Rosenberry, 2012, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 136-143

Evidence for Range Contraction of Snowshoe Hare in Pennsylvania

Duane R Diefenbach, Stephen L. Rathbun, Justin K. Vreeland, Deborah Grove, William J. Kanapaux, 2016, Northeastern Naturalist on p. 229-248

Biological and social outcomes of antler point restriction harvest regulations for white-tailed deer

Bret D. Wallingford, Duane R. Diefenbach, Eric S. Long, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Gary L. Alt, 2017, Wildlife Monographs on p. 1-26

Experimental removal of woo dy ve getation doe s not increase Ne sting Success or fledgling production in two grassland sparrows (ammodramus) in pennsylvania

Jason M. Hill, Duane R. Diefenbach, 2013, Auk on p. 764-773