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 Population Density Rate Sampling Hunters Vegetation Grassland Grasslands Birds Regulation Methodology Insecticides Radio Passeriformes Temporal Variation Nests Contraction Antlers Abundance Estimation Nest Lepus Americanus Decision Making Effect

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

Effect of hunter selectivity on harvest rates of radio-collared white-tailed deer in Pennsylvania

Frances E. Buderman, Duane R. Diefenbach, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Bret D. Wallingford, Eric S. Long, 2014, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1456-1465

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

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

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

Variation in spring harvest rates of male wild turkeys in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania

Duane R. Diefenbach, Mary Jo Casalena, Michael V. Schiavone, Michael Reynolds, Robert Eriksen, Wendy C. Vreeland, Bryan Swift, Robert C. Boyd, 2012, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 514-522

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