W. David Walter

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

W. David Walter

Huck Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Deer Chronic Wasting Disease Odocoileus Virginianus Prions Monitoring Nose Home Range Mucous Membrane Lymphoid Tissue Immunohistochemistry Infection Wildlife Biopsy Surveillance Clay Distribution Habitats Northeastern United States Habitat Soils Farms Aircraft Space Use Tuberculosis Effect

Most Recent Papers

The influence of hunting pressure and ecological factors on fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in wild elk

David C. Ensminger, Catharine Pritchard, Tracy Langkilde, Tess Gingery, Jeremiah E. Banfield, W. David Walter, 2020, Wildlife Biology

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

Identification and evaluation of a core microsatellite panel for use in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

William L. Miller, Jessie Edson, Peter Pietrandrea, Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, W. David Walter, 2019, BMC Genetics

Winter and summer home ranges of American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) captured at loafing sites in the southeastern United States

D. Tommy King, Justin Fischer, Bronson Strickland, W. David Walter, Fred L. Cunningham, Guiming Wang, 2016, Colonial Waterbirds on p. 287-294

Evaluating a strategy to deliver vaccine to white-tailed deer at a landscape level

Justin W. Fischer, Chad R. Blass, W. David Walter, Charles W. Anderson, Michael J. Lavelle, Wayne H. Hall, Kurt C. VerCauteren, 2016, Wildlife Society Bulletin on p. 394-399

Effects of simulated removal activities on movements and space use of feral swine

Justin W. Fischer, Dan McMurtry, Chad R. Blass, W. David Walter, Jeff Beringer, Kurt C. VerCauteren, 2016, Zeitschrift fur Jagdwissenschaft on p. 285-292

Antemortem detection of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brush collections and rectal biopsy specimens from white-tailed deer by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, W. David Walter, Bruce V. Thomsen, Justin J. Greenlee, Aaron D. Lehmkuhl, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1108-1116

Seeded amplification of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brushings and recto-anal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues from elk by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, Laura L. Hoon-Hanks, Gordon Mitchell, W. David Walter, Matteo Manca, Ryan J. Monello, Jenny G. Powers, Margaret A. Wild, Edward A. Hoover, Byron Caughey, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1117-1126

Habitat influences distribution of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer

Tyler S. Evans, Megan S. Kirchgessner, Brian Eyler, Christopher W. Ryan, William David Walter, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 284-291

Surveillance and monitoring of white-tailed deer for chronic wasting disease in the Northeastern United States

Tyler S. Evans, Krysten L. Schuler, W. David Walter, 2014, Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management on p. 387-393

Most-Cited Papers

Soil clay content underlies prion infection odds

W. David Walter, Daniel P. Walsh, Matthew L. Farnsworth, Dana L. Winkelman, Michael W. Miller, 2011, Nature Communications

Antemortem detection of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brush collections and rectal biopsy specimens from white-tailed deer by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, W. David Walter, Bruce V. Thomsen, Justin J. Greenlee, Aaron D. Lehmkuhl, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1108-1116

Seeded amplification of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brushings and recto-anal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues from elk by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, Laura L. Hoon-Hanks, Gordon Mitchell, W. David Walter, Matteo Manca, Ryan J. Monello, Jenny G. Powers, Margaret A. Wild, Edward A. Hoover, Byron Caughey, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1117-1126

Regulated commercial harvest to manage overabundant white-tailed deer

Kurt C. Vercauteren, Charles W. Anderson, Timothy R. Van Deelen, David Drake, W. David Walter, Stephen M. Vantassel, Scott E. Hygnstrom, 2011, Wildlife Society Bulletin on p. 185-194

On-farm mitigation of transmission of tuberculosis from white-tailed deer to cattle

W. David Walter, Charles W. Anderson, Rick Smith, Mike Vanderklok, James J. Averill, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2012, Veterinary Medicine International

Vulture flight behavior and implications for aircraft safety

Michael L. Avery, John S. Humphrey, Trey S. Daughtery, Justin W. Fischer, Michael P. Milleson, Eric A. Tillman, William E. Bruce, W. David Walter, 2011, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1581-1587

Brownian bridge movement models to characterize birds' home ranges

Justin W. Fischer, W. David Walter, Michael L. Avery, 2013, Condor on p. 298-305

Factors affecting space use overlap by white-tailed deer in an urban landscape

W. David Walter, Jeff Beringer, Lonnie P. Hansen, Justin W. Fischer, Joshua J. Millspaugh, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2011, International Journal of Geographical Information Science on p. 379-392

Surveillance and monitoring of white-tailed deer for chronic wasting disease in the Northeastern United States

Tyler S. Evans, Krysten L. Schuler, W. David Walter, 2014, Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management on p. 387-393

Habitat influences distribution of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer

Tyler S. Evans, Megan S. Kirchgessner, Brian Eyler, Christopher W. Ryan, William David Walter, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 284-291