Andrew Butler

Andrew Butler

Research Topic

Influence of Urbanization on Furbearer Abundance, Distribution, and Community Ecology

Selected Presentations and Publications

Publications

  • Marneweck, C., A.R. Butler, L.C. Gigliotti, S.N. Harris, A.J. Jensen, M. Muthersbaugh, B. Newman, E. Saldo, K. Shute, K. Titus, S.W. Yu, and D.S. Jachowski. In Press. Shining the spotlight on small mammalian carnivores: global status and threats. Biological Conservation.
  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. In Press. Life on the edge: habitat fragmentation limits expansion of a restored carnivore. Animal Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1111/acv.12607.
  • Jachowski, D.S., A.R. Butler, R.Y.Y. Eng, L.C. Gigliotti, S.N. Harris, and A. Williams. 2020. Identifying mesopredator release in multi-carnivore systems: A review of evidence from North America. Mammal Review, 50:367-381. https://doi.org/10.1111/mam.12207.
  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. 2020. Home range size and resource use by swift foxes in northeastern Montana. Journal of Mammalogy, 101:684-696. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyaa030.
  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. Winter movement behavior by swift fox at the northern edge of their range. 2019. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 97:922-930. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2018-0272.

Presentations

  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. 2018. Home range size and resource selection patterns of a recovering swift fox population in northeastern Montana: Implications for statewide habitat suitability and connectivity. The Wildlife Society Conference, Cleveland, OH. Oral.
  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. 2018. Northern Great Plains Swift Fox Connectivity Project. 8th Annual Matador Science and Land Management Symposium, Malta, MT. Oral.
  • Butler, A.R., K.L.S. Bly, H. Harris, B. Inman, A. Moehrenschlager, D. Schwalm, and D.S. Jachowski. 2017. Influence of life-history stage, movement state, and resource dispersion on swift fox habitat use in the Northern Great Plains. The Wildlife Society Conference, Albuquerque, NM. Poster.
  • Butler, A.R., & A. Kovach. 2011. Hybridization between rare New England cottontails and common eastern cottontails: Genetic results using microsatellite DNA and implications for conservation of a declining species. University of New Hampshire COLSA Undergraduate Research Conference, Durham, NH. Poster.

Related Links

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https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Butler34

https://remingtonmoll.wordpress.com/

Education

  • M.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Clemson University, 2019
  • B.S. Zoology, University of New Hampshire, 2011

Professional Positions

  • Research Associate, Clemson University 2020
  • Legal Monitoring Intern, The Nature Conservancy New Hampshire 2019
  • Research Assistant, Clemson University 2016-2019
  • Wildlife Biology Technician, Umbagog NWR 2015
  • Carnivore Snow-tracking Intern, Umbagog NWR 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2015
  • Coyote and Fox Research Technician, Fort Drum 2013-2014
  • Wolf-Deer Research Technician, U.S. Geological Survey 2013
  • Bobcat Research Technician, KY Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources 2012
  • Puma Research Technician, CO Division of Parks and Wildlife 2011                     
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of New Hampshire 2010-2011
  • Wildlife Biology Intern, Innoko NWR 2010