Positions

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2018 Low and high thermal tolerance characteristics for unfed larvae of the winter tick Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae) with special reference to moose.Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases.  9:25-30. 2018
2017 Potential Influence of High-Elevation Wind Farms on Carnivore MobilityJournal of Wildlife Management.  81:1505-1512. 2017
2017 Larval behaviour of the winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae): evaluation of CO2 (dry ice), and short- and long-range attractants by bioassayInternational Journal of Acarology.  43:187-193. 2017
2016 Efficacy of remote telemetry data loggers for landscape-scale monitoring: A case study of American martensWildlife Society Bulletin.  40:570-582. 2016
2016 Spatial ecology and resource selection of a high-elevation American marten (Martes americana) population in the northeastern United StatesCanadian Journal of Zoology.  94:169-180. 2016
2016 Water balance attributes for off-host survival in larvae of the winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus; Acari: Ixodidae) from wild mooseInternational Journal of Acarology.  42:26-33. 2016
2016 Short-term fate of rehabilitated orphan black bears released in New HampshireHUMAN-WILDLIFE INTERACTIONS.  10:258-267. 2016
2015 Productivity Measures of White-Tailed Deer in New Hampshire: Assessing Reduced RecruitmentWildlife Society Bulletin.  39:56-64. 2015
2011 Genetic Mark-Recapture Population Estimation in Black Bears and Issues of ScaleJournal of Wildlife Management.  75:1128-1136. 2011
2010 Characteristics and dynamics of a regional moose Alces alces population in the northeastern United StatesWildlife Biology.  16:185-204. 2010
2002 Evaluation of immunocontraceptive adjuvants, titers, and fecal pregnancy indicators in free-ranging white-tailed deerWildlife Society Bulletin.  30:908-914. 2002
2002 Influences of winter supplemental feeding on the energy balance of white-tailed deer fawns in New Hampshire, USACanadian Journal of Zoology.  80:6-15. 2002
2000 Songbird response to group selection harvests and clearcuts in a New Hampshire northern hardwood forestForest Ecology and Management.  127:41-54. 2000
1999 Compensatory effect of the heat increment of feeding on thermoregulation costs of white-tailed deer fawns in winterCanadian Journal of Zoology.  77:1474-1485. 1999
1999 Field metabolic rate of wild turkeys in winterCanadian Journal of Zoology.  77:1075-1082. 1999
1998 The energy cost of gestation in white-tailed deerCanadian Journal of Zoology.  76:1091-1097. 1998
1997 Microclimatic characteristics of blue grouse Dendragapus obscurus roost-sites: influence on energy expenditureWildlife Biology.  3:243-250. 1997
1996 Bat habitat use in White Mountain National ForestJournal of Wildlife Management.  60:625-631. 1996
1995 INFLUENCE OF WIND-SPEED ON SAGE GROUSE METABOLISMCanadian Journal of Zoology.  73:749-754. 1995
1995 SEASONAL CHANGE IN FEED-INTAKE, BODY-COMPOSITION, AND METABOLIC-RATE OF WHITE-TAILED DEERCanadian Journal of Zoology.  73:452-457. 1995
1994 THE INFLUENCE OF SEASON, TEMPERATURE, AND ABSORPTIVE STATE ON SAGE GROUSE METABOLISMCanadian Journal of Zoology.  72:898-903. 1994
1994 FIELD METABOLIC-RATE OF BLUE GROUSE DURING WINTERCanadian Journal of Zoology.  72:227-231. 1994
1992 SEASONAL METABOLIC RHYTHMS OF CAPTIVE FEMALE WHITE-TAILED DEER - A REEXAMINATIONJournal of Wildlife Management.  56:656-661. 1992
1992 WINTER ENERGY-REQUIREMENTS OF BLUE GROUSECanadian Journal of Zoology.  70:22-24. 1992
1991 WINTER ENERGY-EXPENDITURE AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF SOUTHERN FLYING SQUIRRELSCanadian Journal of Zoology.  69:2548-2555. 1991
1991 PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BLUE GROUSE WINTER-USE TREES AND ROOST SITESWestern North American Naturalist Great Basin Naturalist.  51:244-248. 1991
1991 NUTRITIONAL-EVALUATION OF WINTER FOODS OF WILD TURKEYSCanadian Journal of Zoology.  69:2128-2132. 1991
1991 RESTING METABOLIC-RATE OF GOLDEN EAGLES, BALD EAGLES, AND BARRED OWLS WITH A TRACKING TRANSMITTER OR AN EQUIVALENT LOADWilson Bulletin Wilson Journal of Ornithology.  103:261-265. 1991
1991 TERRITORY BOUNDARY AVOIDANCE AS A STABILIZING FACTOR IN WOLF-DEER INTERACTIONSTheoretical Population Biology.  39:115-128. 1991
1990 INFLUENCE OF SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ON WILD TURKEY METABOLISMJournal of Wildlife Management.  54:663-667. 1990
1990 ENERGY-REQUIREMENTS OF EASTERN COYOTESCanadian Journal of Zoology.  68:656-659. 1990
1989 NUTRIENT AND ENERGY ASSIMILATION OF PREY BY BOBCATSJournal of Wildlife Management.  53:1004-1008. 1989
1989 WINTER HABITATS AND FOODS OF BLUE GROUSE IN THE SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, UTAHWestern North American Naturalist Great Basin Naturalist.  49:229-232. 1989
1989 METABOLIC-RATE OF BOBCATS AS INFLUENCED BY SEASONAL TEMPERATURESJournal of Wildlife Management.  53:202-205. 1989
1988 DIGESTIBILITY AND NUTRITIONAL-VALUE OF AUTUMN DIETS OF DEERJournal of Wildlife Management.  52:328-332. 1988
1988 EFFECTS OF PONCHO-MOUNTED RADIOS ON BLUE GROUSEJournal of Field Ornithology.  59:46-50. 1988
1985 A NEW FAWN FEEDING SCHEDULEWildlife Society Bulletin.  13:174-176. 1985

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
1997 Evaluation of infrared technology for aerial moose surveys in New HampshireAlces : a Journal Devoted to the Biology and Management of Moose. 129-139. 1997
1996 Summer roosting ecology of northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) in the White Mountain National ForestBATS AND FORESTS SYMPOSIUM. 91-101. 1996
1995 Growth patterns of New England moose: Yearlings as indicators of population statusAlces : a Journal Devoted to the Biology and Management of Moose. 53-59. 1995
1992 EFFECTS OF MOOSE FORAGING ON BROWSE AVAILABILITY IN NEW-HAMPSHIRE DEER YARDSAlces : a Journal Devoted to the Biology and Management of Moose. 123-136. 1992

Principal Investigator On

  • Harvesting Sap and Producing Syrup From Trees Other Than Maples, Birches, and Walnuts  awarded by University of Vermont 2018 - 2021
  • Productivity and Mortality of Moose in Northern New Hampshire  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2013 - 2020
  • Habitat Use by Skunks and Raccoons in ORV Program  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2018 - 2019
  • Home Range Movements and Habitat Selection of Striped Skunks and Raccoons  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2016 - 2018
  • Productivity and Neonatal Mortality of Moose in New Hampshire  awarded by Safari Club International Foundation 2015 - 2016
  • Productivity and Neonatal Mortality of Moose in New Hampshire  awarded by Safari Club International Foundation 2014 - 2015
  • Status of Deer Wintering Areas in New Hampshire  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2014 - 2015
  • Assessing Productivity and Physical Condtion of White-tailed Deer in New Hampshire  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2010 - 2013
  • Management of Nuisance Bears in New Hampshire  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2010 - 2013
  • Population Ecology of American Marten in New Hampshire: Impact of Wind Farm Development in Critical, High Elevation Spruce-Fir Habitat  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2010 - 2013
  • Assessing Relationships of Moose Populations, Winter Ticks, and Forest Regeneration in Northern New Hampshire  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2008 - 2010
  • Ecology and Behavior of Nuisance Black Bears in Southeastern New Hampshire  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2009 - 2010
  • Ecology and Behavior of Nuisance Black Bears in Southeastern New Hampshire  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2008 - 2009
  • White-tailed Deer and Management of Spruce-fiber Deer Wintering Areas  awarded by University of Maine 2008
  • A Comparison of Black Bear Abundance in Two Northern New Hampshire Populations Using Gnetic Tagging  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2006 - 2008
  • Wild Turkeys at Pease  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2007 - 2008
  • Turkey Intrusions at Pease Airport  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2006 - 2007
  • Salmonella in Turkey Feces  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2005 - 2006
  • Moose Habitat Use & Mortality Assessments in Northern NH  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2000 - 2005
  • Wildlife Damage  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2004 - 2005
  • PZP RIBI Immunocontraceptive Vaccines White Tailed Deer  awarded by Humane Society of the United States 2003 - 2004
  • Black Bear Genetic Tagging  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2002 - 2003
  • Eval CpG Adjuvant/PZP Immunocontraceptive Vaccine in Deer  awarded by Humane Society of the United States 2001 - 2002
  • Fecal Analysis  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2001 - 2002
  • Influence of Feeding on Wild Turkeys  awarded by National Wild Turkey Federation 1999 - 2002
  • Deer Fecal Samples  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2000 - 2001
  • PZP/QS-21 Immunocontraceptive Pellet in White-Tailed Deer  awarded by Tufts University 2000 - 2001
  • Winter Turkey Congregation  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2000 - 2001
  • Immunocontraception of a Suburban Deer Herd  awarded by Humane Society of the United States 1997 - 2000
  • Conjugated PZP Contraceptive Vaccine  awarded by Humane Society of the United States 1998 - 1999
  • Education and Research in Norway  awarded by Whiting (Marion and Jasper) Foundation 1997 - 1998
  • Impacts of Winter Feeding on Deer Population Dynamics  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 1995 - 1997
  • Daily Expenditure of Wild Turkeys During Winter  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 1995 - 1996
  • Small-Footed Bat Hibernaculum Monitoring & Ecolocation  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 1994 - 1995
  • Immunocontraception of Deer  awarded by University of California at Davis 1992 - 1995
  • Moose Population Monitoring Techniques  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 1992 - 1995
  • Presence & Habitat Use by Bats on White Mtn Nat'l Forest  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 1992 - 1995
  • Winter Energy & Activity Budgets of Free Ranging Deer  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 1992 - 1993
  • Teaching Activities

  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2018
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2018
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2017
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2017
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2016
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2015
  • Field Dendrology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Wildlife Ecology Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Biology, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
  • M.S. Wildlife Ecology, University of New Hampshire
  • Ph.D. Wildlife Science, Utah State University
  • Full Name

  • Peter Pekins