Publications

 

Book Publications

  • Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, editors. 2009. The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. 622 pp.
  • Porter, W. F. and K. K. Fleming. 2001. Making tracks: wild turkey management in the new millennium. Proceedings of the 8th National Wild Turkey Symposium. National Wild Turkey Federation and Cadmus Press. 295 pp.
  • Porter, W. F. and H. B. Underwood. 2001. Contraception and deer: the Irondequoit report. Roosevelt Wild Life Station at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 96 pp.
  • Wagner, F. H., R. Foresta, R. B. Gill, D. R. McCullough, M. R. Pelton, W. F. Porter and H. Salwasser. 1995. Wildlife policies in the U.S. National Parks. Island Press. Washington, D.C. 242 pp.

 

Refereed and Invited Publications

  • Bowling, A. C., D. M. Williams, C. J. Parent, W. F. Porter, M. V. Schiavone, and B. L. Swift. 2015. Brooding over broods: regional impacts of habitat quality on wild turkey productivity.  National Wild Turkey Symposium 11: In Press.
  • Fleming, K. K. and W. F. Porter. 2015.  Comparison of landscape, patch and local habitat effects on risk of predation of artificial wild turkey nests.  National Wild Turkey Symposium 11: In Press.
  • Jarzyna, M. A., B. Zuckerberg, W. F. Porter, A. O Finley and B. A. Maurer. 2015. Spatial scaling of temporal changes in avian communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography DOI:10.1111/geb.12361/abstract
  • Jarzyna, M. A., A. O. Finley, W. F. Porter, B. A. Maurer, C, M. Beier, and B. Zuckerberg. 2015. Accounting for space-varying nature of the relationships between temporal community turnover and the environment. Ecography 37:1073-1083.
  • Mountrakis, G., C. Beier, W. Porter, B. Zuckerberg, M. Jarzyna, J. Wiley Jr, W. Zhuang, and H. Jin. 2015. Using LIDAR to assess the roles of climate and land-cover dynamics as drivers of changes in biodiversity. Final Report to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 66pp.
  • Dechen Quinn, A. C. and W. F. Porter. 2015. A new approach to teaching: Inspiring a passion for wildlife conservation. Fair Chase Magazine 31:58-62.
  • Porter, W. F., C. A. Stewart and C. J. Parent. 2015. Symposium summary. National Wild Turkey Symposium 11: In Press.
  • Stevens, B. S., J. R. Bence, W. F. Porter, and C. J. Parent. 2015. Ecology matters: robustness and management tradeoffs for maximum harvests of wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Symposium 11: In Press.
  • Dechen Quinn, A. C., M. S. Kirchgessner, B. A. Rudolph, D. M. Williams and W. F. Porter. 2015. Applying new analytical tools to the wicked problem of wildlife disease management. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. In press.
  • Snow, N. P., D. M. Williams, and W. F. Porter. 2014. Under-reporting of wildlife-vehicle collisions does not hinder predictive modeling for large ungulates. Biological Conservation. In press.              
  • Dechen Quinn, A. C., D. M. Williams, W. F. Porter, S. D. Fitzgerald, and K. Hynes. 2014. Effects of capture-related injury on post-capture movement rates of white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50(2):250–258.
  • Jarzyna, M. A., B. Zuckerberg, and W. F. Porter. 2014. Climate change and wildlife. Pages 262–278 In  Krausman, P. R., and J. W. Cain (editors). Wildlife management and conservation: contemporary principles and practices. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
  • Porter, W. F. 2014. Lessons in leadership. Pages 365-370 in William Taylor, A. J. Lynch and N. J. Leopold (editors). Future of fisheries: perspectives for emerging professionals. American Fisheries Society.  Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Snow, N. P., D. M. Williams, and W. F. Porter. 2014. Under-reporting of wildlife-vehicle collisions does not hinder predictive modeling for large ungulates. Biological Conservation. In press.
  • Snow, N. P., D. M. Williams, and W. F. Porter. 2014. A landscape-based approach for delineating hotspots of wildlife-vehicle collisions. Landscape Ecology. 29(5):817–829.
  • Spilman, C.J., N. Schoch, W. F. Porter, and M.J. Glennon. 2014. The effects of lakeshore development on common loon (Gavia immer) productivity in Adirondack Park, New York, USA. Waterbirds 37:94-101.
  • Williams, D. M., A. C. Dechen Quinn and W. F. Porter. 2014. Informing disease models with temporal and spatial contact structure among GPS-collared individuals in wild populations. PLOS ONE 9(1): e84368
  • Demarais, S., L. Cornicelli, R. Kahn, E. Merrill, C. Miller, J. M. Peek, W. F. Porter and G. A. Sargeant. 2013. Ungulate management in the national parks of the United States and Canada. The Wildlife Society Technical Review 12-05. The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, MD. 54pp.
  • Porter, W. F., and M. A. Jarzyna. 2013. Effects of landscape-scale forest change on the range contraction of ruffed grouse in New York State, USA. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:198–208.
  • Stine, D., T. Baily, C. Becker, R. Bowman, B. Burroughs, R. Chapla, D. Cline, A. Conklin,T. Ervin, B. Garmon, P. Koro, A. Mangus, B. Manson, E. McDonough, W. Porter, J. Stachnik. D. Stencil, D. West. 2013. Managed Public Land Strategy. Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Lansing, MI. 41pp.
  • Dechen Quinn, A.C., D.M. Williams, and W.F. Porter. 2013. Landscape structure influences white-tailed deer space use. Journal of Mammalogy 94:398-407.
  • Sadoti, G.  B. Zuckerberg, M. A. Jarzyna and W. F. Porter. 2013. Applying occupancy estimation and modeling to the analysis of atlas data. Diversity and Distributions 19:804-814.
  • Porter, W. F. and M. A. Jarzyna. 2012. Effects of landscape-scale forest change on the range contraction of ruffed grouse in New York State, NY. Wildlife Society Bulletin. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.225: 1-11.
  • Dechen Quinn, A. C., D. M. Williams and W. F. Porter. 2012. Movement rates can inform data censoring protocols for GPS-collared animals. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):456-463.
  • Dechen Quinn, A. C., M. S. Kirchgessner, B. A. Rudolph, D. M. Williams, and W. F. Porter. 2012. Applying new analytical tools to the wicked problem of wildlife disease management.  Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference (in press).
  • Kirchgessner, M. S., E. J. Dubovi, W. F. Porter, N. C. Zylich and C. M. Whipps. 2012.  Prevalence and spatial distribution of antibodies to bovine viral diarrhea virus and Coxiella burnetii in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in New York and Pennsylvania. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43:466-472.
  • Ma, Z., B.  Zuckerberg, W. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2012. Spatial poisson models for examining the influence of climate and land cover pattern on bird species richness. Forest Science 58: 61-74.
  • Williams, D. A. C. Dechen Quinn, and W. F. Porter. 2012. Landscape effects on scales of movement by white-tailed deer in an agricultural-forest matrix. Landscape Ecology 27: 45-57.
  • Williams, D.M., Dechen Quinn A., and W.F. Porter. 2012. Impact of Habitat-Specific GPS Positional Error on Detection of Movement Scales by First-Passage Time Analysis. PLOS ONE 7(11).
  • Dechen Quinn, A. D. Williams and W. Porter. 2011. Dead deer walking: Chronic wasting disease in New York State. Fair Chase 26:32-36.
  • Humphries, R. W. Porter, S. Hanisch and A. Bowling. 2011. Concerns about lead in ammunition. Pages 23-28 in Reneau, J. and J. E. Spring (editors), Records Book of North American Big Game.  Boone and Crockett Club.  Missoula, MT.
  • Nielsen, C. K. and W. F. Porter. 2011. Ecology and management of deer in developed landscapes: An Introduction.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 35: 124-125.
  • Gorham, D. A. and W. F. Porter. 2011. Examining the potential of community design to limit human conflict with white-tailed deer.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 35: 201-208.
  • Ma, Z., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2011. Use of localized spatial analysis for detecting biogeographic pattern changes of bird species richness at multiple spatial scales. Applied Geography 35:185-194.
  • Ma, Z., B. Zuckerberg, W.F. Porter, and L. Zhang. 2011. Spatial Poisson models for examining the influence of climate and land cover pattern on bird species richness.  Forest Science 58:61-74.
  • Porter, W. F.  2011. How to catch a moose. Professors Column. Fair Chase Magazine. 26(2):28
  • Porter, W., W. Healy, S. Backs, B. Wakeling and D. Steffen. 2011. Managing wild turkeys in the face of uncertainty.  National Wild Turkey Symposium 10: 1-9.
  • Skrip, M., W. Porter, B. Swift and M. Schiavone. 2011. Fall-winter survival of ruffed grouse in New York State.  Northeast Naturalist 18:394-410.
  • Cox, G. L., A. M. Woods, T. P. Holmes, W. F. Porter and J. D. Erickson.  2010.  Survey of public priorities as a guide for sustainable investment strategies in four Northern Forest states.  Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies 16:15-23.
  • Danks, Z. D. and W. F. Porter. 2010. Temporal, spatial, and landscape habitat characteristics of moose-vehicle collisions in western Maine.  Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1229-1241.
  • Zuckerberg, B. and W. F. Porter. 2010. Thresholds in the long-term responses of breeding birds to forest cover and fragmentation. Biological Conservation 143(4): 952-962.
  • Zuckerberg, B., A. M. Woods and W. F. Porter. 2009. Poleward shifts in breeding birds in New York State.  Global Change Biology 15:1866-1883.
  • Zuckerberg, B., W. F. Porter and K. Corwin. 2009. The consistency and stability of abundance-occupancy relationships in large-scale population dynamics.  Journal of 1Animal Ecology 78:172-181.
  • Erickson, J. D., G. L. Cox, A. M. Woods and W. F. Porter. 2009. Strategies in bio-regional development: public opinion and public representation.
  • Pages 393-403 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Erickson, J. D., W. F. Porter and R. S. Whaley. 2009. Implications of the Adirondack experiment to a full world. Pages 517-535 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Porter, W. F. 2009 Foundations of the Adirondack ecosystem and economy: a dark spot in a sea of lights. Pages 3-18 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park.  Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Porter, W. F. 2009. Wildlife exploitation in the Adirondacks: from beavers to biodiversity. Pages 87-95 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Porter, W. F. 2009. Forestry in the Adirondacks: an economy built on a handful of species. Pages 102-113 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Porter, W. F. and R. S. Whaley.2009. Public and private regulation of the Adirondack Park. Pages 227-242 In Porter, W. F., J. D. Erickson and R. S. Whaley, The great experiment in conservation: voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY.
  • Signell, S., S. McNulty, B. Zuckerberg and W. Porter. 2008. Development of an Adirondack ecosystems model and its implications for public forest preserve management. Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies 15:13-17.
  • Hurst, J. E. and W. F. Porter. 2008. Evaluation of shifts in white-tailed deer winter yards in the Adirondack region of New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:367-375.
  • Glennon, M. J. and W. F. Porter. 2007. Development in the Adirondack Park, New York: projections and implications. Pages 149-168 In Erickson, J. D. and J. M. Gowdy, eds. Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application.  Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK.
  • Glennon, M. J. and W. F. Porter. 2007. Impacts of land use management on small mammals in the Adirondack Park, New York. Northeastern Naturalist 14:323-342.
  • Fleming, K. K. and W. F. Porter. 2007. Synchrony in a wild turkey population and its relationship to spring weather. Journal of Wildlife Management. 71:1192-1197.
  • Cox, G. L., J D. Erickson, W. F. Porter and A. M. Woods. 2007. North Country residents voice vision for sustainable future. Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies. 14:32-40.
  • Fleming, K. K. and W. F. Porter. 2007. Effects of landscape features and fragmentation on wild turkey dispersal. National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:175-183.
  • Goetz, S. L. and W. F. Porter. 2007. Statewide assessment of wild turkey habitat using satellite imagery in Arkansas. National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:189-198.
  • Porter. W. F. 2007. Understanding the ecology of the wild turkey in northern latitudes. National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:306-312.
  • Glennon, M. J. and W. F. Porter. 2005. Effects of landuse management on biotic integrity: an investigation of bird communities. Biological Conservation. 126:499-511.
  • Fleming, K. K., B. R. Miranda, K. A. Didier and W. F. Porter. 2004. Sensitivity of a white-tailed deer habitat-suitability index model to error in satellite land-cover data: implications for wildlife habitat-suitability studies. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:158-168.
  • Oyer, A. M. and W. F. Porter 2004. Localized management of white-tailed deer in the central Adirondack Mountains, New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:257-265.
  • Porter, W. F., H. B. Underwood and J. L Woodard. 2004. Movement behavior, dispersal, and the potential for localized management of deer in a suburban environment. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:247-256.
  • Didier, K. A. and W. F. Porter. 2003. Relating spatial patterns of sugar maple reproductive success and relative deer density in northern New York. Forest Ecology and Management 181:253-266.
  • Miranda, B. R. and W. F. Porter. 2003. A statewide habitat assessment for white-tailed deer in Arkansas using satellite imagery. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:715-726
  • Sage, R. W. Jr., W. F. Porter and H. B. Underwood. 2003. Windows of opportunity: white-tailed deer and the dynamics of northern forests in the northeastern U.S. Journal of Nature Conservation 10:213-220.
  • Glennon, M. J, W. F. Porter, and C. L. Demers. 2002. An alternative field technique for estimating diversity of small-mammal populations. Journal of Mammalogy 83:734-742.
  • Nesslage, G. M. and W. F. Porter. 2001. A geostatistical analysis of deer harvest in the Adirondack Park, 1954-1997. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:787-794.
  • Fleming, K. K. and W. F. Porter. 2001. Using a habitat suitability approach to evaluate landscape patterns for eastern wild turkey. Making tracks: wild turkey management in the new millennium. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 8:157-166.
  • Haulton, S. M., W. F. Porter and B. A. Rudolph. 2001. Evaluating four methods to capture white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:255-264.
  • Roberts, S. D. and W. F. Porter. 2001. Annual changes in May rainfall as an index to wild turkey harvest. Making tracks: wild turkey management in the new millennium. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 8:43-52.
  • Porter, W. F. and G. A. Baldassarre. 2000. Future directions for the graduate curriculum in wildlife biology: building on our strengths. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:508-513.
  • Rudolph, B. A.  W. F. Porter and H. B. Underwood. 2000. Evaluating immunocontraception for managing suburban white-tailed deer in Irondequoit, New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 64:463-473.
  • McClain, B. J. and W. F. Porter. 2000. Using satellite imagery to assess large-scale habitat characteristics of the Adirondack Park. Environmental Management 26:553-561.
  • Glennon, M. J. and W. F. Porter. 1999. Use of satellite imagery in landscape-scale habitat assessment for wild turkeys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:646-653.
  • Didier, K. A and W. F. Porter. 1999. Large-scale assessment of potential habitat to restore elk to New York State. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:409-418.
  • Porter, W. F. and J. A. Hill. 1999. Biotic resources of the northeastern United States. Pages 181-218 In Mac, M. J., P. A. Opler, C. E. Pucket Haeker and P. D. Doran, editors. Status and trends of the nation’s biological resources. U. S. Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Porter, W. F. and H. B. Underwood. 1999. Of elephants and blind men: deer management in the U.S. National Parks. Ecological Applications 9:3-9.
  • Porter, W. F. 1998. The increasing conflicts of deer and human populations in suburban areas: Realities of immuncontraception as a management option for white-tailed deer in suburban environments. Buffalo Environmental Law Journal 5:390-409.
  • Roberts, S. D. and W. F. Porter. 1998. Relation between weather and survival of wild turkey nests. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:1492-1498.
  • Roberts, S. D. and W. F. Porter. 1998. Influence of temperature and precipitation on survival of wild turkey poults. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:1499-1505.
  • Aycrigg, J. A. and W. F. Porter. 1997. Socio-spatial dynamics of white-tailed deer in the central Adirondack Mountains, New York. Journal of Mammalogy 78:468-482.
  • Jones, M. L., N. E. Mathews, and W. F. Porter. 1997. Influence of social organization on dispersal and survival of translocated female white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:272-278.
  • Mathews, N. E., J. A. DeWoody, W. F. Porter, L. C. Skow, and R. L. Honeycutt. 1997. Genetic variation as a predictor of social structure: genetic approaches for studying free-ranging white-tailed deer. Pages 99-119 In McShea, W. J., H. B. Underwood and J. H. Rappole, eds. The science of overabundance: deer ecology and population management. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.
  • McNulty, S. A., W. F. Porter, N. E. Mathews, and J. A. Hill. 1997. Localized management for reducing white-tailed deer populations. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:265-271.
  • Nielsen, C. K., S. J. Nelson, and W.F. Porter. 1997. Emigration of deer from a partial enclosure. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:282-290.
  • Nielsen, C. K., W. F. Porter and H. B. Underwood. 1997. An adaptive management approach to controlling suburban deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:470-477.
  • Porter, W. F. 1997. Deer population biology. Pages 49-58 In Rowan, A. N. and J. C. Weer, eds. Living with wildlife: analysis of the biology, sociology and ethics of beaver and deer issues. Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy. North Grafton, MA.
  • Porter, W. F. 1997. Behavior of white-tailed deer and implications for management. Pages 59-66 In Rowan, A. N. and J. C. Weer, eds. Living with wildlife: analysis of the biology, sociology and ethics of beaver and deer issues. Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy. North Grafton, MA.
  • Porter, W. F. 1997. Ignorance, arrogance, and the process of deer management. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:408-412.
  • Underwood, H. B. and W. F. Porter. 1997. Reconsidering old paradigms of overpopulation in ungulates: white-tailed deer at Saratoga. Pages 185-197 In McShea, W. J., H. B. Underwood and J. H. Rappole, eds. The science of overabundance: deer ecology and population management. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.
  • Porter, W. F. 1996. Case example: overabundance in white-tailed deer. Pages 223-248 In G. Wright and D. Mattson, editors. National parks and protected areas. Blackwell Science Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Porter, W. F. and D. J. Gefell. 1996. Influences of weather and land use on wild turkey populations in New York. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 7:75-80.
  • Roberts, S. D. and W. F. Porter. 1996. Importance of demographic parameters to annual changes in wild turkey abundance. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 7:15-20.
  • Roberts, S. D. and W. F. Porter. 1996. Cable versus shock-cord harnesses: effects on female wild turkey mortality. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 7:123-127.
  • Garner, D. L., H. B. Underwood and W. F. Porter. 1995. Use of modern infrared thermography for wildlife population surveys. Environmental Management 19:233-238.
  • Porter, W. F. 1995. Leadership: key to successful management of urban deer. Pages 132-135 In MacAninch, J., editor. Urban deer symposium. Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Porter, William F. 1995. Family Meleagrididae. Pages 364-373 In del Hoya, J. and A. Elliot, editors Handbook of birds of the world. Lynx Edicions. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Porter, William F. 1995. Wild Turkey. Page 374 In del Hoya, J. and A. Elliot, editors Handbook of birds of the world. Lynx Edicions. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Porter, William F. 1995. Ocellated Turkey. Page 375 In del Hoya, J. and A. Elliot, editors Handbook of birds of the world. Lynx Edicions. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Roberts, S. D., J. M. Coffey, and W. F. Porter. 1995. Survival and reproduction of female wild turkeys in New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 59:437-447.
  • Kruse, R. L. and W. F. Porter. 1994. Modeling changes in habitat conditions in northern hardwoods forests of the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Forest Ecology and Management 70:99-112.
  • Porter, W. F., M. A. Coffey and J. Hadidian. 1994. In search of a litmus test: Wildlife management in the U.S. National Parks. Wildlife Society Bulletin 22:301-306.
  • Mathews, N. E. and W. F. Porter. 1993. Effect of social structure on genetic structure of free-ranging white-tailed deer in the Adirondack Mountains. Journal of Mammalogy 74:33-43.
  • Mathews, N. E and W. F. Porter. 1993. Maternal defense behavior in white-tailed deer: A test of hypotheses. Pages 123-140 In Boer, A., editor. Ecology and management of the eastern coyote. University of New Brunswick.
  • Porter, W. F. 1992. Burgeoning ungulate populations in national parks: Is intervention necessary? Pages 304-312 In McCullough, D. R. and R. H. Barrett, editors. Wildlife 2001: Populations. Elsevier. New York, New York.
  • Porter, W. F. 1992. Habitat modeling and analysis. Pages 188-201 In Dickson, J., editor. Wild turkey ecology and management. Stackpole Publishers. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Porter, W. F. 1992. Habitat requirements of the wild turkey. Pages 202-213 In Dickson J. editor. Wild turkey ecology and management. Stackpole Publishers. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Porter, W. F. 1992. High fidelity deer. Natural History. Pages 50-51.
  • Church, K. E. and W. F. Porter. 1991. Population responses by gray partridge to severe winter conditions. Pages 294-303 In Church, K. E., R. E. Warner and S. J. Brady, editors. PERDIX V: Gray partridge and ring-necked pheasant. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Emporia.
  • Garner, D. L. and W. F. Porter. 1991. Prevalence of Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in white-tailed deer in northern New York. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 27:594-598.
  • Porter, W. F., D. J. Gefell and H. B. Underwood. 1991. Can we overharvest turkeys? National Wild Turkey Symposium 6:188-195.
  • Porter, W. F., N. E. Mathews, H. B. Underwood, R. W. Sage, Jr. and D. F. Behrend. 1991. Social organization in deer: Implications for localized management. Environmental Management 15:809-814.
  • Porter, W. F. and H. B. Underwood. 1991. Applications of population modeling to management of wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Symposium 6:107-118.
  • Porter, W. F. 1991. White-tailed deer in eastern ecosystems: Implications for management and research. National Park Service Technical Bulletin. NRSUNY/NRR-91/05. 57 pp.
  • Underwood, H. B. and W. F. Porter. 1991. Science and values: White-tailed deer management in eastern national parks. North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 56:67-73.
  • Church, K. E. and W. F. Porter. 1990. Winter and spring habitat use by gray partridge in New York. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:653-657.
  • Garner, D. L. and W. F. Porter. 1990. Movements and seasonal home ranges of bull moose in a pioneering Adirondack population. Alces 26:80-85.
  • Bayer, M. and W. F. Porter. 1989. Evaluation of a guild approach to habitat assessment for forest dwelling birds. Environmental Management 12:797-801.
  • Mathews, N. E. and W. F. Porter. 1989. Acute arsenic toxication of a free ranging white-tailed deer in New York. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 21:132-135.
  • Mathews, N. E. and W. F. Porter. 1987. Black bear predation on white-tailed deer neonates in the central Adirondack Mountains. Canadian Journal of Zoology 66:1241-1242.
  • Porter, W. F. l987. Integrating wildlife management with even-aged timber harvest/regeneration systems. Pages 319-337 In Nyland, R., editor. Proceedings of the Symposium on Northern Hardwood Silviculture.
  • Porter, W. F. and K. E. Church. l987. Effects of environmental pattern on habitat preference analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management 5l:681-685.
  • Sage, R. W., Jr. and W. F. Porter. l987. Economic values of white-tailed deer hunting in an eastern wilderness setting. Pages 378-38l In Decker, D.J. and G.R. Goff, editors. Valuing Wildlife: Economic and Social Perspectives. Westview Press. Boulder, Colorado.
  • Lazarus, J. and W. F. Porter. 1985. Nest habitat selection by wild turkeys in Minnesota. National Wild Turkey Symposium 5:67-82.
  • Underwood, H. B. and W. F. Porter. 1985. Sex ratios and harvest management: A computer simulation and analysis for white-tailed deer. Pages 83-94 In Beasom, S. L., editor. Caesar Kleberg Symposium on Game Harvest Management.
  • Brooks, R. and W. F. Porter. 1983. Development of a procedure to establish conditions and monitor changes in regional wildlife habitat quality. Pages 223-226 In International Conference on Renewable Resource Inventory for Monitoring Changes and Trends.
  • Church, K. E., D. Austin and W. F. Porter. 1983. Procedures for trapping, transporting and releasing gray partridge in New York. PERDIX III: Pheasant and Partridge Symposium. Pages 54-57.
  • Porter, W. F. 1983. A baited electric fence for controlling deer depredation in orchards. Wildlife Society Bulletin 11:325-328.
  • Porter, W. F. 1983. Parthenogenesis. Pages 439-440 In Campbell, B. and E. Lack, editors. A New Dictionary of Birds. Poyser Publishers, United Kingdom.
  • Porter, W. F. 1983. Turkey. Pages 613-614 In Campbell, B. and E. Lack, editors. A New Dictionary of Birds. Poyser Publishers, United Kingdom.
  • Porter, W. F., N. E. Mathews, T. J. Doyle and R. Brooks. 1983. The U. S. Forest Service Inventory: An approach to assessing wildlife habitat. Pages 628-631 In International Conference on Renewable Resource Inventory for Monitoring Changes and Trends.
  • Porter, W. F., R. D. Tangen, G. C. Nelson and D. A. Hamilton. 1983. Effects of winter conditions on reproduction in a northern wild turkey population. Journal of Wildlife Management 47:281-290.
  • Hecklau, J., W. F. Porter and W. M. Shields. 1982. Feasibility of transplanting wild turkeys into areas of restricted forest cover and high human density. Transactions of the Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference 39:96-104.
  • Porter, W. F. 1980. An evaluation of wild turkey brood habitat in southeastern Minnesota. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 4:203-212.
  • Porter, W. F. and J. N. Ludwig. 1980. Use of gobbling counts to monitor the distribution and abundance of wild turkeys. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 4:61-68.
  • Porter, W. F., R. D. Tangen, G. C. Nelson and D. A. Hamilton. 1980. Effects of corn food plots on wild turkeys in the upper Mississippi Valley. Journal Wildlife Management 44:456-462.
  • Porter, W. F., D. B. Siniff and D. A. Hamilton. 1979. Radio-telemetry techniques for the investigation of behavior and demography of wild turkeys. Pages 214-218 In PECORA IV: Symposium on Application of Remote Sensing Data in Wildlife Management. National Wildlife Federation.
  • Porter, W. F. 1978. The ecology and behavior of the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in Southeastern Minnesota. Doctoral dissertation. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. 122 pp.
  • Porter, W. F. 1977. Utilization of agricultural habitats by wild turkeys in southeastern Minnesota. International Congress of Game Biologists 13:319-323.
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