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Personnel



Bruce D. Leopold, Ph. D. - Project Supervisor
bleopold@cfr.msstate.edu

L. Mike Conner
Title of study - Bobcat home range, habitat use, and core use areas in east-central Mississippi
Date of thesis - May 1991


L. Mike Conner
Title of study - Space use patterns and habitat utilization by bobcats in managed forests of Mississippi
Date of dissertation - December 1995


Stanley R. Priest
Title of study - Relationships between wild turkey hens, environmental factors, and predation during the wild turkey reproductive period on Tallahala Wildlife Management Area.
Date of thesis - May 1995


Kevin J. Sullivan
Title of study - Diel activity and movement patterns of adult bobcats in central Mississippi
Date of thesis - August 1995


David A. Edwards, Jr.
Title of study - Ecological relationships among bobcats, coyotes, and gray foxes in central Mississippi
Date of thesis - May 1996


Charles D. Lovell
Title of study - Bobcat, coyote, and gray fox micro-habitat use and interspecies relationships in a managed forest in central Mississippi
Date of thesis - May 1996


Tim S. Wilson
Title of study - Raccoon and opossum home ranges, movements, and habitat use in a managed forest of central Mississippi
Date of thesis - December 1996


Bruce W. Plowman
Title of study - Bobcat interactions and core area dynamics in central Mississippi
Date of thesis - December 1997


Jason E. G. Burton
Title of study - Population estimates and indices for selected medium-sized carnivores in central Mississippi
Date of thesis - August 1998


Kurt M. Hodges
Title of study - An evaluation of summer raccoon hunting on raccoon ecology
Date of thesis - December 1998


Michael J. Chamberlain
Title of study - Ecological relationships among bobcats, coyotes, gray fox, and raccoons and their interactions with wild turkey hens.
Date of dissertation - December 1999

Acknowledgments


We would like to thank Paul Windham and Bill Hamrick, Sr. of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks for their unending support of our research. Thanks to Kit Hart (Georgia-Pacific), Briscoe Price (USDA Forest Service), and James Earl Kennamer (National Wild Turkey Federation) for their assistance and support. Our project was fortunate to have many hardworking research technicians, including P. Picard, J. Overman, D. O'Neal, K. Stucker, B. Huddleson, J. Phillips, R. Russell, B. Hamrick, Jr., J. Ross, T. Duck, B. Robinson, R. Fisher, J. Goss, R. List, R. Flynt, T. Chamberlain, C. Spencer, R. Andrus, T. Gehr, S. Williamson, and J. Henderson. We appreciate your hard work and diligence. Thanks to Chris Holt (USDA/APHIS/Wildlife Services) for assistance with trapping. We appreciate the cooperation and support of Cooper Stringer and all the members and families of Randall Hill Hunt Club. During the project, several landowners were instrumental in us successfully meeting project objectives through allowing access to their lands. We would like to thank J. F. Weems, R. Tally, C. Thigpen, and B. Parker for their support.