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WRD Publications and Reports


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Amphibians and Reptiles

Establishing Reference Demography for Conservation: Case Study of Alligator Snapping Turtles in Spring Creek, Georgia (2016)

Conservation Status of Chamberlain’s Dwarf Salamander and One-toed Amphiuma in Georgia (2016)

Status and Distribution of Barbour's Map Turtle in the Flint River, Georgia (2015)

Range Assessment for Georgia Blind Salamander, Dougherty Plain Cave Crayfish in Georgia (2015)

Status Assessment and Distribution Model for Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake in Georgia (2015)

Status and Distribution of the Alligator Snapping Turtle in the Flint River in Georgia (2014)

Georgia Status Surveys for the Florida Pine Snake and Southern Hognose Snake (2014)

Status and Probable Decline of the Southern Dusky Salamander in Georgia (2006)

Occurrence of the Eastern Hellbender in the Coosawattee River System, Georgia (2005)


Targeted Species Survey - Swainson's Warbler and Bachman's Sparrow (2005-2008)

Bird Strikes at Atlanta's Commercial Buildings (2005)

Appalachian Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sightings on the Tellico District, Cherokee National Forest, with a 1995 Nesting Record (2004)

Possible Range Expansion of Cedar Waxwings in Georgia (2003)

Status of the Golden-winged Warbler in North Georgia, and a Nesting Record of a Lawrence's Warbler (2003)

Freshwater Species

Estimating Occupancy of Rare Fishes Using Visual Surveys, With a Comparison to Backpack Electrofishing (Southeastern Naturalist, 2011)

Ecology and Biogeography of the Piedmont Blue Burrower (2011)

Accounting for Incomplete Detection When Estimating Site Occupancy of Bluenose Shiner in Southwest Georgia (2007)

Investigation of the Trout Fishery in the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam (2003)

Evaluation of Walleye Introductions into Lake Burton and Seed (1998)

A Recommended Method to Protect Instream Flows in Georgia (1995)

Biochemical Genetics of Crappie in Georgia (1995)

Identification of Brown Trout Populations in Georgia (1990)

The Impacts of Sand and Gravel Dredging on Trout and Trout Habitat in the Chattahoochee River (1986)

Investigation of Techniques for Differentiating Stocked Hatchery Reared and Native Fingerling Striped Bass (1975) 


Status of the Say's Spiketail in Georgia (2014)


Opinions and Attitudes of Georgia Residents, Hunters and Landowners toward Deer Management in Georgia 

Natural Communities

Carolina Bays of Georgia 


Prescribed Burning and other Restoration 

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