USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Research Station

 

Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

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Programs and Projects

(RWU-4202)

Sierra Nevada Research Center

William Laudenslayer
Research Wildlife Biologist
Principal Research Scientist
Terrestrial Ecology
Phone: (559) 323-3206


USDA, Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Research Station

2081 E. Sierra Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710-4639
Ph: (559) 323-3200
Fx: (559) 297-3355

Education
A.B. Biology,1970, Eastern Baptist College, St. Davids, PA
M.S. Biology, 1973, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Ph.D., Zoology, 1981, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Research Interests/Duties
  • California wildlife Habitat Relationships - modeling, testing, and implementing
  • Small mammal ecology
  • Tree mortality, decay, and snag ecology
  • Old-growth forest and landscape ecology

    Selected Publications

    Benson, G.L., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1986. DYNAST: Simulating wildlife responses to forest management strategies. pp 351-355 in J. Verner, M.L. Morrison, and C.J. Ralph (eds.). wildlife 2000: Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates. Univ. Wisconsin Press, Madison.

    England, A.S., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1989. Distribution and seasonal movements of Bendire's Thrasher in California. West. Birds 20:97-123.

    England, A.S., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1989. Distribution and seasonal movements of Bendire's Thrasher in California. West. Birds 20:97-123.

    England, A.S., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1993. Bendire's Thrasher (Toxostoma bendirei). The Birds of North America, Amer. Ornithologists' Union and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Philadelphia.

    England, A.S., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1995. Birds of the California Desert. pp 337-372 in J. Latting and P.G. Rowlands (eds.). The California Desert: An Introduction to Natural Resources and Man's Impacts. June Latting Books, Riverside, Calif. 528 pp.

    England, A.S., L.D. Foreman, and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1984. Composition and abundance of bird populations in riparian systems of the California deserts. pp 528-705in R.E. Warner and K.E. Hendrix (eds.). California Riparian Systems - Ecology, Conservation, and Productive Management. Univ. California Press, Berkeley.

    Fargo, R.J., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1995. Morphological differences between two white- footed mice, Peromyscus boylii and Peromyscus californicus, in oak woodlands of Fresno County, California. Transactions of the Western Section of The wildlife Society 31:58-62.

    Franzreb, K.E., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. 1982. Composition and seasonal variation of the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) diet in Arizona. Raptor Res. 16:36-39.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr. 1985. Candidate old-growth on National Forest System administered lands in California. USDA For. Serv. Pacific Southwest Region Rep., San Francisco.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr. 1986. Summary:Predicting effects of habitat patchiness and fragmentation - the manager's viewpoint.pp 331-333 in J. Verner, M.L. Morrison, and C.J. Ralph (eds.). wildlife 2000: Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates. Univ. Wisconsin Press, Madison.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr. 1988. U.S. Fish and wildlife Service Breeding Bird Surveys: how can they be used in forest management? Trans. West. Sect. The wildlife Society 24: 115-120.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr. 1992. Environmental variability and indicators: a few observations. pp 36-39 in R.R. Harris, D.C. Erman (tech. coords.), and H.M. Kerner (ed.). Proceedings of the Symposium on Biodiversity of Northwestern California, Oct. 28-30, 1991, Santa Rosa, Calif. Wildland Resources Center, Univ. California Rept. 29.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr. 1997. Dead, dying, and diseased trees and their values to wildlife. pp 9-14 in D.H. Adams and J.E. Rios (eds.). Proceedings, 45th Annual Meeting of the California Forest Pest Council, November 13 and 14, 1996. California Department of Forestry and Fire, Sacramento, Calif. [Invited Paper]

    Laudenslayer, W.F.,Jr., and R.P. Balda. 1976. Breeding bird use of a pinyon-juniper-ponderosa pine ecotone. Auk 93:571-586.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., and H. H. Darr. 1990. Historical effects of logging on the forests of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada Ranges of California. Trans.West. Sect. The wildlife Society 26: 12-23.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., and R.J. Fargo. 1997. Small nocturnal mammals in oak woodlands: some considerations for assessing presence and abundance. pp 373-380 in N.H. Pillsbury, J. Verner, and W.D. Tietje (tech. coords.). 1997. Proceedings of a Symposium on Oak Woodlands: Ecology, Management, and Urban Interface Issues. U.S. Dep. Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, Calif. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-160.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., and C.N. Skinner. 1995. Past climates, forests, and disturbances of the Sierra Nevada, California: Understanding the past to manage for the future. Transactions of the Western Section of The wildlife Society 31:19-26.

    Laudenslayer, Jr., W.F., K.B. Buckingham, and T.A. Rado. 1995. Mammals of the Deserts of California. pp 373-3964 in J. Latting and P.G. Rowlands (eds.). The California Desert: An Introduction to Natural Resources and Man's Impacts. June Latting Books, Riverside, Calif. 528 pp.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., H. H. Darr, and S. Smith. 1989. Historical effects of forest management practices on eastside pine communities in northeastern California. pp 26-34 in A. Tecle, W.W. Covington, and R.H. Hamre (tech. coords).Multiresource Management of Ponderosa Pine Forests.USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-185.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., W.E. Grenfell, Jr., and D.C. Zeiner. 1991. A check-list of the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals of California. Calif. Fish and Game 77:109-141.

    Laudenslayer, W.F., Jr., A.S. England, S. Fitton, and L. Saslaw. 1993. The Toxostoma thrashers of California:species at risk? Trans. Western Section of The wildlife Society 28:22-29.

    Old-growth Definition Task Group. 1986. Interim definitions for old-growth Douglas-fir and mixed-conifer forests in the Pacific.

    Mayer, K.E., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. (eds). 1989. A guide to wildlife habitats of California. California Dept. of Forestry, Sacramento. [And authored 8 habitat descriptions]

    Zeiner, D.C., W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr., and K. Mayer. (eds.). 1989. California's wildlife Volume I: Amphibians and Reptiles. Calif. Dep. Fish and Game, Sacramento. 272 pp.

    Zeiner, D.C., W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr., K. Mayer, and M. White. (eds.). 1990. California's wildlife Volume III: Mammals. Calif. Dep. Fish and Game, Sacramento. 407 pp.

    Zeiner, D.C., W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr., K. Mayer, and M. White. (eds.). 1990. California's wildlife Volume II: Birds. Calif. Dep. Fish and Game, Sacramento. 732 pp.



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