Desert Tortoise K9 Program
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Nussear, K.E., T.C. Esque, J.S. Heaton, M.E. Cablk, K.K. Drake, C. Valentin, J.L. Yee, and P.A. Medica. 2008. Are wildlife detector dogs or people better at finding tortoises? Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 3(1):103-115.
Cablk, M.E. and J.S. Heaton. 2006. Accuracy and reliability of dogs in surveying for desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii. Ecological Applications. 16(5):1926-1935.
Cablk, M.E., Sagebiel, J.C., Heaton, J.S., and C. Valentin. 2008. Olfaction-based detection distance: A quantitative analysis of how far away dogs detect tortoise odor and follow it to source. Sensors. 8(4):2208-2222
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Cablk, M.E. and R. Harmon. 2011. Cost and Performance Report: RC-200609. Report to DOD Environmental Security Technology Certification Program. RC-200609. 91 p.
Cablk, M.E., K.N. Nussear, and T.C. Esque. 2007. Desert tortoise surveys on the Precision Impact Range Area October 2006, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Final report to Edwards AFB. 22 pp.
Cablk, M.E. and J.S. Heaton. 2005. Efficacy and reliability of dogs for surveying desert tortoises: Results from the DT-K9 trials March 28-April 15, 2004 Desert Tortoise Conservation Center – Las Vegas, NV. Prepared for: University of Redlands. Task order# 121220-02-02A. 57p
Cablk, M.E., J.S. Heaton, and J.C. Sagebiel. 2004. Risk of attracting predators from human and human-dog team wildlife surveys. Prepared for: Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Division. Contract #W911NF-04-1-0279. 31p.
Mary Cablk, Ph.D.
Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
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