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Pat HeglundPatricia J. Heglund

Position title: Supervisory Fish and Wildlife Biologist

Email: Patricia_Heglund@fws.gov
Phone: 608.781.6338
Fax: 608.783.6066

Education:
1980 BS University of Minnesota – St. Paul, Minnesota (Wildlife)
1988 MS University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri (Fisheries and Wildlife)
1992 PhD University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri (Fisheries and Wildlife)

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:
She currently supervises the Terrestrial Sciences Branch, the Biological Monitoring Team of the USFWS, and provides Regional Biology support for the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Affiliate Faculty - University of Idaho (1995 - current)

Research Interests:

Active Projects:

Select Publications:
Strategic habitat conservation: a report from the National Ecological Assessment Team - June 29, 2006. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]; [Reston, Va.: U.S. Geological Survey], 2006.

Stock, S.L., P.J. Heglund, G.S. Kaltenecker, J.D. Carlisle, and L. Leppert. 2006.  Comparative ecology of the flammulated owl and northern saw-whet owl during fall migration.  Journal of Raptor Research 120-129.

Heglund, P.J. and S. K. Skagen. 2005. Ecology and physiology of en route Nearctic-Neotropical migratory birds: a call for collaboration. Condor 107:193-196.

Heglund, P.J. and J.R. Jones.  2003. Limnology of shallow lakes of the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Interior Alaska.  Lake and Reservoir Management 19:133-140.

Heglund, P.J., J.D. Nichols, J.E. Hines, J.R. Sauer, F. Fallon, and J. Fallon.2002.  Modeling avian detection probabilities as a function of habitat using double-observer point count data.  In R. Warren and R. Fields (eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Wildlife Management Congress, Godollo, Hungary, July 1999.

Scott, J. M., Heglund, P.J., M. Morrison, W.A. Wall, and J. Haufler (eds).  2002. Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy.  Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Heglund, P.J.  2002.  Foundations of species-environment relations.  In Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy.  Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Karl, J.W., L.K. Bomar, P.J. Heglund, N.M. Wright, J.M. Scott.  2002.  Species commonness and the accuracy of habitat-relationship models.  In Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy.  Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Karl, J.W., P.J. Heglund, E.O. Garton, J.M. Scott, N.M. Wright, and R.L. Hutto.  2000.  Sensitivity analysis of wildlife habitat relationship model performance.  Ecological Applications 10(6):1690-1705.

Nichols, J. D., J.E. Hines, J.R. Sauer, F.W. Fallon, J.E. Fallon, and P.J. Heglund.  2000. A double-observer approach for estimating detection probability and abundance from point counts.  Auk 117:393-408.

Karl, J., N. Wright, P.J. Heglund, and J.M. Scott.  1999.  Obtaining environmental measures for use in development of wildlife habitat relation models.  Wildlife Monographs 27:357-365.

Grand, J.B., P.L. Flint, and P.J. Heglund.  1997.  Movements and habitat selection of breeding northern pintail (Anas acuta) on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska.  Journal of Wildlife Management 61(4):1199-1207.

Heglund, P.J., J.R. Jones, L.H. Fredrickson, and M.S. Kaiser. 1994. Use of boreal forested wetlands by Pacific loons (Gavia pacifica Lawrence) and horned grebes (Podiceps auritus L.): relations with limnological characteristics. Hydrobiologia 279/280:171-183.

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