Lowell Suring's Technical Reports

2014

Suring, L. H. 2014. Technical review of "Habitat Suitability Models for Five Sensitive Vascular Plant and Lichen Species on the Tongass National Forest". Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2014-1.

2013

de Zeeuw, M and L. H. Suring. Bald eagles. Pages 92-105. in P. J. Brna and L. A. Verbrugge, editors. Wildlife resources of the Nushagak and Kvichak River watersheds, Alaska. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage Fish and Wildlife Field Office, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Wildlife problem analysis and study proposal - Sterling Highway Milepost 45-60 Project. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2013-1.

2012

Suring, L. H. Modeling the habitat relationships of species of conservation concern in old forests of southeast Alaska, USA. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2012-1.

Suring, L. H. Evaluation of exposure-response relationships of bald eagles associated with the consequences of large-scale mining, and mining-related development - a document review. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2012-2.

2011

Suring, L. H. Monitoring wildlife habitat following silvicultural treatments of young-growth forests on the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska, USA. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2011-1.

Suring, L. H. Monitoring of old-growth forest structural classes on the Tongass National Forest, southeast Alaska, USA. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2011-2.

2010

Suring, L. H. USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region climate change survey - synthesis of responses. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2010-2.

Suring, L. H. USDA Forest Service Boise National Forest Wildlife Conservation Strategy process - comparison with the Pacific Northwest Region. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2010-3.

Suring, L. H. Summary of relevant past and ongoing monitoring of young-growth forests that pertains to wildlife on the Tongass National Forest. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2010-4.

Suring, L. H., and K. R. Barber. Management of brown bears and human use at the Russian River, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2010-5.

Suring, L. H., and A. J. Poe. Assessment of human use and associated risk to sensitive resources in Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA. Northern Ecologic L.L.C. Technical Bulletin 2010-6.

2009

Kissling, M. L., S. B. Lewis, L. H. Suring, and G. Pendleton. Decadal changes in occupancy of forest owls in southeast Alaska, 1986-2008. Pages 51-83 in M. L. Kissling and S. B. Lewis, editors. Distribution, abundance, and ecology of forest owls in southeast Alaska. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

2008

Habitat Conservation and Management - Energy Subgroup. Oil and gas development and wildlife conservation. North American Wildlife Conservation Technical Workshop, Sporting Conservation Council, Denver, Colorado, USA.(View as pdf)

Haufler, J. B., and L. H. Suring. Evaluation of off-site mitigation practices for ecosystem services and wildlife habitat in sagebrush ecosystems. Ecosystem Management Research Institute, Seeley Lake, Montana, USA.(View as pdf)

Rowland, M.M., L. H. Suring, R. J. Tausch, S. Geer, M. J. Wisdom. Characteristics of western juniper encroachment into sagebrush communities in central Oregon. USDA Forest Service Forestry and Range Sciences Laboratory, La Grande, Oregon, USA.(View as pdf)

2007

Beck, J. L., and L. H. Suring. Description and evaluation of frameworks for the development of wildlife habitat-relationships models. USDA Forest Service Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Unit, Washington, D.C., USA.(View as pdf)

Haufler, J. B., J. B. Hestbeck, L. H. Suring, and M. J., Bean. Credit trading: its conceptual basis and a proposed process for quantifying credits and debits in the sagebrush ecosystem. Cooperative Sagebrush Initiative, Sand County Foundation, Monona, Wisconsin, USA.(View as pdf)

Leu, M., S. E. Hanser, C. L. Aldridge, M. M. Rowland, L. H. Suring, S. E. Nielsen, S. T. Knick, and M. J. Wisdom. Assessment of threats to sagebrush habitats and associated species of concern in the Wyoming Basins. Final Report. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Snake River Field Station, Boise, Idaho, USA.(View as pdf)

2006

Bart, J., M. Fuller, R. Jacobs, K. Kitchell, C. McCluskey, D. Mills, L. Suring, and D. Whittington. Balancing energy development and raptor conservation in the Western United States: workshop summary report. USGS Biological Resources Discipline, USDI Bureau of Land Management, USDA Forest Service, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.(View as pdf)

Greater Sage-grouse Range-wide Issues Forum. Findings and recommendations: final report of the greater sage-grouse range-wide issues forum. U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution. Tucson, Arizona, USA. (View as pdf)

Magness, D., J. M. Morton, and L. H. Suring. Brown bear RSF for Kenai Peninsula ALCES project. Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Soldotna, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

Suring, L. H., and K. A. Murphy. A process for evaluating the risk to persistence of birds and mammals in South-central Alaska. USDA Forest Service Alaska Region Management Bulletin R10-MB-595. (View as pdf)

2005

Goldstein, M. I., A. Poe, L. H. Suring. Analysis of mountain goat use areas on the Chugach National Forest - a study plan. USDA Forest Service Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

2004

Goldstein, M. I., L. H. Suring, and K. Preston. Potential effects of the Sterling Highway realignment on brown bears near Cooper Landing, Alaska: a look at defense of life or property kills and probability of landscape use by adult female brown bears. USDA Forest Service, Chugach National Forest, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

Murphy, K. A., L. H. Suring, and A. Iliff, editors. Western Prince William Sound human use and wildlife disturbance model, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 99339), USDA Forest Service, Chugach National Forest, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

Murphy, K. A., L. H. Suring, and A. Iliff. Western Prince William Sound human use and wildlife disturbance model - assessment of current human use patterns. Pages 4-199 in K. A. Murphy, L. H. Suring, and A. Iliff, editors. Western Prince William Sound human use and wildlife disturbance model, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 99339), USDA Forest Service, Chugach National Forest, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

Suring, L. H., K. A. Murphy, A. Iliff, S. Howlin, and K. Preston. 2004. Western Prince William Sound human use and wildlife disturbance model - predictions of future human use patterns and associated wildlife disturbance. Pages 200-269 in K. A. Murphy, L. H. Suring, and A. Iliff, editors. Western Prince William Sound human use and wildlife disturbance model, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 99339), USDA Forest Service, Chugach National Forest, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

2003

Rowland, M. M., L. H. Suring, M. J. Wisdom, L. Schueck, R. J. Tausch, R. F. Miller, C. Wolff Meinke, S. T. Knick, and B. C. Wales. 2003. Summary results for BLM Field Offices in Nevada from a regional assessment of habitats for species of conservation concern. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, La Grande, Oregon, USA. (View as pdf)

Wisdom, M. J., M. M. Rowland, L. H. Suring, L. Schueck, C. Wolff Meinke, B. C. Wales, and S. T. Knick. 2003. Procedures for regional assessment of habitats for species of conservation concern in the sagebrush ecosystem. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, La Grande, Oregon, USA. (View as pdf)

Wisdom, M. J., L. H. Suring, M. M. Rowland, R. J. Tausch, R. F. Miller, L. Schueck, C. Wolff Meinke, S. T. Knick, B. C. Wales, and M. Leu. 2003. A prototype regional assessment of habitats for species of conservation concern in the Great Basin Ecoregion and State of Nevada. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, La Grande, Oregon, USA.

2001

Farley, S., G. Hilderbrand, G. Del Frate, T. Bailey, R. Ernst, L. Suring, W. Shuster, M. Tetreau, and J. Schoen. 2001. A conservation assessment of the Kenai Peninsula brown bear. Interagency Brown Bear Study Team, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

Williams, B, J. Caylor, J. Calderwood, L. Folwell, M. Hoppus, G. Siegfried, D. Spildie, T. Stockslager, L. Suring, and D. White. 2001. Geospatial technology core competencies for resource management and research. USDA Forest Service Geospatial Advisory Committee and Geospatial Executive Board, Washington, D.C., USA. (View as pdf)

2000

Zeiner, K., R. Kunibe, C. Fries, J. Hock, G. Kellogg, L. Patrick, L. Suring, D. Sklarew, C. Gaunt, M. Fene, and W. Samuels. Cook Inlet Information Management and Monitoring System, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Annual Report (Restoration Project 99391), Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Office of the Commissioner, Anchorage, Alaska. (View as pdf)

1998

Iverson, G., C. Crocker-Bedford, E.J. DeGayner, T. Schenck and L. Suring. Administrative study information needs assessment. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska.

1994

Suring, L. H., D. C. Crocker-Bedord, R. W. Flynn, C. S. Hale, G. C. Iverson, M. D. Kirchhoff, T. E. Schenck II, L. C. Shea, and K. Titus. Response to the peer review of: a proposed strategy for maintaining well-distributed, viable populations of wildlife associated with old-growth forests in Southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

1993

Doyle, A. T., W. B. Dinneford, M. D. Kirchhoff. L. C. Shea, L. H. Suring, D. A. Williamson. Habitat capability model for Vancouver Canada goose in southeast Alaska: nesting and brood rearing habitats. Pages A-1 - A-23 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Manley, P. N., W. M. Block, F. R Thompson, G. S. Butcher, C. Paige, L. H. Suring, D. S. Winn, D. Roth, C. J. Ralph, E. Morris, C. H. Flather, and K. Byford. Guidelines for monitoring populations of neotropical migratory birds on National Forest System lands. USDA Forest Service Monitoring Task Group Report, Washington, D.C. (View as pdf)

Suring, L.H., Compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring. L. H. Development and application of habitat capability models for wildlife in the Alaska Region. Pages i-1 - i-11 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Habitat capability model for hairy woodpeckers in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages D-1 - D-16 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Habitat capability model for red-breasted sapsuckers in southeast Alaska: breeding habitat. Pages E-1 - E-15 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Habitat capability model for brown creepers in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages F-1 - F-14 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Habitat capability model for red squirrels in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages N-1 - N-17 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., and E. J. DeGayner. Habitat capability model for gray wolves in southeast Alaska. Pages G-1 - G-13 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., E. J. DeGayner, R. W. Flynn, M. D. Kirchhoff, J. W. Schoen, and L. C. Shea. Habitat capability model for Sitka black-tailed deer in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages L-1 - L-85 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., E. J. DeGayner, R. W. Flynn, and T. M. McCarthy. Habitat capability model for black bear in southeast Alaska. Pages H-1 - H-40 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., E. J. DeGayner, and P. F. Schempf. Habitat capability model for bald eagles in southeast Alaska: nesting habitat. Pages B-1 - A-26 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., R. W. Flynn, and E. J. DeGayner. Habitat capability model for marten in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages J-1 - J-34 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., R. W. Flynn, and D. N. Larsen. Habitat capability model for river otter in southeast Alaska: spring habitat. Pages K-1 - K-19 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., R. W. Flynn, J. W. Schoen, and L. C. Shea. Habitat capability model for mountain goats in southeast Alaska: winter habitat. Pages M-1 - M-30 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H., M. D. Kirchhoff, and W. Ostrand. Habitat capability model for blue grouse in southeast Alaska: breeding and brood rearing habitat. Pages C-1 - A-15 in L. H. Suring, compiler. Habitat capability models for wildlife in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L.H. and N. Pardew. List of neotropical migrant birds on National Forests in Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 93-1, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L.H., D. C. Crocker-Bedford, R. W. Flynn, C. L. Hale, G. C. Iverson, M. D. Kirchhoff, T. E. Schenck, L. C. Shea, and K. Titus. A proposed strategy for maintaining well-distributed, viable populations of wildlife associated with old-growth forests in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA. (View as pdf)

1990

Samson, F. B. and L. H. Suring. Furbearer management on National Forest Lands in Alaska: a brief overview. Pages 6-8 in H. Melchior, editor. 1st Interagency Furbearer Workshop, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fairbanks, Alaska

Schoen, J. W., R. W. Flynn, L. H. Suring, and L. R. Beier. Brown bear habitat preferences and brown bear logging and mining relationships in southeast Alaska. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Final Report, Project W-23-2, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L.H. Implications of forest management for owls in southeast Alaska - a review. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 90-1, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

1989

Flynn, R. and L. Suring. Mountain goat habitat: evaluating the impact of developmental activities. Page 8 in Southeast Alaska Wildlife News. Special Issue: Southeast Alaska Goats. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Douglas, Alaska.

Samson, F., L. Suring, and P. Alaback. Discovering the diversity of the North American rainforest. Pages 8-10 in Habitat Futures - Summer issue. USDA Forest Service, Wildlife and Fish Ecology Unit, Logan, Utah, USA.

Suring, L. H. and W. B. Sidle. Selection and use of management indicator species on National Forests in Alaska. Page 273 in Proceedings of the Western Raptor Management Symposium and Workshop. National Wildlife Federation Scientific and Technical Series 12.

1988

Suring, L. H. Wildlife and fisheries publications of the Alaska Region, USDA Forest Service, 1979 - 1988. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 88-1, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

1987

Suring, L.H. Predicting bird densities in the forests of southeast Alaska - a computer model application. Pages 7-8 in Habitat Futures - Winter issue. USDA Forest Service, Wildlife and Fish Ecology Unit, Logan, Utah, USA.

1986

Sidle, W. B. and L. H. Suring. Management indicator species for the National Forest Lands in Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region Technical Publication R10-TP-2.

Sidle, W. B., L. H. Suring, and J. I. Hodges, Jr. The bald eagle in southeast Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region Management Bulletin R10-MB-9.

Suring, L. H. Estimation of bird densities and populations in western hemlock-Sitka spruce forests - a computer model application. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 86-2,

Suring, L. H., J. Canterbury, and T. O'Keefe-Black. Observations of birds in red alder and conifer riparian communities. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 86-4.

1985

Hanley, T. A., M. D. Kirchhoff, and L. H. Suring. Evaluation of deer models for southeastern Alaska. Interagency Wildlife Habitat Technical Committee and USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

Suring, L. H. Development and use of habitat suitability index models. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Habitat Hotline 85-6, Juneau, Alaska, USA.

1984

Suring, L. H. Monitoring of wildlife and wildlife management activities on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

1983

Suring, L. H. Analysis of the demand for wildlife and fishery resources on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

Suring, L. H. Determination and maintenance of minimum viable populations of wildlife species on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

Suring, L. H. and J. E. Mathisen. Selection of management indicator species on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

1982

Suring, L. H. Yields of wildlife as a result of management practices on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

Suring, L. H. Development of costs for wildlife management activities on the Chippewa National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA.

1980

Suring, L. H. Characteristics of vegetation communities adjacent to the lower Rio Chama, north-central New Mexico. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

1979

Suring, L. H. The effects of heavy metals on aquatic organisms - a literature review. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Suring, L. H. Preliminary evaluation of the effects of the San Juan Pueblo Irrigation Project on fish and wildlife. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

1978

Olech, L. A., and L. H. Suring. Habitat requirements and food habits of indicator species, Abiquiu Reallocation Study, New Mexico. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Suring, L. H. and L. A. Olech. Analysis of the effects of activities under the Abiquiu Reallocation Study on the wildlife and fish resources of the middle and lower Rio Chama, New Mexico. USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

1977

Suring, L. H. Reintroduction of bald eagles into New York State. Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L. H. A model of secondary succession in pinyon-juniper woodlands. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

1976

Suring, L. H. Determining use of Wildlife Management Areas and characteristics of users: a partial bibliography. Project W-126-R-3, Special Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L. H., F. Verde, and L. P. Brown. Productivity of ospreys in the Adirondack Mountain region of New York State. Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

1975

Suring, L. H. Determining legal take of white-tailed deer and associated information. Project W-126-R-3, Job Progress Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L. H. Determining antler beam diameter and number of points for white-tailed deer. Project W-126-R-3, Job Progress Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L. H. Determining age frequencies and sex ratios of white-tailed deer. Project W-126-R-3, Job Progress Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L. H. Summary of New York's big game seasons from 1928 through 1974. Project W-126-R-4, Special Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

Suring, L.H. Collection of turkey hunting pressure and kill data in New York in 1974. Project W-126-R-3, Job Progress Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.

1974

Suring, L. H. Habitat use and activity patterns of the Columbian white-tailed deer along the lower Columbia River. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

Suring, L. H. Computer applications to big game management. Project W-126-R-2, Job Progress Report, Bureau of Wildlife, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA.