Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2021

49  Texas A&M University-Kingsville  (84343)

Principal Investigator: Henke, S.

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 12,600

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No

Start and End Dates: 8/31/21 - 7/31/25

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Agricultural Sciences

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Medium and large-size mammal habitat occupancy across a South Texas landscape mosaic

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Rob & Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation

Program Title: none


SAMS 1.1.1 The goal of this proejct is to understand changes and differences in abundance, diversity, occupancy, and overall habitat associations of the medium and large-sized mammal community across a South Texas landscape mosaic (typically generalized across three scales: invaded, intermediate, native). The main objectives of this research project is: (1) determine the frequency and how medium and large-sized mammals occupy and use nonnative and invasive plant dominated habitats in comparison to intermediate/mixed and native/restored habitats, (2) determine animal richness, abundance, diversity, and occupancy across a continuum of the aforementioned scale, and (3) relate mammal community parameters to habitat physiognomy and bottom up processes.

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