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Karen E. Hodges

The University of British Columbia
Okanagan campus

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Selected Publications

Reviews and meta-analyses

Prugh, L.R., K.E. Hodges, A.R.E. Sinclair, and J.S. Brashares. 2008. Effect of habitat area and isolation on fragmented animal populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:20770-20775.

Hodges, K.E.  2008. Defining the problem: ecological terminology and progress in ecology.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6: 35-42. 

Snowshoe Hares

Hodges, K.E. 2012. Data-free speculation does not make for testable hypotheses: a reply to Ripple et al. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:561-566.

Lewis, C.W., K.E. Hodges, G.M. Koehler and L.S. Mills. 2011. Influence of stand and landscape features on snowshoe hare abundance in fragmented forests. Journal of Mammalogy 92:561-567.

Tyson, R., S. Haines, and K.E. Hodges. 2010. Modelling the Canada lynx and snowshoe hare population cycle: the role of specialist predators. Theoretical Ecology 3:97-111. 

Hodges, K.E., L.S. Mills, and K.M. Murphy. 2009. Distribution and abundance of snowshoe hares in Yellowstone National Park. Journal of Mammalogy 90: 870-878.

Hodges, K.E. and L.S. Mills. 2008. Designing fecal pellet surveys for snowshoe hares. Forest Ecology and Management 256:1918-1926.

 

Hodges, K.E., R. Boonstra, and C.J. Krebs. 2006. Overwinter mass loss of snowshoe hares in Yukon: starvation, stress, adaptation or artefact? Journal of Animal Ecology 75:1-13.

Hodges, K.E. and A.R.E. Sinclair. 2005. Browse site selection by snowshoe hares under risk of predation. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83: 280-292

Mills, L.S, P.G. Griffin, K.E. Hodges, K. McKelvey, L. Ruggiero, C. Henderson, and T. Ulizio. 2005. Pellet count indices compared to mark-recapture estimates for evaluating snowshoe hare density. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:1053-1062.

Hodges, K.E. and A.R.E. Sinclair. 2003. Does predation risk cause snowshoe hares to modify their diets? Canadian Journal of Zoology 81: 1973-1985.

Ruesink, J.L., K.E. Hodges, and C.J. Krebs. 2002. Mass-balance analyses of boreal forest population cycles: merging demographic and ecosystem approaches. Ecosystems 5: 138-158.  PDF

Hodges, K.E. 2001. Differential predation by coyote on snowshoe hares. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79: 1878-1884. PDF

Hodges, K.E., C.J. Krebs, D.S. Hik, C.I. Stefan, E.A. Gillis, and C.E. Doyle. 2001. Snowshoe hare demography. pp. 141-178 n Ecosystem Dynamics of the Boreal Forest: the Kluane Project, editors C.J. Krebs, S. Boutin, and R. Boonstra. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Ruesink, J.L. and K.E. Hodges. 2001. Trophic mass balance models of the Kluane boreal forest ecosystem. pp. 463-490 in Ecosystem Dynamics of the Boreal Forest: the Kluane Project, editors C.J. Krebs, S. Boutin, and R. Boonstra. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Hodges, K.E. 2000. The ecology of snowshoe hares in northern boreal forests. pp. 117-162 in Ecology and Conservation of Lynx in the United States, editors L.F. Ruggiero, K.B. Aubry, S.W. Buskirk, G.M. Koehler, C.J. Krebs, K.S. McKelvey, and J.R. Squires. University Press of Colorado, Boulder. PDF

Hodges, K.E. 2000. Ecology of snowshoe hares in southern boreal and montane forests. pp. 163-206 in Ecology and Conservation of Lynx in the United States, editors L.F. Ruggiero, K.B. Aubry, S.W. Buskirk, G.M. Koehler, C.J. Krebs, K.S. McKelvey, and J.R. Squires. University Press of Colorado, Boulder. PDF

Reptiles and amphibians

Williams, K., K.E. Hodges, and C.A. Bishop.  2012. Small reserves around hibernation sites may not adequately protect mobile snakes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:304-312.

da Silva, A.G., K.E. Williams, S.L. Kirk, C.A. Bishop, K.E. Hodges, and M.A. Russello. 2010. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in two species-at-risk in British Columbia: Great Basin spadefoot (Spea intermontana) and Western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) Conservation Genetics Resources 2: 37-40.

Plants

Gieselman, T.M., K.E. Hodges, and M. Vellend. 2013. Human-induced edges alter grassland community composition. Biological Conservation 158: 384–392.

Conservation: management and policy

Prugh, L.R., A.R.E. Sinclair, K.E. Hodges, A.L. Jacob, and D.S. Wilcove. 2010. Reducing threats to species: threat reversibility and links to industry. Conservation Letters 3:267-276.

Hodges, K.E. and J. Elder. 2008. Critical habitat designation under the ESA: court-ordered designations use more criteria. Biological Conservation 141:2662-2668.

Hagen, A.N. and K.E. Hodges. 2006. Resolving critical habitat designation failures: can we reconcile law, policy, and biology? Conservation Biology 20:399-407.

Last reviewed shim9/30/2013 10:37:28 AM