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Dr. Steven B. Castleberry

Professor, Wildlife Ecology and Management

Contact Information

Contact Dr. Steven B. Castleberry

Phone:
706-542-7647

Campus address

Office:
Warnell 3-321
Education:
Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Resources, West Virginia University, 2000
M.S. in Forest Resources, University of Georgia, 1997
B.S. in Forest Resources, University of Georgia, 1993
Recent Citations:

Grodsky, S. M., C. E. Moorman, S. R. Fritts, J. W. Campbell, C. E. Sorenson, M. A. Bertone, S. B. Castleberry, and T. B. Wigley.  2018.  Invertebrate community response to coarse woody debris removal for bioenergy production from intensively managed forests. Ecological Applications 28:135-148.

Lombardi, J. V., M. T. Mengak, S. B. Castleberry, and V. K. Terrell.  2017.  Mammal occurrence in rock outcrops in Shenandoah National Park: ecological and anthropogenic factors influencing trap success and co-occurrence.  Natural Areas Journal 37:507-514.

Warren, A. E., S. B. Castleberry, L. M. Conner, and D. Markewitz.  2017.  Home range, survival, and activity patterns of the southeastern pocket gopher: implications for translocation. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8:544-557.

Warren, A. E., S. B. Castleberry, D. Markewitz, and L. M. Conner.  2017.  Understory vegetation structure and soil characteristics of Geomys pinetis (southeastern pocket gopher) habitat in southwestern Georgia.  American Midland Naturalist 178:215-225.

Fritts, S. R., C. E. Moorman, S. M Grodsky, D. W. Hazel, J. A. Homyack, C. B. Farrell, S. B. Castleberry, E. H. Evans, and D. U. Greene.  2017.  Rodent response to harvesting woody biomass for bioenergy production. Journal of Wildlife Management 81:1170-1178.

Grodsky, S. M., C. E. Moorman, S. R. Fritts, D. W. Hazel, J. A. Homyack, S. B. Castleberry, and T. B. Wigley.  2016.  Winter bird use of harvest residues in clearcuts the implications of forest bioenergy harvest in the southeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 379:91-101.

Grodsky, S. M., C. E. Moorman, S. R. Fritts, S. B. Castleberry, and T. B. Wigley.  2016.  Breeding, early-successional bird response to forest harvests for renewable bioenergy.  PloS ONE 11(10):e0165070. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165070.

Dziadzio, M. C., R. B. Chandler, L. L. Smith, and S. B. Castleberry. 2016. Impacts of red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) on nests and hatchling gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in southwest Georgia. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11:527-538.

Lombardi, J. V., M. T. Mengak, and S. B. Castleberry. 2016. New records of the eastern spotted skunk in northwestern Virginia.  Banisteria 46:25-27.

Lombardi, J. V., M. T. Mengak, S. B. Castleberry, and V. K. Terrell. 2016. A new long-tailed weasel county record in Shenandoah National Park.  Virginia Journal of Science 67:1-5.

Dziadzio, M. C., L. L. Smith, R. B. Chandler, and S. B. Castleberry. 2016. Effects of nest location on gopher tortoise nest survival.  Journal of Wildlife Management 80:1314-1332.

Dziadzio, M. C., A. K. Long, L. L. Smith, R. Chandler, and S. B. Castleberry. 2016. Presence of the red imported fire ant at gopher tortoise nests. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40:202-206.

Cohen, B.S., M.L. MacKenzie, J.C. Maerz, C.B. Farrell, and S.B. Castleberry. 2016. Color perception influences microhabitat selection of refugia and affects monitoring success for a cryptic anuran species. Physiology and Behavior 164:54-57.

Fritts, S. R., C. E. Moorman, D. W. Hazel, J. A. Homyack, C. B. Farrell, S. B. Castleberry, and S. M. Grodsky.  2016.  Do biomass harvesting guidelines sustain herpetofauna following harvests of logging residues for renewable energy?  Ecological Applications 26:926-939.

Taylor, A. R., J. H. Schacke, T. R. Speakman, S. B. Castleberry, and R. B. Chandler.  2016.  Factors related to common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) seasonal migration along South Carolina and Georgia coasts, USA.  Animal Migration 3:14-26.

McElroy, M. L., M. G. Dodd, and S. B. Castleberry.  2015.  Effects of common loggerhead sea turtle nest management methods on hatching and emergence success at Sapelo Island, Georgia, USA.  Chelonian Conservation and Biology 14:49-55.

Kanine, J. M., S. B. Castleberry, M. T. Mengak, and C. Winchester.  2015.  Seasonal variation in Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli) diets.  Southeastern Naturalist 14:405-414.

Fritts, S. R., S. M. Grodsky, D. W. Hazel, J. A. Homyack, S. B. Castleberry, and C. E. Moorman.  2015.  Quantifying multi-scale habitat use of woody biomass by southern toads.  Forest Ecology and Management 346:81-88.

Fritts, S. R., C. E. Moorman, S. M. Grodsky, D. W. Hazel, J. A. Homyack, C. B. Farrell, and S. B. Castleberry.  2015.  Shrew response to variable debris retention: implications for sustainable forest bioenergy.  Forest Ecology and Management 336:35-43.

Bender, M. J., S. B. Castleberry, D. A. Miller, and T. B. Wigley.  2015.  Site occupancy of foraging bats on landscapes of managed pine forest.  Forest Ecology and Management 336:1-10.

Castleberry, S. B., M. T. Mengak, and T. E. Menken.  2014.  Comparison of trapping and camera survey methods for determining presence of Allegheny woodrats.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:414-418.

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