Current Research & Monitoring Projects

Vernal Pools Phenology Project (East Foss Farm, Durham, NH)

LT Population Monitoring of Terrestrial Salamanders (College Woods, Durham, NH)

Population Structure of Freshwater Turtles along an Urbanization Gradient (Southeastern NH)

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Davis, M. J., Purrenhage, J. L., & Boone, M. D. (2012). Elucidating Predator–Prey Interactions Using Aquatic Microcosms: Complex Effects of a Crayfish Predator, Vegetation, and Atrazine on Tadpole Survival and Behavior.Journal of Herpetology46(4), 527-534. doi:10.1670/10-185

Freidenfelds, N. A., Purrenhage, J. L., & Babbitt, K. J. (2011). The effects of clearcuts and forest buffer size on post-breeding emigration of adult wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus). Forest Ecology and Management261(11), 2115-2122. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2011.03.005

Greenwald, K. R., Purrenhage, J. L., & Savage, W. K. (2009). Landcover predicts isolation in Ambystoma salamanders across region and species. Biological Conservation142(11), 2493-2500. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2009.05.021

Purrenhage, J. L., & Boone, M. D. (2009). Amphibian Community Response to Variation in Habitat Structure and Competitor Density.Herpetologica65(1), 14-30. doi:10.1655/08-017r1.1

Purrenhage, J. L., Niewiarowski, P. H., & Moore, F. B. -G. (2009). Population structure of spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) in a fragmented landscape.Molecular Ecology18(2), 235-247. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294x.2008.04024.x