Berryman Institute Publications
We have made many of our documents available for downloading. Clicking on a hyperlink will take you to a printable version of the document. To order publications which are not available to download, or if you have trouble downloading, please e-mail Dr. Michael Conover and include your name, organization, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and the full title of the publication you wish to order.
2012 Georgia Wild Pig Survey: Final Report
Coyote (Canis Latrans), 100+ Years in the East: A Literature Review
Click to download Managing Wild Pigs, A Technical Guide
Or, to order hard copies of this document, please click here.
Annotated Bibliography for Wildlife Contraception: Methods, Approaches, and Policy
We have made this bibliography available by sections, for ease of printing.
Endangered and Threatened Animals of Utah
Exclusionary Methods to Reduce Predation on Ground-nesting Birds and Their Nests
Feral Pigs and the Environment: An Annotated Bibliography
Send an e-mail to Lana Barr to request a printed copy.
Landowner's Guide to Common North American Predators of Upland Nesting Birds
Managing Canada Geese in Urban Environments: A Technical Guide
Managing Problems Caused by Urban Canada Geese
Overview of Techniques for Reducing Bird Predation at Aquaculture Facilities
The following publications are available by contacting Dr. Conover
Bibliography of Predation at Fish Hatcheries
Guide to Utah's Farmland Wildlife Predators and Their Management
Issues and Problems in Predation Management to Enhance Avian Recruitment
Locating and Managing Peninsulas for Nesting Ducks
Mule Deer Conservation: Issues and Management Strategies
Neotropical Migrants of Utah's West Desert
Predator Control and the Sheep Industry
Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts: The Science of Wildlife Damage Management
Wetlands of Utah
Managing Cougars in North America
Utah State University Extension Publications
Bats - V. DePaepe, T. A. Messmer, and M. R. Conover
Commensal Rodents - B. C. West and T. A. Messmer
European Starlings - J.A. Lynch and T. A. Messmer. Please contact Dr. Conover to order
Non-venomous Snakes - T. A. Messmer and G. W. Wiscomb
Pocket Gophers - G. H. Wiscomb and T. A. Messmer
Raccoons - C. M. Huxoll, T. A. Messmer, and M. R. Conover
Skunks - K. Dunstin, T. A. Messmer, M. R. Conover, L. D. Dotson
Venomous Snakes - G. H. Wiscomb and T. A. Messmer
Voles - B. C. West and T. A. Messmer
Woodpeckers - T. A. Messmer and G. H. Wiscomb
We recommend the following publications
Forman, R. T., T. D. Sperling, J. A. Bissonette, A. P. Clevenger, C. D. Cutshall, V. H. Dale, L. Fahrig, R. France, C.R. Goldman, K. Heanue, J.A. Jones, F.J. Swanson, T. Turrentine, and T.C. Winter. 2003. Road Ecology: Science and Solutions. Island Press, Covelo, CA.
deVos, J.C., Jr., M. R. Conover, and N. E. Headrick (editors). 2003. Mule Deer Conservation: Issues and Management Strategies. Berryman Institute Press, Utah State University, Logan, UT. 240 pp.
Theses and Dissertations
Bartel, R. 2003. Factors influencing the foraging behavior of coyotes in the Curlew Valley of Utah. Thesis. Utah State University.
Wolf, T. L., and M. R. Conover. 2003. Feral pigs and the environment: an annotated bibliography. Jack Berryman Institute, Publication 21, Utah State University, Logan; Mississippi State University, Starkville, 55 pp.
Sullivan, T. 2003. Deer vehicle collisions: an analysis of the nation-wide status and a new mitigation technique. Thesis. Utah State University.
Conover, M. R., and N. H. McCoy. 2003. Positive and negative values of blackbirds. Pages 17-20. In: Management of North-American Blackbirds. G.M. Linz, editor. USDA-APHIS National Wildlife Research Center., Fort Collins, CO. 118 pp.
McCoy, N.L. 2002. Economic Tools for Managing Impacts of Urban Canada Geese. Pages 117-122 In: Human Conflicts with Wildlife: Economic Considerations. USDA-APHIS National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO. 180 pp.
Publications in Conference Proceedings
Schmidt, R. H. 2002. Playing with fire: trust and the credibility of the profession. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference. 20:3-6