* Indicates a trainee supervised by a CEEEC member
When links to manuscripts are not provided below, please E-mail CEEEC ( for pdf copies of our research.


Crozier, G.K.D., Schulte-Hostedde A.I. Towards improving the ethics of ecological research. Science and Engineering Ethics (forthcoming, early view). Downloadable pdf


Baxter-Gilbert*, J.H., J.L. Riley*, G. Mastromonaco, J.D. Litzgus, D. Lesbarrères. 2014. Using a novel technique to measure chronic levels of corticosterone in turtles living around a major roadway. Conservation Physiology 2: doi:10.1093/conphys/cou036.

Bennett, A.M.* and J.D. Litzgus. 2014. Injury rates of species at risk turtles on a recreational waterway in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Herpetology 48(2): 262-266.

Bowman, J, A.G. Kidd, L.A Nituch, C. Sadowski, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. Testing for Aleutian disease virus in river otter (Lontra canadensis) in sympatry with infected American mink (Neovison vison). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50: 689-693.

Crozier, G.K.D., Schulte-Hostedde A.I. The ethics of wildlife disease management. Evolutionary Applications. (forthcoming, early view). Downloadable pdf

Echaubard, P., J. Leduc, B. Pauli, V.G. Chinchar, J. Robert, and D. Lesbarrères. 2014. Environmental dependency of amphibian-ranavirus genotypic interactions: evolutionary perspectives on infectious diseases. Evolutionary Applications 7:723-733. Downloadable pdf

Legros, D., Steinberg, B., and D. Lesbarrères. 2014. Out of the woods: Mitigating negative impacts of unused forest roads on amphibians with woody debris. Journal of Biodiversity Management and Forestry. 3:1

Lesbarrères, D., S.L. Ashpole, C.A. Bishop, G. Blouin-Demers, R.J. Brooks, P. Echaubard, P. Govindarajulu, D.M. Green, S.J. Hecnar, T. Herman, J. Houlahan, J.D. Litzgus, M.J. Mazerolle, C.A. Paszkowski, P. Rutherford, D.M. Schock, K.B. Storey, S.C. Lougheed. 2014. Conservation of herpetofauna in northern landscapes: Threats and challenges from a Canadian perspective. Biological Conservation 170: 48-55.

Mastromonaco, G. K. Gunn*, H. McCurdy-Adams*, D.B. Edwards**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. Validation and use of hair cortisol as a measure of chronic stress in eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). . 2:cou055 Downloadable pdf

Morrison, E.A., S. Garner, P. Echaubard, D. Lesbarrères, C.J. Kyle, and C.R. Brunetti. Complete genome analysis of a frog virus 3 (FV3) isolate and sequence comparison with isolates of differing levels of virulence. Virology Journal. 11:46

Paterson, J.E.*, B.D. Steinberg, and J.D. Litzgus. 2014. Effects of body size, habitat selection, and exposure on hatchling turtle survival. Journal of Zoology 294(4): 278-285.

Riley, J.L.*, G.J. Tattersall, and J.D. Litzgus. 2014. Potential sources of intra-population variation in painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) hatchling overwintering strategy. Journal of Experimental Biology 217(23): 4174-4183. [cover photo]

Riley, J.L.* and J.D. Litzgus. 2014. Cues used by predators to detect freshwater turtle nests may persist late into incubation. Canadian Field-Naturalist 128(2): 179-188.


Beauclerc*, K.B, J. Bowman, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2013. Assessing the cryptic invasion of a domestic conspecific: American mink in their native range. Ecology and Evolution. 3: 2296-2309

Paterson, J.E.*, B.D. Steinberg, and J.D. Litzgus. 2013. Not just any old pile of dirt: Evaluating the use of artificial nesting mounds as conservation tools for freshwater turtles. Oryx 47(4): 1-9.

Riley, J.L.* and J.D. Litzgus. 2013. Evaluation of predator-exclusion cages used in turtle conservation: Cost-analysis, and effects on nest environment and proxies of hatchling fitness. Wildlife Research 40(6): 499-511.

Yagi, K.T.* and J.D. Litzgus. 2013. Thermal ecology of Spotted Turtles (Clemmys guttata) in a beaver flooded bog in Southern Ontario, Canada. Journal of Thermal Biology 38(5): 205-213.


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