Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023-05-01 Perceived and Desired Outcomes of Urban Coyote Management MethodsJournal of Urban Ecology2023-05-01
2023-01-01 Predator exclusion cages as visual attractants to coyotesUrban Ecosystems2023-01-01
2022-01-01 Ecological functions and human benefits of urban forestsUrban Forestry and Urban Greening.  75:127707. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Sociodemographic and regional determinants of rabies submission bias in North CarolinaWildlife Society Bulletin2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Survival of rehabilitated yearling American black bearsUrsus2022-01-01
2021-01-01 Public Interactions, Attitudes, and Conflict Regarding Management of a Novel Urban Species.Human Dimensions of Wildlife2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Spatial analysis of rehabilitated American black bears to assess conflict potentialUrsus2021-01-01
2020-01-01 Determining daytime resting site habitats of exurban feral cats.Urban Ecosystems2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Effects of different attractants and human scent on mesocarnivore detection at camera traps.Wildlife Research.  47:338-348. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Influence of different sign-post designs on avian predator perching activityOcean and Coastal Management.  190. 2020-01-01
2019-01-01 Mentored conference experiences support undergraduate students’ career exploration and professional skills development.Wildlife Society Bulletin.  43:565-575. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Mesocarnivore presence and behavior on a barrier island during sea turtle nesting seasonOcean and Coastal Management.  178. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Population density and annual seasonal space use by feral cats in an exurban areaUrban Ecosystems.  22:303-313. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 See what you’ve been missing: an assessment of Reconyx® camerasWildlife Society Bulletin.  43:630-638. 2019-01-01
2018-01-01 A framework for mentoring students attending their first professional conferenceNatural Sciences Education.  47:1-8. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Distribution pattern of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) dens and spatial relationships with sea turtle nests, recreation, and environmental characteristicsInternational Journal of Geo-information.  7:1-20. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Exploring the effects of non-consumptive recreation, trail use, and environmental factors on state park avian biodiversityJournal of Environmental Management.  227:55-61. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Shifting demographics and attitudinal changes of TWS members (1991-2014)Wildlife Society Bulletin.  42:4-12. 2018-01-01
2017-01-01 Exurban feral cat seroprevalence of Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency viruses and adult survivalSoutheastern Naturalist.  16:1-18. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 Adapting to changing memberships: Highlights of the 2014 TWS Member Survey2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Effect of Northern raccoon reduction on Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) nest successNorth American Journal of Herpetology.  1:39-44. 2016-01-01
2015-01-01 Perceived and desired outcomes of urban deer management methodsJournal of Wildlife Management.  79:647-661. 2015-01-01
2013-01-01 Determinants of public perceptions of suburban deer densityHuman Dimensions of Wildlife.  18:82-96. 2013-01-01
2013-01-01 Influence of landscape factors on density of suburban white-tailed deerLandscape and Urban Planning.  114:28-36. 2013-01-01
2012-01-01 Acceptability and conflict of deer management methods in a suburban countyHuman Dimensions of Wildlife.  17:389-403. 2012-01-01
2012-01-01 Comparison of aerial surveys and pellet-based distance sampling methods for estimating deer densityWildlife Society Bulletin.  36:100-106. 2012-01-01
2012-01-01 Effects of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimm.) herbivory in restored forest and savanna plant communitiesAmerican Midland Naturalist.  167:240-255. 2012-01-01
2012-01-01 White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimm.) herbivory in herbaceous plant communities in Northeastern IllinoisNatural Areas Journal.  32:6-14. 2012-01-01
2011-01-01 Cost comparison of vegetation monitoring techniques used to assess white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) herbivoryTransactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science.  104:163-172. 2011-01-01
2011-01-01 Urban and suburban deer management by state wildlife conservation agenciesWildlife Society Bulletin.  35:310-315. 2011-01-01
2009-01-01 Survival of unexploited raccoons on a rural refuge in southern IllinoisTransactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science.  102:217-223. 2009-01-01


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2016-01-01 Chapter 4: Impacts of outfitters on free access to white-tailed deer habitat, hunting opportunities, and local residents in Illinois.  Advances in Animal Science and Zoology. 123 – 148. 2016-01-01


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2013-01-01 Travel funds to the 20th Annual national Wildlife Society conferenceProfessional Development Grant Committee, Arkansas Tech University. 4. 2013-01-01


Investigator On

  • Highway 64 Wildlife Movement Patterns 2022-10-01 - 2023-10-01
  • Open Access Charges 2023-05-01
  • Developing a long-term monitoring plan for pygmy rattlesnakes 2022-01-01 - 2023-01-01
  • Summer 2022 Professional Development Grant 2022-01-01
  • The Wildlife Society Conference Grant 2022-01-01
  • Highway 64 Wildlife Movement Patterns 2021-01-01
  • Predator Exclusion Cages as Visual Attractants to Mammalian Predators 2021-01-01
  • Literature review on the ecological functions and human benefits or urban forests 2020-01-01 - 2021-01-01
  • Designing a nest cage for coexistence: living with a non-native predator, Canis latrans. 2020-01-01
  • Determining whether predatory exclusion cages attract coyotes 2020-01-01
  • Flipping EVS 195 2020-01-01
  • Literature review on the ecological functions and human benefits or urban forests 2020-01-01
  • Recreating EVS 445 2020-01-01
  • Wildlife Use of Highway 64 Underpasses 2020-01-01
  • Movements and Survivorships of Rehabilitated Bears 2019-01-01
  • AFWA website and search portal 2018-01-01
  • Creating an interdisciplinary network to investigate the drivers of urban biodiversity 2018-01-01
  • The Wildlife Society Conference Grant 2018-01-01
  • Public interactions and attitudes towards coyotes and their management in New Hanover County. 2017-01-01 - 2018-01-01
  • College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Travel Initiative 2017-01-01
  • Effects of different baits and human scent on mesocarnivore detection at camera traps. 2017-01-01
  • Pilot Fox Study, Phase I 2017-01-01
  • Quantifying Avian Community Metrics in Arkansas State Parks for Management of Non-consumptive Trail Use. 2015-01-01
  • Travel Funds to the International Urban Wildlife Conference 2015-01-01
  • Travel Funds to the International Wildlife Society Conference 2015-01-01
  • Educational Seminar Series Stressing the Importance of Research in Wildlife and Fisheries Management 2014-01-01
  • Precision and Bias of Citizen Science Taxonomic Surveys within Arkansas State Parks. 2014-01-01
  • Student Research, Networking, and Professional Exposure of the Fish and Wildlife Undergraduate and Graduate Programs 2014-01-01
  • Mesopredator control and assessment of Blanding's turtle nest success 2013-01-01 - 2014-01-01
  • Feral Cat Survival and their Interspecific Interactions with Exurban Wildlife 2013-01-01
  • Travel to the 20th Annual Wildlife Society Conference 2013-01-01
  • Ecology of exurban feral cats 2012-01-01
  • Informing deer management in McHenry County, Illinois, using assessments of human attitudes and factors affecting deer density. 2011-01-01
  • Student Travel Grant 2010-01-01
  • Full Name

  • Rachael E Cassel