Dr. Aimee Rockhill

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources

Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Conservation and Management

Aimee Rockhill

Phone: 828-227-3915
Email: aprockhill@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: Stilwell 308

Areas of Interest:

Spatiotemporal wildlife-habitat interactions, vertebrate population dynamics, landscape conservation, natural resource management

Courses:

NRM 140: Natural Resource Conservation and Management
NRM 330: Wildlife Ecology and Management
NRM 344: Applied Geospatial Information
NRM 440: Integrated Resource Management

Education:

PhD Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, N.C. Dissertation: The ecology of bobcats (Lynx rufus) in coastal North Carolina. Advisors: Roger Powell and Chris DePerno August 2013

MS Forestry and Environmental Resources; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, N.C. Thesis: Imputation of Missing Observations in Forest Inventories Advisor: Bronson Bullock May 2008

BA Environmental Science; Plattsburgh State University of New York; Plattsburgh, N.Y. December 1998 SUNY Overseas Academic Program; University of Queensland; Brisbane, Australia May 1998

Recent Publications & Presentations:

Rockhill, A. P., C. S. DePerno, Powell, R. A. (2016) The efficiency of survey techniques used for monitoring meso-mammals in coastal North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist, Volume 15, Number 1 (2016): 175–187.

Rockhill, A. P., N. Guldager, D. Vargas Kretsinger, B. Wylie, M. Coan. (2016) Estimating the forage potential for moose (Alces alces) in high and low density areas of Alaska. 23rd Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Rockhill, A. P., C. S. DePerno, G. P. Catts, and R. A. Powell. (2016) A temporal model to assess cropland as dispersal habitat for bobcat (Lynx rufus). 23rd Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Rockhill, A. P., D. V. Kretsinger, and N. Guldager. (2015) A comparison of low and high density moose habitats. USFWS 2015 Northern Biologist Meeting, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Harris, F., A. Martin, S. A. Suresh, B. McKenna, and A. Rockhill. (2015) Koyukuk River chum salmon radio telemetry proportional distribution and abundance estimation with mark recapture sampling. Alaska Fisheries Data Series Number xxxx-xx. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, In Press.

Scotton, B. A., J. Bryant, A. P. Rockhill. (2014) Bald Eagle, Osprey, and other raptor stick nest surveys on Koyukuk/Nowitna NWR, Northwest Interior Alaska, 2008-2014. 16th Alaska Bird Conference, Juneau, Alaska.

Rockhill, A. P., C. S. DePerno, and R. A. Powell. (2013) The effect of illumination and time of day on movement of bobcats (Lynx rufus). PLOS ONE 8(7): e69213. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069213

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