John Carroll

John Carroll

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Address 903 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
Phone 402-472-8368
FAX 402-472-2946
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Selected Publications

McDermid, K.R., A. Snyman, F.J. Verreynne, J.P. Carroll, B.L. Penzhorn, and M.J. Yabsley. 2017. Surveillance for viral and parasitic pathogens in a vulnerable African lion (Panthera leo) population in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 37:54-61. Online
Satterfield, L.C., J.J. Thompson, A. Snyman, L. Candelario, B. Rode, and J.P. Carroll. 2017. Estimating occurrence and detectability of a carnivore community in eastern Botswana using baited camera traps. African Journal of Wildlife Research 47: 32-46. Online
Yu, X., S.N. Ellis-Felege, and J.P. Carroll. 2017. Parental risk-taking at natural Northern Bobwhite nests. Avian Biology Research 10:69-75. Online
Larson, L., A. Conway, S. Hernandez, and J. Carroll. 2016. Human-wildlife conflict, conservation attitudes, and a potential role for citizen science in Sierra Leone, Africa. Conservation and Society 14:205-217. Online
Larson, L.R., A.L. Conway, K.E. Krafte, S.M. Hernandez, and J.P Carroll. 2016. Community-based conservation as a potential source of conflict around a protected area in Sierra Leone. Environmental Conservation 43:242-252. Online
McCollum, K.R., A.L. Conway, M.B. Lee, and J.P. Carroll. 2016. Occupancy and demographics of red river hog Potamochoerus porcus on Tiwai Island, Sierra Leone. African Journal of Ecology 55:47-55. Online
Conway, A.L., T.W. deMaar, S.M. Hernandez, and J.P. Carroll. 2015. Evaluation of radio transmitter attachments for the pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) African Journal of Ecology 53:606-608. Online
Martin, J. A., J.K. Burkhart, R.E. Thackston, and J.P. Carroll. 2015. Exotic grass alters micro-climate and mobility for northern bobwhite chicks. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39:834-839. Online
Conroy, M.J., Carroll, J.P., Senar, J.C., Thomposon, J.J. 2015. Metodos Cuantitativos para la Conservacion de los Vertebrados. Lincoln; University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Online
Lee, M.B. and J.P Carroll. 2014. Avian diversity in pine forests along an urban-rural/agriculture-wildland gradient. Urban Ecosystem 18:685-700. Online
Nguyen, T.V., T. Savini, and J.P. Carroll. 2014. Defining the present range of the orange-necked partridge (Arborophila davidi) in Vietnam. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 60:23-30. Online
Conway, A.L., S.M. Hernandez, J.P. Carroll, G.T. Green, and L. Larson. 2014. Local awareness of and attitudes toward pygmy hippopotamus conservation in the Moa River Island Complex, Sierra Leone. Oryx. 49: 550-558. Online
Flowers, A., G. Green, and J.P. Carroll. 2014. Using art to assess environmental education outcomes. Environmental Education Research. 21: 846-864. Online
Lee, M.B. and J.P Carroll. 2014. Relative importance of local and landscape variables on site occupancy by avian species in a pine forest, urban, and agriculture matrix. Forest Ecology and Management 320:161-170. Online
Rush, S.A., K. Sash, J. Carroll, B. Palmer, A.T. Fisk. 2014. Feeding ecology of the snake community of the Red Hills region relative to management for northern bobwhite: Assessing the diet of snakes using stable isotopes. Copeia 2014:288-296. Online
Felege, S., Burnam, J., Palmer, W., Sisson, C., Carroll, J. 2013. Fight or flight: Parental decisions about predators at bobwhite nests. Auk, 130, 637-644. Online
Loyd, K. A. T., Hernandez, S. M., Carroll, J., Abernathy, K. J., Marshall, G. J. (2013). Quantifying free-roaming domestic cat predation using animal-borne video cameras. Biological Conservation, 160, 183-189. Online
Martin, J. A., Palmer, W. E., Carroll, J. (2013). Aspects of Northern Bobwhite ecology on South Florida rangeland. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 59, 205-214. Online


Selected Presentations

Occupancy analysis and density estimation of Kori Bustards (Ardeotis kori) and Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) for use in landscape conservation planning in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana
  • Presentation Type: Poster Presentation
  • Date: 8/16/2016
  • Abstract:
  • Full Citation: McCollum, K., L. Powell, A. Snyman, M. Bomberger, J. Carroll. Occupancy analysis and density estimation of Kori Bustards (Ardeotis kori) and Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) for use in landscape conservation planning in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana. North American Ornithology Conference 2016. 16-20 August 2016, Washington, DC.
Bobwhites, corn fields, and 9 billion people: Is there a place for gamebird management in 50 years?
  • Presentation Type: Oral Presentation
  • Date: 8/1/2016
  • Abstract:
  • Full Citation: Carroll, J.P. Bobwhites, corn fields, and 9 billion people: Is there a place for gamebird management in 50 years? 22nd Annual National Bobwhite Technical Committee Meeting. 1-4 August 2016, Lincoln, NE.

Educational Background

  • BS - University of Massachusetts, Wildlife Biology (1979)
  • MS - Easter Kentucky University, Biology (1982)
  • PhD - North Dakota University, Biology (1989)

SNR Program Area(s)

  • Applied Ecology
  • SNR Administration and Services

Affiliations (index)

Professional Organizations

Notable Websites

Areas of Interest

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Agroecosystems
  • Game, Wildlife
  • Ornithology
  • Birds
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Population dynamics, Distribution
  • Agrotourism and Ecotourism
  • Natural History

Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant Title UNL-NDEQ Water Quality Liaison
Starting Date 10/1/2017
Principal Investigators
Katie Pekarek
John Carroll
Rick Rasby
Ending Date 9/30/2020
Funding Level $159,163.00
Funding Source Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Grant Title Forestry Major - Regional and Community Forestry
Starting Date 6/1/2017
Principal Investigators
Scott Josiah
John Carroll
Roch Gaussoin
Ending Date 7/11/2020
Funding Level $100,000.00
Funding Source US Forest Service

Grant Title Wildlife Management and Human Dimensions
Starting Date 3/12/2015
Principal Investigators
John Carroll
Ending Date 5/31/2021
Funding Level $255,000.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission


Graduate Program(s)

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences

including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences

including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Courses Taught
Course Number Course Title Fall Even Years Fall Odd Years Spring Even Years Spring Odd Years Summer Session Cross Listing
NRES 492 Study Tours in Natural Resource Management: Wildlife Conservation in Mashatu Reserve X n/a
NRES 892 Study Tours in Natural Resource Management: Mishatu Reserve- Botswana, Africa n/a