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Davis, S. K., R. Schorr, and B. Kuhn. 2017. Climbers for Bat Conservation: methods in forming a novel partnership. Pp. 81-94 in C. Ward, ed) Wildlife: Perceptions, Threats, and Conservation. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.

Lambert, B. A., R. A. Schorr, S. C. Schneider, and E. Muths. 2016. Influence of demography and environment on persistence in toad populations. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:1256-1266.

Puntenney, C. P., and R. A. Schorr. 2016. Patch occupancy and habitat of the hops azure (Celastrina humulus), a rare North American endemic butterfly: insights for monitoring and conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation. 20:215-222.

Schorr, R. A., P. M. Lukacs, and J. A. Gude. 2014. The Montana deer and elk hunting population: the importance of cohort group, license price, and population demographics on hunter retention, recruitment, and population change. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:944-952.

Schorr, R. A., L. E. Ellison, and P. M. Lukacs. 2014. Estimating sample size for landscape-scale mark-recapture studies of North American migratory tree bats. Acta Chiropterologica 16:231-239.

Schorr, R. A., and J. L. Siemers. 2013. Roost characteristics of male pallid bats (Antrozous pallidus) from southeastern Colorado. Southwestern Naturalist 58:470-474.

Schorr, R. A. 2013. Using distance sampling to estimate density and abundance of Saussurea weberi Hulten (Weber's saw-wort). Southwestern Naturalist 58:378-383.

Schorr, R. A. 2012. Using a temporal symmetry model to assess population change and recruitment in the Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei). Journal of Mammalogy 93:1273-1284.

Schorr, R. A., B. A. Lambert, and E. Freels. 2011. Habitat use and home range of long-nosed leopard lizards (Gambelia wislizenii) in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, Colorado. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:312-323.

Hayes, M. A., R. A. Schorr, and K. W. Navo.  2011. Hibernacula selection by Townsend’s big-eared bat in Southwestern Colorado. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:137-143.

Schorr, R. A., P. M. Lukacs, and G. L. Florant. 2009. Body mass and winter severity as predictors of overwinter survival in Preble's meadow jumping mouse. Journal of Mammalogy 90:17-24.

Schorr, R. A., J. L. Siemers, P. M. Lukacs, J. P. Gionfriddo, J. R. Sovell, R. J. Rondeau, and M. B. Wunder. 2007. Using survival of rodents to assess habitat quality of prairie habitats. Southwestern Naturalist 52:552-563.

Ryon, T.R., M.J. Bonar, K.L. Sherff-Norris, and R.A. Schorr. 2004. Habitat ranking system for the threatened Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) in eastern Colorado. Pp. 129-147 in Landscape Ecology and Wildlife Habitat Evaluation: Critical Information for Ecological Risk Assessment, Land-Use Management Activities, and Biodiversity Enhancement Practices (L. Kapustka, G. Biddinger, M. Luxon, and H. Galbraith, eds.). ASTM International, West Conshohoken, PA. 329 pp.

Schorr, R. A. and R. Davies. 2002. Grey flesh fly (Wohlfahrtia vigil) parasitism of a Preble’s meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38:604-606.

King, T. G., M. A. Howell, B. R. Chapman, K. V. Miller, and R. A. Schorr. 1998. Comparisons of wintering bird communities in mature pine stands managed by prescribed burning. Wilson Bulletin 110:570-574.

Murphy, T. M., C.-K. Auh, R. Schorr, and C. Grobe. 1991. Modification of plasma membrane electron transport in cultured rose cells by UV-C radiation and fungal elicitor. Plant Pathology (suppl.) 96:142.

Reports

Schorr, R. A., and J. L. Siemers. 2012. Bats/Inactive Mine Project Summary Report: Searchlight and Fourmile Fire Projects. Report to the Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety. 41 pp.

Schorr, R. A., and J. L. Siemers. 2011. Bats/Inactive Mine Project Summary Report: Davis Mesa, Hidden Treasure, Nugget Gulch, and Whopper Projects. Report to the Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety. 46 pp.

Schorr, R. A. 2010. Day roosts of male pallid bats (Antrozous pallidus) along Purgatoire River Valley, Las Animas County, Colorado. Unpublished report to Colorado Division of Wildlife. 15 pp.

Siemers, J. L., and R. A. Schorr. 2007. Distributional survey of rare small mammals (Orders Insectivora, Chiroptera, and Rodentia) in Colorado: Year Three. Unpublished report to Colorado Division of Wildlife. 32 pp.

Schorr, R. A. 2006. Survey for bats in Jackson County, Colorado. Unpublished report to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. 15 pp.

Siemers, J. L., and R. A. Schorr. 2006. Distributional survey of rare small mammals (Orders Insectivora, Chiroptera, and Rodentia) in Colorado: Year Two. Unpublished report to Colorado Division of Wildlife. 30 pp.

Schorr, R. A., and B. Lambert. 2006. Longnose leopard lizard (Gambelia wizlisenii) home range and habitat use on Cannonball Mesa, Colorado. Unpublished report to the Dolores Public Lands office, San Juan Public Lands, Dolores, Colorado. 16 pp.

Schorr, R., and R. Abbott. 2004. Natural heritage inventory of rare plants, animals and plant communities on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado: Update to final report 1997. Unpublished report to Peterson AFB. 36 pp.

Siemers, J. L., R. A. Schorr and A. C. Rinker. 2003. Distributional survey of rare small mammals (Order Insectivora, Chiroptera, and Rodentia) in Colorado: Year One. Unpublished report to Colorado Division of Wildlife. 23 pp.

Schorr, R. A. 2003. Meadow jumping mice (Zapus hudsonius prebei) on the U.S. Air Force Academy, El Paso County, Colorado: Populations, movement and habitat from 2000-2002. Unpublished report to the Natural Resources Branch of the U.S. Air Force Academy. 23 pp.

Schorr, R. A. (ed.). 2001. Biological inventory of El Paso County. Unpublished report to El Paso County Parks and Recreation Department. 378 pp.

Schorr, R. A. 2001. Meadow jumping mice (Zapus hudsonius preblei) on the U.S. Air Force Academy. Unpublished report to the Natural Resources Branch of the U.S. Air Force Academy. 55 pp.

Kettler, S., J. Rocchio, R. Schorr, and J. Burt. 2000. Biological inventory of Rio Grande and Conejos counties, Colorado. Unpublished report.

Schorr, R. A., J. Peterson, and C. Fleming. 1997. Preble’s meadow jumping mouse surveys on Jefferson County Open Space Lands. Unpublished report.

Conservation Plans

Grunau, L., R. Schorr, and J. Handwerk. 2004. Conservation and management plan for Colorado butterfly plant and Preble's meadow jumping mouse on F. E. Warren Air Force Base. Unpublished report to Warren AFB. 110 pp.

Grunau, L., R. Schorr, D. Green, B. Rosenlund, C. Pague, and J. Armstrong. 1999. Conservation and management plan for Preble's meadow jumping mouse on the U.S. Air Force Academy. Unpublished report. 60 pp.