Heron Ecological, LLC

Seth recently submitted a manuscript evaluating a novel method of using existing supplemental mark-encounter data to improve estimation of survival of resident and translocated desert tortoises.  This paper will assist in...

Occupancy models are well developed for a variety of species and situations.  However, current models are limited in how they can incorporate multiple levels of temporal variation in detection probability, particularly...

Seth recently presented a talk at the annual meeting of the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society titled, “Common pitfalls and missed opportunities in the application of information-theoretic methods in wildlife...

Seth is co-lead on a panel of experts that is developing a new Adaptive Management and Monitoring Plan to guide project-level and program-level monitoring, learning, and adaptive management for a large-scale...

Seth has participated as the biometrician helping to develop a greater sage-grouse Habitat Quantification Tool to accurately measure both habitat function that is lost due to development and habitat function that...

Seth has joined a 5-person Science Advisor Panel to assist Clark County, NV (Las Vegas and surrounding area) with implementation of their Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan.  Seth is serving in...

Seth Harju recently presented at a state Wildlife Society meeting about the role that data can play in resolving conflicts over wildlife issues.  In particular, objective information like data and GIS...

Building on 7+ years of experience (including publications) working on greater sage-grouse research and conservation issues, Seth is currently working on a meta-analysis of greater sage-grouse occurrence and fitness in relation...

Heron Ecological, LLC and Seth Harju were contracted to provide ongoing statistical and analytical support for a multi-year research project in Nevada assessing patterns and dynamics in site occupancy of desert...

Seth analyzed survey data for amphibians (frogs and salamanders) in forest pools in Illinois to estimate the detection probability and relative abundance of each species as a function of pool configuration...