Ron Moen Ph.D.

Ron Moen headshot
Professional Title
Senior Research Associate and Assoc. Professor

About

Research interests include vertebrate studies, ecology and mammalogy. Recent research projects studied the effects of moose browsing on forests, tracking the Canada lynx in Minnesota and teaching at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Education

  • Ph.D., 1995. University of Minnesota, Wildlife Conservation.
  • M.S., 1988 University of Minnesota, Wildlife
  • B.S., 1984 Cornell University, Division of Biological Sciences, Plant Physiology, Minor

Resources

Recent Publications

Influences of aquatic and terrestrial habitat characteristics on abundance patterns of adult wood turtles

2 weeks 2 days ago
Influences of aquatic and terrestrial habitat characteristics on abundance patterns of adult wood turtlesStaggs, J. M., Brown, D. J., Badje, A. F., Anderson, J. T., Carlson, L. V., Lapin, C. N., Cochrane, M. M. & Moen, R. A., Jul 2024, In: Journal of Wildlife Management. 88, 5, e22589.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Influence of temporary emigration on wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) detectability, with implications for abundance estimation

3 months 2 weeks ago
Influence of temporary emigration on wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) detectability, with implications for abundance estimationBeard, A. N., Brown, D. J., Hileman, E. T., Jones, M. T., Staggs, J. M., Moen, R. A., Badje, A. F. & Lituma, C. M., Apr 2024, In: PloS one. 19, 4 April, e0302170.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Statistical population reconstruction of moose (Alces alces) in northeastern Minnesota using integrated population models

1 year 10 months ago
Statistical population reconstruction of moose (Alces alces) in northeastern Minnesota using integrated population modelsSeverud, W. J., Berg, S. S., Ernst, C. A., Del Giudice, G. D., Moore, S. A., Windels, S. K., Moen, R. A., Isaac, E. J. & Wolf, T. M., Sep 2022, In: PloS one. 17, 9 September, e0270615.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Featured Research Projects

The ForCAST tool attempts to provide forestry professionals and land managers with an opportunity to evaluate how a changing climate and changing markets might affect Minnesota’s forests and

A website of the state's carnivore species -- from the tiny least weasel to the black bear.

NRRI News Articles

Screenshot of ForCAST website homepage

NRRI’s ForCAST modeling tool helps resource managers plan for environmental changes and impacts to wildlife and industries.

A man in bright safety vest stands in snow taking picture of dead deer.

MnDOT funding seeks to understand true number of incidents in Minnesota to save money, wildlife and human injuries.

Moen lounges on grass with baby moose also laying down in foreground.

Ron Moen's long wildlife career has taken him on a 26-year walk on the wild side.