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1 3 Abercrombie, C. L., III. 1981. A simulation model for the management of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) and gopher tortoise habitat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 70pp. (Unpublished Report)
2 6502 Alderson, D. 2002. The tortoise rescuers. Florida Wildlife 56(6):31.
3 142 Allen, M. 1997. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission's Mitigation Park Program. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 17(1):5–6.
4 143 Allen, M. 1997. Habitat management plan for Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
5 144 Allen, M. 1999. Gopher tortoise protection and conservation in Florida. Abstract in G. L. Heinrich and P. A. Meylan, coordinators. A Second Symposium on the Status and Conservation of Florida Turtles and the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 8–11 October 1999, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
6 145 Allen, M. 2000. Gopher tortoise protection and conservation in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(1):2 (abstract).
7 299 Anonymous. 1979. Law enforcement protects the gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 32(6):46.
8 315 Anonymous. 1981. Florida's natural heritage. The Nature Conservancy, Bulletin of the Florida Chapter:3.
9 317 Anonymous. 1981. Go for gophers is bad news. Florida Wildlife 35(1):47.
10 322 Anonymous. 1982. Gopher tortoises relocated—and doing fine. Eyes and Ears, Walt Disney World 3(6):2.
11 328 Anonymous. 1983. Unlikely pair work together in research of gopher tortoise. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(7):1.
12 329 Anonymous. 1984. Gopher tortoise life threatened. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(12):3.
13 331 Anonymous. 1984. Resolution. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(13):3.
14 334 Anonymous. 1985. Environmental Awareness Day. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(15):3–4.
15 336 Anonymous. 1985. Field notes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(2):5.
16 338 Anonymous. 1985. Gopher tortoise protection urged. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 1(1):1.
17 347 Anonymous. 1986. Three southeastern animals proposed for listing: gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 11(8–9):4–5.
18 349 Anonymous. 1987. [No title] Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(24):4.
19 356 Anonymous. 1987. Gopher tortoise population in decline. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(23):4–5.
20 357 Anonymous. 1987. Gunnery ridge serving as home for tortoises poses dilemma. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(22):1–2.
21 368 Anonymous. 1988. Gopher tortoise relocation update: guidelines for gopher tortoise relocations. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(8):17–21.
22 370 Anonymous. 1988. Panel discussion: gopher management strategies in sandhill habitats. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 6:22–40.
23 374 Anonymous. 1988. The gopher tortoise: friend or food? Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(5):3–4.
24 381 Anonymous. 1989. New technologies help gopher tortoises. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 9(4):5.
25 386 Anonymous. 1989. Tortoises and freshwater turtles: an action plan for their conservation. IUCN/SSC, Gland, Switzerland. 47pp.
26 387 Anonymous. 1989. Tortoises to be moved for runway extensions. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(29):6.
27 388 Anonymous. 1990. 1990 legislative outlook in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(3):4–5.
28 392 Anonymous. 1990. Gopher tortoise exhibit prepared by Dona Bentzein. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(2):5–6.
29 393 Anonymous. 1990. Incidental take of gopher tortoise. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 2(3):9.
30 402 Anonymous. 1991. Assessment of gopher tortoise relocation. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):8.
31 422 Anonymous. 1991. Mine reclamation and the relocation of gopher tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(2):7–8.
32 457 Anonymous. 1993. Gopher tortoise relocation data compiled. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):14. (from Tortoise Burrow, April 1993)
33 458 Anonymous. 1993. Gopher tortoise research. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):14. (from Tortoise Burrow, April 1993)
34 460 Anonymous. 1993. Health problems facing Florida gopher tortoise raise questions about relocation policies. Wildlife Rehabilitation Today 4(3):23–24.
35 493 Anonymous. 1994. Gopher tortoise project to be model for relocation programs. Wildlife Rehabilitation Today 5(3):48–50.
36 508 Anonymous. 1995. Florida habitat saved by GTC. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):1.
37 530 Anonymous. 1998. Apalachee WMA habitat restoration project. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(2):3.
38 540 Anonymous. 1999. Revised land and resource management plan for national forests in Florida. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region, Management Bulletin R8-MB-83A, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
39 547 Anonymous. 2000. Florida's Collier County approves new gopher tortoise protection law. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(2):2.
40 551 Anonymous. 2001. Florida implements new upper respiratory tract disease (URTD) testing policy for off-site tortoise relocation projects. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(1):6.
41 561 Anonymous. 2001. World experts attend International Conference on Relocation of Turtles and Tortoises—Animals in Crisis held in Orlando, Florida. Herp Herald, Newsletter of the Gainesville Herpetological Society 18(1):7, 10–11.
42 6549 Anonymous. 2002–2003. Developer charged with setting gopher tortoise traps. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):9.
43 8071 Anonymous. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(2):15–16.
44 7867 Anonymous. 2006. FWC update: FWC approves wildlife, hunting and fishing rule changes. Florida Wildlife 59(3):42.
45 8212 Anonymous. 2006. News & notes: relief for gopher tortoises as FWC changes policy. Florida Wildlife 59(6):14.
46 7926 Anonymous. 2006. Reptile news and trivia: gopher tortoises buried alive in Florida. Reptiles Magazine 14(9):9.
47 8508 Anonymous. 2007. FWC update: developers must move tortoises. Florida Wildlife 60(5):60.
48 8428 Anonymous. 2007. News & notes: gopher tortoise mitigation park protected. Florida Wildlife 60(4):14.
49 8045 Anonymous. 2008. Field notes: unwilling to wait. Florida Wildlife 61(2):34.
50 8930 Anonymous. 2008. FWC update: new gopher tortoise permit guidelines passed by Commission. Florida Wildlife 61(4):58.
51 8730 Anonymous. 2008. Herp news from the reptile realm: outstanding citizen. Reptiles 16(9):17.
52 8947 Anonymous. 2008. News & notes: land will help save gopher tortoises. Florida Wildlife 61(6):18.
53 8927 Anonymous. 2008. News & notes: Plum Creek Timber Company provides new home for 1,781 gopher tortoises. Florida Wildlife 61(4):14.
54 8868 Anonymous. 2008. Newsbriefs: Ray Ashton receives award. Iguana 15:122.
55 9298 Anonymous. 2010. FWC update: FWC refines gopher tortoise permitting process. Florida Wildlife 63(5):59.
56 192 Anonymous. n.d. Cross Florida greenbelt state recreation and conservation area management plan. Volume IV. Report on biological issues. Report for Florida Department of Natural Resources and Canal Authority of State of Florida, University Planning Team, Department Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 163pp.
57 8421 Anonymous.. 2007. News from the reptile realm: Florida paving over gopher tortoises. Reptiles Magazine 15(9):10.
58 566 Antonio, F. B. 1986. Florida law: gopher tortoise relocation protocol. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 3(5):12–15.
59 8078 Aresco, M. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Society 26(1):12–13.
60 8697 Aresco, M. J., and R. N. Walker. 2007. A large scale gopher tortoise translocation experiment on a private conservation preserve in northwest Florida. Page 8 (abstract) in 29th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 11–14 October 2007, Milton, Florida, USA.
61 7318 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for developers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
62 7317 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for environmental consultants. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
63 7321 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for large landowners & managers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
64 7320 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for small landowners & neighborhoods. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
65 7322 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: fact sheet for volunteers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
66 7319 Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute. 2001. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: homeowners associations & mitigation reserve managers. Newberry, Florida, USA. 2pp.
67 8885 Ashton, K. G., B. M. Engelhardt, and B. S. Branciforte. 2008. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) abundance and distribution after prescribed fire reintroduction to Florida scrub and sandhill at Archbold Biological Station. Journal of Herpetology 42:523–529.
68 598 Ashton, R. 1988. Where do we go from here? Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 8(26):2–3.
69 599 Ashton, R. 1989. GTC members take action. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 9(2):3–4.
70 600 Ashton, R. 2001. Ashton Biodiversity Research and Preservation Institute's new Florida Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 21(1):8–9.
71 602 Ashton, R. 2001. World experts attend international conference “Relocation of Turtles and Tortoises—Animals in Crisis.” Chelonian Research Foundation, Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 3:19–-20.
72 6548 Ashton, R. 2002–2003. The Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative: 2001–2002. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):8.
73 6863 Ashton, R. 2003. Applying principles of upland habitat conservation biology to management planning. Pages 27–28 (abstract) in Gopher Tortoise Council 25th Anniversary Meeting, 3–5 October 2003, Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida, USA.
74 8074 Ashton, R. 2006. Conservation views. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(3):14–16.
75 9015 Ashton, R. 2007. Gopher tortoise uplisted to extinction? Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 11:26.
76 9517 Ashton, R. 2009. Florida Commission meeting to discuss new turtle rule; Florida Commission to meet on the future of turtles and tortoises. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 14:28−29.
77 607 Ashton, R. E. 1990. Big problems in Tallahassee emergency alert. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 10(3):2.
78 9333 Ashton, R. E. 2005. Establishing gopher tortoise assurance colonies: how do we get there? Pages 6−7 (abstract) in 27th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 7−9 October 2005, Palatka, Florida, USA.
79 9020 Ashton, R. E. 2006. Legal updates: gopher tortoise efforts in Florida. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:23.
80 9016 Ashton, R. E. 2007. Legal issues: gopher trtoise incidental take - 22 August 2006. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:30–32.
81 9017 Ashton, R. E. 2007. Legal issues: some recommendations on minimal standards for individuals working on various aspects of gopher tortoise or other protected species mitigation or management. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 10:32–33.
82 7316 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2002. Gopher tortoise management in yards, small ranches, farms & mitigation parks. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative, Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute, Newberry, Florida, USA. 14pp.
83 9045 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The natural history and management of the gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA. 275pp.
84 7294 Ashton, R. E., Jr. 2005. Planning gopher tortoise conservation into the future. Pages 111–119 in W. E. Meshaka, Jr., and K. J. Babbitt, editors. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA.
85 10216 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. A successful method for relocation of gopher tortoises and possibly other reptiles. Pages 19−20 (abstract) in 26th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 15−17 October 2004, Jekyll Island, Georgia, USA.
86 6946 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. The gopher tortoise: a life history. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 72pp.
87 8018 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. Using intensive natural history studies to establish tortoise assurance colonies. Page 1 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 28th International Herpetological Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry, 10–13 August 2004, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.
88 623 Ashton, R. E., Jr., E. L. Mosura, and P. S. Ashton. 1994. Relationship between Florida burrowing owls, Athene cunicularia, and gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus: how these relationships are leading to new, multi-species approaches to the development and management of mitigation preserves. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
89 619 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. L. Mosura-Bliss. 1994. Tortoise management as urbanization encroaches. Pages 13–17 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
90 618 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. L. Mosura-Bliss. 1995. Tortoise management as urbanization encroaches. Publicaciones de la Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana 2:10–13.
91 10238 Ashton, R., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The long road to creating a successful relocation program - creating a state conservation program based on relocation. Page 9 (abstract) in Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 6th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, 17−20 September 2009, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
92 657 Auffenberg, W. 1978. Gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Pages 33–35 in R. W. McDiarmid, editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume 3. Amphibians and reptiles. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
93 666 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1982. The status and distribution of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Pages 95–126 in R. B. Bury, editor. North American tortoises: conservation and ecology. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Research Report No. 12.
94 8849 Backus, L. K. 2003. The home range and response of gopher tortoises in Cental Florida to habitat manipulation by prescribed burning. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 82pp.
95 764 Bard, A. 1993. Caution: critter crossing. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 5(3):3.
96 767 Bard, A. M. 1989. Resident and relocated tortoises: a comparative study in central Florida, 1985–1989. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 42pp.
97 768 Bard, A. M., I. J. Stout, and T. J. Doonan. 1990. Resident and relocated tortoises: a comparative study in central Florida, 1985–1989. Florida Scientist 53(Supplement 1):35 (abstract).
98 7616 Barlow, S. E. 2004. Vegetative characteristics of gopher tortoise (gopherus polyphemus) habitat on the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge: implications for restoration and management of pine communities. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 67pp.
99 6759 Becht, L. C. 2001. Geospatial analysis for management of an urban population of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in North Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 104pp.
100 9189 Behnke, P. 2010. Crossing boundaries to save sandhills and the gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 63(3):7–9.
101 9678 Beltz, E. 2006. HerPET-POURRI: the wild, wild south. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 41:135–136.
102 956 Bentzien, D. 1987. More on the subject. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(24):5.
103 977 Berish (Diemer), J. E. 1991. Identification of critical gopher tortoise habitat in south Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Research Final Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 23pp.
104 958 Berish, J. 1994. GTC state report, 1993 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 14(1):4.
105 959 Berish, J. 1995. Gopher tortoise relocation—the good, the bad and the ugly. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):12–13.
106 6545 Berish, J. 2002–2003. State reports: Florida. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 22(4):2–3.
107 6943 Berish, J. 2004. State reports: Florida. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Counci 23(3):3.
108 8079 Berish, J. 2005. State reports from the annual meeting – Florida. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Society 25(1):1–2.
109 8077 Berish, J. 2006. 2005 Florida state report. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Society 26(1):8–9.
110 8713 Berish, J. 2007. 2006 Florida state report. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 27(1):7.
111 8717 Berish, J. 2008. Florida state report 2007. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 28(1):2.
112 9013 Berish, J. 2008. The gopher tortoise in Florida 2007. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 12:30.
113 10211 Berish, J. 2010. A tribute to Ray Ashton. Abstract in Gopher Tortoise Council 2010 Annual Meeting, 7–10 October 2010, Columbiana, Alabama, USA.
114 9956 Berish, J. 2012. State reports: Florida. The Tortoise Burrow 23(3):4.
115 962 Berish, J. E. 1992. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 12(1):7–8.
116 963 Berish, J. E. 1993. Florida report. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 13(1):6–7.
117 964 Berish, J. E. 1994. Gopher tortoise relocation/mitigation review and technical assistance. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7538, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 8pp.
118 966 Berish, J. E. 1994. Management plan for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
119 967 Berish, J. E. 1995. GTC state report 1994 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):3.
120 968 Berish, J. E. 1995. Identification of gopher tortoise restocking sites. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7536, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 7pp.
121 970 Berish, J. E. 1996. GTC state report—1995 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 16(1):5–6.
122 972 Berish, J. E. 1997. GTC state report 1996 Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 17(1):9.
123 973 Berish, J. E. 1998. 1998 state reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(4):4–5.
124 974 Berish, J. E. 1998. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18(1):5–6.
125 975 Berish, J. E. 2000–2001. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(3):7.
126 976 Berish, J. E. 2001. Management considerations for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
127 6865 Berish, J. E. 2003. Conserving ancient dunes, black holes, and reclusive reptiles: 25 years of GTC. Page 29 (abstract) in Gopher Tortoise Council 25th Anniversary Meeting, 3–5 October 2003, Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida, USA.
128 9495 Berish, J. E. 2011. Microsatellite analysis of the genetic variation in Panhandle gopher tortoise populations, with comparisons to peninsula populations. Final Report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 34pp.
129 6855 Berish, J., R. Birkhead, and G. Heinrich. 2003. Frequently asked questons. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 23(1, 2):8–9.
130 9360 Biological Research Associates. 2003. Mine-wide gopher tortoise and burrow commensal management plan for IMC Phosphates Company, Hillsborough, Manatee, Polk, and Hardee counties, Florida.
131 8080 Blihovde, B. 2004. Meeting summary – "Gopher Tortoise Conservation in Florida: An Informal Roundtable Discussion." The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 24(1):5.
132 8073 Blihovde, B. 2006. Tortoise conservation changes. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(3):7.
133 8712 Blihovde, B. 2007. Conservation views. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 27(3):8–9.
134 8070 Bolt, M. R. 2006. Notes from a co-chair. The Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 26(2):1.
135 6945 Brandt, K., L. Chafin, and M. Hughes. 2003. Rare, threatened, and endangered species in forests of Florida: a guide to assist with forestry activities. International Paper Company, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Division of Forestry of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Florida Department of Transportation. 299pp.
136 1141 Brantly, R. M. 1985. Florida is getting there. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5(16):2–3.
137 1147 Breininger, D. R., M. J. Barkaszi, R. B. Smith, D. M. Oddy, and J. A. Provancha. 1994. Endangered and potentially endangered wildlife on John F. Kennedy Space Center and faunal integrity as a goal for maintaining biological diversity. NASA Technical Memorandum 109204, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. 451pp.
138 1148 Breininger, D. R., M. J. Barkaszi, R. B. Smith, D. M. Oddy, and J. A. Provancha. 1998. Prioritizing wildlife taxa for biological diversity conservation at the local scale. Environmental Management 22:315–321.
139 1151 Breininger, D. R., P. A. Schmalzer, D. A. Rydine, and C. R. Hinkle. 1988. Burrow and habitat relationships of the gopher tortoise in coastal scrub and slash pine flatwoods on Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Report Project GFC-84-016. 238pp.
140 7091 Brown, M. B., P. A. Klein, M. Oli, E. McCoy, H. Mushinsky, L. Wendland, D. Brown, and J. Berish. 2003. NSF project on "URTD and the environmentally-threatened gopher tortoise." Abstract in 28th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 21–23 February 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
141 7090 Brown, M., L. Wendland, P. Klein, and J. Berish. 2004. Anthropogenic impacts on mycoplasmosis in a Florida gopher tortoise population and increased morbidity and mortality events. Abstract in 29th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 20–23 February 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
142 1207 Bryant, R. J., and R. Franz, editors. 1983 (1982). The gopher tortoise: a keystone species. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, Valdosta State College, Valdosta, Georgia, USA. 47pp.
143 1225 Burke, R. 1991. Gopher tortoise conservation: missing the trees for the forest. University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, Endangered Species Update 8(7):6.
144 1226 Burke, R. L. 1987. An experimental relocation and reintroduction of a gopher tortoise population. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 49pp.
145 1227 Burke, R. L. 1989. Effects of social structure on success of a gopher tortoise relocation in Palm Beach County, Florida. Page 83 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
146 1228 Burke, R. L. 1989. Florida gopher tortoise relocation: overview and case study. Biological Conservation 48:295–309.
147 1229 Burke, R. L. 1991. Relocations, repatriations, and translocation of amphibians and reptiles: taking a broader view. Herpetologica 47:350–357.
148 7413 Burke, R. L., and K. G. Ashton. 2005. Status of a relocated gopher tortoise population: one generation later. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 63rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 6–11 July 2005, Tampa, Florida, USA.
149 1232 Burke, R. L., and R. Hawkins. 1987. Gopher tortoises and the private landowner. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 4(1):26–27.
150 1241 Burns, R. L. 1994. Land protection status of Florida turtles. Abstract in Symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
151 10210 Burr, D. 2010. Progress on implementing Florida's conservation plan for the gopher tortoise. Abstract in Gopher Tortoise Council 2010 Annual Meeting, 7–10 October 2010, Columbiana, Alabama, USA.
152 9949 Burr, D. 2012. A new plan for conserving gopher tortoise and commensals in Florida. Pages 8–9 (abstract) in Abstract submissions for the 34th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, Bainbridge, Georgia, USA.
153 9637 Burr, D., and B. Turner. 2010. Florida’s conservation plan for the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Pages 7−8 (abstract) in 8th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, 16−19 August 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
154 10469 Burr, D., J. Kline, J., and A. Perryman. 2014. A smartphone application for monitoring gopher tortoises in Florida. Florida Scientist 77:198–203.
155 1383 Carr, A. 1994. Florida vignettes. Pages 91–99 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
156 8699 Carroll, A. D. 2007. The response of translocated gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) to stocking density and enclosure size at recipient sites within the Apalachicola National Forest. Page 12 (abstract) in 29th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 11–14 October 2007, Milton, Florida, USA.
157 9079 Castellón, T. 2009. Assessment of line transect distance sampling (LTDS) for estimating gopher tortoise densities. Abstract in 31st Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 2–3 October 2009, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
158 9639 Castellón, T. D., and B. B. Rothermel. 2010. Line transect distance sampling of a low-density gopher tortoise population in south-central Florida. Page 9 (abstract) in 8th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, 16−19 August 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
159 10475 Castellón, T. D., B. B. Rothermel, and S. Z. Nomani. 2015. A comparison of line‐transect distance sampling methods for estimating gopher tortoise population densities. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39:804−812.
160 9650 Clostio, R. W., A. M. Martinez, K. E. LeBlanc, and N. M. Anthony. 2012. Population genetic structure of a threatened tortoise across the south‐eastern United States: implications for conservation management. Animal Conservation 15:613–625.
161 1632 Cox, J. 1989. Survival characteristics of small gopher tortoise populations and their possible influence on relocation efforts. Pages 7–14 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
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