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David Hacker

Professor of  Natural Resource
Natural Resources Management Department
College of Science and Math

New Mexico Highlands University

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W. David Hacker, Ph.D.
Professor of Forestry

Employment History
August 1994 present:
Professor
Forestry Discipline
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, New Mexico

May 2003 – present: Adjunct Professor
Antioch University – New England
Graduate School
Keene, New Hampshire

June 2003 – present:
Adjunct Professor
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia

February 1993 – August 1994:
Environmental Quality Specialist
Environmental Affairs Division
Texas Department of Transportation
Austin, Texas

March 1990 – January 1993:
Research Scientist
Uplands Research Lab
USDI-National Park Service
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

January 1990 –March 1990:
Post-Doctoral Fellow
College of Forestry
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

June 1989 –December 1989:
Lecturer College of Forestry
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

January 1986 –June 1989:
Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant
College of Forestry
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

January 1981 –December 1984:
Thesis Research
Department of Biological Sciences
Texas A&M University – Commerce
Commerce, Texas

August 1985 –January 1986:
Sales and Marketing
Purvis Bearing Service, Inc.
Dallas, Texas

November 1980 –August 1985:
Sales and Marketing
Motion Industries, Inc.
Wichita Falls, Texas

May 1980 –November 1980:    Sales and Marketing
Power Drives, Inc.
Dallas, Texas

May 1973 –May 1980:
Sales and Marketing
Texas Rubber Supply, Inc.
Dallas, Texas

Professional Affiliations
Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society
Society of American Foresters
The Wildlife Society
Texas Academy of Science
New Mexico Academy of Science
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society

Honors, Awards and Recognition

NMHU Outstanding Performance Award 2015
NMHU Career Development Certificate of Appreciation 2012, 2013,2014
NMHU Outstanding Faculty Ambassador 2011
SAF 2010 Convention Certificate of Appreciation 2010
USDA – Forest Service Leadership Award 2008
USDA – Forest Service Bronze Elk Award 2008
US Department of Agriculture Certificate of Appreciation 2007
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004
USDA – HSI Fellow 2002
New Mexico Visiting Scientist 1996 – 2003
Fifth Annual Alternative Fuels Vehicles Symposium Excellence in Performance Recognition 1994
NPS – AQD Outstanding Performance Award 1990, 1991, 1993
SFASU Post – Doctoral Fellow 1990
Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society 1987
SFASU Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship 1986 – 1989
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society 1972
Charter Member, Epsilon Omega Chapter

Service
NMHU Faculty Affairs Committee 2009 – 2015
NMFWI Director Search Committee 2010
NMHU Student Affairs Committee Chair 2007 – 2009
NMFWI Forester Search Committee Chair 2008
NM Governor’s Judicial Nomination Commission 2006
NMFWI Director Search Committee Chair 2006
NMDG&F Habitat Stamp Advisory Council Chair 2005 – 2011, 2014-present
NMHU Head Football Coach Search Committee 2005
NM-RMEF Statewide Leadership Council 2005-present
NMHU Dean of Arts & Sciences Search Committee 2005
Advisory Council for the Middle Rio Grande EMU 2004-2009
NM State FFA Forestry Contest Judge 2004, 2006
NMHU Assistant Athletic Director Search Committee 2003
NMHU Head Football Search Committee Chair 2003
NMHU Women’s Soccer Coach Search Committee Chair 2002
NMHU Faculty Athletic Committee 2002
NM RMEF Project Advisory Committee 2002-present
USDA-CSREES Grant Review Panel 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,2013
NMHU Geology Search Committee 2002
NMFD-NMHU Cooperative Agreement Coordinator 2001 – 2007
Las Vegas Technology Infrastructure Development Committee 2001 – 2002
NMHU Library Search Committee 2001
NMHU Faculty Affairs Committee 2000 – 2002
NMHU Enrollment Advisory Task Force 2000 – 2001
NMHU Natural Resources Management Department Chair 1999 – 2002
Las Vegas RMEF Committee Chair 1999 – 2003
NMHU Range Management Search Committee Chair 2000
NMHU Head Football Coach Search Committee 2000
NMHU Watershed Management Search Committee 2000
AzDG&F-NMHU Summer Intern Coordinator 1999 – present
NM-SAF Science and Technology Chair 2000 – 2004
NMHU Athletic Committee 1999 – 2002
NMHU Geology Search Committee 1999
NMHU Library Search Committee 1999
NMHU NCAA Institution Self Study Committee 1999
NMHU Career Planning and Placement Council 1998
NMHU Discovery Day Presenter 1997, 1998
NMHU Volleyball Coach Search Committee 1997
NMHU President’s Athletic Advisory Council 1997 – 2000
Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science Fair Judge 1997 – 2008
NM-AZ The Wildlife Society Joint Meeting Session Chair 1997
NMHU Analytical Chemist Search Committee 1997
Morris K. Udall Fellowship Coordinator 1996 – 2002
NMHU Physical Chemist Search Committee 1996
NMHU Financial Planning Committee 1995 – 1998
NMHU-NPS Cooperative Agreement Coordinator 1995 – 2000
EPRI/TVA Blue Ribbon Review Committee 1993 – 1995

Grant Received
USDA – Forest Service Accreditation Grant (2010) $201,963
USFS – RMRS Prairie Dog Research Grant (2010) – $63,769
USDA – Forest Service Articulation Grant (2006) – $54,904
USF&WS Recruitment Grant (2003) – $20,000
NSF-EPSCoR Land Management Grant (2001) – $386,299
CETP Curriculum Development Grant (2000) – $5,510
AMP American Pronghorn Research Grant (1999) – $1,400
NMHU Faculty Research Grant (1998) – $1,500
WAESO Peer Study Group Grant (1998) – $1,200
EPA Environmental Justice Grant (1998) – $137,250
USFS Bighorn Sheep Habitat Analysis Grant (1997) – $4,700
NPS CCSP Grant (1997) – $68,350
USF&WS Inventory Grant (1997) – $8,400
NPS Land Reclamation Grant (1997) – $6,200
WAESO Environmental Research Grant (1997) – $2,700
NMHU Faculty Research Grant (1997) – $1,500
SPMA Elk Research Grant (1996) – $7,600
CIMD Elk Research Grant (1996) – $5,500
AMP URA Elk Research Grant (1995) – $1,200
NMHU Faculty Research Grant (1995) – $1,000
CIMD Air Quality Research Grant (1995) – $2,800
NMHU Faculty Research Grant (1994) – $1,000
USFS Forest Decline Research Grant (1992) – $2,000
TVA Forest Health Research Grant (1992) – $5,000
NPS-AQD Air Quality/Forest Health Grant (1992) – $75,000
SFASU McIntire-Stennis Grant (1990) -$1,500
SFASU Doctoral Research Grant (1987) -$24,000

List of Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Burney, Owen T., Sara H. Brown, Kenneth P. Bentson and W. David Hacker. 2014.
Forestry and Tree Planting in New Mexico.  Tree Planters Notes. 57:4-11.

Hacker, W. David, and Jennifer L. Grosso. 2008.  Site Factors Affecting Pinyon-Juniper
Occurrence in the Capulin Volcano Field.  Tex. J. Sci.  60:157-160.

Fiedler, Carl E., Peter Friederici, Mark Putruncio, Charles Denton and W. David Hacker.  2007.
Managing for Old Growth in Frequent-fire Landscapes.  Ecology & Society 12:20-32.

Hathcock, Charles D., Timothy K. Haarmann, W. David Hacker, and Robyn W. Tierney. 2003.
A Mexican Spotted Owl Habitat Model from the Jemez Mountains of Northern New
Mexico.  LANL Tech. Rep. LA-UR-03-6309. 80 pp.

Hacker, W. David, and Pamela M. Herrera.  2001.  Elk and Mule Deer Use of Three in
Cover Types in the Chama River Watershed.  New Mex. J. Sci. 41:50-51.

Hacker, W. David, and John P. Olivas.  2000.  Comparison of Two Census Methods for
Mule Deer Populations.  New. Mex. J. Sci. 40:12-16.

Hacker, W. David, Ben S. Nelson and Gary A. Darrington.  2000.  Effects of Gophers on
Vegetation Studies Using Exclosures.  New Mex. J. Sci. 40:20-21.

Neufeld, Howard S., E. Henry Lee, James R. Renfro and W. David Hacker.  2000.
Seedling Insensitivity to Ozone for Three Conifer Species Native to Great Smoky
Mountains National Park.  Environ. Pollu. 108:141-151.

Hacker, W. David, and Dustin H. Long.  2000.  Effects of Elk Depredation on Aspen.
in proc. 1999 Soc. Am. Foresters Conv. 00-1:530-531.

Hacker, W. David, William G. Ross and David L. Kulhavy. 1999.  Changes in
Understory Vegetation in Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Nesting Clusters.  Tex. J.
Sci.  51:225-230.

Hacker, W. David, 1998.  Ground Nesting Birds in Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge.
USDI-F&WS Contr. Rep. 1448-20181-97-G912.  22 pp.

Hacker, W. David, and M. Victor Bilan.  1997.  Site Factors Affecting Growth of Slash
Pine in the Texas Post Oak Belt.  South. J. Appl. For.  21:71-74.

Hacker, W. David, and M. Victor Bilan.  1995.  Growth Models of Loblolly Pine from
East Texas and Lost Pines Seed Sources Growing in the Post Oak Belt of Texas.
Tex. J. Sci.  47:151-154.

Neufeld, Howard. S., E. Henry Lee, James R. Renfro, W. David Hacker and Ben-Hui
Yu.  1995.  Sensitivity of Black Cherry Seedlings (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) to
Ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  New. Phytol. 130:447-459.

Hacker, W. David, William G. Ross and David L. Kulhavy.  1994.  Growth Models of
Loblolly and Shortleaf  Pine Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Nesting Trees.  Tex. J.
Sci.  46:187-189.

Hacker W. David. 1993.  Air Pollution Acronyms.  TxDOT Tech. Rep.  74 pp.

Neufeld, Howard S., James R. Renfro, Songqiao Huang, W. David Hacker, Deborah
Mangis, Arthur R. Chappelka, William E. Hogsett, Andrew A. Herstrom, John A.
Laurence, E. Henry Lee, James E. Weber, and David T. Tingey.  1993.
Assessment of Ozone Effects on Plants Native to the Southeastern United States.
in proc. International Assoc. of Botanical Gardens.  20 pp.

Hacker, W. David, and M. Victor Bilan. 1992.  Site Factors Affecting Growth of Loblolly
Pine in the Post Oak Belt.  South. J. Appl. For.  16:197-200.

Hacker, W. David, and Howard S. Neufeld.  1992.  The False Positive in Bioindicators
of Air Pollution.  J. Arboric.  18:249-251.

Cahall III, Robert R., David L. Kulhavy. William G. Ross, W. David Tracey, and W.
David Hacker.  1992.  Forest Pest Management of Typic Quartzipsamments:
A Management Dilemma.  in proc. Seventh Biennial South. Silvicultural Conf.
J. C. Brissette ed. 541-546.

Hacker, W. David.  1992.  High Elevation Forest Decline: Growth Rate, Crown
Condition, Mortality Rates, Elemental Analysis, Analysis of Growth Rings,
Physiological Responses, Vulnerability to Insect Infestations, Soil Effects,
Nutrient Cycling, Cation Availability, and Stand Dynamics.  in proc. SAMAB
Forum on Air Quality Management for Class I Areas in the Southern Appalachians.  J. D. Peine ed. I:7-21.  (Invited paper)

Hacker, W. David, and James R. Renfro.  1992.  Great Smoky Mountains Plants Studied
for Ozone Sensitivity. Park Sci.  12:6-7.

Neufeld, Howard S., James R. Renfro, W. David Hacker and David Silsbee.  1991.
Ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Dynamics and Effects on
Plants.  in proc. Trophospheric Ozone and the Environment II.  R. L. Berglund ed.
A.W.M.A.  594-617.

Hacker, W. David, and M. Victor Bilan.  1991.  Site Index Curves for Loblolly and
Slash Pine Growing in the Post Oak Belt of East Texas.  South. J. Appl. For.
15:97-100.

Wilson, R. E., and David Hacker.  1986.  The Sanders Cove Pines: Analysis of a
Pinus echinata – Quercus alba Community in Northern Lamar County,
Texas.  Tex. J. Sci. 38:183-190.

Major Presentations and Papers

Hacker, W. David, and Thomas R. Collins. 2015.  Ground Nesting Birds of the
Northeastern New Mexico Shortgrass Prairie.  53rd New Mexico Ornithological Society Meeting, Roswell, NM  11 April 2015

Neufeld, Howard S., Alyssa Teat, E. Henry Lee, James Renfro, Barkley Sive, W. David
Hacker, Songquio Huang, and Alan S. Lefohn. 2014.  Ozone trends in Great Smoky Mountains National Park over the past two decades: Implications for Plants and Ecosystems.  9th Air Pollution and Global Change Symposium “Plants and the Changing Environment”.  Monterey Bay, CA 8-12 June 2014.

Archuleta, Felicia D., Paulette L. Ford and W. David Hacker.  2013.   Effects of fire and
seasonal change on black-tailed prairie dog dynamics.  12th Annual NMHU
Research and “Creative Showcase” Day.  Las Vegas, NM. 4 April 2014.

Archuleta, Felicia D., Paulette L. Ford and W. David Hacker.  2013.   Black-Tailed
prairie dog response to seasonality and frequency of fire.  47th Annual Joint
Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.   Pine Top, AZ.  13-15 February 2014.

Archuleta, Felicia D., Paulette L. Ford and W. David Hacker.  2013. Examining the
effects of seasonality and frequency of prescribed fire on black-tailed prairie
dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colony expansion.  NM EPSCoR Conference. Albuquerque, NM. 9 November 2013.

Archuleta, Felicia D., Paulette L. Ford and W. David Hacker.  2013. Prescribed Fire: A
proposed management tool to facilitate black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colony expansion. 22nd International Grassland Conference. Sydney, NSW Australia. 15-19 September 2013.

Ford, Paulette, Felicia Archuleta, and W. David Hacker.  2013. Effects of season and
frequency of fire on black-tailed prairie dog colony expansion in shortgrass steppe of the southern Great Plains USA.  22nd International Grassland Conference. Sydney, NSM Australia. 15-19 September 2013.

Neufeld, Howard S., E. Henry Lee, W. David Hacker, Songquio Huang, and James
Renfro.  2013.  Ozone exposure-response curves for trees in Great Smoky
Mountains National Park: A re-evaluation of how potential impacts may have changed over the past 25 years.  Air Pollution Workshop.  Portland, Oregon.
June 2013.

Berryhill, Jesse T., W. David Hacker, Eric M. Rominger.  2011. Using Historical
Comparisons to Determine Trends in Winter Habitat for Rocky Mountain Bighorn
Sheep in North Central New Mexico. 1st Annual Meeting, New Mexico Chapter of The Wildlife Society.   Albuquerque, New Mexico. 18 October 2011.

Hacker, W. David, and Jacob M. Archuleta. 2010.  A Comparison Among Three Sampling
Techniques for Canopy Cover in Three Forest Cover Types.  90th Annual Conference,
Society of American Foresters.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  27-31 October 2010.

Hacker, W. David. 2003.  Partners in Wilderness Stewardship: Building Relationships.
2003 Southwest Wilderness Rendezvous. Santa Fe, New Mexico. 2-6 June 2003.

Nathanson-Hargis, Christine, Leslie Hansen and W. David Hacker.  2001.  Biodiversity
Of Fauna after the Cerro Grande Fire.  6th  Symposium of Biological Research in
The Jemez Mountains, New Mexico.   Santa Fe, New Mexico.  10 November  2001.

Hacker, W. David, and Dustin H. Long.  1999.  Effects of Elk Depredation on Aspen.  1999
Soc. of American Foresters Conv.  Portland, Oregon.  11- 15 September  1999.

Hacker, W. David, Eric M. Rominger and William C. Dunn.  1999.  Management of
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep on Alpine Ranges in the Rocky Mountain States
and Provinces.   North American Wild Sheep Conference.  Reno, Nevada.  6-9 April 1999.

Hacker, W. David, Eric M. Rominger and William C. Dunn.  1999.  Management of Rocky
Mountain Bighorn Sheep in the Rocky Mountain States and Provinces.  32nd Annual
Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of  The Wildlife Society.  Gallup, New Mexico.  4-6 February 1999.

Grosso, Jennifer, and W. David Hacker.  1999.  Factors Affecting Ponderosa Pine Seedlings
Encroachment in Riparian Zone Vegas.  32nd Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of  The Wildlife Society.   Gallup, New Mexico.  4-6 February 1999.

Stone, Joel B., and W. David Hacker.  1999.  Environmental Issues and Attitudes of
Recreationists and Local Residents of the Upper Pecos River Watershed.  32nd Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.
4-6 February 1999.

Neufeld, Howard S., E. Henry Lee, James R. Renfro, W. David Hacker and Songqiao Huang.
1998.    Summary Analysis of Plant Responses to Controlled Ozone Exposure in
Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  83rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America.  Baltimore, Maryland.  2-6 August 1998.

Olivas, John P., and W. David Hacker.  1998.  Population Dynamics of Mule Deer (Odocoileus
hemionus) in Capulin Volcano National Monument and Pecos National Historical Park
31st Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife
Society.  Sierra Vista, Arizona.  5-7 February 1998.

Velasquez, Toby G., and W. David Hacker.  1998.  Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Habitat
In the Pecos Wilderness.  31st Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of  The Wildlife Society.  Sierra Vista, Arizona.  5-7 February 1998.

Long, Dustin H., and W. David Hacker.  1998.  Elk Impacts on Aspen Forests in Bandelier
National Monument.  31st Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.  Sierra Vista, Arizona.  5-7 February 1998.

Lithgow, Loreen, and W. David Hacker. 1998.  Elk Impacts on Soil Erosion.  31st Annual Joint
Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.  Sierra Vista, Arizona.  5-7 February 1998.

Herrera, Pamela M., and W. David Hacker.  1998.  Effects of Elk and Livestock on Available
Forage.  31st Annual Joint Meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of  The Wildlife Society.  Sierra Vista, Arizona.  5-7 February 1998.

Long, Dustin H., W. David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Elk Population Dynamics and Related Effects on Aspen Stands in Bandelier National Monument.  2nd Symposium of Biological Research in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.  7 November 1997.

Lithgow, Loreen,  W. David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Range Degeneration Related to Elk trampling in Bandelier National Monument.  2nd   Symposium of Biological Research in the Jemez Mountain, New Mexico.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.  7 November 1997.

Long, Dustin H., and W. David Hacker. 1997.  Negative Impacts of Elk on Aspen Stands in Northern New Mexico.  1st  Biennial, North American Forest Ecology Workshop.  Raleigh, North Carolina.  24-26 June 1997.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  James R. Renfro,  E. Henry Lee, and W. David Hacker. 1997.  Ozone Impacts on Herbaceous Plants Native to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  29th Annual Air Pollution Workshop.  Tempe, Arizona.  13-17 April  1997.

Hacker, W. David, and Ben Scott Nelson. 1997.  Effects of Elk and Cattle on High Elevation Rangelands in the Pecos Wilderness.  9th Biennial Meeting, George Wright Society.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  17-21 March 1997.

Lithgow, Loreen,  W. David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Soil Erosion and Vegetation Trampling by Elk.  9th Biennial Meeting, George Wright Society.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  17-21 March 1997.

Long, Dustin H., W. David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Elk Depredation of Aspen Stands at Bandelier National Monument.  9th Biennial Meeting, George Wright Society.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  17-21 March 1997.

Velasquez, Toby G., W. David Hacker, and Eric M. Rominger. 1997.  Habitat Analysis of Bighorn Sheep in the Pecos Wilderness and Wheeler Peak, New Mexico.  9th Biennial Meeting, George Wright Society.  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  17-21 March 1997.

Hacker, W. David, Dustin H. Long, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Elk Degradation of Forest Resources in Bandelier National Monument.  30th Annual Joint Meeting of Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society .  Gallup, New Mexico.  6-8 February 1997.

Lithgow, Loreen,  W.  David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1997.  Soil Erosion Exacerbated by Elevated Elk Populations.  30th Annual Joint Meeting of Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.  Gallup, New Mexico.  6-8 February 1997.

Hacker, W. David, and Ben Scott Nelson. 1997.  Effects of Elk and Cattle on High Elevation Rangelands in the Pecos Wilderness.  30th Annual Joint Meeting of Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society.  Gallup, New Mexico.  6-8 February 1997.

Velasquez, Toby G.,  W. David Hacker, and Eric M.  Rominger.  1997.  Bighorn Sheep Range Conditions in the Pecos Wilderness.  30th Annual Joint Meeting of Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of  The Wildlife Society.  Gallup, New Mexico.  6-8 February 1997.

Long, Dustin H., and W. David Hacker. 1996.  Elk Depredation in Montane Forest in Bandelier National Monument.  1st Symposium of Biological Research in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.  25 October 1996.

Lithgow, Loreen,  W. David Hacker, and Stephen M. Fettig. 1996.  Elk Impacts on Soil Erosion.  1st Symposium of Biological Research in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.  25 October 1996.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  E. Henry Lee,  James R. Renfro,  W.  David Hacker, and Songqiao Huang. 1995.  Using Weibull Response Functions to Rank Plant Species’ Sensitivity to Ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  27th Air Pollution Workshop, Cuernavaca,  New Mexico.  6-9 March  1995.

Hacker, W. David. 1995.  The Clean Air Act and How It Affects You.  The Environment and the Law Forum.  Las Vegas, New Mexico.  13 February 1995.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  James R. Renfro,  Songqiao Huang,  W. David Hacker,  Deborah Mangis, Arthur R. Chappelka, William E. Hogsett, Andrew A. Herstrom, John A. Laurence, E. Henry Lee, James E. Weber, and David T. Tingey. 1993.  Assessment of Ozone Effects on Plants Native to the Southeastern United States.  Annual Conf. of International Assoc. of Botanical Gardens.  Nanjing, China.  6-10 September 1993.

Cahall III, Robert R.,  David L. Kulhavy, William G. Ross, W. David Tracey, and W. David Hacker. 1992.  Forest Pest Management on Typic Quartzipsamments: A Management Dilemma.  7th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Conf..  Mobile, Alabama.  17-19 November 1992.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  James R. Renfro, and W. David Hacker. 1992.  Ozone Dose Response Relationships for Plants in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  7th Annual Conf., Geo. Wright Soc. Jacksonville, Florida.  16-20 November 1992.

Hacker, W. David, Howard S. Neufeld, and James. R. Renfro. 1992.  Sensitivity of Native Plant Species to Elevated Levels of Ozone.  3rd Annual Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere Conf.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  9-10 November 1992.

Hacker, W. David. 1992.  Changing Atmospheric Chemistry in the Southern Appalachians.  International Meeting of Meteorologist and Atmospheric Scientist.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  8 October 1992.

Neufeld, Howard S., Songqiao Huang, W. David Hacker, and James R. Renfro. 1992.  Responses of Growth and Gas Exchange for Seedlings of Two Tree Species Exposed to Two Season of Ozone.  77th Annual Meeting, Ecol. Soc. Am.  Honolulu, Hawaii.  9-13 August 1992.

Neufeld, Howard S., W. David Hacker, Songqiao Huang, and James R. Renfro. 1992.  Responses of Growth and Gas Exchange for Seedlings of Two Tree Species Exposed to Ozone for Two Seasons.  3rd Int. Symposium on Gaseous Pollutants and Plant Metabolism.  Blacksburg, Virginia.  14-17 June 1992.

Huang, Songqiao,  Howard S. Neufeld,  W. David Hacker, and James R. Renfro. 1992.  Responses of Growth and Gas Exchange of Tulip-Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.)  Seedlings to Different Levels of Ozone.  53rd Annual Meeting, Assoc. of Southeastern Biologist.  Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  April 8-11, 1992.

Hacker, W. David. 1992.  High Elevation Forest Decline: Growth Rate, Crown Condition, Mortality Rates, Elemental Analysis of Growth Rings, Physiological Responses, Vulnerability to Insect Infestations, Soil Effects, Nutrient Cycling, Cation Availability and Stand Dynamics.  SAMAB Forum on Air Quality Management for Class I Areas in the Southern Appalachians.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  3-5 March 1992.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  W. David Hacker, James R. Renfro, and David Silsbee. 1992.  Biological Effects of Trophospheric Ozone.  SAMAB Forum on Air Quality Management for Class I Areas in the Southern Appalachians. Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  3-5 March  1992.

Hacker, W. David,  James R. Renfro, Songqiao Huang, and Howard S. Neufeld. 1991.  Vegetation Responses to Ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  2nd Annual Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere Conference.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  4-5 November 1991.

Neufeld, Howard S.,  James R. Renfro, and W. David Hacker. 1991.  Do Ambient Levels of Ozone Affect Plants in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?  Results of Three Years of Observation and Experimentation.  In Symposium “Health and Ecological Effects”.  Air and Waste Management Association Conference.  Atlanta, Georgia. 4-7 November 1991.

Hacker, W. David,  James R. Renfro, Howard S. Neufeld, and Songqiao Huang. 1991.  Responses of Pinus virginiana to a Gradient of Ozone. 52nd Annual Meeting, Assoc. of Southeastern Biologist.  Boone, North Carolina.  1-12 April 1991.

Huang, Songqiao, W. David Hacker, and Howard S. Neufeld. 1991.  Effects of Different Ozone Levels on Growth of Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.) Seedlings.  52nd Annual Meeting, Assoc. of Southeastern Biologist.  Boone, North Carolina.  10-12 April 1991.

Hacker, W. David, Jim Renfro, and Howard S. Neufeld. 1990.  Ozone Responses of Selected Plant Species from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  First Annual Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere Conference.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  5-6 November 1990.

Hacker, W. David. 1990.  Air Quality Research in the National Park Service with Special Reference to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Consortium of Environmental Ministers from Seven Eastern European Countries.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.   14 July 1990.

Hacker, W. David, and Howard S. Neufeld. 1990.  Cooperative Long Term Study of the Effects of Ozone on Two Tree Species from the Southeastern United States.  16th Annual National Park Service Scientific Research Meeting.  Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  17-18 May 1990.

Hacker, W. David. 1990.  Growth Models of Loblolly Pine Growing in the Post Oak Belt.  93rd Annual Meeting, Texas Academy of Science.  San Marcos, Texas. 2-3  March 1990.

Hacker, W. David. 1987.  Vegetation Analysis of Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Nesting Colonies in Loblolly and Shortleaf Pine Stands in Angelina National Forest, Texas. In Symposium “Recent Developments in the Study of Texas Birds”.  90th Annual Meeting, Texas Academy of Science.  Huntsville, Texas.  5-7 March 1987.

Wilson, R.E., and David Hacker. 1985.  A Relict Shortleaf Pine/Oak Community in Lamar County, Texas.  88th Annual Meeting, Texas Academy of Science.  Dallas, Texas.  14-16 March 1985.

Wilson, R.E., and David Hacker. 1985.  Vegetation Analysis of a Relict Shortleaf Pine/Oak Community in Lamar County, Texas.  88th Annual Meeting, Texas Academy of Science.  Dallas, Texas.  14-16 March 1985.

Book Reviews

Hacker, W. David. 2000.  Review of: Managing Our Wildlife Resources.  4th ed.  By Stanley H. Anderson. 492 pp. for Prentice-Hall.

Hacker, W. David.  1988.  Review of: C4 Grasses and Cereals.  by C. Allan Jones. J. Range Mgt., 41:95.

Hacker, W. David.  1988.  Review of:  Biochemistry of Storage Carbohydrates in Green Plants. P.M. Dey and R.A. Dixon eds. J. of Range Mgt., 41:184.

Theses Supervised

Archuleta, Felicia.  2014.  Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) Response to
Seasonality and Frequency of Fire.  New Mexico Highlands University. [graduated Fall 2014]

Berryhill, Jesse T. 2012.  Historical and Current Trends in Winter Habitat of Rocky
Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) in North Central New Mexico. New
Mexico Highlands University. 53 pp

Archuleta, Jacob M. 2008.  A Comparison Among Three Sampling Techniques for Canopy
Cover and the Correlation to Basal Area in Three Forest Cover Types.  New Mexico
Highlands University.  56 pp

Collins, Thomas R. 2005.  Comparison of Diversity of Resident Ground Nesting Birds at Las
Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico.  New Mexico Highlands University.
53 pp

Nathanson, Christine. 2004.  Diversity of Large and Small Mammals after the Cerro Grande
Fire.  New Mexico Highlands University. 117 pp

Hathcock, Charles D. 2003.  A Mexican Spotted Owl Habitat Model from the Jemez Mountains
of Northern New Mexico.  New Mexico Highlands University.  88 pp

Herrera, Pamela M. 2000.  Elk/Livestock Interaction on Available Forage in Chama, New
Mexico.  New Mexico Highlands University.  36 pp

Grosso, Jennifer. 2000.  Edaphic Factors Affecting Pinyon-Juniper Seedling Encroachment into
Riparian Zone Vegas.  New Mexico Highlands University.  44 pp

Olivas, John P. 1999.  Pellet-Group and Spotlight Censusing for Mule Deer in Capulin Volcano
National Monument.  New Mexico Highlands University.  39 pp

Lithgow, Loreen F. 1998.  The Effects of Simulated Elk Trampling on Soil Erosion in Bandelier
National Monument.  New Mexico Highlands University.  71 pp

Long, Dustin H. 1998.  The Effects of Elk on Aspen in Bandelier National Monument: A
Baseline Study.  New Mexico Highlands University.  97 pp

Hewes, Anne K. 1996.  Environmental Policy, Acid Deposition and Snow Surveys in Northern
New Mexico.  New Mexico Highlands University.  298 pp