Faculty & Staff Directory
Dr. Heidi Adams
Wildlife Habitat Management
Mailing Address: School of Forestry, Louisiana Tech University, P. O. Box 10138, Ruston, LA 71272
Physical Address (for deliveries): School of Forestry, Louisiana Tech University, 1501 Reese Drive, Ruston, LA 71272
Office Location: South Campus, Lomax Hall, Room 14
Office Phone Number: (318) 257 – 2947
Fax Number: (318) 257 – 5061
FOR 111: Introduction to Forestry & Wildlife Management
WILD 314: Wildlife Habitat Evaluation & Management
WILD 445: Forest Ecosystems Management
GISC 250: Introduction to GIS
FOR 230: Biology of Forest Plants
WILD 347: Wildlife Techniques
FOR 310: Forest Sustainability & Recreational Use
PhD, Mississippi State University, 2011
Dissertation Title: Agricultural Conservation Buffers for Breeding Grassland Birds in Eastern Mississippi
MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2006
Thesis Title: Avian Foraging Use of the Crop Field-Woody Edge Interface in Agroecosystems in East Central Nebraska
BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004
Major: Wildlife & Fisheries; Minor: Animal Science
Avian & Mammalian Habitat Conservation & Management
Environmental Education & Outreach
Adams, H.L., W.L. Burger, Jr., and S. Riffell. 2015. Edge effects on avian diversity and density of native grass conservation buffers. The Open Ornithology Journal 8:1-9.
J.D. Carr, H.M. Cheshire, D.J. Bailey, G.R. Hess, H.A. Devine, and H.L. Adams. 2014. Assessing learning outcomes related to geospatial science using students’ deliverables. Natural Sciences Education 43:95-101.
Dollar, J.G., S. Riffell, H.L. Adams, and L.W. Burger, Jr. 2014. Evaluating butterflies as surrogates for birds and plants in semi-natural grassland buffers. Journal of Insect Conservation 18:171-178.
Adams, H.L., L.W. Burger, Jr., and S. Riffell. 2013. Disturbance and landscape effects on avian nests in agricultural conservation buffers. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1213-1220.
Hale, S.L., S. Riffell, L.W. Burger, Jr., H.L. Adams, and J.G. Dollar. 2011. Fire ant response to management of native grass conservation buffers. American Midland Naturalist 166:283-291.
Puckett, H.L., J.R. Brandle, R.J. Johnson, and E.E. Blankenship. 2009. Avian foraging patterns in crop field edges adjacent to woody habitat. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 131: 9-15.