C. Thompson, M.W. Gabriel, and K. Purcell. (2017) The Ongoing Struggle against Marijuana Cultivation and Toxicant use in Western Forests, an Ever-changing Ecological Battlefield. The Wildlife Professional, 11 (3):42-46.
G.M. Wengert, M.W. Gabriel, C. Thompson, and J.M. Higley, (2017) Ecological impacts across the landscape from trespass marijuana cultivation on western public lands. in Marijuana: New Research and Frontiers. C. Miller editor, In Press-University Press of Kansas.
C. Thompson, M.W.Gabriel, J.M. Higley, and G.M. Wengert, (2017) Effects of illegal marijuana cultivation on wildlife. Pesticide exposure in a native carnivore and consequences for the species survival. in Marijuana: New Research and Frontiers. C. Miller editor, In Press-University Press of Kansas.
J.M. Higley, M.W.Gabriel, C.Thompson, G.M. Wengert, (2017) The marijuana green rush is anything but green on Hoopa tribal lands. in Marijuana: New Research and Frontiers. C. Miller editor, In Press-University Press of Kansas.
M.W. Gabriel, L. Woods, G.M.,Wengert, N. Stephenson,J.M. Higley, C.Thompson, S.M. Matthews, R.A. Sweitzer, K. Purcell, R.H.Barrett, and S.M.Keller, (2015). Patterns of natural and human-caused mortality factors of a rare forest carnivore, the fisher (Pekania pennanti) in California. PLoS ONE, 10(11), p.e0140640.
R.A. Sweitzer, V.D. Popescu, C.Thompson, K. Purcell, R.H. Barrett, G.M. Wengert, M.W. Gabriel, and L.Woods, (2015), Mortality risks and limits to population growth of fishers. The Journal of Wildlife Management. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.1020.
M.W. Gabriel et al. (2013) “Silent Forests? Rodenticides on illegal marijuana crops harm wildlife”.
PDF of rodenticide paper.
Video: Confirmed poisoning case of a fisher (Pekania pennanti) in California.
Poisoned fisher necropsy summary (2013): Intentional poisoning of a fisher (Martes pennanti) with a carbamate insecticide laced bait at an illegal marijuana trespass cultivation site.
M.W. Gabriel, L.W. Woods, R. Poppenga, R.A. Sweitzer, C. Thompson, S.M. Matthews, J.M. Higley, S.M. Keller, K. Purcell, R.H. Barrett, G.M. Wengert, B.N. Sacks, D.L. Clifford, (2012) “Anticoagulant rodenticides on our public and community lands: Spatial distribution of exposure and poisoning of a rare forest carnivore”
PDF of rodenticide paper
Rodenticide in fisher home ranges Short PDF documentation of an abandoned illegal marijuana grow site located within several fisher home-ranges where anticoagulant rodenticides and other toxicants were found
2011 Wildlife Society annual meeting, western section: M.Gabriel et al. Fisher mortality presentation
2011 Mourad W. Gabriel presentation to Sierra adaptive management project fisher stakeholder meeting, Fresno CA