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Species and Habitat Information
Raley, C.M.; Lofroth, E.C.; Truex, R.L.; Yaeger, J.S.; Higley, J.M.
; Aubry, K.B., Zielinski, W.J., Raphael, M.G., Proulx, G., Buskirk, S.W., Eds.; Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY, USA, 2012; pp. 231–254. ( Habitat ecology of fishers in western north America. In Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers: A New Synthesis , 1MB) PDF Lofroth, E. C., C. M. Raley, J. M. Higley, R. L. Truex, J. S. Yaeger, J. C. Lewis, P. J. Happe, L. L. Finley, R. H. Naney, L. J. Hale, A. L. Krause, S. A. Livingston, A. M. Myers, and R. N. Brown. 2010.
. USDI Bureau of Land Management, Denver, Colorado, USA. ( Conservation of Fishers (Martes pennanti) in South-Central British Columbia, Western Washington, Western Oregon, and California–Volume I: Conservation Assessment , 272MB) PDF Lofroth, E. C., J. M. Higley, R. H. Naney, C. M. Raley, J. S. Yaeger, S. A. Livingston, and R. L. Truex. 2011.
( Conservation of Fishers (Martes pennanti) in South-Central British Columbia, Western Washington, Western Oregon, and California–Volume II: Key Findings From Fisher Habitat Studies in British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and California. USDI Bureau of Land Management, Denver, Colorado, USA. , 3.3MB) PDF Naney, R. H., L. L Finley, E. C. Lofroth, P. J. Happe, A. L. Krause, C. M. Raley, R. L. Truex, L. J. Hale, J. M. Higley, A. D. Kosic, J. C. Lewis, S. A. Livingston, D. C. Macfarlane, A. M. Myers, and J. S. Yaeger. 2012.
. USDI Bureau of Land Management, Denver, Colorado, USA. ( Conservation of Fishers (Martes pennanti) in South-Central British Columbia, Western Washington, Western Oregon, and California–Volume III: Threat Assessment , 3.4MB) PDF Weir, R.D. 2003.
Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management, Conservation Data Centre, and Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection, Biodiversity Branch, Wildlife Bulletin Number B-105. Victoria, British Columbia. ( Status of the fisher in British Columbia. , 2.4MB) PDF
( Fisher Identified Wildlife Management Strategy (IWMS) account. , 0.2MB) PDF BC Conservation Data Centre / BC Species and Ecosystem Explorer
for fisher. webpage
BC Fisher Habitat Working Group. 2019.
Incorporating Fisher Habitat Conditions and Targets into Forest Planning: Recommendations for Partial Cutting Silvicultural Systems. ( PDF , 0.2 MB)
( BC Fisher Habitat Working Group. 2019. Guidance on Fisher Open Area Analysis. , 0.2MB) PDF Davis, L. 2016.
Unpublished report prepared for Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program and the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation. ( Fisher (Pekania pennanti) artificial reproductive den box study; with 2018 addendum. , 3.0MB; PDF – 2020 Updated Fisher Den Box Drawings , 0.5MB) PDF 2010
. ( Chief Forester’s Guidance on Coarse Woody Debris Management , 0.1MB) PDF Weir, R. D., and P. Lara Almuedo. 2010.
. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 10(3):35–41. ( British Columbia’s Interior: Fisher Wildlife Habitat Decision Aid , 0.6MB) PDF 2005 Chief Forester
. ( Guidance on Landscape- and Stand-level Structural Retention in Large-Scale Mountain Pine Beetle Salvage Operations , 0.4MB) PDF
Research Projects and Articles.
Weir, R. D., M. Phinney, and E. C. Lofroth. 2012.
. Forest Ecology and Management 265: 230-240. ( Big, sick, and rotting: Why tree size, damage, and decay are important to fisher reproductive habitat , 0.7 MB) PDF Proulx, G. 2011.
Can. Field Nat. 125(1): 7–11. ( Verification of a forest rating system to predict fisher (Martes pennanti) winter distribution in Sub-Boreal forests of British Columbia, Canada. , 0.1 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., E. C. Lofroth, and M. Phinney. 2011.
. Northwestern Naturalist 92:65-69. ( Density of fishers in boreal mixed-wood forests of northeastern British Columbia , 2.0 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., and F. B. Corbould. 2010.
. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:405-410. ( Factors affecting landscape occupancy by fishers in north-central British Columbia , 0.3 MB) PDF Davis, L. R., 2009.
. Master Thesis. Simon Fraser University. 109 pp. ( Denning ecology and habitat use by Fisher (Martes pennanti) in pine dominated ecosystems of the Chilcotin Plateau , 0.5 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., A. S. Harestad, and F. B. Corbould. 2009.
. Canadian Field-Naturalist 123(1):126-132. (PDF, 0.6MB) Home ranges and spatial organization of fishers in central British Columbia Weir, R. D., and F. B. Corbould. 2007.
. Journal of Mammalogy 88:1508-1514. ( Factors affecting diurnal activity of fishers in north-central British Columbia , 0.6 MB) PDF Proulx, G. 2006.
Acta Theriologica 51(3): 275-282. ( Using forest inventory data to predict winter habitat by fisher (Martes pennanti) in British Columbia, Canada. , 0.2 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., and F. B. Corbould. 2006.
. Northwestern Naturalist 87:118-127. ( Density of fishers in the Sub-Boreal Spruce biogeoclimatic zone of British Columbia , 1.6 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., A. S. Harestad, and R. C. Wright. 2005.
. Northwestern Naturalist 86:12-19. ( Winter diet of fishers in British Columbia , 0.1 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., F. B. Corbould, and A. S. Harestad. 2004.
. Pages 196-210 in J. Harrison, A. K. Fuller, and G. Proulx, editors. Martens and Fisher (Martes) in Human-Altered Environments: An International Perspective. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, USA. ( Effect of ambient temperature on the selection of rest structures by fishers , 0.5 MB) PDF Weir, R. D., and A. S. Harestad. 2003.
. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:73-82. ( Scale-dependent habitat selectivity by fishers in south-central British Columbia , 2.3MB) PDF Weir, R. D., and A. S. Harestad. 1997.
Pages 252-264 in Proulx, H. N. Bryant, and P. M. Woodward, editors. Martes: Taxonomy, ecology, techniques, and management. Provincial Museum of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ( Landscape-level selectivity by fishers in south-central British Columbia. PDF, 0.9MB) Weir, R. D. 1995.
. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. ( Diet, spatial organization, and habitat relationships of fishers in south-central British Columbia , 1.2 MB) PDF