Lindsey Mangipane

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Wildlife Biologist
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1011 East Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99503
United States

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About Lindsey Mangipane

Lindsey has a M.S. in Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture from Mississippi State University and a B.S. in Fish and Wildlife Management from Montana State University. Prior to becoming a Wildlife Biologist with the USFWS's Polar Bear Program in Alaska, she was a Regional Wildlife Biologist with the New Mexico Department of Fish and Game and a Grizzly Bear Conflict Management Technician with Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. She sits on the Polar Bear Range States Conflict Working group and is co-chair of the Communications Working Group.

Publications 

Wilder, J.M., L.S. Mangipane, T. Atwood, A. Kochnev, T. Smith, and D. Vongraven. In Review. Efficacy of Bear Spray as a Deterrent against Polar Bears.  

Woodruff, S.P., E.M. Andersen, R.R. Wilson, L.S. Mangipane, S.B. Miller, K.J. Klein, and P.R. Lemons. In review. Evaluating the effects of human disturbance on denning polar bears. 

Trujillo, S.M., E.A. McKenney, G.V. Hilderbrand, L.S. Mangipane, M.C. Rogers, K. Joly, D.D. Gustine, J.A. Erlenbach, B.A. Mangipane, D.J.R. Lafferty. In Review. Correlating gut microbial membership to brown bear health metrics. 

Trujillo, S.M., E.A. McKenney, G.V. Hilderbrand, L.S. Mangipane, M.C. Rogers, K. Joly, D.D. Gustine, J.A. Erlenbach, B.A. Mangipane, D.J.R. Lafferty. In Review. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors’ influence on brown bear (Ursus arctos) gut microbiomes. 

Cameron, M., G. Hilderbrand, K. Joly, J. Schmidt, D. Gustine, L. Mangipane, B. Mangipane, and M. Sorum. 2021. Body size plasticity in North American black and brown bears. Ecosphere: e03235. 

Mangipane, L. S., D. J. R. Lafferty, K. Joly, M. S. Sorum, M. D. Cameron, J. L. Belant, G. V. Hilderbrand, and D. D. Gustine. 2020. Dietary plasticity and the importance of salmon to brown bear body size and condition in a low arctic ecosystem. Polar Biology: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02690-7.  

Hilderbrand, G., D. Gustine, K. Joly, B. Mangipane, W. Leacock, M. Cameron, M. Sorum, L. Mangipane, and J. Erlenbach. 2019. The influence of maternal body size, condition, and age on recruitment of four Alaska brown bear populations. Ursus 29:111–118. 

Mangipane, L. S., J. Belant, B. Mangipane, D. Gustine, and G. Hilderbrand. 2018. Sex-specific variation in denning by brown bears. Mammalian Biology 93:38–44. 

Hilderbrand, G. V., D. D. Gustine, B. A. Mangipane, K. Joly, W. Leacock, L. S. Mangipane, J. A. Erlenbach, M. S. Sorum, M. D. Cameron, J. L. Belant, and T. Cambier. 2018. Body size and lean mass of brown bears across and within four diverse ecosystems. Journal of Zoology 305:53-62. doi:10.1111/jzo.12536 

Hilderbrand, G. V., D. D. Gustine, B. A. Mangipane, K. Joly, W. Leacock, L. S. Mangipane, J. A. Erlenbach, M. S. Sorum, M. D. Cameron, J. L. Belant, and T. Cambier. 2018. Plasticity in physiological condition of female brown bears across diverse ecosystems. Polar Biology. doi:10.1007/s00300-017-2238-5 

Mangipane, L., J. Belant, D. Lafferty, D. Gustine, T. Hiller, M. Colvin, B. Mangipane, and G. Hilderbrand. 2018. Dietary plasticity in a nutrient-rich system does not influence brown bear (Ursus arctos) body condition or denning. Polar Biology 41:763-772 

Mangipane, L., J. Belant, T. Hiller, M. Colvin, D. Gustine, B. Mangipane, and G. Hilderbrand. 2017. Influences of landscape heterogeneity on home-range sizes of brown bears. Mammalian Biology 88: 1–7. 

Stutzman, L. and E. Flesch. 2010. Evaluating the dynamics of Thornicroft’s giraffe through photographic database construction. Giraffa 4:15–19. 

 

Areas of expertise
Human-bear conflicts