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Ben H. Koerth


Research Associate at the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research

Ben H. Koerth is currently a Research Associate at the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research at the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University. He completed a Bachelor of Science degree in the Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department at Texas A&M University in 1976 and a Master of Science degree in the Range and Wildlife Science Department at Texas Tech University in 1981. He is a Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society with over 30 years experience in research and management of white-tailed deer, mule deer, northern bobwhites and a number of other wildlife species. Special interests are wildlife population reactions to habitat manipulation including use of prescribed burning, mechanical and herbicide plant management, and development of strategies to improve habitat conditions.

He has 21 peer reviewed publications in scientific journals including Contributions in Marine Science, Prairie Naturalist, Weed Science, Weed Technology, Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Southwestern American Naturalist, Journal of Range Management, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Wildlife Society Bulletin, and the Journal of Wildlife Management. He also has 20 publications in various research bulletins and symposia. Ben has co-authored 3 books and authored a chapter in a book published by the Society for Range Management.

Ben also has published over 60 popular articles on white-tailed deer in various magazines including Texas Sportsman, North American Whitetail, Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Texas Wildlife, Hunting Leases Magazine, Southern Sporting Journal, Peterson’s Bowhunting, Rack Buck Bits, Forest Landowner, Quality Whitetails, Texas Deer Association Tracks, and the Asociation Nacional de Ganaderos Diversificados Criadores de Fauna.

Ben has received publication awards from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society for best Technical Paper, best Public Education/Extension Publication, and best Popular Article.

Home Address Office Address Date of Birth Marital Status
P. O. Box 631456 Box 6109 September 25, 1954 Married
Nacogdoches, TX  75963 Nacogdoches, TX  75962 Chilton, TX Wife:  Nancy Elizabeth
(936) 560-6604 (936) 468-2088 HEIGHT:  5' 11" Children:  Sara Caitlin,
    WEIGHT:  160 pounds Amanda Jean

Education:
High School Diploma, Chilton High School, 1972
B.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, 1976
M.S., Range and Wildlife Science, Texas Tech University, 1981

Present Position:
Research Associate, Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University.

Professional and Academic Experience:

Summer and part-time employment as student research assistant for Range Science Department, Texas A&M University, 1974-1977.

Research Technician for Range Science Department, Texas A&M University, 1977-1978.

Research Assistant in Department of Range and Wildlife Management, Texas Tech University, 1978-1981.

Research Associate in Department of Range and Wildlife Management, Texas Tech University, May 1981-September 1981.

Research Associate for Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center, Corpus Christi, TX, 1981-1991.

Professional Societies and Certification:

Society for Range Management
The Wildlife Society
Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Texas Deer Association
Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society

Refereed Publications and Equivalent

Webb, J. W., G. T. Tanner, and B. H. Koerth.  1981.  Oil spill effects on smooth cordgrass in Galveston Bay, Texas.  Contributions in Marine Science.  24:107-114.

Koerth, B. H. and F. C. Bryant.  1982.  Home ranges of male mule deer in the Texas panhandle.  Prairie Naturalist.  14:122-124.

Bryant, F. C., G. K. Launchbaugh, and B. H. Koerth.  1983.  Controlling mature ashe juniper in Texas with crown fires.  Journal of Range Management.  36:165-168.

Koerth, B. H., W. Webb, F. S. Guthery, and F. C. Bryant.  1983.  Cattle trampling of simulated ground nests under short duration and continuous grazing.  Journal of Range Management.  36:385-386.

Scifres, C. J., A. Rasmussen, J. L. Mutz, and B. H. Koerth.  1984.  Susceptibility of selected woody plants to hexazinone on south Texas rangeland.  Weed Science.  32:482-488.

Koerth, B. H., L. J. Krysl, B. F. Sowell, and F. C. Bryant.  1984.  Estimating seasonal diet quality of pronghorn antelope from fecal analysis.  Journal of Range Management.  37:560-564.

Sowell, B. F., B. H. Koerth, and F. C. Bryant.  1985.  Seasonal nutrient estimates of mule deer diets in the Texas panhandle.  Journal of Range Management.  38:163-167.

Koerth, B. H., B. F. Sowell, F. C. Bryant, and E. P. Wiggers.  1985.  Habitat relations of mule deer in the Texas panhandle.  Southwestern American Naturalist.  30:579-587.

Koerth, B. H., J. L. Mutz, and J. C. Segers.  1986.  Availability of bobwhite foods after burning of Pan American balsamscale.  Wildlife Society Bulletin.  14:146-150.

Scifres, C. J. and B. H. Koerth.  1986.  Habitat alterations in mixed brush from variable rate herbicide patterns.  Wildlife Society Bulletin.  14:345-356. Best Technical Publication award from the Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society

Scifres, C. J., R. A. Crane, B. H. Koerth, and R. C. Flinn.  1988.  Roller application of clopyralid for huisache (Acacia farnesiana) control.  Weed Technology.  2:317-322.

Scifres, C. J., W. T. Hamilton, B. H. Koerth, R. C. Flinn, and R. A. Crane.  1988.  Bionomics of patterned herbicide applications for wildlife habitat enhancement.  Journal of Range Management.  41:317-321.

Kuvlesky, Jr., W. P., B. H. Koerth, and N. J. Silvy.  1989.  Problems of estimating northern bobwhite populations at low density. Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.  43:260-267.

Koerth, B. H. and J. W. Stuth.  1991.  Instantaneous intake rates of 9 browse species by white-tailed deer.  Journal of Range Management.  44:614-618.

Rice, S. M., F. S. Guthery, G. S. Spears, S. J. DeMaso, and B. H. Koerth.  1993.  A precipitation-habitat model for northern bobwhites on semiarid rangeland.  Journal of Wildlife Management.  57:92-102.

Jacobson, H. A., J. C. Kroll, R. W. Browning, B. H. Koerth, and M. H. Conway. 1997. Infrared-triggered cameras for censusing white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 25:547-556.

Koerth, B. H., C. D. McKown, and J. C. Kroll. 1997. Infrared-triggered camera versus helicopter counts of white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 25:557-562.

Koerth, B. H., and J. C. Kroll. 2000. Bait type and timing for deer counts using cameras triggered by infrared monitors. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 28:630-635.

Showers, S. E., D. R. Tolleson, J. W. Stuth, J. C. Kroll, and B. H. Koerth. 2006. Predicting diet quality of white-tailed deer via NIRS fecal profiling. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:300-307.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2008. Juvenile-to-Adult Antler Development in White-Tailed Deer in South Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management. 72:1109-1113.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2010. White-tailed deer antler research: A response to Demarais and Strickland. Journal of Wildlife Management. 74:198-202.

Research Bulletins and Equivalent

Mutz, J. L., T. G. Greene, C. J. Scifres, and B. H. Koerth.  1985.  Response of Pan American balsamscale, soil, and livestock to prescribed burning.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. B-1492.  14pp.

Scifres, C. J., J. W. Stuth, and B. H. Koerth.  1987.  Improvement of oak-dominated rangeland with tebuthiuron and prescribed burning.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B1567.  24pp.

Scifres, C. J. and B. H. Koerth.  1987.  History, climate, soils, and vegetation of the La Copita Research Area.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Miscellaneous Publication.  MP-1626.  28pp.

Flinn, R. C., C. J. Scifres, R. A. Crane, B. H. Koerth, D. N. Ueckert, and W. T. Hamilton.  1989.  Ground broadcast application of herbicides.  Pages 5-8 In:  Management of south Texas mixed brush with herbicides.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B-1623.  66pp.

Crane, R. A., C. J. Scifres, B. H. Koerth, and R. C. Flinn.  1989.  Control of honey mesquite, huisache, and blackbrush acacia with herbicides applied by carpeted roller.  Pages 9-22 In:  Management of south Texas mixed brush with herbicides.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B-1623.  66pp.

Scifres, C. J., B. H. Koerth, T. G. Welch, R. A. Crane, R. C. Flinn, C. W. Hanselka, and L. D. White.  1989.  Aerial application of selected herbicides for mixed brush control.  Pages 23-36 In:  Management of south Texas mixed brush with herbicides.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B-1623.  66pp.

Koerth, B. H., C. J. Scifres, R. C. Flinn, and R. A. Crane.  1989.  Influence of pre- and post-application management practices on efficacy of pelleted herbicides.  Pages 37-44 In:  Management of south Texas mixed brush with herbicides.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B-1623.  66pp.

Scifres, C. J. and B. H. Koerth.  1989.  Patterned herbicide applications.  Pages 45-48 In:  Management of south Texas mixed brush with herbicides.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  B-1623.  66pp.

Koerth, B. H., W. P. Kuvlesky, Jr., and J. M. Payne.  1991.  Sexing and aging the northern bobwhite.  Texas Agricultural Extension Service. L-2455.

Kuvlesky, Jr., W. P., B. H. Koerth, N. J. Silvy, and W. G. Swank.  1993.  The response of northern bobwhites to herbicide treatment of south Texas mixed-brush communities. Page 184 in K. E. Church and T. V. Dailey, eds. Quail III: National Quail Symposium. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. (abstract)

Koerth, B. H.  1997.  Factors to consider when sculpting brush: chemical methods. Pages 96-98 in D. Rollins, D. N. Ueckert and C. G. Brown, eds., Brush Sculptors. Texas Agricultural Extension Service., Uvalde and San Angelo, TX.

Kroll, J. C., and B. H. Koerth. 1998. To cull or not to cull: A really good question! Pages 72-79 in D. Rollins, ed., The Role of Genetics in White-tailed Deer Management. Texas A&M University and the Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society. College Station, TX.

Randel, R. R., J. C. Kroll, A. J. Smalling, J. D. Sellers, and B. H. Koerth. 1998. Infusing new genes: Natural or artificial insemination? Pages 37-39 in D. Rollins, ed., The Role of Genetics in White-tailed Deer Management. Texas A&M University and the Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society. College Station, TX.

Koerth, B. H, J. C. Kroll, and H. A. Jacobson. 1999. Using remote cameras in deer management. Pages 88-91 in N. Wilkins, ed., Deer 101: Deer Management from the Ground Up. Texas Agricultural Extension Service and Texas A&M University Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences. College Station, Texas.

Koerth, B. H. 2001. Predator control and deer management: an east Texas perspective. Pages 115-119 in T. F. Ginnett and S. E. Henke, eds., The Role of Predator Control as a Tool in Game Management. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Kerrville, Texas.

Koerth, B. H. 2002. Deer response to traditional and non-traditional scents in mock scrapes. Infrared-triggered Camera Workshop. Texas Cooperative Extension Service. August 23-24, Kerrville, Texas. (Abstract).

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2004. Antler development under free-range conditions. Texas Plant Protection Conference, December 8 & 9, Hilton Inn & Conference Center, College Station, Texas, Texas Cooperative Extension (Abstract).

Koerth, B. H. and F. C. Bryant. 2005. Fire as a tool for managing white-tailed deer habitat in Texas. Pages 89-106 in C. G. Brown and D. Rollins, editors. Fire as a tool for managing wildlife habitat in Texas. Texas Cooperative Extension, San Angelo. USA.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2006. Antler development under free-range conditions. Texas Plant Protection Conference, December  & 6, Hilton Inn & Conference Center, College Station, Texas, Texas Cooperative Extension (Abstract).

Books and Book Chapters

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll.  1994.  The southern food plot manual. Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research, Center for Applied Studies in Forestry, College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX. 132 p. Best Extension Publication award from the Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society

Koerth, B. H. 1996. Chemical manipulation of plants. Pages 321-337 in P. R. Krausman, ed., Rangeland wildlife. The Society for Range Management, Denver, Colo.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the mysteries of deer movement. Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research, Center for Applied Studies in Forestry, College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX. 184 p.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 1998. Food plots & supplemental feeding. Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research, Center for Applied Studies in Forestry, Arthur Temple College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX. 167 p.

Popular Articles

Koerth, B. H.  1995.  Better food plots for your deer.  Texas Sportsman. August issue. Pages 44-47, 50-51.

Kroll, J. C., B. H. Koerth, M. H. Conway, V. Donahey, and P. Majors. 1995. High fences: The good, the bad or simply ugly. Annual meeting Southeast Deer Study Group. San Antonio, TX. (White paper)

Koerth, B. H. 1996. Summer stress on Texas deer. Texas Sportsman. July issue. Pages 28-31, 60-61.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part I. North American Whitetail. August issue. Vol. 15, No. 4. Pages 20-26.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part II. North American Whitetail. September issue. Vol. 15, No. 5. Pages 20-26.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part III. North American Whitetail. October issue. Vol. 15, No. 6. Pages 38-40.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part IV. North American Whitetail. November issue. Vol. 15, No. 7. Pages 20-26.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1996. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part V. North American Whitetail. December issue. Vol. 15, No. 8. Pages 38-43.

Koerth, B. H. 1996. Picture your deer. Hunting Leases Magazine. Fall-Winter 1996-1997 issue. Pages 3-6.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1997. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part VI. North American Whitetail. January issue. Vol. 16, No. 1. Pages 20-24

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1997. Solving the riddle of deer movement. Part VII. North American Whitetail. February issue. Vol. 16, No. 2. Pages 38-43.

Koerth, B. H. 1997. Define the universe. Hunting Leases Magazine. Spring-Summer issue. Pages 5-6.

Koerth, B. H. 1997. Motivation and opportunities for hunters. Southern Sporting Journal. October issue. Pages 90-91.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1997. Spying on deer. Part 3. North American Whitetail. October issue. Vol. 16, No. 6. Pages 47-50.

Koerth, B. H. 1998. A little scared. Hunting Leases Magazine. Spring-Summer issue. Pages 22, 37-38.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1998. Supplemental feeding for fall and winter. North American Whitetail. October issue. Vol. 17, No. 6. Pages 46-51.

Koerth, B. H. 1998. What do deer see? Hunting Leases Magazine. Fall-Winter issue. Pages 8-9, 14.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1999. Eight points or better: Will antler restrictions work? Part I. The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. January/February issue. Vol. 24, No. 1. Pages 36, 38, 40, 42.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 1999. Eight points or better: Will antler restrictions work? Part II. The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. March/April issue. Vol. 24, No. 2. Pages 36, 38, 40, 42, 44.

Koerth, B. H. 1999. Hunting pressure and deer activity. Peterson’s Bowhunting. August issue. Pages 14-15.

Koerth, B. H. 1999. Remote cameras and bowhunting. Peterson’s Bowhunting. November issue. Pages 13, 91.

Koerth, B. H. 2000. Pulling together for a better herd. North American Whitetail. February issue. Vol. 19, No. 2. Pages 34-37.

Koerth, B. H. 2000. A dead horse. Rack Buck Bits. Vol. 3, No. 1. Page 2.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2000. Infrared-triggered cameras: A revolution in deer management technology. The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. March/April issue. Vol. 25, No. 2. Pages 20, 22, 24, 26, 30.

Koerth, B. H. 2000. Mock scrapes and deer scent. Hunting Leases Magazine. Spring-Summer issue. Pages 7, 36.

Koerth, B. H. 2000, Carrying Capacity. The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. May/June issue. Vol. 25, No. 3. Pages 78-80, 82, 86. Best Popular Article award from the Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society

Koerth, B. H. 2000. Improving native forage in the southeast. Forest Landowner. Vol. 59, No. 3. Pages 12-15.

Koerth, B. H. 2000. Nutrition and harvest plots. Rack Buck Bits. Vol. 3, No. 3. Page 2.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2000. Getting the most from your infrared cameras. Quality Whitetails. Vol. 7, Issue 2. Pages9-11.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2000. Do your food plots make the grade? North American Whitetail. August issue. Vol. 19, No. 4. Pages 46-51.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2000. Food plots for better hunting. North American Whitetail. September issue. Vol.19, No. 5. Pages 28-32.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2000. Using doe harvest to build your herd. North American Whitetail. October issue. Vol. 19, No. 6. Pages 53-54, 56, 58.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2000. Fine-tuning your own deer herd. North American Whitetail. November issue. Vol. 19, No. 7. Pages 34-36, 72-73.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2001. Do your deer need supplemental feed? North American Whitetail, January issue. Vol. 20, No. 1. Pages 46-49.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2001. Counting deer with cameras. North American Whitetail, October issue. Vol. 20, No. 6. Pages 46-51.

Koerth, B. H. 2002. Are predators really hurting your deer herd? North American Whitetail, January issue. Vol. 21, No. 1. Pages 28-32.

Koerth, B. H . and J. C. Kroll. 2002. Spikes & the antler equation. Quality Whitetails. Vol. 9, Issue 1. Pages 10-12, 14-15.

Koerth, B. H. 2003. Single sire pens are a must. Texas Deer Association Tracks. Vol. 4, Issue 4. Page 18.

Koerth, B. H. 2003. Dating service. Texas Deer Association Tracks. Vol. 4. Issue 5. Pages 8, 10.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2003. The science of buck sign. North American Whitetail, November issue. Vol. 22, No. 7. Pages 56-60, 62-64.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2003. Trail cameras: toys no more. North American Whitetail, October issue, Vol. 22, No. 6. Pages 34-36, 104-105.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2003. The Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research: The last 28 years. Texas Deer Association Tracks. Vol. 4, Issue 6. Pages 6-8.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2004. What is your management score? Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. January/February issue, Vol. 29, No. 1. Pages 64, 66-67, 70-71, 74-75, 78.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2004. Burning for bigger bucks. North American Whitetail. February issue. Vol. 23, No. 2. Pages 26-29.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2004. Eight points or better - will antler restrictions work? Part I. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters Classics. November/December issue. Vol. 29, No. 6. Pages 238-239, 242-243, 246.

Kroll J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2005. Eight points or better - will antler restrictions work? Part II. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters Classics. January/February issue. Vol. 30, No. 1. Pages 210-211, 214-215, 218.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2005. Three ways to plant your food plots. North American Whitetail. February issue. Vol. 24, No. 2. Pages 30-33.

Koerth, B. H. 2005. Food plots: What to plant and when – Part II. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters Pre-Season Annual. September issue. Vol. 2, Pages 48-53.

Koerth, B. H. 2005. Carrying Capacity. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters Pre-Season Annual. September issue. Vol. 2, Pages 168-172.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2005. Are your deer on a good diet? North American Whitetail. August issue. Vol. 24, No. 4. Pages 28-32.

Koerth, B. H. 2006. Burning for whitetails. Texas Wildlife. Vol. 21, No. 10. Pages 23-27.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2006. Can we cull bucks? Part 1. North American Whitetail. October issue. Vol. 25, No. 6. Pages 81-87.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2006. Can we cull bucks? Part 2. North American Whitetail. November issue. Vol. 25, No. 7. Pages 28-32.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2006. Can we cull bucks? Part 3. North American Whitetail. December issue. Vol. 25, No. 8. Pages 28-33.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2007. Ten years of antler research. 20th anniversary of the Asociation Nacional de Ganaderos Diversificados Criadores de Fauna. Pages 31-34.

Koerth, B. H. 2008. Whitetail forage management on East Texas private lands. Texas Wildlife. October issue. Vol. 24, No. 6. Pages 48-50.

Koerth, B. H. 2009. In defence of food plots. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. January/February issue. Vol. 34, No. 1. Pages 72-75.

Koerth, B. H. 2009. Nurturing nature. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. May/June issue. Vol. 34, No. 3. Pages 40-45.

Koerth, B. H. and J. C. Kroll. 2009. Juvenile to adult antler development in white-tailed deer in south Texas. 22nd anniversary of the Asociation Nacional de Ganaderos Diversificados Criadores de Fauna. Pages 14-16.

Koerth, B. H. 2009. Dating service. Whitetail Domains. http://www.whitetaildomains.com/Articles/ShowArticle.aspx/161/Dating+Service. Accessed October 8, 2009.

Koerth, B. H. 2010. Spring and summer food plots. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. March/April issue. Vol. 35, No. 2. Pages 50-53.

Koerth, B. H. 2010. Predator control and deer management. Whitetail Domains. http://www.whitetaildomains.com/Articles/ShowArticle.aspx/187/Predator+Control+and+Deer+Management. Accessed April 20, 2010.

Koerth, B. H. 2010. Carrying Capacity. Whitetail Domains. http://www.whitetaildomains.com/Articles/BrowseArticles.aspx?CatID=0. Accessed May 24, 2010.

Koerth, B. H. 2010. What do deer see? Whitetail Domains. http://www.whitetaildomains.com/Articles/BrowseArticles.aspx?CatID=0. Accessed June 23, 2010.

Kroll, J. C. and B. H. Koerth. 2010. The spike wars. Part 3: The lines are drawn-the fight begins. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. July/August issue. Vol. 35, No. 4. Pages 22-24.

Koerth, B. H. 2011. Nutrition for the growing season. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. March/April issue. Vol. 36, No. 2. Pages 130-136.

Koerth, B. H. 2012. Functions of wildlife food plots. Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters. March/April issue. Vol. 37, No. 2. Pages 110-113.

Koerth, B. H. 2012. Tree talk. North American Whitetail. Spring issue. Vol. 31, No. 1. Pages 34-36.

Koerth, B. H. 2013. The balanced food plot portfolio. North American Whitetail. Spring issue. Vol. 32, No. 1. Pages 20-24.

Publication Awards

Annual Publication Award for Best Technical Paper in 1986 from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society.

Annual Publication Award for Best Public Education/Extension Publication in 1994 from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society.

Annual Publication Award for Best Popular Article in 2001 from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society.

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE SERVICES

Member, Membership Committee, Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society from March 1986 - March 1987.

Member, Publication Committee, Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society from March 1988 - March 1989.

Member, Newsletter Committee, Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, from March 1988 - 1996.

Co-chairman, Local Transportation Committee for the Society of Range Management annual meeting in Corpus Christi, TX, February 1989.

Member, Video Production Committee, South Texas Chapter of Quail Unlimited, October 1988 - October 1989.

Chairman, Seminar Committee, South Texas Chapter of Quail Unlimited Annual Banquet and Wildlife Seminar, 1989.

Member, Program Committee, for the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society annual meeting in Corpus Christi, March 1990.

Treasurer, South Texas Chapter of Quail Unlimited, August 1991-November 1991.

Co-chair, Excellence in Wildlife Conservation, Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society from July 2012- February 2013.