About the Authors

Mark B. Bain

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Mark.Bain@Cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Nancy Haley

Address Current address: Acton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Douglas L. Peterson

Address Current address: School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Kristin K. Arend

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Kathy E. Mills

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Patrick J. Sullivan

Affiliation Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MB NH DP. Performed the experiments: MB NH DP KA. Analyzed the data: MB KM KA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM PS. Wrote the paper: MB. Other: Arranged funding: MB.