About the Authors

Danielle Bodner

Affiliation Ecosystem Health and Natural Resource Management, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Shannon L. LaDeau

Affiliation Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York, United States of America

Dawn Biehler

Affiliation Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Nicole Kirchoff

Affiliation Ecosystem Health and Natural Resource Management, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Paul T. Leisnham

leisnham@umd.edu

Affiliation Ecosystem Health and Natural Resource Management, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PTL SLL D. Biehler. Performed the experiments: D. Bodner NK PTL. Analyzed the data: D. Bodner PTL SLL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PTL SLL. Wrote the paper: D. Bodner PTL SLL DB NK.