Chance Hines
Chance Hines

Research Biologist

chhines@wm.edu
(757) 221-1696

Research Background
Chance has been working seasonally with CCB since 2014. His current role places him in charge of monitoring Red-cockaded woodpecker populations at Piney Grove Preserve and the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. He also gets a chance to study his beloved passerines while researching wintering Ipswich sparrows along the Atlantic coast. His graduate work in ecology has allowed him to become an integral part of the team in regards to his statistical analysis skills.

Education
M.S. in Ecology, Old Dominion University


Recent Publications

Hines, C. H., L. S. Duval, and B. D. Watts. 2020. Winter distribution and migration ecology of the Ipswich Sparrow in the mid-Atlantic: Year 2020 report. Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series, CCBTR-20-06. William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. 8 pp.

Watts, B. D., C. Hines, L. Duval, B. J. Paxton, and J. Wright. 2020. Investigation of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers within the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge: 2019 report.The Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series, CCBTR-20-04. William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. 18 pp.

Hines, C. and F. M. Smith. 2019. Winter Distribution and Migration Ecology of The Ipswich Sparrow in the mid-Atlantic: Year 2019 Annual Report. The Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series: CCBTR-19-11.William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. 5 pp.

Watts, B. D., C. Hines, L. Duval, B. J. Paxton, F. M. Smith, and J. Wright. 2019. Investigation of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers within the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge: 2018 report. Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series, CCBTR-19-01. College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University, Williamsburg, VA. 16 pp.