Aylward CM, Grahn RA, Barthman-Thompson L, Kelt DA, Sacks BN, Statham MJ (2022) A novel noninvasive genetic survey technique for small mammals. Journal of MammalogyL gyac070.

Aylward CM, Statham MJ, Barthman-Thompson L, Kelt DA, Sacks BN (2022) Dietary characterization of the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse and sympatric rodents using DNA metabarcoding. Ecology and Evolution 12: e9121.

Statham MJ, Aylward CM, Barthman-Thompson L, Kierepka EM, Sacks BN (2022) Landscape genetics of an endangered salt marsh endemic: Identifying population continuity and barriers to dispersal. Conservation Genetics 23: 759-771.

Bourbour RP, Aylward CM, Tyson CW, Martinico BL, Goodbla AM, Ely TE, Fish AM, Hull AC, Hull JM (2021) Falcon fuel: metabarcoding reveals songbird prey species in the diet of juvenile merlins (Falco columbarius) migrating along the Pacific coast of North America. Ibis 163: 1282-1293.

Castle ST, Allan N, Clifford D, Aylward CM, Ramsey J, Fascetti AJ, Pesapane R, Roy A, Statham MJ, Sacks BN, Foley J (2020) Diet composition analysis provides new management insights for a highly specialized endangered small mammal. PLoS ONE 15: e0240136.

 *Aylward CM, Murdoch JD, Kilpatrick CW (2020) Multi-scale landscape genetics of American marten at their southern range periphery. Heredity 124: 550-561.  

Volume 124 Issue 4 *Cover Article: Heredity, April 2020 issue

Aylward CM, Murdoch JD, Kilpatrick CW (2019) Genetic legacies of translocation and relictual populations of American marten at the southeastern periphery of their distribution. Conservation Genetics 20:275-286.

Aylward CM, Murdoch JD, Donovan TM, Kilpatrick CW, Bernier C, Katz J (2018) Estimating distribution and connectivity of recolonizing American marten in the northeastern United States using expert-elicitation techniques. Animal Conservation 21:483-495.

Aylward CM (2017) Estimating Landscape Quality and Genetic Structure of Recovering American Marten Populations in the Northeastern United States. Graduate College Dissertations and Theses 748. University of Vermont.