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Posted April 23, 2016

Trammell, T. L. E.; Rhoades, C. C.; Bukaveckas, P. A. 2004. Effects of prescribed fire on nutrient pools and losses from glades occurring within oak-hickory forests of central Kentucky. Restoration Ecology. 12(4): 596-603.

Dattilo, Adam J.; Rhoades, Charles C. 2005. Establishment of the woody grass Arundinaria gigantea for riparian restoration. Restoration Ecology. 13(4): 616-622.

Rhoades, C. C.; Miller, S. P.; Skinner, D. L. 2005. Forest vegetation and soil patterns across glade-forest ecotones in the Knobs region of northeastern Kentucky, USA. American Midland Naturalist. 154(1): 1-10.

Clow, David W.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Briggs, Jennifer; Caldwell, Megan; Lewis, William M., Jr. 2011. Responses of soil and water chemistry to mountain pine beetle induced tree mortality in Grand County, Colorado, USA. Applied Geochemistry. 26: S174-S178.

Jalali, Gholam Ali; Akbarian, Hossein; Rhoades, Charles; Yousefzadeh, Hamed. 2012. The effect of the halophytic shrub Lycium ruthenium (Mutt) on selected soil properties of a desert ecosystem in central Iran. Polish Journal of Ecology. 60(4): 845-850.

Schlesinger, William H.; Dietze, Michael C.; Jackson, Robert B.; Phillips, Richard P.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Rustad, Lindsey E.; Vose, James M. 2015. Forest biogeochemistry in response to drought. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13105.

Posted April 21, 2016

Brooks, Erin S.; Dobre, Mariana; Elliot, William J.; Wu, Joan Q.; Boll, Jan. 2016. Watershed-scale evaluation of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model in the Lake Tahoe basin. Journal of Hydrology. 533: 389-402.

Cooke, Brian; Luce, Charlie; Black, Tom; Tarboton, David. 2016. Road scholars for the western states: Protecting natural areas by improving road management research. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 18. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

Hansen, Andrew; Ireland, Kathryn; Legg, Kristin; Keane, Robert; Barge, Edward; Jenkins, Martha; Pillet, Michiel. 2016. Complex challenges of maintaining whitebark pine in Greater Yellowstone under climate change: A call for innovative research, management, and policy approaches. Forests. 7(3): 54.

Herriman, Kayla R.; Davis, Anthony S.; Apostol, Kent G.; Kildisheva, Olga. A.; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Dumroese, R. Kasten. 2016. Do container volume, site preparation, and field fertilization affect restoration potential of Wyoming big sagebrush? Natural Areas Journal. 36(2): 194-201.

Holden, Zachary A.; Swanson, Alan; Klene, Anna E.; Abatzoglou, John T.; Dobrowski, Solomon Z.; Cushman, Samuel A.; Squires, John; Moisen, Gretchen G.; Oyler, Jared W. 2016. Development of high-resolution (250 m) historical daily gridded air temperature data using reanalysis and distributed sensor networks for the US northern Rocky Mountains. International Journal of Climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.4580.

Hood, Sharon; Sala Anna. 2015. Ponderosa pine resin defenses and growth: Metrics matter. Tree Physiology. 35: 1223-1235.

Hood, Sharon; Sala, Anna; Heyerdahl, Emily K.; Boutin, Marion. 2015. Low-severity fire increases tree defense against bark beetle attacks. Ecology. 96(7): 1846-1855.

Hutto, Richard L.; Keane, Robert E.; Sherriff, Rosemary L.; Rota, Christopher T.; Eby, Lisa A.; Saab, Victoria A. 2016. Toward a more ecologically informed view of severe forest fires. Ecosphere. 7(2): e01255.

Isaak, Daniel J.; Young, Michael K.; Luce, Charles H.; Hostetler, Steven W.; Wenger, Seth J.; Peterson, Erin E.; Ver Hoef, Jay M.; Groce, Matthew C.; Horan, Dona L.; Nagel, David E. 2016. Slow climate velocities of mountain streams portend their role as refugia for cold-water biodiversity. PNAS. 113(16): 4374-4379.

Pearson, Dean E.; Ortega, Yvette K.; Runyon, Justin B.; Butler, Jack L. 2016. Secondary invasion: The bane of weed management. Biological Conservation. 197: 8-17.

Peterson, David W.; Dodson, Erich Kyle. 2016. Post-fire logging produces minimal persistent impacts on understory vegetation in northeastern Oregon, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 370: 56-64.

Smith, Diane. 2014. From research to policy: The White Cap Wilderness Fire Study. Forest History Today. Spring/Fall: 4-12.

Stahl, Goran; Saarela, Svetlana; Schnell, Sebastian; Holm, Soren; Breidenbach, Johannes; Healey, Sean P.; Patterson, Paul L.; Magnussen, Steen; Naesset, Erik; McRoberts, Ronald E.; Gregoire, Timothy G. 2016. Use of models in large-area forest surveys: comparing model-assisted, model-based and hybrid estimation. Forest Ecosystems. doi: 10.1186/s40663-016-0064-9.

Thompson, Matthew P.; Bowden, Phil; Brough, April; Scott, Joe H.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie; Taylor, Alan; Anderson, Jennifer; Haas, Jessica R. 2016. Application of wildfire risk assessment results to wildfire response planning in the southern Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Forests. 7(3): 64.

Thompson, Matthew P.; Freeborn, Patrick; Rieck, Jon D.; Calkin, David E.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie W.; Cochrane, Mark A.; Hand, Michael S. 2016. Quantifying the influence of previously burned areas on suppression effectiveness and avoided exposure: A case study of the Las Conchas Fire. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25(2): 167-181.

Tomback, Diana F.; Resler, Lynn M.; Keane, Robert E.; Pansing, Elizabeth R.; Andrade, Andrew J.; Wagner, Aaron C. 2016. Community structure, biodiversity, and ecosystem services in treeline whitebark pine communities: Potential impacts from a non-native pathogen. Forests. 7(1): 21.

Posted March 29, 2016

Brown, Thomas C.; Morrison, Mark D.; Benfield, Jacob A.; Rainbolt, Gretchen Nurse; Bell, Paul A. 2015. Exchange asymmetry in experimental settings. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 120: 104-116.

Elliot, W. J.; Foltz, R. B.; Luce, C. H. 1995. Validation of Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for low-volume forest roads. In: Conference Proceedings 6: Sixth International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, Vol. 1; Minneapolis, MN; June 25-29, 1995. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. p. 178-186.

Daubenmire, R.; Daubenmire, Jean B. 1968. Forest vegetation of eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Technical Bulletin 60. Pullman, WA: Washington State University, College of Agriculture, Washington Agricultural Experiment Station. 104 p.

Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Davis, Anthony S.; Leary, James J. K.; Aghai, Matthew M. 2015. Stocktype and grass suppression accelerate the restoration trajectory of Acacia koa in Hawaiian montane ecosystems. New Forests. 46: 855-867.

Scott, Joe H.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie W. 2016. Examining alternative fuel management strategies and the relative contribution of National Forest System land to wildfire risk to adjacent homes - A pilot assessment on the Sierra National Forest, California, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 362: 29-37.


Posted March 25, 2016

Silva, Carlos Alberto; Klauberg, Carine; Hudak, Andrew T.; Vierling, Lee A.; Liesenberg, Veraldo; Carvalho, Samuel P. C. e; Rodriguez, Luiz C. E. 2016. A principal component approach for predicting the stem volume in Eucalyptus plantations in Brazil using airborne LiDAR data. Forestry. doi: 10.1093/forestry/cpw016.

Newcombe, George; Campbell, Jason; Griffith, David; Baynes, Melissa; Launchbaugh, Karen; Pendleton, Rosemary. 2016. Revisiting the life cycle of dung fungi, including Sordaria fimicola. PLoS ONE. 11(2): e0147425.

Vacek, Stanislav; Vacek, Zdenek; Bulusek, Daniel; Putalova, Tereza; Sarginci, Murat; Schwarz, Otakar; Srutka, Petr; Podrazsky, Vilem; Moser, W. Keith. 2015. European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) dieback: Disintegrating forest in the mountain protected areas, Czech Republic. Austrian Journal of Forest Science. 4: 203-223.

Ashiglar, S. M.; Brooks, F.; Cannon, Phil G.; Klopfenstein, N. B. 2015. Preliminary survey of wood-associated fungi in southeast O'ahu of Hawai'i using DNA-based identification. In: Murray, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 62nd annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 8-12, 2014; Cedar City, Utah. p. 67-69.

Ashiglar, Sara M.; Cannon, Phil G.; Schlub, Robert L.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Ota, Yuko; Sahashi, Norio; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2015. DNA-based characterization of wood-, butt- and root-rot fungi from the western Pacific Islands. In: Murray, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 62nd annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 8-12, 2014; Cedar City, Utah. p. 41-44.

Ashiglar, Sara M.; Cannon, Phil G.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2015. Aggressive root pathogen Phellinus noxius and implications for western Pacific Islands. In: Murray, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 62nd annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 8-12, 2014; Cedar City, Utah. p. 79-81.

Blodgett, James T.; Hanna, John W.; Pitman, Eric W. I.; Ashiglar, Sara M.; Lundquist, John E.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2015. Bioclimatic models estimate areas with suitable climate for Armillaria spp. in Wyoming. In: Murray, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 62nd annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 8-12, 2014; Cedar City, Utah. p. 29-33.

Mmbaga, M. T.; Kim M.-S.; Mackasmiel, L.; Klopfenstein, N. B. 2015. Differentiation of Corynespora cassiicola and Cercospora sp. in leaf-spot diseases of Hydrangea macrophylla using a PCR-mediated method. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 95: 711-717.

Ross-Davis, Amy; Settles, Matt; Hanna, John W.; Shaw, John D.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2015. Using a metagenomic approach to improve our understanding of Armillaria root disease. In: Murray, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 62nd annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 8-12, 2014; Cedar City, Utah. p. 73-78.

Burns, K. S.; Hanna, J. W.; Klopfenstein, N. B.; Kim, M.-S. 2016. First report of the Armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria sinapina, on subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Colorado. Plant Disease. 100(1): 217.

Lee, Uk; Joo, Sukhyun; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Kim, Mee-Sook. 2016. Efficacy of washing treatments in the reduction of postharvest decay of chestnuts (Castanea crenata 'Tsukuba') during storage. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 96: 1-5.

McDaniel, Gregory W.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Squires, John R.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2000. Efficacy of lures and hair snares to detect lynx. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 28(1): 119-123.

Squires, John R. 2000. Food habits of Northern Goshawks nesting in south central Wyoming. Wilson Bulletin. 112(4): 536-539.


Posted March 23, 2016

Parks, Sean A.; Miller, Carol; Abatzoglou, John T.; Holsinger, Lisa M.; Parisien, Marc-Andre; Dobrowski, Solomon Z. 2016. How will climate change affect wildland fire severity in the western US? Environmental Research Letters. 11: 035002.

Finch, Deborah. 2016. GSD Update: Year in Review: Spotlight on 2015 Research by the Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science Program. March 2016. Albuquerque, NM: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 20 p.

Ott, Jacqueline P.; Hartnett, David C. 2015. Vegetative reproduction and bud bank dynamics of the perennial grass Androprogon geradii in mixedgrass and tallgrass prairie. The American Midland Naturalist. 174(1): 14-32.

Ott, Jacqueline P.; Hartnett, David C. 2015. Bud-bank and tiller dynamics of co-occurring C3 caespitose grasses in mixed grass prairie. American Journal of Botany. 102(9): 1462-1471.

Ott, Jacqueline P.; Hartnett, David C. 2015. Bud bank dynamics and clonal growth strategy in the rhizomatous grass, Pascopyrum smithii. Plant Ecology. 216: 395-405.

Auger, Janene; Meyer, Susan E.; Jenkins, Stephen H. 2016. A mast-seeding desert shrub regulates population dynamics and behavior of its heteromyid dispersers. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2035.

Beckstead, Julie; Meyer, Susan E.; Ishizuka, Toby S.; McEvoy, Kelsey M.; Coleman, Craig E. 2016. Lack of host specialization on winter annual grasses in the fungal seed bank pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda. PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0151058.

Schreiber, Leslie A.; Hansen, Christopher P.; Rumble, Mark A.; Millspaugh, Joshua J.; Thompson, Frank R., III; Gamo, R. Scott; Kehmeier, Jon W.; Wojik, Nate. 2016. Greater sage-grouse apparent nest productivity and chick survival in Carbon
County, Wyoming
. Wildlife Biology. 22: 37-44.

Gillies, Robert R.; Chung, Oi-Yu; Simon Wang, S.-Y.; DeRose, R. Justin; Sun, Yan. 2015. Added value from 576 years of tree-ring records in the prediction of the Great Salt Lake level. Journal of Hydrology. 529: 962-968.

Morris, Jesse L.; DeRose, R. Justin; Brunelle, Andrea R. 2015. Long-term landscape changes in a subalpine spruce-fir forest in central Utah, USA. Forest Ecosystems. 2: 35.

Zeppenfeld, Thorsten; Svoboda, Miroslav; DeRose, Robert J.; Heurich, Marco; Muller, Jorg; Cizkova, Pavla; Stary, Martin; Bace, Radek; Donato, Daniel C. 2015. Response of mountain Picea abies forests to stand-replacing bark beetle outbreaks: Neighbourhood effects lead to self-replacement. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52: 1402-1411.

DeRose, Robert J.; Shaw, John D.; Long, James N. 2016. Building the Forest Inventory and Analysis Tree-Ring Data set. Journal of Forestry. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/jof.15-097.

Derose, R. Justin; Bekker, Matthew F.; Kjelgren, Roger; Buckley, Brendan M.; Speer, James H.; Allen, Eric B. 2016. Dendrochronology of Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little). Tree-Ring Research, 72(1):1-14.


Posted March 22, 2016

Pyke, David A.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Pellant, Mike; Knick, Steven T.; Miller, Richard F.; Beck, Jeffrey L.; Doescher, Paul S.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Roundy, Bruce A.; Brunson, Mark; McIver, James D. 2015. Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse habitat - Part 1. Circular 1416. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior; Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. 43 p.

Pyke, David A.; Knick, Steven T.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Pellant, Mike; Miller, Richard F.; Beck, Jeffrey L.; Doescher, Paul S.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Roundy, Bruce A.; Brunson, Mark; McIver, James D. 2015. Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse habitat - Part 2: Landscape level restoration decisions. Circular 1418. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior; Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. 43 p.

Bradley, Bethany A.; Curtis, Caroline A.; Chambers, Jeanne C. 2016. Bromus response to climate and projected changes with climate change [Chapter 9]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 257-274.

Brooks, Matthew L.; Brown, Cynthia S.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; D'Antonio, Carla M.; Keeley, Jon E.; Belnap, Jayne. 2016. Exotic annual Bromus invasions: Comparisons among species and ecoregions in the western United States [Chapter 2]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 11-60.

Chambers, Jeanne C.; Germino, Matthew J.; Belnap, Jayne; Brown, Cynthia S.; Schupp, Eugene W.; St. Clair, Samuel B. 2016. Plant community resistance to invasion by Bromus species: The roles of community attributes, Bromus interactions with plant communities, and Bromus traits [Chapter 10]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 275-303.

Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S. 2016. Introduction: Exotic annual Bromus in the western USA [Chapter 1]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 1-7.

Meyer, Susan E.; Beckstead, Julie; Pearce, JanaLynn. 2016. Community ecology of fungal pathogens on Bromus tectorum [Chapter 7]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 193-221.

Pyke, David A.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Beck, Jeffrey L.; Brooks, Matthew L.; Mealor, Brian A. 2016. Land uses, fire, and invasion: Exotic annual Bromus and human dimensions [Chapter 11]. In: Germino, Matthew J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Brown, Cynthia S, eds. 2016. Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: Causes, consequences, and management implications. Springer: Series on Environmental Management. p. 307-336.


Posted March 3, 2016

Bixby, Rebecca J.; Cooper, Scott D.; Gresswell, Robert E.; Brown, Lee E.; Dahm, Clifford N.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2015. Fire effects on aquatic ecosystems: An assessment of the current state of the science. Freshwater Science. 34(4): 1340-1350.

Ruffing, Claire M.; Dwire, Kathleen A.; Daniels, Melinda D. 2016. Carbon pools in stream-riparian corridors: legacy of disturbance along mountain streams of south-eastern Wyoming. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 41: 208-223.

Sutfin, Nicholas A.; Wohl, Ellen E.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2016. Banking carbon: A review of organic carbon storage and physical factors influencing retention in floodplains and riparian ecosystems. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 41: 38-60.

Hand, Michael S.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Calkin, David E. 2016. Examining heterogeneity and wildfire management expenditures using spatially and temporally descriptive data. Journal of Forest Economics. 22: 80-102.

Murphy, Daniel; Wyborn, Carina; Yung, Laurie; Williams, Daniel R.; Cleveland, Cory; Eby, Lisa; Dobrowski, Solomon; Towler, Erin. 2016. Engaging communities and climate change futures with Multi-Scale, Iterative Scenario Building (MISB) in the western United States. Human Organization. 75(1): Spring.

Overby, Steven T.; Hart, Stephen C. 2016. Short-term belowground responses to thinning and burning treatments in southwestern ponderosa pine forests of the USA. Forests. 7(2).

Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Marshall, John D.; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Davis, Anthony S.; Cobos, Douglas R. 2016. Seedling establishment and physiological responses to temporal and spatial soil moisture changes. New Forests. 47(2): 223-241.

Burkle, Laura A.; Runyon, Justin B. 2016. Drought and leaf herbivory influence floral volatiles and pollinator attraction. Global Change Biology. 22: 1644-1654.


Posted March 2, 2016

Bentz, Barbara J.; Powell, James A. 2014. Mountain pine beetle seasonal timing and constraints to bivoltinism (A comment on Mitton and Ferrenberg, "Mountain Pine Beetle Develops an Unprecedented Summer Generation in Response to Climate Warming"). The American Naturalist. 184(6): 787-796.

Bentz, Barbara J.; Boone, Celia; Raffa, Kenneth F. 2015. Tree response and mountain pine beetle attack preference, reproduction, and emergence timing in mixed whitebark and lodgepole pines. Forest and Agriculture Entomology. 17(4): 421-432.

Vandygriff, J. C.; Hansen, E.; Bentz, B. J.; Allen, K. K.; Amman, G. D.; Rasmussen, L. A. 2015. Long-term efficacy of diameter-limit cutting to reduce mountain pine beetle-caused tree mortality in a lodgepole pine forest. The Forestry Chronicle. 91(4): 444-456.

Bentz, Barbara J.; Duncan, Jacob P.; Powell, James A. 2016. Elevational shifts in thermal suitability for mountain pine beetle population growth in a changing climate. Forestry. doi:10.1093/forestry/cpv054

Armatas, Christopher A.; Venn, Tyron J.; McBride, Brooke B.; Watson, Alan E.; Carver, Steve J. 2016. Opportunities to utilize traditional phenological knowledge to support adaptive management of social-ecological systems vulnerable to changes in climate and fire regimes. Ecology and Society. 21(1): 16.

Bixby, Rebecca J.; Cooper, Scott D.; Gresswell, Robert E.; Brown, Lee E.; Dahm, Clifford N.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2015. Fire effects on aquatic ecosystems: An assessment of the current state of the science. Freshwater Science. 34(4): 1340-1350.

Ruffing, Claire M.; Dwire, Kathleen A.; Daniels, Melinda D. 2016. Carbon pools in stream-riparian corridors: legacy of disturbance along mountain streams of south-eastern Wyoming. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 41: 208-223.

Sutfin, Nicholas A.; Wohl, Ellen E.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2016. Banking carbon: A review of organic carbon storage and physical factors influencing retention in floodplains and riparian ecosystems. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 41: 38-60.

Hand, Michael S.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Calkin, David E. 2016. Examining heterogeneity and wildfire management expenditures using spatially and temporally descriptive data. Journal of Forest Economics. 22: 80-102.

Murphy, Daniel; Wyborn, Carina; Yung, Laurie; Williams, Daniel R.; Cleveland, Cory; Eby, Lisa; Dobrowski, Solomon; Towler, Erin. 2016. Engaging communities and climate change futures with Multi-Scale, Iterative Scenario Building (MISB) in the western United States. Human Organization. 75(1): Spring.

Overby, Steven T.; Hart, Stephen C. 2016. Short-term belowground responses to thinning and burning treatments in southwestern ponderosa pine forests of the USA. Forests. 7(2).

Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Marshall, John D.; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Davis, Anthony S.; Cobos, Douglas R. 2016. Seedling establishment and physiological responses to temporal and spatial soil moisture changes. New Forests. 47(2): 223-241.

Burkle, Laura A.; Runyon, Justin B. 2016. Drought and leaf herbivory influence floral volatiles and pollinator attraction. Global Change Biology. 22: 1644-1654.


Posted February 11, 2016

Quentin, Audrey G.; Pinkard, Elizabeth A.; Ryan, Michael G.; Tissue, David T.; Baggett, L. Scott; Adams, Henry D.; Maillard, Pascale; Marchand, Jacqueline; Landhausser, Simon M.; Lacointe, Andre; Gibon, Yves; Anderegg, William R. L.; Asao, Shinichi; Atkin, Owen K.; Bonhomme, Marc; Claye, Caroline; Chow, Pak S.; Clement-Vidal, Anne; Davies, Noel W.; Dickman, L. Turin; Dumbur, Rita; Ellsworth, David S.; Falk, Kristen; Galiano, Lucía; Grunzweig, Jose M.; Hartmann, Henrik; Hoch, Gunter; Hood, Sharon; Jones, Joanna E.; Koike, Takayoshi; Kuhlmann, Iris; Lloret, Francisco; Maestro, Melchor; Mansfield, Shawn D.; Martinez-Vilalta, Jordi; Maucourt, Mickael; McDowell, Nathan G.; Moing, Annick; Muller, Bertrand; Nebauer, Sergio G.; Niinemets, Ulo; Palacio, Sara; Piper, Frida; Raveh, Eran; Richter, Andreas; Rolland, Gaelle; Rosas, Teresa; Joanis, Brigitte Saint; Sala, Anna; Smith, Renee A.; Sterck, Frank; Stinziano, Joseph R.; Tobias, Mari; Unda, Faride; Watanabe, Makoto; Way, Danielle A.; Weerasinghe, Lasantha K.; Wild, Birgit; Wiley, Erin; Woodruff, David R. 2016. Non-structural carbohydrates in woody plants compared among laboratories. Tree Physiology. 35: 1146-1165.

Thompson, Matthew; Dunn, Christopher; Calkin, Dave. 2015. Wildfires: Systemic changes required. Science. 350(6263): 920-921.

Waldron, Alexis L.; Schary, David P.; Cardinal, Bradley J. 2015. Measuring wildland fire leadership: the crewmember perceived leadership scale. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 24: 1168-1175.

Buotte, Polly C.; Peterson, David L.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Hicke, Jeffrey A. 2016. Capturing subregional variability in regional-scale climate change vulnerability assessments of natural resources. Journal of Environmental Management. 169: 313-318.

Fremgen, Aleshia Lynn. 2014. Lek ecology of male greater sage-grouse in Carbon County, Wyoming. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri-Columbia. 139 p. Thesis.

Latif, Quresh S.; Ellis, Martha M.; Amundson, Courtney L. 2016. A broader definition of occupancy: Comment on Hayes and Monfils. Journal of Wildlife Management. 80(2): 192-194.


Posted February 10, 2016

Leger, Elizabeth A.; Baughman, Owen W. 2015. What seeds to plant in the Great Basin? Comparing traits prioritized in native plant cultivars and releases with those that promote survival in the field. Natural Areas Journal. 35(1): 54-68.

Kilkenny, Francis F.; Galloway, Laura F. 2016. Evolution of marginal populations of an invasive vine increases the likelihood of future spread. New Phytologist. 209: 1773-1780.

Finch, Deborah M.; Pendleton, Rosemary L.; Reeves, Matt C.; Ott, Jeffrey E.; Kilkenny, Francis F.; Butler, Jack L.; Ott, Jacqueline P.; Pinto, Jeremy R.; Ford, Paulette L.; Runyon, Justin B.; Rumble, Mark A.; Kitchen, Stanley G. 2016. Rangeland drought: Effects, restoration, and adaptation [Chap. 8]. In: Vose, James M.; Clark, James S.; Luce, Charles H.; Patel-Weynard, Toral, eds. Effects of drought on forests and rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-93b. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington Office. p. 155-194.

Ganey, Joseph L.; Block, William M.; Sanderlin, Jamie S.; Iniguez, Jose M. 2015. Comparative nest-site habitat of painted redstarts and red-faced warblers in the Madrean Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona. Western North American Naturalist. 75(3): 291-300.

Ganey, Joseph L. 2016. Recommendations for snag retention in southwestern mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests: History and current status. Wildlife Society Bulletin. doi: 10.1002/wsb.609.

Anhold, John; Mitchell, Brent; Wilcox, Craig; Mellin, Tom; Merrick, Melissa; Lynch, Ann; Walterman, Mike; Falk, Donald; Koprowski, John; Laes, Denise; Evans, Don; Fisk, Haans. 2015. Using LiDAR to evaluate forest landscapes and health factors and their relationship to habitat of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel on the Coronado National Forest, Pinaleno Mountains, Arizona [Chap. 12]. In: Potter K. M.; Conkling, B. L. Forest Health Monitoring: National Status, Trends, and Analysis 2014. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-209. Asheville NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 133-142.


Posted February 9, 2016

Hand, Michael S.; Wibbenmeyer, Matthew J.; Calkin, David E.; Thompson, Matthew P. 2015. Risk preferences, probability weighting, and strategy tradeoffs in wildfire management. Risk Analysis. doi: 10.1111/risa.12457.

Jin, Yufang; Goulden, Michael L.; Faivre, Nicolas; Veraverbeke, Sander; Sun, Fengpeng; Hall, Alex; Hand, Michael S.; Hook, Simon; Randerson, James T. 2015. Identification of two distinct fire regimes in Southern California: implications for economic impact and future change. Environmental Research Letters. 10: 094005.

Katuwal, Hari; Calkin, David E.; Hand, Michael S. 2016. Production and efficiency of large wildland fire suppression effort: A stochastic frontier analysis. Journal of Environmental Management. 166: 227-236.

Dickerson, Brian E.; Ambourn, Angie K.; Rumble, Mark A.; Allen, Kurt K.; Lehman, Chad P. 2015. Woodpecker forage availability in habitat disturbances of the Black Hills. The Prairie Naturalist. 47: 110-114.

Fremgen, Aleshia L.; Hansen, Christopher P.; Rumble, Mark A.; Gamo, R. Scott; Millspaugh, Joshua J. 2016. Male greater sage-grouse detectability on leks. Journal of Wildlife Management. 80(2): 266-274.

Peterson, David L.; Hardy, Colin C. 2016. The RxCADRE study: A new approach to interdisciplinary fire research. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: i.

Posted February 1, 2016

Boyda, Eric D.; Butler, Jack L.; Xu, Lan. 2015. Estimating herbaceous biomass of grassland vegetation using the reference unit method. The Prairie Naturalist. 47: 73-83.

Ford, Paulette; Jackson, Charles; Reeves, Matthew; Bird, Benjamin; Turner, Dave. 2015. Landscape-scale patterns of fire and drought on the high plains, USA. In: Sustainable use of grassland resources for forage production, biodiversity and environmental protection; proceedings, XXIII International Grassland Congress; 2015 November 20-24; New Delhi, India. 3 p.

Lehman, Chadwick P.; Rumble, Mark A.; Battaglia, Michael A.; Mills, Todd R.; Asherin, Lance A. 2016. Influence of mountain pine beetle epidemic on winter habitat conditions for Merriam's turkeys: Management implications for current and future condition. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium. 11: 79-87.

Lehman, Chadwick P.; Rumble, Mark A.; Rota, Christopher T.; Bird, Benjamin J.; Fogarty, Dillon T.; Millspaugh, Joshua J. 2015. Elk resource selection at parturition sites, Black Hills, South Dakota. Journal of Wildlife Management. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.1017.

Meyer, Susan E.; Pendleton, Burton K. 2015. Evolutionary drivers of mast-seeding in a long-lived desert shrub. American Journal of Botany. 102(10): 1666-1675.

Steiner, Jean L.; Schneider, Jeanne M.; Pope, Clay; Pope, Sarah; Ford, Paulette; Steele, Rachel F.; Anderson, Terry, ed. 2015. Southern Plains assessment of vulnerability and preliminary adaptation and mitigation strategies for farmers, ranchers, and forest land owners. El Reno, OK: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southern Plains Climate Hub, ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory. 61 p.

Posted January 21, 2016

Clements, Craig B.; Lareau, Neil P.; Seto, Daisuke; Contezac, Jonathan; Davis, Braniff; Teske, Casey; Zajkowski, Thomas J.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Bright, Benjamin C.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Butler, Bret W.; Jimenez, Daniel; Hiers, J. Kevin. 2016. Fire weather conditions and fire-atmosphere interactions observed during low-intensity prescribed fires - RxCADRE 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 90-101.

Dickinson, Matthew B.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Zajkowski, Thomas; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Schroeder, Wilfrid; Ellison, Luke; Kremens, Robert L.; Holley, William; Martinez, Otto; Paxton, Alexander; Bright, Benjamin C.; O’Brien, Joseph J.; Hornsby, Benjamin; Ichoku, Charles; Faulring, Jason; Gerace, Aaron; Peterson, David; Mauceri, Joseph. 2016. Measuring radiant emissions from entire prescribed fires with ground, airborne and satellite sensors - RxCADRE 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 48-61.

Ottmar, Roger D.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Prichard, Susan J.; Wright, Clinton S.; Restaino, Joseph C.; Kennedy, Maureen C.; Vihnanek, Robert E. 2016. Pre-fire and post-fire surface fuel and cover measurements collected in the southeastern United States for model evaluation and development - RxCADRE 2008, 2011 and 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 10-24.

Strand, Tara; Gullett, Brian; Urbanski, Shawn; O’Neill, Susan; Potter, Brian; Aurell, Johanna; Holder, Amara; Larkin, Narasimhan; Moore, Mark; Rorig, Miriam. 2016. Grassland and forest understorey biomass emissions from prescribed fires in the southeastern United States - RxCADRE 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 102-113.

Hyde, Josh; Strand, Eva K.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Hamilton, Dale. 2015. A case study comparison of landfire fuel loading and emissions generation on a mixed conifer forest in northern Idaho, USA. Fire Ecology. 11(3): 108-127.

O’Brien, Joseph J.; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Hornsby, Benjamin; Hudak, Andrew T.; Bright, Benjamin C.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Hiers, J. Kevin; Teske, Casey; Ottmar, Roger D. 2016. High-resolution infrared thermography for capturing wildland fire behaviour - RxCADRE 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 62-75.

Ottmar, Roger D.; Hiers, J. Kevin; Butler, Bret W.; Clements, Craig B.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Hudak, Andrew T.; O’Brien, Joseph J.; Brian E. Potter; Rowell, Eric M.; Strand, Tara M.; Zajkowski, Thomas J. 2016. Measurements, datasets and preliminary results from the RxCADRE project - 2008, 2011 and 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 1-9.

Posted January 19, 2016

Squires, John R.; Kennedy, Patricia L. 2006. Northern goshawk ecology: An assessment of current knowledge and information needs for conservation and management. Studies in Avian Biology. 31: 8-62.

Ulizio, Todd J.; Squires, John R.; Pletscher, Daniel H.; Schwartz, Michael K.; Claar, James J.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2006. The efficacy of obtaining genetic-based identifications from putative wolverine snow tracks. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 34(5): 1326-1332.

Kolbe, Jay A.; Squires, John R.; Pletscher, Daniel H.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2007. The effect of snowmobile trails on coyote movements within lynx home ranges. Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(5): 1409-1418.

Squires, John R.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2007. Winter prey selection of Canada lynx in northwestern Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(2): 310-315.

Squires, John R.; Copeland, Jeffrey P.; Ulizio, Todd J.; Schwartz, Michael K.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2007. Sources and patterns of wolverine mortality in western Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(7): 2213-2220.

Fanson, Kerry, V.; Wielebnowski, Nadja C.; Shenk, Tanya M.; Jakubas, Walter J.; Squires, John R.; Lucas, Jeffrey R. 2010. Patterns of testicular activity in captive and wild Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 169: 210-216.

Fanson, Kerry V.; Wielebnowski, Nadja C.; Shenk, Tanya M.; Vashon, Jennifer H.; Squires, John R.; Lucas, Jeffrey R. 2010. Patterns of ovarian and luteal activity in captive and wild Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 169: 217-224.

Squires, John R.; DeCesare, Nicholas J.; Kolbe, Jay A.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2010. Seasonal resource selection of Canada lynx in managed forests of the northern Rocky Mountains. Journal of Wildlife Management. 74(8): 1648-1660.

Murphy, Kerry; Wilmot, Jason; Copeland, Jeff; Tyers, Dan; Squires, John. 2011. Wolverine in Greater Yellowstone. Yellowstone Science. 19(3): 17-24.

Berg, Nathan D.; Gese, Eric M.; Squires, John R.; Aubry, Lise M. 2012. Influence of forest structure on the abundance of snowshoe hares in western Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management. 76(7): 1480-1488.


Posted January 12, 2016

Hogland, John S.; Anderson, Nathaniel M. 2015. Estimating FIA plot characteristics using NAIP imagery, function modeling, and the RMRS Raster Utility coding library. In: Stanton, Sharon M.; Christensen, Glenn A., eds. Pushing boundaries: new directions in inventory techniques and applications: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) symposium 2015. Gen. Tech. Rep, PNW-GTR-931. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 340-344.

Kilkenny, Francis F.; Galloway, Laura F. 2015. Evolution of marginal populations of an invasive vine increases the likelihood of future spread. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.13702.

Evans, Daniel M.; Che-Castaldo, Judy P.; Crouse, Deborah; Davis, Frank W.; Epanchin-Niell, Rebecca; Flather, Curtis H.; Frohlich, R. Kipp; Goble, Dale D.; Li, Ya-Wei; Male, Timothy D.; Master, Lawrence L.; Moskwik, Matthew P.; Neel, Maile C.; Noon, Barry R.; Parmesan, Camille; Schwartz, Mark W.; Scott, J. Michael; Williams, Byron K. 2016. Species recovery in the United States: Increasing the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act. Issues in Ecology, Report Number 20. Ecological Society of America. 27 p.

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Luna, Tara; Richardson, Bryce A.; Kilkenny, Francis F.; Runyon, Justin B. 2015. Conserving and restoring habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse and other sagebrush-obligate wildlife: The crucial link of forbs and sagebrush diversity. Native Plants Journal. 16(3): 276-299.

Al-Chokhachy, Robert; Wenger, Seth J.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Kershner, Jeffrey L. 2013. Characterizing the thermal suitability of instream habitat for salmonids: A cautionary example from the Rocky Mountains. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142: 793-801.

Carnie, Ryan; Tonina, Daniele; McKean, James A.; Isaak, Daniel. 2015. Habitat connectivity as a metric for aquatic microhabitat quality: Application to Chinook salmon spawning habitat. Ecohydrology. doi: 10.1002/eco.1696.

Williams, J. E.; Isaak, D. J.; Imhof, J.; Hendrickson, D. A.; McMillan, J. R. 2015. Cold-water fishes and climate change in North America. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09505-1.

McKelvey, K. S.; Young, M. K.; Knotek, W. L.; Carim, K. J.; Wilcox, T. M.; Padgett-Stewart, T. M.; Schwartz, M. K. 2016. Sampling large geographic areas for rare species using environmental DNA: A study of bull trout Salvelinus confluentus occupancy in western Montana. Journal of Fish Biology. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12863.


Posted January 12, 2016

Friggens, Megan M.; Finch, Deborah M. 2015. Implications of climate change for bird conservation in the southwestern U.S. under three alternative futures. PLoS ONE. 10(12): e0144089.

Padgett-Stewart, Ticha M.; Wilcox, Taylor M.; Carim, Kellie J.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2015. Designing an eDNA Assay for River Otter Detection: A tool for discerning the efficacy of eDNA surveying on semi-aquatic mammals. Conservation Genetics Resources. doi: 10.1007/s12686-015-0511-x.

Wilcox, Taylor M.; Carim, Kellie J.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Micahel K.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2015. The dual challenges of generality and specificity when developing environmental DNA markers for species and subspecies of Oncorhynchus. PLoS ONE. 10(11): e0142008.

McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Wilcox, Taylor M.; Bingham, Daniel M.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2016. Patterns of hybridization among cutthroat trout and rainbow trout in northern Rocky Mountain streams. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1887.

Wilcox, Taylor M.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Sepulveda, Adam J.; Shepard, Bradley B.; Jane, Stephen F.; Whiteley, Andrew R.; Lowe, Winsor H.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2016. Understanding environmental DNA detection probabilities: A case study using a stream-dwelling char Salvelinus fontinalis. Biological Conservation. 194: 209-216.

Meyer, Susan E.; Warren, Thomas W. 2015. Seeding big sagebrush successfully on Intermountain rangelands. Great Basin Factsheet Series Number 10. Sage Grouse Initiative. 5 p. Online: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/seeding-big-sagebrush-successfully-on-intermountain-rangelands/.

Schreiber, Leslie A.; Hansen, Christopher P.; Rumble, Mark A.; Millspaugh, Joshua J.; Gamo, R. Scott; Kehmeier, Jon W.; Wojcik, Nate. 2015. Microhabitat selection of brood-rearing sites by greater sage-grouse in Carbon County, Wyoming. Western North American Naturalist. 75(3): 348-363.

Masek, Jeffrey G.; Hayes, Daniel J.; Hughes, M. Joseph; Healey, Sean P.; Turner, David P. 2015. The role of remote sensing in process-scaling studies of managed forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management. 355: 109-123.

Raymond, Crystal L.; Healey, Sean P.; Peduzzi, Alicia; Patterson, Paul L. 2015. Representative regional models of post-disturbance forest carbon accumulation: Integrating inventory data and a growth and yield model. Forest Ecology and Management. 336: 21-34.

Miller, Sue; Essen, Maureen; Anderson, Nate; Page-Dumroese, Debbie; McCollum, Dan; Bergman, Rick; Elder, Tom. 2015. Burgeoning biomass: Creating efficient and sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the Rockies, Part II. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 17. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Kitchen, Stanley G. 2015. Climate and human influences on historical fire regimes (AD 1400-1900) in the eastern Great Basin (USA). The Holocene. doi: 10.1177/0959683615609751.

Kitchen, Stanley G.; Meyer, Susan E.; Carlson, Stephanie L. 2015. Mechanisms for maintenance of dominance in a nonclonal desert shrub. Ecosphere. 6(12): Article 252.

Luce, Charles H.; Black, Thomas A. 1999. Sediment production from forest roads in western Oregon. Water Resources Research. 35(8): 2561-2570.

Posted December 16, 2015

Apostol, Kent G.; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Davis, Anthony S. 2015. Response of conifer species from three latitudinal populations to light spectra generated by light-emitting diodes and high-pressure sodium lamps. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 45: 1711-1719.

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Landis, Thomas D. 2015. Growing container seedlings: Three considerations. Tree Planters' Notes. 58(2): 58-62.

Parks, Sean A.; Miller, Carol; Holsinger, Lisa M.; Baggett, L. Scott; Bird, Benjamin J. 2015. Wildland fire limits subsequent fire occurrence. International Journal of Wildland Fire. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF15107.

Garbarino, M.; Marzano, R.; Shaw, J. D.; Long, J. N. 2015. Environmental drivers of deadwood dynamics in woodlands and forests. Ecosphere. 6(3): Article 30.

Olson, Lucretia E.; Oakleaf, Robert J.; Squires, John R.; Wallace, Zachary P.; Kennedy, Patricia L. 2015. Nesting pair density and abundance of ferruginous hawks (Buteo regalis) and golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) from aerial surveys in Wyoming. Journal of Raptor Research. 49(4): 400-412.

Savage, Shannon L.; Lawrence, Rick L.; Squires, John R. 2015. Predicting relative species composition within mixed conifer forest pixels using zero-inflated models and Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment. 171: 326-336.

Campbell, Robert; Venn, Tyron; Anderson, Nathaniel. 2015. Quantifying social preferences toward woody biomass energy generation in Montana, USA. Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2015 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and Western Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; July 26-28. 19 p.

Thompson, Matthew P.; Anderson, Nathaniel M. 2015. Modeling fuel treatment impacts on fire suppression cost savings: A review. California Agriculture. 69(3):164-170.

Posted December 15, 2015

Parks, Sean A.; Miller, Carol; Parisien, Marc-Andre; Holsinger, Lisa M.; Dobrowski, Solomon Z.; Abatzoglou, John. 2015. Wildland fire deficit and surplus in the western United States, 1984-2012. Ecosphere. 6(12): Article 275.

McKelvey, Kevin S.; Pearson, Dean E. 2001. Population estimation with sparse data: The role of estimators versus indices revisited. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79(10): 1754-1765.

Ortega, Yvette K.; Pearson, Dean E. 2001. Occurrences of the western skink (Eumeces skiltonianus) in grasslands of western Montana. Northwestern Naturalist. 82(3): 125-125.

Pearson, Dean E.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2001. Test of the prey-base hypothesis to explain use of red squirrel midden sites by American martens. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79(8): 1372-1379.

Pearson, Dean E. 2000. Evidence of autumn breeding in red squirrels, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, in western Montana. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 114(4): 703-704.

Pearson, Dean E.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2000. Non-target effects of an introduced biological control agent on deer mouse ecology. Oecologia. 122: 121-128.

Buskirk, Steven W.; Ruggiero, Leonard F.; Aubry, Keith B.; Pearson, Dean E.; Squires, John R.; McKelvey, Kevin S. 1999. Comparative ecology of lynx in North America [Chapter 14]. In: Ruggiero, Leonard F.; Aubry, Keith B.; Buskirk, Steven W.; Koehler, Gary M.; Krebs, Charles J.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Squires, John R. Ecology and conservation of lynx in the United States. Gen.Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-30WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 397-417.

Pearson, D. E. 1999. Deer mouse predation on the biological control agent, Urophora spp., introduced to control spotted knapweed. Northwestern Naturalist. 80(1): 26-29.

Foresman, Kerry R.; Pearson, D. E. 1999. Activity patterns of American martens, fishers, snowshoe hares, and red squirrels in westcentral Montana. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 113(3): 386-389.

Foresman, Kerry R.; Pearson, Dean E. 1998. Comparison of proposed survey procedures for detection of forest carnivores. Journal of Wildlife Management. 62(4): 1217-1226.

Ruggiero, Leonard F.; Pearson, Dean E.; Henry, Stephen E. 1998. Characteristics of American marten den sites in Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management. 62(2): 663-673.


Posted December 14, 2015

Richardson, Bryce A.; Ortiz, Hector G.; Carlson, Stephanie L.; Jaeger, Deidre M.; Shaw, Nancy L. 2015. Genetic and environmental effects on seed weight in subspecies of big sagebrush: Applications for restoration. Ecosphere. 6: Article 201.

Sturdevant, Nancy; Kegley, Sandy; Ortega, Yvette; Pearson, Dean. 2006. Evaluation of establishment of Cyphocleonus achates and its potential impact on spotted knapweed. Numbered Report 06-08. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Region, Forest Health Protection. 9 p.

Shick, Katharine R.; Pearson, Dean E.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2006. Forest habitat associations of the golden-mantled ground squirrel: Implications for fuels management. Northwest Science. 80(2): 133-139.

Pearson, Dean E.; Callaway, Ragan M. 2006. Biological control agents elevate hantavirus by subsidizing deer mouse populations. Ecology Letters. 9: 443-450.

Pearson, Dean E.; Callaway, Ragan M. 2005. Indirect nontarget effects of host-specific biological control agents: Implications for biological control. Biological Control. 35: 288-298.

Pearson, Dean E. 2005. Biological control is more than just natural enemies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 20(1): 10-11.

Pearson, Dean E.; Callaway, Ragan M. 2004. Response to Thomas et al.: Biocontrol and indirect effects. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 19(2): 62-63.

Pearson, Dean E.; Callaway, Ragan M. 2003. Indirect effects of host-specific biological control agents. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 18(9): 456-461.

Pearson, Dean E.; Ruggiero, Leonard F. 2003. Transect versus grid trapping arrangements for sampling small-mammal communities. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 31(2): 454-459.


Posted November 5, 2015

Cooke, Brian, Kapler Smith, Jane; Innes, Robin; Fryer, Janet; Zouhar, Kris; Abrahamson, Ilana; Murphy, Shannon; Masin, Eva. 2015. Fire and forethought: Fire effects syntheses are a powerful tool for planning and management across resource fields. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 16. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.


Posted November 3, 2015

Wood, Eric M.; Pidgeon, Anna M.; Radeloff, Volker C.; Helmers, David; Culbert, Patrick D.; Keuler, Nicholas S.; Flather, Curtis H. 2014. Housing development erodes avian community structure in U.S. protected areas. Ecological Applications. 24(6): 1445-1462.

Cushman, Samuel A.; Elliot, Nicholas B.; Macdonald, David W.; Loveridge, Andrew J. 2015. A multi-scale assessment of population connectivity in African lions (Panthera leo) in response to landscape change. Landscape Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10980-015-0292-3.

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