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Posted August 30, 2016

Maestas, Jeremy D.; Campbell, Steven B.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Pellant, Mike; Miller, Richard F. 2016. Tapping soil survey information for rapid assessment of sagebrush ecosystem resilience and resistance. Rangelands. doi: 10.1016/j.rala.2016.02.002.

Rhoades, Charles C.; Hubbard, Robert M.; Elder, Kelly. 2016. A decade of streamwater nitrogen and forest dynamics after a mountain pine beetle outbreak at the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado. Ecosystems. doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-0027-6.

Cleaver, Christy M.; Schoettle, Anna W.; Burns, Kelly S.; Connor, J. Jeff. 2015. Limber pine conservation strategy: Recommendations for Rocky Mountain National Park. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; 2015 Sept. 21-25; Newport, OR: Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources. p. 81-82.

Casper, A. M. A.; Jacobi, W. R.; Schoettle, A. W.; Burns, K. S. 2016. Restoration planting options for limber pine (Pinus flexilis James) in the Southern Rocky Mountains. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 143(1): 21-37.

Holsinger, Lisa; Parks, Sean A.; Miller, Carol. 2016. Weather, fuels, and topography impede wildland fire spread in western US landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management. 380: 59-69.

Sing, Sharlene E.; De Clerck-Floate, Rosemarie; Hansen, Richard W.; Pearce, Hal; Randall, Carol Bell; Tosevski, Ivo; Ward, Sarah M. 2016. Biology and biological control of Dalmatian and yellow toadflax. FHTET-2016-01. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. 141 p.



Posted August 25, 2016

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Wenny, David L. 1992. Forest Research Nursery Waste Water Management Plan, Integrated Pest Management Plan, and pesticide safety. Contribution No. 665. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, College of Forestry, Wildlife and Range Sciences, Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station. 12 p.

Kempf, Madelyn; Foresman, Kerry; Lyon, Jack; Arno, Steve; Chojnacky, Cindy. 1995. ECO-News - BEMRP: A first of its kind within the Forest Service. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 12 p.

Smith, Jane Kapler; Sullivan, Janet; Carlson, Clinton E.; Lyon, L. Jack; Tewksbury, J.; Hejl, S.; Martin, T.; Arno, Stephen F.; McCaughey, Ward; Stewart, Cathy; Hardy, Colin; Jones, J. Greg; Kempf, Madelyn; Weldon, Leslie. 1996. ECO-Report - Halfway home. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 12 p.

Smith, Jane Kapler; Solorzano, Lucia; Howard, Janet; Arno, Steve; Wagner, Thomas G.; Keane, Bob; Lyon, L. Jack; Jones, J. Greg; Heald, Sue. 1997. ECO-Report - Collaboration at the heart of the job. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 12 p.

Smith, Jane Kapler; Jones, Greg; Christianson, Nan; Solorzano, Lucia; Weisgerber, Gloria; Arno, Steve; Hejl, Sallie J.; Wheeler, F. Jeremy; Redman, Timothy S.; Tewksbury, Joshua J.; DeLuca, Tom; Zouhar, K. 1998. ECO-Report - Research-management-public partnership continues. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 12 p.

Canton-Thompson, Janie; Smith, Jane Kapler; Jones, Greg; Brown, Perry J.; Arno, Stephen F.; Daniels, Orville L.; Burk, Dale A.; Hardy, Colin C.; Silvieus, Dave; Pflug, Kristi D.; Winhorst, Bruce; Thompson, Brooke; Ortega, Yvette K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Thompson, Tom; Pearson, Dean E.; Stewart, Cathy; Sullivan, Janet. 1999. ECO-Report - 1999 Symposium highlights five years of learning. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 20 p.

Canton-Thompson, Janie; Jones, Greg; Smith, Jane Kapler; Rice, Peter; Harrington, Mick; Sutherland, Elaine Kennedy; McKelvey, Kevin; Ortega, Yvette; McCaughey, Ward; Pfister, Robert; Jones, Greg; Swanson, Larry; Wright, Vita. 2001. ECO-Report - One ranger's experience in summer 2000. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 16 p.

Canton-Thompson, Janie; Ritter, Sharon; Campbell, Dave; Schreck, Julie; Kolb, Peter; Thompson, Brooke; Zuuring, Hans; Watson, Alan; Ortega, Yvette; McKelvey, Kevin; Sutherland, Elaine Kennedy; Jones, Greg. 2002. ECO-Report - Fire recovery in the Bitterroot: "It's a lot of work!". Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 20 p.

Canton-Thompson, Janie; Patton-Mallory, Marcia; Heald, Sue; Ritter, Sharon; Pfister, Robert D.; Pearson, Dean E.; Ortega, Yvette K.; Watson, Alan; Sutherland, Elaine Kennedy; Jones, Greg. 2003. ECO-Report - The case for research: How it makes a difference to managers. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 20 p.

Canton-Thompson, Janie; Saveland, Jim; Ritter, Sharon; Ortega, Yvette K; Pearson, Dean F.; Harrington, Mick; Sutherland, Elaine Kennedy; Cook, Clint; Jones, Greg. 2004. ECO-Report - Great issues, great diversions. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 20 p.

Ritter, Sharon; Canton-Thompson, Janie; Jones, Greg; McCaughey, Ward; Calkin, Dave; Harrington, Mick; Kolb, Peter; Hollingsworth, LaWen; Jensen, Joe; Knotek, Katie; Thompson, Brooke. 2005. ECO-Report - Scale matters - some thoughts on landscape sustainability. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 20 p.



Posted August 20, 2016

Reeves, Matthew C.; Washington-Allen, Robert A.; Angerer, Jay; Hunt, E. Raymond, Jr.; Kulawardhana, Ranjani Wasantha; Kumar, Lalit; Loboda, Tatiana; Loveland, Thomas; Metternicht, Graciela; Ramsey, R. Douglas. 2015. Global view of remote sensing of rangelands: Evolution, applications, future pathways [Chapter 10]. In: Land resources monitoring, modeling, and mapping with remote sensing. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group: 237-276.

Harrod, Richy J.; Dodson, Erich K.; Povak, Nicholas A.; Peterson, David W. 2009. Pretreatment variation in overstory and understory vegetation [Chapter 2]. In: Agee, James K.; Lehmkuhl, John F., comps. Dry forests of the Northeastern Cascades Fire and Fire Surrogate project site, Mission Creek, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-577. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 13-34.

Dodson, Erich K.; Peterson, David W. 2010. Mulching effects on vegetation recovery following high severity wildfire in north-central Washington State, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 260: 1816-1823.

Lehmkuhl, John F.; Lyons, Andrea L.; Bracken, Edd; Leingang, Jodi; Gaines, William L.; Dodson, Erich K.; Singleton, Peter H. 2013. Forage composition, productivity, and utilization in the Eastern Washington Cascade Range. Northwest Science. 87(4): 267-291.

Pelz, Kristen A.; Smith, Frederick W. 2012. Thirty year change in lodgepole and lodgepole/mixed conifer forest structure following 1980s mountain pine beetle outbreak in western Colorado, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 280: 93-102.

Pelz, Kristen A.; Smith, Frederick W. 2013. How will aspen respond to mountain pine beetle? A review of literature and discussion of knowledge gaps. Forest Ecology and Management. 299: 60-69.

Shepperd, Wayne D.; Smith, Frederick W.; Pelz, Kristen A. 2015. Group clearfell harvest can promote regeneration of aspen forests affected by sudden aspen decline in western Colorado. Forest Science. 61: 932-937.

Dickinson, Yvette L.; Pelz, Kristen A.; Giles, Emma; Howie, Josh. 2016. Have we been successful? Monitoring horizontal forest complexity for forest restoration projects. Restoration Ecology. 24(1): 8-17.



Posted August 18, 2016

Kolb, Thomas E.; Fettig, Christopher J.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Stewart, Jane E.; Weed, Aaron S.; Hicke, Jeffrey A.; Ayres, Matthew P. 2016. Forest insect and fungal pathogen responses to drought [Chapter 6]. 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. 113-133.

Massman, W. J. 2015. A non-equilibrium model for soil heating and moisture transport during extreme surface heating: The soil (heat-moisture-vapor) HMV-Model Version. Geoscientific Model Development. 8: 3659-3680.

Kelleners, Thijs J.; Koonce, Jeremy; Shillito, Rose; Dijkema, Jelle; Berli, Markus; Young, Michael H.; Frank, John M.; Massman, W. J. 2016. Numerical modeling of coupled water flow and heat transport in soil and snow. Soil Science Society of America. 80: 247-263.

Smits, Kathleen M.; Kirby, Elizabeth; Massman, William J.; Baggett, Larry Scott. 2016. Experimental and modeling study of forest fire effect on soil thermal conductivity. Pedosphere. 26(4): 462-473.

Vacek, Stanislav; Hunova, Iva; Vacek, Zdenek; Hejcmanova, Pavla; Podrazsky, Vilem; Kral, Jan; Putalova, Tereza; Moser, W. Keith. 2015. Effects of air pollution and climatic factors on Norway spruce forests in the Orlicke hory Mts. (Czech Republic), 1979-2014. European Journal of Forest Research. 134: 1127-1142.

Risch, Anita C.; Schutz, Martin; Vandegehuchte, Martijn L.; van der Putten, Wim H.; Duyts, Henk; Raschein, Ursina; Gwiazdowicz, Dariusz J.; Busse, Matt D.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Zimmerman, Stephan. 2015. Aboveground vertebrate and invertebrate herbivore impacts on net N mineralization in subalpine grasslands. Ecology. 96(12): 3312-3322.

Smith, Kevin T.; Arbellay, Estelle; Falk, Donald A.; Sutherland, Elaine Kennedy. 2016. Macroanatomy and compartmentalization of recent fire scars in three North American conifers. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 46: 535-542.

Balkenhol, Niko; Cushman, Samuel A.; Waits, Lisette P.; Storfer, Andrew. 2016. Current status, future opportunities, and remaining challenges in landscape genetics [Chapter 14]. In: Balkenhol, Niko; Cushman, Samuel A.; Storfer, Andrew T.; Waits, Lisette P., eds. Landscape Genetics: Concepts, Methods, Applications, First Edition. John Wiley and Sons Ltd. p. 247-255.

Waits, Lisette P.; Cushman, Samuel A.; Spear, Steve F. 2016. Applications of landscape genetics to connectivity research in terrestrial animals [Chapter 12]. In: Balkenhol, Niko; Cushman, Samuel A.; Storfer, Andrew T.; Waits, Lisette P., eds. Landscape Genetics: Concepts, Methods, Applications, First Edition. John Wiley and Sons Ltd. p. 199-219.

Korfmacher, John L.; Musselman, Robert C. 2007. Evaluation of storage and filtration protocols for alpine/subalpine lake water quality samples. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 131: 107-116.

Mensing, Scott; Korfmacher, John; Minckley, Thomas; Musselman, Robert. 2012. A 15,000 year record of vegetation and climate change from a treeline lake in the Rocky Mountains, Wyoming, USA. The Holocene. 22(7): 739-748.

Musselman, Robert C.; Korfmacher, John L. 2007. Air quality at a snowmobile staging area and snow chemistry on and off trail in a Rocky Mountain subalpine forest, Snowy Range, Wyoming. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 133: 321-334.



Posted August 17, 2016

Ott, Jacqueline P.; Butler, Jack L.; Rong, Yuping; Xu, Lan. 2016. Greater bud outgrowth of Bromus inermis than Pascopyrum smithii under multiple environmental conditions. Journal of Plant Ecology. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtw045.

Short, Frederick T.; Kosten, Sarian; Morgan, Pamela A.; Malone, Sparkle; Moore, Gregg E. 2016. Impacts of climate change on submerged and emergent wetland plants. Aquatic Botany. doi: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2016.06.006.

Krivan, Vlastimil; Lewis, Mark; Bentz, Barbara J.; Bewick, Sharon; Lenhart, Suzanne M.; Liebhold, Andrew. 2016. A dynamical model for bark beetle outbreaks. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 407: 25-37.

Falster, Daniel S.; Duursma, Remko A.; Ishihara, Masae I.; Barneche, Diego R.; FitzJohn, Richard G.; Varhammar, Angelica; Aiba, Masahiro; Ando, Makoto; Anten, Niels; Aspinwall, Michael J.; Baltzer, Jennifer L.; Baraloto, Christopher,; Battaglia, Michael; Battles, John J.; Bond-Lamberty, Ben; Breugel, Michiel van; Camac James; Claveau, Yves; Collm Lluis; Dannoura, Masako; Delagrange, Sylvain; Domec, Jean-Christophe; Fatemi, Farrah; Feng, Wang; Gargaglione, Veronica; Goto, Yoshiaki; Hagihara, Akio; Hall, Jefferson S.; Hamilton, Steve; Harja, Degi; Hiura, Tsutom; Holdaway, Robert; Hutley, Lindsay S.; Ichie, Tomoaki; Jokela, Eric J.; Kantola, Anu; ; Kelly, Jeff W. G. ; Kenzo, Tanaka; King, David; Kloeppel, Brian D.; Kohyama, Takashi; Komiyama, Akira; Laclau, Jean-Paul; Lusk, Christopher H.; Maguire, Douglas A.; Maire, Guerric Le; Makela, Ammikki; Markesteijn, Lars; Marshall, John; McCulloh, Katherine; Miyata, Itsuo; Mokany, Karel; Mori, Shugeta; Myster, Randall W.; Nagano, Masahiro; Naidu, Shawna L.; Nouvellon, Yann; O'Grady, Anthony P.; O'Hara, Kevin L.;Ohtsuka, Toshiyuki; Osada, Noriyuki; Osunkoya, Olusegun O.; Peri, Pablo Luis; Petritan, Any Mary; Poorter, Lourens; Portsmuth, Angelika; Potvin, Catherine; Ransijn, Johannes; Reid, Douglas; Ribeiro, Sabina C.; Roberts, Scott D.; Rodriguez, Rolando; Saldana-Acosta, Angela; Santa-Regina, Ignacio; Sasa, Kaichiro; Selaya, N. Galia; Sillett, Stephen C.; Sterck, Frank; Takagi, Kentaro; Tange, Takeshi; Tanouchi, Hiroyuki; Tissue, David; Umehara, Toru; Utsugi. Hajime; Vadeboncoeur, Matthew A.; Valladares, Fernando; Vanninen, Petteri; Wang, Jian R.; Wenk, Elizabeth; Williams, Richard; Ximenes, Fabiano de Aquino; Yamaba, Atsushi; Yamada, Toshihiro; Yamakura, Takuo; Yanai, Ruth D.; York, Robert A. 2015. BAAD: a biomass and allometry database for woody plants. Ecology. 96(5): 1445.

Sieg, Carolyn; Kurt, Allen; Hoffman, Chad; McMillin, Joel. 2014. Chapter 12 - Bark Beetle outbreaks in Ponderosa Pine forests: Implications for fuels, fire, and management (Project INT-F-09-01). In: Potter, Kevin M.; Conkling, Barbara L., eds. Forest health monitoring: National status, trends, and analysis 2012. General Technical Report SRS-198. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 153-160.



Posted August 16, 2016

Cale, Jonathan A.; Klutsch, Jennifer G.; Erbilgin, Nadir; Negron, Jose F.; Castello, John D. 2016. Using structural sustainability for forest health monitoring and triage: Case study of a mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)-impacted landscape. Ecological Indicators. 70: 451-459.

Hansen, E. Matthew; Munson, A. Steven; Blackford, Darren C.; Wakarchuk, David; Baggett, L. Scott. 2016. Lethal trap trees and semiochemical repellents as area host protection strategies for spruce beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in Utah. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow172.

Mercado, Javier E.; Santiago-Blay, Jorge A.; Webb, Michael D. 2016. Review of the West Indian Arachnocoris Scott, 1881 (Hemiptera: Nabidae), with descriptions of two new species, and a catalog of the species. Life: The Excitement of Biology. 4(1): 32-71.

Mohren, Sean R.; Rumble, Mark A.; Lehman, Chadwick P.; Anderson, Stanley H. 2016. Resource selection by black-backed woodpeckers (Picoides arcticus) and American three-toed woodpeckers (P. dorsalis) in South Dakota and Wyoming. The Prairie Naturalist. 47: 21-29.

Negron, Jose F.; McMillin, Joel; Sieg, Carolyn H.; Fowler, James F.; Allen, Kurt K.; Wadleigh, Linda L.; Anhold, John A.; Gibson, Ken E. 2016. Variables associated with the occurrence of Ips beetles, red turpentine beetle and wood borers in live and dead ponderosa pines with post-fire injury. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi: 10.1111/afe.12163.

Tillery, Anne C.; Haas, Jessica R. 2016. Potential postwildfire debris-flow hazards - A prewildfire evaluation for the Jemez Mountains, north-central New Mexico. Scientific-Investigations Report 2016-5101. Reston, VA: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. 27 p.



Posted August 10, 2016

Dobrowski, Solomon Z.; Parks, Sean A. 2016. Climate change velocity underestimates climate change exposure in mountainous regions. Nature Communications. 7: 12349.

Cross, Todd B.; Naugle, David E.; Carlson, John C.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2016. Hierarchical population structure in greater sage-grouse provides insight into management boundary delineation. Conservation Genetics. doi: 10.1007/s10592-016-0872-z.

Miller, Sue; Schwartz, Michael; Olson, Lucretia. 2016. Here today, here tomorrow: Managing forests for fisher habitat in the Northern Rockies. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 20. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 12 p.

Chambers, Jeanne C.; Beck, Jeffrey L.; Campbell, Steve; Carlson, John; Christiansen, Thomas J.; Clause, Karen J.; Crist, Michele R.; Dinkins, Jonathan B.; Doherty, Kevin E.; Espinosa, Shawn; Griffin, Kathleen A.; Hanser, Steven E.; Havlina, Douglas W.; Henke, Kenneth F.; Hennig, Jacob D.; Kurth, Laurie L.; Maestas, Jeremy D.; Manning, Mary; Mayer, Kenneth E.; Mealor, Brian A.; McCarthy, Clinton; Pellant, Mike; Perea, Marco A.; Prentice, Karen L.; Pyke, David A.; Wiechman, Lief A.; Wuenschel, Amarina. 2016. Science Framework for the Conservation and Restoration Strategy of the Department of the Interior, Secretarial Order 3336: Using resilience and resistance concepts to assess threats to sagebrush ecosystems and sage-grouse, prioritize conservation and restoration actions, and inform management strategies. Version I, August 5, 2016. Unnumbered Publication. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 202 p.

Chambers, Marin E.; Fornwalt, Paula J.; Malone, Sparkle L.; Battaglia, Mike A. 2016. Patterns of conifer regeneration following high severity wildfire in ponderosa pine - dominated forests of the Colorado Front Range. Forest Ecology and Management. 378: 57-67.

Reeves, Matt; Ford, Paulette; Frid, Leonardo; Augustine, David; Derner, Justin. 2016. A prototype application of state and transition simulation modeling in support of grassland management. In: Iwaasa, Alan; Lardner, H. A. (Bart); Schellenberg, Mike; Willms, Walter; Larson, Kathy, eds. The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High-Tech World: Proceedings 10th International Rangeland Congress; 16-22 July, 2016; Saskatoon, SK. International Rangeland Congress. p. 1062-1064.

Berryman, E.; Ryan, M. G.; Bradford, J. B.; Hawbaker, T. J.; Birdsey, R. 2016. Total belowground carbon flux in subalpine forests is related to leaf area index, soil nitrogen, and tree height. Ecosphere. 7(8): e01418.

Moisen, Gretchen G.; Meyer, Mary C.; Schroeder, Todd A.; Liao, Xiyue; Schleeweis, Karen G.; Freeman, Elizabeth A.; Toney, Chris. 2016. Shape selection in Landsat time series: A tool for monitoring forest dynamics. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13358.

Neary, Daniel G. 2016. Long-term forest paired catchment studies: What do they tell us that landscape-level monitoring does not? Forests. 7: 164.

O'Connor, Christopher D.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Rodriguez y Silva, Francisco. 2016. Getting ahead of the wildfire problem: Quantifying and mapping management challenges and opportunities. Geosciences. 6(3): 35.

Parisien, Marc-Andre; Miller, Carol; Parks, Sean A.; DeLancey, Evan R.; Robinne, Francois-Nicolas; Flannigan, Mike D. 2016. The spatially varying influence of humans on fire probability in North America. Environmental Research Letters. 11: 075005.


Posted July 28, 2016

Boswell, Andrew; Sing, Sharlene E.; Ward, Sarah M. 2016. Plastid DNA analysis reveals cryptic hybridization in invasive dalmatian toadflax populations. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 9: 112-120.

Hanks, Ephraim M.; Hooten, Melvin B.; Knick, Steven T.; Oyler-McCance, Sara J.; Fike, Jennifer A.; Cross, Todd B.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2016. Latent spatial models and sampling design for landscape genetics. The Annals of Applied Statistics. 10(2): 1041-1062.

Stetz, Jeffrey B.; Smith, Seth; Sawaya, Michael A.; Ramsey, Alan B.; Amish, Stephen J.; Schwartz, Michael K.; Luikart, Gordon. 2016. Discovery of 20,000 RAD-SNPs and development of a 52-SNP array for monitoring river otters. Conservation Genetics Resources. doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0558-3.

Wigtil, Gabriel; Hammer, Roger B.; Kline, Jeffrey D.; Mockrin, Miranda H.; Stewart, Susan I.; Roper, Daniel; Radeloff, Volker C. 2016. Places where wildfire potential and social vulnerability coincide in the coterminous United States. International Journal of Wildland Fire. doi: 10.1071/WF15109.

Holbrook, Joseph D.; Vierling, Kerri T.; Vierling, Lee A.; Hudak. Andrew T.; Adam, Patrick. 2015. Occupancy of red-naped sapsuckers in a coniferous forest: Using LiDAR to understand effects of vegetation structure and disturbance. Ecology and Evolution. 5(22): 5383-5393.

Kalkhan, M. A.; Reich, R. M.; Czaplewski, R. L. 1997. Variance estimates and confidence intervals for the Kappa measure of classification accuracy. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 23(3): 210-216.

Tinkham, Wade T.; Hoffman, Chad M.; Ex, Seth A.; Battaglia, Michael A.; Saralecos, Jarred D. 2016. Ponderosa pine forest restoration treatment longevity: Implications of regeneration on fire hazard. Forests. 7(7): 137.

Gillette, Nancy E.; Hansen, E. Matthew; Mehmel, Constance J.; Mori, Sylvia R.; Webster, Jeffrey N.; Erbilgin, Nadir; Wood, David L. 2012. Area-wide application of verbenone-releasing flakes reduces mortality of whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis caused by the mountain pine beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2012.00577.x.

Flores, David. 2016. Fighting for peace: Veterans and military families in the anti-Iraq War movement [Book Review]. Armed Forces and Society. 42(2): 472-474.

Flores, David. 2016. Politicization beyond politics: Narratives and mechanisms of Iraq War veterans' activism. Armed Forces and Society. doi: 10.1177/0095327X16642041.

Loeffler, Dan; Anderson, Nathaniel; Morgan, Todd A.; Sorenson, Colin B. 2016. On-site energy consumption at softwood sawmills in Montana. Forest Products Journal. 66(3/4): 155-163.

Warren, Steven D.; Aguilera, Lorgio E.; Baggett, L. Scott. 2016. Directional orientation of reproductive tissue of Eulychnia breviflora (Cactaceae) in the hyperarid Atacama Desert. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural. 89: 10.


Posted July 15, 2016

Addison, Audrey; Powell, James A.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Six, Diana L. 2015. Integrating models to investigate critical phenological overlaps in complex ecological interactions: The mountain pine beetle-fungus symbiosis. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 368: 55-66.

Hansen, E. Matthew; Johnson, Morris C.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Vandygriff, James C.; Munson, A. Steven. 2015. Fuel loads and simulated fire behavior in "old-stage" beetle-infested ponderosa pine of the Colorado Plateau. Forest Science. 61(4): 644-664.

Yospin, Gabriel I.; Wood, Samuel W.; Holz, Andres; Bowman, David M. J. S.; Keane, Robert E.; Whitlock, Cathy. 2015. Modeling vegetation mosaics in sub-alpine Tasmania under various fire regimes. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 1:16.

Kolb, Thomas E.; Fettig, Christopher J.; Ayres, Matthew P.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Hicke, Jeffrey A.; Mathiasen, Robert; Stewart, Jane E.; Weed, Aaron S. 2016. Observed and anticipated impacts of drought on forest insects and diseases in the United States. Forest Ecology and Management. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.04.051.

Dumroese, Kasten R.; Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Finch, Deborah M. 2016. Restoring arid western habitats: Native plants maximize wildlife conservation effectiveness. The Wildlife Professional. 10(4): 40-43.

Ramsfield, T. D.; Bentz, B. J.; Faccoli, M.; Jactel, H.; Brockerhoff, E. G. 2016. Forest health in a changing world: Effects of globalization and climate change on forest insect and pathogen impacts. Forestry. 89: 245-252.

Swetnam, Tyson L.; O'Connor, Christopher D.; Lynch, Ann M. 2016. Tree morphologic plasticity explains deviation from metabolic scaling theory in semi-arid conifer forests, southwestern USA. PLoS ONE. 11(7): e0157582.

Coop, Jonathan D.; Parks, Sean A.; McClernan, Sarah R.; Holsinger, Lisa M. 2016. Influences of prior wildfires on vegetation response to subsequent fire in a reburned Southwestern landscape. Ecological Applications. 26(2): 346-354.

Rudgers, Jennifer A.; Fletcher, Rebecca A.; Olivas, Eric; Young, Carolyn A.; Charlton, Nikki D.; Pearson, Dean E.; Maron, John L. 2016. Long-term ungulate exclusion reduces fungal symbiont prevalence in native grasslands. Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-016-3620-7.

Smith, Jennifer N.; Emlen, Douglas J.; Pearson, Dean E. 2016. Linking native and invader traits explains native spider population responses to plant invasion. PLoS ONE. 11(4): e0153661.

Brabec, Martha M.; Germino, Matthew J.; Richardson, Bryce A. 2016. Climate adaption [adaptation] and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert: insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12679.

Jaeger, Deidre M.; Runyon, Justin B.; Richardson, Bryce A. 2016. Signals of speciation: Volatile organic compounds resolve closely related sagebrush taxa, suggesting their importance in evolution. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.13982.

Luce, Charles H.; Pederson, Neil; Campbell, John; Millar, Connie; Kormos, Patrick; Vose, James M.; Woods, Ross. 2016. Characterizing drought for forested landscapes and streams [Chapter 2]. 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. 13-48.


Posted June 30, 2016

Sanderlin, Jamie S.; Block, William M.; Strohmeyer, Brenda E. 2016. Long-term post-wildfire correlates with avian community dynamics in ponderosa pine forests [Chapter J]. In: Ralston, Barbara E., ed. Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado River Plateau. Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5180. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. p. 89-101.

Fletcher, Rick, ed. 2003. Rocky Mountain Research Station: 2002 Research Accomplishments. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 68 p.

Fletcher, Rick, ed. 2004. Rocky Mountain Research Station: 2003 Research Accomplishments. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 66 p.

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Posted June 24, 2016

Pierson, Frederick B.; Williams, C. Jason; Robichaud, Peter R. 2015. Assessing impacts of fire and post-fire on runoff and erosion from rangelands mitigation. Great Basin Factsheet Series Number 11. Sage Grouse Initiative. 6 p. Online: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/category/great-basin-factsheet-series/

Gould Gregory K.; Liu, Mingliang; Barber, Michael E.; Cherkauer, Keith A.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Adam, Jennifer C. 2016. The effects of climate change and extreme wildfire events on runoff erosion over a mountain watershed. Journal of Hydrology. 536: 74-91.

Robichaud, Peter R.; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Pierson, Fredrick B.; Spaeth, Kenneth E.; Ashmun, Louise E.; Moffet, Corey A. 2016. Infiltration and interrill erosion rates after a wildfire in western Montana, USA. Catena. 142: 77-88.

Robichaud, Peter R.; Elliot, William J.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Miller, Mary Ellen. 2016. Validation of a probabilistic post-fire erosion model. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25(3): 337-350.

Shakesby, Richard A.; Moody, John A.; Martin, Deborah A.; Robichaud, Peter R. 2016. Synthesising empirical results to improve predictions of post-wildfire runoff and erosion response. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25(3): 257-261.

Williams, C. Jason; Pierson, Frederick B.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Al-Hamdan, Osama Z.; Boll, Jan; Strand, Eva K. 2016. Structural and functional connectivity as a driver of hillslope erosion following disturbance. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25(3): 306-321.

Williams, C. Jason; Pierson, Frederick B.; Spaeth, Kenneth E.; Brown, Joel R.; Al-Hamdan, Osama Z.; Weltz, Mark A.; Nearing, Mark A.; Herrick, Jeffrey E.; Boll, Jan; Robichaud, Peter R.; Goodrich, David C.; Heilman, Phillip; Guertin, D. Phillip; Hernandez, Mariano; Wei, Haiyan; Hardegree, Stuart P.; Strand, Eva K.; Bates, Jonathan D.; Metz, Loretta J.; Nichols, Mary H. 2016. Incorporating hydrologic data and ecohydrologic relationships into ecological site descriptions. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69: 4-19.

Asao, Shinichi; Ryan, Michael G. 2015. Carbohydrate regulation of photosynthesis and respiration from branch girdling in four species of wet tropical rain forest trees. Tree Physiology. 35: 608-620.

Atkin, Owen K.; Bloomfield, Keith J.; Reich, Peter B.; Tjoelker, Mark G.; Asner, Gregory P.; Bonal, Damien; Bonisch, Gerhard; Bradford, Matt G.; Cernusak, Lucas A.; Cosio, Eric G.; Creek, Danielle; Crous, Kristine Y.; Domingues, Tomas F.; Dukes, Jeffrey S.; Egerton, John J. G.; Evans, John R.; Farquhar, Graham D.; Fyllas, Nikolaos M.; Gauthier, Paul P. G.; Gloor, Emanuel; Gimeno, Teresa E.; Griffin, Kevin L.; Guerrieri, Rossella; Heskel, Mary A.; Huntingford, Chris; Ishida, Franc_oise Yoko; Kattge, Jens; Lambers, Hans; Liddell, Michael J.; Lloyd, Jon; Lusk, Christopher H.; Martin, Roberta E.; Maksimov, Ayal P.; Maximov, Trofim C.; Malhi, Yadvinder; Medlyn, Belinda E.; Meir, Patrick; Mercado, Lina M.; Mirotchnick, Nicholas; Ng, Desmond; Niinemets, Ulo; OíSullivan, Odhran S.; Phillips, Oliver L.; Poorter, Lourens; Poot, Pieter; Prentice, I. Colin; Salinas, Norma; Rowland, Lucy M.; Ryan, Michael G.; Sitch, Stephen; Slot, Martijn; Smith, Nicholas G.; Turnbull, Matthew H.; VanderWel, Mark C.; Valladares, Fernando; Veneklaas, Erik J.; Weerasinghe, Lasantha K.; Wirth, Christian; Wright, Ian J.; Wythers, Kirk R.; Xiang, Jen; Xiang, Shuang; Zaragoza-Castells, Joana. 2015. Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist. 206: 614.636.

Babcock, Chad; Finley, Andrew O.; Bradford, John B.; Kolka, Randall; Birdsey, Richard; Ryan, Michael G. 2015. LiDAR based prediction of forest biomass using hierarchical models with spatially varying coefficients. Remote Sensing of Environment. 169: 113-127.

Hansen, E. Matthew; Amacher, Michael C.; Van Miegroet, Helga; Long, James N.; Ryan, Michael G. 2015. Carbon dynamics in central US Rockies lodgepole pine type after mountain pine beetle outbreaks. Forest Science. 61(4): 665-679.

Malone, Sparkle L.; Keough, Cynthia; Staudhammer, Christina L.; Ryan, Michael G.; Parton, William J.; Olivas, Paulo; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Schedlbauer, Jessica; Starr, Gregory. 2015. Ecosystem resistance in the face of climate change: A case study from the freshwater marshes of the Florida Everglades. Ecosphere. 6(4): Article 57.

Malone, Sparkle L.; Staudhammer, Christina L.; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Olivas, Paulo; Ryan, Michael G.; Schedlbauer, Jessica L.; Loescher, Henry W.; Starr, Gregory. 2014. El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) enhances CO2 exchange rates in freshwater marsh ecosystems in the Florida Everglades. PLoS ONE. 9(12): e115058.

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, LucÌa; 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.

Ryan, Michael G. 2015. Large trees losing out to drought. Nature Plants. 1: Article 15150.

Buechling, Arne; Martin, Patrick H.; Canham, Charles D.; Shepperd, Wayne D.; Battaglia, Mike A. 2016. Climate drivers of seed production in Picea engelmannii and response to warming temperatures in the southern Rocky Mountains. Journal of Ecology. 104: 1051-1062.

Ganey, Joseph L.; Iniguez, Jose M.; Hedwall, Shaula; Block, William M.; Ward, James P., Jr.; Jonnes, Ryan S.; Rawlinson, Todd A.; Kyle, Sean C.; Apprill, Darrell L. 2016. Evaluating desired conditions for Mexican spotted owl nesting and roosting habitat. Forest Science. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.15-072.

Timm, Brad C.; McGarigal, Kevin; Cushman, Samuel A.; Ganey, Joseph L. 2016. Multi-scale Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) nest/roost habitat selection in Arizona and a comparison with single-scale modeling results. Landscape Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10980-016-0371-0.

Beckley, Carl S.; Shaban, Salisu; Palmer, Guy H.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Noh, Susan M.; Futse, James E. 2016. Disaggregating tropical disease prevalence by climatic and vegetative zones within tropical west Africa. PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0152560.

Hawley, Jason E.; Rego, Paul W.; Wydeven, Adrian P.; Schwartz, Michael K.; Viner, Tabitha C.; Kays, Roland; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Jenks, Jonathan A. 2016. Long-distance dispersal of a subadult male cougar from South Dakota to Connecticut documented with DNA evidence. Journal of Mammalogy. doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw088.

Roffler, Gretchen H.; Schwartz, Michael K.; Pilgrim, Kristy L.; Talbot, Sandra L.; Sage, George K.; Adams, Layne G.; Luikart, Gordon. 2016. Identification of landscape features influencing gene flow: How useful are habitat selection models? Evolutionary Applications. 9(6): 805-817.


Posted June 23, 2016

Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Jain, Theresa B.; Sandquist, Jonathan E.; Tirocke, Joanne M.; Errecart, John; Jurgensen, Martin F. 2015. Reburns and their Impact on carbon pools, site productivity, and recovery [Chapter 13]. In: Potter, Kevin M.; Conkling, Barbara L., eds. 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. 143-149.

Jang, Woongsoon; Keyes, Christopher R.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S. 2016. Recovery and diversity of the forest shrub community 38 years after biomass harvesting in the northern Rocky Mountains. Biomass and Bioenergy. 92: 88-97.

Cannon, Phil. 2014. Forest pathology in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan, Sept. 2013. Trip Report. Vallejo, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Region 5, Forest Health Protection. p. 114.

Cannon, Phil G.; Falanruw, Margie; Ruegorong, Francis; MacKenzie, Rich; Friday, Katie; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Ashiglar, Sara M.; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Liu, Zhangfeng; Golabi, Mohammad; Iyekar, Chancy Thomas. 2014. The causes of mangrove death on Yap, Palau, Pohnpei and Kosrae [Chapter II]. In: Cannon, Phil. 2014. Forest pathology in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan, Sept. 2013. Trip Report. Vallejo, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Region 5, Forest Health Protection. p. 13-37.

Cannon, Phil; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Ota, Yuko; Sahashi, Norio; Schlub, Robert L.; Brown, Roger; Ashiglar, Sara M.; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Hanna, John W. 2014. Characterizing forest root- and butt-rot fungi in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan [Chapter III]. In: Cannon, Phil. 2014. Forest pathology in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan, Sept. 2013. Trip Report. Vallejo, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Region 5, Forest Health Protection. p. 38-49.

Cannon, Phil G.; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Ota, Yuko; Sahashi, Norio; Schlub, Robert L.; Santos, Gibson; Samuel, Rodasio; Ruegorong, Francis; Nithan, Maxson; Charley, Blair; Waguk, Erick; Quitugua, Roland; Lehman, Ashley; Engleberger, Konrad; Guerrero, Victor; Cabrerra, Sid; Tenorio, Manny; Route, Arnold. 2014. Phellinus noxius in Guam, Saipan, Yap, Palau, Pohnpei and Kosrae [Chapter IV]. In: Cannon, Phil. 2014. Forest pathology in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan, Sept. 2013. Trip Report. Vallejo, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Region 5, Forest Health Protection. p. 50-71.

Cannon, Phil G.; Ruegorong, Francis; Liegel, Puis; Guerrero, Victor; Schlub, Robert L.; Sigrah, Leonard; Nithan, Maxon; Charley, Blair; Ashiglar, Sara M.; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Gavenda, Bob; Friday, Katie; Waguk, Erick; Ota, Yuko; Sahashi, Norio; Santos, Gibson; Samuel, Rodasio. 2014. Next logical steps in forest pathology activities for Guam, Saipan, Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, and Kosrae [Chapter X]. In: Cannon, Phil. 2014. Forest pathology in Yap, Palau, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Guam and Saipan, Sept. 2013. Trip Report. Vallejo, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Region 5, Forest Health Protection. p. 107-110.

Fonseca, N. R.; Guimaraes, L. M. S.; Pires, R. P.; Klopfenstein, N. B.; Kim, M. -S.; Alfenas, A. C. 2016. Ongoing molecular studies of Eucalyptus powdery mildew in Brazil. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 113-115.

Hanna, J. W.; Warwell, M. V.; Maffei, H.; Fairweather, M. L.; Blodgett, J. T.; Zambino, P. J.; Worrall, J.; Burns, K. S.; Jacobs, J. J.; Ashiglar, S. M.; Lundquist, J. E.; Kim, M. -S.; Ross-Davis, A. L.; Hoffman, C.; Mathiasen, R.; Hofstetter, R.; Shaw, J. D.; Pitman, E. W. I.; Nelson, E. V.; McDonald, G. I.; Cleary, M. R.; Brar, S.; Richardson, B. A.; Klopfenstein, N. B. 2016. Bioclimatic modeling predicts potential distribution of Armillaria solidipes and Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir) under contemporary and changing climates in the interior western U.S.A. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 117-123.

Jafarpour, Saeideh; Fotouhifar, Khalil-Berdi; Javan-Nikhhah, Mohammad; Asef, Mohhamad Reza; Davis, Anthony S.; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Hanna, John W.; Margaritescu, Simona; Moncalvo, Jean-Marc; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2016. An integrated taxonomic approach to survey Armillaria in Iran. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 125-128.

Kim, M. -S.; Hohenlohe, P. A.; Kim, K. -H.; Seo, S. -T.; Klopfenstein, N. B. 2016. Genetic diversity and population structure of Raffaelea quercus-mongolicae, a fungus associated with oak mortality in South Korea. Forest Pathology. 46: 164-167.

Kim, Mee-Sook; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Stewart, Jane E.; Hanna, John W.; Warwell, Marcus V.; Zambino, Paul J.; Cleaver, Christy; McDonald, Geral I.; Page-Dumroese, Debbie S.; Moltzan, Bruce; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2016. Can metagenetic studies of soil microbial communities provide insights toward developing novel management approaches for Armillaria root disease? In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 129-131.

Kim, Mee-Sook; Stewart, Jane E.; Dudley, Nicklos; Dobbs, John; Jones, Tyler; Cannon, Phil G.; James, Robert L.; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2015. Molecular genetic characterization of the koa-wilt pathogen (Fusarium oxysporum): Application of molecular genetic tools toward improving koa restoration in Hawai'i. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 133-135.

Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Pitman, Eric W. I.; Hanna, John W.; Cannon, Phil G.; Stewart, Jane E.; Sahashi, Norio; Ota, Yuko; Hattori, Tsutomu; Akiba, Mitsuteru; Shuey, Louise; Schlub, Robert L.; Brooks, Fred; Atibalentja, Ndeme; Tang, Alvin M. C.; Lam, Regent Y. C.; Leung, Mike W. K.; Chu, L. M.; Kwan, H. S.; Farid bin Ahmad, Mohd; Lee, Su See; Lee, Hsin-Han; Tsai, Jyh-Nong; Huang, Yu-Ching; Chung, Chia-Lin; Liou, Ruey-Fen; Kim, Mee-Sook. 2016. A preliminary bioclimatic approach to predicting potential distribution of Phellinus noxious and geographical areas at risk from invasion. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 137-139.

Ross-Davis, Amy; Stewart, Jane E.; Settles, Matt; Hanna, John W.; Shaw, John D.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2016. Fine-scale variability of forest soil fungal communities in two contrasting habitat series in northern Idaho, USA identified with microbial metagenomics. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25 , 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 145-149.

Stewart, Jane E.; Kim, Mee-Sook; Shuey, Louise; Sahashi, Norio; Ota, Yuko; Schlub, Robert L.; Cannon, Phil G.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2016. Population genomic analyses of the brown root-rot pathogen, Phellinus noxius, examine potential invasive spread among Pacific islands. In: Ramsey, Amy; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; September 21-25, 2015; Newport, OR. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Natural Resources; Logan, UT: Utah State University, Quinney College of Natural Resources. p. 151-153.


Posted June 21, 2016

Salo, Jessica A.; Theobald, David M.; Brown, Thomas C. 2016. Evaluation of methods for delineating riparian zones in a semi-arid montane watershed. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 52(3): 632-647.

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Landis, Thomas D.; Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Haase, Diane L.; Wilkinson, Kim W.; Davis, Anthony S. 2016. Meeting forest restoration challenges: Using the Target Plant Concept. Reforesta. 1: 37-52.

Klauberg, Carine; Vidal, Edson; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Bentes, Michelliny de M.; Hudak, Andrew Thomas. 2016. Sampling methods for titica vine (Heteropsis spp.) inventory in a tropical forest. Annals of Forest Science. doi: 10.1007/s13595-016-0565-2.

Crotteau, Justin S.; Keyes, Christopher R.; Sutherland, Elaine K.; Wright, David K.; Egan, Joel M. 2016. Forest fuels and potential fire behaviour 12 years after variable-retention harvest in lodgepole pine. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25: 633-645.

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Ager, Alan A.; Day, Michelle A.; Short, Karen C.; Evers, Cody R. 2016. Assessing the impacts of federal forest planning on wildfire risk-mitigation in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning. 147: 1-17.


Posted June 16, 2016

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Posted June 8, 2016

Frank, John M.; Massman, William J.; Swiatek, Edward; Zimmerman, Herb A.; Ewers, Brent E. 2016. All sonic anemometers need to correct for transducer and structural shadowing in their velocity measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 33: 149-167.


Posted June 7, 2016

Cole, David. 2016. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness - A long history of management guided by science. Journal of Forestry. 114(3): 363-364.

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Posted May 27, 2016

Britton, Justin M.; DeRose, R. Justin; Mock, Karen E.; Long, James N. 2016. Herbivory and advance reproduction influence quaking aspen regeneration response to management in southern Utah, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 46: 674-682.

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Posted May 23, 2016

Anderson, Nathaniel; Mitchell, Dana. 2016. Forest operations and woody biomass logistics to improve efficiency, value, and sustainability. Bioenergy Research. 9: 518-533.

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Posted May 19, 2016

Cooke, Brian; Williams, Dan; Paveglio, Travis; Carroll, Matthew. 2016. Living with fire: How social scientists are helping wildland-urban interface communities reduce wildfire risk. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 19. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

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Posted April 23, 2016

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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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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