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Papers posted to the Web during the current fiscal year (FY11). Complete lists of journal articles and online series publications are also available along with the FY10 list.

Challenges and needs in fire management: A landscape simulation modeling perspective [chapter 4].

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Wildland fire management policy: Learning from the past and present and responding to future challenges
Posted October 6, 2011

Wildland fire management policy: Learning from the past and present and responding to future challenges
Posted October 6, 2011

Wildland fire decision support system air quality tools
Posted October 6, 2011

Challenges to implementing "best available science"
Posted October 6, 2011

Organizational learning contributes to guidance for managing wildland fires for multiple objectives
Posted October 6, 2011

Learning from escaped prescribed fire reviews
Posted October 6, 2011

Dialogue on safety
Posted October 6, 2011

Learning from escaped prescribed fire reviews
Posted October 6, 2011

Understanding the effects of fire management practices on forest health: Implications for weeds and vegetation structure (project INT-F-04-01) [chapter 14]
Posted October 6, 2011

Developing the U.S. Wildland Fire Decision Support System
Posted October 6, 2011

The Wildland Fire Decision Support System: Integrating science, technology, and fire management
Posted October 6, 2011

Psychological safety: The key to high performance in high stress, potentially traumatic environments
Posted October 6, 2011

Resilience and high performance: What the wildland fire community can learn from the U.S. Military
Posted October 6, 2011

Leadership development - trial by fire
Posted October 6, 2011

Enhancing fire science exchange: The Joint Fire Science Program's National Network of Knowledge Exchange Consortia
Posted October 6, 2011

Enhancing fire science exchange: The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network [poster]
Posted October 6, 2011

Fire science application and integration in support of decision making
Posted October 6, 2011

The Howling Prescribed Natural Fire - long-term effects on the modernization of planning and implementation of wildland fire management
Posted October 6, 2011

The pollen record of a 20th century spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreak in a Colorado subalpine forest, USA
Posted October 6, 2011

First report of an Armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several new hosts in Hawaii
Posted October 6, 2011

Genetic architecture and phenotypic plasticity of thermally-regulated traits in an eruptive species, Dendroctonus ponderosae
Posted October 6, 2011

Low temperature fluidized wood chip drying with monoterpene analysis
Posted October 6, 2011

First report of the white pine blister rust pathogen, Cronartium ribicola, in Arizona
Posted October 6, 2011

Multilocus genotypes indicate differentiation among Puccinia psidii populations from South America and Hawaii
Posted October 6, 2011

Prepupal diapause and instar IV developmental rates of the spruce beetle, Dendroctonus rufipennis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae)
Posted October 6, 2011

Preliminary report on the ecology of Armillaria in the East Cascades of Oregon
Posted October 6, 2011

After 100 years, is coevolution relevant?
Posted October 6, 2011

Rehabilitating downy brome (Bromus tectorum)-invaded scrublands using imazapic and seeding with native shrubs
Posted October 6, 2011

The canopy horizontal array turbulence study
Posted October 6, 2011

DNA-based identification and phylogeny of North American Armillaria species
Posted October 6, 2011

Blister rust in North America: What we have not learned in the past 100 years
Posted October 6, 2011

Temperature and soil organic matter decomposition rates - synthesis of current knowledge and a way forward
Posted October 6, 2011

Generation-scale movement patterns of cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticus) in a stream network
Posted October 6, 2011

Place mapping and the role of spatial scale in understanding landowner views of fire and fuels management
Posted October 5, 2011

Planned diversity: The case for a system with several types of wilderness
Posted October 5, 2011

Visitor attitudes towards fire and wind disturbances in wilderness
Posted October 5, 2011

Scale-dependent controls on the area burned in the boreal forest of Canada, 1980-2005
Posted October 5, 2011

Multi-scale evaluation of the environmental controls on burn probability in a southern Sierra Nevada landscape
Posted October 5, 2011

Structural constraints to wilderness: Impacts on visitation and experience
Posted October 5, 2011

Wildlife scientists and wilderness managers finding common ground with noninvasive and nonintrusive sampling of wildlife
Posted October 5, 2011

Ecosystem services: Just another catch phrase?
Posted October 5, 2011

Capacity reconsidered: Finding consensus and clarifying differences
Posted October 5, 2011

Phase I: Climate change and connectivity: Assessing landscape and species vulnerability
Posted October 5, 2011

Empirical modeling of spatial and temporal variation in warm season nocturnal air temperatures in two North Idaho mountain ranges, USA
Posted October 5, 2011

Limiting factors and landscape connectivity: the American marten in the Rocky Mountains
Posted October 5, 2011

Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change
Posted October 5, 2011

sGD software for estimating spatially explicit indices of genetic diversity
Posted October 5, 2011

Why replication is important in landscape genetics: American black bear in the Rocky Mountains
Posted October 5, 2011

Components of spatial information management in wildlife ecology: Software for statistical and modeling analysis [chapter 14]
Posted October 4, 2011

Introduction: Ecological knowledge, theory and information in space and time [chapter 1]
Posted October 4, 2011

Space and time in ecology: Noise or fundamental driver? [chapter 2]
Posted October 4, 2011

The problem of ecological scaling in spatially complex, nonequilibrium ecological systems [chapter 3]
Posted October 4, 2011

Landscape ecology: Past, present, and future [chapter 4]
Posted October 4, 2011

The Gradient Paradigm: A conceptual and analytical framework for landscape ecology [chapter 5]
Posted October 4, 2011

Data on distribution and abundance: Monitoring for research and management [chapter 6]
Posted October 4, 2011

Animal movement data: GPS telemetry, autocorrelation and the need for path-level analysis [chapter 7]
Posted October 4, 2011

Mapping landscape resistance to identify corridors and barriers for elephant movement in southern Africa [chapter 19]
Posted October 4, 2011

Habitat fragmentation effects depend on complex interactions between population size and dispersal ability: Modeling influences of roads, agriculture and residential development across a range of life-history characteristics [chapter 20]
Posted October 4, 2011

Current state of the art for statistical modeling of species distributions [chapter 16]
Posted October 4, 2011

Searls prairie clover (Dalea searlsiae) for rangeland revegetation: Phenotypic and genetic evaluations
Posted October 4, 2011

Predicted fates of ground-nesting bees in soil heated by wildfire: Thermal tolerances of life stages and a survey of nesting depths
Posted October 4, 2011

Specialist Osmia bees forage indiscriminately among hybridizing Balsamorhiza floral hosts
Posted October 4, 2011

Restoration strategies for a native perennial: Germination and seedling physiology of Sphaeralcea munroana
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Munro's globemallow (Sphaeralcea munroana)
Posted October 4, 2011

Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project: FY2010 Progress Report
Posted October 4, 2011

Building bridges between agencies, researchers, famers and non-governmental organizations to create collaborative native seed programs
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Gray's biscuitroot (Lomatium grayi [J. M. Coult. & Rose.] J.M. Coult. & Rose)
Posted October 4, 2011

Farming for restoration: Building bridges for native seeds
Posted October 4, 2011

Breeding biology of the threadstalk milkvetch, Astragalus filipes (Fabaceae), with a review of the genus
Posted October 4, 2011

Capsule treatments to enhance seedling emergence of Gaura neomexicana ssp. coloradensis
Posted October 4, 2011

Phenotypic and genetic characterization of wildland collections of western and Searls prairie clovers for rangeland revegetation in the western USA
Posted October 4, 2011

Phenotypic and genetic characterization of western and prairie clover collections from the western USA
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Douglas' dusty-maiden (Chaenactic douglasii)
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Nineleaf biscuitroot (Lomatium triternatum)
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Hoary tansyaster (Machaeranthera canescens)
Posted October 4, 2011

Plant guide: Fernleaf biscuitroot (Lomatium dissectum [Nutt.] Mathias & Constance)
Posted October 4, 2011

Notice of release for Eagle Germplasm western yarrow (selected germplasm, natural track)
Posted October 4, 2011

Ecohydrological consequences of drought- and infestation-triggered tree die-off: Insights and hypotheses
Posted October 4, 2011

Comparing five modelling techniques for predicting forest characteristics
Posted October 4, 2011

Resistance to invasion and resilience to fire in desert shrublands of North America
Posted October 4, 2011

Soil erosion model predictions using parent material/soil texture-based parameters compared to using site-specific parameters
Posted October 4, 2011

Morphological, molecular and biological evidence reveal two cryptic species in Mecinus janthinus Germar (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), a successful biological control agent of Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (Lamiales, Plantaginaceae)
Posted October 4, 2011

Insecticidal activity of floral, foliar, and root extracts of Tagetes minuta (Asterales: Asteraceae) against adult mexican bean weevils (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
Posted October 3, 2011

Suppression of bruchids infesting stored grain legumes with the predatory bug Xylocoris flavipes (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
Posted October 3, 2011

Differential physiological responses of dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica L. Miller, to injury from two insect biological control agents: Implications for decision-making in biological control
Posted October 3, 2011

A retrospective analysis of known and potential risks associated with exotic toadflax-feeding insects
Posted October 3, 2011

Biology and biological control of Dalmatian and yellow toadflax
Posted October 3, 2011

Ecology and management of yellow toadflax [Linaria vulgaris (L.) Mill.]
Posted October 3, 2011

Influence of herbivory and competition on invasive weed fitness: Observed effects of Cyphocleonus achates (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and grass-seeding treatments on spotted knapweed performance
Posted October 3, 2011

Ecology and management of Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill.)
Posted October 3, 2011

Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica): New host for cucumber mosaic virus
Posted October 3, 2011

Ecology and management of saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima, T. chinensis and T. ramosissima x T. chinensis hybrids)
Posted October 3, 2011

Ecology and management of houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale L.)
Posted October 3, 2011

Releasing biocontrol agents: Risk assessment and overdue reform
Posted October 3, 2011

External rostral characters for differentiation of sexes in the biological control agent Mecinus janthinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Posted October 3, 2011

Long-term field evaluation of Mecinus janthinus releases against Dalmatian toadflax in Montana (USA)
Posted October 3, 2011

Using hydrothermal time concepts to model seed germination response to temperature, dormancy loss, and priming effects in Elymus elymoides
Posted October 3, 2011

A hydrothermal after-ripening time model for seed dormancy loss in Bromus tectorum L.
Posted October 3, 2011

A stochastic population model for Lepidium papilliferum (Brassicaceae), a rare desert ephemeral with a persistent seed bank
Posted October 3, 2011

Ecological significance of microsatellite variation in western North American populations of Bromus tectorum
Posted October 3, 2011

A race for survival: Can Bromus tectorum seeds escape Pyrenophora semeniperda-caused mortality by germinating quickly?
Posted October 3, 2011

Impact of the pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda on Bromus tectorum seedbank dynamics in North American cold deserts
Posted October 3, 2011

Genetic variation and local adaptation at a cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) invasion edge in western Nevada
Posted October 3, 2011

Landscaping on the new frontier: Waterwise design for the Intermountain West
Posted October 3, 2011

Predicting seed dormancy loss and germination timing for Bromus tectorum in a semi-arid environment using hydrothermal time models
Posted October 3, 2011

Revision of the narcotic species of Nepalomyia Hollis (= Neurigonella Robinson) (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Peloropeodinae) with a world catalog
Posted October 3, 2011

Plant host finding by parasitic plants: A new perspective on plant to plant communication
Posted October 3, 2011

Saltcedar and Russian olive control demonstration act science assessment
Posted October 3, 2011

GSD Update (No. 1)
Posted October 3, 2011

GSD Update (No. 2)
Posted October 3, 2011

Taxonomic and nomenclatural rearrangements in Artemisia subgen. Tridentatae, including a redefinition of Sphaeromeria (Asteraceae, Anthemideae)
Posted October 3, 2011

Transpirational water loss in invaded and restored semiarid riparian forests
Posted October 3, 2011

Approaches to evaluating climate change impacts on species: A guide to initiating the adaptation planning process
Posted October 3, 2011

Role of the U.S. Forest Service: Helping forests, grasslands, and wildlife adapt to shifts in climate
Posted October 3, 2011

Soil and water characteristics in restored canebrake and forest riparian zones
Posted September 30, 2011

Effects of stream discharge, alluvial depth and bar amplitude on hyporheic flow in pool-riffle channels
Posted September 30, 2011

Transcriptome characterization and polymorphism detection between subspecies of big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
Posted September 30, 2011

Endophytic fungal communities of Bromus tectorum: Mutualisms, community assemblages and implications for invasion
Posted September 30, 2011

Assessing bioenergy harvest risks: Geospatially explicit tools for maintaining soil productivity in western US forests
Posted September 30, 2011

Using nestling feathers to assess spatial and temporal concentrations of mercury in bald eagles at Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, USA
Posted September 30, 2011

Fourmile Canyon: Living with wildfire
Posted September 30, 2011

Natural polyploidization within tetraploid and hexaploid populations of the desert shrub Atriplex confertifolia
Posted September 30, 2011

Chloroplast phylogeography of Helianthemum songaricum (Cistaceae) from northwestern China: implications for preservation of genetic diversity
Posted September 30, 2011

Landscape fire and wildlife habitat [chapter 9]
Posted September 30, 2011

What to see and where to find it on the Priest River Experimental Forest Idaho
Posted September 28, 2011

Frontiers of Forestry Research - Priest River Experimental Forest, 1911-1976
Posted September 28, 2011

Models of regeneration, tree growth, and current and potential ranges of tree and mammal species in the Eastern U.S.
Posted September 27, 2011

The chemical characteristics of soil in control and experimentally thinned plots in mesic oak forests along a historical deposition gradient
Posted September 27, 2011

Fire-scar formation and compartmentalization in oak
Posted September 27, 2011

Spatial variability in soil nitrogen dynamics after prescribed burning in Ohio mixed-oak forests
Posted September 27, 2011

Nonnative plant response to silvicultural treatments: A model based on disturbance, propagule pressure, and competitive abilities
Posted September 27, 2011

Disturbance, resource pulses and invasion: short-term shifts in competitive effects, not growth responses, favour exotic annuals
Posted September 27, 2011

Plant invasions, generalist herbivores, and novel defense weapons
Posted September 27, 2011

Transcriptome sequencing, characterization, and polymorphism detection in subspecies of big sagebrush (Artemisa tridentata)
Posted September 27, 2011

2010 Annual Report: Monitoring and evaluation for conserving biological resources of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
Posted September 27, 2011

Homogenization of the soil surface following fire in semiarid grasslands
Posted September 27, 2011

Influences of watershed geomorphology on extent and composition of riparian vegetation
Posted September 27, 2011

Facilitation and interference of seedling establishment by a native legume before and after wildfire
Posted September 27, 2011

Biology and ecology of sickleweed (Falcaria vulgaris) in the Fort Pierre National Grassland of South Dakota
Posted September 19, 2011

Potential for spatial management of hunted mammal populations in tropical forests
Posted September 19, 2011

Relationships between tree height and carbon isotope discrimination
Posted September 19, 2011

A synthesis of current knowledge on forests and carbon storage in the United States
Posted September 19, 2011

Vulnerability of landscape carbon fluxes to future climate and fire in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Posted September 19, 2011

Continued warming could transform Greater Yellowstone fire regimes by mid-21st century
Posted September 19, 2011

Formation of post-fire water-repellent layers in Monterrey pine (Pinus radiata D. Don) plantations in south-central Chile
Posted September 12, 2011

Water quality assessment of bioenergy production
Posted September 12, 2011

Threats to riparian ecosystems in western North America: An analysis of existing literature
Posted September 12, 2011

Maintaining the confidentiality of plot locations by exploiting the low sensitivity of forest structure models to different spectral extraction kernels
Posted September 12, 2011

Recent rates of forest harvest and conversion in North America
Posted September 12, 2011

Mapping wildfire and clearcut harvest disturbances in boreal forests with Landsat time series data
Posted September 12, 2011

Stream temperature monitoring and modeling: Recent advances and new tools for managers
Posted August 31, 2011

Flow regime, temperture, and biotic interactions drive differential declines of trout species under climate change
Posted August 31, 2011

Role of climate and invasive species in structuring trout distributions in the interior Columbia River Basin, USA
Posted August 31, 2011

Experimental fire in two different grassland ecosystems in the Southwestern United States
Posted August 31, 2011

The efficacy of salvage logging in reducing subsequent fire severity in conifer-dominated forests of Minnesota, USA
Posted August 31, 2011

Subirrigation for production of native plants in nurseries - concepts, current knowledge, and implementation
Posted August 31, 2011

Bird species and numbers of birds in oak savannas of the Southwestern Borderlands region including effects of burning
Posted August 31, 2011

A reconnaissance of small mammal communities in Garland and Government prairies, Arizona
Posted August 31, 2011

Habitat suitability and nest survival of white-headed woodpeckers in unburned forests of Oregon
Posted August 31, 2011

Vertebrate predators have minimal cascading effects on plant production or seed predation in an intact grassland ecosystem
Posted August 31, 2011

Modeling nest survival of cavity-nesting birds in relation to postfire salvage logging
Posted August 31, 2011

A new synonymy in Erebomyia (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)
Posted August 25, 2011

Past and ongoing shifts in Joshua tree distribution support future modeled range contraction
Posted August 25, 2011

Uncertainty and risk in wildland fire management: A review
Posted August 25, 2011

A national cohesive wildland fire management strategy
Posted August 25, 2011

Ecological adaptations in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) populations: I. North Idaho and North-East Washington
Posted August 19, 2011

Ecological adaptations in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) populations. III. Central Idaho
Posted August 19, 2011

Adaptive variation in Pinus ponderosa from Intermountain Regions. I. Snake and Salmon River Basins
Posted August 19, 2011

Ecological adaptations in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca). IV. Montana and Idaho near the Continental Divide
Posted August 19, 2011

Ecological adaptations in Douglas-fir (Psuedotsuga menziesii var. glauca): a synthesis
Posted August 19, 2011

Genetic differentiation among populations of Pinus ponderosa from the upper Colorado River Basin
Posted August 19, 2011

A model of genetic variation for Pinus ponderosa in the Inland Northwest (U.S.A.): applications in gene resource management
Posted August 19, 2011

Genetic variation in the Ponderosae of the Southwest
Posted August 19, 2011

Introduction of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir to Argentina
Posted August 19, 2011

Erigeron mancus (Asteraceae) density as a baseline to detect future climate change in La Sal Mountain habitats
Posted August 2, 2011

Density and elevational distribution of the San Francisco Peaks ragwort, Packera franciscana (Asteraceae), a threatened single-mountain endemic
Posted August 2, 2011

Late Holocene geomorphic record of fire in ponderosa pine and mixed-conifer forests, Kendrick Mountain, northern Arizona, USA
Posted August 2, 2011

Molecular identification of Armillaria gallica from the Niobrara Valley Preserve in Nebraska
Posted August 2, 2011

The Steiner Multigraph Problem: Wildlife corridor design for multiple species
Posted August 2, 2011

The phylogenetic position of an Armillaria species from Amami-Oshima, a subtropical island of Japan, based on elongation factor and ITS sequences
Posted August 2, 2011

Plant defenses against parasitic plants show similarities to those induced by herbivores and pathogens
Posted July 25, 2011

Effects of landscape features on the distribution and sustainability of ungulate hunting in northern Congo
Posted July 25, 2011

Thirty years of weather change and effects on a grassland in the Peloncillo Mountains, New Mexico
Posted July 22, 2011

Assessing environmental risks for established invasive weeds: Dalmatian (Linaria dalmatica) and yellow (L. vulgaris) toadflax in North America
Posted July 22, 2011

Native fish conservation areas: A vision for large-scale conservation of native fish communities
Posted July 22, 2011

A comparison of accuracy and cost of LiDAR versus stand exam data for landscape management on the Malheur National Forest
Posted July 19, 2011

Conducting seedling stock type trials: A new approach to an old question
Posted July 19, 2011

Evaluating potential fire behavior in lodgepole pine-dominated forests after a mountain pine beetle epidemic in north-central Colorado
Posted July 19, 2011

Flight periodicity of the Douglas-fir beetle, Dendroctonus pseudotsugae Hopkins (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in Colorado, U.S.A.
Posted July 19, 2011

Evaluating the remote sensing and inventory-based estimation of biomass in the western Carpathians
Posted July 18, 2011

Abiotic and biotic influences on Bromus tectoreum invasion and Artemisia tridentata recovery after fire
Posted July 18, 2011

Growth inhibition of Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (L.) Miller, in response to herbivory by the biological control agent Meeinus janthinus Germar
Posted July 18, 2011

Climate Project Screening Tool
Posted July 14, 2011

Resource selection by elk at two spatial scales in the Black Hills, South Dakota
Posted July 12, 2011

Proceedings of the 15th wildland shrub symposium; June 17-19, 2008; Bozeman, MT
Posted July 6, 2011

Dynamics of western juniper woodland expansion into sagebrush communities in central Oregon.

Vegetation dynamics at a Mojave Desert restoration site, 1992 to 2007.

Effects of spring prescribed fire in expanding pinyon-juniper woodlands on seedling establishment of sagebrush species.

Incorporating historical ecosystem diversity into conservation planning efforts in grass and shrub ecosystems.

Displacement of native riparian shrubs by woody exotics: Effects on arthropod and pollinator community composition.

Big sagebrush in pinyon-juniper woodlands: Using forest inventory and analysis data as a management tool for quantifying and monitoring mule deer habitat.

Ecological assessment of sagebrush grasslands in eastern Wyoming.

Post-harvest seedling recruitment following mountain pine beetle infestation of Colorado lodgepole pine stands: A comparison using historic survey records
Posted June 27, 2011

Tree regeneration and future stand development after bark beetle infestation and harvesting in Colorado lodgepole pine stands
Posted June 27, 2011

Rehabilitating slash pile burn scars in upper montane forests of the Colorado Front Range
Posted June 27, 2011

The influence of wildfire extent and severity on streamwater chemistry, sediment and temperature following the Hayman Fire, Colorado
Posted June 27, 2011

Combined effects of heat waves and droughts on avian communities across the conterminous United States
Posted June 27, 2011

Applying species-energy theory to conservation: A case study for North American birds
Posted June 27, 2011

Minimum viable populations: Is there a 'magic number' for conservation practitioners?
Posted June 27, 2011

Wetland features and landscape context predict the risk of wetland habitat loss
Posted June 27, 2011

A habitat overlap analysis derived from Maxent for Tamarisk and the South-western Willow Flycatcher
Posted June 27, 2011

Empirical downscaling of daily minimum air temperature at very fine resolutions in complex terrain
Posted June 20, 2011

Influence of bedrock geology on water chemistry of slope wetlands and headwater streams in the southern Rocky Mountains
Posted June 20, 2011

Modeling the height of young forests regenerating from recent disturbances in Mississippi using Landsat and ICESat data
Posted June 17, 2011

Differential responses of production and respiration to temperature and moisture drive the carbon balance across a climatic gradient in New Mexico
Posted June 3, 2011

Baboquivari Mountain plants: Identification, ecology, and ethnobotany [book review]
Posted June 3, 2011

Establishment and growth of container seedlings for reforestation: A function of stocktype and edaphic conditions
Posted June 3, 2011

Hydrologic, abiotic and biotic interactions: plant density, windspeed, leaf size and groundwater all affect oak water use efficiency
Posted June 3, 2011

Roads impact the distribution of noxious weeds more than restoration treatments in a lodgepole pine forest in Montana, U.S.A.
Posted June 3, 2011

Allometry, nitrogen status, and carbon stable isotope composition of Pinus ponderosa seedlings in two growing media with contrasting nursery irrigation regimes
Posted May 20, 2011

Post-stratification estimation: with-in strata and total sample size recommendations
Posted May 20, 2011

Watershed-management aspects of thinned young lodgepole pine stands
Posted May 2, 2011

Soil Survey: Fraser Alpine Area, Colorado
Posted May 2, 2011

The effect of timber harvest on the Fool Creek watershed, 30 Years Later
Posted May 2, 2011

The effect of partial and clearcutting on streamflow at Deadhorse Creek, Colorado
Posted May 2, 2011

Vulnerability of amphibians to climate change: implications for rangeland management
Posted April 26, 2011

A review of climate change effects on terrestrial rangeland birds
Posted April 26, 2011

Site characteristics of intact shortgrass steppe in the southern Great Plains USA
Posted April 26, 2011

Assessing plague risk and presence through surveys of small mammal flea communities
Posted April 26, 2011

Land grants of New Mexico and the United States Forest Service
Posted April 26, 2011

Abundance of wind scorpions (Solifugae: Eremobatidae) in riparian forests disturbed by grazing, fire, and flood in Central New Mexico, USA
Posted April 26, 2011

Tree responses to drought
Posted April 25, 2011

Nest-site selection and nest survival of Lewis's woodpecker in aspen riparian woodlands
Posted April 25, 2011

A molecular phylogenetic approach to western North America endemic Artemisia and allies (Asteraceae): Untangling the sagebrushes
Posted April 25, 2011

The ploidy races of Atriplex confertifolia (chenopodiaceae)
Posted April 25, 2011

Wildlife habitats and biological diversity in the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains
Posted April 13, 2011

Silvicultural effects on birds in the Rockies
Posted April 13, 2011

Links between scale and neotropical migratory bird populations
Posted April 13, 2011

Single-species versus multiple-species approaches for management
Posted April 13, 2011

Conservation and management of Neotropical migrants landbirds in the Northern Rockies and Great Plains [book review]
Posted April 13, 2011

Landbird migration along the Middle Rio Grande: Summary of banding data from spring and fall 1994
Posted April 13, 2011

The ecology of migrant birds: A neotropical perspective [book review]
Posted April 13, 2011

Nest site selection in native and exotic trees by Black-chinned Hummingbirds
Posted April 13, 2011

Predicting avian population responses to fuel removal in river woodlands of the southwestern United States
Posted April 13, 2011

Microhabitat use by breeding Southwestern Willow Flycatchers on the Gila River, New Mexico
Posted April 13, 2011

Controls on patterns of coarse organic particle retention in headwater streams
Posted April 11, 2011

Fire and riparian ecosystems in landscapes of the western USA
Posted April 11, 2011

Plant biomass and species composition along an environmental gradient in montane riparian meadows
Posted April 11, 2011

Influence of herbivory on regrowth of riparian shrubs following a wildland fire
Posted April 11, 2011

Riparian ecosystem consequences of water redistribution along the Colorado Front Range
Posted April 11, 2011

Biodiversity and fire in shortgrass steppe
Posted April 11, 2011

Impacts of wildfire on runoff and sediment loads at Little Granite Creek, western Wyoming
Posted April 11, 2011

Western yellow pine in Arizona and New Mexico
Posted April 5, 2011

Pelleted biochar: chemical and physical properties show potential use as a substrate in container nurseries
Posted April 4, 2011

Maintaining adequate nutrient supply - Principles, decision-support tools, and best management practices
Posted April 4, 2011

Effects of wildfire on stream temperatures in the Bitterroot River basin, Montana
Posted April 4, 2011

Barriers to wildland fire use
Posted March 30, 2011

Using hyperspectral imagery to estimate forest floor consumption from wildfire in boreal forests of Alaska, USA
Posted March 30, 2011

Cryptic postzygotic isolation in an eruptive species of bark beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)
Posted March 30, 2011

Movement behavior explains genetic differentiation in American black bears
Posted March 30, 2011

Upper Pleistocene Gulo gulo (Linne, 1758) remains from the Srbsko Chlum-Komin Hyena den cave in the Bohemian Karst, Czech Republic, with comparisons to contemporary wolverines
Posted March 30, 2011

Burn severity of areas reburned by wildfires in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico, USA
Posted March 30, 2011

Counterintuitive effects of large-scale predator removal on a midlatitude rodent community
Posted March 30, 2011

Methods for assessing fish populations
Posted March 30, 2011

Barriers, invasion, and conservation of native salmonids in coldwater streams [Box 18.2]
Posted March 30, 2011

Spectral analysis of charcoal on soils: Implications for wildland fire severity mapping methods
Posted March 30, 2011

A method for assessing carbon stocks, carbon sequestration, and greenhouse-gas fluxes in ecosystems of the United States under present conditions and future scenarios
Posted March 30, 2011

Nursery response of Acacia koa seedlings to container size, irrigation method, and fertilization rate
Posted March 30, 2011

Wilderness fire management in a changing world
Posted March 30, 2011

Influence of fire on native and nonnative salmonid populations and habitat in a western Montana basin
Posted March 30, 2011

Bridging the gaps between non-invasive genetic sampling and population parameter estimation
Posted March 29, 2011

Long-term effects of weed control with picloram along a gradient of spotted knapweed invasion
Posted March 29, 2011

Geographic information system-based spatial analysis of sawmill wood procurement
Posted March 29, 2011

Fire effects on the cheatgrass seed bank pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda
Posted March 29, 2011

Ruffed grouse selection of drumming sites in the Black Hills National Forest
Posted March 29, 2011

Occupancy modeling of ruffed grouse in the Black Hills National Forest
Posted March 29, 2011

A perspective on thirty years of the Webb, Pearman and Leuning density corrections
Posted March 23, 2011

An evaluation of underwater epoxies to permanently install temperature sensors in mountain streams
Posted March 23, 2011

Fire effects on the mobilization and uptake of nitrogen by cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.)
Posted March 23, 2011

Career stages in wildland firefighting: Implications for voice in risky situations
Posted March 23, 2011

A comparison of two open source LiDAR surface classification algorighms
Posted March 23, 2011

Progress Report Phase I: Use, access, and fire/fuels management attitudes and preferences of user groups concerning the Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP) and adjacent areas
Posted March 22, 2011

The economic cost of adverse health effects from wildfire-smoke exposure: a review
Posted March 22, 2011

The effects of wildfire and environmental amenities on property values in northwest Montana, USA
Posted March 22, 2011

Advancing effects analysis for integrated, large-scale wildfire risk assessment
Posted March 22, 2011

Heat waves measured with MODIS land surface temperature data predict changes in avian community structure
Posted March 22, 2011

Built structure identification in wildland fire decision support
Posted March 22, 2011

Integrated national-scale assessment of wildfire risk to human and ecological values
Posted March 22, 2011

A critical review and analysis of the use of exposure- and flux-based ozone indices for predicting vegetation effects
Posted March 18, 2011

Spatial and temporal corroboration of a fire-scar-based fire history in a frequently burned ponderosa pine forest
Posted March 18, 2011

Traditional wisdom: Protecting relationships with wilderness as a cultural landscape
Posted March 18, 2011

Holocene alluvial sequences, cumulic soils and fire signatures in the Middle Rio Puerco Basin at Guadalupe Ruin, New Mexico
Posted March 17, 2011

Biological control of yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) in the Salmon River Canyon of Idaho
Posted March 17, 2011

Phylogeny of Salsoleae s.l. (Chenopodiaceae) based on DNA sequence data from ITS, psbB–psbH, and rbcL, with emphasis on taxa of northwestern China
Posted March 17, 2011

Germination characteristics of prairie dropseed, blanketflower, and hairy goldaster in response to prechill and temperature treatments
Posted March 17, 2011

Persistent effects of wildfire and debris flows on the invertebrate prey base of rainbow trout in Idaho streams
Posted March 17, 2011

Surface fuel loadings within mulching treatments in Colorado coniferous forests
Posted March 16, 2011

Tree mortality in drought-stressed mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests, Arizona, USA
Posted March 16, 2011

Improvement of distributed snowmelt energy balance modeling with MODIS-based NDSI-derived fractional snow-covered area data
Posted March 11, 2011

Scanning the conservation horizon: A guide to climate change vulnerability assessment
Posted February 10, 2011

Case Study 3: Species vulnerability assessment for the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico
Posted February 10, 2011

Addressing uncertainty in vulnerability assessments [chapter 5]
Posted February 10, 2011

Use of financial and economic analyses by federal forest managers for woody biomass removal
Posted February 10, 2011

Habitat use by elk (cervus elaphus) within structural stages of a managed forest of the northcentral United States
Posted February 10, 2011

Optimizing spatial and temporal treatments to maintain effective fire and non-fire fuels treatments at landscape scales
Posted December 10, 2010

2009 Climate Change Research Strategy: Rocky Mountain Research Station
Posted December 10, 2010

Let it be: A hands-off approach to preserving wildness in protected areas [chapter 6]
Posted December 10, 2010

Trust is a must: What is involved in trusting those who manage forest fires?
Posted December 10, 2010

Living with fire: Fire ecology and policy for the twenty-first century [book review]
Posted December 10, 2010

Accounting for respondent uncertainty to improve willingness-to-pay estimates
Posted December 10, 2010

Insect infestation and residential property values: A hedonic analysis of the mountain pine beetle epidemic
Posted December 10, 2010

Status and progress in large-scale assessment of biological diversity in the United States
Posted December 10, 2010

Exploring environmental and economic trade-offs associated with aggregate recycling from decommissioned forest roads
Posted December 10, 2010

Experimental forests and ranges as a network for for long-term data
Posted December 10, 2010

Discretionary time of chinese college students: Activities and impact of SARS-induced constraints on choices
Posted December 10, 2010

The role of risk perceptions in the risk mitigation process: The case of wildfire in high risk communities
Posted December 10, 2010

Testing the effectiveness of certainty scales, cheap talk, and dissonance-minimization in reducing hypothetical bias in contingent valuation studies
Posted December 10, 2010

Southwestern Region climate change trends and forest planning: A guide for addressing climate change in forest plan revision on southwestern National Forests and Grasslands
Posted December 10, 2010

Estimation of livestock appropriation of net primary productivity in Texas Drylands
Posted December 10, 2010

Climate scenarios for the conterminous United States at the county spatial scale using SRES scenarios B2 and PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Climate scenarios for the conterminous United States at the 5 arc minute grid spatial scale using SRES scenarios B2 and PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Historical climate data (1940-2006) for the conterminous United States at the county spatial scale based on PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Historical climate data (1940-2006) for the conterminous United States at the 5 arc minute grid spatial scale based on PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Climate scenarios for the conterminous United States at the county spatial scale using SRES scenarios A1B and A2 and PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Climate scenarios for the conterminous United States at the 5 arc minute grid spatial scale using SRES scenarios A1B and A2 and PRISM climatology
Posted December 9, 2010

Economics of wildland fire management
Posted December 9, 2010

Public views and attitudes concerning fire and fuels reduction strategies in the Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP) New Mexico
Posted December 9, 2010

Predicting altered connectivity of patchy forests under group selection silviculture

Social learning in a policy-mandated collaboration: Community wildfire protection planning in the eastern United States
Posted December 9, 2010

Living with wildfire in Colorado
Posted December 9, 2010

Privacy functions and wilderness recreation: Use density and length of stay effects on experience
Posted December 9, 2010

Improving wilderness stewardship through searchable databases of U.S. legislative history and legislated special provisions
Posted December 9, 2010

Using respondent uncertainty to mitigate hypothetical bias in a stated choice experiment
Posted December 9, 2010

Survey of Armillaria spp. in the Oregon East Cascades: Baseline data for predicting climatic influences on Armillaria root disease
Posted December 7, 2010

Observations on the mite Schizosthetus lyriformis (Acari: Parasitidae) preying on bark beetle eggs and larve
Posted December 7, 2010

Spurious correlations and inference in landscape genetics
Posted December 7, 2010

Scale dependent inference in landscape genetics
Posted December 7, 2010

Utility of computer simulations in landscape genetics
Posted December 7, 2010

Development of post-fire crown damage mortality thresholds in ponderosa pine
Posted December 7, 2010

Effectiveness of litter removal to prevent cambial kill-caused mortality in northern Arizona ponderosa pine
Posted December 7, 2010

Effects of forest management practices and environment on occurrence of Armillaria species
Posted December 7, 2010

Relationships between migration rates and landscape resistance assessed using individual-based simulations
Posted December 7, 2010

CDPOP: A spatially explicit cost distance population genetics program
Posted December 7, 2010

Impacts of beetle-induced forest mortality on carbon, water and nutrient cycling in the Rocky Mountains
Posted December 7, 2010

Market perceptions and opportunities for native plant production on the southern Colorado Plateau
Posted December 7, 2010

Applications of landscape genetics in conservation biology: concepts and challenges
Posted December 7, 2010

Inferring landscape effects on gene flow: A new model selection framework
Posted December 7, 2010

Kinetics of selenium release in mine waste from the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale, Phosphoria Formation, Wooley Valley, Idaho, USA
Posted December 7, 2010

Spatial scaling and multi-model inference in landscape genetics: Martes americana in northern Idaho
Posted December 7, 2010

Night roosts of bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) wintering in northern Arizona
Posted December 6, 2010

Neglect of genetic diversity in implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Posted December 6, 2010

Landscape genetics [chapter 17]
Posted December 6, 2010

Landscape genomics: A brief perspective [chapter 9]
Posted December 6, 2010

Potential semiochemicals in urine from free ranging wolverines (Gulo gulo Pallas, 1780)
Posted December 6, 2010

Facultative nest patch shifts in response to nest predation risk in the Brewer's sparrow: a "win-stay, lose-switch" strategy?
Posted December 6, 2010

Bald eagle, United States [chapter 7]
Posted December 6, 2010

Variability in nest density, occupancy, and home range size of western bluebirds after forest treatments
Posted December 6, 2010

Quantifying the lag time to detect barriers in landscape genetics
Posted December 6, 2010

Estimation of census and effective population sizes: the increasing usefulness of DNA-based approaches
Posted December 6, 2010

Comments on Brodie and Post: Climate-driven declines in wolverine populations: Causal connection or spurious correlation?
Posted December 6, 2010

Scale-dependent genetic structure of the Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) in stream networks
Posted December 6, 2010

Effects of picloram application on community dominants vary with initial levels of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) invasion
Posted December 6, 2010

Do male and female black-backed woodpeckers respond differently to gaps in habitat?
Posted December 6, 2010

Rocky Mountain Research Station Part 1 [U.S. Forest Service scientists continue work with the Lincoln National Forest]
Posted December 6, 2010

Rocky Mountain Research Station Part II [U.S. Forest Service scientists continue work with the Lincoln National Forest]
Posted December 6, 2010

When are genetic methods useful for estimating contemporary abundance and detecting population trends?
Posted December 6, 2010

Determining if there are lines of guava rust (Puccinia psidii) that could seriously impact ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha), in Hawaii
Posted December 2, 2010

First report of Armillaria root disease caused by Armillaria tabescens on Araucaria araucana in Veracruz, Mexico
Posted December 2, 2010

Biology and pathology of Ribes and their implications for management of white pine blister rust
Posted December 2, 2010

Fertigation - Injecting soluble fertilizers into the irrigation system
Posted December 2, 2010

Measurement of HONO, HNCO, and other inorganic acids by negative-ion proton-transfer chemical-ionization mass spectrometry (NI-PT-CIMS): application to biomass burning emissions
Posted December 2, 2010

Estimation procedures for understory biomass and fuel loads in sagebrush steppe invaded by woodlands
Posted December 1, 2010

Lessons from the Hayman Fire: Forest understory responses to the scarify-and-seed postfire rehabilitation treatment
Posted December 1, 2010

Growth and gas exchange of different ponderosa pine stock types on dry sites
Posted December 1, 2010

Impacts of mixed severity wildfire on exotic plants in a Colorado ponderosa pine-Douglas-fir forest
Posted December 1, 2010

An improved snow scheme for the ECMWF land surface model: Description and offline validation
Posted December 1, 2010

An evaluation of three wood shred blends for post-fire erosion control using indoor simulated rain events on small plots
Posted December 1, 2010

Improvement of distributed snowmelt energy balance modeling with MODIS-based NDSI-derived fractional snow-covered area data
Posted December 1, 2010

Historical and modern disturbance regimes, stand structures, and landscape dynamics in pinyon-juniper vegetation of the Western U.S.
Posted December 1, 2010

Induction and release of secondary dormancy under field conditions in Bromus tectorum
Posted December 1, 2010

Effect of fire on a seed bank pathogen and on seeds of its host Bromus tectorum
Posted December 1, 2010

An evaluation of seed scarification methods of four native Lupinus species
Posted December 1, 2010

Predicting velocity in bendway weir eddy fields
Posted December 1, 2010

Ecological genetics of floret mass variation in Bromus tectorum (Poaceae)
Posted December 1, 2010

Identification of novel QTL for sawfly resistance in wheat
Posted December 1, 2010

Parasitic plants in agriculture: Chemical ecology of germination and host-plant location as targets for sustainable control: A review
Posted November 30, 2010

Discovery of a gall-forming midge, Asphondylia pilosa Kieffer (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), on Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link) Fabaceae)
Posted November 30, 2010

Inundative release of Aphthona spp. flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a biological "herbicide" on leafy spurge in riparian areas
Posted November 30, 2010

Forest Nursery Notes, Volume 30, Issue 1
Posted November 30, 2010

Native plant containers for restoration projects
Posted November 30, 2010

Fertigation - Injecting soluble fertilizers into the irrigation system: Part 2
Posted November 30, 2010

Ribosomal DNA, heterochromatin, and correlation with genome size in diploid and polyploid North American endemic sagebrushes (Artemisia, Asteraceae)
Posted November 30, 2010

Conference Proceedings: Seed Ecology III - The Third International Society for Seed Science Meeting on Seeds and the Environment - "Seeds and Change"; June 20-June 24, 2010; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Posted November 30, 2010

A model of ponderosa pine growth response to prescribed burning
Posted November 29, 2010

Combining a generic process-based productivity model classification method to predict the presence and absence species in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.
Posted November 29, 2010

Lichen indicator [Section 4]
Posted November 29, 2010

Validation of solar radiation surfaces from MODIS and reanalysis data over topographically complex terrain
Posted November 29, 2010

Analysis of conifer mortality in Colorado using Forest Inventory and Analysis's annual forest inventory
Posted November 29, 2010

Accuracy assessment with complex sampling designs
Posted November 29, 2010

The influence of compositional and structural diversity on forest productivity
Posted November 29, 2010

Occurrence and dominance of six Pacific Northwest conifer species
Posted November 29, 2010

Population-wide mortality in multiple forest types in western North America: onset, extent, and severity of impacts as indicators of climatic influence
Posted November 29, 2010

Underestimating risks to the Northern Spotted Owl in fire-prone forests
Posted November 29, 2010

Characteristics of aspen infected with heartrot: Implications for cavity-nesting birds
Posted November 29, 2010

Characteristics of pinyon-juniper woodlands in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: Changes since Monument establishment and prospects for future monitoring
Posted November 29, 2010

Population structures of Astragalus filipes collections from western North America
Posted November 29, 2010

Germination phenology of some Great Basin native annual forb species
Posted November 29, 2010

Compromise Programming in forest management
Posted November 8, 2010

Forest thinning and subsequent bark beetle-caused mortality in Northeastern California
Posted November 8, 2010

Invasion resistance and persistence: established plants win, even with disturbance and high propagule pressure
Posted November 8, 2010

Minimal effectiveness of native and non-native seeding following three high-severity wildfire
Posted November 8, 2010

Estimaciones de cambio climatico para Michoacan: Implicaciones para el sector agropecuario y forestal y para la conservacion de la Mariposa Monarca [In Spanish]
Posted November 5, 2010

Anthropogenic disturbance and the risk of flea-borne disease transmission
Posted October 20, 2010

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