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2018

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High Interspecific Variation in Nutrient Excretion Within a Guild of Closely Related Caddisfly Species, Jared A. Balik, Brad W. Taylor, Susan E. Washko, and Scott A. Wissinger; Ecosphere

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The Relationship Between Measures of Annual Livestock Disturbance in Western Riparian Areas and Stream Conditions Important to Trout, Salmon, and Char, Lindsey M. Goss and Brett B. Roper; Western North American Naturalist

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Alluvial Substrate Mapping by Automated Texture Segmentation of Recreational-Grade Side Scan Sonar Imagery, Daniel Hamill, Daniel Buscombe, and Joseph M. Wheaton; PLoS ONE

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High Resolution Monitoring of River Bluff Erosion Reveals Failure Mechanisms and Geomorphically Effective Flows, Sara Ann Kelly and Patrick Belmont; Water

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Calibration Parameter Selection and Watershed Hydrology Model Evaluation in Time and Frequency Domains, Karthik Kumarasamy and Patrick Belmont; Water

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Empirical Correspondence Between Trophic Transfer Efficiency in Freshwater Food Webs and the Slope of Their Size Spectra, Thomas Mehner, Betty Lischke, Kristin Scharnweber, Katrin Attermeyer, Soren Brothers, Ursula Gaedke, Sabine Hilt, and Sandra Brucet; Ecology

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Benthic Meiofaunal Community Response to The Cascading Effects of Herbivory Within an Algal Halo System of The Great Barrier Reef, Quinn R. Ollivier, Edward Hammill, David J. Booth, Elizabeth M.P. Madin, Charles Hinchliffe, Alastair R. Harborne, Catherine E. Lovelock, Peter I. Macreadie, and Trisha B. Atwood; PLoS ONE

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A Network Model for Primary Production Highlights Linkages Between Salmonid Populations and Autochthonous Resources, W. Carl Saunders, Nicolaas Bouwes, Peter McHugh, and Chris E. Jordan; Ecosphere

2017

Warming alters food web-driven changes in the CO2 flux of experimental pond ecosystems, T. B. Atwood, Edd Hammill, P. Kratina, H. S. Greig, J. B. Shurin, and J. S. Richardson; Biology Letters

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Convective mixing and high littoral primary production can establish systematic errors in lake diel oxygen curves in shallow, eutrophic lakes, Soren Brothers, Garabet Kazanjian, Jan Kohler, Ulrike Scharfenberger, and Sabine Hilt; Limnology and Oceanograpy Methods

A decline in benthic algal production may explain recent hypoxic events in Lake Erie's central basin, Soren Brothers, Yvonne Vadeboncoeur, and Paul Sibley; Journal of Great Lakes Research

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Interplay between spatially explicit sediment sourcing, hierarchical river-network structure, and in-channel bed material sediment transport and storage dynamics, J. A. Czuba, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, K. B. Gran, and P. Belmont; Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface

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3D photogrammetry quantifies growth and external erosion of individual coral colonies and skeletons, Renata Ferrari, Will F. Figueira, Morgan S. Pratchett, Tatiana Boube, Arne Adam, Tania Kobelkowsky-Vidrio, Steve S. Doo, Trisha Brooke Atwood, and Maria Byrne; Scientific Reports

Ocean acidification alters zooplankton communities and increases predation pressure of a cubozoan predator, Edd Hammill, Ellery Johnson, Trisha B. Atwood, Januar Harianto, Charles Hinchliffe, Piero Calosi, and Maria Byrne; Global Change Biology

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Body Condition of Endangered Humpback Chub in Relation to Temperature and Discharge in the Lower Colorado River, Forest P. Hayes, Michael J. Dodrill, Brandon S. Gerig, Colton Finch, and William E. Pine III; Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management

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25 years of EFF—a thank you to the co-founding editor Javier Lobón-Cerviá, David C. Heins, Phaedra E. Budy, Núria Sanz, and Asbjørn Vøllestad; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Translating regime shifts in shallow lakes into changes in ecosystem function, Sabine Hilt, Soren Brothers, Erik Jeppesen, Annelies J. Veraart, and Sarian Kosten; BioScience

Presence of invasive Gambusia alters ecological communities and the functions they perform in lentic ecosystems, Charles Hinchliffe, Trisha B. Atwood, Quinn Ollivier, and Edd Hammill; Marine and Freshwater Research

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Wildfire in Utah: The Physical and Economic Consequences of Wildfire, Paul M. Jakus, Man-Keun Kim, Randy C. Martin, Ian Hammond, Edd Hammill, Nancy Mesner, and Jacob Stout

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Rapid surface-water volume estimations in beaver ponds, Daniel J. Karran, Cherie J. Westbrook, Joseph M. Wheaton, Carol A. Johnston, and Angela Bedard-Haughn; Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Measuring Program Impacts: 1. Setting Goals and Objectives, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 2. Assessment of Participant Knowledge Gain, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 3. Evaluating Program Success, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 4. Evaluating Long-Term Impacts, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Deserts Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Mountains Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Watersheds Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Benthic carbon is inefficiently transferred in the food webs of two eutrophic shallow lakes, Betty Lischke, Thomas Mehner, Sabine Hilt, Katrin Attermeyer, Mario Brauns, Soren Brothers, Hans-Peter Grossart, Jan K€ohler, Kristin Scharnweber, and Ursula Gaedke; Freshwater Biology

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Assessing the risk of carbon dioxide emissions from blue carbon ecosystems, Catherine E. Lovelock, Trisha Atwood, Jeff Baldock, Carlos M. Duarte, Sharyn Hickey, Paul S. Lavery, Pere Masque, Peter I. Macreadie, Aurora M. Ricart, Oscar Serrano, and Andy Steven; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

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Brine Shrimp Grazing and Fecal Production Increase sedimentation to the deep brine layer (monimolimnion) of Great Salt Lake, Utah, Piotr Maszczyk and Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; Hydrobiologia

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Growth of Endangered Humpback Chub in Relation to Temperature and Discharge in the Lower Colorado River, W. E. Pine III, K. Limburg, B. Gerig, Colton Finch, D. Chagaris, L. Coggins, D. Speas, and D. A. Hendrickson; Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management

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Characterizing Growth and Condition of Endangered Humpback Chub in the Lower Colorado River, William E. Pine III, Brandon S. Gerig, and Colton Finch; Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management

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Comparison of burbot populations across adjacent native and introduced ranges, Annika W. Walters, Elizabeth G. Madenville, W. Carl Saunders, Paul C. Gerrity, Joseph A. Skorupski, Zack E. Underwood, and Eric I. Gardunio; Aquatic Invasion

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Accounting for spatial and temporal variation in macroinvertebrate community abundances when measuring the food supply of stream salmonids, Nicholas Weber, Nicolaas Bouwes, and Chris Jordan; Freshwater Science

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Accounting for Spatial and Temporal Variation in Macroinvertebrate Community Abundances When Measuring the Food Supply of Stream Salmonids, Nicholas Weber, Nicolaas Bouwes, and Chris Jordan; Freshwater Science

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Decline of the World’s Saline Lakes, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Craig Miller, Sarah E. Null, R. Justin DeRose, Peter Wilcock, Maura Hahnenberger, Frank Howe, and Johnnie Moore; Perspective

2016

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Benthic algae compensate for phytoplankton losses in large aquatic ecosystems, Soren Brothers, Yvonne Vadeboncoeur, and Paul Sibley; Global Change Biology

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Sediment Supply Versus Local Hydraulic Controls on Sediment Transport and Storage in a River with Large Sediment Loads, David J. Dean, David J. Topping, John C. Schmidt, Ronald E. Griffiths, and Thomas A. Sabol; Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface

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Maximal stomatal conductance to water and plasticity in stomatal traits differ between native and invasive introduced lineages of Phragmites australis in North America, V. Douhovnikoff, S. H. Taylor, Eric L. G. Hazelton, C. Smith, and J. O'Brien; AoB Plants

Wetland Plants of Great Salt Lake: A guide to identification, communities, & bird habitat, M. Frank, J. Marty, Christine Rohal, Rebekah Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, Karin Kettenring, and Mark Larese-Casanova

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Factoring attitudes towards conflict risk into selection of protected areas for conservation, Edd Hammill, A. I. Tulloch, H. P. Possingham, N. Strange, and K. A. Wilson; Nature Communications

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Multitaxon distribution models reveal severe alteration in the regional biodiversity of freshwater invertebrates, Charles P. Hawkins and Lester L. Yuan; Freshwater Science

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The Blurred Line Between Form and Process: A Comparison of Stream Channel Classification Frameworks, Martha Jensen; PLOS One

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The Blurred Line Between Form and Process: A Comparison of Stream Channel Classification Frameworks, Alan Kasprak, Nate Hough-Snee, Tim Beechie, Nicolaas Bouwes, Gary Brierley, Reid Camp, Kirstie Fryirs, Hiroo Imaki, Martha Jensen, Gary O'Brien, David Rosgen, and Joseph Wheaton; PLoS ONE

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Human Amplified Changes in Precipitation-Runoff Patterns in Large River Basins of The Midwestern United States, Sara A. Kelly, Zeinab Takbiri, Patrick Belmont, and Efi Foufoula-Georgiou; Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Connecting College Students to Nature to Benefit Wellbeing and Academic Success, Mark Larese-Casanova

Developing a Nature Field Guide, Mark Larese-Casanova

The Who, What, When, Why, and How of Program Evaluation, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Nature Explorers Roundtable Session, Mark Larese-Casanova

Weak Response of Animal Allochthony and Production to Enhanced Supply of Terrestrial Leaf Litter in Nutrient-Rich Lakes, Thomas Mehner, Katrin Attermeyer, Mario Brauns, Soren Brothers, J. Diekmann, Ursula Gaedke, Hans-Peter Grossart, Jan Köhler, Betty Lischke, N. Meyer, Kristin Scharnweber, Jari Syväranta, M. J. Vanni, and Sabine Hilt; Ecosystems

Soils of Great Salt Lake Wetlands: Hydric Indicators and Common Features, Christine Rohal, Karin Kettenring, Rebekah Downard, and Mark Larese-Casanova

Morphological characteristics of rhodolith and correlations with associated sediment in a sandstone reef: Northeast Brazil, Eduardo Vitarelli de Queiroz, Paulo Victor do Nascimento Araújo, Edd Hammill, and Ricardo Farias do Amaral; Regional Studies in Marine Science

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Impacts of Water Development on Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Front, Wayne Wurtsbaugh, Craig Miller, Sarah Null, Peter Wilcock, Maura Hahnenberger, and Frank Howe

2015

Predation on Native Sculpin by Exotic Brown Trout Exceeds that by Native Cutthroat Trout Within a Mountain Watershed (Logan, UT, USA), Phaedra Budy, Christy S. Meredith, and Gary P. Thiede; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Behavioural responses to predation may explain shifts in community structure, Edd Hammill, Trisha B. Atwood, Paloma Corvalan, and Diane S. Srivastava; Freshwater Biology

Conspecific density modulates the effect of predation on dispersal rates, Edd Hammill, Richard G. Fitzjohn, and Diane S. Srivastava; Oecologia

Food web persistence is enhanced by non-trophic interactions, Edd Hammill; Pavel Kratina; Matthijs Vos; Owen L. Petchey; and Bradley R, Anholt; Springer Verlag

Contrasting response of two shallow lakes to a partial winterkill of fish, Sabine Hilt, Thomas Wanke, Kristin Scharnweber, Mario Brauns, Jari Syvaeranta, Soren Brothers, Ursula Gaedke, Jan Koehler, Betty Lischke, and Thomas Mehner; Hydrobiologia

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Multi-scale environmental filters and niche partitioning govern the distributions of riparian vegetation guilds, Nate Hough-Snee, Brian G. Laub, David M. Merritt, A. Lexine Long, Lloyd L. Nackley, Brett B. Roper, and Joseph M. Wheaton; Ecosphere

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Multi-Scale Environmental Filters and Niche Partitioning Govern the Distributions of Riparian Vegetation Guilds, Nate Hough-Snee, Brian G. Laub, David M. Merritt, A. Lexine Long, Lloyd L. Nackley, Brett B. Roper, and Joseph M. Wheaton; Ecosphere

Changes in Knowledge and Attitude from a Short-Term Aquatic Education Program, Tiffany Kinder, Nancy O. Mesner, Mark Larese-Casanova, Kimberly H. Lott, Adrienne Cachelin, and Katherine LaLonde; Natural Sciences Education

Integrating Environmental Education and STEM, Mark Larese-Casanova

Integrating the Utah Master Naturalist Program and STEM Education, Mark Larese-Casanova

Natural Resource Volunteers and Citizen Science: Bringing Together a Community of Practice, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Using Evaluation to Guide and Validate Improvements to the Utah Master Naturalist Program, Mark Larese-Casanova; Journal of Extension

Are the effects of adjacent habitat type on seagrass gastropod communities being masked by previous focus on habitat dyads?, Q. R. Ollivier, N. A. Bramwell, Edd Hammill, C. Foster-Thorpe, and D. J. Booth; Australian Journal of Zoology

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Population Trend of the World’s Monitored Seabirds, 1950-2010, Michelle Paleczny, Edd Hammill, Vasiliki Karpouzi, and Daniel Pauly; PLoS ONE

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Optimizing Selective Withdrawal from Reservoirs to Manage Downstream Temperatures with Climate Warming, David E. Rheinheimer, Sarah Null, and Jay R. Lund; Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

Geographic range size and extinction risk assessment in nomadic species, Claire A. Runge, Ayesha Tulloch, Edd Hammill, Hugh P. Possingham, and Richard A. Fuller; Conservation Biology

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Riparian vegetation, Colorado River, and climate: Five decades of spatiotemporal dynamics in the Grand Canyon with river regulation, Joel B. Sankey, Barbara Ralston, Paul E. Grams, John C. Schmidt, and Laura E. Cagney; Journal of Geophysical Research G: Biogeosciences

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How do Changes to the Railroad Causeway in Utah's Great Salt Lake Affect Water and Salt Flow?, James S. White, Sarah E. Null, and David G. Tarboton; PLoS ONE

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Bear Lake Limnology & Nutrient Limnology, Wayne Wurtsbaugh

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Biotic and chemical changes along the salinity gradient in Farmington Bay, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Carson Richards, Jonathan Hodson, Chantel Rasmussen, and Clayton Winter; Utah State University Watershed Sciences Aquatic Practicum Class Report

2014

Trophic-level dependent effects on CO2 emissions from experimental stream ecosystems, Trisha B. Atwood, Edd Hammill, and John S. Richardson; Global Change Biology

Competitive displacement alters top-down effects on carbon dioxide saturation in a freshwater ecosystem, Trisha B. Atwood, Edd Hammill, Diane S. Srivastava, and John S. Richardson; Oecologia

The effects of changing salinity on communities of the Great Salt Lake: A mesocosm experiment and implication for management, Brian Barnes; Spring Runoff Conference

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A feedback loop links brownification to anoxia in a temperate, shallow lake, Soren Brothers, J. Kohler, K. Attermeyer, H. P. Grossart, T. Mehner, N. Meyer, K. Scharnweber, and S. Hilt; Limnology And Oceanography

Annual Variation of Spawning Cutthroat Trout in a Small Western USA Stream: A Case Study with Implications for the Conservation of Potamodromous Trout Life History Diversity, Phaedra Budy, Stephen Bennett, Robert Al-Chokhachy, and Brett B. Roper; North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Effects of Fine Sediment, Hyporheic Flow, and Spawning Site Characteristics on Survival and Development of Bull Trout Embryos, Phaedra Budy, Tracy Bowerman, and Bethany T. Neilson; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

An Examination of the Processes That Regulate Fish Size Downriver of Dams in the Western United States, Phaedra Budy, Kimberly Dibble, Charles Yackulic, and Theodore Kennedy; AFS 2014 Annual Meeting Quebec City, Canada

Understanding How Lake Populations of Arctic Char are Structured and Function with Special Consideration of the Potential Effects of Climate Change: a Multi-Faceted Approach, Phaedra Budy and Chris Luecke; Oecologia

Demographic Changes Following Mechanical Removal of Exotic Brown Trout in an Intermountain West (USA), High-Elevation Stream, Phaedra Budy, W. Carl Saunders, and Gary P. Thiede; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Walla Walla River Bull Trout Ten Year Retrospective Analysis and Implications for Recovery Planning, Phaedra Budy, Howard Schaller, and Courtney Newlon; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey, Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Scofield Reservoir Predator-Prey Interactions: Investigating the Roles of Interspecific Interactions and Forage Availability on the Performance of Three Predatory Fishes, Phaedra Budy, Lisa Winters, Gary P. Thiede, Konrad Hafen, and Bryce Roholt; Project Completion Report to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, UTCFWRU, 2014

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Clonal Growth: Invasion or stability? A comparative study of clonal architecture and diversity in native and introduced lineages of Phragmites australis (Poaceae), Vladimir Douhovnikoff and Eric L. G. Hazelton; American Journal of Botany

Bromeliad-associated reductions in host herbivory; do epiphytic bromeliads act as commensalists or mutualists?, Edd Hammill, Paloma Corvalan, and Diane S. Srivastava; Biotropica

Environmental disturbance can increase beta diversity of stream macroinvertebrate assemblages, C. P. Hawkins, H. Mykra, J. Oksanen, and J. J. Vander Laan; Global Ecology and Biogeography

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Phragmites australis management in the United States: 40 years of methods and outcomes, Eric L. G. Hazelton, Thomas J. Mozdzer, David M. Burdick, Karin M. Kettenring, and Dennis F. Whigham; AoB Plants

Using modeled stream temperatures to predict macro-spatial patterns of stream invertebrate biodiversity, R. A. Hill and C. P. Hawkins; Freshwater Biology

Predicting thermal vulnerability of stream and river ecosystems to climate change, R. A. Hill, C. P. Hawkins, and D. R. Cutler; Climactic Change

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Non-equilibrium in plant distribution models – only an issue for introduced or dispersal limited species?, Karin M. Kettenring, Diane R. Menuz, Charles P. Hawkins, and D. Richard Cutler; Ecography

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Application of genetic diversity–ecosystem function research to ecological restoration, Karin M. Kettenring, Kristin L. Mercer, Carrie R. Adams, and Jes Hines; Journal of Applied Ecolgoy

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The potential for multiple signatures of invasive species in the geologic record, Karin M. Kettenring, Laura D. Triplett, Michal Tal, and Carson Smith; Anthropocene

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Use of remote sensing to assess changes in wetland plant communities over an 18-year period: a case study from the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Karin M. Kettenring, Melina S. Vanderlinder, Christopher MU Neale, and David E. Rosenberg; Western North American Naturalist

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Biotic resistance, disturbance, and mode of colonization impact the invasion of a widespread, introduced wetland grass, Karin M. Kettenring, Dennis F. Whigham, Eric LG Hazelton, Sally K. Gallagher, and Heather M. Baron; Ecological Applications

Assessment and Evaluation 201: Improving Extension Programs, Mark Larese-Casanova

Master Naturalist Program Evaluation, Mark Larese-Casanova

Using Assessment and Evaluation to Target Audiences and Guide Program Improvement, Mark Larese-Casanova

Using Assessment and Evaluation to Target Audiences and Guide Program Improvement, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Utah Master Naturalist Desert Plants Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova