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2018

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Weak Interspecific Interactions in a Sagebrush Steppe? Conflicting Evidence from Observations and Experiments, Peter B. Adler, Andrew Kleinhesselink, Giles Hooker, Joshua B. Taylor, Brittany Teller, and Stephen P. Ellner; Ecology

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Competition and Coexistence in Plant Communities: Intraspecific Competition is Stronger Than Interspecific Competition, Peter B. Adler, Danielle Smull, Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew Kulmatiski, Joan M. Meiners, Andrew T. Tredennick, and Kari E. Veblen; Ecology Letters

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Anthropogenic Food Subsidy to a Commensal Carnivore: The Value and Supply of Human Faeces in the Diet of Free-Ranging Dogs, James R. A. Butler, Wendy Y. Brown, and Johan T. du Toit; Animals

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Direct effects of warming increase woody plant abundance in a subarctic wetland, Lindsay G. Carlson, Karen H. Beard, and Peter B. Adler; Ecology and Evolution

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Waterfall Formation at a Desert River-Reservoir Delta Isolates Endangered Fishes, Charles N. Cathcart, Casey A. Pennock, Christopher A. Cheek, Mark C. McKinstry, Peter D. MacKinnon, Mary M. Conner, and Keith B. Gido; River Research and Applications

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Age-Specific Estimates Indicate Potential Deleterious Capture Effects and Low Survival of Stocked Juvenile Colorado Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius), Scott R. Clark, Mary M. Conner, Scott L. Durst, and Nathan R. Franssen; North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Susceptibility of Spring-flowering Garden Plants to Herbivory by Mule Deer, Michael R. Conover, Kristin B. Hulvey, Megan L. Monroe, and Collin B. Fitzgerald; Wildlife Society Bulletin

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Are Killer Bees Good for Coffee? The Contribution of a Paper's Title and Other Factors to Its Future Citations, Mark J. Costello, Karen H. Beard, Richard B. Primack, Vincent Devictor, and Amanda E. Bates; Biological Conservation

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Upland Bare Ground and Riparian Vegetative Cover Under Strategic Grazing Management, Continuous Stocking, and Multiyear Rest in New Mexico Mid-grass Prairie, Rick Danvir, Gregg Simonds, Eric Sant, Eric Thacker, Randy Larsen, Tony Svejcar, R. Douglas Ramsey, Fred Provenza, and Chad Boyd; Rangelands

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It's Time to Listen: There is Much to be Learned from the Sounds of Tropical Ecosystems, Jessica L. Deichmann, Orlando Acevedo-Charry, Leah Barclay, Zuzana Burivalova, Marconi Campos-Cerqueira, Fernando d'Horta, Edward T. Game, Benjamin L. Gottesman, Patrick J. Hart, Ammie K. Kalan, Simon Linke, Leandro Do Nascimento, Bryan Pijanowski, Erica Staaterman, and T. Mitchell Aide; Biotropica

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How Behavior of Nontarget Species Affects Perceived Accuracy of Scat Detection Dog Surveys, Karen E. DeMatteo, Linsey W. Blake, Julie K. Young, and Barbara Davenport; Scientific Reports

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Iterative Near-Term Ecological Forecasting: Needs, Opportunities, And Challenges, Michael C. Dietze, Andrew Fox, Lindsay M. Beck-Johnson, Julio L. Betancourt, Mevin B. Hooten, Catherine S. Jarnevich, Timothy H. Keitt, Melissa A. Kenney, Christine M. Laney, Laurel G. Larsen, Henry W. Leoscher, Claire K. Lunch, Bryan C. Pijanowski, James T. Randerson, Emily K. Read, Andrew T. Tredennick, Rodrigo Vargas, Kathleen C. Weathers, and Ethan P. White; Perspective

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Repurposing environmental DNA samples—detecting the western pearlshell (Margaritifera falcata) as a proof of concept, Joseph C. Dysthe, Torrey Rodgers, Thomas W. Franklin, Kellie J. Carim, Michael K. Young, Kevin S. McKelvey, Karen E. Mock, and Michael J. Schwartz; Ecology and Evolution

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Low Offspring Survival in Mountain Pine Beetle Infesting the Resistant Great Basin Bristlecone Pine Supports the Preference-Performance Hypothesis, Erika L. Eidson, Karen E. Mock, and Barbara J. Bentz; PLoS ONE

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Is Doping of Cognitive Performance an Anti‐Herbivore Adaptation? Alkaloids Inhibiting Acetylcholinesterase as a Case, Maciej J. Ejsmond and Fred D. Provenza; Ecosphere

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Gymnosperms on the EDGE, Félix Forest, Justin Moat, Elisabeth Baloch, Neil A. Brummitt, Steve P. Bachman, Steffi Ickert-Bond, Peter M. Hollingsworth, Aaron Liston, Damon P. Little, Sarah Mathews, Hardeep Rai, Catarina Rydin, Dennis W. Stevenson, Philip Thomas, and Sven Buerki; Scientific Reports

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Short-Term Regeneration Dynamics of Wyoming Big Sagebrush at Two Sites in Northern Utah, Sara J. Germain, Rebecca K. Mann, Thomas A. Monaco, and Kari E. Veblen; Western North American Naturalist

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Influence of Behavioral State, Sex, and Season on Resource Selection by Jaguars (Panthera onca): Always on the Prowl?, Eric M. Gese, Patricia A. Terletzky, Sandra M. C. Cavalcanti, and Christopher M. U. Neale; Ecosphere

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Cross-Fostering as a Conservation Tool to Augment Endangered Carnivore Populations, Eric M. Gese, William T. Waddell, Patricia A. Terletzky, Chris F. Lucash, Scott R. McLellan, and Susan K. Behrns; Journal of Mammalogy

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Increased Soil Frost Versus Summer Drought as Drivers of Plant Biomass Responses To Reduced Precipitation: Results from A Globally-Coordinated Field Experiment, Hugh A.L. Henry, Mehdi Abedi, Concepcion L. Alados, Karen H. Beard, Lauchlan H. Fraser, Anke Jentsch, Juergen Kreyling, Andrew Kulmatiski, Eric G. Lamb, Wei Sun, Mathew R. Vankoughnett, Susanna Venn, Christiane Werner, Ilka Beil, Irmgard Blindow, Sven Dahlke, Maren Dubbert, Alexandra Effinger, Heath W. Garris, Maite Gartzia, Tobias Gebauer, Mohammed A.S. Arfin Khan, Andrey V. Malyshev, Charles Nock, Janelle P. Paulson, Yolanda Pueyo, Holly J. Stover, and Xuechen Yang

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Improved Prediction of Stream Flow Based on Updating Land Cover Maps with Remotely Sensed Forest Change Detection, Alexander J. Hernandez, Sean P. Healey, Hongsheng Huang, and R. Douglas Ramsey; Forests

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Site Conditions Determine a Key Native Plant’s Contribution to Invasion Resistance in Grasslands, Kristin B. Hulvey and Brittany J. Teller; Ecology

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Phenological Mismatch in Coastal Western Alaska May Increase Summer Season Greenhouse Gas Uptake, Katharine C. Kelsey, A. Joshua Leffler, Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi, Joel A. Schmutz, and Jeffery M. Welker; Environmental Research Letters

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The Response of Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) to Interannual Climate Variation Changes Across Its Range, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink and Peter B. Adler; Ecology

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Diel Predator Activity Drives a Dynamic Landscape of Fear, Michel T. Kohl, Daniel R. Stahler, Matthew C. Metz, James D. Forester, Matthew J. Kauffman, Nathan Varley, P. J. White, Douglas W. Smith, and Daniel R. MacNulty; Ecological Monographs

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Community-Level Plant–Soil Feedbacks Explain Landscape Distribution of Native and Non-Native Plants, Andrew Kulmatiski; Ecology and Evolution

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Tamm Review: Seedling-Based Ecology, Management, and Restoration in Aspen (Populus tremuloides), Simon M. Landhäusser, Bradley D. Pinno, and Karen E. Mock; Forest Ecology and Management

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Survival Rates Indicate that Correlations Between Community-Weighted Mean Traits and Environments can be Unreliable Estimates of the Adaptive Value of Traits, Daniel C. Laughlin, Robert T. Strahan, Peter B. Adler, and Margaret M. Moore; Ecology Letters

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Development of On-Shore Behavior Among Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in the Southern Beaufort Sea: Inherited or Learned?, Kate M. Lillie, Eric M. Gese, Todd C. Atwood, and Sarah A. Sonsthagen; Ecology and Evolution

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Development of On-Shore Behavior Among Polar Bears (Ursus Maritimus) in the Southern Beaufort Sea: Inherited or Learned?, Kate M. Lillie, Eric M. Gese, Todd C. Atwood, and Sarah A. Sonsthagen; Ecology and Evolution

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Building Resistance and Resilience: Regeneration Should Not be Left to Chance, James N. Long, Marcella Windmuller-Campione, and R. Justin DeRose; Forests

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Spatial Processes Decouple Management from Objectives in a Heterogeneous Landscape: Predator Control as a Case Study, Peter J. Mahoney, Julie K. Young, Kent R. Hersey, Randy T. Larsen, Brock R. McMillan, and David C. Stoner; Ecological Applications

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Spatiotemporal Patterns of Unburned Areas Within Fire Perimeters in the Northwestern United States from 1984 to 2014, Arjan J. H. Meddens, Crystal A. Kolden, James A. Lutz, John T. Abatzoglou, and Andrew T. Hudak; Ecosphere

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Making Rewilding Fit for Policy, Nathalie Pettorelli, Jos Barlow, Philip A. Stephens, Sarah M. Durant, Ben Connor, Henrike Schulte to Bühne, Christopher J. Sandom, Jonathan Wentworth, and Johan T. du Toit; Journal of Applied Ecology

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Herbivory and Drought Generate Short‐Term Stochasticity and Long‐Term Stability in A Savanna Understory Community, Corinna Riginos, Lauren M. Porensky, Kari E. Veblen, and Truman P. Young; Ecological Applications

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Mule Deer Impede Pando’s Recovery: Implications for Aspen Resilience from a Single-Genotype Forest, Paul C. Rogers and Darren J. McAvoy; PLOS ONE

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Behavioral and Spatial Responses of Captive Coyotes to Human Activity, Jeffrey T. Schultz and Julie K. Young; Applied Animal Behaviour Science

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Evaluating the Impact of An Exotic Plant Invasion on Rodent Community Richness and Abundance, Trinity N, Smith; Eric M. Gese; and Bryan M. Kluever; Western North American Naturalist

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Plant identity and shallow soil moisture are primary drivers of stomatal conductance in the savannas of Kruger National Park, Rebecca L. Tobin and Andrew Kulmatiski; PLoS ONE

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Ecosystem Functional Response Across Precipitation Extremes in a Sagebrush Steppe, Andrew T. Tredennick, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, J. Bret Taylor, and Peter B. Adler; PeerJ

2017

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Wolf in sheep’s clothing: Model misspecification undermines tests of the neutral theory for life histories, Lise M. Aubry, Matthieu Authier, and Emmanuelle Cam; Ecology and Evolution

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Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Model Misspecification Undermines Tests of the Neutral Theory for Life Histories, Matthieu Authier, Lise M. Aubry, and Emmanuelle Cam; Ecology and Evolution

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UV Screening in Native and Non-native Plant Species in the Tropical Alpine: Implications for Climate Change-Driven Migration of Species to Higher Elevations, Paul W. Barnes, Ronald J. Ryel, and Stephan D. Flint; Frontiers in Plant Science

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Can Carbon Fluxes Explain Differences in Soil Organic Carbon Storage Under Aspen and Conifer Forest Overstories?, Antra Boca and Helga Van Miegroet; Forests

Can carbon fluxes explain differences in soil organic carbon storage under aspen and conifer forest overstories., Antra Boča and Helga Van Miegroet; Forests

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Herbivore Effects on Productivity Vary by Guild: Cattle Increase Mean Productivity While Wildlife Reduce Variability, Grace K. Charles, Lauren Mcgeoch Porensky, Corinna Riginos, Kari E. Veblen, and Truman P. Young; Ecological Applications

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Effects of livestock grazing on rangeland biodiversity: A meta-analysis of grouse populations, Seth J. Dettenmaier, Terry A. Messmer, Torre J. Hovick, and David K. Dahlgren; Ecology and Evolution

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Quantifying Overlap and Fitness Consequences of Migration Strategy With Season Habitat Use and a Conservation Policy, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Kirstie J. Lawson, Kurt T. Smith, Jeffrey L. Beck, Christopher P. Kirol, Aaron C. Pratt, Michael R. Conover, and Frank C. Blomquist; Ecosphere An ESA Open Access Journal

Weather and Prey Availability Affect the Timing of Fall Migration of Eared Grebes (Podiceps Nigricollis) From Great Salt Lake, Maureen G. Frank and Michael R. Conover; Wilson Journal of Ornithology

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Reconciling Niches and Neutrality in a Subalpine Temperate Forest, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew J. Larson, and James A. Lutz; Ecosphere

Tamm Review: Are fuel treatments effective at achieving ecological and social objectives? A systematic review., Elizabeth L. Kalies and Larissa L. Yocom Kent; Forest Ecology and Management

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Live long and prosper: plant–soil feedback, lifespan, and landscape abundance covary, Andrew Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, Jeanette M. Norton, Justin E. Heavilin, Leslie E. Forero, and Josephine Grenzer; Ecology

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Soil type more than precipitation determines fine-root abundance in savannas of Kruger National Park, South Africa, Andrew Kulmatiski, Sydney R.C. Sprouse, and Karen H. Beard; Plant and Soil

Soil Type More Than Precipitation Determines Fine-Root Abundance in Savannas of Kruger National Park, South Africa, Andrew Kulmatiski, Sydney R.C. Sprouse, and Karen H. Beard; Plant and Soil

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A Tree Species Effect on Soil That Is Consistent Across the Species’ Range: The Case of Aspen and Soil Carbon in North America, Jerome Laganiere, Antra Boca, Helga Van Miegroet, and David Paré; Forests

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A tree species effect on soil that is consistent across the species' range: the case of aspen and soil carbon in North America., Jérôme Laganière, Antra Boča, Helga Van Miegroet, and David Paré; Forests

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Road Dust Correlated with Decreased Reproduction of the Endangered Utah Shrub Hesperidanthus suffrutescens, Matthew B. Lewis, Eugene W. Schupp, and Thomas A. Monaco; Western North American Naturalist

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Plant–Soil Feedback: Bridging Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Pierre Mariotte, Zia Mehrabi, T. Martijn Bezemer, Gerlinde B. De Deyn, Andrew Kulmatiski, Barbara Drigo, G.F. Ciska Veen, Marcel G.A. Van der Heijden, and Paul Kardol; Trends in Ecology & Evolution

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Studies of wolf x coyote hybridization via artificial insemination, L. David Mech, Cheryl S. Asa, Margaret Callahan, Bruce W. Christensen, Fran Smith, and Julie K. Young

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Patterns in Greater Sage-grouse population dynamics correspond with public grazing records at broad scales, Adrian P. Monroe, Cameron L. Aldridge, Timothy J. Assal, Kari E. Veblen, David A. Pyke, and Michael L. Casazza; Ecological Applications

Effect of an energy supplementation and time on use of medusahead by grazing ewes and their lambs., Juan J. Montes-Sánchez, Helga Van Miegroet, and Juan J. Villalba; Rangeland Ecology and Management

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Winter Ecology and Spring Dispersal of Common Ravens in Wyoming, Luke W. Peebles and Michael R. Conover; Western North American Naturalist

Adult Sage‐grouse Numbers Rise Following Raven Removal or an Increase in Precipitation, Luke W. Peebles, Michael R. Conover, and Jonathan B. Dinkins; Wildlife Society Bulletin

Differential growth responses of pinyon and juniper during El Niño and La Niña periods, D. Peltier; K. J. Guo; K. Samuels-Crow; Larissa L. Yocom-Kent; Y, Liu; W. Anderegg; M. Fell; G. Koch; and K. Ogle; Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau

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Environmental factors influencing the occurrence of coyotes and conflicts in urban areas, Sharon A. Poessel, Eric M. Gese, and Julie Young; Landscape and Urban Planning

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Restoration of the iconic Pando aspen clone: emerging evidence of recovery, Paul C. Rogers and Jody A. Gale; Ecosphere

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Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Selection Drives Reproductive Fitness Under a Conifer Removal Strategy, Charles P. Sandford, Michel T. Kohl, Terry A. Messmer, David K. Dahlgren, Avery Cook, and Brian R. Wing; Rangeland Ecology and Management

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The Value of Native Plants and Local Production in an Era of Global Agriculture, Oren Shelef, Peter J. Weisberg, and Frederick D. Provenza; Frontiers in Plant Science

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Phenology largely explains taller grass at successful nests in greater sage-grouse, Joseph T. Smith, Jason D. Tack, Kevin Doherty, Brady W. Allred, Jeremy D. Maestas, Lorelle I. Berkeley, Seth J. Dettenmaier, Terry A. Messmer, and David E. Naugle; Ecology and Evolution

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Invasive coqui frogs are associated with greater abundances of nonnative birds in Hawaii, USA, Robyn L. Smith, Karen H. Beard, and David N. Koons; Condor

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The relationship between species richness and ecosystem variability is shaped by the mechanism of coexistence, Andrew T. Tredennick, Peter B. Adler, and Frederick R. Adler; Ecology Letters

Why so slow: Gender gap in the advancement to highest ranks in academic STEM, Helga Van Miegroet, R. Callister, K. Sullivan, and C. Glass; Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association

From Matthew to Mathilda effect: Gender and awards in academic STEM, Helga Van Miegroet and C. Glass; Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association

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Climate drives fire synchrony but local factors control fire regime change in northern Mexico, Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Peter Z. Fule, J. Brown, E. Cerano, E. Cornejo-Oviedo, C. Cortés Montaño, S. A. Drury, D. A. Falk, J. Meunier, H. M. Poulos, C. N. Skinner, S. L. Stephens, and J. Villanueva-Diaz; Ecosphere

Historical high-severity fire patches in mixed-conifer forests, Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Peter Z. Fule, Windy A. Bunn, and Eric G. Gdula; Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Tree growth response to climate varies across a monsoon precipitation gradient, Larissa L. Yocom Kent, K. Ogle, Y. Liu, P. Szejner, R. K. Monson, and D. Peltier; Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau

Previous fires and roads limit wildfire growth in Arizona and New Mexico, Larissa L. Yocom, J. Jenness, Peter Z. Fule, and A. Thode; Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau

Tree growth response to climate varies across a monsoon precipitation gradient, Larissa L. Yocom, K. Ogle, Y. Liu, P. Szejner, R. K. Monson, and D. Peltier; Ecological Society of America

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Investigation of techniques to measure cortisol and testosterone concentrations in coyote hair, Julie Young, Christopher J. Schell, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, Jill M. Mateo, and Rachel M. Santymire; Zoo Biology

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Demographic Approaches to Wildlife Conservation and Management Dilemmas, Lise M. Aubry; UDWR-USU Brown Bag Luncheon Seminar

Responses to Climate Change in the Wild: Learning From Indicator Species, Lise M. Aubry; Climate Change Workshop for Teachers at Utah's Hogle Zoo

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Can Low-Severity Fire Reverse Compositional Change in Montane Forests of the Sierra Nevada, California, USA?, Kendall M.L. Becker and James A. Lutz; Ecosphere

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Defense traits in the long-lived Great Basin bristlecone pine and resistance to the native herbivore mountain pine beetle, Barbara J. Bentz, Sharon Hood, E. Matthew Hansen, James C. Vandygriff, and Karen E. Mock; New Phytologist

Differences between aspen and conifer soil organic carbon pools explained by carbon fluxes, Antra Boča and Helga Van Miegroet; Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting

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The Conundrum of Heterogeneity in Life History Studies, Emmanuelle Cam, Lise M. Aubry, and Matthieu Authier; Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Conservation and Ecology of Gray Wolves in Eastern Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth; INSPIRE Lecture Series

Human-wildlife conflict as a barrier to large carnivore management and conservation in Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth, Çağatay Altin, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium

Human-wildlife conflict as a barrier to large carnivore management and conservation in Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth, Emrah Çoban, Çağatay Altin, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Turkish Journal of Zoology

Large Carnivore Overabundance and Novel Mammal Community Structure in a Human Dominated Ecosystem, Mark William Chynoweth, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu

Large Carnivore Overabundance and Novel Mammal Community Structure in a Human Dominated Ecosystem, Mark William Chynoweth, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu

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Evaluating impacts using a BACI design, ratios, and a Bayesian approach with a focus on restoration, Mary M. Conner, W. Carl Saunders, Nicolaas Bouwes, and Chris Jordan; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Predators, predator removal, and sage-grouse: a review, Michael R. Conover and Anthony J. Roberts; Wildlife Management

Remote sensing for restoration planning: how the big picture can inform stakeholders, Susan Cordell, Erin J. Questad, Gregory P. Asner, James R. Kellner, Kealoha M. Kinney, Jarrod M. Thaxton, Amanda Uowolo, Sam Brooks, and Mark William Chynoweth; Restoration Ecology

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Field Work Ethics in Biological Research: Viewpoint of Biological Conservation Editors, Mark J. Costello, Karen H. Beard, Richard T. Corlett, Graeme S. Cumming, Vincent Devictor, Rafael Loyola, Bea Maas, Abraham J. Miller-Rushing, Robin Pakeman, and Richard B. Primack; Biological Conservation

Movement behavior and habitat selection of Eurasian brown bears in a human-dominated landscape in eastern Turkey, G. Cozzi, Mark William Chynoweth, J. Kusak, A. Çoban, A. Ozgul, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; 24th International Conference on Bear Research and Management

Anthropogenic food resources foster the coexistence of distinct life history strategies: year round-sedentary and migratory brown bears, G. Cozzi, Mark William Chynoweth, J. Kusak, E. Çoban, A. Çoban, A. Ozgul, and Ç. H. Şekercioğlu; Journal of Zoology

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Effects of Common Raven and Coyote Removal and Temporal Variation in Climate on Greater Sage-Grouse Nesting Success, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Michael R. Conover, Christopher P. Kirol, Jeffrey L. Beck, and Shandra Nicole Frey; Biological Conservation

Microhabitat Conditions in Wyoming’s Sage-Grouse Core Areas: Effects on Nest Site Selection and Success, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Kurt T. Smith, Jeffrey L. Beck, Christopher P. Kirol, Aaron C. Pratt, and Michael R. Conover; PLoS ONE

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How to Quantify the Temporal Storage Effect Using Simulations Instead of Math, Stephen P. Ellner, Robin E. Snyder, and Peter B. Adler; Ecology Letters

Frogs Associations With Bromeliads in an Abandoned Cacao Plantation in Northeastern Brazil, Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Moraes, Rogerio Luiz Teixeira, and Karen H. Beard; Northwestern Journal of Zoology