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2016

Bromeliad Selection of Phyllodytes Luteolus (Anura, Hylidae): The Influence of Plant Structure and Water Quality Factors, Marcio M. Mageski, Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira, Karen H. Beard, Larissa C. Costa, Paulo R. Jesus, Cinthia C. Medeiros, and Paulo D. Ferreira; Journal of Herpetology

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Uncovering behavioural states from animal activity and site fidelity patterns, Peter J. Mahoney and Julie Young; Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Effects of Road and Land Use on Frog Distributions Across Spatial Scales and Regions in the Eastern and Central United States, David M. Marsh, Bradley J. Cosentino, Kara S. Jones, Joseph J. Apodaca, Karen H. Beard, Jane Margaret Bell, Christine Bozarth, Derrick Carper, Julie F. Charbonnier, Andreia Dantas, Elizabeth A. Forys, Miran Foster, Jaquelyn General, Kristen S. Genet, Macie Hanneken, Kyle R. Hess, Shane A. Hill, Faisal Iqbal, Nancy E. Karraker, Eran S. Kilpatrick, Tom A. Langen, James Langford, Kathryn Lauer, Alison J. McCarthy, Joseph Neale, Saumya Patel, Austin Patton, Cherie Southwick, Nathaniel Stearrett, Nicholas Steijn, Mohammed Tasleem, Jospeh M. Taylor, and James R. Vonesh; Diversity and Distributions

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Evaluating the Efficacy of Brood Flush Counts: A Case Study in Two Quail Species, Jeremy P. Orange, Craig A. Davis, R. Dwayne Elmore, Evan P. Turner, Smauel D. Fuhlendorf, and Eric T. Thacker; Western North American Naturalist

Effectiveness of the Toxicant DRC-1339 in Reducing Populations of Common Ravens in Wyoming, Luke W. Peebles and Michael R. Conover; Wildlife Society Bulletin

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Forest Restoration Using Variable Density Thinning: Lessons from Douglas-Fir Stands in Western Oregon, Klaus J. Puettmann, Adrian Ares, Julia I. Burton, and Erich Kyle Dodson; Forests

Recreational Harvest and Incident-Response Protocols Reduce Human-Carnivore Conflicts in an Anthropogenic Landscape, Jarod D. Raithel, Melissa J. Reynolds-Hogland, David N. Koons, Patrick C. Carr, and Lise M. Aubry; Journal of Applied Ecology

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Nutrient Recycling by Eared Grebes in the Great Salt Lake, Anthony J. Roberts and Michael R. Conover; Western North American Naturalist

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Environmental Influences on Wintering Duck Abundance at Great Salt Lake, Utah, Anthony J. Roberts, Michael R. Conover, and Josh L. Vest; Western North American Naturalist

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Quaking Aspen in Utah: Integrating Recent Science with Management, Paul C. Rogers and Samuel B. St. Clair; Rangelands

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Olfactory attractants and parity affect prenatal androgens and territoriality of coyote breeding pairs, Christopher J. Schell, Julie K. Young, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, Jill M. Mateo, and Rachel M. Santymire; Physiology and Behavior

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Different Prey Resources Suggest Little Competition Between Non-Native Frogs and Insectivorous Birds Despite Isotopic Niche Overlap, Robyn L. Smith, Karen H. Beard, and Aaron B. Shiels; Biological Invasions

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Does the presence of oil and gas infrastructure potentially increase risk of harvest in northern bobwhite?, Evan P. Tanner, R. Dwayne Elmore, Craig A. Davis, Samuel D. Fuhlendorf, David K. Dahlgren, Eric T. Thacker, and Jeremy P. Orange; Wildlife Biology

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Threatened and Invasive Reptiles Are Not Two Sides of the Same Coin, Reid Tingley, Peter J. Mahoney, Andrew M. Durso, Aimee G. Tallian, Alejandra Moran-Ordonez, and Karen H. Beard; Global Ecology and Biogeography

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Fully-Sampled Phylogenies for Squamates Reveal Evolutionary Patterns in Extinction Risk, Joao Filipe Riva Tonini, Karen H. Beard, Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira, Walter Jetz, and R. Alexander Pyron; Biological Conservation

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Do we need demographic data to forecast plant population dynamics?, Andrew T. Tredennick; Methods in Ecology and Evolution

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Forecasting climate change impacts on plant populations over large spatial extents, Andrew T. Tredennick, Mevi B. Hooten, Cameron L. Aldridge, Collin G. Homer, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, and Peter Adler; Ecosphere

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Forecasting climate change impacts on plant populations over large spatial extent, Andrew T. Tredennick, Mevin B. Hooten, Cameron L. Aldridge, Collin G. Homer, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, and Peter B. Adler; Ecosphere

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Forecasting climate change impacts on plant populations over large spatial extents, Andrew T. Tredennick, Mevin B. Hooten, Cameron L. Aldridge, Collin G. Homer, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, and Peter B. Adler; Ecosphere

Gender Equality deserves the attention of our societies, Helga Van Miegroet; CSA News

Carbon cycling in lodgepole pine forests after mountain pine beetle outbreaks, Helga Van Miegroet and Hansen; International Congress of Entomology

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Are Cattle Surrogate Wildlife? Savanna Plant Community Composition Explained by Total Herbivory more than Herbivore Type, Kari E. Veblen, Lauren M. Porensky, Corinna Riginos, and Truman P. Young; Ecological Applications

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Phytochemicals in Animal Health: Diet Selection and Trade-Offs Between Costs and Benefits, Juan J. Villalba, Morgane Costes-Thiré, and Cécile Ginane; Proceedings of the Nutrition Society

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Temporal Foraging Patterns of Nonnative Frogs (Eleutherodactylus Coqui) in Hawaii, Arthur C. Wallis, Robyn L. Smith, and Karen H. Beard; Journal of Herpetology

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Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis James), a Flexible Generalist of Forest Communities in the Intermountain West, Marcella A. Windmuller-Campione and James N. Long; PLoS ONE

Evaluation of Harvest Indices for Cougar Management in Utah, Michael L. Wolfe, Eric Gese, Patricia Terletzky, David C. Stoner, and Lise M. Aubry; Journal of Wildlife Management

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Modifying M-44s to reduce risk of activation by swift fox, Julie Young; Wildlife Society Bulletin

2015

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Is anthropogenic cougar mortality compensated by changes in natural mortality in Utah? Insight from long-term studies, Lise M. Aubry, Michael L. Wolfe, David N. Koons, David C. Stoner, Patricia Terletsky, Eric M. Gese, and David M. Choate; Biological Conservation

How (Not) to Test Demographic Heterogeneity With the Neutral Theory of Life Histories, Matthieu Authier, Lise M. Aubry, and Emmanuelle Cam; Evolution et Diversite Biologique

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Recolonizing wolves and mesopredator suppression of coyotes:impacts on pronghorn population dynamics, Kim Murray Berger and Mary M. Conner; Ecological Applications

The relationship between tree above and belowground C inputs and cutin and suberin presence in soil, Antra Boča, J. Hatten, and Helga Van Miegroet; 5th international symposium on soil organic matter

Influence of Shelterbelts on Success and Density of Waterfowl Nests Within the Prairie Pothole Region of North America, Jennifer S. Borgo and Michael R. Conover; Waterbirds

Spatio-Temporal Patterns in the Depredation of Waterfowl Nests in the Prairie Potholes Region, USA, Jennifer S. Borgo and Michael R. Conover; Waterbirds

An occupancy-based quantification of the highly imperiled status of desert fishes of the southwestern United States, Phaedra Budy, Mary M. Conner, Nira L. Salant, and William W. Macfarlane; Conservation Biology

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Wolf diet in an agricultural landscape of north-eastern Turkey, Claudia Capitani, Mark William Chynoweth, Josip Kusak, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Mammalia

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Thermal Patterns Constrain Diurnal Behavior of a Ground-Dwelling Bird, J. Matthew Carroll, Craig A. Davis, R. Dwayne Elmore, Samuel D. Fuhlendorf, and Eric T. Thacker; Ecosphere

Fire history in a pine forest in Sierra de Manantlán, Jalisco, Mexico, Julian Cerano-Paredes, Jose Villanueva-Diaz, Rosalinda Cervantes-Martinez, Peter Fule, Larissa Yocom, Gerardo Esquivel-Arriaga, and Enrique Jardel-Pelaez; Bosque

Camera Trapping for Conservation in Eastern Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth; TGIF Fusion talk

Conservation and Ecology of Gray Wolves in Eastern Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth; TGIF Fusion talk

Landscape Conservation of Large Carnivores in Eastern Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth

Human-wildlife conflict in eastern Turkey: gaining perspective from community surveys, Mark William Chynoweth, Çağatay Altin, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology

Human-wildlife conflict in eastern Turkey: gaining perspective from community surveys, Mark William Chynoweth, Çağatay Altin, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium

Conservation of a new breeding population of Caucasian lynx (Lynx lynx dinniki) in eastern Turkey, Mark William Chynoweth, Emrah Çoban, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Turkish Journal of Zoology

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Home Range Use and Movement Patterns of Non-Native Feral Goats in a Tropical Island Montane Dry Landscape, Mark William Chynoweth, Christopher A. Lepczyk, Creighton M. Litton, Steven C. Hess, James R. Kellner, and Susan Cordell; PLoS ONE

Comparison of tributary survival estimates of steelhead using Cormack-Jolly-Seber and Barker models: implications for sampling effort and designs, Mary M. Conner, Stephen N. Bennett, W. Carl Saunders, and Nicolass Bouwes; Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

Consequences of Hunter Harvest, Winter Weather, and Increasing Population Size on Survival of Non-Migratory Canada Geese in Connecticut, Michael R. Conover, Jonathan B. Dinkins, and Rebekah E. Ruzicka; The Journal of Wildlife Management

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Evaluating Vital Rate Contributions to Greater Sage-grouse Population Dynamics to Inform Conservation, David Dahlgren; Ecosphere

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What does a Sage-grouse Eat?, D. K. Dahlgren, E. T. Thacker, and T. A. Messmer; USU Extension Fact Sheet

Dendrochronological network of mountain pine (Pinus hartwegii Lindl.) for dendroclimatic studies in northeastern and central Mexico, Jose Villanueva Daz, Julian Cerano Paredes, Lorenzo Vazquez Selem, David W. Stahle, Peter Z. Fule, Larissa L. Yocom, Osvaldo Franco Ramos, and Jose Ariel Ruiz Corral; Investigaciones Geográficas, Boletín del Instituto de Geografía

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Annual Report- Greater Sage-grouse Response to Season-long and Prescribed Grazing (NRCS conservation Practice 528) on Paired Ecological Sites, S. Dettenmaier and T. A. Messmer

Four centuries of reconstructed hydroclimatic variability for Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, based on tree rings, Jose Villanueva Diaz, Julian Cerano Paredes, Peter Z. Fule, Citlali Cortes Montano, Lorenzo Vazquez Selem, Larissa L. Yocom, and Jose Ariel Ruiz-Corral; DOAJ

Ogano-mineral interactions promote greater soil organic carbon storage under aspen in semi-arid montane forests from Utah, Mercedes Román Dobarco, Helga Van Miegroet, and A. Jacobson; 5th international symposium on soil organic matter

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Cost-distance analysis of mesopredators as a tool for avian habitat restoration on a naturally fragmented landscape, Ray D. Dueser, John H. Porter, and Nancy D. Moncrief; Journal of Wildlife Management

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Comparative Evolutionary Diversity and Phylogenetic Structure Across Multiple Forest Dynamics Plots: A Mega-Phylogeny Approach, D. L. Erickson, F. A. Jones, N. G. Swenson, N. Pei, N. Bourg, W. Chen, S. J. Davies, X. Ge, Z. Hao, R. W. Howe, C. L. Huang, A. Larson, S. Lum, J. A. Lutz, K. Ma, M. Meegaskumbura, X. Mi, and J. D. Parker; Frontiers in Genetics

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Diet of the Nonnative Greenhouse Frog (Eleutherodactylus planirostris) in Maui, Hawaii, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi, and William C. Pitt; Journal of Herpetology

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The First Bromeligenous Species of Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) from Brazil's Atlantic Forest, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Julián Faivovich, Karen H. Beard, and José P. Pombal Jr; PLoS ONE

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2015 Annual Research Report: Greater Sage-grouse Habitat Use Patterns and Vital Rates in the Morgan-Summit Sage-grouse Management Area: Conservation Implications for Managers, B. Flack and T. A. Messmer

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Environmental Drivers of Deadwood Dynamics in Woodlands and Forests, M. Garbarino, R. Marzano, J. D. Shaw, and J. N. Long; Ecosphere

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Using the "placeholder" concept to reduce genetic introgression of an endangered carnivore, Eric M. Gese and Patricia A. Terletzky; Biological Conservation

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Mountain Pine Beetles Use Volatile Cues to Locate Host Limber Pine and Avoid Non-Host Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, Curtis A. Gray, Justin B. Runyon, Michael J. Jenkins, and Andrew D. Giunta; PLOS ONE

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Predation Threat Alters Composition and Functioning of Bromeliad Ecosystems, Edd Hammill, Trisha B. Atwood, and Diane S. Srivastava; Ecosystems

Carbon dynamics in central U.S. Rockies lodgepole pine type following mountain pine beetle outbreaks., E. Matthew Hansen, Michael C. Amacher, Helga Van Miegroet, James N. Long, and Michael G. Ryan; Forest Science

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Grass-Shrub Associations over a Precipitation Gradient and Their Implications for Restoration in the Great Basin, USA, Maike F. Holthuijzen and Kari E. Veblen; PLoS ONE

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Naturalization of almond trees (Prunus dulcis) in semi-arid regions of the Western Mediterranean., Pablo Homet-Gutierrez, Eugene W. Schupp, and José M. Gómez; Journal of Arid Environments

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Predicting Greater Prairie-Chicken Lek Site Suitability to Inform Conservation Actions, Torre J. Hovick, David K. Dahlgren, Monica Papes, R. Dwayne Elmore, and James C. Pitman; PLOS One

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Modelling water uptake provides a new perspective on grass and tree coexistence, Michael G. Mazzacavallo and Andrew Kulmatiski; PLoS ONE

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Accomplishment Report for Utah's Adaptive Resource Management Greater Sage-grouse Local Working Groups, T. A. Messmer, L. Belton, D. Dahlgren, S. Nicole Frey, and Rae Ann Hart

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Contrasting Mechanisms of Recovery from Defoliation in Two Intermountain-Native Bunchgrasses, Jayanti Ray Mukherjee, Thomas A. Jones, Peter B. Adler, and Thomas A. Monaco; Rangeland Ecology and Management

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Long-term plant responses to climate are moderated by biophysical attributes in a North American desert, S M. Munson, R H. Webb, D C. Housman, Kari E. Veblen, K E. Nussear, E A. Beever, K B. Hartney, M N. Miriti, S L. Phillips, R E. Fulton, and N G. Tallent; Journal of Ecology

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How Does Variation in Winter Weather Affect Deer-Vehicle Collision Rates, Daniel D. Olson, John A. Bissonette, Patricia C. Cramer, Patrick J. Jackson, Kevin D. Bunnell, and Daniel C. Coster; Wildlife Biology

Competition on the range: science vs, perception in a bison-cattle conflict in the western USA, D. H. Ranglack and J. T. du Toit; Journal of Applied Ecology

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Genetic Analysis of the Henry Mountains Bison Herd, Dustin H. Ranglack, Lauren K. Dobson, Johan T. Du Toit, and James Derr; PLoS ONE

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Lichen Monitoring Delineates Biodiversity on a Great Barrier Reef Coral Cay, Paul C. Rogers, Roderick W. Rogers, Anne E. Hedrich, and Patrick T. Moss; Forests

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2015 Annual Report: Effects of Pinyon Juniper Removal on Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) Habitat-use and Vital Ranges in Northwestern Utah, C. Sanford and T. A. Messmer

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Using Life History Trade-Offs to Understand Core-Transient Structuring of a Small Mammal Community, Sarah R. Supp, David N. Koons, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecosphere

Watersheds as a tool to study terrestrial ecosystem process, Helga Van Miegroet; Environmental Science and Resource Management seminarseries

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Contrasting Effects of Different Mammalian Herbivores on Sagebrush Plant Communities, Kari E. Veblen, Kyle Nehring, Chris McGlone, and Mark Ritchie; PLOS ONE

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A Combined Tracer/Evapotranspiration Model Approach Estimates Plant Water Uptake in Native and Non-Native Shrub-Steppe Communities, Clemence P. Warren, Andrew Kulmatiski, and Karen H. Beard; Journal of Arid Environments

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If Long-Term Resistance to a Spruce Beetle Epidemic is Futile, Can Silvicultural Treatments Increase Resilience in Spruce-Fir Forests in the Central Rocky Mountains?, Marcella A. Windmuller-Campione and James N. Long; Forests

Do rules of thumb measure up? Characteristics of fire-scarred trees and samples, Larissa L. Yocom Kent and Peter Z. Fule; Tree-Ring Research

Interactions of fuel treatments, wildfire severity, and carbon dynamics, Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Kristin L. Shive, Barbara A. Strom, Carolyn H. Sieg, Molly E. Hunter, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, and Peter Z. Fule; Forest Ecology and Management

Climate change and fire in the Southwest, Larissa L. Yocom; Southwest Fire Science Consortium

Climate change and fire in the Southwest. Working Papers in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forest Restoration #34, Larissa L. Yocom; Northern Arizona University

Fire Science and Art Series, Larissa L. Yocom; Flagstaff Festival of Science and Fires of Change art exhibition

Wildfire as Fuel Treatment: Effects on Subsequent Fire Size in the Southwest, Larissa L. Yocom; Association for Fire Ecology International Congress

Historical high-severity fire patches in mixed-conifer forests, Larissa L. Yocom, Peter Z. Fule, W. A. Bunn, and E. G. Gdula; Association for Fire Ecology International Congress

2014

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Soil water retention curves for the major soil types of the Kruger National Park, Robert Buitenwerf, Andrew Kulmatiski, and Steven I. Higgins; Koedoe

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Benefits of exposing animals to poor-quality foods early in life, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Nutritional value and toxins in various noxious weeds, Elizabeth A. Burritt and Rae Ann Hart; USU Extension

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Should ranchers value sagebrush? Why we need sagebrush, Elizabeth A. Burritt, Thomas Monaco, and Eric Thacker; Utah State University Extension

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Feedlot Performance and Profitability of Cattle Fed Either a Mixed Ration or Allowed to Select Their Diet, Elizabeth A. Burritt and S. Paisley; University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station, Field Days Bulletin

Variation in Fitness Components and Demographic Heterogeneity in Female Kittiwakes: Effects and Effect Sizes Revisited, Emmanuelle Cam, Matthieu Authier, W Link, Lise M. Aubry, and J Y. Monnat; Joint 2014 Annual Meeting British Ecological Society and Société Française d’Ecologie

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Effects of Climatic Variation and Reproductive Trade-offs Vary by Measure of Reproductive Effort in Greater Sage-Grouse, Danny Caudill, Michael R. Guttery, Brent Bibles, Terry A. Messmer, Gretchen Caudill, Erin Leone, David K. Dahlgren, and Renee Chi; Ecososphere

Conserving biodiversity: the tropical challenge, Mark William Chynoweth and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; Trends in Ecology and Evolution

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Citizen science reveals widespread negative effects of roads on amphibian distributions, Bradley J. Cosentino, David M. Marsh, Kara S. Jones, Joseph J. Apodaca, Christopher Bates, Jessica Beach, Karen H. Beard, Kelsie Becklin, Jane Margaret Bell, Christopher Crockett, George Fawson, Jennifer Fjelsted, Elizabeth A. Forys, Kristen S. Genet, Melanie Grover, Jaimie Holmes, Katherine Indeck, Nancy E. Karraker, Eran S. Kilpatrick, Tom A. Langen, Stephen G. Mugel, Alessandro Molina, James R. Vonesh, Ryan J. Weaver, and Anisha Willey; Biological Conservation

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Density-dependent intraspecific aggression regulates survival in northern Yellowstone wolves (Canis lupus), Sarah Cubaynew, Daniel R. MacNulty, Daniel R. Stahler, Kira A. Quimby, Douglas W. Smith, and Tim Coulson; Journal of Animal Ecology

Resistance and resilience: a conceptual framework for silviculture, R. J. DeRose and James N. Long; Forest Science

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Greater Sage-Grouse Response to Season-Long and Prescribed Grazing., S. Dettenmaier and T. A. Messmer

Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) Hen Survival: Effects of Raptors, Anthropogenic and Landscape Features, and Hen Behavior, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Michael R. Conover, Christopher P. Kirol, Jeffrey L. Beck, and S. Nicole Frey; Canadian Journal of Zoology

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Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) Select Habitat Based on Avian Predators, Landscape Composition, and Anthropogenic Features, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Michael R. Conover, Christopher P. Kirol, Jeffrey L. Beck, and S. Nicole Frey; Condor