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2013

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Invasive Plants in U. S. National Wildlife Refuges: A Coordinated Research Project Using Undergraduate Ecology Students, Martha F. Hoopes, David M. Marsh, Karen H. Beard, Nisse Goldberg, Alberto Aparicio, Annie Arbuthnot, Benjamin Hixon, Danelle Laflower, Lucas Lee, Amanda Little, Emily Mooney, April Pallette, Alison Ravenscraft, Stephen Scheele, Kyle Stowe, Colin Sykes, Robert Watson, and Blia Yang; Bioscience

Dendrochronological reconstruction of long-term precipitation patterns in Basaseachi National Park, Christen M. Irby, Peter Z. Fule, Larissa L. Yocom, and Jose Villanueva Diaz; Bosque

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Community-level Response to Habitat Structure Manipulations: An Experimental Case Study in a Tropical Ecosystem, Emily A. Kalnicky, Karen H. Beard, and Mark W. Brunson; Forest Ecology and Management

Influence of wolf predation risk on elk movement in Yellowstone National Park, M. T. Kohl and Daniel R. MacNulty; 20th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society

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The Legacy of Destructive Snow Goose Foraging on Supratidal Marsh Habitat in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, David Koons; Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research

Body condition dynamics and the cost-of-delay hypothesis in a temperate-breeding duck, David N. Koons; Journal of Avian Biology

Terrestrial predation by polar bears: not just a wild goose chase, David N. Koons, D. T. lles, S. L. Peterson, L J. Gormezana, and R F. Rockwell; Polar Biology

Do People Understand Trees?, Michael R. Kuhns; Proc. 16th European Forum on Urban Forestry - The Walking Urban Forest:A Dynamic Green Infrastructure for Our Cities

USU Campus Tree Identification Tour, Michael R. Kuhns and R. Long

Change in Urban Forestry Programs in the Western United States - A Comparison Over 15 Years., Michael R. Kuhns, M. Perkins, and R. Long; Proc. 16th European Forum on Urban Forestry - The Walking Urban Forest:A Dynamic Green Infrastructure for Our Cities

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Woody Plant Encroachment Facilitated by Increased Precipitation Intensity, Andrew Kulmatiski and Karen H. Beard; Nature Climate Change

Predators, Alternative Prey, and Climate Influence Annual Breeding Succcess of a Long - Lived Sea Duck, David T. lles, Robert F. Rockwell, Paul Matulonis, Gregory J. Robertson, Kenneth F. Abraham, J. Chris Davies, and David N. Koons; Journal of Animal Ecology

Changing perspectives on regeneration ecology and genetic diversity in western quaking aspen: implications for silviculture, James N. Long and K. E. Mock; Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Understanding the limits to wolf predatory power, Daniel R. MacNulty; 2013 International Wolf Symposium: Wolves and Humans at the Crossroads

Elk spatial response to wolf predation in Yellowstone National Park, Daniel R. MacNulty, M. T. Kohl, and J. D. Forester; International Wolf Symposium: Wolves and Humans at the Crossroads

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Mechanisms of population regulation in wolves and their community consequences, Daniel R. MacNulty, Douglas Smith, Daniel Stahler, Rolf O. Peterson, and John A. Vucetich; 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Sustainable Pathways.

Reproductive consequences of life history traits, morphology, pack composition, and environmental conditions for female wolves, Daniel R. MacNulty, D. R. Stahler, D. W. Smith, B. vonHoldt, and R. K. Wayne; International Wolf Symposium; Wolves and Humans at the Crossroads

Comparison of population genetic patterns in two widespread freshwater mussels with contrasting life histories in western North America, Karen E. Mock

Contrasting Geographic Patterns of Genetic Differentiation in Body Size and Development Time With Reproductive Isolation in Dendroctonus ponderosae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae), Karen E. Mock

Greater sage-grouse and natural gas development in Utah: using population genetic data for conservation efforts., Karen E. Mock

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Conserving large carnivores: dollars and fence, C Packer, A. Loveridge, S. Canney, T. Caro, S. T. Garnett, M. Pfeifer, K. K. Zander, A. Swanson, Daniel R. MacNulty, G. Balme, H. Bauer, C. M. Begg, K. S. Begg, S. Bhalla, C. Bissett, T. Bodasing, H. Brink, A. Burger, A. C. Burton, B. Clegg, S. Dell, A. Delsink, T. Dickerson, S. M. Dloniak, D. Druce, L. Frank, P. Funston, N. Gichohi, R. Groom, C. Hanekom, B. Heath, L. Hunter, H. H. Delongh, C. J. Joubert, S. M. Kasiki, B. Kissui, W. Knocker, B. Leathem, P. A. Lindsey, S. D. Maclennan, J. W. McNutt, S. M. Miller, S. Naylor, P. Nel, C. Ng'weno, K. Nicholls, J. O. Ogutu, E. Okot-Omoya, B. D. Patterson, A. Plumptre, J. Salerno, K. Skinner, R. Slotow, E. A. Sogbohossou, K. J. Stratford, C. Winterbach, H. Winterbach, and S. Polasky; Ecology Letters

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The case for fencing remains intact, C. Packer, A. Swanson, S. Canney, A. Loveridge, S. Garnett, M. Pfeifer, A. C. Burton, H. Bauer, and Daniel R. MacNulty; Ecology Letters

Prescribed Fire on Public Lands, W. G. Page and Michael R. Kuhns

Intra-guild interactions and projected impact of climate and land use changes on North American pochard ducks, Guillame Peron and David N. Koons; Oecologia

Population Fluctuations and Distribution of Staging Eared Grebes (Podiceps Nigricollis) in North America, Anthony J. Roberts, Michael R. Conover, John Luft, and John Neil; Canadian Journal of Zoology

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Resilience in Quaking Aspen: Recent Advances and Future Needs, Paul C. Rogers, C. Eisenberg, and S. Clair; Forest Ecology and Management

Preventing Deer Damage to your Trees and Shrubs, M. Schwender and Michael Kuhns

How To Create a Wildlife-Friendly Yard, M. Schwender and Michael R. Kuhns

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Fire regimes of quaking aspen in the Mountain West, D. J. Shinneman, W. L. Baker, Paul C. Rogers, and D. Kulakowski; Forest Ecology and Management

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Studies of a New Hybrid Taxon in the Artemisia tridentata (Asteraceae: Anthemideae) Complex, Leila M. Shultz, Heather D. Garrison, and E. Durant McArthur; Western North American Naturalist

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The adaptive value of morphological, behavioural and life-history traits in reproductive female wolves, Daniel R. Stahler, Daniel R. MacNulty, Robert K. Wayne, Bridgett VonHoldt, and Douglas W. Smith; Journal of Animal Ecology

The pattern and structure of genetic diversity of Schoenoplectus maritimus: implications for wetland revegetation, A. Sweetman, K. M. Kettenring, and Karen E. Mock; Aquatic Botany

Estimating Sahelian and East African Soil Moisture Using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index, Kari E. Veblen; An Interactive Open Access Journal of the European Geosciences Union

Utah Shrubland Management, Kari E. Veblen, R. K. Mann, T. A. Monaco, and J. R. Williams; Utah Shrubland Management

Meeting Horticulture Clientele Interests in an Urban Setting: A Needs Assessment for Reduced Pesticide and Pollinator Education in the Greater Salt Lake Area, K. Wagner and Michael R. Kuhns; J. National Assn. County Ag. Agents

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Survival of Juvenile Ferruginous Hawks in Utah, Johanna M. Ward and Michael R. Conover; Journal of Raptor Research

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Dispersal behaviour of a polygynous carnivore: do cougars Puma concolor follow source-sink predictions?, Michael L. Wolfe, David C. Stoner, Clint Mecham, McLain B. Mecham, Susan L. Durham, and David M. Choate; Wildlife Biology

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De facto refugia, ecological traps and the biogeography of anthropogenic cougar mortality in Utah, Michael L. Wolfe, David C. Stoner, Wendy R. Rieth, Kevin D. Bunnell, Susan L. Durham, and Lisa L. Stoner; Diversity and Distribution

Fine-scale factors influence fire regimes in mixed-conifer forests on three high mountains in Mexico, Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Peter Z. Fule `, Donald A. Falk, Celia Garcia-Dominguez, Eladio Cornejo-Oviedo, Peter M. Brown, Jose Villanueva-Diaz, Julian Cerano, and Citlali Corte Montano; International Journal of Wildland Fire

Fuel treatment longevity: a summary of the science. Working Papers in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forest Restoration #27, Larissa L. Yocom; Northern Arizona University

Historical mixed-severity fire in high-elevation conifer forest, Larissa L. Yocom, Peter Z. Fule, W. A. Bunn, and E. Gdula; AmeriDendro Conference

Historical mixed-severity fire in high-elevation conifer forest, Larissa L. Yocom, Peter Z. Fule, W. A. Bunn, and E. Gdula; Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau

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Factors affecting survival and cause-specific mortality of saiga calves in Mongolia, Julie Young, Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar, Joel J. Berger, and Amanda E. Fine; Journal of Mammalogy

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Changes in grouping patterns of saiga antelope in relation to intrinsic and environmental factors in Mongolia, Julie Young, B Buuveibaatar, T. K. Fuller, A. E. Fine, B. Chimeddorj, and J. Berger; Journal of Zoology

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Anthropogenic and physiologically induced stress responses in captive coyotes, Julie Young, Christopher J. Schell, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, and Rachel M. Santymire; Journal of Mammalogy

2012

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Management of invasive coqui frog populations in Hawaii, Karen H. Beard; Outlooks on Pest Management

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Introduction, Establishment, and Spread: 50 Years of Invasion Ecology Since Elton, Karen H. Beard and A. Kulmatiski; Ecology

The Two-Layer Hypothesis is Dead: Long Live the Two-Layer Hypothesis, Karen H. Beard, A. Kulmatiski, and M. Mazzacacallo; The Two-Layer Hypothesis is Dead: Long Live the Two-Layer Hypothesis

Founder Effects Haven't Quieted Them Down: The Coqui Frog Invasion in Hawaii. Insights From Invasions: Using Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles to Study Ecological and Evolutionary Processes, Karen H. Beard and E. M. O'Neill; Founder Effects Haven't Quieted Them Down: the Coqui Frog Invasion in Hawaii. Insights From Invasions: Using Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles to Study Ecological and Evolutionary Processes

Chapter 26: Caribbean Tree Frog (Eleutherodactylus coqui), Karen H. Beard and W. C. Pitt; Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

Drivers of Landscape Change, John A. Bissonette; Fubright, University of Lisbon

Landscape Ecology Workshop, John A. Bissonette; Fubright, University of Lisbon

Landscape Metrics: Understanding Larger Scale Measurement, John A. Bissonette; Fubright, University of Lisbon

New Developments in Fragmentation Research: Partitioning Habitat Loss From Habitat Configuration, John A. Bissonette; University of Lisbon, Portugal

Roaded Landscapes: foundation Concepts and Practical Approaches, John A. Bissonette; Open University of Cyprus

Understanding the Natural World: Why You Cannot Believe What You See, Hear, or Read, John A. Bissonette; Instituto Camões, Rua Rodrigues Sampaio, 113, Lisbon

Visualizing Landscape Pattern: Changing Views, Scale Sensitivity and Landscape Connectivity, John A. Bissonette; Open University of Cyprus

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Early experience can change the structure of the body, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Exposing animals to grain with mom improves intake of grain at weaning and feedlot performance, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

How livestock learn about foods and location, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Mineral nutrition: are animals nutritionally wise?, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Preparing animals for moving days, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Structure, quality, and skills interact to influence forage intake, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Training livestock to leave streams and use uplands, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Why animals die from eating poisonous plants, Elizabeth A. Burritt; Utah State University Extension

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Using low-moisture blocks in improve livestock distribution and reduce winter feed costs, Elizabeth A. Burritt and Derek Bailey; Utah State University Extension

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Flusing ewes improves the number of offspring in a commercial range management operation, Elizabeth A. Burritt, L. McNeal, R. Miller, and F. Villar; Journal of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

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Carbohydrate reserves: what you learned may be wrong, Elizabeth A. Burritt and Chad Reid; Utah State University Extension

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Diet mixing : increasing intake of unpalatable plants, Elizabeth A. Burritt and juan Villalba; Utah State University Extension

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Factors Influencing the Ecology of Greater Sage-Grouse Inhabiting the Bear Lake Plateau and Valley, Idaho-Utah, C. Cardinal and T. Messmer

Predicting the Distribution Potential of an Invasive Puerto Rican Frog (Eleutherodactylus Coqui) in Hawaii Using Remote Sensing Data, R. T. Choi and Karen H. Beard; Biological Invasions

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Delayed Nesting by Female Canada Geese (Branta Canadensis): Benefits and Costs, Michael R. Conover; Auk

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Demography, Vital Rates, Habitat-Use, and Seasonal Movements of Greater Sage-Grouse in the Ruby Pipeline HUC 8 Watershed: Phase 1, A. Cook, B. Wing, T. Black, and T. A. Messmer

Drought-driven disturbance history characterizes a southern Rocky Mountain subalpine forest, R. J. DeRose and James N. Long; Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Factors influencing the spatial and temporal dynamics of Engelmann spruce mortality during a spruce beetle outbreak on the Markagunt Plateau, Utah, 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, T. Black, and T. A. Messmer

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Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) Select Nest Sites and Brood Sites Away From Avian Predators, Jonathan B. Dinkins, Michael R. Conover, Chrostopher P. Kirol, and Jeffrey L. Beck; Auk

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Establishment of introduced reptiles increases with the presence and richness of native congeners, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Karen H. Beard, Stephen L. Peterson, Sharon A. Poessel, and Colin M. Callahan; Amphibia-Reptilia

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Weak Polygyny in California Sea Lions and the Potential for Alternative Mating Strategies, Ramona Flatz, Manuela González-Suárez, Julie K. Young, Claudi J. Herandez-Camacho, Aaron J. Immel, and Leah R. Gerber; PLoS ONE

Weak Polygyny in California Sea Lions and the Potential for Alternative Mating Strategies, R. Flatz, M. González-Suárez, Julie K. Young, J. Beckmann, S. Breck, J. Fike, O. Rhodes, and K. Bristow; PLoS ONE

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Testing a pyroclimatic hypothesis on the Mexico-United States border, Peter Z. Fule, Larissa L. Yocom, Citlali Cortes Montano, Donald A. Falk, Julian Cerano, and Jose Villanueva-Diaz; Ecology

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Designing a monitoring plan, Eric M. Gese, Hilary S. Cooley, and Frederick Knowlton; Carnivore Ecology and Management: A Handbook of Techniques

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Breeding-Site Selection by Ferruginous Hawks Within Utah’s Uintah Basin, Heather L. Keough and Michael R. Conover; Journal of Raptor Research

Genetic diversity, reproductive mode, and dispersal differ between the cryptic invader, Phragmites australis, and its native conspecific, K. M. Kettenring and Karen E. Mock; Biological Invasions

Climate and density-dependent drivers of reproductive success in plains bison, David N. Koons, P Terletzky, P. B. Adler, M. L. Wolfe, D. Ranglack, F. P. Howe, K. Hersey, W. Paskett, and J. T. du Toit; Utah TWS Annual Meeting

Climate and density-dependent drivers of recruitment in plains bison, D. N. Koons, P. Terletzky, P. B. Adler, M. L. Wolf, D. Ranglack, F. P. Howe, K. Hersey, W. Paskett, and J. T. du Toit; Journal of Mammalogy

Basic Tree Pruning Cut, Michael R. Kuhns

Getting Chemicals Into Trees Without Spraying - Part 1: Implantation and Injection, Michael R. Kuhns; Utah Pests News

Getting Chemicals Into Trees Without Spraying - Part 2: Soil Injection/Drenching and Trunk Basal Spray, Michael R. Kuhns; Utah Pests News

Pruning Multi-Stemmed Trees, Michael R. Kuhns

Pruning Shrubs, Michael R. Kuhns

Pruning Tools, Michael R. Kuhns

Tree Value Fact Sheet has Been Updated, Michael R. Kuhns; ArborEssence, UFC/Utah-ISA Newsletter

Tree Browser Mobile - Not Just for the Desktop Anymore, Michael R. Kuhns and R. Holloway; UACAA 2012 Summer Meeting Proceedings

Species Ratings for Landscape Tree Appraisal in Utah, M. R. Kuhns

Plant-Soil Feedbacks Provide an Additional Explanation for Diversity-Productivity Relationships, A. Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, and J. Heavilin; Plant-Soil Feedbacks Provide an Additional Explanation for Diversity-Productivity Relationships

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Plant-Soil Feedbacks Provide an Alternative Explanation for Diversity-Productivity Relationships, A. Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, and Justin Heavilin; Proceedings of the Royal Society B

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Root Niche Partitioning among Grasses, Saplings, and Trees Measured Using a Tracer Technique, Andrew Kulmatiski and Karen H. Beard; Oecologia

Diagnostic species and fidelity concept in vegetation classification in the Rocky Mountains, northern Utah, USA, A. Kusbach, James N. Long, H. Van Miegoret, and L. M. Shultz; Botany

What makes a range of silvicultural alternatives reasonable?, James N. Long and J. A. Kurtzman; Western Journal of Applied Forestry