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2016

Characterizing Wildlife Behavioural Responses to Roads Using Integrated Step Selection Analysis, Christina M. Prokopenko, Mark S. Boyce, and Tal Avgar; Journal of Applied Ecology

Extent-Dependent Habitat Selection in a Migratory Large Herbivore: Road Avoidance Across Scales, Christina M. Prokopenko, Mark S. Boyce, and Tal Avgar; Landscape Ecology

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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

Chasing the Green Wave: Satellite Monitoring of Seasonal Wildlife migrations, Joseph O. Sexton, Q. Huang, B. Robb, P. Leimgruber, David C. Stoner, and Jyoteshwar Nagol; University of Maryland / Smithsonian Institution Seed Grant Program

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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

Mule Deer Abundance, Cougar Home Range, and Predator-Prey Density Across a Productivity Gradient, David C. Stoner, Thomas C. Edwards Jr., Joseph O. Sexton, David M. Choate, A. Sims, Heather H. Bernales, L. McFarlane, Kent R. Hersey, J. Shannon, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Kirsten E. Ironside, and Kathleen M. Longshore; Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Coupling Mammalian Demography to Climate Through Satellite Time-Series of Plant Phenology, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Heather H. Bernales, Jyoteshwar Nagol, David M. Choate, Kirsten E. Ironside, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; American Geophysical Union

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Ungulate Reproductive Parameters Track Satellite Observations of Plant Phenology across Latitude and Climatological Regimes, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Heather H. Bernales, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; Plos One

Spatial Responses to Climate Across Trophic Levels: Modeling Plants, Prey, and Predators in the Western United States, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Kirsten E. Ironside, David M. Choate, Kathleen M. Longshore, David J. Mattson, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; NASA Biodiversity and Ecological Forecasting Team Meeting

Comparing Resource Selection and Demographic Models for Predicting Animal Density, Garrett M. Street, Arthur R. Rodgers, Tal Avgar, Lucas M. Vander Vennen, and John M. Fryxell; Journal of Wildlife Management

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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

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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

Space-Use Behavior of Woodland Caribou Based on a Cognitive Movement Model, Tal Avgar, James A. Baker, Glen S. Brown, Jevon S. Hagens, Andrew M. Kittle, Erin E. Mallon, Madeleine T. McGreer, Anna Mosser, Steven G. Newmaster, Brent R. Patterson, Douglas E. B. Reid, Arthur R. Rodgers, Jennifer Shuter, Garrett M. Street, Ian D. Thompson, Merritt J. Turetsky, Philip A. Wiebe, and John M. Fryxell; Journal of Animal Ecology

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Integrated Step Selection Analysis: Bridgingthe Gap Between Resource Selection and Animal Movement, Tal Avgar, Jonathan R. Potts, Mark A. Lewis, and Mark S. Boyce; Methods in Ecology and Evolution

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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; Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium

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

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

Productivity of Mule Deer Tracks Phenological Variability over a Latitudinal Gradient, Thomas C. Edwards Jr., David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Heather H. Bernales, and Jyoteshwar Nagol; Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society

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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

Wolves Adapt Territory Size, Not Pack Size to Local Habitat Quality, Andrew M. Kittle, Morgan Anderson, Tal Avgar, James A. Baker, Glen S. Brown, Jevon S. Hagens, Ed Iwachewski, Scott Moffatt, Anna Mosser, Brent R. Patterson, Douglas E. B. Reid, Arthur R. Rodgers, Jennifer Shuter, Garrett M. Street, Ian D. Thompson, Lucas M. Vander Vennen, and John M. Fryxell; Journal of Animal Ecology

Evaluating Aerial Coyote Removal Risk: Spatial Implications for Mule Deer, P. Mahoney, J. K. Young, and David C. Stoner; National Conference of The Wildlife Society

Epidemiological Approaches for Understanding Pneumonia in Bighorn Sheep, Kezia R. Manlove; The Wildlife Society

Past Innovations, Current Conundrums and Future Directions for Models at the Math / EPI Interface, Kezia R. Manlove; Montana State University Applied Math Seminar Series

Pneumonia and Bighorn Recruitment, Kezia R. Manlove; MT Chapter of The Wild Sheep Foundation

The Relative Impacts of Invasion and Persistence of a Chronic Pathogen on Bighorn Sheep Demography, Age Structure and Population Growth Rate, Kezia R. Manlove; Ecological Society of America

The Tail's Tale: Can Macroparasite Aggregation Models Resolve Questions About Microparasite Persistence?, Kezia R. Manlove; Ecological Society of America

Hells Canyon Intensive Lamb Pneumonia Outbreak Monitoring, Kezia R. Manlove and E. F. Cassirer

Missouri Breaks Intensive Lamb Monitoring Report, Kezia R. Manlove and E. F. Cassirer

A Quantitative Approach to Assessing the Efficacy of Occupant Protection Programs: A Case Study from Montana, Kezia R. Manlove, Laura Stanley, and Alyssa Peck; Accident Analysis & Prevention

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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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Selection for Forage and Avoidance of Risk by Woodland Caribou (Rangifer Tarandus Caribou) at Coarse andLocal Scales, Madeleine T. McGreer, Erin E. Mallon, Lucas M. Vander Vennen, Philip A. Wiebe, James A. Baker, Glen S. Brown, Tal Avgar, Jevon Hagens, Andrew M. Kittle, Anna Mosser, Garrett M. Street, Doug E. B. Reid, Arthur R. Rodgers, Jennifer Shuter, Ian D. Thompson, and et al.; Ecosphere

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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

Modeling the Relationship Between Mule Deer Population Dynamics and Primary Productivity, Steven A. Sims, David C. Stoner, Heather H. Bernales, Kent R. Hersey, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Joseph O. Sexton, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Mountain Lions: Terrifying, Tremendous, or Simply Tenacious?, David C. Stoner; High Desert Museum of Natural History

Mule Deer Productivity Tracks Phenological Variability Over a Climatological Gradient, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Heather H. Bernales, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; National Conference of The Wildlife Society

Ecosystem Responses to Plant Phenology Across Scales and Trophic Levels, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Kirsten E. Ironside, David M. Choate, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; American Geophysical Union

Ecosystem Responses to Plant Phenology Across Scales and Trophic Levels, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Kirsten E. Ironside, David M. Choate, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; American Geophysical Union

Weather, Plants, and Large Mammals: Satellite Observation of Vegetation Phenology Inform Wildlife Management in the Southwest, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, A. Sims, Heather H. Bernales, J. Shannon, Kent R. Hersey, Jyoteshwar Nagol, David J. Mattson, Kirsten E. Ironside, Kathleen M. Longshore, David M. Choate, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society

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Characterizing DemographicParameters Across Environmental Gradients: A Case Study With Ontario Moose, Garrett M. Street, Tal Avgar, Arthur R. Rodgers, and John M. Fryxell; Ecosphere

Habitat Selection Following Recent Disturbance: Model Transferability With Implications for Management and Conservation of Moose (Alces Alces), Garrett M. Street, Lucas M. Vander Vennen, Tal Avgar, Anna Mosser, Morgan L. Anderson, Arthur R. Rodgers, and John M. Fryxell; Canadian Journal of Zoology

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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