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2017

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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

Effects of Grazing Diverse Combinations of Sainfoin, Birdsfoot Trefoil, and Alfalfa on Beef Cow Performance and Environmental Impacts, S. P. Lagrange, K. Beauchemin, Jennifer W. MacAdam, and Juan J. Villalba; The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Joint Annual Meeting

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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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Shrub Communities, Spatial Patterns, and Shrub-Mediated Tree Mortality following Reintroduced Fire in Yosemite National Park, California, USA, James A. Lutz, Tucker J. Furniss, Sara J. Germain, Kendall M. L. Becker, Erika M. Blomdahl, Sean M. A. Jeronimo, C. Alina Cansler, James A. Freund, Mark E. Swanson, and Andrew J. Larson; Fire Ecology

A Lagrangian Tripartite Perspective Can Unify Network Construction Methods and Integrate Novel Data to Better Forecast Animal Contact Dynamics, Kezia R. Manlove; Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Bighorn Sheep Pneumonia, Kezia R. Manlove; Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference

Space Use and Social Structure in Bighorn Sheep Pneumonia, Kezia R. Manlove; Ecological Society of America

A General Framework for Modeling Spillover Risk at the Wildlife-livestock Interface, Kezia R. Manlove, T. Besser, E. F. Cassirer, and P. Cross

Contact and Contagion: Probability of Transmission Given Contact Varies With Demographic State in Bighorn Sheep, Kezia R. Manlove, E. Frances Cassirer, Raina K. Plowright, Paul C. Cross, and Peter J. Hudson; Journal of Animal Ecology

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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

Understanding Medusahead (Taeniatherum Caput-Medusae ssp. Asperum) Low Intake and Palatability Through in Vitro Digestibility and Fermentation Kinetics, Juan J. Montes-Sánchez and Juan J. Villalba; Animal

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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

Age-Specific Infectious Period Shapes Dynamics of Pneumonia in Bighorn Sheep, Raina K. Plowright, Kezia R. Manlove, Thomas E. Besser, David J. Páez, Kimberly R. Andrews, Patrick E. Matthews, Lisette P. Waits, Peter J. Hudson, and E. Frances Cassirer; Ecology Letters

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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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Quantitative PCR Assays for Detection of Five Arctic Fish Species: Lota lota, Cottus cognatus, Salvelinus alpinus, Salvelinus malma, and Thymallus arcticus from Environmental DNA, Torrey W. Rodgers, John R. Olson, Stephen L. Klobucar, and Karen E. Mock; Conservation Genetics Resources

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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

Wolverine Habitat Selection in Response to Anthropogenic Disturbance in the Western Canadian Boreal Forest, Matthew A. Scrafford, Tal Avgar, Bill Abercrombie, Jesse Tigner, and Mark S. Boyce; Forest Ecology and Management

Satellite-Based Monitoring of Wildlife Habitat: Scaling Ecosystem Management to the Big Data Era, Joseph O. Sexton, David C. Stoner, S. Channan, and M. Feng; 12th Western States and Provinces, Deer and Elk Workshop

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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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Estimating Utilization Distributions From Fitted Step-SelectionFunctions, Johannes Signer, John Fieberg, and Tal Avgar; Ecosphere

Modelling and Forecasting Mule Deer Survival in Utah: A Look at Reducing uncertainty in Forecasts using Adaptive Techniques, A. Sims, David C. Stoner, Kent R. Hersey, Heather H. Bernales, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Joseph O. Sexton, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; 12th Western States and Provinces, Deer and Elk Worshop

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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

Glyphosate Application and Cattle Grazing: An Integrated Approach to Control Medusahead, C. Spackman, Kip E. Panter, Clinton A. Stonecipher, and Juan J. Villalba; 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management

Environmental Impacts from Cattle Consuming Tannin-Containing Hays, E. K. Stewart, K. Beauchemin, Jennifer W. MacAdam, and Juan J. Villalba; The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Joint Annual Meeting

Predation as a Force of Nature, David C. Stoner; Western Wildlife Conservancy

Mule Deer Abundance, Cougar Home Range, and Predator-Prey Density Across a climatic Gradient in the Intermountain West, David C. Stoner, Joseph O. Sexton, David M. Choate, Heather H. Bernales, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Kirsten E. Ironside, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; 12th Mountain Lion Workshop

Monitoring Mule Deer-Cougar Interactions across Bellwether Units, David C. Stoner, J. Young, Joseph O. Sexton, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.; Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Energy- and Protein-Based Supplements Improve Decadent Sagebrush use by Elk, J. Taylor, Kari E. Veblen, Eric Thacker, and Juan J. Villalba; 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management

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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

Antioxidants, Diet Selection and the Control of Internal Parasites in Sheep, Juan J. Villalba; NCERA 214 Sheep Research Meeting

Foraging Behavior as a Tool to Improve Animal Productivity and Welfare, Juan J. Villalba; Agricultural Fair of the State, Xmatkuil, Merida

Legume-Finished Beef: Achieving Current Production with Greater Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability, Juan J. Villalba; USDA-AFRI Joint Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation and Food Security Project Directors' Meeting

Psychobiology of Ingestive Behavior of Herbivores, Juan J. Villalba; X Latin American Conference of Specialists on Small Ruminants and South-American Camelids

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Psychobiology of Ingestive Behavior of Herbivores, Juan J. Villalba; Revista Argentina de Producción Animal

Ruminants as architects for the Management of Natural Landscapes: An Adaptive Look to Climate Change, Juan J. Villalba; National Institute of Agricultural Research

Tannin-Containing Legumes in Pasturelands and Their Ecological Services, Juan J. Villalba; USDA-NIFA Bioeconomy and Agroecosystem Project Directors' Meeting

The Psychobiology of Diet Selection in Ruminants: From Pens to Landscapes, Juan J. Villalba; Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Mexico

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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

Identification of Elk Preferences for Different Diet Supplements, Hope Braithwaite, Timothy M. Bateman, Kari E. Veblen, Eric Thacker, and Juan J. Villalba; Wildlife Society Bulletin

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

Evidence for Strain-Specific Immunity to Pneumonia in Bighorn Sheep, E. Frances Cassirer, Kezia R. Manlove, Raina K. Plowright, and Thomas E. Besser; The Journal of Wildlife Management

How the Foraging Decisions of a Small Ruminant are Influenced by Past Feeding Experiences with Low-Quality Food, Francisco Catanese, Roberto A. Distel, P. Fernández, and Juan J. Villalba; Behavioural Processes

The Physiological Consequences of Ingesting a Toxic Plant (Diplotaxis Tenuifolia) Influence Subsequent Foraging Decisions by Sheep (Ovis Aries), Francisco Catanese, P. Fernández, Juan J. Villalba, and Roberto A. Distel; Physiology & Behavior

The Physiological Consequences of Ingesting a Toxic Plant (Diplotaxis Tenuifolia) and Medicinal Supplements Influence Subsequent Foraging Decisions by Sheep, Francisco Catanese, Juan J. Villalba, and Roberto A. Distel; The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) 2016 Joint Annual Meeting

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

Increased Intake of Tannin-Rich Sainfoin (Onobrychis Viciifolia) Pellets by Parasitized and Non-Parasitized Sheep After a Period of Conditioning, Morgane Costes-Thiré, Juan J. Villalba, and Cécile Ginane; The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) 2016 Joint Annual Meeting

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

Diet Mixing and Condensed Tannins Help Explain Foraging Preferences by Creole Goats Facing the Physical and Chemical Diversity of Native Woody Plants in the Central Monte Desert (Argentina), Ángela Vanina Egea, Liliana I. Allegretti, Sebastian Paez Lama, Diego J. Grilli, Mercedes Fucili, Juan C. Guevara, and Juan J. Villalba; Animal Feed Science and Technology

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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

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Breeding Guilds Determine Frog Response to Edge Effects in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Karen H. Beard, and Martha L. Crump; PLoS ONE

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Disturbance Agents and Their Associated Effects on the Health of Interior Douglas-Fir Forests in the Central Rocky Mountains, Andrew D. Giunta, Michael J. Jenkins, Elizabeth G. Hebertson, and Allen S. Munson; forests

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Disturbance Agents and Their Associated Effects on the Health of Interior Douglas-Fir Forests in the Central Rocky Mountains, Andrew D. Giunta, Michael J. Jenkins, Elizabeth G. Hebertson, and Allen S. Munson; Forests

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The Persistence and Characteristics of Chinook Salmon Migrations to the Upper Klamath River Prior to Exclusion by Dams, John B. Hamilton, Dennis W. Rondorf, William R. Tinniswood, Ryan J. Leary, Tim Mayer, Charleen Gavette, and Lynne A. Casal; Oregon Historical Quarterly

Nutrients and Secondary Compounds Influence Trembling Aspen (Populus Tremuloides) Intake by Sheep, K. Y. Heroy, E. A. Burritt, S. B. St. Clair, and Juan J. Villalba; 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management

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Tree Circumference Dynamics in Four Forests Characterized Using Automated Dendrometer Bands, Valentine Herrmann, Sean M. McMahon, Matteo Detto, James A. Lutz, Chia-Hao Chang-Yang, and Kristina J. Anderson-Teixeira; PLoS ONE

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Geolocator tracking of Great Reed-Warblers (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) identifies key regions for migratory wetland specialists in the Middle East and sub-Saharan East Africa, Joshua J. Horns, Evam Buechley, Mark William Chynoweth, Lale Aktay, Emrah Çoban, Mehmet Sli Kırpık, Jordan M. Herman, Yakup Şaşmaz, and Çağan H. Şekercioğlu; The Condor

Unobserved Heterogeneity in Vital Rates Creates a Diversity of Life History ‘Complexes’ in an Antarctic Seabird Population, S Jenouvrier, Lise M. Aubry, and H Caswell; Evolutionary Demography Meeting

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Interactions among climate, topography and herbivory control greenhouse gas (CO2, CH4 and N2O) fluxes in a subarctic coastal wetland, Kathy C. Kelsey, A. Joshua Leffler, Karen H. Beard, Joel A. Schmutz, Ryan T. Choi, and J. M. Welker; Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences

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Spatial response of coyotes to removal of water availability at anthropogenic water sites, Bryan M. Kluever and Eric M. Gese; Journal of Arid Environments

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Influence of Free Water Availability on a Desert Carnivore and Herbivore, Bryan M. Kluever, Eric M. Gese, and Stephen J. Dempsey; Current Zoology

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A life-history perspective on the demographic drivers of structured population dynamics in changing environments, David N. Koons, David T. Iles, Michael Schaub, and Hal Caswell; Ecology Letters

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Using Plant-Soil Feedbacks to Predict Plant Biomass in Diverse Communities, Andrew Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, Josephine Grenzer, Leslie Forero, and Justin Heavilin; Ecology

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Using plant-soil feedbacks to predict plant biomass in diverse communities, Andrew Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, Josephine Grenzer, Leslie Forero, and Justin Heavilin; Ecology

Predictive Modeling of Ecological Patterns Along Llinear-Feature Networks, Andrew Ladle, Tal Avgar, Matthew Wheatley, and Mark S. Boyce; Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Influence of Forage Diversity on Feeding Behavior and Diet Digestibility in Lambs, S. P. Lagrange and Juan J. Villalba; The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) 2016 Joint Annual Meeting

Human-wildlife Conflicts – the Natural Resource Issue of the 21st Century, B. Leopold and Michael R. Conover; Fair Chase

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

A Critical Role for Disease Persistence in Population Viability Assessments of Bighorn Sheep, Kezia R. Manlove; The Wildlife Society