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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

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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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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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

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 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

2016

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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