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2021

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Transplanting Mature Mountain Big Sagebrush Plants Yields High First-Year Survival in Dryland Pasture Restoration, Elizabeth C. Bailey

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Methods to Improve Our Understanding of Aspen Regeneration and Aspen Distribution Across the Intermountain West, Robert Joseph Julius Bidner

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Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Quantify Erosion Control Measures on a Reclaimed Central Utah Coal Mine, Christopher R. Brown

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Monitoring Populations and Movement of Bobcats (Lynx rufus) on the Eastern Slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, Michael Brown

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Climate-Driven Impacts of Warming and Grazing on Sub-Arctic Coastal Wetlands in Alaska, Ryan T. Choi

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An Eulerian Perspective on Spring Migration in Mule Deer, Tatum Del Bosco

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A Comparison of the Ecology of Resident and Translocated Beavers Used for Passive Restoration in Degraded Desert Rivers, Emma Doden

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Mechanisms of Overyielding and Coexistence in Diverse Tallgrass Prairie Communities, Leslie E. Forero

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Plant-Soil Feedbacks Help Explain Biodiversity-Productivity Relationships, Leslie E. Forero, Andrew Kulmatiski, Josephine Grenzer, and Jeanette M. Norton; Communications Biology

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Big Fires, Big Trees, and Big Plots: Enhancing our Ecological Understanding of Fire with Unprecedented Field Data, Tucker J. Furniss

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Moderate Plant–Soil Feedbacks Have Small Effects on the Biodiversity–Productivity Relationship: A Field Experiment, Josephine Grenzer, Andrew Kulmatiski, Leslie Forero, Anne Ebeling, Nico Eisenhauer, and Jeanette Norton; Ecology and Evolution

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Dietary Shifts Related to Water Availability and the Demographic Response to Changing Prey Abundance of Carnivores in the West Desert, Utah, Ashley E. Hodge

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Patterns of Post-Fire Aspen Seedling Establishment, Growth, and Mortality in the Western United States, Mark Regier Kreider

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Interactive Effects of Soil and Browsing on Big Sagebrush: Implications for Restoration Success, Kyle Nehring

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Range-Wide Migratory Connectivity of Painted Buntings, Andrew J. Sharp

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Bighorn Sheep Demographics Following Pneumonia Die-Off Events, Kylie Sinclair

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Greater Sage-Grouse and Community Responses to Strategies to Mitigate Environmental Resistance in an Anthropogenic Altered Sagebrush Landscape, Justin R. Small

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Intraspecific Variation in Prey Susceptibility Mediates the Consumptive Effect of Predation: A Case Study of Yellowstone Elk and Wolves, Lacy M. Smith

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Responses of Pacific Fishers to Habitat Changes as a Result of Forestry Practices in Southwestern Oregon, Tessa R. Smith

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Susceptibility of High-Elevation Forests to Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) Under Climate Change, David N. Soderberg

2020

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Harvest Efficiency of Forage Grazed by Cattle and The Effect of Pinyon and Juniper Treatments on Vegetation Cover on the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Ruger P. Carter

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Early Goose Arrival Increases Soil Nitrogen Availability More Than an Advancing Spring in Coastal Western Alaska, Ryan T. Choi, Karen H. Beard, Katharine C. Kelsey, A. Joshua Leffler, Joel A. Schmutz, and Jeffrey M. Welker; Ecosystems

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Estimating Population Abundance with a Mixture of Physical Capture and PIT Tag Antenna Detection Data, Mary M. Conner, Phaedra E. Budy, Richard A. Wilkison, Michael Mills, Peter D. MacKinnon, and Mark C. Mckinstry; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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Disease Ecology and Adaptive Management of Brucellosis in Greater Yellowstone Elk, Gavin G. Cotterill

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Influences of Forest Edges on the Growth and Health of Old-Growth Coast Redwood Forests, Cody R. Dangerfield

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Ecoacoustic Methods for Multi-Taxa Animal Surveys in the Amazon, Leandro A. Do Nascimento

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Forest Grouse Ecology and Management in the Bear River Range Northern Utah, Skyler Y. Farnsworth

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Western Bumble Bee: Declines in the Continental United States and Range-Wide Information Gaps, Tabitha A. Graves, William M. Janousek, Sarah M. Gaulke, Amy C. Nicholas, Douglas A. Keinath, Christine M. Bell, Syd Cannings, Richard G. Hatfield, Jennifer M. Heron, Jonathan B. Koch, Helen L. Loffland, Leif L. Richardson, Ashley T. Rohde, Jessica Rykken, James P. Strange, and et al.; Ecosphere

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Space Use and Relative Habitat Selection for Immature Green Turtles Within a Caribbean Marine Protected Area, Lucas P. Griffin, Brian J. Smith, Michael S. Cherkiss, Andrew G. Crowder, Clayton G. Pollock, Zandy Hillis-Starr, Andy J. Danylchuk, and Kristen M. Hart; Animal Biotelemetry

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The Importance of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Foraging Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Kristen M. Hart, Margaret M. Lamont, Autumn R. Iverson, and Brian J. Smith; Frontiers in Marine Science

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Snow Processes in Mountain Forests: Interception Modeling for Coarse-Scale Applications, Nora Helbig, David Moeser, Michaela Teich, Laure Vincent, Yves Lejeune, Jean-Emmanuel Sicart, and Jean-Matthieu Monnet; Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

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Influence of Forage Diversity and Condensed Tannins on Livestock Foraging Behavior, Production and Environmental Impact, Sebastian P. Lagrange

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North Dakota Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Recovery Project: Using Translocation to Prevent State-Wide Extirpation and Develop Rangewide Protocols, Kade D. Lazenby

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Large-Diameter Trees Dominate Snag and Surface Biomass Following Reintroduced Fire, James A. Lutz, Soren Struckman, Tucker J. Furniss, C. Alina Cansler, Sara J. Germain, Larissa L. Yocom, Darren McAvoy, Crystal A. Kolden, Alistair M. S. Smith, Mark E. Swanson, and Andrew J. Larson; Ecological Processes

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Effect of Biocrust Development on Establishment of Native Plants in a Salt Desert System, Merran Owen

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The Consequences of Environmental Properties and Tree Spatial Neighborhood on Post-Fire Structure of Forest in Yosemite National Park, Jelveh Tamjidi

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A Data-Driven Regional Model of Stomatal Conductance for Kruger National Park, Rebecca L. Tobin

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Human-Wildlife Interactions in Bryce Canyon National Park, Chad H. Wildermuth

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Forage Inventory and Modeling in Uintah and Ouray Reservation Rangelands, Scott N. Zimmer

2019

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Enteric Methane and Nitrogen Emissions in Beef Cattle Grazing a Tannin-Containing Legume Relative to Feedlot and Traditional Pasture-Based Production Systems, Raúl David Guevara Ballesteros

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Migratory Goose Arrival Time Plays a Larger Role in Influencing Forage Quality Than Advancing Springs in an Arctic Coastal Wetland, Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi, A. Joshua Leffler, Lindsay G. Carlson, Katharine C. Kelsey, Joel A. Schmutz, and Jeffrey M. Welker; PLoS ONE

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Genetic and Spatial Structuring of Populus tremuloides in a Mixed-Species Forest of Southwestern Utah, USA, Matthew Bishop, Tucker J. Furniss, Karen E. Mock, and Jim A. Lutz; Western North American Naturalist

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Fuel Dynamics After Reintroduced Fire in an Old-Growth Sierra Nevada Mixed-Conifer Forest, C. Alina Cansler, Mark E. Swanson, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew J. Larson, and James A. Lutz; Fire Ecology

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Parsing the Effects of Demography, Climate, and Management on Recurrent Brucellosis Outbreaks in Elk, Gavin Coterill, Paul C. Cross, Jerod A. Merkle, Jared D. Rogerson, Brandon M. Scurlock, and Johan du Toit; Journal of Applied Ecology

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Eared Grebe Nesting Ecology and Chronology Along the Great Salt Lake, Utah, Leah M. Delahoussaye

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Antipredator Mechanisms of Post-Metamorphic Anurans: A Global Database and Classification System, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Moraes, Cássio Zocca, Charles Duca, Karen H. Beard, and Edmund D. Brodie Jr.; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

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Greenhouse- and Field-Measured Plant-Soil Feedbacks Are Not Correlated, Leslie Forero, Josephine Grenzer, Johannes Heinze, Conrad Schittko, and Andrew Kulmatiski; Frontiers in Environmental Science

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Detecting Tree Mortality with Landsat-Derived Spectral Indices: Improving Ecological Accuracy by Examining Uncertainty, Tucker J. Furniss, Van R. Kane, Andrew J. Larson, and James A. Lutz; Remote Sensing of Environment

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Contrasting Development of Canopy Structure and Primary Production in Planted and Naturally Regenerated Red Pine Forests, Laura J. Hickey, Jeff Atkins, Robert T. Fahey, Mark R. Kreider, Shea B. Wales, and Christopher M. Gough; Forests

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The Tail Wagging the Dog: Positive Attitude Towards Livestock Guarding Dogs Do Not Mitigate Pastoralists’ Opinions of Wolves or Grizzly Bears, Daniel Kinka and Julie K. Young; Palgrave Communications

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Group Effects of a Non-Native Plant Invasion on Rodent Abundance, Bryan M. Kluever, Trinity N. Smith, and Eric M. Gese; Ecosphere

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The Effects of Electric Power Lines on the Breeding Ecology of Greater Sage-Grouse, Michel T. Kohl, Terry A. Messmer, Benjamin A. Crabb, Michael R. Guttery, David K. Dahlgren, Randy T. Larsen, Shandra Nicole Frey, Sherry Liguori, and Rick J. Baxter; PLoS ONE

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Landscape of Stress: Does Drought Prevail Over Anthropogenic Activity in Influencing Cortisol Levels and Fitness in the Pacific Fisher?, Jennifer R. Kordosky

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Gas Production Kinetics and in vitro Degradability of Tannin-Containing Legumes, Alfalfa and Their Mixtures., Sebastian Lagrange, S. Lobón, and Juan J. Villalba; Animal Feed Science and Technology

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Cloud Cover and Delayed Herbivory Relative to Timing of Spring Onset Interact to Dampen Climate Change Impacts on Net Ecosystem Exchange in a Coastal Alaskan Wetland, A. Joshua Leffler, Karen H. Beard, Katharine C. Kelsey, Ryan T. Choi, Joel A. Schmutz, and Jeffrey M. Welker; Environmental Research Letters

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Urban Alaskan Moose: An Analysis of Factors Associated with Moose-Vehicle Collisions, Lucian R. McDonald

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The Factors Affecting Wind Erosion in Southern Utah, Mehmet Ozturk

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Epidemic Spruce Beetle Outbreak Changes Drivers of Engelmann Spruce Regeneration, Jessika M. Pettit, Julia I. Burton, R. Justin DeRose, James N. Long, and Steve L. Voelker; Ecosphere

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Monitoring Desert Ungulates via Fecal DNA-Based Capture Recapture, Stephen S. Pfeiler

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Climate Change, Snow Mold and the Bromus tectorum Invasion: Mixed Evidence for Release from Cold Weather Pathogens, Danielle M. Smull, Nicole Pendleton, Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, and Peter B. Adler; AoB Plants

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A Model Explaining Medusahead Invasion and Novel Targeted Grazing Approaches of Control, Casey N. Spackman

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Space Use and Movement of Urban Bobcats, Julie K. Young, Julie M. Golla, John P. Draper, Derek Broman, Terry Blankenship, and Richard Heilbrun; Animals

2018

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Weak Interspecific Interactions in a Sagebrush Steppe? Conflicting Evidence from Observations and Experiments, Peter B. Adler, Andrew Kleinhesselink, Giles Hooker, Joshua B. Taylor, Brittany Teller, and Stephen P. Ellner; Ecology

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Competition and Coexistence in Plant Communities: Intraspecific Competition is Stronger Than Interspecific Competition, Peter B. Adler, Danielle Smull, Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew Kulmatiski, Joan M. Meiners, Andrew T. Tredennick, and Kari E. Veblen; Ecology Letters

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Land Cover and Use Change in Utah: A Comparison of Field- vs. Aerial Image-Based Observations, Jennifer Lynn Bakken

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Understanding Plant Secondary Metabolites; Above and Below Ground, Andrea K. Clemensen

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Managing for Multiple Objectives in Southwestern Forests: Evaluating the Trade-offs between Enhancing Mexican Spotted Owl Nest Habitat and Mitigating Potential Crown Fire, Daniel C. Deane McKenna

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Targeted-Grazing as a Fuels Reduction Treatment: Evaluation of Vegetation Dynamics and Utilization Levels, Travis Decker

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Low Offspring Survival in Mountain Pine Beetle Infesting the Resistant Great Basin Bristlecone Pine Supports the Preference-Performance Hypothesis, Erika L. Eidson, Karen E. Mock, and Barbara J. Bentz; PLoS ONE

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Geospatial Modeling of Land Cover Change in the Chocó-Darien Global Ecoregion of South America: Assessing Proximate Causes and Underlying Drivers of Deforestation and Reforestation, José Camilo Fagua

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Short-Term Regeneration Dynamics of Wyoming Big Sagebrush at Two Sites in Northern Utah, Sara J. Germain, Rebecca K. Mann, Thomas A. Monaco, and Kari E. Veblen; Western North American Naturalist

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Relationships Among Invasive Coqui Frogs, the Small Indian Mongoose and Rat Species in Hawaii, Shane A. Hill

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Efficacy of Translocation as a Management Tool for Urban Mule Deer in Utah, Channing R. Howard

PSXI-31 Methane Emissions by Cattle Grazing Tannin-Containing Legumes, Sebastian Lagrange, R. Guevara Ballesteros, K. A. Beauchemin, Jennifer W. MacAdam, and Juan Jose Villalba; Journal of Animal Science

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Development of On-Shore Behavior Among Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in the Southern Beaufort Sea: Inherited or Learned?, Kate M. Lillie, Eric M. Gese, Todd C. Atwood, and Sarah A. Sonsthagen; Ecology and Evolution

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Influence of Environmental Variables on Survival Rates of Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) Neonates Across Idaho, Brett R. Panting

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Effect of Tannin-Containing Legume Hays on Enteric Methane Emissions and Nitrogen Partitioning in Beef Cattle, Elizabeth K. Stewart

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Breeding Season Ecology and Demography of Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Jeffrey M. Warren

2017

Feeding Value of Whole Raw Soya Beans as a Protein Supplement for Beef Cattle Consuming Low‐Quality Forages, H. M. Arelovich, Sebastian Legrange, M. F. Martinez, and H. E. Laborde; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition

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Exploring and Describing the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Medusahead in the Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington Using Remote Sensing Techniques, Timothy M. Bateman

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Effect of Foliage and Root Carbon Quantity, Quality, and Fluxes on Soil Organic Carbon Stabilization in Montane Aspen and Conifer Stands in Utah, Antra Boča

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Direct Effects of Warming Increase Woody Plant Abundance in a Subarctic Wetland, Lindsay G. Carlson

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Great Basin Bristlecone Pine Resistance to Mountain Pine Beetle: An Evaluation of Dendroctonus ponderosae Host Selection Behavior and Reproductive Success in Pinus longaeva, Erika L. Eidson

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Ecology of Greater Sage-Grouse Inhabiting the Southern Portion of the Rich-Morgan-Summit Sage-Grouse Management Area, M. Brandon Flack

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Urban Bobcat (Lynx rufus) Ecology in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Metroplex, Julie M. Golla

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Impact of Climate Variability on the Frequency and Severity of Ecological Disturbances in Great Basin Bristlecone Pine Sky Island Ecosystems, Curtis A. Gray

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The Influence of Aspen Chemistry and the Nutritional Context on Aspen Herbivory, Kristen Y. Heroy

290 Effects of Grazing Diverse Combinations of Sainfoin, Birdsfoot Trefoil, and Alfalfa on Beef Cow Performance and Environmental Impacts, Sebastian Lagrange, K. A. Beauchemin, Jennifer W. MacAdam, and Juan Jose Villalba; Journal of Animal Science

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Seasonal Distribution of Sage-Grouse in Hamlin Valley, Utah and the Effect of Fences on Grouse and Avian Predators, Heather Hedden McPherron

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Foraging Ecology of Mountain Lions in the Sierra National Forest, California, Bradley C. Nichols

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The Influence of Wind Energy Development on Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus columbianus) Breeding Season Ecology in Eastern Idaho, Matthew C. Proett

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Spatial and Behavioral Patterns of Captive Coyotes, Jeffrey T. Schultz

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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

2016

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Comparing Conventional and Noninvasive Monitoring Techniques for Assessing Cougar Population Size in the Southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Peter D. Alexander

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Sagebrush Ecology of Parker Mountain, Utah, Nathan E. Dulfon

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Migratory Waterbird Ecology at a Critical Staging Area, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Maureen G. Frank

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Douglas-fir Beetle Mediated Changes to Fuel Complexes, Foliar Moisture Content and Terpenes in Interior Douglas-Fir Forests of the Central Rocky Mountains, Andrew D. Giunta

Influence of Forage Diversity on Feeding Behavior and Diet Digestibility in Lambs, Sebastian Lagrange and Juan Jose Villalba; Journal of Animal Science

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Modulation of the Nutritional Context and Early Experience as New Tools to Increase the Use of Medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae ssp. asperum) by Grazing Sheep, Juan J. Montes

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Spatial Ecology and Captive Behavior of Rehabilitated Black Bears in Utah, Patrick J. Myers