2023 Publications

(* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology; ** denotes Affiliate of the Department of Ecology)

Alejandre, E.M., Scherer, L., Guinée, J.B., ...Burkle, L.A., ...et al. (2023) Characterization Factors to Assess Land Use Impacts on Pollinator Abundance in Life Cycle Assessment.  Environmental Science & Technology 57 (8), 3445-3454

DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.2c05311

Argueta-Guzmán, M., West, M., Gaiarsa, M.P. ...Gedlinski*, L., ...et al.  (2023)  Words matter: how ecologists discuss managed and non-managed bees and birds. Scientometrics 128, 1745–1764.                        https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-022-04620-2

Bakker, V.J, Finkelstein, M.E., Doak, D.F., Wostenholme, R., Welch, A., Burnett, J. ....et al. (2023) Lead, trash, DDE, and young age of breeders linked to lower fertility in the first two decades of reintroduction for critically endangered California Condors in California, Ornithological Applications, v 125:3, https://doi.org/10.1093/ornithapp/duad022

Barrile GM, Bernard RF, Wilcox RC, Becker JA, Dillon ME, et al. (2023) Equity, community, and accountability: Leveraging a department-level climate survey as a tool for action. PLOS ONE 18(8): e0290065. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0290065

Beever**, E.A., Wilkening, J.L.,...et al.  (2023) Geographic and taxonomic variation in adaptive capacity among mountain-dwelling small mammals: Implications for conservation status and actions. Biological Conservation, v.282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.109942

Billman, P.D., Beever**, E.A., Westover, M.L., Ryals, D.K.  (2023)  Spatio-temporal variability in the strength, directionality, and relative importance of climate on occupancy and population densitities in a philopatric mammal, the American pika (Ochotona princeps). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolutionv.11 https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2023.1202610

Burkle, L. A., and Zabinski, C. A.. (2023) Mycorrhizae influence plant vegetative and floral traits and intraspecific trait variationAmerican Journal of Botany 110(1): e16099. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.16099

Cayton, H.L., Haddad, N.M., Henry, E.H., Himes Boor, G.K., Kiekebusch, E.M., Morris, W.F. and Aschehoug, E.T. (2023), Restoration success varies based on time since restoration in a disturbance-dependent ephemeral wetland ecosystem. Restor Ecol e13883. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13883

Christianson, D. and Winnie, J. (2023), Estimating true density in large, alpine herbivores using Google Earth imagery. Wildlife Biology e01089. https://doi.org/10.1002/wlb3.01089

Cox TL, Lance MJ, Albertson LK, Briggs MA, Dutton AJ, Zale, A.V.  (2023) Diet composition and resource overlap of sympatric native and introduced salmonids across neighboring streams during a peak discharge event. PLOS ONE 18(1): e0280833. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0280833

Creel, S., Becker, M.S., Reyes de Merkle*, J., Goodheart*, B.  (2023) Hot or hungry?  A tipping point in the effect of prey depletion on African wild dogs.  Biological Conservation, v. 282  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110043

Daigle, N.J., Djokic, M.A., Kappenman, K.M., Gaylord, T.G., Quinn*, S., Verhille, C.  (2023) Validation of a microwave energy meter to non-lethally estimate energetic reserves in adult sturgeon, Conservation Physiology, Volume 11, Issue 1, coad023, https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coad023

East*, A.; Hansen, A.; Armenteras, D.; Jantz, P.; Roberts, D.W. (2023) Measuring Understory Fire Effects from Space: Canopy Change in Response to Tropical Understory Fire and What This Means for Applications of GEDI to Tropical Forest Fire. Remote Sens. 15, 696. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15030696

Eckelbecker*, R.W.; Heili, N.M.; Guy, C.S.; Schmetterling, D.A. (2023) Relative Condition Parameters for Fishes of Montana, USA. Fishes v. 8:28. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes8010028

Finkelstein, M. E.Glucs, Z. E.Bakker, V. J.Welch, A.Doblar, B.Herman, A.Fox, M.Ryan, D.Clark, M.Fielding, K. R., et al. 2023California condor poisoned by lead, not copper, when both are ingested: a case studyWildlife Society Bulletin 47:e1485. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.1485

Fritz*, S.F., Albertson, L.K., Hobgood, J.L., Mohr, E.J., Oakland, H.C., Poole, G.C.  (2023) Macroinvertebrate ecosystem engineering affects streambed retention of microplastics.  Freshwater Science.  https://doi.org/10.1086/724584

Glassic*, H.C., Guy, C.S., Tronstad, L.M., Briggs*, M.A., Albertson, L.K., Lujan, D.R., Koel, T.M.  (2023) Decomposition rates of suppression-produced fish carcasses in a large, deep, high-elevation lake in North America. Fishes, 8(8):385. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes8080385 

Glassic*, H.C., Guy, C.S., Tronstad, L.M., Lujan, D.R., Briggs*, M.A., Albertson, L.K., Koel, T.M. (2023) Invasive predator diet plasticity has implications for native fish conservation and invasive species suppression. PLoS One 18(2): e0279099. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0279099

Glenny*, W.G., Runyon, J.B., Burkle, L.A. (2023)  Habitat characteristics structuring bee communities in a forest-shrubland ecotone.  Forest Ecology Management, v. 534, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2023.120883

Glenny*, W.G., Runyon, J.B., Burkle, L.A. (2023) Plant selection for pollinator restoration in seminatural ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, v.21:3, p. 148-156.  https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2595

Himes Boor, G.K.McGuire, T.L.Warlick, A.J.Taylor, R.L.Converse, S.J.McClung, J.R., & Stephens, A.D. (2023). Estimating reproductive and juvenile survival rates when offspring ages are uncertain: A novel multievent mark-resight model with beluga whale case studyMethods in Ecology and Evolution,14,631-642. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.14032

Kalinowski, S. T., & Pelakh, A. (2023). A hypothetico-deductive theory of science and learningJournal of Research in Science Teaching127https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21892

Kanive**, P.E., Rotella, J.J., Chapple, T.K., Anderson, S.D., Hoyos, E.M.,  Klimley, A.P., Galvan-Magana, F., Andrzejaczek, S., Block, B.A., Jorgensen, S.J. (2023) Connectivity between white shark populations off central california, USA and Guadalupe Island, Mexico.  Frontiers in Marine Science, v.10  https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1210969

Koel, T.M., Doepke, P.D., MacDonald, D.J., Thomas, N.A., Vender, C.W., Glassic*, H.C., Poole, A.S., Guy, C.S. and Zale, A.V. (2023), Aerial Application of Organic Pellets Eliminates Lake Trout Recruitment from a Primary Spawning Reef in Yellowstone Lake. North Am J Fish Manage, 43: 505-516. https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10872

Meek, M.H.,  Beever**, E,A., Barbosa, S., Fitzpatrick, S.W., Fletcher, N.K., Mittan-Moreau, C.S., Reid, B.N.,  Campbell-Staton, S.C., Green, N.F., Hellmann, J.J.  (2023) Understanding Local Adaptation to Prepare Populations for Climate Change, BioScience, v73:1, p.36–47, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biac101

Ohlberger, J., Cline, T.J., Schindler, D.E., Lewis, B. (2023)  Declines in body size of sockeye salmon associated with increased competition in the ocean.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B:  Biological Sciences, February 8.  https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2022.2248

O'Neill, K.M., O'Neill, R.P., Delphia, C.M., Burkle, L.A., Runyon, J.B. (2023) Diversity and distribution of orchid bees (Humenoptera: A;idae, Euglossini) in Belize.  PeerJ 11:e14928 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14928 

Petch, S. M.Rotella, J. J.Link, W. A.Paterson, J. T., & Garrott, R. A. (2023). Investigating diverse sources of variation in the amount of time Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pups spend in the water during the lactation periodMarine Mammal Science391), 6– 21https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12955

Poole, A. S.Koel, T. M.Zale, A. V., & Webb**, M. A. H. (2023). Rotenone induces mortality of invasive Lake Trout and Rainbow Trout embryosTransactions of the American Fisheries Society, v 152, p 3-14.  https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10394

Powell, J.H.; Kalinowski, S.T.; Taper, M.L.; Rotella, J.J.; Davis, C.S.; Garrott, R.A. (2023) Evidence of an Absence of Inbreeding Depression in a Wild Population of Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii). Entropy, 25, 403. https://doi.org/10.3390/e25030403

Rotella, J. J. (2023). Patterns, sources, and consequences of variation in age-specific vital rates: Insights from a long-term study of Weddell sealsJournal of Animal Ecology92552– 567https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13870

Scholl, E.A., Cross, W.F. and Guy, C.S. (2023) Geomorphology shapes relationships between animal communities and ecosystem function in large rivers. Oikos, 2023: e09431. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.09431

Tumolo*, B.B., Albertson, L.K., Cross, W.F., Poole, G.C., Davenport, G., Daniels, M.D. and Sklar, L.S. (2023) Resource modification by ecosystem engineers generates hotspots of stream community assembly and ecosystem function. Ecology. Accepted Author Manuscript e4052. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.4052

Ulrich, D.E.M., Grossiord, C. (2023) Faster drought recovery in anisohydric beech compared with isohydric spruce, Tree Physiology, V43:4, 517–521, https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpad009

Ulrich, D.E.M, Wasteneys*, C., Hoy-Skubik*, S., Alongi*, F.  (2023)  Functional traits underlie specialist-generalist strategies in whitebark pine and limber pine.  Forest Ecology and Management. v. 542. 121113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121113

Verhille, C.E., and Farrell, A.P. (2023)  Endurance Swimming Is Related to Summer Lake Survival of Rainbow Trout in a Warm Lake with Avian Piscivores. Fishes 8, no. 4: 213. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes8040213

2022 Publications

(* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology; ** denotes Affiliate of the Department of Ecology)

Albertson, L.K.,Briggs*, M.A.,Maguire*, Z.,Swart, S.Cross, W.F.,Twining, C. W.,Wesner, J.S.,Baxter, C.V., andWalters, D.M. (2022) “Dietary Composition and Fatty Acid Content of Giant Salmonflies (Pteronarcys Californica) in Two Rocky Mountain Rivers.”Ecosphere13(1): e3904.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3904

Brauns, M.Allen, D. C.Boëchat, I. G.Cross, W. F.Ferreira, V.Graeber, D.Patrick, C. J.Peipoch, M.von Schiller, D., & Gücker, B. (2022). A global synthesis of human impacts on the multifunctionality of streams and riversGlobal Change Biology284783– 4793https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16210

Beers, A.T., and Frey, S.N. (2022)Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Selection Varies across the Marginal Habitat of Its Lagging Range Margin. Ecosphere 137): e4146. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4146

Burkholder, B.O., Harris, R.B., DeCesare, N.J., Boccadori, S.J. and Garrott, R.A. (2022) Winter habitat selection by female moose in southwestern Montana and effects of snow and temperature. Wildlife Biology, 2022: e01040. https://doi.org/10.1002/wlb3.01040

Burkle, L.A., Belote, R.T. and Myers, J.A. (2022) Wildfire severity alters drivers of interaction beta-diversity in plant–bee networks. Ecography, 2022: e05986. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.05986

Cabon, A., Kannenberg, S.A., Arain, A., Babst, Fl., ....Ulrich, D.....et al. (2022) Cross-biome synthesis of source versus sink limits to tree growth. Science, 376:6594, 758-761. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abm4875

Clark, C., Al-Chokhachy**, R.,  and Ross, K. (2022) Using continuous surveys to evaluate precision and bias of inferences from design-based reach-scale sampling of stream habitat. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences80(2): 229-242. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2022-0103

Cope, L.O., Burkle, L.A., Croy, J.R., Mooney, K.A., Yank, L.H., Wetzel, W.C. (2022) The role of timing in intraspecific trait ecology.  Trends in Evolution. v. 37:11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2022.07.003

Cox, T. L.Guy, C. S.Holmquist, L. M., & Webb**, M. A. H. (2022) Reproductive indices and observations of mass ovarian follicular atresia in hatchery-origin pallid sturgeonJournal of Applied Ichthyology38391– 402https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14339

Cross, W.F., Hood, J.M., Benstead, J.P., Huryn, A.D., Welter, J.R., Gíslason, G.M. and Ólafsson, J.S.; 2022. Nutrient enrichment intensifies the effects of warming on metabolic balance of stream ecosystems. Limnol. Oceanogr. Lett, 7: 332-341.https://doi.org/10.1002/lol2.10244

Djokic*, M. A.Heishman, J.Kappenman, K. M.Gaylord, T. G., & Verhille, C. E. (2022) A microwave energy meter to estimate energetic reserves in juvenile sturgeon. Journal of Applied Ichthyology38149-156https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14311

Durney*, J. S.Engel, A.Debinski, D. M., and Burkle, L.A. (2022)Earlier Spring Snowmelt Drives Arrowleaf Balsamroot Phenology in Montane Meadows.  Ecosphere 138): e4198. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4198

Fay, R.Authier, M.Hamel, S.Jenouvrier, S.van de Pol, M.Cam, E.Gaillard, J.-M.Yoccoz, N. G.Acker, P.Allen, A.Aubry, L. M.Bonenfant, C.Caswell, H.Coste, C. F. D.Larue, B.Le Coeur, C.Gamelon, M.Macdonald*, K. R.Moiron, M., Rotella, J., … Sæther, B.-E. (2022) Quantifying fixed individual heterogeneity in demographic parameters: Performance of correlated random effects for Bernoulli variablesMethods in Ecology and Evolution1391– 104https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13728

Fay, R.Hamel, S.van de Pol, M.Gaillard, J.-M.Yoccoz, N.G.Acker, P....Macdonald*, K.,....Rotella, J.,,,, et al. (2022Temporal correlations among demographic parameters are ubiquitous but highly variable across speciesEcology Letters251640– 1654. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.14026

Flesch*, E.Graves, T.Thomson, J.Proffitt**, K., and Garrott, R. (2022)Average Kinship Within Bighorn Sheep Populations is Associated with Connectivity, Augmentation, and Bottlenecks.” Ecosphere 133): e3972. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3972

Forester, B.R., Beever**, E.A., Darst, C., Szymanski, J., Funk, W.C.  (2022)  Linking evolutionary potential to extinction risk:  Applications and future directions.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, v20:9, 507-515. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2552

Fritz*, S.F. & Gangloff, M.M. (2022) The effects of beaver impoundments on montane stream fish communitiesAquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems3210), 1618-1633 https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3876

Garcia, L., Veneros*, J., Chavez, S.G., Manuel, O., Nilton, B.R-B.  (2022)  World historical mapping and potential distribution of Cinchona spp. in Peru as a contribution for its restoration and conservation.  Journal for Nature Conservation. v. 70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2022.126290

Glenny*, W., Runyon, J.B. & Burkle, L.A. (2022) A review of management actions on insect pollinators on public lands in the United States. Biodivers Conserv 31, 1995–2016  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-022-02399-5

Goodheart, B*., Creel, S., Vinks, M.A., Banda, K.*, Reyes De Merkle, J.*, Kusler, A., Dean, K., Dart, C., Banda, K., Becker, M.S., Indala, P., Simukonda, C., Kaluka, A.   (2022)  African wild dog movements show contrasting responses to long and short term rish of encountering lions: analysis using dynamic Brownian bridge movement models.  Movement Ecology. 10:16.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-022-00316-7 

Gude, J. A.DeCesare, N. J.Proffitt, K. M.Sells, S. N.Garrott, R. A.Rangwala, I.Biel, M.Coltrane, J.Cunningham, J.Fletcher, T.Loveless, K.Mowry, R.O'Reilly, M.Rauscher, R., and Thompson, M.(2022) Demographic uncertainty and disease risk influence climate-informed management of an alpine speciesJournal of Wildlife Management 86:e22300. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22300

Hansen, A. J.Mullan, K.Theobald, D. M.Robinson, N.East*, A., and Powell, S. (2022)Informing Conservation Decisions to Target Private Lands of Highest Ecological Value and Risk of Loss. Ecological Applications 325): e2612. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2612

Harmata**, A. (2022) Home range and use area sizes of territorial golden eagles tracked with tail-mounted satellite transmitters.  Journal of Raptor Research, v.56:4, 479-483. https://doi.org/10.3356/JRR-21-26

Harmata**, A. (2022) Migration and summer ranges of golden eagles tracked by tail-mounted satellite transmitters. Eastern Bird Banding Association. v. 47, p. 24-31.

Kannenberg, S.A., Cabon, A., Babst, F., ...Ulrich, D.E.M., ...et al.  (2022) Drought-induced decoupling between carbon uptake and tree growth impacts forest carbon turnover time. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,  332.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108996

Lehman, C. P.Yarnall, M. J.Litt, A. R.Rota, C. T., and Rotella, J. J.;  (2022)Factors influencing rate of decline in a Merriam's wild turkey population. Journal of Wildlife Management  86:e22240. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22240

Lewis, M.C.*; Guy, C.S.; Oldenburg, E.W.; McMahon, T.E.  (2022) Individual Characteristics and Abiotic Factors Influence Out-Migration Dynamics of Juvenile Bull Trout. Fishes7, 331. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes7060331

Lewis*, M.C., Guy, C.S., Oldenburg, E.W. and McMahon, T.E. (2022) Temporal Variation in Capture Efficiency Underrepresents Spring Out-Migrating Bull Trout in a Trap-and-Haul Program. North Am J Fish Manage, 42: 1237-1249. https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10817

Litt, A.R., Pearson, D.E.  (2022)  A functional ecology framework for understanding and predicting animal responses to plant invasion.  Biological Invasions, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-022-02813-7

Lunn, T. J.Peel, A. J.Eby, P.Brooks, R.Plowright, R. K.Kessler, M. K.*, & McCallum, H.; 2022Counterintuitive scaling between population abundance and local density: Implications for modelling transmission of infectious diseases in bat populationsJournal of Animal Ecology91916– 932https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13634

Lynch, A.J., Thompson, L.M., Morton,J.M.,  Beever, E.A.**, et al. (2022) RAD Adaptive Management for Transforming Ecosystems, BioScience, Volume 72, Issue 1, Pages 45–56, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biab091

Martinez, M.T.Calle*, L., Romañach, S.S., and Gawlik, D.E. (2022)Evaluating Temporal and Spatial Transferability of a Tidal Inundation Model for Foraging Waterbirds.” Ecosphere 134): e4030. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4030

McCarty*, J.D., Cross, W.F., Albertson, L.K., Tumolo*,B.B., Sklar, L.S.  (2022) Life histories and production of three Rocky Mountain aquatic insects along an elevation-driven temperature gradient. Hydrobiologia 849, 3633–3652 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-022-04978-7

McCombs, A.L.Debinski, D.Reinhardt, K.Germino, M. J., and Caragea, P. (2022)Warming Temperatures Affect Meadow-Wide Nectar Resources, with Implications for Plant–Pollinator Communities.” Ecosphere 137): e4162. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4162

McGarvey, L.M., Ilgen, J.E., Guy, C.S., McLellan, J.G., Webb**, M.A.H. (2022) Nonlethal Tools to Identify Mass Ovarian Follicular Atresia in Burbot. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management . v.13 (2): 552–561. doi: https://doi.org/10.3996/JFWM-22-018

Meek, M.H., Beever**, E.A., Barbosa, S., Fitzpatrick, S.W., et al.  (2022) Understanding Local Adaptation to Prepare Populations for Climate Change.  Bioscience.  https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biac101

Miller, J.M., Campbell, E.O., Rotella, J.J. , MacDonald*, K.R., et al.  (2022) Evaluation of novel genomic markers for pedigree construction in an isolated population of Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) at White Island, Antarctica. Conservation Genet Resour 14, 69–8.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12686-021-01237-0

Park, M.G., Delphia, C.M., Prince, C., Yocum. G.D., Rinehart, J.P., O’Neill,K.M.,  Burkle, L.A., Bowsher, J.H.,  Greenlee, K.J. (2022) Effects of Temperature and Wildflower Strips on Survival and Macronutrient Stores of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Under Extended Cold Storage, Environmental Entomology, Volume 51, Issue 5, Pages 958–968, https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac062

Paterson*, J. T.Proffitt, K. M.DeCesare, N. J.Gude, J. A., & Hebblewhite, M. (2022) Evaluating the summer landscapes of predation risk and forage quality for elk (Cervus canadensis)Ecology and Evolution12, e9201. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9201

Paterson*, J. T.Proffitt, K. M., and Rotella, J. J. (2022) Incorporating vital rates and harvest into stochastic population models to forecast elk population dynamicsJournal of Wildlife Management 86:e22189. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22189

Peel, A. J., Yinda, C., Annand, E. J., Dale, A. S., Eby, P., Eden, J, Jones, D.N., Kessler*, M.K.....Plowright, R. K. (2022) Novel Hendra Virus Variant Circulating in Black Flying Foxes and Grey-Headed Flying Foxes, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases28(5), 1043-1047. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2805.212338.

Petch*, S. M.Rotella, J. J.Link, W. A.Paterson*, J. T., & Garrott, R. A. (2022) Investigating diverse sources of variation in the amount of time Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pups spend in the water during the lactation periodMarine Mammal Science1– 16https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12955

Pillay, R., M. Venter, J. Aragon-Osejo, P. Gonzalez-del-Pliego, A.J. Hansen, J.E.M. Watson, O. Venter. (2022) Tropical forests are home to over half of the world's vertebrate species.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  v. 20:1, pg 10-15.  https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2420

Ranglack, D.H.Proffitt*, K.M.Canfield, J.E.Gude, J.A.Rotella, J., and Garrott, R.A. (2022)Modeling Broad-Scale Patterns of Elk Summer Resource Selection in Montana Using Regional and Population-Specific Models. Ecosphere 1312): e4311. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4311

Raynor, E.J., Hillhouse, H.L., Debinski, D.Met al.  (2022)  Recoupling cross-scale interactions in tall fescue-invaded tallgrass prairie. Landsc Ecol 37, 267–283.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-021-01348-x

Reinert*, J.H., Albertson, L.K., and Junker, J.R.  (2022)Influence of Biomimicry Structures on Ecosystem Function in a Rocky Mountain Incised Stream.” Ecosphere 131): e3897. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3897

Rice, C.L., D.M. Debinski, R.G. Bramblett**, S.E. Rubin, M.A. Ivie, J.A. Clark, A.C. Evans, B.V. Smithers, and T.E. McMahon. (2022) Montana State University Vertebrate Museum Fish Collection (Version 1) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5847350

Rogers*, W.Brandell, E. E. & Cross**, P. C. (2022) Epidemiological differences between sexes affect management efficacy in simulated chronic wasting disease systemsJournal of Applied Ecology591122– 1133https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14125

Sanchez, C.A., Penrose, M.T., Kessler*, M.K., Becker, D.J., et al.  (2022) "Land use, season, and parasitism predict metal concentrations in Australian flying fox fur." Elsevier.  v. 81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156699

Shamon, H., Cosby, O.G., ...Bresnan*, C.E., ...et al.  (2022) The potential of bison restoration as an ecological approach to future tribal food sovereignty on the northern great plains. Front. Ecol. Evol., v. 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2022.826282

Siemiantkowski*, M.J., Guy, C.S., Koel, T.M., Tronstad, L.M., Fredenberg, C.R. and Rosenthal, L.R. (2022) Combination of Acoustic Telemetry and Side-Scan Sonar Advances Suppression Efforts for Invasive Lake Trout in a Submontane Lake. North Am J Fish Manage, 42: 1609-1622. https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10855

Smiley, R.A.Wagler, B.L.LaSharr, T.N.Denryter, K.A.Stephenson, T.R.Courtemanch, A.B.Mong, T.W., Lutz, D., McWhirter, D., Brimeyer, D., Hnilicka, P., Lowrey*, B., Monteith, K.L. (2022) Heterogeneity in Risk-Sensitive Allocation of Somatic Reserves in a Long-Lived Mammal.Ecosphere 137): e4161. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4161

Thurman, L. L.Gross, J. E.Mengelt, C.Beever, E. A.**Thompson, L. M.Schuurman, G. W.Hoving, C. L., & Olden, J. D. (2022) Applying assessments of adaptive capacity to inform natural-resource management in a changing climateConservation Biology36:e13838. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13838

Ulrich, D.E.M., Clendinen, C.S., Alongi*, Fet al.  (2022) Root exudate composition reflects drought severity gradient in blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis). Sci Rep 12, 12581. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-16408-8

Ulrich, D.E.M., Voelker, S., Brooks, J.R., Meinzer, F.C. (2022) Insect and Pathogen Influences on Tree-Ring Stable Isotopes. In: Siegwolf, R.T.W., Brooks, J.R., Roden, J., Saurer, M. (eds) Stable Isotopes in Tree Rings. Tree Physiology, vol 8. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92698-4_25

Vinks*, M., Creel, S., Rosenblatt, E., Becker, M., Schuette, P., Goodheart*, B., . . .Banda*, K., ... Simukonda, C. (2022) Leopard Panthera pardus density and survival in an ecosystem with depressed abundance of prey and dominant competitors. Oryx, 56 (4), 518-527. doi:10.1017/S0030605321000223

Voss, N.S., Al-Chokhachy, R., Sepulveda, A.J., Verhille, C.E., Ruggles, M.P. and Zale, A.V. (2022) The Importance of Phenology and Thermal Exposure to Early Life History Success of Nonnative Smallmouth Bass in the Yellowstone River. Trans Am Fish Soc, 151: 527-542. https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10364

Williams, J.R., Guy, C.S., Bigelow, P.E. and Koel, T.M.  (2022) Quantifying the Spatial Structure of Invasive Lake Trout in Yellowstone Lake to Improve Suppression Efficacy. North Am J Fish Manage, 42: 50-62. https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10712

Wood, D.J.A., Stoy, P.C., Powell, S.L., Beever**, E.A. (2022)  Antecedent climatic conditions spanning several years influence multiple land-surface phenology events in semi-arid environments.  Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution,   v10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2022.1007010


2021 Publications

(* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology; ** denotes Affiliate of the Department of Ecology)

Ainley, D., P. Cziko, N. Nur, J. Rotella, J. Eastman, M. Larue, I. Stirling, and P. Abrams. 2021. Further evidence that Antarctic toothfish are important to Weddell seals. Antarctic Science 33:17-29.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954102020000437

Albertson, L. K., M. J. MacDonald, B. B. Tumolo*, M. A. Briggs*, Z. Maguire*, S. Quinn, J. A. Sanchez-Ruiz*, J. Veneros* and L. A. Burkle. 2021. Uncovering patterns of freshwater positive interactions using meta-analysis: Identifying the roles of common participants, invasive species, and environmental context. Ecology Letters 24:594-607. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13664

Bakker, V. J., D. F. Doak, and F. J. Ferrara. 2021. Understanding extinction risk and resilience in an extremely small population facing climate and ecosystem change. Ecosphere 12:e03724. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.3724

Belote, R.T., Barnett, K., Dietz, M.S., Burkle, L., Jenkins, et al.  (2021) Options for prioritizing sites for biodiversity conservation wtih implications for "30x30". Biological Conservation.  264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109378

Benstead, J. P.Cross, W. F.Gulis, V., and Rosemond, A. D.,2021Combined carbon flows through detritus, microbes, and animals in reference and experimentally enriched stream ecosystemsEcology1023):e03279. 10.1002/ecy.3279

Billman, P. D.Beever, E. A.**McWethy, D. B.Thurman, L. L., & Wilson, K. C. (2021). Factors influencing distributional shifts and abundance at the range core of a climate-sensitive mammalGlobal Change Biology274498– 4515https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15793

Bowersock, N. R.*, Litt, A.R., Merkle, J. A.*, K. A. Gunther, and F. T. van Manen. 2021. Responses of American
black bears to spring resources. Ecosphere 12(11):e03773. 10.1002/ecs2.3773

Bramblett**, Robert G., Rice, Chloe L., Clark, Jason A., Ivie, Michael A., Stewart, Hannah E.D., & Debinski, Diane M. (2021). Montana Prairie Fish Collection, Montana State University (Version 2) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5585950

Briggs*, M. A., L. K. Albertson, D. R. Lujan, L. M. Tronstad, H. C. Glassic*, C. S. Guy, and T. M. Koel. 2021. Carcass deposition to suppress invasive lake trout causes differential mortality of two common benthic invertebrates in Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 194 (4):285-295. DOI:10.1127/fal/2020/1352

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, K.M. Banner, and P.R. Hutchings. 2021. Challenges and opportunities for comparative studies of survival rates: An example with male pinnipeds. Ecology and Evolution 11:7980–7999. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7627

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, and R.A. Garrott. 2021. Influence of age and individual identity in the use of breeding colony habitat by male Weddell seals in Erebus Bay, Antarctica. Marine Mammal Science - published online April 4, 2021   https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12812

Burkle, L.A., L.J. Heil*, R.T. Belote. 2021.  Salvage logging management affects species' roles in connecting plant–pollinator interaction networks across post-wildfire landscapes.  Journal of Applied Ecology.  doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13928

Carroll*, K.A., Hansen, A.J., Inman,R.M., Lawrence, R.L.  (2021) Evaluating the importance of wolverine habitat predictors using a machine learning method, Journal of Mammalogy, Volume 102, Issue 6, December, Pages 1466–1472,  https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyab088

Carroll*, K.A., R.M. Inman, A.J. Hansen, R.L. Lawrence, K. Barnett.  2021. A framework for collaborative wolverine connectivity conservation.  iscience, v. 24:8 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102840

Clute, T.*, Martin, J.*, Looker, N. et al.  2021. Hydraulic traits of co-existing conifers do not correlate with local hydroclimate condition: a case study in the northern Rocky Mountains, U.S.A. Oecologia 197, 1049–1062. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-020-04772-z

Cook, C., E.A. Beever**, L.L. Thurman, L. Thompson, J.E. Gross, A. Whitely, A. Nicotra, J. Szymanski, C. Botero, K. Hall, A. Hoffmann, G. Schuurman, and C. Sgrò. 2021. Supporting the adaptive capacity of species through more effective knowledge exchange with conservation practitioners. Evolutionary Applications 00:1-11. http://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13266

Coon, J. J., Lyon, N. J., Raynor, E. J., Debinski, D. M., Miller, J. R., Schacht, W. H. (2021) Using Adaptive Management to Restore Grasslands Invaded by Tall Fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus). . Rangeland Ecology & Management : v. 76 p. 84-94

Crees, L. L., Debinski, D. M. (2021) Natural history observations on Parnassius clodius altaurus and Parnassius smintheus magnus (Papilionidae) in Grand Teton National Park, WY. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society:  v. 75 i. 1 p. 70-74

Chapple, T.K., Tickler, D., Roche, R.C., Bayley, D.T.I., Gleiss, A.C., Kanive, P.E.**, et al. Ancillary data from animal-borne cameras as an ecological survey tool for marine communities. Mar Biol 168, 106 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-021-03916-w

Cutting*, K.A., J.J. Rotella, J.A. Waxe, A. O'Harra, S.R.Schroff, L. Berkeley, M. Szczypinski, A.R. Litt, and B.F. Sowell. 2021.Resource allocation effects on the timing of reproduction in an avian habitat specialist. Ecosphere 12 (8):e03700.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3700

Cutting, K.A.*, J.J. Rotella, E. Grusing, J.A.*, Waxe, E. Nunlist, & B.F. Sowell.2021.Nutrient sources for offspring formation: diet–mother and mother–offspring isotope discrimination in domesticated gallinaceous birds.Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 57:6, 553-562, DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2021.1984905

Deane, C.E., J.J. Rotella, J.M. Warren, R.A. Garrott, and D.N. Koons. 2021. Nasal discs and the vital rates of lesser scaup. Journal of Wildlife Management 85:723-729. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22025

Garcia, L., Castro, F.A., Hernandes-Amasifuen, A.D., Corazon-Guivin, M.A., Vasquez, J.A., Guerrero-Abad, J.C., Arellanos, El, Veneros*, J., et al. 2021. Global Studies of cadmium in relation to theobroma cacao: A bibliometric analysis from Scopus (1996-2020). Scientific Agropecuaria.  12:4,  https://doi.org/10.17268/sci.agropecu.2021.065

Glaid, J.Gerrity, P. C., & Guy, C. S. (2021)Burbot (Lota lota) exhibit plasticity in life-history traits in a small drainage at the southwestern-most extent of the species' native rangeJournal of Applied Ichthyology37,   875– 884.   https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14243

Glassic*, H.C.; Guy, C.S.; Koel, T.M. (2021) Diets and Stable Isotope Signatures of Native and Nonnative Leucisid Fishes Advances Our Understanding of the Yellowstone Lake Food Web. Fishes6, 51. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes6040051

Goodheart* B, Creel   S,  Becker MS, Vinks* M, Schuette P, Banda* K, Sanguinetti C,  Rosenblatt E, Dart C,  Kusler A,   Young-Overton K,  Stevens X,  Mwanza A,  Simukonda C. 2021. Low apex carnivore density does not release a subordinate competitor when driven by prey depletion. Biological Conservation, online early.  

Hansen, A.J., Burns, P., Ervin, J. et al. A policy-driven framework for conserving the best of Earth’s remaining moist tropical forests. Nat Ecol Evol 4, 1377–1384 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-1274-7

Hansen, A.J., Noble, B.P., Veneros*, J., East*, A., Goetz, S.J., Supples, C., Watson, J.E.M., Jantz, P.A., Pillay, R., Jetz, W., Ferrier, S., Grantham, H.S., Evans, T.D., Ervin, J., Venter, O. & Virnig, A.L.S. 2021. Towards monitoring ecosystem integrity within the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Conservation. Letters; e12822. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12822.

Hansen, A. J., A. East*, R. E. Keane, M. Lavin, K. Legg, Z. Holden, C. Toney, and F. Alongi. 2021. Is whitebark pine less sensitive to climate warming when climate tolerances of juveniles are considered? Forest Ecology and Management 493:119221. 

Heredia, N.A., Gresswell, R.E.**, Webb, M.A.H.**, Brenden, T.O. and Sandstrom, P.T. (2021), Invasive Lake Trout Reproduction in Yellowstone Lake under an Active Suppression Program. Trans Am Fish Soc, 150: 637-650. https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10320

Hinderer*, R. K.,A. R. Litt, and M. McCaffery. 2021.Habitat selection by a threatened desert amphibian. Ecology and Evolution 11: 536-546.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7074

Jacobs, P., Beever**, E.A. , Carbutt, C., Foggin, M., Juffe-Bignoli, D., Martin. M., Orchard, S., and Sayre, R.  (2021) Identification of global priorities for new mountain protected and conserved areas.  Paper prepared to support the work of the IUCN-WCPA Mountain Specialist Group through the development of a decision-support tool for the identification of global priorities for new mountain protected and conserved areas. 

Johnston, A.N., R.G. Christophersen, E.A. Beever**, and J.I. Ransom. 2021. Freezing in a warming climate: marked declines of a subnivean hibernator after a snow drought. Ecology and Evolution 11(3): 1264-1279. 

Jones, J.D., Proffitt, K.M.**, Paterson, J.T.*, Almberg, E.S., Cunningham, J.A. and Loveless, K.M. (2021), Elk Responses to Management Hunting and Hazing. Jour. Wild. Mgmt., 85: 1721-1738. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22113

Junker, J.R.*, Cross, W.F., Benstead, J.P. et al. Flow is more Important than Temperature in Driving Patterns of Organic Matter Storage and Stoichiometry in Stream Ecosystems. Ecosystems 24, 1317–1331 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-020-00585-6

Kanive*, P.E., J.J. Rotella, T.K. Chapple, S.D. Anderson, T.D. White, B.A. Block, S.J. Jorgensen. 2021. Estimates of regional annual abundance and population growth rates of white sharks off central California. Biological Conservation 257: article 109104.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109104

LaManna, J.A., L.A. Burkle, R.T. Belote, J.A. Myers. 2021. Biotic and abiotic drivers of plant-pollinator community assembly across wildfire gradients.  Journal ofEcology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13530 

Lamarre, J-F., Gilles, G., Lanctot, R.B., Saalfeld, S.T., Love, O.P., Reed, E., Johnson**, O.W., Liebezeit, J., McGuire, R., Russell, M., et al.  (2021) Timing of breeding site availability across the North-American Actic partly determines spring migration schedule in a long-distance neotropical migrant.  Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution. v.9.  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2021.710007 

LaRue, M., L. Salas, N. Nur, D. Ainley, S. Stammerjohn, J. Pennycook, M. Dozier,  J. Saints, K Stamatiou, L. Barrington, J. Rotella.  2021.  Insights from the first global population estimate of Weddell seals in Antarctica. Science Advances  7: eabh3674.   https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abh3674

Lynch, A.J., Thompson, L.M., Beever**, E.A.,...et al. 2021. Managing for RADical ecosystem change: Applying the Resist-Accept-Direct (RAD) framework.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 19:8, 461-469.  doi:10.1002/fee.2377

Levandowski, M.L.*, A.R. Litt, M.F. McKenna, S. Burson, K.L. Legg. 2021.  Multi-method biodiversity assessments from wetlands in Grand Teton National Park,  Ecological Indicators,  v.131, 108205.

Lowrey, B.*DeVoe, J. D.*Proffitt, K. M.**, and Garrott, R. A.2021Behavior-specific habitat models as a tool to inform ungulate restorationEcosphere 128):e03687. 10.1002/ecs2.3687

Lujan, D.R., Tronstad, L.M., Briggs, M.A.*, Albertson, L.K., Glassic, H.C.*, Guy, C.S., Koel, T.M.  2021.  Response of nutrient limitation to invasive fish suppression:  How carcasses and analog pellets alter periphyton.  Freshwater Science,  41:1, https://doi.org/10.1086/718647

Lunn, T. J.Eby, P.Brooks, R.McCallum, H.Plowright, R. K.Kessler, M. K.*, & Peel, A. J. (2021). Conventional wisdom on roosting behavior of Australian flying-foxes—A critical review, and evaluation using new dataEcology and Evolution1113532– 13558https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.8079

Lynch, A.J., Thompson, L.M., Morton, J.M., Erik A Beever**, ...et al.  (2022)  RAD Adaptive Management for Transforming Ecosystems, BioScience, v72:1,45–56. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biab091

Lyon, N.J., D.S. Stein, D.M. Debinski, J.R. Miller, and. W.H. Schacht.  2021.  Responses of flowering plant and butterfly communities to experimental herbicide and seeding treatments for native grassland restoration.  Ecological Restoration. 39 (3):168-181. https://doi:10.3368/er.39.3.168

MacDonald, M. J., L. K. Albertson, and G. C. Poole. 2021. Ecosystem engineering in the streambed: Net-spinning caddisflies influence hydraulic properties. Ecohydrology 14 (2):e2266. DOI:10.1002/eco.2266

Maskill*, P.A.C., Crossman, J.A., Webb**, M.A.H., Marrello, M.M., Guy, C.S.  2021. Accuracy of histology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, and plasma sex steroids in describing the population reproductie structure of a hatchery-origin and wild white sturgeon.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology, V. 38(1): 3-16. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14280

McGarvey, L.M., Ilgen, J.E., Guy, C.S., McLellan, J.G., Webb, M.A.H.**; 2021. Gonad Size Measured by Ultrasound to Assign Stage of Maturity in Burbot. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management ,  12 (1): 241–249. doi: https://doi.org/10.3996/JFWM-20-082

McGuire, T.L., Shelden, K.E.W., Himes Boor, G.K., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C., Goertz, C.E.C., Burek-Huntington, K.A., O'Corry-Crowe, G. & Wright, B. (2021) Patterns of mortality in endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales: Insights from pairing a long-term photo-identification study with stranding records. Marine Mammal Science,37, 492-511. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12766

McGuire, T.L., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C., Burek-Huntington, K.A., Goertz, C.E.C., Shelden, K.E.W., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Himes Boor, G.K. & Wright, B. (2021) Anthropogenic scarring in long-term photo-identification records of Cook Inlet beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas. Marine Fisheries Review,82, 20-40. https://repository.library.noaa.gov/view/noaa/29520

Mitchell*, A. B., A. R. Litt, and F. Smith. 2021. Using locally-adapted seeds to restore native plants and arthropods after plant invasion and drought. Rangeland Ecology and Management 77:30-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.03.003

Moss, K., D.M. Debinski and J.S. Durney*. 2021.  Wings that Make Waves.  Free iBook summarizing how butterflies can serve as an indicator of climate change.  https://books.apple.com/us/book/wings-that-make-waves/id1599810347 

Odland, M, Goodwin, M, Smithers, BV, Hurteau, M, North, MP. 2021. Plant community response to thinning and repeated fire in a Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest understory. Forest Ecology and Management.  DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119361

Ogunkoya, A.*, Kaplan, J., Whitlock, C., Nanavati, W., Roberts, D.W., Poulter, B.  2021.Drivers of recent forest cover change in southern South America are linked to climate and CO2Landscape Ecol 36, 3591–3606. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-021-01330-7

O’Shea-Stone, G., Lambert, R., Tripet, B., Berardinelli, J., Thomson, J., Copie, Valerie, Garrott, R.; 2021. 1H NMR based metabolic profiling distinguishes the differential impact of capture techniques on wild bighorn sheep. Sci Rep 11, 11308.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-90931-y

Pakgohar, NEshaghi Rad, JGholami, GAlijanpour, ARoberts, DW.  2021.  A comparative study of hard clustering algorithms for vegetation dataJ Veg Sci.  32:e13042. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13042

Paterson*, J. T., K.M. Proffitt**, J.J. Rotella, D.E. McWhirter, and R.A. Garrott.2021. Drivers of variation in the population dynamics of bighorn sheep. Ecosphere 12 (7):e03679. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3679

Proffitt, K.M., A.B. Courtemanch, S.R. Dewey, B. Lowrey, D.E. McWhirter, K.L. Monteith, J.T. Paterson*, J.J. Rotella, P.J. White, and R.A. Garrott. 2021.Regional variability in pregnancy and survival rates of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. Ecosphere 12:e03410. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3410

Qubain*, C. A., Y. Yano, and J. Hu. 2021. Nitrogen acquisition strategies of mature Douglas-fir: a case study in the northern Rocky Mountains. Ecosphere 12(1):e03338. 10.1002/ecs2.3338

Raynor, E.J., D.A. McGranahan, J.R. Miller, D.M. Debinski, W.H. Schacht and D.E. Engle. 2021. Moderate grazer density stabilizes forage availability more than patch burning in low-stature grassland. Land 10, 395. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22083894

Reisig, D., K. Mullan, K., Hansen, A., Powell, S., Theobald, D., Ulrich, R.  2021. Natural amenities and low-density residential development: Magnitude and scale of influences. Land Use Policy 102 105285.

Rosenblatt E, DeBow J, Blouin J, Donovan T, Murdoch J, Creel S, Rogers* W, Gider K, Fortin N, Alexander C, 2021. Juvenile moose (Alces alces) stress and nutrition dynamics relate to landscape characteristis, climate-mediated factors, and survival. Conservation Physiology, 9:1 coab048, https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coab048

Scasta, J.D., R.L. McCulley, D.M. Engle, and D.M. Debinski.  2021. Patch burning tall fescue invaded grasslands alters alkaloids and tiller defoliation with cattle toxicosis implications. Rangeland Ecology & Management. 75: 130-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2020.12.009

Scholl*, E.A.,W.F.Cross, C.V.Baxter, and C.S.Guy. 2021. Uncovering process domains in large rivers:  Patterns and potential drivers of benthic substrate heterogeneity in two North American riverscapes.  Geomorphology 375 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107524

Slominski, A.H. and L.A. Burkle. 2021.  Asynchrony between solitary bee emergence and flower availability reduces flowervisitation rate and may affect offspring size.Basic and Applied Ecologydoi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2021.08.003

Smithers, BV, Alongi*, F, North, MP. 2021. Live fast, die young: Climate shifts may favor Great Basin bristlecone pine or limber pine in sub-alpine forest establishment. Forest Ecology and Management.  DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119339

Stewart*, K.P., T.E. McMahon, T.M. Koel, and R. Humston. 2021. Use of otolith microchemistry to identify subbasin natal origin and use by invasive Lake Trout in Yellowstone Lake. Hydrobiologia 848:2473-2481.

Thompson, L. M., A. J. Lynch, E. A. Beever**, A. C. Engman, J. A. Falke, S. T. Jackson, T. J. Krabbenhoft, D. J. Lawrence, D. Limpinsel, R. T. Magill, T. A. Melvin, J. M. Morton, R. A. Newman, J. Peterson, M. T. Porath, F. J. Rahel, S. A. Sethi, and J. L. Wilkening. 2021. When is resistance futile? Resisting, accepting, or directing ecosystem transformation.Fisheries 46(1):8-21. 

Vinks*, MA, S Creel, P Schuette, MBecker, E Rosenblatt, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*, B Goodheart*, K Young, X Stevens, C Chifunte, N Midlane, C Chifunte. 2021. Response of lion demography and dynamics to the loss of preferred larger prey. Ecological Applications, early view https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2298

Vinks* MA, S Creel, E Rosenblatt, MS Becker, P Schuette, B Goodheart*, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*, C Chifunte, C Simukonda. 2021. Leopard Panthera pardus density and survival in an ecosystem with depressed abundance of prey and dominant competitors. Oryx, in press.

Williams, B.A., O. Venter, J. R. Allan, S. C. Atkinson, J. A. Rehbein, M. Ward, M. Di Marco, H. S. Grantham, J. Ervin, S. J. Goetz, A. J. Hansen, P.  Jantz, R. Pillay, S. Rodríguez-Buriticá, C. Supples, A. L. S. Virnig, J. E. M. Watson. 2021. Change in terrestrial Human Footprint Drives Continued Loss of Intact Ecosystems. One Earth. v. 3:3, p 371-382.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.08.009 

Wood, D. J. A.Powell, S.Stoy, P. C.Thurman, L. L., & Beever, E. A.** (2021). Is the grass always greener? Land surface phenology reveals differences in peak and season-long vegetation productivity responses to climate and managementEcology and Evolution1111168– 11199https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7904

Wright, W.J., Irvine, K.M., Rodhouse, T.J., Litt, A.R.  2021.  Spatial Gaussian Processes improve multi-species occupancy models when range boundaries are uncertain and nonoverlapping.  Ecology and Evolution, 11.13: 8516-8527.  DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7629

2020 Publications

 (* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology,** denotes Affiliate of the Department of Ecology)

Arroyo-Correa, B., L.A. Burkle, C. Emer. 2020. Alien plant and flower visitor species disrupt the seasonal dynamics of mutualistic networks. Journal of Ecology, 108:1475-1486. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13332

Bakker, V. J., T. S. Sillett, W. M. Boyce, D. F. Doak, T. W. Vickers, W. K. Reisen, B. S. Cohen, M. T. Hallworth, and S. A. Morrison. 2020. Translocation with targeted vaccination is the most effective strategy to protect an island endemic bird threatened by West Nile virus. Diversity and Distributions  26:1104-1115. https://tinyurl.com/Bakker-et-al-2020-ISSJ

Beever, E.A.**, S. Prange, and Dominick DellaSala, Editors. 2020. Relationships of biological diversity to ecological disturbance: scale, context, and nature. CRC Press. 

Beever, E.A.**, S.A. Sethi, I.S. Prange, and D. DellaSala. 2020. Introduction: defining and interpreting ecological disturbances.  Chapter 1 in: Beever, E.A., S. Prange, and Dominick DellaSala, Editors.  Relationships of biological diversity to ecological disturbance: scale, context, and nature. 

Bennett, J.M., J. A. Steets, J. H. Burns, L. A. Burkle,J. C. Vamosi,M. Wolowski, G. Arceo-Gómez, M. Burd, W. Durka, A. G. Ellis, L. Freitas, J. Li, J. G. Rodger, J. Xia, T. M. Knight, and T-L. Ashman. 2020. Land use and pollinator dependency drives global patterns of pollen limitation in the Anthropocene. Nature Communications 11:3999. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17751-y

Bolas, E. C., R. Sollmann, K. R. Crooks, L. Shaskey, C. L. Boser, V. J. Bakker, A. Dillon, and D. H. Van Vuren. 2020. Assessing methods for detecting island spotted skunks. Wildlife Society Bulletin. https://tinyurl.com/Bolas-et-al-2020

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, R.A. Garrott, J.T. Paterson*, and W.A. Link. 2020. Variation of annual apparent survival and detection rates with age, year and individual identity in male Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) from long‐term mark‐recapture data. Population Ecology  62:134–150.  https://doi.org/10.1002/1438-390X.12036

Burkle, L.A., C.M. Delphia, K.M. O’Neill. 2020. Redundancy in wildflower strip species helps support spatiotemporal variation in wild bee communities on diversified farms. Basic and Applied Ecology 44:1-13. doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.005

Burkle, L.A., W. Glenny*, J.B. Runyon. 2020. Intraspecific and interspecific variation in floral volatiles over time. Plant Ecology 221:529-544. doi.org/10.1007/s11258-020-01032-1

Capozzelli, J.F., J.R. Miller, D.M. Debinski, and W.H. Schacht.  2020. Restoring the fire-grazing interaction promotes tree-grass coexistence by controlling woody encroachment.  Ecosphere  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2993

CaraDonna, P.J., L.A. Burkle, B. Schwarz, J. Resasco, T.M. Knight, G. Benadi, N. Blüthgen, C.F. Dormann, Q. Fang, J. Fründ, B. Gauzens, C.N. Kaiser-Bunbury, R. Winfree and D.P. Vázquez.  2020.   Seeing through the static: the temporal dimension of plant-animal mutualistic networks.  Ecology Letters 24:149-161. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13623

Carroll*, K. A., A. J. Hansen, R. M. Inman, R. L. Lawrence, and A. B. Hoegh. 2020. Testing landscape resistance layers and modeling connectivity for wolverines in the western United States. Global Ecology and Conservation 23:e01125.

Cross, WF,  KA Henderson*, JR Junker*, EA Scholl*. 2020. Secondary Production.  Oxford University Press.

Creel, S., Merkle*, J., Mweetwa, T. et al. Hidden Markov Models reveal a clear human footprint on the movements of highly mobile African wild dogs. Sci Rep 10, 17908 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74329-w

Davis*, M.N., T. E. McMahon, K. Cutting, and M. Jaeger. 2020. Environmental and climatic factors affecting winter hypoxia in a freshwater lake: evidence for a hypoxia refuge and for re-oxygenation prior to spring ice loss. Hydrobiologia 847:3983-3997.

Delphia, C.M., K.M.O’Neill, L.A. Burkle, 2020.  Wildflower Seed Sales as Incentive for Adopting Flower Strips for Native Bee Conservation: A Cost-Benefit Analysis, Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 112, Issue 6, December 2019, Pages 2534–2544, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz191

Dröge, E.*S Creel, M Becker, A Loveridge, L Sousa , D Macdonald. 2020,  Assessing the performance of index calibration survey methods to monitor populations of wide-ranging low-density carnivores.  Ecology and Evolution  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6065

Faurot-Daniels*, C, W. Glenny*, K.F. Daughenbaugh, A.J. McMenamin, L.A. Burkle, M.L. Flenniken. 2020. Longitudinal monitoring of honey bee colonies reveals dynamic nature of virus abundance and indicates negative impact of Lake Sinai virus 2 on colony health. PloS One 15: e0237544. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237544

Furey, K.M., Glassic*, H.C., Guy, C.S., Koel, T.M., Arnold, J.L., Doepke, P.D., Bigelow, P.E.  2020, Diets of Longnose Sucker in Yellowstone National Park, USA. Journal of Freshwater Biology v.35:1, p291-303.  https://doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2020.1807421

Garzella, C. and D. Debinski. 2020. Using Biodiversity Data to Assess Species-Habitat Relationships in Glacier National Park, Montana ver 8. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/222532f38cb2e996244a60be7d048261 (data publication)

Gehring, C, Sevanto, S., Patterson,, A., Ulrich, D.E.M., and Kuske, C.R..  2020.  Ectomycorrhizal and Dark Septate Fungal Associations of Pinyon Pine Are Differentially Affected by Experimental Drought and Warming.  Frontiers in Plant Science.  11: 582574.  doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.582574

Glassic, H. C.* and Jereme W. Gaeta. 2020. The Influence of Multiyear Drought and Associated Reduction in Tributary Connectivity on an Adfluvial Fish Species. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. https://doi.org/10.1111/eff.12535

Glassic, H. C.*, Guy, C., Rotella, J., Nagel, C., Schmetterling, D., Dalbey, S. 2020. Fort Peck Paddlefish Population Survival and Abundance in the Missouri River. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 26:559-567. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14067

Glucs, Z. E., D. R. Smith, C. Tubbs, V. J. Bakker, R. Wolstenholme, K. Dudus, J. Burnett, M. Clark, M. Clark, and M. E. Finkelstein. 2020. Foraging behavior, contaminant exposure risk, and the stress response in wild California condors (Gymnogyps californianus). Environmental Research:109905. https://tinyurl.com/Glucs-et-al-2020

Grantham, H.S., and 45 coauthors including A. Hansen. 2020. Anthropogenic modification of forests means only 40% of remaining forests have high ecosystem integrity. Nature Communications, 11:5978.

Grossiord, C., Ulrich, D.E.M., and Vilagrosa, A.  2020  Controls of the hydraulic safety--effiency trade-off.  Tree Physiology 40 (5) 574-476.  https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpaa013

Hansen, A., Barnett, K., Jantz, P. et al. 2019. Global humid tropics forest structural condition and forest structural integrity maps. Scientific Data 6, 232 doi:10.1038/s41597-019-0214-3

Hansen, A. J., P. Burns, J. Ervin, S. J. Goetz, M. Hansen, O. Venter, J. E. M. Watson, P. A. Jantz, A. L. S. Virnig, K. Barnett, R. Pillay, S. Atkinson, C. Supples, S. Rodríguez-Buritica, and D. Armenteras. 2020. A policy-driven framework for conserving the best of Earth’s remaining moist tropical forests. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4:1377-1384.

Heim, K.C.*, T.E. McMahon, B. Ertel, and T. Koel. 2020. Leveraging public harvest to reduce invasive hybridization in Yellowstone National Park: Field identification and harvest of cutthroat x rainbow trout hybrids. Biological Invasions, vol. 22pages2685–2698

Heim, K.C.*, T.E. McMahon, S. Kalinowski, B. Ertel, and T. Koel. 2020. Abiotic conditions are unlikely to mediate invasive rainbow trout hybridization with Yellowstone cutthroat trout in a high elevation metapopulation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,  77(9): 1433-1445. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2019-0317

Heinle, KB, Larson, DL, Lockwood, AM, Baker, EA, Scribner, KT. 2020.Rainbow Darter (Etheostoma caeruleum , Storer, 1845) predation on early ontogenetic stages of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens , Rafinesque, 1817). J Appl Ichthyol. 2020.36: 151 158. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14026

Himes Boor, G.K. & Ford, R.G. (2020) Using a mark-recapture model to estimate beaching probability of seabirds killed in nearshore waters during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191, 813.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7919-9

Hoegh, A. and Roberts, D.W.  2020. Evaluating and presenting uncertainty in model-based constrained ordination.  Ecology and Evolution (10(1): 59-69.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5752

Koel, T., Arnold, J., Bigelow, P., Brenden, T., Davis, J. D. , Detjens, C.*, Doepke, P., Ertel, Hayley Glassic*, et al. 2020. Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem Restoration: A Case Study for Invasive Fish Management. Fishes. Accepted.

Koel, T. M., N. A. Thomas, C. S. Guy, P. D. Doephke, D. J. MacDonald, A. S. Poole, W. M. Sealey, and A. V. Zale. 2020. Organic pellet decomposition induces mortality of lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149:57-70.   https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10208

Jacobson, E. K.Boyd, C.McGuire, T. L.Shelden, K. E. W.Himes Boor, G. K., and Punt, A. E. 2020Assessing cetacean populations using integrated population models: an example with Cook Inlet beluga whalesEcological Applications 30: e02114. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2114

Johnson, O.W., Tibbitts, T.L.,  Weber, M.F., Bybee, D.R., Goodwill, R.H., Bruner, A.E., Smith, E.J., Buss, E.L., Waddell, T.Q.A., Brooks, D.C., Smith, C.D., Meye, J-Y. 2020. Tracking the migration of Pacific Golden-Plovers from nonbreeding grounds at Moorea, French Polynesia, using Pinpoint GPS-Argos tags. Wader Study.  10.18194/ws.00172

Junker*, J.R., Cross, W.F., Benstead, J.P., Huryn, A.D., Hood, J.M., Nelson, D., Gíslason, G.M. and Ólafsson, J.S.. 2020. Resource supply governs the apparent temperature dependence of animal production in stream ecosystems. Ecol. Lett., 23: 1809-1819. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13608

Junker*, J.R., Cross, W.F., Benstead, J.P. et al.  2020. Flow is more Important than Temperature in Driving Patterns of Organic Matter Storage and Stoichiometry in Stream Ecosystems. Ecosystems.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-020-00585-6

Laufenberg, D.*; Thoma, D.; Hansen, A.; Hu, J.  2020.  Biophysical Gradients and Performance of Whitebark Pine Plantings in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Forests,11, 119.  https://doi.org/10.3390/f11010119

Lonsdale, W. R., Cross, W. F., Dalby, C. E., Meloy, S. E., Schwend, A. C., 2020. Evaluating Irrigation Efficiency: Toward a Sustainable Water Future for Montana, Montana University System Water Center, Montana State University, 42p., doi.org/10.15788/mwc202011

Lowrey, B.*
, D. E. McWhirter, K. M. Proffitt, K. L. Monteith, A. B. Courtemanch, P. J. White, J. T. Paterson*, S. R. Dewey, 
R. A. Garrott. 2020. Individual variation creates behaviorally and spatially diverse migratory portfolios in native populations of a migratory ungulate. Ecological Applications  https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2106

Lowrey, B.*, J. DeVoe, K.M. Proffitt, and R.A. Garrott. 2020. Hiding without cover? Defining elk security in a beetle-killed forest. Journal of Wildlife Management  84:138-149.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21781

Lula, E. S.*, B. Lowrey*, K. M. Proffitt, A. R. Litt, J. A. Cunningham, C. J. Butler, and R. A. Garrott. 2020. Is habitat constraining bighorn sheep restoration? A case study. Journal of Wildlife Management 84:588–600.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21823

MacDonald, K.R.*, Rotella, J.J., Garrott, R.A., and Link, W.A.  2020. Sources of variation in maternal allocation in a long-lived mammal. Journal of Animal Ecology 89:1927-1940.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13243

Maguire, Z.*, B. B. Tumolo*, and L. K. Albertson. 2020. Retreat but no surrender: Caddisfly silk has enduring effects on stream channel hydraulics. Hydrobiologia 847(6): 1539-1551.   https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-020-04210-4

McGarvey, L. M., L. J. Halvorson, J. E. Ilgen, C. S. Guy, J. G. McLellan, and M. A. H. Webb.  2020.  Gametogenesis and assessment of non-lethal tools to assign sex and reproductive condition in burbot Lota lota.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 149:225-240.  https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10226

McGuire, T.L., Himes Boor, G.K., McClung, J.R., Stephens, A.D., Garner, C., Shelden, K.E.W. & Wright, B. (2020) Distribution and habitat use by endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales: Patterns observed during a photo-identification study, 2005–2017. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems,30, 2402-2427. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3378

McGuire, T.L., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C.D., Shelden, K.E.W., Himes Boor, G.K. & Wright, B. (2020) Reproductive natural history of endangered Cook Inlet Beluga whales: insights from a long-term photo-identification study. Polar Biology,43, 1851-1871. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02750-y

Nelson, DBenstead, JPHuryn, AD, ...Cross, WF,...Junker*, J.R....et al. 2020. Contrasting responses of black fly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) to experimental whole-stream warmingFreshwater Biology  65:1793-1805.  https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13583

Pires, M. M., O'Donnell, J. L., Burkle, L. A., Díaz‐Castelazo, C., Hembry, D. H., Yeakel, J. D., Newman, E. A., Medeiros, L. P., de Aguiar, M. A. M., and Guimarães, P. R. 2020. The indirect paths to cascading effects of extinctions in mutualistic networks. Ecology 101( 7):e03080. 10.1002/ecy.3080

Proffitt, K.M., R. Garrott, J.A. Gude, M. Hebblewhite, B. Jiminez, J.T. Paterson*, and J. Rotella. 2020. Integrated carnivore‐ungulate management: a case study in west‐central Montana. Wildlife Monographs 206:1-28. https://doi.org/10.1002/wmon.1056

Raynor, E.J., H.L. Hillhouse, D.M. Debinski, J.R. Miller, and W.H. Schacht. 2021. Recoupling cross-scale interactions in tall fescue-invaded tallgrass prairie. Landscape Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-021-01348-x

Reinert, J. H., L. K. Albertson, and J. R. Junker. 2020. Influence of biomimicry structures on ecosystem function in a Rocky Mountain incised stream. Ecosphere 14, 2: e2266.  https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2266

Ritter, T.D.*, Zale, A.V., Grisak, G., Lance, M.J.* 2020.  Groundwater Upwelling Regulates Thermal Hydrodynamics and Salmonid movements during High-Temperature Events at a Montane Tributary Confluence.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10259

Roberts, D.W.   2020. Comparison of distance-based and model-based ordinations.  Ecology 101(1):10.1002/ecy.2908  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2908

Scholl*, EA,  WF Cross, JR Junker*, MJ MacDonald*, JASanchez-Ruiz*, BB Tumolo*, MR Whiles, 2020. Are human remediation efforts responsible for increases in insect abundance?  Science 

Schwarz, B., D.P. Vázquez, P.J. CaraDonna, T.M. Knight, G. Benadi, C.F. Dormann, B. Gauzens, E. Motivans, J. Resasco, N. Blüthgen, L.A. Burkle, Q.Fang, C.N. Kaiser-Bunbury, R. Alarcón, J.A. Bain, N.P. Chacoff, S-Q Huang, G. LeBuhn, M. MacLeod, T. Petanidou, C. Rasmussen, M.P. Simananok*, A.H. Thompson, J. Fründ.  The temporal scale-dependence of plant-pollinator networks. 2020.  Oikos 129:1289-1302.  doi.org/10.1111/oik.07303

Shea, B.,  J Mourier, C Benson, C DaSilva, D Donovan,  J Romiero, M Bond, S Creel, A Gallagher. 2020. Effects of exposure to large sharks on the abundance and behavior of mobile prey fishes along a temperate coastal gradient. PLoS ONE 15 (3)  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230308

Simanonok, M.P., Burkle, L.A.  (2020) High-severity wildfire limits available floral pollen quality and bumble bee nutrition compared to mixed-severity burns. Oecologia 192, 489–499. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04577-9

Smithers, BV, North, MP. 2020. Mechanisms of species range shift: germination and early survival of Great Basin bristlecone pine and limber pine. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-020-04732-9.

Stein, D., D.M. Debinski, J. Pleasants, John, A. Toth.  2020. Evaluating Native Bee Communities and Nutrition in Managed Grasslands.  Environmental Entomology.   https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa009

Syslo, J. M., T. O. Brenden, C. S. Guy, T. M. Koel, P. E. Bigelow, P. D. Doepke, J. L. Arnold, and B. E. Ertel.  2020.  Could ecological release buffer suppression efforts for non-native lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77:1010-1025.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2019-0306

Thurman L.L., B.A. Stein, E.A. Beever**, W. Foden, S.R. Geange, N. Green, J.E. Gross, D.J. Lawrence, O. LeDee, J.D. Olden, L.M. Thompson, and B.E. Young. 2020. Persist in place or shift in space: evaluating the adaptive capacity of species to climate change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 18(9):520-528.  

Tumolo, B.B.*, Calle, L.*, Anderson, H.E.*, Briggs, M.A.*, Carlson, S., MacDonald, M.J.*, Reinert, J.H.*, Albertson, L.K.  2020.  Toward spatio-temporal deliniation of positive interactions in ecology. Ecology and Evolution.   https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6616

Yarnall, M.J.*, Litt, A.R., Lehman, C.P., Rotella, J.J.  2020. Precipitation and Reproduction are Negatively Associated with Female Turkey Survival.  The Journal of Wildlife Management 84, 6:1153-1163.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21884

Ulrich, D.E.M., Sevanto, S., Peterson, S., Ryan, M., and Dunbar, J.  2020.  Effects of soil microbes on functional traits of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedling families from contrasting climates.  Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1643.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01643

Veblen, K., E.A. Beever**, and D.A. Pyke. 2020. Context-dependent effects of livestock grazing in deserts of western North America.  Pages 89-113 in: Beever, E.A., S. Prange, and Dominick DellaSala, Editors.  Relationships of biological diversity to ecological disturbance: scale, context, and nature.  CRC Press. 

Vinks, M.*,  S Creel, P Schuette, W Matandiko*, E Rosenblatt*, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*B Goodheart*, M Becker, C Chifunte, C Simukonda. 2020. Testing the effects of anthropogenic pressures on a diverse African ungulate community.  Ecosphere,11(3):e03067.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3067

Walters, D.M., Cross, W.F., Kennedy, T.A., Baxter, C.V., Hall Jr., R.O., Rosi, E.J.   2020. Food web controls on mercury fluxes and fate in the Colorado River, Grand Canyon. Science Advances, Vol. 6, no. 20, eaaz4880
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz4880

Williams, B.A., O. Venter. J.R. Allen, S.C. Atkinson, J.A. Rehbein, M.S. Wared, M. DiMarco, H.S. Grantham, J. Erin, S. Goetz, A.J. Hansen, P. Jantz, R. Rillay, S. Rodríguez-Buriticá, C. Supples, A.L.S. Virnig, J.E.M. Watson. 2020. Change in terrestrial human footprint drives continued loss of intact ecosystems. One Earth. One Earth 3, 371–382.

Williams, J. R.,C. S. Guy, T. M. Koel, P. Bigelow.  2020.  Targeting aggregations of telemetered lake trout to increase gillnetting suppression efficacy.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 40:225-231.    https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10401

Wright, W.J., Irvine, K.M., Almberg, E.S., Litt, A.R.  2020. Modelling misclassification in multi-species acoustic data when estimating occupancy and relative activity.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution,  11:71-81.  https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13315


2019 Publications

 (* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology)

Adhikari, S., Burkle, L., O'Neill, K., Weaver, D., Menalled, F.   2019. Dryland organic farming increases floral resources and bee colony success in highly simplified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and the Environment : v. 270 p. 9-18.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.10.010

Adhikari, S., Burkle, L., O'Neill, K., Weaver, D., Delphia, C., Menalled, F.   2019. Dryland organic farming partially offsets negative effects of highly-simplified agricultural landscapes on forbs, bees, and bee-flower networks. Environmental Entomology: v. 48 p. 826-835.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz056

Adhikari, A. andA.J. Hansen.  2019.  Climate and water balance change among public, private, and tribal lands within Greater Wild land Ecosystems across North Central USA. Climatic Change. 152 (3-4): 551-567.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2351-7

Adhikari, A., A.J. Hansen and I. Rangwala.  2019. Ecological water stress under projected climate change across hydroclimate gradients in the North-Central United States.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 58 (9): 2103 - 2114.  https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0149.1

Adhikari, A., K.P., Mainali, I. Rangwala, A.J. Hansen. 2019. Various measures of potential evapotranspiration have species-specific impact on species distribution models. Ecological Modeling 14:108836.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2019.108836

Albertson, L. K., L. S. Sklar, S. D. Cooper, and B. J. Cardinale. 2019. Aquatic macroinvertebrates stabilize gravel bed sediment: A test using silk net-spinning caddisflies in semi-natural river channels. PLOS ONE 14(1):e0209087. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209087

Alongi, F., A.J. Hansen, D. Laufenberg*, R.E. Keane, K. Legg, M. Lavin.  2019. An economical approach to genetically distinguish limber from whitebark pine needles. Forests 2019, 10, 1060; doi:10.3390/f10121060.  https://doi.org/10.3390/f10121060

Anderson, H. E.*L. K. Albertson, and D. M. Walters. 2019. Thermal variability drives synchronicity of an aquatic insect resource pulse. Ecosphere 10(8):e02852. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2852

Anderson, H. E.*, Albertson, L. K., Walters, D.   2019.  Water temperature drives variability in salmonfly abundance, emergence timing, and body size. River Research and Applications: v. 35 i. 7 p. 1013-1022.  https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3464  

Banner, K.M., Irvine, K.M., Rodhouse, T.J., Donner, D., Litt, A.R.  2019.  Statistical power of dynamic occupancy models to identify temporal change: Informing the North American Bat Monitoring Program.  Ecological Indicators 105:166-176.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.05.047

Brusa, J.L.*, Rotella, J.J., Garrott, R.A., Paterson, J.T., and Link, W.A.  2019. Variation of annual apparent survival and detection rates with age, year and individual identity in male Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) from long‐term mark‐recapture data. Population Ecology 62:134–150.   https://doi.org/10.1002/1438-390X.12036

Burkhardt, A., Briar, S.S., Martin, J.M., Carr, P.M., Lachowiec, J., Zabinski,C., Roberts, D.W., Miller, P., and Sherman, J.  2019.  Perennial crop legacy effects on nematode community structure in semi-arid wheat systems.  Applied Soil Ecology 136: 93-100.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.12.020

Burkle, L., Runyon, J.  2019.  Floral volatiles structure plant-pollinator interactions in a diverse community across the growing season. Functional Ecology  33:11  https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13424

Burkle, L., Simanonok, M*., Durney, S*., Myers, J., Belote, T.   2019.  Wildfires influence abundance, diversity, and intraspecific and interspecific variation of native bees and flowering plants across burned and unburned landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7:252   https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00252

Burns, J., Bennett, J., Li, J., Xia, J., Arceo-Gomez, G., Burd, M., Burkle, L., Durka, W., Ellis, A., ... Steets, J.  2019. Plant traits moderate pollen limitation of introduced and native plants: a phylogenetic meta-analysis of global scale. New Phytologist: v. 223 p. 2063-2075.  https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15935

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