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Recent & Relevant Literature

Winter 2018

Carnivores
Potential paths for male-mediated gene flow to and from an isolated grizzly bear population
Peck et al. (2017), Ecosphere

Human–carnivore competition for antlered ungulates: do pumas select for bulls and bucks?
Elbroch et al. (2017), Wildlife Research

Characteristics of winter wolf kill sites in the southern Yellowstone ecosystem in the presence of elk feedgrounds
Woodruff et al. (2018), Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management

Assessing the roles of wolves and dogs in livestock predation with suggestions for mitigating human–wildlife conflict and conservation of wolves
Plumer et al. (2018), Conservation Genetics

Pumas affect elk dynamics in absence of other large carnivores
Lehman et al. (2018), Journal of Wildlife Management

When generalists behave as specialists: local specialization by American badgers (Taxidea taxus)
Grassel & Rachlow (2018), Canadian Journal of Zoology

Sage-grouse
Using DNA from hairs left at depredated greater sage-grouse nests to detect mammalian nest predators
Kirol et al. (2018), Wildlife Society Bulletin

Landscape-scale habitat assessment for an imperiled avian species
Burkhalter et al. (2018), Animal Conservation

Greater sage-grouse population trends across Wyoming
Edmunds et al. (2018), Journal of Wildlife Management

Landscape-Scale Approach to Quantifying Habitat Credits for A Greater Sage-grouse Habitat Conservation Bank
LeBeau et al. (2018), Rangeland Ecology & Management

An invertebrate ecosystem engineer under the umbrella of sage-grouse conservation
Carlisle et al. (2018), Western North American Naturalist

Annotated bibliography of scientific research on greater sage-grouse published since January 2015
Carter et al. (2018), USGS

Greater sage-grouse science (2015–17)—Synthesis and potential management implications
Hanser et al. (2018), USGS

Estimating sex-ratio, survival, and harvest susceptibility in greater sage-grouse: making the most of hunter harvests
Hagen et al. (2018), Wildlife Biology

Ungulates
Population Dynamics of a Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) Herd in the Southern Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming
Parr et al. (2018), American Midland Naturalist

Green-wave surfing increases fat gain in a migratory ungulate
Middleton et al. (2018), Oikos

Intrinsic, environmental, and anthropogenic factors related to pronghorn summer mortality
Reinking et al. (2018), Journal of Wildlife Management

Linking spring phenology with mechanistic models of host movement to predict disease transmission risk
Merkle et al. (2018), Journal of Applied Ecology

Optimization of Brucella abortus Protocols for Downstream Molecular Applications
Hull et al. (2018), Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Energy Development/Raptors
Raptor nest–site use in relation to the proximity of coalbed–methane development
Carlisle et al. (2018), Animal Biodiversity and Conservation

Review and synthesis of research investigating golden eagle electrocutions
Mojica et al. (2018), Journal of Wildlife Management

Current reclamation practices after oil and gas development do not speed up succession or plant community recovery in big sagebrush ecosystems in Wyoming
Rottler et al. (2018), Restoration Ecology

A Simulation Framework for Assessing Physical and Wildlife Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Scenarios in Southwestern Wyoming
Garman (2018), Environmental Modeling & Assessment

Vegetation
Vegetation responses to sagebrush-reduction treatments measured by satellites
Johnston et al. (2018), Ecological Indicators

Plant Community Factors Correlated with Wyoming Big Sagebrush Site Responses to Fire
Swanson et al. (2018), Rangeland Ecology & Management

Post-wildfire shrub dynamics and ecological site controls in a sagebrush steppe: Successional shift or enhanced visibility?
Scasta & Feuz (2018), Arid Land Research & Management

Management/Education
State Wildlife Management and Conservation
Ryder (2018), book

Rancher Preferences for a Payment for Ecosystem Services Program in Southwestern Wyoming
Hansen et al. (2018), Ecological Economics

40 years of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA): what have we learned in the State of Wyoming
Schladweiler (2018), International Journal of Coal Science & Technology

Natural Resource Experience Affects Engagement with Emotionally Primed Presentations of Science
Gunther et al. (2018), Rangeland Ecology & Management

Using Historical Accounts (1796–1881) to Inform Contemporary Wildlife Management in the Yellowstone Area
Whittlesey et al. (2018), Natural Areas Journal

Instructor and adult learner perceptions of the use of Internet-enabled devices in residential outdoor education programs
Bolliger & Shepard (2018), British Journal of Educational Technology

Climate Change
Assessing Climate Change Effects in the Northern Rockies
Dante-Wood et al. (2018), chapter in Climate Change and Rocky Mountain Ecosystems