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Kirk Davies
Range and Meadow Forage Management Research
Rangeland Scientist

Phone: (541) 573-4074
Fax: (541) 573-3042

67826-A, HWY 205
BURNS, OR, 97720

Projects
Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422620
Restoring Sage-grouse Habitat After Fire: Success of Different Restoration Methods Across an Elevation Gradient
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 424932
Recruitment of Native Vegetation into Crested Wheatgrass Seedings and the Influence of Crested Wheatgrass on Native Vegetation
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420388

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Abundances of co-planted native bunchgrasses and crested wheatgrass after 13 years - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Nov-14)
Effects of feral free-roaming horses on semi-arid rangeland ecosystems: an example from the sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Collins, G., Boyd, C.S. 2014. Effects of feral free-roaming horses on semi-arid rangeland ecosystems: an example from the sagebrush steppe. Ecosphere. 5(10):127. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00171.1.
Medusahead management guide for the western states - (Government Publication)
Kyser, G.B., Ditomaso, J.M., Davies, K.W., Smith, B.S. 2014. Medusahead management guide for the western states. University of California. Weed Research and Information Center, Davis. p. 1-58. Available: http://wric.ucdavis.edu/publications/MedusaheadManagementGuide_pub_2014.pdf
Vegetation recovery and fuel reduction after seasonal burning of western juniper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., O'Connor, R., Davies, K.W. 2014. Vegetation recovery and fuel reduction after seasonal burning of western juniper. Fire Ecology. 10(3):1-21. DOI:10.4996/fireecology.1003ppp.
Can imazapic and seeding be applied simultaneously to rehabilitate medusahead-invaded rangeland? Single vs. multiple entry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Nafus, A.M., Boyd, C.S., Johnson, D.D. 2014. Can imazapic and seeding be applied simultaneously to rehabilitate medusahead-invaded rangeland? Single vs. multiple entry. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(6):650-656. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-14-00019.1.
Management and ecology of the sagebrush steppe - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Strachan, U.D. 2014. Management and ecology of the sagebrush steppe. USDA-Agricultural Research Service. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 55 p.
Cattle grazing and vegetation succession on burned sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2014. Cattle grazing and vegetation succession on burned sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:412-422. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-14-00011.1.
Of grouse and golden eggs: Can ecosystems be managed within a species-based regulatory framework? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Johnson, D.D., Kerby, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Davies, K.W. 2014. Of grouse and golden eggs: Can ecosystems be managed within a species-based regulatory framework?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:358-368. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00096.1.
Attempting to restore herbaceous understories in Wyoming big sagebrush communities with mowing and seeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2014. Attempting to restore herbaceous understories in Wyoming big sagebrush communities with mowing and seeding. Restoration Ecology. 22:608-615.
Restoration of mountain big sagebrush steppe following prescibed burning to control western juniper Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Madsen, M.D., Nafus, A.M. 2014. Restoration of mountain big sagebrush steppe following prescibed burning to control western juniper. Environmental Management. 53:1015-1022. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0255-5
Implications of longer term rest from grazing in the sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Vavra, M., Schultz, B.W., Rimbey, N. 2014. Implications of longer term rest from grazing in the sagebrush steppe. Journal of Rangeland Applications. 1:14-34.
Medusahead ecology and management: California annual grasslands to the intermountain west Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nafus, A.M., Davies, K.W. 2014. Medusahead ecology and management: California annual grasslands to the intermountain west. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(2):210-221. DOI: 10.1614/IPSM-D-13-00077.1.
Is fire exclusion in mountain big sagebrush communities prudent? Soil nutrient, plant diversity, and arthropod response to burning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2014. Is fire exclusion in mountain big sagebrush communities prudent? Soil nutrient, plant diversity, and arthropod response to burning. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23:417-424. DOI: 10.1071/WF13167.
Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Bates, J.D., Sheley, R.L., Marlow, C., Bohnert, D., Borman, M., Mata-Gonzalez, R., Buckhouse, J., Stringham, T., Perryman, B., Swanson, S., Tate, K., George, M., Ruyle, G., Roundy, B., Call, C., Jensen, K.B., Launchbaugh, K., Gearhart, A., Vermeire, L.T., Tanaka, J., Derner, J.D., Frasier, G.W., Havstad, K.M. 2014. Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al. Environmental Management. 53:1035-1038. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0218-2.
Revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangelands in the intermountain west - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2013. Revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangelands in the intermountain west [fact sheet]. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. p.1-3.
Revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangelands in the Intermountain West - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2013. Revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangelands in the Intermountain West. Natural Resources Conservation Service Fact Sheet. 3.
Medusahead management guide for the Intermountain West - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A.M., Johnson, D.D. 2013. Medusahead management guide for the Intermountain West. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. 1-12.
Effects of integrating mowing and imazapyr on African rue (Peganum harmala L.)and native perennial grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Aug-13)
Sagebrush steppe recovery after fire varies by development phase of Juniperus occidentalis woodland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Sharp, R.N., Davies, K.W. 2013. Sagebrush steppe recovery after fire varies by development phase of Juniperus occidentalis woodland. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23:117-130.
Restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands: importance of seed mix composition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D., Nafus, A.M. 2014. Restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands: importance of seed mix composition. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(2):247-256. DOI: 10.1614/IPSM-D-12-00093.1.
Improving restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands through activated carbon seed enhancement technologies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Davies, K.W., Mummey, D.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2014. Improving restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands through activated carbon seed enhancement technologies. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(1):61-67.
Restoration of mountain big sagebrush plant communities following western juniper control - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Madsen, M.D., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoration of mountain big sagebrush plant communities following western juniper control. Bureau of Land Management. p.1-12.
Restoring the sagebrush component in crested wheatgrass dominated communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoring the sagebrush component in crested wheatgrass dominated communities. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(4):472-478.
Medusahead invasion along unimproved roads, animal trails, and random transects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Madsen, M.D. 2013. Medusahead invasion along unimproved roads, animal trails, and random transects. Western North American Naturalist. 73:54-59.
Revegetating sagebrush rangelands invaded by medusahead - (Government Publication)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2012. Revegetating sagebrush rangelands invaded by medusahead. Oregon State University, Oregon Beef Council Report [online]. BEEF094. Available: http://beefcattle.ans.oregonstate.edu/documents/BEEF094-RevegetatingSagebruch.pdf
Restoring mountain big sagebrush steppe habitat after western juniper control - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoring mountain big sagebrush steppe habitat after western juniper control [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 78.
Restoring the sagebrush component to crested wheatgrass-dominated communities - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoring the sagebrush component to crested wheatgrass-dominated communities [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 79.
Are early summer wildfires an opportunity to revegetate medusahead-invaded rangelands? - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, D., Davies, K.W., Nafus, A. 2013. Are early summer wildfires an opportunity to revegetate medusahead-invaded rangelands? [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 325.
Factors associated with native vegetation recruitment into established crested wheatgrass stands - (Abstract Only)
Nafus, A.M., Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J. 2013. Factors associated with native vegetation recruitment into established crested wheatgrass stands [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 251.
The importance of maintaining perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe - (Abstract Only)
Svejcar, A.J., Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S. 2013. The importance of maintaining perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 46.
Are early summer wildfires an opportunity to revegetate exotic annual grass-invaded plant communities? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Johnson, D.D. 2013. Are early summer wildfires an opportunity to revegetate exotic annual grass-invaded plant communities?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(2):234-240.
An introduction to using ecological site descriptions as a management tool - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2014. An introduction to using ecological site descriptions as a management tool. In: Adams, J.R., editor. Cattle Producer's Library (3rd edition). University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. CL598.
Mowing Wyoming big sagebrush communities with degraded herbaceous understories: has a threshold been crossed? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Nafus, A.M. 2012. Mowing Wyoming big sagebrush communities with degraded herbaceous understories: has a threshold been crossed?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(5):498-505.
Exotic annual grass alters fuel amounts, continuity and moisture content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A. 2013. Exotic annual grass alters fuel amounts, continuity and moisture content. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 22:353-358.
Differential seedling performance and environmental correlates in shrub canopy vs interspace microsites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2012. Differential seedling performance and environmental correlates in shrub canopy vs interspace microsites. Journal of Arid Environments. 87:50-57.
Comparing burning and mowing treatments in mountain big sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Nafus, A. 2012. Comparing burning and mowing treatments in mountain big sagebrush steppe. Environmental Management. 50:451-461.
Biodiversity and native plant abundance decline with increasing abundance of exotic annual grass - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2012. Biodiversity and native plant abundance decline with increasing abundance of exotic annual grass. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 42-18.
Woodland successional phase effects vegetation recovery after prescribed fire - (Proceedings)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2012. Woodland successional phase effects vegetation recovery after prescribed fire. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. COS174-8.
Spatial variability in cost and success of revegetation in a Wyoming big sagebrush community Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2012. Spatial variability in cost and success of revegetation in a Wyoming big sagebrush community. Environmental Management. 50:441-450.
Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Davies, K.W., Williams, J.B., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49:431-438.
Vegetation response to mowing dense mountain big sagebrush stands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Nafus, A. 2012. Vegetation response to mowing dense mountain big sagebrush stands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(3):268-276.
Grazing behavioral responses of beef cattle to medusahead invasion in sagebrush steppe rangelands - (Government Publication)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W., Cooke, R.F. 2011. Grazing behavioral responses of beef cattle to medusahead invasion in sagebrush steppe rangelands. Oregon Beef Council Report. Oregon State University Extension Publications. p. 65-68.
Revegetating sagebrush rangelands invaded by medusahead - (Government Publication)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2011. Revegetating sagebrush rangelands invaded by medusahead. Oregon Beef Council Report. Oregon State University Extension Publications. p.62-64.
Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Collins, G., Petersen, S. 2012. Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas[abstract]. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 0008.
Grazing and fire interactions in sagebrush plant communities - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2012. Grazing and fire interactions in sagebrush plant communities [abstract]. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 0010.
Fire management to prevent and control exotic annual grass invasion - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2012. Fire management to prevent and control exotic annual grass invasion [abstract]. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 0056.
Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Petersen, S., Collins, G. 2012. Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0008.
Grazing and fire interactions in sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2012. Grazing and fire interactions in sagebrush plant communities [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0010.
Fire management to prevent and control exotic annual grass invasion Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2012. Fire management to prevent and control exotic annual grass invasion [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0056.
Saving the sagebrush sea: An ecosystem conservation plan for big sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Beck, J.L., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Gregg, M.A. 2011. Saving the sagebrush sea: An ecosystem conservation plan for big sagebrush plant communities. Biological Conservation. 144:2573-2584.
Are there benefits to mowing intact Wyoming big sagebrush communities? An evaluation from southeastern Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Nafus, A. 2011. Are there benefits to mowing intact Wyoming big sagebrush communities? An evaluation from southeastern Oregon. Environmental Management. 48:539-546.
Brush management as a rangeland conservation strategy: A critical evaluation Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Archer, S.R., Davies, K.W., Fulbright, T.E., Mcdaniel, K.C., Wilcox, B.P., Predick, K.I. 2011. Brush management as a rangeland conservation strategy: A critical evaluation. In: Briske,D.D., editor. Conservation benefits of rangeland practices: Assessment, recommendations, and knowledge gaps. Washington, DC:USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. p. 105-170.
Perceptions of ranchers about medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski) management on sagebrush steppe rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W., Schreder, P., Chamberlain, A. 2011. Perceptions of ranchers about medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski) management on sagebrush steppe rangelands. Environmental Management. 48:400-417.
Interim medusahead management guide for the intermountain west Reprint Icon - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Johnson, D.D. 2011. Interim medusahead management guide for the intermountain west. Natural Resources Conservation Service Western States Area Workshop. p 1-15.
Medusahead in sagebrush steppe rangelands: Prevention, control, and revegetation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2012. Medusahead in sagebrush steppe rangelands: Prevention, control, and revegetation. Rangelands. 34(1):32-38.
Plant community diversity and native plant abundance decline with increasing abundance of an exotic annual grass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W. 2011. Plant community diversity and native plant abundance decline with increasing abundance of an exotic annual grass. Oecologia. 167:481-491.
Impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources Reprint Icon - (Other)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E.C., Davies, K.W. 2011. Impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources. In: Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, 16th Wildland Shrub Symposium Proceedings, May 20-24, 2011, Logan Utah. 17:Article 15.
Impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E.C., Davies, K.W. 2011. Impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources [abstract]. Wildland Shrub Symposium Abstracts. Paper No. 15.
Shrub-steppe early succession following invasive juniper cutting and prescribed fire Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R.N. 2011. Shrub-steppe early succession following invasive juniper cutting and prescribed fire. Environmental Management. 47:468-481.
Effects of long-term livestock grazing on fuel characteristics in rangelands: an example from the sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S. 2010. Effects of long-term livestock grazing on fuel characteristics in rangelands: an example from the sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:662-669.
Are we "missing the boat" on preventing the spread of invasive plants in rangelands? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2011. Are we "missing the boat" on preventing the spread of invasive plants in rangelands? Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4:166-171.
Estimating western juniper cover with NAIP imagery and evaluating the relationships between potential cover and environmental variables Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Steven, P.L., Dustin, J.D., Davis, D.B., Madsen, M.D., Daniel, Z.L., Bates, J.D. 2010. Estimating western juniper cover with NAIP imagery and evaluating the relationships between potential cover and environmental variables. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:630-637.
Native perennial forb variation between mountain big sagebrush and Wyoming big sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2010. Native perennial forb variation between mountain big sagebrush and Wyoming big sagebrush plant communities. Environmental Management. 46:452-458.
Revegetation of medusahead invaded sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W. 2010. Revegetation of medusahead invaded sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:564-571
Moderate Livestock Grazing Protects Sagebrush Plant Communities From Post-fire Cheatgrass Invasion. Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K., Bates, J., Svejcar, T. 2010. Moderate Livestock Grazing Protects Sagebrush Plant Communities From Post-fire Cheatgrass Invasion. Oregon State University Beef Research Report. BEEF031
Long-term Moderate Livestock Grazing Reduces the Risk, Size, and Severity of Wildfires. Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K., Bates, J., Svejcar, T., Boyd, C. 2010. Long-term Moderate Livestock Grazing Reduces The Risk, Size, and Severity of Wildfires. Oregon State University Beef Research Report 2010. p. 15-17
Prescribed burning in mid and late successional juniper woodlands - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2010. Prescribed burning in mid and late successional juniper woodlands [abstract]. Central Oregon Fire Science Symposium.
The impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources - (Proceedings)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2011. The impacts of fire on sage-grouse habitat and diet resources [abstract]. 16th Annual Wildland Shrub Symposium. XVII.
Shrub Microsite Influence Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., and K.W. Daview. 2010. Shrub Microsite Influences Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:248-252.
Vegetation Characteristics of Mountain and Wyoming Big Sagebrush Plant Communities in the Northern Great Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2010. VEGETATION CHARACTERISTICS OF MOUNTAIN AND WYOMING BIG SAGEBRUSH PLANT COMMUNITIES IN THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63(4):461-466
Medusahead In Sagebrush Steppe Rangelands: Control, Restoration, And Prevention. Reprint Icon - (Other)
Johnson, D., Davies,K. 2010.Medusahead In Sagebrush Steppe Rangelands: Control, Restoration, And Prevention.
Non-native competitive perennial grass impedes the spread of an invasive annual grass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Sheley, R.L. 2010. Non-native competitive perennial grass impedes the spread of an invasive annual grass. Biological Invasions. 12:3187-3194.
Livestock grazing decreases the risk and potential severity of wildfires - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2010. Livestock grazing decreases the risk and potential severity of wildfires [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No. 0-91.
Fire Effects on Cover and Dietary Resources of Sage-grouse Habitat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rhodes, E.C., J.D. Bates, R.N. Sharp, and K.W. Davies. 2010. Fire Effects on Cover and Dietary Resources of Sage-grouse Habitat. Journal of Wildlife Management. 74:755-764
Grazing Can Help Western Rangelands Recover from Fire Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2009. GRAZING CAN HELP WESTERN RANGELANDS RECOVER FROM FIRE. Oregon Beef Producer 22:12-14 (Popular Press).
Livestock Grazing Decreases the Risk and Potential Severity of Wildfires - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K. 2010. Livestock Grazing Decreases The Risk and Potential Severity of Wildfires. Society of Range Management. 63:0-91.
Sagebrush Steppe Ecology and Management-Research Progress Report 2008 Reprint Icon - (Other)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A. 2009. Sagebrush Steppe Ecology and Management-Research Progress Report 2008. Agricultural Research Service Publication. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Burns, OR. 59 p.
Crested Wheatgrass Impedes the Spread of Medusahead - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Sheley, R.L. 2009. Crested Wheatgrass Impedes the Spread of Medusahead.p. 39-43. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State University Special Report 1092.. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Grazing History Influences the Response of Sagebrush Plant communities to Fire Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2009. Grazing history influences the response of sagebrush plant communities to fire. p. 44-49. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State University Special Report 1092. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Promoting Native Vegetation in Medusahead Infestations - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Nafus, A. 2009. Promoting Native Vegetation in Medusahead Infestations. p. 50-55. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State Unviersity Special Report 1092. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Shrub Microsite Influences Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2009. Shrub microsite influences post-fire perennial grass establishment. p. 74-79. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State University Special Report 1092. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Influence of Long-term Livestock Grazing Exclusion on the Response of Sagebrush Steppe Plant Communities to Fire - (Other)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2009. Influence of Long-term Livestock Grazing Exclusion on the Response of Sagebrush Steppe Plant Communities to Fire. High Desert Ranch Family Newsletter. Spring 2009:2-6 (Extension Publication)
Interaction of Historical and Non-Historical Disturbances Maintains Native Plant Communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2009. Interaction of Historical and Nonhistorical Disturbances Maintains Native plant Communities. Ecological Applications. 19(6):1536-1545.
Promoting native vegetation and diversity in exotic annual grass infestations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Promoting native vegetation and diversity in exotic annual grass infestations. Restoration Ecology. 19:159-165.
Influence of Mowing Artemisia Tridentata Ssp. Wyomingensis on Winter Habitat for Wildlife Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Johnson, D., Nafus, A. 2009. Influence of Mowing Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis on Winter Habitat for Wildlife. Environmental Management. 44:84-92.
Postfire Succession in Big Sagebrush Steppe With Livestock Grazing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2009. Postfire Succession in Big Sagebrush Steppe With Livestock Grazing. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62(1)
Are Historic Disturbance Regimes Appropriate in Sagebrush Plant Communities under Modern Conditions? - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2009. ARE HISTORIC DISTURBANCE REGIMES APPROPRIATE IN SAGEBRUSH PLANT COMMUNITIES UNDER MODERN CONDITIONS?. 62nd Society for Range Management Meeting.Paper No.23-2.
Microsite and Herbaceous Vegetation Heterogeneity after Burning Artemisia Tridentata Steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., James, J.J. 2009. MICROSITE AND HERBACEOUS VEGETATION HETEROGENEITY AFTER BURNING ARTEMISIA TRIDENTATA STEPPE. Oecologia 159:597-606
Monitoring Grazing Lands - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2009. MONITORING GRAZING LANDS. Cow Calf Management Guide and Cattle Producer's Library. CL518:518-1 - 518-7.
Comparison of Medusahead Invaded and Non-Invaded Wyoming Big Sagebrush Steppe in Southeastern Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Comparison of medusahead invaded and non-invaded wyoming big sagebrush steppe in southeastern oregon. Rangeland Ecol Manage 61:623-629
Influence of long-term livestock grazing exclusion on the response of sagebrush steppe plant communities to fire - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J., Bates, J.D. 2008. Influence of long-term livestock grazing exclusion on the response of sagebrush steppe plant communities to fire. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 3-8.
Medusahead Establishment and Dispersal in Sagebrush-Bunchgrass Communities - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Medusahead establishment and dispersal in sagebrush-bunchgrass communities. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 31-34.
Restoration of Quaking Aspen Woodlands Invaded by Western Juniper - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2008. Restoration of quaking aspen woodlands invaded by western juniper. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 86-92.
Juniper Cutting and Prescribed Fire Combinations; South Mountain, Idaho - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Sharp, R. 2008. Juniper cutting and prescribed fire combinations; south mountain, idaho. Extension Reports.Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 62-68.
Grazing after Fire in the Sagebrush-Steppe - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2008. Grazing after fire in the sagebrush-steppe. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 9-18.
Prevention: a Proactive Approach to the Control of Invasive Plants in Wildlands Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2009. Prevention: A Proactive Approach to the Control of Invasive Plants in Wildlands. p. 81-96. In: Wilcox, C.P. and R.B. Turpin (eds.). Invasive species: Detection, Impacts and Control. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.
Sagebrush Steppe - Research Progress Report 2007 - (Other)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Sheley, R.L., Johnson, D.D., Miller, R.F., Sharp, R.N., Rhodes, E.C. 2008. Sagebrush steppe - research progress report 2007. Agricultural Research Service Publication. EOARC - Burns pp88
Managing Medusahead in the Intermountain West is at a Critical Threshold - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D. 2008. Managing Medusahead in the Intermountain West is at a Critical Threshold. Rangelands. 30:13-15.
Linking Nitrogen Partitioning and Species Abundance to Invasion Resistance in the Great Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Aanderud, Z.T. 2008. Linking nitrogen partitioning and species abundance to invasion resistance in the great basin. Oecologia. 156:637-648.
Does Fall Prescribed Burning Artemisia Tridentata Steppe Promote Invasion Or Resistance to Invasion after a Recovery Period? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Bates, J.D. 2008. Does fall prescribed burning artemisia tridentata steppe promote invasion or resistance to invasion after a recovery period?. Journal of Arid Environments 72:1076-1085.
The Response of Thurber's Needlegrass to Fall Prescribed Burning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2008. The response of thurber's needlegrass to fall prescribed burning. Rangeland Ecology and Management. Rangeland Ecol Manage 61:188-193
Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Plant Communities - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Medusahead dispersal and establishment in sagebrush plant communities. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Range & Pasture Management Poster #24.
Control of Medusahead with Imazapic and Prescribed Burning in the Northern Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2008. Control of medusahead with imazapic and prescribed burning in the northern great basin. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Range & Pasture Management Poster# 18.
Recovery and Structural Characteristics of Mechanically Treated Wyoming Big Sagebrush - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Recovery and structural characteristics of mechanically treated wyoming big sagebrush. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Society for Range Management Meeting. Range & Pasture Management Posters #13.
Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Steppe Plant Communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Steppe Plant Communities. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61(1):110-115.
Medusahead Invasion, Implications, and Management. - (Other)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Medusahead invasion, implications, and management.. High Desert Ranch Family Newsletter. Oregon State University Extension Service. Winter 2008:9-10
Invasibility of Sagebrush-Bunchgrass Communities Four Years Post-Burn - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Bates, J.D. 2007. Invasibility of Sagebrush-Bunchgrass Communities Four Years Post-Burn [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No.110
Revegetation Success of Medusahead-Infested Rangelands with Plateau® and Prescribed Burning - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Revegetation success of medusahead-infested rangelands with plateau® and prescribed burning [abstract]. Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Chapter.p.37.
Influence of Neighboring Vegetation Height on Seed Dispersal: Implications to Invasive Plant Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Influence of neighboring vegetation height on seed dispersal: implications to invasive plant management. Weed Science 55:626-630
Short-Term Effects of Burning Wyoming Big Sagebrush Steppe in Southeast Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R. 2007. Short-term effects of burning wyoming big sagebrush steppe in southeast oregon. Rangeland Ecology and Management.60:515-522.
Impacts of Prescribed Fire and Post-Fire Grazing to Sagebrush Steppe Vegetation - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Falck, S.J., Rhodes, E. 2007. Impacts of prescribed fire and post-fire grazing to sagebrush steppe vegetation. Society for Ecological Restoration Abstracts [abstract. SS.6.4.
Western Juniper Control Using Partial Cutting and Prescribed Fire - (Abstract Only)
2007. Western juniper control using partial cutting and prescribed fire. Society for Ecological Restoration Abstracts[abstract] SS.7.1.
Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Steppe - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2007. Medusahead dispersal and establishment in sagebrush steppe [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. PS 30-143.
Environmental and Vegetation Relationships of the Artemisia Tridentata Spp. Wyomingensis Alliance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2007. Environmental and vegetation relationships of the artemisia tridentata spp. wyomingensis alliance. Journal of Arid Environments. 70(2007):478-494.
Influence of Plant Functional Removal on Inorganic Soil Nitrogen Concentrations in Native Grasslands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Pokorny, M.L., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J. 2007. Influence of plant functional removal on inorganic soil nitrogen concentrations in native grasslands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 60(3):304-310.
The Potential for Resource-Based Niches to Contribute to Invasion Resistance in a Semi-Arid Plant Community - (Abstract Only)
James, J.J., Davies, K.W., Aanderud, Z.T., Sheley, R.L. 2007. The potential for resource-based niches to contributed to invasion resistance in a semi-arid plant community [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 213.
Prescribed Burning Impacts on Sage Grouse Dietary Resources in Eastern Oregon - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Rhodes, E., Davies, K.W. 2007. Prescribed burning impacts on sage grouse dietary resources in eastern oregon [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting. Papaer No. 29.
Juniper Control and Aspen Restoration in the Northern Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R., Davies, K.W. 2007. Juniper control and aspen restoration in the northern great basin [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No. 28.
Case Study: Wildfire Effects and Succession on Wyoming Big Sagebrush Associations in Southeast Oregon. - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2007. Case study: wildfire effects and succession on wyoming big sagebrush associations in southeast oregon[abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.Paper No.26.
Prescribed Fire and Post-Fire Grazing Response of Sagebrush Steppe Vegetation. - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Sharp, R. 2007. Prescribed fire and post-fire grazing response of sagebrush steppe vegetation[abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No.24.
Management Concerns and Research Needs for Sagebrush Obligate Wildlife Species - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C. 2007. Management Concerns and Research Needs for Sagebrush Obligate Wildlife Species. Rangeland Ecology and Management 60th Annual Meeting. Paper No. 111.
The Influence of Artemisia Tridenata Ssp. Wyomingensis on Microsite and Vegetation Heterogeneity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2007. The influence of artemisia tridenata ssp. wyomingensis on microsite and vegetation heterogeneity. Journal of Arid Environments. 69(2007):441-457.
A Conceptual Framework for Preventing the Spatial Dispersal of Invasive Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. A conceptual framework for preventing the spatial dispersal of invasive plants. Weed Science. 55:178-184.
Vegetation Characteristics Across Part of the Wyoming Big Sagebrush Alliance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2006. Vegetation characteristics across part of the wyoming big sagebrush alliance. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59(6):567-575.
Improving the Scientific Integrity of Nontechnical Publications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maestas, J.D., Hughes, J., Toombs, T.P., Davies, K.W., Gregg, M.A., Johnson-Nistler, C., Gilgert, W.C., Peterson, S.L. 2006. View Points: Improving the Scientific Integrity of Nontechnical Publications. Rangelands Oct. 2006. Pp. 32-33.
Relationships Between Environmental and Vegetation Characteristics: Wyoming Big Sagebrush Alliance - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2007. Relationships between environmental and vegetation characteristics: wyoming big sagebrush alliance[abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper #82.
The Impacts of Burning Wyoming Big Sagebrush on Community Resource Capture and Use - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. The impacts of burning wyoming big sagebrush on community resource capture and use [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No. 81.
Wyoming Big Sagebrush Influence on Community Resource Capture - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R. 2005. Wyoming big sagebrush influence on community resource capture [abstract]. Ecology and Management of Pinyon Juniper Communities Within The Interior W. Paper No. 23.
Vegetation Cover Potentials of the Wyoming Big Sagebrush Alliance and Sage-Grouse Habitat Requirements - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K., Bates, J.D., Miller, R. 2005. Vegetation cover potentials of the wyoming big sagebrush alliance and sage-grouse habitat requirements [abstract]. Ecology and Management of Pinyon Juniper Communities Within The Interior W. Paper No. 39.
Wild and Prescribed Fire Effects to Wyoming Big Sagebrush Steppe, Eastern Oregon - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R., Sharp, R.N. 2005. Wild and prescribed fire effects to Wyoming big sagebrush steppe, Eastern Oregon [abstract]. Ecology and Management of Pinyon Juniper Communities Within The Interior W. Paper No. 31.
Western Juniper Control: Management Techniques and Vegetation Dynamics - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R., Svejcar, A.J. 2005. Western juniper control: management techniques and vegetation dynamics [abstract]. Ecology and Management of Pinyon Juniper Communities Within The Interior W. Paper No. 52.
Restoration of Quaking Aspen Woodlands Invaded by Western Juniper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R., Davies, K. 2006. Restoration of Quaking Aspen Woodlands Invaded by Western Juniper. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 58:88-97.
Are Guidelines for Sage Grouse Habitat Realistic in Wyoming Big Sagebrush Communities in Eastern Oregon? - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R. 2005. Are guidelines for sage grouse habitat realistic in wyoming big sagebrush communities in eastern oregon [abstract]? Society of Range Management. Paper No. 72.
Influence of Wyoming Big Sagebrush on Spatial Variation of Micro-Environments and Herbaceous Vegetation - (Abstract Only)
Bates, J.D., Miller, R. 2005. Influence of wyoming big sagebrush on spatial variation of micro-environments and herbaceous vegetation. [abstract] Society of Range Management. Paper No. 62.
Vegetation Potentials of Wyoming Big Sagebrush Communities: Are Vegetation Guidelines for Sage Grouse Realistic? - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2004. Vegetation potentials of wyoming big sagebrush communities: are vegetation guidelines for sage grouse realistic? Ecological Society of America Abstracts. p. 118.
Ecology of the Wyoming Big Sagebrush Alliance in the Northern Great Basin: 2004 Progress Report - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K., Miller, R. 2004. Ecology of the wyoming big sagebrush alliance in the northern great basin: 2004 progress report. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 61 p.
Ecology of the Wyoming Big Sagebrush Alliance in the Northern Great Basin: 2004 Progress Report - (Other)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K., Miller, R. 2004. Ecology of the Wyoming big sagebrush alliance in the northern Great Basin: 2004 progress report. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 61 p.
The Effect of Seeding and Seedbed Preparation Methods on Establishment of Forage Kochia (Kochia Prostrata [L.] SHAD.) - (Abstract Only)
Schauer, C.S., Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Bohnert, D. 2004. The effect of seeding and seedbed preparation methods on establishment of forage kochia (kochia prostrata [l.] shad.) [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 319.
Ecological Potential of the Wyoming Big Sagebrush Cover Type in the Northern Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
DAVIES, K., BATES, J.D., MILLER, R. ECOLOGICAL POTENTIAL OF THE WYOMING BIG SAGEBRUSH COVER TYPE IN THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN [abstract]. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING ABSTRACTS. 2003. Paper No. 56
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