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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: RANGELAND RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Cover estimations using object-based image analysis rule sets developed across multiple scales in pinyon-juniper woodlands     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulet, A., Roundy, B.A., Petersen, S.L., Jensen, R.R., Bunting, S.C. 2014. Cover estimations using object-based image analysis rule sets developed across multiple scales in pinyon-juniper woodlands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(3):318-327. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-12-00154.1.
Incorporating plant recruitment into state-and-transition models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Jan-14)
An object-based image analysis of pinyon and juniper woodlands treated to reduce fuels     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulet, A., Roundy, B.A., Petersen, S.L., Jensen, R.R., Bunting, S.C. 2014. An object-based image analysis of pinyon and juniper woodlands treated to reduce fuels. Environmental Management. 53:660-671.
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.
Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Roundy, B.A., Kostka, S.J. 2014. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology. American Society for Testing and Materials. 33:44-55. DOI: 10.1520/STP156920120181.
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.
Vegetation response to western juniper slash treatments     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Connor, C., Miller, R., Bates, J.D. 2013. Vegetation response to western juniper slash treatments. Environmental Management. 52:553-566.
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.
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.
Surfactant seed coating - a strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Hulet, A., Mackey, B.E., Harrison, M.A., Mcmillan, M.F. 2013. Surfactant seed coating - A strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils. International Symposium on Adjuvants for Agrochemicals. p.205-210.
Soil surfactant products for improving hydrologic function in post-fire water repellent soil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Coronel, E.G., Hopkins, B.G. 2013. Soil surfactant products for improving hydrologic function in post-fire water repellent soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:1825-1830.
Anchor chaining’s influence on soil hydrology and seeding success in burned piñon-juniper woodlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Dec-12)
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
What is EBIPM and how can it help you? - (Abstract Only)
Svejcar, A.J. 2012. What is EBIPM and how can it help you? [abstract]. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 0100.
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.
Freezing stress influences emergence of germinated perennial grass seeds - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Lemos, J.A. 2013. Freezing stress influences emergence of germinated perennial grass seeds [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 112.
Evaluating the impact of Wyoming big sagebrush fuel loads on bunchgrass mortality following a fire event - (Abstract Only)
Hulet, A., Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2013. Evaluating the impact of Wyoming big sagebrush fuel loads on bunchgrass mortality following a fire event [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 287.
Utilizing NAIP imagery to estimate tree cover and biomass in pinyon and juniper woodlands - (Abstract Only)
Hulet, A., Roundy, B., Petersen, S., Bunting, S. 2013. Utilizing NAIP imagery to estimate tree cover and biomass in pinyon and juniper woodlands [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 272.
Use of Biosol Forte as a seed coating to improve stand establishment of native bunchgrass species - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Munday, K.L. 2013. Use of Biosol Forte as a seed coating to improve stand establishment of native bunchgrass species [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 322.
Improving rangeland seeding success in post-fire water repellent soil using surfactant seed coating technology - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L. 2013. Improving rangeland seeding success in post-fire water repellent soil using surfactant seed coating technology [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 319.
The value of decision models: Using ecologically based invasive plant management as an example     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S. 2012. The value of decision models: Using ecologically based invasive plant management as an example. Rangelands. 34(6):2-5.
Use of Kendall's coefficient of concordance to assess agreement among observers of very high resolution imagery     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gearhart, A.L., Booth, D.T., Sedivec, K.K., Schauer, C.S. 2013. Use of Kendall's coefficient of concordance to assess agreement among observers of very high resolution imagery. Geocarto International. 28(6):517-526.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Biomass production and net ecosystem exchange following defoliation in a wet sedge community     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Biomass production and net ecosystem exchange following defoliation in a wet sedge community. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(4):394-400.
Postfire restoration of soil hydrology and wildland vegetation using surfactant seed coating technology     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Inouye, A., Zvirzdin, D.L. 2012. Postfire restoration of soil hydrology and wildland vegetation using surfactant seed coating technology. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(3):253-259.
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.
Influence of soil water repellency on seedling emergence and plant survival in a burned semi-arid woodland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Petersen, S.L., Fernelius, K.J., Roundy, B.A., Taylor, A.G., Hopkins, B.G. 2012. Influence of soil water repellency on seedling emergence and plant survival in a burned semi-arid woodland. Arid Land Research and Management. 26:236-249.
Comparison of postfire soil water repellency amelioration strategies on bluebunch wheatgrass and cheatgrass survival     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Petersen, S.L., Roundy, B.A., Hopkins, B.G., Taylor, A.G. 2012. Comparison of postfire soil water repellency amelioration strategies on bluebunch wheatgrass and cheatgrass survival. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(2):182-188.
Water quality in the agronomic context: Flood irrigation impacts on summer in-stream temperature extremes in the interior Pacific northwest (USA) - (Book / Chapter)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J., Zamora, J.J. 2012. Water quality in the agronomic context: Flood irrigation impacts on summer in-stream temperature extremes in the interior Pacific northwest (USA). In: Voudouris, K., Voutsa, D., editors. Ecological Water Quality. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. p.343-358.
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.
The role of joint ventures in bridging the gap between research and management - (Book / Chapter)
Giocomo, J.J., Gustafson, M., Duberstein, J., Boyd, C.S. 2012. The role of joint ventures in bridging the gap between research and management. In: Sands, J.P., DeMaso, S.J., Schnupp, M.J., Brennan, L.A., editors. Wildlife Science Connecting Research With Management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p.239-251.
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. Rangeland CEAP. Nature Resouce 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.
Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Svejcar, A.J., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48:961-969.
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.
Looking toward a brighter future for lekking grouse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Petersen, S., Gilgert, W., Rodgers, R., Fuhlendorf, S., Larsen, R., Wolfe, D., Jensen, K., Gonzales, P., Nenneman, M., Danvir, R., Dahlgren, D., Messmer, T. 2011. Looking toward a brighter future for lekking grouse. Rangelands. 33(6):2-11. DOI: 10.2111/1551-501X-33.6.2.
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.
The influence of plant removal on succession in wyoming big sagebrush     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2011. The influence of plant removal on succession in wyoming big sagebrush. Journal of Arid Environments. 75:734-741.
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.
Soil water repellency within a burned pinon-juniper woodland: spatial distribution, severity, and ecohydrologic implications     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D., Petersen, S., Hopkins, B., Roundy, B.A., Chandler, D. 2011. Soil water repellency within a burned pinon-juniper woodland: spatial distribution, severity, and ecohydrologic implications. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75:1543-1553.
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.
Feature extraction techniques for estimating pinon and juniper tree cover and density, and comparison with field based management surveys     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzden, D.L., Davis, B.D., Petersen, S.L., Roundy, B.A. 2011. Feature extraction techniques for estimating pinon and juniper tree cover and density, and comparison with field based management surveys. Environmental Management. 47:766-776.
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.
Arguments for a major research focus on seeding establishment and recruitment on rangelands     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Svejcar, A.J. 2011. Arguments for a major research focus on seeding establishment and recruitment on rangelands [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0025.
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
Variation in nutrient resorption by desert shrubs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drenovsky, R.E., James, J.J., Richards, J.H. 2010. Variation in nutrient resorption by desert shrubs. Journal of Arid Environments. 74(11):1564-1568.
Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Drenovsky, R.E., Monaco, T.A., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework? Ecological Applications. 21(2):490-502.
A shift in seasonal rainfall reduces soil organic carbon storage in a cold desert     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aanderud, Z.T., Richards, J.H., Svejcar, A.J., James, J.J. 2010. A shift in seasonal rainfall reduces soil organic carbon storage in a cold desert. Ecosystems. 13:673-682.
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.
Exploitation of Nutrient-Rich Soil Patches by Invasive Annual and Native Perennial Grasses     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Ziegenhagen, L.L., Aanderud, Z. 2010. Exploitation of Nutrient-Rich Soil Patches by Invasive Annual and Native Perennial Grasses. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3(2):169-177
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.
Limitations to postfire seedling establishment: the role of seeding technology, water availability, and invasive plant abundance     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Svejcar, A.J. 2010. Limitations to postfire seedling establishment: the role of seeding technology, water availability, and invasive plant abundance. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63(4):491-495.
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
A scientific assessment of the effectiveness of riparian management practices - (Book / Chapter)
George, M.R., Jackson, R.D., Boyd, C.S., Tate, K.W. 2011. A scientific assessment of the effectiveness of riparian management practices. In:Briske, D.D., editor. Conservation Benefits of Rangeland Practices. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. p213-252.
Principles for ecologically based invasive plant management     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Smith, B.S., Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L. 2010. Principles for ecologically based invasive plant management. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:229-239.
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.
Designing Invasion Resistant Plant Communities: The Role of Plant Functional Traits     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Drenovsky, R., James, J. 2010. Designing Ivasion Resistant Plant Communities: The Role of Plant Functional Traits. Rangelands. 32:32-37.
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.
Improving Field-Based Experimental Research to Compliment Contemporary Management     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Havstad, K.M. 2009. Improving Field-Based Experimental Research to Compliment Contemporary Management. Rangelands. 31(5):26-30.
Managing Complex Problems in Rangeland Ecosystems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Managing Complex Problems in Rangeland Ecosystems. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62(6):491-499.
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.
A Technique for Estimating Root Production in Riparian Systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. A Technique for Estimating Riparian Root Production. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62:198-202.
Litter Decomposition in a Sierra Nevada Riparian Meadow As a Function of Plant Species, Distance from Stream Edge, and Grazing - (Abstract Only)
Vasquez, E.A., Riegel, G.M., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. LITTER DECOMPOSITION IN A SIERRA NEVADA RIPARIAN MEADOW AS A FUNCTION OF PLANT SPECIES, DISTANCE FROM STREAM EDGE, AND GRAZING. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 1000-17.
Soil Nitrogen Management and Invasion Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J., Smith, B.S. 2009. SOIL NITROGEN MANAGEMENT AND INVASION RESISTANCE. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 20-11.
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.
Pre and Post-Burn Cattle Distribution Patterns: Sagebrush Steppe - (Abstract Only)
Ganskopp, D.C., Bohnert, D. 2009. PRE AND POST-BURN CATTLE DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS: SAGEBRUSH STEPPE. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No.03-11.
The Influence of Plant Functional Group Removal on Succession in Wyoming Big Sagebrush Communities - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. THE INFLUENCE OF PLANT FUNCTIONAL GROUP REMOVAL ON SUCCESSION IN WYOMING BIG SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITIES. 62nd Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No.1030-3.
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.
Invasive rangeland plants in range and animal sciences and resources management - (Book / Chapter)
Mangold, J.M., Svejcar, A.J., Sheley, R.L., Monaco, T.A., Sosebee, R. 2008. Invasive rangeland plants in range and animal sciences and resources management. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems.
Environmental Stress and Genetics Influence Nighttime Leaf Conductance in the C4 Grass Distichlis Spicata     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richards, J.H., James, J.J., Drenovsky, R.E., Christman, M.A. 2009. ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS AND GENETICS INFLUENCE NIGHTTIME LEAF CONDUCTANCE IN THE C4 GRASS DISTICHLIS SPICATA. Functional Plant Biology 36:50-55
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.
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.
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.
Do Grazing Cattle Seek Nutritionally Superior Portions of Pastures? - (Experiment Station)
Ganskopp, D.C., Bohnert, D. 2008. Do grazing cattle seek nutritionally superior portions of pastures?. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 24-29.
Medusahead Outperforms Squirretail - (Experiment Station)
Mangold, J.M., Young, K. 2008. Medusahead outperforms squirretail. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 35-42.
Defoliation Impacts on Above and Below-ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community - (Experiment Station)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Defoliation Impacts on Above and Below-ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 3-819-23.
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
Defoliation Impacts on above and below-Ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Defoliation impacts on above and below-ground production in a riparian sedge community. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.Building Bridges:Grasslands to Rangelands. Watershed Management & Hydrology Poster#46
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