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Stella Copeland
Range and Meadow Forage Management Research
Research Ecologist

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Projects
Restoration and Conservation of Great Basin Ecosystems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436167

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Weak effects of a soil contrast on Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis) transplant survival in a northern Great Basin case study suggest importance of microsite selection and non-soil factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyoming big sagebrush transplant survival and growth affected by age, season of planting, and competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biocrusts indicators of livestock grazing effects on soil stability in sagebrush steppe: A case study from a long-term experiment in the northern Great Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Condon, L., Rosentreter, R., Miller, J., Kahn-Abrams, M. 2023. Biocrusts indicators of livestock grazing effects on soil stability in sagebrush steppe: A case study from a long-term experiment in the northern Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 91:82-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2023.09.001.
Influence of directional side of sagebrush canopies and interspaces on microhabitats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Copeland, S.M., Clenet, D.R., Svejcar, L.N., Bates, J.D. 2023. Influence of directional side of sagebrush canopies and interspaces on microhabitats. Basic and Applied Ecology. 72:16-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2023.06.004.
A recruitment niche framework for improving seed-based restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, J.E., Agneray, A.C., Boyd, C.S., Bradford, J.B., Kildisheva, O.A., Suding, K.N., Copeland, S.M. 2023. A recruitment niche framework for improving seed-based restoration. Restoration Ecology. Article e13959. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13959.
Variable effects of long-term livestock grazing across the western United States suggest diverse approaches are needed to meet global change challenges Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Hoover, D.L., Augustine, D.J., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Derner, J.D., Duniway, M.C., Porensky, L.M., Vermeire, L.T. 2023. Variable effects of long-term livestock grazing across the western United States suggest diverse approaches are needed to meet global change challenges. Applied Vegetation Science. 26(1). Article e12719. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12719.
Reproductive compensatory photosynthesis in a semi-arid rangeland bunchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., O'Connor, R.C., Copeland, S.M. 2023. Reproductive compensatory photosynthesis in a semi-arid rangeland bunchgrass. Oecologia. 201:625-635. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-023-05341-w.
Growing the state endemic, Oregon semaphoregrass (Pleuropogon oregonus): Focus on a successful propagation and introduction program on Burns Paiute Tribal lands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Crouch, C.G., Palmer, B.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Ziegenhagen, L.L., Brown, J. 2023. Growing the state endemic, Oregon semaphoregrass (Pleuropogon oregonus): Focus on a successful propagation and introduction program on Burns Paiute Tribal lands. Native Plants Journal. 24(1):62-71. https://doi.org/10.3368/npj.24.1.62.
Influence of weather on production dynamics in Wyoming big sagebrush steppe across plant associations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Davies, K.W., Hardegree, S.P., Moffet, C., Bates, J.D. 2022. Influence of weather on production dynamics in Wyoming big sagebrush steppe across plant associations. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 85:48-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.09.002.
Management and environmental factors associated with simulated restoration seeding barriers in sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Bradford, J.B., Hardegree, S.P., Schlaepfer, D.R., Badik, K.J. 2022. Management and environmental factors associated with simulated restoration seeding barriers in sagebrush steppe. Restoration Ecology. Article e13722. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13722.
Grazing effects on shrub-induced resource islands and herbaceous vegetation heterogeneity in sagebrush-steppe communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Copeland, S.M., Bates, J.D. 2022. Grazing effects on shrub-induced resource islands and herbaceous vegetation heterogeneity in sagebrush-steppe communities. Global Ecology and Conservation. 35. Article e02106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02106.
Moderate grazing during the off-season (fall-winter) reduces exotic annual grasses in sagebrush-bunchgrass steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Copeland, S.M., Bates, J.D. 2022. Moderate grazing during the off-season (fall-winter) reduces exotic annual grasses in sagebrush-bunchgrass steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 82:51-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.02.003.
Off-season grazing reduces exotic annual grasses and increases a native bunchgrass - (Trade Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Copeland, S.M., Bates, J.D. 2022. Off-season grazing reduces exotic annual grasses and increases a native bunchgrass. Oregon Cattleman. 6(3):30-33.
Plant community data from a statewide survey of paired serpentine and non-serpentine soils in California, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, J.E., Copeland, S.M., Davies, K., Anacker, B., Safford, H., Harrison, S. 2022. Plant community data from a statewide survey of paired serpentine and non-serpentine soils in California, USA. Ecology. 103(6): Article e3644. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3644.
Stomatal conductance relates to sagebrush transplant survival across planting season and size-class Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Hamerlynck, E.P., Holfus, C., Campbell, E., Boyd, C.S. 2021. Stomatal conductance relates to sagebrush transplant survival across planting season and size-class. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 80:26-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.09.008.
Dormant-season moderate grazing prefire maintains diversity and reduces exotic annual grass response postfire in imperiled Artemisia steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S., O'Connor, R.C., Copeland, S.M. 2021. Dormant-season moderate grazing prefire maintains diversity and reduces exotic annual grass response postfire in imperiled Artemisia steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 79:91-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.08.002.
Improving restoration success through a precision restoration framework Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Baughman, O.W., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Kerby, J., Kildisheva, O., Svejcar, T. 2021. Improving restoration success through a precision restoration framework. Restoration Ecology. 29(2). Article e13348. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13348.
Recovery of the herbaceous component of degraded sagebrush steppe is unimpeded by 75 years of moderate cattle grazing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D. 2021. Recovery of the herbaceous component of degraded sagebrush steppe is unimpeded by 75 years of moderate cattle grazing. Ecosphere. 12(3). Article e03445. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3445.
Gaps and hotspots in the state of knowledge of pinyon-juniper communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hartsell, J., Copeland, S.M., Munson, S., Butterfield, B., Bradford, J. 2020. Gaps and hotspots in the state of knowledge of pinyon-juniper communities. Forest Ecology and Management. 455(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117628.
Restoration of sagebrush in crested wheatgrass communities: A longer-term evaluation in the northern Great Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Hamerlynck, E.P., Copeland, S.M. 2020. Restoration of sagebrush in crested wheatgrass communities: a longer-term evaluation in the northern Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73(1):1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.07.005.
Long-term plant community trajectories suggest divergent responses of native and non-native perennials and annuals to vegetation removal and seeding treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, S.M., Munson, S.M., Bradford, J.B., Butterfield, B.J., Gunnell, K.L. 2019. Long-term plant community trajectories suggest divergent responses of native and non-native perennials and annuals to vegetation removal and seeding treatments. Restoration Ecology. 27(4):821-831. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12928.