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Research Project: Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

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

To burn or not to burn: Comparing reintroducing fire with cutting an encroaching conifer for conservation of an imperiled shrub-steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Rios, R.C., Bates, J.D., Johnson, D.D., Kerby, J., Boyd, C.S. 2019. To burn or not to burn: Comparing reintroducing fire with cutting an encroaching conifer for conservation of an imperiled shrub-steppe. Ecology and Evolution. 9(16):9137-9148. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5461.

Ventenata and other coexisting exotic annual grass control and plant community response to increasing imazapic application rates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Hamerlynck, E.P. 2019. Ventenata and other coexisting exotic annual grass control and plant community response to increasing imazapic application rates. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72(4):700-705. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.02.010.

Improving seeding success of forage kochia in cheatgrass invaded sagebrush rangelands in the northern Great Basin - (Trade Journal)
Johnson, D., Davies, K.W., Schroeder, V., Miller, T. 2018. Improving seeding success of forage kochia in cheatgrass invaded sagebrush rangelands in the northern Great Basin. Oregon Beef Producer. Oregon Beef Producer.

Developing conservation measures to restore and rehabilitate rangelands on degraded sage-grouse habitat in southeastern Oregon - (Government Publication)
Arispe, S.A., Johnson, D., Davies, K.W. 2018. Developing conservation measures to restore and rehabilitate rangelands on degraded sage-grouse habitat in southeastern Oregon. Extension Reports. Extension Report.

Herbaceous biomass response to prescribed fire in juniper-encroached sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Bournoville, J., Boyd, C.S., O'Connor, R., Svejcar, T.J. 2019. Herbaceous biomass response to prescribed fire in juniper-encroached sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72(1):28-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.08.003.

Characteristics of intact Wyoming big sagebrush associations in southeastern Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2019. Characteristics of intact Wyoming big sagebrush associations in southeastern Oregon. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72(1):36-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.07.015.

Post-wildfire seeding to restore native vegetation and limit exotic annuals: an evaluation in juniper-dominated sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S. 2019. Post-wildfire seeding to restore native vegetation and limit exotic annuals: an evaluation in juniper-dominated sagebrush steppe. Restoration Ecology. 27(1):120-127. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12848.

Collaboration as a path forward on Western rangelands - (Trade Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Johnson, D. 2018. Collaboration as a path forward on Western rangelands. Progressive Cattleman. 7:26-27.

Quaking aspen woodland after conifer control: herbaceous dynamics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2018. Quaking aspen woodland after conifer control: herbaceous dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management. 409:307-316. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.032.

Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands - (Other)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M., Miller, T. 2017. Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands. Oregon State University Extension Publication. Oregon Beef Council Report. p.36-44.

Evaluating a seed technology for sagebrush restoration across an elevation gradient: support for bet hedging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Madsen, M.D., Kerby, J., Hulet, A. 2018. Evaluating a seed technology for sagebrush restoration across an elevation gradient: support for bet hedging. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71(1):19-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.07.006.

Wildlife responses to brush management: a contemporary evaluation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fulbright, T.E., Davies, K.W., Archer, S.R. 2018. Wildlife responses to brush management: a contemporary evaluation. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71(1):35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.07.001.

Data set on the effects of conifer control and slash burning on soil carbon, total N, organic matter and extractable micro-nutrients Reprint Icon - (Other)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2017. Data set on the effects of conifer control and slash burning on soil carbon, total N, organic matter and extractable micro-nutrients. Data in Brief. 14:515-523. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.08.004.

Effects of conifer treatments on soil nutrient availability and plant composition in sagebrush steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2017. Effects of conifer treatments on soil nutrient availability and plant composition in sagebrush steppe. Forest Ecology and Management. 400:631-644.

Established perennial vegetation provides high resistance to reinvasion by exotic annual grasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2017. Established perennial vegetation provides high resistance to reinvasion by exotic annual grasses. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(6):748-754. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.06.001.

Fall and spring grazing influence fire ignitability and initial spread in shrub steppe communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Gearhart, A., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D. 2017. Fall and spring grazing influence fire ignitability and initial spread in shrub steppe communities. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 26:485-490.

Using activated carbon to limit herbicide effects to seeded bunchgrass when revegetating annual grass-invaded rangelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Hulet, A. 2017. Using activated carbon to limit herbicide effects to seeded bunchgrass when revegetating annual grass-invaded rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70:604-608.

The influence of soil color on seedbed microclimate and seedling demographics of a perennial bunchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Lemos, J.A. 2017. The influence of soil color on seedbed microclimate and seedling demographics of a perennial bunchgrass. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(5):621-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.03.004.

Impacts of feral horse use on herbaceous riparian vegetation within a sagebrush steppe ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Collins, G.H. 2017. Impacts of feral horse use on herbaceous riparian vegetation within a sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(4):411-417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.02.001.

Legacy microsite effect on the survival of bitterbrush outplantings after prescribed fire: capitalizing on spatial variability to improve restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Gearhart, A.L. 2017. Legacy microsite effect on the survival of bitterbrush outplantings after prescribed fire: capitalizing on spatial variability to improve restoration. Restoration Ecology. 25(5):723-730. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12506.

Attempting to restore mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana) four years after fire Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Hulet, A. 2017. Attempting to restore mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana) four years after fire. Restoration Ecology. 25(5):717-722. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12505.

Plant community dynamics 25 years after juniper control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A., Miller, R., Davies, K.W. 2017. Plant community dynamics 25 years after juniper control. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(3):356-362. doi:10.1016/j.rama.2016.11.003.

What we know and what we need to know about sagebrush restoration - (Abstract Only)
Gearhart, A.L., Davies, K.W. 2017. What we know and what we need to know about sagebrush restoration. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Abstract proceedings of the 70th annual meeting. 1-222.

Effects of grazing on fuel characteristics, fire ignitibility and spread - (Abstract Only)
Gearhart, A.L., Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S. 2017. Effects of grazing on fuel characteristics, fire ignitibility and spread. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.Abstract proceedings of the 70th DRM Annual Meeting. 1-222.

The sage-grouse habitat mortgage: effective conifer management in space and time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Kerby, J., Svejcar, T., Bates, J.D., Johnson, D., Davies, K.W. 2017. The sage-grouse habitat mortgage: effective conifer management in space and time. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(1):141-148. doi:10.1016/j.rama.2016.08.012.

Longer term rest from grazing: a response to Jones & Carter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Gearhart, A.L., Vavra, M., Schultz, B.W., Rimbey, N. 2016. Longer term rest from grazing: a response to Jones & Carter. Journal of Rangeland Applications. 3:9-15.

Challenges and limitations to native species restoration in the Great Basin, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, T., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Hamerlynck, E.P., Svejcar, L. 2017. Challenges and limitations to native species restoration in the Great Basin, USA. Plant Ecology. 218:81-94. doi: 10.1007/s11258-016-0648-z.

Using resilience and resistance concepts to manage persistent threats to sagebrush ecosystems and greater sage-grouse Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, J.C., Maestas, J.D., Pyke, D.A., Boyd, C.S., Pellant, M., Wuenschel, A. 2017. Using resilience and resistance concepts to manage persistent threats to sagebrush ecosystems and greater sage-grouse. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70(7):149-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2016.08.005.

Low-dose application of non-ionic alkyl terminated block copolymer surfactant enhances turfgrass seed germination and plant growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Fidanza, M.A., Barney, N., Kostka, S.J., Badrakh, T., Mcmillan, M.F. 2016. Low-dose application of non-ionic alkyl terminated block copolymer surfactant enhances turfgrass seed germination and plant growth. HortScience. 26(4):379-385.

Extruded seed pellets: a novel approach to enhancing sagebrush seedling emergence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Hulet, A., Phillips, K., Staley, J.L., Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J. 2016. Extruded seed pellets: a novel approach to enhancing sagebrush seedling emergence. Native Plant Journal. 17(3):230-243.

Herbaceous production response to juniper treatment - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A. 2016. Herbaceous production response to juniper treatment. Ecology and Hydrology of Western Juniper Range Field Day 2016. Oregon State University Special Report. p. 46-53.

Sagebrush steppe recovery after fire varies by successional phase of western juniper woodland - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2016. Sagebrush steppe recovery after fire varies by successional phase of western juniper woodland. Ecology and Hydrology of Western Juniper Range Field Day 2016. Oregon State University Special Report. p. 40-45.

Effect of aspect on sagebrush steppe recovery post-fire juniper woodlands - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Bates, A.A., Johnson, D.D. 2016. Effect of aspect on sagebrush steppe recovery post-fire juniper woodlands. Ecology and Hydrology of Western Juniper Range Field Day 2016. Oregon State University Special Report. p. 29-34.

Restoring mountain big sagebrush communities after prescribed fire in juniper encroached rangelands - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Madsen, M.M., Nafus, A.M. 2016. Restoring mountain big sagebrush communities after prescribed fire in juniper encroached rangelands. Ecology and Hydrology of Western Juniper Range Field Day 2016. Oregon State University Special Report. p.35-39.

Estimating juniper cover from NAIP imagery and evaluating relationships between potential cover and environmental variables - (Experiment Station)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2016. Estimating juniper cover from NAIP imagery and evaluating relationships between potential cover and environmental variables. Ecology and Hydrology of Western Juniper Range Field Day 2016. Oregon State University Special Report. p. 22-28.

Spatial and temporal variability in minimum temperature trends in the western U.S. sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Angell, R.F., James, J. 2016. Spatial and temporal variability in minimum temperature trends in the western U.S. sagebrush steppe. Journal of Arid Environments. 133:125-133. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2016.06.003.

Sage-grouse groceries: forb response to pinon-juniper treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Hulet, A., Miller, R.F., Roundy, B. 2017. Sage-grouse groceries: forb response to pinon-juniper treatments. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 70:106-115.

Restoring big sagebrush after controlling encroaching western juniper with fire: aspect and subspecies effects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D. 2017. Restoring big sagebrush after controlling encroaching western juniper with fire: aspect and subspecies effects. Restoration Ecology. 25:33-41.

Pre-fire grazing by cattle increases postfire resistance to exotic annual grass (Bromus tectorum) invasion and dominance for decades Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2016. Pre-fire grazing by cattle increases postfire resistance to exotic annual grass (Bromus tectorum) invasion and dominance for decades. Ecology and Evolution. 6(10):3356-3366. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2127.

Winter grazing decreases the probability of fire-induced mortality of bunchgrasses and may reduce wildfire size: a response to Smith et al (this issue) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Hulet, A. 2016. Winter grazing decreases the probability of fire-induced mortality of bunchgrasses and may reduce wildfire size: a response to Smith et al (this issue). International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25:489-493. doi: 10.1071/WF15209.

Winter grazing decreases wildfire risk, severity, and behavior in semi-arid sagebrush rangelands - (Popular Publication)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Hulet, A., Bates, J.D. 2016. Winter grazing decreases wildfire risk, severity, and behavior in semi-arid sagebrush rangelands. Oregon Beef Producer. APRIL/MAY. 4 p.

Effects of intermediate-term grazing rest on sagebrush communities with depleted understories: evidence of a threshold Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S. 2016. Effects of intermediate-term grazing rest on sagebrush communities with depleted understories: evidence of a threshold. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69:173-178. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2016.01.002.

Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands - (Government Publication)
Johnson, D., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M., Miller, T. 2016. Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands. Government Publication/Report. Beef Council Report. 1-3.

Presence of native vegetation in crested wheatgrass seedings and the influence of crested wheatgrass on native vetation - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A. 2016. Presence of native vegetation in crested wheatgrass seedings and the influence of crested wheatgrass on native vetation. Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project.Government Report. 1-3.

Effects of using winter grazing as a fuel treatment on Wyoming big sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A.M., Boyd, C.S., Hulet, A., Bates, J.D. 2016. Effects of using winter grazing as a fuel treatment on Wyoming big sagebrush plant communities. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69:179-184. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2015.12.005.

Seed production and seedling fitness are uncoupled from maternal plant productivity in three aridland bunchgrasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drenovsky, R.E., Thornhill, M.L., Knestrick, M., Dlugos, D., Svejcar, A.J., James, J.J. 2016. Seed production and seedling fitness are uncoupled from maternal plant productivity in three aridland bunchgrasses. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69(2016):161-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2016.01.003.

Seasonal burning of juniper woodlands and spatial recovery of herbaceous vegetation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2015. Seasonal burning of juniper woodlands and spatial recovery of herbaceous vegetation. Forest Ecology and Management. 361:117-130. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.10.045.

Woody fuels reduction in Wyoming big sagebrush communities - (Government Publication)
Schupp, E.W., Boyd, C.S., Green, S. 2015. Woody fuels reduction in Wyoming big sagebrush communities. Sage Grouse Initative. Great Basin Factsheet Series. Number 13:1-6. Available: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/GB-Factsheet-13-Woody-Fuels-Reduction-in-Wyoming-Big-Sagebrush-Communities.pdf

Prefire (preemptive) management to decrease fire-induced bunchgrass mortality and reduce reliance on postfire seeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulet, A., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Svejcar, A.J. 2015. Prefire (preemptive) management to decrease fire-induced bunchgrass mortality and reduce reliance on postfire seeding. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68(6):437-444. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2015.08.001.

Evaluating winter/spring seeding of a native perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Lemos, J.A. 2015. Evaluating winter/spring seeding of a native perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68(6):494-500. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2015.07.009.

Conifer removal in the sagebrush steppe: why, when, where, and how? - (Government Publication)
Maestas, J.D., Roundy, B., Bates, J.D. 2015. Conifer removal in the sagebrush steppe: why, when, where, and how?. Sage Grouse Iniatitive General Technical Reports. Available: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/4_GBFactSheet_Conifer-Management.pdf

Winter grazing can reduce wildfire size, intensity, and behavior in a shrub-grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Hulet, A. 2016. Winter grazing can reduce wildfire size, intensity, and behavior in a shrub-grassland. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25:191-199. doi: 10.1071/WF15055.

Reestablishing perennial-dominated plant communities in medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangeland - (Government Publication)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2015. Reestablishing perennial-dominated plant communities in medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangeland. United States Forest Service. Great Basin Factsheet Series. Fact Sheet Number 3. 4 p.

Limiting medusahead invasion and impacts in the great basin - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Johnson, D.D. 2015. Limiting medusahead invasion and impacts in the great basin. United States Forest Service. Great Basin Factsheet Series. Number 2. 3 p.

Dormant season grazing may decrease wildfire probability by increasing fuel moisture and reducing fuel amount and continuity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Hulet, A. 2015. Dormant season grazing may decrease wildfire probability by increasing fuel moisture and reducing fuel amount and continuity. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 24(6):849-856. doi: 10.1071/WF14209.

Success of seeding native compared with introduced perennial vegetation for revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangeland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Johnson, D.D., Nafus, A.M., Madsen, M.D. 2015. Success of seeding native compared with introduced perennial vegetation for revegetating medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangeland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68:224-230. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2015.03.004.

Seed enhancement technologies for restoring native plants in the Great Basin - (Proceedings)

Effects of post-fire soil hydrophobicity on inorganic soil nitrogen and sulfur cycling - (Proceedings)
Fernelius, K.J., Madsen, M.D., Russell, K.A., Roundy, B.A., Hopkins, B.G. 2015. Effects of post-fire soil hydrophobicity on inorganic soil nitrogen and sulfur cycling. Western Nutrient Management Conference Proceedings.Poster. 11.

Wyoming big sagebrush associations of eastern Oregon; vegetation attributes - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W. 2015. Wyoming big sagebrush associations of eastern Oregon; vegetation attributes. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center Field Day Report. 15 p.

Abundances of coplanted native bunchgrasses and crested wheatgrass after 13 years Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nafus, A.M., Svejcar, A.J., Ganskopp, D.C., Davies, K.W. 2015. Abundances of coplanted native bunchgrasses and crested wheatgrass after 13 years. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68(2):211-214. doi: 10.1016/j.rama.2015.01.011.

Predicting fire-based perennial bunchgrass mortality in low elevation big sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Hulet, A. 2015. Predicting fire-based perennial bunchgrass mortality in low elevation big sagebrush plant communities. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 24:527-533. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF14132.

Restoring sagebrush after mega-fires - (Abstract Only)
Hulet, A., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Boyd, C.S. 2015. Restoring sagebrush after mega-fires[Abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. p. 47.

An introduction to the sagebrush steppe - (Abstract Only)
Svejcar, A.J. 2015. An introduction to the sagebrush steppe[Abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. p. 45.

Risk of exotic annual grass-fire cycle in Goose Creek milkvetch habitat - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Hulet, A. 2015. Risk of exotic annual grass-fire cycle in Goose Creek milkvetch habitat. Agricultural Research Service. Burns, Oregon. 9 p.

The northern Great Basin: a region of continual change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J. 2015. The northern Great Basin: a region of continual change. Rangelands. 37(3):114-118. doi: 10.1016/j.rala.2015.03.002.

Seed enhancement technologies for overcoming barriers to restoration - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Hulet, A., Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Badrakh, T., Kerby, J.D., Roundy, B.A., Svejcar, A.J. 2015. Seed enhancement technologies for overcoming barriers to restoration[Abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.January 30- February 7, 2015. 1.

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 Reprint Icon - (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):27-48. doi: 10.4996/fireecology.1003027.

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.

Using resistance and resilience concepts to reduce impacts of invasive annual grasses and altered fire regimes on the sagebrush ecosystem and greater sage-grouse: a strategic multi-scale approach - (Government Publication)
Chamber, J.C., Pyke, D.A., Maestas, J.D., Pellant, M., Boyd, C.S., Campbell, S.B., Espinosa, S., Havlina, D.W., Mayer, K.E., Wuenschel, A. 2014. Using resistance and resilience concepts to reduce impacts of invasive annual grasses and altered fire regimes on the sagebrush ecosystem and greater sage-grouse: a strategic multi-scale approach. Rocky Mountain Research Station. United States Forest Service. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-326. p. 1-73.

Utilizing national agriculture imagery program data to estimate tree cover and biomass of pinyon and juniper woodlands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hulet, A., Roundy, B.A., Petersen, S.L., Bunting, S.C., Jensen, R.R., Roundy, D.B. 2014. Utilizing national agriculture imagery program data to estimate tree cover and biomass of pinyon and juniper woodlands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:563-572. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00044.1.

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.

Understory cover responses to pinon-juniper treatments across tree dominance gradients in the Great Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roundy, B.A., Miller, R.F., Tausch, R.J., Young, K., Hulet, A., Rau, B.M., Jessop, B., Chambers, J.C., Egget, D. 2014. Understory cover responses to pinon-juniper treatments across tree dominance gradients in the Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67;482-494. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00018.1.

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.

Response of conifer-encroached shrublands in the Great Basin to prescribed fire and mechanical treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R.F., Ratchford, J., Roundy, B.A., Tausch, R.J., Hulet, A., Chambers, J. 2014. Response of conifer-encroached shrublands in the Great Basin to prescribed fire and mechanical treatments. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:468-481. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00003.1.

Is pile seeding Wyoming big sagebrush(Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) an effective alternative to broadcast seeding? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Obradovich, M. 2014. Is pile seeding Wyoming big sagebrush(Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) an effective alternative to broadcast seeding?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(3):292-297. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00107.1.

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

Experimental seed coatings improve seed germination and cover in water repellent soils - (Abstract Only)
Mcmillan, M.F., Cisar, J.L., Madsen, M.D., Williams, K., Kostka, S.J. 2014. Experimental seed coatings improve seed germination and cover in water repellent soils [Abstract]. Meeting Abstract. 1.

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.

Experimental seed coatings increase percent emergence and cover under deficit irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Mcmillian, M.F., Cisar, J.L., Madsen, M.D., Williams, K., Kostka, S.J. 2014. Experimental seed coatings increase percent emergence and cover under deficit irrigation.(Abstract). International Horticultural Congress. 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. 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.

Wildfire and invasive species in the west: challenges that hinder current and furture management and protection of the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem - (Government Publication)
Mayer, K.E., Anderson, P., Chambers, J.C., Boyd, C.S., Christiansen, T., Davis, D., Espinosa, S., Havlina, D., Ielmini, M., Kemner, D., Kurth, L., Maestas, J.D., Mealor, B., Milesneck, T., Niell, L., Pellant, M., Pyke, D.A., Tague, J., Vernon, J. 2013. Wildfire and invasive species in the west: challenges that hinder current and furture management and protection of the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem. [A Gap Report].Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Cheyenne, Wyoming. 61 p.

Pinon-juniper reduction increases soil water availability of the resouce growth pool Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roundy, B.A., Young, K., Cline, N., Hulet, A., Miller, R.F., Tausch, R.J., Chambers, J.C., Rau, B.M. 2014. Pinon-juniper reduction increases soil water availability of the resouce growth pool. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:495-505. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00022.1.

Ecosystem management for sage-grouse - (Other)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S., Smith, B.S., Johnson, D. 2013. Ecosystem management for sage-grouse[DVD]. Burns, Oregon. U.S. Department of Agriculture, ARS, EOARC.

Effects of integrating mowing and imazapyr application on African rue (Peganum harmala) and native perennial grasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, D.D., Davies, K.W. 2015. Effects of integrating mowing and imazapyr application on African rue (Peganum harmala) and native perennial grasses. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(4):617-623. doi: 10.1614/IPSM-D-13-00019.1.

Livestock grazing and sage-grouse habitat: impacts and opportunities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Beck, J.L., Tanaka, J.A. 2014. Livestock grazing and sage-grouse habitat: impacts and opportunities. Journal of Rangeland Applications. 1:58-77.

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.

Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire - shifting the paradigm with surfactant seed coatings Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Kostka, S.J. 2013. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire - shifting the paradigm with surfactant seed coatings [abstract]. Biohydrology Confernce, May 21-24, 2013, Landau/Pfalz, Germany. Paper No. P2-25.

Establishing turfgrass on water repellent soil with ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer surfactant seed coatings - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Hulet, A., Mcmillan, M.F. 2013. Establishing turfgrass on water repellent soil with ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer surfactant seed coatings [abstract]. Biohydrology Confernce, May 21-24, 2013, Landau/Pfalz, Germany. Paper No. P2-24.

Seed and seedling ecology research as the foundation for enhancing restoration outcomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2013. Seed and seedling ecology research as the foundation for enhancing restoration outcomes. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(2):115-116.

Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Kostka, S.J. 2013. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology [abstract]. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings 2013. 15:Paper No. EGU2013-13360.

Ecohydrologic implications and management of post-fire water repellency in burned pinon-juniper woodlands - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Fernelius, K.J., Mcmillan, M.F., Kostka, S.J. 2014. Ecohydrologic implications and management of post-fire water repellency in burned pinon-juniper woodlands[Abstract]. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings. 1.