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Date published: November 13, 2020

Nowhere to Hide: The Importance of Instream Cover for Coastal Cutthroat Trout During Low Flow

During seasonal low flow in streams, survival of fish is low and predation risk is high, which could be explained by a lack of available cover.

Date published: November 6, 2020

Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health – Version 5

Qualitative assessments of rangeland health using observable indicators help managers make informed land management decisions and communicate findings with the public. 

Date published: November 6, 2020

The Snag’s the Limit: Habitat Suitability Modeling for the Western Purple Martin in a Managed Forest Landscape

The western purple martin is a species of conservation concern throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Date published: November 6, 2020

Harvester Ant Seed Removal in an Invaded Sagebrush Ecosystem: Implications for Restoration

Seed removal by granivores, such as rodents and ants, influences plant distributions and abundance, and may favor invading exotic plants if granivores selectively remove seeds of native species. 

Date published: November 6, 2020

Potential Burrowing Habitat for Lamprey Larvae in the Umpqua River Basin, Oregon

Lampreys in the Umpqua River basin face multiple threats, including predation by nonnative fish such as smallmouth bass.

Date published: October 9, 2020

A Guide for Integrating Climate Change Considerations into Natural Resource Planning

Climate change vulnerability assessments and associated adaptation strategies and actions use existing climate science to project possible effects on natural resources and identify potential responses. 

Date published: September 25, 2020

Illegal Killing of Non-Game Wildlife and Recreational Shooting in Conservation Areas

Illegal killing of non-game wildlife is a global yet poorly documented problem. 

Date published: September 25, 2020

Disentangling the Effects of Multiple Fires on Spatially Interspersed Sagebrush Communities

There is a need to better assimilate local landscape-scale research on vegetation characteristics within a broader understanding of fire regimes to aid management and treatment responses to fire.

Date published: September 25, 2020

Unfamiliar Territory: Emerging Themes for Ecological Drought Research and Management

Novel forms of drought are emerging globally, due to climate change, shifting teleconnection patterns, expanding human water use, and a history of human influence on the environment that increases the probability of transformational ecological impacts. 

Date published: September 25, 2020

Online Reference: Birds of the World – Golden Eagles v 2.0

Birds of the World is a scientific resource that synthesizes information into species accounts for every avian species throughout the world. 

Date published: September 25, 2020

Literature Review: Environmental Selenium-Mercury Interactions

Mercury is a pervasive environmental pollutant and contaminant of concern for both people and wildlife. 

Date published: September 25, 2020

Trade-Offs Migrant Grey-Faced Buzzards Face During Oceanic Crossings

Costs and consequences of bird migration are especially heightened during high-risk over-water travels.