IGBST Grizzly Bear Food Synthesis Report

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How to Cite:  Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team. 2013. Response of Yellowstone grizzly bears to changes in food resources: a synthesis. Report to the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee and Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee. Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team, U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Bozeman, Montana, USA.

The IGBST Grizzly Bear Food Synthesis Report contained several references to manuscripts that were in review or in preparation at the time the report was published. Here, we provide updates as those journal articles and reports are published.  To access USGS publications, select the publications tab above.

NOTE: The following publications were accepted for publication after the food synthesis report was released:

Cited as Ebinger et al. in prep. in report:

  • Ebinger, Michael R., Mark A. Haroldson, Frank T. van Manen, Cecily M. Costello, Daniel D. Bjornlie, Daniel J. Thompson, Kerry A. Gunther, Jennifer K. Fortin, Justin E. Teisberg, Shannon R. Pils, P. J. White, Steven L. Cain, Paul C. Cross. 2016. Detecting grizzly bear use of ungulate carcasses using global positioning system telemetry and activity data. Oecologia. doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3594-5

Cited as van Manen et al. in prep. in report:

  • van Manen, F. T., M. A. Haroldson, D. D. Bjornlie, M. R. Ebinger, D. J. Thompson, C. M. Costello, and G. C. White. 2015. Density dependence, whitebark pine, and vital rates of grizzly bears. Journal of Wildlife Management DOI:10.1002/jwmg.1005.

Cited as Schwartz et al., in press in report:

  • Schwartz, C. C., Teisberg, J. E., Fortin, J. K., Haroldson, M. A., Servheen, C., Robbins, C. T. and van Manen, F. T. (2014), Use of isotopic sulfur to determine whitebark pine consumption by Yellowstone bears: A reassessment. Wildlife Society Bulletin. doi: 10.1002/wsb.426

Cited as Costello et al. (in review) in report:

  • Costello, C. M., F. T. van Manen, M. A. Haroldson, M. R. Ebinger, S. Cain, K. Gunther, and D. D. Bjornlie. 2014. Influence of whitebark pine decline on fall habitat use and movements of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Ecology and Evolution. 4(10):2004-2018.

Cited as Gunther et al. (in review) in report:

  • Gunther, K., R. Shoemaker, K. Frey, M. A. Haroldson, S. L. Cain, F. T. van Manen, and J. K. Fortin. 2014. Dietary breadth of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Ursus. 25(1):60–72.

Cited as Bjornlie et al. in report:

  • Bjornlie, D. D., F. T. van Manen, M. R. Ebinger, M. A. Haroldson, D. J. Thompson, C. M. Costello. 2014. Whitebark pine, population density, and home-range size of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. PloS ONE doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0088160.

Cited as Greater Yellowstone Whitebark Pine Monitoring Working Group (2013b) in report:

Cited as Mahalovich (2013) in report: