Annual Research Reports
Avian Response to Plague Management
Conrey, R. Y. 2010. Breeding success, prey use, and mark-resight estimation of burrowing owls nesting on black-tailed prairie dog towns: plague affects a non-susceptible raptor. Ph.D. Dissertation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Conrey, R. Y., S. K. Skagen, A. A. Yackel Adams, and A. O. Panjabi. 2016.
Extremes of heat, drought, and precipitation depress reproductive performance in shortgrass prairie passerines. Ibis 158:614−629.
Dreitz, V. J., R. Y. Conrey, and S. K. Skagen. 2012. Drought and cooler temperatures are associated with higher nest survival in Mountain Plovers. Avian Conservation and Ecology 7:1-13.
Rice, M. B., A. D. Apa, M. L. Phillips,
J. H. Gammonley, B. Petch, and K. Eichhoff. 2013.
Analysis of regional species distribution models based on combined radio-telemetry datasets from multiple small-scale studies. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:821-831.
Walker, B. L., A. D. Apa, and K. Eichhoff. 2015.
Mapping and prioritizing seasonal habitats for greater sage-grouse in northwestern Colorado. The Journal of Wildlife Management. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.962
Apa, A. D., L. A. Wiechman, and M. L. Phillips. In Review. Captive-rearing of Gunnison sage-grouse from egg collection to hatch to foster proactive conservation and recovery of a conservation-reliant species. Zoo Biology.
Apa, A. D., L. A. Wiechman, and M. L. Phillips. In Review. Captive-rearing of juvenile and adult Gunnison sage-grouse to foster proactive conservation and recovery of a conservation-reliant species. Zoo Biology.
Davis, A.J. 2012. Gunnison sage-grouse demography and conservation. Dissertation, Colorado State University.
Davis, A.J., M.B. Hooten, M.L. Phillips, and P.F. Doherty, Jr. 2014. An Integrated Modeling Approach to Estimating Gunnison Sage-Grouse Population Dynamics: Combining Index and Demographic Data" Journal of Ecology and Evolution 4:4247-4257.
Davis, A.J., M.L. Phillips, and P.F. Doherty, Jr. 2014. Survival of Gunnison Sage Grouse in Colorado, USA. Journal of Avian Biology 45:online.
Vrtiska, M. P.,
J. H. Gammonley, L. W. Naylor, and A. H. Raedeke. 2013. Economic and conservation ramifications from the decline of waterfowl hunters. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:380-388.
Vrtiska, M. P.,
J. H. Gammonley, L. W. Naylor, and A. H. Raedeke. 2013. As waterfowl hunters decline…so do revenues for wetlands conservation. Wildlife Professional 7(2):18-22.