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Submissions from 2017

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Neonicotinoid insecticide removal by prairie strips in row-cropped watersheds with historical seed coating use, Michelle L. Hladik, Steven P. Bradbury, Lisa A. Schulte, Matthew Helmers, Christopher Witte, Dana W. Kolpin, Jessica D. Garrett, and Mary Harris

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Associations among Habitat Characteristics and Meningeal Worm Prevalence in Eastern South Dakota, USA, Christopher N. Jacques, Jonathan A. Jenks, Robert W. Klaver, and Shelli A. Dubay

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Long-term spatial heterogeneity in mallard distribution in the Prairie pothole region, Adam K. Janke, Michael J. Anteau, and Joshua D. Stafford

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Lingering effects of contraception management on feral mare (Equus caballus) fertility and social behavior, Cassandra M. V. Nuñez, James S. Adelman, Haley A. Carr, Colleen M. Alvarez, and Daniel I. Rubenstein

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The trouble with cover crops: Farmers’ experiences with overcoming barriers to adoption, Gabrielle E. Roesch-McNally, Andrea D. Basche, J. G. Arbuckle, John C. Tyndall, Fernando E. Miguez, Troy Bowman, and Rebecca Clay

Submissions from 2016

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Quantifying Early-Seral Forest Composition with Remote Sensing, Rayma a. Cooley, Peter T. Wolter, and Brian R. Sturtevant

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Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus storage across a growing season by the herbaceous layer in urban and preserved temperate hardwood forests, Michaeleen Gerken Golay, Janette Thompson, and Randall Kolka

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Spatial Ecology and Survival of Swainson's Hawks (Buteo swainsoni) in the Northern Great Plains, Will M. Inselman, Shubham Datta, Jonathan A. Jenks, Robert W. Klaver, and Troy W. Grovenburg

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Influence of patch shape on mallard nest survival in northern Iowa, Rolf R. Koford, Gian Dodici, Guy Zenner, Jennifer A. Vogel, Brenna Ness, and Robert W. Klaver

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Review of Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West, A. L. McCombs, A. J. Albertsen, M. M. Cox, E. E. Ernst, H. J. Haley, D. A. Loney, M. M. Mackert, F. Piatscheck, V. M. Pocius, D. S. Stein, E. A. Altrichter, A. J. Almond, J. M. Dale, J. N. Dupuie Jr., P. G. McGovern, B. A. Nixon, J. E. Swanson, and R. W. Klaver

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Canada goose nest survival at rural wetlands in north-central Iowa, Brenna N. Ness and Robert W. Klaver

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How cost-effective are cover crops, wetlands, and two-stage ditches for nitrogen removal in the Mississippi River Basin?, Sarah S. Roley, Jennifer L. Tank, John Tyndall, and Jonathan D. Witter

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Age-specific survival of reintroduced swift fox in Badlands National Park and surrounding lands, Indrani Sasmal, Robert W. Klaver, Jonathan A. Jenks, and Greg M. Schroeder

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Do transmitters affect survival and body condition of American beavers Castor canadensis?, Joshua B. Smith, Steve K. Windels, Tiffany Wolf, Robert W. Klaver, and Jerrold L. Belant

Submissions from 2015

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Status of the Topeka Shiner in West-Central Iowa, Bryan David Bakevich, Clay L. Pierce, and Michael C. Quist

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A Food Web Modeling Analysis of a Midwestern, USA Eutrophic Lake Dominated by Non-Native Common Carp and Zebra Mussels, Michael E. Colvin, Clay L. Pierce, and Timothy W. Stewart

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Mate Replacement and Alloparental Care in Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis), Shubham Datta, Will M. Inselman, Jonathan A. Jenks, Kent C. Jensen, Christopher C. Swanson, Robert W. Klaver, Indrani Sasmal, and Troy W. Grovenburg

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Density, Abundance, and Habitat Associations of the Inland Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana georgiana) in Iowa, Tyler Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Influence of Habitat and Intrinsic Characteristics on Survival of Neonatal Pronghorn, Christopher N. Jacques, Jonathan A. Jenks, Troy W. Grovenburg, and Robert W. Klaver

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Influence of ecologic factors on prevalence of meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis) infection in South Dakota, USA, Christopher N. Jacques, Jonathan A. Jenks, Troy W. Grovenburg, Robert W. Klaver, and Shelli A. Dubay

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Forest Change in the Driftless Area of the Midwest: From a Preferred to Undesirable Future, Tricia G. Knoot, M. E. Shea, Lisa A. Schulte, John C. Tyndall, M. D. Nelson, C. H. Perry, and Brian J. Palik

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How Should Iowa’s Agricultural Landscape Look?, Drake Larsen, Lisa A. Schulte, and John Tyndall

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Enhancing Agroecosystem performance and Resilience through Increased Diversification of Landscapes and Cropping Systems, Matthew Z. Liebman and Lisa A. Schulte-Moore

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Effects of climate and plant phenology on recruitment of moose at the southern extent of their range, Kevin L. Monteith, Robert W. Klaver, Kent R. Hersey, A. Andrew Holland, Timothy P. Thomas, and Matthew J. Kauffman

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Factors Influencing Soil Aggregation and Particulate Organic Matter Responses to Bioenergy Crops across a Topographic Gradient, Todd A. Ontl, Cynthia A. Cambardella, Lisa A. Schulte, and Randall K. Kolka

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Restored Agricultural Wetlands in central Iowa: Habitat Quality and Amphibian Response, Rebecca A. Reeves, Clay L. Pierce, Kelly L. Smalling, Robert W. Klaver, Mark W. Vandever, William A. Battaglin, and Erin Muths

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Pesticide concentrations in frog tissue and wetland habitats in a landscape dominated by agriculture, Kelly L. Smalling, Rebecca A. Reeves, Erin Muths, Mark Vandever, William A. Battaglin, Michelle L. Hladik, and Clay L. Pierce

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Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework: 1. Developing Multipractice Watershed Planning Scenarios and Assessing Nutrient Reduction Potential, Mark D. Tomer, S. A. Porter, K. M. B. Boomer, D. E. James, J. A. Kostel, Matthew J. Helmers, Thomas M. Isenhart, and E. McLellan

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Mindset about Intelligence and Meaningful and Mindful Effort: It's Not My Hardest Class Any More!, Janice A. Wiersema, Barbara Licklider, Janette R. Thompson, Suzanne Hendrich, Cynthia Haynes, and Katherine Thompson

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Watershed features and stream water quality: Gaining insight through path analysis in a Midwest urban landscape, U.S.A., Jiayu Wu, Timothy W. Stewart, Janette R. Thompson, Randall K. Kolka, and Kristie J. Franz

Submissions from 2014

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Factors affecting Burrowing Owl occupancy of prairie dog colonies, Kristen M. Alverson and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Effects of Set-aside Conservation Practices on Bird Community Structure within an Intensive Agricultural Landscape, Ross Robert Conover, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and L. Wes Burger Jr.

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The Impact of Prairie Strips on Aphidophagous Predator Abundance and Soybean Aphid Predation in Agricultural Catchments, Rachael Cox, Matthew E. O'Neal, Rene Hessel, Lisa A. Schulte, and Matthew J. Helmers

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Predator exclosures, predator removal, and habitat improvement increase nest success of Snowy Plovers in Oregon, USA, Stephen J. Dinsmore, David J. Lauten, Kathleen A. Castelein, Eleanor P. Gaines, and Mark A. Stern

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Book Review of Conservation by Proxy: Indicator, Umbrella, Keystone, Flagship, and Other Surrogate Species, Tyler J. Grant, Peter G. Eyheralde, Melissa S. C. Telemeco, Amy L. Moorhouse, Rebecca A. Reeves, Karin Grimlund, Amy Podaril, Sarah E. Emeterio, and Robert W. Klaver

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Influence of landscape characteristics on retention of expandable radiocollars on young ungulates, Troy W. Grovenburg, Robert W. Klaver, Christopher N. Jacques, Todd J. Brinkman, Christopher C. Swanson, Christopher S. DePerno, Kevin L. Monteith, Jaret D. Sievers, Vernon C. Bleich, John G. Kie, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Re-Evaluating Neonatal-Age Models for Ungulates: Does Model Choice Affect Survival Estimates?, Troy W. Grovenburg, Kevin L. Monteith, Christopher N. Jacques, Robert W. Klaver, Christopher S. DePerno, Todd J. Brinkman, Kyle B. Monteith, Sophie L. Gilbert, Joshua B. Smith, Vernon C. Bleich, Christopher C. Swanson, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Influence of Season and Time of Day on Marsh Bird Detections, Tyler Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Evaluating the effects of landscape configuration on site occupancy and movement dynamics of odonates in Iowa, Tyler Harms, Karen Kinkhead, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Small Changes, Big Impacts: Prairie Conservation Strips, Mary A. Harris and Geetha Iyer

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Prairie Conservation Strips on My Land: Frequently Asked Questions, Mary A. Harris and Jeri Neal

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Incorporating detection probability into northern Great Plains pronghorn population estimates, Christopher N. Jacques, Jonathan A. Jenks, Troy W. Grovenburg, Robert W. Klaver, and Christopher S. DePerno

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Reconnecting Tile Drainage to Riparian Buffer Hydrology for Enhanced Nitrate Removal, Dan B. Jaynes and Thomas M. Isenhart

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Reproductive Success of the American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) in Texas, Lianne M. Koczur, Alexandra E. Munters, Susan A. Heath, Bart M. Ballard, M. Clay Green, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Fidel Hernández

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Biodiversity, Photosynthetic Mode, and Ecosystem Services Differ between Native and Novel Ecosystems, Leanne M. Martin, H. Wayne Polley, Pedram P. Daneshgar, Mary A. Harris, and Brian J. Wilsey

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Deformation of Debris-Ice Mixtures, Peter Lindsay Moore

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Streambank Erosion Rates and Loads within a Single Watershed: Bridging the Gap between Temporal and Spatial Scales, Jason A. Palmer, Keith E. Schilling, Thomas M. Isenhart, Richard C. Schultz, and Mark D. Tomer

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Historical Changes in Fish Assemblage Structure in Midwestern Nonwadeable Rivers, Timothy Parks, Michael C. Quist, and Clay L. Pierce

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Anthropogenic Disturbance and Environmental Associations with Fish Assemblage Structure in Two Nonwadeable Rivers, T. P. Parks, M. C. Quist, and Clay L. Pierce

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Fish Assemblage Relationships with Physical Characteristics and Presence of Dams in Three Eastern Iowa Rivers, Clay L. Pierce, N. L. Ahrens, A. K. Loan-Wilsey, G. A. Simmons, and G. T. Gelwicks

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Unexpected Effects of Chitin, Cellulose, and Lignin Addition on Soil Dynamics in a Wet Tropical Forest, Ann E. Russell

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Prairie Strips: Bringing Biodiversity, Improved Water Quality, and Soil Protection to Agriculture, Lisa A. Schulte Moore

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Reconstructing Vegetation Past: Pre-Euro-American Vegetation for the Midwest Driftless Area, USA, Monika E. Shea, Lisa A. Schulte, and Brian J. Palik

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Disease and Predation: Sorting out Causes of a Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) Decline, Joshua B. Smith, Jonathan A. Jenks, Troy W. Grovenburg, and Robert W. Klaver

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Agricultural Water Quality BMPs: A Standardized Approach to Financial Analysis, John Tyndall and Gabrielle Elan Roesch-McNally

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Native tree species regulate nitrous oxide fluxes in tropical plantations, Samantha R. Weintraub, Ann E. Russell, and Alan R. Townsend

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Satellite-Based Management Tool for Oak Savanna Ecosystem Restoration, Peter T. Wolter, Elizabeth A. Berkley, Scott D. Peckham, and Aditya Singh

Publications from 2013

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Targeting perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes for enhancing ecosystem services, Heidi Asbjornsen, V. Hernandez-Santana, Matthew Z. Liebman, J. Bayala, J. Chen, Matthew J. Helmers, C. K. Ong, and Lisa A. Schulte

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Habitat, Fish Species, and Fish Assemblage Associations of the Topeka Shiner in West-Central Iowa, Bryan D. Bakevich, Clay L. Pierce, and Michael C. Quist

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Inferential consequences of modeling rather than measuring snow accumulation in studies of animal ecology, Angela Brennan, Paul C. Cross, Megan Higgs, Jon P. Beckmann, Robert W. Klaver, Brandon M. Scurlock, and Scott Creel

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Apparent Survival of Snowy Plovers (Charadrius nivosus) Varies with Reproductive Effort and Year and between Sexes, Mark A. Colwell, Wendy J. Pearson, Luke J. Eberhart-Phillips, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Factors influencing geographic patterns in diversity of forest bird communities of eastern Connecticut, USA, Robert J. Craig and Robert W. Klaver

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Toward Strategic Watershed Management: Lessons from the Boone River Watershed Program Evaluation, Stephanie Enloe, Lisa A. Schulte, and John C. Tyndall

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An investigation of water nutrient levels associated with forest vegetation in highly altered landscapes, Michaeleen E. Gerken Golay, Janette R. Thompson, Catherine M. Mabry, and Randall K. Kolka

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Restoration of Herbaceous Woodland Plants: Persistence, Growth, and Reproductive Success of Local and Non-local Propagules, Michaeleen Gerken Golay, Robert Manatt, Catherine M. Mabry, Janette R. Thompson, and Randall K. Kolka

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Effects of plant phenology and vertical height on accuracy of radio-telemetry locations, Troy W. Grovenburg, Christopher N. Jacques, Robert W. Klaver, Christopher S. DePerno, Chad P. Lehman, Todd J. Brinkman, Kevin A. Robling, Susan P. Rupp, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Habitat Associations of Secretive Marsh Birds in Iowa, Tyler Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Native prairie filter strips reduce runoff from hillslopes under annual row-crop systems in Iowa, USA, V. Hernandez-Santana, X. Zhou, Matthew J. Helmers, Heidi Asbjornsen, Randy Kolka, and Mark D. Tomer

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Diversifying Agricultural Catchments by Incorporating Tallgrass Prairie Buffer Strips, Sarah M. Hirsh, Catherine M. Mabry, Lisa A. Schulte, and Matthew Z. Liebman

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Landlabs: An Integrated Approach to Creating Agricultural Enterprises That Meet the Triple Bottom Line, Nicholas Jordan, Lisa A. Schulte, Carol Williams, David Mulla, David Pitt, Carissa Schively Slotterback, Randall Jackson, Douglas Landis, Bruce Dale, Dennis Becker, Mark Rickenbach, Matthew J. Helmers, and Bobby Bringi

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Influence of Water Conductivity on Amphibian Occupancy in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Robert W. Klaver, Charles R. Peterson, and Debra A. Patla

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Using biodiversity to link agricultural productivity with environmental quality: Results from three field experiments in Iowa, Matthew Z. Liebman, Matthew J. Helmers, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, and Craig A. Chase

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Farm-scale costs and returns for second generation bioenergy cropping systems in the US Corn Belt, Robert K. Manatt, Arne Hallam, Lisa A. Schulte, Emily A. Heaton, Theodore P. Gunther, Richard B. Hall, and Kenneth J. Moore

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Rejoinder: challenge and opportunity in the study of ungulate migration amid environmental change, Arthur D. Middleton, Matthew J. Kauffman, Douglas E. McWhirter, John G. Cook, Rachel C. Cook, Abigail A. Nelson, Michael D. Jimenez, and Robert W. Klaver

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Animal migration amid shifting patterns of phenology and predation: lessons from a Yellowstone elk herd, Arthur D. Middleton, Matthew J. Kauffman, Douglas E. McWhirter, John G. Cook, Rachel C. Cook, Abigali A. Nelson, Michael D. Jimenez, and Robert W. Klaver

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Glacier Slip and Seismicity Induced by Surface Melt, Peter Lindsay Moore, J. Paul Winberry, Neal R. Iverson, Knut A. Christianson, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Mark E. Mathison, and Denis Cohen

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Riparian & Upland Forest Buffers, Richard C. Schultz, Thomas M. Isenhart, and Leigh Ann Long

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Egg crypsis in a ground-nesting shorebird influences nest survival, Paul D. B. Skrade and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Egg-Size Investment in a Bird with Uniparental Incubation by Both Sexes, Paul D. B. Skrade and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Greater sage-grouse winter habitat use on the eastern edge of their range, Christopher C. Swanson, Mark A. Rumble, Troy W. Grovenburg, Nicholas W. Kaczor, Robert W. Klaver, Katie M. Herman-Brunson, Jonathan A. Jenks, and Kent C. Jensen

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Effects of Grade Control Structures on Fish Passage, Biological Assemblages and Hydraulic Environments in Western Iowa Streams: A Multidisciplinary Review, J. T. Thomas, M. E. Culler, D. C. Dermisis, Clay L. Pierce, A. N. (Thanos) Papanicolaou, Timothy W. Stewart, and C. J. Larson

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Nest Survival and Breeding Biology of the Puerto Rican Bullfinch (Loxigilla portoricensis) in Southwestern Puerto Rico, Amber Nicole Wiewel, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Jaime Agustin Collazo

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Using the Storm Water Management Model to predict urban headwater stream hydrological response to climate and land cover change, J. Y. Wu, Janette R. Thompson, Randy K. Kolka, Kristie J. Franz, and Timothy W. Stewart

Submissions from 2012

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Stocking Rate and Riparian Vegetation Effects on Physical Characteristics of Riparian Zones of Midwestern Pastures, Douglas A. Bear, James R. Russell, Mustafa Tufekcioglu, Thomas M. Isenhart, Daniel G. Morrical, and John L. Kovar

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Effects of Chronic Wasting Disease on Reproduction and Fawn Harvest Vulnerability in Wisconsin White-Tailed Deer, Julie A. Blanchong, Daniel A. Grear, Byron V. Weckworth, Delwyn P. Keane, Kim T. Scribner, and Michael D. Samuel

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Semidiscrete biomass dynamic modeling: an improved approach for assessing fish stock responses to pulsed harvest events, Michael Eric Colvin, Clay L. Pierce, and Timothy W. Stewart

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Strategies to Control a Common Carp Population by Pulsed Commercial Harvest, Michael Eric Colvin, Clay L. Pierce, Timothy W. Stewart, and Scott E. Grummer

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An Ecoregional Context for Forest Management on National Wildlife Refuges of the Upper Midwest, USA, R. Gregory Corace III, Lindsey M. Shartell, Lisa A. Schulte, Wayne L. Brininger, Michelle K. D. McDowell, and Daniel M. Kashian

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Predator evasion by white-tailed deer fawns, Troy W. Grovenburg, Kevin L. Monteith, Robert W. Klaver, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Density and Abundance of Secretive Marsh Birds in Iowa, Tyler Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Odor Mitigation with Tree Buffers: Swine Production Case Study, Guillermo Hernandez, Steven Trabue, Thomas J. Sauer, Richard Pfeiffer, and John Tyndall

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Effects of Thinning on Transpiration by Riparian Buffer Trees in Response to Advection and Solar Radiation, V. Hernandez-Santana, Heidi Asbjornsen, Thomas J. Sauer, Thomas M. Isenhart, Richard C. Schultz, and Keith E. Schilling

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Assessing Stakeholder Perspectives on Invasive Plants to Inform Risk Analysis, Emily J. Kapler, Janette R. Thompson, and Mark P. Widrlechner

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Performance of Five Models to Predict the Naturalization of Non-Native Woody Plants in lowa, Emily J. Kapler, Mark P. Widrlechner, Philip M. Dixon, and Janette R. Thompson

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Spatial Analysis of Northern Goshawk Territories in the Black Hills, South Dakota, Robert W. Klaver, Douglas Backlund, Paul E. Bartelt, Michael G. Erickson, Craig J. Knowles, Pamela R. Knowles, and Michael C. Wimberly

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Yield, Pests, and Water Use of Durum and Selected Crucifer Oilseeds in Two-Year Rotations, Andrew W. Lenssen, William M. Iversen, Upendra M. Sainju, TheCan Caesar-TonThat, Sue L. Blodgett, Brett L. Allen, and Robert G. Evans

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Microhabitat Selection by Bobcats in the Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota, USA: A Comparison of Prairie and Forested Habitats, Cory E. Mosby, Troy W. Grovenburg, Robert W. Klaver, Greg M. Schroeder, Lowell E. Schmitz, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Walnut Creek and Squaw Creek Watersheds, Iowa: National Institute of Food and Agriculture–Conservation Effects Assessment Project, Deanna L. Osmond, Philip W. Gassman, Keith E. Schilling, Calvin F. Wolter, Catherine Kling, Matthew J. Helmers, Thomas M. Isenhart, William W. Simpkins, Thomas B. Moorman, Mark D. Tomer, Sergey S. Rabotyagov, Manoj K. Jha, Dana L. K. Hoag, Donald K. Meals, and Mazdak Arabi

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False Spike, Quadrula mitchelli (Bivalvia: Unionidae), is Not Extinct: First Account of a Live Population in Over 30 Years, Charles R. Randklev, Matthew S. Johnson, Eric T. Tsakiris, Susan Rogers-Oetker, Kevin J. Roe, John L. Harris, Stephen E. McMurray, Clint Robertson, Julie Groce, and Neal Wilkins

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Rapidly growing tropical trees mobilize remarkable amounts of nitrogen, in ways that differ surprisingly among species, Ann E. Russell and James W. Raich