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Submissions from 2018

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Stability of supraglacial debris, Peter L. Moore

Submissions from 2017

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Book Review of Serendipity: An Ecologist’s Quest to Understand Nature, E. E. Ball, D. M. Adams, J. N. Dupuie Jr., M. M. Jones, P. G. McGovern, R. M. Ruden, S. R. Schmidt, G. J. Vaziri, J. S. Eeling, B. D. Kirk, A. L. McCombs, A. B. Rabinowitz, K. M. Thompson, Z. J. Hudson, and Robert W. Klaver

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Response of Anurans to Wetland Restoration on a Midwestern Agricultural Landscape, Paul E. Bartelt and Robert W. Klaver

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A comparison of genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), the fragile papershell (Leptodea fragilis) and their host-fish the freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens), Jer Pin Chong and Kevin J. Roe

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Factors affecting Snowy Plover chick survival in a managed population, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Eleanore P. Gaines, Scott F. Pearson, David J. Lauten, and Kathleen A. Castelein

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Importance of scale, land cover, and weather on the abundance of bird species in a managed forest, Alexis R. Grinde, Gerald J. Niemi, Brian R. Sturtevant, Hannah Panci, Wayne Thogmartin, and Peter Wolter

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Using landscape habitat associations to prioritize areas of conservation action for terrestrial birds, Tyler M. Harms, Kevin T. Murphy, Xiaodan Lyu, Shane S. Patterson, Karen E. Kinkead, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Paul W. Frese

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The Farmer and the Rancher, David A. Hennessy, Hongli Feng, Mike Wimberly, Tong Wang, Adnan Akyüz, Peter Wolter, and Larry Janssen

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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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Development and validation of a house finch interleukin-1β (HfIL-1β) ELISA system, Sungwon Kim, Myeongseon Park, Ariel E. Leon, James S. Adelman, Dana M. Hawley, and Rami A. Dalloul

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Emissions of forest floor and mineral soil carbon, nitrogen and mercury pools and relationships with fire severity for the Pagami Creek Fire in the Boreal Forest of northern Minnesota, Randall K. Kolka, Brian R. Sturtevant, Jessica R. Miesel, Aditya Singh, Peter T. Wolter, Shawn Fraver, Thomas M. DeSutter, and Phil A. Townsend

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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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Amphibians, Pesticides, and the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus in Restored Wetlands in Agricultural Landscapes, Rebecca A. Reeves, Clay L. Pierce, Mark W. Vandever, Erin Muths, and Kelly L. Smalling

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Environmental contaminants in excrement of Iowa's nesting and wintering Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), William J. Reiter-Marolf, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Julie A. Blanchong

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Landscape host abundance and configuration regulate periodic outbreak behavior in spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.), Louis-Etienne Robert, Brian R. Sturtevant, Barry J. Cooke, Patrick M. A. James, Marie-Josee Fortin, Philip A. Townsend, Peter T. Wolter, and Daniel Kneeshaw

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Soil as Social-Ecological Feedback: Examining the “Ethic” of Soil Stewardship among Corn Belt Farmers, Gabrielle Roesch-McNally, J. Gordon Arbuckle, and John C. Tyndall

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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

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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

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Forestry for a Low-Carbon Future: Integrating Forests and Wood Products Into Climate Change Strategies, Ann E. Russell and B. Mohan Kumar

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Testosterone and prolactin levels in incubating Mountain Plovers (Charadrius montanus), Paul D. B. Skrade, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Carol M. Vleck

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Intra-Annual Variability of Silver Carp Populations in the Des Moines River, USA, Christopher J. Sullivan, Carlos A. Comacho, Michael J. Weber, and Clay L. Pierce

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Identifying Riparian Zones Best Suited to Installation of Saturated Buffers: A Preliminary Multi-Watershed Assessment, M. D. Tomer, D. B. Jaynes, S. A. Porter, D. E. James, and T. M. Isenhart

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Prairie strips improve biodiversity and the delivery of multiple ecosystem services from corn–soybean croplands, John C. Tyndall, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, Jarad Niemi, Matthew J. Helmers, Matthew Z. Liebman, J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., David E. James, Randall K. Kalka, Matthew E. O'Neal, Mark D. Tomer, Heidi Asbjornsen, Pauline Drobney, Jeri Neal, Gary Van Ryswyk, and Christopher C. Witte

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Quantifying downed coarse woody material and residual forest basal area following retention harvesting in northeastern Minnesota using Landsat sensor data, P. T. Wolter, L. A. Hilgemann, and M. A. White

Submissions from 2016

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Application of genetics and genomics to wildlife epidemiology, Julie A. Blanchong, Stacie J. Robinson, Michael D. Samuel, and Jeffrey T. Foster

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Incongruence between mtDNA and nuclear data in the freshwater mussel genus Cyprogenia (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and its impact on species delineation, Jer Pin Chong, John L. Harris, and Kevin J. Roe

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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 scale matters when modeling avian co-occurrence, Tyler M. Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Phosphorus source--sink relationships of stream sediments in the Rathbun Lake watershed in southern Iowa, USA, Najphak Hongthanat, John L. Kovar, Michael L. Thompson, James R. Russell, and Thomas M. Isenhart

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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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Occupancy dynamics in human-modified landscapes in a tropical island: implications for conservation design, Julissa I. Irizarry, Jamie A. Collazo, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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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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Vegetation recovery following fire and harvest disturbance in central Labrador — a landscape perspective, Brian R. Miranda, Brian R. Sturtevant, Isabelle Schmelzer, Frédérik Doyon, and Peter Wolter

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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

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Nest survival of Tricolored Blackbirds in California's Central Valley, Kelly Weintraub, T. Luke George, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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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Forest recovery patterns in response to divergent disturbance regimes in the Border Lakes region of Minnesota (USA) and Ontario (Canada), Brian R. Sturtevant, Brian R. Miranda, Peter T. Wolter, Patrick M. A. James, Marie-Josée Fortin, and Philip A. Townsend

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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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Specific Gravity of Hybrid Poplars in the North-Central Region, USA: Within-Tree Variability and Site × Genotype Effects, William L. Headlee, Ronald S. Zalesny Jr, Richard B. Hall, Edmund O. Bauer, Bradford Bender, Bruce A. Birr, Raymond O. Miller, Jesse A. Randall, and Adam H. Wiese

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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