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Submissions from 2019

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Predator density influences nest attendance of Yellow‐headed Blackbirds Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus, Colby Behrens, Zachary J. Ruff, Tyler M. Harms, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Threats to freshwater fisheries in the United States: perspectives and investments of state fisheries administrators and Agricultural Experiment Station directors, Andrew K. Carlson, William W. Taylor, Michael T. Kinnison, S. Mažeika P. Sullivan, Michael J. Weber, Richard T. Melstrom, Paul A. Venturelli, Melissa R. Wuellner, Raymond M. Newman, Kyle J. Hartman, Gayle B. Zydlewski, Dennis R. DeVries, Suzanne M. Gray, Dana M. Infante, Mark A. Pegg, and Reggie M. Harrell

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Population Biology, Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Patterns of Monarch Site Occupancy and Dynamics in Iowa, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Rachel A. Vanausdall, Kevin T. Murphy, Karen E. Kinkead, and Paul W. Frese

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What Does Tolerance Mean for Animal Disease Dynamics When Pathology Enhances Transmission?, Amberleigh E. Henschen and James S. Adelman

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In silico prediction of MicroRNA role in regulation of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) responses to nanoparticle exposure, Moyan Hu, Boris Jovanović, and Dušan Palić

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Decreased female fidelity alters male behavior in a feral horse population managed with immunocontraception, Maggie M. Jones and Cassandra M.V. Nuñez

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Fish growth changes over time in a Midwestern USA lake, Eric D. Katzenmeyer, Michael E. Colvin, Timothy W. Stewart, Clay L. Pierce, and Scott E. Grummer

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Design Implications for Surveys to Monitor Monarch Butterfly Population Trends, Karen E. Kinkead, Tyler M. Harms, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Paul W. Frese, and Kevin T. Murphy

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Factors influencing fish mercury concentrations in Iowa rivers, Nathan Mills, Michael J. Weber, Clay L. Pierce, and Darcy Cashatt

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Quantifying Thermal‐Imager Effectiveness for Detecting Bird Nests on Farms, Matthew D. Stephenson, Lisa A. Schulte, and Robert W. Klaver

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Analysis of mitochondrial genomes resolves the phylogenetic position of Chinese freshwater mussels (Bivalvia, Unionidae), Rui-Wen Wu, Xiong-Jun Liu, Sa Wang, Kevin J. Roe, Shan Ouyang, and Xiao-Ping Wu

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Farmer and Farmland Owner Views on Spatial Targeting for Soil Conservation and Water Quality, E. K. Zimmerman, J. C. Tyndall, L. A. Schulte, and G L D. Larson

Submissions from 2018

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Respiratory disease, behavior, and survival of mountain goat kids, Julie A. Blanchong, Christopher A. Anderson, Nicholas Clark, Robert W. Klaver, Paul J. Plummer, Mike Cox, Caleb Mcadoo, and Peregrine L. Wolff

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Floods, drying, habitat connectivity, and fish occupancy dynamics in restored and unrestored oxbows of West Central Iowa, USA, Jesse R. Fischer, Bryan D. Bakevich, Colin P. Shea, Clay L. Pierce, and Michael C. Quist

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Development of a quantitative PCR method for screening ichthyoplankton samples for bigheaded carps, Andrea Fritts, Brent C. Knights, James H. Larson, Jon J. Armberg, Christopher M. Merkes, Tariq Tajjioui, Steven E. Butler, Matthew J. Diana, David H. Wahl, Michael J. Weber, and John D. Waters

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Predicting monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) movement and egg-laying with a spatially-explicit agent-based model: The role of monarch perceptual range and spatial memory, Tyler J. Grant, Hazel R. Parry, Myron P. Zalucki, and Steven P. Bradbury

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A Qualitative Investigation of Farmer and Rancher Perceptions of Trees and Woody Biomass Production on Marginal Agricultural Land, Ashley Hand and John Tyndall

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Optimizing surveys for marsh songbirds: does timing matter?, Tyler M. Harms and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Virgin microplastics are not causing imminent harm to fish after dietary exposure, Boris Jovanović, Kerem Gökdağ, Olgaç Güven, Yilmaz Emre, Elizabeth M. Whitley, and Ahmet Erkan Kideys

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The effects of a human food additive, titanium dioxide nanoparticles E171, on Drosophila melanogaster - a 20 generation dietary exposure experiment, Boris Jovanović, Nikola Jovanović, Vladimir J. Cvetković, Sanja Matić, Snežana Stanić, Elizabeth M. Whitley, and Tatjana Lj. Mitrović

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Improving our understanding of demographic monitoring: avian breeding productivity in a tropical dry forest, M. Edye Kornegay, Amber N. M. Wiewel, Jaime A. Collazo, James F. Saracco, and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Weather and landscape factors affect white-tailed deer neonate survival at ecologically important life stages in the Northern Great Plains, Eric S. Michel, Jonathan A. Jenks, Kyle D. Kaskie, Robert W. Klaver, and William F. Jensen

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A case study and a meta-analysis of seasonal variation in fish mercury concentrations, Nathan Mills, Darcy Cashatt, Michael J. Weber, and Clay L. Pierce

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Stability of supraglacial debris, Peter L. Moore

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Exploratory behavior is linked to stress physiology and social network centrality in free-living house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus), Sahnzi C. Moyers, James S. Adelman, Damien R. Farine, Ignacio T. Moore, and Dana M. Hawley

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Feeder density enhances house finch disease transmission in experimental epidemics, Sahnzi C. Moyers, James S. Adelman, Damien R. Farine, Courtney A. Thomason, and Dana M. Hawley

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Waterbird Use of Sheetwater Wetlands in Iowa’s Prairie Pothole Region, Kevin T. Murphy and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Consequences of porcine zona pellucida immunocontraception to feral horses, Cassandra M.V. Nuñez

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Tropical Tree Species Effects on Soil pH and Biotic Factors and the Consequences for Macroaggregate Dynamics, Ann E. Russell, Stephanie N. Kivlin, and Christine V. Hawkes

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Chronic wasting disease detection and mortality sources in semi-protected deer population, Krysten L. Schuler, Jonathan A. Jenks, Robert W. Klaver, Christopher S. Jennelle, and R. Terry Bowyer

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Influence of river discharge on grass carp occupancy dynamics in south‐eastern Iowa rivers, Christopher J. Sullivan, Michael J. Weber, Clay L. Pierce, and Carlos A. Camacho

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Factors regulating year‐class strength of Silver Carp throughout the Mississippi River basin, Christopher J. Sullivan, Michael J. Weber, Clay L. Pierce, David H. Wahl, Quinton E. Phelps, Carlos A. Camacho, and Robert E. Colombo

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Exploring the amphibian exposome in an agricultural landscape using telemetry and passive sampling, Jennifer E. Swanson, Erin Muths, Clay L. Pierce, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Mark W. Vandever, Michelle L. Hladik, and Kelly L. Smalling

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Occupancy modeling of Parnassius clodius butterfly populations in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Kimberly E. Szcodronski, Diane M. Debinski, and Robert W. Klaver

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Impacts of Shallow Lake Restoration on Vegetation and Breeding Birds in Iowa, Rachel A. Vanausdall and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Relative effects of mortality versus emigration on a reservoir Walleye population, Michael J. Weber and Mark Flammang

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Identification of Bighead Carp and Silver Carp early-life environments and inferring Lock and Dam 19 passage in the Upper Mississippi River: insights from otolith chemistry, Gregory W. Whitledge, Brent Knights, Jon Vallazza, James Larson, Michael J. Weber, James T. Lamer, Quinton E. Phelps, and Jacob D. Newman

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Testing the utility of DNA barcodes and a preliminary phylogenetic framework for Chinese freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from the middle and lower Yangtze River, Rui-Wen Wu, Yi-Tong Liu, Sa Wang, Xiong-Jun Liu, David T. Zanatta, Kevin J. Roe, Xue-Lin Song, Chang-Ting An, and Xiao-Ping Wu

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Nest tree use by southern flying squirrels in fragmented Midwestern landscapes, James S. Zweep, Christopher N. Jacques, Sean E. Jenkins, Robert W. Klaver, and Shelli A. Dubay

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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Perspectives on the Controlled Propagation, Augmentation, and Reintroduction of Freshwater Mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida), Stephen E. McMurray and Kevin J. Roe

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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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Management of Free-Roaming Horses, Cassandra M.V. Nuñez, Alberto Scorolli, Laura Lagos, David Berman, and Albert J. Kane

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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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Drifting to oblivion? Rapid genetic differentiation in an endangered lizard following habitat fragmentation and drought, Amy G. Vandergast, Dustin A. Wood, Andrew R. Thompson, Mark Fisher, Cameron W. Barrows, and Tyler J. Grant

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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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Short‐term anuran community dynamics in the Missouri River floodplain following an historic flood, Tyler J. Grant, David L. Otis, and Rolf R. Koford

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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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Multiyear monitoring (2007-2013) of flat-tailed horned lizards (Phrynosoma mcallii), Daniel J. Leavitt, Jimmie Collins, Cat Crawford, Jack Crayon, Tyler J. Grant, Nicholas B. Heatwole, Eric V. Hollenbeck, Michael F. Ingraldi, Linden Piest, Kevin Ponce, Robert J. Powell, Aimee Roach, Abigail S. Rosenberg, Felicia M. Sirchia, Daniel M. Steward, Erica Stewart, Andrew Trouette, and Robert E. Lovich

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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