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Submissions from 2020

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Retention forestry influences understory diversity and functional identity, Miranda T. Curzon, Christel C. Kern, Susan C. Baker, Brian J. Palik, and Anthony W. D’Amato

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Changes in the wing shape and size in Drosophila melanogaster treated with food grade titanium dioxide nanoparticles (E171) – a multigenerational study, Vladimir J. Cvetković, Boris Jovanovic, Maja Lazarević, Nikola Jovanović, Dimitrija Savić-Zdravković, Tatjana Mitrović, and Vladimir Žikić

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Employing Very High Frequency (VHF) Radio Telemetry to Recreate Monarch Butterfly Flight Paths, Kelsey E. Fisher, James S. Adelman, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Biomass Production with Conservation Practices for Two Iowa Watersheds, Miae Ha, May Wu, Mark D. Tomer, Philip W. Gassman, Thomas M. Isenhart, Jeffrey G. Arnold, Michael J. White, Esther S. Parish, Kevin S. Comer, and Bill Belden

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Rising up to the challenge of their rivals: Mare infidelity intensifies stallion response to playback of aggressive conspecific vocalizations, Maggie M. Jones, Leanne Proops, and Cassandra M.V. Nuñez

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Survival of white-tailed deer fawns in central Iowa, Patrick G. McGovern, Stephen J. Dinsmore, and Julie A. Blanchong

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Muskellunge survival, interbasin movement, and emigration in a simple and a complex‐interconnected glacial lake, Jonathan R. Meerbeek and Michael J. Weber

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Phytochemistry, Toxicology and Therapeutic Value of Petasites hybridus Subsp. Ochroleucus (Common Butterbur) from the Balkans, Tatjana Mihajilov-Krstev, Boris Jovanovic, Bojan Zlatković, Jelena Matejić, Jelena Vitorović, Vladimir Cvetković, Budimir Ilić, Ljubiša Đorđević, Nataša Joković, Dragoljub Miladinović, Tatjana Jakšić, Nemanja Stanković, Vesna Stankov Jovanović, and Nirit Bernstein

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Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) plant detection using mobile cameras, Koray Ozcan, Anuj Sharma, Steven P. Bradbury, Dana Schweitzer, Teresa Blader, and Sue Blodgett

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Evaluation of an elk detection probability model in the Black Hills, South Dakota, Evan C. Phillips, Chadwick P. Lehman, Robert W. Klaver, Angela R. Jarding, Susan P. Rupp, Jonathan A. Jenks, and Christopher N. Jacques

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Forest landscape structure influences the cyclic‐eruptive spatial dynamics of forest tent caterpillar outbreaks, Louis‐Etienne Robert, Brian R. Sturtevant, Daniel Kneeshaw, Patrick M. A. James, Marie‐Josée Fortin, Peter T. Wolter, Philip A. Townsend, and Barry J. Cooke

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Modeling the Effects of Global Change on Ecosystem Processes in a Tropical Rainforest, Ann E. Russell and William J. Parton Jr.

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Exposure to a microplastic mixture is altering the life traits and is causing deformities in the non-biting midge Chironomus riparius Meigen (1804), Jelena Stanković, Djuradj Milošević, Dimitrija Savić-Zdraković, Gülce Yalçın, Dilvin Yildiz, Meryem Beklioğlu, and Boris Jovanovic

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Can phytoplankton blooming be harmful to benthic organisms? The toxic influence of Anabaena sp. and Chlorella sp. on Chironomus riparius larvae, Nikola Stanković, Ivana Kostić, Boris Jovanović, Dimitrija Savić-Zdravković, Sanja Matić, Jelena Bašić, Tatjana Cvetković, Jelica Simeunović, and Djuradj Milošević

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A comparison of Grass Carp population characteristics upstream and downstream of Lock and Dam 19 of the Upper Mississippi River, Christopher J. Sullivan, Michael J. Weber, Clay L. Pierce, and Carlos A. Camacho

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Reconstructing past forest composition and abundance by using archived Landsat and national forest inventory data, Bina Thapa, Peter T. Wolter, Brian R. Sturtevant, and Philip A. Townsend

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Detection and density of breeding marsh birds in Iowa wetlands, Rachel A. Vanausdall and Stephen J. Dinsmore

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Yearling Muskellunge post‐stocking behavior and survival in two central Iowa reservoirs with contrasting habitat availability, Robert E. Weber and Michael J. Weber

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Geomorphological evolution of a debris‐covered glacier surface, Matthew J. Westoby, David R. Rounce, Thomas E. Shaw, Catriona L. Fyffe, Peter L. Moore, Rebecca L. Stewart, and Benjamin W. Brock

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Automated measurement of eroding streambank volume from high-resolution aerial imagery and terrain analysis, Forrest Williams, Peter Moore, Thomas Isenhart, and Mark Tomer

Submissions from 2019

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Changes in lateral floodplain connectivity accompanying stream channel evolution: Implications for sediment and nutrient budgets, William J. Beck, Peter L. Moore, Keith E. Schilling, Calvin F. Wolter, Thomas M. Isenhart, Kevin J. Cole, and Mark D. Tomer

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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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Morphological identification of Bighead Carp, Silver Carp, and Grass Carp eggs using random forests machine learning classification, Carlos A. Camacho, Christopher J. Sullivan, Michael J. Weber, and Clay L. Pierce

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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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Climatic controls on peatland black spruce growth in relation to water table variation and precipitation, S. F. Dymond, A. W. D'Amato, R. K. Kolka, P. V. Bolstad, S. D. Sebestyen, K. Gill, and M. T. Curzon

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Long-Term Data Suggest Potential Interactions of Introduced Walleye and Smallmouth Bass on Native Sauger in Four Missouri River Impoundments, Mark J. Fincel, Nicholas B. Kludt, Hilary A. Meyer, Michael Weber, and Christopher M. Longhenry

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Northern Yellowstone Mule Deer Seasonal Movement, Habitat Selection, and Survival Patterns, Peter J. Gogan, Robert W. Klaver, and Edward M. Olexa

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The Role of Modeling in Monarch Butterfly Research and Conservation, Tyler J. Grant and Steven P. Bradbury

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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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Estimating density and detection of bobcats in fragmented midwestern landscapes using spatial capture–recapture data from camera traps, Christopher N. Jacques, Robert W. Klaver, Tim C. Swearingen, Edward D. Davis, Charles R. Anderson, Jonathan A. Jenks, Christopher S. Deperno, and Robert D. Bluett

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Prairie wetlands confer consistent migrant refueling conditions across a gradient of agricultural land use intensities, Adam Janke, Micheal J. Anteau, and Joshua D. Stafford

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Extreme climatic variability during migration invokes physiological and dietary plasticity among spring migrating ducks, Adam K. Janke, Michael J. Anteau, and Joshua D. Stafford

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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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Changes in deep soil organic carbon and soil properties beneath tree windbreak plantings in the U.S. Great Plains, Ala’ A. Khaleel, Thomas J. Sauer, and John C. Tyndall

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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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A food web modeling assessment of Asian Carp impacts in the Middle and Upper Mississippi River, USA, Nicholas W. Kramer, Quinton E. Phelps, Clay L. Pierce, and Michael E. Colvin

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Characterizing urban butterfly populations: the case for purposive point-count surveys, Bret Lang, Philip M. Dixon, Robert W. Klaver, Jan R. Thompson, and Mark P. Widrlechner

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Hunting and mountain sheep: do current harvest practices affect horn growth?, Tayler N. LaSharr, Ryan A. Long, James R. Heffelfinger, Vernon C. Bleich, Paul R. Krausman, R. Terry Bowyer, Justin M. Shannon, Robert W. Klaver, Clay E. Brewer, Mike Cox, A. Andrew Holland, Anne Hubbs, Chadwick P. Lehman, Jonathatn D. Muir, Bruce Sterling, and Kevin L. Monteith

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Effects of hatchery broodstock collection on adult Muskellunge populations, Jonathan R. Meerbeek and Michael J. Weber

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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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Debris properties and mass-balance impacts on adjacent debris-covered glaciers, Mount Rainier, USA, Peter L. Moore, Leah I. Nelson, and Theresa M. D. Groth

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Status of the Topeka Shiner in Iowa, Clay L. Pierce, Nicholas T. Simpson, Alexander P. Bybel, Courtney L. Zambory, Michael J. Weber, and Kevin J. Roe

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A multiparametric approach to cerium oxide nanoparticle toxicity assessment in non‐biting midges, Dimitrija Savić-Zdravković, Đurađ Milošević, Ezgi Uluer, Hatice Duran, Sanja Matić, Snežna Stanić, Janja Vidmar, Janez Ščančar, Domagoj Dikic, and Boris Jovanović

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Multipurpose Oxbows as a Nitrate Export Reduction Practice in the Agricultural Midwest, Keith E. Schilling, Karen Wilke, Clay L. Pierce, Keegan Kult, and Aleshia Kenny

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Occurrence, abundance and associations of Topeka shiners (Notropis topeka) in restored and unrestored oxbows in Iowa and Minnesota, USA, Nicholas T. Simpson, Alexander P. Bybel, Michael J. Weber, Clay L. Pierce, and Kevin J. Roe

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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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Influence of Largemouth Bass Behaviors, Angler Behaviors, and Environmental Conditions on Fishing Tournament Capture Success, Andrea Sylvia, Brandon Maahs, and Michael J. Weber

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Use of a mark-recapture model to evaluate largemouth bass delayed tournament mortality, Andrea Sylvia and Michael J. Weber

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Using radio telemetry to evaluate post‐stocking survival and behavior of large fingerling Walleye in three Iowa, USA lakes, Michael J. Weber, Robert E. Weber, Emily E. Ball, and Jonathan R. Meerbeek

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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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Streambank Alluvial Unit Contributions to Suspended Sediment and Total Phosphorus Loads, Walnut Creek, Iowa, USA, William Beck, Thomas Isenhart, Peter Moore, Keith Schilling, Richard Schultz, and Mark Tomer

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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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Is Palmer paranoia a threat to conservation?, Adam Janke

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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