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Influences on Upland System Structure II: The Sagebrush-Steppe Subsystem

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Historic and photographic evidence shows that sagebrush (sagebrush-steppe is 53% of the northern range) were moderate to abundant from 1872-1920, significantly reduced from 1920-1960, and recovered ... More


Writing Bayesian Models

N. Thompson Hobbs and Mevin B. Hooten

in Bayesian Models: A Statistical Primer for Ecologists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159287
eISBN:
9781400866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159287.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter offers a general set of steps for writing models to assist the researcher in formulating their own approach to the Bayesian model. The crucial skill of specifying models is often ... More


Characteristics of Sagebrush Habitats and Limitations to Long-Term Conservation

Richard F. Miller, Steven T. Knick, David A. Pyke, Cara W. Meinke, Steven E. Hanser, Michael J. Wisdom, and Ann L. Hild

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The distribution of sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) within the Sage-Grouse Conservation Area (SGCA), the historical distribution of Greater Sage-Grouse buffered by fifty kilometers, stretches from British ... More


Pre-Euro-American and Recent Fire in Sagebrush Ecosystems

William L. Baker

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems are under threat from a variety of land uses, disturbance, and invasive species, and are also thought by some to have been affected by fire exclusion and require ... More


Ecological Influence and Pathways of Land Use in Sagebrush

Steven T. Knick, Steven E. Hanser, Richard F. Miller, David A. Pyke, Michael J. Wisdom, Sean P. Finn, E. Thomas Rinkes, and Charles J. Henny

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Land use in sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) landscapes influences all sage-grouse (Centrocercus spp.) populations in western North America. Croplands and the network of irrigation canals cover 230,000 ... More


Influences of the Human Footprint on Sagebrush Landscape Patterns: Implications for Sage-Grouse Conservation

Matthias Leu and Steven E. Hanser

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems in the western United States have changed in quantity and configuration from a variety of causes including agriculture and human population growth since ... More


Influences of Free-Roaming Equids on Sagebrush Ecosystems, with a Focus on Greater Sage-Grouse

Erik A. Beever and Cameron L. Aldridge

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Free-roaming equids (horses [Equus caballus] and burros [E. asinus]) in the United States were introduced to North America at the end of the fifteenth century, and have unique management status among ... More


Connecting Pattern and Process in Greater Sage-Grouse Populations and Sagebrush Landscapes

Steven T. Knick and Steven E. Hanser

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Spatial patterns influence the processes that maintain Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations and sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) landscapes on which they depend. Connectivity ... More


Greater Sage-Grouse as an Umbrella Species for Shrubland Passerine Birds: A Multiscale Assessment

Steven E. Hanser and Steven T. Knick

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Working groups and government agencies are planning and conducting land actions in sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) habitats to benefit Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations. Managers ... More


Conservation of Greater Sage-Grouse: A Synthesis of Current Trends and Future Management

J. W. Connelly, S. T. Knick, C. E. Braun, W. L. Baker, E. A. Beever, T. Christiansen, K. E. Doherty, E. O. Garton, S. E. Hanser, D. H. Johnson, M. Leu, R. F. Miller, D. E. Naugle, S. J. Oyler-McCance, D. A. Pyke, K. P. Reese, M. A. Schroeder, S. J. Stiver, B. L. Walker, and M. J. Wisdom

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Recent analyses of Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations indicate substantial declines in many areas but relatively stable populations in other portions of the species' range. ... More


Characteristics of Greater Sage-Grouse Habitats: A Landscape Species at Micro-and Macroscales

John W. Connelly, E. Thomas Rinkes, and Clait E. Braun

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) depend on sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) for much of their annual food and cover. This association is most pronounced in late autumn, winter, and early ... More


This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

James R. Skillen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This Land Is My Land traces three periods of conservative rebellion against federal land authority over the last forty years—the Sagebrush Rebellion (1979–1982), the War for the West (1991–2000), and ... More


Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Karen Merrill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of the American West is a history of struggles over land, and none has inspired so much passion and misunderstanding as the conflict between ranchers and the federal government over ... More


Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Steven Knick (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Admired for its elaborate breeding displays and treasured as a game bird, the Greater Sage-Grouse is a charismatic symbol of the broad open spaces in western North America. Unfortunately these birds ... More


West Nile Virus Ecology in Sagebrush Habitat and Impacts on Greater Sage-Grouse Populations

Brett L. Walker and David E. Naugle

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter examines the ecology of West Nile virus in sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems of western North America, as well as its influence on Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) ... More


Influences of Environmental and Anthropogenic Features on Greater Sage-Grouse Populations, 1997–2007

Douglas H. Johnson, Matthew J. Holloran, John W. Connelly, Steven E. Hanser, Courtney L. Amundson, and Steven T. Knick

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), endemic to western North America, is of great conservation interest. Its populations are tracked by spring counts of males at lek sites. This ... More


Factors Associated with Extirpation of Sage-Grouse

Michael J. Wisdom, Cara W. Meinke, Steven T. Knick, and Michael A. Schroeder

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Geographic ranges of Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) and Gunnison Sage-Grouse (C. minimus) have contracted across large areas in response to habitat loss and detrimental land uses. ... More


Response of Greater Sage-Grouse to the Conservation Reserve Program in Washington State

Michael A. Schroeder and W. Matthew Vander Haegen

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This study examined the relationship between the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands and Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Washington state including an assessment of population ... More


Restoring and Rehabilitating Sagebrush Habitats

David A. Pyke

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Less than half of the original habitat of the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) currently exists. Some has been permanently lost to farms and urban areas, but the remaining varies in ... More


Greater Sage-Grouse and Sagebrush: an Introduction to the Landscape

Steven T. Knick and John W. Connelly

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is often called an icon of the West because the species has become the symbol for conserving sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems, one of the most ... More


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