# Conference Presentations and Abstracts

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2007. Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: habitat-based approach for the endangered Greater Sage-Grouse. Society for Ecological Restoration, Annual Conference, Yakima WA (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2007. Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Sage Grouse. Restoring the West 2007 Sagebrush Steppe Restoration Conference, Logan, UT (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2007. Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: a habitat-based approach for the endangered Greater Sage-Grouse. Society for Range Management, 60th Annual Meeting, Reno/Sparks, NV (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2006. Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: a habitat-based approach for the endangered Greater Sage-Grouse in Alberta . 25th Western Agencies Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop, Spearfish, SD.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2006. Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: a habitat-based approach for the endangered Greater Sage-Grouse in Alberta. Northwest Section of the Wildlife Society, Annual meeting, Boise ID.

**Aldridge**>, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2005. Habitats for Persistence of Greater Sage-Grouse in Alberta, Canada: Linking Landscapes to Occurrence and Fitness. Wildlife Society’s 12th Annual Conference**. **Madison, WI.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2005. Linking Fitness To Resources: Greater Sage-Grouse Nesting And Brood Habitat Requirements In Alberta. 3rd Partners in Conservation Conference. Calgary, Alberta.

**Aldridge, C.L.**, and M.S. Boyce. 2004. Population viability of sage-grouse: a habitat-based approach. 2004. The Wildlife Society’s 11th Annual Conference. Calgary, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L., S.E. Nielsen, H.L. Beyer, M.S. Boyce, S.T. Knick, M.A. Schroeder, and J.W. Connelly. 2004. Range-wide patterns of sage-grouse extirpation: lessons from the past, predictions for the future. The Wildlife Society’s 11th Annual Conference. Calgary, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2004. Modeling Greater Sage-Grouse habitat in Alberta: a multi-scale approach. Western Agencies Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop. Wenatchee, WA.

Naugle, D.E., C.L. **Aldridge**, B.L. Walker, T.E. Cornish, B.J. Moynahan, M.J. Holloran, K.Brown, G.D. Johnson, E.T. Schmidtman, R.T. Mayer, C.Y. Kato, M.R. Matchett, T.J. Christiansen, W.E. Cook, T. Creekmore, R.D. Falise, E.T. Rinkes, and M.S. Boyce. 2004. West Nile virus: an emerging issue in sage-grouse conservation. Western Agencies Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop. Wenatchee, WA (*Invited Presentation - Key Note Address*).

**Aldridge, **C.L. 2004. Local and landscape habitat requirements for upland birds: A sage-grouse case study. 2004 Southern Alberta Upland Habitat Symposium. Brooks, AB (*Invited Presentation). *

**Aldridge, **C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2004. Habitat Requirements and Management Needs for the Endangered Sage-Grouse in Alberta. Species at Risk 2004 Conference, Pathways to Recovery. Victoria , BC.

**Aldridge, **C.L., D.E. Naugle, B.L. Walker, T.E. Cornish, B.J. Moynahan, M.J. Holloran, K.Brown, G.D. Johnson, E.T. Schmidtman, R.T. Mayer, C.Y. Kato, M.R. Matchett, T.J. Christiansen, W.E. Cook, T. Creekmore, M.S. Boyce, R.D. Falise, and E.T. Rinkes. 2004. West Nile Virus: An Emerging Issue for Sage-Grouse Population Viability. 38th Annual Prairie Universities Biological Symposium (PUBS). Edmonton, AB.

Naugle, D.E., B.L. Walker, C.L.** Aldridge **, T.E. Cornish, B.J. Moynahan, M.J. Holloran, K.Brown, G.D. Johnson, E.T. Schmidtman, R.T. Mayer, C.Y. Kato, M.R. Matchett, T.J. Christiansen, W.E. Cook, T. Creekmore, M.S. Boyce, R.D. Falise, and E.T. Rinkes. 2004. West Nile Virus: An emerging issue in Sage-Grouse conservation. Fifth National Conference on West Nile Virus in the United States. Denver, CO (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2003. Teetering on the Edge: Can anything be done to save the Sage-Grouse. Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, Ecological Issues Forum and Workshop for the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. Calgary, AB (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2003. Has the Sun Set for the Sage-Grouse: Linking Population Declines to Resources. Gifts of the Grasslands, Canadian Nature Federation 2003 AGM and Conference. Medicine Hat, AB (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L. and M.S. Boyce. 2003. Sage-Grouse Population Dynamics and Habitat Conservation in Alberta. 2nd Alberta North American Waterfowl Management Biodiversity Conference. Edmonton, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2003. Sage-Grouse management in Alberta: identifying important breeding habitats. Annual conference and meeting of the Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Red Deer, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2003. What makes a lek a lek? Identifying habitat features related to Sage-Grouse leks in southern Alberta. 2nd Partners in Conservation Conference. Edmonton, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2003. Sage-Grouse Habitat Requirements in Alberta. Western Range Science Seminar, Medicine Hat, AB (*Invited Presentation*).

**Aldridge**, C.L., M.S. Boyce, and R. K. Baydack. 2002. Adaptive management of prairie grouse: how do we get there? The Wildlife Society's 9th Annual Conference. Bismarck, ND.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2002. Using resource selection functions to identify sage-grouse breeding habitat. 1st International Conference on Resource Selection by Animals. Laramie, Wyoming.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2001. Conservation and Management of Sage-Grouse in Canada: An integrated approach. The Wildlife Society's 8th Annual Conference. Reno, NV.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2001. Conservation of Sage-Grouse in Alberta: managing the decline of a northern fringe population. Annual conference and meeting of the Northwest Section and Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Banff, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2001. Do sage-grouse have a future in Canada? Population dynamics and management suggestions. 6th Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Conference:

Sharing Common Ground. Winnipeg, MB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2001. Conservation of Sage-Grouse in Alberta: what do we know and how can we manage for them. 1st Partners in Conservation Conference. Nisku, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2000. The decline in the Canadian Sage Grouse population: Is lack of reproductive effort involved? 22nd Western States Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop. Redmond, OR.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2000. Conservation ecology of Sage Grouse in Canada. 34th Prairie Universities Biological Symposium. (PUBS). Regina, SK.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 2000. Reproductive ecology of Sage Grouse (*Centrocercus urophasianus*) in Canada. Alberta North American Waterfowl Management Biodiversity Conference. Edmonton, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1999. A drastic decline in a northern Sage Grouse (*Centrocercus urophasianus*) population: Is recruitment the problem? 23rd Prairie Grouse Technical Council Meeting. Gimli, MB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1999. Conservation ecology of Sage Grouse in Canada. The Wildlife Society's 6th Annual Conference. Austin TX.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1999. A drastic decline in a northern Sage Grouse (*Centrocercus urophasianus*) population: Is recruitment the problem? 33rd Annual Prairie Universities Biological Symposium (PUBS). Saskatoon, SK.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1998. The status of Sage Grouse (*Centrocercus urophasianus*) in Alberta. 21st Western States Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop. Billings, MT.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1998. Status of the Sage Grouse in Canada. 5th Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Conference. Saskatoon, SK.

**Aldridge**, C.L., and D. L. Gummer. 1997. Analysis of cheek pouch contents: do kangaroo rats know what they are collecting? 31st Annual Prairie Universities Biological Symposium (PUBS). Edmonton, AB.

**Aldridge**, C.L. 1996. Calcium supplementation of the big brown bat (*Eptesicus fuscus*): is calcium limiting to the growth of pups? 30th Annual Prairie Universities Biological Symposium (PUBS). Lethbridge, AB.