Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Edited Publications

2016

Bowen, Z.H., Aldridge, C.L., Anderson, P.J., Assal, T.J., Bartos, T.T., Chalfoun, A.D., Chong, G.W., Dematatis, M.K., Eddy-Miller, C.A., Garman, S.L., Germaine, S.S., Homer, C.G., Huber, C.C., Kauffman, M.J., Manier, D.J., Melcher, C.P., Miller, K.A., Norkin, Tamar, Sanders, L.E., Walters, A.W., Wilson, A.B., and Wyckoff, T.B., 2016, U.S. Geological Survey science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2015 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1141, 59 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20161141.

2015

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, T.J. Assal, T.T. Bartos, L.R.H. Biewick, G.K. Boughton, A.D. Chalfoun, G.W. Chong, M.K. Dematatis, C.A. Eddy-Miller, S.L. Garman, S.S. Germaine, C.G. Homer, C. Huber, M.J. Kauffman, N. Latysh, D.J. Manier, C.P. Melcher, A.R. Miller, K.A. Miller, E.M. Olexa, S.L. Schell, A.W. Walters, A.B. Wilson, and T.B. Wyckoff. 2015. U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2014 Annual Report. Open-File Report. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. 109 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2015/1091/

Ojima, D.S., J. Steiner, S. McNeeley, K. Cozetto, A.N. Childress., A. Cole, J. Brown, G. Collins, L. Ferris, B. Gough, J. Gross, J. Hestbeck, D. Kluck, R. McMullen, J. Rattling Leaf, M. Shafer, M. Shulski, J. Yarbrough, M. Drummond, J. Morgan, T. Howell, S. Markstrom, H. Lazrus, K. Averyt, S. Skagens, K. Kunkel, L. Stevens, S. Stevens, M. Kruk, D. Thomas, E. Janssen, K. Hubbard, N. Umphlett, K. Robbins, L. Romolo, A. Akyuz, T. Pathak, T. Beragntino, E. Wood, K. Miller, B. Gascoigne, S. Tellinghouse, V. Tidwell, C. Aldridge, M. Rose, L. Wellings, T. Brown, J. Ramirez. 2015. Great Plains Regional Technical Input Report. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Young, J.R., C.E. Braun, S.J. Oyler-McCance, C.L. Aldridge, P.A. Magee and M.A. Schroeder.  2015.  Gunnison Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus minimus). The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/721  doi:10.2173/

2014

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, T.J. Assal, C.R. Bern, L.R.H. Biewick, G.K. Boughton, A.D. Chalfoun, G.W. Chong, M. Dematatis, B.C. Fedy, S.L. Garman, S. Germaine, M.G. Hethcoat, C.G. Homer, C. Huber, M.J. Kauffman, N. Latysh, D. Manier, C.P. Melcher, K.A. Miller, C.J. Potter, S.J. Schell, M.J. Sweat, A. Walters, and A.B. Wilson. 2014. U.S. Geological Survey science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2013 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1213, 60 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141213.

O’Donnell, M.S., Fancher, T.S., Freeman, A.T., Zeigler, A.E., Bowen, Z.H., and Aldridge, C.L., 2014. Large scale Wyoming transportation data—A resource planning tool: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 821, 21 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ds821. ISSN 2327-638X (online)

       2013

Homer, C.G., Aldridge, C.L., Meyer, D.K., and S.J. Schell. 2013. Multiscale sagebrush rangeland habitat modeling in the Gunnison Basin of Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1049, 12 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1049/

      2012

Assal, T.J., K.E. Veblen, M.A. Farinha, C.L. Aldridge, M.E. Casazza, and D.A. Pyke.  2012.  Data resources for range-wide assessment of livestock grazing across the sagebrush biome.  U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 690.  Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/690/.

Germaine, S.S., M. O’Donnell, C.L. Aldridge, L. Baer, T. Fancher, J.L. McBeth, R.R. McDougal, R. Waltermire, Z. H. Bowen, J. Diffendorfer, S.L. Garman, and L. Hanson.  2012.  Mapping surface disturbance of energy related infrastructure in southwest Wyoming - An assessment of methods.  US Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2012-5025. 42p.

       2011

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, T.J., Assal, L.R.H. Biewick, S.W. Blecker, G.K. Boughton, S. Bristol, N.B. Carr, A.D. Chalfoun, G.W. Chong, M.L. Clark, J.E.  Diffendorfer, B.C. Fedy, K. Foster, S.L. Garman, S. Germaine, J. Holloway, C. Homer, M.J. Kauffman, D. Keinath, N. Latysh, D. Manier, R.R. McDougal, C.P. Melcher, K.A. Miller, J. Montag, J., C.J. Potter, S. Schell, S.L. Shafer, D.B. Smith, L.L. Stillings, M. Tuttle, and A.B. Wilson.   2011.  U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2010 Annual Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1219, 147p.

Veblen, K.E., D.A. Pyke, C.L. Aldridge, M.L. Casazza, T.J. Assal, and M.A. Farinha.  2011.  Range-wide assessment of livestock grazing across the sagebrush biome.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1263, 74p. Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1263/.

2010

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, T.J. Assal, L.R.H. Biewick, S.W. Blecker, S.  Bristol, N.B. Carr, A.D. Chalfoun, G.W. Chong, J.E. Diffendorfer, B.C. Fedy, S.L. Garman, S. Germaine, R.I. Grauch, J. Holloway, C. Homer, M. Kauffman, D. Keinath, N. Latysh, D. Manier, R.R. McDougal, C.P. Melcher, K.A. Miller, J. Montag, C.J. Nutt, C.J. Potter, H. Sawyer, S. Schell, S. L. Shafer, D.B. Smith, L.L. Stillings, M. Tuttle, and A.B. Wilson. 2010.  U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2009 Annual Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1231, 106 p.

2009

Erickson, H.J., C.L. Aldridge, and N.T. Hobbs. 2009. Progress Report: Stratton Ecological Research Site-An Experimental Approach to Assess Effects of Various Grazing Treatments on Vegetation and Wildlife Communities Across Managed Burns and Habitat Controls. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1016, 15p.

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, T. Assal,  L.A. Baer, S. Bristol, N.B. Carr, G.W. Chong, J.E. Diffendorfer, B.C. Fedy, S.L. Garman, S. Germaine, R.I. Grauch, C. Homer, D. Manier, M.J. Kauffman, N. Latysh, C.P. Melcher, K.A. Miller, J. Montag, C.J. Nutt, C. Potter, H. Sawyer, D.B. Smith, M.J. Sweat, and A.B. Wilson.  2009.  U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2008 Annual Report.  U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2009-1154.

Homer, C.G., C.L. Aldridge, D.K. Meyer, M.J. Coan, and Z.H. Bowen. 2009. Multiscale Sagebrush Rangeland Habitat Modeling in Southwest Wyoming. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1027.

2008

Bowen, Z.H., C.L. Aldridge, P.J. Anderson, G.W. Chong, M.A. Drummond, C.G. Homer, R.C. Johnson, M.J. Kauffman, S.T. Knick, J.J. Kosovich, K.A. Miller, T. Owens, S. Shafer, C.J. Schenck, and M.J. Sweat. 2008. U.S. Geological Survey Science Plan for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative: Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2008-5195, 32p.

McDougal, RR, R.G. Waltermire, C.L. Aldridge, S.S. Germaine, S.E. Nielsen, C.C. Nielsen, L. Hanson, L., Z.H. Bowen. 2008. An Aerial-Photographic Assessment of Reenacted Handcart Treks on a Section of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, Fremont County, Wyoming: Denver, CO, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2008-5115, 79p.

2007

Leu, M., S.E. Hanser, C.L. Aldridge, M.M. Rowland, L.H. Suring, S.E. Nielsen, S.T. Knick, and M.J. Wisdom. 2007. Assessment of threats to sagebrush habitats and associated species of concern in the Wyoming Basins. Final Report. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Snake River Field Station, Boise, ID 83706.

Aldridge, C.L., J.C., Franson, K. Kitchell, S.T. Knick, D.S. Pilliod, D.A. Pyke, and C. Shuler. 2007. USGS research for sagebrush ecosystems coordinated research studies FY2007 progress report. U.S. Geological Survey, Unpublished Internal Report.

2006

Rowland, M.M., M. Leu, S. Hanser, S.P. Finn, C.L. Aldridge, S.T. Knick, L.H. Suring, J. M. Boyd, M.J. Wisdom, and C.W. Meinke. 2006. Assessment of threats to sagebrush habitats and associated species of concern in the Wyoming Basins. Version 2.0, March 2006, unpublished report on file at USGS Biological Resources Discipline, Snake River Field Station, 970 Lusk St., Boise , ID 83706.

2001

Aldridge, C.L. 2001. Developing a habitat-based population viability model for greater sage-grouse in southeastern Alberta. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Division, Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 56. Edmonton, Alberta. 12 pp.

Aldridge, C.L. 2001. Do Sage-Grouse have a future in Canada? Population dynamics and management suggestions. Proceedings of the 6th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference, Winnipeg, MB, February 22-25, 2001. 11 pp.

2000

Aldridge, C.L. 2000. Assessing chick survival of sage grouse in Canada. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 19. Edmonton, Alberta. 25 pp.

1998

Aldridge, C.L. 1998. Status of the Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) in Alberta. Alberta Environmental Protection, Wildlife Management Division, and Alberta Conservation Association, Wildlife Status Report No. 13, Edmonton, AB. 23 pp.