Society for Range Management | 2019 Annual Meeting

Poster Sessions

Poster Session A

Monday, February 11

Presenters in attendance from 5-6pm

1 Understory Vegetation and Soil Moisture Response to Thinning Piñón-Juniper Woodlands Yasser M. Almalki2
2 Facilitating Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) Fuels Reduction: What Defines a Resistant Plant Community Charlie Clements
3 Floristic Richness of a Grassland in Southeast Coahuila, Mexico Juan A. Encina Domínguez
4 Juniper Recovery Following Initial Restoration With Extreme Fire Caitlin de Vries
5 Effects of Huisache and Honey Mesquite Canopy Cover on Soil Nutrients Christopher S. Miller2
6 Comparison of Grazing Behavior of Rangefed Raramuri Criollo Steers During Pre-Monsoon and Monsoon Seasons Flavie Audoin2
7 The Changing Relation Between Precipitation and Rangeland Grazing Capacity in a Warmer Southwest Andrés F. Cibils
8 Texas Wintergrass Growth and Seed Production Responses to Grazing Caitlyn Cooper
9 Cattle Grazing and Forb Production for White-tailed Deer Can Be Compatible Dillan J. Drabek1
10 Wild Horse Walkabout: A Journey of Collaborative Discovery Amanda L. Gearhart
11 Using AIM Data to Tailor ESDs for IIRH on Sage-Grouse Habitat in Southern Idaho Dominika Lepak
12 Relationship Between Canopy Cover and Forage Nutritive Value in Texas Coastal Prairies Courtney E. Jasik1
13 Effects of Wild Horses on Wildlife at Springs and Riparian Zones on the Devil’s Garden Madeleine Levy1
14 Grazing Management Practices in the Rangelands of Nepal Sunita Sanjyal2
15 Grazing Season of Use Effects on Sagebrush-Obligate Avian Habitat Vanessa Schroeder
16 Economic Effects of USFS Permitted Grazing Reductions due to Wild Horses on the Devil’s Garden Laura K. Snell
17 Evaluation of Noninvasive Specimens to Diagnose Livestock Exposure to Poisonous Plants Clint Stonecipher
18 Wild Horse, Livestock and Wildlife Use of Lentic Meadows: Influence on Sage-grouse Conservation in Nevada Sebastian A. Tsocanos1
19 Variables Influencing the Management of Cattle Ranches of Eastern Paraguay and Eastern Uruguay Diana Restrepo-Osorio
20 Assessing Post-Fire Trajectories In Sagebrush-Steppe Ecosystems Of The Western United States Stephen P. Boyte
21 Soil Characteristics and Microbial Responses to Different Fire Intensities in a Woody Encroached Arid Savanna Lela Z. Culpepper1
22 Recovery of Interior Douglas Fir Forests One Year Post-Wildfire in Areas of Different Burn Severity Hailey Manke
23 MEGA FIRE! Collaborative Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation after Nevada’s Largest Wildfire: The Martin Fire Lucas A. Phipps
24 Can Mowing Replace Fire in Semiarid Grassland? Dustin Strong
25 A Comparison of Two Methods to Estimate Heifer Activity Using GPS and Accelerometer Data  Fatima G. Continanza
26 Outreach for Grass-Cast: A New Grassland Productivity Forecast for the Great Plains Justin D. Derner
27 Science for Grass-Cast: A New Grassland Productivity Forecast for The Great Plains Justin D. Derner
28 Assessing and Managing for Rangeland and Pasture Land Soil Health: Outcomes of a National Workshop Chad R. Ellis
29 Case Studies on Building Rangeland Resilience to Climate Change in The Pacific Northwest Tipton D. Hudson
30 Guide to Co-Developing Drought Preparation Plans for Livestock Grazing on Southwest National Forests Kelsey L. Hawkes-Landreville
31 Machining a Solution to Data Heavy Rangeland Research: Case Study with Camera-trap Photo Processing Brandon K. Mayer
32 Using Telemetry as a Landscape Analysis Tool to Assess Wild Turkey Habitat in South Texas Alison R. Menefee1
33 Now Available: Version 5 of Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health (IIRH) Technical Reference Mike L. Pellant
34 Spatial Interpolation Comparison of Ranch-Scale Rain Gauges to a National Rainfall Network Charles Perry
35 Spatial Bibliography of Rangeland Resources using ArcGIS Online Steve Petersen
36 Biodiversity Habitat Phone App – Which Animal and Plant Species Do Land Managers Want to Understand? Terri Schulz
37 Rangelands Assessment and Monitoring System (RAMS) Delivers Data for Decision Support Linda A. Spencer
38 Introduction to the US National Vegetation Classification (NVC) Linda A. Spencer
39 Communicating Ecological Data for Land Management: Lessons Learned Nelson G. Stauffer
40 In Pursuit of Better Rangeland Management, 3rd Edition Nevada Rangeland Monitoring Handbook Sherman R. Swanson
41 Application of Non-invasive Remotely-Sensed Methods to Predict Forage Quantity and Diet Quality for Grazing Cattle. Douglas R. Tolleson
42 Investigating Factors that Influence Northern Bobwhite Chick Survival Veronica A. Urbanczyk1
43 Practicing a New Natureculture of Hope for Multifunctional Rangelands: Lessons from Collaborative Adaptive Rangeland Management Hailey Wilmer
44 Dynamic Rangeland Species Composition in the APEX Model Cody J. Zilverberg
45 Spectral Behavior and Spectral indexes of Vegetation of Two Fragments of Natural Pastures Leonardo de Morais
46 A New Institution to Promote Resilience-Based Rangeland Management in Mongolia Brandon Bestelmeyer
47 Aboveground Biomass Estimation from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Rangelands Alexandria DiMaggio1
48 Accelerating Growth of Ocelot Thornscrub Habitat Jose G. Jr. Cortez1
49 The most Important Endangered Range Plant Species and Change in Ground Cover in North Kordofan State, Sudan Elnazeir M. Dawelbatt
50 Accumulated Heat Units and Perspective of Maize Billbug Population Distribution in Eastern Gamagrass Kundan Dhakal
51 Management Impacts on Dynamic Soil Properties of a Pacific Northwest Bunchgrass Prairie Katie Emerson
52 Soil Health Evaluation in Three Texas Rangelands Douglas J. Goodwin
53 Tick Species Observed in Burned versus Unburned Rangeland Sites in the Edwards Plateau of Texas Samantha Hays
54 Improving Rangleland Seedling Recruitment Using Fungicide Seed Coatings Benjamin Hoose
55 Tebuthiuron as a Tool to Restore Ecohydrologic Function in a Shrub-Encroached Semi-Arid Grassland Justin C. Johnson1
56 Evaluating Native Perennial Grass Tolerance to Indaziflam Treatments Stephen Lunt
57 Effect of Growing Season Burns on Forage Quality of Browse Plants in the Cross Timbers William A. Moseley
58 Hydrogel Rate and Depth: Impact on Soil Water and Seedling Establishment Shannon V. Nelson1
59 Laboratory Evaluation of Abscisic Acid and Gibberellic Acid Seed Coatings to Improve Germination Timing of Low Sagebrush Janae Radke
60 Variation of Seed Banks among Ecological States in the Chihuahuan Desert: Implications for Restoration Kirsten B. Romig
61 Does Laboratory Selection for Increased Seed Germination of Little Bluestem Improve Field Establishment? Tim Springer
62 Detection and Management of Two-Lined Spittle Bug (Prosapia bicincta) on Hawaii Rangelands Mark Thorne
63 Allometric Measurements of Honey and Western Mesquite Foliage Douglas R. Tolleson
64 Meadow Health and Grazing Utilization Monitoring on Public Lands Grace E. Woodmansee
65 Effects of Defoliation Frequency on Regrowth Potential of Clonal Non-Native Grasses Lan Xu
66 Genetic Relationships Among Different Chemotypes Of Lupinus sulphureus Daniel  Cook
67 Methods for Improving Re-Vegetation Success in the Sagebrush Steppe using Solid Matrix Priming Samuel J. Price1
68 Native Perennials Are Valuable – Don’t Harm Them with Overspray and Drift from Your Backpack Sprayer John Lampe
69 Landscape Changes, Land Management, and the Endangered American Burying Beetle in Nebraska Alison K. Ludwig1
70 Mapping Residual Dry Matter: Evaluating Grazing Patterns and Compliance with Vernal Pool Easement Mitigation Goals Fadzayi E. Mashiri


Poster Session B

Tuesday, February, 12

Presenters in attendance from 5-6pm

1 Using Livestock to Regenerate Soils at Stony Creek Farm Jeff  Duchene

The Utility of Patch Burn Grazing to Manage Large Tallgrass Prairie Reconstruction in Northwest Minnesota

Jeff Duchene
3 Precision Prairie Reconstruction (PPR): 15-Year Field Study Results for Sustaining Forb Richness & Density Jack Norland
4 What’s In Store? Can Plant Traits Explain Changing Rangelands, and Do Seedbanks Suggest  Alternative Futures? Julie Larson2
5 Incorporating Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicanus Ord) Occupation into State-and-Transition Models Mark A. Hayek
6 From Cornfield to Wetland: Progress toward Ecological Restoration in a Prairie Pothole Region Wetland Complex Cheyenne E. Durant1
7 Effects of Grazing on Reed Canary Grass Invasion on Restored Wet Meadows Jake R. Cleys1
8 Prairie Reconstruction Guide Book for North Dakota Kristine Askerooth
9 Information Is Power to Get from Seeds to Successful Prairie Every Time! Rebecca Esser
10 An Assessment of Neonicotinoid Exposure on USFWS High Diversity Grasslands in the Prairie Pothole Region Kyle Kelsey
11 Fire Behavior Associated With the Application of Prescribed Fire in the Northern Great Plains Megan E. Zopfi1
12 A Hailstorm Reduced Forage, Nesting Cover, and Floral Resources in Southwestern North Dakota Grasslands Jonathan W. Spiess2
13 Do Different Smartphone Cameras Agree About Measured Fractional Green Canopy Cover? Corey Moffet
14 LRU Development and the Creation of Abiotic Driven Ecological Site Keys Matthew A. Morehead
15 Generating Residual Dry Matter Maps with ArcMap 10 Fletch Nelson
16 Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center Sarah Noelle
17 Big Data Assist Adaptive Management of Rangeland Land Treatment Planning David S. Pilliod
18 Remotely Sensed Quantification of Ecosystem Site Potential Community Structure and Deviation in the Great Basin Matthew B. Rigge
19 Disturbance Limits Utility of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Counting Sharp-Tailed Grouse on Leks Alexander C. Rischette1
20 A Framework for Understanding Adaptive Capacity Across the Social Landscape Michael Sorice
21 Incorporating Altered States in Ecological Site Descriptions Kenneth E. Spaeth
22 Riparian Valley Bottom Delineation Model: Information for Planning, Monitoring and Assessments Linda A. Spencer
23 A Review of Theories and Methods to Advance Rangeland Social Science Hailey Wilmer
24 Navigating Rigidity Traps at the Nexus of Law, Policy, and Science to Foster Resilient Rangelands Conor Barnes2
25 Juniper Sapling Regrowth Following Targeted Grazing Treatments in Relation to Terpenoid Concentration Yasser M. Almalki
26 A Landscape Approach to Conserving Carbon Stocks in California Rangelands Lina Aoyama1
27 Re-Sprouting Shrub Encroachment in the Tallgrass Prairie: Assessing Various Prescribed Fire and Mechanical Management Strategies Michael W. Bartmess1
28 Examination of Fire and Grazing-Induced Vegetation Heterogeneity on Trophic Level Relationships – Small Mammal Diversity Kaitlyn A. Cihoski
29 Effects of Disturbance on Soil in the Northern Great Plains Grasslands  Jake A. Comer
30 Mesquite Sap Flux Following Fire in a Semi-Arid Savanna Caitlyn Cooper
31 Bud Bank: A Novel Ecological and Managerial Approach to Improve Biomass Production David G. Flanery
32 The National Vegetation Classification (NVC) Has Some Communication Opportunities for Ecological Site Work Gene A. Fults
33 Analysis of Plant-Soil Microbiomes Surrounding Native and Non-Native Grasses Across a Precipitation Gradient in Kansas Scout M. Harrison1
34 Accuracy of Ground-Surface Elevation Models and Plant Biomass Estimates from UAS Imagery in Two Rangeland Plant Community Types Jason W. Karl
35 Topoedaphic Effects on Ventenata dubia Production in the Pacific Northwest Bunchgrass Prairie McKaden Z. Manderbach
36 Moved to Monday number 70: Mapping Residual Dry Matter: Evaluating Grazing Patterns and Compliance with Vernal Pool Easement Mitigation Goals Fadzayi E. Mashiri
37 Germination Thresholds of Grass and Crop Species in Response to NaCl and Brine Induced Salinity Miranda Meehan
38 Update on a Program to Strategically Reduce Fine Fuels Using Targeted Livestock Grazing Mike L. Pellant
39 Livestock Water Quality Varies across 10 Years in Eastern Montana Mark K. Petersen
40 Restoration Systems and Costs for Conversion of Bermudagrass to Native Grasses in the Southern Great Plains James K. Rogers
41 Shrub Recruitment in Sonoran Grasslands: Grass Utilization is of Little Consequence to Intra-seasonal Precipitation Variation William A. Rutherford2
42 The Effects of Prescribed Fire on Forb Cover in the Pacific Northwest Bunchgrass Prairie Molly Rygg
43 Botanical Comparison of Mesic Grasslands in North America and Brazil: Implications of Fire Dependency and Rangeland Function? J. Derek Scasta
44 terradactyl: R Package for Rangeland Core Methods Data Extraction and Calculation Sarah E. McCord
45 Riparian Grazing Management versus Serial Engineering Sherman R. Swanson
46 Grazing Strategies Indices for Range Quality Assurance Sherman R. Swanson
47 Application of the Growing Degree Day Technique to Assess Grazing Cattle Diet Quality Douglas R. Tolleson
48 Impacts of Patch-Burn Grazing and Winter-Patch Grazing on Arthropod Community Heterogeneity Alyssa E. Vachino
49 Switchgrass Grazing Management in an Integrated Crop Livestock System Elizabeth K. Widder
50 Treatment Longevity and Changes in Surface Fuel Loads after Pinyon-Juniper Mastication Samuel S. Wozniak
51 Impacts of Different Disturbances on the Performance of Clonal Plant Buffalograss Luke W. Zilverberg1
52 Vegetation GIS Data System (VGS) Tutorial Video Series Ashley L. Hall
53 Soil Carbon Under Different Grazing Practices Across the Northern Great Plains Clare Kazanski
54 Enhancement  of Hay and Crops Straw Using Urea and Sodium Hydroxide, North Kordofan, Sudan Elnazeir M. Dawelbatt
55 Toxic Beauty: Viper’s Bugloss (Echium vulgare) Kaylee Littlefield
56 Estimating the Economic Value of U.S. Beef Cattle Ranching Based Ecosystem Services Nicolas Quintana Ashwell