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Wyoming Technical Publications

  • 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.
  • Carr, N.B., and Melcher, C.P., eds., 2015, Wyoming Basin Rapid Ecoregional Assessment:
    U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1155, 896p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151155.
  • Bowen, Z.H., Aldridge, C.L., Anderson, P.J., Assal, T.J., Bartos, T.T., Biewick, L.R.H., Boughton, G.K., Chalfoun, A.D., Chong, G.W., Dematatis, M.K., Eddy-Miller, C.A., Garman, S.L., Germaine, S.S., Homer, C.G., Huber, Christopher, Kauffman, M.J., Latysh, Natalie, Manier, D.J., Melcher, C.P., Miller, A.R., Miller, K.A., Olexa, E.M., Schell, S.L., Walters, A.W., Wilson, A.B., and Wyckoff, T.B., 2015, U.S. Geological Survey science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2014 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1091, 61 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151091.
  • Bowen, Z.H., Aldridge, C.L., Anderson, P.J., Assal, T.J., Bern, C.R., Biewick, L.R.H., Boughton, G.K., Chalfoun, A.D., Chong, G.W., Dematatis, Marie, Fedy, B.C., Garman, S.L., Germaine, Stephen, Hethcoat, M.G., Homer, Collin, Huber, Collin, Kauffman, M.J., Latysh, Natalie, Manier, Daniel, Melcher, C.P., Miller, K.A., Potter, C.J., Schell, S.L., Sweat, M.J., Walters, Annika, and Wilson, A.B., 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.
  • 2012 Annual Report - Statewide Moose Habitat Study | Download |
  • Carr, N.B., Garman, S.L., Walters, Annika, Ray, Andrea, Melcher, C.P., Wesner, J.S., O’Donnell, M.S., Sherrill, K.R., Babel, N.C., and Bowen, Z.H., 2013 Wyoming Basin Rapid Ecoregional Assessment work plan: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1223, 58 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131223.
  • 2013 Annual Report - Effects of Wind Energy Development on Breeding Grassland Birds | Download |
  • 2012 Progress Report - WY Migration Initiative (6.13) | Download |
  • 2012 Annual - The Effectiveness of Sage-Grouse Core Areas as an Umbrella for Non-Game Species | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Migration Corridors and Landscape Connectivity Project | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Shiras Moose Demography Project | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Sublette Moose Demography and Habitat Use | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • 2012 Final - Shiras Moose Demography Project | Download |
  • 2012 Final Report - Elk Survival (Multi-state) | Download |
  • 2013 Annual Report - Wyoming Range Mule Deer Study | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Effects of Wind Energy Development on Breeding Grassland Birds. | Download |
  • Elk Nutritional Condition Project - 2012 Annual Report | Download |
  • 2012 Annual Report - Mechanistic Study of Songbird Energy Development Impacts | Download |
  • 4. Carleton, SA and M Kauffman. 2012. Linking landscape geomorphology and strontium stable isotopes to delineate seasonal range use of Wyoming ungulates. Annual Progress Report to Wyoming Department of Game and Fish.

  • 5. Carleton, SA. 2012. Using biomarkers to determine natal origins of shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus), channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), Yellowstone cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarkii bouvieri), and kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). Final Report to Wyoming Department of Game and Fish.
  • 2011 Annual Report - Shiras Moose Demography | Download |
  • 2011 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • Elk Monitoring Project - 2011 Annual Report | Download |
  • 2011 Annual Report - Effects of Wind Energy Development on Breeding Grassland Birds | Download |
  • 2011 Annual Report - Mechanistic Study of Songbird Energy Development Impacts | Download |
  • Elk Nutritional Condition Project - 2011 Annual Report | Download |
  • 2010 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • Absaroka Elk Ecology Project - 2010 Annual Report | Download |
  • Keinath, D.A., M. Andersen, and G.P. Beauvais. 2010. Range and modeled distribution of Wyoming’s Species of Greatest Conservation Need. August 20, 2010. | Download |
  • Elk Nutritional Condition Project - 2010 Annual Report | Download |
  • Keinath, D.A., M. Andersen, and G.P. Beauvais. 2010. Range maps for Wyoming’s Species of Greatest Conservation Need. January 19, 2010. | Download |
  • Absaroka Elk Ecology - 2009 Annual Report | Download |
  • Bowen, Z.H., Aldridge, C.L., Anderson, P.K., Assal, T., Baer, L.A., Bristol, S., Carr, N.B., Chong, G.W., Diffendorfer, J.E., Fedy, B.C., Garman, S.L., Germaine, S., Grauch, R.I., Homer, C., Manier, D., Kauffman, M.J., Latysh, N., Melcher, C.P., Miller, K.A., Montag, J., Nutt, C.J., Potter, C., Sawyer, H., Smith, D.B., Sweat, M.J., and Wilson, A.B., 2009, U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative—2008 Annual Report: Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, Scientific Investigations Report 2009-XXX, 96 p.
  • 2009 Annual Report - Mule Deer Migration and Energy Development | Download |
  • Jackson Moose Project - GTNP 2009 Annual Report | Download |
  • Kauffman, M.J., Courtemanch, A.B., and A.B. Rutledge. 2009. Resource selection and group association of translocated bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in north-central Wyoming: does source herd matter? Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. University of Wyoming.
  • 2009 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • 2008 Annual Report - Mule Deer Migrations and Energy Development | Download |
  • 2008 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • Bigelow, P. E., and W. A. Hubert. 2008. Predicting lake trout spawning areas in Yellowstone Lake as part of the native Yellowstone cutthroat trout preservation program in Yellowstone National Park. Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit Contract UWY25-J1580030633. Report to National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park. 88pp.
  • Keinath, D.A., M. J. Kauffman and G.P. Beauvais. 2008. Assessment of Wildlife Vulnerability to Energy Development (AWVED): 2008 Progress Report. September 15, 2008. | Download |
  • Absaroka Elk Ecology Project - 2008 Annual Report | Download |
  • Jackson Moose Project - GTNP 2008 Annual Report | Download |
  • Sawyer, H., and M.J. Kauffman. 2008. Identifying mule deer migration routes along the Pinedale Front. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie, Wyoming 82071. Prepared for the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust.
  • Sawyer, H., and M.J. Kauffman. 2008. Identifying mule deer migration routes in the Atlantic Rim Project Area. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie, Wyoming 82071. Prepared for the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming.
  • 2007 Annual Report - Teton Bighorn Sheep Project | Download |
  • Holloran, M. J., R. C. Kaiser, and W. A. Hubert. 2007. Population response of yearling greater sage-grouse to the infrastructure of natural gas fields in southwestern Wyoming. Report to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
  • Senecal, A. C ., and W. A. Hubert. 2007. Variation in physical habitat features and small fish assemblages during the summer months in the Powder River, Wyoming.
  • Bowen, Z.H., Aldridge, CL.., Anderson, P.J., Chong, G.W., Drummond, M.A., Homer, C., Johnson, R.C., Kauffman, M.J., Knick, S.T., Kosovich, J.J., Miller, K.A., Owens, T., Shafer, S., Schenck, C.J., and Sweat, M.J., 2007, U.S. Geological Survey Science Plan for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative: Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, 32 p.
  • Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2005. Precision of hard structures to estimate age and growth of bluehead suckers, flannelmouth suckers, and roundtail chubs. U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, Wyoming, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Salt Lake City, Utah. 29pp.
  • Amadio, C. J., W. A. Hubert, K. Johnson, D. Oberlie, and D. Dufek. In press. Abundance of adult saugers across the Wind River watershed, Wyoming. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
  • Jules, E.J., M.J. Kauffman, A.L. Carroll, and D. Ritts. 2004. Assessing the landscape spread of the fatal Port Orford cedar root rot. Pages 13-20 in K.L. Mergenthaler, J.E. Williams, and E.S. Jules (editors). Proceedings of the Second Conference on Klamath-Siskiyou Ecology. Siskiyou Field Institute, Cave Junction, Oregon.
  • Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2004. Wyoming Habitat Assessment Methodology (WHAM) Level I Assessment Manual. Fish Division, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
  • McKinstry, M.C. and S. H. Anderson.2003. Improving aquatic plant growth using propagules and topsoil in created bentonite wetlands. Ecoloogical Engineeering. 21:175-179
  • Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2004. Warmwater stream assessment manual. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Cheyenne. 182 pages plus forms and appendices.
  • Hubert, W. A., J. C. Burckhardt, R. Gipson, D. Zafft, D. J. Money, and D. A. Hawk. 2002. The effects of landscape features on the distribution of Myxobolus cerebralis and occurrence of whirling disease among age-0 trout in the Salt River drainage, Wyoming-Idaho. Final Report. Whirling Disease Foundation, Bozeman, Montana. 75 pages.
  • Isaak, D. J., W. A. Hubert, and C. R. Berry. 2002. Conservation assessment for lake chub (Couesius plumbeus), mountain sucker (atostomus platyrhynchus), and finescale dace (Phoxinum neogaeus) in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota and Wyoming. USDA Forest Service, Black Hills National Forest, Custer, South Dakota. 93 pages.
  • Simpkins, D. G., and W. A. Hubert. 2002. Factors affecting the overwinter survival of stocked rainbow trout and cutthroat trout in Wyoming tailwaters with recommendations for management and research. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 52 pages.
  • Hubert, W. A., J. C. Burckhardt, D. Zafft, K. Gelwicks, D. J. Money, and D. A. Hawk. 2002. The effects of landscape features on the distribution of Myxobolys cerebralis and occurrence of whirling disease among age-0 mountain whitefish in the Salt River drainage, Wyoming-Idaho. Final Report. Whirling Disease Foundation, Bozeman, Montana. 40 pages.
  • Isaak, D. J., and W. A. Hubert. 2001. Management issues confronting fish populations in mountain tributaries to the Salt River. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish Division, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 28 pages.
  • Sawyer, H, and F. Lindzey. 2001. Sublette mule deer study. Final Report. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie.
  • Sawyer, H., and F. Lindzey. 2000. Jackson Hole Pronghorn study. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie.
  • Sawyer, H., and F. Lindzey. 2000. Ecology of sympatric mule deer and white-tailed deer in riparian communities of southeast Wyoming. Final Report. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie.
  • Ayers, L. W. and S. H. Anderson. 2000. Status Assessment and Conservation Plan for the Western Burrowing Owl in the United States. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 312pp.
  • Ayers, L. W., A. F. Reeve, F. G. Lindzey, and S. H. Anderson. 2000. A Preliminary Assessment of Mule Deer Population Dynamics in Wyoming. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 84pp.
  • Ayers, L. W., and S. H. Anderson. 1999. Richardson's Merlin (Falco columbarius richardsonii) Reoccupancy of Historic Breeding Sites in Wyoming. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 42pp.
  • Ayers, L. W., C. D. Broadhead, and S. H. Anderson. 1999. A Bibliography to Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Literature. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 254pp.
  • Ayers, L. W., S. H. Anderson, and F. G. Lindzey. 2000. Wildlife use of upland sagebrush habitats on the Grizzly Wildlife Habitat Management Area in Southcentral Wyoming. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 125pp.
  • Korfanta, N. M., L. W. Ayers, S. H. Anderson, and D. B. McDonald. 2000. A Preliminary Assessment of Burrowing Owl Population Status in Wyoming. Dept. of Zoology and Physiology and the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 13 pp.
  • Parker, J. M., and S. H. Anderson. 2000. Report on the status of Crotalus viridis concolor. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie. 14pp.
  • Irwin, E. R., W. A. Hubert, C. F. Rabini, H. L. Schramm, Jr., and T. Coon (eds.). Catfish 2000: Proceedings of the International Ictalurid Symposium. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
  • Savell, S. L., K. J. Reddy, T. A. Wesche, Q. D. Skinner, W. A. Hubert, and R. Hall. 1999. Beneficial use reconnaissance monitoring protocols for large rivers and lakes to develop total maximum daily load standards. Report to Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
  • Savell, S. L., K. J. Reddy, T. A. Wesche, Q. D. Skinner, W. A. Hubert, R. A. Marston, and R. Hall. 1999. Beneficial use reconnaissance monitoring protocols for large rivers and lakes to develop total maximum load standards. Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 40 pages.
  • Hebdon, J. L., and W. A. Hubert. 1999. 1998 Wyoming anglers survey. Volume I. Angler survey. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish Division, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 150 pages.
  • Hebdon, J. L., and W. A. Hubert. 1999. 1998 Wyoming anglers survey. Volume II. Angler comments. Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Fish Division, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 59 pages.
  • Kauffman, M.J. and E.S. Jules. 1999. The biology and spread of Port Orford cedar root rot: what we know and what we can do. Voice of the Wild Siskiyou, Spring 1999 Issue.
  • Kauffman, M.J., and B. Keitt. 1998. Biological Assessment of The Clark County Desert Conservation Plan (Desert Tortoise). Report to the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Working Group on Habitat Conservation Plans.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 19

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 4

University Staff: 5

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 18

Scientific Publications: 46

Presentations: 76

Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. University of Wyoming
  4. Wildlife Management Institute
  5. Wyoming Game and Fish Department