Recent Journal Research

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Journal Publications:

Ireland, K.B., M.M. Moore, P.Z. Fulé, T.J. Zegler, R.E. Keane. 2014. Slow lifelong growth predisposes Populus tremuloides trees to mortality.Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s0042-014-2951-5.

Peppin, D.L., A.L. Mottek-Lucas, and P.Z. Fule. 2014. Post-fire seeding in western United States forests: perspectives of resource managers. Fire Ecology 10:31–42.

Kurth, V.J, S.C. Hart, C.S. Ross, J.P. Kaye, and P.Z. Fulé. 2014. Stand-replacing wildfires increase nitrification for decades in southwestern ponderosa pine forests.Oecologia DOI:10.1007/s00442-014-2906

Mueller, J.M. 2014. Estimating willingness to pay for watershed restoration in Flagstaff, Arizona using dichotomous-choice contingent valuation.Forestry, 87(2): 327-333.

Horncastle, V.J., R.F. Yarborough, B.G. Dickson, S.S. Rosenstock. 2013. Summer habitat use by adult female mule deer in a restoration-treated ponderosa pine forest. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37(4):707­713

Mueller, J.M., W. Swaffar, E.A. Nielsen, A.E. Springer, and S. Masek Lopez. 2013. Estimating the value of watershed services following forest restoration. Water Resources Research 49:1-9.

Shive, K.L., C.H. Sieg, and P.Z. Fulé. 2013. Pre-wildfire management treatments interact with fire severity to have lasting effects on post-wildfire vegetation response. Forest Ecology and Management 297:75–83

Stevens-Rumann, C., K.L. Shive, P.Z. Fulé and C.H. Seig. 2013. Pre-wildfire fuel reduction treatments result in more resilient forest structure a decade after wildfire. International Journal of Wildand Fire

Abella, S.R., C.W. Denton, R.W. Steinke, and D.G. Brewer. 2013. Soil development in vegetation patches of Pinus ponderosa forests: interface with restoration thinning and carbon storage. Forest Ecology and Management 310:632-642.

Korb, J.E., P.Z. Fulé, and R. Wu. 2013. Variability of Warm/dry Mixed Conifer Forests in Southwestern Colorado, USA: Implications for ecological restoration. Forest Ecology and Management 304:182-191.

Kalies, E.L. and S.S. Rosenstock. 2013. Stand Structure and Breeding Birds: Implications for Restoring Ponderosa Pine Forests. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(6):1157-1165.

Wu, T. and Y.-S. Kim. 2013. Pricing Ecosystem Resilience in Frequent-fire Ponderosa Pine Forests. Forest Policy and Economics 27: 8-12.

Kurth, V.J., N. Fransioli, P.Z. Fule, S.C. Hart, and C.A. Gehring. 2013. Stand-replacing Wildfires Alter the Community Structure of Wood-inhabiting Fungi in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests of the USA. Fungal Ecology 6:192-204.

Ramstead, K.M., J. A. Allen, and A.E. Springer. 2012. Have Wet Meadow Restoration Projects in the Southwestern U.S. Been Effective in Restoring Geomorphology, Hydrology, Soils, and Plant Species Composition? Environmental Evidence 1:11.

 Abella, S.R. and J.D. Springer. 2012. Soil seed banks in a mature coniferous forest landscape: dominance of native perennials and low spatial variability. Seed Science Research, 22, pp 207-217. doi:10.1017/S0960258512000074.

Springer, J.D., P.Z. Fulé, and D.W. Huffman. 2012. Long-term Responses of Penstemon clutei (Sunset Crater Beardtongue) to Root Trenching and Prescribed Fire: Clues for Population PresistenceCalochortiana 1:164-171.

Springer, J.D., M.T. Stoddard, D.C. Laughlin, D.L. Crisp, and B.G. Phillips. 2012. Ecology of Rusby's Milkvetch (Astragalus rusbyi), a Rare Endemic of Northern Arizona Ponderosa Pine ForestsCalochortiana 1:157-163.

Huffman, D.W., M.T. Stoddard, J.D. Springer, J.E. Crouse, and W.W. Chancellor. 2013. Understory Plant Community Responses to Hazardous Fuels Reduction Treatments in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands of Arizona, USAForest Ecology and Management 289:478-488.

Kalies, E.L., and W.W. Covington. 2012. Small Mammal Community Maintains Stability Through Compensatory Dynamics After Restoration of a Ponderosa Pine ForestEcosphere 3(9):Article 78, 1-11.

McGlone, C.M., M.T. Stoddard, J.D. Springer, M.L Daniels, P.Z. Fulé and W.W. Covington. 2012. Nonnative Species Influence Vegetative Response to Ecological Restoration: Two Forests with Divergent Restoration OutcomesForest Ecology and Management 285:195-203.

Zegler, T.J., M.M. Moore, M.L. Fairweather, K.B. Ireland, and P.Z. Fulé. 2012. Populus Tremuloides Mortality Near the Southwestern Edge of its RangeForest Ecology and Management 282:196-207.

Abella, S.R., and J.D. Springer. 2012. Soil Seed Banks in a Mature Coniferous Forest Landscape: Dominance of Native Perennials and Low Spatial VariabilitySeed Science Research 22:207-217.

Barrett, K.J., E.L. Kalies, and C.L. Chambers. 2012. Predator Occupancy Rates in a Thinned Ponderosa Pine Forest, Arizona: A Pilot StudyWildlife Society Bulletin 36(2):232-239.

Abella, S.R., J.C. Hurja, D.J. Merkler, C.W. Denton, and D. Brewer. 2012.  Overstory-Understory Relationships along Forest Type and Environmental Gradients in the Spring Mountains of Southern Nevada, USAFolio Geobot 47:119-134.

Huffman, D.W., J.E. Crouse, W.W. Chancellor, and P.Z. Fulé. 2012. Influence of Time Since Fire on Pinyon-Juniper Woodland StructureForest Ecology and Management 274:29-37.

Abella, S.A., E.C. Engel, J.D. Springer, and W.W. Covington. 2012. Relationships of Exotic Plant Communities with Native Vegetation, Environmental Factors, Disturbance, and Landscape Ecosystems of Pinus Ponderosa Forests, USAForest Ecology and Management 271:65-74.

Roccaforte, J.P., P.Z. Fulé, W.W. Chancellor, and D.C. Laughlin.  2012. Woody Debris and Tree Regeneration Dynamics Following Severe Wildfires in Arizona Ponderosa Pine ForestsCanadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 593-604.

Kalies, E.L., B.G. Dickson, C.L. Chambers, and W.W. Covington. 2012. Community Occupancy Responses of Small Mammals to Restoration Treatments in Ponderosa Pine Forests, Northern Arizona, USAEcological Applications 22(1):204–217.

Fulé, P.Z., J.E. Crouse, J.P. Roccaforte, and E.L. Kalies. 2012. Do Thinning and/or Burning Treatments in Western USA Ponderosa or Jeffrey Pine - Dominated Forests Help Restore Natural Fire BehaviorForest Ecology and Management 269:68-81.