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Characteristics of climate and landscape disturbance influence the dynamics of greater sage‐grouse populations
Life histories determine how organisms interact with their environment and predict how populations respond to environmental change. Understanding relationships between life histories andExpand
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Seasonal reproductive costs contribute to reduced survival of female greater sage‐grouse
Tradeoffs among demographic traits are a central component of life history theory. We investigated tradeoffs between reproductive effort and survival in female greater sage-grouse breeding in theExpand
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Evaluating vegetation effects on animal demographics: the role of plant phenology and sampling bias
Abstract Plant phenological processes produce temporal variation in the height and cover of vegetation. Key aspects of animal life cycles, such as reproduction, often coincide with the growing seasonExpand
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Evaluating Greater Sage-Grouse Seasonal Space Use Relative to Leks: Implications for Surface Use Designations in Sagebrush Ecosystems
The development of anthropogenic structures, especially those related to energy resources, in sagebrush ecosystems is an important concern among developers, conservationists, and land managers inExpand
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Evaluating spatially explicit viability of a declining ruffed grouse population
Species associated with early successional habitats have experienced dramatic declines in the eastern United States as a result of land use changes and human disruption of natural disturbanceExpand
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Wildfire, climate, and invasive grass interactions negatively impact an indicator species by reshaping sagebrush ecosystems
Significance The Great Basin of western North America is larger than 75% of countries worldwide and is comprised mostly of a “sagebrush sea” threatened by a novel disturbance cycle of wildfire andExpand
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Landscape-Level Assessment of Brood Rearing Habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse in Nevada
Abstract Loss of quality brood rearing habitat, resulting in reduced chick growth and poor recruitment, is one mechanism associated with decline of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)Expand
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Weather, habitat composition, and female behavior interact to modify offspring survival in Greater Sage-Grouse.
Weather is a source of environmental variation that can affect population vital rates. However, the influence of weather on individual fitness is spatially heterogeneous and can be driven by otherExpand
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Intraseasonal variation in survival and probable causes of mortality in greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
The mortality process is a key component of avian population dynamics, and understanding factors that affect mortality is central to grouse conservation. Populations of greater sage-grouseExpand
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Fine-scale genetic structure among greater sage-grouse leks in central Nevada
BackgroundMating systems that reduce dispersal and lead to non-random mating might increase the potential for genetic structure to arise at fine geographic scales. Greater sage-grouse (CentrocercusExpand
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