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Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

1000 E. University Ave.

Department 3381

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3023

Email: wyndd@uwyo.edu

WYNDD

Current Projects

This list of citations is an overview of the types of projects currently underway: 

Abernethy, I.M. 2019 in preparation.  Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse recovery goals final project report. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department-Nongame Program by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. 2019 in preparation.  White-nose syndrome surveillance of bats across the Northern Great Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network: year 2 report. Report prepared for the National Park Service – Northern Great Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. 2019 in preparation.  Surveys for Northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the Laramie Mountains, Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and G.P. Beauvais. 2019 in preparation.  Survey for Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming: 2014 - 2018. Report prepared for F.E. Warren Air Force Base and the USDI Fish and Wildlife Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and G.P. Beauvais. 2019 in preparation.  Survey for Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming: 2019 survey report. Report prepared for F.E. Warren Air Force Base and the USDI Fish and Wildlife Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and G.P. Beauvais. 2019 in preparation. 2019 permit report for permit number TE-71872A-3; Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse. Report prepared for the USDI Fish and Wildlife Service-Wyoming Ecological Services Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and K.A. Hubbard. 2019 in preparation.  Distribution and status of Abert’s squirrel in Wyoming.  Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and Z.P. Wallace. 2019 in preparation.  Alternative bat hibernacula use and selection at Devil’s Tower National Monument. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and Z.P. Wallace. 2019 in preparation. White-nose Syndrome surveillance on the Bighorn National Forest: year 1 report. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service-Bighorn National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and E.M. Whittle. 2019 in preparation. 2019 permit report for permit number TE-71872A-3; Northern Long-eared Bat. Report prepared for the USDI Fish and Wildlife Service-Wyoming Ecological Services Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and E.M. Whittle. 2019 in preparation. Northern Long-eared Bat maternity roost selection in Wyoming: interim report. Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and E.M. Whittle. 2019 in preparation. Northern Long-eared Bat maternity roost selection in Wyoming: final report. Report prepared for the Sundance Ranger District, Black Hills National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M., N.M. Bjornlie, L. Beard and Wyoming Bat Working Group. 2019 in preparation.  Wyoming White-nose Syndrome strategic plan. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department-Nongame Program by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M., N.M. Bjornlie, L. Beard and Wyoming Bat Working Group. 2019 in preparation.  Wyoming bat conservation plan. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department-Nongame Program by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Andersen, M.D. and G.P. Beauvais. 2019 in preparation.  Rangewide predictive distribution modeling for Ute’s ladies’-tresses (Spiranthes diluvialis). Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office and USDI Fish and Wildlife Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Andersen, M.D., P. O’Toole and M. Arnett. 2019 in preparation.  An integrated, online system for Chapter 33 data submission and retrieval. Technical report and manual prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Andersen, M.D., K.A. Hubbard, G.P. Beauvais and M. Arnett. 2019 in preparation.  Assessment and consolidation of priority datasets from coal mine wildlife reports. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Governor’s Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Andersen, M.D., K.A. Hubbard, P. O’Toole, G.P. Beauvais and M. Arnett. 2019 in preparation.  An integrated, online system for consolidation and dissemination of raptor nest monitoring data. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Governor’s Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Andersen, M.D., B. Heidel, P. O’Toole, M. Arnett, D. Ratz and B. Maxell. 2019 in preparation.  The Wyoming Field Guide: an online platform for species account information. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Bedrosian, B., Z.P. Wallace and I.M. Abernethy. 2019 in preparation.  Coordinated state-wide flammulated owl survey. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department-Nongame Program by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Bedrosian, G., J.D. Carlisle, B. Woodbridge, J.K. Dunk, Z.P. Wallace, J.F. Dwyer, R.E. Harness, E.K. Mojica, G.E. Williams and T. Jones. 2019 in review.  A spatially explicit model to predict the relative risk of golden eagle electrocutions. Journal of Raptor Research.

Burkhart, B. 2019 in preparation.  Jewel Cave National Park floristic inventory. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Northern Great Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Ceradini, J., D.A. Keinath, I.M. Abernethy, M.D. Andersen and Z.P. Wallace. 2019 in preparation.  Occupancy estimation for white-tailed prairie dogs in Wyoming. Manuscript prepared for publication.

Handley, J. 2019 in preparation.  Monitoring of Cymopterus williamsii (Williams’ springparsley), north-central Wyoming. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Handley, J. and B. Heidel. 2019 in preparation.  Compilation of negative survey results for rare plants surveys in Wyoming. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Handley, J. and L. Tronstad. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the status, pollen-limitation and pollinators of Yermo xanthocephalus (desert yellowhead) in central Wyoming. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Handley, J. and L. Tronstad. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the status, pollen-limitation and pollinators of Trifolium barnebyi (Barneby’s clover) in central Wyoming. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Handley, J. and L. Tronstad. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the status, pollen-limitation and pollinators of Penstemon absarokensis (Absaroka Range beardtongue) in northwest Wyoming. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2019 in preparationCryptantha subcapitata (Owl Creek miner’s candle) survey, west-central Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2019 in preparationRorippa calycina (Persistant-sepal yellow-cress) survey, central Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2019 in preparationAstragalus hyalinus var. glabratus (Smooth summer milkvetch) Survey, northwest Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2019 in preparation.  Surveys and baseline information for addressing Spiranthes diluvialis (Ute lady’s tresses) potential distribution. Final report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. and J. Handley. 2019 in preparation.  Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive plant species surveys in scattered BLM tracts – Albany County, Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management-Rawlins and State Offices by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Heidel, B. and J. Handley. 2019 in preparation.  Updated Wyoming species accounts for rare plants. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management-Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. and D. Tuthill. 2019 in preparation.  32-year population trends of Colorado butterfly plant (Oenothera coloradensis; Onagraceae), a short-lived riparian species on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. Report prepared for the USDI Fish & Wildlife Service – Region 6 and Department of Defense - F.E. Warren Air Force Base by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B., J. Handley, M. Andersen, M. Arnett and P. O’Toole. 2019 in preparation.  Wyoming plant species field guide: products and process. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B., L. Tronstad, Z. Wallace and I. Abernethy. 2019 in preparation.  Inventory and monitoring of sensitive species in the Oregon Buttes and Whitehorse Creek Wilderness Study Areas, Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B., B. Burkhart, C. Mayer, H. Marriott and J. Handley. 2019 in preparation.  Flora of National Parks in the Black Hills - floristic inventories, specimen reviews, and data integration (Jewel Cave National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wind Cave National Park). Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Northern Great Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Jones, G.P. 2019 in preparation.  Surveys for rare plants in groundwater-dependent ecosystems in the Lava Mountain area on the Shoshone National Forest. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service-Shoshone National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Jones, G.P. 2019 in preparation.  Inventory of groundwater-dependent wetlands in selected areas of the Shoshone National Forest. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service-Shoshone National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Jones, G.P. 2019 in preparation.  Providing online Wyoming wetlands information and spatial data. Report prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Wetland Development Program) by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database- University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Jones, G.P. 2019 in preparationCompiling information about Limber Pine in the BLM’s Rock Springs, Kemmerer, and Pinedale field offices.  Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Rock Springs Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Squires, J.R., L.E. Olson and Z.P. Wallace. 2019 in preparation.  Movements and space-use of ferruginous hawks in Wyoming oil and gas fields: implications for design of energy developments to minimize impacts on nesting raptors. Report prepared for the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Squires, J.R., L.E. Olson, Z.P. Wallace, R. Oakleaf and P.L. Kennedy. 2019 in preparation.  Niche partitioning of apex raptors in sage steppe: selection response to environmental heterogeneity including energy development. Manuscript prepared for publication.

Tekeila, D. and B. Heidel. 2019 in preparation.  Wyoming thistle guide. Publication prepared for the Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service by the Rocky Mountain Herbarium and Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the distribution of Zapada glacier in Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service-Region 2 by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the status and distribution of the aquatic beetle, Narrow-foot Hygrotus Diving Beetle (Hygrotus diversipes). Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Tronstad, L.M. 2019 in preparation.  Aquatic invertebrate monitoring at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument: annual report. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service–Great Plains Network by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M. 2019 in preparation.  Life history of Oreohelix in the Snowy Mountains, Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database-University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M. 2019 in preparation.  Statewide assessment of rare invertebrates in Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M. and M.D. Andersen. 2019 in preparation.  Aquatic snails of the Bear and Powder River basins, Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M. and M. Dillon. 2019 in preparation.  Continuing investigations of the current status of the declining Western Bumble Bee, Bombus occidentalis, in Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Tronstad, L.M. and T.M. Koel. 2019 in preparation.  Nutrient cycling and plankton dynamics of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service–Yellowstone National Park by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M. and T.M. Koel. 2019 in preparation.  Investigating the food web dynamics in Yellowstone Lake 30 years after the invasion of lake trout. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service–Yellowstone National Park by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M. and O.J. Wilmot. 2019 in preparation.  Native freshwater mussel follow-up and eDNA investigations: using new techniques to search for Plain Pocketbook and Giant Floater. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M. and O.J. Wilmot. 2019 in preparation.  The status and distribution of the Regal Fritillary (Speyeria idalia) in Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Tronstad, L.M., G. Jones, M. Andersen and G. Beauvais. 2019 in preparation.  Modeling and mapping the distribution of insect prey used by Greater Sage-Grouse during the early brood rearing period. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Wallace, Z.P., I.M. Abernethy and K. Cook. 2019 in preparation.  Reptile and amphibian monitoring for Wyoming Bureau of Land Management. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wallace, Z.P., I.M. Abernethy and K. Cook. 2019 in preparation.  Reptile and amphibian monitoring for the Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office. USDI Bureau of Land Management. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management–Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wallace, Z.P., D.W. Jones and I.M. Abernethy. 2019 in preparation.  Songbird monitoring in the Thunder Basin National Grasslands, Medicine Bow, and Bighorn National Forests, Wyoming. Report prepared for USDA Forest Service-Rocky Mountain Region by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wallace, Z.P., J.R. Squires, L.E. Olson, I. Abernethy and Z. Walker. 2019 in preparation.  Long-term, state-wide monitoring plan for the ferruginous hawk and golden eagle in Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Governor’s Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wallace, Z.P., L.M. Tronstad, W. Estes-Zumpf, O. Wilmot and I. Abernethy. 2019 in preparation.  Understanding factors influencing amphibian distributions in western Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the USDI National Park Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Waselkov, K., M. Santiago, B. Heidel, M.H. Mayfield and C.J. Ferguson. 2019 in preparation.  Population genetics of Phlox pungens Dorn (Polemoniaceae), a rare Wyoming endemic.  Manuscript prepared for publication. 

Washkoviak, L., T. Tibbets, G. Jones and L.M. Tronstad. 2019 in preparation.  Developing Wyoming-specific wetland assessment methods for highly managed basins in the face of climate change. Report prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Wetland Development Program) by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database- University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wilmot, O.J., L.M. Tronstad, S. Siddons and K. Gelwicks. 2019 in preparation.  Using eDNA and visual surveys to estimate the distribution of California Floater mussels (Anodonta californiensis) in the Bear River drainage in Wyoming. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

 

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