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Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

1000 E. University Ave.

Department 3381

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3023

Fax: 307-766-3026

Email: wyndd@uwyo.edu

Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

Current Projects

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

Abernethy, I.M. 2017.  Bat population monitoring of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: 2016 report. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. 2017.  Acoustic monitoring of bats across the Northern Great Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network: year 1 report. 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. 

Abernethy, I.M., and G.P. Beauvais. 2017.  Survey for Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming: 2016 permit report. Report prepared for the Department of Defense - 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. 2017.  Northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) 2016 permit report. Report prepared for the USDI Fish and Wildlife Service - Wyoming Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy. I.M., and W.A. Estes-Zumpf. 2016. Monitoring amphibian population responses to a changing environment: 2015 monitoring report. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service - Medicine Bow/ Routt National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M. and D.A. Keinath. 2017.  Northern Long-eared Myotis roost site selection in Devil’s Tower National Monument. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Devil’s Tower National Monument by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Abernethy, I.M., J.A. Sellers, D.A. Keinath and W.A. Estes-Zumpf. 2016.  Porcupine population and habitat survey of Devils Tower National Monument: final report. Report prepared for the USDI - National Park Service by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Andersen, M.D. and G.P. Beauvais. 2017.  Predicted distribution modeling of BLM Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive plant species 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.

Andersen, M.D., B. Heidel and G.P. Beauvais. 2016.  Predictive distribution modeling for sensitive and rare plant species on the Shoshone National Forest in Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service - Shoshone National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Ceradini, J., I.M. Abernethy and D.A. Keinath. 2016.  Range-wide coordinated occupancy estimation for White-tailed Prairie Dogs. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

DePaolo, S., L.M. Tronstad and M.E. Dillon. 2017.  Terrestrial invertebrates. In Wildlife and Wind Farms: Conflicts and Solutions (M. Perrow, editor). Volume 1 onshore. Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, Great Britain. 

Dibner, R., N. Korfanta and G.P. Beauvais. 2017.  Natural Resource Conservation Assessments for Scottsbluff National Monument, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Agate National Fossil Beds, and Badlands National Park.  Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service – Northern Great Plains Network by the Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources and the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Estes-Zumpf, W.A., J. Ceradini, and I.M. Abernethy. 2017.  Rocky Mountain Amphibian Project: data migration and 3-year trend analysis for amphibians the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service - Medicine Bow/ Routt National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Estes-Zumpf, W., Z. Wallace, L. Tronstad, and M. Andersen. 2017.  Designing a standardized survey framework for inventorying amphibians and reptiles on Bureau of Land Management lands 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.

Handley, J. 2017.  Status and monitoring of Cymopterus williamsii (Williams’ springparsley), north-central Wyoming – 2016 report. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management – Worland and State Offices by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Harkins, K., D. Keinath, and M. Ben David. 2016.  Occupancy, distribution and habitat use of pocket mice in Wyoming: year 2 report. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2016.  Completion of private land surveys for Penstemon haydenii (Blowout penstemon), Carbon County, Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Fish & Wildlife Service – Ecological Services Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Heidel, B. 2016.  Iron fen vascular flora – Smith Gulch, Black Hills National Forest. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service – Black Hills National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.  

Heidel, B. 2017.  Status of Astragalus leptaleus (Park Milkvetch) in south-central Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management – Rawlins Field Office and Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2017.  Monitoring Boechera pusilla (small rockcress) in southwestern Wyoming - 2016. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management – Rock Springs Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Heidel, B. 2017.  Monitoring Penstemon gibbensii (Gibbens’ beardtongue) in south-central Wyoming - 2016. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management – Rawlins and State Offices by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Heidel, B. 2017.  Monitoring Penstemon haydenii (Blowout penstemon) in central Wyoming – 2016. Report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management – Rawlins Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Heidel, B. and J. Handley. 2016.  Overview of floristic data for National Parks of the Northern Great Plains Region. 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.

Heidel, B., J. Handley and D. Tuthill. 2017.  29-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.

Jones, G.P, G.P. Beauvais, A. Nowakowski and C. Williams. 2017.  Inventory of groundwater-dependent ecosystems on the Bighorn National Forest. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service – Bighorn National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Jouseau, M.R. 2016.  Survey for precocious milkvetch (Astragalus proimanthus) in southwestern Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management – Rock Springs Field Office and Wyoming State Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Keinath, D., D. Doak, K. Hodges, L. Prugh, W. Fagan, C. Sekercioglu, S. Buchart and M. Kauffman. 2016.  A global analysis of traits predicting species sensitivity to habitat fragmentation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26:115-127. 

Koel, T.M., J.L. Arnold, L.A. Baril, K.A. Gunther, D.W. Smith, J.M. Syslo, L.M. Tronstad and P.J. White. 2017.  Non-native lake trout induce cascading changes in the Yellowstone Lake ecosystem. Yellowstone Science 25:42-50.

Kosovich-Anderson, Y.I. 2016.  Bryophytes of Smith Gulch area fens and vicinity, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service - Black Hills National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Kosovich-Anderson, Y.I. 2017.  Annotated checklist of bryophytes of Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming - a technical report. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service – Devils Tower National Monument by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Kosovich-Anderson, Y.I. 2017.  Annotated checklist of bryophytes of the northern Absaroka Range, Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service - Shoshone National Forest by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Marriott, H. and C. Mayer. 2016.  Devil’s Tower plant inventory and vegetation assessment. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Devil’s Tower National Monument by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M. 2017.  The status of Hygrotus diversipes during 2015 and 2016. 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.

Tronstad, L.M. and O. Wilmot. 2017.  Aquatic resources at Badlands National Park: water chemistry, aquatic invertebrates and riparian habitat. Report prepared for the USDI National Park Service - Inventory and Monitoring Program by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database-University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Tronstad, L.M., J.C. Bish and O.J. Wilmot. 2017.  Aquatic invertebrates in dune ponds at Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area. Report prepared for the USDI Bureau of Land Management - Rock Springs Field Office by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M., P. Mathias, O. Wilmot, A. Cvancara and K. Lippincott. 2017.  Field guide to native mussels of Wyoming. Field guide prepared for the Biodiversity Institute - University of Wyoming by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Tronstad, L.M., S. Hotaling, J.J. Giersch, D.S. Finn, O. Wilmot and M.A. Andersen. 2016.  Characterizing biodiversity of alpine streams in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Report prepared for the University of Wyoming - National Park Service Research Center by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Washkoviak, L. 2016.  2016 National Wetlands Condition Assessment – Wyoming portion. Report prepared for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality - Water Quality Division by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Washkoviak, L, B. Heidel and G. Jones. 2017.  Floristic Quality Assessment for Wyoming flora: developing coefficients of conservation. Report prepared for the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (University of Wyoming) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database- University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Wilmot, O.J., P. Mathias and L.M. Tronstad. 2017.  Wyoming native freshwater mussel surveys: 2015-2016. Report prepared for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department by the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database-University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Zheljazkov, V.D., T. Astatkie, E.A. Jeliazkova, B. Heidel and L. Ciampa. 2017. Essential oil content, composition and bioactivity of juniper species in Wyoming, United States. Natural Product Communications 12(2): 201-204.

Zinke, B. and G.P. Beauvais. 2017.  Status of the Water Vole (Microtus richardsoni) on the Bighorn National Forest 2014-2016. Report prepared for the USDA Forest Service – Bighorn National Forest by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.


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Email: wyndd@uwyo.edu

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