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  • Rogers, D.L., Washburn, L.K., Birker, C., Labbé, M.A., Campbell, M.A., and A.D. Schreier. 2024.  Genomic and common garden data reveal significant genetic differentiation in the endangered San Fernando Valley spineflower Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandinaConserv Genet (2024).
  • Titus, A.B. 2024. Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) feeds Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) to fledglings. Western Wildlife, Vol 11.
  • Waters, S. 2018. A new tool in conservation of prairies and other plant communities: plant-pollinator network science. Douglasia 42(3):6-9.
  • Applestein, C.A., J.D. Bakker, E.G. Delvin, and S.T. Hamman2018. Evaluating seeding methods and rates for prairie restoration. Natural Areas Journal 38(5):347-355.
  • Lincoln, A.E., R.K. Brooks, and S.T. Hamman. 2018. Off-target impacts of graminoid-specific herbicide on common camas (Camassia quamash) growth, abundance, reproduction and palatability to herbivores. Northwest Science 92(3):166-180.
  • DeWoody, J., D.L. Rogers, V.D. Hipkins, and B.A. Endress. 2018.  Spatially explicit and multi-sourced genetic information is critical for conservation of an endangered plant species, San Diego Thornmint (Acanthomintha ilicifolia). Conservation Genetics.
  • Smith, S. 2017. Regional native seed cooperatives: working toward available, affordable, and appropriate native seed. Native Plants Journal 18(2): 126-134.
  • Calabria, L.M, K. Petersen, S.T. Hamman, and R.J. Smith. 2016. Prescribed fire decreases lichen and bryophyte biomass and functional group diversity in Pacific Northwest prairies. Northwest Science 90(4): 470-483.
  • Dunwiddie, P.W. and D.L. Rogers. 2016. Rare species and aliens: Reconsidering non-native plants in the management of natural areas. Restoration Ecology. 22 SEP 2016, DOI: 10.1111/rec.12437
  • Dunwiddie, W. and R.A. Martin. 2016.  Microsites Matter: Improving the Success of Rare Species Reintroductions. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150417. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150417
  • Krock S., S. Smith, C. Elliott, A. Kennedy, and S.T. Hamman. 2016. Using smoke-water and cold-moist stratification to improve germination of native prairie species. Native Plants Journal 17(1): 19-27.
  • Martin, A.M. and S.T. Hamman. 2016Ignition patterns influence fire effects and plant communities in Pacific Northwest prairies. Fire Ecology 12(1): 88-102.
  • Rogers, D.L. and P.E. McGuire. 2015. Genetic erosion: Context is key. Pp 1-24 in M.R. Ahuja and S.M. Jain (eds). Genetic diversity and erosion in plants. Indicators and prevention. Vol. 1. Springer International Publishing AG. Switzerland.
  • Meek, M.H., C. Wells, K.M. Tomalty, J. Ashander, E.M. Cole, D.A. Gille, B.J. Putman, J.P. Rose, M.S. Savoca, L. Yamane, J.M. Hull, D.L. Rogers, E.B. Rosenblum, J.F. Shogren, R.R. Swaisgood, and B. May. 2015. Fear of failure in conservation: the problem and potential solutions to aid conservation of extremely small populations. Biol. Cons. 184: 209-217.
  • Tewksbury, J.J., J.G.T. Anderson, J.D. Bakker, T.J. Billo, P.W. Dunwiddie, et al. 2014. Natural History’s Place in Science and Society. BioScience 64: 300-310.
  • Hamman, S.T. and C.V. Hawkes. 2013. Biogeochemical and microbial legacies of non-native grasses can affect restoration success. Restoration Ecology 21(1): 58-66.
  • Hasselquist, E.M., N.J. Hasselquist, and D.L. Rogers. 2013. Management of non-native annual plants to support recovery of an endangered perennial forb, Ambrosia pumila. Restoration Ecology 21: 224-231.
  • Simpson, M.G., J.P. Rebman, K.E. Hasenstab-Lehman, C. M. Guilliams, 2013. P.O. McConnell. Cryptantha wigginsii (Boraginaceae): A Presumed Extinct Species Rediscovered. Madroño 60: 24-34.
  • Warrick, G.D. 2012. Effects of False Chinch Bugs on Spiny Saltbush in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Southwestern Entomologist 37: 335-339.


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