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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TIME Eccles Conference Center Auditorium
216
7:00 - 8:00
Registration
[ECC Registration Booth]
8:00 - 8:05
'Welcome to Utah'

Michael Fowlks
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:05 - 8:25
'Grouse of Utah '

Jason Robinson
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:25 - 8:45
Invited Plenary Speaker
'Declining Populations and Habitat: What have we Learned after 75 Years of Sage-Grouse Research?'

Jack Connelly
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:45 - 9:05
Invited Plenary Speaker
'From the Ground Up: The Grouse Group and International Conservation of Galliformes'

John Carroll
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:05 - 9:30
Anthropogenic Plenary Speaker
'Grouse Response to Human-Derived Impacts in the Anthropocene'

Jeffrey Beck
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:30 - 9:45
'Factors Driving Greater Sage-Grouse Trends in the Eastern Portion of their Range: Anthropogenic, Fire, Habitat, Hunting, Ravens, and Weather'

Jonathan Dinkins, Jeffrey Beck, Kirstie Lawson
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:45 - 10:00
'Indirect and Direct Impacts of Geothermal Activity on Greater Sage-Grouse Populations and Using Spatially-Explicit Integrated Population Models for Energy and Conservation Planning'

Peter Coates, Brian Prochazka, Shawn O’Neil, David Delehanty, Mark Ricca
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:00 - 10:15
'The Effects of Electric Power Lines on the Breeding Ecology of Greater Sage-Grouse'

Michel Kohl, Benjamin Crabb, Randy Larsen, Shandra Frey, Sherry Liguori, Rick Baxter, Terry Messmer, David Dahlgren
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:15 - 10:25
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
10:35 - 10:50
'Greater Sage-Grouse Response to Two 230-kV Transmission Lines'

Chad LeBeau, Gregory Johnson, Matthew Holloran, Mandy Kauffman, Jeffrey Beck
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:50 - 11:05
'Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Selection, Survival, and Wind Energy Infrastructure'

Chad LeBeau, Gregory Johnson, Matthew Holloran, Ryan Nielson, Mandy Kauffman, Eli Rodemaker, Trent McDonald, Jeffrey Beck
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:05 - 11:20
'Reduced Nest Success in Sage-Grouse is Associated with Increases in Raven Density and Occurrence in Nevada and California, USA'

Shawn O’Neil, David Delehanty, Brianne Brussee, Pat Jackson, Kristy Howe, Ann Moser, Lee Foster, Peter Coates
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:20 - 11:35
'Greater Prairie-Chicken Habitat Use in a Rangeland Managed with Prescribed Fire and Developed for Energy Development'

Dwayne Elmore, Samuel Fuhlendorf, Craig Davis, David Londe
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:35 - 11:50
'A Range–Wide Assessment on the Influence of Anthropogenic Structure Dispersion and Land Cover Patch Size on Lesser Prairie-Chicken Lek Attendance '

Blake Grisham, David Haukos, Alixandra Godar, Christian Hagen, Clint Boal, Cody Griffin, Daniel Greene, Michael Patten, Jim Pitman, Grant Beauprez
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:50 - 13:00
Lunch

13:00 - 13:25
Management Plenary Speaker
'Managing the Famous Grouse – Knowing when Enough is Enough'

David Baines
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:25 - 13:40
'Effects of Rangeland Management on the Ecology of Sharp-Tailed Grouse in Mixed-Grass Prairies'

Megan Milligan, Lance McNew, Lorelle Berkeley
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:40 - 13:55
'Evaluation of Grassland Management Treatments to Improve Galliform Brood Habitat '

Travis Runia, Kent Jensen, Mandy Orth
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:55 - 14:10
'Managing for Recovery of a Prairie Icon: The Future of Lesser Prairie-Chicken Management'

Kent Fricke, Liza Rossi, David Haukos, Jonathan Reitz, Kraig Schultz
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:10 - 14:25
'Holy cow! How Grazing Management Strategies Influence Lesser Prairie-Chicken Space Use and Demography'

Christian Hagen, Jonathan Lautenbach, David Haukos, John Kraft
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:25 - 14:40
'Spatial Patterns of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Response to Different Disturbance Regimes'

Chris Gulick, David Haukos
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:40 - 14:55
'Captive Breeding and Raising of Prairie-Chickens for Release into the Wild, with Experimental Methodologies Potentially Applicable for Breeding Other Galliformes'

Steve Sherrod, Lena Larsson, John Toepfer
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:55 - 15:10
'Disentangling the Roles of Heather Management and Predator Control in Restoring Black Grouse Lyrurus Tetrix Numbers in North Wales, UK'

Sian Whitehead, David Baines
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:10 - 15:30
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
15:30 - 15:45
'Hunting Management of Red Listed Willow Ptarmigan on Public Land in Norway '

Jonas Hagen, Morten Odden, Jo Inge Breisjøberget
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:45 - 16:00
'Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) Conservation Program in the Augustowska Forest, Poland, 2013-2018.'

Dorota Lawreszuk, Tomasz Galezia, Marek Konarzewski, Grzegorz Myszczynski, Tadeusz Wilczynski
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:00 - 16:15
'Reintroduction Black Grouse The Hoge Veluwe NP'

Jakob Leidekker
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:15 - 16:30
'Expanding the Range of Black Grouse Lyrurus Tetrix in Northern England - Can Wild Females be Successfully Translocated?'

Philip Warren, David Baines
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:30 - 16:45
'Greater Sage-Grouse Response to Conifer Removal: Is Life Really Better After the Trees are Gone? '

Christian Hagen, John Severson, Jeremy Maestas, Todd Forbes, Dave Naugle, Andrew Olsen
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:45 - 17:00
'Summary of Recent Studies on the Effects of Conifer Expansion and Removal on Sage-Grouse'

John Severson, Christian Hagen, Mark Ricca, Peter Coates, Brian Prochazka
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
17:00 - 17:15
'Sagebrush Treatments Influence Annual Population Change for Reater Sage-Grouse'

Kurt Smith, Jeffrey Beck
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
17:15 - 17:30
'Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat and Demographic Response to Grazing by Non-Native Ungulates'

Phillip Street, Michael Gregg, James Sedinger, Tessa Behnke
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

TIME Eccles Conference Center Auditorium
216
8:00 - 8:10
Welcome - Announcements
'Welcome and Announcements'
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:10 - 8:35
Resource Selection Plenary Speaker
'Inferring Selection of Resources: A Journey Through Time, Space, and Innovation'

Larkin Powell
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:35 - 8:50
'Southern White-Tailed Ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura altipetens) Population Assessment and Conservation Considerations in Colorado'

Amy Seglund, Phillip Street, Jon Runge
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:50 - 9:05
'Habitat Selection by Dusky Grouse in Southern Interior British Columbia'

Karen Hodges, Frank Doyle, Kirstie Lawson
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:05 - 9:20
'Forest Grouse Research, Ecology, and Management in Western North America'

David Dahlgren, Skyler Farnsworth, Stephanie Landry, Eric Thacker, Jason Robinson, Shawn Espinosa, Dwayne Elmore
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:20 - 9:35
'Land Cover Change and Habitat Monitoring of Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse'

Thomas Calton, Donna Delparte
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:35 - 9:50
'Landscape Connectivity for Lesser Prairie-Chickens on the Southern High Plains of the Texas and New Mexico'

Nancy McIntyre, Lucas Heintzman, Samuel Harryman, Christian Hagen, Russell Martin, Clint Boal, Blake Grisham, Lucas Schilder
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:50 - 10:05
'Tradeoffs of Nest and Brood Habitat Availability for Lesser Prairie - Chickens'

Daniel Sullins, David Haukos, John Kraft, Joseph Lautenbach
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:05 - 10:25
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
10:25 - 10:40
'Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis: Lesser Prairie-Chickens Lek Formation and Female Space Use'

Carly Aulicky, David Haukos
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:40 - 10:55
'Present or Absent? What Does Multi-Scale Occupancy Modelling Reveal About Conservation Needs of Lesser Prairie-Chicken?'

David Pavlacky, Christian Hagen, Fawn Hornsby, Jason Carlisle, Michael Houts, Lyman McDonald
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:55 - 11:10
'Resource Selection of Greater Sage-Grouse During Brood Rearing on the Eastern Fringe '

Lindsey Parsons, Travis Runia, Jonathan Jenks, Andrew Gregory
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:10 - 11:25
'Planting and Restoring Functional Sagebrush Within burns: Evaluating Habitat Selection Outcomes for Sage-Grouse '

Julie Heinrichs, Michael O'Donnell, Cameron Aldridge, Peter Coates, Mark Ricca, David Pyke
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:25 - 11:40
'Environmental Cues Used by Greater Sage-Grouse to Initiate Altitudinal Migration'

Kurt Smith, Jeffrey Beck, Aaron Pratt
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:40 - 23:55
'Thermal Environment of Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Nest Sites Following Wildfire'

Christopher Anthony, Christian Hagen, Dwayne Elmore, Katie Dugger
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
12:00 - 13:15
Lunch

13:15 - 13:40
Population Dynamics Plenary Speaker
'Where Have We Been and Where are We Going? Grouse Population Ecology Past, Present, and Future'

Erik Blomberg
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:40 - 13:55
'Is the Decline of Grouse in Central Europe Related to Landscapes Favoring Predators?'

Ilse Storch, Jim-Lino Kaemmerle
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:55 - 14:10
'Determinants of Annual Breeding Success in Boreal Forest Grouse: Preliminary Results from a Long-Term Study of Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and Black Grouse (T. tetrix) in Norway'

Jørund Rolstad, Per Wegge
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:10 - 14:25
'Multi-Scaled Clustering Framework Using Graph Theory to Inform Long-Term Monitoring and Analyses of Greater Sage-Grouse Populations'

Michael O'Donnell, David Edmunds, Cameron Aldridge, Peter Coates, Brian Prochazka, Julie Heinrichs
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:25 - 14:40
'Population Viability Analysis for Greater Sage-Grouse: Considering Hierarchical Scales Across Management Areas and Lek Clusters'

David Edmunds, Cameron Aldridge, Michael O'Donnell, Adrian Monroe
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:40 - 14:55
'Using Emerging Hotspot Analysis to Identify Sage-Grouse Source Sink Dynamics in Wyoming'

Andrew Gregory, Jeffrey Beck, Emma Spence
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:55 - 15:10
'Rangewide Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population Persistence with Climate Change '

Alixandra Godar, Christian Hagen, Clint Boal, Cody Griffin, Daniel Greene, Michael Patten, Jim Pitman, Beth Ross, Blake Grisham, David Haukos
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:10 - 15:30
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
15:30 - 15:45
'Survival and Harvest of Ruffed Grouse in Central Maine, USA'

Samantha Davis, R. Bradford Allen, Kelsey Sullivan, Joelle Mangelinckx, Erik Blomberg
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:45 - 16:00
'Reduced Female Survival During Reproduction in Ruffed Grouse.'

Joelle Mangelinckx, Samantha Davis, R. Bradford Allen, Kelsey Sullivan, Erik Blomberg
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:00 - 16:15
'Trends in Estimated Abundance of the Greater Prairie-Chicken in Kansas and Oklahoma'

Kristen Nasman, Kent Fricke, Brett Cooper
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:15 - 16:30
'Using an Individual-Based Model to Assess Monitoring for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population Growth Rates'

Beth Ross, Daniel Sullins, David Haukos
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:30 - 16:45
'Why is Carrying Capacity of Lesser Prairie Chicken Populations Declining Across the Southern Great Plains?'

Edward Oz Garton, Christian Hagen, Adam Wells, John Abatzogolou
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:45 - 17:00
'HexSim: A Spatial IBM for Modeling Spatially Explicit Population Dynamics of Greater Prairie-Chicken Response to Fire Management in Kansas '

Andrew Gregory, Nathan Schumaker, Breanna Powers
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
17:00 - 17:15
'Range-Wide Abundance of Lesser Prairie-Chickens (2012-2018): Population Trend, Effect of Conservation Practices, and Comparison of Classical and Spatially Explicit Methods of Analysis'

Jason Carlisle, Lyman McDonald, Kristen Nasman, Christian Hagen, David Pavlacky, Michael Houts, Troy Rintz, Roger Wolfe
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
17:15 - 17:30
'Importance of Repeated Counts when Estimating Population Trends of Lekking Species with Dynamic N-mixture Models'

Mark Ricca, Cameron Aldridge, Gregory Wann, Peter Coates, Adrian Monroe
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
18:30 - 20:00
Poster Session
[Logan Golf and Country Club]

Thursday, September 27, 2018

TIME Eccles Conference Center Auditorium
216
7:00 - 18:00
East Field Trip
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium ]
West Field Trip
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium ]

Friday, September 28, 2018

TIME Eccles Conference Center Auditorium
216
8:00 - 8:10
Welcome - Announcements
'Welcome and Announcements'
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:10 - 8:35
Grouse Ecology Plenary Speaker
'Something Old, New, Borrowed and Overdue: Marrying Mechanism with Patterns to Advance Grouse Ecology'

Jennifer Forbey
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:35 - 8:50
'Body Condition and Population Change of Rock Ptarmigan'

Ólafur K Nielsen
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
8:50 - 9:05
'Dispersal, Survival and Causes of Mortality of Juvenile Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus Muta in Southern Europe '

Jean Resseguier, Bertrand Muffat-Joly, Josep Blanch Casadesus, Jean-François Desmet, Claude Novoa
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:05 - 9:20
'The Significance of Coprophagy in Chicks of Japanese Rock Ptarmigan'

Atsushi Kobayashi, Sayaka Tsuchida, Atsushi Ueda, Takuji Yamada, Kazunari Ushida, Hiroshi Nakamura
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:20 - 9:35
'Evaluating Seasonal Weather and Density as Factors Regulating Populations of Alpine-Endemic White-tailed Ptarmigan in Colorado'

Gregory Wann, Clait Braun, Adrian Monroe, Peter Coates, Cameron Aldridge
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:35 - 9:50
'The Genomes of Rock and Willow Ptarmigans'

Kristinn P Magnusson, Páll Melsted, Ólafur K Nielsen
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
9:50 - 10:05
'Characterizing Range-Wide Population Divergence White-Tailed Ptarmigan Using Genetic and Genomic Approaches'

Cameron Aldridge, Jennifer Fike, Kathryn Langin, Robert Cornman, Kathy Martin, Gregory Wann, Amy Seglund, Michael Schroeder, Clait Braun, David Benson, Bradley Fedy, Jessica Young, Scott Wilson, Donald Wolfe, Sara Oyler-McCance
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:05 - 10:25
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
10:25 - 10:40
'Functional Genetic Divergence Identified in Populations of Gunnison Sage-Grouse'

Shawna Zimmerman, Cameron Aldridge
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:40 - 10:55
'Genomic Insights into Neutral and Adaptive Variation in Sage-Grouse: Implications for Ecology and Conservation '

Kevin Oh, Cameron Aldridge, Sara Oyler-McCance
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
10:55 - 11:10
'Variation in the Display Behavior of Male Spruce Grouse'

Michael Schroeder, George Barrowclough, Jonas Lai
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:10 - 11:25
'Phylogeographic Variation in the Spruce Grouse (Canachites canadensis) Complex Based on mtDNA and nuDNA Sequences.'

George Barrowclough, Jeff Groth, Jonas Lai, Michael Schroeder
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:25 - 11:40
'Designing a Large-Scale Survey for Spruce Grouse in Minnesota'

Charlotte Roy, John Giudice, Chris Scharenbroich
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:40 - 11:55
IGS 15 - Presentation
'IGS 15 - Presentation'
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
11:55 - 13:10
Lunch

13:10 - 13:25
'Modern State of Caucasian Black Grouse in Azerbaijan'

Elchin Sultanov
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:25 - 13:40
'The Nest Survival Lottery'

Jonas Hagen, Torfinn Jahren, På Moa, Bjørn-Roar Hagen, Torstein Storaas
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:40 - 13:55
'Factors Limiting the Recovery of Red Grouse Lagopus Lagopus Scotica on a Scottish Grouse Moor'

Sonja Ludwig, David Baines
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
13:55 - 13:10
'The Impacts of Respiratory Cryptosporidiosos on Red Grouse Population Dynamics: Are there too Many Grouse?'

David Baines
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:10 - 14:25
'The Genetic Network of Greater Sage-Grouse: Range-Wide Identification of Keystone Hubs of Connectivity'

Sara Oyler-McCance, Bradley Fedy, Jeffrey Row, Michael Schwartz, David Naugle, Todd Cross
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:25 - 14:40
'Basic Science in the Conservation of Sage-Grouse: How Understanding Lekking Behavior Informs Management'

Gail Patricelli, Alan Krakauer, Jessica Blickley, Ryane Logsdon, Anna Perry, Eric Tymstra, Marcella Fremgen, Chelsea Merriman, Jennifer Forbey
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:40 - 14:55
'Physiological Responses to Grazing Pressure: Investigating Feather Corticosterone as a Measure of Stress Response in Greater Sage-Grouse'

Tessa Behnke, Scott Davies, Phillip Street, Jenny Ouyang, James Sedinger
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
14:55 - 15:15
Break
[ECC Lobby & 205/207]
15:15 - 15:30
'Wildfire and Sage-Grouse in the Great Basin: Broad Scale Demographic Patterns, Mechanisms for Impacts, and Conservation Solutions'

Mark Ricca, Peter Coates, Brian Prochazka, David Delehanty, Cali Roth
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:30 - 15:45
'Ovulation Rates of Greater Sage-Grouse in North Park, Colorado'

Clait Braun, Michael Schroeder, Cameron Aldridge, Gregory Wann
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
15:45 - 16:00
'Experimenting with Methodologies for Releasing Captive Raised Greater Prairie-Chickens into the Wild'

Lena Larsson, Steve Sherrod, John Toepfer
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:00 - 16:15
'Role of Natal Habitat Preference Induction in Prairie-Grouse Translocation Success '

Kent Fricke, Daniel Sullins, David Haukos, Jonathan Reitz, Kraig Schultz, Liza Rossi, Liam Berigan
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:15 - 16:30
'Greater Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus) Production in Nebraska and Northwestern Minnesota, 2012-2016.'

John Toepfer
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
16:30 - 16:45
'Trials and Tribulations of Species Rescues – The Case of the Attwater’s Prairie-Chicken'

Michael Morrow
[Eccles Conference Center Auditorium]
18:30 - 20:30
Banquet- Dinner
[American West Heritage Center]
19:30 - 20:15
'Save the Last Dance and the Icon of the West'

Noppadol Paothong
[American West Heritage Center]
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