Publications

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Journal Articles

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Zulla, C. J., H. A. Kramer, G. M. Jones, J. J. Keane, K. N. Roberts, B. P. Dotters, S. C. Sawyer, S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, K. G. Kelly, A. K. Wray, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (In review) Mechanistic resource selection: Identifying habitats conferring hunting success for a cryptic predator informs forest conservation.

Jones, G. M., E. K. Vraga, P. F. Hessburg, R. E. Keane, T. A. Spies, M. P. North, B. M. Collins, J. M. Lydersen, M. D. Hurteau, M. A. Finney, A. L. Westerling (In review) Prepare for wildfire misinformation.

Jones, G. M., A. J. Shirk, Z. Yang, R. J. Davis, J. L. Ganey, R. J. Gutiérrez, S. P. Healey, S. J. Hedwall, S. J. Hoagland, R. Maes, K. Malcolm, K. S. McKelvey, J. S. Sanderlin, M. K. Schwartz, M. E. Seamans, H. Y. Wan, S. A. Cushman (In review) Spatial and temporal dynamics of Mexican spotted owl habitat in the southwestern US.

Shirk, A. J., G. M. Jones, Z. Yang, R. J. Davis, J. L. Ganey, R. J. Gutiérrez, S. P. Healey, S. J. Hedwall, S. J. Hoagland, R. Maes, K. Malcolm, K. S. McKelvey, C. Vynne, J. S. Sanderlin, M. K. Schwartz, M. E. Seamans, H. Y. Wan, S. A. Cushman (In review) Automated habitat monitoring systems linked to adaptive management: a new paradigm for species conservation in an era of rapid environmental change.

Tempel, D. J., H. A. Kramer, G. M. Jones, R. J. Gutiérrez, S. C. Sawyer, A. Koltunov, M. Slaton, R. Tanner, B. K. Hobart, M. Z. Peery (In review) Population decline in California spotted owls near their southern range boundary. 

Jones, G. M., B. Brosi, J. M. Evans, I. G. W. Gottlieb, X. Loy, M. M. Núñez‐Regueiro, H. K. Ober, E. Pienaar, R. Pillay, K. Pisarello, L. L. Smith. R. J. Fletcher Jr. (In review) Conserving alpha- and beta-diversity in wood production landscapes.

Witt, W. C., R. J. Davis, Z. Yang, J. L. Ganey, R. J. Gutiérrez, S. Healey, S. Hedwall, S. Hoagland, R. Maes, K. Malcolm, J. Sanderlin, M. Seamans, G. M. Jones (In review) Linking robust spatiotemporal datasets to assess and monitor habitat attributes of an endangered species. 

Gaines, W. L., P. F. Hessburg, G. H. Aplet, P. Henson, S. J. Prichard, D. Churchill, G. M. Jones, D. J. Isaac, C. Vynne (In review) Climate change and the Northwest Forest Plan: managing for dynamic landscapes. 

McGinn, K., F. A. Atuo, G. M. JonesB. K. Hobart, D. J. Tempel,  S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (In revision) Implications of non-ideal occupancy for the measurement of territory quality. 

Published

2021 and In Press —————————–

[26] Jones, G. M., A. R. Keyser, A. L. Westerling, W. J. Baldwin, J. J. Keane, S. C. Sawyer, J. D. J. Clare, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (In press) Forest restoration limits megafires and supports species conservation under climate change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

[25] North, M. P., R. A. York, B. M. Collins, M. D. Hurteau, G. M. Jones, E. E. Knapp, L. Kobziar, H. McCann, M. D. Meyer, S. L. Stephens, R. E. Tompkins, C. L. Tubbesing (In press) Pyrosilviculture needed for landscape resilience of dry western US forestsJournal of Forestry.

[24] Jones, G. M., H. A. Kramer, W. J. Berigan, S. A. Whitmore, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (In press) Megafire causes persistent loss of an old-forest speciesAnimal Conservation.

[23] Jones, G. M. and M. W. Tingley (In press) Pyrodiversity and biodiversity: a history, synthesis, and outlook. Diversity and Distributions.

[22] Kramer H. A., G. M. Jones, V. R. Kane, B. Bartl-Geller, J. T. Kane, S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, B. P. Dotters, K. N. Roberts, S. C. Sawyer, J. J. Keane, M. P. North, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2021) Elevational gradients strongly mediate habitat selection patterns in a nocturnal predator. Ecosphere 12(5): e03500.

[21] Andrus, R. A., A. J. Martinez, G. M. Jones, A. J. H. Meddens (2021) Assessing the quality of fire refugia for wildlife habitatForest Ecology and Management 482: 118868.

[20] Kramer, H. A.†, G. M. Jones†, S. A. Whitmore, J. J. Keane, F. A. Atuo, B. P. Dotters, S. C. Sawyer, S. L. Stock, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2021) California spotted owl habitat selection in a fire-managed landscape suggests conservation benefit of restoring historical fire regimes. Forest Ecology and Management 479: 118576. co-lead authors

[19] Hobart, B. K., H. A. Kramer, G. M. Jones, B. P. Dotters, S. A. Whitmore, J. J. Keane, M. Z. Peery (2021) Stable isotopes reveal unexpected relationships between fire history and the diet of spotted owls. Ibis 163: 253-259

2020 ——————————————

[18] Jones, G. M., R. J. Gutiérrez, W. M. Block, P. C. Carlson, E. J. Comfort, S. A. Cushman, R. J. Davis, S. A. Eyes, A. B. Franklin, J. L. Ganey, S. Hedwall, J. J. Keane, R. Kelsey, D. B. Lesmeister, M. P. North, S. L. Roberts, J. T. Rockweit, J. S. Sanderlin, S. C. Sawyer, B. Solvesky, D. J. Tempel, H. Y. Wan, A. L. Westerling, G. C. White, M. Z. Peery (2020) Spotted owls and forest fire: Comment. Ecosphere 11(12): e03312.

[17] Jones, G. M., L. L. Smith, I. G. W. Gottlieb, H. K. Ober, B. Brosi, R. J. Fletcher Jr (2020) Herpetofaunal responses to intensification of woody bioenergy production in a global biodiversity hotspot. Forest Ecology and Management 477: 118493.

[16] Ober, H. K., G. M. Jones, I. G. W. Gottlieb, S. A. Johnson, L. Smith, B. Brosi, R. J. Fletcher Jr. (2020) Bat community response to intensification of biomass production for bioenergy across the southeastern United States. Ecological Applications 30: e02155.

[15] Jones, G. M., H. A. Kramer, S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, D. J. Tempel, C. M. Wood, B. K. Hobart, T. Erker, F. A. Atuo, N. K. Pietrunti, R. Kelsey, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2020) Habitat selection by spotted owls after a megafire reflects their adaptation to historical frequent-fire regimes Landscape Ecology 35: 1199-1213.

2019 ——————————————

[14] Gutiérrez, R. J., G. M. Jones, S. M. Redpath, A. B. Franklin, D. Simberloff, M. G. Turner, V. C. Radeloff, G. C. White, M. Z. Peery (2019) Reinforcing the concept of agenda-driven science: a response to RohlfFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17: 556-557.

[13] Wood, C. M., G. M. Jones (2019) Framing management of social-ecological systems in terms of the cost of failure: the Sierra Nevada, CA as a case study. Environmental Research Letters 14: 105004.

[12] Hobart, B. K., G. M. Jones, K. N. Roberts, B. Dotters, S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, M. G. Raphael, J. J. Keane, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2019) Trophic interactions mediate the response of predator populations to habitat change. Biological Conservation 238: 108217.

[11] Jones, G. M., R. J. Gutiérrez, D. J. Tempel, W. J. Berigan, S. A. Whitmore, M. Z. Peery (2019) Megafire effects on spotted owls: elucidation of a growing threat and a response to Hanson et al. (2018). Nature Conservation 37: 31-51.

[10] Peery, M. Z, G. M. Jones, R. J. Gutiérrez, S. M. Redpath, A. B. Franklin, D. Simberloff, M. G. Turner, V. C. Radeloff, and G. C. White (2019) The conundrum of agenda-driven science in conservationFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17: 80-82.

[9] Jones, G. M. and M. Z. Peery (2019) Phantom interactions: use odds ratios or risk misinterpreting occupancy modelsThe Condor: Ornithological Applications 121: 1-7.

[8] Berigan, W. J.†, G. M. Jones†, S. A. Whitmore, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2019) Cryptic wide-ranging movements lead to upwardly-biased occupancy in a territorial speciesJournal of Applied Ecology 56: 470-480. co-lead authors

2018 and earlier ——————————

[7] Jones, G. M., J. J. Keane, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Z. Peery (2018) Declining old-forest species as a legacy of large trees lostDiversity and Distributions 24: 341-351.

[6] Tempel, D. J., J. J. Keane, R. J. Gutiérrez, J. D. Wolfe, G. M. Jones, A. Koltunov, C. M. Ramirez, W. J. Berigan, C. V. Gallagher, T. E. Munton, P. A. Shaklee, S. A. Whitmore, M. Z. Peery (2016) Meta-analysis of California spotted owl (Strix occidentalis occidentalis) territory occupancy in the Sierra Nevada: habitat associations and their implications for forest managementThe Condor: Ornithological Applications 118: 747-765.

[5] Jones, G. M., R. J. Gutiérrez, D. J. Tempel, S. A. Whitmore, W. J. Berigan, M. Z. Peery (2016) Megafires: an emerging threat to old-forest speciesFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14(6): 300-306.

[4] Jones, G. M., R. J. Gutiérrez, D. J. Tempel, B. Zuckerberg, M. Z. Peery (2016) Using dynamic occupancy models to inform climate change adaptation strategies for California spotted owlsJournal of Applied Ecology 53: 895-905.

[3] Tempel, D. J., R. J. Gutiérrez, J. J. Battles, D. L. Fry, Q. Guo, M. J. Reetz, S. A. Whitmore, G. M. Jones, B. M. Collins, S. L. Stephens, M. Kelly, W. J. Berigan, M. Z. Peery (2015) Evaluating short- and long-term impacts of fuels treatments and simulated wildfire on an old-forest speciesEcosphere 6(12): 261.

[2] Moyer-Horner, L. R., P. D. Mathewson, G. M. Jones, M. R. Kearney, W. P. Porter (2015) Modeling behavioral thermoregulation in a climate change sentinelEcology and Evolution 5(24): 5810-5822.

[1] Jones, G. M., B. Zuckerberg, A. Paulios (2012) The early bird gets earlier: A phenological shift in the migration timing of the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) in the state of WisconsinThe Passenger Pigeon 74(2): 131-142.