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Research Bibliography - Prairie Dogs

Agnew, W., Uresk, D.W. and Hansen, R.M. 1988. Flora and Fauna Associated with Prairie Dog Colonies and Adjacent Ungrazed Mixed-grass Prairie in Western South Dakota. Journal of Range Management. 30(2) pp. 135-139.

Agnew, W., Uresk, D.W. and Hansen, R.M.. 1988. Arthropod Consumption by Small Mammals on Prairie Dog Colonies and Adjacent Ungrazed Mixed Grass Prairie in Western South Dakota. Eighth Wildlife Damage Control Workshop. Rapid City, SD. pp. 81-87.

Apa, Anthony D., Uresk, Daniel W. and Linder, Raymond L. 1991. Impacts of Black-tailed Prairie Dog Rodenticides on Nontarget Passerines. The Great Basin Naturalist. 51(4) pp. 301-304.

Archer, Steven, Garrett, M.G. and Detling, James K. 1987. Rates of vegetation change associated with prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) grazing in North American Mixed-grass Prairie. Vegetation. 72. pp. 159-166.

Archer, Steve. 1986. Evaluation of Potential Herbivore Mediation of Plant Water Status in a North American Mixed-Grass Prairie. OIKOS. 47. pp. 287-291.

Archer, Steve. 1982. Plant Community Structure, Competitive Interactions and Water Relations as Influenced by Herbivores. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. 114 p.

Archer, Steve. 1982. Dietary Analysis of Sympatric Herbivores at Wind Cave National Park. 1 p. + 7 tables.

Bastian, Valerie. 1995. The Frequency of Impacts on Prairie Dogs by Visitors in Wind Cave National Park. M.S. Thesis. Black Hills State University. 46 p.

Bowser, Gillian. 1993. Genetic Variation Among Three Prairie Dog Colonies (Cynomys ludovicianus) on the Great Plains: A Preliminary Report.

Brizuela, Miguel A. 1985.Silicon Concentration of Grasses from Sites with Different Prairie Dog and Bison Grazing Histories. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado. 36 p.

Brizuela, Miguel Angel. 1987. Prairie Dog Feeding Behavior: Response to Colonization History and Fire. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. 113 p.

Brizuela, Miguwl A., Detling, James K. and Cid, M. Silva. 1986. Silicon Concentration of Grasses Growing in Sites with Different Grazing Histories. Ecology 67. pp. 1098-1101.

Cahalane, Victor H. 1948. Prairie dogs and other wildlife of Wind Cave National Park.11+ p.

Cahalane, Victor H. 1948. The Status of Mammals in the US National Park System, 1947. Journal of Mammalogy 29. pp. 247-259.

Carlson, D.C. and White, E.M.. 1987. Effects of Prairie Dogs on Mound Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 51. pp. 389-393.

Carlson, D.C. and White, E.M.. 1988. Variations in Surface-Layer, Color, Texture, pH, and Phosphorus Content Across Prairie Dog Mounds. Soil Science Society of America Journal 52. pp. 1758-1761.

Carlson, Daniel C. 1986. Effects of Prairie Dogs on Mound Soils. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University, Yankton, SD. 116+ p.

Cid, M.S., Detling, J.K., Brizuela, M.A. and Whicker, A.D. 1988. Patterns in Grass Silicification: Response to Grazing History and Defoliation. Oecologia 80. pp. 268-271.

Cid, M.S., Detling, J.K., Whicher, A.D. and Brizuela, M.A. 1990. Silicon Uptake and Distribution in Agropyron smithii as Related to Grazing History and Defoliation. Journal of Range Management 43. pp. 344-346.

Cid, M., Silvia, Detling, James K., Whicker, April D. and Brizuela, Miguel A. 1991. Vegetational Responses of a Mixed-Grass Prairie Site Following Exclusion of Prairie Dogs and Bison. Journal of Range Management 44. pp. 100-105.

Cid, Maria S. 1985. Effects of Grazing Exposure History and Defoliation on Silicon Concentration of Agropyron smithii. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. 34+ p.

Cid, Maria Silvia. 1987. Prairie Dog and Bison Grazing Effects on Maintenance of Attributes of a Prairie Dog Colony. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. 112+ p.

Cole, James E.. 1948. Prairie Dog Town Report, Wind Cave National Park. 16+ p.

Cole, James E.. 1958. Ten-Year Summary Prairie Dog Report, Wind Cave National Park. 18+ p.

Coppock, D.L. and Detling, J.K.. 1986. Alteration of bison and black-tailed prairie dog grazing interaction by prescribed burning. Journal of Wildlife Management 50. pp. 452-455.

Coppock, D.L., Detling, J.K., Ellis, J.E. and Dyer, M.I. 1983. Plant-herbivore interactions in a North American mixed-grass prairie. I. Effects of black-tailed prairie dogs on intraseasonal aboveground plant biomass and nutrient dynamics and plant species diversity. Oecologia 56. pp. 1-9.

Coppock, D.L, Ellis, J.E., Detling, J.K. and Dyer, M.I. 1983. Plant-herbivore interactions in a North American mixed-grass prairie. II. Responses of bison to modification of vegetation by prairie dogs. Oecologia 56. pp. 10-15.

Coppock, D. Layne, Detling, James K. and Dyer, Melvin I. 1980. Interactions Among Bison, Prairie Dogs, and Vegetation in Wind Cave National Park. Final report to National Park Service, Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD. 177 p.

Coppock, David Layne. 1980. Bison-Prairie Dog-Vegetation Interactions in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. 145 p.

Coppock, David Layne. 1981. Impacts of Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs on Vegetation in Wind Cave National Park. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. 86 p.

 

Daley, James G. 1992. Population Reductions and Genetic Variability in Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs. Journal of Wildlife Management 56. pp. 212-220.

Dalsted, K.J., Sather-Blair, S., Worcester, B.K. and Klukas, R.. 1981. Application of Remote Sensing to Prairie Dog Management. Journal of Range Management 34. pp. 218-223.

Dalsted, K.J., Sather-Blair, Signe and Worcester, Bruce K. 1979. Applications of Remote Sensing To Prairie Dog Management. Report to National Park Service, Wind Cave National Park; Project funded by NASA Grant No. 42-003-007 and by the National Park Service; SDSU-RSI-79-04. 34 p.

Deisch, Michele S. 1986. The Effects of Three Rodenticides on Nontarget Small Mammals and Invertebrates. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University. 149 p.

Detling, J.K. and Painter, E.L.. 1983. Defoliation responses of western wheatgrass populations with diverse histories of prairie dog grazing. Oecologia 57. pp. 65-71.

Detling, James K. and Whicker, April D. 1987. Control of Ecosystem Processes by Prairie Dogs and Other Grassland Herbivores. In Uresk, Daniel W., Schenbeck, Greg L. and Cefkin, Rose (eds.) Eighth Great Plains Wildlife Damage Control Workshop. pp. 23-29.

Fischer, Hank. War on the Dog Towns, Pushed by ranchers, the National Park Service is poised for poisoning in a South Dakota sanctuary. Defenders.

Foltz, David W. and Hoogland, John L. 1983. Genetic Evidence of Outbreeding in the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus). Evolution 37. pp. 273-281.

Franklin, W.L. and Garrett, M.G. 1983. Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Dispersal and DES Control. Final Report to the National Park Service; Contract CX-1200-1-B023 to Iowa State University. 95 p.

Franklin, William L. and Garrett, Monte G. 1989. Nonlethal Control of Prairie Dog Colony Expansion with Visual Barriers. Wildlife Society Bulletin 17. pp. 426-430.

Game Preserve 1912-1935. Various Documents.

Garrett, Monte and Franklin, William L. 1981. Dispersal Activities of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog of Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota.

Garrett, Monte G. and Franklin, William L. 1988. Behavioral Ecology of Dispersal in the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog. Journal of Mammalogy 69. pp. 236-250.

Garrett, Monte G. and Franklin, William L. 1983. Diethylstilbestrol as a Temporary Chemosterilant to Control Black-tailed Prairie Dog Populations. Journal of Range Management 36. pp. 753-756.

Garrett, Monte G. and Franklin, William L. 1982. Prairie Dog Dispersal in Wind Cave National Park: Possibilities For Control. In Timm, Robert M. and Johnson, Ron J. (eds.) Fifth Great Plains Wildlife Damage Control Workshop. pp. 185-198.

Garrett, Monte G. and Franklin, William L. 1982. The Use of Diethystilbestrol as a Temporary Chemosterilant in Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). University of Wyoming NPS Research Center 6th Annual Report: 102-105.

Garrett, Monte G., Hoogland, John L. and Franklin, William L. 1982. Demographic Differences Between an Old and a New Colony of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). American Midland Naturalist 108. pp. 51-55.

Garrett, Monte George. 1982. Dispersal of black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 74 p.

Garrett, Monte George and Franklin, William L.. 1982. Dispersal of black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. 74 p.

Garrett, Monte G. 1980. Dispersal Activities of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog in Wind Cave National Park. University of Wyoming NPS Research Center 4th Annual Report: 98-101.

Gold, Ilyse Karen. 1976. Effects of Blacktail Prairie Dog Mounds on Shortgrass Vegetation. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. 40 p.

Grady, Mark R. and Hoogland, John L. 1986. Why Do Male Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) Give a Mating Call? Animal Behavior 34. pp. 108-112.

Grossman, John. 1987. A Prairie Dog Companion, From sunup to sundown, from February to July, zoologist John Hoogland tracks the lives of the furry inhabitants of a 1,600-hole community. Audubon. pp. 53-67.

Hansen, R.M. and Cincotta, R.P. 1983. Establishment and Growth of Blacktailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) Towns.

Hansen, R.M. and Cincotta, R.P. 1981. Prairie Dog Dispersal and Habitat Preference in Badlands National Park.

Hansen, Richard M. and Gold, Ilyse K. 1976. Blacktail Prairie Dogs, Desert Cottontails and Cattle Trophic Relations on Shortgrass Range. 18 p.

Holland, Elisabeth A. and Detling, James K. 1990. Plant Response to Herbivory and Below Ground Nitrogen Cycling. Ecology 71. pp. 1040-1049.

Holland, Elisabeth Ann. 1988. Plant Carbon Allocation and Nitrogen Cycling in a Perennial Grassland: The Role of Herbivory. PhD dissertation. Colorado State University. Ft. Collins, CO. 110 p.

Hoogland, John L. 1979. Aggression, Ecotparasitism, and Other Possible Costs of Prairie Dog (Sciuridae, Cynomys spp.) Coloniality. In Brill, E.J. (ed.). Behavior. 35 p.

Hoogland, John L. Avoidance of Incest in Prairie Dogs. 28+ p.

Hoogland, John L. 1995. The Black-Tailed Prairie Dog, Social life of a burrowing mammal. The University of Chicago Press. 557 p.

Hoogland, John L. 1986. Nepotism in prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) varies with competition but not with kinship. Animal Behavior 34. pp 236-270.

Hoogland, John L. 1979. The Effect of Colony Size on Individual Alertness of Prairie Dogs (Sciuridae: Cynomys spp.). Animal Behavior 27. pp. 394-407.

Hoogland, John L. 1981. The Evolution of Coloniality in White-Tailed and Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Sciuridae: Cynomys leusuras (sic) and C. ludovicianus). Ecology 62. pp. 252-272.

Hoogland, John L. Infanticide in Prairie Dogs Affects 47% of Litters. 17 p.

Hoogland, John L. 1985. Infanticide in Prairie Dogs: Lactating Females Kill Offspring of Close Kin. Science 230. pp 1037-1040.

Hoogland, John L. 1983. Nepotism and Alarm Calling in the Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus). Animal Behavior 31. pp 472-479.

Hoogland, John L. 1982. Prairie Dogs Avoid Extreme Inbreeding. Science 215. pp 1639-1641.

Hoogland, John L. 1981. Nepotism and Cooperative Breeding in the Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Sciuridae: Cynomys ludovicianus). In Alexander, Richard D. and Tinkle, Donald W. Natural Selection and Social Behavior, Recent research and new theory.

Hoogland, John Lytton. 1977. The Evolution of Coloniality in White-Tailed and Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Sciuridae: Cynomys leucurus and C. ludovicianus). PhD dissertation. University of Michigan. 292 p.

Hoogland, John L., Angell, Diane K., Daley, James G. and Radcliffe, Matthew C. 1988. Demography and Population Dynamics of Prairie Dogs. Eighth Great Plains Wildlife Damage Workshop. pp 18-22.

Hoogland, John L. and Hutter, Janice M. 1987. Using Molar Attrition to Age Live Prairie Dogs. Journal of Wildlife Management 51. pp 393-394.

Hoogland, John L. and Foltz, David W. 1982. Variance in Male and Female Reproductive Success in Harem-Polygymous Mammal, The Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Sciuridae: Cynomys ludovicianus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 11. pp 155-163.

Hoogland, John L. and Tordoff, Harrison B. 1977. Differential Nepotism and Sex Ratio Selection in the Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Sciuridae: Cynomys ludovicianus). 45 p.

 

Ingham, R.E. and Detling, J.K. 1982. Plant-Herbivore Interactions in North America Mixed-Grass Prairie. IV. Effects of Grazing by Prairie dogs and Bison on Populations of Soil Nematodes. Oecologia 61. pp 307-313.

Ingham, R.E. and Detling, J.K. 1984. Plant-Herbivore Interactions in a North American Mixed-Grass Prairie, III. Soil nematode populations and root biomass on Cynomys ludovicianus colonies and adjacent uncolonized areas. Oecologia 63. pp 307-313.

Jaramillo, V.J. and Detling, J.K.. 1988. Grazing history, defoliation, and competition: Effects on shortgrass production and nitrogen accumulation. Ecology 69. pp 1599-1608.

Jaramillo, Victor J. 1986. The Effect of Grazing History on Competition on the Response of Bouteloua gracilis to Defoliation. M.S. thesis. Colorado State University. Ft. Collins, CO.

Jaramillo, Victor J. and Detling, James K. 1988. Grazing History, Defoliations, and Competition: Effects on shortgrass production and nitrogen accumulation. Ecology 69. pp 1599-1608.

Johnson, Dave R. 1976. Peromyscus maniculatus Activity in a Prairie Dog Town, Wind Cave National Park. 9 p.

King, J. 1955. Social Behavior, Social Organization, and Population Dynamics in a Black-tailed Prairie Dog Town in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Contributions from the Laboratory of Vertebrate Biology 67. 1-123.

Klukas, R.W. 1988. Management of prairie dog populations in Wind Cave National Park. General Technical report: RM: Rocky Mountain Forest & Range Experiment Station, US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service 154. pp. 50-52.

Kreuger, K. 1986. Interactions and activity patterns of bison and prairie dogs at Wind Cave National Park: Implications for managers. Conference on National Wilderness: Current Research. pp. 203-208.

Kreuger, K. 1985. Interactions and Activity, Patterns of Bison and Prairie Dogs at Wind Cave National Park. 17 p.

Krueger, Kirsten. 1984. An Experimental Analysis of Feeding Relationships among Bison, Pronghorn, and Prairie Dogs. 44+ p.

Krueger, Kirsten. 1986. Feeding Relationships among Bison, Pronghorn, and Prairie Dogs: An Experimental Analysis. Ecology 67. pp. 760-770.

Krueger, Kirsten. 1987. Prairie Dog Overpopulation: Value Judgment or Ecological Reality? Eighth Great Plains Wildlife Damage Control Workshop. pp. 39-45.

Krueger, Kirsten. 1986. Interactions and Activity Patterns of Bison and Prairie Dogs at Wind Cave National Park: Implications for Managers. National Wilderness Research Conference. pp. 203-207.

Linder, Raymond L. and Hillman, Conrad N. 1973. Proceedings of the Black-footed Ferret and Prairie Dog Workshop. September 4-6, 1973. Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota State University, Brookings.

Loughry, W.J. 1993. Determinants of Time Allocation by Adult and Yearling Black-tailed Prairie Dogs. Behavior 124. pp. 23-43.

Loughry, W.J. 1988. Discrimination of Snakes by Two Populations of Black-tailed Prairie Dog. Journal of Mammology.

Loughry, W.J. 1988. Population Differences in How Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Deal With Snakes. Behavioral Ecology and Socialbiology 22. pp. 61-67.

Loughry, W.J. and Lazari, Andreas. 1994. The ontogeny of individuality in black-tailed prairie dogs, Cynomys ludovicianus. Canadian Journal of Zoology 72. pp. 1280-1286.

Lovaas, Allan L. 1973. Prairie Dogs and Black-Footed Ferrets in the National Parks. In Linder, Raymond L. and Hillman, Conrad N. Proceedings of the Black-Footed Ferret & Prairie Dog Workshop. pp. 139-148.

Lovaas, Allan L. 1972. Report on the Prairie Dogs of Wind Cave National Park. 19 p.

Lund, Gordon F. 1974. Time and Energy Budgets by Telemetry of Heart Rate from Free Ranging Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs in Natural and Model Environments. PhD Dissertation. University of Iowa. 165 p.

Lund, Gordon F. and Folk, G. Edgar, Jr. 1976. Simultaneous Measurements of Heart Rate and Oxygen Consumption in Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). Comprehensive Biochemistry and Physiology 55A. pp. 201-206.

McClanahan, Lester F. 1981. Biological Assessment of the Wind Cave National Park Prairie Dog Management Program with Respect to the Endangered Peregrine Falcon. 3 p.

McClanahan, Lester F. 1981. Biological Assessment of the Wind Cave National Park Prairie Dog Management Program with Respect to the Endangered Black-Footed Ferret.

McClanahan, Lester F., Shilts, Deane M. and Klukas, Richard W. 1981. Environmental Assessment: Prairie Dog Management, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. 11 p.

McClanahan, Lester F. 1982. Prairie Dog Management Plan - Wind Cave National Park. 10+ p.

Myers, Victor I., Dalsted, K.J., Sather-Blair, S., and Worcester, B.K. 1979. Application of Remote Sensing to Prairie Dog Management. SDSU-RSI-79-04. Wind Cave National Park. 34 p.

Potter, Robert Louis. 1980. Secondary Successional Patterns Following Prairie Dog Removal on Shortgrass Range. M.S. Thesis. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado. 139 p.

Redak, Richard A., Detling, James K. and Capinera, John L. 1998. The Role of Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) and Bison (Bison bison) in Determining the Abundance and Species Composition of Grasshoppers in Wind Cave National Park. Colorado State University. 5 p.

Reid, Neil J. 1977. Blacktailed Prairie Dog Management. Draft Report to the Regional Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Region. 10+ p.

Sheets, R.G., Linder, R.L. and Dalgren, R.B. 1971. Burrow Systems of Prairie Dogs of South Dakota. Journal of Mammalogy 52. 451-453.

Staff. Report on Wind Cave Prairie Dogs. 1964. 14 p.

Turner, Ronald W. 1974. Mammals of the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. University of Kansas, Lawrence. Miscellaneous Publication No. 60. 178 p.

Tyers, John A. 196?. The prairie dog. 2p.

Vanderhye, Alberta Virginia Ravndal. 1985. Interspecific Nutrition Facilitation: Do Bison Benefit from Feeding on Prairie Dog Towns? MS Thesis. Colorado State University. 44 p.

Watson, William V. 1946. Report on Prairie Dog Towns. 2 p.

White, Everett M. 1986. Changes in Prairie Dog Mound Soil Properties with Increasing Age. Final Report for Order Number PX1560-5-0117. Wind Cave National Park. 15 p.

White, Everett M. 1985. Antiquity, Original Size and Location of Prairie Dog Towns in Wind Cave National Park. Final Report for Contract CX-1200-4-AO40. 30 p.

White, Everett M. 1985. Antiquity, Original Size and Location of Prairie Dog Towns in Wind Cave National Park. University of Wyoming NPS Research Center 8th Annual Report: 81-82.

Whicker, A.D. and Detling, J.K.. 1988. Modification of Vegetation Structures and Ecosystem Processes by North American Grassland Mammals. Plant Form and Vegetation Structure: 301-316.

Whicker, A.D. and Detling, J.K.. 1988. Ecological Consequences of Prairie Dog Disturbances, Prairie dogs alter grassland patch structure, nutrient cycling, and feeding-site selection by other herbivores. BioScience, American Institute of Biological Sciences 38: 778-785.

Whicker, A.D. and Detling, J.K.. 1992. Control of Grassland Ecosystem Processes by Prairie Dogs.

Wiener, Bill, Jr. 1980. The Prairie Dogs on NPS Lands. 8 p.

Wind Cave National Park Prairie Dog Management Plan & Environmental Assessment. 1982.

Wydeven, Paula R. 1979. A Comparison of Prairie Dog Stomach and Fecal Material with a Microhistological Technique. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 50 p.

Wydeven, A.P. and Dahlgren, R.B. 1984. Habitat Relationships of Four Prairie Ungulates in the Northern Great Plains. 24 p.

Wydeven, A.P. and Dahlgren, R.B. 1985. Ungulate Habitat Relationships in Wind Cave National Park. Journal of Wildlife Management 49(2): 805-813.

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