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Cover for Climbing towards common ground at Devils Tower.

Devils Tower holds an ethereal allure to many people. Rock climbers regularly challenge the monolith's signature cracks and columns. But the act of climbing is perceived as disrespectful by some Native Americans (Conflict) who practise traditional ceremonial activities at the sacred site. Moreover, ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The winter wonderland of Yellowstone.

In winter, Yellowstone National Park is a geothermal wonderland of steam, snow, and ice. Visitors on snowmobiles and snowcoaches are afforded remarkable opportunities to experience the park's interior in midwinter, but this type of visitation has not been without controversy. Motorized over-snow...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative transportation at Grand Teton.

Roads in Grand Teton National Park were designed to accommodate visitors in automobiles, and most visitors travel through the park in this way. But with narrow or nonexistent shoulders, roads present a challenge for those wishing to travel through the park in other ways (Conflict). To increase...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The winter wonderland of Yellowstone.

In winter, Yellowstone National Park is a geothermal wonderland of steam, snow, and ice. Visitors on snowmobiles and snowcoaches are afforded remarkable opportunities to experience the park's interior in midwinter, but this type of visitation has not been without controversy. Motorized oversnow...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "Alternative transportation" at Grand Teton.

Roads in Grand Teton National Park were designed to accommodate visitors in automobiles, and most visitors travel through the park in this way. But with narrow or nonexistent shoulders, roads present a challenge for those wishing to travel through the park in other ways (Conflict). To increase...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Further investigations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthoparmelia</i> toxicity in ruminants.

The following experiments were undertaken in an attempt to define the natural history of this disease and to isolate the proximate toxin responsible for Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa toxicity. Lichen was collected from 3 widely separated sites throughout Wyoming (south-central, southeastern, and...

Author(s)
Raisbeck, M.; Dailey, R.; Siemion, R.; Montgomery, D.; Ingram, J.; Jesse, C.; Vasquez, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Distribution of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium occidentale</i> chemotypes and their potential toxicity.

Field samples of D. occidentale populations (1464 plants representing 118 accessions) were collected in the summer of 2007 and 2008 throughout the geographical distribution of D. occidentale, including Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon, USA. These samples, along with 599...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for 'Too much love?': the environmental and community impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

This chapter gives a comprehensive picture of the impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, an amenities-rich mountain bioregion in Wyoming, USA. Jackson Hole offers an example of the challenges being faced by a place attracting large numbers of amenity migrants and its attempt to retain its...

Author(s)
Lynch, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding impacts of a leafy spurge biological control agent on a native plant, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Euphorbia robusta</i>.

The biological control agent, Aphthona nigriscutis (Foudras), has been established in Fremont County, WY, since 1992. Near one release site, a mixed stand of leafy spurge, Euphorbia esula (L.), and a native plant, Euphorbia robusta (Engelm.), was discovered in 1998. During July 1999, A. nigriscutis ...

Author(s)
Baker, J. L.; Webber, N. A. P.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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