BORDERLANDS NEWS

The Borderlands News is published in the Texas Wildlife Magazine every two months. The articles feature research being conducted by the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University. PDF copies of past articles can be found below:

2017

January 2017
JANUARY

Home Ranges and Movements of Desert Mule Deer
Article by Louis Harveson, Thomas S. Janke and Andy S. James

March 2017
MARCH

Large Carnivore Encounters at Big Bend National Park
Article by Patricia Moody Harveson and David Price Rumbelow

May 2017
MAY

Effects of Sendero® – Combating woody encroachment by western honey mesquite using Sendero® herbicide
Article by James D. Eddy and Ryan S. Luna, PhD.

July 2017
MAY

A Vision of Trees
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock, PhD

September 2017
SEPTEMBER

West Texas Native Seeds
Article by Colin Shackelford, Forrest Smith and Louis Harveson

2016

January 2016
JANUARY

Black Bear Denning Behavior in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park
Article by Cameron Goebel, Sky Stevens, Catherine Dennison, and Patricia Moody Harveson

May 2016
MAY

Scaled Quail: Habitat Use in Association with Supplemental Feed and Water
Article by Ernesto Garcia Ortega, and Ryan Luna; Photos courtesty of Ernesto Garcia Ortega

July 2016
JULY

Interactions of Aoudad and Bighorn Sheep in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
Article by Jose Etchart, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, and Silverio Avila

September 2016
SEPTEMBER

Palmer’s False Hymenoxys
Article by Chris Jackson and Bonnie Warnock

November 2016
NOVEMBER

Feral Pig Toxicants in Texas: An Additional Control Technique
Article by Grant S. Lawrence, Justin A. Foster, John C. Kinsey, and Ryan S. Luna

2015

January 2015
JANUARY

Feral Pig Control: Present and Future
Article by James C. Martin, Justin A. Foster and Ryan S. Luna

March 2015
MARCH

Estimating Elk Demography in West Texas
Article by Louis Harveson and Paula Pohle

May 2015
MAY

Movements of Pronghorns Translocated to the Trans-Pecos
Article by Taylor Garrison, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Louis Harveson, and Shawn Gray

July 2015
JULY

Oases in the Desert
Article by Ryan Anthony and Ryan O’Shaughnessy

September 2015
SEPTEMBER

Grassland Restoration: It’s About More Than Grass!
Article by Chris Jackson, Robyn Whitmire, and Bonnie J. Warnock

November 2015
NOVEMBER

Scaled Quail Diets in the Trans-Pecos
Article by Ryan S. Luna and Brenda Gallegos

2014

January 2014
JANUARY

Pros and Cons of Using Tebuthiron to Control Invasive Brush in West Texas
Article by Jason Wagner and Louis A. Harveson

March 2014
MARCH

Understanding Mountain Lion-Prey Interactions in the Davis Mountains, Texas
Article by Catherine Dennison, Patricia Moody Harveson and Louis A. Harveson

May 2014
MAY

Using Radio-Telemetry to Determine Nest Site Selection and Recruitment for Scaled Quail in the Trans-Pecos
Article by Ryan S. Luna, Carlos Gonzalez, and Louis A. Harveson

July 2014
JULY

Pronghorn Antelope: The Antelope That’s Not Really an Antelope…
Article by Ryan O’Shaughnessy

September 2014
SEPTEMBER

Small Mammal Community Recovery after Fire
Article by Bobby Allcorn and Bonnie J. Warnock

November 2014
NOVEMBER

Using Science to Accelerate Desert Bighorn Sheep Restoration
Article by Thomas S. Janke, Carlos Gonzalez, Joshua Cross, Louis A. Harveson,
and Froylan Hernandez

2013

January 2013
JANUARY

Evaluation of Survey Techniques for Desert Mule Deer in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
Article and photos by Justing Hoffman, Louis A. Harveson, and Shawn Gray

March 2013
MARCH

Use of Artificial Water by Translocated Pronghorn in Trans-Pecos
Article by Daniel Tidwell, Justin Hoffman, and Louis A. Harveson

May 2013
MAY

Use of Camera Traps to Determine Prey Availability for Mountain Lions in the Davis Mountains
Article by Catherine Dennison, Patricia Moody Harveson, and Louis A. Harveson

July 2013
JULY

The Road to Recovery: Soils and Vegetation of the Marfa Grasslands, 18 months after the rockhouse Fire
Article and photos by John Edwards, Masahiro Ohnishi, and Bonnie J. Warnock

September 2013
SEPTEMBER

A Comparison Between Two Desert Quails
Article by Richard C. Temple and Louis A. Harveson

November 2013
NOVEMBER

Using Telemetry to Understand Pronghorn Fawn Production and Survival
Article by Daniel Tidwell, James Weaver, Louis A. Harveson, and Shawn Gray

2012

MARCH

A Tale of Two Mountain Lion Populations
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Patricia M. Harveson

MAY

The Pronghorn Predicament: A Research Update
Article by Louis A. Harveson, Shawn Gray, Billy Tarrant, James Weaver, and Justin Hoffman

JULY

What’s in a Home Range?
Article and photo by Louis A. Harveson

SEPTEMBER

The Trans-Pecos Native Plant Materials Initiative
Article by Colin Shackelford, Forrest Smith, and Bonnie J. Warnock

NOVEMBER

The Toughest Plant in Texas
Article by Maria Williams and Bonnie J. Warnock

2011

JANUARY

Did the Pronghorn Cross the Road?
Article by Louis A. Harveson, Renee C. Keleher, and Randy W. DeYoung

MARCH

The Importance of Riparian Habitats for Desert Turkeys
Article by Louis A. Harveson

MAY

Predicting for the Return of West Texas Black Bears: Identifying Potential Black Bear Corridors & Recolonization Scenarios
Article by Patricia Moody Harveson

JULY

Hummingbirds in the Trans-Pecos Monitoring Migration & Nesting Ecology
Article by Dauna Jo Hodnett and Patricia Moody Harveson

SEPTEMBER

Spike 20P and Its Effects on Mule Deer Habitat
Article by Reagan T. Gage and Louis A. Harveson

NOVEMBER

Wintering Grassland Birds of the Rio Grande Basin
Article by Miguel Angel Grageda Garcia and Bonnie J. Warnock

2010

JANUARY

The Poop on Desert Bighorn Sheep Restoration
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Clay E. Brewer

MARCH

“There’s Haemonchus Among Us!” said one pronghorn to another.
Article by Louis A. Harveson

MAY

Restoring Desert Grasslands and Black-tailed Prairie Dogs in the Trans-Pecos
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and Stacy M. Duckett

JULY

The Usual Suspects: Potential Predators of West Texas
Article by Louis A. Harveson

SEPTEMBER

What West Texas Landowners Think About Elk
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Abel Guevara

NOVEMBER

Unraveling the Mysteries of Montezuma Quail
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Abel Guevara

2009

JANUARY

Influence of Precipitation on Mule Deer Populations
Aricle by Louis A. Harveson

MARCH

The Promise of Water: Restoration of Dove Springs
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock

MAY

Gambel’s Quail: Riparian Bird of the Trans-Pecos
Article by Louis A. Harveson

JULY

From Landscape to Xeriscape: Ocotillo of the Chihuahuan Desert
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and Catherine D. Brown

SEPTEMBER

White-tailed Subspecies
Article by Louis A. Harveson

NOVEMBER

Black Bears Flourish in Big Bend
Article by Patricia Moody Harveson

2008

MAY

A New Initiative in Wildlife Conservation: The Borderlands Research Institute
Article by Louis A. Harveson

JULY

Man vs. Feral Hogs: Perspectives from the Trans-Pecos
Article by Louis A. Harveson

SEPTEMBER

Desert Bighorn Sheep
Article by Louis A. Harveson

NOVEMBER

Restoring Grasslands in the Chihuahuan Desert: The Burlap Wattle Technique
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and William F. Juett