DESERT TRACKS

The Desert Tracks Newsletter is published by BRI 3 times a year. The newsletter is mailed to our subscribers and also available below as a PDF. If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive our newsletters and other publications, please email us your address at bri@sulross.edu.

2017

Fall 2017
FALL

Featured Article: Wintering Grassland Birds in West Texas
Denis J. Perez-Ordonez, Mieke Titulaer, Russell Martin (TPWD), and Louis A. Harveson

Summer 2017
SUMMER

Featured Article: Effects of Age on Home Ranges of Mule Deer Bucks
Louis A. Harveson, Thomas S. Janke, and Andy James

Spring 2017
SPRING

Featured Article: Combating Woody Encroachment of Western Honey Mesquite Using Sendero® Herbicide
James D. Eddy, Ryan S. Luna, and Dewey Stockbridge (TPWD)

2016

Fall 2016
FALL

Featured Article: Mitigating Habitat Disturbance from Oil and Gas Development in West Texas
By Colin Shackelford, Jameson Crumpler, and Louis A. Harveson

SUMMER 2016
SUMMER

Featured Article: Evaluating the Potential for Mountain Lion-Human Conflict in BBNP
By David Price Rumbelow and Patricia Moody Harveson

SPRING 2016
SPRING

Featured Article: The Role of Rainfall in Scaled Quail Reproductive Success
By Ernesto Garcia-Ortega and Ryan S. Luna

2015

Fall 2015
FALL

Featured Article: Understanding Diets of Pronghorn in the Trans-Pecos
By Justin French, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Shawn Gray (TPWD), and Louis A. Harveson

Spring 2015
SUMMER

Featured Article: Black Bear Activity Patterns in Big Bend National Park
By Skyler Stevens, Cameron Goebel, Patricia Moody Harveson, and Raymond Skiles (BBNP)

Spring 2015
SPRING

Featured Article: BRI Research Accelerates Desert Bighorn Restoration
By Thomas S. Janke, Carlos Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Joshua Cross, Louis A. Harveson, and Froylan Hernandez (TPWD)

2014

Fall 2014
FALL

Featured Article: Using VLSA to Assess Vegetation in Desert Grasslands
By Megan Boatright, Bonnie J. Warnock, and Corey Moffet (Noble Foundation)

Summer 2014
SUMMER

Featured Article: Understanding Mountain Lion-Prey Dynamics
By Patricia Moody Harveson, Katie Dennison, Louis A. Harveson

Spring 2014
SPRING

Featured Article: A Quail of Many Names: The Mysterious Montezuma
By Curtis Greene and Louis A. Harveson

2013

Fall 2013
FALL

Featured Article: Pronghorn Restoration 2013: The Marathon Experience
By Taylor Garrison, Louis A. Harveson, and Shawn Gray

Summer 2013
SUMMER

Featured Article: Effects of Supplemental Feed on Mature Mule Deer Bucks
By Andy James and Louis A. Harveson

Winter 2013
WINTER

Featured Article: Monitoring Scaled Quail Productivity through Drought
By Richard Temple, Carlos Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Jack Turney, and Louis A. Harveson

2012

Fall 2012
FALL

Featured Article: Introducing the Trans-Pecos Native Plant Materials Initiative
By Colin Shackelford, Bonnie J. Warnock, and Forrest Smith

SPRING 2012
SPRING

Featured Article: Assessing Mountain Lion Predation in the Davis Mountains
By Colin Shackelford, Bonnie J. Warnock, and Forrest Smith

WINTER 2012
WINTER

Featured Article: Restoring Bighorn Sheep to Big Bend Ranch State Park
By Thomas S. Janke and Louis A. Harveson

2011

FALL 2011
FALL

Featured Article: Understanding Hummingbird Ecology in the Big Bend
By Patricia Moody Harveson, Dauna Jo Hodnett, and Josette Delgado

SUMMER 2011
SUMMER

Featured Article: Effects of Wildfire on Flora & Fauna of the Big Bend
By Bonnie J. Warnock

SPRING 2011
SPRING

Featured Article: Evaluating the Success of Pronghorn Restoration
By Bonnie J. Warnock

2010

FALL/WINTER 2010
FALL/WINTER

Featured Article: Identifying Potential Black Bear Corridors
By Cherie New and Patricia Moody Harveson

SPRING/SUMMER 2010
SPRING/SUMMER

Featured Article: Using Fire and Herbicide to Control Whitebrush
By Iric Burden and Bonnie J. Warnock

2009

FALL/WINTER 2009
FALL/WINTER

Featured Article: Movements and Habitat Use of West Texas Elk
By Brendan Witt and Louis A. Harveson

SPRING/SUMMER 2009
SPRING/SUMMER

Featured Article: Site Fidelity of Translocated Mule Deer in Mexico
By Jose de la Luz Martinez Garcia and Louis A. Harveson

2008

FALL/WINTER 2008
FALL/WINTER

Featured Article: Evaluating Movements of Mature Mule Deer Bucks
By Misty L. Sumner and Louis A. Harveson

SPRING/SUMMER 2008
SPRING/SUMMER

Featured Article: Assessing Pronghorn Movements Using Genetic Techniques
By Renee Keleher and Louis A. Harveson