TWA Borderlands News

The Borderlands News is published in the Texas Wildlife Magazine every 2 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:


2016

pigsBorderlands News - November 2016
Feral Pig Toxicants in Texas: An Additional Control Technique
Article by Grant S. Lawrence, Justin A. Foster, John C. Kinsey, and Ryan S. Luna

 

oasisBorderlands News - September 2016
Palmer's False Hymenoxys
Article by Chris Jackson and Bonnie Warnock


oasisBorderlands News - July 2016
Interactions of Aoudad and Bighorn Sheep in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
Article by Jose Etchart, Ryan O'Shaughnessy, and Silverio Avila

 

oasisBorderlands News - May 2016
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

 

oasisBorderlands News - January 2016
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

 

2015

oasisBorderlands News - November 2015
Scaled Quail Diets in the Trans-Pecos
Article by Ryan S. Luna and Brenda Gallegos

 

pronghornBorderlands News - September 2015
Grassland Restoration: It's About More Than Grass!
Article by Chris Jackson, Robyn Whitmire, and Bonnie J. Warnock

 

oasisBorderlands News - July 2015
Oases in the Desert
Article by Ryan Anthony and Ryan O'Shaughnessy

 

pronghornBorderlands News - May 2015
Movements of Pronghorns Translocated to the Trans-Pecos
Article by Taylor Garrison, Ryan O'Shaughnessy, Louis Harveson, and Shawn Gray

 

elkBorderlands News - March 2015
Estimating Elk Demography in West Texas
Article by Louis Harveson and Paula Pohler

 

feral hogBorderlands News - January 2015
Feral Pig Control: Present and Future
Article by James C. Martin, Justin A. Foster and Ryan S. Luna

 

2014

bighornBorderlands News - November 2014
Using Science to Accelerate Desert Bighorn Sheep Restoration
Article by Thomas S. Janke, Carlos Gonzalez, Joshua Cross, Louis A. Harveson,
and Froylan Hernandez

 

pocket mouseBorderlands News - September 2014
Small Mammal Community Recovery after Fire
Article by Bobby Allcorn and Bonnie J. Warnock

 

pronghornBorderlands News - July 2014
Pronghorn Antelope: The Antelope That's Not Really an Antelope...
Article by Ryan O'Shaughnessy

 

quailBorderlands News - May 2014
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

 

mountain lionBorderlands News - March 2014
Understanding Mountain Lion-Prey Interactions in the Davis Mountains, Texas
Article by Catherine Dennison, Patricia Moody Harveson and Louis A. Harveson

 

tebuthironBorderlands News - January 2014
Pros and Cons of Using Tebuthiron to Control Invasive Brush in West Texas
Article by Jason Wagner and Louis A. Harveson

 

2013

pronghorn fawnBorderlands News - November 2013
Using Telemetry to Understand Pronghorn Fawn Production and Survival
Article by Daniel Tidwell, James Weaver, Louis A. Harveson, and Shawn Gray

 

gambel's quailBorderlands News - September 2013
A Comparison Between Two Desert Quails
Article by Richard C. Temple and Louis A. Harveson

 

recoveryBorderlands News - July 2013
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

 

cameraBorderlands News - May 2013
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

 

pronghorn use of waterBorderlands News - March 2013
Use of Artificial Water by Translocated Pronghorn in Trans-Pecos
Article by Daniel Tidwell, Justing Hoffman, and Louis A. Harveson

 

desert mule deerBorderlands News - January 2013
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

 

2012

Borderlands News - November 2012
The Toughest Plant in Texas
Article by Maria Williams and Bonnie J. Warnock

Borderlands News - September 2012
The Trans-Pecos Native Plant Materials Initiative
Article by Colin Shackelford, Forrest Smith, and Bonnie J. Warnock

Borderlands News - July 2012
What’s in a Home Range?
Article and photo by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - May 2012
The Pronghorn Predicament: A Research Update
Article by Louis A. Harveson, Shawn Gray, Billy Tarrant, James Weaver, and Justin Hoffman

Borderlands News - March 2012
A Tale of Two Mountain Lion Populations
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Patricia M. Harveson

2011

Borderlands News - December 2011
Wintering Grassland Birds of the Rio Grande Basin
Article by Miguel Angel Grageda Garcia and Bonnie J. Warnock

Borderlands News - September 2011
Spike 20P and Its Effects on Mule Deer Habitat
Article by Reagan T. Gage and Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - July 2011
Hummingbirds in the Trans-Pecos Monitoring Migration & Nesting Ecology
Article by Dauna Jo Hodnett and Patricia Moody Harveson

Borderlands News - May 2011
Predicting for the Return of West Texas Black Bears: Identifying Potential Black Bear Corridors & Recolonization Scenarios
Article by Patricia Moody Harveson

Borderlands News - March 2011
The Importance of Riparian Habitats for Desert Turkeys
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - January 2011
Did the Pronghorn Cross the Road?
Article by Louis A. Harveson, Renee C. Keleher, and Randy W. DeYoung

2010

Borderlands News - November 2010
Unraveling the Mysteries of Montezuma Quail
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Abel Guevara

Borderlands News - September 2010
What West Texas Landowners Think About Elk
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Abel Guevara

Borderlands News - July 2010
The Usual Suspects: Potential Predators of West Texas
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - May 2010
Restoring Desert Grasslands and Black-tailed Prairie Dogs in the Trans-Pecos
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and Stacy M. Duckett

Borderlands News - March 2010
“There’s Haemonchus Among Us!” said one pronghorn to another.
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - January 2010
The Poop on Desert Bighorn Sheep Restoration
Article by Louis A. Harveson and Clay E. Brewer

2009

Borderlands News - November 2009
Black Bears Flourish in Big Bend
Article by Patricia Moody Harveson

Borderlands News - September 2009
White-tailed Subspecies
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - July 2009
From Landscape to Xeriscape: Ocotillo of the Chihuahuan Desert
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and Catherine D. Brown

Borderlands News - May 2009
Gambel's Quail: Riparian Bird of the Trans-Pecos
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - March 2009
The Promise of Water: Restoration of Dove Springs
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock

Borderlands News - January 2009
Influence of Precipitation on Mule Deer Populations
Aricle by Louis A. Harveson

2008

Borderlands News - November 2008
Restoring Grasslands in the Chihuahuan Desert: The Burlap Wattle Technique
Article by Bonnie J. Warnock and William F. Juett

Borderlands News - September 2008
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - July 2008
Man vs. Feral Hogs: Perspectives from the Trans-Pecos
Article by Louis A. Harveson

Borderlands News - May 2008
A New Initiative in Wildlife Conservation: The Borderlands Research Institute
Article by Louis A. Harveson