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May 18, 2017

FORT Ecologists Featured in Santa Fe Reporter Cover Story

FORT Ecologist Collin Haffey and Research Ecologist Ellis Margolis were featured in this week's cover story for the Santa Fe Reporter.

September 15, 2016
Prairie dog and habitat

Droughts Might Increase the Susceptibility of Prairie Dogs to Fleas and Plague

Colorado State University cooperator, Dr. David Eads, and FORT Research Wildlife Biologist, Dr. Dean Biggins, and colleagues, published a manuscript on the potential importance of droughts in the ecology of plague (Yersinia pestis), an introduced, zoonotic disease that can devastate populations of prairie dogs (Cynomys)and endangered Black-footed Ferrets (Mustela nigripes).

August 31, 2016
Tree rings collage. Photo credit to Collin Haffey, USGS.

Albuquerque Journal Highlights Collaborative Fire History Project

FORT ecologist, Ellis Margolis, spoke with a reporter from the Albuquerque Journal on August 19, 2016 about a new fire history project in the Taos Valley Watersheds, New Mexico. Margolis, Craig Allen, and Collin Haffey from the USGS New Mexico Landscapes Field Station, along with the University of Arizona, are working with the U.S.

Products by Fiscal Year

Title Author Year Type
Drought, multi-seasonal climate, and wildfire in northern New Mexico
Margolis, E.Q., Woodhouse, C.A. and Swetnam, T.W.
2017 Journal Article
A Multiscale Index of Landscape Intactness for the Western United States
Carr, N.B., I.I.F. Leinwand, and D.J.A. Wood
2016 Data Release
Assessing range-wide habitat suitability for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken
Jarnevich, C. S., T. R. Holcombe, B. A. Grisham, J. Timmer, C. W. Boal, M. Butler, J. Pitman, S. Kyle, D. Klute, G. Beauprez, A. Janus, and B. Van Pelt.
2016 Journal Article
Droughts may increase susceptibility of prairie dogs to fleas: Incongruity with hypothesized mechanisms of plague cycles in rodents
Eads, D.A., D.E. Biggins, D.H. Long, K.L. Gage, and M.F. Antolin
2016 Journal Article


Last First Phone Email Agency Affiliation
Allen Craig 505-672-3861 x720 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Baron Jill 970-491-1968 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Biggins Dean 970-226-9467 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Bowen Zachary 970-226-9218 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Brown Donald 970-226-9155 USGS (FORT) Information Science
Burkardt Nina 970-226-9275 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Burris Lucy 970-226-9157 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Carr Natasha 970-226-9446 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Carter Sarah 970-226-9355 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Cory Drew 970-226-9101 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science
Cryan Paul 970-226-9389 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Cullinane Thomas Catherine 970-226-9164 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Daniels Joan 303-236-5335 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Drummond Mark 970-226-9374 (Ft. Collins) USGS Federal Interdisciplinary
Eads David 970-226-9261 Cooperator - CSU Trust Species & Habitats
Eberhardt Frank Megan 970-226-9403 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science
Emmerich Christopher 970-226-9141 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science
Fike Jennifer 970-226-9199 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Friedman Jonathan 970-226-9318 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Haffey Collin 505-954-2252 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Hanson Leanne 970-226-9262 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Holmquist-Johnson Christopher 970-226-9382 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Huber Christopher 970-226-9219 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Jarnevich Catherine 970-226-9439 USGS (FORT) Invasive Species Science
Kern Tim 970-226-9366 USGS (FORT) Information Science
Keyes Christopher 970-226-9266 Volunteer Social and Economic Analysis
Kraus Johanna 970-226-9436 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Margolis Ellis 505-954-2251 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Melcher Cynthia 970-226-9376 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Montgomery Gail 970-226-9253 USGS (FORT) Information Science
Oyler-McCance Sara 970-226-9197 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Perry Laura 970-226-9196 Contractor - Colorado State University Aquatic Systems
Reese Gordon 970-226-9257 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Roberts James 970-226-9362 Federal - Other Aquatic Systems
Roelle James 970-226-9435 USGS (FORT) Ecosystem Dynamics
Ruth Janet 505-277-0180 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Schmidt Travis 970-226-9470 USGS Aquatic Systems
Schuster Rudy 970-226-9165 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Schweizer Haylee 970-226-9160 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science
Scott Michael 970-226-9475 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Shafroth Patrick 970-226-9327 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Shapiro Lisa 970-226-9208 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science
Skagen Susan 970-226-9461 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Stanley Thomas 970-226-9360 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Swann M. 970-226-9346 USGS (FORT) Social and Economic Analysis
Talbert Colin 970-226-9425 USGS (FORT) Information Science
Valdez Ernest 505-277-0284 USGS (FORT) Trust Species & Habitats
Walters David 970-226-9484 USGS (FORT) Aquatic Systems
Wilson Lei Ann 970-226-9179 Contractor - Cherokee Nation Technology Information Science