Citations to Publications Showing Benefits of Controlled Grazing

Citations to Publications Showing Benefits of Controlled Grazing and Selected Publications Relating to Riparian Habitat, Native Fishes and Political Ecology



Anderson, E.W. and R.J. Scherzinger. 1975. Improving quality of winter forage for elk  and by cattle grazing. J. Range Management 28-2-7.


Anderson, M.C. 2009. Livestock And Elk Grazing Effects On Stream Morphology,

Brown Trout Population Dynamics, Movement, And Growth Rate, Valles Caldera

National Preserve, New Mexico. Master of Science Thesis, New Mexico State

University, Las Cruces, NM.


Bayley, P.B. and H.W. Li. 2008. Stream Fish Responses to Grazing Exclosures. North

            American Journal of Fisheries Management 28: 135-147.


Bock, C.E., J.H. Bock, W.R. Kenney and V.M. Hawthorne. 1984. Responses of birds,

rodents and vegetation to livestock exclosure in a semidesert grassland site. J.

            Range Management 37: 239-243.


Bristow, K.D. and R.A. Ockenfels. 2000. Effects of human activity and habitat

conditions on Mearns quail populations. Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Res.

            Tech. Guidance Bull. No. 4, Phoenix, AZ.


Brodhead, K.M., Stoleson, S.H. and D.M. Finch. 2007. Southwestern Willow

Flycatchers (Empidonax Trailli Extimus) In A Grazed Landscape: Factors

Influencing Brood Parasitism. The Auk 124(4): 1213-1228, 2007.


Curtin, C.G. 2005. Landscape-Level Impacts of Livestock on the Diversity of Desert

Grassland: Preliminary Results From Long-Term Experimental Studies. U.S.

            Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-36.


Davies, K.W., Svejcar, T.J. and J.D. Bates. 2009. Interaction of historical and

nonhistorical disturbances maintains native plant communities. Ecological

            Applications: 19(6): 1536-1545.


Donahue, D. 1999. The Western Range revisited: Removing livestock from public

Lands to conserve nation biodiversity. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,

Oklahoma. 352 p.


Fleming, W., D. Galt and J.L. Holechek. 2001. 10 steps to evaluate rangeland and
riparian health. Rangelands 23(6): 22-27.


Guretzky, J.A., K.J. Moore, C.L. Burras and E.C. Brummer. 2007. Plant species

richness in relation to pasture position, management, and scale. Agriculture,

            Ecosystems and Environment 122 (2007) 387-391.


Holechek, J.L., M. Thomas, F. Molinar and D. Galt. 1999. Stocking desert rangelands:

what we’ve learned. Rangelands 21(6): 8-12.


Holechek, J.L., T. Baker and J. Boren. 2004. Impacts of controlled grazing versus
grazing exclusion on rangeland ecosystems: what we have learned. Range
Improvement Task Force Report No. 57
, 44pp. New Mexico State University,
Las Cruces, NM.


Jackson, R.D., Allen-Diaz, B., Oates, L.G. and K.W. Tate. 2006. Spring-water Nitrate

Increased with Removal of Livestock Grazing in a California Oak Savanna.

Ecosystems 9: 254-267.


Knight, R.L. 2007. Ranchers as a keystone species in a West that works. Rangelands

29(5): 4-9.


Kodric-Brown, A. and J.H. Brown. 2007. Native fishes, exotic mammals, and the

conservation of desert springs. Front Ecol Environ 5(10): 549-553.


Lewis, M. 2003. Cattle and conservation at Bharatpur: a case study in science and

advocacy. Conservation and Society 1, 1.


Light, T. and M.P. Marchetti. 2007. Distinguishing between Invasions and Habitat

Changes as Drivers of Diversity Loss among California’s Freshwater Fishes.

Conservation Biology Vol. 21, No. 2: 434-446.


Loeser, M.R.R., T.D. Sisk and T.E. Crews. 2006. Impact of grazing intensity during

drought in an Arizona grassland. Conservation Biology Vol. 21, No. 1: 87-97.


Long, J.W. and A.L. Medina. 2006. Consequences of ignoring geologic variation in

evaluating grazing impacts. Rangeland Ecol. Manage. 59: 373-382.


Maestas, J.D., R.L. Knight and W.C. Gilgert. 2003. Biodiversity across a rural land-use

gradient. Conservation Biology 17(5): 1425-1434.


Manier, D.J. and N.T. Hobbs. 2007. Large herbivores in sagebrush steppe ecosystems:

livestock and wild ungulates influence structure and function. Oecologia (2007)

            152: 739-750.


Navarro, J., D. Galt, J. Holechek, J. McCormick and F. Molinar. 2002. Long-term

impacts of livestock grazing on Chihuahuan Desert rangelands. J. Range

            Management 55: 400-405.


Nelson, T., J.L. Holechek, R. Valdez and M. Cardenas. 1997. Wildlife numbers on

late and mid seral Chihuahuan desert rangeland. J. Range Management 50:



Pitt, M.D. 1986. Assessment of spring defoliation to improve quality of bluebunch

wheatgrass. J. Range Management 39: 175-181.


Rinne, J.N. 2004. Forest and fishes: effects of flows and foreigners on southwestern

native fishes. Pages 119-124 in G.J. Scrimgeour, G. Eisler, B. McCulloch, U.

Silins and M. Monita, Editors. Forest Land-Fish Conference II – Ecosystem

Stewardship through Collaboration. Proc. Forest-Land-Fish Conf. II, April 26-

28, 2004, Edmonton, Alberta.


Rinne, J.N. and D. Miller. 2006. Hydrology, geomorphology and management:

implications for sustainability of native southwestern fishes. Reviews in

            Fisheries Science, 14: 91-110.


Rinne, J.N. and D. Miller. 2008. Riparian Habitat Restoration and Native Southwestern

USA Fish Assemblages: A Tale of Two Rivers. American Fisheries Society

            Symposium 49: 867-878.


Rosenfeld, J. 2003. Assessing the habitat requirements of stream fishes: an overview

and evaluation of different approaches. Transactions of the American Fisheries

            Society 132: 953-968.


Ruyle, G. 2003. Rangeland livestock production: developing the concept of

sustainability on the Santa Rita Experimental Range. In: McClaran, M.P., P.F.

Ffolliot, and C.B. Edminster, tech. coords. Santa Rita Experimental Range: 100

years (1903 to 2003) of accomplishments and contributions; conf. proc., 2003

October 30 – November 1; Tucson, AZ. Proc. RMRS-P-30, pp. 34-47. Ogden,     UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.


Saunders, W.C. and K.D. Fausch. 2007. Improved Grazing Management Increases

Terrestrial Invertebrate Inputs that Feed Trout in Wyoming Rangeland Streams.

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136: 1216-1230.


Sheridan, T.E. 2001. Cows, Condos, and the Contested Commons: The Political

Ecology of Ranching on the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands. Human Organization,

Vol. 60, No. 2, 2001.


Smith, G., J.L. Holechek and M. Cardenas. 1996. Wildlife numbers on excellent and

good condition Chihuahuan desert rangelands: an observation. J. Range

            Management 49: 489-493.


Smith, M.A., J.C. Malechek and K.O. Fulgham. 1979. Forage selection by mule deer

on winter range grazed by sheep. J. Range Management 32: 40-46.


Sprinkle, J., M. Holder, C. Erickson, A. Medina, D. Robinett, G. Ruyle, J. Maynard,

  1. Tuttle, J. Hays, Jr., W. Meyer, S. Stratton, A. Rogstad, K. Eldridge, J. Harris,
  2. Howery and W. Sprinkle. 2007. Dutchwoman butte revisited: Examining

paradigms for livestock grazing exclusion. Rangelands 29(6): 21-34.


Webb, R.H., Leake, S.A. and R.M. Turner. 2007. The Ribbon of Green: Change in   Riparian Vegetation in the Southwestern United States. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. 462pp.


Willms, W.A., A. McClean, R. Tucker and R. Ritchey. 1979. Interactions between

mule deer and cattle on big sagebrush range in British Columbia. J. Range

            Management 32: 299-304.


Wu, J., K. Skelton-Groth, W.G. Boggess, and R.M. Adams. 2003. Pacific Salmon

Restoration: Trade-Offs Between Economic Efficiency and Political

Acceptance. Contemporary Economic Policy Vol. 21, No. 1: 78-89.