Tracey N. Johnson, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Rinker Rock Creek Ranch Associate Professor, Department of Fish & Wildlife Sciences
- 2011 Ph.D., Oregon State University, Wildlife Science
- 2006 M.S., Kansas State University, Biology
- 2001 B.S., Texas A&M University, Psychology (Wildlife and Fisheries Minor)
- Wildlife habitat ecology and management
- Population ecology
- Community ecology
- Avian ecology
- Disturbance ecology
- Wildlife-grazing interactions
- Habitat restoration
- Rangeland ecology
- Forest ecology
- Young, A.C.*, T.E. Katzner, D. Shinneman, and T.N. Johnson. 2023. Implications of tree expansion in shrubland ecosystems for two generalist avian predators. PLoS One: 18(6): e0286478. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0286478
- Chalfoun, A., T.N. Johnson, and J. Schaffer. 2023. Rangeland Songbirds IN L. McNew, J. Beck, and D. Dahlgren (Eds.), Rangeland Wildlife Ecology. Springer Publishing. (invited).
- Randall, K.J.*, M.J. Ellison, J.V. Yelich, W.J. Price, and T.N. Johnson. 2023. Changes in forage quality and cattle performance with short-duration grazing of mesic meadows in the intermountain West. Rangeland Ecology & Management 87: 13-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.10.005
- Randall, K.J.*, M.J. Ellison, J.V. Yelich, W.J. Price, and T.N. Johnson. 2022. Managing forbs preferred by greater sage-grouse and soil moisture in mesic meadows with short-duration grazing. Rangeland Ecology & Management 82: 66 – 75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.02.008
- Rabon, J.C.*, P.S. Coates, M.A. Ricca, and T.N. Johnson. 2021. Does reproductive status influence habitat selection by female greater sage-grouse in a sagebrush-juniper landscape? Rangeland Ecology & Management 79: 150-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.08.008
- Rabon, J.C.*, C.M.V. Nuñez, P.S. Coates, M.A. Ricca, and T.N. Johnson. 2021. Ecological correlates of fecal corticosterone metabolites in female greater sage-grouse (Centrococercus urophasianus) in a landscape with western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis). Canadian Journal of Zoology 99: 812–822. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2020-0258
- McCarley, T.R., T.M. Ball, J.L. Aycrigg, E.K. Strand, L.K. Svancara, J.S. Horne, T.N. Johnson, M.K. Lonneker, and M. Hurley. 2020. Predicting fine-scale plant species distribution to inform ungulate nutrition. Ecological Informatics 60: 101170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2020.101170
- Rabon, J.C.*, S.E. McIntire*, P.S. Coates, M.A. Ricca, and T.N. Johnson. 2020. Brood parasitism of greater sage-grouse by California quail in Idaho. Western North American Naturalist 80: 569-572. https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/vol80/iss4/18/
- McIntire, S.E.*, J.C. Rabon*, P.S. Coates, M.A. Ricca, and T.N. Johnson. 2020. Greater sage-grouse chick killed by Great Basin gopher snake. Western North American Naturalist 80: 70-73. https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/vol80/iss1/7
- McIntire, S.E., J.C. Rabon, P.S. Coates, M.A. Ricca, and T.N. Johnson. 2019. Greater sage-grouse chick preyed on by Great Basin gopher snake. Western North American Naturalist; in press.
- York, K.J., T.N. Johnson, J.V. Yelich, W.J. Price, and M.J. Ellison. 2019. Mesic meadow response to varying levels of grazing utilization in south central Idaho. Translational Animal Science; Volume 3. In press.
- Johnson, T.N., K. Nasman, Z. P. Wallace, L. E. Olson, J. R. Squires, R. M. Nielson, and P.L. Kennedy. 2019. Survey design for broad-scale, territory-based occupancy monitoring of a raptor: ferruginous hawk (Buteo regalis) as a case study. PLoS One: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213654.
- Kennedy, P.L., J.B. Fontaine, R.J. Hobbs, T.N. Johnson, R. Boyle, and A.S. Lueders. 2018. Do novel ecosystems provide habitat value for wildlife? Revisiting the physiognomy vs. floristics debate. Ecosphere 9: e02172.
- Gillan, J.K., E.K. Strand, and T.N. Johnson. 2017. Sage-grouse habitat in Idaho: a practical guide for landowners and managers. Idaho Forest, Wildlife, and Range Experiment Station. University of Idaho, Moscow. Contribution 1048, version 2.
- Sandercock, B.K., M. Alfaro-Barrios, A.E. Casey, T.N. Johnson, T.W. Mong, K.J. Odom, K.M. Strum, and V.L. Winder. 2015. Effects of grazing and prescribed fire on resource selection and nest survival of upland sandpipers in an experimental landscape. Landscape Ecology 30: 325-337.
- Johnson, T.N., S.W. Buskirk, G. Hayward, and M.G. Raphael. 2015. Timber harvest interacts with broad-scale forest mortality to affect site occupancy dynamics of a vertebrate seed predator. Forest Ecology and Management 340: 95-102.
- Schmalz, H.J., R.V. Taylor, T.N. Johnson, P.L. Kennedy, S.J. DeBano, B. Newingham, and P.A. McDaniel. 2013. Soil morphologic properties and cattle stocking rate affect dynamic soil properties. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66: 445-453.
- Saab, V., Q. Latif, M. Rowland, T.N. Johnson, A.D. Chalfoun, S.W. Buskirk, J. Heyward and M. Dresser. 2013. Ecological consequences of mountain pine beetle outbreaks for wildlife in western North American forests. Forest Science 60: 339-359. Invited.
- Johnson, T.N., P.L. Kennedy, and M.A. Etterson. 2012. Nest success and cause-specific nest failure of grassland passerines breeding in prairie grazed by livestock. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1607-1616.
- Johnson, T.N., P.L. Kennedy, T. DelCurto, and R.V. Taylor. 2011. Bird community responses to cattle stocking rates in Northwest Bunchgrass prairie. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 144: 338-346.
*See CV for full list of research, publications and outreach projects.
- Power analysis for site-occupancy based monitoring of Ferruginous hawks, Laramie, Wyoming
- Songbird responses to sagebrush restoration, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
- Vertebrate responses to broad-scale tree mortality from bark beetles, Sierra Madre Range, Wyoming
- Grassland food web responses to livestock grazing intensity, Zumwalt Prairie Preserve, Oregon
- Vertebrate Responses to Bark Beetles - Symposium and Webinar, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
Savery Distinguished Doctoral Student Award, College of Agriculture, Oregon State University, 2010