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Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Tracey Johnson

Tracey Johnson, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Rinker Rock Creek Ranch; Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology in Rangeland Systems

Office

CNR 105A

Phone

208-885-7120

Mailing Address

Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1136

Degrees

  • 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)

Research Interests

  • Wildlife habitat ecology and management
  • Population ecology
  • Community ecology
  • Avian ecology
  • Disturbance ecology
  • Wildlife-grazing interactions
  • Habitat restoration
  • Rangeland ecology
  • Forest ecology

  • 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.

Research

  • 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 

Outreach

  • 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

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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