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Randy Larsen

Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences

5046 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Education


  • PhD, Wildlife Biology, Utah State University, 2008
  • M.S., Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation, BYU, 2006
  • B.S., Wildlife and Range Resources, BYU, 2004

Experience
Professional

  • Assistant Curator of Birds, Brigham Young University Monte L. Bean Life Sciences Museum, 2009-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2008-2014

Memberships


  • The Wildlife Society, 2003-Present

Honors and Awards


  • College of Life Sciences : Outstanding Research Award
  • Waterbird Society : Publication Award for Outstanding Contribution to Conservation
  • Utah State University College of Natural Resources : Research Assistant of the Year
  • Utah State University : S.J. Quinney Fellowship

Courses Taught


Winter 2019

  • PWS 446: Ornithology Section 001
  • PWS 634: Analysis of Populations Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 015
  • PWS 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 006

Fall 2018

  • PWS 633: Biometry & Experimental Design Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 015
  • PWS 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 006

Winter 2018

  • PWS 446: Ornithology Section 001, 002, 003
  • PWS 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 006

Fall 2017

  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 017
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 15
  • PWS 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 6

Education

  • PhD, Wildlife Biology , institution ( 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 )
  • M.S., Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation , institution ( 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 )
  • B.S., Wildlife and Range Resources , institution ( 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31 )

Honors and Awards

  • Partner Conservationist of the Year
  • Outstanding Research Award
  • Publication Award for Outstanding Contribution to Conservation
  • Research Assistant of the Year
  • S.J. Quinney Fellowship

Memberships

  • The Wildlife Society: ( - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Board Member, The Wildlife Society (Central, Mountains, Plains Section), 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - Present
  • Officer (specify in Other), The Wildlife Society (Utah Chapter), 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Professional Journals, 2012-01-01 - 2012-01-31 - 2012-12-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Conference-Related Role, The Wildlife Society, 2010-06-01 - 2010-06-30 - 2010-10-01 - 2010-10-31
  • Conference-Related Role, The Wildlife Society, 2010-05-01 - 2010-05-31 - 2010-10-01 - 2010-10-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 004
  • PWS 699R: Section 014
  • PWS 697R: Section 014
  • PWS 697R: Section 008
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 015
  • PWS 494R: Section 014
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 225 : Section 001
  • PWS 697R: Section 013

2019

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 015
  • PWS 494R: Section 018
  • PWS 634 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 015
  • PWS 446 : Section 001

2018

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 015
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2017

  • PWS 799R: Section 6
  • PWS 699R: Section 15
  • PWS 494R: Section 017
  • PWS 799R: Section 6
  • PWS 598R: Section 011
  • PWS 634 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 6
  • PWS 699R: Section 18
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2016

  • PWS 598R: Section 4
  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 6
  • PWS 699R: Section 16
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 17
  • PWS 598R: Section 1
  • PWS 699R: Section 017
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 225 : Section 001
  • PWS 697R: Section 15

2015

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 017
  • PWS 799R: Section 014
  • PWS 699R: Section 041
  • PWS 598R: Section 006
  • PWS 634 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 018
  • PWS 494R: Section 018
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2014

  • PWS 598R: Section 004
  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 018
  • PWS 598R: Section 006
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 494R: Section 020
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2013

  • PWS 598R: Section 004
  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 018
  • PWS 494R: Section 020
  • PWS 598R: Section 001
  • PWS 634 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 021
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2012

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 018
  • PWS 494R: Section 020
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 025
  • PWS 799R: Section 008
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 021
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2011

  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 494R: Section 023
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 598R: Section 010
  • PWS 634 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 008
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 021
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 424 : Section 001

2010

  • PWS 598R: Section 002
  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 023
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 021
  • PWS 799R: Section 008
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 021
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 019
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2009

  • PWS 598R: Section 002
  • PWS 633 : Section 001
  • PWS 799R: Section 006
  • PWS 494R: Section 025
  • BIO 446 : Section 001
  • BIO 446 : Section 002
  • BIO 446 : Section 003
  • BIO 446 : Section 004
  • BIO 446 : Section 005
  • PWS 446 : Section 001
  • PWS 446 : Section 002
  • PWS 446 : Section 003

2006

  • INBIO 694R: Section 001

Publications

  • Ditmer MA, Stoner DC, Francis CD, Barber JR, Forester JD, Choate DM, Ironside KE, Longshore KM, Hersey KR, Larsen RT, et al2021. Artificial nightlight alters the predator–prey dynamics of an apex carnivore.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. 2021. How size and condition influence survival and cause-specific mortality of female elk.
  • Ochoa GV, Chou PP, Hall LK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. 2021. Spatial and temporal interactions between top carnivores at water sources in two deserts of western North America.
  • Ellis K, Larsen RT, Koons DN. 2020. Dependence of spatial scale in landscape associations with cause-specific predation of snowy plover nests.
  • Kerk Mvd, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Roug A, Larsen RT. 2020. Effect of net-gun capture on survival of mule deer.
  • Taylor JC, Bates SB, Whiting JC, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. 2020. Optimising deployment time of remote cameras to estimate abundance of female bighorn sheep.
  • Picardi S, Messmer T, Crabb B, Kohl M, Dahlgren DK, Frey N, Larsen RT, Baxter RJ. 2020. Predicting greater sage-grouse habitat selection at the southern periphery of their range.
  • Ellis K, Larsen RT, Koons DN. 2020. The importance of functional responses among competing predators for avian nesting success.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. 2020. The influence of habitat use on harvest vulnerability of cow elk (Cervus canadensis). 11th ed.
  • Dahlgren DK, Messmer TA, Crabb BA, Kohl MT, Frey SN, Thacker ET, Larsen RT, Baxter RJ. December, 2019. Sage-grouse breeding and late brood-rearing habitat guidelines in Utah.
  • Smedley DC, Kerk Mvd, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Whiting JC, Larsen RT. 2019. Movements, space use and site fidelity of translocated and resident mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus).
  • Danvir R, Simonds G, Sant E, Thacker E, Larsen RT, Svejcar T, Ramsey D, Provenza F, Boyd C. 2018. Comparison of intensive and extensive grazing management on upland bare ground and riparian vegetative cover on four New Mexico ranches.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. 2018. Feral horses influence both spatial and temporal patterns of water use by native ungulates in a semi-arid environment.
  • Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Whiting JC, McMillan BR. 2018. Space Use, Movements, and Survival of Pygmy Rabbits in Response to Construction of a Large Pipeline.
  • Mahoney PJ, Young JK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Stoner DC. 2018. Spatial processes decouple management from objectives in a heterogeneous landscape: predator control as a case study.
  • Lambert C, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2018. Temporal partitioning and the effects of climate change on two ecologically similar desert bats.
  • Ellis K, Cavitt JF, Larsen RT, Koons DN. 2018. Using remote cameras to validate estimates of nest fate in shorebirds.
  • Ellis KS, Larsen RT, Whiting JC, Wilson TL, McMillan BR. 2017. Assessing indirect measures of abundance and distribution with remote cameras: simplifying indices of activity at pygmy rabbit burrows.
  • Baxter JJ, Baxter RJ, Dahlgren DK, Larsen RT. 2017. Resource selection by greater sage-grouse reveals preference for mechanically-altered habitats.
  • Burr PC, Robinson AC, Larsen RT, Newman RA, Ellis-Felege SN. 2017. Sharp-tailed grouse nest survival and nest predator habitat use in North Dakota's Bakken Oil Field.
  • Westover MW, Larsen RT, Baxter RJ, Day CC, Jensen RR, Petersen SL. 2016. Assessing Greater Sage-Grouse selection of brood-rearing habitat using remotely-sensed imagery: Can readily available high-resolution imagery be used to identify brood-rearing habitat across a broad landscape?.
  • Kaze J, Whiting JW, Freeman ED, Bates SS, Larsen RT. 2016. Birth-site selection and timing of births in American bison: effects of habitat and proximity to anthropogenic features.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, Hall LK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. 2016. Comparing direct and indirect methods to estimate detection rates and site use of a cryptic semi-aquatic carnivore.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2016. Influence of exotic horses on the use of water by communities of native wildlife in a semi-arid environment .
  • Dahlgren DK, Messmer TA, Crabb BA, Larsen RT, Black TA, Frey SN, Thacker ET, Baxter RJ, Robinson JD. 2016. Seasonal movements of greater sage-grouse populations in Utah: Implications for species conservation.
  • Ellis K, Jr. JRJ, Knight RN, Marvel KS, Larsen RT. 2016. Spring downings clarify the migration biology of eared grebes.
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2016. Will climate change leave some desert bat species thirstier than others?.
  • Ellis KS, Cavitt JF, Larsen RT. 2015. Factors influencing snowy plover nest survival at Great Salt Lake, Utah .
  • Dahlgren DK, Larsen RT, Danvir R, Wilson G, Thacker ET, Black TA, Naugle DE, Connelly JW, Messmer TA. 2015. Greater sage-grouse and range management: insights from a 25-year case study in Utah .
  • Armenteros JA, Sanchez-Garcia C, Alonso ME, Larsen RT, Gaudioso VR. 2015. Use of water troughs by wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in a farmland area of north-west Spain.
  • Bingham RJ, Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Hall JO. 2015. Widespread ingestion of lead pellets by wild chukars (Alectoris chukar) in northwestern Utah.
  • Ellis KS, Larsen RT, Cavitt JF. December, 2014. Occupancy and detectability of snowy plover in western Utah: an application to a low-density population.
  • Sant E, Simonds GE, Ramsey RD, Larsen RT. 2014. Assessment of sagebrush cover using remote sensing at multiple spatial and temporal scales.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Peterson ME, Jr. CRA, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. 2014. Effects of male-biased harvest on mule deer: Implications for rates of pregnancy, synchrony, and timing of parturition.
  • Freeman ED, Sharp TR, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Slater SJ, McMillan BR. 2014. Negative Effects of an Exotic Grass Invasion on Small-Mammal Communities.
  • Shannon JM, Whiting JC, Larsen RT, Olson DD, Flinders JT, Smith TS, Bowyer RT. 2014. Population response of reintroduced bighorn sheep after observed comingling with domestic sheep.
  • Edgel RE, Pierce JE, Larsen RT. 2014. Pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) habitat selection in Utah: does sagebrush age influence selection?.
  • Smith TS, Robinson R, Larsen RT, Kirschhoffer B. August, 2014. The use of forward looking infrared for polar bear den detection. 8th ed. Tim Beardsley, editor. Cary, North Carolina: Oxford University Press.
  • Baxter JJ, Henefer JP, Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. December, 2013. Survival of greater sage-grouse chicks in Strawberry Valley, Utah using micro-transmitters: does handling time negatively influence survival rates?. Provo: Monte L. Bean Life Sciences Museum.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Klegg KC, McMillan BR. 2013. Long-lasting effects of maternal condition in large ungulates.
  • Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. 2013. Survival of resident and translocated greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: a 13-year study.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2013. Vigilance of kit foxes at water sources: a test of competing hypotheses for a solitary carnivore subjected to predation.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD, McMillan BR. 2013. Water developments and canids in two North American deserts: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis.
  • Peck RD, Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. December, 2012. Nest-area fidelity by greater sage-grouse: do successful females demonstrate greater fidelity than unsuccessful females? . 4th ed. Provo, Utah: Monte L. Bean Life Sciences Museum.
  • Sánchez-García C, Alonso ME, Bartolomé DJ, Peréz JA, Larsen RT, Gaudioso VR. December, 2012. Survival, home range patterns, probable causes of mortality, and den-site selection of the Iberian hare Lepus granatensis on arable farmland in north-west Spain.
  • Rader RB, Keleher MJ, Billman E, Larsen RT. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2012. History rather than contemporary processes determine variation in macroinvertebrate diversity in artesian springs: the expansion hypothesis .
  • Shields AV, Larsen RT, Whiting JC. September, 2012. Summer watering patterns of mule deer in the Great Basin Desert, USA: implications of differential use by individuals and the sexes for management of water resources. Article ID 846218th ed.
  • Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Flinders JT, Whiting JC. August, 2012. Framework for understanding the influences of wildlife water developments in the western United States. 3rd ed. Vernon C. Bleich, editor.
  • Smith TS, Herrero S, Strong CL, Larsen RT, Johnson K. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2012. Efficacy of firearms for bear deterrence in Alaska.
  • Sánchez-García C, Armenteros JA, Alonso ME, Larsen RT, Lomillos JM, Gaudioso VR. February, 2012. Water-site selection and behaviour of red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa evaluated using camera trapping.
  • Boyd C, Petersen SL, Gilgert W, Rogers R, Fuhlendorf S, Larsen RT, Wolfe D, Jensen KC, Gonzales P, Dahlgren D, et alDecember, 2011. Looking toward a brighter future for lekking grouse.
  • Whiting JC, Bleich VC, Bowyer RT, Larsen RT. 2011. Water availability and bighorn sheep: life-history characteristics and persistence of populations. J.A. Daniels, editor.
  • Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Flinders JT, Robinson AC. August, 2011. Does small-perimeter fencing inhibit mule deer or pronghorn use of water developments?.
  • Pierce J, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Whiting J. June, 2011. Fragmentation of sagebrush communities: does and increase in habitat edge impact pygmy rabbits?.
  • Lee JE, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Eggett DL. 2010. Daily and seasonal patterns of activity at pygmy rabbit burrows in Utah . Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University.
  • Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Flinder JT, Hooten MB, Wilson TL. 2010. Summer spatial patterning of chukars in relation to free water in western Utah.
  • Bingham JR, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Bissonette JA. 2009. Causes and consequences of ingested lead pellets in Chukars.
  • Robinson AC, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Mitchell DL. 2009. Survival and probable causes of mortality in chukars.
  • Larsen RT, Bentley DF, Flinders JT. 2008. Implications of woodrats and other scavengers for avian telemetry studies.
  • Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Mitchell DL, Perkins ER, Whiting DG. 2007. Chukar watering patterns and water site selection.
  • Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Mitchell DL, Perkins ER. 2007. Conservation implications of exotic chukars (Alectoris chukar) and their associated management: implications for a widely introduced phasianid.
  • Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Mitchell DL, Perkins ER. 2007. Grit size preferences and ingestion of lead pellets by chukars in Utah.

Presentations

  • Kerk Mvd, Larsen RT, Olson D, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Variation in migratory patterns of mule deer: have we oversimplified migration? . 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2020.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. University College Undergraduate Research Awards Conference. April, 2019.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. 13th Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. February, 2019.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. Survival and cause-specific mortality in a hunted population of elk (Cervus canadensis) in central Utah . 98th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2018.
  • Watkins L, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Hunters and elk: does weapon type influence rates of wounding loss?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Adams BJ, Sproat K, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Instantaneous sampling: a less invasive approach to estimating populations size with imagery of unmarked animals. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Finlayson DK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Phillips SE, Delph RJ, Marvel KS, McMillan BR. Natural Springs inventory and assessment in Utah’s west desert. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. Survival and cause-specific mortality of elk (Cervus canadensis) in central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. 7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes. July, 2018.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RN, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Optimizing detection of a desert carnivore at scent stations. 97th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2017.
  • McMillan BR, Hall LK, Larsen RT. Interactions between exotic horses and native wildlife in the Great Basin. Annual Meeting for the Society of Range Management. 2017.
  • McMillan BR, Hall LK, Larsen RT. Native wildlife of the Great Basin Desert; effects of feral horses. Annual Meeting of the Advisory Board for the Wild Horse and Burro Program. 2017.
  • Watkins L, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Becker T, Hersey KR, Shannon JM. Changes in fix frequency of GPS collars during spring migration of mule deer in Utah’s west desert. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Adams BJ, Larsen RT, Sproat K, McMillan BR. Ecology of mouflon hybrid sheep in Hawaii. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hall LK, Hersey KR, Larsen RT, Shannon JM. Hunter harvest of elk (Cervus canadensis): does habitat selection predict harvest risk?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Lamb S, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Paskett W. Is perception reality? Habitat use, harvest, and movement of mule deer on the South Manti Unit. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RN, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Optimizing detection of a desert carnivore at scent stations. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Hersey KR, Larsen RT, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Overwinter body condition decline of mule deer in Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Shannon JM, Mangus D, Bernales H, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. What goes into a hunt recommendation? . Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Hall J, Freeman E, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Optimization of scent stations for monitoring populations of kit fox. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. What drives use of limiting resources by small desert carnivores: predators or habitat preference?. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Hall J, Freeman E, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Long line at the drinking fountain: do horses compete with native ungulates for access to water sources?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Optimization of scent stations for monitoring populations of kit fox. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Watkins LD, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. The effect of water source removal on wildlife communities. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Desert bats and water: the importance of flight maneuverability in a changing climate. Annual Meeting of the Soutwestern Association of Naturalists. 2015.
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Outmaneuvering the impacts of climate change: do small desert bats have a morphological advantage?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2015.
  • Hall J, Larsen RT, Freeman E, McMillan BR. Survival of mule deer fawns born inside and outside the peak parturition period. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2015.
  • Hall J, Larsen RT, Freeman E, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Deer and Elk Workshop. 2015.
  • Hall JT, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Do subordinate carnivores alter temporal and spatial activity to reduce competition with dominant carnivores at water sources? . Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Taylor J, Bates S, Whiting J, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Estimating population size of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep: a comparison of multiple mark-resight methods. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Exotic herbivore Influences wildlife community use of a scarce resource in a semi-arid environment. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Smedley DC, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Movements and Survival of Translocated Mule Deer in Central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Influence of translocation on greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: Has genetic diversity increased following augmentation. The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2014.
  • Hall LK, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Influence of an exotic ungulate on community dynamics of wildlife at water sources in the Great Basin Desert. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Wildlife Society. 2013.
  • Hall LK, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Influence of an exotic ungulate on community dynamics of wildlife at water sources in the Great Basin Desert. 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2013.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Peterson ME, Anderson CR, McMillan BR. Effects of sex ratio on reproduction of mule deer: pregnancy and parturition synchrony/timing. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Genetic consequences of translocation of greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Smedley DC, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Survival and movements of translocated mule deer in central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD, McMillan BR. Water developments and canids in two North American deserts: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Peterson ME, Anderson CR, McMillan BR. Effects of Male-Biased Harvest on Mule Deer: implications for Rates of Pregnancy and Synchrony/Timing of Parturition. Mule Deer and Elk Workshop. 2013.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan B, Larsen RT. Genetic consequences of translocation of greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah . The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting. March, 2013.
  • Balzotti C, Petersen SL, Larsen RT, Foster R, Randall J, Power M. Ecological Modeling of greater sage-grouse habitat in Utah. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2013.
  • Balzotti CC, Dennison P, Petersen SL, Larsen RT, Foster R, Power M. Sage-grouse habitat models for the state of Utah. Society for Range Management. February, 2013.
  • Westover MD, Hall LK, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Diversity of wildlife associated with natural and anthropogenic sources of water in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Klegg KC, McMillan BR. Factors influencing antler size in two North American cervids. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Factors influencing the behavior of kit fox at water sources in the Mojave Desert. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. A test of alternate hypotheses explaining vigilance behavior of kit foxes at water sources. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Short-term response of pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) to contruction of the Ruby Pipeline in northern Utah. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • Burr PC, Robinson AC, Larsen RT, Ellis-Felege SN. Impacts of gas and oil development on predation at sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) nests in western North Dakota. 19th Annual Meeting of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Kaze JT, Whiting JC, Bates SS, Larsen RT. Birth-site selection in bison: influence of topography and proximity to anthropogenic features. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Bingham RJ, Larsen RT. Evaluating chukars as population engineers: supplementation and expansion through translocation. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Robinson RR, Smith TS, Larsen RT, Kirschhoffer BJ. Factors influencing the efficacy of handheld forward-looking infrared in polar bear den detection. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Farmer M. Greater sage-grouse use of mechanical habitat treatments in Strawberry Valley, Utah. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Smedley DC, Larsen RT. Use of wildlife water developments: how long does it take wildlife to discover and use new guzzlers?. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Shields AV, Larsen RT, Whiting JC. Watering patterns of desert mule deer in the Great Basin: differential use by individuals and sex. Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2012.
  • Bingham RJ, Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Hall JO, Howe FP. Causes of lead-pellet ingestion by chukars in western Utah. 129th Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists Union. 2011.
  • Larsen RT, Bingham RJ, Bissonette JA, Hall JO. Consequences of lead-pellet ingestion by chukars in western Utah. 129th Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists Union. 2011.
  • Edgel R, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Impacts from the construction of a large-scale pipeline in northern Utah on natal dispersal of pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis). 18th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society. 2011.
  • Westover MD, Hall LK, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Diversity of wildlife associated with natural and anthropogenic water sources in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Day CC, Hall LK, Wetover MD, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Factors influencing the behavior of kit fox at water sources in the Mojave Desert. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Freeman ED, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Long lasting effects of maternal condition in free ranging cervids: a test of the Trivers and Willard Hypothesis. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Edgel R, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Short-term response of Pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) to construction of the Ruby Pipeline in northern Utah. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Hall LK, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD. Use of available drinking water by two desert canids: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Bingham RJ, Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Hall JO, Howe FP. Causes, extent, and consequences of lead-pellet ingestion by chukars in western Utah: examining habitat, search images, and toxicology. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. 2011.
  • Pierce JE, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Whiting JC. Fragmentation of sagebrush communities: does an increase in habitat edge impact pygmy rabbits?. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. 2011.
  • Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. Survival and cause-specific mortality of resident and translocated greater sage grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: a 13-year study. Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. 2011.
  • Pierce JE, Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Whiting J. Fragmentation of sagebrush communities: does and increase in habitat edge impact pygmy rabbits?. Idaho Chapter Society for Range Management's Annual Meeting. November, 2010.
  • Shannon J, Whiting J, Olson D, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. Survival rates of bighorn sheep before and after exposure to domestic sheep. Biannual meeting of Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council. June, 2010.
  • Pierce J, Larsen RT, Whiting J, Flinders JT. Fragmentation of sagebrush communities: does and increase in habitat edge impact pygmy rabbits?. The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society's 2010 Annual Meeting. March, 2010.
  • Shields A, Larsen RT. Identifying behavioral constraints that limit use of otherwise available free water by ungulates. The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society's 2010 Annual Meeting. March, 2010.
  • Danvir R, Larsen RT, Dahlgren D, Wilson G. Shrub-steppe management with time-controlled grazing and periodic range treatments: Effects on greater sage grouse population demographics and habitat use . The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society's 2010 Annual Meeting. March, 2010.
  • Danvir R, Larsen RT, Dahlgren D, Wilson G. Shrub-steppe management with time-controlled grazing and periodic range treatments: Effects on greater sage grouse population demographics and habitat use . Society For Range Management's Annual Meeting. February, 2010.
  • Haug AS, JA, Black HL, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. The correlation between the diversity of nocturnal granivorous rodents and the relative abundance of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus. Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences Graduate Student Research Conference. 2009.
  • Lee JE, Larsen RT, Booth GM. The Cycle of Learning in a case study involving Pygmy Rabbits: Classroom instruction, field work, and back to the classroom teaching. SENCER & NCSCE Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session. wwwsencernet/Outreach/dcsymposium09cfm. 2009.
  • Larsen RT, Flinders JT, Bissonette JA, Robinson AC. Chukar (Alectoris chukar) Response to Free Water. The Wildlife Society's 2009 Annual Meeting. 2009.
  • Baxter RJ, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. Factors affecting survival of resident and translocated greater sage grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: a 10-year data set. The Wildlife Society's 2009 Annual Meeting. 2009.
  • Larsen RT. Extracting useful information from "zero-heavy" count data in wildlife studies: lessons from analysis of chukar, pronghorn, and mule deer use of free water. Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2009.
  • Lee JE, Larsen RT, Flinders JT. Home range, habitat use, survival, and management recommendations for the pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) in treated and untreated big sagebrush. Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2009.
  • Bingham RJ, Larsen RT, Bissonette JA, Flinders JT. Causes and consequences of lead pellet ingestion in chukars. Ingestion of spent lead ammunition: implications for wildlife and humans. wwwperegrinefundorg/Lead_conference/. 2008.
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