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Chad Boyd
Range and Meadow Forage Management Research
Rangeland Scientist

Phone: (541) 573-8939
Fax: (541) 573-3042

67826-A, HWY 205
BURNS, OR, 97720

Projects
Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422620
Precision Restoration: Using Innovative Technology to Overcome Ecological Barriers to Restoration of Sage-Steppe
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424162

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Can imazapic and seeding be applied simultaneously to rehabilitate medusahead-invaded rangeland? Single vs. multiple entry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jun-14)
Using resistance and resilience concepts to reduce impacts of invasive annual grasses and altered fire regimes on the sagebrush ecosystem and greater sage-grouse: a strategic multi-scale approach - (Government Publication)
Chamber, J.C., Pyke, D.A., Maestas, J.D., Pellant, M., Boyd, C.S., Campbell, S.B., Espinosa, S., Havlina, D.W., Mayer, K.E., Wuenschel, A. 2014. Using resistance and resilience concepts to reduce impacts of invasive annual grasses and altered fire regimes on the sagebrush ecosystem and greater sage-grouse: a strategic multi-scale approach. Rocky Mountain Research Station. United States Forest Service. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-326. p. 1-73.
Of grouse and golden eggs: Can ecosystems be managed within a species-based regulatory framework? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Johnson, D.D., Kerby, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Davies, K.W. 2014. Of grouse and golden eggs: Can ecosystems be managed within a species-based regulatory framework?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:358-368. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00096.1.
Is pile seeding Wyoming big sagebrush(Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) an effective alternative to broadcast seeding? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Obradovich, M. 2014. Is pile seeding Wyoming big sagebrush(Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) an effective alternative to broadcast seeding?. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(3):292-297. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-13-00107.1.
Is fire exclusion in mountain big sagebrush communities prudent? Soil nutrient, plant diversity, and arthropod response to burning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2014. Is fire exclusion in mountain big sagebrush communities prudent? Soil nutrient, plant diversity, and arthropod response to burning. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23:417-424. DOI: 10.1071/WF13167.
Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Bates, J.D., Sheley, R.L., Marlow, C., Bohnert, D., Borman, M., Mata-Gonzalez, R., Buckhouse, J., Stringham, T., Perryman, B., Swanson, S., Tate, K., George, M., Ruyle, G., Roundy, B., Call, C., Jensen, K.B., Launchbaugh, K., Gearhart, A., Vermeire, L.T., Tanaka, J., Derner, J.D., Frasier, G.W., Havstad, K.M. 2014. Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al. Environmental Management. 53:1035-1038. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0218-2.
Wildfire and invasive species in the west: challenges that hinder current and furture management and protection of the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem - (Government Publication)
Mayer, K.E., Anderson, P., Chambers, J.C., Boyd, C.S., Christiansen, T., Davis, D., Espinosa, S., Havlina, D., Ielmini, M., Kemner, D., Kurth, L., Maestas, J.D., Mealor, B., Milesneck, T., Niell, L., Pellant, M., Pyke, D.A., Tague, J., Vernon, J. 2013. Wildfire and invasive species in the west: challenges that hinder current and furture management and protection of the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem. [A Gap Report].Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Cheyenne, Wyoming. 61 p.
Ecosystem management for sage-grouse - (Other)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S., Smith, B.S., Johnson, D. 2013. Ecosystem management for sage-grouse[DVD]. Burns, Oregon. U.S. Department of Agriculture, ARS, EOARC.
Livestock grazing and sage-grouse habitat: impacts and opportunities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Beck, J.L., Tanaka, J.A. 2014. Livestock grazing and sage-grouse habitat: impacts and opportunities. Journal of Rangeland Applications. 1:58-77.
Restoring the sagebrush component in crested wheatgrass dominated communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoring the sagebrush component in crested wheatgrass dominated communities. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(4):472-478.
Seed and seedling ecology research as the foundation for enhancing restoration outcomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2013. Seed and seedling ecology research as the foundation for enhancing restoration outcomes. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(2):115-116.
Freezing stress influences emergence of germinated perennial grass seeds - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Lemos, J.A. 2013. Freezing stress influences emergence of germinated perennial grass seeds [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 112.
Evaluating the impact of Wyoming big sagebrush fuel loads on bunchgrass mortality following a fire event - (Abstract Only)
Hulet, A., Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2013. Evaluating the impact of Wyoming big sagebrush fuel loads on bunchgrass mortality following a fire event [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 287.
Restoring the sagebrush component to crested wheatgrass-dominated communities - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoring the sagebrush component to crested wheatgrass-dominated communities [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 79.
The importance of maintaining perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe - (Abstract Only)
Svejcar, A.J., Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S. 2013. The importance of maintaining perennial bunchgrass in the sagebrush steppe [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 46.
The value of decision models: Using ecologically based invasive plant management as an example Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S. 2012. The value of decision models: Using ecologically based invasive plant management as an example. Rangelands. 34(6):2-5.
Differential seedling performance and environmental correlates in shrub canopy vs interspace microsites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2012. Differential seedling performance and environmental correlates in shrub canopy vs interspace microsites. Journal of Arid Environments. 87:50-57.
Spatial variability in cost and success of revegetation in a Wyoming big sagebrush community Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2012. Spatial variability in cost and success of revegetation in a Wyoming big sagebrush community. Environmental Management. 50:441-450.
Biomass production and net ecosystem exchange following defoliation in a wet sedge community Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Biomass production and net ecosystem exchange following defoliation in a wet sedge community. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(4):394-400.
Water quality in the agronomic context: Flood irrigation impacts on summer in-stream temperature extremes in the interior Pacific northwest (USA) - (Book / Chapter)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J., Zamora, J.J. 2012. Water quality in the agronomic context: Flood irrigation impacts on summer in-stream temperature extremes in the interior Pacific northwest (USA). In: Voudouris, K., Voutsa, D., editors. Ecological Water Quality. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. p.343-358.
Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Collins, G., Petersen, S. 2012. Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas[abstract]. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 0008.
Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Petersen, S., Collins, G. 2012. Impacts of feral horse use on rangelands and riparian areas [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0008.
The role of joint ventures in bridging the gap between research and management - (Book / Chapter)
Giocomo, J.J., Gustafson, M., Duberstein, J., Boyd, C.S. 2012. The role of joint ventures in bridging the gap between research and management. In: Sands, J.P., DeMaso, S.J., Schnupp, M.J., Brennan, L.A., editors. Wildlife Science Connecting Research With Management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p.239-251.
Saving the sagebrush sea: An ecosystem conservation plan for big sagebrush plant communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Boyd, C.S., Beck, J.L., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Gregg, M.A. 2011. Saving the sagebrush sea: An ecosystem conservation plan for big sagebrush plant communities. Biological Conservation. 144:2573-2584.
Looking toward a brighter future for lekking grouse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Petersen, S., Gilgert, W., Rodgers, R., Fuhlendorf, S., Larsen, R., Wolfe, D., Jensen, K., Gonzales, P., Nenneman, M., Danvir, R., Dahlgren, D., Messmer, T. 2011. Looking toward a brighter future for lekking grouse. Rangelands. 33(6):2-11. DOI: 10.2111/1551-501X-33.6.2.
The influence of plant removal on succession in wyoming big sagebrush Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2011. The influence of plant removal on succession in wyoming big sagebrush. Journal of Arid Environments. 75:734-741.
Effects of long-term livestock grazing on fuel characteristics in rangelands: an example from the sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S. 2010. Effects of long-term livestock grazing on fuel characteristics in rangelands: an example from the sagebrush steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:662-669.
Long-term Moderate Livestock Grazing Reduces the Risk, Size, and Severity of Wildfires. Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K., Bates, J., Svejcar, T., Boyd, C. 2010. Long-term Moderate Livestock Grazing Reduces The Risk, Size, and Severity of Wildfires. Oregon State University Beef Research Report 2010. p. 15-17
Shrub Microsite Influence Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., and K.W. Daview. 2010. Shrub Microsite Influences Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:248-252.
A scientific assessment of the effectiveness of riparian management practices - (Book / Chapter)
George, M.R., Jackson, R.D., Boyd, C.S., Tate, K.W. 2011. A scientific assessment of the effectiveness of riparian management practices. In: Briske, D.D., editor. Conservation Benefits of Rangeland Practices. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. p. 213-252.
Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management Field School Workbook 2009 - (Other)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Boyd, C.S., Vasquez, E.A., James, J.J., Morris, L., Monaco, T.A., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management Field School Workbook 2009. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Managing Complex Problems in Rangeland Ecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Managing Complex Problems in Rangeland Ecosystems. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62(6):491-499.
Shrub Microsite Influences Post-Fire Perennial Grass Establishment Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W. 2009. Shrub microsite influences post-fire perennial grass establishment. p. 74-79. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State University Special Report 1092. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
A Technique for Estimating Root Production in Riparian Systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. A Technique for Estimating Riparian Root Production. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62:198-202.
The Influence of Plant Functional Group Removal on Succession in Wyoming Big Sagebrush Communities - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. THE INFLUENCE OF PLANT FUNCTIONAL GROUP REMOVAL ON SUCCESSION IN WYOMING BIG SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITIES. 62nd Society for Range Management Meeting. Paper No.1030-3.
Defoliation Impacts on Above and Below-ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community - (Experiment Station)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Defoliation Impacts on Above and Below-ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community. Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 3-819-23.
Interspace/under-Canopy Foraging Patterns of Beef Cattle in Sagebrush - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
France, K., Ganskopp, D.C., Boyd, C.S. 2008. Interspace/under-canopy foraging patterns of beef cattle in sagebrush. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61(4):389-393
The Influence of Gap Size on Sagebrush Cover Estimates Using Line Intercept Technique - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Bates, J.D., Miller, R.F. 2007. The influence of gap size on sagebrush cover estimates using line intercept technique. Rangeland Ecology and Management 60(2):199-202.
Defoliation Impacts on above and below-Ground Production in a Riparian Sedge Community - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Defoliation impacts on above and below-ground production in a riparian sedge community. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts.Building Bridges:Grasslands to Rangelands. Watershed Management & Hydrology Poster#46
A Photo-Based Monitoring Technique for Willow Communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Hopkins, K.T., Svejcar, A.J. 2006. A photo-based monitoring technique for willow communities. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):1049-1054.
Interspace/undercanopy Foraging Patterns of Beef Cattle in Sagebrush Communities: Implications to Sage-Grouse Nesting Habitat - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Ganskopp, D.C. 2005. Interspace/undercanopy foraging patterns of beef cattle in sagebrush communities: Implications to sage-grouse nesting habitat [abstract]. Ecology Management. Paper No. 113.
Current Issues in Sagebrush Habitat Management - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S. 2005. Current issues in sagebrush habitat management [abstract]. Western North American Naturalist. 86(2):85-86.
A Photo-Based Monitoring Technique for Willow Communties - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, C.S., Hopkins, K., Svejcar, A.J. 2005. A photo-based monitoring technique for willow communties. [abstract] Society of Range Management. Paper No. 35.
Interspace/under-Canopy Foraging Patterns of Beef Cattle in Sagebrush Communities - (Experiment Station)
France, K., Boyd, C.S., Ganskopp, D.C. 2006. Interspace/under-canopy foraging patterns of beef cattle in sagebrush communities. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. SR1057:77-78.
Use of Felled Junipers to Protect Streamside Willows from Browsing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matney, C.A., Boyd, C.S., Stringham, T.K. 2005. Use of felled junipers to protect streamside willows from browsing. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 58:652-655.
A Visual Obstruction-Based Technique for Photo Monitoring of Willow Clumps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2005. A visual obstruction-based technique for photo monitoring of willow clumps. Journal of Range Management. 58(4):434-438.
Production and Regrowth of Riparian Sedge/grass Communities - (Experiment Station)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2004. Production and regrowth of riparian sedge/grass communities. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. Range Field Day Report 2004: Current Forage and Livestock Production Research. Special Report 1052. p. 32-39.
Interspace/under-Canopy Foraging Patterns of Beef Cattle in Sagebrush Communities - (Abstract Only)
France, K., Boyd, C.S., Ganskopp, D.C. 2005. Interspace/under-canopy foraging patterns of beef cattle in sagebrush communities. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. No. 113
Effects of Felled Western Juniper Placed over Streamside Willow Shrubs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matney, C.A., Boyd, C.S., Stringham, T.K. 2005. Effects of felled western juniper placed over streamside willow shrubs. Rangeland Ecology and Management.58(6):111-114.
A Photo-Based Technique for Monitoring Willow Abundance and Utilization - (Abstract Only)
BOYD, C.S., SVEJCAR, A.J. A PHOTO-BASED TECHNIQUE FOR MONITORING WILLOW ABUNDANCE AND UTILIZATION. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING ABSTRACTS. 2004.
Great Basin Redband Trout Habitat Improvement Using Felled Western Juniper - (Abstract Only)
MATNEY, C.A., STRINGHAM, T., BOYD, C.S., GRESSWELL, R. GREAT BASIN REDBAND TROUT HABITAT IMPROVEMENT USING FELLED WESTERN JUNIPER. AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY TRANSACTION. 2004.
The Effects of Environmental Variables on Willow Planting Success - (Abstract Only) - (15-Dec-03)
Regrowth and Production of Herbaceous Riparian Vegetation Following Defoliation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, C.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2004. Regrowth and production of herbaceous riparian vegetation following defoliation. Journal of Range Management. 57(5):448-454.
Ecology and Management of Sage-Grouse and Sage-Grouse Habitat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crawford, J.A., Olson, R.A., West, N.E., Mosley, J.C., Schroeder, M.A., Whitson, T.D., Miller, R.F., Gregg, M.A., Boyd, C.S. 2001. Ecology and management of sage-grouse and sage-grouse habitat. Journal of Range Management. 57(1):2-19.
Great Basin Redband Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss Newberri) Habitat Improvement Using Felled Western Juniper (Juniperus Occidentalis) - (Proceedings)
MATNEY, C.A., STRINGHAM, T.K., BOYD, C.S., GRESSWELL, R. GREAT BASIN REDBAND TROUT (ONCORHYNCHUS MYKISS NEWBERRI) HABITAT IMPROVEMENT USING FELLED WESTERN JUNIPER (JUNIPERUS OCCIDENTALIS). EASTERN OREGON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER. 2003. RANGE SCIENCE SERIES REPORT #6. P13-17.
Effects of Planting Location on Survival and Growth of Booth's Willow Plantings - (Proceedings)
LOWSON, K., BUCKHOUSE, J.C., STRINGHAM, T., BOYD, C.S. EFFECTS OF PLANTING LOCATION ON SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF BOOTH'S WILLOW PLANTINGS. EASTERN OREGON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER. 2003. RANGE SCIENCE SERIES REPORT #6. P. 19-24.
Great Basin Redband Trout Habitat Improvement Using Felled Western Juniper - (Abstract Only) - (10-Jan-03)
Regrowth of Herbaceous Riparian Vegetation in Response to Clipping and Environmental Factors - (Abstract Only)
BOYD, C.S., SVEJCAR, A.J. REGROWTH OF HERBACEOUS RIPARIAN VEGETATION IN RESPONSE TO CLIPPING AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING ABSTRACTS. 2003. V. 56. PAPER NO. 26.
Great Basin Redband Trout Habitat Improvement Using Felled Western Juniper - (Abstract Only)
MATNEY, C.A., STRINGHAM, T.K., BOYD, C.S. GREAT BASIN REDBAND TROUT HABITAT IMPROVEMENT USING FELLED WESTERN JUNIPER. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING ABSTRACTS. 2003. V. 56. PAPER NO. 156.
Effects of Clipping Date, Height, and Distance from Stream on Regrowth of Herbaceous Riparian Vegetation - (Abstract Only)
BOYD, C.S., SVEJCAR, A.J. EFFECTS OF CLIPPING DATE, HEIGHT, AND DISTANCE FROM STREAM ON REGROWTH OF HERBACEOUS RIPARIAN VEGETATION. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING ABSTRACTS. 2003.
Effects of Prescribed Fire on Shinnery Oak (Quercus Havardii) Plant Communities in Western Oklahoma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BOYD,C.S., BIDWELL,T.G., EFFECTS OF PRESCRIBED FIRE ON SHINNERY OAK (QUERCUS HAVARDII) PLANT COMMUNITIES IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA, RESTORATION ECOLOGY Vol 10. No. 2, pp. 324-333, 2002.
Nutritional Quality of Shinnery Oak Buds and Catkins in Response to Burning Or Herbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BOYD,C.S., VERMEIRE,L.T., BIDWELL,T.G., LOCHMILLER,R.L., NUTRITIONAL QUALITY OF SHINNERY OAK BUDS AND CATKINS IN RESPONSE TO BURNING OR HERBIVORY, SOUTHWESTERN NATURALIST 46(3):295-301, 2001.
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