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Bobwhite Quail

Assessing Bobwhite Response to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program Implementation in the Rolling Plains of Texas – Dale Rollins, Eddie Lyons, TAMU, NRCS-AWCC, 2009, 16 pp

Beef, Brush and Bobwhites – Quail Management in Cattle Country – Fred Guthery, CKWRI Press, 1986, 194 pp

Bobwhite Facts & Fantasies – Horace Gore, Don Wilson, TPWD, 1987, 4 pp, PWD LF 9000-63

Bobwhite Quail Management in South Texas – C. Wayne Hanselka, Fred S. Guthery, TAES, 1991, 8 pp, B-5005

Bobwhite Quail in Texas Habitat Needs & Management Suggestions – Alfred Jackson, Clyde Holt, Daniel Lay, TPWD, 1990, 6 pp, PWD BK 7100-37

Bobwhite Response to Environmental Quality Incentive Program Practices in the High Plains Ecological Region of Texas – C. Brad Dabbert, Eric Abercrombie, TTU, NRCS-AWCC, 2009, 10 pp

Bobwhites of the Wild Horse Desert: Status of Our Knowledge – Mickey Hellickson, Andrew Radomski, CKWMI, 1994, 12 pp, Managemetn Bulletin No. 4

Building a Plastic Bucket Bird Feeder– B. D. Davis, Lee Miller, Trifold, TPWD, 1991, 2 pp, PWD LF N7100-203

Counting Quail – Dale Rollins, Jason Brooks, Neal Wilkins, Dean Ransom, TAES, 2005, 12 pp, B-6173

Effects of Quail Management on Nongame Species – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 2 pp, Excerpts from various sources

Effects of Supplemental Feeding on Physiological Condition of Northern Bobwhite in South Texas – Ted B. Doerr, Nova J. Silvy, 5 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 70(2): 517-521

Effects of Understory Vegetation Management on Brood Habitat for Northern Bobwhites – Jason Burke, Michael Chamberlain, James Geaghan, 8 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 72(6) 1361-1368

Evaluation of Four Conservation Management Practices for Bobwhites and Grassland Songbirds – Ernie Wiggers, Greg Yarrow, Cory Heaton, Eddie Mills, Billy Dukes, Richard Yetter, NRCS –AWCC, 2009, 12 pp

Fitness Costs and Benefits Associated with Dispersal in Northern Bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) – Darrell Townsend, David Leslie, Robert Lochmiller, Stephen DeMaso, Scott Cox, Alan Peoples, 2003, 10 pp, American Midland Naturalist 150:73-82

Guidelines for Bobwhite Habitat Management in the Cross Timbers and Prairies Region of North Texas – Jim Dillard, TPWD, 2001, 9 pp, PWD RP W7000-1125

Habitat-Suitability Bounds for Nesting Cover of Northern Bobwhites on Semiarid Rangelands – Juan Arredondo, Fidel Hernandez, Fred Bryant, Ralph Bingham, Ronnie Howard, 2007, 8 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 71(8):2592-2599

Integrating Deer, Quail and Turkey Habitat (M) – Robert Lyons, Tim Ginnett, TAES, 1998, 6 pp, E-98

Managing CRP Lands for Quail in the High and Rolling Plains of Texas – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 2005, 1 pg

Managing Working Lands for Northern Bobwhite – The USDA NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project – L. Wes Berger, NRCS AWCC, 2009, 222 pp

Maximizing the Benefits of Field Borders for Bobwhite and Early Successional Songbirds: What is the Best Design for Implementation? – Christopher Moorman, Jason Riddle, NCSU, NRCS-AWCC, 2009, 12 pp

Northern Bobwhite, NRCS, 1999, 12 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet #9

The Northern Bobwhite Decline: Scaling Our Management for the Twenty-First Century – Christopher Williams, Fred Guthery, Roger Applegate, Markus Peterson, 2004, 9 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(3):861-869

The Northern Bobwhite Restoration Project - AWCC, 2009, 21 pp

On Bobwhite – Fred S. Guthery, W.L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series: no 27, 2006, 213 pp

Quail Management Handbook for East Texas – Daniel W. Lay, TPWD, 1954, 26 pp, Bulletin No. 34.

Quail Management Handbook for West Texas Rolling Plains – A.S. Jackson, TPWD, 1960’s, 75 pp, Bulletin No. 48

Relative Abundance of Bobwhites in Relation to Weather and Land Use – Jeffrey J. Lusk, Fred S. Guthery, Ronnie R. George, Markus J. Peterson, Stephen J. DeMaso, , 2002, 12 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 66(4):1040-1051

Reproduction by Northern Bobwhites in Western Oklahoma – Scott Cox, Fred Guthery, Jeffery Lusk, Alan Peoples, Stephen DeMaso, Mike Sams, 2005, 7 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 69(1):133-139

Response of Northern Bobwhites to Managed Forest Landscapes; Northern Bobwhite Fall and Winter Food Habits in Restored Pine-bluestem Habitats – Ronald Masters, TTRS, 2007, 48 pp, Final Report

Restoring Quail Habitat in the Coastal Prairie, A Case Study, quadfold, TPWD, 2007, 2 pp, 16” x 9”, PWD BR W7000-1417

Tentative Recommendations for Establishment of Woody Quail Cover and Deer Browse Plots on farm or ranch lands in the High and Rolling Plains – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 2000, 1 pg

The Role of Farm Policy in Achieving Large-Scale Conservation: Bobwhites and Buffers – L. Wes Burger, Don McKenzie, Reggie Thackston, Stephen J. DeMaso, 8 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4) 986-993

Roost Site Selection and Survival of Pen-Reared Northern Bobwhite – James Cathey, Susan Cooper, D. Langford, Dean Ransom, TAES, 2007, 6 pp, L-5477

Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality of Northern Bobwhites in Western Oklahoma – Scott Cox, Alan Peoples, Stephen DeMaso, Jeffrey Lusk, Fred Guthery, 2004, 9 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 68(3):663-671

Survival and Growth of Northern Bobwhite Chicks in Western Oklahoma – Jeffrey Lusk, Fred Guthery, Scott Cox, Stephen DeMaso, Alan Peoples, 2005, 7 pp, American Midland Naturalist 153:389-395

Survival of Hatchery-raised Bobwhite Quail – R. B. Davis, TPWD, 1970, 6 pp, Technical Series No. 4

Texas Quails: Ecology and Management – Leonard Brennan, TAMU Press, 2007, 491 pp

The Upland Game Bird Management Handbook for Texas Landowners – TPWD, 2008, 62 pp

Use of Human Dimensions Information as a Tool for Selecting Large-scale Bobwhite Restoration Areas – Thomas V. Dailey, NRCS AWCC and Missouri Dept of Conservation, 2009, 12 pp

What a Quail Really Wants – A General Guideline for Desired Habitat in the High Plains and Rolling Plains of Texas – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 1 pg

Where Have All the Quail Gone? The Texas Quail Conservation Initiative: A Proactive Approach to Restoring Quail Populations by Improving Wildlife Habitat – Leonard Brennan, Steve DeMaso, Fred Guthery, Jason Hardin, Chuck Kowaleski, Scott Lerich, Robert Perez, Mike Porter, Dale Rollins, Mike Sams, Tamara Trail, Don Wilhelm, TPWD, 2005, 24 pp, PWD RP W7000-1025

 

Montezuma Quail

Habitat Characteristics of Montezuma Quail Foraging Areas in West Texas – Froylan Hernandez, Louis Harveson, Fidel Hernandez, Clay Brewer, 2006, 5 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(3):856-860

A Comparison of Trapping Techniques for Montezuma Quail – Froylan Hernandez, Louis Harveson, Clay Brewer, 2006, 4 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):1212-1215

 

Scaled Quail

Ecology of Scaled Quail in West Texas – O. C. Wallmo, TPWD, 1956, 58 pp

A Guide for Aging Scaled Quail - J. R. Cain, S.L. Beasom, TAES, 4 pp

Nesting Ecology of Scaled Quail at Elephant Mt WMA, Brewster County, TX – Scott P. Lerich, Sul Ross SU Masters Thesis, 2002, 54 pp

Nesting Ecology and Survival of Scaled Quail in the Southern High Plains of Texas – Greg Pleasant, C. Brad Dabbert, Robert Mitchell, 2006, 9 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 70(3):632-640

Scaled Quail in Texas - Their Biology and Management – Ruben Cantu, Dale Rollins, Scott P. Lerich, TPWD, 2006, 36 pp, PWD BK W7000-1183.

 

Lesser Prairie Chickens

Aging and Sexing Lesser Prairie Chickens – Heather Whitlaw, TPWD, 2005, 1 pg

Assessment of Conservation Reserve Program Fields within the Current Distribution of Lesser Prairie Chicken – Dana Ripper, Megan McLachland, Theodore Toombs, Tammy VerCauteren, 2008, 14 pp, Great Plains Research 18(Fall 2008): 205-18

Combination of CRP and Rangeland May Be Best for Lesser Prairie-Chickens – NRCS-AWCC, 2007, 1 pg Current and Former Lesser Prairie Chicken Distribution, map, TPWD, 2007, 1 pg

The Effects of Management Practices on Grassland Birds: Lesser Prairie Chickens – B.E. Jamison, J.A. Dechant, D.H. Johnson, L.D. Igl, C.M. Goldade, B. R. Euliss, USGS, 2002, 29 pp

The Effects of Shrub Control and Grazing on Habitat Quality and Reproductive Success of Lesser Prairie-Chickens – Michael A. Patten, Donald H. Wolfe, Steve K. Sherrod, Sutton Center for Avian Research, 2006, 21 pp

Estimated U.S. Lesser Prairie Chicken Distribution, map, TPWD, 2007, 1 pg

Habitat Use, Growth and Development of Juvenile Lesser Prairie Chickens in SE New Mexico – Luke A. Bell, OSU

Masters Thesis, 2005, 65 pp

Lesser Prairie-Chicken, NRCS, 1999, 8 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 6

The Lesser Prairie Chicken and its Management in Texas – George Litton, Robert L. West, David F. Dvorak, Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 1994, 24 pp, PWD BK N7100-025

Nest and Brood Survival of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in West Central Kansas – Tamara Fields, Gary White, Wendell Gilgert, Randy Rogers, 2006, Journal of Wildlife Management 70(4):931-938, 8 pp

Nesting Ecology of Lesser Prairie Chickens in Sand Sagebrush Prairie of SW Kansas – James C. Pitman, Christian A. Hagen, Brent E Jamison, Robert J. Robel, Thomas M. Loughin, Roger D. Applegate, 2006, 13 pp, Wilson Journal of Ornithology 118(1):23-35

Niche Partitioning by Lesser Prairie Chicken and Ring-necked Pheasant in Southwestern Kansas – Christian Hagen, James Pitman, Robert Robel, Thomas Loughin, Roger Applegate, Wildlife Biology, 2007, 8 pp, 13 (Suppl. 1) 1-8

Prairie Chicken Habitat Use of Conservation Reserve Program Fields – NRCS, 2007, 4 pp

Prairie Grouse Population Responses to CRP: An Overview – Randy D. Rogers, Rick W. Hoffman, USGS, 2005, 9 pp, Pgs

120-128 in USGS Report

Review of the Historical and Present Status of the Lesser Prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) in Texas – Robert M. Sullivan, John P. Hughes, James E. Lionberger, 2000, 12 pp, The Prairie Naturalist 32(3):177-188

A Study of Factors Affecting Nesting Success and Mortality of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Oklahoma and Removal and Marking of Fences to Reduce Collisions – Donald Wolfe, Michael Patten, Steve Sherrod, Univ OK, 2007, 12 pp

Fence Marking for Lesser Prairie Chicken, George Sutton Avian Research Center, 2007, 2 pp

 

Doves

Breeding Ecology of White-Winged Doves in a Recently Colonized Urban Environment – Michael Small, Cynthia Schaefer, John Baccus, Jay Roberson, 2005, 5 pp, Wilson Bulletin 117(2):172-176

Dove Management in Texas – Ben Taylor, Dale Rollins, Jason Johnson, Jay Roberson, T. Wayne Schwertner, Nova J. Silvy, Ricky J. Linex, TAES, 2006, 8 pp, B-6185

Know Your Doves, TPWD, 1994, 1 pg, PWD LF W7100-47.

Migration, Harvest & Population Dynamics of White-wing Doves Banded in Texas and NE Mexico, 1950-1978 – Ronnie R. George, Gary L. Waggerman, Don M. McCarty, Roy E. Tomlinson, David Blankinship, James H. Dunks, TPWD, 1999, 53 pp

Mourning Dove, NRCS, 2005, 8 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 31

Mourning Doves in Texas – Life History, Habitat Needs, and Management Suggestions – Ronnie R. George, TPWD,

1988, 23 pp, PWD BK W7100009A

 

Turkey

Animal Welfare-Based Modification of the Rio Grande Wild Turkey Funnel Trap – M. N. Peterson, R. Aguirre, T. A. Lawyer, D. A. Jones, J. N. Schaap, M. J.Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2003, 5 pp, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57: 208–212

Brood-Count Power Estimates of Rio Grande Turkey Production in Texas – T. Wayne Schwertner, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, F. E. Smeins, 2003, 9 pp, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57: 213–221

The Eastern Wild Turkey in Texas (revised) – Joseph J. Campo, James G. Dickson, TPWD, 1990, 4 pp, PWD BR 7100-137B

Effect of Precipitation on Rio Grande Wild Turkey Production in Texas - T. Wayne Schwertner, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2005, 6 pp, Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:10-15

Evaluation of Portable Infrared Cameras for Detecting Rio Grande Wild Turkeys – S. L. Locke, S. L., R. R. Lopez, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, T. W. Schwertner. TWS, 2006, 6 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34: 839-844

Food Habits of the Rio Grande Turkey in the Permian Basin of Texas – George W. Litton, TPWD, 1977, 13 pp, Technical Series No. 18.

From the Field: Comparison of Two Techniques for Assessing Invertebrate Availability for Wild Turkeys in Texas – C. J. Randel III, R. B. Aguirre, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2006, 3 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34: 853-855

Habitat Appraisal Guide for Rio Grande Wild Turkey – James Cathey, Shawn Locke, Dean Ransom, Stephen DeMaso, T. Wayne Schwertner, Bret Collier, TAES, 2007, 26 pp, SP-317

Habitat Management for Turkeys in NE Texas – Kay M. Fleming, TPWD, 2000, 5 pp

Infectious Disease Survey of Rio Grande Wild Turkeys in the Edwards Plateau of Texas - Markus J. Peterson, M. J., R. Aguirre, P. J. Ferro, D. A. Jones, T. Lawyer, M. N. Peterson, N. J. Silvy. JWD, 2002, 8 pp, Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38: 826–833

Invertebrate Abundance at Rio Grande Wild Turkey Brood Locations – C. J. Randel, C. J., III, R. Aguirre, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2007, 4 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 2417-2420

Learn about Turkey – Robert L. Cook, Horace G. Gore, TPWD, 1984, 10 pp, PWD BK C2000-053

Male Rio Grande Turkey Survival and Movements in the Texas Panhandle and Southwestern Kansas – Derrick Holdstock, Mark Wallace, Warren Ballard, John Brunjes, Richard Phillips, Brian Spears, Stephen DeMaso, Jack Jernigan, Roger Applegate, Phillip Gipson, 2006, 10 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 70(4):904-913

Nesting Ecology of Rio Grande Wild Turkeys in the Edwards Plateau of Texas – C. J. Randel, III, D. A. Jones, B. J. Willsey, R. B. Aguirre, J. N. Schaap, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy. 2005, 7 pp, Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 9: 212-218

Poult Adoption and Nest Abandonment by a Female Rio Grande Wild Turkey in Texas - S.T. Metz, K. B. Melton, R. Aguirre, B. A. Collier, T. W. Schwertner, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2006, 3 pp, Wilson Journal of Ornithology 118:259–261

Raccoon Abundance and Rio Grande Wild Turkey Production in Central Texas - T. Wayne Schwertner, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, 2004, 5 pp, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 58: 238–247

The Relationship of Rio Grande Wild Turkey Distribution to Roads – Matthew Butler, Mark Wallace, Warren Ballard, Stephen DeMaso, Roger Applegate, 2005, 4 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 33(2):745-748

Rio Grande Turkey Habitat Management – George W. Litton, Fielding Harwell, TPWD, 1995, 13 pp, PWD RP W7100-263

Rio Grande Wild Turkey in Texas: Biology and Management – James Cathey, Kyle Melton, Justin Dreibelbis, Bob Cavney, Shawn Locke, Stephen DeMaso, T. Wayne Schwertner, Bret Collier, TAES, 2007, 18 pp, B-6198

Spatial Distribution of Rio Grande Wild Turkey Females During the Reproductive Season - J. N. Schaap, N. J. Silvy, M. J. Peterson, R. Aguirre, H. L. Perotto-Baldivieso, 2005, 5 pp, Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:308-312

Study of Texas Turkey Hunters - D. Harmel-Garza, D., C. E. Adams, J. K. Thomas, M. J. Peterson, 1999, 12 pp, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 53:390–401

Survival of Rio Grande Wild Turkey Chicks – Brian Spears, Warren Ballard, Mark Wallace, Richard Phillips, Derrick Holdstock, John Brunjes, Roger Applegate, 2005, 9 pp, Journal of Field Ornithology 76(1):12-20

Survival of Rio Grande Wild turkeys on the Edwards Plateau of Texas – B. A. Collier, B. A., D. A. Jones, J. N. Schaap, C. J. Randel, III, B. J. Willsey, R. Aguirre, T. W. Schwertner, N. J. Silvy, M. J. Peterson, 2007, 5 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 82-86

Texas Turkey Talk - Ralph Suarez, TPWD, 2002, 12 pp, PWD BK W7100-827

Tips on Wild Turkeys – Eugene A. Walker, TPWD, 1950, 4 pp

Top O’ Texas Turkeys – Ten Tips for Managing Rio Grande’s in the Northern Rolling Plains of Texas – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 5 pp

Variation in Brood Sex Ratios of Texas Rio Grande Wild Turkeys – Bret Collier, Kyle Melton, Justin Dreibelbis, William Kuvlesky, Glenn Proudfoot, Ray Aguirre, David Hewitt, T.W. Schwertner, Stephen DeMaso, Nova Silvy, Markus Peterson, 2007, 7 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 71(6):1793-1799

Wild Turkey, NRCS, 1999, 12 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 12 Wild Turkey Distribution in Texas, Map, 1997, 2 pp

 

Waterfowl

Breeding Ducks and Their Habitats in the High Plains of Texas – James Ray, Brian Sullivan, Harvey Miller, 2003, 8 pp, The Southwestern Naturalist 48(2):241-248

Cattle Grazing and Waterfowl Habitat Management: Keys to a Successful Balance - M. Todd Merendino, TPWD, 2000,4 pp

Cooperative Project for Production of Wood Ducks and Black-bellies Whistling Ducks, Trifold, TPWD, 1995, 2 pp, PWD BR W7100-151

The Farm Bill and Duck Production in the Prairie Pothole Region: Increasing the Benefits – Ronald E. Reynolds, Terry L. Shaffer, Charles R. Loesch, Robert R. Cox, 2006, 12 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):963-974

Foraging Behavior of Green-winged Teal and Mallards on Tidal Mudflats in Louisiana – William Johnson, Frank Rohwer, Wetlands, 2000, 5 pp, Wetlands 20(1):184-188

Green Tree Reservoir Management – Brent Ortego, Carl Frentress, Hayden Haucke, Julie Hogan Rose, TPWD, no date, 8 pp, PWD BK 7100-157-1

Managing Playas for Wildlife in the Southern High Plains of Texas - Fred S. Guthery, Fred A Stormer, TTU, 1984, 6 pp, Management Note No. 4

Management of Waste Corn for Waterfowl Wintering in the Texas High Plains - G. A. Baldassarre, E. G. Bolen, TTU, 1987, 4 pp, Mgt Note # 13

Managing for Wood Ducks in East Texas – Carl Frentress, TPWD, 2005, 22 pp, PWD BK W7000-1045

Monitoring Texas Wood Ducks with a Cooperative Nest Box Program – Dean Ransom, Carl Frentress, JWM, 2007, 6 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 71(8):2743-2748

Mycotoxin Poisoning in Sandhill Cranes, Trifold – Jim Lionberger, TPWD, 2003, 2 pp, PWD BR W7000-895

Regional Differences and Long-term Trends in Lead Exposure in Mottled Ducks – M. Todd Merendino, David Lobpries, Jim Neaville, J. Dale Ortego, William Johnson, 2005, 7 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 33(3):1002-1008

Sandhill Crane Identification, Trifold, TPWD, 1988, 2 pp, PWD BR 7100-102

Sources of Variation in Survival of Breeding Female Wood Ducks – Kevin Hartke, James Grand, Gary Hepp, Travis Folk,2006, 10 pp, The Condor 108:201-210

Vegetation Management in Playa Lakes for Wintering Waterfowl - David A. Haukos, Loren M. Smith, TTU, 1991, 4 pp, Management Note No. 14

On Waterfowl in Texas – Ducks, Geese and Swans – Tony Tucci, TPWD, 2001, 16 pp, PWD BK W7000-695

Waterfowl Habitat Management in Texas – J. R. Singleton, TPWD, 1971, 34 pp, Bulletin No 47 originally printed in 1965

Waterfowl Management on Agricultural Land in Southeast Texas - D. F. Prochaska, D. Lobpries, D. Steinbach, TAEX, 1997, 12 pp, B-5040

Wood Duck, NRCS, 1998, 12 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet

 

Pheasant

A Basic Primer on Ring-necked Pheasant Habitat Management in the Texas Panhandle - G. David Cook, Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 6 pp

How to Manage Pheasants in the Southern High Plains of Texas - F. S. Guthery, R.W. Whiteside, T.T. Taylor, T. Shupe, TTU, 1984, 6 pp, Management Note # 3

Ring-necked Pheasant, NRCS, 1999, 12 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 10

 

Rabbits and Squirrels

Eastern Cottontail, NRCS, 1999, 8 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 4

Fox Squirrel Management in East Texas – B. G. Alexander, TPWD, 1994, 18 pp, PWD BK W7100-028

Gray Squirrel in Texas – Phil D. Goodrum, TPWD, 1961, 45 pp, Bulletin No. 42

 

Attwater's Prairie Chicken

Attwater’s Prairie Chicken Recovery Plan – Nova Silvy, Dennis Brown, Stephen Labuda, James Teer, Dennis Williams, FWS, 1983, 56 pp

Attwater’s Prairie Chicken, Booklet – Royce W. Jurries, TPWD, 1979, 22 pp, PWD Bulletin 7000-36

The Cause of the Decline of Pinnated Grouse: The Texas Example – Nova Silvy, Markus Peterson, Roel Lopez, WSB, 2004, 6 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(1):16-21

Federal Listing of Prairie Grouse: Lessons From the Attwater’s Prairie-chicken – Michael Morrow, Terry Rossignol, Nova Silvy, WSB, 2004, 7 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(1):112-118

Greater Prairie-chicken, NRCS, 2005, 12 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 2

Management of Imperiled Prairie Grouse Species and their Habitat – Nova Silvy, Christian Hagen, 2004, 4 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(1):2-5

Spring Habitat Requirements of Captive-reared Attwater’s Prairie Chicken – Mitchell Lockwood, Michael Morrow, Nova Silvy, Fred Smeins, REM, 2005, 4 pp, Rangeland Ecology & Management 58(3):320-323

Survival, Movements, and Reproduction of Released Captive-Reared Attwater’s Prairie-Chicken – Mitchell Lockwood, Clifton Griffin, Michael Morrow, Charles Randel, Nova Silvy, JWM, 2005, 8 pp, Journal of Wildlife Management 69(3):1251-1258

 

Grassland Management

100 Native Forage Grasses in 11 Southern States – Horace Leithead, Lewis Yarlett, Thomas Shiflet, SCS, 1971, 110 pp, Ag Handbook # 389

After the Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Decisions with Farming and Grazing in Mind – Patrick Warminski, Steve Amosson, DeDe Jones, Kenneth Cearley, Nicholas Kenny, TAES, 2009, 6 pp, L-5512

After the Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Decisions with Wildlife in Mind –DeDe Jones, Steve Amosson, Kenneth Cearley, Patrick Warminski, TAES, 2009, 6 pp, L-5511

After the Conservation Reserve Program: Land Management with Wildlife in Mind – Kenneth Cearley, Chuck Kowaleski, TAES, 2008, 4 pp, L-5508

A Landowners Guide to Native Warm-Season Grasses in the Mid-South – Craig Harper, Gary Bates, Mark Gudlin, Michael Hansbrough, UTenn, 2004, 26 pp, PB 1746

A Place in the Country, Guidance for New Landowners, Quadfold, TPWD, 2004, 2 pp, PWD BR W7000-1021

After the Conservation Reserve Program, Land Management with Wildlife in Mind – Kenneth Cearley, Chuck Kowaleski, TAES & TPWD, 2008, 4 pp, AgriLife Extension Bulletin L-5508

Balancing Forage Demand with Forage Supply – Larry White, Tom Troxel, TAES, 1995, 8 pp, B-1606

Before You Buy: Purchasing Small Acreages for Wildlife Habitat in the Cross Timbers and Prairies Region of North Texas – Jim Dillard, TPWD, 2002, 8 pp, PWD LF W7000-1150

Central Region Seedling ID Guide for Native Prairie Plants, NRCS, MDC, 2005, 92 pp

Coastal Prairie Management for Nongame Birds in Texas – Matt Wagner, TPWD, 2000, 4 pp

Common Grazing Management Mistakes – Larry White, C. Wayne Hanselka, Lindi Clayton, TAMU, 2000, 2 pp, E-112

Conservation Easements: A Guide for Texas Landowners – Jeff Francell, TPWD, 2000, 19 pp

Do You Have Enough Forage? – Larry White, TAES, 1999, 4 pp, E-392

Drought – Charles Hart, TAES, 2000, 2 pp, E-111

Effects of Conservation Reserve Program on Priority Mixed-grass Prairie Birds – Megan McLachlan, Mike Carter, Christopher Rustay, PLJV, 2007, 56 pp, Conservation Effects Assessment Project

Effects of Herbaceous Field Borders on Farmland Birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley - Ross Conover, NRCS, 2006, 7 pp, Technical Note

Effects of Invasive Exotic Grasses on South Texas Rangeland Breeding Birds – Aron Flanders, William Kuvlesky, Donald Ruthven, Robert Zaiglin, Ralph Bingham, Timothy Fulbright, Fidel Hernandez, Leonard Brennan, Auk, 2006, 12 pp, the Auk 123(1):171-182

Effects of Management Practices on Grassland Birds: Greater Prairie Chicken – W. Svedarsky, J. Toepfer, R. Westemeier, R. Robel, USGS, 2003, 45 pp

Effects of Switchgrass Harvest as Biomass Fuel on Grassland-Nesting Birds – Les Murray, Iowa SU, NRCS, 2006, 4 pp

Grazing Bibliography, Interaction of Range Management or Non-management with Wildlife Habitat and Wildlife – Edward Kozicky, Timothy Fulbright, TPWD, 1991, 302 pp, PWD RP N7100-185A

Guide for Wildlife Management Associations and Co-ops, TPWD, 2003, 18 pp, PWD BK W7000-336

Guidelines for Native Grasslands Restoration, Cross-timbers – Jim Dillard, TPWD, 2000, 4 pp

Improving Rainfall Effectiveness on Rangeland – Allan McGinty, Thomas Thurow, Charles Taylor, TAES, 1995, 6 pp, E-155

Integrated Toxic Plant Management Handbook – Livestock Poisoning Plants of the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas – Charles Hart, Allan McGinty, Bruce Carpenter, TAES, 1996, 50 pp

Interpreting Grazing Behavior – Robert Lyons, Richard Machen, TAES, 2000, 6 pp, L-5385

Light Disking to Enhance Early Successional Wildlife Habitat in Grasslands and Old Fields: Wildlife Benefits and Erosion Potential, NRCS, 2005, 12 pp, Tech Note

Livestock for Small Acreage Landowners – Richard Machen, Robert Lyons, TAES, 2000, 8 pp, B-6091

Livestock Grazing Distribution: Considerations and Management – Robert Lyons, Richard Machen, TAES, 2001, 6 pp, L- 5409

Managing Residual Forage for Rangeland Health – Wayne Hanselka, Larry White, Jerry Holechek, TAES, 2001, 2 pp, E-127

Native Warm-Season Grasses and Wildlife, NRCS, 2005, 8 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 25

Native Warm-Season Grasses Identification, Establishment and Management for Wildlife and Forage Production in the Mid-South, Craig Harper, Gary Bates, Mark Gudlin, Michael Hansbrough, John Gruchy, Patrick Keyser, UTenn, 2007, 202 pp, PB1752

Natural Resource Conservation Programs and Services for Texas Landowners, TPWD, 2006, 35 pp, PWD BK W7000- 1198

Paradise Lost? The Coastal Prairie of Louisiana and Texas, USFWS & USGS, 1999, 21 pp

Patch Burning Effects on Grazing Distribution – Lance Vermeire, Robert Mitchell, Samuel Fuhlendorf, Robert Gillen, USDA, OSU, TTU, 2004, 5 pp, Journal of Range Management 57:248-252 May 2004

Patch Grazing and Sustainable Rangeland Production – Wayne Hanselka, Robert Lyons, Richard Teague, TAES, 2002, 2 pp, E-172

Planting and Maintenance of Wildflowers and Native Grasses in the Midsouth, Janet Grabowski, NRCS, 1995, 6 pp, Jamie Whitten PMC, MS Vol 11, No. 3 Tech Note

Range Monitoring with Photo Points-Allan McGinty, Larry White, TAES, 1998, 2 pp, L-5216

Rangeland Management Facts, Principals and Techniques, NRCS, RC&D, SWCD, 2003, 12 pp

Restoring Native Grasslands – K. Brian Hays, Matthew Wagner, Fred Smeins, R.Neal Wilkins, TAES, 2005, 4 pp, L-5456

Selecting Plants for Pollinators, A Guide for Farmers, Land Managers and Gardeners in the Outer Coastal Plain Mixed Province – Elizabeth Ley, Stephen Buchmann, Gary Kauffman, Katherine McGuire, NAPPC, 24 pp

Shared Wildlife Resources – An Ecological Approach to Cooperative Wildlife and Habitat Management in the Cross Timbers – Jim Dillard, TPWD, 4 pp, CTWM Series Leaflet No. 1

Stocking Rate Decisions – Key to Successful Ranch Management – Larry White, Allan McGinty, TAES, 1992, 11 pp, E-152 Stocking Rate: The Key Grazing Management Decision – Robert Lyons, Richard Machen, TAES, 2001, 6 pp, L-5400

Texas NRCS Prescribed Grazing Standard, Code 528, NRCS, 2007, 14 pp

Trends Toward More Habitat – NRCS Contributions on Privately Owned Lands, NRCS, 2006, 2 pp

Understanding Forage Intake in Range Animals – Robert Lyons, Rick Machen, T.D.A. Forbes, TAES, 1999, 6 pp, E-393

Using Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation – Xerces Society, NRCS-AWCC, 2008, 16 pp

Using Forage Harvest Efficiency to Determine Stocking Rate – C. Wayne Hanselka, Larry White, Jerry Holechek, TAES, 2001, 2 pp, E-128

Using Livestock to Manage Wildlife Habitat – Robert Lyons, Byron Wright, TAES, 2003, 10 pp, B-6136

Using Wildlife Management as a Qualifying Agricultural Practice, 8.5x14”, quadfold TPWD, 2005, 2 pp, PWD BR W7000- 1121

Value of Wise Land Use in an Agricultural Landscape – Gene Miller, TPWD, 1994, 2 pp

When is the Best Time to Disk Native Warm-Season Grasses for Wildlife? – John p. Gruchy, Craig A. Harper, UT, 7 pp

Wildlife and Habitat Management on Small Acreages in the Cross-Timbers and Prairies Region of Texas – Nathan Rains, TPWD, 2001, 2 pp

 

PrescribedBurning

Getting Started in Prescribed Burning - G. R. McPherson, G. A. Rasmussen, H. A Wright, and C. M. Britton, TTU, 1986, 6 pp, Management Note 9

Lightning-Season Burning: Friend or Foe of Breeding Birds? – Jim Cox, Brent Widener, TTRS, 2008, 16 pp

Management of South Texas Shrublands with Prescribed Fire – C. Wayne Hanselka, D. Lynn Drawe, D.C. Ruthven, USFS- RMRS, 2007, 5 pp, RMRS-P-47

Management of Tobosagrass Rangeland with Prescribed Fire – Carlton M. Britton, Henry A. Wright, Bill E. Dahl, and Darrell N. Ueckert, TTU, 1987, 6 pp, Management Note No. 12

Managing Yaupon with Fire and Herbicides in the Texas Post Oak Savannah – Rob Mitchell, James Cathey. Brad Dabbert, Dale Prochaska, Stephanie DuPree, Ron Sosebee, SRM, 2005, 3 pp, Rangelands, Oct 2005:17-19

Patch Burning Effects on Grazing Distribution – Lance Vermeire, Robert Mitchell, Samuel Fuhlendorf, Robert Gillen, USDA, OSU, TTU, 2004, 5 pp, J. Range Manage 57:248-252 May 2004

Prescribed Burning Associations in Texas, bifold, TPWD, 2006, 2 pp, PWD BR W7000-1019

Prescribed Burning for Landowners, Success is in Planning, NRCS, 2008, 4 pp

Prescribed Burning Juniper Communities in Texas, by G. Allen Rasmussen, Guy R. McPherson, and Henry A. Wright, TTU, 1986, 6 pp, Mgt Note # 10

Prescribed Range Burning in Texas - L.D. White, C. W. Hanselka, TAEX, Reprinted by TPWD, 1991, 16 pp, PWD-BK-7100-196

Response of Herbaceous Vegetation to Winter Burns in the Western South Texas Plains: An Observation – Donald Ruthven, James Gallagher, David Synatzke, TPWD, 2003, 11 pp

Role of Summer Prescribed Fire to Manage Shrub-invaded Grasslands – Charles Taylor, USFS-RMRS, 2007, 4 pp, RMRS- P-47

Wetlands Assistance Guide for Landowners, TPWD, 2000, 49 pg, PWD BK R0400-020

Wetlands Project Site Registry for Landowners, Trifold – Julie Anderson, TPWD, 1997, 2 pp, PWD BR R0400-023

 

Brush

Brush Management for Restoring & Maintaining Grazing Land, NRCS, 2007, 2 pp, color handout

Brush Management Myths and Facts, Laura Ball, Melinda Taylor, ED, 2003, 17 pp

Brush Sculpting for Nongame Birds – Matt Wagner, TPWD, 2000, 5 pp

Conservation Trees and Shrubs – Pocket ID Guide, NRCS, 2002, 34 pp

Ecology & Management of Sand Shinnery Communities:A Literature Review–Roger Peterson,Chad Boyd,USFS-RMRS, 1998, 50 pp, RMRS-GTR-16

Herbaceous Vegetation Diversity and Abundance Beneath Honey Mesquite on the South Texas Plains – Donald Ruthven, TPWD, 2001, 16 pp

History, Biology, Ecology, Suppression and Revegetation of Russian-Olive Sites – Mark Stannard, Dan Ogle, Larry Holzworth, Joe Scianna, Emmy Sunleaf, NRCS, 2002, 14 pp, Technical Notes, Plant Materials No. 47

History of the Vegetation on the Rio Grande Plain – Jack Inglis, TPWD, 1964, 68 pp, Bulletin # 45

Integrating Brush Management Systems (IBMS): Strategies and Economics – C. Wayne Hanselka, Wayne Hamilton, J. Richard Conner, TAES, 1996, 12 pp, B-6041

Integrating Wildlife Habitat Needs into Brush Management Plans in the Texas Panhandle – Gene T. Miller, TPWD, 2006, 2 pp

Major Brush Species of the Texas Panhandle: Control and Suppression, NRCS, 6 pp

Management of South Texas Shrublands with Prescribed Fire – Wayne Hanselka, D. Lynn Drawe, D. Ruthven, USFS- RMRS, 2007, 5 pp, RMRS-P-47

Managing Yaupon with Fire and Herbicides in the Texas Post Oak Savannah – Rob Mitchell, James Cathey. Brad Dabbert, Dale Prochaska, Stephanie DuPree, Ron Sosebee, SRM, 2005, 3 pp, Rangelands, Oct 2005:17-19

Response of Herbaceous Vegetation to Aeration of a Blackbrush-Guajillo Community – Donald Ruthven, David Rios, Adan Gandaria, 2000, 10 pp, Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources Volume 13

Role of Summer Prescribed Fire to Manage Shrub-invaded Grasslands – Charles Taylor, USFS-RMRS, 2007, 4 pp, RMRS- P-47

Sand Shinnery Oak Fire Research Highlights-Black Kettle Grasslands, ODWC, 2007, 5 pp

Sand Shinnery Oak: Control and Management - Russell D. Pettit, TTU, 1986, 6 pp, Management Note No. 8

Status of the Practice of Brush Control in the Rio Grande Plain – R. B. Davis, R.L. Spicer, TPWD, 1965, 22 pp, Bulletin 46

The Timber of the Edwards Plateau of Texas– It’s Relation to Climate, Water Supply & Soil – William Bray, Bureau of Forestry, 1904, 21 pp, Bull #49

Tips for Successful Establishment of Woody Plantings on the High Plains Using a Mechanical Tree Planter and Fabric Layer – Gene Miller, TPWD, 2000, 2 pp

Vegetation Response of a Mesquite-Mixes Brush Community to Aeration – Donald Ruthven, Keith Krakauer, 2004, 7 pp, Journal of Range Management 57:34-40

Woody Plants and Wildlife – Brush Sculpting in South Texas and the Edwards Plateau – Robert Lyons, Tim Ginnett, Richard Taylor, TAES, 1999, 6 pp, L-5332

 

Forest

Common Herbaceous Plants of Southern Forest Range – Harold Grelen, Ralph Hughes, USFS, 1984, 152 pp, SO-210

Common Plants of the Longleaf Pine-Bluestem Range – Harold Grelen, Vinson Duvall, USFS, 1966, 100 pp, SO-23

Common Flora of East Texas, NRCS, 2008, 78 pp

Conservation Trees and Shrubs – Pocket ID Guide, NRCS, 2002, 34 pp

Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America – J. Stein, D. Binlon, R Acclavatti, USDA, 2003, 175 pp, FHTET-2003-01

Lightning-Season Burning: Friend or Foe of Breeding Birds? – Jim Cox, Brent Widener, Tall Timbers Research Station, 16 pp,

Managing Forests for Fish and Wildlife, NRCS, 2002, 44 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 18

Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests, A Field Guide for Identification and Control – James Miller, USFS,2003, 104 pp, General Technical Report SRS-62

 

Cropland / Farm Bill

Conservation Reserve Program Effects on Wildlife Habitat, Habitat Management in Agricultural Ecosystems, and Agricultural Conservation Policy: An Annotated Bibliography - Arthur Allen, USGS, 2007, 336 pp, USGS BSR-2007-XXX

Contributions of the Farm Bill on Fish and Wildlife – Randall Gray, Billy Teels, NRCS, 2006, 1 pg, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):905; 2006

Creating Early Successional Wildlife Habitat through Federal Farm Bill Programs: An Objective-Driven Approach with Case Studies, NRCS, 2005, 48 pp, WHMI/WSSI Technical Note

Creating Wildlife Habitat through Federal Farm Bill Programs: An Objective-Driven Approach – L. Wes Burger, MSU, 2006, 6 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):994-999; 2006

Cropped Wetlands and Wildlife, NRCS, 2005, 6 pp, Fish & Wildlife Habitat Mgt Leaflet # 32

Effects of Conservation Reserve Program on Priority Mixed-grass Prairie Birds – Megan McLachlan, Mike Carter, Christopher Rustay, PLJV, 2007, 56 pp, Conservation Effects Assessment Project

Field Guide to the 2008 Farm Bill for Fish and Wildlife Conservation – Randal Gray, IWJV, 2009, 43 pp

Fish and Wildlife Response to Farm Bill Conservation Practices, TWS, 2007, 118 pp, Technical Review 07-1

Forest Land Compatible Use Guidelines – Wetlands Reserve Program, NRCS, 2004, 33 pp

Hidden Treasures – The Conservation Security Program and Wildlife, Duane Hovorka, NWF, 44 pp

Improving CRP for Wildlife In Conjunction with Emergency Haying and Grazing – Randy Rodgers, Troy Schroeder, Art Allen, Rob Manes, KDWP, USGS, WMI, 2002, 12 pp

Management of Waste Corn for Waterfowl Wintering in the Texas High Plains - G. A. Baldassarre, E. G. Bolen, TTU, 1987, 4 pp, Mgt Note # 13 SG

Managing for Wildlife with the Conservation Reserve Program - Harold L. Schramm, Loren M. Smith, Fred C. Bryant, Ronnie R. George, Bruce C. Thompson, Steve A. Nelle, Gary L. Valentine, TTU, 1987, 6 pp, Management Note # 11

A Riparian Buffer Design for Cropland, USFS-RMRS, 1997, 4 pp, AF Note-5

Wildlife and Fish Conservation through the Farm Bill – Randall Gray, Billy Teels, TWS, 2006, 8 pp, Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):906-913; 2006

Wildlife Habitat Management on Former CRP Lands - Scott Lutz, Gary L. Valentine, Steve Nelle, Dale Rollins, Charles Coffman, Gene T. Miller, TTU, 1994, 4 pp, Management Note No. 15

 

Wetlands

Managing Playas for Wildlife in the Southern High Plains of Texas - Fred S. Guthery, Fred A Stormer, TTU, 1984, 6 pp, Management Note No. 4.

Managing Riparian Areas for Wildlife in Northwest Texas - G. T Miller, J. D. Ray, TPWD, 2000, 2 pp

Managing Riparian Habitats for Wildlife, TPWD, 1998, 6 pp, PWD Brochure W7100-306

Water for West Texas Wildlife – Tim Bone, Ruben Cantu, Sam Brownlee, TPWD, GLO, 1992, 26 pp, PWD-BK-N7100-32

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