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Nancy Huntly

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Biology

Professor - Biology Department | Director - Ecology Center

Professor

Contact Information

DialPhone: 435-797-2555


Educational Background

PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 1985
The influence of herbivores on plant communities: experimental studies of a subalpine meadow ecosystem
BA, Biology, Kalamazoo College, 1977

Awards

Fellow, 2018

Ecological Society of America

Skaggs Alaska Scientist in Residence, 2014

Sitka Sound Science Center

Distinguished Researcher, 2007

Idaho State University

Outstanding Researcher, 2006

Idaho State University

Visiting Scientist, 2002

NERC Centre for Population Biology

Jerome Bigelow Award, 1991

Idaho State University Chapter or Sigma Xi

Outstanding Researcher, 1991

Idaho State University

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Press, M.C, Huntly, N., Levin, S., (2001). Ecology: Achievement and Challenge. Blackwell Science
    • Book Chapters

    • Gonzalez, P., Garfin, G., Breshears, D., Brown, H., Brooks, K., Elias, E., Gunasekara, A., Huntly, N., Mantua, N., Margolis, H., McAfee, S., Middleton, B.R, Udall , B.H, (2018). Southwest: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, volume II. U.S Global Change Research Program
    • Dale, V.H, Brown, S., Haueber, R., Hobbs, N.T, Huntly, N., Naiman, R., Riebsame, W., Turner, M., Valone, T.J, (2014). Ecological principles and guidelines for managing the use of land: The Ecological Design and Planning Reader. Island Press
    • Chesson, P., Huntly, N., Roxburgh, S., Pantastico-Caldas, M., Facelli, J.M, (2013). The storage effect: definition and tests in two plant communities. : Temporal Niche Dymamics and Ecological Processes. Oxford University PRess
    • Dunne, J.A, Wood, S., Russell, R., Huntly, N., Betts, M., Maschner, H., (2012). How Sanak Aleut Fit into the Intertidal Food Web.: Sanak Island, Alaska: A Natural and Cultural History. Idaho Museum of Natural History *
    • Huntly, N., Wood, S., Russell, R., (2012). The Ecological Interactions of Sanak: Sanak Island: A Natural and Cultural History. Idaho Museum of Natural History *
    • Russell, R., Huntly, N., Wood, S., Finney, B., Hanson, D., (2012). The Remarkable Life of Sanak: Sanak Island, Alaska: A Natural and Cultural History. Idaho Museum of Natural History *
    • Dale, V.H, Brown, S., Haeuber, R., Hobbs, N.T, Huntly, N., Naiman, R., Riebsame, W., Turner, M., Valone, T.J, (2001). Ecological guidelines for land use and management: Applying Ecological Principles to Land Management . SPRINGER VERLAG
    • Huntly, N., (1995). How important are consumer species to ecosystem function?: Linking Species and Ecosystems. Chapman and Hall

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Dixon, S., Huntly, N., Greenwood, P.E, Gordillo, L.G, (2018). A stochastic model for water-vegetation systems and the effect of decreasing precipitation on semi-arid environments. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 15:5, 1155-1164.
        • Ignace, D., Huntly, N., Chesson, P., (2018). The role of climate in the dynamics of annual plants a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 19:19:3, 279-297.
        • Dunne, J.A, Maschner, H., Betts, M.W, Huntly, N., Russell, R., Williams, R.J, Wood, S.A, (2016). The roles and impacts of human hunter-gatherers in North Pacific marine food webs. Scientific Reports, 6
        • Rieman, B.E, Smith, C.L, Naiman, R.J, Ruggerone, G.T, Wood, C.C, Huntly, N., Alldredge, J.R, Bisson, P.A, Congleton, J., Fausch, K.D, Levings, C., Pearcy, W., Scarnecchia, D., Smouse, P., (2015). A comprehensive approach for habitat restoration in the Columbia Basin. Fisheries, 40:3, 124-135.
        • Naiman, R., Alldredge, J.R, Beauchamp, D., Bisson, P., Congleton, J., Henny, C.J, Huntly, N., Lamberson, R., Levings, C., Merrill, E., Pearcy, W., Rieman, B., Ruggerone, G., Scarnecchia, D., Smouse, P., Wood, C., (2012). Developing a broader scientific foundation for river restoration: Columbia River food webs.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 21201-21207.
        • Derusseau, S.N, Huntly, N., (2012). Effects of gates on the nighttime use of mines by bats in northern Idaho.. Northwestern Naturalist, 93:1, 60-66.
        • Huntly, N., Bangert, R., Hanser, S.E, (2011). Native and exotic plants of fragments of sagebrush steppe produced by geomorphic processes versus land use. Plant Ecology, 212:9, 1549-1561.
        • Prevey, J.S, Germino, M.J, Huntly, N., Inouye, R.S, (2010). Exotic plants increase and native plants decrease with loss of foundation species in sagebrush steppe. Plant Ecology, 207:1, 39-51.
        • Takahashi, M., Huntly, N., (2010). Herbivorous insects reduce growth and reproduction of big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata). Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 4:4, 257-266.
        • Prevey, J.S, Germino, M.J, Huntly, N., (2010). Loss of foundation species increases population growth of exotic forbs in sagebrush steppe. Ecological Applications, 20:7, 1890-1902.
        • Sanford, M.P, Huntly, N., (2010). Seasonal patterns of arthropod diversity and abundance on Big Sagebrush, Artemisia tridentata . Western North American Naturalist, 70:1, 67-76.
        • Bangert, R., Huntly, N., (2010). The distribution of native and exotic plants in a naturally fragmented sagebrush-steppe landscape. Biological Invasions, 12:6, 1627-1640.
        • Maschner, H.D, Betts, M., Cornell, J., Dunne, J.A, Finney, B., Huntly, N., Jordan, J., King, A.A, Misarti, N., Reedy-Maschner, K., Russell, R., Tews, A., Wood, S.A, Benson, B., (2009). An introduction to the biocomplexity of Sanak Island, western Gulf of Alaska. Pacific Science, 63:4, 673-709.
        • Sanford, M.P, Huntly, N., (2009). Selective herbivory by the Desert Woodrat (Neotoma lepida) on Joshua Trees (Yucca brevifolia) . Western North American Naturalist, 69:2, 165-170.
        • McDonald, L.L, Bilby, R., Bisson, P.A, Coutant, C.C, Epifanio, J.M, Goodman, D., Hanna, S., Huntly, N., Merrill, E., Riddell, B., Liss, W., Loudenslager, E.J, Philipp, D.P, Smoker, W., Whitney, R.R, Williams, R.N, (2007). Research, monitoring, and evaluation of fish and wildlife restoration projects in the Columbia River Basin: Lessons learned and suggestions for large-scale monitoring programs. FISHERIES, 32:12, 582-590.
        • Gilliland, K.D, Huntly, N., Anderson, J.E, (2006). Age and population structure of Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) in the northwestern Mojave Desert. Western North American Naturalist, 66:2, 202-208.
        • Li, Y., Feng, Z.L, Swihart, R., Bryant, J., Huntly, N., (2006). Modeling the impact of plant toxicity on plant-herbivore dynamics. Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations , 18:4, 1021-1042.
        • Hanser, S.E, Huntly, N., (2006). The biogeography of small mammals of fragmented sagebrush-steppe landscapes. Journal of Mammalogy, 87:6, 1165-1174.
        • Warren, P., Tripler, C., Bolger, D., Faeth, S., Huntly, N., Lepczyk, C., Meyer, J., Parker, T., Shochat, E., Walker, J., (2006). Urban food webs: predators, prey, and the people who feed them. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 87, 387-393.
        • Hayes, A.R, Huntly, N., (2005). Effects of wind on the behavior and call transmission of pikas (Ochotona princeps). Journal of Mammalogy, 86:5, 974-981.
        • Chesson, P., Gebauer, R., Schwinning, S., Huntly, N., Weigand, K., Ernest, S., Sher, A., Novoplansky, A., Weltzin, J.F, (2004). Resource pulses, species interactions, and diversity maintenance in arid and semi-arid environments. Oecologia, 141:2, 236-253.
        • Kreuzer, M.P, Huntly, N., (2003). Habitat-specific demography: evidence for source-sink population structure in a mammal, the pika. Oecologia, 134:3, 343-349.
        • Ostrow, D.G, Huntly, N., Inouye, R.S, (2002). Plant-mediated interactions between the northern pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides, and aboveground herbivorous insects. Journal of Mammalogy, 83:4, 991-998.
        • Witt, W.C, Huntly, N., (2001). Effects of isolation on red-backed voles (Clethrionomys gapperi) and deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in a sage-steppe matrix. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 79:9, 1597-1603.
        • Roach, W.J, Huntly, N., Inouye, R., (2001). Talus fragmentation mitigates the effects of pikas, Ochotona princeps, on high alpine meadows. Oikos, 92:2, 315-324.
        • Sirotnak, J.M, Huntly, N., (2000). Direct and indirect effects of herbivores on nitrogen dynamics: Voles in riparian areas. Ecology, 81:1, 78-87.
        • Dale, V.H, Brown, S., Haeuber, R.A, Hobbs, N.T, Huntly, N., Naiman, R.J, Riebsame, W.E, Turner, M.G, Valone, T.J, (2000). Ecological principles and guidelines for managing the use of land. Ecological Applications, 10:3, 639-670.
        • Lawson, D., Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Carson, W.P, (1999). Patterns of woody plant abundance, recruitment, mortality, and growth in a 65 year chronosequence of old-fields. Plant Ecology, 145:2, 267-279.
        • Aho, K., Huntly, N., Moen, J., Oksanen, T., (1998). Pikas (Ochotona princeps : Lagomorpha) as allogenic engineers in an alpine ecosystem. Oecologia, 114:3, 405-409.
        • Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Wasley, G.A, (1997). Effects of pocket gophers (Geomys bursarius) on microtopographic variation. Journal of Mammalogy, 78:4, 1144-1148.
        • Chesson, P., Huntly, N., (1997). The roles of harsh and fluctuating conditions in the dynamics of ecological communities. American Naturalist, 150:5, 519-553.
        • Power, M.E, Tilman, D., Carpenter, S.R, Huntly, N., Leibold, M., Morin, P., Menge, B.A, Estes, J.A, Ehrlich, P.R, Hixon, M., Lodge, D.M, McPeek, M.A, Fauth, J.E, Reznick, D., Crowder, L.B, Holbrook, S.J, Peckarsky, B.L, Gill, D.E, Antonovics, J., Polis, G.A, Wake, D.B, Orians, G., Kettersoon, E.D, Marschall, E., Lawler, S.P, (1995). The role of experiments in ecology. Science , 270:5236, 561-561. *
        • Rasmuson, K.E, Anderson, J.E, Huntly, N., (1994). Coordination of branch orientation and photosynthetic physiology in the Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia). Great Basin Naturalist, 54:3, 204-211.
        • Huntly, N., Reichman, O.J, (1994). Effects of subterranean mammalian herbivores on vegetation . Journal of Mammalogy, 75:4, 852-859.
        • Frank, D.A, Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Minshall, G.W, Anderson, J.E, (1994). The biogeochemistry of a north-temperate grassland with native ungulates - nitrogen dynamics in Yellowstone National Park. Biogeochemistry, 26:3, 163-188.
        • Chesson, P., Huntly, N., (1993). Temporal hierarchies of variation and the maintenance of diversity. Plant Species Biology, 8:2-3, 195-206.
        • Huntly, N., (1991). Herbivores and the dynamics of communities and ecosystems . Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 22, 477-503.
        • Chesson, P., Huntly, N., (1989). Short-term instabilities and long-term community dynamics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 4:10, 293-298.
        • Chesson, P.L, Huntly, N., (1988). Community consequences of life-history traits in a variable environment . Annales Zoologici Fennici, 25:1, 5-16.
        • Huntly, N., Inouye, R., (1988). Pocket gophers in ecosystems - patterns and mechanisms . Bioscience, 38:11, 786-793.
        • Louda, S.M, Dixon, P.M, Huntly, N., (1987). Herbivory in sun versus shade at a natural meadow-woodland ecotone in the Rocky Mountains. Vegetatio, 72:3, 141-149.
        • Huntly, N., (1987). Influence of refuging consumers (Pikas - Ochotona princeps) on sub-alpine vegetation. Ecology, 68:2, 274-283.
        • Louda, S.M, Huntly, N., Dixon, P.M, (1987). Insect herbivory across a sun-shade gradient - response to experimentally-induced in situ plant stress. Acta Oecologica-Oecologia Generalis, 8:3, 357-363.
        • Inouye , R.S, Huntly, N., Tilman, D., Tester, JR, J., Stillwell, M., Zinnel, K.C, (1987). Old-field succession on a Minnesota sand plain . Ecology, 68:1, 12-26.
        • Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Tilman, D., Tester, Jr., J., (1987). Pocket Gophers (Geomys bursarius), vegetation, and soil nitrogen along a successional sere in east-central Minnesota . Oecologia, 72:2, 178-184.
        • Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Tilman, D., (1987). Response of Microtus pennsylvanicus to vegetation fertilized with various nutrients, with particular emphasis on sodium and nitrogen concentrations in plant tissues. Holarctic Ecology, 10:2, 110-113.
        • Huntly, N., Inouye, R.S, (1987). Small mammal populations of an old-field chronosequence - successional patterns and associations with vegetation . Journal of Mammalogy, 68:4, 739-745.
        • Huntly, N., Smith, A.T, Ivins, B.L, (1986). Foraging behavior of the pika (Ochotona princeps), with comparisons of grazing versus haying. Journal of Mammalogy, 67:1, 139-148.
        • Inouye, R.S, Huntly, N., Inouye, D.W, (1981). Non-random orientation of Gila Woodpecker nest entrances in saguaro cacti. Condor, 83:1, 88-89.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

              • The ESA Land Use Committee, , Huntly, N., (2000). Ecological Principles for Managing Land Use. Ecological Society of America

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              Scheduled Teaching

              CAS 6004 - Climate Adaptation Science Internship I, Fall 2018

              BIOL, ENVS, PSC, WATS, WI 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2018

              BIOL 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2018

              PSC 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2018

              CAS 6006 - Science Communication Capstone, Fall 2018

              CAS 6004 - Climate Adaptation Science Internship I, Summer 2018

              CAS 6005 - Climate Adaptation Science Internship II, Summer 2018

              BIOL, ENVS, PSC, WATS, WI 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2018

              CAS 6006 - Science Communication Capstone, Spring 2018

              CAS 6004 - Climate Adaptation Science Internship I, Fall 2017

              BIOL, ENVS, PSC, WATS, WI 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2017

              BIOL 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2017

              PSC 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2017

              CAS 6004 - Climate Adaptation Science Internship I, Summer 2017

              ENVS, PSC 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2017

              BIOL 6750 - Topics in Biology, Spring 2017

              BIOL, WATS, WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2016

              BIOL, PSC 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2016

              BIOL, PSC, WATS, WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2016

              BIOL 6750 - Topics in Biology, Spring 2016

              BIOL, ENVS, WATS, WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2015

              BIOL, PSC 6950 - Navigating Sciences Terra Incognita: Communicating to Non-Scientists, Fall 2015

              BIOL,ENVS,WATS,WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2015

              ART,BIOL 6480,6750 - Special Topics Art and Design, Spring 2015

              BIOL,WATS,WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2014

              BIOL,PSC 6750,6900 - Topics in Biology, Fall 2014

              BIOL,ENVS,WATS,WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2014

              BIOL 6750 - Topics in Biology, Spring 2014

              BIOL,ENVS,WATS,WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2013

              BIOL, ENVS, WATS, WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2013

              BIOL 6750 - Writing for Scientists, Spring 2013

              BIOL 7750 - Writing for Scientsts, Spring 2013

              BIOL, ENVS, WATS, WILD 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Fall 2012

              BIOL, ENVS, WATS, WILD, WATS 6870 - Ecology Seminar, Spring 2012

              BIOL 6750 - Writing for Scientists, Spring 2012


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Masaru Takahashi, Biology 2012
              Heidi Albano, Biology 2010
              Sara Kaiser, Biology 2009
              Faith Rudebusch, Biology 2008
              Sarah Schoen, Biology 2008
              Jonathan Knudsen, Biology 2006
              Kimberly Gilliland, Biology 2006
              Linda Qvarnemark, Biology 2005
              Sabrina Derusseau, Biology 2004
              David Johnson, Biology 2003
              Ashley Hayes, Biology 2002
              Gretchen Fowles, Biology 2002
              Ryan Peck, Biology 2002
              Michael Kreuzer, Biology 2001
              Steven Hanser, Biology 2001
              Nancy Hampton, Biology 2000
              W. Christopher Witt, Biology 2000
              Dejerianne Ostrow, Biology 1999
              Joseph Sirotnak, Biology 1998
              W. John Roach, Biology 1998
              Allison Brody, Biology 1997
              Kyle Merriam, Biology 1997
              R. Daniel Lawson, Biology 1996
              Adam Porth, Biology 1995
              Pamela Goodman, Biology 1994