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Volume 32
Number 1
Summer 2015
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The impact of introduced crayfish on a unique population of salamander in Crater Lake, Oregon

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By M. W. Buktenica, S. F. Girdner, A. M. Ray, D. K. Hering, and J. Umek

A Mazama newt swims in the water column of Crater Lake (Credit: Copyright Jeremy Monroe, Freshwaters Illustrated)
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Detail of figure 2 graph from the article, used here as a decorative illustration The National Park Service response to climate change in wilderness
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By Katie Nelson
Interpretive Primer
Kayakers paddle past sandstone rocks in Apostle Islands National Seashore (Credit: Seth Stein) Using Lake Superior parks to explain the Midcontinent Rift
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By Seth Stein, Carol A. Stein, Eunice Blavascunas, and Jonas Kley
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Night sky photo over Acadia National Park (Credit: NPS Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division) Indicators and standards of quality for viewing the night sky in the national parks
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By Robert Manning, Ellen Rovelstad, Chadwick Moore, Jeffrey Hallo, and Brandi Smith
Research Reports
Weatherproof plastic box that serves as a geocache (Credit: NPS Photo) Satellite communications: Geocaches as interpretation
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By Larry Perez and Rudy Beotegui
Adult black-legged tick (<em>Ixodes scapularis</em>) Tick surveillance and disease prevention on the Appalachian Trail
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By Karl Ford, Robyn Nadolny, Ellen Stromdahl, and Graham Hickling
American pika (Credit: Copyright Dick Orleans) Parks, pikas, and physiological stress: Implications for long-term monitoring of an NPS climate-sensitive sentinel species
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By Jennifer L. Wilkening and Chris Ray
Lesser long-nosed bats roosting in an alcove of the State of Texas Mine lower adit in 2010 (Credit: Gabrielle Diamond) Survey of an endangered bat roost at Coronado National Memorial, Arizona
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By Amanda Best, Gabrielle Diamond, Joel Diamond, Debbie Buecher, Ronnie Sidner, David Cerasale, James Tress Jr., with contributions from Linda Dansby, Jason Mateljak, Adam Springer, Mike Wrigley, and Tim Tibbitts
Abandoned mineral lands
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By Linda Dansby
Bison drink from an open well on The Nature Conservancy’s Zapata Ranch, Colorado (Credit: Colorado Stateu University and USGS/Sarah J. Garza) Removal of artesian wells in Great Sand Dunes National Park and its aftermath on small mammals, plant cover, and area disturbance by ungulates
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By Sarah J. Garza, Kenneth R. Wilson, and Gillian Bowser
Stream and forest scene at Lassen Volcanic National Park (Credit: NPS Photo) Vascular plant hyperdiversity in high-elevation riparian communities of National Park Service units in the Klamath Network
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By Sean B. Smith and Daniel A. Sarr
Stream and forest in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Credit: NPS/Tamara Blett) Ozone effects on two ecosystem services at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA
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By Andrew Bingham and Ellen Porter
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