Publications

Agneray, A.C., Forister, M.L., Parchman, T.L. & Leger, E.A. (2021 in prep.) The relative performance of restoration mixes that differ in evolutionary history.

Leger, E.A., Agneray, A.C., Baughman, O.W., Brummer, E.C., Erickson, T.E., Hufford, K.M., & Kettenring, K.M. (2021 in prep.) Maintaining function and evolutionary potential during agricultural production of seeds for restoration: research needs to meet seed demands for the decade of restoration.

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L. & Leger, E.A. (2021 in prep.) Trait-based approaches to restoring degraded rangelands.

Faske, T.M., Agneray, A.C., Jahner, J.P., Sheta L.M.*, Leger, E.A., Parchman, T.L. (2021 in prep.) Geography and environment shape genetic structure and seedling traits in rubber rabbitbrush, a foundational Great Basin shrub.

Leger, E.A., Barga, S., Agneray, A.C., Baughman, O.W., Burton, R., & Williams, M. (2020) Selecting native plants for restoration using rapid screening for adaptive traits: methods and outcomes in a Great Basin case study. Restoration Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13260

Carter, T.* & Agneray A. (Spring 2020) Variability of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm.) leaf traits in the Great Basin. Nevada State Undergraduate Research Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.15629/6.7.8.7.5_6-1_S-2020_1

Baughman, O.W., Agneray, A.C., Forister, M.L., Kilkenny, F.F., Espeland, E.K., Fiegener, R., Horning, M., Johnson, R.C., Kaye, T.N., Ott, J.E., St. Clair, B., & Leger, E.A. (2019) Strong patterns of intraspecific variation and local adaptation in Great Basin plants revealed through a review of 75 years of experiments. Ecology and Evolution; 9: 6259– 6275. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5200

Conference Presentations

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L., & Leger, E.A. (2020, October). Surviving in the invaded desert: A climate- and trait-based approach to restoration in the Great Basin. Contributed talk presented virtually at the Natural Areas Association Annual Conference.

Baughman, O.W., Agneray, A.C., Forister, M.L., Kilkenny, F.F., Espeland, E.K., Fiegener, R., Horning, M., Johnson, R.C., Kaye, T.N., Ott, J.E., St. Clair, B., & Leger, E.A. (2020, October). Strong patterns of intraspecific variation and local adaptation in plants of the Great Basin, USA, revealed through a review of 75 years of experiments on 121 taxa. Contributed talk presented virtually at the Natural Areas Association Annual Conference.

Leger, E.A., Barga, S., Agneray, A.C., Baughman, O.W., Burton, R., & Williams, M. (2020, October). Restoration from seed in the Great Basin: What are we doing well, and is there room for improvement? Contributed talk presented virtually at the Natural Areas Association Annual Conference.

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L., & Leger, E.A. (2020, August). What does it take to survive in an invaded desert? A trait-based approach to restoration in the Great Basin. Contributed talk presented virtually at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L., & Leger, E.A. (2019, November). Trait-based approaches to restoring degraded rangelands: a multi-species experiment in the Great Basin Desert. Contributed talk presented at the Society for Ecological Restoration Southwest Chapter Meeting in Tucson, AZ.

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L., & Leger, E.A. (2019, November). Trait-based approaches to restoring degraded rangelands: a multi-species experiment in the Great Basin Desert. Project update presented at the USDA Forest Service office in Reno, NV, to the project advisory board members, including USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel.

Baughman, O.W., Agneray, A.C., Forister, M.L., Kilkenny, F.F., Espeland, E.K., Fiegener, R., Horning, M., Johnson, R.C., Kaye, T.N., Ott, J.E., St. Clair, B., & Leger, E.A. (2019, November). Patterns of local adaptation in plants of the Great Basin after review of over 300 experiments. Poster session presented at the Society for Ecological Restoration Southwest Chapter Meeting in Tucson, AZ.

Baughman, O.W., Agneray, A.C., Forister, M.L., Kilkenny, F.F., Espeland, E.K., Fiegener, R., Horning, M., Johnson, R.C., Kaye, T.N., Ott, J.E., St. Clair, B., & Leger, E.A. (2019, September). Strong patterns of intraspecific variation and local adaptation in the Great Basin, USA. Poster session presented at the Society for Ecological Restoration World Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Agneray, A.C. (2019, August). Restoring the most ecologically disturbed portions of the Great Basin Desert. Guest speaker circuit for the Sagebrush in Prisons Initiative with the Institute for Applied Ecology in Lovelock, Herlong Federal, Northern Nevada, and Warm Springs Correctional Centers.

Faske, T.M., Sheta, L.M.*, Agneray, A.C., & Leger, E.A., Parchman, T.L. (2019, July). Geography and environment shape genome and phenotype variation in a foundational plant of the Great Basin. Contribute talk presented at the Evolution conference in Providence, RI.

Sheta, L.M., Faske, T.M., Agneray, A.C., & Leger, E.A., Parchman, T.L. (2019, July). Range-wide landscape genomic structure of rubber rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) and the potential for reproductively isolated subspecies. Poster session presented at the Evolution conference in Providence, RI.

Carter, T.A., Agneray, A.C., & Leger, E.A. (April, 2019). Changes in leaf morphology in whitebark pine using decades of herbarium specimen. Student poster presentation at the University of Nevada, Reno Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L. & Leger, E.A. (2019, January). Mapping traits of three perennial grasses in the northeastern Californian desert. Poster session presented at the Northern California Botany Symposium in Chico, CA.


Agneray, A.C., Parchman, T.L. & Leger, E.A. (2018, August). Intraspecific functional diversity among dominant plant species in the Great Basin Desert. Contributed talk presented at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Sheta, L.M., Jahner, J.P., Agneray, A.C., Leger, E.A., & Parchman, T.L. (2018, April). Quantification of population structure of Ericameria nauseosa to inform northern Great Basin restoration efforts. Student poster presentation at the University of Nevada, Reno Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Agneray, A.C. (2018, February). A summer of seeds: the kickoff to a native plant research project. Guest speaker presentation for the Nevada Native Plant Society in Reno, NV.

Agneray, A.C., Sheta, L.M., Parchman, T.L. & Leger, E.A. (2017, February). Methods for Creating Resilient Sagebrush Ecosystems in the Great Basin. Poster session presented at the Great Basin Consortium Conference in Reno, NV.