Ph.D. Natural Resource Ecology & Management – Oklahoma State University, 2008
M.S. Animal & Range Sciences – North Dakota State University, 2005
B.S. Biological Sciences (Fish and Wildlife Option) – Montana State University, 2001
Kral*, K.C., T.J. Hovick, R.F. Limb, and J.P. Harmon. In-revision. Comparing two statistically-based butterfly survey methods to improve butterfly conservation efforts. Ecology and Evolution.
Limb, R.F., T.J. Hovick, J. Volk and J. Norland. In-review. Plant community spatial patterns driven by herbivory intensity. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment.
Kral*, K.C., J.P. Harmon, R.F. Limb, and T.J. Hovick. In-revision Improving our science: the evolution of butterfly sampling and surveying methods over time. Journal of Insect Conservation.
Bendel*, C.R., T.J. Hovick, R.F. Limb, and J.P. Harmon. In-review. Exotic floral resources and honeybee influence plant-pollinator network dynamics in grassland working landscapes. Biological Conservation.
Bendel*, C.R., T.J. Hovick, R.F. Limb, and J.P. Harmon. Accepted. Variation in grazing management practices supports diverse butterfly communities across grassland working landscapes. Journal of Insect Conservation.
Kral*, K.C., R.F. Limb, J.P. Harmon, and T.J. Hovick. 2017. Arthropods and fire: previous research shaping future conservation. Rangeland Ecology and Management 70:589-598.
Bohrer*, S.L., R.F. Limb, A.L.M. Daigh, and J.M. Volk. 2017. Below-ground attributes on reclaimed surface minelands over a 40-year chronosequence. Land Degradation and Development 28:2290-2297.
Klaustermeier*, A.W., A.L.M Daigh, R.F. Limb, and K.K. Sedivec. 2017. Crystallization inhibitors and their remediation potential on brine-contaminated soils. Vados Zone Journal 16(4).
Bohrer*, S.L., R.F. Limb, A.L. Daigh, J.M. Volk, and A.F. Wick. 2017. Fine and coarse-scale patterns of vegetation on reclaimed surface coal mineland over a 40-year chronosequence. Environmental Management 59:431-439
Limb, R.F., S.D. Fuhlendorf, D.M. Engle, and R.F. Miller. 2016. An assessment of research on rangeland fire as a management practice. Rangeland Ecology and Management 69: 415-422.
Klaustermeier*, A., H. Tomlinson*, A. Daigh, R. Limb, T. DeSutter, and K. Sedivec. 2016. Comparison of soil-to-water suspension rations for determining electrical conductivity of brine contaminated soils. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 96:233-243.
Field*, A. K.K. Sedivec, J. Hendrickson, P. Johnson, B. Geaumont, L. Xu, R. Gates, and R. Limb. 2016. Effects of short-term cattle exclusion on plant community composition: prairie dog and ecological site influences. Rangelands 38:34-37.
Kral*, K.C., R.F. Limb, T.J. Hovick, D.A. McGranahan, A.L. Field*, and P.L. O’Brien*. 2015. Simulating grassland prescribed fires using experimental approaches. Fire Ecology 11:34-44.
Limb, R.F., D.M. Engle, A.L. Alford, and E.C. Hellgren. 2014. Plant community response following removal of Juniperus virginiana from tallgrass prairie: A test of restoration limitations. Rangeland Ecology and Management 67:397-405.
Strand, E.K., K.L. Launchbaugh, R. Limb, and L.A. Torell. 2014. Livestock grazing effects on fuel loads for wildland fire in sagebrush dominated ecosystems. Journal of Rangeland Applications 1:35-57.
Weir, J.R., and R.F. Limb. 2013. Seasonal variation in flammability characteristics of Quercus marilandica and Quercus stellate leaf litter burned in the laboratory. Fire Ecology 9:80-88.
Fuhlendorf, S.D., D.M. Engle, R.D. Elmore, R.F. Limb, and T.G. Bidwell. 2012. Conservation of pattern and process: Developing an alternative paradigm of rangeland management. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:579-589.
Alford, A.L., E.C. Hellgren, R.F. Limb, and D.M. Engle. 2012. Experimental tree removal in tallgrass prairie: variable responses of flora and fauna along a wood cover gradient. Ecological Applications 22:947-958.
Weir, J.R. and R.F. Limb. 2011. Use of waste oil as an alternative fuel in drip torches. Fire Management Today 71:12-14.
Dong, X., B. Patton, P. Nyren, R. Limb, L. Cihacek, D. Kirby, and E. Deckard. 2011. Leaf-water relations of a native and an introduced grass species on the mixed-grass prairie under cattle grazing. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 9:311-331.
Limb, R.F., S.D. Fuhlendorf, D.M. Engle, J.R. Weir, R.D. Elmore, and T.G. Bidwell. 2011. Pyric-herboviry and cattle performance in grassland ecosystems. Rangeland Ecology and Management 64:659-663.
Limb, R.F., S.D. Fuhlendorf, D. M. Engle, J.D. Kerby. 2011. Growing-season disturbance in tallgrass prairie: evaluating fire and grazing on Schizachyrium scoparium. Rangeland Ecology and Management 64:28-36.
Limb, R.F., D.M. Engle, A.L. Alford, and E.C. Hellgren. 2010. Tallgrass prairie plant community dynamics along a canopy cover gradient of eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana L.). Rangeland Ecology and Management 63:638-644.
Limb, R.F., D.M. Engle, T.G. Bidwell, D.P. Althoff, A.B. Anderson, P.S. Gipson, and H.R. Howard. 2010. Restoring biopedturbation in grassland with anthropogenic focal disturbance. Plant Ecology 210:331-342.
Limb, R.F., D.M. Engle, S.D. Fuhlendorf, D.P. Althoff, and P.S. Gipson. 2010. Altered herbivore distribution associated with focal disturbance. Rangeland Ecology and Management 63:253-257.
Limb, R.F., S.D. Fuhlendorf, and D.E. Townsend. 2009 Heterogeneity of thermal extremes: Driven by disturbance or inherent in the landscape. Environmental Management. 43:100-106.
Limb, R.F., K.R. Hickman, D.M. Engle, J.E. Norland, and S.D. Fuhlendorf. 2007. Digital photography: reduced variation in visual obstruction measurements for southern tallgrass prairie. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 60:548-552.
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