Oak Woodland Research and Education
Natural Resource Extension Specialist
Oak woodland ecology and management and human impacts on wildlife.
- Life history of small mammals in relation to environmental change.
- Role of dead trees in the life history of an ecosystem engineer.
- How large oak trees within the vineyard influence bat species diversity.
Polyakov, A.Y., T.J. Weller, and W.D. Tietje. Remnant trees increase bat activity and facilitate the use of vineyards by edge-adapted bats. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 281: 56-62.
Tietje, W.D., A.Y. Polyakov, V. Rolland, J. Hines, and M. Oli. Population ecology of the California mouse (Peromyscus californicus) in a semi-arid oak-woodland. Journal of Mammalogy 99: 1149-1158.
Lee, D.E. and W.D. Tietje. Dusky-footed woodrat demography and prescribed fire in a California oak woodland. Journal of Wildlife Management 69: 1211-1220.