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Published in Great Plains Research, 18:2 (Fall 2008). Copyright © 2008 by the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Social Sciences

Stated Preferences for Ecotourism Alternatives on Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation (Robert R. Hearne and Sheldon Tuscherer) ......... 131

Investigating Psychosocial Well-Being among Ethnically Diverse Rural Women: Expect the Unexpected (Rochelle L. Dalla, Catherine A. Huddleston-Casas, and Maria León) ........ 143

Moving to the Rural Great Plains: Point of Origin Differences in the Decision-Making Process (Randy Cantrell, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Bruce Johnson, Charlotte Narjes, and Rebecca Vogt) ........ 155

Producer Responses to Carbon Sequestration Incentives in the Northern Great Plains (Dean A. Bangsund and F. Larry Leistritz) ........ 165

Natural Sciences

Six Centuries of Fire History at Devils Tower National Monument with Comments on Regionwide Temperature Influence (Michael C. Stambaugh, Richard P. Guyette, Erin R. McMurry, Joseph M. Marschall, and Gary Willson) ........ 177

Historic and Recent Distributions of Elk in Nebraska (Kent A. Fricke, Michael A. Cover, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Scott R. Groepper, Hugh H. Genoways, Kit M. Hams, and Kurt C. VerCauteren) ........ 189

Assessment of Conservation Reserve Program Fields within the Current Distribution of Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Dana Ripper, Megan McLachlan, Theodore Toombs, and Tammy VerCauteren) ........ 205

Literature Review of Mule Deer and White-Tailed Deer Movements in Western and Midwestern Landscapes (Scott E. Hygnstrom, Scott R. Groepper, Kurt C. VerCauteren, ChuckJ. Frost, Justin R. Boner, Travis C. Kinsell, and Greg M. Clements) ........ 219

Book Reviews ........ 233

News and Notes ........ 251

Annual Index ........ 253