Publications

  • Blake-Bradshaw, A.G., J.D. Lancaster, J.R. O’Connell, J.W. Matthews, M.W. Eichholz and H.M. Hagy. 2020. Suitability of wetlands for migrating and breeding waterbirds in Illinois. Wetlands, in press.
  • Price, E.P.F., G. Spyreas and J.W. Matthews. 2020. Biotic homogenization of wetland vegetation in the conterminous United States driven by Phalaris arundinacea and anthropogenic disturbance. Landscape Ecology, 10.1007/s10980-020-00978-x
  • Matthews, J.W., S. McIntyre, A.L. Peralta and C. Rodgers. 2020. Long-term assessment of alternative strategies for the restoration of floodplain forest in the presence of an invasive grass, Phalaris arundinacea. Wetlands, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-019-01204-4
  • Sonter, L.J., M. Barnes, J.W. Matthews and M. Maron. 2019. Quantifying habitat losses and gains made by US Species Conservation Banks to improve compensation policies and avoid perverse outcomes. Conservation Letters 12:e12629. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/conl.12629
  • Price, E.P.F., G. Spyreas and J.W. Matthews. 2019. Wetland compensation and its impacts on β-diversity. Ecological Applications 29:e01827. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eap.1827
  • Matthews, J.W., G.E. Pociask, E.P.F. Price and A.E. Krzywicka. 2019. Flood exposure affects long-term tree survival in compensatory mitigation wetlands. Wetlands 39:1129-1138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-019-01158-7
  • Robertson, M., S.M. Galatowitsch and J.W. Matthews. 2018. Longitudinal evaluation of vegetation richness and cover at wetland compensation sites: implications for regulatory monitoring under the Clean Water Act. Wetlands Ecology and Management 26:1089-1105. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-018-9633-8
  • Skultety, D. and J.W. Matthews. 2018. Human land use as a driver of plant community composition in wetlands of the Chicago metropolitan region. Urban Ecosystems 21:447-458. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11252-018-0730-5
  • Price, E.P.F., G. Spyreas and J.W. Matthews. 2018. Biotic homogenization of regional wetland plant communities within short timescales in the presence of an aggressive invader. Journal of Ecology 106:1180-1190. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12883/full
  • Peralta, A.L., M.E. Muscarella and J.W. Matthews. 2017. Wetland management strategies lead to tradeoffs in ecological structure and function. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 5:74. https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.253
  • Williams, R.E., B.A. Roundy, A. Hulet, R.F. Miller, R.J. Tausch, J.C. Chambers, J. Matthews, R. Schooley and D. Eggett. 2017. Pretreatment tree dominance and conifer removal treatments affect plant succession in sagebrush communities. Rangeland Ecology & Management 70:759-773. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.05.007
  • Skultety, D. and J.W. Matthews. 2017. Urbanization and roads drive non-native plant invasion in the Chicago Metropolitan region. Biological Invasions 19:2553-2566. doi:10.1007/s10530-017-1464-7.
  • Krzywicka, A.E., G.E. Pociask, D.A. Grimley and J.W. Matthews. 2017. Hydrology and soil magnetic susceptibility as predictors of planted tree survival in a restored floodplain forest. Ecological Engineering 103:275-287. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.04.011
  • Matthews, J.W., B. Molano-Flores, J. Ellis, P.B. Marcum, W. Handel, J. Zylka and L.R. Phillippe. 2017. Impacts of management and antecedent site condition on restoration outcomes in a sand prairie. Restoration Ecology 25:972-981. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12525
  • Brudvig, L.A., R.S. Barak, J.T. Bauer, T.T. Caughlin, D.C. Laughlin, L. Larios, J.W. Matthews, K.L. Stuble, N.E. Turley and C.R. Zirbel. 2017. Interpreting variation to advance predictive restoration science. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1018-1027. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12938
  • Van den Bosch, K. and J.W. Matthews. 2017. An assessment of long-term compliance with performance standards in compensatory mitigation wetlands. Environmental Management 59:546-556. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0804-1.
  • Peimer, A.W., A.E. Krzywicka, D.B. Cohen, K. Van den Bosch, V.L. Buxton, N.A. Stevenson and J.W. Matthews. 2017. National-level wetland policy specificity and goals vary according to political and economic indicators. Environmental Management 59:141-153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0766-3.
  • Matthews, J.W., D. Skultety, B. Zercher, M.P. Ward and T.J. Benson. 2016. Field verification of original and updated National Wetland Inventory maps in three metropolitan areas in Illinois, USA. Wetlands 36:1155-1165.
  • Peralta, A.L., E.R. Johnston, J.W. Matthews and A.D. Kent. 2016. Abiotic correlates of microbial community structure and nitrogen cycling functions vary within wetlands. Freshwater Science 35:573-588.
  • Jessop, J., G. Spyreas, G.E. Pociask, T.J. Benson, M.P. Ward, A.D. Kent and J.W. Matthews. 2015. Tradeoffs among ecosystem services in restored wetlands. Biological Conservation 191:341-348.
  • Matthews, J.W. 2015. Group-based modeling of ecological trajectories in restored wetlands. Ecological Applications 25:481-491.
  • DeBerry, D.A., S.J. Chamberlain and J.W. Matthews. 2015. Trends in Floristic Quality Assessment for wetland evaluation. Wetland Science and Practice 32:12-22.
  • Matthews, J.W., G. Spyreas and C.M. Long. 2015. A null model test of Floristic Quality Assessment: Are plant species’ Coefficients of Conservatism valid? Ecological Indicators 52:1-7.
  • Olson, K., J. Matthews, L. Wright Morton and J. Sloan. 2015. Impact of levee breaches, flooding, and land scouring on soil productivity. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70:5A-11A.
  • Peralta, A.L., S. Ludmer, J.W. Matthews and A.D. Kent. 2014. Bacterial community response to changes in soil redox potential along a moisture gradient in restored wetlands. Ecological Engineering 73:246-253.
  • Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews and A.D. Kent. 2014. Habitat specialization along a wetland moisture gradient differs between ammonia-oxidizing and denitrifying microorganisms. Microbial Ecology 68:339-350.
  • Bried, J.T., S.K. Jog and J.W. Matthews. 2013. Floristic quality assessment signals human disturbance over natural variability in a wetland system. Ecological Indicators 34:260-267.
  • Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews, D.N. Flanagan and A.D. Kent. 2012. Environmental factors at dissimilar spatial scales influence plant and microbial communities in restored wetlands. Wetlands 31:1125-1134.
  • Maron, M., R.J. Hobbs, A. Moilanen, J.W. Matthews, K. Christie, T.A. Gardner, D.A. Keith, D.B. Lindenmayer and C. McAlpine. 2012. Faustian bargains? Restoration realities in the context of biodiversity offset policies. Biological Conservation 155:141-148.
  • Spyreas, G., S.J. Meiners, J.W. Matthews and B. Molano-Flores. 2012. Successional trends in Floristic Quality. Journal of Applied Ecology 49:339-348.
  • Matthews, J.W. and G. Spyreas. 2010. Convergence and divergence in wetland restoration trajectories as a framework for monitoring restoration progress. Journal of Applied Ecology 47:1128-1136.
  • Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews and A.D. Kent. 2010. Microbial community structure and denitrification in a wetland mitigation bank. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76:4207-4215.
  • Matthews, J.W., and A.G. Endress. 2010. Rate of succession in restored wetlands and the role of site context. Applied Vegetation Science 13:346-355.
  • Spyreas, G., B.W. Wilm, A.E. Plocher, D.M. Ketzner, J.W. Matthews, E.J. Heske, and J. Ellis. 2010. Multi-taxa consequences of invasion by reed canary grass Phalaris arundinacea. Biological Invasions 12:1253-1267.
  • Matthews, J.W., A.L. Peralta, D.N. Flanagan, P.M. Baldwin, A. Soni, A.D. Kent and A.G. Endress. 2009. Relative influence of landscape versus local factors on plant community assembly in restored wetlands. Ecological Applications 19:2108-2123.
  • Matthews, J.W., G. Spyreas and A.G. Endress. 2009. Trajectories of vegetation-based indicators used to assess wetland restoration progress. Ecological Applications 19:2093-2107.
  • Matthews, J.W., A.L. Peralta, A. Soni, P. Baldwin, A.D. Kent and A.G. Endress. 2009. Local and landscape correlates of non-native species invasion in restored wetlands. Ecography 32:1031-1039.
  • Matthews, J.W. and A.G. Endress. 2008. Performance criteria, compliance success, and vegetation development in compensatory mitigation wetlands. Environmental Management 41:130-141.