- Helps implement new research programs at the KU Field Station.
- Provides orientation for faculty and students conducting research at the Field Station.
- Assists with university field courses.
- Conducts management/stewardship of Field Station lands.
Completed master's level coursework, Natural Resource Management, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1999
Certificate of completion, Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, Port Townsend, Wash., 1996
B.S., Natural Resource Management, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1993
KU Field Station
Areas of specialization
- Natural resource management
- Forestry and forest entomology
Alexander, H.M., C.D. Collins, A.W. Reed, W.D. Kettle, D.A. Collis, L.D. Christiana, and V.B. Salisbury. 2018. Effects of removing woody cover on long‐term population dynamics of a rare annual plant (Agalinis auriculata): A study comparing remnant prairie and oldfield habitats. Ecol Evol. 2018;8:11975–11986. doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4654.
Alexander, H.M., A.W. Reed, W.D. Kettle, N.A. Slade, S.A. Bodbyl Roels, C.D. Collins, and V. Salisbury. 2012. Detection and plant monitoring programs: Lessons from an intensive survey of Asclepias meadii with five observers. PLOS ONE 7(12): e52762. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052762.
Haavik, L., F. Stephen, M. Fierke, V. Salisbury, S. Leavitt, S. Billings. 2008. Dendrochronological parameters of northern red oak (Quercus rubra Fagaceae) infested with red oak borer (Enapholodes rufulus) (Haldeman) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)). Forest Ecology and Management 255:1501-1509.
Kettle, W., V. Salisbury, W. H. Busby, C. C. Freeman. 2007. Ecological management plan for the Anderson County Prairie Preserve. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 27 pp.
Fierke, M.K., D.L. Kinney, V. Salisbury, D.J.Crook, F.M. Stephen. 2005. A rapid estimation procedure for within-tree populations of red oak borer (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Forest Ecology and Management 215:163-168.
Fierke, M.K., D.L. Kinney, V. Salisbury, D.J. Crook, F.M. Stephen . 2005. Development and comparison of intensive and extensive sampling methods and preliminary within-tree population estimates of red oak borer (Coleoptera: Cerambycide) in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Environmental Entomology 34(1):184-192.
Stephen, F.M., V. Salisbury, F.L. Oliveria. 2003. Red oak borer, Enaphalodes rufulus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, USA: An unexpected and remarkable forest disturbance. Integrated Pest Management Reviews 6:247-252.