Peer Reviewed Publications 

Every year, Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) provides grants and supports Alberta-based research that focuses on increasing our knowledge of fish, wildlife and biodiversity. We have hundreds of peer reviewed publications, starting from 1999 to the present. 


Burkholder, E. N., A. F. Jakes, P. F. Jones, M. Hebblewhite, and C. J. Bishop. 2018. To jump or not to jump: mule deer and white-tailed deer fence crossing decisions. Wildlife Society Bulletin 42:420-429.

Tack, J. D., Jakes, A. F., Jones, P. F., Hebblewhite, M., Naugle, D. E., Doherty, K. E., Sather, M. K., Martin, B. H., & Pritchert, R. (2023). Grassland intactness outcompetes species as a more efficient surrogate in conservation design. Conservation Science and Practice, e13020.

Boczulak H., N.P. Boucher, A. Ladle, M.S. Boyce, J.T. Fisher. 2023. Industrial development alters wolf spatial distribution mediated by prey availability. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.10224

Peters, S.H., L. Engley, A. Rezansoff, D.R.C. Prescott, and P.F. Jones. 2023. The effectiveness and cost efficiency of different predator exclosure designs to increase piping plover (Charadrius melodus) nest success and fledging rate in Alberta, Canada. Conservation Science and Practice 2023;5:e12909. doi:


Landry-DeBoer, J. P. N., P.F. Jones, B.A. Downey, P.K. Rose, K. Taylor, M.S. Verhage, A.M. MacDonald, and A.J. Moltzahn. 2023. Diversity in selection patterns of five grassland songbirds in dry-mixed grasslands of Alberta. Avian Conservation and Ecology 18(1):16.

Wilkinson, C.E., P.F. Jones, and A.F. Jakes. 2023. Editorial: Disentangling the complexity of fence effects on wildlife and ecosystems. Frontiers in Conservation Science 4:937203. doi:

Eacker, D.R., A.F. Jakes, and P.F. Jones. 2023. Spatiotemporal risk factors predict landscape-scale survivorship for a northern ungulate. Ecosphere 14(2):e4341.

Lee, T.S., N.L. Kahal, H.L. Kinas, L.A. Randall, T.M. Baker, V.A. Carney, K. Kendell, K. Sanderson, and D. Duke. 2021. Advancing Amphibian Conservation through Citizen Science in Urban Municipalities. Diversity 13(5):211.

Lee, T.S., P.F. Jones, A.F. Jakes, M. Jensen, K. Sanderson, and D. Duke. 2023. Where to invest in road mitigation? A comparison of multiscale wildlife data to inform roadway prioritization. Journal for Nature Conservation 71(2023) 126327.

Trump T., K. Knopff, A. Morehouse, and M.S. Boyce. 2022. Sustainable elk harvests in Alberta with increasing predator populations. PLoS ONE 17(10): e0269407.

Foca J.M. and M.S. Boyce. 2022. Bison and elk spatiotemporal interactions in Elk Island National Park. Frontiers in Conservation Science 3:937203. doi: 10.3389/fcosc.2022.937203.

MacDonald, A.M., P.F. Jones, J.A. Hanlon, B.H. Martin, and A.F. Jakes. 2022. How did the deer cross the fence: An evaluation of wildlife-friendlier fence modifications to facilitate deer movement. Frontiers in Conservation Science 3:991765. doi: 10.3389/fcosc.2022.991765.

Jakes AF, DeCesare NJ, Jones PF, Gates CC, Story SJ, Olimb SK, et al. (2020) Multi-scale habitat assessment of pronghorn migration routes. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0241042.

Lee, TS, Creech, TG, Martinson, A, et al. Prioritizing human safety and multispecies connectivity across a regional road network. Conservation Science and Practice. 2020;e327.

Arteaga-Torres, Josue David; Wijmenga, Jan J.; Mathot, Kimberley J. (2020): Supplementary material from "Visual cues of predation risk outweigh acoustic cues: a field experiment in black-capped chickadees". The Royal Society. Collection.

Jeremiah E. Banfield, Simone Ciuti, Charlene C. Nielsen, Mark S. Boyce, Cougar roadside habitat selection: Incorporating topography and traffic, Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 23, 2020, e01186, ISSN 2351-9894,

Matthew A. Scrafford, Barry R. Nobert, Mark S. Boyce, Beaver (Castor canadensis) use of borrow pits in an industrial landscape in northwestern Alberta, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 269, 2020, 110800, ISSN 0301-4797,

Jones, P.F., Jakes, A.F., Eacker, D.R. and Hebblewhite, M. (2020), Annual Pronghorn Survival of a Partially Migratory Population. Jour. Wild. Mgmt.. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21886

Amanda MacDonald, Samuel F. Bartels, S. Ellen Macdonald, Karine E. Pigeon, Doug MacNearney, Laura Finnegan, Wildlife forage cover and composition on pipeline corridors in Alberta: Implications for wildlife conservation, Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 468, 2020, 118189, ISSN 0378-1127,

Jones, P.F., Jakes, A.F., MacDonald, A.M., Hanlon, J.A., Eacker, D.R., Martin, B.H. and Hebblewhite, M. (2020), Evaluating Responses by Sympatric Ungulates to Fence Modifications Across the Northern Great Plains. Wildl. Soc. Bull.. doi:10.1002/wsb.1067

Jones, P. F., Jakes, A. F., Eacker, D. R., Seward, B. C., Hebblewhite, M. and Martin, B. H. (2018), Evaluating responses by pronghorn to fence modifications across the Northern Great Plains. Wildl. Soc. Bull.. . doi:10.1002/wsb.869

Joly, K., E. Gurarie, M. S. Sorum, P. Kaczensky, M. D. Cameron, A. F. Jakes, B. L. Borg, D. Nandintsetseg, J. G. C. Hopcraft, B. Buuveibaatar, P. F. Jones, T. Mueller, C. Walzer, K. A. Olson, J. C. Payne, A. Yadamsuren and M. Hebblewhite. 2019. Longest terrestrial migrations and movements around the world. Scientific Reports 9: 1-10. Article 15333. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51884-5. 

Matthew A. Scrafford, Tal Avgar, Bill Abercrombie, Jesse Tigner, Mark S. Boyce, Wolverine habitat selection in response to anthropogenic disturbance in the western Canadian boreal forest, Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 395, 2017, Pages 27-36, ISSN 0378-1127,

Webb, S. M., Anderson, R. B., Manzer, D. L., Abercrombie, B. , Bildson, B. , Scrafford, M. A. and Boyce, M. S. (2016), Distribution of female wolverines relative to snow cover, Alberta, Canada. Jour. Wild. Mgmt., 80: 1461-1470. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21137


Webb, S. M., Anderson, R. B., Jokinen, M. E., Abercrombie, B. , Bildson, B. and Manzer, D. L. (2019), Incorporating local ecological knowledge to explore wolverine distribution in alberta, canada. Wildl. Soc. Bull., 43: 414-424. doi:10.1002/wsb.1005

Jokinen, Michael & Webb, Shevenell & Anderson, Robert. (2019). Characteristics of Wolverine (Gulo gulo) dens in the lowland boreal forest of north-central Alberta. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 133. 1. 10.22621/cfn.v133i1.2083. 

Avgar, T., S. R. Lele, J. L. Keim, and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Relative Selection Strength: Quantifying effect size in habitat- and step-selection inference. Ecology and Evolution 2017;00:1-9. 

Wilson, M. J., and S. E. Bayley. 2012. Use of single versus multiple biotic communities as indicators of biological integrity in northern prairie wetlands. Ecological Indicators 20:187-195.
Wilson, G.A., T.L. Fulton, K. Kendell, G. Scrimgeour, C.A. Paszkowski, and D.W. Coltman. 2008. Genetic diversity and structure in Canadian northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens) populations:
implications for reintroduction programs. NRC Research Press Website  at 86:863-874.
Wilson, G.A., T. L. Fulton, K. Kendell, D. M. Schock, C. A. Paszkowski, and D. W. Coltman. 2008. Genetic Evidence for Single Season Polygyny in the Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens). Herpetological Review 39(1): 46-50.
Williams, B. W., S. R. Gelder, and H. Proctor. 2009. Distribution and first reports of Branchiobdellida (Annelida: Clitellata) on crayfish in the prairie provinces of Canada. Western North American Naturalist 69(1): 119-124.
Webb, S. M., D. J. Davidson, and M. S. Boyce. 2008. Trapper Attitudes and Industrial Development on
Registered Traplines in West-Central Alberta. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 23(2): 115-126.
Shafer ABA, Côté, SD, Coltman DW. 2011. Hot spots of genetic diversity descended from multiple Pleistocene refugia in an alpine ungulate. Evolution 65(1):125–138.
Schwab, C, B. Cristescu, J.M. Northrup, G.B. Stenhouse, and M. Ganzle. 2011. Diet and Environment Shape Fecal Bacterial Microbiota Composition and Enteric Pathogen Load of Grizzly Bears. Plos One 6(12): e27905.
Sawaya, M. A., S. T. Kalinowski, and A. P. Clevenger. 2014. Genetic connectivity for two bear species at wildlife crossing structures in Banff National Park. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281(1780); DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1705.
Sawaya, M. A., J. B. Stetz, A. P. Clevenger, M. L. Gibeau, and S. T. Kalinowski. 2012. Estimating grizzly and black bear population abundance and trend in Banff National Park using noninvasive genetic sampling. PLoS ONE 7(5): e34777. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0034777.
Sawaya, M. A., A. P. Clevenger, and S. T. Kalinowski. 2013. Demographic connectivity for Ursid populations at wildlife crossing structures in Banff National Park. Conservation Biology 27(4):721–730. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12075
Raveh, S., D. Heg, V. A. Viblanc, D. W. Coltman, J. C. Gorrell, F. S. Dobson, A. Balmer, and P. Neuhaus. 2011. Male reproductive tactics to increase paternity in the polygynandrous Columbian ground squirrel (Urocitellus columbianus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65:695–706.
Raveh, S., D. Heg, F. S. Dobson, D. W. Coltman, J. C. Gorrell, A. Balmer, and P. Neuhaus. 2010. Mating order and reproductive success in male Columbian ground squirrels (Urocitellus columbianus). Behavioral Ecology 21(3):537-547.
Raveh, S, D. Heg, F. S. Dobson, D. W. Coltman, J. C. Gorrell, A. Balmer, S. Röösli, and P. Neuhaus. 2011. No experimental effects of parasite load on male mating behaviour and reproductive success. Animal Behaviour. 82(4):673-682.
Randall, L., K. Kendell, P. Govindarajulu, B. Houston, P. Ohanjanian, and A. Moehrenschlager. 2016. Re-introduction of the northern leopard frog in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada in Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2016. Case-studies from around the globe 45-50.
Poissant, J., J. T. Hogg, C. S. Davis, J. M. Miller, J. F. Maddox, D. W. Coltman, 2010. Genetic linkage map of a wild genome: genomic structure, recombination and sexual dimorphism in bighorn sheep. BMC Genomics 11: 524.
Poissant, J., C. S. Davis, R. M. Malenfant, J. T. Hogg, and D. W. Coltman. 2012. QTL mapping for sexually dimorphic fitness-related traits in wild bighorn sheep. Heredity 108(3):256-263.
Poissant J., A. J. Wilson, M. Festa-Bianchet, J. T. Hogg, and D. W. Coltman. 2008. Quantitative genetics and sex-specific selection on sexually dimorphic traits in bighorn sheep. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 623-628.
Peters, W., M. Hebblewhite, K. G. Smith, S. M. Webb, N. Webb, M. Russell, C. Stambaugh, and R. B. Anderson. 2014. Contrasting Aerial Moose Population Estimation Methods and Evaluating Sightability in West-Central Alberta, Canada. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(3): 639-649.
Pelletier, F., J. Mainguy, and S. D. Côté. 2009. Rut-induced hypophagia in male bighorn sheep and mountain goats: Foraging under time budget constraints. Ethology 115(2):141–151.
Patterson, W. F., and M. G. Sullivan. 2013. Testing and Refining the Assumptions of Put-and-Take Rainbow Trout Fisheries in Alberta. Routledge Informa Ltd; Human Dimensions of Wildlife 18:340-354.
Olson, D. H. 2003. Herpetological Conservation in Northwestern North America. Northwestern Naturalist 90:61-96.
Nyanumba, S. M., and J. F. Jr. Cahill. 2012. Effect of aboveground litter on belowground plant interactions in a native Rough Fescue grassland. Basic and Applied Ecology 13(7): 615-622.

Nelson, B., M. Hebblewhite, V. Ezenwa, T. Shury, E.H. Merrill, P.C. Paquet, F. Schmiegelow, D. Seip, G. Skinner, N. Webb. 2012. Prevalence of antibodies to canine parvovirus and distemper virus in wolves in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48: 68-76. 

Morris, M. R. J., R. Richard, E. H. Leder, R. D. H. Barrett, N. Aubin-Horth, and S. M. Rogers. 2014. Gene expression plasticity evolves in response to colonization of freshwater lakes in threespine stickleback. Molecular Ecology 23(13): 3226–3240. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12820
Morris, M. R. J., and S. M. Rogers. 2013. Overcoming maladaptive plasticity through plastic compensation. Current Zoology (formerly Acta Zoologica Sinica) 59(4):526-536.
Miller, J. M., J. Poissant, J. W. Kijas, the International Sheep Genomics Consortium, and D. W. Coltman. 2011. A genome wide set of SNPs detects population substructure and long range linkage disequilibrium in wild sheep. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(2):314-322. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02918.x
Miller, J. M., J. Poissant, J. T. Hogg, and D. W. Coltman. 2012. Genomic consequences of genetic rescue in an insular population of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Molecular Ecology 21(7):1583-1596. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05427.x
Manzer, D. L., and S. J. Hannon. 2008. Survival of sharp-tailed grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus chicks and hens in a fragmented prairie landscape. Wildlife Biology 14:16-25. 
Mainguy, J., S. D. Côté, M. Festa-Bianchet, D. W. Coltman. 2009. Father-offspring phenotypic correlations suggest intralocus sexual conflict for a fitness-linked trait in a wild sexually dimorphic mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276(1675): 4067-4075.
Mainguy, J., S. D. Côté, and D. W. Coltman. 2009. Multilocus heterozygosity, parental relatedness and individual fitness components in a wild mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus population. Molecular Ecology 18(10): 2297–2306. 
Lambert, J. D., and S. J. Hannon. 2000. Short-Term Effects of Timber Harvest on Abundance, Territory Characteristics, and Pairing Success of Ovenbirds in Riparian Buffer Strips. The Auk 117(3): 687-698.
Kuzyk, G. W. 2001. Female and Calf Moose Remain Stationary and Non-Aggressive when Approached by Wolves in West-Central Alberta. Alberta Naturalist 31(4): 53-54. 
Kutz, S. J., J. Ducrocq, G. G. Verocai, B. M. Hoar, D. D. Colwell, K. B. Beckmen, L. Polley, B. T. Elkin, and E. P. Hoberg. 2012. Parasites in Arctic ungulates of North America and Greenland: A view of contemporary diversity, ecology and impact in a world under changes. Advances in Parasitology 79: 99–252.
Knopff, K. H., A. D. Knopff, and M. S. Boyce. 2010. Scavenging Makes Cougars Susceptible to Snaring at Wolf Bait Stations. Journal of Wildlife Management 74(4): 644-653.
Kardynal, K. J., K. A. Hobson, S. L. Van Wilgenburg, and J. L. Morissette. 2009. Moving riparian management guidelines towards a natural disturbance model: An example using boreal riparian and shoreline forest bird communities. Forest Ecology and Management 257(1): 54-65.
Jones, P. F., R. Penniket, L. Fent, J. Nicholson, and B. Adams. 2005. Silver Sagebrush Community Associations in Southeastern Alberta, Canada. Rangeland Ecol Manage 58:400–405.
Jones, P. F., M. Grue, M. Suitor, D. J. Bender, C. Gates, D. Eslinger, and J. Landry-Deboer. 2015. Variability in the Selection Patterns of Pronghorn: Are they Really Native Prairie Obligates? The Prairie Naturalist 47:94–109.
Jones, P. F., B. Seward, J. L. Baker, B. A. Downey. 2015. Predation Attempt by a Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) on a Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) in Southeastern Alberta, Canada. Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management 4(1): 67-71.
Jones, P. F. 2014. Scarred for life: the other side of the fence debate. Human-Wildlife Interactions 8(1):150–154.
Jokinen, M. E., P. F. Jones, and D. Dorge. 2008. Evaluating Survival and Demography of a Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) Population. Biennial Symposium of the Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council 16:138-159.
Jokinen, M. E., M. S. Verhage, R. Anderson, and D. Manzer. Observational Description of Alpine Ungulate Use at Mineral Licks in Southwest Alberta, Canada. Biennial Symposium of the Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council 19:42-63.
Hebblewhite, M., R. H. Munro, and E. H. Merrill. 2009. Trophic consequences of postfire logging in a wolf-ungulate system. Forest Ecology and Management 257(3): 1053-1062.
Hannah, K. C., and J. S. Hoyt. 2004. Northern Hawk Owls and Recent Burns: Does Burn Age Matter? The Condor 106(2): 420-423.
Gorrell, J. C., S. Boutin, S. Raveh, P. Neuhaus, S. D. Côté, and D. W. Coltman. 2012. Sexing the Sciuridae: a simple and accurate set of molecular methods to determine sex in tree squirrels, ground squirrels and marmots. Molecular Ecology Resources 12:806–809.
Gates, C. C., P. Jones, M. Suitor, A. Jakes, M. S. Boyce, K. Kunkel, and K. Wilson. 2012. The Influence of Land Use and Fences on Habitat effectiveness, Movement and Distribution of Pronghorn in the Grasslands of North America. Fencing for Conservation: Restriction of Evolutionary Potential or a Riposte to Threatening Processes? 277-294.
Found, R., and C. C. St. Clair. 2016. Behavioural syndromes predict loss of migration in wild elk. Animal Behaviour 115:35-46.
Forde, T., J. De Buck, B. Elkin, S. Kutz, F. van der Meer, and K. Orsel. 2013. Contrasting results of culture-dependent and molecular analyses of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from wood bison. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(14): 4448–4454.
Downey, B. A., F. Blouin, J. D. Richman, B. L. Downey, and P. F. Jones. 2013. Restoring Mixed Grass Prairie in Southeastern Alberta, Canada. Society for Range Management Rangelands 35(3): 16-20.
Divino, J. N., and W. M. Tonn. 2008. Importance of nest and paternal characteristics for hatching success in fathead minnow. Copeia (4): 920-930.
Divino, J. N., and W. M. Tonn. 2007. Effects of reproductive timing and hatch date on fathead minnow recruitment. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 16(2): 165-176.
Dennenmoser, S., A. W. Nolte, S. M. Vamosi, and S. M. Rogers. 2013. Conservation genetics of prickly sculpin (Cottus asper) at the periphery of its distribution range in Peace River, Canada. Conservation Genetics 14:735. DOI 10.1007/s10592-013-0465-z
Cristescu, B., G. B. Stenhouse, and M. S. Boyce. 2014. Grizzly bear ungulate consumption and the relevance of prey size to caching and meat sharing. Animal Behaviour 92:133-142.
Cristescu, B., and M.S. Boyce. 2013. Focusing Ecological Research for Conservation. Ambio 42(7): 805-815.
Clare, E. L., W. O. C. Symondson, H. Broders, F. Fabianek, E. E. Fraser, A. MacKenzie, A. Boughen, R. Hamilton, C. K. R. Willis, F. Martinez-Nunez, A. K. Menzies, K. J. O. Norquay, M. Brigham, J. Poissant, J. Rintoul, R. M. R. Barclay and J. P. Reimer. 2014. The diet of Myotis lucifugus across Canada: assessing foraging quality and diet variability. Molecular Ecology 23(15): 3618-3632.
Catalano, S., M. Lejeune, P. Tizzani, G. G. Verocai, H. Schwantje, C. Nelson, and P. J. Duignan. 2015. Helminths of grizzly and black bears in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 93(10):765-772.
Catalano, S., M. Lejeune, G. G. Verocai, and P. J. Duignan. 2014. First report of Taenia arctos (Cestoda: Taeniidae) from grizzly (Ursus arctos horribilis) and black bears (Ursus americanus) in North America. Parasitology International 63(2): 389-391.
Catalano, S., M. Lejeune, B. van Paridon, C. A. Pagan, J. D. Wasmuth, P. Tizzani, P. J. Duignan, and S. A. Nadler. 2015. Morphological variability and molecular identification of Uncinaria spp. (Nematoda: Ancylostomatidae) from grizzly and black bears: new species or phenotypic plasticity? Journal of Parasitology 101(2): 182-192.
Carpenter, J., C. Aldridge, M. S. Boyce. 2010. Sage-Grouse Habitat Selection During
Winter in Alberta. Journal of Wildlife Management 74(8): 1806-1814.
Bush, K. L., C.L. Aldridge, J.E. Carpenter, C.A. Paszkowski, M. S. Boyce, and D.W. Coltman. 2010. Birds of a feather do not always lek together: genetic diversity and kinship structure of grater sage-grouse (centrocercus urophasianus) in Alberta. The Auk 127(2): 343-353. 
Boyce, M. S., P. W. J. Baxter, H. P. Possingham. 2012. Managing moose harvests by the seat of your pants. Theoretical Population Biology 82:340-347.
Booker, B. K. 2016. Developing and Assessing an Environmental DNA Protocol for Detecting Amphibian Species in Lentic Systems in Alberta, Canada. Thesis submitted for Master of Science in Ecology at the University of Alberta. pp. 106.
Ausband, D., and A. Moehrenschlager. 2009. Long-range juvenile dispersal and its implication for conservation of reintroduced swift fox Vulpes velox populations in the USA and Canada. Oryx 43(1): 73-77.
Aldridge, C.L., and M.S. Boyce. 2008. Accounting for fitness: Combining survival and selection when assessing wildlife-habitat relationships. Isreal Journal of Ecology & Evolution 54:389-419.
Aldridge, C. L., S. J. Oyler-McCance, and R. M. Brigham. 2001. Occurrence of Greater Sage-grouse x Sharp-tailed Grouse Hybrids in Alberta. The Condor 103: 657-660.
Aldridge, C. L., M. S. Boyce, and R. K. Baydack. 2004. Adaptive management of prairie grouse: how do we get there? Wildlife Society Bulletin 32(1):92-103.
Aldridge, C. L., and R. M. Brigham. 2003. Distribution, Abundance, and Status of the Greater Sage-Grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus, in Canada. Canadian Field-Naturalist 117(1): 25–34.
Aldridge, C. L., and R. M. Brigham. 2001. Nesting and Reproductive Activities of Greater Sage-Grouse in a Declining Northern Fringe Population. The Condor 103(3): 537-543. 
Adama, D., and K. Kendell. 2004. Rearing Rana pipiens for Conservation: Two Approaches to Captive Rearing. Proceedings of the Species at Risk 2004 Pathways to Recovery Conference. 
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Conservation Association. 2007. Status of the Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) in Alberta. Alberta Sustainable Resource Developent, wildlife Status Report No. 63, Edmont, AB. 22 pp. 
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Conservation Association. 2005. Status of the western blue flag (Iris missouriensis) in Alberta: update 2005. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Wildlife Status Report No. 21 (Update 2005). Edmonton, AB. 28 pp.

Jones, P. F., A. F. Jakes, A. C. Telander, H. Sawyer, B. H. Martin, and M. Hebblewhite. 2019. Fences reduce habitat for a partially migratory ungulate in the Northern Sagebrush Steppe. Ecosphere 10(7):e02782. 10.1002/ecs2.2782

Burkholder, Emily N., "To Jump or not to Jump: Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Crossing Decisions" (2016). Undergraduate Theses and Professional Papers. 104.

F. Jakes, Andrew & Cormack Gates, C & J. Decesare, Nicholas & Jones, Paul & F. Goldberg, Joshua & E. Kunkel, Kyran & Hebblewhite, Mark. (2016). Classifying the migration behaviors of pronghorn on their northern range. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 10.1002/jwmg.21485. 

Matthew A Scrafford, Mark S Boyce; Temporal patterns of wolverine (Gulo gulo luscus) foraging in the boreal forest, Journal of Mammalogy, , gyy030,

Thurfjell H., Ciuti S., and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Learning from the mistakes of others: How female elk (Cervus elaphus) adjust behaviour with age to avoid hunters. PLoS ONE,  12  (6) , art. no. e0178082.

Matthew A Scrafford, Tal Avgar, Rick Heeres, Mark S Boyce; Roads elicit negative movement and habitat-selection responses by wolverines (Gulo gulo luscus), Behavioral Ecology, , arx182,

Ladle A, Steenweg R, Shepherd B, Boyce MS (2018) The role of human outdoor recreation in shaping patterns of grizzly bear-black bear co-occurrence. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0191730.

Morehouse, A.T., Tigner, J. & Boyce, M.S. Environmental Management (2018). Coexistence with Large Carnivores Supported by a Predator-Compensation Program

Morehouse, A. T, and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Evaluation of intercept feeding to reduce livestock depredation by grizzly bears. Ursus 28(1): 66-80.

Paton, D. G, S. Ciuti, M. Quinn, and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Hunting exacerbates the response to human disturbance in large herbivores while migrating through a road network. Ecosphere 8(6):e01841.10.1002/ecn2.1841

Ladle, A., T. Avgar, M. Wheatley, and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Predictive modelling of ecological patterns along linear-feature networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(3): 329-338. 

Nobert, B. E. H. Merrill, M. Pybus, T. Bollinger, and Y. T. Hwang. 2016. Landscape connectivity predicts chronic wasting disease risk in Canada. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 1450-1459. 

McInenly, L.E., E.H. Merrill, J.F. Cahill, and N.G. Juma 2010. Festuca campestris alters root morphology and growth in response to simulated grazing and nitrogen form. Functional Ecology 24: 283-292. 

Van Moorter B., D.R. Visscher, C.L. Jerde, J.L. Frair and E.H. Merrill. 2010. Identifying movement states from location data using cluster analysis. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 588-594. 

Robinson, B.G., M. Hebblewhite, E.H. Merrill. 2010. Are migrant and resident elk (Cervus elaphus) exposed to similar forage and predation risk on their sympatric winter range? Oecologica 164: 265-275. 

Cullingham, C.I., S.M. Nakada, E.H. Merrill, T.K. Bollinger, M.J. Pybus, and D.W. Coltman. 2011. Multiscale population genetic analysis of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) in western Canada sheds new light on the spread of chronic wasting disease. Canadian Journal Zoology 89: 134-147. 

Cullingham C.I., E.H. Merrill, M. Pybus, Bollinger, TK., G.D., Wilson, D.W. Coltman. 2011. Broad and fine-scale genetic analysis of white-tailed deer populations: estimating the relative risk of chronic wasting disease spread. Evolutionary Applications 4: 116-131. 

Habib, T. J., E. H. Merrill, M. J. Pybus, and D. W. Coltman. 2011. Modelling landscape effects on density-contact rate relationships of deer in eastern Alberta: implications for chronic wasting disease. Ecological Modelling 222: 2722-2732. 

Webb, N. F., J.A. Allen and E. H. Merrill. 2011. Demography of a harvested wolf population in west-central Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal Zoology 89: 744-752. 

McPhee, H.M., N.F. Webb, E.H. Merrill. 2012. Time-to-kill: measuring attack rates in a heterogeneous landscape with multiple prey types. Oikos 121: 711-720. 

Hebblewhite, M. and E.H. Merrill. 2012. Demographic balancing of migrant and resident elk in a partially migratory population through forage–predation tradeoffs. Oikos 120: 1860-1870. 

Rees, E. E., E. H. Merrill, T. K. Bollinger, Y. T. Hwang, M. Pybus, D. Coltman. 2012. Targeting the detection of chronic wasting disease using the hunter harvest during early phases of an outbreak in Saskatchewan, Canada. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 104: 149-159. 

McPhee, H. M, N. F. Webb, and E. H. Merrill. 2012. Hierarchical predation: wolf (Canis lupus) selection along hunt paths and at kill sites. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90: 555-563. 

Webb, N. F. and E. H. Merrill. 2012. Simulating carnivore movements: an occupancy-abundance relationship for surveying wolves. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 240-247. 

Habib, T. J., D. A. Moore, and E. H. Merrill. 2012. Detection and stratification approaches for aerial surveys of deer in prairie parklands. Wildlife Research 39: 593-602. 

Eggeman, S. L., M. Hebblewhite, H. Bohm, J. Whittington, and E. H. Merrill. 2016. Behavioural flexibility in migratory behaviour in a long-lived large herbivore. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 785-797.

Xu, C., M. S. Boyce, and D. J. Daley. 2004. Harvesting in seasonal environments. Mathematical Biology 50: 663-682.
Xu, C., and M. S. Boyce. 2009. Oil sardine (Sardinella longiceps) off the Malabar Coast:
density dependence and environmental effects. Fisheries Oceanography 18 (5): 359-370.
Varley, N., and M. S. Boyce. 2005. Adaptive management for reintroductions: Updating a wolf
recovery model for Yellowstone National Park. Ecological Modelling 193(3-4): 315-339.
Thurfjell, H., S. Cuiti, and M. S. Boyce. 2014. Applications of step-selection functions in
ecology and conservation. Movement Ecology 2:4.
Shier, C. J., and M. S. Boyce. 2009. Mink Prey Diversity Correlates with Mink-Muskrat Dynamics. Journal of Mammology 90(4): 897-905. 
Roberts, D. R., V. Bahn, S. Ciuti, M. S. Boyce, J, Elith, G. Guillera-Arroita, S. Hauenstein, J. J. Lahoz-Monfort, B. Schroder, W. Thuiller, D. I. Warton, B. A. Wintle, F. Hartig, and C. F. Dormann. 2016. Cross-validation strategies for data with temporal, spatial, hierarchical, or phylogenetic structure. doi:
Prokopenko, C. M., M. S. Boyce, and T. Avgar. 2016. Characterizing wildlife behavioural responses to roads using integrated step selection analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12768.
Muhly, T. B., M. Alexander, M. S. Boyce, R. Creasey, M. Hebblewhite, D. Paton, J. A. Pitt, and M. Musiani. 2010. Differential risk effects of wolves on wild versus domestic prey have consequences for conservation. Oikos 119: 1243-1254.
Lingle, S., A. Feldman, M. S. Boyce, and W. F. Wilson. 2008. Prey Behavior, Age-Dependent Vulnerability, and Predation Rates. The American Naturalist 175(5): 712-725. 
Killeen, J., H. Thurfjell, S. Ciuti, D. Paton, M. Musiani, and M. S. Boyce. 2014. Habitat selection during ungulate dispersal and exploratory movement at broad and fine scale with implications for conservation management. Movement Ecology 2:15.
Kauffman, M. J., N. Varley, D. W. Smith, D. R. Stahler, D. R. MacNulty, and M. S. Boyce. 2007. Landscape heterogeneity shapes predation in a newly restored predator–prey system. Ecology Letters 10:690-700.
Frair, J. L., E. H. Merrill, J. R. Allen, and M. S. Boyce. 2007. Know Thy Enemy: Experience Affects Elk Translocation Success in Risky Landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(2): 541-554. 
Found, C., S. M. Webb, and M. S. Boyce. 2008. Selection of lake habitats by waterbirds in the boreal transition zone of northeastern Alberta. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86(4): 277-285. 
Avgar, T., J. R. Potts, M. A. Lewis, and M. S. Boyce. 2016. Integrated step selection analysis: bridging the gap between resource selection and animal movement. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7:619-630.
Benz, R. A., M. S. Boyce, H. Thurfjell, D. G. Paton, M. Musiani, C. F. Dormann, and S. Ciuti. 2016. Dispersal Ecology Informs Design of Large-Scale Wildlife Corridors. PLos ONE 11(9): e0162989.
Boyce, M. S., C. J. Johnson, E. H. Merrill, S. E. Nielsen, E. J. Solberg, ad B. van Moorter. 2016. Can habitat selection predict abundance? Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 11-20. 
Boyce, M. S., P. R. Vernier, S. E. Nielsen, and F. K. A. Schmiegelow. 2002. Evaluating resource selection functions. Ecological Modelling 157(2-3): 281-300. 
Boyce, M. S., J. Pitt, J. M. Northrup, A. T. Morehouse, K. H. Knopff, B. Cristescu, and G. B. Stenhouse. 2010. Temporal autocorrelation functions for movement rates from global positioning system radiotelemetry data . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365 (1550): DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0080.
Ciuti, S., T. B. Muhly, D. G. Paton, A. D. McDevitt, M. Musiani, and M. S. Boyce. 2012. Human selection of elk behavioural traits in a landscape of fear. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1746): DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1483. 
Ciuti, S., J. M. Northrup, T. B. Muhly, S. Simi, M. Musiani, J. A. Pitt, and M. S. Boyce. 2012. Effects of Humans on Behaviour of Wildlife Exceed Those of Natural Predators in a Landscape of Fear. PLoS ONE 7(11): e50611.
Ensing E. P., S. Ciuti, F. A. L. M. de Wijs, D. H. Lentferink, A. ten Hoedt, M. S. Boyce, R. A. Hut. 2014. GPS Based Daily Activity Patterns in European Red Deer and North American Elk (Cervus elaphus): Indication for a Weak Circadian Clock in Ungulates. PLoS ONE 9(9): e106997.
Rovang, S., S. E. Nielsen, and G. Stenhouse. 2015. In the trap: detectability of fixed hair trap DNA methods in grizzly bear population monitoring. Wildlife Biology 21(2): 68-79. 
Pedersen, J. L. M., S. E. Macdonald, and S. E. Nielsen. 2016. Reproductive ecology of the distylous species Houstonia longifolia: implications for conservation of a rare species. Botany 94(10: 983-992. 
Nielsen, S. E., R. H. M. Munro, E. L. Bainbridge, G. B. Stenhouse, and M. S. Boyce. 2004. Grizzly bears and forestry II. Distribution of grizzly bear foods in clearcuts of west-central Alberta, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 199: 67-82. 
Nielsen, S. E., M. S. Boyce, G. B. Stenhouse, and R. H. M. Munro. 2002. Modeling Grizzly bear habitats in the Yellowhead Ecosystem of Alberta: taking autocorrelation seriously. Ursus 13: 45-56.
Glasier, J. R. N., S. E. Nielsen, and J. Acorn. 2014. The real fire "ants": Colony size and body size of workers influence the fate of boreal sand hill ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) after wildfires in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 147(04): 1-9.
Glasier, J. R. N, J. H. Acorn, S. E. Nielsen, and H. Proctor. 2013. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Alberta: A key to species based primarily on the worker caste. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 22: 1-104. 
Girard, T. L., E. W. Bork, S. E. Nielsen, and M. J. Alexander. 2012. Landscape-Scale Factors Affecting Feral Horse Habitat Use During Summer Within The Rocky Mountain Foothills. Environmental Management 51(2): 435-447. 
Frair, J. L., S. E. Nielsen, E. H. Merrill, S. R. Lele, M. S. Boyce, R. H. M. Munro, G. B. Stenhouse, and H. L. Beyer. 2004. Removing GPS collar bias in habitat selection studies. Journal of Applied Ecology 41(1): 201-212. 
Braid, A. C. R., D. Manzer, and S. E. Nielsen. 2016. Wildlife habitat enhancements for grizzly bears: Survival rates of planted fruiting shrubs in forest harvests. Forest and Ecology Management 369(1): 144-154.
Braid, A. C. R., and S. E. Nielsen. 2015. Prioritizing Sites for Protection and Restoration for Grizzly Bears (Ursus arctos) in Southwestern Alberta, Canada. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0132501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132501.
Barber, Q. E., C. W. Bater, A. C. R. Braid, N. C. Coops, P. Tompalski, and S. E. Nielsen. 2016. Airborne laser scanning for modelling understory shrub abundance and productivity. Forest Ecology and Management 377(1): 46-54. 
Northrup, J. M., and M. S. Boyce. 2012. Mad Cow Policy and Management of Grizzly
Bear Incidents. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(3): 499-505. 
Morehouses, A. T., and M. S. Boyce. 2016. Grizzly Bears Without Borders: Spatially Explicit Capture–Recapture in Southwestern Alberta. The Journal of Wildlife Management 80(7): 1152-1166. 
Knopff, K. H., A. A. Knopff, M. B. Warren, and M. S. Boyce. 2009. Evaluating Global Positioning System Telemetry Techniques for Estimating Cougar Predation Parameters. Journal of Wildlife Management 73(4): 586-597. 
Czetwertynski, S. M., M. S. Boyce, and F. K. Schmiegelow. 2007. Effects of hunting on demographic parameters of American black bears. Ursus 18(1): 1-18.
Cristescu, B., G. B. Stenhouse, M. S. Boyce. 2016. Large Omnivore Movements in Response to Surface Mining and Mine Reclamation. Scientific Reports 6: 19177.
Cristescu, B., G. B. Stenhouse, B. Goski, and M. S. Boyce. 2016. Grizzly bear space use, survival, and persistence in relation to human habitation and access. Human-Wildlife Interactions 10(2): 240-257. 
Bird, K. L., C. L. Aldridge, J. E. Carpenter, C. A. Paszkowski, M. S. Boyce, and D. W. Coltman. 2012. The secret sex lives of sage-grouse: multiple paternity and intraspecific nest parasitism
revealed through genetic analysis. Behavioral Ecology 24(1): 29-38. 
Bacon, M. M., and M. S. Boyce. 2016. Landscape of Fear for Naïve Prey: Ungulates
Flee Protected Area to Avoid a Re-established Predator. Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management 5(1). 
Bacon, M. M., and M. S. Boyce. 2010. Scavenging of an Elk, Cervus elaphus, Carcass by Multiple Cougars, Puma concolor, in Southeastern Alberta. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 
Allen, J. R., L. E. Mcinenly, E. H. Merrill, and M. S. Boyce. 2007. Using Resource Selection Functions to Improve Estimation of Elk Population Numbers. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(8): 1798-1804.
Aldridge, C. L, and M. S. Boyce. 2007. Linking Occurrence and Fitness to Persistence: Habitat-Based Approach for Endangered Greater Sage-Grouse. Ecological Applications 17(2): 508-526.
Newton, J. S., J. Glasier, H. E. L. Maw, H. C. Proctor, R. G. Foottit. 2011. Ants and subterranean Sternorrhyncha in a native grassland in east-central Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 143(5): 518-523. 
Knopff, A. A., K. H. Knopff, M. S. Boyce, and C. C. St Clair. 2014. Flexible habitat selection by cougars in response to anthropogenic development. Biological Conservation 178: 136-145. 
Boyce, M. S., S. R. Lele, and B. W. Johns. 2005. Whooping crane recruitment enhanced by egg removal. Biological Conservation 126(3): 395-401. 
Poissant, J., D. Reale, J. G. A. Martin, M. Festa-Bianchet, and D. W. Coltman. 2013. A quantitative trait locus analysis of personality in wild bighorn sheep. Ecology and Evolution 3(3): 474-481. 
Beyer, H. L., E. H. Merrill, N. Varley, and M. S. Boyce. 2007. Willow on Yellowstone's Northern Range: Evidence for a Trophic Cascade? Ecological Applications 17(6): 1563-1571.
Pelletier, F., J. Bauman, and M. Festa-Bianchet. 2003. Fecal testosterone in bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis): behavioural and endocrine correlates. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81(10): 1678-1684. 
Kuzyk, G. W., J. Kneteman, and F. K. A. Schmiegelow. 2006. Pack Size of Wolves, Canis lupus, on Caribou, Rangifer tarandus, Winter Ranges in Westcentral Alberta. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 120(3): 131-318.
Wang, W., A. Tsuneda, C. F. Gibas, and R. S. Currah. 2008. Cryptosporiopsis species isolated from the roots of aspen in central Alberta: identification, morphology, and interactions with the host, in vitro. Canadian Journal of Botany 85(12): 1214-1226. 
Rodtka, M. C., C. S. Judd, P. K. M. Aku, and K. M. Fitzsimmons. 2015. Estimating occupancy and detection probability of juvenile bull trout using backpack electrofishing gear in a west-central Alberta watershed. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72(5): 742-750.
Hogberg, L. K., K. J. Patriquin, and R. M. R. Barclay. 2002. Use by Bats of Patches of Residual Trees in Logged Areas of the Boreal Forest. The American Midland Naturalist 148(2): 282-288.
Hogan, D., J. E. Thompson, D. Esler, and W. S. Boyd. 2011. Discovery of Important Postbreeding Sites for Barrow's Goldeneye in the Boreal Transition Zone of Alberta. Waterbirds 34(3): 261-388. 
McDonald, W., and C. C. St Clair. 2004. Elements that promote highway crossing structure use by small mammals in Banff National Park. Journal of Applied Ecology 41(1): 82-93. 
Priestley, L. T., C. Priestley, D. M. Collister, D. Zazelenchuk, and M. Hannemann. 2010. Encounters of Northern Saw-Whet Owls (Aegolius acadicus) from Banding Stations in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Raptor Research 44(4): 300-310. 
Lee, P., and T. Barker. 2004. Impact of riparian buffer guidelines on old growth in western boreal forests of Canada. Forestry 78(3): 263-278. 
Pelletier, F., J. T. Hogg, and M. Festa-Bianchet. 2006. Male mating effort in a polygynous ungulate. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 60(5): 645-654. 
Ryan, S., L. Hanson, and M. Gismondi. 2014. Landscape-Scale Prioritization Process for Private Land Conservation in Alberta. Human Ecology 42(1): 103-114. 
Desserud, P. A., and M. A. Naeth. 2013. Natural Recovery of Rough Fescue (Festuca hallii (Vasey) Piper) Grassland After Disturbance by Pipeline Construction in Central Alberta, Canada. Natural Areas Journal 33(1): 91-98. 
Murphy, R. K., I. M. G. Michaud, D. R. C. Prescott, J. S. Ivan, B. J. Anderson, and M. L. French-Pombier. 2003. Predation on Adult Piping Plovers at Predator Exclosure Cages. Waterbirds 26(2): 150-155. 
Aumann, C., D. R. Farr, and S. Boutin. Multiple use, overlapping tenures, and the challenge of sustainable forestry in Alberta. The Forestry Chronicle 83(5): 642-650.
Boyce, M. S. 2006. Scale for resource selection functions. Diversity and Distributions 12(3): 269-276.
Pearson, K. J., and C. P. Goater. 2007. Distribution of long-toed salamanders and introduced trout in high- and low-elevation wetlands in southwestern Alberta, Canada. Ecoscience 15(4): 453-459. 
Decesare, N. J., J. Whittington, M. Hebblewhite, H. Robinson, M. Bradley, L. Neufeld, and M. Musiani. 2010. The Role of Translocation in Recovery of Woodland Caribou Populations. Conservation Biology 25(2): 365-373. 
Bacon, M. M., G. M. Becic, M. T. Epp, and M. S. Boyce. 2011. Do GPS clusters really work? carnivore diet from scat analysis and GPS telemetry methods. Wildlife Society Bulletin 35(4): 409-415. 
Williams, B. W., S. R. Gelder, and H. Proctor. 2008. Distribution and First Reports of Branchiobdellida (Annelida: Clitellata) on Crayfish in the Prairie Provinces of Canada. Western North American Naturalist 69(1): 119-124. 
Hamel, S., M. Garel, M. Festa-Bianchet, J. Gaillard, S. D. Cote. 2009. Spring Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) predicts annual variation in timing of peak faecal crude protein in mountain ungulates. Journal of Applied Ecology 46(3): 582-589. 
Tessaro, S. V., D. Deregt, E. Dzus, C. Rohner, K. Smith, and T. Gaboury. 2005. Herpesvirus Infection in Woodland Caribou in Alberta, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 41(4): 803-805. 
Eaton, B. R., A. E. Moenting, C. A. Pazkowski, and D. Shpeley. 2008. Myiasis by Lucilia silvarum (Calliphoridae) in Amphibian Species in Boreal Alberta, Canada. Canada Journal of Parasitology 94(4): 949-952. 
Bayne, E. M., S. Boutin, and R. A. Moses. 2008. Ecological factors influencing the spatial pattern of Canada lynx relative to its southern range edge in Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86(10): 1189-1197. 
Boulanger, J., and G. B. Stenhouse. 2014. The Impact of Roads on the Demography of Grizzly Bears in Alberta. PLoS ONE 9(12): e115535. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115535. 
Fletcher, Q. E., C. W. Dockrill, D. J. Saher, and C. L. Aldridge. 2003. Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus, Attacks on Greater Sage-Grouse, Centerocercus urophasianus, in Southern Alberta. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 117(3) 479-480. 
Robichaud, C. B., and M. S. Boyce. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Wolf Harvest on Registered Traplines in Alberta, Canada. The Journal of Wildlife Management 74(4): 635-643.
DeCesare, N. J., M. Hebblewhite, H. S. Robinson, and M. Musiani. 2009. Endangered, apparently: the role of apparent competition in endangered species conservation. Animal Conservation 13(4): 353-362.
Gonzalez-Voyer, A., M. Festa-Bianchet, and K. G. Smith. 2001. Efficiency of Aerial Surveys of Mountain Goats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29(1): 140-144.
Olson, C. R., and R. M. R. Barclay. 2013. Concurrent changes in group size and roost use by reproductive female little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 91(3): 149-155.
Webb, S. M. 2009. Marten Fur Harvests and Landscape Change in West-Central Alberta. Journal of Wildlife Management 73(6): 894-903.
Northrup, J. M., J. Pitt, T. B. Muhly, G. B. Stenhouse, M. Musiani, and M. S. Boyce. 2012. Vehicle traffic shapes grizzly bear behaviour on a multiple-use landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(5): 1159-1167.
Miller, J. M., R. M. Malenfant, P. David, C. S. Davis, J. Poissant, J. T. Hogg, M. Festa-Bianchet, and D. W. Coltman. 2013. Estimating genome-wide heterozygosity: effects of demographic history and marker type. Heredity 112: 240-247.
Fisher, J. T., B. Anholt, and J. P. Volpe. 2011. Body mass explains characteristic scales of habitat selection in terrestrial mammals. Ecology and Evolution 1(4): 517-528. 
Matter, S. F., and J. Roland. 2002. An experimental examination of the effects of habitat quality on the dispersal and local abundance of the butterfly Parnassius smintheus. Ecological Entomology 27(3): 308-316.
Reimer, J. P., E. F. Baerwald, R. M. R. Barclay. 2010. Diet of Hoary (Lasiurus cinereus) and Silver-haired (Lasionycteris noctivagans) Bats While Migrating Through Southwestern Alberta in Late Summer and Autumn. The American Midland Naturalist 164(2): 230-237.
Pelletier, F., M. Festa-Bianchet, and J. T. Jorgenson. 2012. Data from selective harvests underestimate temporal trends in quantitative traits. Biology Letters 8(5): 878-881.
Lisgo, K. A., F. L. Bunnell, and A. S. Harestad. 2002. Summer and Fall Use of Logging Residue Piles by Female Short-tailed Weasels. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Ecology and Management of Dead Wood in Western Forests, Nov 2-4, 1999, Reno, NV, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. General Technical Report PSW-GTR 181: 319-330.
Tremblay, M. A., C. C. St. Clair. 2009. Factors affecting the permeability of transportation and riparian corridors to the movements of songbirds in an urban landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 46(6): 1314-1322.
Belisle, M, and C. C. St. Clair. 2001. Cumulative Effects of Barriers on the Movements of Forest Birds. Ecology and Society 5(2): 9. 
Muhly, T. B., M. Hebblewhite, D. Paton, J. A. Pitt, M. S. Boyce, and M. Musiani. 2013. Humans Strengthen Bottom-Up Effects and Weaken Trophic Cascades in a Terrestrial Food Web. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64311. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064311.
Johnson, C. J., M. S. Boyce, C. C. Schwartz, and M. A. Haroldson. 2004. Modeling Survival: Application of the Andersen-Gill Model to Yellowstone Grizzly Bears. Journal of Wildlife Management 68(4): 966-978.
Knopff, K. H., N. F. Webb, and M. S. Boyce. 2013. Cougar population status and range expansion in Alberta during 1991–2010. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(1): 116-121.
Mainguy, J., A. S. Llewellyn, K. Worley, S. D. Cote, and D. W. Coltman. 2005. Characterization of 29 polymorphic artiodactyl microsatellite markers for the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus). Molecular Ecology Resources 5(4): 809-811.
Poissant, J., A. B. A. Shafer, C. S. Davis, J. Mainguy, J. T. Hogg, S. D. Cote, and D. W. Coltman. 2009. Genome-wide cross-amplification of domestic sheep microsatellites in bighorn sheep and mountain goats. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(4): 1121-1126.
Bayne, E. M., L. Habib, and S. Boutin. 2008. Impacts of Chronic Anthropogenic Noise from Energy-Sector Activity on Abundance of Songbirds in the Boreal Forest. Conservation Biology 22(5): 1186-1193. 
Scrimgeour, G. J., and S. Kendall. 2003. Effects of livestock grazing on benthic invertebrates from a native grassland ecosystem. Freshwater Biology 48(2): 347-362. 
Sorenson, T., P. D. Mcloughlin, D. Hervieux, E. Dzus, J. Nolan, B. Wynes, and S. Boutin. 2008. Determining Sustainable Levels of Cumulative Effects for Boreal Caribou. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(4): 900-905.
Hamel, S., S. D. Côté, K. G. Smith, and M. Festa-Bianchet. 2006. Population Dynamics and Harvest Potential of Mountain Goat Herds in Alberta. Journal of Wildlife Management 70(4): 1044-1053.
Ripley, T., G. Scrimgeour, and M. S. Boyce. 2005. Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) occurrence and abundance influenced by cumulative industrial developments in a Canadian boreal forest watershed. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(11): 2431-2442. 
Manzer, D. L., and S. J. Hannon. 2005. Relating Grouse Nest Success and Corvid Density to Habitat: A Multi-Scale Approach. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(1): 110-123.
Northrup, J. M., G. B. Stenhouse, and M. S. Boyce. 2012. Agricultural lands as ecological traps for grizzly bears. Animal Conservation 15(4): 369-377.
Bianchet-Festa, M., D. W. Coltman, L. Turelli, and J. T. Jorgenson. 2004. Relative allocation to horn and body growth in bighorn rams varies with resource availability. Behavioral Ecology 15(2): 305-312.
Mainguy, J., K. Worley, S. D. Côté, and D. W. Coltman. 2006. Low MHC DRB class II diversity in the mountain goat: past bottlenecks and possible role of pathogens and parasites. Conservation Genetics 8(4): 885-891.
Patriquin, K. J., and R. M. R. Barclay. 2003. Foraging by bats in cleared, thinned and unharvested boreal forest. Journal of Applied Ecology 40(4): 646-657.
Coltman, D. W. 2005. Testing marker-based estimates of heritability in the wild. Molecular Ecology 14(8): 2593-2599.
Hervieux, D, M. Hebblewhite, N. J. DeCesare, M. Russell, K. Smith, S. Robertson, and S. Boutin. 2013. Widespread declines in woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) continue in Alberta. Canadian Journal of Zoology 91(12): 872-882. 
Hamel, S., and S. D. Côté. 2007. Habitat use patterns in relation to escape terrain: are alpine ungulate females trading off better foraging sites for safety? Canadian Journal of Zoology 85(9): 933-943.
Kirkwood, A. E., L. J. Jackson, and E. McCauley. 2009. Are dams hotspots for Didymosphenia geminata blooms? Freshwater Biology 54(9): 1856-1863. 
Habib, L., E. M. Bayne, and S. Boutin. 2006. Chronic industrial noise affects pairing success and age structure of ovenbirds Seiurus aurocapilla. Journal of Applied Ecology 44(1): 176-184. 
Morehouse, A. T., and M. S. Boyce. 2011. From venison to beef: seasonal changes in wolf diet composition in a livestock grazing landscape. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9(8): 440-445. 
Morehouse, A. T., T. A. Graves, N. Mikle, and M. S. Boyce. 2016. Nature vs. Nurture: Evidence for Social Learning of Conflict Behaviour in Grizzly Bears. PLos ONE 11(11): e0165425. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165425.
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