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Technicians survey tree in the field (Photo by NCC)

Technicians survey tree in the field (Photo by NCC)

Publications

A Conservation Volunteer takes notes during a survey of queen snakes (Photo by Bruce Kennedy)

A Conservation Volunteer takes notes during a survey of queen snakes (Photo by Bruce Kennedy)

Publications by NCC staff members (in bold)

Lemieux, C. J., Groulx, M. W., Buxton, R. T., Reining, E., Halpenny, E. A., Lem, M., Jakubec, S. L., Wright, P., Makletzoff, T., Kerry, M., Keenleyside, K., van der Leest, P. S., Bueddefeld, Lemelin, R. (Harvey), Carruthers Den Hoed, D., Steinberg, B., Moon, R., Scott, J., Grant, J., … Carr, D., McLaughlin, L., Krehbiel, R. (2022). The ‘healthy parks–healthy people’ movement in Canada: Progress, challenges, and an emerging knowledge and action agenda. Parks, 28(1), 7–21. https://parksjournal.com/parks-28-1-may-2022/

Stevens, M., & Norris, D. R. (2022). A mixed methodology for evaluating use of evidence in conservation planning. Conservation Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13876

Custode, L. B., Guzzo, M. M., Bush, N., Ewing, C., Procko, M., Knight, S. M., Rousseau-Clair, M.-M., & Norris, D. R. (2021). Canadian private protected areas are located in regions of higher vertebrate species richness than government protected areas. FACETS, 6, 1323–1336. https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2020-0108

Kraus, D., Murphy, S., & Armitage, D. (2021). Ten bridges on the road to recovering Canada’s endangered species. FACETS, 6, 1088–1127. https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2020-0084

Bleho, B. I., Borkowsky, C. L., Grantham, M. A., & Hamel, C. D. (2021). A 20 y Analysis of Weather and Management Effects on a Small White Lady’s-slipper (Cypripedium candidum) Population in Manitoba. The American Midland Naturalist, 185(1), 32–48. https://doi.org/10.1674/0003-0031-185.1.32

Grace, M. K., Akçakaya, H. R., Bennett, E. L., Brooks, T. M., Heath, A., Hedges, S., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Hochkirch, A., Jenkins, R., Keith, D. A., Long, B., Mallon, D. P., Meijaard, E., Milner-Gulland, E. j., Rodriguez, J. P., Stephenson, P. j., Stuart, S. N., Young, R. P., … Kraus, D. T., … Young, S. (2021). Testing a global standard for quantifying species recovery and assessing conservation impact. Conservation Biology, 35(6), 1833–1849. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13756

Lemieux, C. J., MacKinnon, D., Kraus, D., Beazley, K., Jacob, A. L., & Gray, P. A. (2021). (Re) Connecting Canada: Setting the table for transformation. In Implementing connectivity conservation in Canada (pp. 201–207). https://ccea-ccae.org/implementing-connectivity-conservation-in-canada/

Kraus, D., & Hebb, A. (2020). Southern Canada’s crisis ecoregions: Identifying the most significant and threatened places for biodiversity conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29(13), 3573–3590. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02038-x

Robson, D. B., Hamel, C., & Neufeld, R. (2019). Impact of Grazing History on Pollinator Communities in Fescue Prairie. Blue Jay, 77(1), 10–15. https://doi.org/10.29173/bluejay374

Bizecki Robson, D., Hamel, C., Neufeld, R., & Bleho, B. I. (2019). Habitat filtering influences plant–pollinator interactions in prairie ecosystems. Botany, 97(3), 204–220. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjb-2018-0134

Grantham, M. A., Ford, B. A., & Worley, A. C. (2019). Pollination and fruit set in two rewardless slipper orchids and their hybrids (Cypripedium, Orchidaceae): Large yellow flowers outperform small white flowers in the northern tall grass prairie. Plant Biology, 21(6), 997–1007. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13026

Henry, H. A. L., Murphy, S. D., McFarlane, M. L., Barna, H., Dunning, K., Hood, A., & Crosthwaite, J. C. (2019). Evaluating outcomes of restoration ecology projects on limited budgets: Assessment of variation in sampling intensity and sampling frequency for four habitat types. Restoration Ecology, 27(2), 457–465. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12855

Nicolai, A., Forsyth, R. G., Grantham, M., & Hamel, C. D. (2019). Tall grass prairie ecosystem management—A gastropod perspective. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 133(4), 313–324. https://doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v133i4.2217

Hamel, C., & Neufeld, R. (2018). Decline of native prairie in core grassland conservation areas in Southwestern Manitoba 2010-2015. Blue Jay, 76(4), 30–33. https://doi.org/10.29173/bluejay368

Neufeld, R., Hamel, C., & Friesen, C. (2018). Manitoba’s endangered alvars: An initial description of their extent and status. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 132(3), 238–253. https://doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v132i3.1865

Robson, D. B., Hamel, C., & Neufeld, R. (2017). Identification of plant species for pollinator restoration in the Northern Prairies. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 21. https://doi.org/10.26786/1920-7603(2017)429

Hamel, C., & Grantham, M. (2016). Observation of Abundant Northern Leopard Frogs at Wargatie Lake, Manitoba. Blue Jay, 74(2). https://doi.org/10.29173/bluejay6111

Lapointe, N. W. R.Tremblay, M. A., & Barna, H. (2016). Tools for Improving the Effectiveness of Academic Partnerships in Informing Conservation Practices. Natural Areas Journal, 36(1), 93. https://doi.org/10.3375/043.036.0116

Kornelsen, J., & Hamel, C. (2015). Observations of High Quality Eastern Deciduous Riparian Sites in Southeast Manitoba’s Whitemouth River Watershed. Blue Jay, 73(4). https://doi.org/10.29173/bluejay6071

Bleho, B. I., Koper, N., Borkowsky, C. L., & Hamel, C. D. (2015). Effects of Weather and Land Management on the Western Prairie Fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara) at the Northern Limit of its Range in Manitoba, Canada. The American Midland Naturalist, 174(2), 191–203. https://doi.org/10.1674/0003-0031-174.2.191

Chu, C., Koops, M. A., Randall, R. G., Kraus, D., & Doka, S. E. (2014). Linking the land and the lake: A fish habitat classification for the nearshore zone of Lake Ontario. Freshwater Science, 33(4), 1159–1173. https://doi.org/10.1086/678228

Chapman, J. M., Proulx, C. L., Veilleux, M. A. N., Levert, C., Bliss, S., André, M.-È., Lapointe, N. W. R., & Cooke, S. J. (2014). Clear as mud: A meta-analysis on the effects of sedimentation on freshwater fish and the effectiveness of sediment-control measures. Water Research, 56, 190–202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.047

Lapointe, N. W. R., Cooke, S. J., Imhof, J. G., Boisclair, D., Casselman, J. M., Curry, R. A., Langer, O. E., McLaughlin, R. L., Minns, C. K., Post, J. R., Power, M., Rasmussen, J. B., Reynolds, J. D., Richardson, J. S., & Tonn, W. M. (2014). Principles for ensuring healthy and productive freshwater ecosystems that support sustainable fisheries. Environmental Reviews, 22(2), 110–134. https://doi.org/10.1139/er-2013-0038

Pearsall, D. R., Khoury, M. L., Paskus, J., Kraus, D., Doran, P. J., Sowa, S. P., Taylor, R. F., & Elbing, L. K. (2013). Environmental Reviews and Case Studies: “Make No Little Plans”: Developing Biodiversity Conservation Strategies for the Great Lakes. Environmental Practice, 15(4), 462–480. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1466046613000410

Hebb, A. J., Mortsch, L. D., Deadman, P. J., & Cabrera, A. R. (2013). Modeling wetland vegetation community response to water-level change at Long Point, Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 39(2), 191–200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2013.02.001

Edwards, F. N., & Gibeau, M. L. (2013). Engaging People in Meaningful Problem Solving. Conservation Biology, 27(2), 239–241. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12032

Berteaux, D., Blois, S. de, Angers, J.-F., Bonin, J., Casajus, N., Darveau, M., Fournier, F., Humphries, M. M., McGill, B., Larivée, J., Logan, T., Nantel, P., Périé, C., Poisson, F., Rodrigue, D., Rouleau, S., Siron, R., Thuiller, W., & Vescovi, L. (2010). The CC-Bio Project: Studying the Effects of Climate Change on Quebec Biodiversity. Diversity, 2(11), 1181–1204. https://doi.org/10.3390/d2111181

Regular, P. M., Robertson, G. J., Montevecchi, W. A., Shuhood, F., Power, T., Ballam, D., & Piatt, J. F. (2010). Relative importance of human activities and climate driving common murre population trends in the Northwest Atlantic. Polar Biology, 33(9), 1215–1226. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-010-0811-2

Regular, P. M., Shuhood, F., Power, T., Montevecchi, W. A., Robertson, G. J., Ballam, D., Piatt, J. F., & Nakashima, B. (2009). Murres, capelin and ocean climate: Inter-annual associations across a decadal shift. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 156(1–4), 293–302. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-008-0484-2

Kraus, D., Henson, B., & Ewert, D. (2009). Biodiversity and conservation of Lake Huron’s islands. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 12(1), 90–100. https://doi.org/10.1080/14634980802715225

Josh Noseworthy takes a core sample from a spruce tree on Governor's Island, one of several properties acquired and afforded protection on PEI through the efforts of NCC (Photo by Sean Landsman)

Josh Noseworthy takes a core sample from a spruce tree on Governor's Island, one of several properties acquired and afforded protection on PEI through the efforts of NCC (Photo by Sean Landsman)

Publications supported by NCC

Hacker, P. W., Coops, N. C., Laliberté, E., & Michaletz, S. T. (2022). Variations in accuracy of leaf functional trait prediction due to spectral mixing. Ecological Indicators, 136, 108687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2022.108687

Hacker, P. W., & Coops, N. C. (2022). Using leaf functional traits to remotely detect Cytisus scoparius (Linnaeus) Link in endangered savannahs. NeoBiota, 71, 149–164. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.71.76573

Olynyk, M., Westwood, A. R., & Koper, N. (2021). Effects of Natural Habitat Loss and Edge Effects on Wild Bees and Pollination Services in Remnant Prairies. Environmental Entomology, 50(3), 732–743. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa186

Tucker, D., & Farge, C. L. (2021). Bryophyte communities in Quercus garryana ecosystems on South East Vancouver Island: Preliminary mesohabitat assessment. The Bryologist, 124(2), 198–217. https://doi.org/10.1639/0007-2745-124.2.198

Lamb C. T., Ford A. T., McLellan B. N., Proctor M. F., Mowat G., Ciarniello L., Nielsen S. E., & Boutin S. (2020). The ecology of human–carnivore coexistence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(30), 17876–17883. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1922097117

Lucid, M., Cushman, S., Robinson, L., Kortello, A., Hausleitner, D., Mowat, G., Ehlers, S., Gillespie, S., Svancara, L. K., Sullivan, J., Rankin, A., & Paetkau, D. (2020). Carnivore Contact: A Species Fracture Zone Delineated Amongst Genetically Structured North American Marten Populations (Martes americana and Martes caurina). Frontiers in Genetics, 11, 735. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2020.00735

Caners, R. (2020). Bryophytes at the Western Limits of Canada’s Great Lakes Forest: Floristic Patterns and Conservation Implications. Northeastern Naturalist, 27, 1. https://doi.org/10.1656/045.027.m1701

Proctor, M. F., McLellan, B. N., Stenhouse, G. B., Mowat, G., Lamb, C. T., & Boyce, M. S. (2020). Effects of roads and motorized human access on grizzly bear populations in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. Ursus, 2019(30e2), 16. https://doi.org/10.2192/URSUS-D-18-00016.2

Cleland, E. E., Lind, E. M., DeCrappeo, N. M., DeLorenze, E., Wilkins, R. A., Adler, P. B., Bakker, J. D., Brown, C. S., Davies, K. F., Esch, E., Firn, J., Gressard, S., Gruner, D. S., Hagenah, N., Harpole, W. S., Hautier, Y., Hobbie, S. E., Hofmockel, K. S., Kirkman, K., … Seabloom, E. W. (2019). Belowground biomass response to nutrient enrichment depends on light limitation across globally distributed grasslands. Ecosystems, 22(7), 1466–1477. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00350-4

Kortello, A., Hausleitner, D., & Mowat, G. (2019). Mechanisms influencing the winter distribution of wolverine Gulo gulo luscus in the southern Columbia Mountains, Canada. Wildlife Biology, 2019(1). https://doi.org/10.2981/wlb.00480

Firn, J., McGree, J. M., Harvey, E., Flores-Moreno, H., Schütz, M., Buckley, Y. M., Borer, E. T., Seabloom, E. W., La Pierre, K. J., MacDougall, A. M., Prober, S. M., Stevens, C. J., Sullivan, L. L., Porter, E., Ladouceur, E., Allen, C., Moromizato, K. H., Morgan, J. W., Harpole, W. S., … Risch, A. C. (2019). Leaf nutrients, not specific leaf area, are consistent indicators of elevated nutrient inputs. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3(3), 400–406. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0790-1

Carnochan, S. J., De Ruyck, C. C., & Koper, N. (2018). Effects of twice-over rotational grazing on songbird nesting success in years with and without flooding. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 71(6), 776–782. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.04.013

Hautier, Y., Isbell, F., Borer, E. T., Seabloom, E. W., Harpole, W. S., Lind, E. M., MacDougall, A. S., Stevens, C. J., Adler, P. B., Alberti, J., Bakker, J. D., Brudvig, L. A., Buckley, Y. M., Cadotte, M., Caldeira, M. C., Chaneton, E. J., Chu, C., Daleo, P., Dickman, C. R., … Hector, A. (2018). Local loss and spatial homogenization of plant diversity reduce ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2(1), 50–56. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0395-0

Anderson, T. M., Griffith, D. M., Grace, J. B., Lind, E. M., Adler, P. B., Biederman, L. A., Blumenthal, D. M., Daleo, P., Firn, J., Hagenah, N., Harpole, W. S., MacDougall, A. S., McCulley, R. L., Prober, S. M., Risch, A. C., Sankaran, M., Schütz, M., Seabloom, E. W., Stevens, C. J., … Borer, E. T. (2018). Herbivory and eutrophication mediate grassland plant nutrient responses across a global climatic gradient. Ecology, 99(4), 822–831. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2175

Hodapp, D., Borer, E. T., Harpole, W. S., Lind, E. M., Seabloom, E. W., Adler, P. B., Alberti, J., Arnillas, C. A., Bakker, J. D., Biederman, L., Cadotte, M., Cleland, E. E., Collins, S., Fay, P. A., Firn, J., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Iribarne, O., Knops, J. M. H., … Hillebrand, H. (2018). Spatial heterogeneity in species composition constrains plant community responses to herbivory and fertilisation. Ecology Letters, 21(9), 1364–1371. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13102

Proctor, M. F., Kasworm, Wayne. F., Annis, K. M., MacHutchon, A. G., Teisberg, J. E., Radandt, T. G., & Servheen, C. (2018). Conservation of threatened Canada-USA trans-border grizzly bears linked to comprehensive conflict reduction. Human-Wildlife Interactions, 12(3), 348–372. https://doi.org/10.26077/yjy6-0m57

Proctor, M. F., McLellan, B. N., Stenhouse, G. B., Mowat, G., Lamb, C. T., & Boyce, M. S. (2018). Resource roads and grizzly bears in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada (Canadian Grizzly Bear Management Series, Resource Road Management, p. 38). http://transbordergrizzlybearproject.ca/pdf/Proctor%20et%20al%202018%20Grizzlies%20&%20Resource%20Roads%20Report.pdf

Borer, E. T., Grace, J. B., Harpole, W. S., MacDougall, A. S., & Seabloom, E. W. (2017). A decade of insights into grassland ecosystem responses to global environmental change. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(5), 0118. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0118

Greene, G. A., Daniels, L. D., Greene, G. A., & Daniels, L. D. (2017). Spatial interpolation and mean fire interval analyses quantify historical mixed-severity fire regimes. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26(2), 136–147. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF16084

Harpole, W. S., Sullivan, L. L., Lind, E. M., Firn, J., Adler, P. B., Borer, E. T., Chase, J., Fay, P. A., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., MacDougall, A. S., Seabloom, E. W., Bakker, J. D., Cadotte, M. W., Chaneton, E. J., Chu, C., Hagenah, N., Kirkman, K., La Pierre, K. J., … Stevens, C. J. (2017). Out of the shadows: Multiple nutrient limitations drive relationships among biomass, light and plant diversity. Functional Ecology, 31(9), 1839–1846. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12967

Lamb, C. T., Mowat, G., McLellan, B. N., Nielsen, S. E., & Boutin, S. (2017). Forbidden fruit: Human settlement and abundant fruit create an ecological trap for an apex omnivore. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86(1), 55–65. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12589

Levison, J., Larocque, M., Ouellet, M.-A., Ferland, O., & Poirier, C. (2016). Long-term trends in groundwater recharge and discharge in a fractured bedrock aquifer – past and future conditions. Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue Canadienne Des Ressources Hydriques, 41(4), 500–514. https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2015.1037795

Harpole, W. S., Sullivan, L. L., Lind, E. M., Firn, J., Adler, P. B., Borer, E. T., Chase, J., Fay, P. A., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., MacDougall, A. S., Seabloom, E. W., Williams, R., Bakker, J. D., Cadotte, M. W., Chaneton, E. J., Chu, C., Cleland, E. E., D’Antonio, C., … Wragg, P. D. (2016). Addition of multiple limiting resources reduces grassland diversity. Nature, 537(7618), 93–96. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature19324

Flores-Moreno, H., Reich, P. B., Lind, E. M., Sullivan, L. L., Seabloom, E. W., Yahdjian, L., MacDougall, A. S., Reichmann, L. G., Alberti, J., Báez, S., Bakker, J. D., Cadotte, M. W., Caldeira, M. C., Chaneton, E. J., D’Antonio, C. M., Fay, P. A., Firn, J., Hagenah, N., Harpole, W. S., … Borer, E. T. (2016). Climate modifies response of non-native and native species richness to nutrient enrichment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371(1694), 20150273. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0273

Pellerin, S., Lavoie, M., Boucheny, A., Larocque, M., & Garneau, M. (2016). Recent vegetation dynamics and hydrological changes in bogs located in an agricultural landscape. Wetlands, 36(1), 159–168. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-015-0726-3

Tredennick, A. T., Adler, P. B., Grace, J. B., Harpole, W. S., Borer, E. T., Seabloom, E. W., Anderson, T. M., Bakker, J. D., Biederman, L. A., Brown, C. S., Buckley, Y. M., Chu, C., Collins, S. L., Crawley, M. J., Fay, P. A., Firn, J., Gruner, D. S., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., … Yang, L. H. (2016). Comment on “Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness.” Science, 351(6272), 457–457. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aad6236

Grace, J. B., Anderson, T. M., Seabloom, E. W., Borer, E. T., Adler, P. B., Harpole, W. S., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., Lind, E. M., Pärtel, M., Bakker, J. D., Buckley, Y. M., Crawley, M. J., Damschen, E. I., Davies, K. F., Fay, P. A., Firn, J., Gruner, D. S., Hector, A., … Smith, M. D. (2016). Integrative modelling reveals mechanisms linking productivity and plant species richness. Nature, 529(7586), 390–393. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16524

MacKinnon, D., Lemieux, C. J., Beazley, K., Woodley, S., Helie, R., Perron, J., Elliott, J., Haas, C., Langlois, J., Lazaruk, H., Beechey, T., & Gray, P. (2015). Canada and Aichi Biodiversity Target 11: Understanding ‘other effective area-based conservation measures’ in the context of the broader target. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24(14), 3559–3581. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-1018-1

Girard, P., Levison, J., Parrott, L., Larocque, M., Ouellet, M.-A., & Green, D. M. (2015). Modeling cross-scale relationships between climate, hydrology, and individual animals: Generating scenarios for stream salamanders. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 3. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2015.00051

Fay, P. A., Prober, S. M., Harpole, W. S., Knops, J. M. H., Bakker, J. D., Borer, E. T., Lind, E. M., MacDougall, A. S., Seabloom, E. W., Wragg, P. D., Adler, P. B., Blumenthal, D. M., Buckley, Y. M., Chu, C., Cleland, E. E., Collins, S. L., Davies, K. F., Du, G., Feng, X., … Yang, L. H. (2015). Grassland productivity limited by multiple nutrients. Nature Plants, 1(7), 15080. https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2015.80

Friesen, C., & Murray, C. (2015). Gastony’s Cliffbrake (Pellaea gastonyi) in Manitoba: New records and assessment of conservation status. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 129(1), 45–52. https://doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v129i1.1666

Lavoie, M., Pellerin, S., Larocque, M., & Bottollier-Curtet, M. (2015). Late Glacial and Holocene vegetation history in the northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Écoscience, 22(1), 59–70. https://doi.org/10.1080/11956860.2015.1052203

Duwyn, A., & MacDougall, A. S. (2015). When anthropogenic-related disturbances overwhelm demographic persistence mechanisms. Journal of Ecology, 103(3), 761–768. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12382

Orrock, J. L., Borer, E. T., Brudvig, L. A., Firn, J., MacDougall, A. S., Melbourne, B. A., Yang, L. H., Baker, D. V., Bar-Massada, A., Crawley, M. J., Damschen, E. I., Davies, K. F., Gruner, D. S., Kay, A. D., Lind, E., McCulley, R. L., & Seabloom, E. W. (2015). A continent-wide study reveals clear relationships between regional abiotic conditions and post-dispersal seed predation. Journal of Biogeography, 42(4), 662–670. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12451

Proctor, M. F., Nielsen, S. E., Kasworm, W. F., Servheen, C., Radandt, T. G., Machutchon, A. G., & Boyce, M. S. (2015). Grizzly bear connectivity mapping in the Canada–United States trans-border region. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 79(4), 544–558. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.862

Dearborn, K., & Westwood, R. (2014). Predicting adult emergence of Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Canada. Journal of Insect Conservation, 18(5), 875–884. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10841-014-9695-8

Robson, D. B. (2014). Identification of plant species for crop pollinator habitat enhancement in the northern prairies. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 14, 218–234. https://doi.org/10.26786/1920-7603(2014)21

Levison, J., Larocque, M., & Ouellet, M. A. (2014). Modeling low-flow bedrock springs providing ecological habitats with climate change scenarios. Journal of Hydrology, 515, 16–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.042

Proulx, C. L., Fortin, G., & Blouin-Demers, G. (2014). Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) avoid crossing unpaved and paved roads. Journal of Herpetology, 48(2), 267–271. https://doi.org/10.1670/12-176

Broda, S., Larocque, M., & Paniconi, C. (2014). Simulation of distributed base flow contributions to streamflow using a hillslope-based catchment model coupled to a regional-scale groundwater model. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 19(5), 907–917. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000877

Efford, M. G., & Mowat, G. (2014). Compensatory heterogeneity in spatially explicit capture–recapture data. Ecology, 95(5), 1341–1348. https://doi.org/10.1890/13-1497.1

Borer, E. T., Seabloom, E. W., Gruner, D. S., Harpole, W. S., Hillebrand, H., Lind, E. M., Adler, P. B., Alberti, J., Anderson, T. M., Bakker, J. D., Biederman, L., Blumenthal, D., Brown, C. S., Brudvig, L. A., Buckley, Y. M., Cadotte, M., Chu, C., Cleland, E. E., Crawley, M. J., … Yang, L. H. (2014). Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation. Nature, 508(7497), 517–520. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13144

Hautier, Y., Seabloom, E. W., Borer, E. T., Adler, P. B., Harpole, W. S., Hillebrand, H., Lind, E. M., MacDougall, A. S., Stevens, C. J., Bakker, J. D., Buckley, Y. M., Chu, C., Collins, S. L., Daleo, P., Damschen, E. I., Davies, K. F., Fay, P. A., Firn, J., Gruner, D. S., … Hector, A. (2014). Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands. Nature, 508(7497), 521–525. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13014

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