Sheep-Associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever–Like Skin Disease in a Free-Ranging Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis), Alberta, Canada. 2017. Slater et al. J Wildlife Diseases. Link

Behavioral connectivity among bighorn sheep suggests potential for disease spread. 2017. Borg et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Evidence for strain-specific immunity to pneumonia in bighorn sheep. 2017. Cassirer et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Risk of pathogen spillover to bighorn sheep from domestic sheep and goat flocks on private land. 2017. Heinse et al. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Link

Concordance in diagnostic testing for respiratory pathogens of bighorn sheep. 2017. Walsh et al. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Link

Costs and benefits of group living with disease: a case study of pneumonia in bighorn lambs (Ovis canadensis). 2014. Manlove, K. et al. RSP-B 281(1797). Link.

Sex-based differences in the adaptive value of social behavior contrasted against morphology and environment. 2015. Vander Wal, E. et al. Ecol 96(3):631–641. Link.

Comparison of Modified Flotac and Baermann Techniques for Quantifying Lungworm Larvae In Free-Ranging Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadenesis) Feces, Montana, USA. 2015. Snyder, P. et al. J of Wildlife Diseases 51(4): 843-848. Link.

The role of hunters in conservation, restoration, and management of North American wild sheep. 2015. Hurley, K. et al. Internat J of Environ Studies 72(5): 784-796.  Link.

Summer habitat selection by Dall’s sheep in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. 2017. Roffler et al. J Mammalogy. Link

Ecotypic variation in population dynamics of reintroduced bighorn sheep. 2018. Bleich et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

The Gordian knot of mountain lion predation and bighorn sheep. 2018. Rominger. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Pneumonia in bighorn sheep: Risk and resilience. 2018. Cassirer et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Horn size and nutrition in mountain sheep: Can ewe handle the truth? 2018. Monteith et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Social integration and acclimation of translocated bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). 2018. Poirier and Festa-Bionchet. Biol Conserv. Link

Drivers and demographic consequences of seasonal mass changes in an alpine ungulate [bighorn sheep]. 2018. Douhard et al. Ecol. Link

Dental enamel hypoplasias in Holocene bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in eastern Washington state, USA. 2018. Lyman. Cdn J Zoology. Link



Human footprint, habitat, wolves and boreal caribou population growth rates. 2016. Serrouya et al. Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Instit et al. OTHER KEYWDS: moose, seismic lines, right of ways, roads, timber harvesting. Link

Straight from the caribou’s (Rangifer tarandus) mouth: detailed observations of tame caribou reveal new insights into summer–autumn diets. 2017. Denryter et al. Cdn J Zoology. Link

The impacts of forest management strategies for woodland caribou vary across biogeographic gradients. 2017. Donovan et al. PLoS ONE. Link

Bacterial Genomics Reveal the Complex Epidemiology of an Emerging Pathogen in Arctic and Boreal Ungulates. 2017. Forde et al. Frontiers Microbiol. OTHER KEYWDS: caribou, moose Link

Time vs. distance: Alternate metrics of animal resource selection provide opposing inference. 2017. Serrouya et al. Ecosphere. OTHER KEYWDS: caribou, roads, cutblocks. Link

Addendum to “Managing wolves (Canis lupus) to recover threatened woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) in Alberta”. 2015. Hervieux, D. et al. Cdn J of Zoology 93(3): 1029-1037. Link.

Microhabitat associations of lichens, feathermosses, and vascular plants in a caribou winter range, and their implications for understory development. 2015. Haughian, S. and P. Burton. Botany 93(4): 221-231. Link.

Separating spatial search and efficiency rates as components of predation risk. 2012. DeCesare, N. PRS-B 279(1747). Link.

Woodland Caribou Alpine Range Restoration: An Application for Lichen Transplants. 2015. Duncan, S. Ecol Restor 33(1): 22-29. Link.

Longevity and Mortality of Boreal Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) of the Dehcho Region, NWT. 2016. Larter and Allaire. Cdn Field Naturalist. Link

Examining the role of terrestrial lichen transplants in restoring woodland caribou winter habitat. 2017. Rapai et al. Forestry Chronicle. Link

High prevalence of prion protein genotype associated with resistance to chronic wasting disease in one Alberta woodland caribou population. 2017. Cheng et al. Prion. Link

Environmental and anthropogenic drivers of connectivity patterns: A basis for prioritizing conservation efforts for threatened populations. 2017. Gubili et al. Evol Apps. OTHER KEWDS: caribou, wolf, roads, timber harvest. Link.

High prevalence of prion protein genotype associated with resistance to chronic wasting disease in one Alberta woodland caribou population. 2017. Cheng et al. Prion. Link

Environmental and anthropogenic drivers of connectivity patterns: A basis for prioritizing conservation efforts for threatened populations. 2017. Gubili et al. Evol Apps. OTHER KEWDS: caribou, wolf, roads, timber harvest. Link ​

The temporal niche and seasonal differences in predation risk to translocated and resident woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou). 2017. Leech et al. Cdn J Zoology. Link.

Understanding predation risk and individual variation in risk avoidance for threatened boreal caribou. 2017. Mumma et al. Ecol and Evol. Link

The Impact of Wolf Predation on Western Canada Boreal Woodland Caribou Populations: A Critical Review of the Evidence. 2017. Proulx. Cdn Wildlife Biol and Mgmt. Link

Comparing population growth rates between [caribou] census and recruitment-mortality models. 2017. Serrouya et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Environmental and anthropogenic drivers of connectivity patterns: A basis for prioritizing conservation efforts for threatened [caribou] populations. 2017. Evol Apps. Link

There and Back Again: One Caribou’s (Rangifer tarandus) Migratory Behaviour Hints at Genetic Exchange between Designatable Units. 2016. Watters and DeMars. Cdn Field Naturalist. Link

Bacterial Genomics Reveal the Complex Epidemiology of an Emerging Pathogen in Arctic and Boreal Ungulates. 2016. Forde et al. Frontiers Microbiology. OTHER KEYWDS: caribou, moose, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Link

Revelstoke Caribou Maternity Pen Project Annual Report, Year 3. 2017. Furk and Serrouya. Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wild Society. Link





Testing predator–prey theory using broad-scale manipulations and independent validation. 2015. Serrouya, R. et al. J of Animal Ecol 84(6): 1600–1609. Link.

Determining Factors Affecting Moose Population Change in BC: Testing the Landscape Change Hypothesis: Progress Report: February 2012–July 2015. 2015. Kuzyk, G. et al. BC MFLNRO, Wildlife Working Report # WR-122. Link.

Moose survey app for population monitoring. 2017. Boyce and Corrigan. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Link

Provincial population and harvest estimeates of moose in BC. 2016. Kuzyk, G. Alces 52: 1-11. Link

Calibrating minimum counts and catch-per-unit-effort as indices of moose population trend. 2016. DeCesare, N. et al. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40(3): 537-547. Link

Parturition site selection in moose (Alces alces): evidence for social structure. 2016. Colson, K. et al. J of Mammalogy 97(3): 788-797. Link

Determining factors affecting moose population change in BC: testing the landscape change hypothesis: Progress report. 2017. Kuzyk et al. BC MFLNRO, Wildlife Working Rpt. Link

The status and management of moose in North America – CIRCA 2015. 2017. Timmermann and Rodgers. Alces.  Link 

Heterogeneity and power to detect trends in moose browse utilization of willow communities. 2017. Burkholder et al. Alces. Link 

Persistent organic pollutants in the livers of moose harvested in the southern Northwest Territories, Canada. 2017. Larter et al. Alces. Link

Status and trends of moose populations and hunting opportunity in the west US. 2017. Nadeau et al. Alces. Link.

Timing moose pellet collections to increase genotyping success of fecal DNA. 2016. Rea et al. J Fish and Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Moose response to high-elevation forestry: Implications for apparent competition with endangered caribou. 2018. Anderson et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link



The role of harvest, predators, and socio-political environment in the dynamics of the Taimyr wild reindeer herd with some lessons for North America. 2015. Kolpaschikov, L. et al. Ecol and Society 20(1): 9. Link.


Empirical Estimation of R0 for Unknown Transmission Functions: The Case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Alberta. 2015. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140024. Link.

Washington State Mule Deer Management Plan. November 2015 draft. Myers, W. Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife. Link.

Climate driven range divergence among host species affects range-wide patterns of parasitism. 2017. Feldman et al. Global Ecol Conserv. OTHER KEYWDS: deer, caribou Link

Conifer Diet Choices Made by Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) of North Central BC During a Cafeteria-Style Feeding Trial. 2017. Rea et al. NW Sci. Link


Behavioral plasticity in a variable environment: snow depth and habitat interactions drive deer movement in winter. 2017. Gilbert et al. J Mammalogy. Link

Regional-scale models for predicting overwinter survival of juvenile ungulates [mule deer]. 2017. Hurley et al J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

Variation in stability of elk and red deer populations with abiotic and biotic factors at the species-distribution scale. 2016. Ahrestani, F. et al. Ecol 97(11): 3184-3194. Link

Landscape connectivity predicts chronic wasting disease risk in Canada. 2016. Norbert, B. et al. J of Applied Ecol 53(5): 1450-1459. OTHER KEYWDS: deer Link

Candidate adaptive genes associated with lineage divergence: identifying SNPs via next-generation targeted resequencing in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus). 2016. Powell, J. et al. Molecular Ecol Resources 16(5): 1165-1172. Link

The effect of terrain and female density on survival of neonatal white-tailed deer and mule deer fawns. 2016. Bonar, M. et al. Ecol and Evolution 6(13): 4387-4402. Link

An integrated modeling approach for assessing management objectives for mule deer in central BC. 2017. Hatter et al. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Link

Hepatitis E Virus Seroprevalence in Free-Ranging Deer in Canada. 2017. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Link

Climate change is the primary driver of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) range expansion at the northern extent of its range; land use is secondary. 2016. Dawe and Boutin. Ecol and Evolution. Link


What attracts elk onto cattle pasture: implications for inter-species disease transmission. 2015. Pruvot, M. et al. Preventive Vet Medicine 17(2): 326-339. Link.

Elk resource selection and implications for anthrax management in Montana. 2016. Morris, L. et al. J of Wildlife Mgmt 80(1): 235-244. Link.

Nutritional ecology of elk during summer and autumn in the Pacific Northwest. 2016. Cook, J. et al. Wildlife Monographs 195: 1-97. Link

Influence of habitat type on the decay and disappearance of elk Cervus canadensis pellets in boreal forest of northwestern Canada. 2016. Jung, T. and P. Kukka. Wildlife Biol 22(4): 160-166. Link

Linking landscape-scale differences in forage to ungulate [elk] nutritional ecology. 2016. Proffitt, K. et al. Ecol Apps 26(7): 2156-2174.  Link

Choosing Sampling Interval Durations for Remotely Classifying Rocky Mountain Elk Behavior. 2016. Gaylord, A. et al. J of Fish and Wildlife Mgmt 7(1): 213-221. Link

Better Alone or in Ill Company? The Effect of Migration and Inter-Species Comingling on Fascioloides magna Infection in Elk. 2016. Pruvot, M. et al. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159319. Link

Early and Non-Invasive Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Elk Feces by Real-Time Quaking Induced Conversion. 2016. Cheng, Y. et al. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166187. Link

Annual elk calf survival in a multiple carnivore system. 2016. Eaker et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. OTHER KEYWDS: cougar, wolf.  Link

A Nutrition-Based Approach for Elk Habitat Management on Intensively Managed Forestlands. 2017. Vales et al. J Forestry. Link

Characterization of nine microsatellite loci for Dicrocoelium dendriticum, an emerging liver fluke of ungulates [elk] in North America, and their use to detect clonemates and random mating. 2016. van Peridon et al. Molec and Biochem Parisitology. Link

Range Constraints for Introduced Elk in Southwest Yukon, Canada. 2013. Strong et al. Arctic. Link



Mountain Goat

Mountain goat resource selection in relation to mining-related disturbance. 2017. White and Gregovich. Wildlife Biol. OTHER KEYWDS: mineral development. Link

Comparing citizen science and professional data to evaluate extrapolated mountain goat distribution models. 2017. Flesch and Belt. Ecosphere. Link

Projecting the future of an alpine ungulate [mountain goat] under climate change scenarios. 2018. White et al. Global Change Biol. Link



The “Wild” or “Feral” Distraction: Effects of Cultural Understandings on Management Controversy Over Free-Ranging Horses (Equus ferus caballus). 2011. Bhattacharyya, J. et al. Human Ecol 39(5): 613-625. Link.

Assessing the Role of Free-Roaming Horses in a Social–Ecological System. 2015. Bhattacharyya, J. and S. Murphy. Environ Mgmt 56(2): 433-446. Link.



Review of Ungulate Fertility Control in the [US] National Park Service: Outcomes and Recommendations from an Internal Workshop. 2015. Powers, J. and A. Moresco. US National Park Service, Natural Resource Rpt NPS/ NRSS/ NRR—2015/1038. Link.

Dietary overlap and potential competition in a dynamic ungulate community in Northwestern Canada. 2015. Jung, T. et al. J of Wildlife Mgmt 79(8): 1277–1285. Link.

Capital vs. income-dependent optimal birth date in two North American ungulates. 2017. Hogg et al. Ecosphere. OTHER KEYWDS: bighorn sheep. Link

The reproductive endocrinology and behavior of Vancouver Island marmot (Marmota vancouverensis). 2012. Keeley et al. Zoo Biol. Link

Genetic analyses of wild bison in Alberta, Canada: implications for recovery and disease management. 2016. Ball et al. J Mammalogy. Link

 Inefficiency of evolutionarily relevant selection in ungulate trophy hunting. 2018. Heffelfinger. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link

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