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Journal Articles
Sheppard, A.H.C., Hecker, L.J., Edwards, M.A. & Nielsen, S.E. 2021. Determining the influence of snow and temperature on the movement rates of wood bison (Bison bison athabascae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 99: 489–496.
McClelland, C.J.R., Denny, C.K., Larsen, T.A., Stenhouse, G.B. & Nielsen, S.E. 2021. Landscape estimates of carrying capacity for grizzly bears using nutritional energy supply for management and conservation planning. Journal of Nature Conservation 62: 126018.
Hecker, L.J., Coogan, S.C.P., Nielsen, S.E. & Edwards, M.A. 2021. Latitudinal and seasonal plasticity in American bison Bison bison diets. Mammal Review 55: 193-206.
Tracy S. Lee. T.S., Creech, T.G., Martinson, A., Nielsen, S.E., Jakes, A.F., Jones, P.F., Sanderson, K. & Ford, A.T. 2021. Prioritizing human safety and multispecies connectivity across a regional road network. Conservation Science & Practice 3(2): e327.
Lamb, C.L., 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.
Hughes, C., Foote, L., Yarmey, N.T., Hwang, C., Thorlakson, J. & Nielsen, S. 2020. From human invaders to problem bears: A media content analysis of grizzly bear conservation. Conservation Science and Practice e176.
Pollock, S.Z., Whittington, J., Nielsen, S.E. & St. Clair, C.C. 2019. Spatiotemporal railway use by grizzly bears in Canada's Rocky Mountains. Journal of Wildlife Management 83(8), 1787-1799.
Laskin, D.N., McDermid, G.J., Nielsen, S.E., Marshall, S.J., Roberts, D.R. & Montaghi, A. 2019. Advances in phenology are conserved across scale in present and future climates. Nature Climate Change 9:419–425.
Gilhooly, P.S., Nielsen, S.E., Whittington, J. & Cassady St. Clair, C. 2019. Wildlife mortality on roads and railways following highway mitigation. Ecosphere 10(2): e02597.
Hughes, C. & Nielsen, S.E. 2019. ‘Bear are only the Lightning Rod’: Ongoing Acrimony in Alberta’s Grizzly Bear Recovery. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal  32(1):34-52.
Ladle, A., Avgar T., Wheatley, M., Stenhouse, G.B., Nielsen, S.E. & Boyce, M.S. 2019. Grizzly bear response to spatio-temporal variability in human recreational activity. Journal of Applied Ecology 56:375–386.
Larsen, T.A., Nielsen, S.E., Cranston, J. & Stenhouse, G.B. 2019. Do remnant retention patches and forest edges increase grizzly bear food supply? Forest Ecology and Management 433:741-761.
Coogan, S.C.P., Coops, N.C., Janz, D.M., Cattet, M.R.L., Kearney, S.P., Stenhouse, G.B. & Nielsen, S.E. 2019. Towards grizzly bear population recovery in a modern landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 56(1):93-99.
Zhang, J., Qian, H., Girardello, M., Pellissier, V., Nielsen, S.E. & Svenning, J-C. 2018. Trophic interactions among vertebrate guilds and plants shape global patterns in species diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285:20180949.
Coogan, S.C.P., Raubenheimer, D., Stenhouse, G.B., Coops, N.C. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Functional macronutrient generalism in a larger omnivore, the brown bear. Ecology and Evolution 2018:1-12.
Cuti, S., Jensen, W.F., Nielsen, S.E. & Boyce, M.S. 2015. Predicting mule deer recruitment from climate oscillations for harvest management on the northern Great Plains. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(8): 1226–1238.
Schoenecker, K.A., Nielsen, S.E., Zeigenfuss, L.C. & Pague, C.A. 2015. Selection of vegetation types and density of bison in an arid ecosystem. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(7): 1117-1128.
Morrison, C.D., Boyce, M.S., Nielsen, S.E. & Bacon M.M. 2014. Habitat selection of a re-colonized cougar population in response to seasonal fluctuations of human activity. Journal of Wildlife Management 78(8): 1394–1403.
Girard T.L., Bork E.W., Nielsen S.E. & Alexander M.J. 2013. Seasonal variation in habitat selection by free-ranging feral horses within Alberta's Forest Reserve. Rangeland Ecology & Management 66(4): 428-437.
Serrouya R., McLellan B.N., Boutin S., Seip D.R. & Nielsen S.E. 2011. Developing a population target for an overabundant ungulate for ecosystem restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.01998.x.
Book Chapters
Leu, M., Hanser, S.E., Aldridge, C.L., Nielsen, S.E., Suring, L.H. & Knick, S.T. 2011. Occurrence of large and medium-sized mammal: Occurrence but not count models predict pronghorn distribution. Pp. 315–336 in Hanser, S.E., Leu, M., Knick, S.T. & Aldridge, C.L. (editors), Sagebrush Ecosystem Conservation and Management: Ecoregional Assessment Tools and Models for the Wyoming Basins. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS.
Hanser, S.E., Leu, M., Aldridge, C.L., Nielsen, S.E., Rowland, M.M. & Knick, S.T. 2011. Occurrence and abundance of ants, reptiles, and mammals. Pp. 221–314 in Hanser, S.E., Leu, M., Knick, S.T. & Aldridge, C.L. (editors), Sagebrush Ecosystem Conservation and Management: Ecoregional Assessment Tools and Models for the Wyoming Basins. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS.
Research Reports
Rawleigh, G., Hecker, L.J., Dewart, L.T., Epperson, D.M, Edwards, M.A. & Nielsen, S.E. 2021. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program: Semi-Annual Progress Report 2021. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, May 1, 2021. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1. 22 pp.
Dewart, L.T., Hecker, L.J., Epperson, D., Rawleigh, G., Sheppard, A.H.C., Nielsen, S.E. & Edwards, M.A. 2020. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program: 2020 Annual Report. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, December 1, 2020. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1, 44 pp.
Hecker, L.J., Dewart, L.T., Epperson, D.M., Rawleigh, G., Sheppard, A.C., Nielsen, S.E, & Edwards, M.A. 2020. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program: Semi-Annual Progress Report 2020. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, May 20, 2020. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1. 37 pp.
Hecker, L.J., Dewart, L.T., Epperson, D., Edwards, M.A. & Nielsen, S.E. 2019. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program: 2019 Annual Report. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, January 22, 2020. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1, 46 pp.
Hecker, L.J., Dewart, L.T., Belanger, R.J., Nielsen, S.E, & Edwards, M.A. 2019. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program: Semi-Annual Progress Report 2019. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, April 30, 2019. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1. 19 pp.
Belanger, R.J., Hecker, L.J., Dewart, L.T., Nielsen, S.E. & Edwards, M.A. 2018. Ronald Lake Wood Bison Research Program:Annual Report: 21 December 2018. Report to the Ronald Lake Bison Herd Technical Team, December 21, 2018. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1. 29 pp.
Thesis
Silva, J.A. 2020. Fire, lichens, and woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) in Canada’s Boreal Shield. MSc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Lamb, C.T. 2019. Grizzly bear population dynamics across productivity and human influence gradients. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Franklin, C.M.A. 2018. Effectiveness of retention harvesting for biodiversity conservation: evidence for understory vegetation and wildlife. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Castillo Ayala, C.I. 2016. Conservation planning for non-human primates in Colombia (South America). M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Teichman, K.J. 2013. Trophic cascades: Linking ungulates to shrub-dependent birds and butterflies. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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