Publications


  • Zhou, J, LR Prugh, KD Tape, G Kofinas, K Kielland. 2017. The role of vegetation structure in controlling distributions of vertebrate herbivores in Arctic Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 49: 291-304. pdf

  • Deguines, N, JS Brashares, LR Prugh. 2016. Precipitation alters interactions in a grassland ecological community. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 262-272. pdf

  • Keinath, D, D Doak, K Hodges, L Prugh, W Fagan, C Sekercioglu, S Butchart, M Kauffman. 2016. A global analysis of species sensitivity to habitat disturbance. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 115-127. pdf

  • Gilbert, SL, SJ Sivy, CB Pozzanghera, A DuBour, K Overduijn, MM Smith, J Zhou, JM Little, LR Prugh. 2016. Socioeconomic benefits of large carnivore recolonization through reduced wildlife-vehicle collisions. Conservation Letters doi: 10.1111/conl.12280 pdf.

  • Pozzanghera, C, K Sivy, M Lindberg, L Prugh. 2016. Variable effects of snow conditions across boreal mesocarnivore species. Canadian Journal of Zoology 94: 697-705. pdf

  • Borg, B. L., S. M. Arthur, N. A. Bromen, K. A. Cassidy, R. McIntyre, D. W. Smith, and L. R. Prugh. 2016. Implications of harvest on the boundaries of protected areas for large carnivore viewing opportunities. PloS One 11:e0153808.

  • Dorendorf, RR, PJ Fix, and LR Prugh. 2016. Motivations of fur trappers in interior Alaska. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 21: 522-537. pdf

  • Gurney, C. M., L. R. Prugh, and J. S. Brashares. 2015. Restoration of native plants is reduced by rodent-caused soil disturbance and seed removal. Rangeland Ecology & Management 68:359-366. pdf

  • Prugh, LR and SM Arthur. 2015. Optimal predator management for mountain sheep conservation depends on the strength of mesopredator release. Oikos 124: 1241-1250. pdf

  • Borg, B, S Brainerd, T Meier, LR Prugh. 2015. Impacts of breeder loss on social structure, reproduction and population growth in a social canid. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 177-187.  pdf

  • Bean, WT, LR Prugh, R Stafford, HS Butterfield, M Westfall, JS Brashares. 2014. Species distribution models of an endangered rodent offer incomplete measures of habitat quality at multiple scales. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 1116-1125. pdf
  • Endicott, RL, LR Prugh, JS Brashares. 2014. Surplus killing by endangered San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) is linked to a local population decline of endangered giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens). Southwestern Naturalist 59: 104-109. pdf
  • Prugh, LR and CD Golden. 2014. Does moonlight increase predation risk? Meta-analysis reveals divergent responses of nocturnal mammals to lunar cycles. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 504-514. pdf
  • McCune, JL, WL Harrower, S Avery-Gomm, JM Brogan, A Csergo, LN Davidson, A Garani, LR Halpin, LP Lipsen, C Lee, JC Nelson, LR Prugh, C Stinson, CK Whitney, J Whitton, 2013. Threats to Canadian species at risk: an analysis of finalized recovery strategies. Biological Conservation 166: 254-265. pdf
  • Bean, WT, R. Stafford, LR Prugh, S. Butterfield, JS Brashares  2012. An evaluation of monitoring methods for the endangered giant kangaroo rat.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 587-593. pdf
  • Prugh, LR and JS Brashares. 2012. Partitioning the keystone effects of an ecological engineer: kangaroo rats control community structure via multiple pathways.  Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 667-678. pdf
  • Prugh, LR.  2011.  Predators in our midst.  Bioscience 61: 488-489 (invited book review)
  • Arthur, SM and LR Prugh.  2010.  Predator-mediated indirect effects of snowshoe hares on Dall sheep in Alaska.  Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 1709-1721. pdf
  • Prugh, LR and JS Brashares.  2010.  Basking in the moonlight?  Illumination increases the capture success of the endangered giant kangaroo rat.  Journal of Mammalogy 91: 1205-1212. pdf
  • Prugh, LR, ARE Sinclair, KE Hodges, AL Jacob, DS Wilcove.  2010.  Reducing threats to species: threat reversibility and links to industry.  Conservation Letters 3: 267-276. pdf
  • Brashares, JS, LR Prugh, CJ Stoner, CW Epps. 2010. Ecological and conservation implications of mesopredator release.  Pp. 221-240 in J.Terborgh and J. Estes, eds. Trophic cascades. Island Press, Washington DC. pdf
  • Prugh, LR, CJ Stoner, CW Epps, WT Bean, WJ Ripple, AS Laliberte, JS Brashares. 2009. The rise of the mesopredator.  BioScience 59: 779-791. pdf
  • Prugh, LR.  2009.  An evaluation of patch connectivity measures.  Ecological Applications 19: 1300-1310. pdf
  • Prugh, LR. 2009. Kangaroo rats: the great farmer-engineers of our deserts. Sierra Club Desert Report (Sept 2009): 15-17. pdf
  • Prugh, LR, KE Hodges, ARE Sinclair, JS Brashares.  2008.  Effect of habitat area and isolation on fragmented animal populations.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 20770-20775. pdf
  • Prugh, LR, SM Arthur, CE Ritland. 2008. Use of fecal genotyping to determine individual diet.  Wildlife Biology 14: 318-330. pdf
  • Mooers, AO, LR Prugh, M Festa-Bianchet, and JA Hutchings. 2007. Biases in legal listing under Canadian endangered species legislation. Conservation Biology 21:572-575. pdf
  • Prugh, LR, CE Ritland, SM Arthur, CJ Krebs.  2005.  Monitoring coyote population dynamics by genotyping feces.  Molecular Ecology 14: 1585-1596. pdf
  • Prugh, LR.  2005. Coyote prey selection and community stability during a decline in food supply.  Oikos 110: 253-264. pdf
  • Prugh, LR and CE Ritland.  2005.  Molecular testing of observer identification of carnivore feces in the field.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 33: 189-194. pdf
  • Prugh, LR and CJ Krebs.  2004.  Snowshoe hare pellet decay rates and aging in different habitats.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 32: 386-393. pdf
  • Reich, PB, C Uhl, MB Walters, L Prugh, DS Ellsworth. 2004.  Leaf demography and phenology in Amazonian rain forest: a census of 40,000 leaves of 23 tree species.  Ecological Monographs 74: 3-23. pdf