Publications – Garth Mowat

Listed in order of publication date.

 

  • Proctor, M. F., B. N. McLellan, G. B. Stenhouse, G. Mowat, C. T. Lamb, and M. Boyce 2019. Resource Roads and Grizzly Bears in British Columbia and Alberta. Ursus. In Press.
  • Lamb, C. T., A. T. Ford, M. F. Proctor, J. A. Royle, G. Mowat, and S. Boutin. 2019. Genetic tagging in the Anthropocene: scaling ecology from alleles to ecosystems. Ecological Applications 29(4):e01876. doi:10.1002/eap.1876
  • Kortello, A., D. Hausleitner, G. Mowat. 2019. Mechanisms influencing wolverine winter occupancy in in the southern Columbia Mountains, Canada. Wildlife Biology 2019:1-1 https://doi.org/10.2981/wlb.00480
  • Hatter, I. W., G. Mowat and B. N. McLellan. 2018. Statistical population reconstruction to evaluate grizzly bear population trends in British Columbia, Canada. Ursus 29:1-13.doi https://doi.org/10.2192/URSUS-D-18-00001.1
  • Lamb, C. T., G. Mowat, A. Reid, L. Smit, M. Proctor, B. N. McLellan, S. E. Nielsen, S. Boutin. 2018. Effects of habitat quality and access management on the density of a recovering grizzly bear population. Journal of Applied Ecology: 2018; 00:1406-1417. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13056
  • McLellan, B. N., G. Mowat and C. T. Lamb. 2018. Estimating Unrecorded Human-Caused Mortalities of Grizzly Bears in the Flathead Valley, British Columbia, Canada. PeerJ 6:e5781. DOI 10.7717/peerj.5781
  • Proctor, M. F., B. N. McLellan, G. B. Stenhouse, G. Mowat, C. T. Lamb, and M. Boyce. 2018. Resource Roads and Grizzly Bears in British Columbia and Alberta. Canadian Grizzly Bear Management Series, Resource Road Management. Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project. Kaslo, BC. Canada http://transbordergrizzlybearproject.ca/research/publications.html.
  • Mowat, G., C. T. Lamb, L. Smit, and A. Reid. 2017. The relationships among road density, habitat quality, and grizzly bear population density in the Kettle-Granby area of British Columbia. Province of BC, Victoria, BC, Extension Note 120. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En120.htm
  • Mowat, G., P. J. Curtis, D. J. R. Lafferty. 2017. The influence of sulfur and hair growth on stable isotope diet estimates for grizzly bears. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0172194. https://doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172194
  • Serrouya, R., B. N. McLellan, H. van Oort, G. Mowat, S. Boutin, 2017. Experimental moose reduction lowers wolf density and stops decline of endangered caribou. PeerJ e3108v1. DOI 10.7717/peerj.3736
  • Lamb, C. T., G. Mowat, B. N. McLellan, S. E. Neilsen, S. Boutin, 2017. Forbidden fruit: Human settlement and abundant fruit create an ecological trap for an apex omnivore. Journal of Applied Ecology 86:55-65. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12589
  • Lamb, C. T., G. Mowat, S. Gilbert, B. N. McLellan, S. E. Nielsen, S. Boutin, 2017. Density-dependent signaling: An alternative hypothesis on the function of chemical signaling in a non-territorial solitary carnivore. PLos ONE 12(10) e0184176. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184176
  • Mowat, G. and C. T. Lamb. 2016. Population status of the South Rockies and Flathead grizzly bear populations in British Columbia, 2006-2014. Progress Report. BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations-Kootenay Region, Nelson.
  • Lamb, C. T., D. A. Walsh and G. Mowat. 2016. Factors influencing detection success of grizzly bears at genetic sampling sites. Ursus 27:31-44. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2192/Ursus-D-15-00025.1
  • McLellan, B., G. Mowat, A. Hamilton and I. Hatter. 2016. Sustainability of the grizzly bear hunt in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Management 81:218-229.
  • Lafferty D. J. R., M. L. Laudenslager, G. Mowat, D. Heard, J. L. Belant, 2015. Sex, diet and the social environment: factors effecting hair cortisol concentration in black bears. PLos ONE 10(11): e0141489. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141489
  • Efford, M. and G. Mowat. 2014. Compensatory heterogeneity in spatially explicit capturerecapture data. Ecology 95:1341–1348.
  • Mowat, G., D. C. Heard and C. J. Schwarz. 2013. Predicting grizzly bear density in western North America. PLos ONE. 8(12): e82757.
  • Efford, M., D. Borchers and G. Mowat. 2013. Varying effort in capture-recapture studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4: 629-636.
  • Stent, P., K. G. Poole, I Adams and G. Mowat. 2013. A Population Review of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep in the Kootenay Region. Final Report, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations-Kootenay Region, Nelson.
  • Stent, P., K. G. Poole, I Adams and G. Mowat. 2013. A Population Review of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep in the Kootenay Region. Final Report, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations-Kootenay Region, Nelson.
  • Proctor, M.F., D. Paetkau, B.N. McLellan, G.B. Stenhouse, K.C. Kendall, R. Mace, W.F. Kasworm, C. Servheen, C.L. Lausen, M.L. Gibeau, W.L. Wakkinen, M.A. Haroldson, G. Mowat, C.D. Apps, L.M. Ciarniello, R.M.R. Barclay, M.S. Boyce, C.C. Schwartz, and C. Strobeck. 2012. Population fragmentation and inter-ecosystem movements of grizzly bears in western Canada and the northern United States. Wildlife Monographs 180(1):1-46 [Link]
  • Poole, K. G., D. M. Reynolds, G. Mowat and D. Paetkau. 2011. Estimating mountain goat abundance using DNA from fecal pellets. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 1527-1524.
  • Proctor, M., D. Paetkau, B. McLellan, G. Stenhouse, K. Kendall, R. Mace, W. Kasworm, C. Servheen, C. Lausen, M. Gibeau, and G. Mowat. 2011. Population fragmentation and interecosystem movements of grizzly bears in western Canada and the northern USA. Wildlife Monographs No 180.
  • O’Donoghue, M., B. G. Slough, K. G. Poole, S. Boutin, E. J. Hofer, G. Mowat and C. J. Krebs. 2010. Cyclical dynamics and behavoir of Canada lynx in northern Canada. in D. W. MacDonald and A. J. Loveridge eds. Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids. Oxford University Press.
  • Proctor, M., B. McLellan, J. Boulanger, C. Apps, G. Stenhouse, D. Paetkau, and G. Mowat. 2010. Ecological investigations of grizzly bears in Canada using DNA from hair, 1995-2005: a review of methods and progress. Ursus 21(2):169-188 [Link]
  • Proctor, M., B. N. McLellan, J. Boulanger, C. Apps, G. Stenhouse, D. Paetkau and G. Mowat. 2010. Ecological investigations of grizzly bears in Canada using DNA from hair, 1995-2005: a review of methods and progress. Ursus 21:169-188.
  • O’Donoghue, M., B. G. Slough, K. G. Poole, S. Boutin, E. J. Hofer, G. Mowat and C. J. Krebs. 2010. Cyclical dynamics and behavoir of Canada lynx in northern Canada. in D. W. MacDonald and A. J. Loveridge eds. Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids. Oxford University Press.
  • Szkorupa, T. and G. Mowat. 2010. A population review for elk in the Kootenay Region. Unpublished report, BC Ministry of Environment, Nelson.
  • van Oort, H., C. Gaynor, C. Bird, G. Mowat, L. DeGroot. 2009. Winter Carnivore Surveys in the Kootenay’s Mountain Caribou Recovery Areas: Winter 2007/2008. Progress Report, BC Ministry of Environment, Nelson.
  • Mowat, G. and Kuzyk, G. 2009. Mule deer and white-tailed deer population review for the Kootenay Region of British Columbia. Final Report, BC Ministry of Environment, Nelson.
  • van Oort, H., C. Gaynor, C. Bird, G. Mowat, L. DeGroot. 2009. Winter Carnivore Surveys in the Kootenay’s Mountain Caribou Recovery Areas: Winter 2007/2008. Progress Report, BC Ministry of Environment, Nelson
  • Mowat, G. 2007. Large carnivore population review for the Kootenay Region. Unpublished report, BC Ministry of Environment, Nelson.
  • Mowat, G. 2006. Multi-scale winter habitat associations of marten in interior wet-belt forests. Wildlife Biology 12:51-61.
  • Mowat, G. and D. C. Heard. 2006. Major components of grizzly bear diet across North America. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:473-489.
  • Mowat, G., D.C. Heard, D.R. Seip, K.G. Poole, G. Stenhouse, and D.W. Paetkau. 2005. Grizzly Ursus arctos and black bear U. americanus densities in the interior mountains of North America. Wildlife Biology 11(1):31-48. [Link]
 
  • Hatter, I. W., G. Mowat and B. N. McLellan. In Press. Using Statistical population reconstruction to evaluate grizzly bear population trends in British Columbia, Canada. Ursus.
  • Mowat, G., A. Clevenger, A. Kortello, D. Hausleitner, M. Berruto, C. Lamb, B. Dorsey, P. Ott. In Prep. The sustainability of human-caused mortality of wolverine in southern Canada. Journal of Wildlife Management.
  • Kortello, A., D. Hausleitner, G. Mowat. Submitted. Mechanisms influencing wolverine winter occupancy in in the southern Columbia Mountains, Canada. Wildlife Biology.