Publications

Cover of the Journal of Wildlife Management featuring the Sells et al. (2018) publication and an image of Aristotle

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bassing, S. B., M. DeVivo, T. R. Ganz, B. N. Kertson, L. R. Prugh, T. Roussin, L. Satterfield, R. M. Windell, A. J. Wirsing, and B. Gardner. 2022. Are we telling the same story? Comparing inferences made from camera trap and telemetry data for wildlife monitoring. Ecological Applications. Accepted.

Sells, S. N., K. M. Podruzny, J. J. Nowak, T. D. Smucker, T. W. Parks, D. K. Boyd, A. A. Nelson, N. J. Lance, R. M. Inman, J. A. Gude, S. B. Bassing, K. E. Loonam, and M. S. Mitchell. 2022. Integrating basic and applied research to estimate carnivore abundance. Ecological Applications. Accepted.

Sanderfoot, O.V., S.B. Bassing, J.L. Brusa, R.L. Emmet, S.J. Gillman, K. Swift, B. Gardner. 2021. A review of the effects of wildfire smoke on the health and behavior of wildlife. Environmental Research Letters. 16:123003. PDF

Bassing, S.B., D.E. Ausband, M.S. Mitchell, M.K. Schwartz, J.J. Nowak, G. Hale, L.P. Waits. 2020. Immigration does not offset harvest mortality in groups of a cooperatively breeding carnivore. Animal Conservation. 23:750-761. PDF

Ausband, D.E., S.B. Bassing, M.S. Mitchell. 2020. Environmental and social factors influencing wolf (Canis lupus) howling behavior. Ethology 126:890-899. PDF

Bassing, S.B., D.E. Ausband, M.S. Mitchell, P. Lukacs, A. Keever, G. Hale, L Waits. 2019. Stable pack abundance and distribution in a harvested wolf population. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:577-590. PDF

Mitchell, M.S., S.N. Sells, K.J. Barker, S.B. Bassing, A.C. Keever, S.C. Forshee, J.W. Goerz. 2018. Testing a priori hypotheses improves reliability of wildlife research. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:1568-1571. PDF

Mitchell, M.S., S.N. Sells, S.B. Bassing, K.J. Barker, A.C. Keever, S.C. Forshee, J.W. Goerz. 2018. Explicitly reporting tests of hypotheses improves communication of science. Guest Editorial. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:671-673. PDF

Sells, S.N., S.B. Bassing, K.J. Barker, S.C. Forshee, A.C. Keever, J.W. Goerz, M.S. Mitchell. 2018. Increasing scientific rigor will improve reliability of research and effectiveness of management. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:485-494. PDF *cover article*

Ausband, D.E., M.S. Mitchell, S.B. Bassing, A. Morehouse, D. Smith, D. Stahler, and J. Struthers. 2016. Individual, group, and environmental influences on helping behavior in a social carnivore. Ethology 122:963-972. PDF

Ausband, D.E., M.S. Mitchell, S.B. Bassing, M. Nordhagen, D. Smith, and D. Stahler. 2016. Dog days of summer: influences on decision of wolves to move pups. Journal of Mammalogy 97:1282-1287. PDF

Ausband, D.E., M.S. Mitchell, S.B. Bassing, and C. White. 2013. No trespassing: using a biofence to manipulate wolf movements. Wildlife Research 40:207-216. PDF

Presentations

Submitted Papers

2022 SEFS Graduate Student Symposium, Seattle, WA

2019 The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Reno, NV

2018 SEFS Graduate Student Symposium, Seattle, WA

2017 The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

2017 The Wildlife Society MT State Chapter Conference, Helena, MT

2017 The Wildlife Society MT State Chapter Conference, Moscow, ID

2016 The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC

2016 The Wildlife Society MT State Chapter Conference, Missoula, MT

2015 The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB Canada

2015 The Wildlife Society MT State Chapter Conference, Helena, MT

Invited Talks

2021 WA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Student Symposium, Seattle, WA

2020 - 2021 Transition Program for young adults with developmental disabilities, Poway Unified School District, Poway, CA. Talks given via Zoom.

2019 Fish and Wildlife Ecology Seminar, Seattle, WA

2018 WA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Student Symposium, Seattle, WA

2016, 2015 Waterton Wildlife Weekend, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta Canada

2016 Summer Interpretive Program, Beauvais Lake, AB Canada