Publications

In Review/Revision

Cormier, E. C. Sisson, D. R., Rühland, K. M., Smol, J. P., and Bennett, J. R. A morphological trait-based approach to environmental assessment models using diatoms. Submitted.

Allek, A., Assis, A.S., Eiras, N., Amaral, T., Williams, B., Butt, N., Renwick, A., Bennett, J.R. and Beyer, H.L. Threats endangering Australia’s at-risk fauna. Submitted.

Creighton, M. J. A., and Bennett, J. R. Taxonomic biases from listing to management for Canadian species at risk of extinction. In review.

MacDougall, A.S., Harvey, E. McCune, J., Nilsson, K.A., Bennett, J.R., Firn, J.L., Bartley, T., McMeans, B., Tunney, T.D., Kelly, J., Grace, J.D., Matsuzaki, S.-I., Kadoya, K., Lester, N.P., McCann, K.S. Environmentally dependent species interactions and the regulation of freshwater fish diversity. Submitted.

Schuster R, Germain R. R, Bennett, J. R., Reo, N. J, Secord, D.L., and Arcese P. Biodiversity on Indigenous lands is higher than in protected areas in Australia, Brazil and Canada. In review.

Coutts, S. R., Helmstedt, K. J., and Bennett, J. R. Invasion lags and the stories we tell ourselves: our inability to infer pattern from process. In review.

Firn, J, McGree, J., Borer, E. T., Seabloom, E. W., Lind, E. M., MacDougall, A. S., Blumenthal, D. M., La Pierre, K. J., Risch, A. C., Schütz, M., Flores-Moreno, H., Moore, J. L., Buckley, Y. M., Bennett, J. R., Adler, P., Harpole, W. S., Crawley, M. J., Bakker, J. D., Stevens, C. J., Biederman, L. A., Brown, C. S., Collins, S. L., Chu, C., Fay, P. A., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., Klein, J. A., Knops, J. M. H., McCulley R. L., Peri, P. L., Prober, S. M.,  Wright, J. P., and Mengersen K. Grassland species at home and away sites respond similarly to environmental change. Submitted

Bower, S. D., Brownscombe, J. W., Birnie-Gauvin, K., Ford, M. I., Moraga, A. D., Pusiak, R. J. P., Turenne, E. D., Zolderdo, A.J., Cooke, S. J., Bennett, J. R. Making tough choices: Picking the appropriate conservation decision-making tool. In review.

Bennett, J. R., Maxwell, S. L., Martin, A. E., Chadès, I., Fahrig, L. and Gilbert, B. When to monitor and when to act: value of information theory for multiple management units and limited budgets. In review in Journal of Applied Ecology.

Bower, S. D., Brooks, J., Rous, A. M., Cooke, S. J., Rosenfeld, J., and Bennett, J. R. The letter, but not the spirit: redefining freshwater protected areas to improve management and conservation successes. In revision.

Polak, T.,  Nicholson, E., Grilo, C., Bennett, J. R., and Hugh P Possingham. Optimal planning for mitigating the impacts of roads on wildlife: a multiple species approach. in review in Ecological Applications.

Reid, A. J., Brooks, J. L., Dolgova, L., Laurich, B., Sullivan, B. G., Szekeres, P., Wood, S. L. R., Bennett, J. R., Cooke, S. J. Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals Still Neglecting Their Environmental Roots in the Anthropocene. In review in Environmental Science and Policy.

Martin, A. E., Bennett, J. R., and Fahrig, L. Chapter 8: Influence of Habitat Loss and Fragmentation on Wildlife Populations. In review for Wildlife and Landscapes: Principles and Applications for Landscape Management. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Published/Accepted

Cooke, S. J., Birnie-Gauvin, K., Lennox, R., Taylor, J. J., Rytwinski, T., Rummer, J. Franklin, C., Bennett, J. R., Haddaway, N. (accepted) How experimental biology and ecology can support evidence-based decision-making in conservation: Avoiding pitfalls and enabling application. Conservation Physiology.

Rytwinski, T., Taylor, J. J., Bennett, J. R., Smokorowski, K., and Cooke, S. J. (accepted) What are the impacts of flow regime changes on fish productivity? Environmental Evidence.

Arcese, P., Rodewald, A., Schuster, R., Venter, O., and Bennett, J. R. Public-private partnerships to meet international biodiversity treaty targets and stem extinction. 2017. Reflections of Canada, Illuminating our biggest opportunities and challenges at 150 years. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia.

Brownscombe, J. W., Reid, A. J., Dolgova, L., Pusiak, R., Laurich, B., Turenne, E. D., Zolderdo, A., Moraga, A., Birnie-Gauvin, K., Brooks, J., Sullivan, B., Ford, M., Bower, S. D., Bennett, J. R., Cooke, S. J.. 2017. Oxford Bibliography – Aquatic Conservation. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com

Birnie-Gauvin, K., Walton, S., Delle Palme, C., Manouchehri, B., Venne, S., Lennox, R. J., Chapman, J. M., Bennett, J. R., and Cooke, S. J. 2017. Conservation physiology can inform threat assessment and recovery planning processes for threatened species. Endangered Species Research. link

Gushulak, C. A. C., Laird, K. R., Bennett, J. R., and Cumming, B. F. 2017. Lake depth is a strong driver of intra-lake diatom distributions in a small boreal lake in northwest Ontario. Journal of Paleolimnology. link

Elmer, L. K., Kelly, L., Rivest, S., Steell, C. Twardek, W., Danylchuk, A. J., Arlinghaus, R., Bennett, J. R., Cooke, S. J. 2017 Angling into the Future: Ten Commandments for Recreational Fisheries Science, Management, and Stewardship in a Good Anthropocene. Environmental Management. link

Rytwinski, T., Algera, D. A., Taylor, J. J., Smokorowski, K., Bennett, J. R., Harrison, P. M. and Cooke, S. J. 2017. What are the consequences of fish entrainment and impingement associated with hydroelectric dams on fish productivity? A systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence. 6: 8. link

Bennett, J. R.*, and Gilbert, B.* 2017. Testing metacommunity structure: linking landscape ecology and community ecology.  In Gergel and Turner, eds. Learning Landscape Ecology, 2nd ed. Springer-Verlag. pp. 255-271.  (*Authors contributed equally.) link

Taylor, J. J., Rytwinski, T., Bennett, J. R., Smokorowski, K., and Cooke, S. J. 2017. The effectiveness of spawning habitat creation or enhancement for substrate spawning temperate fish: a systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence 6: 5. link

Bennett, J. R., Maloney, R., Steeves, T., Seddon, P., and Possingham, H. P. 2017. Spending limited resources on de-extinction could lead to net biodiversity loss. Nature Ecology and Evolution. link

Bennett, J.R., Rühland, K.M. and Smol, J. P. 2017. No magic number: determining cost-effective sample size and enumeration effort for diatom-based environmental assessment analyses. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74: 208–215. link

Iacona, G., Maloney, R. F., Chadès, I., Bennett, J. R., Seddon, P. J., and Possingham, H. P. 2017. Prioritising revived species: What are the conservation management implications of de-extinction? Functional Ecology 31: 1041–1048.  link

Cooke, S. Rice, J. Prior, K. Bloom, R. Jensen, O. Browne, D., Donaldson, L., Bennett, J. R., Vermaire, J. and Auld, G. 2016. The Canadian Context for Evidence-Based Conservation and Environmental Management. Environmental Evidence. link

Lameris, T., Bennett, J. R., Blight, L. Giessen, M., Janssen, M., Schaminee, J. and Arcese, P. 2016. Indirect human effects on plant communities and seabird abundance: implications for the conservation of native species and ecosystems. PeerJ. link

Polak, T., Watson, J.E., Bennett, J. R., Possingham, H. P., Fuller, R. A., and Carwardine, J. 2016. Balancing ecosystem and threatened species representation in protected areas and implications for nations achieving global conservation goals. Conservation Letters. link.

Bennett, J. R.*, and Gilbert, B.* 2016. Contrasting beta diversity among regions: how do classical and distance-based approaches compare? Global Ecology and Biogeography. (*Authors contributed equally.) link

Di Fonzo, M. M. I., Possingham, H. P., Probert, W. J. M., Bennett, J. R., O’Connor, S., Densem, J., Joseph, L. N., Tulloch, A. I. T. Maloney, R. F. 2016. Evaluating trade-offs between target persistence levels and numbers of species conserved. Conservation Letters. link

Bennett, J. R., Shaw., J. D., Terauds, A., Smol, J. P., Aerts, R., Bergrstrom, D., Blais, J., Cheung, W., Chown, S., Lea, M.-A., Nielsen, U., Pauly, D., Reimer, K. J., Riddle, M., Snape, I., Stark, J., Tulloch, V., and Possingham, H. 2015. Polar lessons learned: informing long-term management based on shared threats in Arctic and Antarctic environments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15: 316-324. link Profile of this paper in Australian Research Council Newsletter: ARC Polar Research.

Bennett, J. R., Maloney, R. F. and Possingham, H. P. 2015. Biodiversity gains from efficient use of private sponsorship of flagship species conservation. Proceedings of the Royal Society – B. link  Some media and science blog coverage on this paper: Nature Magazine; Dominion Post; Scimex; SciBlogs; Radio NZ; Sydney Morning Herald; Brisbane Times

Tulloch, A. I. T., Maloney, R. F., Joseph, L. N., Bennett, J. R., Di Fonzo, M. M. I., Probert, W., O’Connor, S. M., Densem, J. P. and Possingham, H. P. 2015. A risk-averse approach to prioritising conservation projects. Conservation Biology 29: 513–524. link

Bennett, J. R.*, Sisson, D. R.*, Smol, J. P., Cumming, B. F., Possingham, H. P. and Buckley, Y. M. 2014. Optimizing taxonomic resolution and sample size to design cost-effective ecological models for environmental assessment. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 1722–1732. (*Authors contributed equally.). link

MacDougall, A. S., Bennett, J. R., Firn, J. Seabloom, E. W., Borer, E. T., Lind, E. M., Adler, P. B., Cleland, E., Davies, K., W. Harpole, W. S., Hautier, Y., Melbourne, B., Orrock, J. L., Probert, S. M., Bakker, J. D., Fay, P. A., Jin, V. L., Kendig, A. and La Pierre, K. J. 2014. Anthropogenic-based regional-scale factors most consistently explain plot-level exotic diversity in grasslands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 802–810. link

Bennett, J. R., Elliott, G., Mellish, B., Joseph, L. N., Tulloch, A. I. T., Probert, W., Di Fonzo, M. M. I., Monks, J. M., Possingham, H. P., Maloney, R. 2014. Balancing phylogenetic diversity and species numbers in conservation prioritization, using a case study of threatened species in New Zealand. Biological Conservation 174: 47-54. link Here’s a link to an interview on the paper: saving species and phylogenetic diversity

Bennett, J. R. 2014. Comparison of native and exotic distribution and richness models across scales reveals essential conservation lessons. Ecography 37: 120-129. link

Butt, N., Beyer, H., Bennett, J. R., Biggs, D., Maggini, R., Mills, M., Renwick, A., Seabrook, L. and Possingham, H. P. 2013. Biodiversity risks from fossil fuel extraction. Science 342: 425-426. link

Bennett, J. R., and Arcese, P. 2013. Human Influence and Classical Biogeographic Predictors of Rare Species Occurrence. Conservation Biology 27: 417-421. link

Bennett, J. R., Vellend, M., Lilley, P. L., Cornwell, W. K., and Arcese, P. 2013. Patterns of abundance and rarity reveal an invasion debt in meadow patches. Biological Invasions 15: 707-716. link

Bennett, J. R., Dunwiddie, P. W., Giblin, D. E. and Arcese, P. 2012. Native versus exotic community patterns across three scales: roles of competition, environment and incomplete invasion. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 381-392. link

Bennett, J. R., Young, E. J., and Arcese, P. 2011. Avian dispersal of exotic shrubs in an archipelago. Écoscience 18: 369-374. link

Isaac-Renton, M., Bennett, J. R., Best, R. J., and Arcese, P. 2010. Effects of introduced Canada geese (Branta canadensis) on native plant communities of the Southern Gulf Islands, British Columbia. Écoscience 17: 394-399. link

Gilbert, B.*, and Bennett, J. R.* 2010. Variation partitioning in ecological communities: do the numbers add up? Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 1071–1082. (*Both authors contributed equally.) link

Bennett, J. R., Cumming, B. F., Ginn, B. K, and Smol, J. P. 2010. Broad-scale environmental response and niche conservatism in lacustrine diatom communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 724–732. link

Kaufman, C. A., Bennett, J. R., Koch, I., and Reimer, K. J. 2007. Lead bioaccessibility in food web intermediates and the influence on ecological risk assessment. Environmental Science and Technology 41: 5902-5907. link

Bennett, J. R., Kaufman, C. A., Koch, I., Sova, J., and Reimer, K. J. 2007. Ecological risk assessment of lead contamination at rifle and pistol ranges using techniques to account for site characteristics. Science of the Total Environment 374: 99-101. link

Cumming, B. F., Laird, K. R., Bennett, J. R., Smol, J. P., and Salomon, A. K. 2002. Persistent
millennial-scale shifts in moisture regimes in western Canada during the past six millennia.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99: 17117-16121. Link: PNAS 2002

Bennett, J. R., B. F. Cumming, P.R. Leavitt, M. Chiu, J.P. Smol, and J. Szeicz. 2001. Diatom, Pollen, and Chemical Evidence of Postglacial Climatic Change at Big Lake, South-Central British Columbia, Canada. Quaternary Research 55: 332-343. link

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