For more than 75 years, the Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 77, Number 1 (2017)

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Functional traits and ecological affinities of riparian plants along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon
Emily C. Palmquist, Barbara E. Ralston, Daniel Sarr, David M. Merritt, Patrick B. Shafroth, and Julian A. Scott


Dwarf mistletoe and breeding bird abundance in ponderosa pine forests
Thomas J. Parker, Carol L. Chambers, and Robert L. Mathiasen


A first survey of metazoan parasites in the fishes of Lake Powell, Utah
Aaron M. Brooksby, Mehmet Cemal Oguz, and Mark C. Belk



Observation of an American black bear eating odonates in Yosemite National Park
Karla T. Moeller, Alina K. Moeller, Francisca Moyano, and Erick J. Lundgren


Space use of female elk (Cervus canadensis nelsoni) in the Black Hills, South Dakota
Tess M. Gingery, Chadwick P. Lehman, and Joshua J. Millspaugh


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