The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) publishes peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

Submissions are always welcome. Please submit manuscripts to our editorial management system here.

For inquiries, please contact us by email at wnan@byu.edu or phone at 801-422-6688.

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

Current Issue: Volume 79, Number 2 (2019)



Spatial distribution of roots across three dryland ecosystems and plant functional types
Jessica G. Swindon, William K. Lauenroth, Daniel R. Schlaepfer, and Ingrid C. Burke


Effects of broadcasting calls on detection probability in occupancy analyses of multiple raptor species
Jeremy A. Baumgardt, Michael L. Morrison, Leonard A. Brennan, and Tyler A. Campbell



Observations of Foothill Yellow-legged Frog predation by a native frog, snake, and giant water bug in a central California intermittent stream
Robert A. Leidy, Rachael Ryan, Hana Moidu, Pablo Rodríguez-Lozano, Michael T. Bogan, and Stephanie M. Carlson