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 81, Number 1 (2021) — Issue in Progress



Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata) is a confirmed host to mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)
Barbara J. Bentz, E. Matthew Hansen, James C. Vandygriff, S. Sky Stephens, and David Soderberg


Bats (Chiroptera) of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah and Arizona
Grace M. Carpenter, Lonnie H. Pilkington, Alexis R. Levorse, and John R. Spence


Cold tolerance of mountain stoneflies (Plecoptera: Nemouridae) from the high Rocky Mountains
Scott Hotaling, Alisha A. Shah, Michael E. Dillon, J. Joseph Giersch, Lusha M. Tronstad, Debra S. Finn, H. Arthur Woods, and Joanna L. Kelley