Featured Articles

Fraser, L.H., Pither, J., Jentsch, A., Sternberg, M., Zobel, M., Askarizadeh, D., … Zupo, T. (2015). Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science, 349(6245), 302–305. Link | PDF

Hudson, N.H., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S.L.L., Lysenko, I., … Fraser, L.H., … Purvis, A. (2017). The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) projectEcology and Evolution, 7(1), 145–188. Link | PDF

Henry, H.A.L., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Beard, K.H., Fraser, L.H., Kreyling, J., … Yang, X. (2018). Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment. Ecosystems, 1–13. Link | PDF

Garris, H.W., Baldwin, S.A., Taylor, J, Gurr, D.B., Denesiuk, D.R., Van Hamme, J.D., & Fraser., L.H. (2018). Short-term microbial effects of a large-scale mine-tailing storage facility collapse on the local natural environment. PLOS ONE, 13(4), e0196032. Link | PDF

Antonelli, P.M., Fraser. L.H., Gardner, W.C., Broersma, K., Karakatsoulis, J., & Phillips, M.E. (2018). Long term carbon sequestration potential of biosolids-amended copper and molybdenum mine tailings following mine site reclamation. Ecological Engineering, 117, 38–49. Link | PDF


Peer Reviewed Journals (latest first)

Koerner, S.E., Smith, M.D., Burkepile, D.E., Hanan, N.P., Avolio, M. L., ...Fraser, L.H., ... Zelikova, T.J. (2018). Change in dominance determines herbivore effects on plant biodiversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2(12), 1925–1932. Link | PDF

Arduini, C., Fraser, L.H., Flynn, T., Van Loon, L., & Banerjee, N. (2018).  Evaluation of the use of wetlands in arsenic sequestration of mine-influenced effluent using synchrotron XRF and XANES spectroscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 24(S2): 516-517. Link | PDF

Antonelli, P.M., Fraser, L.H., Gardner, W.C., Broersma, K., Karakatsoulis, J., & Phillips, M.E. (2018). Long term carbon sequestration potential of biosolids-amended copper and molybdenum mine tailings following mine site reclamation. Ecological Engineering117, 38–49. Link | PDF

Garris, H. W., Baldwin, S. A., Taylor, J., Gurr, D. B., Denesiuk, D. R., Van Hamme, J. D., & Fraser, L. H. (2018). Short-term microbial effects of a large-scale mine-tailing storage facility collapse on the local natural environment. PLOS ONE13(4), e0196032. Link | PDF

Henry, H.A.L., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Beard, K.H., Fraser, L.H., Kreyling, J., … Yang, X. (2018). Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment. Ecosystems, 1–13. Link | PDF

Harrower, W.L., Srivastava, D.S., McCallum, C., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2017). Temperate grassland songbird species accumulate incrementally along a gradient of primary productivity. PLOS ONE12(10), e0186809. Link | PDF

Harrison, R.B., Jones, W.M., Clark, D., Heise, B.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2017). Livestock grazing in intermountain depressional wetlands: Effects on breeding waterfowl. Wetlands Ecology and Management25(4), 471–484. Link | PDF

Richardson, H.J., Hill, D.J., Denesiuk, D.R., & Fraser, L.H. (2017). A comparison of geographic datasets and field measurements to model soil carbon using random forests and stepwise regressions (British Columbia, Canada). GIScience & Remote Sensing54(4), 573–591. Link | PDF

Knapp, A.K., Avolio, M.L., Beier, C., Carroll, C.J. W., Collins, S.L., … Fraser, L.H., … Smith, M. D. (2017). Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: Recommendations for simulating wet and dry years. Global Change Biology23(5), 1774–1782. Link | PDF

Potvin, C., Sharma, D., Creed, I., Aitken, S., Anctil, F., … Fraser, L.H., … Wright, T. (2017). Stimulating a Canadian narrative for climate. FACETS2(1), 131–149. Link | PDF

Hudson, L. N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S. L. L., Lysenko, I., … Fraser, L.H., … Purvis, A. (2017). The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution7(1), 145–188. Link | PDF

Densmore-McCulloch, J.A., Thompson, D.L., & Fraser, L.H. (2016). Short-term effects of changing precipitation patterns on shrub-steppe grasslands: Seasonal watering is more important than frequency of watering events. PLOS ONE, 11(12), e0168663. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Cahill., J.F., & Lortie, C.J. (2016). Roy Turkington and his legacy to the science of plant ecology. Plant Ecology, 217(11), 1291–1295. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Garris, H.W., & Carlyle, C.N. (2016). Predicting plant trait similarity along environmental gradients. Plant Ecology, 217(11), 1297–1306. Link | PDF

Kreuter, U.P., Iwaasa, A.D., Theodori, G.L., Ansley, R.J., Jackson, R.B., Fraser, L.H., … Moya, E.G. (2016). State of knowledge about energy development impacts on North American rangelands: An integrative approach. Journal of Environmental Management, 180, 1–9. Link | PDF

Nazeri, V., Nourbakhsh, F., Sabzalian, M.R., Fraser, L.H., Donkor, K., Sepehri, M., … Gardner, W. (2016). Interactions between microorganisms and plant genotype affect soil carbon under drought conditions. Proceedings of the 10th International Rangeland Congress, 913-914. Link | PDF

Veresoglou, S.D., Rillig, M.C., Fraser, L.H., & Halley, J.M. (2016). The influence of sampled biomass on species-area relationships of grassland plants. New Phytologist, 211(2), 382–385. Link | PDF

DeSandoli, L., Turkington, R., & Fraser, L.H. (2016). Restoration of slash pile burn scars to prevent establishment and propagation of non-native plants. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 46(8), 1042–1050. Link | PDF

Garris, H.W., Baldwin, S.A., Van Hamme, J.D., Gardner, W.C., & Fraser, L.H. (2016). Genomics to assist mine reclamation: A review. Restoration Ecology, 24(2), 165–173. Link | PDF

Pither J., Fraser, L.H., Jentsch A., Sternberg, M., Zobel, M., Cahill, J., … Zupo, T. (2016). Response to Comment on ‘Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science, 351(6272), 457–457. Link | PDF

Wang, H-F, López-Pujol, J., Ross Friedman, C., Fraser, L.H., & Huang, G-H. (2015). Plant species and communities in Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China.  Collectanea Botanica, 34, e004. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Partel, M., Pither, J., Jentsch, A., Sternberg, M., & Zobel, M. (2015). Response to Comment on “Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness.” Science350(6265), 1177–1177. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Harrower, W.L., Garris, H.W., Davidson, S., Hebert, P.D.N., Howie, R., … Wilson, D. (2015). A call for applying trophic structure in ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology, 23(5), 503–507. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Pither, J., Jentsch, A., Sternberg, M., Zobel, M., Askarizadeh, D., … Zupo, T. (2015). Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science, 349(6245), 302–305. Link | PDF

Cox, M., Gardner, W.C., & Fraser, L.H. (2015). A survey-based assessment of cattle producers’ adaptation to climate change in British Columbia, Canada. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 68(2), 119–130. Link | PDF

Garris, H.W., Mitchell, R.J., Fraser, L.H., & Barrett, L.R. (2015). Forecasting climate change impacts on the distribution of wetland habitat in the Midwestern United States. Global Change Biology, 21(2), 766–776. Link | PDF

Hudson, L.N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S.L.L., Lysenko, I., … Fraser, L.H., … Purvis, A. (2014). The PREDICTS database: A global databse of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 4(24), 4701–4735. Link | PDF

Bassett, R.L. & Fraser, L.H. (2015). Effects of cattle on the abundance and composition of carabid beetles in temperate grasslands. Journal of Agricultural Studies, 3(1), 36–47. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Jentsch, A., & Sternberg, M. (2014). What drives plant species diversity? A global distributed test of the unimodal relationship between herbaceous species richness and plant biomass. Journal of Vegetation Science, 25(5), 1160–1166. Link | PDF

Carlyle, C.N., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2014). Response of grassland biomass production to simulated climate change and clipping along an elevation gradient. Oecologia, 174(3), 1065–1073. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Mulac, K., & Moore, F.B.-G. (2014). Germination success of 14 freshwater wetland plants as affected by oxygen and light. Aquatic Botany, 114: 29–34. Link | PDF

Öpik, M., de Bello, F., Price, J.N., & Fraser, L.H. (2014). New insights into vegetation patterns and processes. New Phytologist, 201(2), 383–387. Link | PDF

Teuber, L.M., Hölzel, N., & Fraser, L.H. (2013). Livestock grazing in intermountain depressional wetlands — Effects on plant strategies, soil characteristics and biomass. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 175, 21–28. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Henry, H.A.L., Carlyle, C.N., White, S.R., Beierkuhnlein, C., Cahill, J.F., … Turkington, R. (2013). Coordinated distributed experiments: An emerging tool for testing global hypotheses in ecology and environmental science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 11(3), 147–155. Link | PDF

Gilbert, A.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2013). Effects of salinity and clipping on biomass and competition between a halophyte and a glycophyte. Plant Ecology, 214(3), 433–442. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Hockin, A.D. (2013). Litter decomposition rates of two grass species along a semi-arid grassland–forest ecocline. Journal of Arid Environments, 88, 125–129. Link | PDF

Patrick, L.B., Kershner, M.W., & Fraser, L.H. (2012). Epigeal spider responses to fertilization and plant litter: Testing biodiversity theory at the ground level. Journal of Arachnology, 40(3), 309–324. Link | PDF

Schmidt, A.C., Fraser, L.H., Carlyle, C.N. & Bassett, E.R.L. (2012). Does cattle grazing affect ant abundance and diversity in temperate grasslands? Rangeland Ecology & Management 65(3), 292–298. Link | PDFCOVER PHOTO

Folkard, P., Fraser, L.H., Carlyle, C.N., & Tucker, R. (2012). Forage production potential in a ponderosa pine stand: Effects of tree spacing on understory plants after 45 years. Journal of Ecosystems and Management, 13(3), 1–14. Link | PDF

White, S.R., Carlyle, C.N., Fraser, L.H., & Cahill Jr., J.F. (2011). Climate change experiments in temperate grasslands: synthesis and future directions. Biology Letters, 8(4), 484–487. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Carlyle, C.N. (2011). Is spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L.) patch size related to the effect on soil and vegetation properties? Plant Ecology, 212(6), 975–983. Link | PDF

Carlyle, C.N., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2011). Tracking soil temperature and moisture in a multi-factor climate experiment in temperate grassland: do climate manipulation methods produce their intended effects? Ecosystems, 14(3), 489–502. Link | PDF | COVER PHOTO

Jones, W.M., Fraser, L.H., & Curtis, P.J. (2011). Plant community functional shifts in response to livestock grazing in intermountain depressional wetlands in British Columbia, Canada. Biological Conservation, 144(1), 511–517. Link | PDF

Carlyle, C.N., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2010). Using three pairs of competitive indices to test for changes in plant competition under different resource and disturbance levels. Journal of Vegetation Science, 21(6), 1025–1034. Link | PDF

Carlyle, C.N., Fraser, L.H., Haddow, C.M., Bings, B.A., & Harrower, W. (2010). The use of digital photos to assess visual cover for wildlife in rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management, 91(6), 1366–1370. Link | PDF

Keddy, P.A., Fraser, L.H., Solomeshch, A.I., Junk, W.J., Campbell, D.R., Arroyo, M.T.K., & Alho, C.J.R. (2009). Wet and wonderful: The world’s largest wetlands are conservation priorities. BioScience, 59(1), 39–51. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Greenall, A., Carlyle, C.N., Turkington, R., Ross Friedman, C. (2009). Adaptive phenotypic plasticity of Pseudoroegneria spicata: Response of stomatal density, leaf area and biomass to changes in water supply and increased temperature. Annals of Botany, 103(5), 769–775. Link | PDF

Patrick, L.B., Fraser, L.H., & Kershner, M.W. (2008).  “Brown” world invertebrates contradict “green” world biodiversity theory. Research Letters in Ecology, 2008, 1–4. Link | PDF

Patrick, L.B., Fraser, L.H., & Kershner, M.W. (2008). Large-scale manipulation of plant litter and fertilizer in a managed successional temperate grassland. Plant Ecology, 197(2), 183–195. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Madson, E.B. (2008). The interacting effects of herbivore exclosures and seed addition in a wet meadow. Oikos, 117(7), 1057–1063. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Miletti, T.E. (2008). Effect of minor water depth treatments on competitive effect and response of eight wetland plants. Plant Ecology, 195(1), 33–43. Link | PDF

Landis, F.C., & Fraser, L.H. (2007). A new model of carbon and phosphorus transfers in arbuscular mycorrhizae. New Phytologist, 177(2), 466–479. Link | PDF

Hausman, C.E., Fraser, L.H., Kershner, M.W., & de Szalay, F.A. (2007). Plant community establishment in a restored wetland: Effects of soil removal. Applied Vegetation Science, 10(3), 383–390. Link | PDF

Carlyle, C.N., & Fraser, L.H. (2006). A test of three juvenile plant competitive response strategies. Journal of Vegetation Science, 17(1), 11–18. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Keddy, P.A. (2005). Can competitive ability predict structure in experimental plant communities? Journal of Vegetation Science, 16(5), 571–578. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Feinstein, L.M. (2005). Effects of mycorrhizal inoculant, N:P supply ration, and water level on the growth and biomass allocation of three wetland plant species. Canadian Journal of Botany,83(9), 1117–1125. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Karnezis, J.P. (2005). A comparative assessment of seedling survival and biomass accumulation for fourteen wetland plant species grown under minor water-depth differences. Wetlands, 25(3), 520–530. Link | PDF

Picard, C.R., Fraser, L.H., & Steer, D.N. (2005). The interacting effects of temperature and plant community type on nutrient removal in wetland microcosms. Bioresource Technology, 96(9), 1039–1047. Link | PDF

Steer, D.N., Fraser, L.H., & Siebert, B.A. (2005). Cell-to-cell pollution reduction effectiveness of domestic treatment wetlands. Bioresource Technology, 96(8), 969–976. Link | PDF

Miletti, T.E., Carlyle, C.N., Picard, C.R., Mulac, K.M., Landaw, A., & Fraser, L.H. (2005). Hydrology, water chemistry and vegetation characteristics of a tamarack bog in Bath Township, Ohio: Towards restoration and enhancement. Ohio Journal of Science, 105(2), 21–30. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Carty, S., & Steer, D.N. (2004). A test of four plant species to reduce total nitrogen and total phosphorus from soil leachate in subsurface wetland microcosms. Bioresource Technology, 94(2), 185–192. Link | PDF

Steer, D.N., Aseltyne, T., & Fraser, L.H. (2003). Life-cycle economic model of small treatment wetlands for domestic wastewater disposal. Ecological Economics, 44(2-3), 359-369. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Bradford, M.E., & Steer D.N. (2003). Global supply of freshwater: The role of treatment wetlands. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2(2), 174–183. Link | PDF

Steer, D.N., Fraser, L.H., Boddy, J., & Seibert, B. (2002). Efficiency of small constructed wetlands for subsurface treatment of single family domestic effluent. Ecological Engineering, 18(4), 429–440. LinkPDF

Keddy, P.A., Fraser, L.H. & Keogh, T.A. (2001). Responses of 21 wetland species to shortages of light, nitrogen and phosphorus. Bulletin of the Geobotanical Institute ETH, 67, 13–25. Link | PDF

Keddy, P.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2000). Four general principles for the management and conservation of wetlands in large lakes: The role of water levels, nutrients, competitive hierarchies and centrifugal organization. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, 5(3), 177–185. Link | PDF

Keddy, P.A., Gaudet, C., & Fraser, L.H. (2000). Effects of low and high nutrients on the competitive hierarchy of 26 shoreline plants. Journal of Ecology, 88(3), 413–423. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Grime, J.P. (2000). Aphid fitness on 13 grass species: A test of plant defence theory. Canadian Journal of Botany, 77(12), 1783–1789. Link | PDF

Keogh, T.M., Keddy, P.A., & Fraser, L.H. (1999). Patterns of tree species richness in forested wetlands. Wetlands, 19(3), 639–647. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Grime, J.P. (1999). Interacting effects of herbivory and fertility on a synthesized plant community. Journal of Ecology, 87(3), 514–525. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Grime, J.P. (1999). Experimental tests of trophic dynamics: Towards a more penetrating approach. Oecologia, 119(2), 281–284. Link | PDF

Keddy, P.A., & Fraser, L.H. 1999. On the diversity of land plants. Écoscience, 6(3), 366–380. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H. (1999). The use of microcosms as an experimental approach to understanding terrestrial ecosystem functioning. Advances in Space Research, 24(3), 297–302. Link | PDF

Keddy, P.A., Fraser, L.H., & Wisheu, I.C. (1998). A comparative approach to examine competitive response of 48 wetland plant species. Journal of Vegetation Science, 9(6), 777–786. Link | PDF

Díaz, S., Fraser, L.H., Grime, J.P., & Falczuk, V. (1998). The impact of elevated CO2 on plant-herbivore interactions: Experimental evidence of moderating effects at the community level. Oecologia, 117(1-2), 177–186. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H. (1998). Top-down vs. bottom-up control influenced by productivity in a North Derbyshire, UK, dale. Oikos, 81(1), 99-108. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Grime, J.P. (1998). Top-down control and its effect on the biomass and composition of three grasses at high and low soil fertility in outdoor microcosms. Oecologia, 113(2), 239–246. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Grime, J.P. (1997). Primary productivity and trophic dynamics investigated in a North Derbyshire, UK, dale. Oikos, 80(3), 499–508. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., & Keddy, P.A. (1997). The role of experimental microcosms in ecological research. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 12(12), 478–481. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Chanway, C.P., & Turkington, R. (1995). The competitive role of Gaultheria shallon on planted western hemlock and western red cedar saplings on northern Vancouver Island. Forest Ecology and Management, 75(1), 27–39. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Turkington, R., & Chanway, C.P. (1993). The biology of Canadian weeds. 102. Gaultheria shallon Pursh. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 73(4), 1233–1247. Link | PDF


Books

Fraser, L.H. (2011). Atlantis Rose. Kamloops, BC: CiCAC Press. Link.

Fraser, L.H., & Keddy, P.A. (Eds.). (2005). The World’s Largest Wetlands: Ecology and Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link.


Book Chapters

Gilbert, A.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2016). Effects of competition, salinity and disturbance on the growth of Poa pratensis (Kentucky Bluegrass) and Puccinellia nuttalliana (Nuttall’s Alkaligrass). In M.A. Khan, B. Boër, M. Ȫzturk, M. Clüsener-Godt, B. Gul, & S.-W. Breckle (Eds.), Sabkha ecosystems. Tasks for Vegetation Science, vol 48 (pp. 349–367). Cham: Springer International Publishing. Link.

Fraser, L.H., & Keddy, P.A. (2005). The future of large wetlands: a global perspective. In L.H. Fraser & P.A. Keddy (Eds.), The World’s Largest Wetlands: Ecology and Conservation (pp. 446–468). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link.

Keddy, P.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2005). Introduction: big is beautiful. In L.H. Fraser & P.A. Keddy (Eds.), The World’s Largest Wetlands: Ecology and Conservation (pp. 1–10). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link.

Fraser, L.H., Carty, S., Picard, C. and Steer, D. (2004). Phytoremediation: Wetland plants and their relative efficiency at treating agricultural runoff. In S.G. Pandalai (Ed.), Recent Research Developments in Crop Science (pp. 379–391). Kerala, India: Research Signpost.

Keddy, P.A., & Fraser, L.H. (2003). The management of wetlands for biological diversity: Four principles. In R.S. Ambasht & N.K. Ambasht (Eds.), Modern Trends in Applied Aquatic Ecology (pp. 21–42). Boston, MA: Springer US. Link.


Book Reviews

Fraser, L.H. (2001). [Review of the book Seventh catalog of the vascular plants of Ohio, by T.S. Cooperrider, A.W. Cusick & J.T. Kartesz]. Ohio Journal of Science, 102(3), 63. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H. (1998). [Review of the book Plant functional types: Their relevance to ecosystems properties and global change (International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Book Series 1), by T.M. Smith, H.H. Shugart & F.I. Woodward]. The Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin, 31(4), 65–66. Link | PDF


Conference Proceedings & Symposia

Antonelli, P.M., Fraser, L.H., & Gardner, W.C. (2016). Growth response and metals uptake of native bunchgrasses during organic amendment-assisted phytostabilization of alkaline mine tailings. British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium, 139–153. Penticton, BC. Link | PDF

Fraser, L.H., Garris, H.W., Baldwin, S.A., Van Hamme, J.D., & Gardner, W.C. (2015). Using genomics in mine reclamation. In A.B. Fourie, M. Tibbett, L. Sawatsky and D. van Zyl (Eds.), British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in conjunction with Mine Closure (pp. 1–12). Vancouver, BC. Link | PDF

Baethke, K., & Fraser, L.H. (2014). The effect of site preparation on the establishment of native grassland species in southern interior. British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. Link | PDF

Phillips, M., Gardner, W., Fraser, L.H., & Karakatsoulis, J. (2014). Effect of soil amendments (mats and hydroseeding) on establishment success of four native grassland species. British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. Link | PDF

Harrower, W.L., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2014). Trophic cascades and detrital subsidies in montane temperate grasslands. 99th ESA Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. Link.

Fraser, L.H. (2011). Adaptation to climate change in temperate grasslands. In The International Symposium on the Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation on the Tibetan Plateau region (pp. 109–137). Xining, Qinghai, China.


Theses

Fraser, L.H. (1996). Plant/animal interactions: The effects of invertebrate herbivory and productivity on plant community dynamics examined in outdoor microcosms and two North Derbyshire dales (Doctoral dissertation, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England). Link.

Fraser, L.H. (1993). The influence of salal on planted hemlock and cedar saplings on northern Vancouver Island (Master’s thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC). Link | PDF


Reports and non-peer reviewed publications

Harrower, B., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2016). Trophic interactions are mediated by the availability of water in temperate grassland ecosystems. PeerJ Preprints, 4, e1961v1. Link | PDF

Harrower, B., Fraser, L.H., & Turkington, R. (2013). Grassland trophic dynamics in a changing world. Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Bulletin, 14, 15–16. Link.

Cox, M. and Fraser, L.H. 2012. Climate change and BC Range. Centre for Community and Ecosystem Ecology booklet.

Harrower, W., Fraser, L.H., Cowie, A. 2012. Storing sunshine for a rainy day: towards the development of a made-in-British Columbia carbon offset program. BC Grasslands Conservation Council brochure.

Fraser, L.H. , Larsen, K., Gardner, W. 2010. A travel through time: towards a grassland research and stewardship (GRAS) centre. BC Grasslands, Winter 2009/2010: 5-6.

Fraser, L.H. 2008. Research at TRU. BC Grasslands, Summer 2008: 8.

Jones, M.W., Fraser, L.H., Thorne, S., Harrison, B. (2008). Effects of livestock grazing in southern interior wetlands: Interactions with amphibians, benthic macroinvertebrates, vegetation, and breeding waterfowl(Forest Investment Account Project Y081232). Link.

Fraser, L.H. 2007. 100 Mile House Industrial Hemp Project.  First Nations Development Agrologist, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Lands. 13 pp.

Carlyle, C. and Fraser, L.H. 2007. Measure of grassland vegetative cover using digital images.  B.C. Ministry of Environment. 16 pp.

Rankin, M.L., Larsen, K. and Fraser, L.H. 2007. Implications of the effects of cattle grazing on small mammals. B.C. Ministry of Environment. 20 pp.

Jones, W.M., Harrison, B., and Fraser, L.H. 2006. Effects of cattle grazing on wetland parameters important to breeding waterfowl in the Southern Interior of BC.  Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research.  19 pp.

Fraser, L.H. and Landis, F. 2006. Wetland monitoring protocol for indicators of ecosystem health, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio.  U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service.  114 pp.

Fraser, L.H. 2004. Developing Indicators for the Assessment of Wetland Health in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service.   30 pp.


Public announcements and articles highlighting research and university science

Interviewed by Chris Walker, CBC Daybreak, March 1, 2012, on the importance of grasslands with respect to the Ajax mine proposal (‘Mining the neighborhood’).

Donna Fleury, January 16, 2012. Ranching and carbon sequestration. An Online article published on Farmcentre.com – The Canadian Farm Business Management Council Website.

Interviewed by RadioNL, Sept 6, 2011, on Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency funding to GCC regarding Ajax mine proposal. Robert Koopmans. 2011 (July 30). Ajax will forever change the Jacko Lake grasslands. Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News.

Pollon, Christopher. 2011 (June 22). Back home on the range: an ecologist returns to Canada to protect the wetlands and grasslands he loves. Canadian Foundation for Innovation. Innovation Canada – Showcasing research excellence in Canada. Link to Article .

Interviewed by RadioNL, May 20, 2011, on ATV use in grasslands.

Interviewed by RadioNL, Angelo Iacobucci, March 9, 2011 on Climate change research in Lac du Bois Provincial Park.

Interviewed by RadioNL, Angelo Iacobucci, March 9, 2011 on Grasslands Conservation Council.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 26, 2010 on the BC Naturalist Conference.

Interviewed by CFJC TV7, April 9, 2010 on BCKDF award.

Interviewed by local Kamloops Radio on BCKDF award, April 9, 2010.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 10, 2010.

Newspaper article in The Omega, Wednesday, October 11, 2009. ‘First two MSc. In Environmental Science students graduate TRU’.

Interviewed by CFJC TV7 on Midday News, September 5, 2009, regarding CRC renewal.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, September 29, 2009. ‘Exceptional TRU research renewed as CRC’.

Gayton, Don. 2009. Grazing, grass, and climate: unpacking the relationships. LINK FORREX 10(4): 3.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, March 31, 2009.

Hebert, Percy (Editor) 2009. Discover – News from TRU Faculty of Science, Spotlight on Faculty. Winter Edition 2008/09, Volume 1, Issue 1, page 5.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, September 25, 2008, ‘Kamloops carbon-tax supporters to advise government, educate public’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, June 4, 2008, ‘TRU hopes for Chinese in new program’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 19, 2008, ‘$1-million grant to help research region’s industry’.

Interviewed by local Kamloops Radio and by Kamloops Dails News regarding my appointment to the Citizens’ Conservation Council on Climate Action in September 2008.

Interviewed by CFJC TV7 in Kamloops regarding a research agroforestry project in March 2008.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, January 22, 2008, ‘Student’s award a credit to TRU’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, January 18, 2008, ‘TRU student joins elite circle’.

Leech, Susan. 2008. What’s new in rangeland research? Highlights of projects funded through the Forests Investment Account – Forest Science Program. Beef in BC 22(5): 19-20.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, May 19, 2007, ‘Root of all weevil; six-legged terminator helps ranchers battle imported plants’.

Thorne, Susan. 2007. FIA-FSP aims to develop knowledge and deliver results on riparian issues. LINK FORREX 9(2): 6-9.

Newspaper article Kamloops Daily News, April 18, 2007, ‘Master’s program approved for TRU’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 14, 2007, ‘TRU students study cattle grazing habits’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, March 19, 2007, ‘TRU faculty hope to master the arts: Program aims to get university’s first graduate degree in arts’.

Interviewed by local Kamloops Radio regarding a research project involving visual screening in grasslands in March 2007.

Interviewed by CFJC TV7 in Kamloops regarding the launch of TRU’s MSc in Environmental Sciences in March 2007.

Shaughnessy, Karlie. 2006. Environmental studies graduate program. Insidetru: people, programs & perspectives. Volume 5, issue 2 – spring 2006: 8.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 24, 2006, ‘Researcher on the hunt for seized grow-op equipment’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, April 24, 2006, ‘Educator turns up the heat on climate research’.

Skogland, Diana. 2005. A unique university developing original programs. Insidetru: people, programs & perspectives. Volume 4, issue 3 – October 2005: 1.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, July 27, 2005, ‘Province writes cheque for local grassland study’.

Newspaper article in Kamloops Daily News, December 7, 2004, ‘Greenhouse gets green light: UCC receives $300,000 in provincial and federal funding for complex’.

Newspaper article on CRC appointment to TRU in Kamloops Daily News, April 16, 2004, ‘UCC researcher to focus on wild land restoration’.

Interviewed by Akron Radio regarding Iraqi wetlands in October 2002.