Branco, P.S., J.A. Merkle, R.M. Pringle, L. King, T. Tindall, M. Stalmans, and R.A. Long. 2019. An experimental test of community-based strategies for mitigating human-wildlife conflict around protected areas. Conservation Letters: In press.

LaSharr, T., R.A. Long, J. Heffelfinger, V. Bleich, P. Krausman, R.T. Bowyer, J. Shannon, E. Rominger, C. Lehman, M. Cox, and K.L. Monteith.  2019.  Biological relevance of antler, horn, and pronghorn size in records programs.  Journal of Mammalogy: In press.

LaSharr, T., R.A. Long, J. Heffelfinger, V. Bleich, P.R. Krausman, R.T. Bowyer, J.M. Shannon, R.W. Klaver, C.E. Brewer, M. Cox, A.A. Holland, A. Hubbs, C.P. Lehman, J.D. Muir, B. Sterling, and K.L. Monteith. 2019. Hunting and mountain sheep: do current harvest practices affect horn growth? Evolutionary Applications 12:1823-1836.

Berry, S.L., L.A. Shipley, R.A. Long, and C. Loggers.  2019.  Differences in dietary niche and foraging behavior of sympatric mule and white-tailed deer.  Ecosphere 10(7):e02815.

Schrempp, T.V., J.L. Rachlow, T.R. Johnson, L.A. Shipley, R.A. Long, J.L. Aycrigg, and M.A. Hurley.  2019.  Linking forest management to moose population trends: the role of the nutritional landscape.  PLoS ONE 14(7): e0219128.

Branco, P.S., J.A. Merkle, R.M. Pringle, J. Pansu, A.B. Potter, A. Reynolds, M. Stalmans, and R.A. Long. 2019. Determinants of elephant foraging behavior in a coupled human-natural system: is brown the new green? Journal of Animal Ecology 88:780-792.

Atkins, J.L., R.A. Long, J. Pansu, J.H. Daskin, A.B. Potter, M. Stalmans, C.E. Tarnita, and R.M. Pringle. 2019. Cascading impacts of large-carnivore extirpation in an African savanna. Science 364:173-177.


Gaynor, K.M., P. Branco, J.S. Brashares, D. D'Emile, P. Granli, R.A. Long, and J. Poole.  2018.  Effects of human settlement and roads on diel activity patterns of elephants (Loxodonta africana).  African Journal of Ecology 56:872-881.

Spitz, D., D.A. Clark, M.J. Wisdom, M. Rowland, B. Johnson, R.A. Long, and T. Levi. 2018.  Fire history influences large-herbivore behavior at circadian, seasonal, and successional scales.  Ecological Applications 28:2082-2091.

Monteith, K.L., R.A. Long, T.R. Stephenson, V.C. Bleich, R.T. Bowyer, and T.N. LaSharr.  2018.  Horn size and nutrition in mountain sheep: can ewe handle the truth?  Journal of Wildlife Management 82:67-84.


Long, R.A., A. Wambua, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle.  2017.  Climatic variation modulates the indirect effects of large herbivores on small-mammal habitat use. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:739-748.

Tarnita, C.E., J.A. Bonachela, E. Sheffer, J.A. Guyton, T.C. Coverdale, R.A. Long, and R.M. Pringle.  2017.  A theoretical foundation for multi-scale regular vegetation patterns.  Nature 541:398-401 (Cover article).


Long, R.A., R.T. Bowyer, W.P. Porter, P. Mathewson, K.L. Monteith, S.L. Findholt, B.L. Dick, and J.G. Kie.  2016.  Linking habitat selection to fitness-related traits in herbivores: the role of the energy landscape.  Oecologia 181:709-720.


Seidler, R.G., R.A. Long, J. Berger, S. Bergen, and J.P. Beckmann.  2015.  Identifying impediments to long-distance mammal migrations.  Conservation Biology 29:99-109.

2014 and earlier

Long, R.A., R.T. Bowyer, W.P. Porter, P. Mathewson, K.L. Monteith, and J.G. Kie.  2014.  Behavior and nutritional condition buffer a large-bodied endotherm against direct and indirect effects of climate.  Ecological Monographs 84:513-532.

Monteith, K.L., R.A. Long, V.C. Bleich, J.R. Heffelfinger, P.R. Krausman, and R.T. Bowyer.  2013.  Effects of harvest, culture, and climate on trends in size of horn-like structures in trophy ungulates.  Wildlife Monographs 183.

Lendrum, P.E., C.R. Anderson, Jr., R.A. Long, J.G. Kie, and R.T. Bowyer.  2012.  Habitat selection by mule deer during migration: effects of landscape structure and natural-gas development.  Ecosphere 3:art82.

Anderson, E.D., R.A. Long, M.P. Atwood, J.G. Kie, T.R. Thomas, P. Zager, and R.T. Bowyer.  2012.  Winter resource selection by female mule deer Odocoileus hemionus: functional response to spatiotemporal changes in habitat.  Wildlife Biology 18:153-163.

Aho, K.A., R.A. Long, J.G. Kie, and R.T. Bowyer.  2010.  A new index for measuring perpendicularity of animal movements in relation to patch boundaries.  Ecological Modelling 221:2003-2007.

Long, R.A., J.G. Kie, R.T. Bowyer, and M.A. Hurley.  2009.  Resource selection and movements by female mule deer: effects of reproductive stage.  Wildlife Biology 15:288-298.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2009.  Sex-specific responses of North American elk to habitat manipulation.  Journal of Mammalogy 90:423-432.

Long, R.A., J.D. Muir, J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2009.  A comparison of two modeling approaches for evaluating wildlife-habitat relationships.  Journal of Wildlife Management 73:294-302.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2008.  Effects of season and scale on response of elk and mule deer to habitat manipulation.  Journal of Wildlife Management 72:1133-1142.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, J.G. Kie, and M. Vavra.  2008.  Fuels reduction in a western coniferous forest: effects on quantity and quality of forage for elk.  Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:302-313.

Long, R.A., R.A. Hut, and B.M. Barnes.  2007.  Simultaneous collection of body temperature and activity data in burrowing mammals: a new technique.  Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1375-1379.

Long, R.A., T.J. Martin, and B.M. Barnes.  2005.  Body temperature and activity patterns in free-living arctic ground squirrels.  Journal of Mammalogy 86:314-322.