Coristine, L. E., A. L. Jacob, R. Schuster, S. P. Otto, N. E. Baron, N. J. Bennett, S. J. Bittick, C. Dey, B. Favaro, A. Ford, L. Nowlan, D. Orihel, W. J. Palen, J. L. Polfus, D. S. Shiffman, O. Venter, and S. Woodley. 2018. Informing Canada’s commitment to biodiversity conservation: A science-based framework to help guide protected areas designation through Target 1 and beyond. FACETS 3:531-562. [open access]

Merkle, J. A., J. L. Polfus, J. J. Derbridge, and K. S. Heinemeyer. 2017. Dietary niche partitioning among black bears, grizzly bears and wolves in a multi-prey ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Zoology 95:663-671. [link]

Polfus, J. L.,  D. Simmons, M. Neyelle, W. Bayha, F. Andrew, L. Andrew, B. G. Merkle, K. Rice, and M. Manseau. 2017. Creative convergence: exploring biocultural diversity through art. Ecology and Society. 22(2):4 [pdf]

Polfus, J. L., M. Manseau, C. F. C. Klütsch, D. Simmons, and P. J. Wilson. 2017. Ancient diversification in glacial refugia‎ leads to intraspecific diversity in a Holarctic mammal. Journal of Biogeography. 44:386-396 [pdf]

Polfus, J. L., M. Manseau, D. Simmons, M. Neyelle, W. Bayha, F. Andrew, L. Andrew, C. F. C. Klütsch, K. Rice, and P. Wilson. 2016. Łeghágots’enetę (learning together): the importance of indigenous perspectives in the identification of biological variation. Ecology and Society 21(2):18 [pdf]

Klütsch, C. F. C., M. Manseau, V. Trim, J. L. Polfus, and P. J. Wilson. 2016. The eastern migratory caribou: the role of genetic introgression in ecotype evolution. Royal Society Open Science 3:150469. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L. 2015. A novel approach to caribou research: incorporating indigenous perspectives on biodiversity. The Wildlife Professional. Vol. 9 No. 3:28-32

Derbridge, J. J., J. A. Merkle, M. E. Bucci, P. Callahan, J. L. Koprowski, J. L. Polfus, and P. R. Krausman. 2015. Experimentally derived δ13C and δ15N discrimination factors for gray wolves and the impact of prior information in bayesian mixing models. PloS one 10:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119940. [pdf]

Galpern, P., P. Peres-Neto, J. Polfus, and M. Manseau. 2014. MEMGENE: Spatial pattern detection in genetic distance data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:1116-1120. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L., K. Heinemeyer, M. Hebblewhite and the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. 2014. Comparing traditional ecological knowledge and western science woodland caribou habitat models. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:112–121. [pdf]

Steenweg, R. and J. L. Polfus. 2013. Interactions between Nahanni Caribou and Roads: Remote camera sampling to monitor potential impacts of increased road activity on caribou and other wildlife in the Nahanni National Park Reserve. Report for Parks Canada. 23p.

Polfus, J. L. and P. R. Krausman. 2012. Impacts of residential development on ungulates in the Rocky Mountain West. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:647–657. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L., M. Hebblewhite, and K. Heinemeyer. 2011. Identifying indirect habitat loss and avoidance of human infrastructure by northern mountain woodland caribou. Biological Conservation 144:2637-2646. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L. 2011. Literature review and synthesis on the effects of residential development on ungulate winter range in the Rocky Mountain West. Report prepared for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Helena, MT. 138 pp [pdf]

Polfus, J. L. and K. Heinemeyer. 2011. Atlin northern mountain caribou management and monitoring framework: Final report 2011. Report prepared for the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. 51 pp. [pdf]

Tingey, R., J. L. Polfus, and K. Heinemeyer. 2011. Atlin northern mountain caribou habitat modeling and cumulative human impact assessment: Cumulative effects toolkit. Report prepared for the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. 32 pp. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L. 2010. How TEK can help conserve caribou. The Wildlife Professional Vol. 4 No. 4:42-43 [pdf – page 42]

Polfus, J. L. 2010. Assessing cumulative human impacts on northern woodland caribou with traditional ecological knowledge and resource selection functions. Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, USA. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L., K. S. Heinemeyer, and M. Hebblewhite. 2010. Atlin northern mountain caribou habitat modeling and cumulative human impact assessment. Final Report submitted to the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, June, 2010. [pdf]

Polfus, J. L. and M. Hebblewhite. 2010. Boreal woodland caribou national resource selection function modeling in support of critical habitat identification. Report for the scientific review for the identification of critical habitat for woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), boreal population, in Canada. Environment Canada. [appendice available online]

Polfus, J. L., S. Dain-Owens, K. Shlepr, H. Tannebring, L. Olson, E. Rubenstein, E. Moffitt, M. Connor and J. Williams. 2010. Nàk’ina.â Hèeni Dei (Nakina Trail): Traditional trail between the Nàk’ina.â Hèeni (Nakina River) and  Tlèn (Atlin Lake). Pamphlet prepared for the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. Atlin, British Columbia, Canada.

Polfus, J. L. 2008. Incorporating human impacts into habitat suitability models: A literature review. Report prepared for the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. 125 pp. [pdf]