Western North American Naturalist

Western North American Naturalist The Western North American Naturalist is a peer-reviewed journal consisting of articles, notes, and book reviews pertaining to the biological natural history of North America.

Five $2000 grants are available to potential authors of original natural history research. 2-page proposals due 29 Febru...
01/16/2020
Grants for Individual Researchers | Western North American Naturalist | Western North American Naturalist Publications | Brigham Young University

Five $2000 grants are available to potential authors of original natural history research. 2-page proposals due 29 February 2020. Awards announced by 20 April 2020. https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/2020_Grant_Individual.html

The Western North American Naturalist is a natural history journal committed to publishing excellent peer-reviewed research focused on the biological natural history of western North America.

$5000 Grant available to support a natural history symposium. Brief 2-page application due 30 Nov 2019. More details:   ...
11/04/2019
Grant Supporting Natural History Symposia | Western North American Naturalist | Western North American Naturalist Publications | Brigham Young University

$5000 Grant available to support a natural history symposium. Brief 2-page application due 30 Nov 2019. More details: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/2019_Grant_Symposium.html

The Western North American Naturalist is a natural history journal committed to publishing excellent, peer-reviewed research focused on the biological natural history of western North America.

Five $2000 grants are available to potential authors of original natural history research. 2-page proposals due 9 March ...
02/05/2019

Five $2000 grants are available to potential authors of original natural history research. 2-page proposals due 9 March 2019. Awards announced by 15 April 2019.

We are excited to announce our grant for a natural history sympsium! Proposals are due at the end of this month. Email u...
11/05/2018

We are excited to announce our grant for a natural history sympsium! Proposals are due at the end of this month. Email us at [email protected] with any questions.

05/21/2018

The first issue of 2018 is now available on BioOne. Here's the link to the TOC: http://www.bioone.org/toc/wnan/current …. Thank you to each author, reviewer, and editor who contributed to this issue. Our work would not be possible without you!

Today is the last day to submit a proposal! Thank you to all who have shared this opportunity with others and to all who...
04/30/2018

Today is the last day to submit a proposal! Thank you to all who have shared this opportunity with others and to all who have submitted proposals. We appreciate your support!

Two weeks left to submit a proposal for our natural history grant! Click this link for a PDF of the announcement: https:...
04/16/2018

Two weeks left to submit a proposal for our natural history grant! Click this link for a PDF of the announcement:https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/mwnan/grant_announcement.pdf … and email us at [email protected] with any questions.

We're excited to now offer five $2,000 research grants! Click on the image to see the details and email us at wnan@byu.e...
03/28/2018

We're excited to now offer five $2,000 research grants! Click on the image to see the details and email us at [email protected] with any questions. We invite all qualified applicants to apply, and we ask that you share this opportunity with anyone who might be interested.

We're constantly amazed by the staying power of natural history. Ticks of Japan, Korea, and the Ryukyu Islands was publi...
01/11/2018

We're constantly amazed by the staying power of natural history. Ticks of Japan, Korea, and the Ryukyu Islands was published in 1971 but still got 18 citations in 2017! Check out the #openaccess article here: http://ow.ly/Bdy430hIDXo

Western North American Naturalist
12/05/2017

Western North American Naturalist

The #Dragonflies and #Damselflies of Utah is now available online and it's #openaccess! http://ow.ly/XSKX3005yDN
05/10/2016

The #Dragonflies and #Damselflies of Utah is now available online and it's #openaccess! http://ow.ly/XSKX3005yDN

Want to do a little #BotanicMonday reading? Here's an article about Sclerocactus parviflorus.http://ow.ly/VinVn
11/30/2015

Want to do a little #BotanicMonday reading? Here's an article about Sclerocactus parviflorus.http://ow.ly/VinVn

09/15/2015
Books For Review

Check out all our books for review, including David Gessner's #AlltheWildThatRemains. ow.ly/SfEOP

Take a trip to Guadalupe Island for #TravelTuesday!ow.ly/RWk5m
09/08/2015

Take a trip to Guadalupe Island for #TravelTuesday!
ow.ly/RWk5m

Here's a "fossil forest" on San Miguel Island in honor of #FossilFriday! ow.ly/Rweul
08/28/2015

Here's a "fossil forest" on San Miguel Island in honor of #FossilFriday! ow.ly/Rweul

#TBT to 1939 and the first Great Basin Naturalist issue about #spadefoottaods and #rubberboas http://ow.ly/QxoAw
08/06/2015

#TBT to 1939 and the first Great Basin Naturalist issue about #spadefoottaods and #rubberboas http://ow.ly/QxoAw

08/05/2015

The island fox on the northern Channel Islands is on its way to recovery! ow.ly/QxaZQ #WildlifeWednesday

Thanks to @impactstory for this great article about #ORCID IDs! We encourage all of our authors to have and use one. htt...
07/13/2015
Ten things you need to know about ORCID right now

Thanks to @impactstory for this great article about #ORCID IDs! We encourage all of our authors to have and use one. http://ow.ly/PyHBP

Have you ever tried to search for an author, only to discover that he shares a name with 113 other researchers? Or realized that Google Scholar...

We recently received a new book to review. If you are interested in reviewing it, or if you want to see what other books...
05/05/2015

We recently received a new book to review. If you are interested in reviewing it, or if you want to see what other books we have available for review follow this link: http://ow.ly/Myym3.

Along with the changes to the museum, the WNAN office will be remodeled!
11/19/2013
Bean Blog: Big Changes at the Bean

Along with the changes to the museum, the WNAN office will be remodeled!

Welcome to the Bean Life Science Museum's blog. Here you can read about new museum exhibits and events. Visit our official website at mlbean.byu.edu

Should bears and lynx be reintroduced in Scotland? The debate is on. http://ow.ly/knRRb
04/24/2013
'Enthusiasm' for bringing back bears

Should bears and lynx be reintroduced in Scotland? The debate is on. http://ow.ly/knRRb

An author of a new book about a fictional attempt to reintroduce bears to Scotland says there is interest in bringing the animals back for real.

04/24/2013

@CScienceEditors WNAN is excited for the Council of Science Editors conference in Montreal, Canada next week. Anyone else getting excited?

Final article of Monograph 6 is online and open-access. Read about the western North American pebblesnail. Take a read: ...
03/15/2013
Vol 6 (2013)

Final article of Monograph 6 is online and open-access. Read about the western North American pebblesnail. Take a read: http://ow.ly/j08Re

What do editors want? This book will tell you. We're excited to find out. http://tinyurl.com/a5r3t6r
02/08/2013
EditorMom: Book Review—What Editors Want: An Author's Guide to Scientific Journal Publishing

What do editors want? This book will tell you. We're excited to find out. http://tinyurl.com/a5r3t6r

I'm posting the following on behalf of a colleague who had trouble with Blogger's comment interface and thus e-mailed her comment to me.—Katharine O'Moore-KlopfI am so impressed with your book review! Thanks so much for writing such a thorough review on what seems like a great book. I've been teachi...

01/28/2013
Sickening fog settles over Salt Lake City area

The inversion is still hanging around the wasatch front. Health officials are not pleased. And neither are we. http://ow.ly/hcnJb

A collective of doctors in Utah have deemed Salt Lake City's air pollution issue a health emergency, and is calling on local government for help.

The call for papers is open for the 2013 International Conference on Bear Research and Management. http://ce.byu.edu/cw/...
01/17/2013
IBA Conference 2013

The call for papers is open for the 2013 International Conference on Bear Research and Management. http://ce.byu.edu/cw/bear/call.php

BYU Continuing Education offers programs to satisfy almost any kind of learning need. You can learn through conferences, workshops, online courses, evening classes, and off-campus centers.

Our home, the Bean Life Science Museum, is being remodeled and all the museum animals are on the move.
12/13/2012

Our home, the Bean Life Science Museum, is being remodeled and all the museum animals are on the move.

Moving the elephant is nothing short of an event here at the Bean Museum. We even announced it over the intercom so everyone working here could come watch. How much do you think our taxidermied elephant friend weighs?

12/03/2012

The web page for the 22nd International Conference on Bear Research and Management is live: ibautah.byu.edu

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For more than 75 years, the Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.


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