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Reports, articles & short papers

1965    Carbyn, L.N.  Adaptation to winter survival in chickadees. Class Project Report,  Department of Zoology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.  17 pp.

1966    Carbyn, L.N.  A report on the status of the wildlife in the Bloodvein River region of Manitoba.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report, Edmonton, Alberta.  18 pp.

1968    Carbyn, L.N.  Project plan - ecological studies on wolves in the western National Parks.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  21 pp.

1968    Carbyn, L.N.  Report on Bloodvein Caribou Survey for planning of a potential park in Eastern Manitoba.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  7 pp.

1969    Carbyn, L.N.  Some ecological considerations of the provisional master plan for Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  10 pp.

1969    Retflavi, L.I., D.R. Flook, L.N. Carbyn, G.W. Scotter, J.G. Stelfox and P.W. Stringer.  Some ecological considerations relating to the provisional master plans for Jasper and Banff National Parks, Alberta, and Kootenay and Yoho National Parks, British Columbia.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  20 pp.

1969    Carbyn, L.N.  Guidelines for Wildlife Surveys - Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  15 pp.

1969    Carbyn, L.N. and D.R. Flook.  Riding Mountain National Park.  1.  Discussions of the wildlife problems as posed at the federal-provincial conference held in August, 1968. 2. Comments on the provisional master plan.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  11 pp.

1970    Carbyn, L.N.  Progress report on (I) Status of wolves in Prince Albert and Jasper National Parks.  (II) Preliminary results from investigation in  a specific study area.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report No. 1 (Project 382-5201).  Edmonton, Alberta.  53 pp.

1971    Carbyn, L.N.  Identification and classification of small mammals.  Workshop at Ninth Annual Regional Warden 2 School, Palisades Range, Jasper National Park.  37 pp.

1972    Carbyn, L.N.  Progress report on studies of wolves within a specific study area, Jasper National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report No. 2 (Project 382-5201).  Edmonton, Alberta.  53 pp.

1972    Carbyn, L.N. and E.A. DeBock.  Progress report on studies of wolves within a specific study area, Jasper National Park during the winter 1971-72.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report No. 2 (Project 382-5201).  Edmonton, Alberta.  10 pp.

1972    Carbyn, L.N.  Natural features of the Willow Creek area, Jasper National Park - Supplemental Report.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  35 pp.

1972    Carbyn, L.N.  Newspaper articles (Jasper; weekly newspaper) - Article 1 - Concept of ecosystems in National Parks; Article 2 - The Wolf; Article 3 - Ecosystems.

1973    Carbyn, L.N.  Is the concept of Ecosystem Management valid in the context of National Parks?  A preliminary working document.  University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. 99 pp.

1974    Carbyn, L.N. and D. Hansen.  A preliminary study of the effects of land use on     phosphorus export from the watershed of Duffin Creek, Ontario.  University of Toronto. 58 pp.

1974    Carbyn, L.N.  Wolf predation and behavioral interactions with elk and other ungulates in an area of high prey diversity.  Final report.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  233 pp.  (Same as Ph.D. Thesis).

1975    Carbyn, L.N., W. Etherington, M. Sather and K. Whaley.  Field studies on wolf populations in Prince Albert and Riding Mountain National Parks for Interpretive Programs.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  60 pp.

1975    Carbyn, L.N. and D. Patriquin.  Wildlife Inventories - Nahanni National Park progress report on the description of the wildlife component at Nahanni Hotsprings and Virginia Falls; two sites for potential campground development.   Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  55 pp.

1976    Carbyn, L.N. and D. Patriquin.  Description of the Wildlife Component for impact assessment at three Potential campsite locations in Nahanni National Park, N.W.T.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  187 pp.

1976    Patriquin D. and L.N. Cargyn.  1976.  Age determination of wolves by tooth cementum layers.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  16 pp.

1976    Carbyn, L.N., C. Allan and D. Patriquin.  Riding Mountain National Park Large Mammal Systems Studies Report No. 1 - Wolves.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  82 pp.

1976    Richardson, I. and L. N. Carbyn.  A key to mammal hair identification of potential prey species in Wood Buffalo, Prince Albert and Riding Mountain National Parks with an analysis of specific problems.  Report on Large Mammal Systems Studies.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  20 pp.

1976    Skeel, M. and L.N. Carbyn.  Morphometric relationships of gray wolves (Canis lupus) in National Parks of Central Canada with particular reference to the population in Prince Albert and Riding Mountain National Parks.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report No. 2.  Edmonton, Alberta.  47 pp.

1977    Carbyn, L.N.  Preliminary analysis of wolf-ungulate interactions with specific reference to moose in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba.  Proceedings of the North American Moose Conference and Workshop,  13:  283-289

1977    Carbyn, L.N.  Report on Canadian Wildlife Service involvement in IUCN/WWF wolf project (1240), Poland.  Report submitted to the International Union of Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources / Species Survival Commission Wolf Specialist Group. 44 pp.

1977    Carbyn, L.N., D. Patriquin, H. Samoil and C. Allen.  Progress report on Large Mammal Systems Studies - wolves and coyotes.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  80 pp.

1977    Gunn, A., G.W. Scotter, D. Sept and L.N. Carbyn.  Prescribed burn study of Fescue grasslands in Prince Albert National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report. Edmonton, Alberta.  77 pp.

1977    Samoil, H. and L.N. Carbyn.  A study proposal to investigate the role of snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) in the large mammal system complex of Riding Mountain National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Large Mammal Systems Studies Report No. 5.  Edmonton, Alberta.  42 pp.

1978    Carbyn, L.N. A wolf manifesto for the world.  F.O.N. memorial issue for Douglas Pimlott.  Ontario Naturalist  18:18-20.

1978    Carbyn, L.N., D. Patriquin, C. Allen and H. Samoil.  Progress report.  Wolf and coyote studies in Riding Mountain National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  80 pp.

1978    Carbyn, L.N., D. Patriquin, T. Trottier, A. Kennedy, T. Hoggins and C. Allan.  Riding Mountain National Park Large Mammal System Studies - Report Number 6: wolves and  coyotes.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report. Edmonton, Alberta. 148 pp. 

1978    Oosenbrug, S.,  D. West, and L.N. Carbyn.  Status report on wolf bison studies in Wood Buffalo National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Report for Parks Canada.  Edmonton, Alberta.  23 pp. 

1979    Kennedy, A. and L.N. Carbyn.  Selected annotated references concerning timber wolf (Canus lupus) predation.  Canadian Wildlife Service Unpublished Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  54 pp.

1979    Kennedy, A. and L.N. Carbyn.  Indirect evidence of scavenging food habits by wolves.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report. Edmonton, Alberta.  4 pp.

1979    Carbyn, L.N.  Birds of Nahanni National Park, N.W.T.:  an annotated list.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  108 pp.

1980    Kennedy, A.J.  and L.N. Carbyn.  Identification of wolf  prey using hair and feather remains with special reference to western Canadian national parks.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  51 pp.

1980    Carbyn, L.N.  Ecology and management of wolves in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba.  Final report, L.M.S. Study Report No. 10.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Edmonton, Alberta.  182 pp.

1980    Carbyn, L.N.  Contributor to A Nature Guide to Alberta, D. Spalding (ed.).  Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton.  368 pp.

1980    Oosenbrug, S., L.N. Carbyn and D. West.  Wood Buffalo National Park - wolf / bison studies.  Progress Report No. 1.  Canadian Wildlife Service (Western and Northern Region), Edmonton, Alberta.  74 pp.

1980    Oosenbrug, S., L.N. Carbyn and D. West.  Wood Buffalo National Park - wolf / bison studies.  Progress Report No. 1.  Canadian Wildlife Service (Western and Northern Region), Edmonton, Alberta.  114 pp.

1980    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wabamun Habitat Improvement Program. 1980 Annual Progress Report.  Stony Plain, Alberta.  7 pp.

1981    Oosenbrug, S., L.N. Carbyn and D. Anions.  Wood Buffalo National Park - wolf / bison studies.  Progress Report No. 3.  Canadian Wildlife Service  (Western and Northern Region), Edmonton, Alberta.  147 pp.

1981    Carbyn, L.N., T. Trottier and S. Oosenbrug.  Summer observations of wolf / bison behavioral interactions in Wood Buffalo National Park.  Progress Report.  Canadian Wildlife Service (Western and Northern Region), Edmonton, Alberta.  67 pp.

1981    Carbyn, L.N.  Wolves of Minong - their vital role in a wildlife community - a book review.  Canadian Field-Naturalist,  95: 113-114.

1981    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wabamun Habitat Improvement Program. 1976 - 81 Progress Report.  Stony Plain, Alberta.  31 pp.

1982    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wabamun Habitat Improvement Program. 1982 Progress Report.  Stony Plain, Alberta.  11 pp.

1983    Carbyn, L.N., D. Meleshko and P. Paquet.  Ecological studies of wolves and coyotes in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba.  CWS Progress Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  60 pp.

1983    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wabamun Habitat Improvement Program.  1983 Annual Progress Report.  13 pp.

1984    Oosenbrug, S. and L.N. Carbyn.  Wolf predation on bison in Wood Buffalo National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report for Parks Canada.  Edmonton, Alberta.  264 pp.

1984    Carbyn, L.N., P. Paquet and D. Meleshko.  Ecological studies of wolves and coyotes in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report for Parks Canada.  Edmonton, Alberta.  126 pp.

1984    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wabamun habitat improvement program.  1984 Annual Progress Report.  Stony Plain, Alberta.  11 pp.

1985    Carbyn, L.N.  A delicate balancing act.  Outdoors Canada.  13(6): 9-11.

1985    Scotter, G.W., L.N. Carbyn, W.P. Neily, and J.D. Henry.  Birds of Nahanni National Park, N.W.T.  Saskatchewan Natural History Society Special Publication No. 15.  Regina, Sask.  74 pp.

1985    Carbyn, L.N.  Stony Plain Fish and Game Association.  Wildlife inventory and 1985 Progress Report of the Wabamun Habitat Improvement Program.  Stony Plain, Alberta.  23 pp.

1986    Carbyn, L.N.  Some observations on the behaviour of swift foxes in  reintroduction programs within the Canadian Prairies.  Alberta Naturalist,  16:37-41.

1986    Carbyn, L.N., D. Meleshko, P.C. Paquet, S. McKinlay and D. Burles.  Ecological studies of wolves and coyotes in Riding Mountain National Park.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report for Parks Canada.  Edmonton, Alberta.  69 pp.

1989    Carbyn, L.N., D. Huisman, E. Street, D. Anions.  An analysis of the decline of bison in Wood Buffalo National Park from 1971 to 1981 and a review of the status to 1989.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  268 pp.

1989    Carbyn, L.N.  Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary 12 years after its establishment. Edmonton Naturalist. 17: 16-18.

1989    Carbyn, L.N., and C. Schroeder.  Swift Foxes in Canada;  a preliminary evaluation.  Swfit Fox Recovery Team Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  93 pp.

1989    Carbyn, L.N. and M. Killaby.  Status of the Swift Fox in Saskatchewan. Blue Jay,57: 41-52.

1989    Carbyn, L.N.  Swift Foxes in Canada.  Recovery: An Endangered Species Newsletter 1: 8-9.

1990    Carbyn, L.N. and T. O'Farrel. Swift or Kit Fox. In Foxes, wolves, jackals and dogs. Edited by J.R. Ginsberg, D.W. Macdonald, and L.D. Mech.  IUCN Action Plan for the conservation of canids.   International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.  Gland, Switzerland.  pp 43-45.

1990    Todd, A. and L.N. Carbyn.  Coyote.  Canadian Wildlife Service  - Hinterland Who's Who.   Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario.  4 pp.

1991    Carbyn, L.N.  A review of the National Film Board production of “Return of the swift fox.”  In Provincial Museum of Alberta Natural History Occasional Paper No. 15.  Edmonton, Alberta.  pp. 253-255.

1991    Herrero, S., C. Mamo, H. Armbruster, L.N. Carbyn and S. Brechtel.  Swift Fox reintroduction.  Progress Report to March 1991.  Report to World Wildlife Fund. pp. 246-252.

1993    Brechtel, S., L.N. Carbyn, D. Hjertaas and C. Mamo.  Canadian Swift Fox reintroduction feasibility study:  1989-1992.  Report of the Swift Fox Recovery Team to RENEW. 98 pp.

1993    Carbyn, L.N.  Wolf Revision.  Original by D. Pimlott.  Canadian Wildlife Service - Hinterland Who’s Who.  4 pp.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Department of Environment.

1993    Carbyn, L.N.  1993.  Swift Fox.  Revision.  Original by R.H. Russell. Canadian Wildlife Service - Hinterland Who’s Who.  4 pp.  Canadian Wildlife Service, Department of Environment.  4 pp.

 1994    Carbyn, L.N.  Canada's 50,000 wolves.  International Wolf. 4: 3-8.  (feature article)

1995    Carbyn, L.N. and E. Klausz.  Live trapping Swift foxes in south-eastern Wyoming and survival upon release in southern Alberta. Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  39 pp.

1995    Carbyn, L.N.  Swift Foxes on the North American Plains.  Canid News.  No. 3. pp. 41-45.

1996    Carbyn, L.N. and S. Fritts.  How to reintroduce Carnivores.  Proceedings of the first SCALP Symposium Council of Europe.  Press, Nature and Environment Series.  Strasbourg.  13 pp.

1997    Johnson, J., and L.N. Carbyn.  Report on live-trapping of swift foxes in south-eastern Wyoming and subsequent release to the Canadian Prairies.  1995-1996.  Canadian Wildlife Service Report.  Edmonton, Alberta.  57 pp.

1998    Carbyn, L.N.  Swift Foxes.  Update COSEWIC Status report on Swift Fox (Vulpes velox).  48 pp. 

1999    Carbyn, L.N., M. Woelfl and H. Schinke.  Carnivore Component report.  Canadian Forces Base Suffield.  National Wildlife Area Inventory.  Canadian Wildlife Service  report.  71 pp.

1999    Carbyn, L.N.  Feasibility study for the introduction of Swift Foxes (Vulpes velox) to Deer Creek Ranch, Gordon, Nebraska.  Turner Properties in the Great Plains.  Turner Endangered Species Fund report.  31 pp.

1999    Carbyn, L.N. Swift Fox re-introduction program in Canada.  P. 8-9.  In Re-Introduction News.  Re-introduction Specialist Group of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission. Carnivore Issue.  23 pp.

1999    Kunkle, K., L.N. Carbyn, K. Honness and M.K. Phillips.  Feasibility plan for the re-introduction of Swift Foxes (Vulpes velox) to Turner Properties in the Great Plains. Turner Endangered Species Fund report. 12 pp.

1999    Van Zyll de Jong, S. and L.N. Carbyn.  COSEWIC Status report on the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus).  60 pp.

2006    Carbyn, L.N. The Wolves of Algonquin Park: A 12 Year Ecological Study. Book Review . Canadian Field Naturalist. Volume 120 No.2. p 249.

2007    Carbyn, L.N. Book Review. Canadian Field Naturalist.

2010    Carbyn, L.N. Position paper on carnivore conservation in Alberta. Nature Alberta 5 pp. Shortlisted for ASPB Peggy Thompson Publication Award

2013 Carbyn, L.N. Bounty Payments to kill predators in Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists 70(3): 6-7.

2015 Carbyn, L.N. On the proposed introduction of Bison to Banff National Park. Wildlands Advocate 23(3): 17-19.

2015 Wiersma, Y. and L.N. Carbyn. Evolution of wildlife conservation in Canada. The Wildlife Professional 9(3): 24- 19.

2016 Azeria, A. et. al. Northern Alberta Conservation area working plan. 36 pp.

2017 Belanger, R., L.N. Carbyn, M. Edwards, and S. Nielson. 2017. Habitat selection of Ronald Lake Bison herd; factors influencing habitat selection and avoidance. Poster.

2017 Mech, L.D., S. Barber-Meyer, J.C. Blanco, L. Boitani, L.N. Carbyn, G. Delgiudice, S.H. Fritts, D. Huber, O. Liberg, B. Patterson and R.R. Thiel. 2017. An unparalleled opportunity for an important ecological study. BioScience [in press].