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Brock McMillan

Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences

5023 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Biography


Brock was born in Brigham City Utah. He earned his B.S. in Biology from Utah State University. He attended graduate school at Kansas State University where he earned both his M.S. and Ph.D. in Biology. He is married and has three daughters and one son.

Teaching Interests


Brock's teaching interests include General Biology, Principles of Wildlife Management, Natural History of Wildlife, and Field Mammalogy.

Research Interests


Brock's research interests include population and community ecology of mammals, wildlife habitat associations, behavioral ecology of mammals, and wildlife conservation.

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • PWS 225: Prin of Wildlife & Fishery Mgt Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 013
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 014

Fall 2018

  • PWS 344: Natural History of Wildlife Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 019
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 016

Summer 2018

  • PWS 150: Environmental Biology Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 016, 026
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 016

Winter 2018

  • IAS 201R: Cultural Survey Section 007
  • PWS 225: Prin of Wildlife & Fishery Mgt Section 001
  • PWS 547: Ungulate Conservation & Mgt Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 016

Research Interests

Brock's research interests include population and community ecology of mammals, wildlife habitat associations, behavioral ecology of mammals, and wildlife conservation.

Teaching Interests

Brock's teaching interests include General Biology, Principles of Wildlife Management, Natural History of Wildlife, and Field Mammalogy.

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, PloS ONE, 2014-09-01 - 2014-09-30 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Development Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Wildlife Management, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Chair, Resolutions Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Species Survival Commission (SSC); Otter Spec, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - Present
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Western North American Naturalist, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Forest Ecology and Management, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Conservation Biology, 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, The American Midland Naturalist, 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Animal Behavior, 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Mammalogy, 1997-01-01 - 1997-12-31 - Present
  • Board Member, American Society of Mammalogists, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • Grant Proposal Reviewer, External, Joint Fire Science Program, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Aldo Leopold Conservation Award Committee, The Wildlife Society, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Grants-in-Aid Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Conference-Related Role, Conservation and Management Session, Annual Meeting of the Wildlife Society, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Local Program Committee, The Wildlife Society, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Graduate Student and Education Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, The Prairie Naturalist, 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Human Diversity in Mammalogy Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31 - 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • PWS 447 : Section 001
  • PWS 447 : Section 002
  • PWS 699R: Section 017
  • PWS 494R: Section 018
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Section 014
  • PWS 547 : Section 001

2019

  • PWS 699R: Section 016
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Section 014
  • PWS 494R: Section 013
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2018

  • PWS 699R: Section 016
  • PWS 494R: Section 019
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 150 : Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Section 016
  • PWS 494R: Section 016
  • PWS 494R: Section 026
  • IAS 201R: Section 007
  • PWS 699R: Section 016
  • PWS 225 : Section 001
  • PWS 547 : Section 001

2017

  • PWS 699R: Section 16
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Section 18
  • PWS 699R: Section 17
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2016

  • PWS 699R: Section 17
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Section 18
  • PWS 699R: Section 18
  • PWS 699R: Section 17
  • PWS 494R: Section 017
  • PWS 547 : Section 001

2015

  • PWS 699R: Section 18
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 150 : Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Section 047
  • IAS 201R: Section 039
  • PWS 699R: Section 017
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2014

  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • BIO 100 : Section 007
  • PWS 699R: Section 042
  • PWS 598R: Section 005
  • PWS 699R: Section 018
  • PWS 494R: Section 019
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 225 : Section 001
  • PWS 547 : Section 001

2013

  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • BIO 100 : Section 008
  • PWS 494R: Section 020
  • PWS 344 : Section 001

2012

  • PWS 598R: Section 003
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 494R: Section 024
  • BIO 100 : Section 009
  • PWS 699R: Section 021
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 225 : Section 001
  • PWS 547 : Section 001

2011

  • PWS 598R: Section 003
  • PWS 699R: Section 020
  • PWS 494R: Section 024
  • BIO 100 : Section 009
  • PWS 699R: Section 021
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 494R: Section 020
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2010

  • PWS 699R: Section 021
  • PWS 494R: Section 025
  • BIO 100 : Section 002
  • PWS 699R: Section 019
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2009

  • BIO 447 : Section 004
  • BIO 447 : Section 005
  • BIO 447 : Section 006
  • PWS 344 : Section 001
  • BIO 100 : Section 002
  • PWS 494R: Section 024
  • PWS 225 : Section 001

2008

  • PWS 494R: Section 028
  • BIOL 100 : Section 001

Publications

  • Ditmer MA, Stoner DC, Francis CD, Barber JR, Forester JD, Choate DM, Ironside KE, Longshore KM, Hersey KR, Larsen RT, et al2021. Artificial nightlight alters the predator–prey dynamics of an apex carnivore.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. 2021. How size and condition influence survival and cause-specific mortality of female elk.
  • Ochoa GV, Chou PP, Hall LK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. 2021. Spatial and temporal interactions between top carnivores at water sources in two deserts of western North America.
  • Kerk Mvd, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Roug A, Larsen RT. 2020. Effect of net-gun capture on survival of mule deer.
  • Taylor JC, Bates SB, Whiting JC, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. 2020. Optimising deployment time of remote cameras to estimate abundance of female bighorn sheep.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. 2020. The influence of habitat use on harvest vulnerability of cow elk (Cervus canadensis). 11th ed.
  • Smedley DC, Kerk Mvd, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Whiting JC, Larsen RT. 2019. Movements, space use and site fidelity of translocated and resident mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus).
  • Aanderud ZT, Bahr J, Robinson DM, Belnap J, Campbell TP, Gill RA, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. 2019. The Burning of Biocrusts Facilitates the Emergence of a Bare Soil Community of Poorly-Connected Chemoheterotrophic Bacteria With Depressed Ecosystem Services.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. 2018. Feral horses influence both spatial and temporal patterns of water use by native ungulates in a semi-arid environment.
  • Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Whiting JC, McMillan BR. 2018. Space Use, Movements, and Survival of Pygmy Rabbits in Response to Construction of a Large Pipeline.
  • Mahoney PJ, Young JK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Stoner DC. 2018. Spatial processes decouple management from objectives in a heterogeneous landscape: predator control as a case study.
  • Lambert C, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2018. Temporal partitioning and the effects of climate change on two ecologically similar desert bats.
  • Nix JH, Howell RG, Hall LK, McMillan BR. 2018. The influence of periodic increases of human activity on crepuscular and nocturnal mammals: Testing the weekend effect.
  • Sharp-Bowman T, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. 2017. A comparison of the effects of fire on rodent abundance and diversity in the Great Basin and Mojave Deserts.
  • Ellis KS, Larsen RT, Whiting JC, Wilson TL, McMillan BR. 2017. Assessing indirect measures of abundance and distribution with remote cameras: simplifying indices of activity at pygmy rabbit burrows.
  • Sharp-Bowman TR, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. 2017. Rodent herbivory and fire differentially affect plant species recruitment based on variability in life history traits.
  • Sharp-Bowman TR, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. 2017. Rodent herbivory differentially affects mortality rates of 14 native plant species with contrasting life history and growth form traits.
  • Gooch AJ, Petersen SL, Collins GH, Smith TS, McMillan BR, Eggett DL. February, 2017. The impacts of feral horses on the use of water by pronghorn in the Great Basin.
  • Clair SBS, O'Connor R, Gill RA, McMillan BR. 2016. Biotic resistance and disturbance: rodent consumers regulate post-fire plant invasions and increase community diversity.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, Hall LK, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. 2016. Comparing direct and indirect methods to estimate detection rates and site use of a cryptic semi-aquatic carnivore.
  • Belk MC, Billman EJ, Ellsworth C, McMillan BR. 2016. Does habitat restoration increase coexistence of native stream fishes with introduced brown trout: a case study on the middle Provo River, Utah, USA.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2016. Influence of exotic horses on the use of water by communities of native wildlife in a semi-arid environment .
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2016. Will climate change leave some desert bat species thirstier than others?.
  • Lucero JE, Allen PS, McMillan BR. 2015. Increased primary production from an exotic invader does not subsidize native rodents. 10th ed.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR. 2015. Seasonal diet of the northern river otter (Lontra canadensis): what drives prey selection?.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Peterson ME, Jr. CRA, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. 2014. Effects of male-biased harvest on mule deer: Implications for rates of pregnancy, synchrony, and timing of parturition.
  • Freeman ED, Sharp TR, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Slater SJ, McMillan BR. 2014. Negative Effects of an Exotic Grass Invasion on Small-Mammal Communities.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR. 2013. Factors influencing mortality associated with translocation of northern river otters (Lontra canadensis) in Utah.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Klegg KC, McMillan BR. 2013. Long-lasting effects of maternal condition in large ungulates.
  • Giudice JH, Haroldson KJ, Harwood A, McMillan BR. 2013. Probability of detection in crowing surveys of ring-necked pheasants.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. 2013. Vigilance of kit foxes at water sources: a test of competing hypotheses for a solitary carnivore subjected to predation.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD, McMillan BR. 2013. Water developments and canids in two North American deserts: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis.
  • Billman EJ, Kreitzer JD, Creighton JC, Habit E, McMillan BR, Belk MC. 2013. Habitat enhancement and native fish conservation: can enhancement of channel complexity promot the coexistence of native and introduced fishes?.
  • Horn KJ, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. 2012. Expansive fire in Mojave Desert shrubland reduces abundance and species diversity of small mammals.
  • Lucero JE, Payne JS, McMillan BR. 2012. The valve method: an efficient and inexpensive means of decanting seeds from a flotation solution.
  • Perlik MK, McMillan BR. 2011. Food habits of the hoary bat in an agricultural landscape.
  • McMillan BR, Pfeiffer KE, Kaufman DW. 2011. Vegetation responses to an animal-generated disturbance (bison wallows) in tallgrass prairie.
  • Deitloff J, Falcy MR, Krenz JD, McMillan BR. 2010. Correlating small mammal abundance to climatic variation over twenty years.
  • Martin DJ, McMillan BR, Erb JD, Gorman TA, Walsh DP. 2010. Diel activity patterns of river otters (Lontra canadensis) in southeastern Minnesota.
  • Gorman TA, McMillan BR, Erb JD, Martin DJ, DePerno C. 2008. Survival and cause-specific mortality of river otters (Lontra canadensis) in southeastern Minnesota.
  • Dingman KL, Kimmel RO, Krenz JD, McMillan BR. 2007. Factors affecting wild turkey spring hunt quality in Minnesota. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
  • Matlack RS, Rehmeier RL, McMillan BR, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. 2006. Disturbance of small mammal live-traps by crows: problems and solutions.
  • Wersal RM, Madsen JD, McMillan BR, Gerard PD. 2006. Environmental factors affecting biomass and distribution of Stuckenia pectinata in the Heron Lake system, Minnesota, USA.
  • Gorman TA, Erb JD, McMillan BR, Martin DJ, Homyack JA. 2006. Site characteristics of river otter (Lontra canadensis) natal dens in Minnesota.
  • Gorman TA, Erb JD, McMillan BR, Martin DJ. 2006. Space use and sociality of river otters (Lontra canadensis) in Minnesota.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman GA, Kaufman DW. 2005. Factors influencing persistence of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus).
  • Rehmeier RL, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA, McMillan BR. 2005. Factors influencing spatial and temporal abundance of cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus) in tallgrass prairie.
  • Wesal RM, McMillan BR, Madsen JD. 2005. Food habits of dabbling ducks during fall migration in a prairie pothole system, Heron Lake, Minnesota.
  • Matlack RS, Kaurfman DW, Kaufman GA, McMillan BR. 2002. Short-tailed shrews in tallgrass prairie: patterns of abundance in space and time.
  • McMillan BR, Cottam MR, Kaufman DW. 2000. Wallowing behavior of American bison (Bos bison) in tallgrass prairie.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. 1999. Rare species of small mammals in native tallgrass prairie of northeastern Kansas.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. 1997. A case of senescence of a whitefooted mouse?.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA, Matlack RS. 1997. Mammals of the Konza Prairie Research Natural Area: new observations and an updated species list.
  • McMillan BR, Homyack DE, Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. 1995. Short-term responses of small mammals to autumn fire in tallgrass prairie.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman DW. 1995. Travel path characteristics for free-living white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus).
  • Kaufman GA, Kaufman DW, McMillan BR, Brilhart DE. 1994. Prevalence of Hantavirus antibodies in natural populations of deer mice in north central Kansas.
  • McMillan BR, Kaufman DW. 1994. Small mammals in northeastern Kansas: differences in use of interspersed woodland and grassland.

Presentations

  • Kerk Mvd, Larsen RT, Olson D, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Variation in migratory patterns of mule deer: have we oversimplified migration? . 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2020.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. University College Undergraduate Research Awards Conference. April, 2019.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. 13th Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. February, 2019.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. Survival and cause-specific mortality in a hunted population of elk (Cervus canadensis) in central Utah . 98th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2018.
  • Watkins L, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Hunters and elk: does weapon type influence rates of wounding loss?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Adams BJ, Sproat K, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Instantaneous sampling: a less invasive approach to estimating populations size with imagery of unmarked animals. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Finlayson DK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Phillips SE, Delph RJ, Marvel KS, McMillan BR. Natural Springs inventory and assessment in Utah’s west desert. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hersey KR, Larsen RT. Survival and cause-specific mortality of elk (Cervus canadensis) in central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2018.
  • Eddington H, Carroll C, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Chaston JM. Comparison of the Gut Microbiota of Mule Deer Before and After the Winter Season. 7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes. July, 2018.
  • Morris JR, Petersen SL, Madsen MD, McMillan BR. Immature seedling fate and growth dynamics of the native grass, elymus elymoides. 71st Annual Meeting for the Society for Range Management . January, 2018.
  • Sharp-Bowman T, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. Folivory by desert granivores may regulate postfire recovery of plant communities 97th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 97th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2017.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RN, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Optimizing detection of a desert carnivore at scent stations. 97th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2017.
  • McMillan BR, Hall LK, Larsen RT. Interactions between exotic horses and native wildlife in the Great Basin. Annual Meeting for the Society of Range Management. 2017.
  • McMillan BR, Hall LK, Larsen RT. Native wildlife of the Great Basin Desert; effects of feral horses. Annual Meeting of the Advisory Board for the Wild Horse and Burro Program. 2017.
  • Watkins L, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Becker T, Hersey KR, Shannon JM. Changes in fix frequency of GPS collars during spring migration of mule deer in Utah’s west desert. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Phillips SE, McMillan BR, Knight RN, Hersey KA, Pope TL, Day KS. Dark kangaroo mouse population dynamics from 1930 to present in the eastern Great Basin. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Adams BJ, Larsen RT, Sproat K, McMillan BR. Ecology of mouflon hybrid sheep in Hawaii. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Sergeyev M, McMillan BR, Hall LK, Hersey KR, Larsen RT, Shannon JM. Hunter harvest of elk (Cervus canadensis): does habitat selection predict harvest risk?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Lamb S, Larsen RT, McMillan BR, Paskett W. Is perception reality? Habitat use, harvest, and movement of mule deer on the South Manti Unit. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RN, Hersey KR, McMillan BR. Optimizing detection of a desert carnivore at scent stations. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Hersey KR, Larsen RT, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Overwinter body condition decline of mule deer in Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Shannon JM, Mangus D, Bernales H, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. What goes into a hunt recommendation? . Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2017.
  • Hall J, Freeman E, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Optimization of scent stations for monitoring populations of kit fox. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. What drives use of limiting resources by small desert carnivores: predators or habitat preference?. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2016.
  • Hall J, Freeman E, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Shannon JM, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Nix J, Howell R, Hall LK, Day CC, McMillan BR. Influences of periodic increases in human activity on mammalian behavior along a riparian corridor. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Long line at the drinking fountain: do horses compete with native ungulates for access to water sources?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Richards KA, Larsen RT, Crane MG, Lawrence R, Knight RK, McMillan BR. Optimization of scent stations for monitoring populations of kit fox. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Watkins LD, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RK, McMillan BR. The effect of water source removal on wildlife communities. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2016.
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Desert bats and water: the importance of flight maneuverability in a changing climate. Annual Meeting of the Soutwestern Association of Naturalists. 2015.
  • Hall LK, Lambert CT, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Outmaneuvering the impacts of climate change: do small desert bats have a morphological advantage?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2015.
  • Hall J, Larsen RT, Freeman E, McMillan BR. Survival of mule deer fawns born inside and outside the peak parturition period. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2015.
  • Hall J, Larsen RT, Freeman E, McMillan BR. Impacts of coyote removal on the survival of mule deer fawns. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Deer and Elk Workshop. 2015.
  • Lambert CT, Hall LK, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Competition among desert bats at water sources: influence of surface area and habitat complexity. 94th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2014.
  • Sharp T, Clair SBS, McMillan BR. Desert seedling survival: The interacting effects of fire and small mammals. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2014.
  • Lambert CT, Hall LK, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Competition among desert bats at water sources: influence of surface area and habitat complexity. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Hall JT, Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Do subordinate carnivores alter temporal and spatial activity to reduce competition with dominant carnivores at water sources? . Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Taylor J, Bates S, Whiting J, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Estimating population size of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep: a comparison of multiple mark-resight methods. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Exotic herbivore Influences wildlife community use of a scarce resource in a semi-arid environment. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Smedley DC, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Movements and Survival of Translocated Mule Deer in Central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Freeman ED, Adams BL, McMillan BR. Selection of sites for parturition by mule deer in southern Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Sharp T, McMillan BR. Short-term direct and indirect effects of fire on desert small mammals. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter RJ, McMillan BR, Adams BL. Influence of translocation on greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: has genetic diversity increase following augmentation?. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 2014.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Influence of translocation on greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah: Has genetic diversity increased following augmentation. The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. March, 2014.
  • Hall LK, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Influence of an exotic ungulate on community dynamics of wildlife at water sources in the Great Basin Desert. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Wildlife Society. 2013.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR. Factors affecting initial survival of translocated river otters. 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2013.
  • Hall LK, Westover MD, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Influence of an exotic ungulate on community dynamics of wildlife at water sources in the Great Basin Desert. 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2013.
  • Webb AS, Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR, Zollner PA. Preliminary evidence of niche partitioning among mammals in a riparian corridor. 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2013.
  • McMillan BR. Effects of fire and small mammals on desert plant communities. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Peterson ME, Anderson CR, McMillan BR. Effects of sex ratio on reproduction of mule deer: pregnancy and parturition synchrony/timing. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Genetic consequences of translocation of greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Smedley DC, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Survival and movements of translocated mule deer in central Utah. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Hall LK, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD, McMillan BR. Water developments and canids in two North American deserts: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildife Society. 2013.
  • Sharp T, McMillan BR. Effects of small mammals on seedling establishment in burned and unburned desert plant communities. International Mammalogical Congress. 2013.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Hersey KR, Peterson ME, Anderson CR, McMillan BR. Effects of Male-Biased Harvest on Mule Deer: implications for Rates of Pregnancy and Synchrony/Timing of Parturition. Mule Deer and Elk Workshop. 2013.
  • Gooch AJ, Petersen SL, McMillan BR, Smith TS. Feral horse impacts on pronghorn use of watering holes on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. Society for Range Management. February, 2013.
  • Lucero JE, McMillan BR, Allen PS. Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), native grasses, and small ammals in the Great Basin: a testof the apparent competition hypothesis. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR. Daily and seasonal use of latrines by the northern river otter (Lontra canadensis) in Utah. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Westover MD, Hall LK, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Diversity of wildlife associated with natural and anthropogenic sources of water in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Freeman ED, Larsen RT, Klegg KC, McMillan BR. Factors influencing antler size in two North American cervids. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, Knight RN, McMillan BR. Factors influencing the behavior of kit fox at water sources in the Mojave Desert. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Gooch A, Petersen SL, Smith TS, McMillan BR. Feral horse impacts on pronghorn use of watering holes on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2012.
  • Hall LK, Day CC, Westover MD, Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. A test of alternate hypotheses explaining vigilance behavior of kit foxes at water sources. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • Day CC, Westover MD, McMillan BR. Daily and seasonal use of latrines by the northern river otter (Lontra canadensis) in Utah. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • Edgel RJ, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Short-term response of pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) to contruction of the Ruby Pipeline in northern Utah. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • McMillan BR, Lucero JE, Freeman ED. Small mammals and cheatgrass in the Great Basin: the role of food-mediated and refuge-mediated apparent competition. 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2012.
  • McMillan BR, Lucero JE, Freeman ED, Billman EJ. Apparent competition in the Great Basin Desert: a test of small mammal facilitation of invasion by cheatgrass. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2012.
  • Clair SBS, Horn KJ, McMillan BR. Fire alters top-down effects of small mammal granivores on Mojave Desert plant communities. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2012.
  • Gooch AJ, Petersen SL, Collins G, Smith TS, McMillan BR. Feral Horse (Equus caballus) Impacts on Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) Use of Watering Holes on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada. Society for Range Management 65th Annual Meeting, 8 January-3 February 2012. February, 2012.
  • Day CC, McMillan BR. A sythetic review of the diet of the northern river otter (Lontra canadensis). 11th International Otter Colloquium. 2011.
  • Edgel R, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Impacts from the construction of a large-scale pipeline in northern Utah on natal dispersal of pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis). 18th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society. 2011.
  • Westover MD, Hall LK, Day CC, Knight RN, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Diversity of wildlife associated with natural and anthropogenic water sources in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Day CC, Hall LK, Wetover MD, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Factors influencing the behavior of kit fox at water sources in the Mojave Desert. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Freeman ED, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. Long lasting effects of maternal condition in free ranging cervids: a test of the Trivers and Willard Hypothesis. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Edgel R, Larsen RT, McMillan BR. Short-term response of Pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) to construction of the Ruby Pipeline in northern Utah. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Hall LK, McMillan BR, Larsen RT, Knight RN, Bunnell KD. Use of available drinking water by two desert canids: a test of the indirect effect of water hypothesis. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. 2011.
  • Martin DJ, McMillan BR, Erb JD, Gorman TA, Walsh DP. Diel activity patterns of river otters (Lontra canandensis) in the northern Great Plains. 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists . 2010.
  • Horn KJ, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. Plant invasions and altered fire regimes inthe Mojave Desert: Effects on small mammals. 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogsists. 2010.
  • Horn KJ, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. Small mammal responses to fire inthe Mojave Desert. 95th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2010.
  • Day CC, McMillan BR, Westover MD. The reintroduction and ecological investigation of river otters along the Wasatch Front. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. 2010.
  • Hutchins E, McMillan BR, Guidice JG. Birds of Minnesota Wetlands: the influence of a plant invasion. Minnesota Wetland Conference. 2010.
  • Horn KJ, McMillan BR, Clair SBS. Small mammal responses to fire in the Mojave Desert. Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences Graduate Student Research Conference. 2009.
  • Haug AS, JA, Black HL, McMillan BR, Larsen RT. The correlation between the diversity of nocturnal granivorous rodents and the relative abundance of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus. Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences Graduate Student Research Conference. 2009.
  • McMillan BR, Bunnell KD, Hasenyager R. River otters in the Provo River; status of the reintroduction. Park City Rotary Club. 2009.
  • McMillan BR, Bunnell KD, Dolling J. Reintroduction of river otters into the Provo River. REI Seminar Series. 2009.
  • McMillan BR, Haug AS, JA, Black HL. Current status and interspecific associations of Microdipodops megacephalus (dark kangaroo mouse) in Utah. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. June, 2009.
  • McMillan BR. Cascading effects of an invasive plant on wildlife of the northern Great Plains. Department of Plant and Wildife Sciences. 2008.
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