PDFs can be requested by email or via ResearchGate.
*student or post-doc author.


Sevenello, M.*, R.D. Sargent and J.R.K. Forrest. 2020. Spring wildflower phenology and pollinator activity respond similarly to climatic variation in an eastern hardwood forest. Oecologia 193: 475-488. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-020-04670-4
MacInnis, G.*, C.M. Buddle and J.R.K. Forrest. 2020. Small wild bee abundance declines with distance into strawberry crops regardless of field margin habitat. Basic and Applied Ecology 44: 14-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.007
MacInnis, G.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2020. Field design can affect cross-pollination and crop yield in strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa). Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 289: 106738. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2019.106738
Rivest, S.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2020. Defence compounds in pollen: why do they occur and how do they affect the ecology and evolution of bees? New Phytologist 225: 1053-1064. DOI: 10.1111/nph.16230


Leung, M.C.-Y. and J.R.K. Forrest. 2019. Insect pollinators of haskap (Lonicera caerulea L.: Caprifoliaceae) in subarctic Canada. Open Agriculture 4: 676-683. DOI: 10.1515/opag-2019-0067
MacInnis, G.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2019. Pollination by wild bees yields larger strawberries than pollination by honey bees. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 824-832. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13344
McAulay, M.K.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2019. How do sunflower pollen mixtures affect survival of queenless microcolonies of bumblebees (Bombus impatiens)? Arthropod-Plant Interactions 13: 517-529. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-018-9664-3
Haas, S.M.*, S. Cardinal, F. Beaulieu, and J.R.K. Forrest. 2019. Mite-y bees: Bumble bees (Bombus spp., Hymenoptera: Apidae) host a relatively homogeneous mite (Acari) community, shaped by bee species identity but not geographic proximity. Ecological Entomology 44: 333-346. DOI: 10.1111/een.12706
Forrest, J.R.K., R. Cross*, and P.J. CaraDonna. 2019. Two-year bee, or not two-year bee? How voltinism is affected by temperature and season length in a high-elevation solitary bee. American Naturalist 193: 560-574. DOI: 10.1086/701826
Lin, S.-Y.* and J.R.K Forrest. 2019. The function of floral orientation in bluebells: interactions with pollinators and rain in two species of Mertensia (Boraginaceae). Journal of Plant Ecology 12: 113-123. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtx073


Austen, E.J.*, S.-Y. Lin*, and J.R.K Forrest. 2018. On the ecological significance of pollen colo[u]r: a case study in American trout lily (Erythronium americanum). Ecology 99: 926-937. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2164 – Media coverage: Ottawa Citizen, Discover Magazine
Groulx, A.F.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2018. Nesting aggregation as a predictor of brood parasitism in mason bees (Osmia spp.). Ecological Entomology 43: 182-191. DOI: 10.1111/een.12484


Ogilvie, J.E. and J.R.K. Forrest. 2017. Interactions between bee foraging and floral resource phenology shape bee populations and communities. Current Opinion in Insect Science 21: 75-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2017.05.015
Austen, E.J.*, L. Rowe, J.R. Stinchcombe, and J.R.K. Forrest. 2017. Explaining the apparent paradox of persistent selection for early flowering. New Phytologist 215: 929-934. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14580 – F1000 recommendation
Rivest, S.A.*, E.J. Austen*, and J.R.K. Forrest. 2017. Foliage affects colour preference in bumblebees (Bombus impatiens): a test in a three-dimensional artificial environment. Evolutionary Ecology 31: 435-446. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-017-9893-4
Forrest, J.R.K. and S.P.M. Chisholm*. 2017. Direct benefits and indirect costs of warm temperatures for high-elevation populations of a solitary bee. Ecology 98: 359-369. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1655 – Blog post (“The FEET”)
MacInnis, G.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2017. Quantifying pollen deposition through a macro lens. Journal of Pollination Ecology 20: 13-21. DOI: 10.26786/1920-7603%282017%29seven
Forrest, J.R.K. 2017. Ch. 5. Insect pollinators and climate change. Pages 71-91 in: S.N. Johnson & T.H. Jones, eds. Global Climate Change and Terrestrial Invertebrates. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-119-07090-0


Forrest, J. 2016. Studying mason bees in the mountains. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada 48: 158-162.
Forrest, J.R.K. 2016. Complex responses of insect phenology to climate change. Current Opinion in Insect Science 17: 49-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2016.07.002
Spear, D.M.*, S. Silverman*, and J.R.K. Forrest. 2016. Asteraceae pollen provisions protect Osmia mason bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) from brood parasitism. American Naturalist 187: 797-803. DOI: 10.1086/686241
Culbert, B.M.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2016. Floral symmetry affects bumblebee approach consistency in artificial flowers. Journal of Pollination Ecology 18: 1-6. DOI: 10.26786/1920-7603%282016%2910


Forrest, J. 2015. Review of Bees: A Natural History by Christopher O’Toole. Quarterly Review of Biology 90: 349-350. DOI: 10.1086/682649
Forrest, J.R.K., R.W. Thorp, C. Kremen, and N.M. Williams. 2015. Contrasting patterns in species and functional-trait diversity of bees in an agricultural landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 706-715. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12433
Zung, J.L.*, J.R.K. Forrest, M.C. Castellanos, and J.D. Thomson. 2015. Bee- to bird-pollination shifts in Penstemon: effects of floral-lip removal and corolla constriction on the preferences of free-foraging bumble bees. Evolutionary Ecology 29: 341-354. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-014-9716-9
Austen, E.J., J.R.K. Forrest, and A.E. Weis. 2015. Within-plant variation in reproductive investment: consequences for selection on flowering time. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 65-79. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12538
Forrest, J.R.K. 2015. Plant–pollinator interactions and phenological change: What can we learn about climate impacts from experiments and observations? Oikos 124: 4-13. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01386


Forrest, J.R.K. 2014. Plant size, sexual selection, and the evolution of protandry in dioecious plants. American Naturalist 184: 338-351. DOI: 10.1086/677295
Waser, N.M. and J.R.K. Forrest. 2014. Pollination by animals. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003163.pub3


Forrest, J.R.K., J.E. Ogilvie, A.M. Gorischek*, and J.D. Thomson. 2011. Seasonal change in a pollinator community and the maintenance of style-length variation in Mertensia fusiformis (Boraginaceae). Annals of Botany 108: 1-11.
Forrest, J.R.K. and J.D. Thomson. 2011. An examination of synchrony between insect emergence and flowering in Rocky Mountain meadows. Ecological Monographs 81: 469-491.
Aldridge, G., D.W. Inouye, J.R.K. Forrest, W.A. Barr, and A.J. Miller-Rushing. 2011. Emergence of a mid-season period of low floral resources in a montane meadow ecosystem associated with climate change. Journal of Ecology 99: 905-913.
Thomson, J.D., J.R.K. Forrest, and J.E. Ogilvie. 2011. Pollinator exclusion devices permitting easy access to flowers of small herbaceous plants. Journal of Pollination Ecology 4: 24-25.


Forrest, J. and A.J. Miller-Rushing. 2010. Toward a synthetic understanding of the role of phenology in ecology and evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365: 3101-3112.
Introduction to themed issue on ‘The role of phenology in ecology and evolution‘, edited by Abe Miller-Rushing and Jessica Forrest

Forrest, J., D.W. Inouye, and J.D. Thomson. 2010. Flowering phenology in subalpine meadows: does climate variation influence community co-flowering patterns? Ecology 91: 431-440.
Forrest, J. and J.D. Thomson. 2010. Consequences of variation in flowering time within and among individuals of Mertensia fusiformis (Boraginaceae), an early spring wildflower. American Journal of Botany 97: 38-48.


Forrest, J. and J.D. Thomson. 2009. Background complexity affects colour preference in bumblebees. Naturwissenschaften 96: 921-925.
Forrest, J. and J.D. Thomson. 2009. Pollinator experience, neophobia, and the evolution of flowering time. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 935-943.


Forrest, J. and J.D. Thomson. 2008. Pollen limitation and cleistogamy in subalpine Viola praemorsa. Botany 86: 511-519.

Pre-pollination (pre-2008) pubs

Forrest, J. and S.E. Arnott. 2007. Variability and predictability in a zooplankton community: the roles of disturbance and dispersal. Écoscience 14: 137-145.
Forrest, J. and S.E. Arnott. 2006. Immigration and zooplankton community responses to nutrient enrichment: a mesocosm experiment. Oecologia 150: 119-131.
Wheeler, T.A. and J. Forrest. 2003. The Chloropidae (Diptera) of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Insect Systematics and Evolution 34: 265-280.
Forrest, J. and T.A. Wheeler. 2002. Asteiidae (Diptera) of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Studia Dipterologica 9: 307-317.
Wheeler, T.A. and J. Forrest. 2002. A new species of Elachiptera Macquart from the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, and the taxonomic status of Ceratobarys Coquillett (Diptera: Chloropidae). Zootaxa 98: 1-9.