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


Iler, A.M., P.J. CaraDonna, J.R.K. Forrest, and E. Post. Demographic consequences of phenological shifts in response to climate change. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, in press.
Wong, L.H.* and J.R.K. Forrest. The earlier the better? Nesting timing and reproductive success in subalpine cavity-nesting bees. Journal of Animal Ecology, in press. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13460
Guezen, J.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2021. Seasonality of floral resources in relation to bee activity in agroecosystems. Ecology and Evolution 11: 3130-3147. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7260
Antoine, C.M.* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2021. Nesting habitat of ground-nesting bees: a review. Ecological Entomology 46: 143-159. DOI: 10.1111/een.12986
McAulay, M.K.*, S.Z. Killingsworth* and J.R.K. Forrest. 2021. Understanding pollen specialization in mason bees: A case study of six species. Oecologia 195: 559-574. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-020-04786-7


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.