Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Selected Professional Achievements:
Mech, L. D. and L. Boitani (Eds). 2003. Wolves: ecology, behavior and conservation. University of Chicago Press. 448pp. (co-editor, and co-author of three chapters) (http://www.press.uchicago.edu)
Mech, L. D., D. W. Smith, K. M. Murphy, and D. R. MacNulty. 2001. Winter severity and wolf predation on a formerly wolf-free elk herd. J. Wildl. Mgmt. 65(4):998-1003.
Mech, L. D. (Ed). 2000. The wolves of Minnesota: howl in the heartland. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN. (Editor, and author of 6 chapters.)
Mech, L. D., L. .G. Adams, T. J. Meier, J. W. Burch, and B. W. Dale. 1998. The wolves of Denali. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN. 227pp. (http://www.upress.umn.edu/mech/intro.html)
Mech, L. D. 1997. The arctic wolf: ten years with the pack. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN. 144pp. (English, Hungarian)
Mech, L. D. 1995. The challenge and opportunity of recovering wolf populations. Cons. Biol. 9(2):270-278. Reprinted in French in Faune De Provence 17:33-43, (1997).
Mech, L. D. 1992. Wolves of the high arctic. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN 127 pp.
Mech, L. D. 1991, The way of the wolf. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN. 120 pp. (English, German)
Mech, L. D., M. E. Nelson, and R. E. McRoberts. 1991. Maternal and grandmaternal nutrition effects on deer weights and vulnerability to wolf predation. J. Mammal. 72(1):146-151.
Mech, L. D. 1988. The arctic wolf: living with the pack. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN. 128 pp. (English, French, Italian, German).
Mech, L. D. 1983. Handbook of animal radio-tracking. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN. 108pp.
Nelson, M. E., and L. D. Mech. 1981. Deer social organization and wolf depredation in northeastern Minnesota. Wildlife Monographs No. 77. July 1981. 53pp.
Fritts, S. H., and L. D. Mech. 1981. Dynamics, movements, and feeding ecology of a newly protected wolf population in northwestern Minnesota. Wildlife Monographs No. 80. October 1981. 79pp.
Mech, L. D. 1970. The wolf: ecology and behavior of an endangered species. Doubleday, 384pp. Reprinted in paperback by University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN. 1981.
Mech, L. D. 1966. Wolves of Isle Royale. U. S. Govt. Printing Office, 210pp. Reprinted 2002, University Press of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.