Robinson, A.J., Defrenne, C.E., Roach, W.J., Dymond, C.C., Pickles, B.J., Simard, S.W. (2022). Harvesting intensity and aridity are more important than climate change in affecting future carbon stocks of Douglas-Fir forests. Frontiers in Forest and Global Change 5. 

Roach, W.J., Simard, S.W. Defrenne, C.E., Pickles, B.J., Lavkulich, L.M., Ryan, T.L. (2021). Tree diversity, site index, and carbon storage decrease with aridity in Douglas-fir forests in western Canada. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 4. 

Simard, S.W. (2021). Finding the Mother Tree. Penguin Random House.

Simard, S.W. (2021). The mother tree. In: Tree Story, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia.

Simard, S.W., Roach, W.J., Beauregard, J., Burkart, J., Cook, D., Law, D., Schacter, T., Murphy-Steed, A., Zickmantel, A., Armstrong, G., Fraser, K.M., Hart, L., Heath, O.R.J., Jones, L., Sachs, N.S., Sachs, H.R., Snyder, E.N., Tien, M., Timmermans, J. (2021). Partial retention of legacy trees protect mycorrhizal inoculum potential, biodiversity and soil resources while promoting natural regeneration of interior Douglas-fir. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3.

Asay, A.K., Simard, S.W., Dudley, S.A. (2020). Altering neighborhood relatedness and species composition affects interior Douglas-fir size and morphological traits with context- dependent responses. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: 314.

Ibarra, J.T., Cockle, K., Altamirano, T., Van der Hoek, Y., Simard, S.W., Bonacic, C., Martin, K. (2020). Nurturing resilient forest biodiversity: nest webs as complex adaptive systems. Ecology and Society 25(2): 27.

Modi, D., Simard, S.W., Bérubé, J., Lavkulich, L., Hamelin, R., Grayston, S.J. (2020). Long-term effects of stump removal and tree species composition on the diversity and structure of soil fungal communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 96(5): fiaa061. 

Modi, D., Simard, S.W., Lavkulich, L.M., Hamelin, R., Grayston, S.J. (2020). Stump removal and tree species composition promote a bacterial microbiome that appears beneficial in the suppression of root disease. FEMS Microbiology Ecology fiaa213.

Simard, S.W., Roach W.J., Defrenne, C.E., Pickles, B.J., Snyder, E.N., Robinson, A., Lavkulich, L.M. (2020). Harvest Intensity Effects on Carbon Stocks and Biodiversity Are Dependent on Regional Climate in Douglas-Fir Forests of British Columbia. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 3(88).

Van Dorp, C., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M. (2020). Resilience of Rhizopogon-Douglas-fir mycorrhizal networks 25 years after selective logging. Mycorrhiza 30: 467–474.

Defrenne, C.E., McCormack, L.M., Roach, W.J., Addo-Danso, S.D., Simard, S.W. (2019). Intraspecific fine-root trait-environment relationships across interior Douglas-Fir forests of western Canada. Plants 8: 199.

Defrenne, C.E., Philpott, T.J., Guichon, S.H.A., Roach, W.J., Pickles, B.J., Simard, S.W. (2019). Shifts in Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Communities and Exploration Types Relate to the Environment and Fine-Root Traits Across Interior Douglas-Fir Forests of Western CanadaFrontiers in Plant Science 10:643. 

Simard, S.W. (2018). Mycorrhizal networks facilitate tree communication, learning and memory. In: Baluska, F., Gagliano, M., and Witzany, G. (eds.), Memory and Learning in Plants. Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-75596-0. Chapter 10, pp. 191-213.

Maddison, J.A., Kržic, M.́, Simard, S.W., Adderly, C., Khan, S. (2018). Shroomroot – an action-based digital game to enhance postsecondary teaching and learning about mycorrhizae. American Biology Teacher, 80(1): 11-20. 

Snyder, E., Simard, S.W. (2018). It starts with soil: how to increase the resilience of urban forests. Sitelines, October, 8-9.

Pither, J., Pickles, B.J., Simard, S.W., Ordonez, A., Williams, J.W. (2018). Belowground biotic interactions moderated the post-glacial range dynamics of trees. New Phytologist 220: 1148-1160.

Pickles, B.J., Simard, S.W. (2017). Mycorrhizal networks and forest resilience to drought. In: Johnson, N.C., Gehring, C. and Jansa, J. (eds.) Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil – Fertility, Structure, and Carbon Storage. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 319-339. ISBN 9780128043127.

Simard, S.W. (2017). The mother tree. K. Verlag and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Edited by Anna-Sophie Springer & Etienne Turpin. The Word for World is Still Forest. ISBN 978-3-9818635-0-5

Defrenne, C.A., Oka, G.A., Wilson, J.E., Simard, S.W., Lavkulich, L.M. (2016). Disturbance legacy on soil carbon stocks and stability within a coastal temperate forest of southwestern British Columbia, CanadaOpen Journal of Forestry 6: 305-323.

Deslippe, J.R., Hartmann, M., Grayston, S.J., Simard, S.W., Mohn, W.W. (2016). Stable isotope probing implicates Cortinarius collinitus in carbon transfer through ectomycorrhizal mycelial networks in the field. New Phytologist 210: 383-390.

Simard, S.W. (2016). Unseen connections. Marc Guttman We Discover,

Pickles, B.J., Wilhelm, R., Asay, A.K., Hahn, A., Simard, S.W., Mohn, W.W. (2016). Transfer of 13C between paired Douglas-fir seedlings reveals plant kinship effects and uptake of exudates by ectomycorrhizas. New Phytologist 214: 400-411.

Pickles, B.J., Twieg, B.D., O’Neill, G.A., Mohn, W.W, Simard, S.W. (2015). Local adaptation in migrated interior Douglas-fir seedlings is mediated by ectomycorrhizae and other soil factors. New Phytologist 207: 858–871.

Baleshta, K.E., Simard, S.W., Roach, W.J. (2015). Effects of thinning paper birch on conifer productivity and understory plant diversityScandinavian Journal of Forest Research 30: 699-709.

Song, Y.Y., Simard, S.W., Carroll, A., Mohn, W.W., Zheng, R.S. (2015). Defoliation of interior Douglas-fir elicits carbon transfer and defense signalling to ponderosa pine neighbors through ectomycorrhizal networks. Scientific Reports 5(1): 8495.

Potvin C., Aitken S., Simard S.W., and 62 other Canadian Scholars (2015). Acting on climate change: solutions from Canadian scholars. UNESCO Chair for dialogues on Sustainability, Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy, and Sustainable Canada Dialogues.

Simard, S.W. (2015). Conversations in the forest: The roots of natures equanimity. SGI Quarterly 79: 8-9.

Gorzelak, M., Pickles, B.J., Asay, A.K., Simard, S.W. (2015). Inter-plant communication through mycorrhizal networks mediates complex adaptive behaviour in plant communities. Annals of Botany Plants 7: plv050.

Beiler, K.J., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M. (2015). Topology of Rhizopogon spp. mycorrhizal meta-networks in xeric and mesic old-growth interior Douglas-fir forests. Journal of Ecology 103(3): 616-628.

Simard, S.W., Asay, A.K., Beiler, K.J., Bingham, M.A., Deslippe, J.R., He, X., Philip, L.J., Song, Y., Teste, F.P. (2015). Resource transfer between plants through ectomycorrhizal networksIn: Mycorrhizal Networks. Horton, T.R. (ed.). Springer, Netherlands. Ecological Studies 224, pp. 133-176. ISBN 978-94-017-7394-2.

Barker, J.S., Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D. (2014). Clearcutting and wildfire have comparable effects on growth of directly seeded interior Douglas-fir. Forest Ecology and Management 331: 188-195.

Filotas, E., Parrott, L., Burton, P.J., Chazdon, R.L., Coates, K.D., Coll, L., Haeussler, S., Martin, K., Nocentini, S., Puettmann, K.J., Putz, F.E., Simard, S.W., Messier, C. (2014). Viewing forests through the lens of complex systems scienceEcosphere 5: art1

Barker, J.S., Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D., Durall, D.M. (2013). Ectomycorrhizal fungal community assembly on regenerating Douglas-fir after wildfire and clearcut harvesting. Oecologia 172: 1179-1189.

Bingham, M.A., Simard, S.W. (2013). Seedling genetics and life history outweigh mycorrhizal network potential to improve conifer regeneration under drought. Forest Ecology and Management 287: 132-139.

Pollan, M. (2013). The intelligent plant: scientists debate a new way of understanding flora. The New Yorker, December 23, 2013

Simard, S.W. (2013). Practicing mindful silviculture in our changing climate. Silviculture Magazine, Fall 2013: 6-8

Simard, S.W., Martin, K., Vyse, A., Larson, B. (2013). Meta-networks of fungi, fauna and flora as agents of complex adaptive systems. In: Puettmann, K, Messier, C, and Coates, K.D. (eds.). Managing World Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems: Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change. Chap. 7, p.133-164. Routledge, NY. ISBN 978-0-415-51977. 369pp.

Simard, S.W. (2012). Mycorrhizal networks and seedling establishment in Douglas-fir forestsIn: Southworth, D. (ed.) Biocomplexity of Plant–Fungal Interactions, First Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Chap. 4, pp. 85-107. Print ISBN: 9780813815947  Online ISBN: 9781118314364 

Simard, S.W., Martin, K. (2012). The powerful networks of forests. Friends of Clayquot Sound Newsletter, Summer: 6.

Bingham, M.A., Simard, S.W. (2012). Mycorrhizal networks affect ectomycorrhizal fungal community similarity between conspecific trees and seedlingsMycorrhiza 22: 317–326.

Bingham, M.A., Simard, S.W. (2012). Ectomycorrhizal networks of old Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca trees facilitate establishment of conspecific seedlings under drought. Ecosystems 15: 188-199.

Simard, S.W., Beiler, K.J., Bingham, M.A., Deslippe. J.R., Philip, L.J., Teste, F.P. (2012). Mycorrhizal networks: mechanisms, ecology and modelling. Fungal Biology Reviews 26: 39-60.

Beiler, K.J., Simard, S.W., Lemay, V., Durall, D.M. (2012). Vertical partitioning between sister species of Rhizopogon fungi on mesic and xeric sites in an interior Douglas-fir forestMolecular Ecology 21: 6163-6174.

Deslippe, J.R., Simard, S.W. (2011). Below-ground carbon transfer among Betula nana may increase with warming in Arctic tundra. New Phytologist 192(3): 689-698.

Bingham, M.A., Simard, S.W. (2011). Do mycorrhizal network benefits to survival and growth of interior Douglas-fir seedlings increase with soil moisture stress? Ecology and Evolution 3(1): 306-316.

Philip, L.J., Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D. (2011). Pathways for belowground carbon transfer between paper birch and Douglas-fir seedlingsPlant Ecology and Diversity 3: 221-233.

Deslippe, J.R., Hartmann, M., Mohn, W.W., Simard, S.W. (2011). Long-term experimental manipulation of climate alters the ectomycorrhizal community of Betula nana in Arctic tundraGlobal Change Biology 17: 1625–1636.

Simard, S.W., Austin, M.E. (2010). The role of mycorrhizas in forest soil stability with climate changeIn: Simard, S.W. (Ed.), Climate Change and Variability, Chap,15, pp. 275-302. ISBN: 978-953-307-144-2

Teste, F.P., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M., Guy, R., Berch, S.M. (2010). Net carbon transfer occurs under soil disturbance between Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca seedlings in the fieldJournal of Ecology 98: 429-439.

Jones, M.D., Twieg, B., Ward, V., Barker, J., Durall, D.M., Simard, S.W. (2010). Functional complementarity of Douglas-fir ectomycorrhizas for extracellularenzyme activity after wildfire or clearcut logging. Functional Ecology 4: 1139-1151.

Beiler, K.J., Durall, D.M., Simard, S.W., Maxwell, S.A., Kretzer, A.M. (2010). Mapping the wood-wide web: mycorrhizal networks link multiple Douglas-fir cohorts. New Phytologist 185: 543-553.

Teste, F.P., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M. (2009). Role of mycorrhizal networks and tree proximity in ectomycorrhizal colonization of planted seedlingsFungal Ecology 2(1): 21-30.

Twieg, B., Durall, D.M., Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D. (2009). Influence of soil nutrients on ectomycorrhizal communities in a chronosequence of mixed temperate forests. Mycorrhiza 19(5): 305-316.

Teste, F.P., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M., Guy, R.D., Jones, M.D., Schoonmaker, A.L. (2009). Access to mycorrhizal networks and tree roots: importance for seedling survival & resource transfer. Ecology 90: 2808-2822

Kazantseva, O., Bingham, M.A., Simard, S.W., Berch, S.M. (2009). Effects of growth medium, nutrients, water and aeration on mycorrhization and biomass allocation of greenhouse-grown interior Douglas-fir seedlingsMycorrhiza 20: 51-66.

Simard, S.W. (2009). Mycorrhizal networks and complex systems: contributions of soil ecology science to managing climate change effects in forested ecosystemsCanadian Journal of Soil Science 89(4): 369-382.

Simard, S.W. (2009). The foundational role of mycorrhizal networks in self-organization of interior Douglas-fir forests. Forest Ecology and Management 258S: S95–S107.

Simard, S.W. (2009). Response diversity of mycorrhizas in forest succession following disturbance. In: Azcon-Aguilar, C., Barea, J.M., Gianinazzi, S. and Gianinazzi-Pearson, V. (eds.). Mycorrhizas: functional processes and ecological impacts. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. Chap.13, pp. 187-206. ISBN 978-3-540-87977-0. 

Teste, F.P., Simard, S.W. (2008). Mycorrhizal networks and distance from mature trees alter patterns of competition and facilitation in dry Douglas-fir forests. Oecologia 158: 193-203.

Philip, L.J., Simard, S.W. (2008). Minimum pulses of stable and radioactive carbon isotopes to detect belowground carbon transfer between plants. Plant and Soil 308: 23-35.

Schoonmaker, A.L., Teste, F.P., Simard, S.W., Guy, R.D. (2007). Tree proximity, soil pathways and common mycorrhizal networks: their influence on utilization of redistributed water by understory seedlings. Oecologia 154:455-466

Twieg, B.D., Durall, D.M., Simard, S.W. (2007). Ectomycorrhizal fungal succession in mixed temperate forests. New Phytologist 176: 437-447.

Durall, D.M., Gamiet, S., Simard, S.W., Kudrna, L., Sakakibara, S.M. (2006). Effects of clearcut logging and tree species composition on the diversity and community composition of epigeous fruit bodies formed by ectomycorrhizal fungi. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 966-980.

Sellosse, M.-A., Richard, F., He, X., Simard, S.W. (2006). Mycorrhizal networks: les liaisons dangeureuses? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 621-628.

Johnson, N.C., Hoeksema, J., Abbott, L., Bever, J., Chaudhary, ,V.B., Gehring, C., Klironomos, J., Koide, R., Miller, R.M., Moore, J., Moutoglis, P., Schwartz, M., Simard, S.W., Swenson, W., Umbanhowar, J., Wilson, G., Zabinski, C. (2006). From Lilliput to Brobdingnag: extending models of mycorrhizal function across scalesBioscience 56(11): 889-900.

Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M. (2004). Mycorrhizal networks: a review of their extent, function and importance. Canadian Journal of Botany 82(8): 1140-1165.

DeLong, R., Lewis, K.J., Simard, S.W., Gibson, S. (2002). Fluorescent pseudomonad population sizes baited from soils under pure birch, pure Douglas-fir and mixed forest stands and their antagonism toward Armillaria ostoyae in vitroCanadian Journal of Forest Research 32: 2146-2159.

Sakakibara, S.M., Jones, M.D., Gillespie, M., Hagerman, S.H., Forrest, M.E., Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M. (2002). A comparison of ectomycorrhiza identification based on morphotyping and PCR-RFLP analysisMycological Research 106: 868-878.

Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D., Durall, D.M. (2002). Carbon and nutrient fluxes within and between mycorrhizal plants. In: M. van der Heijden and I. Sanders (eds). Mycorrhizal Ecology. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. Ecological Studies 157: 33-61.

Wiensczyk, A., Gamiet, S., Durall, D., Jones, M., Simard, S.W. (2002). Ectomycorrhizae and forestry in British Columbia: A summary of current research and conservation strategiesBritish Columbia Journal of Ecosystems and Management 2(1): 1-19.

Simard, S.W., Perry, D.A., Jones, M.D., Myrold, D.D., Durall, D.M., Molina, R. (1997). Net transfer of carbon between tree species with shared ectomycorrhizal fungi. Nature 388: 579-582.

Simard, S.W., Molina, R., Smith, J.E., Perry, D.A., Jones, M.D. (1997). Shared compatibility of ectomycorrhizae on Pseudotsuga menziesii and Betula papyrifera seedlings grown in mixture in soils from southern British ColumbiaCanadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 331-342.

Simard, S.W., Perry, D.A., Smith, J.E., Molina, R. (1997). Effects of soil trenching on occurrence of ectomycorrhizae on Pseudotsuga menziesii seedlings grown in mature forests of Betula papyrifera and Pseudotsuga menziesii. New Phytologist 136: 327-340.

Simard, S.W., Durall, D.M., Jones, M.D. (1997). Carbon allocation and carbon transfer between Betula papyrifera and Pseudotsuga menziesii seedlings using a 13C pulse-labeling method. Plant and Soil 191: 41-55.

Simard, S.W., Jones, M.D., Durall, D.M., Perry, D.A., Myrold, D.D., Molina R. (1997). Reciprocal transfer of carbon isotopes between ectomycorrhizal Betula papyrifera and Pseudotsuga menziesii. New Phytologist 137: 529-542.

Jones, M.D., Durall, D.M., Harniman, S.M.K., Classen, D.C., Simard, S.W. (1997). Ectomycorrhizal diversity on Betula papyrifera and Pseudotsuga menziesii seedlings grown in the greenhouse or outplanted in single-species and mixed plots in southern British ColumbiaCanadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 1872-1889.

Published graduate theses:

Influence of kin, density, soil inoculum potential and interspecific competition on interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) performance and adaptive traits – UBC Library Open Collections

Mycorrhizal facilitation of kin recognition in interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) – UBC Library Open Collections

Kin-selected signal transfer through mycorrhizal networks in Douglas-fir – UBC Library Open Collections