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McGill, BM, SB Borrelle, GC Wu, KE Ingeman, JB Koch Uhuad, and NB Barnd. Accepted. Words are monuments: How place names in national parks perpetuate settler colonial mythologies including white supremacy. People and Nature.
McGill, BM, MJ Foster, AN Pruitt, SG Thomas, ER Arsenault, J Hanschu, K Wahwahsuch, E Cortez, K Zarek, TD Loecke, and AJ Burgin. 2021. You’re welcome here: A practical guide to diversity, equity, and inclusion for undergraduates embarking on an ecological research experience. Ecology and Evolution 11:3636-3645. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7321
Nocco, MA, BM McGill, C McDonough MacKenzie, RK Tonietto, J Dudney, MC Bletz, T Young, and SE Kuebbing. 2021. Equity, mentorship, and research productivity during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Conservation Biology 25(108966). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.108966
Borrelle, SB, JB Koch, KE Ingeman, BM McGill, MR Lambert, J Dudney, CH Chang, AK Teffer, GC Wu. 2020. What does it mean to be for a Place? Pacific Conservation Biology. https://doi.org/10.1071/PC20015
Nocco, MA, NW Feinstein, M Stock, BM McGill, and CJ Kucharik. 2020. Knowledge coproduction with agricultural trade associations. Water 12(3236). http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w12113236
McGill, BM, Y Altchenko, SK Hamilton, SR Sylvester, and KG Villholth. 2019. Complex interactions between climate change, sanitation, and groundwater quality: a case study from Ramotswa, Botswana. Hydrogeology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-018-1901-4
McGill, BM, SK Hamilton, GP Robertson, and N Millar. Accepted. The net carbon cost of agricultural intensification of row crops with groundwater irrigation in the Midwest US.Global Change Biology24(12):5948-5960. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/gcb.14472
Colman, BP, LA Arnaout, S. Anciaux, CK Gunsch, MF Hochella Jr., B. Kim, GV Lowry, BM McGill, BC Reinsch, CJ Richardson, JM Unrine, JP Wright, L Yin, and ES Bernhardt. 2013. Low concentrations of silver nanoparticles in biosolids cause adverse ecosystem responses under realistic field scenario. PLoS ONE. pdf
Yin, L, BP Colman, BM McGill, JP Wright, and ES Bernhardt. 2012. Effects of silver nanoparticle exposure on germination and early growth of eleven wetland plants. PLoS ONE. pdf
Sutton-Grier, AE, JP Wright, BM McGill, and CJ Richardson. 2011. Environmental conditions influence the plant functional diversity effect on potential denitrification. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16584. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016584. pdf
McGill, BM, Sutton-Grier AE, Wright JP. 2010. Plant Trait Diversity Buffers Variability in Denitrification Potential over Changes in Season and Soil Conditions. PLoS ONE 5(7): e11618. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011618. pdf
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Climate action = Talk about it! PA Master Naturalists Annual Conference (via Zoom).
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Climate action = Talk about it! Student-organized Sustainability Summit, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA. Highest rated speaker of the summit according to post-summit survey of student participants (n=240).
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Words are monuments: How place names in national parks perpetuate settler colonial mythologies. Carnegie Discoverers’ private seminar (via Zoom). Recording https://vimeo.com/573045192/d9dc3539ee
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Comfortable spaces for uncomfortable conversations: The Climate and Rural Systems Partnership of western Pennsylvania. Carnegie Science Center Café Scientifique. Pittsburgh, PA (via Zoom).
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Comfortable spaces for uncomfortable conversations: The Climate and Rural Systems Partnership of western Pennsylvania. Friends of Whites Woods. Indiana, PA (via Zoom).
McGill, BM. 2021. (Invited) Science Communication. Washington & Jefferson College (alma mater) Course “Sharing Science” taught by Drs. James March and Kelly Weixel. Washington, PA (via Zoom).
McGill, BM, T Nelson (CMNH), L Horner (CMNH), and MA Steiner (Pitt). 2021. “Keystone state wildlife in a changing climate and what we can do about it.” Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force annual summit. Webinar. Recording http://sustainableindianacounty.org/events/previous-summit-events/
McGill, BM, T Kuzemchak (Indiana Co. farmer), and J Brackenrich (PSU). 2021. Incentivizing conservation and climate solutions on rented farmland. Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force annual summit. Webinar. Recording http://sustainableindianacounty.org/events/previous-summit-events/
McGill, BM. 2021. “Comfortable spaces for uncomfortable conversations: The Climate and Rural Systems Partnership of western Pennsylvania.” Indiana University of Pennsylvania course, Sustainability Studies, Dr. Josiah Townsend. Zoom lecture.
McGill, BM. 2020. Words are monuments: Confronting racism and colonialism in conservation place names. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Moriarity Seminar Series (via Zoom). Recording available upon request.
McGill, BM. 2020. (Invited) Is current conservation enough? Untangling the effects of conservation, climate, drainage, and manure on nitrate in Iowa’s Boone and Raccoon Rivers. Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach. Pittsburgh, PA (via Zoom).
McGill, BM. 2020. (Invited) Climate change impacts on a nitrate-contaminated aquifer in Botswana. University of Pittsburgh Department of Geology and Environment Seminar Series. Pittsburgh, PA (via Zoom).
McGill, BM, A Burgin, WD Hively, T Loecke, A Dagnew, and P Beeson. 2019. Farming for human health and a smaller dead zone: How agricultural conservation practices, climate change, and subsurface drainage intensification affect nitrate loads in Iowa. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Oral presentation GC33D-03.
*Outstanding Student Paper Award, Hydrology Section
McGill, BM. 2019. (Invited) Farming for a smaller Dead Zone: How agricultural conservation practices, artificial drainage, and climate change affect water quality in Iowa. Invited speaker at the Des Moines Water Works Annual Watershed Citizenship Academy. Des Moines, IA.
McGill, BM. 2019. (Invited) The greenhouse gas cost of agricultural intensification with groundwater irrigation in a Midwest US row cropping system. The Nature Conservancy Nebraska Water and Agriculture team (via Zoom).
McGill, BM. 2019. (Invited) Sociology Bootcamp for Ecologists—undergraduate workshop. Miami University Biology Department NSF REU program invited two-day speaker and presenter. Oxford, OH.
McGill, BM. 2019. (Invited) The greenhouse gas cost of agricultural intensification with groundwater irrigation in a Midwest US row cropping system. Invited seminar at Kansas State University Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Manhattan, KS.
Poster presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall 2015 Meeting.