Monique Poulin

Associate Professor,
Université Laval

Département de Phytologie
Pavillon Paul-Comtois, room 3307
2425, rue de l'Agriculture
Québec, Québec
CANADA, G1V 0A6
Tel: 656-2131 ext. 13035
E-mail: Monique.poulin@fsaa.ulaval.ca
Institution page



Research
  • Wetland management, restoration and conservation.
  • Impact of anthropogenic activities on biodiversity.
  • Ecology and restoration of riparian habitats.
  • Restoration of abandoned borrow pits.
  • Natural succession and functional traits.

  • QCBS students
    nicolas pinceloup, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2016, End: 2018)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Peatland plants diversity
    Maxime Tisserant, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2016, End: 2018)

    Other (co-)supervisor: André Évette, IRSTEA
    Thesis title: Compositional and functional response of riparian plant communities to biophysical environment and bank reclamation
    Marianne Blanchette, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2015)

    Other (co-)supervisor: Alain N. Rousseau, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
    Maya Favreau, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2016, End: 2017)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impact du phénomène de boisement des tourbières ombrotrophes sur la diversité spécifique et fonctionnelle végétale
    Naren KEITA, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2017)

    Other (co-)supervisor: Monique Poulin
    Thesis title: Le geni Végétal (la stabilisation des berges)
    Audréanne Loiselle, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2016, End: 2018)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impact of urbanization on wetland biodiversity
    Léo Janne Paquin, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2016, End: 2017)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impact de l’urbanisation sur la diversité et la composition floristique des milieux humides
    Alexandre RAIMBAULT, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2016)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: The prediction of the presence of species (trees, shrubs and ferns) of wetlands
    Jean-François Rioux, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2016)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Effet de la résolution spatiale des données de couverture des terres sur la cartographie des services écologiques urbains
    Previous students (since 2009)
    Roxane Andersen, Postdoctoral fellow
    (Start: 2008, End: 2009)
    Thesis title: La structure spatiale de la végétation dans les tourbières
    Eduardo Gonzalez-Sargas, Postdoctoral fellow
    (Start: 2011, End: 2013)

    Other (co-)supervisor: Rochefort, Line
    Thesis title: Drivers of revegetation in abandoned and restored bogs
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    Marianne Bachand, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2008, End: 2012)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Functional response of boreal vegetation to overabundance of large wild herbivores: the case of white-tailed deer on Anticosti Island (Quebec, Canada).
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    Bérenger Bourgeois, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2012, End: 2015)

    Other (co-)supervisor: Anne Vanasse, Université Laval
    Thesis title: Restoration of riparian plant communities by tree planting in agricultural landscapes
    Jérôme Cimon-Morin, Ph.D.
    (Start: 2011, End: 2014)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Marcel Darveau
    Thesis title: Development of a wetland conservation network approach based on ecosystem services
    Stéphane Bergeron, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2012, End: 2014)
    Thesis title: Valeur économique des milieux humides boréaux
    Laurie Bisson Gauthier, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2012, End: 2014)

    Other (co-)supervisor: Richard Fournier, Université de Sherbrooke
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Marcel Darveau
    Thesis title: Caractérisation des marécages riverains et non-riverains en milieu agricole
    Daniel Blouin, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2015, End: 2016)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Homogénéisation spécifique et fonctionnelle de la flore spontanée en milieu urbain
    Audrey Comtois, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2011, End: 2013)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Marcel Darveau
    Thesis title: Structure and composition of riparian boreal forest in Quebec
    Geneviève Courchesne, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2009, End: 2011)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Marcel Darveau
    Thesis title: Déterminants de la végétation des milieux humides aménagés pour la sauvagine dans le Québec méridional
    Milène Courchesne, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2014, End: 2016)

    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impacts of deer browsing on the plant diversity in peatlands
    Noémie D'Amour, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2011, End: 2013)
    Other (co-)supervisor: Anne Vanasse
    Thesis title: Succession végétale des bandes riveraines en milieu agricole
    Amelie D'Astous, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2009, End: 2012)
    Other (co-)supervisor: Line Rochefort
    Thesis title: Dynamique des herbacées dans une tourbière restaurée depuis 10 ans expliquée par les traits fonctionnels
    Laurent De Vriendt, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2012, End: 2014)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impacts de l'isolement des tourbières sur la diversité phénotypique et génétique des populations de Platanthera blephariglottis du Québec.
    Caroline Dubé, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2007, End: 2010)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Impacts des emprises de lignes électriques sur la diversité floristique des tourbières
    Sandrine Hogue-Hugron, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2007, End: 2010)
    Other (co-)supervisor: Line Rochefort
    Thesis title: La recolonisation spontanée des bances d'emprunt et essaies de restauration à l'aide de bryophytes et de lichens
    Virginie Laberge, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2009, End: 2011)
    Other (co-)supervisor: Line Rochefort
    Thesis title: Contrôle de facteurs biotiques et abiotiques pour favoriser la germination des plantes de bord de mares en tourbières restaurées
    Tommy Landry, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2007, End: 2010)
    Other (co-)supervisor: Line Rochefort
    Thesis title: Utilisation de semences pour la restauration de bords de mares de tourbières
    Élise Larivière, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2008, End: 2011)
    Thesis title: Diversification des bandes riveraines par l’introduction de mélanges d’herbacées florifères et d’arbustes indigènes peu utilisés
    Salomé Pasquet, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2012, End: 2014)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Thesis title: Dynamique récente de deux tourbières de la Montérégie
    Jean Rivard, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2010, End: 2011)
    Thesis title: Utilisation de données LIDAR pour l'évaluation de la qualité des bandes riveraines
    Jean René Rivard, M.Sc.
    (Start: 2010, End: 2010)
    Thesis title: Essai: Analyse de paysage des projets de restauration de bandes riveraines.
    Courses
    PLG 1101 - Herbier: Plantes vasculaire (Fall / Automne)
    PLG 3100 - Séminaire en phytologie (Winter / Hiver)
    BIO 2300 - Taxonomie des plantes du Québec (Winter / Hiver)
    PLG 1001 - Productions végétales durables (Fall / Automne)

    Publications
    60- Divergence between riparian seed banks and standing vegetation increases along successional trajectories
    Bourgeois B., Boutin C., Vanasse A., Poulin M.
    2017 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2017-06-06)

    59- Does urbanization lead to taxonomic and functional homogenization in riparian forests?
    Brice M., Pellerin S., Poulin M.
    2017 Diversity and Distributions (Date Added: 2017-05-25)

    58- Spatial processes structuring riparian plant communities in agroecosystems: Implications for restoration
    Bourgeois B., Gonzalez E., Vanasse A., Aubin I., Poulin M.
    2016 Ecological Applications (Date Added: 2017-03-02)

    57- Spatial processes structuring riparian plant communities in agroecosystems: Implications for restoration
    Bourgeois,B., González,E., Vanasse,A., Aubin,I., Poulin,M.
    2016 Ecological Applications (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    56- Effects of competition, shade and soil conditions on the recolonization of three forest herbs in tree-planted riparian zones
    Bourgeois, B., Vanasse, A., Poulin, M., Hermy, M.
    2016 Applied Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2016-11-29)

    55- Spatial processes structuring riparian plant communities in agroecosystems: implications for restoration
    Bourgeois, B., Gonzalez, E., Vanasse, A., Aubin, I., Poulin, M.
    2016 Ecological Applications : a Publication of the Ecological Society of America (Date Added: 2016-11-29)

    54- Strategies to restore floodplain vegetation after abandonment of human activities: Vegetation recovery along degraded riparian corridors
    González, E., Masip, A., Tabacchi, E., Poulin, M.
    2016 Restoration Ecology (Date Added: 2016-08-04)

    53- Environmental filtering and spatial processes in urban riparian forests
    Brice, M.-H., Pellerin, S., Poulin, M., Vandvik, V.
    2016 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2016-08-04)

    52- Inefficacy of wetland legislation for conserving Quebec wetlands as revealed by mapping of recent disturbances
    Poulin, M., Pellerin, S., Cimon-Morin, J., Lavallée, S., Courchesne, G., Tendland, Y.
    2016 Wetlands Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2016-06-27)

    51- Threshold dynamics in plant succession after tree planting in agricultural riparian zones
    Bourgeois, B., Vanasse, A., González, E., Andersen, R., Poulin, M.
    2016 Journal of Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2016-05-16)

    50- Consequences of delaying conservation of ecosystem services in remote landscapes prone to natural resource exploitation
    Cimon-Morin, J., Darveau, M., Poulin, M.
    2016 Landscape Ecology (Date Added: 2016-04-03)

    49- Site complementarity between biodiversity and ecosystem services in conservation planning of sparsely-populated regions
    Cimon-Morin, J.É.R.Ô.M., Darveau, M., Poulin, M.
    2016 Environmental Conservation (Date Added: 2016-02-29)

    48- Establishment success of trees planted in riparian buffer zones along an agricultural intensification gradient
    Bourgeois, B., Vanasse, A., Rivest, D., Poulin, M.
    2016 Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment (Date Added: 2016-02-23)

    47-Évaluation, conservation et promotion de la biodiversité sur les berges de cours d’eau aménagées (techniques d’ingénierie écologique et de génie civil)
    Poulin, M.
    2015 Ministère des affaires étrangères et du développement international ( Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    46- Conservation biogeography of ecosystem services. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences
    Cimon-Morin, J., Darveau, D., Poulin, M.
    2015 Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    45-Complexe de la Romaine – Comptabilisation de la valeur économique des milieux humides en Minganie.
    Doyon, M., S. Bergeron, J., Cimon-Morin., Poulin, M.
    2015 Hydro-Québec Équipement et au Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements Climatiques ( Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    43- Compositional and functional trajectories of herbaceous communities after deer density control in clear-cut boreal forests
    Bachand, M., Pellerin, S., Tremblay, J.-P., Côté, S.D., Poulin, M.
    2015 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2015-06-15)

    42- Restoration of riparian vegetation: A global review of implementation and evaluation approaches in the international, peer-reviewed literature
    Gonzalez, E., Sher, A.A., Tabacchi, E., Masip, A., Poulin, M.
    2015 Journal of Environmental Management (Date Added: 2015-06-09)

    41- Ex situ germination as a method for seed viability assessment in a peatland orchid, Platanthera blephariglottis
    Lemay, M.-A., De Vriendt, L., Pellerin, S., Poulin, M.
    2015 American Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2015-03-30)

    40- Is rewetting enough to recover Sphagnum and associated peat-accumulating species in traditionally exploited bogs?
    González, E., Henstra, S.W., Rochefort, L., Bradfield, G.E., Poulin, M.
    2014 Wetlands Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2016-07-07)

    39- Three decades of vegetation changes in peatlands isolated in an agricultural landscape
    Pasquet, Salomé, Pellerin, Stéphanie, Poulin, Monique
    2014 Applied Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2014-12-29)

    38- Towards systematic conservation planning adapted to the local flow of ecosystem services
    Cimon-Morin, Jérôme, Darveau, Marcel, Poulin, Monique
    2014 Global Ecology and Conservation (Date Added: 2014-12-17)

    37- Combining indicator species and key environmental and management factors to predict restoration success of degraded ecosystems
    González, E., Rochefort, L., Boudreau, S., Poulin, M.
    2014 Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2014-08-05)

    36- Species indicators of ecosystem recovery after reducing large herbivore density: Comparing taxa and testing species combinations
    Bachand, Marianne, Pellerin, Stéphanie, Côté, Steeve D., Moretti, Marco, De Cáceres, Miquel, Brousseau, Pierre-Marc, Cloutier, Conrad, Hébert, Christian, Cardinal, Étienne, Martin, Jean-Louis, Poulin, Monique
    2014 Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2014-04-01)

    35- Functional Responses and Resilience of Boreal Forest Ecosystem after Reduction of Deer Density
    Bachand, Marianne, Pellerin, Stéphanie, Moretti, Marco, Aubin, Isabelle, Tremblay, Jean-Pierre, Côté, Steeve D., Poulin, Monique
    2014 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2014-04-01)

    34- Ecosystem services expand the biodiversity conservation toolbox – A response to Deliège and Neuteleers
    Cimon-Morin, Jérôme, Darveau, Marcel, Poulin, Monique
    2014 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2014-03-10)

    33-Portrait écologique des marécages des bassins versants des rivières Bécancour et Yamaska
    Poulin, M. & L. Bisson-Gauthier
    2013 Consortium Ouranos ( Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    32- Can indicators species predict restoration outcomes early in the monitoring process? A case study with peatlands
    González, E., L. Rochefort, S. Boudreau, S. Hugron & M. Poulin.
    2013 Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    31- Trajectories of plant recovery in block-cut peatlands 35 years after peat extraction
    González, E., L. Rochefort & M. Poulin. 2013. Trajectories of plant recovery in block-cut peatlands 35 years after peat extraction
    2013 Applied Ecology and Environmental Research (Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    30-Gestion des milieux humides au Québec
    Pellerin, Poulin
    2013 Portrait cartographique des enjeux de conservation, analyse des demandes de certificats d’autorisation et évaluation des modes de compensation des milieux humides ( Date Added: 2016-06-20)

    29- Using functional diversity as an indicator of restoration success of a cut-over bog
    D’Astous, A., Poulin, M., Aubin, I., Rochefort, L.
    2013 Ecological Engineering (Date Added: 2014-01-06)

    28- Ericaceae stabilize peat and foster Sphagnum majus establishment at pool margins in restored peatlands
    Laberge, Virginie, Rochefort, Line, Poulin, Monique
    2013 Aquatic Botany (Date Added: 2013-10-02)

    27- Fostering synergies between ecosystem services and biodiversity in conservation planning: A review
    Cimon-Morin, Jérôme, Darveau, Marcel, Poulin, Monique
    2013 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2013-07-30)

    26- Organic matter amendment enhances establishment of reintroduced bryophytes and lichens in borrow pits located in boreal forest highlands
    Hugron, S., Poulin, M., Rochefort, L.
    2013 Boreal Environment Research (Date Added: 2013-07-02)

    25- A New Approach for Tracking Vegetation Change after Restoration: A Case Study with Peatlands
    Poulin, Monique, Andersen, Roxane, Rochefort, Line
    2013 Restoration Ecology (Date Added: 2013-05-13)

    24- Comparing survey methods for monitoring vegetation change through time in a restored peatland
    Rochefort, Line, Isselin-Nondedeu, F., Boudreau, S., Poulin, Monique
    2013 Wetlands Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2013-02-25)

    23- Impact of seedbed and water level on the establishment of plant species associated with bog pools: Implications for Restoration
    Landry, T., Rochefort, L., Poulin, M.
    2012 Native Plants Journal (Date Added: 2016-07-07)

    22-Impact of seedbed and water level on the establishment of plant species associated with bog pools: implications for restoration
    Landry, T., M. Poulin & L. Rochefort.
    2012 Native Plants Journal ( Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    21-Diversification des bandes riveraines par l'introduction de mélanges d'herbacées florifères et d'arbustes indigènes peu utilisés
    Brégard, A., É. Larivière, A. Vanasse & M. Poulin
    2012 Conseil pour le Développement de l’Agriculture du Québec ( Date Added: 2016-06-29)

    20-Northern peatlands
    Rochefort, Line, Strack, M., Poulin, Monique, Price, J.S., Graf, M.D., Desrochers, A., Lavoie, Claude
    2012 Wetland habitats of North America : ecology and conservation concerns ( Date Added: 2012-09-19)

    19- Establishing a moss cover inhibits the germination of Typha latifolia, an invasive species, in restored peatlands
    Bourgeois, Bérenger, Hugron, Sandrine, Poulin, Monique
    2012 Aquatic Botany (Date Added: 2012-05-22)

    18- Natural plant colonization of borrow pits in boreal forest highlands of eastern Canada
    Hugron, Sandrine, Andersen, Roxane, Poulin, Monique, Rochefort, Line
    2011 Botany (Date Added: 2011-08-29)

    17- Environmental control and spatial structures in peatland vegetation
    Andersen, R., Poulin, M., Borcard, D., Laiho, R., Laine, J., Vasander, H., Tuittila, E.-T.
    2011 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2011-05-24)

    16- Do power line rights-of-way facilitate the spread of non-peatland and invasive plants in bogs and fens?
    Dubé, C., Pellerin, S., Poulin, M.
    2011 Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-15)

    15- Restoration of pool margin communities in cutover peatlands
    Poulin, M., Natacha, F., Line, R.
    2011 Aquatic Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    14- Peat, water and plant tissue chemistry monitoring: A seven-year case-study in a restored peatland
    Andersen, R., Rochefort, L., Poulin, M.
    2010 Wetlands (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    13- Organic matter accumulation in a restored peatland: Evaluating restoration success
    Lucchese, M., Waddington, J.M., Poulin, M., Pouliot, R., Rochefort, L., Strack, M.
    2010 Ecological Engineering (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    12- Phytoplankton biomass and production in the southeastern Beaufort Sea in autumn 2002 and 2003
    Brugel, S, Nozais, C, Poulin, M, Tremblay, Je, Miller, La, Simpson, Kg, Gratton, Y, Demers, S
    2009 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

    11- Clearcutting and Deer Browsing Intensity Interact in Controlling Nitrification Rates in Forest Floor
    Dufresne, Mathieu, Bradley, Robert L., Tremblay, Jean-Pierre, Poulin, Monique, Pellerin, Stéphanie
    2009 Ecoscience (Date Added: 2011-08-09)

    10- Sensitivity of spectral indices to CO2 fluxes for several plant communities in a Sphagnum-dominated peatland
    Letendre, J., Poulin, M., Rochefort, L.
    2008 Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    9- Spontaneous revegetation of cutaway peatlands of North America
    Graf, M.D., Rochefort, L., Poulin, M.
    2008 Wetlands (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    8- Plant diversity associated with pools in natural and restored peatlands
    Fontaine, N., Poulin, M., Rochefort, L.
    2007 Mires and Peat (Date Added: 2011-08-31)

    6- Within-site habitat configuration in reserve design: A case study with a peatland bird
    Poulin, M., Bélisle, M., Cabeza, M.
    2006 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    5- Animal and vegetation patterns in natural and man-made bog pools: Implications for restoration
    Mazerolle, M.J., Poulin, M., Lavoie, C., Rochefort, L., Desrochers, A., Drolet, B.
    2006 Freshwater Biology (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    4- Spontaneous revegetation of mined peatlands in eastern Canada
    Poulin, M., Rochefort, L., Quinty, F., Lavoie, C.
    2005 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    3- From satellite imagery to peatland vegetation diversity: How reliable are habitat maps?
    Poulin, M., Careau, D., Rochefort, L., Desrochers, A.
    2002 Ecology and Society (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    2- La conservation des tourbières
    Poulin, M., Pellerin, S.
    2001 E?cologie des tourbie?res du Que?bec-Labrador (Date Added: 2011-08-31)

    1- Conservation of bog plant species assemblages: Assessing the role of natural remnants in mined sites
    Poulin, M., Rochefort, L., Desrochers, A.
    1999 Applied Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    In the media
    Trois questions à Sophie Lavallée et Monique Poulin
    (Guéricolas, Pascale) 2017-06-15

    La destruction des milieux humides contribue aux inondations
    (Bélair-Cirino, Marco) 2017-05-11

    TransCanada aurait négligé les impacts environnementaux
    (Porter, Isabelle) 2016-03-24

    Grande tourbière de Villeroy
    Conseil régional de l'environnement du Centre-du-Québec 2013-00-00

    Une nouvelle subvention du CRSNG s'ajoute au renouvellement de la Chaire de recherche industrielle CRSNG-Produits forestiers Anticosti
    CEN Centre d'études nordiques 2011-10-13

    Verdir les «pits» de sable
    Au fil des événements (Hamann, Jean) 2010-03-04