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Conservation Research


Conservation easements

Airey, 2009. Conservation easements in private practice Merelender et al. 2004. Land trusts and conservation easements: Who is conserving what for whom? Rissman et al. 2007. Conservation Easements: Biodiversity Protection and Private Use McDonald et al. 2007. Estimating the Effect of Protected Lands on the Development and Conservation of Their Surroundings
Wallace et al. 2008.  Assessing the Ecological and Social Benefits of Private Land Conservation in Colorado Czech, 2002. A Transdisciplinary Approach to Conservation Land Acquisition Aaronson, D.L. and M.B. Manuel. 2008. Conservation Easements and Climate Change  


Stream buffers



Isolated wetlands

Semlitsch and Bodie, 1998. Are small, isolated wetlands expendable? Harper et al. 2008. Demographic Consequences of Terrestrial Habitat Loss for Pool-Breeding Amphibians: Predicting Extinction Risks Associated with Inadequate Sizeof Buffer Zones Gibbons et al. 2006. Remarkable Amphibian Biomass and Abundance in an Isolated Wetland: Implications for Wetland Conservation




Climate Change

Jessup, 2009. A Southern Baptist replies Orr, 2004. Orr's laws Reaser et al. 2008. Coral bleaching and global climate change: Scientific findings and policy recommendations McCarty, 2001. Ecological consequences of recent climate change.
Malcomb et al. 2005. Global Warming and Extinctions of Endemic Species from Biodiversity Hotspots Hitch and Leberg, 2006. Breeding Distributions of North American Bird Species Moving North as a Result of Climate Change Crossman et al. 2011. Carbon Payments and Low-Cost Conservation.