Society and Sustainable Forest Environments
North Cascades National Park, 2007
Publically available readings are included as links on the website. Readings with distribution restrictions are listed, but not linked on the site. Articles from journals of the Ecological Society of America are used by permission.
· Kaplan, R. 2002. The social values of forests and trees in urbanized societies. In: Konijnendijk CC, Koch NE, Hoyer KH, Schipperijn J, eds. Forestry Serving Urbanised Societies. (Proceedings of the IUFRO European Regional Conference, 27–30 August 2002, Copenhagen). Hoersholm, Denmark: Skov & Landskab
Forested environments along the urban to wildland gradient
· Alberti, M, Marzluff, J. Shulenberger, E. Bradley, G. Ryan, C. and Zumbrunnen, C. Integrating Humans into Ecology: Opportunities and Challenges for Studying Urban Ecosystems. BioScience. Vol. 53. No. 12 Pp. 1169-1179
Settlement history of the Puget Sound region
· Lawrence, H. W. 1995. Changing forms and persistent values: historical perspectives on the urban forest. Pages 17-40 in Bradley, G. A. (editor) Urban Forest Landscapes: Integrating Multidisciplinary Perspectives. University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.
· Andranovich, G. and Lovrich, N. P. Jr. Local government then and now: the growth management challenge in the 1990s. Pages 159-179 in Nice, D. C, Pierce, J. C. and Sheldon, C. H. Government and Politics in the Evergreen State. Washington State University Press.
Landscape Types—Street trees and local parks
· Kaplan, R., J.E. Ivancich and R. De Young. 2007. Nearby nature in the city: preserving and enhancing livability. Ann Arbor, MI 48109: School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Retrievable from DeepBlue: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/48784 Warning: 27 MB file
Landscape Types– Small subdivisions and Master Planned Communities
· Clark, J. R. 1995. Fire-safe landscapes. Pages 164-172 in Bradley, G. A. (editor) Urban Forest Landscapes: Integrating Multidisciplinary Perspectives. University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.
Managing for sustainability in a global context: a comparative look
· For Tuesday:
· Ghana Forest and Wildlife Policy, Ministry of Lands and Forestry, Accra, 24th November, 1994. If this link is broken, try here.
· Crime and Persuasion: Tackling Illegal Logging, Improving Forest Governance , Department for International Development, UK. **Focus on Ghana section, but review all 3 cases
· For Thursday:
Landscape Types—Commercial Forest Plantations
Landscape Types—State and Federal Lands
· Washington State Parks, Resource Stewardship, http://www.parks.wa.gov/stewardship/
· Congressional Research Service. 2004. Federal Land Management Agencies: Background on Land and Resource Management. Library of Congress. Washington D.C. pp. 1-81. You can also download from website here: http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/crs/RL32393.pdf
Background Information—Background Reading
IPCC, 2007: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C. E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 7-22.
IPCC, 2007: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Haines, A. 2002. An innovative tool for managing rural residential development: a look at conservation subdivisions. The Land Use Tracker, Volume 2. Center for Land Use Education, WI. http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/landcenter/Default.htm
Dwyer, J.F. D.J. Nowak, M.H. Noble, S.M. Sisinni. 2000. Connecting people with ecosystems in the 21st century: an assessment of our nation’s urban forests. Gneral Technical Report PNW-GTR-490. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 483p. Note: Read Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 (pages 47—73).
Heimlich, R.E. and W.D. Anderson. 2001. Development at the urban fringe and beyond: impacts on agriculture and rural land. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Economic Report No. 803. USDA, Washington, D.C.
Background Information—Related Organizations
Urban and suburban landscape issues
3) Seattle City Parks Urban Forest Management Plan
4) Shoreline Master Plans
10) Seattle Public Utilities Restoration Projects
11) Bellevue Park and Natural Resources Management Plan
12) Master Plan Development Covenants and Restrictions
Exurban and rural landscape issues
2. Agriculture Protection District