Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Land Conservation (2009)
This report identifies the most urgent land conservation issues facing New England today, as presented, with recommendations, to the New England Governors Conference meeting in September 2009.
Linking past land use, recent disturbance, and dispersal mechanism to forest composition (2009)
This paper examines the contributions of land use history and recent disturbance on the species richness and community composition of wooded areas in an agricultural landscape.
Assessing risk of large-scale habitat conversion in lightly settled landscapes (2009)
This article develops a geospatial screening process to assess land conversion risk for lakeshores in the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion.
Conserving Freshwater and Coastal Resources in a Changing Climate (2009)
This report provides a primer on climate change issues to help individuals and organizations in the eastern United States begin to factor in climate change into their freshwater and coastal conservation efforts.
Rescaling the Human Footprint – A tool for conservation planning at an ecoregional scale (2008)
This article discusses the differences in accuracy and resolution between mapping the human footprint (i.e. transformation of a landscape) at a global scale versus a local scale.
Conserving Forest Ecosystems – Guidelines for Size, Condition and Landscape Requirements (2008)
This chapter presents an explicit framework and a set of guidelines for selecting and conserving forest sites as filters for forest biodiversity.
The Active River Area – A Conservation Framework for Protecting Rivers and Streams (2008)
This report provides a spatially-explicit framework based on watershed position and key geomorphic components to provide a tool to inform river conservation, restoration and management.
Priority Locations for Conservation Action (2008)
This report describes the results of a research initiative launched by 2C1Forest to identify irreplaceable and vulnerable locations in the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion for the purpose of identifying priority locations for conservation action.
Losing the Dark: a Case for a National Policy on Land Conservation (2007)
This editorial identifies the primary cause of conservation failure in eastern United States as a lack of a nationally funded land-conservation policy that recognizes changing land-use economics.
Relationship between Spatial Distribution of Urban Sprawl and Species Imperilment – Response to Brown and Laband (2007)
This comment responds to a study which concluded that spatial distribution of human activity is not related to species imperilment in the United States.