The following list is of articles, essays, case
studies, and other materials that represent efforts taking place to build
knowledge and relationships for evolving community and ecosystem
Philip and Joey Bristol. (2000, Autumn). Gila
ground zero: Linking social justice and ecological restoration in New
Mexico's Tierra Alta. In Chronicle of Community. Vol. 4, No. 2,
Community-Public Land Stewardship Initiatives Newsletter
the Office of Community Services at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
This small group of assistance providers has been instrumental in facilitating
community and ecosystem stewardship in southwest Colorado and in the West. Initiatives
reports on people, places, and things involved in the evolution of
Lomax, Jason Barabas, and Lawrence R. Jacobs. (1999). Deliberative
Democracry in Action: An Analysis of the Effects of Public Deliberation.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University.
test the idea that citizens become more interested in and knowledgeable about
policy issues and more likely to participate in politics after engaging in
public deliberation. Link to the Web site's publication page for an abstract and
Burns, Sam; Voth, Donald E., and Sperry, Charles. (2000). Rural
development and community-based forest planning and management: A new,
(Executive Summary). (Acrobat
summary of a two-year study, funded by the National Research Initiative of the
USDA Forest Service, has already gone through two printings. The full version
is available from the Human Environmental Science Department at the University
Agricultural Experiment Station.
Here for the full version of the report.
Douglas S. Ph.D. (2000). Arguing
about consensus: Examining the
case against western watershed initiative and other collaborative groups active
in natural resources management.
Boulder, CO: Univ. of Colo. Natural Resources Law Center.
Colorado county tries a novel approach: work the system. High
Country News. 5/13/96 (Vol. 28, No. 9).
Lynch, Dennis L. Ecosystem
restoration and rural development.
Lynch is emeritus faculty at the Department of Forest Sciences, Colorado State
University in Fort Collins, Colorado. This paper discusses the part of the
Ponderosa Pine Forest Partnership project involved with the analysis of
harvesting efficiencies, the development of markets for deformed, small
diameter pine trees, and the establishment of value added manufacturing to
support rural development in the adjacent communities. It reports on the
progress of the project and the revenues and costs experienced to date.
Stewardship; a Model for Applied Science. Paper presented at the
Aurora PartnershipNational Meeting, November
14-15, 2000. Charleston, S.C.
13, 2000) 2000
S. J. Hall Lecture: Collaborative
Stewardship: A New Environmental Ethic for the West, (The
S. J. Hall Lectureship In
Industrial Forestry, University of California, Berkeley, Center for Forestry,
College of Natural Resources).
Tim and Sam Burns. (1999, April). The Ponderosa
Pine Forest Partnership: Forging new relationships to restore a forest, A
case study. Durango, CO: Fort Lewis
paper describes the PPFP, examines significant features emerging from
interactions and activities, and suggests directions that community-based
forestry projects are moving and how they could benefit. Link leads to Adobe
Acrobat Reader version of the report.
Jacquelyn L. (Ed). (2000, July). The Landscape of Conservation
Stewardship: The Report of the Stewardship Initiative Feasibility Study.
Woodstock, VT: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park,
Conservation Study Institute, & The Woodstock Foundation.
collected in this informative report describe three common threads of
conservation stewardship, say its authors: 1) a sense of place that is
complex and multi-faceted; 2) community-based conservation that is
comprehensive, collaborative, respectful, and self-sustaining; and 3) a
foundation of commitment and passion that works in concert with a sound
scientific understanding to provide enduring inspiration.
E., Martin Jardon, Cindy McCauley, Zola K. Moon, and Irene Frentz. (June
Community Development with National Forest Planning and Management in the South.
AR: University of Arkansas.