Publications

Economic and policy analysis

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Making Connections: Investing in a Vibrant Economic Feature in the Region at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2015.

A Preliminary Evaluation of Potential Economic Benefits Associated with a New National Park Service Unit in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and Bluffs. New Venture Fund, 2015.

Proposed Waco Mammoth National Park Service Site; Effects of Designation on Visitation. Dallas, Texas, National Parks Conservation Association, 2015.

Building on a Strong Foundation: Potential Economic Impacts of World Heritage Site Designation for the San Antonio Missions. Bexar County, Texas, 2013.

Blue, Gray & Green: Economic and Tourism Benefits of Battlefield Preservation. Washington, DC: Civil War Trust, 2013.

Potential Economic Impacts of Redeveloping the Hot Wells Site: A Preliminary Economic Impact Analysis. Prepared for South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Foundation and James Lifshutz, 2011. Download here: Hot Wells FINAL 110611

Opportunity Knocks: How the Proposed Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area Could Attract Visitors, Boost Business, and Create Jobs. Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2011.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: Impact and Opportunity. Dallas, Texas. National Parks Conservation Association, 2011

Making Connections: Colonial National Historical Park Enhances Economic Vitality in Virginia’s Historic Triangle. Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2011.

Analysis of Options for Transferring Management of the Valles Caldera National Preserve to Direct Federal Agency Management. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Caldera Action, 2011.

Making Connections: Linking Outdoor Recreation, Open Space, and History at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Nearby Communities. Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2010.

Making Connections: Building a Healthy Future for Shenadoah National Park and its Gateway Communities. Lexington, Virginia: National Parks Conservation Association, 2011.

Summary of several technical studies of economic values associated with Colorado River basin national parks included in National Parks of the Colorado River Basin: Water Management, Resource Threats, and Economics. National Parks Conservation Association, 2011.

Landscapes of Opportunity: The Economic Influence of National Parks in Southeast Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah: National Parks Conservation Association, 2009

Turning On the Off-Season: Opportunities for Progress in the Yellowstone-Teton Region. Bozeman, Montana: Yellowstone Business Partnership, 2007.

Roots of Prosperity: Securing Park County’s Natural Heritage and Economic Future. Bozeman, Montana: Greater Yellowstone Coalition, 2006. Download report: Roots-of-Prosperity

Gateways to Yellowstone: Protecting the Wild Heart of Our Region’s Thriving Economy. Livingston, Montana: National Parks Conservation Association, 2006.

World-Class Assets: National Parks Yield Big Returns for Montana. Helena, Montana: National Parks Conservation Association, 2005.

Gateway to Glacier: The Emerging Economy of the Flathead Valley. Helena, Montana: National Parks Conservation Association, 2003.

 

Advocacy and engagement

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Buttes, Breaks, and Badlands: Off the Beaten Path in Southeast Montana. Montana Wilderness Association, 2015.

Working Together for the Front: How Working and Wild Lands Contribute to the Region’s Steady Economic Performance. Coalition to Protect the Rocky Mountain Front, 2012.

Pathways to Prosperity: The Natural Roots of Economic Success in the Crown of the Continent. Whitefish, Montana: National Parks Conservation Association, 2012.

National Parks Belong at the Heart of America’s Great Outdoors (briefing document for submission to federal agency leaders crafting the Obama administration’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative). Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2010.

Restore a Nation: The Economic Benefits of Restoring the Lands and Waters of Our National Parks. (co-author) Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2010.

“Greater Yellowstone Region Geotourism MapGuide.” Thematic text writer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2009.

“Responding to Climate Change in National Parks: Economic Benefits of Restoring Natural Systems.” (seven regional fact sheets) Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, 2009.

“Cody Country Map and Guide.” Guide editor and proofreader. Cody, Wyoming: Greater Yellowstone Coalition, 2008.

Six Strategies for Success: Effective Enforcement of Off-Road Vehicle Use on Public Lands. Missoula, Montana: Wildlands CPR, 2007 (updated 2009).

Fisheries for the Future. Washington, DC: World Wildlife Fund, 2003.

Protecting Communities and Serving the Public: Police and Residents Building Relationships to Work Together. Pomfret, Connecticut: Study Circles Resource Center, 2000.

Building Strong Neighborhoods for Families and Children: A Guide for Public Dialogue and Problem Solving. Editor. Pomfret, Connecticut: Topsfield Foundation, Inc., 2000.

Speaking of Y2K… A Guide to Open Dialogue and Creative Action for Communities and Neighborhoods. Bridger, Montana: The Harbinger Institute, 1999.

 

Curriculum materials

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Parading through History: The Apsaalooke Nation Educator Resource Guide. Billings, Montana: American Tribal Histories Project, a program of the Yellowstone Western Heritage Center, 2009.

Coming Home: The Northern Cheyenne Odyssey Educator Resource Guide. Billings, Montana: American Tribal Histories Project, a program of the Yellowstone Western Heritage Center, 2009.

Chippewa Cree Educational DVDs Teacher Resource Guide. Billings, Montana: American Tribal Histories Project, a program of the Yellowstone Western Heritage Center, 2009.

Healthy Water, Healthy Habits, Healthy People Classroom Activity Sampler and KIDs Activity Booklet. Washington, DC: U.S. Agency for International Development, 2008.

Coral Reefs Activity Sampler. Bozeman, Montana: Project WET International Foundation, 2007.

WaterWise® Outdoors. Modesto, California: Resource Action Programs, 2005.

Ho‘ike o Haleakala. Hawai‘i National Park, Hawai‘i: Hawai‘i Natural History Association, 2002.

LivingWise®. Editor. Modesto, California: Resource Action Programs, 2005.

Natural resource instructional activities written for Project WILD, WET in the City, and Flying WILD.

Framing Issues: Building a Structure for Public Discussion. Dayton, Ohio: Kettering Foundation, 1995.

Curriculum Guide for the Issue Framing Workshop. Dayton, Ohio: Kettering Foundation, 1994.

Sample Business Curriculum for Tribal and Community Colleges — Classroom and Field Modules. Pablo, Montana: Salish-Kootenai College, 1992.

 

Environmental education resources

Guidelines for Excellence in the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators. Washington, DC: North American Association for Environmental Education, 2000.

Excellence in Environmental Education -– Guidelines for Learning (Pre-K-12). Washington, DC: North American Association for Environmental Education, 1999.

Environmental Education in the United States—Past, Present and Future: Collected Papers of the 1996 National Environmental Education Summit. Editor. Washington, DC: North American Association for Environmental Education, 1998.

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence. Washington, DC: North American Association for Environmental Education, 1996.

Grant Funding for Your Environmental Education Program: Strategies and Options. Troy, Ohio: North American Association for Environmental Education, 1993.

 

Education articles

“Going Online: EE Professional Development Meets Educators Where They Live,” article written for the Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: EETAP, 2011.

“Reinventing the Wheel: Next Steps in Building Comprehensive State and Provincial EE Programs,” article written for the Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: EETAP, 2011.

“Reflective Practitioners: Environmental Educators Share Their Professional Development Needs for the Next Five Years,” article written for Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Environmental Education and Training Partnership, 2006.

“Reaching the Teachers: Integrating Environmental Education into Teacher Education Programs at Colleges and Universities,” article written for Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Environmental Education and Training Partnership, 2009.

“Leadership Clinics Revolutionize Environmental Education Conference Design,” article written for Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Environmental Education and Training Partnership, 2006.

“Setting High Standards: Teacher Accreditation Incorporates Environmental Education,” article written for Environmental Education and Training Partnership website. Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Environmental Education and Training Partnership, 2006 (updated 2009).

Environmental Education: Moving Into the Educational Mainstream (InfoBrief publication). Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, August 2001.

“Environmental Education in a ‘Reforming’ Education World: Tools for Staying Relevant,” Taproot, Winter 1999-2000.

“Environmental Education: A Tool for Making Education Reform Work” Co-author. EETAP Resource Library Information Sheet #53, August 1999.

“Environmental Education in the Standards-Based Curriculum.” Co-author. EETAP Resource Library Information Sheet #51, July 1999.

“Environmental Education and the Social Studies: Making the Connections.” Co-author. EETAP Resource Library Information Sheet #52, July 1999.

Environmental Social Marketing and Environmental Education. Co-author. Washington, DC: Academy for Educational Development, 1993.

 

Other publications

“Building a Better Billings: Investing in Our People and Our Future,” newspaper tabloid insert. Billings, Montana: Billings Gazette, December 2006.

EETAP Celebrates! (Public report of the Environmental Education and Training Partnership.) Washington, DC: North American Association for Environmental Education, 2001.

The Montanan’s Fishing Guide (revised edition). Co-author. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press, 1998.

Montana Regional Strategies Initiative. Informational pamphlets and public education pieces. Missoula, Montana: The University of Montana, 1994, 1995.

Reference Guide to Resource Efficient Building Elements, 4th edition. Co-editor. Missoula, Montana: The Center for Resourceful Building Technology, 1994.

Impressions: Essays on Ecology and the Public Sphere in the Soviet Union. (editor). Dayton, Ohio: The Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1991.

 

Video

Fa’a Samoa. Ongoing video project documenting traditional Samoan culture and examining changes.

Promotional video scripting, production and editorial assistance; and production coordination for nutritional products.

Beyond Borders: Wildlands of the Northern Rockies. Interview assistance and transcription, production and editorial assistance. Missoula, Montana: Alliance for the Wild Rockies (Greenfire Productions), 1996.

Subdividing Montana. Interviewer, script writer, production assistant. Missoula, Montana: The University of Montana, 1995.

Nature as Resource, Nature as Home. Script writer, editor. Missoula, Montana: The Mike and Maureen Mansfield Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, The University of Montana, 1993.

 

 

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