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Preparing for and Responding to Disturbance: Examples from the Forest Sector in Sweden and Canada
Coping or adaptation following large-scale disturbance may depend on the political system and its preparedness and policy development in relation to risks. Adaptive or foresight planning is necessary in order to account ...
Learning from community forestry experience: Challenges and lessons from British Columbia
(The Forestry Chronicle, 2009)
A multiple case study approach is used to investigate community forest implementation challenges in British Columbia, Canada. Stakeholder interviews, document review and visits to the case sites (Denman Island, Malcolm ...
Pelleted manure compost improves mine spoil properties enhancing plant growth and phyto-stabilization of potentially toxic metals
(NRC Research Press, 2022-08-18)
Feedlotmanure is rich in plant nutrients and can immobilize potentially toxic metals. However, pelleted manure compost as an amendment material in mine spoils (chat) is not well studied. This study was conducted to investigate ...
Ecosystem Perceptions in Flood Prone Areas: A Typology and Its Relationship to Preferences for Governance
(MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland, 2016)
A shift appears to be occurring in thinking about flooding, from a resistance-based approach to one of resilience. Accordingly, how stakeholders in flood-prone regions perceive the system and its governance are salient ...
Cattle manure loadings and legacy effects on copper and zinc availability under rainfed and irrigated conditions
(NRC Research Press, 2021-02-03)
Long-term cattle manure applications build up nutrient pools and can lead to trace element enrichments in soils. The objectives of this study were to evaluate copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) loadings in the soil during continuous ...
Community forests Canada: Bridging practice, research and advocacy. A Symposium and Workshop Report.
The purpose of this report is to share experiences and observations from the Community Forests Canada joint workshop-symposium hosted by the Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research and Department of Environmental ...
Exploring Conservation Authority Operations in Sudbury, Northern Ontario: Constraints and opportunities
(Environments: a journal of interdisciplinary studies/revue d’études interdisciplinaires, 2006)
This research explores how the Nickel District Conservation Authority (NDCA), in Sudbury, northern Ontario was affected by provincial restructuring through a survey of budget data and programs from the period of existing ...
Global Water Governance and Climate Change: Identifying Innovative Arrangements for Adaptive Transformation
(MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland., 2018)
A convoluted network of different water governance systems exists around the world. Collectively, these systems provide insight into how to build sustainable regimes of water use and management. We argue that the challenge ...
Rethinking Environmental Management: Revisiting Bryant and Wilson ten years later
(Environments: a journal of interdisciplinary studies/revue d’études interdisciplinaires, 2009)
Aboriginal Capacity Building Achievements for Sustainable Natural Resource Development
(Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research, University of Winnipeg, 2016)
This knowledge synthesis report provides the first bibliometric profile and systemic review of research on Aboriginal capacity building for natural resource development in Canada.