Land Use and Conservation Planning

Land use planning and parks and protected areas planning are important aspects of planning space for human futures. Nature, environment and agriculture have enormous influence on land use planning in Ontario and other jurisdictions. Parks and protected areas planning depend on thoughtful inventory and analysis for identification and inventory purposes. Examples are provided reports and articles on analyses of land use and protected areas planning.

Using Conservation Easements for Environmental Protection, paper from proceedings of the Stewardship in Canada conference 2001

Coastal Wetlands of Three Canadian Great Lakes: Inventory, Current Conservation Initiatives, and Patterns of Variation, peer-reviewed paper in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 1992

Charting a New Course for the Great Lakes Coast, article in Seasons magazine 1990

Forests of Pickering: Significant Woodlands in the Town of Pickering, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1996

A Field Guide to the Nature Reserves of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, supplement to Seasons magazine 1992

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park: Background Information, Issues and Options, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1990

Short Hills Provincial Park Management Plan, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1989

Towards the Protection of Great Lakes Natural Heritage Areas, report from Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo, 1988

What is a good environmental impact statement? Reviewing screening reports from Canada’s National Parks, peer-reviewed paper in Journal of Environmental Management, 1988

Evaluating Natural Areas Using Multiple Criteria: Theory and Practice, peer-reviewed paper in Environmental Management, 1987

A review of criteria for evaluating natural areas, peer-reviewed paper in Environmental Management, 1986

Environmentally significant areas in the Northwest Territories: Their role, identification, designation and implementation, peer-reviewed paper in Environments, 1987

Environmentally Significant Areas, Conservation and Land Use Management in the Northwest Territories, report from Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo, 1986

Institutional Arrangements for a System of Environmentally Significant Areas: The Case of the East Beaufort Sea Area, Canada, peer reviewed paper in Environmental Conservation, 1987