Sea otters, shellfish, and humans: 10,000 years of ecological interaction on San Miguel Island, California

Erlandson, Jon M., Torben C. Rick, Michael Graham, James Estes, Todd Braje, and René Vellanoweth. 2005. Sea otters, shellfish, and humans: 10,000 years of ecological interaction on San Miguel Island, California. Proceedings of the Sixth California Islands Symposium,  edited by D.K. Garcelon and C.A. Schwemm, pp. 58-69. Arcata: Institute for Wildlife Studies and National Park Service.

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3 Apr 2009, 12:48pm
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The jam post and plain wire fence: An insight into York’s agricultural, ecological and economic history

Underwood, Roger. 2005. The jam post and plain wire fence: An insight into York’s agricultural, ecological and economic history. Barladong (5) 2005: 16-27 (Barladong is the journal of the York Historical Society in Western Australia).

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2 Apr 2009, 2:18pm
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Impacts Of Earthquake Tsunamis On Oregon Coastal Populations

Gilsen, Leland. 2002. Impacts Of Earthquake Tsunamis On Oregon Coastal Populations. Association of Oregon Archaeologists Occasional Papers No. 7, 2002.

Leland Glisen was the State Archaeologist for Oregon from 1978 to 2002 within the State Historic Preservation Office of Oregon State Parks. He has a Ph.D. in Anthropology with a specialization in Archaeology from the University of Arizona. This paper was downloaded and reposted with permission from Dr. Glisen’s excellent website, Oregon-Archaeology [here].

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Flogging, Measles and Grass: the influence of early York settlers on bushfire policy in Western Australia

Ward, David and Roger Underwood. 2003. Fire, Flogging, Measles and Grass: the influence of early York settlers on bushfire policy in Western Australia. Barladong (4) 2003: 16-27 (Barladong is the journal of the York Historical Society in Western Australia).

Note — this paper is a revision of an earlier paper:

David Ward. 1998. Fire, Flogging, Measles and Grass: Nineteenth Century Land Use Conflict in South-Western Australia. Dept. of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia.

Full text of the 1998 paper, which includes references and reprints of colonial correspondence, is [here] (3.6 MB)

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12 Mar 2009, 12:07pm
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Reconstructing Historic Ecotones Using the Public Land Survey: The Lost Prairies of Redwood National Park

Fritschle, Joy A. 2008. Reconstructing Historic Ecotones Using the Public Land Survey: The Lost Prairies of Redwood National Park. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 98:1, 24-39

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12 Mar 2009, 11:40am
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Environmentally biased fragmentation of oak savanna habitat on southeastern Vancouver Island, Canada

Vellend, Mark, Anne D. Bjorkman, Alan McConchie. 2008. Environmentally biased fragmentation of oak savanna habitat on southeastern Vancouver Island, Canada. Biological Conservation 141(2008) 2576-2584.

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Evaluating the Purpose, Extent, and Ecological Restoration Applications of Indigenous Burning Practices in Southwestern Washington

Storm, Linda and Daniela Shebitz. 2006. Evaluating the Purpose, Extent, and Ecological Restoration Applications of Indigenous Burning Practices in Southwestern Washington. Ecological Restoration, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2006.

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Amazonian Dark Earths: Wim Sombroek’s Vision

Woods, William I., Wenceslau G. Teixeira, Johannes Lehmann, Christoph Steiner, Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins, and Lilian Rebellato (Editors). Amazonian Dark Earths: Wim Sombroek’s Vision. Springer; 1st edition (December 1, 2023). 504 pages.

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11 Jan 2009, 3:04pm
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The legacy of cultural landscapes in the Brazilian Amazon: implications for biodiversity

Heckenberger, Michael J., J. Christian Russell, Joshua R. Toney, and Morgan J. Schmidt. 2007. The legacy of cultural landscapes in the Brazilian Amazon: implications for biodiversity. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B (2007) 362, 197–208

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9 Jan 2009, 3:30pm
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Of Fates, Forests, and Futures: Myths, Epistemes, and Policy in Tropical Conservation

Hecht, Susanna B. 1993. Of Fates, Forests, and Futures: Myths, Epistemes, and Policy in Tropical Conservation. Horace Marden Albright Lecturer in Conservation. UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources

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Native Americans as active and passive promoters of mast and fruit trees in the eastern USA

Abrams, Marc D., and Gregory J. Nowacki. 2008. Native Americans as active and passive promoters of mast and fruit trees in the eastern USA. The Holocene, Vol. 18, No. 7, 1123-1137 (2008)

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7 Oct 2008, 1:16pm
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History of the Jarbidge, Nevada, Area

St. Louis, Bob. 2008. History of the Jarbidge, Nevada, Area With Special Emphasis on Matters Pertaining to the South Canyon Section of Jarbidge Road, Western Institute for Study of the Environment

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The Pristine Myth: The Landscape of the Americas in 1492

William Denevan. 1992. The Pristine Myth: The Landscape of the Americas in 1492. Annals of the American Association of Geographers v. 82 n. 3 (Sept. 1992), pp. 369-385.

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24 Feb 2008, 1:45pm
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Before The Wilderness: Environmental Management by Native Californians

Blackburn, Thomas C. and Kat Anderson, eds. Before The Wilderness: Environmental Management by Native Californians. 1993. Malki Press - Ballena Press

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The Vegetation of the Willamette Valley

Johannessen, Carl L., William A. Davenport, Artimus Millet, Steven McWilliams (1971). The Vegetation of the Willamette Valley. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 61 (2), 286–302. 1971.

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