Understanding Sustainability

Sustainability References

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Abercrombie, Steve. 2008. "Pesticide-Free Campuses." Pages 233-244 in W. Simpson (ed.), The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability. APPA, Alexandria, Virginia. [PDF]

Barlett, Peggy F. 2011. "Campus sustainable food projects: critique and engagement." American Anthropologist 113(1):101-115. [PDF

Baumflek, Michelle J, Marla R. Emery, and Clare Ginger. 2010. Culturally and Economically Important Nontimber Forest Products of Northern Maine. General Technical Report #NRS-68, Northern Research Station, U.S. Forest Service. [PDF

Bormann, F. Herbert, Diana Balmori, and Gordon T. Geballe. 2001. Redesigning the American Lawn: A Search for Environmental Harmony, 2nd Edition. Yale University Press, New Haven.

Brown, Carole. 2009. Conservation gardening and sustainable landscaping. Diss. Prescott College. [PDF]

Carpenter, Novella. 2009. Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer. Penguin Press, New York.

Cheng, Hefa, Yuanan Hu, and Martin Reinhard. 2014. "Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review." Environmental Science and Technology 48(4):2114-2129. [related discussion in Grist]

Childers, Daniel L., Steward TA Pickett, J. Morgan Grove, Laura Ogden, and Alison Whitmer. 2014. "Advancing urban sustainability theory and action: Challenges and opportunities." Landscape and Urban Planning 125: 320-328. [PDF] [related video]

Creasy, Rosalind. 1982. The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco.

DeAngelis, Therese. (ed.). 2010. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping. Peterson's, Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Dehnen-Schmutz, Katharina, Julia Touza, Charles Perrings, and Mark Williamson. 2007. "A Century of the Ornamental Plant Trade and Its Impact on Invasion Success." Diversity and Distributions 13:527-534. [PDF]

Dozier, Hallie. 2010. "History of Southeastern Invasive Plants." American Nurseryman October:20-23.

Dramstad, Wenche E., James D. Olson, and Richard T.T. Forman. 1997. Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Forman, Richard T.T. 1995. Land Mosaics: The Ecology of Landscapes and Regions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Forman, Richard T.T. and Michael Godron. 1986. Landscape Ecology. John Wiley, New York.

Franklin, Carol, Teresa Durkin, and Sara Pevaroff Schuh. 2008. "The Role of Landscaping in Creating a Sustainable Campus." Pages 209-220 in W. Simpson (ed.), The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability. APPA, Alexandria, Virginia.  [PDF]

Hostetler, Mark E. and Martin B. Main. 2010. "Native Landscaping vs. Exotic Landscaping: What Should We Recommend?" Journal of Extension 48(5): 5COM1. 

Hostetler, Mark E. and Martin B. Main. 2010. "Tips to Create Biodiverse, Urban Communities?" Journal of Extension 48(5): 5TOT1. [PDF]

Kermath, Brian M. 2008. "Why Go Native? Landscaping for Biodiversity and Sustainability Education." Pages 221-231 in W. Simpson (ed.), The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability, APPA, Alexandria. (Published in 2007 in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 8(2):210-223.)

  • "One way is to alter key elements of the human landscape in strategic places, because they are physical expressions of our cultures. How we procure food, recreate, and manage our urban areas, for example, all have landscape expressions that reveal our worldviews, values, and past judgments. When biodiversity and natural heritage matter more deeply to us, we will see our urban landscapes with more ecologically complex assemblages of native plants that are more wildlife friendly and reliant on natural processes than the ecologically simple, capital intensive, and environmentally toxic industrial landscapes we consume everywhere today. The landscape aesthetic too will shift, so that it is no longer determined by the physical end-product alone, but also by weighing in the environmental costs of production and management. When this happens, a truer sense-of-place that is deeply rooted in a genuine respect and appreciation for Earth's life-giving processes will sprout literally from our yards. The 'garden of the month' award will no longer go to the mere prettiest garden in the community, but rather to the prettiest garden that best maintains ecological integrity."
  • "...most colleges have not been as connected to the solutions as they could be, which is not surprising considering that a majority of campus administrators have been shown to lack an adequate understanding of sustainability. On the curricular side, campus environmental roles historically have been to train technicians in the maintenance of the status quo and to appease well-intentioned environmentalists with activities that fall short of what is needed. On the management side, their roles largely have been to comply with regulations. Of course, we need technicians to fix and improve existing systems and we should comply with regulations, but it is also important to challenge and move beyond conventional thought and practices. True progress does not come about without challenging the orthodoxy and exploring the options. Such advice routinely rings from campus halls everywhere. It is past time to add substance to the rhetoric." (pp. 228-229)

Kermath, Brian. 1997 [2013]. "Frequently Asked Questions about Native and Exotic Plant Species and Sustainable Native Landscaping." Unpublished.

  • "I conceived of the project in the context of the role that urban landscaping plays in biodiversity conservation, specifically in how it serves as a pathway for the introduction of exotic species into natural areas and how it reflects and may affect cultural values. The idea was that by converting key landscapes in highly visible places to sustainable native landscapes that reflect a deep appreciation and concern for natural heritage, perhaps a desirable change in worldviews would follow (See Kermath 2008)."

Knight, Lewis. 2013. "Designing Resiliency in an Unstainable World." Focus: Journal of the City and Regional Planning Department 10, no. 1: 10. [PDF]

Knowles, Andrea D., Brian Le Suer, and Mary Whitney. 2011. "Discover Ecological Landscaping." Ecological Landscaping Association,  Boston. [PDF]

Lodge, David M. 1993. "Biological Invasions: Lessons for Ecology." Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8:133-137. [PDF]

Mack, Richard N. and W. Mark Lonsdale. 2001. "Humans as Global Plant Dispersers: Getting More than We Bargained for." BioScience 51(2):95-102. [abstract]

Mack, Richard N., Daniel Simberloff, W. Mark Lonsdale, H. Evans, M. Clout, and F.A. Bazzaz. 2000. "Biotic Invasions: Causes, Epidemiology, Global Consequences, and Control." Issues in Ecology 5. [PDF]

McHarg, Ian L. 1969. Design with Nature. Doubleday, New York. [Introduction (PDF)

McPherson, E. Gregory. 1994. "Cooling Urban Heat Islands with Sustainable Landscapes." Pages 151-171 in R. Platt, R. Rowntree, and P. Muick (eds.), The Ecological City: Preserving and Restoring Urban Biodiversity. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst. [PDF]

Moerman, Daniel E. 2008. "All Plants Are 'Exotic Invasives'." Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:117-119. [PDF]

Saltonstall, Kristin. 2002. "Cryptic Invasion by a Non-native Genotype of the Common Reed, Phragmites australis, into North America." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99(4):2445–2449. 

Silliman, B.R., T. Mozdzer, C. Angelini, J.E. Brundage, P. Esselink, J.P. Bakker, K.B. Gedan, J. van de Koppel, and A.H. Baldwin. 2014. "Livestock as a potential biological control agent for an invasive wetland plant." PeerJ 23 September. [press release story]

Simpson, Walter (ed.). 2008. The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability. APPA, Alexandria, Virginia.

Tarasi, Dennis D. and Robert Peet. 2017. "The Native-Exotic species richness relationship varies with spatial grain of measurement and environmental conditions." Ecology 98(12):3086-3095.

Vogt, Benjamin. 2017. A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future. New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, British Columbia. [interview with author on Wisconsin Public Radio]

Watson, Ruth M. 1989. "The Green Menace Creeps North." Garden 13(2):8-11.

Young, Terence. 2000. "Belonging not Containing: The Vision of Bioregionalism." Landscape Journal 19(1):46-49.

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