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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
February 1, 2015
Canadian Excellence


Selected Publications

Lemieux, C.J., P.F.J. Eagles, D.S. Slocombe, S.T. Doherty, S.J. Elliott, and S. Mock. 2012. Human health and well-being motivations and benefits associated with protected area experiences: an opportunity for transforming policy and management in Canada. PARKS: the International Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation, 18(1): 71-86. 

Prno, Jason & D.S. Slocombe. 2012. Exploring the Origins of ‘Social License to Operate’ in the Mining Sector: Perspectives from Governance and Sustainability Theories. Resources Policy, 37: 346-57.

Hanna, K.S. & D.S. Slocombe. 2012. Sustainability and integrated approaches to regional planning, pp. 29-49 in A. Dale, W.T. Dushenko, & P.J. Robinson, eds., Urban Sustainability: Reconnecting Space and Place. Univ of Toronto Press, Toronto, ON

Clark, D. & D.S. Slocombe. 2011. Adaptive Co-Management and Grizzly Bear-Human Conflicts in Two Northern Canadian Aboriginal Communities. Human Ecology, 39(5): 627-40.

Bhattacharya, J.; D.S. Slocombe, & S. Murphy. 2011. The “Wild” Or “Feral” Distraction: Effects Of Cultural Understandings on Management Controversy Over Free-Ranging Horses (Equus ferus caballus). Human Ecology, 39(5): 613-25.

Clark, D. & D.S. Slocombe. 2011. Grizzly Bear Conservation in the Foothills Model Forest: Appraisal of a Collaborative Ecosystem Management Effort. Policy Sciences, 44(1): 1-11.

Rehman, S., S. Slocombe & S. Wismer. 2010. Principles for public participation in place-based governance: two Atlantic Canada case studies. Pp. 119-29 in S. Bondrup-Nielsen, K. Beazley, G. Bissix, D. Colville, S. Flemming, T. Herman, M. McPherson, S. Mockford, and S. O’Grady (Eds). Ecosystem Based Management: Beyond Boundaries. Proc’s of the 6th International Conference of Science and the Management of Protected Areas, 21–26 May 2007, Acadia University. Science and Management of Protected Areas Association, Wolfville, NS.

Slocombe, D.S. & A.I. Dagg. 2010. Wildlife preserve. In The Canadian Encyclopedia, Historica-Dominion Institute, Online at

Slocombe, D.S. 2010. Applying an ecosystem approach, pp. 409-33 in Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty, 4th ed., B. Mitchell, ed. Oxford University Press, Toronto.

Dawson, J., Stewart, E.J., Maher, P.T., and Slocombe, D.S. 2009. Climate change, complexity and cruising in Canada's Arctic: a Nunavut case study. pp. 414-39 in R.B. Anderson & R.M. Bone, (eds) Natural Resources and Aboriginal People in Canada, 2nd ed., Captus Press, Concord, ON.

Clark, D. A. and D.S. Slocombe. 2009. Respect for Grizzly Bears: an Aboriginal Approach for Co-existence and Resilience. Ecology and Society 14(1): 42. [online] URL:

Bullock, Ryan C., K.S. Hanna, & D.S. Slocombe. 2009. Challenges and motivations for community forestry: learning from the BC experience. Forestry Chronicle, 85(2):293-304.

Slocombe, D.S., Lyn Hartley & Meagan Noonan. 2009. Environmental assessment and land claims, devolution and co-management: evolving opportunities and challenges in Yukon, pp. 238-56 in Kevin S. Hanna, ed. Environmental Impact Assessment: Practice and Participation, 2nd ed.. Oxford University Press, Toronto.

Slocombe, D.S. and P. Dearden, 2008. Ecosystem-based management and park planning, pp. 342-70 in P.Dearden & R. Rollins, eds., Parks and Protected Areas in Canada, 3rd ed, Oxford University Press, Toronto.

Dawson, J., P. Maher & D.S. Slocombe. 2007. Climate Change, Marine Tourism and Sustainability in the Canadian Arctic: Contributions from Systems and Complexity Approaches. Tourism in Marine Environments, 4(2/3): 69-83.

Hanna, K.S., Clark, D., & D.S. Slocombe, eds. 2008. Transforming Parks and Protected Areas: Policy and Governance in a Changing World. Routledge, London, 236 pp. ISBN: 0-415-37423-1.

Hanna, K.S. & D.S. Slocombe, eds. 2007. Integrated Resource and Environmental Management: Concepts and Practice. Oxford University Press, Toronto. 265 pp. ISBN: 0-19-542049-4.

Hanna, K.S., S.M. Webber, & D.S. Slocombe. 2007. Integrated ecological and regional planning in a rapid-growth setting. Environmental Management, 40(3): 339-48.

Slocombe, D.S. & R.K. Danby. 2007. Transboundary protected areas, connections, and conservation. Pp. 7-17 in J.G. Nelson & B. Dempster, eds., Transboundary Protected Areas, Research and Planning: Parks and Protected Areas Research in Ontario. Parks Research Forum of Ontario, Univ. of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

Slocombe, D.S. 2007. Articles on “Complexity Theory” (pp. 332-33), “Environmental Management” (pp. 1090-94), “Protected Areas” (pp. 1441-43), and “Resources” (pp. 1498-1505) in Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Paul Robbins, ed., SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Slocombe, D.S. & K. Hanna. 2007. Integration in resource and environmental management, pp. 1-20 in Hanna & Slocombe, eds. Integrated Resource and Environmental Management: Concepts and Practice, Oxford University Press, Toronto.

Mánuel-Navarrete, D., S. Slocombe & B. Mitchell 2006. Science for Place-based Socioecological Management: Lessons from the Maya Forest (Chiapas and Petén). Ecology and Society 11 (1): 8. [online] URL:

Danby, R.K. & D.S. Slocombe. 2005. Regional ecology, ecosystem geography and transboundary protected areas in the St. Elias mountains parks. Ecological Applications, 15(2): 405-22.

Slocombe, D.S. & R.K. Danby. 2004. Complexity, science and collaborative management in two very large regions: the Australian Alps and the St. Elias, pp. 88-94 in D. Harmon & G. Worboys, eds. Managing Mountain Protected Areas: Challenges and Responses for the 21st Century. Andromeda Editrice, Colledara, Italy.

Danby, R.K., D.S. Hik, D.S. Slocombe & A. Williams. 2003. Science and the St. Elias: An evolving framework for sustainability in North America’s highest mountains. The Geographical Journal, 169(3): 191-204.

Bavington, D. & S. Slocombe, Guest eds. 2002/2003. Managerial Ecology: Contestation and Critique, & Counterproposals. Environments, 30(3): 1-78; 31(1): 1-110.

Danby, R.K. & D.S. Slocombe. 2002. Protected areas and governmental cooperation in the St. Elias Region. Natural Resources Journal, 42(2): 247-82.