Reducing Tree Vandalism

Bernard Houston Redland January 20, 2009 06:41 PM
I am interested in any programs that have successfully reduced vandalism to trees in public spaces. I am particularly interested in programs that have engaged local communiti…

Research on the Value of Individual Trees within an Urban Footprint

Paula Weston Redland City March 22, 2009 09:28 PM
We are about to launch a campaign to encourage our community to appreciate and protect individual trees within the urban footprint. Can anyone direct to me any research or informa…

Convincing Dog Owners to Clean up after Their Dog

Rhoda Metcalfe permanently based in Ottawa May 15, 2009 05:47 AM
Trying to launch a project to clean up a local beach currently used as a dog run. Looking for information on what's worked elsewhere. Rhoda Metcalfe freelance journalist Ca…

Encouraging People to use Native Plants in their Gardens

Rebecca Levy Melbourne June 03, 2009 02:44 AM
Hi everyone I'm wondering if anyone has or knows of any research or campaigns that have been undertaken into encouraging people to plant native plants in their gardens. Thank…

Wildlife Tree Stewardship

Holly Clermont Nanoose Bay June 04, 2009 12:17 PM
Hello everyone, I am looking for information on stewardship programs that encourage local governments and private landowners to protect wildlife trees (other than WiTS in Britis…

Looking for research on Forest Fire Prevention

Bruce Dunning Midhurst June 08, 2009 10:50 AM
As part of the research for a new project on reducing human caused forest fires, we looking to see if people have been involved with or have links on forest fire prevention utiliz…

Road Ecology: Signage and Effectiveness

Kate Hayes Toronto January 03, 2010 10:05 AM
Is anyone aware of a comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of road signage undertaken by qualified sociologists and/or psychologists? I am aware of several initiatives by…

Children's Moral Evaluations of Ecological Damage: The Effect of Biocentric and Anthropocentric Intentions

Kortenkamp, K., & Moore, C. (2009). Children's moral evaluations of ecological damage: The effect of biocentric and anthropocentric intentions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(8), 1785-1806.
Moral evaluations of ecologically damaging events were studied in 5th, 8th, and 11th graders and college students (N = 246). Participants made 4 kinds of judgments about 2 scenari…

Changing Stoop & Scoop Behavior

Rose Seemann March 19, 2010 11:27 AM
This spring a coalition of groups in Englewood, Colorado is launching a dog waste composting program at a fenced off-leash dog park. We would like to find out if promoting and op…

Using Tailored Information and Public Commitment to Improve the Environmental Quality of Farm Lands: An Example from the Netherlands

Lokhorst, A.M., van Dijk, J., Staats, H., van Dijk, E., & de Snoo, G. (2010). Using tailored information and public commitment to improve the environmental quality of farm lands: An example from the Netherlands. Human Ecology, 38(1), 113-122.
By adopting nature conservation practices, farmers can enhance the environmental quality and biodiversity of their land. In this exploratory study, a behavioral intervention that …

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