Publications

Refereed Journals

Nikolakis, W., Nelson, H. and D. Cohen. 2014. Who Pays Attention to Indigenous Peoples in Sustainable Development and Why? Evidence from ocially responsible investment mutual funds in North America. Organization and Environment. Online August 13. doi: 10.1177/1086026614546812.

Raymond, C.M., Singh, G.G., Benessaiah, K., Turner, N.J., Nelson, H. and K.M.A. Chan. 2013. Engaging Multiple Disciplines in Ecosystem Services Research and Assessment: A Reply to Orenstein. BioScience 63(12): 913-914.

Raymond, C.M., Singh, G.G., Benessaiah, Bernhardt, J.R., Levine, L., K., Nelson, H., Turner, N.J., Norton, B., Tam, J. and K.M.A. Chan. 2013. Ecosystem Services and Beyond: Using Multiple Metaphors to Understand Human-Environment Relationships. BioScience 63(7): 536-546.

Furness, E. and H. Nelson. 2012. Community forest organizations and adaptation to climate change in British Columbia. Forestry Chronicle 88(5): 519-524.

Nelson, H. and W. Nikolakis. 2012. How Does Corporatization Improve the Performance of Government Agencies? Lessons from the restructuring of state owned forest agencies in Australia. International Public Management Journal 15(3): 364-391.

Niquidet, Kurt, and H. Nelson. 2010. A Stochastic Ray Approach to Estimating the Efficiency of Joint Production by British Columbian Sawmills. Journal of Forest Economics 16(4): 257-267.

Mathey, A., and H. Nelson. 2010. Assessing Forest Management Strategies under a Mountain Pine Beetle Attack in Alberta: exploring the impacts. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40(4): 597-610.

Mathey, A., Nelson, H., and C. Gaston. 2009.The Economics of Timber Supply: does it pay to reduce harvest levels? Forest Policy and Economics 11(7): 491-497. Mathey and Nelson wrote the first draft; others provided revisions.

Nelson, H., Cohen, D., and W. Nikolakis. 2009. Are Forest Sector Firms Maximizing the Economic Returns from Their Timber? Evidence from British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle 85(3): 361-372. Nelson wrote the first draft; others provided revisions.

Trosper, R. L., H. Nelson, G. Hoberg, P. Smith and W. Nikolakis. 2008. Institutional Determinants of Profitable Commercial Forestry Enterprises Among First Nations in Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38(2): 226-238. Trosper and Nelson wrote the first draft; others provided revisions and comments.

Haley, D., and H. Nelson. 2007. Has the Time Come to Rethink Canada’s Crown Forest Tenure Systems The Forestry Chronicle 83(5): 630-641.

Nelson, Harry. 2007. Does A Crisis Matter? Forest policy responses to the Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic in British Columbia. The Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 55(4): 459-470.

Nelson, H. 2007. Does A Crisis Matter? Forest policy responses to the Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic in British Columbia. The Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 55(4): 459-470.

Niquidet, K., Nelson, H., and I. Vertinsky. 2007. Pricing the social contract in the British Columbian forest sector, The Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Nov, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p.2250-2259.

Krcmar, E., van Kooten, G.C., Nelson, H., and I. Vertinsky, 2006. The Little Red River Cree Nation’s Forest Management Strategies under a Changing Forest Policy, The Forestry Chronicle, 82(4), pp. 529-537.

Other Refereed Contributions -Book chapters and reports

Dupont, D., and H. Nelson. 2010. Salmon Fisheries of British Columbiain Grafton et al (eds.) Handbook of Marine Fisheries Conservation and Management. Oxford University Press.

Nelson, H., Nikolakis, W., Vertinsky, I., and P. Vertinsky. 2008. Resolving a Persistent Disagreement Among Friends: a Case Study of the Canada-US Softwood Lumber Dispute in Shuli Barzilai, Arza Churchman, and Allen Zysblay (eds) Coping with Crisis: Conflict Management and Resolution. The Hebrew University Magnes Press, erusalem. Pp. 177-204.

Krcmar, E., Nelson, H., van Kooten, G.C., Vertinsky, I. and J. Webb. 2008. Can Forest Management Strategies Sustain the Development Needs of the Little Red River Cree Nation? In D. Natcher (ed.) Seeing Beyond the Trees: The Social Dimensions of Aboriginal Forest Management. Captus Press, Concord, ON.

Nelson, H. 2008. Alternative Tenure Approaches to Achieve Sustainable Forest Management: Lessons for Canada. Sustainable Forest Management Network (SFMN). Edmonton, Alberta. 40 pp.

Nelson, H. and R. Trosper. 2008. Industry Profitability -Report #13 in the Series on “Drivers of Change in Canada’s Forests and Forest Sector”, prepared for the Forest Futures Project of the SFM Network, -Sustainable Forest Management Network.

Grafton, Q., and H. Nelson. 2007. The Effects of Buyback Programs in the British Columbia Salmon Fishery in Fisheries Buybacks (Edited by R. Curtis and D. Squires). Blackwell, London.

Grafton, Q., Nelson, H., and B. Turris. 2007. How to Resolve the Class II Common Property Problem? The Case of the British Columbia’s Multi-Species Groundfish Trawl Fishery in Advances in Fisheries Economics Festschrift in Honour of Professor Gordon R. Munro. (Edited by T. Bjorndal, D. Gordon, R. Arnason and R. Sumaila. Blackwell. London.

Non-refereed contributions

Independent Reports

Brown, C., B. Bancroft, H. Nelson and D.C.E. Robinson. May 13, 2013. Integrating Climate Change Considerations into AAC Determinations in British Columbia. Final report. 28 pp.

Nelson, H. 2010. Alternative Tenure Arrangements: an assessment of the BC TSA system and discussion of proposed changes in Ontario and Québec. August 20. Report submitted to FPInnovation on behalf of Government of Saskatchewan.

Nelson, H., P. Grace, A. McBeath and B. Stennes. 2009. Estimating the Potential Returns from Developing a National Forest Pest Strategy: the benefits of developing a proactive approach to managing risk. Report prepared for the Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre. Victoria, BC. Nelson wrote the first draft; others provided revisions.

Nelson, H. 2008. The Economics of Contracting on the BC Coast. Report prepared for the Working Roundtable on Forestry on behalf of the Truck Logger’s Association. Vancouver, BC.

Nelson, H. 2007. How Well Are Forest and Range Agreements Meeting Their Objectives? An analysis of selected agreements and evaluation of alternatives. Report prepared for the Turning Point Initiative, Truck Loggers Association, and BC Ministry of Forests and Range. Vancouver, BC.

Invited Presentations

 

Nelson, H., and Grafton, Q. 2011. What does the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic have to do with the collapse of the Canadian Northern Cod fishery? International Conference on Environmental Future. Newcastle University, UK.
June 29, 2010. Harry Nelson, Anne-Helené Mathey, and Craig Nitschke. Developing a Science-Based Framework to Assess Alternative Forest Management Strategies Under Climate Change: case studies from Canada. 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.

October 21, 2009. Anne-Hélène Mathey and Harry Nelson. Does it Pay to be Proactive? The Case of the Mountain Pine Beetle in Canada. Presentation to WFC XIII, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
National

April 6, 2011. Harry Nelson. Climate Change Adaptation: Bringing Researchers and Practitioners Together To Explore Operational Questions. SISCO Winter Workshop, Naramata, BC.

February 14, 2011. Harry Nelson. Incorporating Climate Change into Forest Planning: the Kamloops Future Forest Project. Climate Change Adaptation – Sustainable Forest Management (CCA-SFM) Workshop. Faculty of Forestry, Vancouver, BC.

January 14, 2010. Harry Nelson. Re-Thinking Tenure In Canadian Forests. 42nd Annual Lakehead Symposium. Thunder Bay, Ontario.

April 23, 2009. Harry Nelson. Alternative Tenure Approaches to Achieve Sustainable Forest Management. Whose Forest is it Anyway? The role of tenure, pricing, and ownership in the future of Ontario’s forests. Ontario Professional Foresters Association Annual General Meeting. Sudbury, Ontario

October 7, 2008. Harry Nelson. Which Direction: how do we identify what kind of tenure change we want? Provincial Tenures Meeting, Ministry of Forests and Range. Richmond, BC.

September 15, 2008. Harry Nelson. The Economics of Contracting on the BC Coast. Submission prepared for the Truck Logger’s Association for Working Roundtable on Forestry, Province of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC.

July 17, 2008. Harry Nelson. Alternative Forest Tenure Arrangements Outside of North America. Presentation to the Tenures Sub Group. Working Roundtable on Forestry, Province of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC.

March 26, 2008. Harry Nelson. Tenure: the time for new directions. Presentation to the Ordre des ingénieurs forestiers du Québec. Conference on Diversifying Tenure Systems.Quebec City, Quebec. (Keynote Speaker).

November 22, 2007. Harry Nelson. Are Forest and Range Agreements Delivering on Their Promise? Presentation to the Aboriginal Forestry Industry Council (AFIC). Richmond, BC.

October 4, 2007. Harry Nelson. Mountain Pine Beetle in Alberta – Policy and Research Implications. Mountain Pine Beetle Advisory Committee. Edmonton, Alberta.

October 4, 2007. Harry Nelson. Mountain Pine Beetle in Alberta – Policy and Research Implications. VIP Series, Advanced Education and Technology, AB. Edmonton, Alberta. (Inaugural Speaker).

July 24, 2007. Harry Nelson. Understanding the impacts of the mountain pine beetle on Alberta. MPB information and networking conference sponsored by the Grande Alberta Economic Region; Community Futures; and Northern Alberta Development Council. Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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