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Development by Design

Peer Reviewed Publications

Evans, J. and J. Kiesecker 2014. Shale Gas, Wind and Water: Assessing the Potential Cumulative Impacts of Energy Development on Ecosystem Services within the Marcellus Play. PLoS One

Saenz, Shirley; Walschburger, Tomas; González, Juan C.; León, Jorge; McKenney, Bruce; Kiesecker, Joseph. 2013. "A Framework for Implementing and Valuing Biodiversity Offsets in Colombia: A Landscape Scale Perspective." Sustainability 5, no. 12: 4961-4987.

Saenz S, Walschburger T, González JC, León J, McKenney B, Kiesecker J. (2013) Development by Design in Colombia: Making Mitigation Decisions Consistent with Conservation Outcomes. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81831. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081831

Sochi, K., M. Heiner, H. Copeland, A. Pocewicz, and J. Kiesecker. (2013). Systematic Conservation Planning in the Wyoming Basins. The Nature Conservancy. Boulder, CO.

Oakleaf, James R.; Kennedy, Christina M.; Boucher, Timothy; Kiesecker, Joseph. 2013. "Tailoring Global Data to Guide Corporate Investments in Biodiversity, Environmental Assessments and Sustainability." Sustainability 5, no. 10: 4444-4460.

Fargione J, Kiesecker J, Slaats MJ, Olimb S (2012) Wind and Wildlife in the Northern Great Plains: Identifying Low-Impact Areas for Wind Development. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41468. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041468

Cameron DR, et al. (2012) An Approach to Enhance the Conservation-Compatibility of Solar Energy Development. PLoS ONE 7(6): e38437. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038437

Obermeyer, B., R. Manes, J.M. Kiesecker, J. Fargione, and K. Sochi. 2011. Development by Design: Mitigation of Wind Development’s Impacts on Wildlife in Kansas. PLoS ONE 6(10): e26698. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026698

Doherty K.E., D.E. Naugle, H. Copeland, A. Pocewicz, and J.M. Kiesecker. 2011. Energy development and conservation tradeoffs: systematic planning for sage-grouse in their eastern range. Studies in Avian Biology 38:505-516

Kiesecker, J.M., J. Evans, J. Fargione, et al. 2011. Win-Win for Wind: A Vision to Facilitate Sustainable Development. PLoS One. 6 (4):e17566. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017566

Doherty KE, Naugle DE, Evans JS et al. (2010) A Currency for Offsetting Energy Development Impacts: Horse-Trading Sage-Grouse on the Open Market. PLoS ONE 5(4): e10339. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010339

Sochi, K., J. Evans, and J. M. Kiesecker . 2010. Conservation in the Wyoming Basins Ecoregion: Planning Today by Assessing Future Scenarios. Gap Analysis Bulletin 17: 23-25

McKenney, B. and J.M. Kiesecker. 2010. Policy Development for Biodiversity Offsets: A Review of Offset Frameworks. Environmental Management 45:165-176

Kiesecker, J.M., H. Copeland, A. Pocewicz, and B. McKenney. 2010. Development by Design: Blending Landscape Level Planning with the Mitigation Hierarchy. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 8:261-266

Copeland, H.E., K.E Doherty, D.E Naugle, A. Pocewicz, J. M. Kiesecker 2009. Mapping Oil and Development Potential in the US Intermountain West and Estimating Impacts to Species. PLoS ONE 4(10): e7400. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007400

McDonald, R, J. Fargione, J. Kiesecker, W.M. Miller, J. Powell 2009. Energy sprawl or energy efficiency: climate policy impacts on natural habitat for the United States of America. PLOS One 4: 8

Kiesecker, J.M, H. Copeland, A. Pocewicz, N. Nibbelink, B. McKenney J. Dahlke, M. Holloran, and D. Stroud. 2009. A Framework for Implementing Biodiversity Offsets: Selecting Sites and Determining Scale. BioScience 59:77-84

Book Chapters

Kiesecker J.M., Sochi K., Heiner M., McKenney B., Evans J., and H. Copeland. 2013. Development by Design: Using a Revisionist History to Guide a Sustainable Future. In: Levin S.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, second edition, pp. 495-507. Waltham, MA: Academic Press.

Copeland, H.E., A. Pocewicz, and J.M. Kiesecker. 2011. Geography of energy development in Western North America: Potential impacts to terrestrial ecosystems. Pages 7-22 in D. Naugle editor “Energy development and wildlife conservation in Western North America” Island Press

Copeland, H.E., K.E. Doherty, D.E. Naugle, A. Pocewicz, and J.M. Kiesecker. 2011. Forecasting Development scenarios to aid in conservation design. Pages 183-193 in D. Naugle editor “Energy development and wildlife conservation in Western North America” Island Press

Kiesecker, J.M., H.E. Copeland, B. McKenney, A. Pocewicz, K.E. Doherty. 2011. Energy by design: Making mitigation work for conservation and development. Pages 157-189 in D. E. Naugle editor “Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America” Island Press


Heiner, M., B. Yunden, J.M. Kiesecker, G. Davaa, M. Ganbaatar, O. Ichinkhorloo, H. von Wehrden, R. Reading, K. Olson, R. Jackson, J. Evans, B. McKenney, J. Oakleaf, K. Sochi, E. Oidov. (2013) Applying conservation priorities in the face of future development: Applying development by design in the Mongolian Gobi. The Nature Conservancy. Ulanbaatar.

Heiner, M., D. Galbadrakh, J.M. Kiesecker, B. McKenney, J. Evans, T. Enkhtsetseg, Z. Dash, U. Vanchindorj, O. Baast, S. Dolgorjav, G. Radnaabazar, E. Donchinbuu, O. Lhamjav, S. Gongor, E. Girvetz and R. McDonald. (2011) Identifying Conservation Priorities in the Face of Future Development: Applying Development by Design in the Grasslands of Mongolia. The Nature Conservancy. Ulanbaatar.

Manuscripts in Review

Villarroya, A. Barros, A.C. and J.Kiesecker. Policy Development for Environmental Licensing and Biodiversity Offsets in Latin America (Submitted to Environmental Management)

Fitzsimons, J. Heiner, M. McKenney, B. Sochi, K. and J. Kiesecker. Development by Design in Western Australia: Overcoming offset obstacles (Submitted to Land)

Evans, J., J.M. Kiesecker, J. Fargione, et al. Mapping human disturbance for biodiversity conservation in the contiguous US. Conservation Letters. In Review 

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