IV. References for A. Introduction

CPB Self-Study Module
Step 4: Collect audience information relevant to the environmental practice and specific behaviors


A. Introduction: References

Personal communication with:

  • Lorna M. Butler, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, Iowa State University
  • Barbara McDonald, Ph.D., Education Specialist, USDA Forest Service.
  • Theresa Trainor, M.A., Program Analyst, US EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds

Publications/Websites/Online PDF files:

A Guide for Engaging Communities in Environmental Planning and Decision Making. Department of Environment and Conservation NSW (2006), 59-61 Goulburn Street, Sydney, Australia. And general website: www.environment.nsw.gov.au. Check “education” resources.

Agua Pura: A Leadership Institute Planning Manual for Latino Communities. University of California, Cooperative Extension, and University of Wisconsin-Madison, Environmental Resources Center.

Community Culture and the Environment. A Guide to Understanding a Sense of Place. 2002. U.S. EPA (EPA 842-B-01-003), Office of Water, Washington, D.C.

Fitchen, Janet. (1988) “Anthropology and Environmental Problems in the U.S.: The Case of Groundwater Contamination”. Practicing Anthropology, 10(3-4): 5,18-20.

State University of New York Institute of Technology, TEL 598, Research Methods.

University of Illinois. Program Planning and Assessment Unit, University of Illinois, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Needs Assessment Techniques: Using Key Informants Interviews

Needs Assessment Techniques: Using Nominal Groups (referenced as Nominal Group Process on this website)

Charles D. C. The Focus Group Interview and Other Kinds of Group Activities.  (referenced as Focus Group Discussions on this website)

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. (2001). “Human Aspects of the Conservation Planning Environment”. Peoples, Partnerships, and Communities. Issue 23, August 2001.

Wahle, C. & S. Lyons. 2003. Social Science for Marine Protected Areas. NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center, MPA Science Institute. Santa Cruz, CA.