DoD Biodiversity Conservation Handbook
Chapters:Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11IntroductionCase StudiesAcknowledgements
Chapter 1: Biodiversity and the Military Mission; By  Bruce A. Stein, Ph.D

Literature Cited in Chapter 1

Benton, N. 2004. Species at Risk onDepartment of Defense Installations. Arlington, VA: NatureServe.

Chaplin, S.J., R.A.Gerrard, H.M.Watson, L.L.Master and S.R. Flack. 2000. The geography of imperilment: Targeting conservation toward critical biodiversity areas. Pp. 159–199 in B.A. Stein, L.S.Kutner and J.S.Adams eds. Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press.

Convention on Biological Diversity. 1992.

Dahl, T.E. 1990. Wetland losses in theUnited States 1780's to 1980's. Washington, D.C: U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service.

Delaney, D.K., L. L. Pater, L. Swindell, T. Beaty, L.Carlile, and E. Spadgenske. 2000. Assessment of training noise impacts on the red-cockaded woodpecker: 2000 results. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, SERDP 2000 Annual Report.

Eisner, T. and E.A. Beiring. 1994. Biotic exploration fund: Protecting biodiversity through chemical prospecting. BioScience 44: 95–98.

Groves,C.R., L.S.Kutner, D.M. Stoms, M.P. Murray, J.M. Scott, M. Schafale, A.S. Weakley, and R.L. Pressey. 2000. Owning up to our responsibilities: Who owns lands important for biodiversity? Pp. 275–300 in B.A. Stein, L.S.Kutner and J.S.Adams eds. Precious Heritage:The Status of Biodiversity in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hardesty, J.L. and S.L.Murin. 1994. Science in support of ecosystem management: summary of the first annual scientific meeting. Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The Nature Conservancy and Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Hayden, T. J. 1999. Training effects assessment and reporting for installations implementing the 1996 Management Guidelines for the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) on Army Installations. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CERL Technical Report 99/107.

Keystone Center. 1991. Final Consensus Report of the Keystone policy dialogue on biological diversity on federal lands. Keystone, Colorado: The Keystone Center.

Keystone Center. 1996. Keystone Center Policy Dialogue on a Department of Defense (DoD) Biodiversity Management Strategy. Keystone, Colorado: The Keystone Center.

Lang, J.T. and T.H. Lillie. 1995. Integrated natural resources management on U.S. Air Force installations. In Proceedings of the American Defense Preparedness Association 21st Environmental Symposium and Exhibition. San Diego,California.

Leslie, M., G.K. Meffe, J.L. Hardesty, and D.L. Adams. 1996. Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands: A Handbook for Natural Resources Managers. Arlington, Virginia: The Nature Conservancy.

Lillie, T.H. and J.D. Ripley. 1998. A strategy for implementing ecosystem management in the United States Air Force. Natural Areas Journal 18: 73–80.

LoGiudice K, Ostfeld RS, Schmidt KA, Keesing F. 2003. The ecology of infectious disease: effects of host diversity and community composition on Lyme disease risk. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 100: 567–71

Louv, R. 2005. Last Child in the Woods. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books

Master, L.L., B.A. Stein, L.S. Kutner and G.A. Hammerson, 2000. Vanishing assets: Conservation status of U.S. species. Pp. 93-118 in B.A. Stein, L.S. Kutner and J.S. Adams eds. Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press

Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, 2005. Ecoystems and Human Well-being: Biodiversity Synthesis. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Siehl, G.H. 1991. Natural resource issues in national defense programs. CRS Report for Congress. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service.

Stein, B.A., L.S. Kutner and J.S. Adams eds. 2000. Precious heritage: the status of biodiversity in the United States. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.)

Stein, B.A. 2002. States of the Union: Ranking America's Biodiversity. Arlington, Virginia: NatureServe.

Stein, B.A., C. Scott, and N. Benton. 2008. Federal lands and endangered species: The role of military lands for sustaining biodiversity. BioScience, in press.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS). 2003. Urbanization and Development of Rural Land. 2001. Annual National Resource Inventory. Available at

© Copyright 2008. NatureServe.

Sections In This Chapter

About This Chapter's Author
Bruce A. Stein Ph.D is Vice President and Chief Scientist, NatureServe.

View this Chapter in PDF Format
Click here to download Chapter 1 as a PDF.
NatureServe DoD