Schelhas, John
Publications in VIVO

Schelhas, John Research Forester



profile narrative

  • Social acceptability of bioenergy in the U.S. South. Social vulnerability and climate change. Private forest owner decision-making. Social context of public comment and environmental decision-making.

research interests

  • Social and cultural dimensions of natural resource use and conservation:             Environmental values. Land use choice. Social networks. Race/ethnicity.   Natural resource management and policy:             Land use and sustainable development. National parks and protected areas.             Forests on private lands. Participation, collaboration, and community-based approaches.             Interdisciplinary research. Relationships between research and practice. Biofuels. Social vulnerability and climate change.

past research

  • Minority and limited-resource forest landowners in Alabama. Forest Values in Central America.  

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