Publications

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Journal Articles:

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  • Serenari, C., M. N. Peterson, R. E. Bardon, and R. D. Brown. 2013. The Impacts of the Great Recession on State Natural Resource Extension Programs. Journal of Extension 51:4FEA11.
  • Fratanduono, M.-B. L., T. A. Steelman, M. N. Peterson, M. McHale, and D. Fratanduono. 2013. Barriers to Utilization of Municipal Biomass Residues for Bioenergy. Journal of Extension 51:2FEA10. (PDF)
  • Blackman, E. B., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2013.  Use of crop fields and forest by wintering American woodcock. Southeastern Naturalist, 12 (1): 85-92. (PDF)
  • Allen, S. C., Moorman, C. E., Peterson, M. N., Hess, G. R., & Moore, S. E. (2012). Overcoming socio-economic barriers to conservation subdivisions: A case-study of four successful communities. Landscape and Urban Planning, 106, 244-252. (PDF)
  • Dalrymple, C. J., Peterson, M. N., Cobb, D. T., Sills, E. O., Bondell, H. D., & Dalrymple, D. J. (2012). Estimating public willingness to fund nongame conservation through state tax initiatives. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 36(3), 483-491. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., B. Thurmond, M. Mchale, S. Rodriguez, H. D. Bondell, and M. Cook. 2012. Predicting native plant landscaping preferences in urban areas. Sustainable Cities and Society, 5:70-76. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., Hartis, B., Rodriguez, S., Green, M., & Lepczyk, C. A. (2012). Opinions from the Front Lines of Cat Colony Management Conflict. PloS one, 7(9), e44616. (PDF)

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  • Lee Jenni, G. D., M. Nils Peterson, F. W. Cubbage, and J. K. Jameson. 2012. Assessing biodiversity conservation conflict on military installations. Biological Conservation 153:127-133. (PDF)
  • Shellabarger, R., M. N. Peterson, and E. Sills. 2012. How conservation and humanitarian groups respond to production of border security on the Arizona–Sonora border. Local Environment 17:481-493. (PDF)
  • Shellabarger, R., M. N. Peterson, E. Sills, and F. Cubbage. 2012. The Influence of Place Meanings on Conservation and Human Rights in the Arizona Sonora Borderlands. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 6:383-402. (PDF)
  • Hansen, H. P., M. N. Peterson, and C. Jensen. 2012. Demographic transition among hunters: a temporal analysis of hunter recruitment dedication and motives in Denmark. Wildlife Research 39:446-451. (PDF)
  • Nelson, C., McHale, M. R., & Peterson, M. N. 2012. Influences of landscape and lifestyle on home energy consumption. Urban Ecosystems, 15, 773-793. (PDF)

  • Chen, X., M. N. Peterson, V. Hull, C. Lu, G. D. Lee, D. Hong, and J. Liu. 2011. Effects of attitudinal and socio-demographic factors on pro-environmental behaviour in urban China. Environmental Conservation 38: 45-52. (PDF)

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  • Fielding, D. F. Cubbage, M. N. Peterson, D. Hazel, B. Gugelmann, C. Moorman. 2012.  Opinions of Forest Managers, Loggers and Forest Landowners in North Carolina Regarding Biomass Harvesting Guidelines. International Journal of Forestry Research, vol. 2012, Article ID 256141, 15 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/256141. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., A. Lopez, A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu.  2011. Assessing attitudes toward wildlife ownership in United States–Mexico borderlands. Society & Natural Resources 24: 962-971. (PDF)
  • Chitwood, M. C., M. N. Peterson, and C. S. Deperno. 2011. Assessing Dog Hunter Identity in Coastal North Carolina. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal, 16: 128 - 141. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., T. R. Peterson, A. Lopez, and J. Liu. 2010. Views of private land stewardship among Latinos on the Texas-Tamaulipas border.  Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 4:406-421. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M.N., H. P. Hansen, M.J. Peterson, and T.R. Peterson.  2010. How hunting strengthens social awareness of coupled human-natural systems.  Wildlife Biology in Practice 6: 127-143. (PDF)

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Ccomplete article reprinted by the popular Russian National hunting magazine “OKHOTA” (Hunting) (http://journalhunt.com)

  • Hansen, H. P., M. N. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2010. Results of the Nordic Hunting in Society Symposium. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal: 15: 301-302. (PDF)
  • Blackman, E. B., J. W. Reynolds, C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2010. Earthworm species available to American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) in the wintering grounds in eastern North Carolina, USA.  Megadrilogica 14: 59–64. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., J. L. Birckhead, K. Leong, M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2010. Rearticulating the myth of human-wildlife conflict. Conservation Letters 3: 74-82. (PDF)
  • Anderson (Dalrymple), C. J., M. N. Peterson, H. D. Bondell, S. L. Rodriguez, J. Fortney, D. T. Cobb, and E. O Sills.  2010.  Understanding angler and hunter annual spending in North Carolina.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 64:  88-94. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, K. A. Cunningham, J. P. Milrad, J. D. Riddle, T. A. Steelman. 2009. Hunting and non-hunting college student’s perceptions of wildlife and each otherProceedings of the Annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 63: 47–53.(PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. Sternberg, A. Lopez, and J. Liu. 2008. Ocelot Awareness among Latinos on the Texas and Tamaulipas Border. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal: 13:339–347.(PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., and J. Liu. 2008. Impacts of religion on environmental worldviews: the Teton Valley case. Society & Natural Resources: 21:704-718. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., V. Hull, A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2008. Evaluating household-level relationships between environmental views and outdoor recreation. Leisure Science 30: 293-305. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., X. Chen, and J. Liu. 2008. Measuring direct impacts of attitudes on the environment using household location choices. Conservation Biology 22: 912-921. (PDF)

    Media Coverage

    • Hand, E. 2008. Homes on the range. Nature 455: 266. (PDF)
    • Raloff, J. 2008. Building homes where the buffalo roamed. Science News: Magazine of the society for science & the public. Web edition: (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., and J. G. Liu. 2008. Property rights and landscape planning in the intermountain west: The Teton Valley case. Landscape and Urban Planning 86:126-133. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2007. Influence of urban immigrants on outdoor recreation and land use in Teton Valley. Journal of Recreation and Park Administration 25: 25-38. (PDF)
  • Peterson M. N., L. M. Busch, S. J. Riley, and J. Liu. 2007. Reconciling wildlife management’s conflicted purpose with a land community worldview. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 2499–2506.(PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2007. Environmental communication: Why this crisis discipline should facilitate environmental democracy. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 1: 74-86. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, T. R. Peterson, and J. Liu. 2007. A household perspective for biodiversity conservation. Journal of Wildlife Management 70: 1243-1248. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2006. Effects of zoonotic disease attributes on public attitudes towards wildlife management. Journal of Wildlife Management 69: 1746–1753. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2006. Why conservation needs dissent. Conservation Biology 20: 576–578. (PDF)
  • Peterson, T. R., M. N. Peterson, M. J. Peterson, S. A. Allison, D. Gore. 2006. To play the fool: Can environmental conservation and democracy survive social capital? Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 3: 116–140. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2005. Conservation and the myth of consensus. Conservation Biology 19: 762–767. (PDF)

    Media Coverage

    • Interview with Nils Peterson. 2005. Policy decisions should be based on ecology. Marine Protected Areas News 7 (1): 4.
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  • Lopez, R. R., P. M. Harveson, M. N. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, and P. A. Frank. 2005. From the field: Changes in ranges of Florida Key deer—does population density matter? Wildlife Society Bulletin 33: 343–348. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, E. J. Laurent, P. A. Frank. N. J. Silvy, and J. Liu. 2005. Wildlife loss through domestication: The case of endangered Key deer. Conservation Biology 19: 939–944. (PDF)

    Media Coverage

    • Meadows, R. 2005. Domestication threatens Key deer. Conservation in Practice. Oct–Dec: 11.
  • Lopez, R. R., N. J. Silvy, R. N. Wilkins, P. A. Frank, M. J. Peterson, M. N. Peterson. 2004. Habitat use patterns of Florida Key deer: Implications of urban development. Journal of Wildlife Management 68: 900–908. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, P. A. Frank. B. A. Porter, and N. J. Silvy. 2004. Key deer fawn response to urbanization: Is sustainable development possible? Wildlife Society Bulletin 32: 493–499. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., S. A. Allison, M. J. Peterson, T. R. Peterson, and R. R. Lopez. 2004. A tale of two species: Habitat conservation plans as bounded conflict. Journal of Wildlife Management 68: 743–761. (PDF) Cover Story:
  • Journal of Wildlife Management - Volume 68 Issue 4
  • Peterson, M. N., R. Aguirre, T. A. Lawyer, D. A. Jones, J. N. Schaap, M. J. Peterson, and N. J. Silvy. 2003. Animal Welfare-based Modification of the Rio Grande Wild Turkey Funnel Trap.  Proceedings of the Annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57: 208–212. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, P. A. Frank, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy. 2003. Evaluating capture methods for urban white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31: 1176–1187. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, N. J. Silvy, C. B. Owen, P. A. Frank, and A. W. Braden. 2003. Evaluation of deer exclusion grates for urban areas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31: 1198–1204. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. J., R. Aguirre, P. J. Ferro, D. A. Jones, T. A. Lawyer, M. N. Peterson, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Infectious disease of Rio Grande wild turkeys in the Edwards Plateau of Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38: 826–833. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. J., P. J. Ferro, M. N. Peterson, R. M. Sullivan, B. E. Toole, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Infectious disease survey of lesser prairie chickens in North Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38: 834–839. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., W. E. Grant, R. R. Lopez, N. J. Silvy. 2002. Implications of fetal sex ratio hypotheses in endangered populations: Simulated dynamics of Florida Key deer, Florida USA. Ecological Modelling 165: 209–220. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., T. R. Peterson, M. J. Peterson, R. R. Lopez, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Cultural conflict and the endangered Florida Key deer. Journal of Wildlife Management 66: 947–968. (PDF)

Book Chapters:

  • Sprain, L., M. N. Peterson, M. Vickery, and J. Schutten. 2009. Environmentalism 2.0: New Forms of Social Activism. pp. 337–360 in D. Endres, L. Sprain, and T. Peterson, eds., Social Movement for Climate Change: Local Action for Global Change. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press.
  • Peterson, M. N., A. Rockhill, and C. S. DePerno. 2008. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. pp. 357-359 in J. B. Callicott and R. Frodeman editors. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy Volume 2, New York: Gale. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N. 2008. Hunting. pp. 1912-1915 In Sven Erik Jørgensen and Brian D. Fath Editors, General Ecology. Vol. [3] of Encyclopedia of Ecology, 5 vols. Oxford: Elsevier. (PDF)
  • Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2007.  Moving toward sustainability: integrating social practice and material process.  Pages 189–221 in P. Pezzullo and R Sandler editors. Environmental Justice and Environmentalism. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA. (PDF)