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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

(* indicates the corresponding author, + indicates mentored graduate students, ++ indicates mentored post-doctoral scholars)

  1. Erwin, A.++*, Ma, Z., Salas-O’Brien, E.P., Bauchet, J., Ramirez Calderón, N., Zeballos Zeballos, E., Arce Larrea, G., Popovici, R.++, Zanotti, L., & Silva, C.A. Centering community voices in mining governance in Peru. Society and Natural Resources. Accept.
  2. Nixon, R.++*, Carlton, S., & Ma, Z. Drivers of revitalization in Great Lakes coastal communities. Journal of Great Lakes Research. Accepted.
  3. Vargas, M., Garcia, M., Vidaurre, T., Carrasco, A., Araujo, N., Medema, C., Asquith, N.*, Pynegar, E., Tobon, C., Manco, Y., Ma, Z., Bauchet, J., Grillos, T., & McWherter, B+. The researcher-practitioner symbiosis: Evolving mutualisms from parachutes. Conservation Science and Practice. Accepted.
  4. Stinchcomb, T.R.+*, Ma, Z., & Nyssa, Z. (2022). Complex human-deer interactions challenge conventional management approaches: The need to consider power, trust, and emotion. Ecology and Society, 27(1), 13. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12899-270113
  5. Hawes, J.K.+*, Burnham, M., du Bray, M.V., Hillis, V., Ma, Z., & Running, K. (2022). Social vulnerability to irrigation water loss: Assessing the effects of water policy change on farmers in Idaho, USA. Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-021-01586-4
  6. Erwin, A.++*, Ma, Z., Popovici, R.++, Salas O’Brien, E.P., Zanotti, L., Silva, C., Zeballos Zeballos, E., Bauchet, J., Ramirez Calderón, N., & Arce Larrea, G.R. (2022). Linking migration to community resilience in the receiving basin of a large-scale water transfer project. Land Use Policy, 114, 105900. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105900
  7. Francomano, D.+*, Rodríguez González, M.L.+, Valenzuela, A.E.J., Ma, Z., Raya Rey, A.N., Anderson, C.B., & Pijanowski, B.C. (2022). Human-nature connection and soundscape perception: Insights from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Journal for Nature Conservation, 65, 126110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2021.126110
  8. McWherter, B.+, Bauchet, J.*, Ma, Z., Grillos, T., Asquith, N., Rathjen, M.+, & Markos, A. (2022). Compliance under control: Insights from an incentive-based conservation program in rural Bolivia. Ecological Economics, 194, 107317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2021.107317
  9. Nixon, R.+*, Ma, Z., Zanotti, Z., Khan, B., Birkenholtz, T., Lee, L.S., & Mian, I. (2022). Values in household adaptation to social-ecological change in northwestern Pakistan. Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-021-01583-7
  10. Popovici, R.++*, Ma, Z., Erwin, A.E.++, Prokopy, L.S., Zeballos Velarde, C.R., Bocardo Delgado, E.F., & Pinto Cáceres, J.P. (2022). Maladaptive learning in Peru’s integrated water resources management. Environmental Science and Policy, 127, 209-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2021.09.012
  11. Brennan, A.+*, Ma, Z., & Jacobs, D. (2021). Perceptions of land managers towards using hybrid and genetically modified trees. New Forests. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11056-021-09895-6
  12. Barak, B.++*, Ma, Z., Brudvig, L.A., & Havens, K. (2021). Factors influencing seed mix design for prairie restoration. Restoration Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13581
  13. Popovici, R.++*, de L. Moraes, A.G., Ma, Z., Zanotti, L., Cherkauer, K.A., Erwin, A.E.++, Mazer, K.E., Bocardo-Delgado, E.F., Pinto Cáceres, J.P., Ranjan, P., & Prokopy, L.S. (2021). How do Indigenous and local knowledge systems respond to climate change? Ecology and Society, 26(3), 27. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12481-260327
  14. Clarke, M.+*, Ma, Z., Snyder, S.A., & Floress, K. (2021). Factors influencing family forest owners’ interest in community-led collective invasive plant management. Environmental Management, 67, 1088-1099. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-021-01454-1
  15. Clarke, M.+*, Ma, Z., Snyder, S.A., & Hennes, E.P. (2021). Understanding invasive plant management on family forestlands: An application of protection motivation theory. Journal of Environmental Management, 286, 112161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112161
  16. Erwin, A.++*, Ma, Z., Popovici, R.++, Salas O’Brien, E.P., Zanotti, L., Zeballos Zeballos, E., Bauchet, J., Ramirez Calderón, N., & Arce Larrea, G.R. (2021). Intersectionality shapes adaptation to social-ecological change. World Development, 138, 105282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105282
  17. Wang, Z.+*, Nixon, R.+, Erwin, A.++, & Ma, Z. (2021). Assessing the impacts of large-scale water transfer projects on communities: Lessons learned from a systematic literature review. Society and Natural Resources, 34(6), 822-843. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2020.1859029
  18. Aubry, L.M.*, Laverty, T.M., & Ma, Z. (2021). Impacts of COVID-19 on ecology and evolutionary biology faculty in the United States. Ecological Applications, 31(2), e2265. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2265
  19. Popovici, R.++, Erwin, A.++, Ma, Z.*, Prokopy, L.S., Zanotti, L., Bocardo Delgado, E.F., Pinto Cáceres, J.P., Zeballos Zeballos, E., Salas O’Brien, E.P., Bowling, L.C., & Arce Larrea, G.R. (2021). Outsourcing Governance in Peru’s Integrated Watershed Management. Land Use Policy, 101, 105105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105105
  20. Mazer, K.E.*, Erwin, A.++, Popovici, R.++, Bocardo-Delgado, E., Bowling, L.C., Ma, Z., Prokopy, L.S., & Zeballos-Velarde, C. (2020). Creating a collaboration framework to evaluate international university-led water research partnerships. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 171(1), 9-26. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2020.3342.x
  21. Popovici, R.++*, Mazer, K.E., Erwin, A.++, Ma, Z., Pinto Cáceres, J.P., Bowling, L.C., Bocardo-Delgado, E.F., & Prokopy, L.S. (2020). Coproduction challenges in the context of changing rural livelihoods. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 171(1), 111-126. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2020.3348.x
  22. Iles, K.+, Ma, Z.*, & Nixon, R.+ (2020). Multi-dimensional motivations and experiences of small-scale farmers. Society and Natural Resources, 34(3), 352-372. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2020.1823540
  23. Bauchet, J., Asquith, N., Ma, Z.*, Radel, C., Godoy, R., Zanotti, L., Steele, D.++, Gramig, B., & Estrella Chong, A. (2020). The practice of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the Tropical Andes: Evidence from program administrators. Ecosystem Services, 45, 101175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101175
  24. Iles, K.+, Ma, Z.*, & Erwin, A.++ (2020). Identifying the common ground: Small-scale farmer identity and community. Journal of Rural Studies, 78, 25-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2020.06.018
  25. Zanotti, L.*, Ma, Z., Johnson, J., Johnson, D., Yu, D.J., Burnham, M., & Carothers, C. (2020). Sustainability, resilience, adaptation, and transformation: Tensions and plural approaches. Ecology and Society, 25(3), 4. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11642-250304
  26. Snyder, S.*, Ma, Z., Floress, K., & Clarke, M.+ (2020). Relationships between absenteeism, conservation group membership, and land management among family forest owners. Land Use Policy, 91, 104407. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104407
  27. Swihart, R.K.*, Caudell, J.N., Brooke, J.M., & Ma, Z. (2020). A flexible model-based approach to delineate wildlife management units. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 44(1), 77-85. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.1037
  28. Ma, Z.*, Steele, D.++, Cutler, A., & Newcomb, K. (2020). Promoting sustainability in public natural resource agencies: Insights from the USDA Forest Service. Journal of Forestry, 118(2), 105-123. https://doi.org/10.1093/jofore/fvz067
  29. Running, K.*, Burnham, M., Wardropper, C., Ma, Z., Hawes, J.+, & du Bray, M.++ (2019). Farmer adaptation to reduced groundwater availability. Environmental Research Letters, 14(11), 115010. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab4ccc
  30. Huff, E.S.*, Floress, K., Snyder, S.A., Ma, Z., & Butler, S. (2019). Where farm and forest meet: Comparing National Woodland Owner Survey respondents with and without farmland. Land Use Policy, 87, 104007. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.05.026
  31. Bagavathiannan, M.*, Graham, S.*, Ma, Z., Barney, J.N., Coutts, S., Caicedo, A.L., De Clerck-Floate, R., West, N., Blank, L., Metcalf, A., Lacoste, M., Evans, J.A., Moreno, C., Evans, J., Burke, I., & Beckie, H. (2019). Considering weed management as a social dilemma bridges individual and collective interests. Nature Plants, 5, 343-351. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0395-y
  32. Graham, S.*, Metcalf, A., Lubeck, A., Gill, N., Ikutegbe, V., Niemiec, R.+, Moreno, C., Bach, T., Hallstrom, L., & Ma, Z. (2019). Opportunities for better use of collective action theory in research and governance for invasive species management. Conservation Biology, 33(2), 275-287. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13266
  33. Clarke, M.+, Ma, Z.*, Snyder, S., & Floress, K. (2019). What are family forest owners thinking and doing about invasive plants? Landscape and Urban Planning, 188, 80-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.10.024
  34. Ma, Z.*, Clarke, M.+, & Church, S.++ (2018). Insights into individual and cooperative invasive plant management on family forestlands. Land Use Policy, 75, 682-693. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.02.010
  35. Rohal, C.+*, Kettenring, K.M., Sims, K., Hazelton, E., & Ma, Z. (2018). Surveying managers to inform a regionally relevant invasive Phragmites australis research program. Journal of Environmental Management, 206, 807-816. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.10.049
  36. Burnham, M., & Ma, Z.* (2018). Multi-scalar pathways to smallholder adaptation. World Development, 108, 249-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.08.005
  37. Ma, Z.*, Bauchet, J., Steele, D.++, Godoy, R., Radel, C., & Zanotti, L. (2017). Comparison of direct transfers for human capital development and environmental conservation. World Development, 99, 498-517. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.05.030
  38. Burnham, M.+*, & Ma, Z. (2017). Climate change adaptation: Factors influencing Chinese smallholder farmers’ perceived self-efficacy and adaptation intent. Regional Environmental Change, 17(1), 171-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-016-0975-6
  39. Farmer, J.R.*, Ma, Z., Drescher, M., Knackmuhs, E.G.+, & Dickinson, S.L. (2017). Private landowners, voluntary conservation programs, and implementation of conservation friendly land management practices. Conservation Letters, 10(1), 58-66. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12241
  40. Burnham, M.+, Ma, Z.*, Endter-Wada, J., & Bardsley, T. (2016). Water management decision making in the face of multiple forms of uncertainty and risk. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 52(6), 1366-1384. https://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12459
  41. Gitau, M.W.*, Chen, J.+, & Ma, Z. (2016). Water quality indices as tools for decision making and management. Water Resources Management, 30(8), 2591-2610. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-016-1311-0
  42. Ulrich-Schad, J.D.++*, Babin, N.++, Ma, Z., & Prokopy, L.S. (2016). Out-of-state, out of mind? Absentee farmland owners and conservation decision making. Land Use Policy, 54, 602-613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.02.031
  43. Laatsch, J.+, & Ma, Z.* (2016). Climate change communication within public natural resource agencies: Lessons learned from the U.S. Forest Service. Society and Natural Resources, 29(10), 1169-1185. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2015.1107790
  44. Burnham, M.+*, Ma, Z., & Zhang, B+. (2016). Making sense of climate change: Hybrid epistemologies, socio-natural assemblages, and smallholder knowledge. Area, 48(1), 18-26. https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12150
  45. Burnham, M.+, & Ma, Z.* (2016). Linking smallholder farmer climate change adaptation decisions to development. Climate and Development, 8(4), 289-311. https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2015.1067180
  46. Young, J., Ma, Z.*, Laudati, A., & Berger, J. (2015). Human-carnivore interactions: Lessons learned from communities in the American West. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 20(4), 349-366. https://doi.org/10.1080/10871209.2015.1016388
  47. Laatsch, J.+, & Ma, Z.* (2015). Strategies for incorporating climate change into public forest management. Journal of Forestry, 113(3), 335-342. https://doi.org/10.5849/jof.14-128
  48. Burnham, M.+, Ma, Z.*, & Zhu, D. (2015). The human dimensions of water saving irrigation: Lessons learned from Chinese smallholder farmers. Agriculture and Human Values, 32, 347-360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10460-014-9565-8
  49. Burnham, M.+, Radel, C.*, Ma, Z., & Laudati, A. (2014). Teaching and learning guide for: Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice. Geography Compass, 8(4), 277-285. https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12126
  50. Cook, S.+, & Ma, Z.* (2014). The interconnectedness between landowner knowledge, value, belief, attitude, and willingness to act: Policy implications for carbon sequestration on private rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management, 134, 90-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.12.033
  51. Greene, J.L.*, Butler, B.J., Catanzaro, P.F., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Ma, Z., & Tyrrell, M.L. (2014). Family forest owners and federal taxes. Forest Policy and Economics, 38, 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forpol.2013.10.001 (After the first author, the remainder authorship was alphabetically ordered)
  52. Cook, S.+, & Ma, Z.* (2014). Carbon sequestration and private rangelands: Insights from Utah landowners and implications for policy development. Land Use Policy, 36, 522-532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.09.021
  53. Ma, Z.*, Butler, B.J., Catanzaro, P.F., Greene, J.L., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., & Tyrrell, M. (2014). The effectiveness of state preferential property tax programs in conserving forests: Comparisons, measurements, and challenges. Land Use Policy, 36, 492-499. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.09.016
  54. Burnham, M.+, Radel, C.*, Ma, Z., & Laudati, A. (2013). Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice, part 1: Climate change characterization and impacts. Geography Compass, 7(3), 239-248. https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12034
  55. Burnham, M.+, Radel, C.*, Ma, Z., & Laudati, A. (2013). Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice, part 2: Climate action. Geography Compass, 7(3), 228-238. https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12033
  56. Petrzelka, P.*, Ma, Z., & Malin, S.+ (2013). The elephant in the room: Absentee landowner issues in conservation and land management. Land Use Policy, 30(1), 157-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2012.03.015
  57. Ma, Z.*, & Coppock, D.L. (2012). Perceptions of Utah ranchers towards carbon sequestration: Policy implications for US rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management, 111, 78-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.06.016
  58. Butler, B.J.*, Catanzaro, P.F., Greene, J.L., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Ma, Z., & Tyrrell, M.L. (2012). Taxing family forest owners: Implications of federal and state policies in the United States. Journal of Forestry, 110(7), 371-380. https://doi.org/10.5849/jof.11-097
  59. Ma, Z.*, Becker, D.R., & Kilgore, M.A. (2012). Barriers to and opportunities for effective cumulative impact assessment within state-level environmental review frameworks in the United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 55(7), 961-978. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2011.635013
  60. Ma, Z.*, Butler, B.J., Kittredge, D.B., & Catanzaro, P. (2012). Factors associated with landowner involvement in forest conservation programs in the U.S.: Implications for policy design and outreach. Land Use Policy, 29(1), 53-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2011.05.004
  61. Ma, Z.*, Kittredge, D.B., & Catanzaro, P. (2012). Challenging the traditional forestry extension model: Insights from the Woods Forum program in Massachusetts. Small-scale Forestry, 11(1), 87-100. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11842-011-9170-2
  62. Ma, Z.*, & Kittredge, D.B. (2011). How family forest owners consider timber harvesting, land sale, and conservation easement decisions: Insights from Massachusetts, USA. International Journal of Forestry Research, Volume 2011, Article ID 290353. https://doi.org/10.1155/2011/290353
  63. Butler, B.J.*, & Ma, Z. (2011). Family forest owner trends in the northern United States. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, 28(1), 13-18. https://doi.org/10.1093/njaf/28.1.13
  64. Butler, B.J.*, Ma, Z., Kittredge, D.B., & Catanzaro, P. (2010). Social versus biophysical availability of wood in the northern United States. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, 27(4), 151-159. https://doi.org/10.1093/njaf/27.4.151
  65. Ma, Z.*, Becker, D.R., & Kilgore, M.A. (2009). Assessing cumulative impacts within state environmental review frameworks in the United States. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 29(6), 390-398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2009.03.004
  66. Ma, Z.*, Becker, D.R., & Kilgore, M.A. (2009). Characterising the landscape of state environmental review policies and procedures in the United States: A national assessment. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 52(8), 1035-1051. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640560903327591
  67. Godoy, R.*, Reyes-Garcia, V., Huanca, T., Leonard, W.R., Olvera, R.G., Bauchet, J., Ma, Z., St. John, J., Miodosky, M., Rios, O.Z., Vadez, V., & Seyfreid, C. (2007). The role of community and individuals in the formation of social capital. Human Ecology, 35(6), 709-721. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-006-9106-1

 

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

(* indicates the corresponding author, + indicates mentored graduate students, ++ indicates mentored post-doctoral scholars)

  1. Schelhas, J.*, Alexander, J., Brunson, M., Cabe, T., Crall, A., Dockry, M., Emery, M., Frankel, S.J., Hapner, N., Hickman, C.R., Jordan, R., LaVoie, M.J., Ma, Z., Meentemeyer, R., Starinchak, J., & Vukomanovic, J. (2021). Social and cultural dynamics of non-native invasive species. In T.M. Poland, T. Patel-Weynand, D. Finch, C.F. Miniat, D.C. Hayes, & V.M. Lopez (Eds.), Invasive Species in Forests and Grasslands of the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis for the United States Forest Sector. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-45367-1.
  2. Johnson, J. L., Zanotti, L., Ma, Z.*, Yu, D.J., Johnson, D.R., Kirkham, A., & Carothers, C. (2018). Interplays of sustainability, resilience, adaptation and transformation. In W. Leal Filho, R. Marans, & J. Callewaert (Eds.), Handbook of Sustainability and Social Science Research. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67122-2_1

 

Invited and Peer-reviewed Editorials

(* indicates the corresponding author, + indicates mentored graduate students, ++ indicates mentored post-doctoral scholars)

  1. Fischer, A.P.*, Ma, Z., Wilson, R., & Keskitalo, E.C.H. (2022). EDITORIAL: Managing land for risk: Climate decision-making by forest, farm, and range landowners. Frontiers in Climate. Accepted.
  2. Dietsch, A.M.*, Wallen, K.E., Clayton, S., Kretser, H.E., Kyle, G.T., Ma, Z., & Vercammen, A. (2020). New directions in conservation psychology at a critical time. Conservation Biology, 34(6), 1335-1338. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13629
  3. Burnham, M., Rasmussen, L.V., & Ma, Z.* (2018). Climate change adaptation pathways: Synergies, contradictions and tradeoffs across scales. Invited Editorial for Special Section: Climate change adaptations: Synergies, contradictions, and tradeoffs across scales. World Development, 108, 231-234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.04.014

Book Review

(* indicates the corresponding author, + indicates mentored graduate students, ++ indicates mentored post-doctoral scholars)

  1. Hawes, J.K.+*, Erwin, A.++, McWherter, B.+, Nixon, R.+, Popovici, R.++, Rathjen, M.+, Ma, Z. A review of Grassroots Global Governance. Society & Natural Resources 32(11): 1330-1332.

 

Extension Factsheets, Technical Reports and Other Publications

(* indicates the corresponding author, + indicates mentored graduate students, ++ indicates mentored post-doctoral scholars)

  1. Haase, D.L., Pike, C., Enebak, S., Mackey, L., Ma, Z., Silva, C., & Warren, J. (2021). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2020. Tree Planters’ Note, 64(2), 108-114. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  2. Haase, D.L., Pike, C., Enebak, S., Mackey, L., Ma, Z., & Silva, C. (2020). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2019. Tree Planters’ Note, 63(2), 26-31. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  3. Haase, D.L., Pike, C., Enebak, S., Mackey, L., Ma, Z., & Rathjen, M.+ (2019). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2018. Tree Planters’ Note, 62(1, 2), 20-24. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  4. Hernández, G., Haase, D.L., Pike, C., Enebak, S., Mackey, L., Ma, Z., & Clarke, M.+ (2018). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2017. Tree Planters’ Note, 61(2), 18-22. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  5. Hernández, G., Haase, D.L., Pike, C., Enebak, S., Mackey, L., Ma, Z., & Clarke, M.+ (2017). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2016. Tree Planters’ Note, 60(2), 24-28. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  6. Clarke, M.+, Ma, Z., Snyder, S., & Floress, K. (2017). Private woodland owners and invasive plant management in Illinois. The Voice for Illinois Forests, 12(2), Summer 2017. https://www.ilforestry.org/resources/Documents/Newsletters/IFA%20Summer%202017%20Newsletter%20Final%20E-version.pdf
  7. Clarke, M.+, & Ma, Z. (2017). What do our private woodland owners know and are doing about invasive plants in Indiana? Indiana Woodland Steward, 26(1), Spring 2017. http://www.inwoodlands.org/what-do-our-private-invasive/
  8. Clarke, M.+, & Ma, Z. (2017). Invasive Plants: Impact on Environment and People. Nature of Teaching lesson plan. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service Publication, FNR-535-W. https://edustore.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=FNR-535-W
  9. Hernández, G., Pike, C., Haase, D.L., Enebak, S., Ma, Z., Clarke, M.+, & Mackey, L. (2016). Forest Nursery Seedling Production in the United States—Fiscal Year 2015. Tree Planters’ Note, 59(2), 20-24. Available at: https://rngr.net/publications/tpn/
  10. Cook, S. +, Ma, Z., & Brain, R. (2013). Rangeland Carbon Sequestration. Utah State University Cooperative Extension. Sustainability/2013/13pr. http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/sustainability_2013_13pr.pdf
  11. Curtis, K., Ma, Z., MacAdam, J., & Chakreeyarat, V+. (2012). Rancher Adoption Potential of the Birdsfoot Trefoil Pasture Beef Production System in the Intermountain West. Utah State University Cooperative Extension. AG/Agribusiness/2012-04pr. https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/extension_curall/1372/
  12. Butler, B.J., Hewes, J.H., Catanzaro, P., Greene, J.L., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Langer, J., Ma, Z., Reuben, A., & Tyrrell, M. (2010). Effects of Federal, State, and Local Tax Policies on Family Forest Owners: Technical Report. USDA Forest Service/University of Massachusetts Amherst, Family Forest Research Center, Amherst, MA. FFRC Research Paper No. 2010-01. Available at: https://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/pubs/ja/2011/ja_2011_butler_001.pdf
  13. Godoy, R., Bauchet, J., & Ma, Z. (2003). Comparison of socio-economic indicators between Puerto Rico and the United States mainland: Analysis of the Census 2000. Working Paper No.10. Waltham, MA: Center for International Development, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.