Recent Reports

Research reports

2014

Mazur, N., Curtis, A., and A. Bodsworth (2014) Let’s talk fish. Assisting industry to understand and inform conversations about the sustainability of wild-catch fishing. Project 2012/301. Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Canberra, Australia.

Mazur, N., Curtis, A., and A. Bodsworth (2014) Engagement strategy foundations for Australia’s wild-harvest professional fishing industry. Project 2012/301. Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Canberra, Australia.

Shindler, B., Olsen, C., McCaffrey, S., McFarlane, B., Christianson, A., Curtis, A., and E. Sharp (2014) Trust: a planning guide for wildfire agencies and practitioners. Joint Fires Sciences Program. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA. PDF Version

2013

Mazur, N., Bodsworth, A., Lefroy, T., and Curtis, A. (2013) Applying the principles of adaptive management to the application, selection and monitoring of environmental projects. Landscapes and Policy Hub, University of Tasmania, National Environmental Research Program, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water and Population, Australian Government, Canberra, Australia.

Curtis, A., and Davidson, P. (2013) A review of the concepts of enjoyment, appreciation and understanding as applied to Victoria’s Marine Protected Areas (MPA). Report to the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council. Institute for Land, Water and Society (Technical report #) Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW.

Ticehurst J.L., Sharp E., and Curtis A. (2013), A Bayesian Network to Explore the Adoption of Various Management Practices for use in an Integrated Model of Water Access by Groundwater License Holders, Final Technical Report, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA

2012

Sharp, E., and Curtis, A. (2012) Groundwater management in the Namoi: a social perspective. A report to the Cotton CRC.Institute for Land, Water and Society (Technical report #) Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW.

Curtis, A. and Mendham,E. (2012) The social drivers of natural resource management in the Wimmera region. A report to the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority. Technical report #68, Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW PDF Version

Sharp, E., and Curtis, A(2012) Groundwater management in the Namoi: a social perspective A report to the Cotton Catchment Communities Cooperative Research Centre. Technical report #67, Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

2011

Curtis, A., and Race, D. (2011) Working with landholders to achieve long-term commitment to improved management of native vegetation. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Program, Canberra. PDF Version

Race, D., Curtis, A., and McDonald, S. (2011) Social research for the project: landscape scale conservation of threatened Grassy Woodlands in the Greater Murray-Goulburn catchment. A report to the North East Catchment Management Authority. Technical report #64, Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

Mitchell, M., Curtis, A., Sharp, E. & Mendham, E. (2011) Social research to improve groundwater governance: literature review. A report to the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training. Institute for Land, Water and Society (Technical report #66), Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

2010

Curtis, A., and Sample, R. (2010) CBNRM in Victoria: contributing to dialogue, learning and action. A report to the Department of Sustainability and Environment. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version Executive Summary

Curtis, A., and Mazur, N. (2010) Delivery and use of stock and domestic water in the Murrumbidgee Valley. A report to State Water NSW and Water for Rivers. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

Curtis, A., Sample, R., McDonald, S. R., and Mazur, N. (2010) Landholder participation in the Loddon Stressed Rivers Program. A report to the North Central Catchment Management Authority. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

Rogers, M., Curtis, A., Mazur, N., and Thwaites, R. (2010) Understanding rural landholder responses to climate change in North East Victoria. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Program, Canberra. PDF Version

Ticehurst, J., and Curtis, A. (2010) The development of Bayesian networks to explore the adoption of riparian management practices in Tasmania. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Program, Canberra. PDF Version

Race, D., Sample, R., Curtis, A., and McDonald, S. (2010) Management of native vegetation on private land: perspectives of landholders and NRM program managers in three study areas in Victoria. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Program, Canberra. PDF Version

2009

Curtis, A., Race, D., Sample, R., and McDonald, S. (2009) Management of waterways and adjoining land in Tasmania. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Facilities Program. Department of Environment, Heritage, Water and the Arts. PDF Version

Ticehurst, J., Curtis, A., and Merritt, W. (2009) Analysing social data on adoption of conservation practices: exploring Bayesian Networks. A report to Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Facilities Program.

Sharp, E. Thwaites, R., Millar, J., and Curtis, A. (2009) Community-agency trust in bushfire management: community member perspectives. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

2008

Thwaites, R, Curtis, A, Mazur, N, & Race, D (2008). Understanding rural landholder responses to climate change. ILWS Report No. 48, Albury, NSW: Charles Sturt University. PDF version

Mazur, N, Curtis, A, Thwaites, R, & Race, D (2008). Rural landholder adaptation to climate change: Social research perspectives. Landscape Logic Research Report No. 5, Hobart: Univ. of Tasmania. PDF version

Curtis, A., Lucas, D., Nurse, M., and Skeen, M. (2008) Achieving NRM outcomes through voluntary action: lessons from landcare. Department of Sustainability and Environment, Melbourne, Vic. PDF Version

Lockwood, M., Davidson, J., Griffith, R., Stratford, E., and Curtis, A. (2008) Pathways to good practice in regional NRM governance: project summary and achievements. University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. PDF Version

Curtis, A., Race, D., Sample, R., and Mcdonald, S. (2008) Management of water ways and adjoining land in the Mid-Goulburn River: landholder and other stakeholder actions and perspectives. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University , Albury, NSW. PDF version Executive Summary

Curtis, A., Sample, R., and McDonald, S. (2008) Social research evaluating River Tender Program outcomes. A report to the North East Catchment Management. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

Curtis, A., McDonald, S., Sample, R., and Mendham, E. (2008) Understanding the social drivers for natural resource management in the Wimmera region. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF version

Curtis, A., Sample, R., and McDonald, S. (2008) Comparison of River Tender and Landholder Agreement program participants. A report to the North East Catchment Management Authority as the social research component of the "Designer Carrots" evaluation of River Tender. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University , Albury, NSW.

Thwaites, R., Curtis, A., Mazur, N., and Race, D. (2008) Understanding rural landholder responses to climate change in the North Central region of Victoria. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF Version

Mazur, N., Curtis, A., Thwaites, R., and Race, D. (2008) Rural landholder adaptation to climate changes: social research perspectives. A report to the Landscape Logic, Commonwealth Environmental Research Program. PDF Version

Seymour, E., Curtis, A., Pannell, D., Ridley, A., and Allan, C. (2008) Exploring community values assigned to natural assets on the Moolort Plains, Victoria. Institute for Land, Water and Society, Report #47, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW. PDF version

Lockwood, M., Davidson, J., Griffith , R., Curtis, A., and Stratford , E. (2008) Governance standard and assessment framework for Australian natural resource management. Pathways to good practice in regional NRM governance. University of Tasmania , Hobart , Tasmania . PDF Version

Davidson, J., Lockwood, M., Griffith , R., Curtis, A., and Stratford , E. (2008) Status and good practice in Australian NRM governance. Report #5, Pathways to good practice in regional NRM governance. University of Tasmania , Hobart , Tasmania . PDF Version

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