Books and Chapters
White papers
Occasional papers
Reports and magazine articles
Student papers and reports


Krasny, ME. P Silva, C W. Barr, Z Golshani, E Lee, R Ligas, E Mosher, and A Reynosa. 2015 Civic ecology practices: insights from practice theory. Ecology and Society. 20 (2): 12.

Lee, E and ME Krasny. 2015. The role of social learning for social-ecological systems in Korean village groves restoration. Ecology and Society 20 (1): 42.

Russ A., Peters S.J., Krasny M.E., and Stedman R.C. (2015). Development of ecological place meaning in New York City. Journal of Environmental Education 46(2), 1-20. doi:10.1080/00958964.2014.999743

Briggs, L, RC Stedman, and ME Krasny. 2014. Photo-elicitation methods in studies of children’s sense of place. Children, Youth and Environments 24 (3): 154-172.

Li, Y, ME Krasny, and A Russ. 2014. Interactive learning in an online urban environmental education course. Environmental Education Research.

Fraser, J, R Gupta, and ME Krasny. (2014). Competing perspectives on the purpose of environmental education. Environmental Education Research. 10.1080/13504622.2014.933777   fraser et al 2014

Krasny, ME, SR Crestol, KG Tidball, and RC Stedman. (2014). New York City’s oyster gardeners: Memories and meanings as motivations of volunteer environmental stewards. Landscape and Urban Planning. 16-25 DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.08.003  Krasny_et_al_Oyster_Gardeners_14

Krasny, ME and J Delia. (2014). Campus sustainability and natural area stewardship: student involvement in adaptive co-management. Ecology and Society 19 (3): 27.  Krasny Delia 14

Silva, P and ME Krasny (2014). Parsing participation: Models of engagement for outcomes monitoring in urban stewardship, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability,   Silva Krasny 2014

Liddicoat, K and ME Krasny. (2014). Memories as useful outcomes of residential outdoor environmental education.  Journal of Environmental Education. 45(3): 178-193. doi/full/10.1080/00958964.2014.905431#.U4mxJvldUdo

Krasny, M. and J. Delia, (2014). Natural area stewardship as part of campus sustainability,  Journal of Cleaner Production.   Krasny Delia FOG JCP

Krasny, M.E., Russ, A., Tidball, K.G., and Elmqvist T. (2013) Civic ecology practices: Participatory approaches to generating and measuring ecosystem services in cities. Ecosystem Services.   Krasny et al 2013b

Krasny, M.E., Kalbacker, L., Stedman, R., and Russ A. (2013). Measuring social capital among youth: Applications for environmental education. Environmental Education Research.   Krasny et al 2013

Tidball, K.G., and Stedman, R. (2013). Positive dependency and virtuous cycles: from resource dependence to resilience in urban social-ecological systems. Ecological Economics. 86: 292-299.

Tidball, K. G. (2012). Urgent biophilia: human-nature interactions and biological attractions in disaster resilience. Ecology and Society 17(2): 5.

Shirk, J. L., H. L. Ballard, C. C. Wilderman, T. Phillips, A. Wiggins, R. Jordan, E. McCallie, M. Minarchek, B. V. Lewenstein, M. E. Krasny, and R. Bonney. (2012). Public participation in scientific research: a framework for deliberate design. Ecology and Society 17(2): 29.

Krasny, M.E. and K.G. Tidball. (2012). Civic Ecology: A pathway for Earth Stewardship in cities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(5): 267-273.

Kudryavtsev A., Krasny M.E., and Stedman R.C. (2012). The impact of environmental education on sense of place among urban youth. Ecosphere 3(4):29.

Kudryavtsev A., Stedman R.C., and Krasny M.E. (2012). Sense of place in environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 18(2), 229-250.

Navarro, M. and K.G. Tidball. (2012). Challenges of biodiversity education: A review of education strategies for conserving biodiversity. International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, Vol. 2, Issue 1.

D’Amato, LG and ME Krasny. (2011). Outdoor Adventure Education: Applying transformative learning theory to understanding instrumental learning and personal growth in environmental education. Journal of Environmental Education. 42:4, 237-254.

Aguilar, OM and ME Krasny. (2011). Using the community of practice framework to examine an after- school environmental education program for Hispanic youth. Environmental Education Research. 17(2):217-233.

Tidball, K.G. and E.D. Weinstein (2011). Applying the environment shaping methodology: conceptual and practical challenges. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding. Volume 5, Issue 4, pages 347-372.

Tidball, K.G. and M.E. Krasny (2011). Toward an ecology of environmental education and learning. Ecosphere, 2(2).

Tidball, K.G. and M.E. Krasny (2010). Urban environmental education from a social-ecological perspective: conceptual framework for civic ecology education. Cities and the environment, 3(1).

Keith G. Tidball (2010). Greening in the Red Zone: Green Space and Disaster Resistance, Recovery and Resilience. Anthropology News, Commentary, Volume 51, Issue 7. 2010-Tidball-RedZone

Christine Alfsen, Laura Dickinson, Keith Tidball, Vahan Galoumian, and Moramay Navarro (2010). The URBIS Partnership Proposal for a Global Urban Designation. Policy Matters, 17: 41-45. 2010-Alfsen

Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Keith Tidball, Arjen Wals, Chris Blackmore and Richard Bawden. (2010). Resilience in learning systems: case studies in university education. Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 559-573

Krasny, M.E., C. Lundholm, and R. Plummer (2010). Resilience in social-ecological systems: the roles of learning and education. Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 463-474.

Krasny, M.E., and W-M Roth (2010). Environmental education for social-ecological system resilience: a perspective from activity theory. Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 545-558.

Shava, S., M.E. Krasny, K.G. Tidball, and C. Zazu (2010). Agricultural knowledge in urban and resettled communities: applications to social-ecological resilience and environmental education. Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 575-589.

Tidball, K.G., M.E. Krasny, E. Svendsen, L. Campbell, and K. Helphand (2010). Stewardship, learning, and memory in disaster resilience. Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 591-609.

Krasny, M.E., C. Lundholm, and R. Plummer (2010). Environmental education, resilience, and learning: reflection and moving forward Special Issue of Environmental Education Research 15(5-6): 665-672.

Schusler, T.M. and M.E. Krasny. (2010). Environmental Action as Context for Youth Development. Journal of Environmental Education 41(4): 208-223.

Krasny, M.E. and K.G. Tidball (2010). Civic Ecology: Linking social and ecological approaches in extension. Journal of Extension.

Krasny, M.E. and K.G. Tidball (2009) Community gardens as contexts for science, stewardship, and advocacy learning: the Garden Mosaics example. Invited Submission to: Special Issue on community gardens and pollination. Cities and the Environment 2(1):8.

Krasny, M.E., K.G. Tidball, and N. Sriskandarajah (2009) Education and resilience: Social and situated learning among university and secondary students. Ecology and Society. 14 (2): 38.

Shava, S., R. O’Donoghue, M.E. Krasny, and C. Zazu (2009) Traditional food crops as a source of community resilience in Zimbabwe. International Journal of African Renaissance 4(1): 31- 48.

Krasny, M.E. and K.G. Tidball (2009) Applying a resilience systems framework to urban environmental education. Environmental Education Research 15:465-482.

Schusler, TM, ME Krasny, S Peters, and D Decker (2009) Developing citizens and communities through youth environmental action. Environmental Education Research 15 (1): 111-127.

Liddicoat, KR, JW Simon, ME Krasny, and KG Tidball. 2007. Sharing programs across cultures: Lessons learned from Garden Mosaics in South Africa. Children, Youth and Environments 17(4).

Weinstein, ED and KG Tidball (2007). Environment-shaping: An Alternative Approach to Applying Foreign Development Assistance. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 1(1): 67-85.

Books and Chapters

Krasny, ME and KG Tidball. 2015. Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up. MIT Press.

Russ, A and ME Krasny. 2015. Urban environmental education trends. In: Russ, A et al. Urban Environmental Education. EECapacity.

Schusler, TM and ME Krasny. (forthcoming). Science and Democracy in Youth Environmental Action-Learning “Good” Thinking, In: MP Mueller and DJ Tippins, eds. EcoJustice, Citizen Science and Youth Activism: Situated Tensions for Science Education. Springer.

Krasny, ME and KG Tidball. (forthcoming) Civic Ecology: a Social-ecological Resilience Perspective on Environmental Education as a Practice and System. In: Environmental Education Reader. J Dillon, C Russell, and M Breunig, eds. Peter Lang.

Monroe, M and ME Krasny, eds. 2014. Across the Spectrum: Resources for Environmental Educators. North American Association of Environmental Education. (initial chapters available online, chapters added on ongoing basis)

Tidball, K.G., and Krasny, M.E. (Eds.). 2014. Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, resilience and community greening: Springer.

Tidball, KG and ME Krasny. 2014. Introduction. In: KG Tidball and ME Krasny, eds. Greening in the Red Zone. Springer-Verlag.

Tidball, KG and ME Krasny. 2014. Resilience and Transformation in the Red Zone. In: KG Tidball and ME Krasny, eds. Greening in the Red Zone. Springer-Verlag.

Tidball, KG. 2014.. Urgent Biophilia: Human-Nature interactions in Red Zone Recovery and Resilience. In: Tidball and Krasny, Eds., Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, Resilience, and Community Greening. Springer.

Krasny, ME, KH Pace, KG Tidball, and K Helphand. 2014. Nature Engagement to Foster Resilience in Military Communities. In: KG Tidball and ME Krasny, eds. Greening in the Red Zone. Springer-Verlag.

Tidball, KG. 2014. Trees and Rebirth: Social-ecological Symbols and Rituals in the Resilience of Post-Katrina New Orleans. In: KG Tidball and ME Krasny, eds. Greening in the Red Zone. Springer-Verlag. 

Tidball, KG, E Weinstein, and ME Krasny. 2014. Synthesis and Conclusion: Applying Greening in Red Zones. In: KG Tidball and ME Krasny, eds. Greening in the Red Zone. Springer-Verlag.

Stedman, Richard C., and Ingalls, Micah. 2014. Topophilia, Biophilia and Greening in the Red Zone. In K. G. Tidball & M. E. Krasny (Eds.), Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, Resilience , and Community Greening. New York: Springer-Verlag. 2013-Stedman

Richard C. Stedman, BL Amsden, TA Beckley, and Keith G. Tidball. 2014. Photo Based Methods for Understanding Place Meanings: A Focus on Risk and Restoration. In book: Place Attachment: Advances in Theory, Methods and Research, Chapter: Photo Based Methods for Understanding Place Meanings: A Focus on Risk and Restoration, Publisher: Routledge, Editors: L. Manzo, P. Devine-Wright, pp.112-124.

Krasny M.E., Lundholm, C., Shava S., Lee E., and Kobori H. 2013. Urban landscapes as learning arenas for biodiversity and ecosystem services management. In: Elmqvist T. at al. (editors) Urbanization, biodiversity and ecosystem services: Challenges and opportunities. Springer. Krasny et al CBO

Elmqvist, T., M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, Burak Guneralp , P. J. Marcotullio, R. I. McDonald, Susan Parnell , M. Schewenius, M. Sendstad, K. C. Seto, C. Wilkinson, M. Alberti, C. Folke, N. Frantzeskaki, Dagmar Haase , M. Katti, H. Nagendra, Jari Niemela , S. T. A. Pickett, C. L. Redman and K.G. Tidball (2013). Stewardship of the Biosphere in the Urban Era. Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities – A Global Assessment. T. Elmqvist, M. Fragkias, J. Goodness et al. Dordrecht Heidelberg New York London, Springer.

Krasny, ME and J Dillon, eds. 2013. Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating Transdisciplinary Dialogue. Peter-Lang.

Krasny, ME, 2013. Introduction: Tales of a Transdisciplinary Scholar. In: ME Krasny and J Dillon, eds. Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating Transdisciplinary Dialogue. Peter-Lang.

Laessoe, J and ME Krasny. 2013. Participation in Environmental Education: Crossing Boundaries within the Big Tent. In: ME Krasny and J Dillon, eds. Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating Transdisciplinary Dialogue. Peter-Lang.

Krasny, ME, MK Halpern, BV Lewenstein, and J Dillon. 2013. Conclusion: Do “arranged marriages” generate novel insights? In: ME Krasny and J Dillon, eds. Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating Transdisciplinary Dialogue. Peter-Lang.

Liddicoat, KL and ME Krasny. 2012. Research on the Lasting Impacts of Environmental Education. M Brody, J Dillon, R Stevenson, and A Wals (eds). International Handbook on Research in Environmental Education. Sage Publishers.

Tidball, K. G. and M. E. Krasny. 2012. A Role for Citizen Science in Disaster and Conflict Recovery and Resilience. Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research. J. Dickinson and R. Bonney. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press.

Krasny, ME, C Lundholm, and R Plummer (eds). 2010. Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems: the Role of Learning and Education. Taylor and Francis.

Tidball, KG and ME Krasny. 2007. From risk to resilience: What role for community greening and civic ecology in cities? In: Wals, A. (ed). Social Learning Towards a more Sustainable World. Wagengingen Academic Press. pp 149-164. 2007-Tidball

White Papers

DuBois, Bryce and Tidball, Keith G. (2013). Greening in Coastal New York Post-Sandy #CEL004. In Cornell Civic Ecology Lab (Ed.), Civic Ecology Lab White Paper Series (pp. 42). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. 2013-DuBois

Tidball, Keith G. (2013). The New York Extension Disaster Education Program: Testimony before the New York Legislature Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation’s Hearing on Effects of Extreme Weather Events #CEL003. In Cornell Civic Ecology Lab (Ed.), Civic Ecology Lab White Paper Series (pp. 6). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. 2013-Tidball

Tidball, Keith G. (2013). Returning Warriors and Environmental Education Opportunities: Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Restoration for Veterans #CEL002. In Cornell Civic Ecology Lab (Ed.), Civic Ecology Lab White Paper Series (pp. 17). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. Tidball-2013-warriors

Tidball, Keith G., Svendsen, Erika S., Campbell, Lindsay K., Falxa-Raymond, Nancy, and Wolf, Kathleen L. (2012). Preliminary Analysis of TKF “Book & Bench” texts using unsupervised semantic mapping of natural language with Leximancer concept mapping #CEL001. In Cornell Civic Ecology Lab (Ed.), Civic Ecology Lab White Paper Series (pp. 11). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. 2012-Tidball-analysis

Occasional Papers

DuBois, B and ME Krasny. 2014. Environmental Education Response to Hurricane Sandy in the New York Metropolitan Region. 2014-Sandy-EE

Kudryavtsev, A, and ME Krasny (2012). Urban environmental education: preliminary literature review (Document number CEL-2012-1). Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca, NY. 2012-UEE-review

Reports and Magazine Articles

DuBois, B and ME Krasny. 2015. Educating with Resilience in Mind: Environmental Education in Post-Sandy New York City. Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca NY. DuBois_Krasny_Resilience_EE_2015

Krasny, M. E., and N. T. Chaopricha. 2015. Environmental Education and Human Adaptation to Climate Change: Considerations and Resources. Cornell University, Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca NY.  Krasny_Chaopricha_CC_Adaptation_15

Krasny, M., J. Carey, B. DuBois, C. Lewis, J. Fraser, K. Fulton, B. Spitzer, L. Leou, J. Braus, A. Ferguson, J. Marcos-Iga, and A. Price. 2015. Climate Change and Environmental Education: Framing Perspectives. Cornell University, Ithaca NY.   Krasny_et_al_Climate_Perspectives_15

Khatib, D., and M. E. Krasny. 2015. Greening Programs to Facilitate Prisoner Reentry. Cornell University, Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca NY. Khatib_Krasny_Greening_Reentry_15

Tidball K.G. (2013) Green spaces: A path to recovery and resilience. In: Research And Policy Brief Series, issue 55. Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University. 2013-Tidball-GreenSpaces

Campbell, K., L. Chan, J. Custot, T. Elmqvist, and R. Galt with S Agbemenya, C Alfsen, N Allsopp, P Anderson, , E Andersson, D T Anh, A Barbe, O Barbosa, J Bernal, S Birch, R Boone, S Cilliers, B Combes, D Cooper, P Dogse, El Douwes, M Dubbeling, M Fragkias, J Garard, A Getz, F Gianfelici, J Goodness, D Gopal, Burak Guneralp, O Hillel, P Holmes, J Hopkins,M Kazembe, M Laros, B de Leeuw, J Liu, P Marcotullio, N Marzok, A McDonald, R McDonald, M McGeoch, R McInnes, C McLean, M Kingsley, R Moreno-Penaranda, S Monet, P Moustier, M Natty, R Oates, P O’Farrell, S Parnell, S Patrickson, A Pauchard, M A Rahman, J Ranara, F Reitsma, C Robichaud, C Romanelli, M Samways, M Schewenius, M Sendstad, J Senior, K Seto, C Shackleton, F Spinelli, M Taguchi, M Thomas, KG Tidball, P Toriro, T Trzyna, C Chia, C Wilkinson, W Yap, and R Zhang. (2012). Cities and Biodiversity Outlook – Action and Policy: A Global Assessment of the Links between Urbanization, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Services. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Montreal, Canada. 64 pages. 2012-Campbell

Lauber, TB, KG Tidball, ME Krasny, N. Freitas, B. Griswold, B. Ukeritis, and C. Word. (2012). Environmental Education in Urban Systems: An Exploration in Research and Practice. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Humans Dimensions Research Unit & Civic Ecology Lab. 2012-Lauber

Al-Jiburi, F, L Campbell, C Fragola, ME Krasny, G Lovasi, J Lu, D Maddox, S McDonnell, T McPherson, F Montalto, A Newman, E Pehek, R Rae, M Shane, R Stedman, E Svendsen, KG Tidball, L Westphal, and T Whitlow (2009) MillionTreesNYC: Green infrastructure and urban ecology: Building a research agenda. NYC Parks & Recreation. NYC, NY. 2009-MTNYC

Krasny, ME (2009) Children jump into community gardens: What springs out? Greening Review. American Community Gardening Association. Columbus OH. 2009-cgr

Tidball, KG, ME Krasny, and K Faurest, eds. (2009) The Case for a Community Greening Research Agenda. American Community Gardening Association. Columbus OH. 2009-cgr

Tidball, Keith G., Weinstein, Elon, Kaisler, Stephen, Grossman, Robert, and Tousley, Scott. (2008). Stake-holder asset-based planning environment. (DOD/OSD 2007 STTR Topic 003 Final Technical Report). Washington, DC: jointly published by Logos Technologies, Inc., Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab, and International Sustainable Systems. 2008-Tidball-Weinstein

Student Papers and Reports

Silva, Philip. 2013. Outcomes Monitoring within Civic Ecology Practices in the NYC Region. Silva 2013

Briggs, Lilly. 2013. Conservation in Cities: Linking Citizen Science and Civic Ecology Practices. 2013 Briggs

Hilliard, Candice. 2013. Urban Environmental Education: Examples from the Denver Metropolitan Area. Hilliard

Lee, Mou Jian. 2013. Possibilities for the Emergence of Civic Ecology Practices in Response to Social-Ecological Disturbance: The Case of Nuisance Chironomids in Singapore. Honors  Thesis, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Natural Resources. Ithaca NY : Cornell University. 2013-Lee

Dutton, E. 2013. Surviving Sandy: Stories of Urban Environmental Stewardship. Honors thesis – Urban and Environmental Policy: Occidental College and Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab. 2013-Dutton


Russ, A. 2015. Environmental education outcomes. EECapacity EEResearch series.

Russ, A. 2015 What influences pro-environmental behavior? EECapacity EEResearch series.

Russ, A. 2015. Pro-environmental behavior. EECapacity EEResearch series.

Russ, A. 2014. Environmental education and sense of place. EECapacity EEResearch series.

Russ, A. 2014. Urban environmental education. EECapacity EEResearch series.

Tidball, K.G. (2012). Greening in the Red Zone: Valuing Community-based Ecological Restoration in Human Vulnerability and Security Contexts. Presented at Cornell University Department of Natural Resources Departmental Seminar Series.

Tidball, KG (2012). Greening in the Red Zone. Presented at New York City Urban Field Station Quarterly Research Seminar, CUNY Law School. New York City, NY.

Krasny ME (2012) Learning about ecosystems in cities.

Tidball, KG and T Elmqvist (2012) Cities and Biodiversity Outlook.

Tidball, KG and K Brand (2012) Local governance and biodiversity.

Tidball, KG and B Diaz (2012) Urbanisation, biodiversity and ecosystems.

Tidball, KG and O Hillel (2012) Defining future urban sustainable development.

Kudryavtsev A. (2012). Sense of place: survey (7:02min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). New York Harbor School (4:30min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). Satellite Academy Eco-Leaders Program, New York (6:06min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). The Urban Farm at the Battery, New York (3:28min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). What’s Good in My Hood (6:57min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). Education Program at New York Restoration Project (5:02min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). Drew Gardens, The Bronx (4:11min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2011). AmeriCorps, New York Restoration Project (3:04min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2010). Green Roof in the Bronx (2:42min)

Tidball, K.G. (2010). Building resilience to perturbed urban areas (1:50 min)

Tidball, K.G. (2010). What is community-based natural resources management? (0:40 min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2010). Rocking the Boat: oyster restoration (2:52min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2010). Rocking the Boat: education about oysters (1:55min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2010). Rocking the Boat: education approaches (3:20min)

Kudryavtsev A. (2009). Removing invasive species, New York (3:54min)

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