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Alistair J. Bath

Department of Geography
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL
A1B 3X9

Office: EN 3012
Tel: (709) 864-4733
Fax: (709) 864-3119

E mail: abath[at]mun.ca

PhD 1993, University of Calgary; MA 1987, University of Wyoming; BA Honours 1985, Wilfred Laurier University.

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Resource management, wildlife and recreational resources and park planning
  • Human dimensions in wildlife resource management
  • Public involvement and resource management decision-making
  • Conservation parks' education and information programs
  • Attitudes towards wolves and wolf management in Portugal
  • Human dimensions in forestry management issues in Newfoundland.

Selected Publications

  • Majic, A. and A.J.Bath. In press. Changes in attitudes toward wolves in Croatia. Biological Conservation.
  • Decker, S. and A.J. Bath. 2010. The return of the king or bringing snails to the garden? The human dimensions of a proposed restoration of European (Bison bonasus) in Germany. Restoration Ecology. Vol. 18(1): tbd
  • Bath, A.J. 2009. Human Dimensions: working with people toward effective conservation. UKWCT Wolf Print. Issue 37: 8-10.
  • Bath, A.J.,Olszanska, A. and Okarma, H. 2009. From a human dimensions perspective, the unknown large carnivore: Public attitudes toward Eurasian lynx in Poland. Human dimensions of wildlife. Vol. 13 (1): 31-46.
  • Rosen, T. and A.J. Bath. 2009. Transboundary management of large carnivores in Europe: From incident to opportunity. Conservation Letters. 2: 109-114.
  • Bath, A.J. 2006. Understanding forest management issues on the island portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Report submitted to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Western Newfoundland Model Forest. 99pp.
  • Bath, A.J. 2006. Attitude and knowledge study of Newfoundland residents on moose and moose management in Terra Nova National Park of Canada. Report submitted to Terra Nova National Park of Canada. Glovertown, NL. Parks Canada. 91pp.
  • Cote, A. and A.J. Bath. 2005. Engaging Canadians Means Engaging Communities: The successful beginnings of making the Engaging Canadians Initiative Work. “Terra Nova National Park of Canada Listens to Community Residents”. Report for Terra Nova National Park of Canada. Glovertown, NL. Parks Canada. 23pp.
  • Bath, A.J. 2004. Human Dimensions in Northwest River Salmon Management: Local resident attitudes toward and knowledge about Atlantic salmon and Northwest River in Terra Nova National Park, Parks Canada report (Glovertown, Terra Nova National Park, NL) 37p.
  • Bath, A.J. 2003. Western Newfoundland resident attitudes toward and knowledge about Newfoundland marten and marten recovery. Report submitted to Terra Nova National Park and Heritage Foundation for Terra Nova. St. John's.
  • Bath, A.J. and J.Enck. 2003. Wildlife-human interactions in Canadian and U.S. national parks. Report submitted to National Park Social Science Series publication. Washington: U.S. National Park Service.
  • Pitcher, J., T. Baldwin, A.J. Bath, et al. 2003. Best practices in Canadian rural development: regional perspectives. Report submitted to the Canadian Rural Partnership and Development Secretariat. 115 p.
  • Bath, A.J. 2002. Resident attitudes toward and knowledge about Newfoundland marten and marten recovery in Terra Nova National Park and Newfoundland. Report submitted to Terra Nova National Park, Parks Canada. St. John's, 125 p.
  • Enck, J. and A.J. Bath. 2001. Restoration of wildlife species. In D. Decker (Ed.), Human dimensions of wildlife management in North America. Chapter 12: 389-415.
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