In the journal Global Ecology and Conservation, an article coauthored by Ainslie Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Loren McClenachan concludes that there are “opportunities to integrate findings from historical ecology with other perspectives to create forward-looking management strategies that are rooted in place and past.”

The article,”Past Forward: Recommendations from historical ecology for ecosystem management” was published online Nov. 2. Full text is available online. It reviewed more than 200 historical ecology studies and analyzed recommendations for ecosystem management emerging from the field.