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Books and monographs

Irland, Professional Ethics for Natural Resource and Environmental Managers: A Primer. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, 2007. 210 pp.


Irland, The Northeast’s Changing Forest. Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA (dist. by Harvard Univ. Press). 1999. 427 pp.


Irland (ed.), Ethics in Forestry. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 1994. 458 pp. (A readings volume.)


Irland, Dimond, Baum, Falk, and Stone. 1988. The Spruce Budworm Outbreak in Maine in the 1970’s — Assessment and Directions for the Future. Orono: University of Maine Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 819. 119 pp.


Irland, Wildlands and Woodlots. Hanover: University Press of New England. 1982. 217 pp.


Irland, Wilderness Economics and Policy. Lexington, MA: Heath-Lexington. 1979. 225 pp.


Irland (ed.), Manpower–Forest Industry’s Key Resource. Papers of the 39th Industrial Forestry Seminar. New Haven: Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin No. 86. 1975. 242 pp.


Irland, Is Timber Scarce? The Economics of a Renewable Resource.New Haven: Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin No. 83. 1974. 97 pp.


Irland, Land, Timber and Recreation in Maine’s Northwoods. Orono: Univ. of Maine Agr. Exp. Sta. Misc. Publ. 730. 81 pp.

Book Chapters

Colgan and Irland, “The sustainability dilemma: observations from Maine history,” In: R. E. Barringer, ed., Toward a Sustainable Maine: the Politics, Economics, and Ethics of Sustainability. Portland: Univ. of So. Maine, E. S. Muskie Institute, 1993, pp. 53-116.


Irland, “Maine’s changing economy.” In: R. E. Barringer, ed. Changing Maine. Univ. of Southern Maine, 1990, pp. 5-17.


Irland, “Management of insects and diseases in forested environments,” In: P. V. Ellefson, Ed. Forest Resource Economics and Policy Research. Boulder: Westview Press. 1989, pp. 327-341.


Irland, “Things wild and free: the economics of wilderness,” In: Agee and Johnson, Ecosystem Management, University of Washington Press. 1988. pp. 160-179.


Irland, “Improving the EIS process: a case study of spruce budworm control,” Ch. 19. In: S. Hart, G. Enk, and W. Hornick, eds, Improving Impact Assessment. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984, pp. 375-392.


Irland and Runyon, “Economics of spruce budworm management strategy,” In: D. M. Schmitt, D. G. Grimble, and J. L. Searcy, eds.,Managing the Spruce Budworm in Eastern North America. USDA-FS, Agr. Handbook 620. Oct. 1984, pp. 65-81.


Conkling, Irland and Harvey. “Views of the forest,” and Platt, Irland, and Conkling, “Human impact,” In: P. W. Conkling, ed. From Cape Cod to the Bay of Fundy: An environmental analysis of the Gulf of Maine.Cambridge: MIT Press. 1995, pp. 167-188 and 209-232.


Irland, “Transportation and energy,” In: Penobscot: the Forest, River and Bay. Rockland (ME): Island Institute. 1996. pp. 66-75.


Irland, “Papermaking in New England’s flannel shirt frontier: economic trends and social change in the paper milltowns,” In: M. Lapping, ed.New England’s flannel shirt frontier. Forthcoming.


Irland, “Wildness and wilderness: a northeastern perspective,” In: P. Austin, D. Bennett, and R. Kimber, eds. On wilderness: voices from Maine. Gardiner, Maine: Tilbury House Publishers. 2003.


Irland. Maine’s forest industry: from one era to another. In: R. E. Barringer (ed.) Changing Maine. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House, 2004.


Irland and E. O. Kremenetska, 2009. “Practical Economics of Forest Ecosystem Management: The Case of the Ukrainian Carpathians”.    In, Soloviy and Keeton, edsEcological Economics and Sustainable Forest Management: Developing A Transdisciplinary Approach For The Carpathian Mountains.  Ukrainian National Forestry University Press, Lviv.  Chapter 11.


Lloyd Irland, Sergiy Zibtsev, Pavlo Popovich, Yurij Bihun.   2009.  Challenges and opportunities for the sustainable development of forest management on private lands in Ukraine.  Ch. 17 in above book.


Irland, Potter, and Esty,  2009. Global forest comparisons: developing a forest index for the Yale Environmental Performance Index.  in, L. Zahvoyska et al, eds.  Building insights of managerial economics and accounting towards SFM.  IUFRO conference proceedings,  Units 4.05.00 et al.  Lviv: UNFU Press


Lilieholm, Irland, and Hagan,   “Changing Socio-Economic Conditions for Private Woodland Protection”   in    S.C. Trombulak and R.F. Baldwin (eds.), Landscape-scale Conservation Planning,   pages 67-98.   DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9575-6_5,

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Irland, 2011.   “New England Forests: Two Centuries of a Changing Landscape”

In, B. Harrison and R. Judd, eds.  New England: A Landscape History.  Cambridge: MIT Press.  Pp. 53-70.


Irland, 2013.  Southern timberland compared to US Stocks: quarterly total returns 1987-2010.  In T. Harris et al, eds.  Timberland markets: transactions, values, and market research 2000-2012.  Timber Mart South Athens, GA. Sept.  at p. 86 ff. (prev. published in TMS.)

Irland,  2014. Forests, poverty, and livelihoods: thinking about the economic dynamics. In,P.P. Bhojvaid and Neena Khandekaran, eds.  Sustainable forest management for multiple values: A paradigm shift. 2 vols.  At p.  805-840.  India Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun.