Themes and Concepts: Collaborative governance

Publications are organized by theme and concept, action realm and regional focus. You may also view a list of all publications and a list of all Master's theses and PhD dissertations.

2015

Brisbois, M.C. 2015. Natural Resource Iand the State in Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: a Power-Based Analysis. PhD Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

Brisbois, M.C. and R.C. de Loë. 2015. Power in collaborative approaches to governance for water: A systematic review. Society and Natural Resources. DOI 10.1080/08941920.2015.1080339

Davidson, S L. and R.C. de Loë. 2015. The changing role of ENGO’s in water governance: institutional entrepreneurs? Environmental Management. DOI 10.1007/s00267-015-0588-8.

de Loë, R. 2015. Using Knowledge Co-Production to Improve Collaborative Approaches to Governance for Water. Waterloo, ON: Canadian Water Network.

de Loë, R.C., D. Murray and H. Simpson. 2015. Farmer perspectives on collaborative approaches to governance for water. Journal of Rural Studies. 42: 191-205.

Roth, A.P., and de Loë, R.C. 2015. Addressing Drought: A Survey of Canadian and International Experiences. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Simpson, H., R. de Loë and J. Andrey. 2015. Vernacular knowledge and water management – towards the integration of expert science and local knowledge in Ontario, Canada. Water Alternatives. 8(3): 77-97.

van Tol Smit, E., R.C. de Loë and R. Plummer. 2015. How knowledge is used in collaborative environmental governance: water classification in New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 58(3): 423-444.

von der Porten, S., R.C. de Loë and R. Plummer. 2015. Collaborative environmental governance and Indigenous peoples: recommendations for practice. Journal of Environmental Practice. 17(2):133-144.

2014

Roth, A. and Murray, D. 2014. Ontario’s Low Water Response Planning: Making Decisions for Areas Most Vulnerable to Drought and Low Water Conditions. Waterloo, Ontario: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Roth, A.P. 2014. Respecting Outcomes in Collaborative Processes: A low water response case study.  MES Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

Simpson, H. C. 2014. The Agricultural Community and its Contribution to Collaborative Environmental Problem-Solving. Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

Simpson, H.C. and R.C. de Loë. 2014. A collaborative approach to groundwater protection: the Rural Water Quality Program for Waterloo Region. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 39(2): 228-239.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2014. How collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving view Indigenous peoples: a systematic review. Society and Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2014.918232

2013

Taylor, B., R.C. de Loë and H. Bjornlund. 2013. Evaluating knowledge production and use in collaborative water governance. Water Alternatives. 6(1): 42-66.

von der Porten, S. 2013. Collaborative Environmental Governance and Indigenous Governance: A Synthesis. PhD Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Collaborative approaches to governance for water and Indigenous peoples: a case study from British Columbia, Canada. Geoforum. 50: 149-160.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Water governance and Indigenous governance: towards a synthesis. Indigenous Policy Journal. XXIII(4): online.

2012

de Loë, R.C. and D. Murray. 2012. Governance for Source Water Protection in Canada Synthesis
Report
. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Melnychuk, N., Murray, D., and de Loë, R. 2012. Water Governance Challenges and Opportunities: Lake Windermere, British Columbia. Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, ON.

Murray, D. and R. de Loë. 2012. 'Understanding the Current and Potential Role of the Natural Resources Sector in Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: Summary of Survey Findings'. Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, ON.

Murray, D. and R.C. de Loë. 2012. Farmers’ Perspectives on Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: Summary of Findings. Prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Waterloo, Ontario: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Taylor, B. and R. de Loë. 2012. Conceptualizations of local knowledge in collaborative environmental governance. Geoforum. 43:1207-17.

2011

Baird, J., Mitchell, S., Plummer, R., Purdy, S., Rathwell, K., and van Tol Smit, E. (2011). Water Governance in New Brunswick: Looking Forward. November 4, 2011 workshop report. French Fort Cove, Miramichi, NB.

Simpson, H. and R.C. de Loë. 2011. Source water protection – achieving a collaborative approach. GeoHydro 2011. August 28-31, 2011. Quebec City.

Taylor, B. 2011. Knowledge Production and Use in Collaborative Environmental Governance: A Case Study of Water Allocation Planning in South Australia. PhD Dissertation.  Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Van Tol, E. 2011. Knowledge Engagement in Collaborative Water Governance: A New Brunswick Example. MES Thesis. Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

2010

Hayman, A.A. 2010. Collaboration as a Governance Strategy for Integrated Water Resource Management: An Evaluation of Two Watershed Partnerships in the SIDS of Jamaica. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy and Water Policy and Governance Group. 2010. Water Sustainability and the Future of Canada's Natural Resource Sectors, Exploring the Changing Role of the Natural Resource Sectors in Canadian Water Governance. Tornoto, ON: National Round Table on the Environment and Economy.

Saunders, K.M. 2010. Investigating Consensus-Seeking Partnerships in Water Governance: A Case Study of Southern Alberta. MES Thesis. Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Smiley, S., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2010. Appropriate public involvement in local environmental governance: a framework and case study. Society and Natural Resources. 23:1-17.

2008

Ferreyra, C., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2008. Imagined communities, contested watersheds: challenges to integrated water resources management in agricultural areas. Journal of Rural Studies. 24: 304–321.

Poirier, B. 2008. Assessing Institutions for Aquatic Ecosystem Protection: A Case Study of the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Simms, G. 2008. The Transformative Capacity of Watershed Partnerships. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2007

Arsenault, L.M. 2007.  An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Two Watershed Councils in the Gaspé Peninsula, Québec. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Ferreyra, C. and Beard, P. 2007. Participatory evaluation of collaborative and integrated water management: insights from the field. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 50(2): 271-296.

Ferreyra, C. and R. Kreutzwiser. 2007. Integrating Land and Water Stewardship and Source Water Protection. Challenges and Opportunities. Report prepared for Conservation Ontario. Newmarket, Ontario: Conservation Ontario.

Norton, S.R. 2007. An Assessment of Local Involvement and Influence in the Development of a Water Sharing Plan, NSW, Australia.  MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Patrick, R.J. 2007. Factors Facilitating and Constraining Source Water Protection in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia: A Political Ecology Perspective.  PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2006

Ferreyra, C. 2006. Practicality, positionality, and emancipation: reflections on participatory action research with a watershed partnership. Systemic Practice and Action Research 19(6): 577 – 598.

Ferreyra, C. and P. Beard. 2006. "Assessing collaborative and integrated water management in an agricultural watershed of Ontario". 59th Canadian Water Resources Association Annual Conference: Working From the Source towards Sustainable Water Management, Toronto, Ontario, June 4-7, 2006.

Ferreyra, M.C. 2006. Developing Collaborative Advantage for Water Quality Protection in Agricultural Watersheds: A Policy Network Approach. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Wolfe, S. 2006. Collaboration and Commitment: Common Elements in the Southern African and Canadian Water Demand Management Programs. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2005

Guelph Water Management Group and Partners. 2005. Working Together… To Protect Our Source Waters. Conservation Ontario. 56 pp.

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