We try to keep this list of publications up-to-date, but sometimes we fall behind.  All of our publications can be found on our groups Google Scholar Page 

Wilson, H., Bodwitch, H., Carah, J., Daane, K., Getz, C., Grantham, T.E. & Butsic, V. (2019). First known survey of cannabis production practices in California. Calif. Agric., 73, 119–127.

Valachovic, Y., Quinn-Davidson, L., Stackhouse, J. & Butsic, V. (2019). Perceptions of cannabis among Humboldt County timberland and ranchland owners. Calif. Agric., 73, 161–168.

Schwab, B., Wartenberg, A. & Butsic, V. (2019). Characteristics of farms applying for cannabis cultivation permits. Calif. Agric., 73, 128–135.

Brandt, J.S., Radeloff, V., Allendorf, T., Butsic, V. & Roopsind, A. (2019). Effects of ecotourism on forest loss in the Himalayan biodiversity hotspot based on counterfactual analyses. Conserv. Biol., cobi.13341.

Klein, J.A., Tucker, C.M., Nolin, A.W., Hopping, K.A., Reid, R.S., Steger, C., Grêt?Regamey, A., Lavorel, S., Müller, B., Yeh, E.T., Boone, R.B., Bourgeron, P., Butsic, V., Castellanos, E., Chen, X., Dong, S.K., Greenwood, G., Keiler, M., Marchant, R., Seidl, R., Spies, T., Thorn, J. & Yager, K. (2019). Catalyzing Transformations to Sustainability in the World’s Mountains. Earth’s Futur., 7, 2018EF001024.

Yin, H., Butsic, V., Buchner, J., Kuemmerle, T., Prishchepov, A. V., Baumann, M., Bragina, E. V., Sayadyan, H. & Radeloff, V.C. (2019). Agricultural abandonment and re-cultivation during and after the Chechen Wars in the northern Caucasus. Glob. Environ. Chang., 55, 149–159.

Bar-Massada, A., Ives, A.R. & Butsic, V. (2019). A mathematical partitioning of the effects of habitat loss and habitat degradation on species abundance. Landsc. Ecol., 34, 9–15.

Butsic, V., Carah, J.K., Baumann, M., Stephens, C., Brenner, J.C. 2018. The emergence of cannabis agricultural frontiers as environmental threats. Environmental Research Letters.

Huang, J., Butsic, V., He, W., Degefu, D., Liao, Z., An, M. 2018. Historical accountability for equitable, efficient, and sustainable allocation of the right to emit wastewater in China. Entropy.

Piquer-Rodríguez, M., Baumann, M., Butsic, V., Gasparri, H.I., Gavier-Pizarro, G. et al. 2018. The potential impact of economic policies on future land-use conversions in Argentina. Land Use Policy.

An, M., Butsic, V., He, W., Zhang, Z., Qin, T., Huang, Z., Yuan, L. 2018. Drag effect of water consumption on urbanization: a case study of the Yangtze River Economic Belt from 2000 to 2015. Water.

Nolte, C., Gobbi, B., de Waroux, Y.P., Piquer-Rodríguez, M., Butsic, V. et al. 2018. Challenges in attributing avoided deforestation to policies and actors: lessons from provincial forest zoning in the Argentine Dry Chaco. Ecological Economics.

Moanga, D., Schroeter, I., Ackerly, D., Butsic, V. 2018. Avoided land use conversions and carbon loss from conservation purchases in California. Journal of Land Use Science.

Butsic, V., Schwab, B., Baumann, M., Brenner, J.C., 2017. Inside the Emerald Triangle: Modeling the placement and size of cannabis production in Humboldt County, CA USA. Ecol. Econ.

Wang, I., Brenner, J.C., Butsic, V. 2017. Cannabis, an emerging agricultural crop, leads to deforestation and fragmentation. Front. Ecol. Evol.

Butsic, V., Shapero, M., Moanga, D., Larson, S., 2017. Using InVEST to assess ecosystem services on conserved properties in Sonoma County, CA. Calif. Agric. 71, 81–89. doi:10.3733/ca.2017a0008

Butsic, V., C. Munteanu, P. Griffiths, J. Knorn, V. C. Radeloff, J. Lieskovský, D. Mueller, and T. Kuemmerle. (2017). The effect of protected areas on forest disturbance in the Carpathian Mountains 1985-2010. Conservation Biology.

Butsic, V., D. J. Lewis, V. C. Radeloff, M. Baumann, and T. Kuemmerle. (2017). Quasi-experimental methods enable stronger inferences from observational data in ecology. Basic and Applied Ecology.

Nolte, C., B. Gobbi, Y. le Polain de Waroux, M. Piquer-Rodríguez,V. Butsic, and E. F. Lambin. (2017). Decentralized Land Use Zoning Reduces Large-scale Deforestation in a Major Agricultural Frontier. Ecological Economics 136:30–40.

Wen, L., V. Butsic J. R. Stapp, and A. Zhang. (2017). Can China’s land coupon program activate rural assets? An empirical investigation of program characteristics and results of Chongqing. Habitat International 59:80–89.

Butsic, V.., Syphard, A.D., Keeley, J.E. & Bar-Massada, A. (2017). Can private land conservation reduce wildfire risk to homes? A case study in San Diego County, California, USA. Landsc. Urban Plan., 157, 161–169.

Syphard, A.D., Butsic. V., Bar-Massada, A., Keeley, J.E., Tracey, J.A. & Fisher, R.N. (2016). Setting priorities for private land conservation in fire-prone landscapes: Are fire risk reduction and biodiversity conservation competing or compatible objectives? Ecol. Soc., 21, art2. (conceived of question, designed research, conducted research, writing)

Levers, C., V. Butsic, P. H. Verburg, D. Müller, and T. Kuemmerle. 2016. Drivers of changes agricultural intensity in Europe. Land Use Policy 58:380–393.

Butsic, V. & Brenner, J.C. (2016). Cannabis ( Cannabis sativa or C. indica ) agriculture and the environment: a systematic, spatially-explicit survey and potential impacts. Environ. Res. Lett., 11, 044023.

Butsic, V., Kelly, M., & Moritz, M. (2015). Land Use and Wildfire: A Review of Local Interactions and Teleconnections. Land, 4(1), 140–156. doi:10.3390/land4010140

Butsic, V., Baumann, M., Shortland, A., Walker, S., & Kuemmerle, T. (2015). Conservation and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The impacts of warfare, mining, and protected areas on deforestation. Biological Conservation, 191, 266–273. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.037

Butsic, V., & Kuemmerle, T. (2015). Using optimization methods to align food production and biodiversity conservation beyond land sharing and land sparing. Ecological Applications.

Brandt, J. S., Butsic, V., Schwab, B., Kuemmerle, T., & Radeloff, V. C. (2015). The relative effectiveness of protected areas, a logging ban, and sacred areas for old-growth forest protection in southwest China. Biological Conservation, 181, 1–8. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2014.09.043

Fischer, Joern, D.J. Abson, V. Butsic, M. J. Chappell, J. Ekroos, J. Hanspach, T. Kuemmerle, H.G. Smith, and H.Wehrden. 2014. “Land Sparing versus Land Sharing: Moving Forward.” Conservation Letters 7:149-157

Levers, C, P.J. Verkerk, D. Müller, P.H. Verburg, V. Butsic, P.J. Leitão, M. Lindner, and T. Kuemmerle. 2014. “Drivers of Forest Harvesting Intensity Patterns in Europe.” Forest Ecology and Management 315: 160–172

Munteanu, C., T. Kuemmerle, M. Boltižiar, V. Butsic, U. Gimmi, L. Halada, D. Kaim, G. Király, E. Konkoly-Gyuró, J. Kozak, J. Lieskovský, M. Mojses, D. Mueller, K. Ostafin, K. Ostapowicz, O. Shandra, P. Štych, S. Walker, V.C. Radeloff. 2014. Forest and agricultural land change in the Carpathian region – A meta-analysis of long-term patterns and drivers of change. Land Use Policy, 38: 685-97.

Syphard, A.D, A. Bar Masada, V. Butsic, and J.E Keeley. 2013. “Land Use Planning and Wildfire: Development Policies Influence Future Probability of Housing Loss.”  PloS One 8

Beaudry, Frederic, V.C. Radeloff, A.M. Pidgeon, A.J. Plantinga, D.J. Lewis, D.Helmers, and V. Butsic. 2013. “The Loss of Forest Birds Habitats under Different Land Use Policies as Projected by a Coupled Ecological-Econometric Model.” Biological Conservation 165: 1–9

Butsic, V., D. Lewis, and V.C. Radeloff.  2013 “Reserve Selection with Land Market Feedbacks.” Journal of Environmental Management, 114: 276–84.

Radeloff, V.C., F. Beaudry, T. M. Brooks, V. Butsic, M. Dubinin, T. Kuemmerle, and A. M. Pidgeon. 2013. “Hot Moments for Biodiversity Conservation.” Conservation Letters 6: 58–65.

Butsic, V., V. C. Radeloff, T. Kuemmerle, and A. M. Pidgeon. 2012. “Analytical Solutions to Trade-Offs Between Size of Protected Areas and Land-Use Intensity.” Conservation Biology, 26 (5): 883-893.

Radeloff, V. C., E. Nelson, A. J. Plantinga, D. J. Lewis, D. Helmers, J. J. Lawler, J. C. Withey, F. Beaudry, S. Martinuzzi, V. Butsic, E. Lonsdorf, D. White, and S. Polasky. 2012. “Economic-Based Projections of Future Land Use in the Conterminous United States Under Alternative Policy Scenarios.” Ecological Applications, 22 (3): 1036-1049.

Butsic, V., J.W. Gaeta, and V. C. Radeloff. 2012. “The Ability of Zoning and Land Acquisition to Increase Property Values and Maintain Largemouth Bass Growth Rates in an Amenity Rich Region.” Landscape and Urban Planning, 107 (1): 69–78.

Butsic, V., E. Hanak, and R.G. Valletta 2011 “Climate Change and Housing Prices: Hedonic Estimates for Ski Resorts in Western North America.” Land Economics, 87 (1): 75–91.

Rissman, A.R., and V. Butsic. 2011. “Land Trust Defense and Enforcement of Conserved Areas.” Conservation Letters, 4 (1): 31–37.

Butsic, V., D.J. Lewis, and L. Ludwig. 2011. “An Econometric Analysis of Land Development with Endogenous Zoning.” Land Economics, 87 (3): 412 –432.

Butsic, V., D. J. Lewis, and V. C. Radeloff. 2010. “Lakeshore Zoning has Heterogeneous Effects on Ecological Indicators as Predicted with Coupled Economic-Biological Models.” Ecological Applications, 20 (3): 867-979.

Lewis, D.J., W. Provencher, and V. Butsic 2009. “The Dynamic Effects of Open-Space Conservation Policies on Residential Development Density.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 57 (3): 239–252.

Butsic, V., and N. R. Netusil. 2007. “Valuing Water Rights in Douglas County, Oregon,
Using the Hedonic Price Method.” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 43 (3): 622–629.