Dr. Annie Booth

 
Professor, ESMDr. Annie Booth
Curriculum Chair:  Environmental Studies BA
For detailed contact information, please click here.
Education: 
Ph.D. in Land Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, Wisconsin.
May 1992.
Major Field: Environmental Philosophy
Minor fields: Native American Studies, Women and Environment, Environmental Ethics.
Masters in Environmental Studies
York University; North York, Ontario. June 1985.
Area of Concentration: Biological Preservation and Societal Attitudes
Minor areas: Environmental Policy, Environmental Law, Environmental Philosophy.
Bachelor of Arts
University of Victoria; Victoria, British Columbia. June 1981.
Major: History.
Research Interests:
Environmental and natural resources policy and planning; Environmental philosophy and ethics; First Nations resource management strategies and philosophies; Women and environments; Sustainable development and communities; Community based resource management;  Public engagement and consultation strategies; Society and animals
Current Courses:
ENVS 101                        Introduction to Environmental Citizenship
ENVS 326                        Natural Resources, Environmental Issues and Public Engagement
For further information on the courses that Dr. Annie Booth has developed and taught,
please click here.
Professional Qualifications:
Current Research and Graduate Students
Beginning 2007. Masters in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (thesis)   
Topic: University Sustainability.
Beginning 2007. Master of Arts in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (thesis)
Topic: Community Politics and Sustainable Landscaping.
Beginning 2006.  Masters in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (thesis)
Topic: Developing consultation processes in the Gwit’chen First Nation community of
Old Crow, YT.
Beginning 2003: Master of Arts in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies
Topic: First Nation’s Resource Management and Consultation
Defended 2007: Masters in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (project)
Topic: First Nations and Archaeological Policy
Defended 2007: Masters in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (project)
Topic: First Nations Environmental Health Consultation Processes
Defended May 2003: MA in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies
Topic: Forestry in the Media.
Defended December 2001:  MSc in Natural Resource Management
Topic: Women's Participation in Resource Management Decision Making
Defended September 2000: MSc in Natural Resource Management
Topic: Activism in Canada
Defended, May 1997: MSc in Natural Resource Management
Topic: Community Based Forestry 
Defended, May 1997: MSc in Natural Resource Management
Topic: Public Attitudes to Air Pollution in Prince George, British Columbia 
 
Selected Publications:
Booth, A.L. and N.W. Skelton. 2011. "Industry and government perspectives on First Nations' participation in the British Columbia environmental assessment process." Environmental Impact Assessment Review 31 (2011) 216–225. (PDF)
Environment, Development and Sustainability (2011) 13:685–702, Volume 13, Number 4. (PDF)
Booth, A.L. and N.W. Skelton. 2011. "Improving First Nations’ participation in environmental assessment processes: recommendations from the field."  Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 29(1), March 2011, pages 49–58. (PDF)

Booth, A.L. and G. Halseth. 2011. "Why the public thinks natural resources public participation processes fail:  A case study of British Columbia communities." Land Use Policy 28 (2011) 898– 906. (PDF)
Smyth, D., A. Fredeen and A.L. Booth. 2010. “Reducing Solid Waste in Higher Education: The First Step towards ‘Greening’ a University Campus.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling 54:1007–1016. (PDF)
Hesse, G., R.V. Rea and A. Booth.  2010.  “Wildlife Management Practices at Western Canadian Airports.”  Journal of Air Transport Management 16: 185-190.  (PDF)
Booth, A., and N.W. Skelton. 2010.  “First Nations’ Access and Rights to Resources.”  In B. Mitchell (ed.). Uncertainty and Conflict: Resource and Environmental Management in Canada.  Toronto: Oxford University Press. Pp. 80 - 103.
Booth, A. 2008. "Ethics, Foresters, Forestry and First Nations." BC Forest Professional Magazine 15(6): 13.  (PDF)
Booth, A. and N. Skelton.  2008. "Indigenous Community Values and Commercial Forestry. A Case Study of Tl'azt'en Nation." Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute Occasional Paper 3, October 2008.  Prince George, BC:  Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute, University of Northern British Columbia.  28 pp. (PDF)
Booth, A. And N. Skelton. 2009. “The Use of Domestic Goats and Vinegar as Municipal Weed Control Alternatives.”  Environmental Practice 11: 3 - 16. (PDF)
Booth, A. 2007. “Environment and Nature in Native American Thought.”  Helaine Selin (ed.). Encyclopaedia of the History of Non-Western Science: Natural Sciences, Technology and Medicine. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Pp. 798-810.
Booth, A. 2003. “We Are the Land: Native American Views of Nature.” In H. Selin (ed.). Nature Across Cultures: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp. 329-349.
Kessler, W. and A. Booth. 2002. "Professor Leopold, Sir, What Is Education For?"  Wildlife Society Bulletin. 26(4): 707 - 712. REPRINTED in Richard L. Knight and Susan Riedel (eds.). 2002. Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. 119 - 127. (PDF)
Booth, A. 1998. "Learning From Others:  What Ecophilosophy Can Learn From Traditional Native American Women's Lives." Environmental Ethics 20(1): 81 - 99.
Booth, A. And G. Halseth. 1999."The Natural Resources and Community Workbook." Forest Renewal British Columbia Research Grant: Community Participation and Decision Making in the New Forest Economy.
Booth, A. 1999. "Aboriginal Forestry, A Community Based Workbook." Forest Renewal British Columbia Research Grant: Linking Forestry and Community in the Tl'azt'en Nation:  Lessons for Aboriginal Forestry.
Booth, A. 1997. "Overview of Ecofeminism." In Alex Wellington, Allen Greenbaum, and Wesley Cragg (Eds.).  Canadian Issues in Applied Environmental Ethics. Toronto, ONT: Broadview Press.  Pp. 330 - 351.
Booth, A. 1996. "Critical Questions in Ecophilosophy." A. Light and J. Smith (eds.).  Philosophy and Geography I: Space, Place and Environmental Ethics. Pp. 255-273.
Booth, A. and H. Jacobs. 1990. "Ties That Bind: Native American Beliefs as a Foundation for Environmental Consciousness."  Environmental Ethics 12(1): 27-43. 
Videos:
Second Chance.” 2001. Video for The North Cariboo Branch of the  Society for the Prevention of Animals to Cruelty. Writer, director, co-editor.  This video examines the activities of the SPCA.
Without the Forest, We Are Not Tl’azt’enne.” 1999.  Writer, producer, director, co-editor. 
This video examines the experience of the Tl’azt’en Nation (a Native Canadian Band) in managing a commercial forest tenure.  Forest Renewal British Columbia Research Grant: Linking Forestry and Community in the Tl'azt'en Nation:  Lessons for Aboriginal Forestry.