Sayles Uncharted Waters

Publications

Journal articles

Sayles, J.S. and J.A. Baggio. 2017. Social-ecological network analysis of scale mismatches in estuary watershed restoration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. doi:10.1073/pnas.1604405114

Sayles, J.S. and J.A. Baggio. 2017. Who collaborates and why: Assessment and diagnostic of governance network integration for salmon restoration in Puget Sound, USA. Journal of Environmental Management. 186 (1): 64-78.

Sayles, J.S. 2015. No wilderness to plunder: Process thinking reveals Cree land-use via the goose-scape. The Canadian Geographer. 49 (3): 297–303.

Benessaiah, K. and J. Sayles. 2014. Drug trafficking’s effects on coastal ecosystems. Science. 343 (6178): 1431.

Sayles, J.S. and M. E. Mulrennan. 2010. Securing a future: Cree hunters’ resistance and flexibility to environmental changes, Wemindji, James BayEcology and Society. 15 (4): 22.

Sayles, J.S. and D.I. Green. 2005. Bilateral action for right whales. Science. 310 (5754): 1616-1617.

 

Book chapters

Ford, J.D., T. Bell, N.J. Couture, D.E. Atkinson, C. Champalle, A.C. Willox, J. Dawson, M. Falardeau-Côté, M. Flynn, S. Harper, T.S. James, J. Labbe, T. Lanz, I. Mauro, E. Myers, N. Ogden, K. Parewick, T. Pearce, B. Radosavljevic, R. Riedlsperger, J.S. Sayles and M. Tremblay. 2016. Perspectives on Canada’s North Coast region. In D.S. Lemmen, F.J. Warren, T.S. James and C.S.L. Mercer Clarke, (eds.), Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Assessment of Canada’s Marine Coasts, p. 153–206. Ottawa, ON: Government of Canada.

 

Book Reviews

Sayles, J.S. (In press). A review of Together We Survive: Ethnographic Intuition, Friendship, and Conversations. The Canadian Journal of Native Studies.

Sayles, J.S. 2012. A review of Practicing Geography: Careers for Enhancing Society and the Environment. The Professional Geographer. 64 (4): 626-627.

 

Theses and dissertation

Sayles, J.S. 2015. Flowing together: Addressing social-ecological scale mismatches for estuary watershed restoration in the Whidbey Basin, Puget Sound, WA. PhD. Dissertation. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Sayles, J.S. 2008. Tapaiitum: Human modifications of the coast as adaptations to environmental change, Wemindji, Eastern James Bay. Master’s thesis. Concordia University. Montreal, QC.

*Benessaiah, K., A. Bennett, S. Boyce, E. Crawford, V. Demers, M. Forrest, E. Lagacé, C.C. Lemoine, C. Péloquin, J. Sayles, S. Schiff, and K. Scott. 2003. Aa-Wiichaautuwiihkw: Creating a culturally appropriate watershed and adjacent marine coastal protected area in Paakumshumwaau (old factory) Wemindji, James Bay, Quebec. Group senior project. McGill School of Environment, McGill University. Montreal, QC.

*Authors are listed in alphabetical order.

 

Other publications

Sayles, J.S. and E. White. 2006. Appendix F: Discussion of dams on the Wallkill River. In, Wallkill River Watershed Conservation and Management Plan Steering Committee (eds), Wallkill River Watershed Conservation and Management Plan. Ulister County Soil and Water Conservation District. New York.

Sayles, J.S. 2005. DRAFT New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program stream barrier inventory and characterization methodology and training manual. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Hudson River Estuary Program. New Paltz, NY.

Sayles, J.S. 2005. Knowledge flow: a Hudson River Estuary watershed citizens’ tool for ecological discussions about stream barriers and barrier removal. Pages 30-36 in, David Burns, Lisa Vasilakos, Rick Oestrike (eds), Natural Resource Management Plan for the Fishkill Creek Watershed, June 2005. Dutchess County Environmental Management Council. New York.

Sayles, J.S. 2005. Summary report of the stream barrier inventory and characterization of the Fishkill Creek Watershed. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Hudson River Estuary Program. New Paltz, NY

 

Posters

Debortoli, N., J.S. Sayles, D. Clark, and J.D. Ford. 2016. An index to integrate local and regional vulnerability to climate change in the Canadian Arctic. At the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting. 05-09 December.

Sayles, J.S. and J.A.  Baggio. 2015. Social-ecological network analysis of scale-mismatch in estuary watershed restoration. At the symposium on Sustaining the Commons: Interplay between Theory and Practice, Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment, Arizona State University. 19 March.

Sayles, J.S. and M.E. Mulrennan. 2014. Landscape modifications by Wemindji Cree hunters in response to rapid coastal changes. At the 2014 Symposium on Science and Traditional Knowledge in the Eeyou Marine Region. 25-27 March.

Sayles, J.S., K.L. Larson, E.M. Cook, and S.H. Hall. 2011. The influence of environmental values, urban structure, and neighborhood context on household-level biodiversity and plant composition. At the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. 12-16 April.

Sayles, J.S., E.M. Cook, K.L. Larson, and S.H. Hall. 2011. The influence of environmental values and neighborhood context on household-level biodiversity. At the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project Thirteenth Annual Poster Symposium. 12-13 January.

Cook, E., R. Hale, D. Iwaniec, J. Corman, X. Dong, G. Metson, and J. Sayles. 2010. Urban stoichiometry: An elemental approach to understanding human-environment interactions. At the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project Twelfth Annual Poster Symposium. 14 January.

 

Presentations

Sayles, J.S. 2015. Assessing scale mismatches for landscape restoration planning using social-ecological network analysis. At the International Association for Landscape Ecology’s 2015 World Congress. 5-9 July.

Sayles, J.S. and J.A. Baggio. 2015. Social-ecological network analysis of scale-mismatches in estuary watershed restoration. At the XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA). 23-28 June.

Sayles, J.S. and J.A. Baggio. 2014. A social-ecological approach to estuary-restoration planning: integrating social networks into landscapes. At the 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. 30 April – 02 May.

Sayles, J.S. 2012. Session discussant for researching and improving geography graduate education for STEM careers, sponsored by the AAG EDGE project. At the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. 24-28 February.

Sayles, J.S. 2012. TA survey results and TA workshop. At the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Brown Bag Series, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. 25 January.

Polsky, C., M. Grove, K. Larson, L. Ogden, J. Fraser, E. Harris, D. Martin, R. Garvoille, J. Sayles, and N. Vaughn. 2011. Landscape and social ecologies of suburbanization: what is on our residential landscapes? At the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. 12-16 April.

Sayles, J.S. 2010. Environmental changes, resource harvesting, tradeoffs, and values in Wemindji, James Bay. At the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. 14-18 April.

Campbell, G. and J.S. Sayles. 2008. Crisis of faith and conversion during the first LMS mission to Madagascar, 1820-36. At the Workshop on Madagascar: Humans, Health, and Environment in Madagascar. The Indian Ocean World Center, McGill Univ. 10-11 Oct.

Sayles, J.S. and M.E. Mulrennan. 2008. Wemindji Cree adaptations to coastal landscape change, Eastern James Bay. At The 2008 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. 15-19 April.

Sayles, J.S. and M.E. Mulrennan. 2007. James Bay Cree response to coastal landscape change, Eastern James Bay. At The National Ocean Management Research Network (OMRN) Conference 2007. 24-27 Oct.

Sayles, J.S. and M.E. Mulrennan. 2007. Where islands meet the mainland: understanding dynamic human and biophysical historic coastal changes in Wemindji, Eastern James Bay, QC. At the 8th International Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Student Conference on Northern Studies. 19-21 Oct.

Sayles, J.S. and M.E. Mulrennan. 2006. Adaptation to coastal change: recent shoreline displacement and associated human land-use and landscape modifications, Wemindji, Eastern James Bay, Quebec. At the New England – St. Lawrence Valley Division of the Association of the American Geographers Annual Meeting. 13-15 Oct.

Sayles, J.S. 2005. A three tiered, nested approach to stream barrier inventory: characterizing barriers for restoration discussions in tributaries of the Hudson River Estuary. At the ASWM Integrated Restoration of Riverine Wetlands, Streams, Riparian Areas, and Floodplains in Watershed Contexts workshop. 15-16 Nov.