Heller-Brown Building, 246
Departments/ProgramsThe Heller School for Social Policy and Management
DegreesBrandeis University, M.A.
U Mass Amherst, M.S.
Montana State University, B.S.
Payment for Environmental Services (PES) and other Environmental Economic Incentive Programs
Dynamics of Forest Disturbance
Forest and Watershed Management and Restoration
Invasive Species Prevention and Control
ProfileProfessor Ellsworth teaches courses in Project Planning and Implementation, Sustainable Agriculture and Watershed Management, and Practices and Economic Tools for Sustainable Forestry. His work focuses on restoring ecosystems through strengthening watershed management institutions and improving forestry, grazing and agricultural systems. He has consulted on forest, watershed and river restoration projects in Mexico, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. He currently works on an agricultural extension and Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) project in central Mexico. He is a graduate of SID (‘07) and holds a MS in Forestry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a BS in Wildlife Biology from Montana State University.
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|HS||318f||Practices and Economic Tools for Sustainable Forestry|
Ellsworth, Joshua. "Pagos por Servicios Hidrológicos: Una Institución Potencial para San Miguel de Allende." Cuidando a San Miguel de Allende: Hacia la equidad entre el desarrollo, el capital humano y el medio ambiente. Ed. Raúl Francisco Pineda López y Don Patterson. Querétaro, México: Programa Nacional de Microcuencas, 2011 (forthcoming)
J. Ellsworth, R. Harrington, and J. Fownes. "Seedling emergence, growth, and allocation of Oriental bittersweet: Effects of seed input, seed bank, and forest floor litter." Forest Ecology and Management 190. (2004): 255-264.
J. Ellsworth, R. Harrington, and J. Fownes. "Survival, growth and gas exchange of Celastrus orbiculatus seedlings in sun and shade." American Midland Naturalist 151. (2004): 233-240.
J. Ellsworth and B. McComb. "The potential effects of Passenger Pigeon flocks on the structure and composition of presettlement forests of eastern North America." Conservation Biology 17. 6 (2003): 1548–1558.