Selected publications by Joy B. Zedler

ZedlerBookHandbook for Restoring Tidal Wetlands

Salt Marsh Secrets

The Ecology of Tijuana Estuary: An Estuarine Profile (Biological Report, Nos. 85-7.5 (June, 1986)) by Joy B. Zedler and Christopher S. Nordby and Christopher S. Nordby

Zedler, J. B., C.L. Bonin, D.J. Larkin, A. Varty. 2014. Ecology of Salt Marshes. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, from Encyclopedia of Ecology 2008, Pages 3132- 3141.

Zedler, J.B., and N. Miller. In press. Wetland restoration at the landscape scale. In B. A. Middleton and G. R. Gutenspergen, editors, Concepts in Landscape Ecology Section, Society of Wetland Scientists Encyclopedia of Wetlands.

Zedler, J. B. 2012. Chapter 1. Introduction: diverse perspectives on tidal marshes. Pp. 1-17 In A. Palaima, ed., Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Zedler, J. B., J. M. Doherty and N. A. Miller. 2012. Shifting restoration policy to address landscape change, novel ecosystems, and monitoring. Ecology and Society 17 (4): 36.

Zedler, J. B. 2007. Success: An unclear, subjective descriptor of restoration outcomes. Ecological Restoration 25:162-168.

Selected publications by Roy “Robin” Lewis

Lewis, RR. 2009. 2009. Knowledge overload, wisdom underload. Ecological Engineering. 35:341-342.

Lewis, RR. 2009. Mangrove field of dreams: if we build it, will they come? SWS Research Brief. 4 pages.

Lewis, RR. 2009. Methods and criteria for successful mangrove forest restoration. Chapter 28, pages 787-800 in GME Perillo, E Wolanski, DR Cahoon, and MM Brinson (eds.) Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier Press.

Wetland Restoration: Contemporary Issues & Lessons Learned (draft white paper), Association of State Wetlands Managers

Selected publications by Peter Edwards & Ariana Sutton-Grier

P.E.T. Edwards, A.E. Sutton-Grier, G.E. Coyle Investing in nature: Restoring coastal habitat blue infrastructure and green job creation. 2013. Marine Policy 38:65-71.

P.A. Sandifer, A.E. Sutton-Grier Connecting stressors, ocean ecosystem services, and human health.Nat. Resour. Forum, 38 (2014), pp. 157–167

A.E. Sutton-Grier, K. Wowk, H. Bamford Future of our coasts: The potential for natural and hybrid infrastructure to enhance the resilience of our coastal communities, economies and ecosystems.Environmental Science and Policy (August 2015) pp. 137-148

Other publications

booksBuilding Resilient Coastal Communities Using the Partnership Approach. U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit, NOAA Digital Coast, The Nature Conservancy, and Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Planning Guide. Fact Sheet. (2015). –

Coastal Blue Carbon Opportunity Assessment for the Snohomish Estuary: The Climate Benefits of Estuary Restoration

Coasts at Risk: An Assessment of Coastal Risks and the Role of Environmental Solutions. Edited by Michael W. Beck. A joint publication of United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. (2014).

Coastal habitats and risk reduction: World Risk Report. Beck, M. W., C. Shepard. (2012).​

The Economic and Market Value of Coasts and Estuaries: What’s at Stake

Investing in Nature: Creating Jobs and Restoring Coastal Habitats (NOAA, The Nature Conservancy)

Harnessing the climate mitigation, conservation and poverty alleviation potential of seagrasses: prospects for developing blue carbon initiatives and payment for ecosystem service programmes.

Hope for Coastal Habitats (Restore America’s Estuaries)

EatsShrimpIntegrating climate and ocean change vulnerability into conservation planning. Mcleod, E., A. Green, E. Game, K. Anthony, J. Cinner, S. Heron, J. Kleypas, C. Lovelock, J.M. Pandolfi, R.L. Pressey, R. Salm, S. Schill, and C. Woodroffe. Coastal Management. (2012)

The Last Beach by Orrin H. Pilkey and J. Andrew G. Cooper

Mitsch, W.J. and J.G. Gosselink. 2015. Wetlands, 5th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. 744 pp

*Note:  Island Press is beginning its Free Summer Read promotion on June 29 with Kennedy Warne’s Let Them Eat Shrimp. Check it out!

Web Sites

Architects of the Swamp

Association of State Wetland Managers

Climate Action Network

Coastal America Partnership

Coastal Conservation Association


Coastal Resilience, a global network of practitioners who are applying an approach and web-based mapping tool designed to help communities understand their vulnerability from coastal hazards, reduce their risk and determine the value of nature-based solutions.

Coastal Resources Group

The Coastal Society

The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (RAMSAR)

Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies


Ecological Restoration and Management, Inc.

EU Coastal & Marine Policy


Global Mangrove Database and Information System

Global Restoration Network

International Society for Reef Studies

International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems

Lewis Environmental Services

Mangrove Action Project

MarineBio, Habitat Conservation

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

The Nature Conservancy Oceans and Coasts

NOAA Coastal Blue Carbon

NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program

NOAA Habitat Conservation

NOAA Habitat Restoration Atlas


Ocean Conservancy

Pacific Estuarine Research Laboratory


Protectores de Cuencas

Reef Base

Restore America’s Estuaries

Ridge to Reefs

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Seagrass Watch

Society for Ecological Restoration

Society for Wetland Scientists

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

U.S. EPA Oceans, Coasts, Estuaries & Beaches

Waterkeeper Alliance

Wetlands International

World Seagrass Association

World Wildlife Fund: Coasts

The Zedler Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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