Publications & Documents

Research from Lalo Loor Dry Forest & Environs

Checa, M.F., P. Rosero, M. de Goulaine, & M. Schmink. 2024. Butterfly farming for promoting sustainability and ecotourism: a case study of feasibility in Western Ecuador. Trop. Lepid. Res. 34(1): 29-39.

Escobar, S., Y. Vigouroux, J. Karubian, L. Zekraoui, H. Balslev, & R. Montúfar. 2022. Limited seed dispersal shapes fine-scale spatial genetic structure in a Neotropical dioecious large-seeded palm. Biotropica, 00:1-13.

Escobar, S., Razafindratsima, O. H., Montúfar, R., & Balslev, H. 2020. Post-Dispersal Seed Removal in a Large-Seeded Palm by Frugivore Mammals in Western Ecuador. Tropical Conservation Science, 13:1-14

Fernandez, L. 2018. Línea base de Eretmochelys imbricata y Crocodylus acutus en el Golfo de Guayaquil y el Archipiélago de Jambelí. Final report for Conservation International on status of Hawksbill Turtles and American Crocodiles.

Lyons-Galante, H. and X. Haro-Carrión. 2017. Effect of distance from edge on exotic grass abundance in tropical dry forests bordering pastures in Ecuador. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 33:170-173.

Kiefer, D., Moscoe, L., Buchanan, J. and C. Woodward. 2015. The accuracy of plant identification in a longitudinal ethnobotanical project in coastal Ecuador. Alternative and Integrative Medicine. 4:1-8.

Checa, M.F., Rodriguez, J., Willmott, K., and B. Liger. 2014  Microclimate variability significantly affects the composition, abundance and phenology of butterfly communities in highly threatened neotropical dry forest  Florida Entomologist, 97:1-13

Crain, E. & Woodward, C. 2014. Incidence of water-borne pathogens in rural coastal Ecuador. A report in fulfillment of the Wisconsin Idea Fellowship, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Blare, T., Haro-Carrión, X., Grogan, K., and P. Useche. 2013. How much does the forest cost? Determining the size of subsidy payments to induce reforestation in coastal Ecuador. Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s 2013 AAEA & CAES Joint Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 4-6, 2013.

Blare, T. and X. Haro-Carrión. 2013. Turning carbon into cash:  Economic model of payments for carbon sequestration in the dry tropical forest of coastal Ecuador. Selected paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SSEA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 3-5 February 2013

Jolley, J.A. 2013. Assessing riparian condition and prioritizing locations for streamside reforestation projects: Northern Manabí province, Ecuador. Masters thesis. Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University.

Conservation International. 1991. Status of forest remnants in the Cordillera de la Costa and adjacent areas of southwestern Ecuador. Rapid Assessment Program. RAP Working Papers 2.

Meisel, J., Fernández, L., Toapanta, C., and C. Woodward. 2017. A new record of Northern Ghost Bat (Diclidurus albus, WIED-NEUWIED 1820) in Ecuador. Unpublished.

Woodward, C., Fernández, L. & J. Meisel. 2016. Wildlife Mortality on an Ecuadorian Coastal Highway (in prep.).

Research from El Pahuma Orchid Reserve and Environs

Laufenberg, D. and C. Woodward. 2010. Parental care and nestling development of the Beautiful Jay (Cyanolyca pulcra) in northwestern Ecuador. Ornitologia Neotropical, 21:611-614.

Meisel, J. and C. Woodward. 2005. Andean orchid conservation and the role of private lands: A case study from Ecuador. Selbyana, 26:49-57.