The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature by William Cronon

Worldwatch: A Challenge to Conservationists by Mac Chapin

Mark Dowie’s Report to Blue Mountain

Exploring Park Board’s Colonial Roots and Current Practices by the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

Reconciliation at Riding Mountain National Park

Threshold podcast examines issues of great importance to conservationists.  (this episode links the persecution of Bison with the persecution of Native people).

The North American Declaration on Biocultural Diversity made by UNESCO. Argues that biocultural diversity – the diversity of life in all its interdependent manifestations: biological, cultural, linguistic, and spiritual – is a fundamental component of environmental conservation, sustainable development, and decision-making at local, regional, and global scales. This 2014 report published by UNESCO draws a link between cultural and biological diversity.

For resources about conservation culture and white privilege, click here.

For resources about decolonizing conservation, click here.