Publications

Refereed Publications

Locky, D.A. and S.E. Bayley. 2010. Plant diversity in wooded moderate-rich fens across boreal western Canada: An ecoregional perspective. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 3525-3543.

Locky, D.A. 2010. Boreal peatlands and plant diversity: What’s there and why it matters. SFM Research Note Series No. 58.

Locky, D.A. 2010. Early stand-level assessment of forest harvesting in western boreal peatlands: Management and research implications. SFM Research Note Series No. 57.

Locky, D.A. and S.E. Bayley. 2007. Effects of logging in the southern boreal peatlands of Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 649-661.

Locky, D.A. and S.E. Bayley. 2006. Plant diversity, composition, and rarity in the southern boreal peatlands of Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 940-955.

Locky, D.A., S.E. Bayley and D.H. Vitt. 2005. The vegetational ecology of black spruce swamps, fens, and bogs in southern Manitoba, Canada. Wetlands 25: 564-582.

Locky, D.A., J.C. Davies and B.G. Warner. 2005.  Effects of wetland creation on breeding season bird use in boreal eastern Ontario. The Canadian Field–Naturalist 119: 64-75.

Book Chapters

Stoneman R., C. Bain, D. Locky, N. Mawdsley, M. McLaughlan, S. Kumaran-Prentice, M. Reed, and V. Swales. In Press. Chapter 19: Policy Drivers for Peatland Conservation. In Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services: Science, Policy, and Practice. A. Bonn, T. Allot, M. Evans, H. Joosten, and R. Stoneman (Eds.). Ecological Review Series, Cambridge University Press, UK.

Selected Non-Refereed Publications

Locky, D.A. 2012. The challenge of managing a keystone ecosystem: Cumulative impacts in a peatland-dominated landscape in Alberta, Canada. Extended Abstract published in the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Peat Congress, June 3 - 8, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden. http://www.ipc2012.se/

Locky, D.A. 2012. The state of wetland knowledge in practice in Alberta. Invited speaker, opening remarks, at the Demistifying Wetlands in Alberta conference. Abstract be published in the proceedings of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists wetlands workshop, May 2nd, 2012, Calgary, Alberta.

Locky, D.A. 2011. Wetlands, Land Use, & Policy: Alberta’s Keystone Ecosystem at a Crossroads. Policy position paper published by the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. http://www.albertaagrologists.ca/files/documents/1472_AIAGreenPaper2011.pdf

Locky, D.A. 2010. Highlands hidden history revealed: The Decorative Historical Plaque program. Highlands Historical Society Newsletter xx (x): x.

Locky, D.A. 2007. Wood is good: Ten reasons to keep your original windows. Highlands Historical Foundation Newsletter 18 (3): 5.

Locky, D.A. 2004. What are wetlands? Cygnus 2 (2): 4.

Locky, D.A. 2004. Peatlands and creatures great and small: Part II – Invertebrates. The Wagner Natural Area Newsletter 18 (1): 5–7.

Locky, D.A. 2003. Peatlands and creatures great and small: Part I – Vertebrates. The Wagner Natural Area Newsletter 17 (2): 3–6.

Locky, D.A. and M.N. Thormann. 2003. Western continental wetland plant communities. The Wagner Natural Area Newsletter 17 (1): 3–7.

Locky, D.A. 2002. The mountain wolves of southwestern Manitoba. Howlings 11 (4): 10–11.
Thormann, M.N. and D.A. Locky. 2001. Wetlands – taking the mystery out of these mysterious ecosystems. The Iris 40 (July): 1–3.

Locky, D.A. 2000. Breeding birds and wetlands/woodlands along the proposed alignment. In Alternatives Denied. Langan, P. and M. Parkinson (Eds.). Langan Books, Waterloo, Ontario. 13–22.

Selected Academic & Professional Presentations

2012    The challenge of managing a keystone ecosystem: Cumulative impacts in a peatland-dominated landscape in Alberta, Canada. To be presented at the Annual Conference of the International Peat Congress, June 3 - 8, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden.

2012    The state of wetland knowledge in practice in Alberta. Invited speaker, opening remarks, at the Demistifying Wetlands in Alberta conference. To be presented at the proceedings of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists wetlands workshop, May 2nd, 2012, Calgary, Alberta.

2012    Wetlands in Alberta: Types, Function, and Management. Lecture for Water Resources Management RenR 250, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, April 5th, 2010.

2011    Wetlands, Land Use, & Policy: Alberta’s Keystone Ecosystem at a Crossroads.    Plenary presentation at the Annual Conference of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists, March 16, 2011, Banff, Alberta.

2010    Wetlands in Alberta: Types, Function, and Management. Lecture for Water Resources Management RenR 250, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, April 1st, 2010.

2009    Western boreal plains peatlands and logging: An early stand level assessment. Invited Speaker, Renewable Resources Seminar Series, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, October 8, 2009.

2009    Peatland Plant Communities Field trip for Wetlands, Biol333, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, September 19, 2009.

2009    Peatland Development and Change Lecture for Wetlands, Biol333, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, September 15, 2009.

2009    Plant communities and diversity in boreal wooded fens: An ecoregional perspective. Presented at the Society of Wetland Scientists Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, June 25, 2009.

2009    Wooded boreal fens: An ecoregional perspective. Seminar presented as part of Athabasca University’s Arts and Science Seminar Series, Athabasca University, Edmonton, May 8, 2009.

2009    Wetlands in Alberta: Classification, Function, and Policy. Lecture for Water Resources Management RenR 250, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, March 31, 2009.

2008    Peatlands: Development and Change. Lecture for Wetlands Biol 333, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, November 13, 2008.

2007    Wetland air photo interpretation. Lab for Wetlands Biol 333, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Wednesday, October 18, 2007.

2006    Effects of logging western boreal peatlands. Seminar presented at the Water: Science and Politics Conference of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists, Calgary, Alberta, March 28, 2006.

2005    Logging in western boreal peatlands. Seminar presented at the Peatland Ecology Research Group Annual Meeting, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, February 22nd, 2005.

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