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Tara Martin


Forest Sciences Centre 4607
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

work phone: 604-822-1138

Turning ecological data into decisions

Working together to restore biodiversity and culture

Understanding cumulative impacts

Inspiring transformational change

Selected Publications

Kehoe, L., Lund, J., Chalifour, L., Asadian, Y., Balke, E., Boyd, S., Carlson, D., Casey, J.M., Connors, B., Cryer, N., Drever, M.C., Hinch, S., Levings, C., MacDuffee, M., McGregor, H., Richardson, J., Scott, D.C., Stewart, D., Vennesland, R.G., Wilkinson C.E., Zevit, P., Baum, J.K., Martin, T.G. (2020). Conservation in heavily urbanized biodiverse regions requires urgent management action and attention to governance Conservation Science and Practice In Press
Rodewald, A., P. Arcese, J. Sarra, J. Tobin, J. Sayer, T. Martin, F. Hawkins, B. Guy, K. Wachowicz, (2020). Innovative finance for conservation: roles for ecologists and practitioners Issues in Ecology
Walsh, J.C., Connors, K., Hertz, E., Kehoe, L., Martin, T.G., Connors, B., Bradford, M.J., Freshwater, C., Frid, A., Halverson, J., Moore, J.W., Price, M.H.H., Reynolds, J.D. (2020). Prioritising conservation actions for Pacific salmon in Canada Journal of Applied Ecology
Dempsey, J., Martin, T. G., Sumaila, U.R. (2020). Subsidizing extinction? Conservation Letters e12705
Walsh, J., Connors, K., Hertz, E., Kehoe, L., Martin, T.G., Connors, B., Frid, A., Freshwater, C., Price, M.H., Reynolds, J.D. (2019). BC Central Coast: Prioritizing Strategies for Pacific Salmon Recovery and Persistence Report produced for the Central Coast Indigenous Resource
Wendy B Foden, Bruce E Young, H Resit Akçakaya, Raquel A Garcia, Ary A Hoffmann, Bruce A Stein, Chris D Thomas, Christopher J Wheatley, David Bickford, Jamie A Carr, David G Hole, Tara G Martin, Michela Pacifici, James W Pearce‐Higgins, Philip J Platts, Piero Visconti, James EM Watson, Brian Huntley (2019). Climate change vulnerability assessment of species Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change Volume:10 Issue:1 Page: e551
J Carwardine, TG Martin, J Firn, RP Reyes, S Nicol, A Reeson, HS Grantham, D Stratford, L Kehoe, I Chadès (2019). Priority Threat Management for biodiversity conservation: A handbook The Journal of applied ecology Volume: 56 Issue: 2 Page: 481-490
A. R Westwood, S.P. Otto, A. Mooers, C. Darimont, K. E. Hodges, C. Johnson, B. M. Starzomski, C. Burton, K. Chan, M. Festa-Bianchet, S. Fluker, S. Gulati, A. L. Jacob, D. Kraus, T. G. Martin, W. J. Palen, J. D. Reynolds, J. Whitton. (2019). Protecting Biodiversity in British Columbia: Recommendations for Developing Species at Risk Legislation FACETS Volume: 4 Page: 136-160
Ponce-Reyes, R., Firn, J., Nicol, S., Chadès, I., Stratford, D.S., Martin, T.G., Whitten, S., Carwardine, J. (2019). Building a stakeholder-led common vision increases the expected cost-effectiveness of biodiversity conservation PLoS ONE 14:e0218093
Chalifour, L., Scott, D.C., MacDuffee, M., Iacarella, J.C., Martin, T.G., Baum, J.K. (2019). Habitat use by juvenile salmon, other migratory fish, and resident fish species underscores the importance of estuarine habitat mosaics Marine Ecology Progress Series 625:145-162
Thomas Ibanez Gunnar Keppel Cláudia Baider Chris Birkinshaw Heike Culmsee Susan Cordell F. B. Vincent Florens Janet Franklin Christian P. Giardina Thomas W. Gillespie Melinda Laidlaw Creighton M. Litton Tara G. Martin Rebecca Ostertag Narayanaswamy Parthasarathy Richard Randrianaivo Miramasoandro Randrianjanahary Muthu Rajkumar Ladan Rasingam Fidy Ratovoson Ludovic Reza Lawren Sack Shin‐ichiro Aiba Edward Webb Timothy J. S. Whitfeld Runguo Zang Philippe Birnbaum (2018). Regional forcing explains local species diversity and turnover on tropical islands Global Ecology and Biogeography Volume: 27 Issue: 4 Page: 474-486
TG Martin, L Kehoe, C Mantyka-Pringle, I Chades, S Wilson, R Bloom, S Davis, R Fisher, J Keith, K Mehl, B Prieto Diaz, M Wayland, T Wellicome, K Zimmer, PA Smith (2018). Prioritizing recovery funding to maximize conservation of endangered species Conservation Letters Volume: 11 Issue: 6 Page: e12604
Richard Schuster, Elizabeth A Law, Amanda D Rodewald, Tara G Martin, Kerrie A Wilson, Matthew Watts, Hugh P Possingham, Peter Arcese (2018). Tax shifting and incentives for biodiversity conservation on private lands Conservation Letters Volume: 11 Issue: 2 Page: e12377
Westwood, A.R., Otto, S.P., Mooers, A., Darimont, C., Hodges, K.E., Johnson, C., Starzomski, B.M., Burton, C., Chan, K., Festa-Bianchet, M., Fluker, S., Gulati, S., Jacob, A.L., Kraus, D., Martin, T., Palen, W.J., Reynolds, .D., Whitton, J. (2018). Protecting biodiversity in British Columbia: Recommendations for an endangered species law in B.C. from a species at risk expert panel Report prepared for the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Available at www.scientists-4-species.org
Martin, T.G., Camaclang A.E., Possingham, H.P., Maguire, L.A., Chadès, I. (2017). Timing of protection of critical habitat matters Conservation Letters 10, 308-316
J.K. Baum, T.G. Martin (2017). It is time to overcome unconscious bias in ecology Nature Ecology and Evolution 2/201