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  • Watt, L.A. 2010. The Endangered Species Act. In Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, edited by K. Brosnan. Facts on File.

  • Watt, L.A. 2010. Conflicting goals in the San Francisco Bay. In Restoration and History: The Search for A Useable Environmental Past, edited by M. Hall. Routledge.

  • Watt, Laura A, Sally K Fairfax, Leigh Raymond, Lauren Gwin and Mary Ann King. 2005. Buying Nature: The Limits of Land Acquisition as a Conservation Strategy, 1780-2003. Boston: MIT Press.

  • Watt, L.A., L. Raymond and M.L. Eschen. 2004. On Preserving Ecological and Cultural Landscapes. Environmental History 9: 620-647.

  • Watt, L.A. 2002. The Trouble with Preservation, or, Getting Back to the Wrong Term for Wilderness Protection: A Case Study at Point Reyes National Seashore. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook 64: 55-72.

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Educational Background

  • 2001 – Ph.D., University of California Berkeley (Environmental history and policy)

  • 1992 – M.E.M., Duke University (Natural resources economics and policy)

  • 1988 – B.A., University of California Berkeley (Biology (emphasis in vertebrate ecology))

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