R.F. Baldwin and P.B Leonard*. 2015. Interacting social and environmental predictors for the spatial distribution of conservation lands. PloS ONE 10(10):e0140540.

Yu, X., Hawley-Howard, J.*, Wang, J-J., Pitt, A-L., Baldwin, R.F., Chow, A.T. 2015. Water quality of small seasonal wetlands in the Piedmont ecoregion, South Carolina, USA: effects of land use and hydrological connectivity. Water Research 73 98-108

Stambaugh, M.C., J.M. Varner, R.F. Noss, D.C. Dey, N.L. Christensen, R.F. Baldwin, R.P. Guyette, B.B. Hanberry, C.A. Harper, S.G. Lindblom, and T.A. Waldrop. 2015. Clarifying the role of fire in the deciduous forests of eastern North America: reply to Matlack. Conservation Biology DOI . 10.1111/cobi.12473

Surasinghe, T.D.* and R.F. Baldwin. 2015. Importance of riparian forest buffers in conservation of stream biodiversity: responses to land-uses by stream-associated salamanders across two Southeastern temperate ecoregions. Journal of Herpetology. 49: 83-94

Groff, L.*, A.L. Pitt, R.F. Baldwin, A.J.K. Calhoun, C. Loftin. 2015. Evaluation of a waistband for attaching external radio transmitters to anurans. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 39:610-615


Surasinghe, T.D.* and R.F. Baldwin. In Press. Importance of riparian forest buffers in conservation of stream biodiversity: responses to land-uses by stream-associated salamanders across two Southeastern temperate ecoregions. Journal of Herpetology.

Pitt, A.L., R.F. Baldwin, J.J. Tavano, T.A. Waldrop, and R.J. Phillips. 2014. Synthesis of the effects of fire on Southern Appalachian Fauna. Pages 86-95 In Wildland Fire in the Appalachians: Discussions Among Managers and Scientists. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SRS-199.

Homyack, J.A., C.J. O’Bryan*, J.E. Thornton, and R.F. Baldwin. 2014. Anuran assemblages associated with roadside ditches in a managed pine landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 334:217-231.

Surasinghe, T.D.* and R.F. Baldwin. 2014. Ghost of land use past in the context of current land cover: Evidence from salamander communities in streams of Blue Ridge and Piedmont ecoregions. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 92: 527-536.

Leonard, P.B.*, R.F. Baldwin, E. B. Duffy, D.J. Lipscomb, A.M. Rose*. 2014.  High-throughput computing provides substantial time savings for landscape and conservation planning. Landscape and Urban Planning. 125:156-165


Pitt, A.L.*, J.J. Tavano, R.F. Baldwin, and T.A. Waldrop. 2013. Effects of fuel reduction treatments on movement and habitat use of American toads in a southern Appalachian hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management.  310:289-299.

Hackney, A.D.*, R.F. Baldwin, P.G.R. Jodice. 2013. Mapping risk for nest predation on a barrier island. Journal of Coastal Conservation. 17:615-621

Giles, M.M.*, P.G.R. Jodice, R.F. Baldwin, J.D. Stanton, M. Epstein. 2013. Spring migratory pathways and migration chronology of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis interior) wintering at the Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. Canadian Field Naturalist. 127:17-25.


Baldwin, R.F., S.E. Reed, B.H. McRae, D.M. Theobald, R.W. Sutherland. 2012. Connectivity restoration in large landscapes: Modeling landscape condition and ecological flows. Ecological Restoration 30:274-279.

Leonard, P.B.*, R.F. Baldwin, J.A. Homyack, T.B. Wigley. 2012. Remote detection of small wetlands in the Atlantic coastal plain of North America: local relief models, ground validation, and high-throughput computing. Forest Ecology and Management 284: 107-115.

Howard, J.H*. R.F. Baldwin, B.B. Brown. 2012. Exploratory analysis for complex-life-cycle amphibians: revealing complex forest-reproductive effort relationships using redundancy analysis. Forest Ecology and Management. 270: 175-182

Trombulak, S.C., R.F. Baldwin, J.J. Lawler, J. Cymerman-Hepinstall, and M.A. Anderson. 2012. The Northern Appalachian/Acadian Ecoregion, North America. Pages 227-239 in: J.A. Hilty, C.C. Chester, and M.S. Cross, eds. Climate and Conservation: Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action. Island Press.

Noss, R.F., A. Dobson, R. Baldwin, P. Beier, C. Davis, D. DellaSala, J. Francis, H. Locke, K. Nowak, R.R. Lopez, C. Reining, S. Trombulak, G. Tabor. 2012. Bolder thinking for conservation. Conservation Biology 26:1-4.

Surasinghe, T.D.*, J.R. Courter*, R.F. Baldwin, R.J. Johnson. 2012. Use of threat analysis to assess the effects of land development on biodiversity in a Blue Ridge-Piedmont landscape. Journal of Conservation Planning. 8:1-11.

Calhoun, A.J.K., M.K. Gahl, and R.F. Baldwin. 2012. Northeastern seasonal woodland pools. Pages 135-148 in: D. Batzer and A. Baldwin, eds. Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press.


Beier, P., W. Spencer, R. Baldwin, B. McCrae.  2011. Toward best practices for developing regional connectivity maps. Conservation Biology 25:879-892.

Pitt, A.*, R. Baldwin, D. Lipscomb, B. Brown, J. Hawley*, C. Allard*, P. Leonard*. 2011. The missing wetlands: using local ecological knowledge to find cryptic ecosystems. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:51-63.

Baldwin, R.F., R.B. Powell, and S. R. Kellert. 2011. Habitat as architecture: integrating conservation planning with human health. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment 40: 322-327

Colbert, N.*, R.F. Baldwin, and R. Thiet. 2011. A Developer-Initiated Conservation Plan for Pool-Breeding Amphibians in Maine, USA: A Case Study. Journal of Conservation Planning 7: 27-38

Pitt, A.L.*, C.M. Allard*, J.E. Hawley*, R.F. Baldwin, and B.L. Brown. 2011. Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt). Necrophilia and cannibalism. Herpetological Review 42: 258.

Pitt, A.L.*, J.E. Hawley*, C.M. Allard*, R.F. Baldwin, and B.L. Brown. 2011. Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt) Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog). Predation. Herpetological Review 42: 263.


Trombulak, S.C. and R. F. Baldwin, editors. 2010. Landscape-scale Conservation Planning. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y.

Baldwin, R.F.  2010. Identifying keystone threats to biodiversity. Pages 17-32 in: S.C. Trombulak and R.F. Baldwin, eds. Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y.

Baldwin, R.F. and S.C. Trombulak. 2010. Introduction: creating a context for landscape-scale conservation planning. Pages 1-15 in: S.C. Trombulak and R.F. Baldwin, eds. Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y.

Baldwin, R.F., R.M. Perkl*, S.C. Trombulak, and W.T. Burwell. 2010. Modeling ecoregional connectivity. Pages 349-367 in: S.C. Trombulak and R.F. Baldwin, eds. Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y.

Trombulak, S.C., R.F. Baldwin and G. Woolmer. 2010. The Human Footprint as a conservation planning tool. Pages 281-301 in: S.C. Trombulak and R.F. Baldwin, eds. Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y.

Lipscomb, D.J. and R.F. Baldwin. 2010. Geoprocessing solutions developed while calculating Human Footprint™ statistics for zones representing protected areas and adjacent lands at the continent scale. Mathematical and Computational Forestry and Natural Resource Sciences 2:72-78.


Baldwin, R.F. and P.G. deMaynadier. 2009. Assessing threats to pool-breeding amphibian habitat in an urbanizing landscape. Biological Conservation 142: 1628-1638.

Baldwin, R.F., S.C. Trombulak, and E. Dennis Baldwin. 2009. Assessing risk of large-scale habitat conversion in lightly settled landscapes. Landscape and Urban Planning 91: 219-225.


Woolmer, G., S.C. Trombulak, J.C. Ray, P.J. Doran, M.G. Anderson, R.F. Baldwin, A. Morgan, and E.W. Sanderson. 2008. Rescaling the Human Footprint: A tool for conservation planning at an ecoregional scale. Landscape and Urban Planning 87:42-53.


Baldwin, R.F., J.C. Ray, S.C. Trombulak and G. Woolmer. 2007. Relationship between spatial distribution of urban sprawl and species imperilment: response to Brown and Laband. Conservation Biology 21:546-548.

Baldwin, R.F., S.Trombulak, M.G. Anderson and G. Woolmer. 2007. Projecting transition probabilities for regular public roads at the ecoregion scale: a Northern Appalachian/Acadian case study. Landscape and Urban Planning 80: 404-411.

Baldwin, R.F. and S.C. Trombulak. 2007. Losing the dark: a case for a national policy on land conservation. Conservation Biology 21:1133-1134.

Baldwin, R.F., P.G. deMaynadier, and A.J. K. Calhoun. 2007. Rana sylvatica (Wood Frog) Predation. Herpetological Review 38(2): 194-195.

Baldwin, R.F., S.C. Trombulak, K. Beazley, C. Reining, G. Woolmer, J.R. Nordgren, and M. Anderson, 2007. The Importance of Maine for ecoregional conservation planning. Maine Policy Review 16: 66-77.

Baldwin, R.F., K.P. Bell and E. Sanderson. 2007. Spatial tools for conserving pool-breeding amphibians: an application of the landscape species approach. Pages 281-297 in A. Calhoun and P. deMaynadier, eds. Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America. CRC Press, Boston, MA.

Baldwin, R.F., L. Johnson*, D.Zeh*, T. Dexter*, and L. Latt*. 2007. Reptiles and Amphibians. Chapter 18 In: M. Dionne, C. Dalton, and H. Wilhem, eds. Site Profile of the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Wells, Maine


Baldwin, R.F., A.J.K. Calhoun and P.G. deMaynadier. 2006. Conservation planning for amphibian species with complex habitat requirements: a case study using movements and habitat selection of the wood frog Rana sylvatica. Journal of Herpetology 40: 443-454.

Baldwin, R.F., A.J.K. Calhoun and P.G. deMaynadier. 2006. The significance of hydroperiod and stand maturity for pool-breeding amphibians in forested landscapes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:1604-1615.


Baldwin, R. and D. Vasconcelos 2003  Habitat: Ambystoma maculatum and Rana sylvatica. Herpetological Review 34: 353:354.

Baldwin, R. 2001. Biodiversity technology in the classroom. Review of Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity, by E.O. Wilson and D. Perlman. Conservation Biology 15:1825-1827.

Baldwin, R. and A.J.K. Calhoun 2001. Predation: Ambystoma laterale and Ambystoma maculatum. Herpetological Review 33:44-45.

Baldwin, R. 1996. Intensive conservation education. Review of Conserving Wildlife: International Education and Communication Approaches, edited by S. Jacobson. Conservation Biology 10:1475-1476.

Carlstead, K., J. Seidensticker and R. Baldwin 1991. Environmental enrichment for zoo bears. Zoo Biology 10:13-16.

Letters, etc.

Baldwin, R
. 2005. Vernal pools are critical habitat: Letter. Frontiers in Ecology 9:471.

Baldwin, R
. 2004. Redford and Sanjayan: Letter. Conservation Biology. 18:1-2.
Baldwin, R. 2004. Conservation education: strategies for effective public presentations. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter 11:23.

Baldwin, R
. and E. Dennis Baldwin. 2003. Teaching conservation biology and policy experientially using case studies. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter 10:11.

Baldwin, R
. 2002. Traveling blues. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter 9:13.

Baldwin, R. and A.J.K. Calhoun. 2001. Forming a wetland research/education partnership with teachers. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter 8:14.

Baldwin, R. 2000. Javelina soil. Wild Earth:50.

Baldwin, R. 1995.Changes in attitude not enough: Letter. Conservation Biology 9:240.

Baldwin, R. 1999. Hands the shape of good forestry. Orion Afield 3:24-26.

Baldwin, R. 1997. Merging a deep ecological understanding with conservation biology: an AEI approach. The Trumpeter 14: 2-8.

Baldwin, R. 1996. Why I support change: lessons from the Maine Woods. Maine Times, 31 October: 2-3.

Baldwin, R. 1995. The river otter: natural history. The Northern Forest Forum 3:32.

Baldwin, R., L. Brown and J. Downhower. 1991. Cychlura cychlura sightings on Andros Island, Bahamas. International Iguana Society Newsletter 1.

*Graduate students and post-doctoral scholars