Researcher: Collaborative Learning for Environmental Management Group
Address: Landcare Research, PO Box 40, Lincoln 7640, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 321 9714
Fax: +64 3 321 9998
- MSc (Hons) Resource Management (Lincoln University 1994)
- Postgrad Dip Sc Ecology (Canterbury University 1986)
- BSc Botany & Zoology (Canterbury University 1985)
- Currently doctoral candidate at Lincoln University division of Environment, Management and Design.
- Member, New Zealand Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS)
- Member, Australian and Oceanic Network for Rural Social Research and Community Development (AON)
Role at Landcare Research
Researcher: Collaborative Learning for Environmental Management Group http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/social/ specialising in:
- Participatory processes of environmental management, policy development and planning.
- Integration of science research and information, in the collaborative generation of knowledge in environmental problem solving.
- Formative and participatory evaluation processes.
- Learning for behaviour change in environmental problem solving.
- Collaborative learning for environmental management http://social.landcareresearch.co.nz
- Integrated catchment management http://icm.landcareresearch.co.nz
- Indigenous Biodiversity in Human Landscapes - People, Ecology, and Restoration http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/landscapesprog/
- Global processes of climate change – regional response to land use implications of climate change
- Integrated research for aquifer protection – multi-agency collaboration
- Art/Science collaboration “Mountains to the Sea”
- Ministry for Research Science and Technology Science Dialogue initiative
Publications from the last 5 years
Kilvington, M. & Allen, W. (2004). Social aspects of biodiversity in the urban environment. Presented at 2003 Conference of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture. “Greening the City: Bringing biodiversity back into the urban environment” Proceedings in publication.
Kilvington, M. & Allen, W. (2002) Sustainability science: introducing collaborative learning processes to environmental research programmes. Paper presented at the Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Environmental Climate Change. 6-7 December 2002. Available at: http://www.fu-berlin.de/ffu/akumwelt/bc2002/files/kilvington.pdf
Kilvington, M.; Allen, W. 2002: Current theory and practice and recommendations for future directions. Part II in Allen, W.; Kilvington, M; Nixon, C.; Yeabsley, J. Sustainable development extension. Technical Paper No: 2002/03 Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry: Wellington. Pp.33-71. Available at http://www.maf.govt.nz/mafnet/rural-nz/people-and-their-issues/education/sustainable-development-extension/index.htm
Kilvington, M. & Allen, W. (2001). A Participatory Evaluation Process to Strengthen the Effectiveness of Industry Teams in Achieving Resource Use Efficiency: The Target Zero Programme of Christchurch City Council. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0001/62
Kilvington, M.; Taylor, R.; Allen, W. 2000: Restoration and the City: looking for a framework for social and ecological restoration. In: Stewart, G.; Ignatieva, M. ed. Urban biodiversity and ecology as a basis for holistic planning and design. Lincoln University International Centre for Nature Conservation Publication Number 1. Christchurch, Wickcliffe Press. Pp. 72-79.
Kilvington, Margaret and Wilkinson Roger, 1999. Community Attitudes to Vegetation in the Urban Environment: a Christchurch Case Study. Landcare Research Science Series No.22. Manaaki Whenua Press
Kilvington, Margaret. Investigation of Community Attitudes and Perceptions regarding natural heritage in the Manukau and Awhitu Ecological Districts. 1999. Landcare Research contract report LC899/07.
Kilvington, M., Allen, W. and Kravchenko, C. (1999) Improving Farmer Motivation Within Tb Vector Control. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC9899/110
Horn, C.; Kilvington, M. & Allen, W. (2003). Improving Business Environmental Performance: Training Needs to Support Environmental Sustainability Practice in Business. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0203/ 081 1
Horn, C. & Kilvington, M. (2002) Mäori and 1080. [Landcare Research] URL http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/social/1080.asp
Allen, W.; Kilvington, M., Horn, C. 2001: Using Participatory and Learning-Based Approaches for Environmental Management to Help Achieve Constructive Behaviour Change. Landcare Research Contract Report LC0102/057, Lincoln, New Zealand, Ministry for Environment contract.
Allen, W.; Bosch, O.; Kilvington, M.; Oliver, J.; Gilbert, M. 2001. Benefits
of collaborative learning for environmental management: Applying the Integrated
Systems for Knowledge Management approach to support animal pest control.
Environmental Management 27(2): 215-223
Allen, W.; Bosch, O.; Kilvington, M.; Harley, D.; Brown I. 2001. Monitoring and adaptive management: addressing social and organisational issues to improve information sharing. Natural Resources Forum 25(3): 225-233
Allen, W.J.; Bosch, O.J.H.; Kilvington, M.J. 2001. ISKM (Integrated Systems for Knowledge Management): A participatory framework to help communities identify and adopt more sustainable resource management practices. In: Getting results through collaboration: networks and network structures for public policy and management. Ed. Myrna Mandell, Quorum Books, Greenwood Publishing Group: Westport USA pp. 255-260.
Allen, W. and Kilvington, M. (2001) Building Effective Teams for Resource Use Efficiency. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0001/60, Lincoln, New Zealand.
Allen, W.J.; Kilvington, M.J. 1999: Why involving people is important: The forgotten part of environmental information system management. In: Proceedings: 2nd International Conference on Multiple Objective Decision Support Systems for Land, Water and Environmental Management (MODSS '99) Brisbane, Australia, 1-6 August 1999