Matthew McKinney

Articles in Professional Journals

Matthew McKinney, et al., “A Sacred Responsibility: Governing the Use of Water and Related Resources in the International Columbia Basin Through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations,” Public Land and Resources Law Review 37 (2016): 157- 249. This article is adapted from a report with the same title, published by the Universities Consortium on Columbia River Governance in 2015.

Lynn Scarlett and Matthew McKinney, “Connecting People and Places: The Emerging Role of Network Governance in Large Landscape Conservation,” Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 14(3) 2016: 116-125. Scarlett and McKinney, along with Patrick Bixler, served as editors of this special issue.

Matthew McKinney and John E. Thorson, “Resolving Water Conflicts in the American West,” Water Policy 17 (2015): 679-706.

Matthew McKinney, “Conservation Across Boundaries: Stories on Collaborative Conservation in the American West,” Ecology 96(1)(2015): 3111-3112.

Matthew McKinney, et al., “Managing Transboundary Natural Resources: An Assessment of the Need to Revise and Update the Columbia River Treaty,” West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy (Summer 2010, 16): 307-350. Reprinted in Barbara Cosens, ed., Transboundary River Governance in the Face of Uncertainty: The Columbia River Treaty (Oregon State University Press, 2012).

Matthew McKinney, “Moving Toward a Civic Mission: The Relevance of Universities in Natural Resources and Environmental Policy,” Higher Education Exchange (2009): 23-33.

Matthew McKinney, “The Realities of Regional Stewardship: From Urban Issues to Rural Landscapes,” Public Land and Resources Law Review 29 (2008): 123-140.

Matthew McKinney and Patrick Field, “Evaluating Community-based Collaboration on Federal Lands and Resources,” Society and Natural Resources 21 (2008): 419-429.

Matthew McKinney and Will Harmon, “Governing Nature, Governing Ourselves: Engaging Citizens in Natural Resource Decisions (Part 2),” International Journal of Public Participation 2(1)(2008): 55-71.

Matthew McKinney, Patrick Field, and Sarah Bates, “Responding to Streams of Land Use Disputes: A Systems Approach,” Planning & Environmental Law (2008, 60:4), 3-11.

Matthew McKinney and Will Harmon, “Governing Nature, Governing Ourselves: Engaging Citizens in Natural Resource Decisions (Part 1),” International Journal of Public Participation 1(2)(2007): 1-16.

Sarah Bates Van de Wetering and Matthew McKinney, “The Role of Mandatory Dispute Resolution in Environmental Law: Lessons from the Clean Air Act,” Environmental Law and Litigation (21, 2006): 1-45.

Matthew McKinney, “The Role of Science in Cooperative Conservation,” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (Ecological Society of America, 2006): 99-101.

Matthew McKinney, “Resolving Natural Resource Disputes: A Historical, Analytical, and Prescriptive Framework,” Renewable Resources Journal (2005): 16-22.

Matthew McKinney, “Regionalism in the West: An Inventory and Assessment,” Public Lands and Resources Law Review (The University of Montana School of Law, 2002).

Matthew McKinney“ Negotiated Rulemaking: Involving Citizens in Public Decisions,” Montana Law Review 60(2) (Summer 1999): 499-540.

Will Harmon, Matthew McKinney, and Jim Burchfield, “Public Involvement and Dispute Resolution Courses in Natural Resources Schools: A Five-year Snapshot of Progress,” Journal of Forestry (September 1999): 17-23.

Matthew McKinney, “The Challenge of Funding Consensus Building Forums,” Negotiation Journal (July 1997): 235-241.

Matthew McKinney, "Dispute Resolution Courses in Natural Resource Schools: Status and Needs for the Future," Renewable Resources Journal 11(2) (1993): 6-13.

Matthew McKinney, “Designing Dispute Resolution Systems for Water Policy and Management,” Negotiation Journal (April, 1992): 153‑163.

Matthew McKinney, “Water for Wildlife: Integrating Science and Politics in Wildlife Conservation,” Policy Studies Review 19(1991): 534‑541.

Matthew McKinney, “Leasing Water for Instream Flows: The Montana Experience,” Rivers 2(1991): 247‑254.

Matthew McKinney, “Instream Flow Policy in Montana: A History and Blueprint for the Future,” Public Land Law Review 11(1990): 81‑133.

Matthew McKinney, “State Water Planning: A Forum for Resolving Water Policy Disputes,” Water Resources Bulletin (April, 1990).      

Matthew McKinney, “Water Resources Planning: A Collaborative, Consensus Building Approach,” Society and Natural Resources 1(4)(1988): 335‑349. 

Books, Monographs, and Policy Reports

Matthew McKinney, et al., eds., Transboundary Conservation: A Systematic and Integrated Approach (International Union for the Conservation of Nature 2015).

Matthew McKinney, Richard Paisley, and Molly Stenovec, A Sacred Responsibility: Governing the Use of Water and Related Resources in the International Columbia River Basin through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations (Universities Consortium on Columbia River Governance 2015).

Gary Tabor, Matthew McKinney, and Perry Brown, “The University of Montana, Missoula: A Campus with an Ecosystem,” Conservation Catalysts: The Academy as Nature’s Agent, ed. by James N. Levitt (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 2014): 31-45.

Matthew McKinney, et al., A State Official’s Guide to Science-Based Decision-making (Council of State Governments 2014).

Matthew McKinney and Shawn Johnson, Large Landscape Conservation in the Rocky Mountain West: An Inventory and Status Report (Center for Natural Resources & Environmental Policy 2013).

Lynn Scarlett, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, and Matthew McKinney, “The Endangered Species Act at 40: New Tools for Conservation,” Resources 184 (2013): 20-27.

Boris Erg, Maja Vasilijevic, and Matthew McKinney, eds., Initiating Effective Transboundary Conservation (International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 2012).

Matthew McKinney and Sarah Bates, Water in the US American West: 150 Years of Adaptive Strategies, (Policy Report for the 6th World Water Forum, US Army Corps of Engineers 2012).

Harvey Locke and Matthew McKinney, "The Transboundary Flathead Valley," in Water Without Borders: Canada, The U.S., and Shared Water (University of Toronto Press, 2012).

Daniel Kemmis and Matthew McKinney, Collaboration and the Ecology of Democracy (Kettering Foundation 2011). Reprinted in Human Dimensions in Wildlife (2011), National Civic Review (2011), and Sustainable Development Law and Policy (2012).

Matthew McKinney, Realigning Democratic Practices in Natural Resources Policy: From Vision to Action, Final Report to the Kettering Foundation (2011).

Matthew McKinney, Lynn Scarlett, and Daniel Kemmis, Large Landscape Conservation: A Strategic Framework for Policy and Action (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010).

Matthew McKinney and Shawn Johnson, Working Across Boundaries: People, Nature, and Regions (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009).

Matthew McKinney, et al., Responding to Chronic Land Use Disputes (Policy Report #5, Public Policy Research Institute, The University of Montana, 2007).

Matthew McKinney and Kevin Essington, “Learning to Think and Act Like a Region,” Land Lines (January 2006): 8-13.

Matthew McKinney and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering, Sustaining Montana’s Working Landscapes (Montana Policy Report 2, Public Policy Research Institute, The University of Montana, 2006): 40 pages.

Matthew McKinney and Will Harmon, The Western Confluence: A Guide to Governing Natural Resources (Island Press, 2004).

Matthew McKinney, John Parr, and Ethan Seltzer, “Working Across Boundaries: A Framework for Regional Collaboration,” Land Lines (July 2004).

Matthew McKinney, et al., Community-based Collaboration on Federal Lands and Resources: An Evaluation of Participant Satisfaction (Program on Negotiation, Harvard University, 2003).

Matthew McKinney, “Governing Western Resources: A Confluence of Ideas,” Rendezvous: The Humanities in Montana (Spring 1999): 4-11.

Matthew McKinney, Resolving Public Disputes: A Handbook on Building Consensus (4th edition, Montana Consensus Council, 1998).

Matthew McKinney, “What Do We Mean By Consensus?  Some Defining Principles,” Chronicle of Community (1997): 46-50.

Matthew McKinney, “Building Agreement on Water Policy: From Conflict to Community,” chapter prepared for Finding the Common Good: Case Studies on Consensus Building and the Resolution of Natural Resource Controversies, edited by Peter S. Adler and G. Kemmery Lowry (book in progress, 1997).

Matthew McKinney, “Instream Flow Policy in Montana: A History and Blueprint for the Future,” revised and updated article originally published in the Public Land Law Review (1990), in Instream Flow Protection in the West (Natural Resources Law Center, The University of Colorado School of Law, Revised Edition, 1993): 15-1 to 15-58.

Matthew McKinney, et al., "Increasing the Capacity to Resolve Environmental and Other Public Disputes: A Regional, Transboundary Approach," in Western Governors' Association, Our Lands: New Strategies for Protecting the West (Western Governors' Association, Denver, 1993).

Gary Fritz and Matthew J. McKinney, "Exporting Water: Toward a Policy Framework," in Water Export: Should British Columbia’s Water Be For Sale? (Proceedings of a Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 7-8, 1992, Canadian Water Resources Association): 57-68.

Matthew McKinney, Gary Fritz, Patrick Graham, and Deborah Schmidt, “The Protection of Instream Flows in Montana: A Legal‑Institutional Perspective,” in Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Teresa A. Rice, and Steven J. Shupe, eds., Instream Flow Protection in the West (Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law, 1989): 287‑312.

Matthew McKinney and Jonathan G. Taylor, Western State Instream Flow Programs: A Comparative Assessment (Instream Flow Information Paper No. 18, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Report 89(2), 1988).