My articles are published under my full name, Nicolena vonHedemann.

Referred journal articles 

vonHedemann, N. and C. A. Schultz. 2021. “U.S. family forest owners’ forest management for climate adaptation: Perspectives from extension and outreach specialists.” Frontiers in Climate. 3:674718. doi: 10.3389/fclim.2021.674718.

vonHedemann, N., Z. Wurtzebach, T. J. Timberlake, E. Sinkular, and C. A. Schultz. 2020. “Forest policy and management approaches for carbon dioxide removal.” Interface Focus. 10: 20200001.

vonHedemann, N. 2019. "Transitions in Payments for Ecosystem Services in Guatemala: Embedding forestry incentives into rural development value systems.” Development and Change. 51(1):1-27. doi: 10.1111/dech.12547. Also available in Spanish: "Transiciones en los Pagos por Servicios Ambientales en Guatemala: el Proceso de Incorporar los Incentivos Forestales en Sistemas de Valores de Desarrollo Rural.”

vonHedemann, N., P. Robbins, M. Butterworth, K. Landau, and C. Morin. 2017. “Managing mosquito spaces:  citizen self-governance of disease vectors in a desert landscape.” Health and Place. 43: 41-48. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.11.004.

vonHedemann, N. and T. Osborne. 2016. “State Forestry Incentives and Community Stewardship: A Political Ecology of Payments and Compensation for Ecosystem Services in Guatemala’s Highlands.” Journal of Latin American Geography. 15(1): 83-110. doi: 10.1353/lag.2016.0002. Also available in Spanish: “Incentivos Forestales del Estado y la Administración Comunal: Una Ecología Política de Pagos y Compensación por Servicios Ambientales en el Altiplano de Guatemala”

vonHedemann, N.*, M. Butterworth*, P. Robbins, K. Landau, and C. Morin. 2015. “Visualizations of mosquito risk:  A political ecology approach to understanding the territorialization of hazard control.”  Landscape and Urban Planning. 142: 159-169. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.03.001. *designates co-first author

Other publications 

Osborne, T., Bellante, L., and vonHedemann, N. 2014 “Indigenous Peoples and REDD+: A Critical Perspective.” Report for the Indigenous People’s Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative (IPCCA). <>.

Publications also available for download on and Researchgate. Please contact me if you cannot access a publication, and I will happily share it with you.

Photos 1 and 2: Brazo Bend State Park outside Houston, Texas

Photo 3: Atascosa Highlands outside Tucson, Arizona