Contents of the 2003 Conference on Communication and Environment Proceedings

Cover of Seventh COCE Proceedings

Finding Our Way(s) in Environmental Communication: Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference on Communication and the Environment

Gregg B. Walker and William J. Kinsella, editors

Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments

Education, Information, and Ecotourism

AquaNews: The Continuing Evolution of Environmental Education at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Sabrina Cianciullo Kemp, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Farmers' Uses of Environmental Information Channels: A Multi-Channel Repertoire Approach
Heather J. Ward, San Diego State University
Garrett J. O'Keefe, Colorado State University
Robin Shepard, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Marketing Biodiversity: The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway as Ecotourism
Catherine Ann Collins, Willamette University
Paradise Found: How the Indigenous Maori Population Grounds New Zealand's Green Ethic
Laura Perkins, Southern Illinois University
Toxic Tours as Environmental Advocacy Tourism: Communicating Pain Through the Shared Performance of Embodied Rhetorics
Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Indiana University

Decision-Making and Public Participation

Embracing the Paradoxical in Environmental Decision-Making
Markus J. Peterson, Texas A&M University
M. Nils Peterson, Michigan State University
Tarla Rai Peterson, University of Utah
The Permit Battle on the Colorado River: Can Process Make a Difference?
Jane B. Campbell, University of Utah
Sustained Public Participation and Evolving Perspectives of Nuclear Weapons Cleanup
Jennifer Duffield Hamilton, University of Cincinnati
Public Participation in Environmental Policy: An Evaluation of Iowa's Regulations for Permitting Confined Animal Feeding Operations
Richard McGrath, Central College
Setting Site-Specific Water Quality Standards for Ammonia Using Collaborative Processes in Johnson County and Topeka, Kansas: A Retrospective Analysis
James R. Triplett, Pittsburg State University
Shirley Drew Triplett, Pittsburg State University
Pulling Together to Move Ahead: Striving for Environmental Justice in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Eric L. Marsh, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are - Finding Solutions for Hidden Peak
Jessica Durfee, University of Utah

Of Government and Governance

Pragmatic Idealism and Latent Exigency in Political Environmental Rhetoric: A Critical Reading of President Bush's June 11, 2001 Address to the Nation on Climate Change Policy Options
Joshua Frye, Purdue University
The Terrorists' Attack on the United States: The Impetus for Change to Community Right-to-Know Information
Ann D. Jabro, Robert Morris University
Radioactive Waste Storage Discourse: After an Initiative Campaign, What is the Issue, and is there Room for Collaboration?
Ann Carlstrom, University of Utah
Section 4(f) and Transportation Planning: Citizen Ideals vs. Consumer Preferences
Gordon Steinhoff, Utah State University
Comprehensive Community Planning: Multiple Dimensions of Power
Todd Norton, University of Utah


Environmental Communications Assessment: A Framework of Analysis for Environmental Governance
Emanuele Santi, The World Bank
Lucia Grenna, The World Bank
Assessing the Promise and Potential for Collaboration: The Progress Triangle Framework
Gregg B. Walker, Oregon State University
Steven E. Daniels, Utah State University

Theoretical and Conceptual Developments

Mythic Arcadia: Reading the Landscapes of Conservation Communities
Barb Willard, DePaul University
Critical Ecorhetoric: Theoretical Explorations of Critical and Ecocentric Thought
Dylan P. Wolfe, University of Georgia
Ambivalency and Hybridity in Environmental Discourse
Tracy Marafiote, University of Utah Emily Plec, Western Oregon University
The Idea of Rhetoric in the Field of Environmental Communication: Reflecting on "Ways of Knowing" in Our Own Field
Pete Bsumek, James Madison University

Case Analyses in Environmental Rhetoric

"Now our Million-Dollar View is Gone": Rhetorical Presentation of the Wildland-Urban Interface During the 2000 Montana Bitterroot Fires
Dayle C. Hardy-Short, Northern Arizona University
C. Brant Short, Northern Arizona University
I, Me, Mine: On the Rhetoric of Water Wars in the Pacific Northwest
Mark P. Moore, Oregon State University
Problems and Prospects for Articulating a Vision in Dam Removal Rhetoric
Alan Razee, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
The "Interesting" as Argument: Come and Explore Rocky Mountain National Park
Bruce J. Weaver, Albion College
Beware of the Storybook Wolves: Rhetorical Construction of the Wolf in Children's Literature
C. Brant Short, Northern Arizona University
Dayle C. Hardy-Short, Northern Arizona University
Children and Bugs Will Always Win: Representations of Insects in Children's Literature and Public Policy
Monica Madaus, Indiana University

Consumer Culture Issues

Environmental Responses to the SUV: Looking Awry at Discourses that Resist Spectacular Consumption
Sarah E. Dempsey, University of Colorado
The Logic of Colonization as a Way of Knowing in the "What Would Jesus Drive?" Anti-SUV Campaign
Judith Hendry, University of New Mexico
Janet Cramer, University of New Mexico
Suitable to Serve: Salad as a Mode of Environmental Discourse
Jean Retzinger, University of California, Berkeley
Learning, Knowing, and Deciding About Food: The Case of the Center for Science in the Public Interest
Michael S. Bruner, Humboldt State University

Sense of Place, Passions, and Place-Based Discourse

Perceptual Differences at the Urban Fringe: A Thematic Analysis of Sprawl and the Sense of Self-in-Place Construct
James G. Cantrill, Northern Michigan University Jessica L. Durfee, University of Utah
Implications of Passionate Attachments in Environmental Conflict: A Case Study of (In)Dependent Public Lands Ranchers
Rebecca J. Franks, University of Utah
Ways of Knowing Asbestos: The Story of Libby, Montana
Steve Schwarze, University of Montana
Articulating Contradictory World Views in Environmental Conflict: Would It Help?
Teri Martin, University of Utah
Notes Toward a Reading of the Gerbode Valley
Kathleen McGill

Mediated Discourse

Constructing the Indian in Mediated Discourse of Scientific and Cultural Rationality
Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Portland State University
The Framing of Radical Environmental Rhetoric: Television News Coverage of the Earth Liberation Front
Terence Check, St. John's University (MN)
Knowing Nature Through the Media: An Examination of Mainstream Print and Television Representations of the Non-human World
Mark Meisner, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry


Appendix 1 - The 2003 Conference on Communication and the Environment Program
Appendix 2 - The 2003 Conference on Communication and the Environment Paper Call