Dr Kevin Glencross

Dr Kevin Glencross

Research Interests and Background

Dr Kevin Glencross has been actively involved in the replanting of forests for over 20 years, with particular interest and expertise in carbon sequestration, design and monitoring of biodiversity- environmental plantings, timber plantations and mixed species forest systems. He is actively involved in reforestation, agroecology and agroforestry research programs in Australia, China and the Pacific region specialising in integrating agriculture and trees, restoration of degraded land and building rural livelihoods since 2007.

Kevin is currently involved in projects that look to link reforestation to broader environmental services (reducing erosion, protection catchments and building soil fertility), ecotourism and food production. He has also been involved in designing, establishing and managing large scale tree planting programs as well as ecosystem restoration projects for Community based groups (Subtropical Farm Forestry Association), Government agencies and industry (Water and Carbon Group - 2 Million Trees Project- Brisbane City Council).

List of Recent Publications

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C Addinsall, B Weiler, P Scherrer, K Glencross (2017); Agroecological tourism: bridging conservation, food security and tourism goals to enhance smallholders’ livelihoods on South Pentecost, Vanuatu; Journal of Sustainable Tourism 25 (8), 1100-1116

L Garcia_Florez, JK Vanclay, K Glencross, JD Nichols (2017); Understanding 48 years of changes in tree diversity, dynamics and species responses since logging disturbance in a subtropical rainforest; Forest ecology and management 393, 29-39

C Addinsall, P Scherrer, B Weiler, K Glencross (2017); An ecologically and socially inclusive model of agritourism to support smallholder livelihoods in the South Pacific; Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 22 (3), 301-315

PW West, K Glencross, JD Nichols (2016); Modelling growth behaviour in monoculture in subtropical eastern Australia of two eucalypt species that differ in shade tolerance; Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 78 (4), 283-287

K Glencross, PW West, JD Nichols (2016); Species shade tolerance affects tree basal area growth behaviour in two eucalypt species in thinned and unthinned even-aged monoculture; Australian Forestry 79 (3), 157-167

RGB Smith, K Glencross, JD Nichols, G Palmer, R Viranamangga (2016); Effect of initial spacing on first thinning product recovery, and financial outcomes in whitewood (Endospermum medullosum) plantations in Vanuatu; Small-scale forestry 15 (1), 45-59

C Addinsall, K Glencross, N Rihai, L Kalomor, G Palmer, D Nichols, ... (2016); Enhancing agroforestry in Vanuatu: striking the balance between individual entrepreneurship and community development; Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 25 (1), 78-96

C Addinsall, K Glencross, P Scherrer, B Weiler, D Nichols (2015); Agroecology and sustainable rural livelihoods: A conceptual framework to guide development projects in the Pacific Islands; Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 39 (6), 691-723

R Virannamanga, K Glencross, G Palmer, JD Nichols, RGB Smith (2015); The Whitewood (Endospermum medullosum) value-chain in Vanuatu and impediments to development of a plantation-based industry; Small-scale Forestry 14 (2), 139-153