Tenley Conway, Associate Professor

Conway

Home Campus:
U o f T Mississauga

PhD:
Rutgers University (2004)

Other Degrees:
MS Rutgers University (2001)
BS Cornell University (1997)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (905) 828-3928
Location: Room DV3256 (UTM)
Downtown Office: Room SSH5023 (100 St. George Street)
Email:     tenley.conway@utoronto.ca

Personal Website: http://sites.utm.utoronto.ca/conway/

Research Interests:

  • Urban vegetation
  • Urban forests
  • Urban socio-ecological dynamics
  • Human drivers of urban ecosystems
  • Land use/land cover modeling
  • Urban environmental planning and management

Teaching This Academic Year:

JPG1428 Managing Urban Ecosystems

Mississauga Campus
ENV201 Environmental Management
GGR305 Biogeography
GGR425 Managing Urban Ecosystems

Selected Publications:

  • Conway, T.M. and *M.A. Jalali. In press. Representation of local urban forestry issues in Canadian newspapers: impacts of a major ice storm. The Canadian Geographer.
  • Conway, T.M. In press. Conceptual pathways and institutional barriers for urban physical geography: a response to Ashmore and Dodson (2016). The Canadian Geographer.  (invited).
  • *Almas, A.D. and T.M. Conway. 2017.  Residential knowledge of native tree species: a case study of residents in four southern Ontario municipalities. Environmental Management 59 (1), 21-33. DOI 10.1007/s00267-016-0772-5.
  • Conway, T.M. and *V. Yip. 2016. Assessing residents’ reactions to urban forest disservices: a case study of a major storm event. Landscape and Urban Planning 153: 1–10. DOI:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.04.016 DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.03.008
  • Conway, T.M. 2016. Home-based edible gardening: urban residents’ motivations and barriers. CATE: Cities and the Environment 9 (1), 3.
  • Conway, T.M. Tending their urban forest: residents’ motivations for tree planting and removal. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 17(1): 23-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.03.008
  • *Almas, A.D. and TM. Conway. 2016. The role of native species in municipal urban forest planning and practice: a case study of Carolinian Canada. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 17: 54–62. DOI:10.1016/j.ufug.2016.01.015
  • Conway, T.M. and *J. Vander Vecht. 2015. Growing a diverse urban forest: species selection decisions by practitioners planting and supplying trees. Landscape and Urban Planning 138: 1–10.
  • *Vander Vecht, J. and T.M. Conway. 2015. Comparing species composition and planting trends: exploring pest vulnerability in Toronto’s urban forest. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 41(1): 24–37
  • Conway, T.M. and *E. Bang. 2014. Willing partners? residential support for municipal urban forestry policies Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 13: 234–243.
  • *Shakeel, T. and T.M. Conway. 2014. Individual households and their trees: fine-scale characteristics shaping urban forests. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 13: 136–144.
  • *Bourne, K.S. and T.M. Conway. 2014. The influence of land use type and municipal context on urbantree species diversity. Urban Ecosystems 17:329–348.
  • Conway, T.M. and *K. Brannen. 2014. Who is tending their garden? edible gardens as a residential landscaping choice. CATE: Cities and the Environment 7(2): art. 10
  • Conway, T.M. and *K. Bourne. 2013. A comparison of neighborhood characteristics related to canopy cover, stem density and species richness in an urban forest Landscape and Urban Planning 113(1): 10-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.01.005.
  • *Shrestha, N. and T.M. Conway. 2013. Mapping exurban development: can road and census data act as surrogates? Cartographica 48(3): 237–249.
  • Please see website for a full CV

 

Research Clusters:
Nature, Society and Environmental Change, Paleoclimate and Biogeography