James A. LaGro, Jr.

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Selected Publications

LaGro, J., Jr., M. Ginder-Vogel, J. Harrington, W. Likos, S. Loheide, C. Remucal, and A. Brown. Green Infrastructure for
Stormwater Management: Toward a Model Campus by 2025
. Madison, WI: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 118 pp.

Castle, M.A., Tan, N. and LaGro, J.A. 2015. Evaluating capacity building to foster climate change adaptation. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 81-90.

LaGro, J. 2014. Pathways to Regional Sustainability: Best Practices for Wisconsin’s Capital Region. Madison, Wisconsin: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

LaGro, J.A., Jr. 2013. Site Analysis: Informing Context-Sensitive and Sustainable Site Planning and Design, 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons. 365 pp.

Pyke, C., Warren, M. P., Johnson, T., LaGro, J., Scharfenberg, J., Groth, P., & Main, E. 2011. Assessment of low impact development for managing stormwater with changing precipitation due to climate change. Landscape and Urban Planning, 103(2): 166-173.

Walker, W., D. Liebl, L. Gilbert, J. LaGro, Jr., P. Nowak, and J. Sullivan. 2010. Adapting to Climate Change: Why Adaptation Policy is More Difficult than We Think (and what to do about it). Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts Working Paper. 22 pp.

LaGro, J.A. Jr. Land Use Implications of Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Lessons from the Great Lakes Region. In: W.M. Marsh. Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications. 5th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 2010: 143-145. View Essay

LaGro, J.A. Jr. 2009. "Climate Change and Public Health," in Green Community, S. Piedmont-Palladino and T. Mennel, eds. American Planning Association and the National Building Museum.

LaGro, J.A. Jr. 2009. "Invest in Nature's Infrastructure." Planetizen: Urban Planning, Design and Development Network. View Publication

LaGro, J.A., Jr. 2008. Site Analysis: A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey.  View Table of Contents | View Chapter 1

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 2005. Land Use Classification. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, 322-328. Elsevier, Oxford.

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 2001. Site Analysis: Linking Program and Concept in Land Planning and Design. John Wiley & Sons, New York.   

Ohm, B.W., J.A. LaGro, Jr., and C. Strawser. 2001. A Model Ordinance for a Traditional Neighborhood Development. University of Wisconsin Extension. 38 pages.  View Article

LaGro, J.A., Jr. 2000. Landscape Ecology. Encyclopedia of the Life Sciences (online). McMillan Reference Limited, London. 7pp.  

LaGro, J.A., Jr. 1999. Research capacity: a matter of semantics? Landscape Journal, 18(2): 51-58.  

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1998. Landscape Context of Rural Residential Development in Southeastern Wisconsin. Landscape Ecology, 13, 2: 65-78.   View Article

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1996. Designing without Nature: Unsewered Residential Development in Rural Wisconsin. Landscape and Urban Planning, 35: 1-9. View Article

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1995. Toward Policy-Relevant Education and Research in Landscape Ecology. Bolletino del Museo di Storia Naturale della Lunigiana, 9 (Supplemento): 43-53.  

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1994. Population Growth Beyond the Urban Fringe: Land Use Policy Implications. Landscape and Urban Planning, 28: 143-158.  

LaGro, J. A., Jr. and S. D. DeGloria. 1992. Land Use Dynamics Within an Urbanizing Non-Metropolitan County in New York State (USA). Landscape Ecology, 7, 4: 275-289.   View Article

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1991. Assessing Patch Shape in Landscape Mosaics.  Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 53, 3: 285-293.  

Pimentel, D., M. Hunter, J. A. LaGro, Jr., R. Efroymson, J. Landers, F. Mervis, C. McCarthy, and A. Boyd. 1989. Benefits and risks of genetic engineering in agriculture.  Bioscience, 39, 9: 606-614.  

LaGro, J. A., Jr. 1988. Comment on "The analysis dilemma," Landscape Architecture, 78, 2: 10-12.