Genevieve Gerke and Nick Sanyal. (2014). Engaging youth in the planning process: Walking reflections. Children, Youth, and Environments: Field Notes. 24(3), 201-212.
Saul, D. A., Newman, S. M., Lee, T., Peterson, S., Devadoss, S, Shrestha, D. S, & Sanyal, N. (2014). Increasing prosperity for small farms through sustainable livestock production, processing, and marketing. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 5(1), 1-17.
Wilson, L. P. and N. Sanyal. (2013) The best of times, the worst of times: Antecedents for and effectiveness of community engagement in two small rural towns. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. 6(2), 70-82.
De Urioste-Stone, S., McLaughlin, W.J., Sanyal, N., Inglebret, E., Guilfoyle, K. (2013). Co-administration in the Zunil Regional Municipal Protected Area, Guatemala. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 31(3): 61-76.
Monographs and Reports
Nick Sanyal, Ed Krumpe and Ali Middleton. 2014. Mule Deer hunting and management: Experiences, attitudes and preferences of Nevada’s Mule Deer tag applicants. Final Report to Nevada Department of Wildlife.
Ali Middleton, Ed Krumpe and Nick Sanyal. 2014. Mule Deer Hunting and Management: Written Comments from a Mail and Online Survey of Nevada Mule Deer Hunters. Final Report to Nevada Department of Wildlife.
Sanyal, N. 2013. Understanding Public Perceptions of IDFG Law Enforcement. Final report to IDFG.
Anderson, K, and 12 others. 2013. Preserving the Palouse: A survey for the Palouse Land Trust. Fall 2013. Final Service-Learning Report to The Palouse Land Trust.
Saul, D., Sanyal, N., and Boie, J. (2012). Implementing cultural change to minimize waste at University of Idaho. Final report to the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Ed Krumpe, Nick Sanyal and Alexandria Middleton. (2012) The 2012 Idaho Elk Hunter Study: Elk Hunting in Idaho—Understanding the needs and experiences of hunters. Final project report to IDFG.
Nick Sanyal, Ed Krumpe and Alexandria Middleton. (2012) Opinion survey about hunting and off-highway vehicle use. Final project report to IDFG.
Angie Vanhoozer and Nick Sanyal. (2012). NASA Ames Research Center “Sustainability Base” Behavioral Study: Transfer of Sustainable Energy Use Behavior from the High Performance Workplace to the Home Environment. Final report to NASA Ames Research Center.
*For a complete list of publications, projects and awards, see full CV.
Teaching and AdvisingUI Alumni Award of Excellence—Mentor Award. (2012).
ASUI—Outstanding Faculty Award.
UI Alumni Award of Excellence—Mentor Award. (2010).
UI Vandal Pride Award for Excellence and Leadership in Teaching. UI. (2004)
University of Idaho Faculty Award of Excellence in Teaching. (2003)
Service Learning Fellow, University of Idaho. (2003).
College of FWR (CNR) Outstanding Instructor. (2003)
ScholarshipUniversity of Idaho Award of Excellence for Interdisciplinary or Collaborative Efforts. (2012)
Idaho Governor’s Take Pride in Idaho Award. (2001)
Outstanding Researcher College of CNR/FW (1995).
Outreach/ServiceReviewer of the Year, Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. (2013).
2014-2018. Pacific Northwest Collaborative Opportunities for Success in Mentoring Students (PNW-COSMOS), from underrepresented minority populations who complete Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) doctoral programs. NSF AGEP (Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate) Jerry McMurtry, Ed Galindo, Nick Sanyal, and personnel from WSU, U Mt and Mt State Univ.
2013-14 Mule Deer hunting and management: Experiences, attitudes and preferences of Nevada’s Mule Deer tag applicants. Nevada Department of Wildlife. Nick Sanyal and Ed Krumpe.
2013 Understanding Public Perceptions of IDFG Law Enforcement.
2012 Idaho Elk Hunter Study: Elk Hunting in Idaho--Understanding the needs and experiences of hunters. IDFG. Nick Sanyal and Ed Krumpe.
2009 Opinion survey about hunting & off-highway vehicle use. IDFG. Nick Sanyal and Ed Krumpe.
2011-2014 Evaluating Behavioral Impacts of Net-Zero Energy Facilities: Sustainability Base Case Study. NASA.2010-2012. Strategies to Increase Prosperity for Small Farms through Sustainable Livestock Production, Processing and Marketing. Darin Saul, Nick Sanyal, Steve Peterson, Stephen Devadoss, Dev Shrestha and Tracie Lee. (USDA: National Institute for Food and Agriculture — Agriculture and Food Research Initiative)
2009-2010. Assessment of Motivations of Large Corporations and Government Entities to Incorporate Sustainability Practices. The Boeing Company.
Understanding growth and development on the Palouse. City of Moscow, Planning and Zoning Commission. Sustainable Environment Commission. 2015-16.
Public perception of knowledge, and preferences for long- and short-term planning for global climate change impacts on the Palouse. City of Moscow, Planning and Zoning Commission. Sustainable Environment Commission. 2014.
Preserving the Palouse: A survey for the Palouse Land Trust. Fall 2013.
Conservation decision-making on the Palouse. Spring 2011, spring 2012, Spring 2014. Moscow/Latah County
Community resilience on the Palouse—fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014. Moscow/Latah County.
Composting, food waste and recycling in Moscow. Latah Sanitation/Moscow Recycling Center. Fall 2012.
Power, choice and collaboration strategies: The conservation planning game. An instructionist and constructionist approach to teaching and learning. A board game created for use on campus and in communities. (2012).
Moscow in Motion: Understanding commuting on the UI campus (UISC & UI Parking and Transportation Services) (2011).
2010 Planning for and Managing Change in Moscow. Brownfields Planning Analysis Project.
2010 Moscow Scenario Planning Workshops.
Leader of the five-person Bioregional Planning Priest River Engagement Team in 2010.
Facilitating and enhancing community engagement in Priest River, ID. A BioP Studio/Service-Learning Project (2010).
Nick Sanyal has 25 years of experience directing scholarship on and learning about the wildlands, communities and institutions necessary for the use, enjoyment, understanding and conservation of natural resources. Trained as a wildlife scientist and social scientist, he specializes in conservation planning. He has worked for diverse international, national, state and local governments as well as the private and non-profit sectors, helping identify and solve problems, develop research and understand public needs. Nick teaches a range of graduate and undergraduate classes on conservation management and planning and research methods and analysis for the University of Idaho. He has authored over 100 technical manuscripts, reports, plans and other related publications. Nick received the 2001 Idaho Governor’s Take Pride in Idaho award for his research and outreach, and the 2003 University of Idaho Faculty Award of Excellence in Teaching. He is also a University of Idaho Service-Learning Fellow engaged in community landscape planning.
Nick Sanyal, Ph.D.
Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, Idaho 11111-1139
- Ph.D., Forestry, Wildlife and Range Sciences, University of Idaho. 1991.
- M.S. Wildland Recreation Management, University of Idaho. 1984.
- M.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A&M University. 1975.
- B.Sc. Zoology (minors in Geography and Botany) (Honours). St. Edmund's College, University of Gauhati, Shillong, India. 1970.
Working landscapes, communities and institutions necessary for the use, enjoyment, planning and conservation of natural resources.
Conservation planning; qualitative and quantitative research methods and survey methodologies; public opinion measurement.
Community-based Service Learning.