Articles, chapters, reviews, creative works, resources and commissioned reports.


Larouche, J., Rioux, D., Bardekjian, A., & Gélinas, N. (2021). Urban forestry research needs identified by Canadian municipalities. The Forestry Chronicle. 2(97).

Wolf, K., Lam, S., McKeen, J., Richardson, G., van den Bosch, M., & Bardekjian, A. (2020). Urban Trees and Human Health: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 4371. Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/12/4371

Bardekjian, A., Nesbitt, L., Konijnendijk, C., & Lötter, B. (2019). Women in urban forestry and arboriculture: Experiences, barriers and strategies for leadership. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, (46).

Roman, L., Pearsall, H., Eisenman, T., Conway, T., Fahey, R., Landry, S., Vogt, J., van Doorn, N., Grove, M., Locke, D., Bardekjian, A.C., Battles, J., Cadenasso, M., Konijnendijk van den Bosch, C., Avolio, M.L., Berland, A., Jenerette, D., Mincey, S., Pataki, D., Staudhammer, C. (2018). Human and biophysical legacies shape contemporary urban forests: A literature synthesis. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, (31) 157-168.

Bardekjian, A. (2016). Towards social arboriculture: Arborists’ perspectives on urban forest labour in Southern Ontario, Canada. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, (19) 255-262.

Bardekjian, A., Classens, M., & Sandberg, L. A. (2012). Reading the urban landscape: The case of a campus tour at York University, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 2(3), 249-256.


Sandberg, L. A., Bardekjian, A, & Butt, S. (Eds.). (2014). Urban forests, trees and greenspace: A political ecology perspective. Routledge: London.


Bardekjian, A. & Paqueo, L. (2019). Beyond Trees: Growing international stewards in non-traditional ways. In Campbell, L., Svendsen, E., Sonti, N., Hines, S., & Maddox, D. (Eds.), Green Readiness, Response, and Recovery: A Collaborative Synthesis. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-18x. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 292-305. https://doi.org/10.2737/NRS-GTR-P-185-paper20.

Devisscher, T., Nesbitt, L., & Bardekjian, A. (2018). Main findings and trends of urbanization. In C. Farcy, R. De Camino, I. Martinez de Arano, & E. Rojas Briales (Eds.), Forestry in the Midst of global changes. CRC Press – Taylor and Francis Group.

Bardekjian, A. (2010). Marginal medleys: How transition towns and climate camps are relocalizing the global climate crisis. In L. A. Sandberg & T. Sandberg (Eds.), Climate Change – Who’s carrying the burden? The chilly climates of the global environmental dilemma. Ottawa, ON: The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.


Bardekjian, A. (2013). Book review: Stéphane Castonguay & Michèle Dagenais Eds. (2011). Metropolitan natures: Environmental histories of Montreal. Environments, 38(1), 104-105

Bardekjian, A. (2012). Book review: Chris Maser (2010). Social environmental planning: The design interface between everyforest and everycity. The Canadian Geographer/Le Geographe Canadien. 56(3), 385.

Bardekjian, A. (2009). Book review: Nik Heynen, Maria Kaika, Eric Swyngedouw Eds. (2006). In The nature of cities: Urban political ecology and the politics of urban metabolism.


Bardekjian, A. (2021). Considering Diversity, Social Inclusion, and Equity through Urban Forest Collaborations. Tree Canada Blog. June 8, 2021.

Bardekjian, A. (2021). Where Women Choose to Walk: The Path to Improving Cities and Nature. Tree Canada Blog. March 2, 2021.

Bardekjian, A. (2019). Beyond Trees: Engagement and Research at Tree Canada. Tree Canada Blog; June 21, 2019.

Bardekjian, A. (2019). Recipe for Evolving Leadership: Seven Key Ingredients. Adrina C. Bardekjian Blog. March 21, 2019.

Bardekjian, A. (2019). Women in Urban Forestry, Arboriculture and Natural Resources: Reflections on three panel discussions. Adrina C. Bardekjian Blog. January 24, 2019.

Ziter, C., Mitchell, M., Bardekjian, A., Conway, T., Danyluk, A., Molnar, M., Pachcinski, M., Podur, J., Schaefer, V., Clark, J. & Murphy, S. (2018). Connecting Urban Planners and Urban Ecologists to Create Sustainable Canadian Cities. The Nature of Cities; September 17, 2018.

Bardekjian, A. (2018). Over the Years We Grow: National Scale Progress in Engagement and Research at Tree Canada. The Nature of Cities; May 8, 2017.

Bardekjian, A. (2017). Look More Closely, Think More Deeply: Experiences from the 2017 US Forest Service International Urban Forestry Seminar. The Nature of Cities; July 23, 2017. Also published in the Fall 2017 issue of City Trees magazine.

Bardekjian, A. (2017). Women In Trees: Sharing Experiences and Lessons. City Trees: Journal of the Society of Municipal Arborists (July/August 2017, pg. 10-13).

Bardekjian, A. (2016). Research in urban forestry: Collaborative Learning. Tree Canada Blog. August 18, 2016.

Bardekjian, A. (2016). Positive Change: The Future Is Looking Bright for the Canadian Urban Forest Network. Tree Canada Blog. July 21, 2016.

Bardekjian, A. (2016). How perspectives of field arborists and tree climbers are useful for understanding and managing urban forests. The Nature of Cities; March 24, 2016.

Bardekjian, A. (2015). Research in urban forestry: The social side of things. The Professional Forester. Issue 220, December 2015.

Bardekjian, A. (2015). Research in urban forestry: Expanding directions and sharing knowledge. Tree Canada Blog. October 6, 2015.

Bardekjian, A. (2014). Narratives and creative collaborations for urban forest education. The Nature of Cities Round Table; December 4, 2014.

Bardekjian, A. (2014). Encouraging changing perspectives: Reflections on the 11th Canadian urban forest conference. ReNew Canada: The Infrastructure Magazine. November/December 2014.

Bardekjian, A. (2014). Trees as infrastructure: Urban forest policy: How organizations and municipalities are influencing urban forestry development in Canada. ReNew Canada: The Infrastructure Magazine. September/October 2014.

Bardekjian, A. (2014). Of travels, trees and tales: Everyone’s a storyteller. Tree Canada Blog. July 15, 2014.

Bardekjian, A. (2014). Canadians value their urban forests. Canadian Urban Forest Network News. June 11, 2014.

Bardekjian, A. (2013). Reflections on organizing the urban forests & political ecologies conference 2013. Commonwealth Forestry Association Newsletter. No. 61: 9-11.

Bardekjian, A. (2013). Boyer woodlot: A living place of symbiotic stories: Exploring woodlots as place-makers of culture, time and resistance. The Alternative Campus Tour.

Bardekjian, A. (2011). Of remnants and reveries: Narratives of the urban forest on campus. The Professional Forester. September (203): 13.

Bardekjian, A. (2011). What a wonderful world. Kidney Living Magazine 4(1): 16.

Bardekjian, A. (2008). Building international bridges for forest futures. Canadian Trees 4(2): 7.

Bardekjian, A. (2008). Trees Ontario: Planting past the treeline. Canadian Trees 4(2): 6.

Bardekjian, A. (2007). The role of urban forests in mitigating human health issues caused or exacerbated by the urban environment: The Toronto District School Board: Setting an example for urban forest management. Community Experiences in Urban Forestry 1:18-19.

Bardekjian, A. (2007). The beauty of tall tree tales. Canadian Trees 3(2): 12.

Bardekjian, A. (2007). The need for sustainable forests in Armenia: The lengths a non-profit organization is going to mitigate the effects of deforestation. Canadian Trees 4(1): 28-29.

Bardekjian, A. (2006). Urban trees and public health. Canadian Trees 3(1): 5.

Bardekjian, A. (2006). Greening our schoolgrounds. Canadian Trees 2(1): 30-31.


Bardekjian, A. (Writer, Director). (2018) Women Branching Out: A diversity of careers in arboriculture and urban forestry [FILM].

Nesbitt, L. & Bardekjian, A. (2017, October 23). Human Faces, Forest Places. Photography exhibit curated and presented at the Peter Wall Institute for Advance Studies Round Table: Do Rainbows Come in Green? Urban Forests and Multicultural Citizenship. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (Writer, Director). (2014). Partners in Action: A Shade Policy for the City of Toronto [Documentary]. Canada: City of Toronto, Healthy Public Policy Directorate, Toronto Public Health, Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition, Shade Policy Committee. Winner of the 2014 Canadian Dermatology Association Public Education Award.

Bardekjian, A. (Writer, Director, Producer). (2013). Limbwalkers [micro-documentary]. Canada.

Tree Canada: A visual history. (2012). Celebrating Tree Canada’s 20-year legacy in photographs. Comp. Bardekjian, A. Apple Inc.

Ruhrgebeit, Germany: European Capital of Culture 2010. (2011). Ruhr Study Tour 2010: Canadian Centres for German and European Studies, York University and Université de Montréal. Photography by Bardekjian, A., and Rodrigues, R. Apple Inc.

Bardekjian, A. (2010). Cerebral celibacy. [Online] Antipode: A Radical Journal for Geographers.


2013: Course design: Urban ecology: Applications and perspectives. Developed for the Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, School of Continuing Education, Humber College.

2010: Learning teaching: TA handbook for ENVS 1200. Prepared for the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University. Compilation of pedagogical approaches based on the 2010-2011 course outline.

2006: Researched content and assisted in the development of Evergreen’s online Teacher-Training workshops for school ground greening. Prepared while working as the Learning Grounds Project Coordinator. Getting started: Workshop-in-a-box and Shade for kids: Workshop-in-a-box.


Gosselin-Hebert, A., Bardekjian, A., Quann, S. & Crossman, V. (2019). Urban forestry in Indigenous communities across Canada: Exploring the impact of greening initiatives. Internal report Canadian Forest Service and Tree Canada.

Bardekjian, A. (2018). Compendium of best urban forest management practices. Second Edition. Originally commissioned to Tree Canada by Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved from: https://treecanada.ca/resources/canadian-urban-forest-compendium/ 

Puric-Mladenovic, D., Yung, Y., & Bardekjian, A. (2018). Canada’s Urban Forestry Footprint: Mapping the extent and intensity of urban forestry activities. (2018). Maps available at: http://forestry.utoronto.ca/canadas-urban-forestry-footprint/

Bardekjian, A. & Chiriac, G. (2018). Interests and expectations: Results of the Canadian Urban Forest Network member survey. Tree Canada: Ottawa, ON.

The Career Foundation (2017). The Arboriculture Sector Partnership Planning Project. Funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD). Acted as Advising Research Consultant.

Bardekjian, A., Kenney, A., & Rosen, M. (2016). Trends in Canada’s Urban Forests. Tree Canada and the Canadian Urban Forest Network.

Bardekjian, A. & Rosen, M. (2015). Canada’s urban forest: A national assessment of municipal urban forest management needs. Commissioned to Tree Canada by the Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada.

A healthy dose of green: a prescription for a healthy population. (2012). Trees Ontario. White Paper. Contributions to findings and final review.

Bardekjian, A. (2011). Quantity vs. quality: Towards common ends. Conference Presentation. Spreading Roots: Working together to protect our urban trees. Perf. Keen, R. Trees Ontario.

Rosen, M., Kenney, A., Bardekjian, A. & Fournier, G. (2007). Department of National Defence Urban Forest Program #1E0800292. Commissioned to Tree Canada by the Department of National Defence, Canada.

Bardekjian, A. (2006). Compendium of best management practices for Canadian urban forests. Commissioned to Tree Canada by Natural Resources Canada.

Development guidelines for shade for the City of Toronto. (2010). Commissioned by Toronto Public Health, Cancer Prevention Coalition in collaboration with Parks Forestry and Recreation, City of Toronto. Assisted in the research and development while working as an Associate Consultant and Writer (2008).

Urban forest strategic management plan for the Town of Oakville 2008-2027. (2008). Commissioned to Urban Forest Innovations Inc. and Andy Kenney. Assisted in the development of the plan while working as an Associate Consultant (2006).

Grounds For action: Promoting physical activity through school ground greening in Canada. 2006. Commissioned to Evergreen Learning Grounds by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Assisted in the research and development of this project. Lead researchers: Bell, A., and Dyment, J.

Bardekjian, A. & Campbell, H. (2005). How to conduct a shade audit. In collaboration with Parks Forestry and Recreation, City of Toronto. Commissioned by Toronto Public Health, Cancer Prevention Coalition.

Bardekjian, A. (2005). The ecological values and services of urban forests beyond area-sensitive bird breeding habitat. Commissioned by Environment Canada, Wildlife Service.

Bardekjian, A. (2004). A tree inventory management plan for the Toronto District School Board. Major Paper for the Master of Forest Conservation Program. Commissioned by the Toronto District School Board.