Further Reading

  • McGranahan, D. A. (2008). Landscape influence on recent rural migration in the US, Landscape and Urban Planning (forthcoming).
  • McGranahan, D. and Sullivan, P. (2005). Farm programs, natural amenities, and rural development, Amber Waves, 3:1(February): 2835.
  • Park, J., Jones, P., Mortimer, S., Stabler, M., Tiffin, R., IJpelaar, J., Strange, A. and Tranter, R. (2004). The Importance of the Quality of the Environment for Economic Development and Regeneration in Rural Areas. Final report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), University of Reading. Available online at:
  • Sullivan, P., Hellerstein, D., Hansen, L., Johansson, R., Koenig, S., Lubowski, R., McBride, W., McGranahan, D., Roberts, M., Vogel, S. and Bucholtz, S. (2004). The Conservation Reserve Program: Economic implications for rural America. Agricultural Economic Report No. 834, Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
  • US Department of Agriculture (2006). Conservation and the Environment: Executive Summary. 2007 Farm Bill Theme Papers, Washington, DC (June). Available online at:
  • Van Huylenbroeck, G., Vanslembrouck, I., Calus, M. and Van de Velde, L. (2006). Synergies between farming and rural tourism: Evidence from Flanders. EuroChoices, 5(1): 1423.
  • WWF (2001). The Nature of Rural Development: Towards a Sustainable Integrated Rural Policy in Europe. Synthesis Report by D. Baldock, J. Dwyer, P. Lowe, J.-E. Petersen and N. Ward, IEEP, London. Available online at: