Neil C. Heywood

Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1989


Environmental hazards; biogeography; field studies; outdoor recreation; environmental change; North America.


Perception and mitigation of exotic organisms; biosphere change; impacts of resource use; hostile environments; outdoor recreation.


  1. “Developing a 21st Century Geoscience Major: Melding the Old with the New.” 55th Annual Institute of Lake Superior Geology, Ely, MN. With K. P. Hefferan, 05-10 May 2009.
  2. Resource Management Map: “Deer Management Units Aviation Sectional.” In “Wisconsin Wing Helps Tally the Whitetails.” Civil Air Patrol Volunteer March-April 2009: 15.
  3. “Surveillance Sampling for Sudden Oak Death (Phytophtera ramorum), Great Lakes States, 2008.” USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Northeastern Area. $26,200 (1:1 match).
  4. Laboratory Manual for Physical Geography. With K. A. Lemke and M. E. Ritter. New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2008. ISBN=9780072873641.
  5. “Sudden Oak Death (Phytophtera ramorum).” In Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Forest Health Highlights 2007. December 2007.
  6. Extinction Maps: “Mammals Lost Since ca. A.D. 1500” (Figure 16.11b), and “Birds Lost Since ca. A.D. 1500” (Figure 16.11c). Both maps in Lomolino, Mark V.; Brett R. Riddle; and James H. Brown. Biogeography. Sunderland MA: Sinauer Associates Inc., 2005. p. 659. ISBN = 0878934790