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Books and Research Publications

Scholarly work

Ingram, Mrill. 2023. "Building Cover Crop Expertise with Citizen Science: Supporting farmer innovation in a time of change." Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, Section Agroecology and Ecosystem Services Volume 7 - 2023 | doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2023.1045769


Paterson Shona K., Le Tissier Martin, Whyte Hester, Robinson Lisa B., Thielking Kristin, Ingram Mrill, McCord John. 2020. "Examining the Potential of Art-Science Collaborations in the Anthropocene: A Case Study of Catching a Wave." Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 340   
Lejano, Raul, Helen Ingram and Mrill Ingram.  2018. "Narrative in the Policy Process."  In Handbook on the Policy Process, Rob Hoppe, Hal Colebatch (Eds.)  Edward Elgar.


Wilder, Margaret, Eric Magrane, Mara Miele, David Prytherch, Rich Schein, Mrill Ingram & Helen Ingram. 2015. Book Forum: The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks. The AAG Review of Books, 3:2, 99-108, DOI: 10.1080/2325548X.2015.1015922


Ingram, M. H. Ingram, and R. Lejano. 2015. "Reshaping Environmental Action in the Anthropocene: The Power of Narrative Networks." Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning.

Ingram, M. 2015. Material Transformations: Urban Ecological Art and Environmental Justice. In, Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture, D. Havlick and M. Hourdequin, Eds. Oxford University Press. Pp: 222-238.

Hawkins, H., S. Marston, M. Ingram, E. Straughan. 2015.  The art of socio-ecological transformation. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 2015 Special Issue on FUTURES: Imagining Socio-Ecological Transformation. 105(2): 331-341.

Ingram, M., H. Ingram, and R. Lejano. 2014. "What’s the story? Creating and sustaining environmental networks." Environmental Politics 23(6): 984-1002.

Ingram, M.  2013. Ecopolitics and Aesthetics: The Art of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Geographical Review. 103(2): 260-274.

Ingram, M.  2012.  Washing Urban Water: the Politics and Diplomacy of Environmental Art. Gender, Place and Culture.  Published online 20 February. DOI:10.1080/0966369X.2013.769429.

Ingram M.  2011. “Fermentation, Rot, and Other Human-Microbial Performances.” In Political Ecologies of Knowledge, M. Turner, M. Goldman and P. Nadadsy, eds.  University of Chicago Press. Pp: 99-112.

Ingram, M.  2010.  “Keeping Up with the E. coli: Considering Human-Nonhuman Relationships in Natural Resources Policy.”  Natural Resources Law Journal.  Fall, Vol. 51.

Ingram M, J. Stier, E. Bird. 2008. “Relax! It's Just a Dandelion: Perceived Benefits and Barriers to Urban Integrated Pest Management.” Journal of Extension 46(1) Article # FEA4.

Ingram, M., S. Glass, M. Wegener, M. Farrior and B. Herrick. 2008. “The Worm, the Plant and the People: Invasive Networks and Creative Restoration at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.” Illustrated Paper prepared for the American Association of Geographers meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Ingram M.  2007.  “Disciplining Microbes in the Implementation of U.S. Federal Organic Standards.”  Environment and Planning

A 39 (12): 2966-2882.

Ingram M.  2007.  “Biology and Beyond:  The science of back-to-nature farming in the U.S.”  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 97(2): 298-312. 

Ingram M. & H. M. Ingram.  2005.  “Credible Edibles:  The Development of Federal Organic Regulations.”  In Routing the Opposition:  Social Movements and Public Policy D. Meyer, ed., Minnesota University Press, Minneapolis.  Pp: 121-148.

Ingram, M.  2002.  “Producing The Natural Fiber Naturally: Technological Change and the U.S. Organic Cotton Industry.”  Agriculture and Human Values 19(4):325-336.

Ingram, M., S. Buchmann, and G. Nabhan.  2002. "Our Forgotten Pollinators: Protecting the Birds and the Bees."  In Fatal Harvest:  The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture. A. Kimbrell (ed.).  Island Press, Washington, D.C.  Pp: 295-301.

Allen-Wardell, G., Bernhardt, P., Bitner, R., Burquez, A., Buchmann, S., Cane, J., Cox, P.A., Dalton, V., Feinsinger, P., Ingram, M., Inouye, D., Jones, C. E., Kennedy, K., Kevan, P. Koopowitz, H., Medellin, R., Medellin-Morales, S., Nabhan, G.P., Pavlik, B., Tepedino, V., Torchio, P., Walker, S. 1998. The potential consequences of pollinator declines on the conservation of biodiversity and stability of food crop yields. Conservation Biology, pp.8-17.

Selected other research articles

Ball, L. and M. Ingram. 2015. Lillian Ball’s Ecological Art:  Advocating for Wetlands and People.  A conversation between artist Lillian Ball and writer Mrill Ingram.  Advocating Creatively: Bringing together the perspectives of social change pioneers from around the world.

Asleson, R., Cunningham A. & M. Ingram. 2015. Integrating Artists and City Planning. The FARGO PROJECT Lessons Learned. 


Ingram, M. 2012. Sculpting Solutions: Art–Science Collaborations in Sustainability.  Environment Magazine July/August.


Ingram, M., 2011. Exhibition: Eliciting a response through art. Nature Climate Change, 1(3), p.133.


Dixon, D., Hawkins, H. and Ingram, M., 2011. Think Art-Act Science. Nature, 472(7344), pp.417-417.


Dixon, D., Hawkins, H. and Ingram, M., 2011. Art: Blurring the boundaries. Nature, 472(7344), p.417.


Ingram, M.  1999 (2013).  “Desert Storms.”  In A Naturalists’ Guide, S. Phillips, ed.  University of California Press, Berkeley.

Ingram, M.  1998. “The Birds and the Bees and the Plants.”  World Conservation, IUCN 29(2): 9.

Ingram, M.  1997.  “The Pollination Gap.”  Defenders, Fall: 34-36.

Ingram, M., G.P. Nabhan, and S.L Buchmann. Our Forgotten Pollinators: Protecting the Birds and Bees. Global Pesticide Campaigner, Volume 6, Number 4, December 1996, PANNA, San Francisco, CA,


Ingram, M., G.P. Nabhan, and S.L. Buchmann (with assistance from the Board of Advisors of the Forgotten Pollinators). 1996a. Ten essential reasons to protect the birds and the bees. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tuscon, AZ.


Ingram, M. G.P. Nabhan, S. Buchmann. 1996b. Impending pollination crisis threatens biodiversity and agriculture. Tropinet 7:1

Liverman, D., M. Ingram, R. Sanchez, and R.W. Meredith.  1994.  The Impacts of Climate Change in Latin America.  GreenPeace Latin America.

Ingram M.  1988.  “Rethinking Conservation:  Proposed biosphere reserves include people in the picture.”  Earthwatch.  July:  12-13.

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