Applying an Indigenous, relational worldview to ecological restoration.
Book coming Spring 2024!
Grenz, J. Medicine Wheel for the Planet. Canadian Rights: Knopf Canada (imprint of Penguin Random House Canada). Toronto, Canada. US Rights: University of Minnesota Press
Represented by Literary Agent, Stephanie Sinclair, at literary agency, Cooke McDermid. Scheduled release to public Spring 2024.
Grenz, J. (2022). Indigenous Land Healing Beyond Hashtags. Nature Ecology & Evolution. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-022-01708-z/metrics
McKay, A. and Grenz, J. (2021). Healing the land and the academy. Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Gillies S, Clements D, and Grenz J. (2016). Knotweed management strategies in North America with the advent of widespread hybrid Bohemian knotweed, regional differences, and the potential for biocontrol via the psyllid Aphalara itadori Shinji. Invasive Plant Science and Management Vol. 9 No. 1 pp 60-70.
Clements D, Larsen T, and Grenz J. (2016). Knotweed (Fallopia sp.) Invasion of North America Utilizes Hybridization, Epigenetics, Seed Dispersal (Unexpectedly) and an Arsenal of Physiological Tactics. Invasive Plant Science and Management Vol. 9 No. 1 pp 71-80.
Grenz, Jennifer. (2013). Control of Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) to ensure public safety and economic efficiency in an herbicide restricted region of coastal British Columbia. Proceedings Western Society for Weed Science Conference 2013. Western Society for Weed Science, 2013-03-11. Poster.
Grenz, J. (2020). Healing the Land by Reclaiming an Indigenous Ecology: A journey exploring the application of the Indigenous worldview to invasion biology and ecology and its implications for the future of ecological management and food security. https://open.library.ubc.ca/soa/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/24/items/1.0394715?o=0
Author. Jennifer Grenz (2021). “Successful Inclusion” of Indigenous Knowledge in Natural Resource Management Decision-Making: Scholarly Analysis and Recommendations. Prepared for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Co-Author. Jennifer Grenz (2020). Indigenous Commercial Harvesting of Pinnipeds in British Columbia: Applying Indigenous Ecology for Management and Economic Opportunity. Pinniped Marine Management Plan. For: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (on behalf of Pacific Balance Marine Management Inc.).
Author. Jennifer Grenz. (2019). Framework for Knotweed Management in the Cowichan River Watershed. For: Cowichan Stewardship Roundtable (BC FLNRORD, BC Parks, Cowichan Regional District, North Cowichan Regional District, Mosaic Forest Management, BC Conservation Foundation, Cowichan Tribes, Cowichan Water Board).
Author. Jennifer Grenz. (2018). Regional Invasive Species Strategy for the Sunshine Coast. For: Sunshine Coast Invasive Species Working Group (Sunshine Coast Regional District, Sechelt First Nation, BC MFLNRORD, BC Parks, District of Sechelt, Town of Gibsons).
Co-Author. IPS Island Planning Services and Jennifer Grenz. (2014). Regional Invasive Species
Strategy for Metro Vancouver. For: Metro Vancouver.
Co-Author. Jennifer Grenz, Laurie Kremsater, Jennifer Morgan, Kyle Rezanoff, Dave Polster. (2014). District of Maple Ridge Noxious Weed Control Strategy. For: District of Maple Ridge.
Form of Mobilization
|Digital and Print Story||Indigenizing agriculture, ensuring food supply resiliency|
Country Life in BC
|Interviewee||June 22, 2022|
|Digital story and recorded audio interview||“Serving the Why” Human role in the ecosystem. Feature of Indigenous Scholars for Indigenous History month.|
|Interviewee||June 15, 2022|
|Indigenous-led research to support agricultural adaptation and Indigenous food sovereignty||BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network (ACARN)||Topic Expert/Guest||Feb. 24, 2022|
|Radio Show/Podcast||Feeding the Future|
CBC Quirks & Quarks
|Topic Expert||Feb. 26, 2022|
|Print Media||A wildfire has destroyed 90% of this town. Indigenous communities have been hit the hardest.|
|Topic Expert||July 14, 2021|
|Print Media||‘The original farmers’: Interest in First Nations farming revival growing.|
|Topic Expert||Dec. 6, 2020|
|Print Media||Backyard chicken keepers cautioned after U.S. salmonella warning|
|Topic Expert||Aug. 25, 2017|
|Broadcast Interview||Affordability in Metro Vancouver a Concern for Farmers||Global BC News||Topic Expert||August 4, 2016|
|Broadcast Interview||Hybridized Knotweed: A greater risk to our ecosystems and infrastructure||Global National News||Topic Expert||July 20, 2015|
|Radio Interview||The Hybrid Bohemian knotweed is more troublesome than its parents||CBC Radio One “The Coast”||Topic Expert||June 17, 2015|
|Print Media||The Plant That’s Eating BC: Knotweed|
|Topic Expert||June 12, 2015|
|Radio Interview||Invasive Species Regional Strategy||CKNW 980 “Jill Bennett Show”||Topic Expert||Sept. 7, 2014|
|Broadcast Interview||Invasive Species & Tsunami Debris||Global BC News||Topic Expert||Feb. 7, 2014|
|Broadcast Interview||Invasive Species Spartina||Global BC News||Topic Expert||Aug. 22, 2013|