William Cronon's activities in the field of publishing have included the following:

Editor, Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Series, University of Washington Press (since 1993)

Editorial Board, Environmental History (since 2001)

Editorial Board, Journal of Historical Geography (since 1995).

Editorial Board, Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2004-07)

Editorial Board, Yale University Press Lamar Series in Western History (formerly the Yale Western Americana Series)

Editorial Board, Histories of the American Frontier Series, University of New Mexico Press (since 1993)

Board of Editors, Forest History (1986-93)

National Advisory Board, The History Teacher, 1986-2000