Conservation for a New Generation: Redefining Natural Resources Management

Conservation for a New Generation: Redefining Natural Resources Management

by Richard L. Knight
     
 


Conservation for a New Generation highlights the dynamic state of how natural resources management is being practiced in the United States today as it transitions from top-down programs and federal mandates to a largely bottom-up approach that involves a broad range of stakeholders working together to achieve common goals. The book considers theSee more details below

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Conservation for a New Generation highlights the dynamic state of how natural resources management is being practiced in the United States today as it transitions from top-down programs and federal mandates to a largely bottom-up approach that involves a broad range of stakeholders working together to achieve common goals. The book considers the implications of those changes for future conservation efforts and offers a conceptual blueprint for effective conservation that can guide students and practitioners both now and into the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597264389
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
11/07/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
308,873
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction \ Richark L. Knight
 
Chapter 1. This Place in Time \ Curt Meine
 
PART I. Agencies and Institutions: The Need for Innovation
Chapter 2. Natural Resource Agencies: The Necessity for Change \ Anthony S. Cheng
Chapter 3. Public Lands: Better Policies from Better Politics \ Daniel Kemmis
Chapter 4. Parks and Protected Areas: Conserving Lands across Administrative Boundaries \ Jonathan Adams
-Case Study 1: Innovators Down Under: New Zealand 's Fisheries \ Christopher M. Dewees
-Case Study 2: When Government Respects Landholders: Wildlife in Zimbabwe \ Mike Jones
-Case Study 3: Kinzua Deer Cooperative: Conservation through Cooperation \ Jeffrey Kochel
-Working Wildlands \ Lynne Sherrod
 
PART II. A Changing Toolbox for Conservation
Chapter 5. Conservation Planning: New Tools and New Approaches \ Jodi A. Hilty and Craig R. Groves
Chapter 6. Community Planning: Challenges, Obstacles, and Opportunities \ Laura A. Lucero
Chapter 7. Economic Incentives: Conservation that Pays \ Luther Propst, Adam Davis, John Shepherd, and Nina Chambers
Chapter 8. Ecosystem Services: The Nature of Valuing Nature \ J. B. Ruhl
-Case Study 5: Conservation at the Speed of Business \ Willian J. Ginn
-Case Study 6: California North Coast Forest Conservation Initiative \ Chris Kelly
-Case Study 7: Ranching for Family and Profit \ Kay and David James
 
PART III. The Radical Center: Finding Common Ground
Chapter 9. Food and Open Spaces: Bridging the Rural-urban Divide \ Richard L. Knight
Chapter 10. Land Health: A Language to Describe the Common Ground Beneath Our Feet \ Courtney White
Chapter 11. Reciprocity: Toward a New Relationship \ Peter Forbes
-Case Study 8: Communication Networks, Leadership, and Conservation in an African Seascape \ Beatrice I. Crona
-Case Study 9: Farmer as Conservationist \ James L. Andrew
-Case Study 10: Wallowa County: The Power of 'We'? \ Diane Dagget Snyder
-Case Study 11: Collaboration as Teacher \ Dan Dagget
-Case Study 12: Groundswell: Community Dynamics from the Bottom Up \ Todd Graham
Chapter 12. Where Will the Moose Live? \ Bob Budd
 
Conclusion: An Unprecedented Future \ Courtney White
List of Contributors
Index

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