Land Stewardship through Watershed Management: Perspectives for the 21st Century / Edition 1

Land Stewardship through Watershed Management: Perspectives for the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Peter F. Ffolliott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306466988

ISBN-13: 9780306466984

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Springer US

This volume highlights the need for enhancing the effectiveness of land stewardship and management of the world's natural resources to meet the need of the growing global population for conservation, sustainable development, and the use of land, water, and other natural resources. Ecosystem-based, multiple-use land stewardship is necessary when considering the

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This volume highlights the need for enhancing the effectiveness of land stewardship and management of the world's natural resources to meet the need of the growing global population for conservation, sustainable development, and the use of land, water, and other natural resources. Ecosystem-based, multiple-use land stewardship is necessary when considering the present and future uses of land, water, and other natural resources on an operationally efficient scale. The chapters focus on global watershed management perspectives, problems, and programs; a retrospective survey of watershed management, lessons learned, emerging tools and technologies, and locally-led initiatives; the issues confronted when implementing a watershed management approach to land stewardship; the anticipated future contributions of watershed management to land stewardship; and the prools necessary to realize the contributions of watershed management to land stewardship in practices, projects, and programs.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306466984
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
137
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
1.1Watershed Management Approach to Land Stewardship1
1.2Book Organization6
2Perspectives, Problems, Programs9
2.1Global Views9
2.2Views in the United States18
3A Retrospective View35
3.1History of Watershed Management35
3.2Lessons Learned39
3.3Emerging Tools and Technologies46
3.4Locally Led Watershed Management Initiatives53
4Issues to Be Confronted63
4.1Sustainability63
4.2Global Issues63
4.3Issues in the United States73
4.4Research Needs82
5Watershed Management Contributions to Land Stewardship93
5.1Factors Impacting Watershed Management93
5.2Watershed Management Contributions99
6Future Protocols119
6.1Rationale for a Watershed Management Approach to Land Stewardship119
6.2Protocols120
6.3Adoption of a Watershed Management Approach to Land Stewardship130
Index135

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