Managing Our Natural Resources / Edition 4

Managing Our Natural Resources / Edition 4

by William G. Camp, Thomas B. Daugherty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766815544

ISBN-13: 9780766815544

Pub. Date: 12/06/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Newly updated and effectively illustrated, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to all facets of natural resource management. Designed to give students a solid understanding of issues involving the preservation, management, and conservation of natural resources, this wide-ranging text introduces them to such key areas as water, soils, forests, wildlife,…  See more details below

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Newly updated and effectively illustrated, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to all facets of natural resource management. Designed to give students a solid understanding of issues involving the preservation, management, and conservation of natural resources, this wide-ranging text introduces them to such key areas as water, soils, forests, wildlife, minerals, waste management, land-use planning, and energy. Included is sure-handed career guidance in fields such as forestry, fish and wildlife management, and outdoor recreation. New material covers the recent natural disasters in the United States and examines the role of forest fires in the natural order. The "people aspect" of natural resources management is emphasized, showing how humankind can effectively use, manage and enhance the environment.
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Instructor's Guide ISBN: 0-8273-6717-1
Workbook Answer Key, ISBN: 0-8273-6927-1
Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-7492-5
Agriscience Testmaster CD-ROM, ISBN: 0-8273-7486-0

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766815544
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/06/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Our Natural Resources ... Then and Now, A History of Conservation in the United States, Concepts in Natural Resources Management, Soil Charateristics, Soil Erosion, Controlling Erosion on the Farm, Nonfarm Erosion Control, Rangeland Management, Land-Use Planning, Careers in Soil Management, Water Supply and Water Users, Water Pollution, Waste Management, Water-Use Planning, Careers in Water Management, Our Forests and Their Products, Woodland Management, Forest Enemies and Their Control, Fire, Career in Forestry, Fish and Wildlife in America, Game Management, Marine Fisheries Management, Freshwater Fishery Management, Careers in Fish and Wildlife Management, Recreation on Public Lands, Outdoor Safety, Careers in Outdoor Recreation, Fossil Fuel Management, Alternative Energy Sources Management, Metal and Minerals, Careers in Energy,Mineral, and Metal Resources, Advanced Concepts in Natural Resources Management, Glossary, Index.

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