Managing Our Natural Resources / Edition 4

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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.
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

Examines the nature, history, and management of natural resources ranging from soil and water to forests, wildlife, and marine resources. Includes suggested activities and discussion of occupations in the field.

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New edition of a text that presents a balanced viewpoint of the place of humans in the world as long-term residents. Camp (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.) and Daugherty (Maconaquah High School) present 35 chapters that deal with soil formation, erosion, reclamation, and conservation; water use and improvement; endangered species of wildlife; hunting game animals; fishing; safety in boating, hiking, and other forms of outdoor recreation; conservation farming; land-use planning; construction practices that minimize the impact of exploitation on the environment; energy resources use, abuse, conservation, and alternatives; mineral use and recycling; and career opportunities in each of those diverse fields. Contains b&w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766815544
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/6/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.18 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. William Camp is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Extension Education at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He retired from Cornell University in 2010. Prior to his university career, Dr. Camp taught agriculture and natural resources management to high school and middle school students. He has written more than 200 research articles, papers, reports, and monographs.

Dr. Heath-Camp is a Professor Emerita of Teaching and Learning at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She retired from Cornell University in 2010. Formerly a high school teacher and school administrator with the Ohio Department of Corrections, she held many leadership roles, wrote multiple publications, and gave national research presentations. Dr. Heath-Camp earned her BS and MS from Murray State University, and her PhD from the Ohio State University.

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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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