Pathways for Getting to Better Water Quality: The Citizen Effect / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is about accomplishing change in how land is managed in agricultural watersheds. Wide-ranging case studies repeatedly document that plans, policies, and regulations are not adequate substitutes for the empowerment of people. Ultimately change on the land is managed and accomplished by the people that live on land within each watershed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441972811
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/6/2010
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 273
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Pathways

1 Pathways to Better Water Quality Lois Wright Morton Susan S. Brown 3

2 Citizen Involvement Lois Wright Morton 15

3 Shared Leadership for Watershed Management Lois Wright Morton Theresa Selfa Terrie A. Becerra 29

4 Relationships, Connections, Influence, and Power Lois Wright Morton 41

5 Turning Conflict into Citizen Participation and Power Jeff Zacharakis 57

6 The Language of Conservation Jacqueline Comito Matt Helmers 67

Part II The Data

7 Measuring the Citizen Effect: What Does Good Citizen Involvement Look Like? Linda Stalker Prokopy Kristin Floress 83

8 Regional Water Quality Concern and Environmental Attitudes Zhihua Hu Lois Wright Morton 95

9 Communities of Interest and the Negotiation of Watershed Management Max J. Pfeffer Linda P. Wagenet 109

10 Upstream, Downstream: Forging a Rural-Urban Partnership for Shared Water Governance in Central Kansas Theresa Selfa Terrie A. Becerra 121

11 Local Champions Speak Out: Pennsylvania's Community Watershed Organizations Kathryn Brasier Brain Lee Richard Stedman Jason Weigle 133

12 Community Watershed Planning: Vandalia, Missouri Daniel Downing Robert Broz Lois Wright Morton 145

13 The Role of Force and Economic Sanctions in Protecting Watersheds Kristen Corey Lois Wright Morton 155

14 Cross-Cultural Collaboration for Riparian Restoration on Tribal Lands in Kansas Charles J. Barden Lillian Fisher William M. Welton Ryan Dyer 171

15 Getting to Performance-Based Outcomes at the Watershed Level Lois Wright Morton Jean McGuire 181

16 A Farmer Learning Circle: The Sugar Creek Partners, Ohio Mark R. Weaver Richard H. Moore Jason Shaw Parker 197

17 Farmer Decision Makers: What Are they Thinking? Lois Wright Morton 213

18 Sustainability of Environmental Management - The Role of Technical Assistance as an Educational Program Susan S. Brown Chad Ingels 229

19 Building Citizen Capacity Susan S. Brown 247

Bibliography 257

Index 267

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