Stewardship Across Boundaries / Edition 2

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Overview

<p>Every piece of land, no matter how remote or untrammeled, has a boundary. While sometimes boundary lines follow topographic or biological features, more often they follow the straight lines of political dictate and compromise. Administrative boundaries nearly always fragment a landscape, resulting in loss of species that must disperse or migrate across borders, increased likelihood of threats such as alien species or pollutants, and disruption of natural processes such as fire. Despite the importance and ubiquity of boundary issues, remarkably little has been written on the subject.<p>Stewardship Across Boundaries fills that gap in the literature, addressing the complex biological and socioeconomic impacts of both public and private land boundaries in the United States. With contributions from natural resource managers, historians, environmentalists, political scientists, and legal scholars, the book.<p><li>develops a framework for understanding administrative boundaries and their effects on the land and on human behavior <li>examines issues related to different types of boundaries - wilderness, commodity, recreation, private-public <li>presents a series of case studies illustrating the efforts of those who have cooperated to promote stewardship across boundaries <li>synthesizes the broad complexity of boundary-related issues and offers an integrated strategy for achieving regional stewardshi.<p>Stewardship Across Boundaries should spur open discussion among students, scientists, managers, and activists on this important topic. It demonstrates how legal, social, and ecological conditions interact in causing boundary impacts and why those factors must be integrated to improve land management. It also discusses research needs and will help facilitate critical thinking within the scientific community that could result in new strategies for managing boundaries and their impacts.
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Addresses the complex biological and socio-economic impacts of both public and private land boundaries in the US. Demonstrates how legal, social, and ecological considerations interact in causing boundary impacts and why those factors must be integrated to improve land management. Some topics are ecological effects of administrative boundaries, outdoor recreation and boundaries, managing grazing and recreation across boundaries in the Big Cimarron watershed, and a strategy for achieving stewardship across boundaries. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559635158
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1998
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard L. Knight is professor of wildlife conservation at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is co-editor of Wildlife and Recreationists (Island Press, 1995) and A New Century for Natural Resource Management (Island Press, 1995).

Peter B. Landres is research ecologist at the USDA Forest Service Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute in Missoula, Montana.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
 
PART I. Understanding Administrative Boundaries and Their Effects
Chapter 1. Bounded People, Boundless Land
Chapter 2. Ecological Effects of Administrative Boundaries
Chapter 3. Social Dimensions of Boundaries: Balancing Cooperation and Self-interest
Chapter 4. Laws and Institutions in Cross-boundary Stewardship
 
PART II. Types of Administrative Boundaries
Chapter 5. Boundary Effects on Wilderness and Other Natural Areas
Chapter 6. Outdoor Recreation and Boundaries: Opportunities and Challenges
Chapter 7. Boundaries or Barriers: New Horizons for Conservation and Private Forests
Chapter 8. Boundaries between Public and Private Lands: Defining Obstacles, Finding Solutions
 
PART III. Case Studies
Chapter 9. Big Cypress National Preserve: The Great Compromise
Chapter 10. Managing Grazing and Recreation across Boundaries in the Big Cimarron Watershed
Chapter 11. Overcoming Boundaries: The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Chapter 12. Partnerships across Park Boundaries: The Rincon Institute and Saguaro National Park
Chapter 13. Wilderness and Working Landscapes: The Adirondack Park as a Model Bioregion
 
PART IV. Building Bridges across Boundaries
Chapter 14. Cooperation: A Strategy for Achieving Stewardship across Boundaries
Chapter 15. The Continent Indissoluble
Chapter 16. Integration: A Beginning for Landscape-scale Stewardship
 
Index

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