Conservancy: The Land Trust Movement in America

Conservancy: The Land Trust Movement in America

by Richard Brewer

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ISBN-13: 9781611685206
Publisher: Dartmouth College Press
Publication date: 06/03/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 364
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

RICHARD BREWER is Professor Emeritus, Department of Biological Sciences, Western Michigan University. He has served as the President of the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy and the Kalamazoo Nature Center, and he has chaired the Michigan Technical Committee for the Endangered Species Program (Birds). His books include The Science of Ecology (1994) and The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan (1991).

Table of Contents

Preface • Introduction: Saving Land the Old-fashioned Way • History • Sprawl • Why Save Land? • Who Will Save the Land? • Choosing Land to Save • Stewardship • How to Save Land • Defending Conservation Easements • The Land Trust Alliance • The Nature Conservancy • The Trust for Public Land • Farmland Protection • Trails and Greenways • A Diversity of Local Land Trusts • A Cleaner, Greener Land • Notes • Glossary • Bibliography • Index

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