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From Walden to Wall Street : frontiers of conservation finance

Author: James N Levitt; Lydia K Bergen
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005.
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From Walden to Wall Street.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607825315
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James N Levitt; Lydia K Bergen
ISBN: 1597260304 9781597260305 1597260290 9781597260299
OCLC Number: 61303349
Description: xxvi, 235 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Financial innovation for conservation : an American tradition / James N. Levitt --
Conservation finance viewed as a system : tackling the financial challenge / Patrick Coady --
Contours of conservation finance in the United States at the turn of the twenty-first century / Frank Casey --
State and local government funding of land conservation : what is the full potential? / Ernest Cook and Matt Zieper --
External revolving loan funds : expanding interim financing for land conservation / Mary McBryde, Peter R. Stein, and Story Clark --
Employing limited development strategies to finance land conservation and community-based development projects / Ned Sullivan and Steve Rosenberg --
Expanding the frontiers of conservation finance / Kevin W. Schuyler --
Transferable state tax credits as a land conservation incentive / Philip M. Hocker --
Payrolls versus Pickerels Redux : a story of economic revitalization and timberland conservation using new markets tax credits / Steve Weems --
Mainstreaming environmental markets / Adam Davis --
The gray and the green : the built infrastructure and conservation investment / Jeffery T. More --
Financing private lands : conservation and management through conservation incentives in the farm bill / Robert Bonnie.
Responsibility: editor, James N. Levitt ; assistant editor, Lydia K. Bergen.
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In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America's system of landscapes. This book brings together the  Read more...

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""From Walden to Wall Street" makes clear that a system of market-based conservation finance is vital to the future of environmental conservation."--Henry M. Paulson "Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs Read more...

 
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