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Conservation catalysts : how academics and researchers are advancing large landscape preservation

Author: James N Levitt; Stephen Woodley
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This multi-author volume explores large-landscape conservation projects catalyzed by colleges, universities, independent field stations, and research organizations around the world. These initiatives are grand-scale, cross-boundary, cross-sectoral, and cross-disciplinary efforts to protect working and wild landscapes and waterscapes in Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Kenya, Tanzania, Trinidad &  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conservation catalysts : how academics and researchers are advancing large landscape preservation.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, [2014]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James N Levitt; Stephen Woodley
ISBN: 9781558443228 1558443223 1558443010 9781558443013
OCLC Number: 909908871
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Contents: The wildlands and woodlands initiative / David Foster --
The University of Montana-Missoula : a campus with an ecoystem / Gary Tabor, Matthew McKinney, and Perry Brown --
Research networks and large-landscape conservation and restoration : the case of the Colorado River delta / Karl Flessa --
Conservation at the landscape scale --
Saving the Florida scrub : science and serendipity / Hilary Swain, Archbold Research Station, and Patricia Martin --
The Canadian BEACONS project and boreal forest conservation / Fiona Schmiegelow --
Working landscapes and the Western Hemisphere Jaguar Network / Joe Figel --
Philander Chase Corporation / Douglas Givens --
The quiet corner initiative at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental studies / Mary Tyrrell, Matthew Fried, Mark Ashton, and Richard Campbell --
Alternative futures modeling in Maine's Penobscot River Watershed : forging a regional identity for river restoration / Robert J. Lilieholm, Christopher S. Cronan, Michelle L. Johnson, Spencer R. Meyer, and Dave Owen --
Landscape-scale conservation on the Serengeti / Robin Reid --
Conservation law initiatives in the West / Fred Cheever and Nancy McLaughlin --
The creation of coastal zone management in Victoria, Australia / Geoff Wescott --
Karukinka and the emerging private land conservation movement in Chile / Guillermo Donoso --
A proposal for conservation easements in Trinidad and Tobago / Karena Mahung --
Appendices: catalyzing conservation through the humanities --
A. Poetry and place : a presentation / Caroline Harvey --
B. Film transcript : Colorado College's large landscape conservation strategy to save the Colorado River Basin / Alex Suber --
The drowning fish : large landscapes and the burden of significance / Blair Braverman.
Responsibility: edited by James N. Levitt ; with foreword by Stephen Woodley.

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"This multi-author volume explores large-landscape conservation projects catalyzed by colleges, universities, independent field stations, and research organizations around the world. These initiatives are grand-scale, cross-boundary, cross-sectoral, and cross-disciplinary efforts to protect working and wild landscapes and waterscapes in Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Kenya, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United States"--

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