Applying Ecological Principles to Land Management by Virginia H. Dale, Sandra Brown, Richard A. Haeuber, N.

By Virginia H. Dale, Sandra Brown, Richard A. Haeuber, N. Thompson Hobbs, Nancy J. Huntly (auth.), Virginia H. Dale, Richard A. Haeuber (eds.)

This quantity applies ecological ideas and guidance to appreciate previous and present land use and land administration; and extra importantly, endeavors to advertise extra ecologically sound ways to destiny land use and administration judgements. the amount comprises case experiences from a wide selection of disciplines and views. The case experiences discover earlier and present land use judgements, on either private and non-private lands, and comprise functional techniques and instruments for land-use decision-making. possibly crucial characteristic of the ebook is the linking of ecological thought and precept with utilized land use decision-making - the theoretical and empirical are joined via concrete case stories of tangible land use decision-making strategies. during this quantity, readers will discover a assertion of basic ecological rules which are correct for land use making plans and administration, coupled with a number of in-depth explorations of the applying of those rules in motion. moreover, so much case experiences describe particular instruments and techniques for incorporating endeavors to hitch primary ecological wisdom with leading edge software to be able to either train and supply concrete assistance for decision-making. The meant viewers is huge and multidisciplinary, from undergraduate and graduate point classes in environmental reports to expert land use planners.

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