Applying Ecological Principles to Land Management, 1st 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 directions to appreciate previous and present land use and land administration; and extra importantly, endeavors to advertise extra ecologically sound techniques to destiny land use and administration judgements. the amount comprises case experiences from a large choice of disciplines and views. The case reviews discover prior and present land use judgements, on either private and non-private lands, and contain functional ways and instruments for land-use decision-making. possibly crucial characteristic of the ebook is the linking of ecological idea and precept with utilized land use decision-making - the theoretical and empirical are joined via concrete case stories of exact land use decision-making strategies. during this quantity, readers will discover a assertion of basic ecological rules which are suitable for land use making plans and administration, coupled with a number of in-depth explorations of the applying of those ideas in motion. moreover, such a lot case stories describe particular instruments and ways for incorporating endeavors to affix primary ecological wisdom with leading edge software which will either teach and supply concrete counsel for decision-making. The meant viewers is wide and multidisciplinary, from undergraduate and graduate point classes in environmental reports to specialist land use planners.

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1994; Brown 1995; Hobbs 1996). Prairie dogs modify the physical environment by creating networks of burrows. They modify the biotic environment by intense grazing in the area within and around those networks. These modifications cause effects that extend across ecosystems at multiple scales (Sharps and Uresk 1990; Miller et al. 1994).

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