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A New Century for Natural Resources Management by Richard L. Knight, Sarah F. Bates, Vawter Parker, Peter

By Richard L. Knight, Sarah F. Bates, Vawter Parker, Peter Berck, Robert Costanza, Steward Pickett, James Kennedy, Jack Ward Thomas, Richard Ostfeld, Susan Kay Jacobson, Jeff DeBonis, Mark Brunson, Gloria Helfand, Winifred Kessler, Rupert Cutler, Robert H. N

This ebook explores the adjustments which are resulting in a brand new century of ordinary assets administration. It locations the present scenario in old standpoint, analyzes the forces which are propelling swap, and describes and examines the explicit adjustments in pursuits, coverage, and perform which are remodeling all features of ordinary assets management.A New Century for typical assets administration is a vital assessment for natural world biologists, foresters, and others operating for public land organizations; professors and scholars of typical assets; and all these whose livelihood relies on using public average assets.

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In the view of the “dissenters,” attention had to be given to the connections and relationships in nature over various scales of space and time. In other words, one could not simply manage trees, or soils, or game animals, or scenic vistas, or any other resource, as isolated entities; one had to consider the diverse components within the landscape as a whole and their ecological interactions over time. Professional labels notwithstanding, conservation implied—demanded—integration (37). · · · World War II changed everything.

1982. Wilderness and the American mind, 191. 3rd ed. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press. 30. Pinchot, 509 (8). 31. Flader and Callicott, 266–67 (2). The original address, “A biotic view of land,” was published in the September 1939 issue of the Journal of Forestry. 32. B. Conservation ethics and fishery management. Fisheries 16(2):22–28. 33. Flader and Callicott, 188 (2). 34. Flader and Callicott, 288 (2). See Meine, C. 1992. The utility of preservation and the preservation of utility: Leopold’s fine line.

14 I THE BEGINNING OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Forestry’s flexibility in these early years is best appreciated against the background of the nation’s changing timber supply and demand. The goals of the Forest Service in managing the national forests (as rather modestly stated in the 1905 Use Book, the governing manual of the Forest Service) were to “[preserve] a perpetual supply of timber for home industries, [prevent] destruction of the forest cover which regulates the flow of streams, and [protect] local residents from unfair competition in the use of forest and range” (16).

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