Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Developed to assist users of Creating Successful Communities, the Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities includes a detailed outline of the many tax benefits of private land conservation; examples of ordinances covering...

248 pages
8.5 x 11

Creating Successful Communities
A Guidebook To Growth Management Strategies

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Creating Successful Communities is a practical compendium of techniques for effective land use and growth management. It offers a framework for land-use decisionmaking and growth management: techniques for protecting key resources such as...

248 pages
8.5 x 11

Rivers at Risk
Concerned Citizen's Guide To Hydropower

Rivers at Risk is an invaluable handbook that offers a practical understanding of how to influence government decisions about hydropower development on America's rivers.

229 pages
6 x 9

Tortoises and freshwater turtles
An action plan for their conservation

Many species of tortoise and freshwater turtle have declined very seriously due to the modification of their habitat, and the demand for animals by the pet trade. This Action Plan takes a global view of the situation and provides a strategy for...

52 pages
10.8 x 9.7

Shading Our Cities
A Resource Guide For Urban And Community Forests

American Forestry Association; Edited by Gary Moll and Sara Ebenreck; Foreword by Dale Robertson

Shading Our Cities is a handbook to help neighborhood groups, local officials, and city planners develop urban forestry projects, not only to beautify their cities, but also to reduce energy demand, improve air quality, protect water...

349 pages
6 x 9

The Poisoned Well
New Strategies For Groundwater Protection

Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund

The Poisoned Well offers vital strategies for citizens, community organizations, and public officials who want to fight the battle against pollutants.

436 pages
6 x 9

Reopening the Western Frontier

High Country News and Linda Bacigalupi; Edited by Ed Marston

Unlike other parts of the United States, deep change came slowly to the West, especially the rural west, which retained many of its 19th-century roots. Now, with the decline of the West's natural resource economics -- oil and gas drilling, mining...

339 pages
6 x 9

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology

Society for Conservation Biology; Edited by Michael E. Soulé and Kathryn A. Kohm

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology proposes an urgent research agenda to improve our understanding and preservation of biological diversity. The book discusses:

ecosystems conservation ecology of communities population ecology...

109 pages
6 x 9

Rush to Burn
Solving America's Garbage Crisis?

One day in March 1987, a barge from Islip, Long Island was evicted from Morehead City, North Carolina, after trying to unload the mountains of trash on its decks. More than five months from the time it began its trip, the unwelcome barge, and it'...

281 pages
6 x 9

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