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The future of conservation in America : a chart for rough water

Author: Gary E Machlis; Jonathan B Jarvis; Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this turbulent time for American's natural and cultural heritage, we need a clear and compelling guide for the future of conservation in America: a declaration to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders. This is that guide- what the authors describe as "a chart for rough water." Written by the first scientist appointed as science advisor to the director of the National Park Service, this is a candid,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary E Machlis; Jonathan B Jarvis; Terry Tempest Williams
ISBN: 9780226541860 022654186X 9780226542058 022654205X
OCLC Number: 1004264944
Description: xiii, 96 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Totality: A foreword / Terry Tempest Williams --
Watershed --
An enduring responsibility --
A chart for rough water --
Strategies for the future of conservation --
Toward a unified vision --
Resilience.
Responsibility: Gary E. Machlis, Jonathan B. Jarvis ; with a foreword by Terry Tempest Williams.

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