Across the Great Divide. Explorations in Collaborative by Sarah F. Bates,Philip Brick, et al.INscribe Digital|Island

By Sarah F. Bates,Philip Brick, et al.INscribe Digital|Island Press||Adult NonfictionNatureLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 21.06.2013Street date: 21.06.2013

Amid the coverage gridlock that characterizes so much environmental debates, a brand new conservation move has emerged. referred to as "collaborative conservation," it emphasizes neighborhood participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered, and specializes in voluntary compliance and consent instead of felony and regulatory enforcement. Encompassing a variety of neighborhood partnerships and projects, it's altering the face of source administration during the western United States.Across the good Divide offers a considerate exploration of this new flow, bringing jointly writing, reporting, and research of collaborative conservation from these without delay all in favour of constructing and imposing the strategy. members research: the failure of conventional coverage ways fresh monetary and demographic alterations that function a backdrop for the emergence of the move the benefits of, and disadvantages to, collaborative decision-making the demanding situations concerned with integrating...

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It’s what I believe accounts, finally, for Wallace Stegner’s western voice—or for A. B. Guthrie’s or Terry Tempest Williams’s or Bill Kittredge’s or Patricia Limerick’s western voices. The land demands much of its true inhabitants, not least a particular kind of truth-speaking. So when an idea or a new set of ideas comes into this landscape, or grows out of the landscape, it moves through the region on the land’s own rugged terms. The ideas serve the land, and if they do not serve it, they do not survive.

ISLAND PRESS is a trademark of The Center for Resource Economics. org). It originally appeared as “The Timber Wars Evolve into a Divisive Attempt at Peace,” High Country News, September 29, 1997 (vol. 29, no. 18). A number of the essays appeared originally in Chronicle of Community; they are reprinted by permission of Chronicle of Community. Maps are by Bill Vaughn; the Heart of the Dragon illustration is by Mall Johani; woodblock prints are by Michael McCurdy. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Across the Great Divide : explorations in collaborative conservation and the American West / edited by Philip Brick, Donald Snow, and Sarah Van de Wetering.

Includes index. 9781597262729 1. ) 2. )—Citizen participation. I. Brick, Philip D. II. Snow, Donald. III. Wetering, Sarah Van de. 7’ 16’0978—dc21 00-010480 Printed on recycled, acid-free paper Printed in Canada 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Table of Contents About Island Press About the Northern Lights Research and Education Institute Title Page Copyright Page Foreword Coming Home: An Introduction to Collaborative Conservation FROM TROUBLED WATERS: THE EMERGENCE OF COLLABORATIVE CONSERVATION Will Rain Follow the Plow?

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