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Main Title Practical ecology for planners, developers, and citizens /
Author Perlman, Dan L.
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Milder, Jeffrey C.
Publisher Island Press ; Lincoln Institute of land policy,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 55600924
ISBN 1559636343; 9781559636346; 1559637161; 9781559637169
Subjects Nature--Effect of human beings on ; Land use--Environmental aspects ; City planning--Environmental aspects ; Regional planning--Environmental aspects ; Urban ecology (Sociology) ; Conservation of natural resources ; Regionale planning ; Stadsplanning ; Landgebruik ; Ecologische aspecten
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EHAM  GF75.P47 2005 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 03/11/2005
EJAM  GF75.P47 2005 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/07/2005
Collation xvi, 294 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-281) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- PART ONE: HUMANS, NATURE, AND INTERACTIONS: Humans plan -- An introduction to ecology and biodiversity -- When humans and nature collide -- PART TWO: THE SCIENCE OF ECOLOGY: Change through time -- Populations and communities -- The ecology of landscapes -- PART THREE: APPLICATIONS: Conservation planning -- Nature in the neighborhood -- Restoration and management -- Ecologically based planning and design techniques -- Principles in practice -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Current status of biodiversity in North America -- Appendix B: Data sources -- Glossary. "Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens introduces and explains key ecological concepts for planners, landscape architects, developers, and others involved in planning and building human habitats. The book is tailored to meet the needs of busy land use professionals and citizens seeking an overview of ecology and its applications. It offers guidelines and information on how we can protect species and ecosystems while at the same time creating healthy, sustainable human communities." "Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens will raise the level of ecological understanding among land use professionals and citizens, and is a new resource for anyone concerned with human land use and its environmental impacts."--Jacket.