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Main Title Farming with the wild : enhancing biodiversity on farms and ranches /
Author Imhoff, Dan,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Carra, Roberto.
Publisher Sierra Club Books ; Distributed by University of California Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52598678
ISBN 1578050928; 9781578050925
Subjects Sustainable agriculture--Case studies. ; Sustainable agriculture--United States--Case studies. ; Agriculture--Environmental aspects--United States--Case studies. ; Agrobiodiversity--United States--Case studies. ; Agricultural conservation--United States--Case studies. ; Agrobiodiversity conservation--United States--Case studies.
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/ucal043/2002735568.html
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EJAM  S494.5.S86I49 2003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/21/2005
EKDM  S494.5.S86I49 2003 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 05/27/2014
ELBM  S494.5.S86I49 2003 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/28/2013
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 182 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 31 cm
Notes
Watershed Media book Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-176) and index.
Contents Notes
The case for farming with the wild -- The sky islands. The ranch of 20,000 gabions ; Grassbanking in the Badlands ; In search of ranching's radical center ; Along the pollinator trail ; The Turner biodiversity legacy -- The Sacramento Valley. The revolution at the Hedgerow Farms ; Toward a Wilder Family Farm ; Bats against bugs ; Changing course : TNC and a tale of two rivers -- Building a matrix of farmland habitat. Bringing a watershed back to life ; The prairie potholes ; Restoring the bottomlands ; Rehydrating the ArkLaTex ; Much to do about muck -- Natural systems farming. Thinking like a prairie ; Farming in Leopold's footsteps ; The dairyman's diversity ; Unconventional conventional ; Farming below zero ; The farm of many faces -- Corridors, wildways, and citizen monitoring. Linking farmscapes, landscapes, and human communities ; Central coast farmscaping ; Building conservation communities ; The farm as park visitor center -- Wild garden farmers. Sangin' in Daniel Boone's footsteps ; Basins of relations ; Saving the seeds of endangered agriculture ; The Appalachian food forest ; Leading edge lettuce ; Dry farmed tomatoes ; Ingrained traditions -- Ecolabels and local marketing initiatives. Making peace with predators ; Salmon safe : evolution of an ecolabel ; On habit and habitat ; CSA : linking farms and tables ; A new brand for beef -- Getting started. Some basics ; Managing for wildlife ; Bird friendly farming ; Landowner incentive programs ; Wild farm alliance platform ; Supporting organizations. "Though it is not widely recognized, modern industrial agriculture plays a major role in the rampant decline in biodiversity in the United States. Habitat destruction and fragmentation, displacement of native species and the introduction of exotic species, persecution of predators, and pollution of all kinds are just a few of its damaging ecological consequences. '--Publishers description.