eBook Natural Resource Administration, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124047084
  • ISBN-13: 9780124047082
  • DDC: 333.7068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 374 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Natural Resource and Wildlife Administration presents a clear perspective on natural resource administration in North America, how it developed, how it is currently structured, and where it might be heading. Intertwined areas of natural resources, including wildlife administration, fisheries, forestry, and other competitive land uses, are heavily discussed. The book covers the history of natural resource management in Europe and North America, proceeding to environmental law; agencies involved in wildlife and natural resource management; and the human dimensions of public relations and economic concerns. Natural Resource and Wildlife Administration provides solid background on the history of natural resource conservation, critical laws protecting resources, and the nature of agencies. The interconnectedness among natural resources makes this a useful text for disciplines such as wildlife, fisheries, and forestry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Basics of Natural Resources.
2: Differing Perspectives on Natural Resource Policy.
3: History of Wildlife and Natural Resource Conservation.
4: Environmental Law.
5: Historical Perspectives on the “Ownership” of Wildlife.
6: A Closer Look at Key Environmental Laws.
7: The Bureaucracy of Natural Resources.
8: Federal Administration in Canada.
9: US Department of the Interior.
10: US Department of Agriculture.
11: Natural Resource Management at the State and Provincial Levels.
12: Non-Governmental Agencies, People, and Money.
13: A Selected List of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
14: Stakeholders, Clients, and Cooperators.
15: The Need for a Good Public Relations Department.
16: The Bottom Line – Funding, Budgeting, and Planning.
17: What Next?.