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Author Perlman, Dan L.

Title Practical ecology for planners, developers, and citizens / Dan L. Perlman, Jeffrey C. Milder
Published Washington, DC : Island Press ; [Cambridge, Mass.] : Lincoln Institute of land policy, [2005]


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Description xvi, 294 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Humans plan -- Ch. 2. An introduction to ecology and biodiversity -- Ch. 3. When humans and nature collide -- Ch. 4. Change through time -- Ch. 5. Populations and communities -- Ch. 6. The ecology of landscapes -- Ch. 7. Conservation planning -- Ch. 8. Nature in the neighborhood -- Ch. 9. Restoration and management -- Ch. 10. Ecologically based planning and design techniques -- Ch. 11. Principles in practice -- App. A. Current status of biodiversity in North America
Summary "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."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-281) and index
Audience Tailored to meet the needs of busy land use professionals and citizens seeking an overview of ecology and its applications
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Land use -- Environmental aspects.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects.
Conservation of natural resources.
Author Milder, Jeffrey C.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
LC no. 2004012441
ISBN 1559636343 cloth alkaline paper
1559637161 paperback alkaline paper