Entering the Watershed : A New Approach To Save America's River Ecosystems

Entering the Watershed : A New Approach To Save America's River Ecosystems

Description

Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection based on principles of watershed dynamics, ecosystem function, and conservation biology -- a nationwide, strategic community- and ecosystem-based watershed restoration initiative. The book: describes in detail the existing level of damage to rivers and species analyzes flaws and gaps in existing policy provides the framework necessary to develop new policies outlines the scientific underpinnings and management strategies needed in new policy makes specific policy proposals


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Details

Author(s)
Mary Scurlock, Robert Doppelt, Chris Frissell, James R. Karr
Format
Paperback | 504 pages
Dimensions
151.6 x 227.6 x 35.8mm | 680.4g
Publication date
01 Oct 1993
Publisher
Island Press
Publication City/Country
Washington, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
REV
ISBN10
1559632755
ISBN13
9781559632751