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Countryside Planning: New Approaches to Management and Conservation

Edited By: Kevin Bishop and Adrian Phillips

278 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #146041 | ISBN: 1853838497
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | #146042 | ISBN: 184407059X
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About this book

Reviews the international drivers affecting countryside policy and practice, and - through a variety of case studies - assesses the value of country and local responses. The result is a powerful and coherent volume that provides a fully up-to-date review and analysis of the pressures on the countryside, the policies for the future and the keys to successful implementation.


Part 1 The context: then and now - planning for conservation; biodiversity action planning; European frameworks for conservation; landscape from a wider perspective; community involvement. Part 2 New concepts and tools: natural areas; landscape character in England; Ireland's landscapes; historic landscapes; Scotland's integrated approach; the LANDMAP method. Part 3 From theory to practice: landscape character assessment; landscape, biodiversity and development plans; new ways of valuing land; community involvement.

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