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People, Plants and Protected Areas: A Guide to In Situ Management

Handbook / Manual

Series: People and Plants Conservation Series

By: John Tuxill and Gary Paul Nabhan

248 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #116087 | ISBN: 1853837822
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NHBS Price: £34.99 $43/€39 approx

About this book

First published as Plants and Protected Areas by Nelson Thornes

Presents a conservation strategy with practical guidance for the in situ management of plant resources, aiming to facilitate improved management of protected areas and to illustrate new approaches for working with local people to conserve plants within native and human-influenced landscapes.

'This excellent guide brings conservation management firmly into the 21st century and is highly recommended for conservation managers and researchers.' Biological Conservation


Why Conserve Plant Resources In Situ? - In Situ Plant Conservation: Who is Involved? - Working with Local Communities - Setting Priorities and Planning for Management - Monitoring and Evaluating Plant Resource Management - Traditional Agriculture and Plant Conservation - Appendices, References, Index

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John Tuxill is a botanist/conservationist based in eastern Panama; he is also a Research Fellow with the Worldwatch Institute. Gary Paul Nabhan is Director of Science at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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