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Conservancy: The Land Trust Movement in America

By: Richard Brewer

360 pages, Illus

University Press of New England

Paperback | Feb 2005 | #155522 | ISBN: 1584654481
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Hardback | Oct 2003 | #155523 | ISBN: 1584653507
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A must-read for people interested in land conservation! Written for land trust members, volunteers and supporters - as well as anyone concerned about land use and the environment. This is the first comprehensive treatment of land trusts that combines a historical overview of the movement with more specific information on the different kinds of land trusts that exist and the problems they face. - Land Trust Alliance

"Brewer... takes a panoramic view of land conservancy in the United States... [and] his book is also a how-to manual on establishing land trusts. Recommended for public and academic libraries supporting environmental policy or ecology programs." - Library Journal

A must-read for people interested in land conservation! Written for land trust members, volunteers and supporters - as well as anyone concerned about land use and the environment. This is the first comprehensive treatment of land trusts that combines a historical overview of the movement with more specific information on the different kinds of land trusts that exist and the problems they face. - Land Trust Alliance "Brewer... takes a panoramic view of land conservancy in the United States... [and] his book is also a how-to manual on establishing land trusts. Recommended for public and academic libraries supporting environmental policy or ecology programs." - Library Journal "If you are concerned about your community, or the future of your local trail system, this book would make an excellent addition to your personal library." - American Hiker"


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Biography

Richard Brewer is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University. His books include The Science of Ecology (1994) and The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan (1991).

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