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Countryside in Trust: Land Management by Conservation, Recreation and Amenity Organisations

By: J Dwyer and I Hodge

299 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1996 | #25139 | ISBN: 0471948713
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NHBS Price: £170.00 $236/€193 approx

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Large areas of the British countryside are now owned collectively by voluntary trusts, a situation which is having a significant impact on national land use policy and planning. This book examines the role of countryside trusts within a planning context.


SETTING THE SCENE. The Changing Rural Context and the Place of Collective Action. Changing Interests in Rural Land. Collective Action and the Public Interest. The Control of Rural Land. CARTs Today. TRUSTS IN ACTION. Conserving Tradition: The National Trusts. From Grassroots to Federation: The Wildlife Trusts. Single-Objective-Led Sucess: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Private Land Trusts: Philanthropy or Survival? Local Community Inspired CARTs. Trusts from the Public Sector. LAND MANAGEMENT: PROBLEMS AND POTENTIAL. Actions for the Environment. Finance. Competition or Co-Operation - An Ecology of CARTs. The Role of Public Policy. Implications and the Future. References. Index.

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