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Land Conservation Financing

By: Mike McQueen and Ed McMahon

Island Press

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #144418 | ISBN: 1559634812
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Presents a comprehensive overview of successful land conservation programmes - how they were created, how they are funded and what they have accomplished - along with detailed case studies from across the US.

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Mike McQueen is an environmental writer and editor of The Conservation Fund's newsletter Common Ground. Ed McMahon is vice president and director of land use planning for The Conservation Fund and co-author of Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities (Island Press, 1997). The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit organization, acts to protect the nation's legacy of land and water resources in partnership with other organizations, public agencies, foundations, corporations, and individuals. Since its founding in 1985, the Fund has helped its partners safeguard wildlife habitat, working landscapes, community "greenspace" and historic sites totaling more than 3.4 million acres throughout the nation. Its headquarters are in Arlington, Virginia.

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