Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical Guide
Springer Science & Business Media, 2007 M12 4 - 426 pages
Mike Alexander’s Management Planning for Nature Conservation brings a new dimension to the modern literature on conservation management. Combining key theories with real practice it fills a critical gap which has often hindered in-depth understanding of the planning process. The book provides historical and rational background which helps to explain what makes a really effective management plan, and it presents a detailed practical guide to developing such a plan. It concludes with a series of case studies which clearly illustrate the underlying principles drawn out in the text, while highlighting the different approaches demanded by very different sites.
Drawing on the expertise of leaders in both conservation research and wildlife management, and with a combined experience from around the world, this book is essential reading for professional conservation managers and any student studying management planning for conservation within a range of degree and postgraduate courses. The book will be equally important for those attending professional training programmes and courses for practitioners in the statutory and voluntary environment and wildlife conservation sector.
Mike Alexander has been at the forefront of developing systems and methods in the field of management planning for conservation, with experience ranging from Uganda to Estonia, and from Costa Rica to Wales. He was a member of the team responsible for developing the current management planning guidelines for the international Ramsar (Convention on Wetlands) sites located around the world.
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Working with John is always a pleasure as well as being extremely informative. Adam Cole-King provided the note on the value of legislation and patiently discussed the issues which helped me to develop the sections on ethics and values.
201 14.8.2 Visions for Extremely Dynamic Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 14.8.3 Visions for Species . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 14.8.4 The Level of Definition for an Objective .
Case Study 4 is extremely important. It demonstrates the adaptable management planning process in action. The case study presents the recent history of management, and documents the development of the management objective, ...
It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to establish a limit which could be anything other than subjective, a matter of opinion. Tolerance to others will vary enormously from individual to individual and will be influenced by a ...
The messages that these words convey, provided their meanings are understood, are extremely important. Setting aside all other uses, when applied to nature conservation they are defined as follows: Inputs: The resources required to ...
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