Listed species conservation planning on private lands
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): G. W. Wood
Editor(s): D. C. Bryan
Publication Year: 1997

Cataloging Information

  • aesthetics
  • conservation
  • landscape ecology
  • logging
  • multiple resource management
  • natural resource legislation
  • threatened and endangered species
  • wilderness areas
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Every conservation strategy derived in our democratic and capitalistic system is both driven and restrained by the forces of science, economics, sociology, politics, and law. When properly aligned, these forces can stimulate and guide the owners and managers of the working landscape to initiate and sustain 'grassroots' conservation - a process that is government-enhanced, but not government-dominated. In the past, political agendas have lacked in dedication to discovering and working in a context that amalgamates all of the forces impinging on conservation planning. In the future, adaptive, integrated resource management can be a grassroots strategy that focuses on balance in the context of private enterprise and private landowner/manager freedoms and responsibilities to society at large.

Wood, G. W. 1997. Listed species conservation planning on private lands, in Bryan, D. C., Proceedings of the environmental regulation & prescribed fire conference: legal and social challenges. Tampa, FL. Center for Professional Development, Florida State University,Tallahassee, FL. p. 76-88,