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The Seventh World Wilderness Congress met in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 2001. The symposium on science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values was one of several symposia held in conjunction with the Congress. The papers contained in this proceedings were presented at this…
Author(s): Alan Watson, Janet Sproull
Keywords: biodiversity, protected areas, tourism, economics, recreation, wildlife, alien species, spiritual values
Source: Proc. RMRS-P-27. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 272 p.
Year: 2003
New approaches and technologies to evaluate wildlife-habitat relations, implement integrated forest management, and improve public participation in the process are needed to implement ecosystem management. Presented here are five papers that examine ecosystem management concepts at international,…
Author(s): Mark H. Huff, Lisa K. Norris, J. Brian Nyberg, Nancy L. Wilkin, coords.
Keywords: Biodiversity, conservation planning, forest plantations, forest structure, land management planning, landscape, Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, protected areas, public participation, regional planning, resource conflicts, silvicultural treatments, sustainable forest development
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-336. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Station, 100 p. (Huff, Mark H.; McDonald, Stephen E., Gucinski, Hermann, tech. coords.; Applications of ecosystem management)
Year: 1994
The exponential growth of recreation and tourism or ecotourism activities is affecting ecological processes in protected areas of Chile. In order to protect protected areas integrity, all projects inside their boundaries must pass through the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The purpose of…
Author(s): Anibal Pauchard, Eduardo Ugarte, Jaime Millan
Keywords: wilderness, protected areas, recreation, tourism, ecotourism, ecosystems, biodiversity, vegetation, monitoring, human impacts, Chile
Source: In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 3: Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 111-116
Year: 2000
Remote sensing provides a broad view of landscapes and can be consistent through time, making it an important tool for monitoring and managing protected areas. An impediment to broader use of remote sensing science for monitoring has been the need for resource managers to understand the specialized…
Author(s): Robert E. Kennedy, Philip A. Townsend, John E. Gross, Warren B. Cohen, Paul Bolstad, Wang Y. Q., Phyllis Adams
Keywords: monitoring, change detection, natural resource management, landscape ecology, protected areas
Source: Remote Sensing of Environment. 113: 1382-1396.
Year: 2009
Projected increases in wildfire and other climate-driven disturbances will affect populations and communities worldwide, including host-parasite relationships. Research in temperate forests has shown that wildfire can negatively affect amphibians, but this research has occurred primarily outside of…
Author(s): Blake R. Hossack, Winsor H. Lowe, R. Ken Honeycutt, Sean A. Parks, Paul Stephen Corn
Keywords: Ambystoma macrodactylum, amphibian decline, burn severity, disturbance, fragmentation, global climate change, isolation, nematode, protected areas, Rana luteiventris, synergistic effects, transmission
Source: Ecological Applications. 23(2): 479-492.
Year: 2013
Many species in Mexico are threatened and in need of protection. At least seventy species are considered to be globally threatened, yet conservation actions have been scarce and not coordinated. In 1996 BirdLife International’s Important Bird Areas Program was initiated in Mexico to identify a…
Author(s): Ma. del Coro Arizmendi, Laura Marquez Valdelamar, Humberto Berlanga
Keywords: bird, conservation, Important Bird Areas, Mexico, protected areas
Source: In: Ralph, C. John; Rich, Terrell D., editors 2005. Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference. 2002 March 20-24; Asilomar, California, Volume 2 Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191. Albany, CA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: p. 1256-1262
Year: 2005
Wildland fire is an understudied yet highly important disturbance agent on the Indian subcontinent. In particular, there is uncertainty regarding the degree to which annual climate variation influences inter-annual variability in fire activity. In this study, we evaluate wildland fire at two…
Author(s): Narendran Kodandapani, Sean A. Parks
Keywords: climate variation, fire activity, human factors, protected areas, reserve forests, socioeconomic, wildland fire
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire. 28: 431-444.
Year: 2019
Youth conservation corps (YCCs) and related programs are established and valued in the United States, but little is known about similar programs overseas. This paper presents results from an exploratory survey of YCCs in 10 developing/emerging countries, with particular focus on their activities,…
Author(s): Emily R. Sloane
Keywords: wilderness, biodiversity, conservation, protected areas, economics, subsistence, tourism, traditional knowledge, community involvement, policy, stewardship, education, spiritual values, Youth conservation corps (YCCs)
Source: In: Watson, Alan; Murrieta-Saldivar, Joaquin; McBride, Brooke, comps. Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Ninth World Wilderness Congress symposium; November 6-13, 2009; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Proceedings RMRS-P-64. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 5-12.
Year: 2011
Nuristan ranks among the least prosperous and educated provinces of Afghanistan. In 2008, the Nuristan Conservation Corps (NCC) was initiated to provide work, education, and training for 90 fighting-age males. Participants in this 1-year pilot program received basic education and natural resource…
Author(s): Danny Markus, John W. Groninger
Keywords: wilderness, biodiversity, conservation, protected areas, economics, subsistence, tourism, traditional knowledge, community involvement, policy, stewardship, education, spiritual values, Nuristan Conservation Corps (NCC)
Source: In: Watson, Alan; Murrieta-Saldivar, Joaquin; McBride, Brooke, comps. Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Ninth World Wilderness Congress symposium; November 6-13, 2009; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Proceedings RMRS-P-64. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 13-17.
Year: 2011
In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson laid out his plan for the Great Society. His vision for America was one in which all segments of society could participate equally. To this end, the Economic Opportunity Act, which created Job Corps, was passed. The Job Corps program provides economically…
Author(s): Larry J. Dawson, Alicia D. Bennett
Keywords: wilderness, biodiversity, conservation, protected areas, economics, subsistence, tourism, traditional knowledge, community involvement, policy, stewardship, education, spiritual values, Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers (JCCCCs)
Source: In: Watson, Alan; Murrieta-Saldivar, Joaquin; McBride, Brooke, comps. Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Ninth World Wilderness Congress symposium; November 6-13, 2009; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Proceedings RMRS-P-64. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 18-23.
Year: 2011
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