• landowners
  • Our results suggest that incentive payment programs, which tacitly capitalize on landowners' private knowledge about the opportunity costs of conservation, may be considerably more cost-effective than traditional, top-down regulatory programs. (repec.org)
  • The NDF works through natural resource management and provides wildfire services to the states of Nevada and California One of the goals is to try and work with both public and private landowners necessary to make investments in attempting to create healthy forests, rangelands and watersheds for communities within incorporated and rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998
  • Key publications excerpted in, or used in the preparation of the Outreach Handbook include the following: Region 1: "Regional Outreach Strategy," 1992 "Outreach Handbook" "Field Guide to Outreach" Region 5: "One Step at a Time: An Outreach Handbook," 1995 "A Plan for Congressional Relations," 1998 Region 7: "Region 7 Outreach Report," 1995 National Conservation Training Center: Various publications and lesson plans. (fws.gov)
  • wildlife resources
  • To gain their support for our mission, it is imperative that we provide them a clear picture of the needs of fish and wildlife resources and the consequences of human intervention, be they positive or negative. (fws.gov)
  • America
  • As America continues to grow, natural resource management problems have become immensely complicated by the involvement of people from many different segments of the public. (fws.gov)
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database: Quercus coccinea Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map The Natural Communities of Virginia Classification of Ecological Community Groups (Version 2.3), Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2010 Archived January 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • agricultural
  • With increase of natural prairie land being converted to land for agricultural and urban use, there has been an excess of nutrients that are discharged into the Mississippi River and its adjoining streams. (wikipedia.org)
  • fuels
  • The spokesman, Bob Mahony, said that New York City plants, if pushed by a new law to burn cleaner, more expensive fuels like natural gas exclusively might find themselves in a competitive disadvantage with dirtier, coal-fired plants in the Midwest. (nytimes.com)
  • Committee
  • From 2010 to 2014 she was the Executive Director of the Australian Committee of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (ACIUCN), during which time she led the revitalisation of ACIUCN. (wikipedia.org)
  • Honorary Life Membership, Australian Committee for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (ACIUCN), 2014 Chair's Award, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas for a lifetime dedicated to conservation and for services to the World Commission on Protected Areas, 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regulations
  • These acts have established a number of different types of protected areas, with each category having its own set of regulations dictating public access, resource extraction, land use and ownership. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • From 1981-1984 she was national lobbyist in Canberra for the Australian Conservation Foundation, where she played a major role in the campaign for the Franklin River. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservation programs work with local farmers and producers to decrease excess nutrients because they cause major water quality problems along with hypoxia and loss of habitat. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • These include, most notably, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD), Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC). (wikipedia.org)
  • The natural fire regime for this species is primarily driven by climate. (wikipedia.org)
  • partnerships
  • Partnerships must be formed with others who are working for conservation on the same landscapes as well as those who depend on those landscapes for their economic and social well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • Since President Reagan signed the federal historic tax credit into law, it has leveraged nearly $117 billion in private investment, created 2.5 million jobs and adapted more than 41,250 buildings for new and productive uses. (pawv.org)
  • Center
  • The National Conservation Training Center offers training in all phases of outreach, both at the Center and in local areas. (fws.gov)
  • If you would like to see a list of projects utilizing the historic tax credit, please visit http://www.preservationnation.org/take-action/advocacy-center/additional-resources/historic-tax-credit-maps/2015/WV_map-and-economic-impacts-and-project-lists-from-2001-to-2014.pdf . (pawv.org)
  • The Conservation Tillage Information Center was established in January 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • Water
  • Lab activities vary from looking at resource use on campus (water used on campus grounds, garbage audit) to a drawing exercise to illustrate the flow of energy and matter through ecosystems. (carleton.edu)
  • From modernizing the largest water filtration plant in the world, to building new green stormwater infrastructure, to building four new boat houses along the River, Chicago's greatest natural asset is our use of and treatment of water, and these exciting grants will help drive the larger quiet revolution that has been taking place with respect to Chicago's water assets, benefiting not only the city, but the region as a whole. (nfwf.org)
  • Economics
  • Willingness-to-sell conservation easements: A case study ," Journal of Forest Economics , Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 261-275, December. (repec.org)
  • areas
  • Initially, this was not the case, but over time ecotourism has come to be seen as a way to preserve natural areas throughout Costa Rica. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wildland fire is part of the natural ecosystem yet people find it very difficult to learn to live with fire, thus education is a critical role they are faced with when developments encroach into areas typical of cycling through fire and growth regeneration. (wikipedia.org)
  • programs
  • This study assesses the potential cost-effectiveness of incentive payment programs relative to traditional, top-down regulatory programs for biological conservation. (repec.org)
  • We then use these estimates to contrast and compare the cost-effectiveness of alternative conservation programs. (repec.org)
  • technical
  • An economist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, Ashok Gupta, who helped write the carbon dioxide proposal, disagreed, saying that because of technical limits on power transmission, the region is probably already importing about as much Midwest energy as it can. (nytimes.com)