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Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book presents the theory and practice for creating effective education and outreach programs for conserving biodiversity, addressing a variety of environmental issues, and living sustainably. It ... More


Children and Nature: Following the Trail to Environmental Attitudes and Behavior

Nancy M. Wells and Kristi S. Lekies

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the connection between children and nature and how this connection relates to citizen science outcomes. It reviews the literature to find evidence concerning the short-term ... More


Improving Community Engagement and Understanding

Mark E. Hostetler

in The Green Leap: A Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271104
eISBN:
9780520951877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271104.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of community engagement and understanding about how to properly manage homes, yards, and neighborhoods over the long term. Strategies are listed for how ... More


Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory McDuff, and Martha Monroe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198716686
eISBN:
9780191797477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716686.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book presents the many techniques available for creating effective education and outreach programs for conservation. It presents a framework for designing programs to achieve biodiversity, ... More


Conservation and Environmental Education in Rural Northwestern Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons of a Nongovernmental Organization

Gordon W. Frankie and Vinson S. Bradleigh

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on environmental education (EE) promoted at the Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve, which lasted from 1986 through 1997. It describes the main outreach programs of Amigos de Lomas ... More


Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Gordon Frankie (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The beautiful tropical dry forest of northwest Costa Rica, with its highly seasonal rainfall and diversely vegetated landscape, is disappearing even more rapidly than Costa Rica's better-known rain ... More


Make Way for Hope: A Contrarian View

Michael F. Maniates

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Many environmental educators look to engender hope or hopefulness in their students. Yet the cultivation of hope is no easy thing. This chapter asks, what are the elements of a pedagogy of hope? The ... More


Person/Planet Politics: Contemplative Pedagogies for a New Earth

Karen T. Litfin

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter makes the case for the introduction of contemplative practices into environmental courses. Students who complete environmental courses typically become adept at reciting a litany of ... More


Black Faces

Carolyn Finney

in Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how the paucity of visual and textual representation of African Americans in popular media, the National Parks, and environmental education perpetuates their invisibility in ... More


Biodiversity Inventories in Costa Rica and Their Application to Conservation

Paul Hanson

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines biodiversity inventorying and monitoring in Costa Rica. It discusses aspects of the inventory process, including the field operation of collecting specimens, resource base for ... More


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