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Adaptability: As important in conservation organizations as it is in species

Paul R. Armsworth, Eric R. Larson, and Alison G. Boyer

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter asks how organizations that society relies on to deliver biodiversity conservation perform in the face of rapid and unpredictable change. While much has been written about how species ... More


The Madison Valley Ranchlands Group

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The mostly privately held, 925,000-acre Madison Valley is located just northwest of Yellowstone National Park in southern Montana. In 1996, area ranchers concerned about rising land prices, stagnant ... More


Toward a More Perfect Civic Order: Lessons Learned from Research

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the general awakening of conservation organizations throughout the world. In this transition, organizations are learning that if they hope to sustain biophysical systems, they ... More


Grazing Management on California’s Mediterranean Grasslands

Lynn Huntsinger, James W. Bartolome, and Carla M. D’antonio

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the grazing management goals of the agencies, private landowners, and conservation organizations that manage most of the California grassland. It also presents general ... More


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