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Private Land Conservation Trends in The Western United States

Jon Christensen, Jenny Rempel, and Judee Burr

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/9780226165851.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Since the 1990s, more private rural land in the West has been conserved by state and local land trusts than has been converted to development. Even as the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund ... More


The Law of Property

F H Lawson and Bernard Rudden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a new edition of the well-established Property text in the renowned Clarendon Law Series. It is completely revised and updated, addressing all recent legislative changes in the law relating ... More


Bounding American Indian Businesses

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Every Native Nation is a “border nation”— physically, economically, politically, and legally. As such, the volatile topic of these Native Nation boundaries is historically and contemporarily enmeshed ... More


Boston’s Emerging Food Solidarity Economy

Penn Loh and Julian Agyeman

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

An emerging food justice movement in Boston aspires to build a food economy rooted in values of justice, sustainability, and democracy. Though not centrally coordinated, this movement encompasses ... More


Helping from Afar

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses various ways in which the donor countries and agencies can help the developing world in conserving their forest resources and increase community participation in it. The mood ... More


Sea of Suburbia

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Prairie Crossing development's primary land conservation practices: wetland and prairie restoration, open-space preservation, and plant and animal biodiversity. It first ... More


Government Support for Indianpreneurs: Challenges and Conflicts

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The EBCI government recognizes that small- business owners on the Qualla Boundary face very distinctive challenges, and its sovereign status allows it to aid in ways particular to Native Nations. ... More


Epilogue: Millionaires and Beaches: The Sociopolitical Economics of California Coastal Preservation in the Twenty-First Century

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Big Sur is compelling not only for its exceptional beauty but also for what it reveals about Californians’ relationship to their coastline. Today, California’s coast reflects residents’ dual desire ... More


A Perilous Journey

Paul F. Steinberg

in Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199896615
eISBN:
9780197563250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199896615.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

For sheer splendor, few natural wonders can outperform the seasonal migration of birds across the planet. Each year about 100 billion birds traverse the globe in search of greener pastures during ... More


Saving the Land by Developing It

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides an introduction to Prairie Crossing, a novel experiment in urban public policy that took root in Grayslake, a small community located in suburban Lake County. Developed by ... More


Developing Public‒Cooperative Partnerships

Pat Conaty

in Whose Government is it?: The Renewal of State-Citizen Cooperation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200980
eISBN:
9781529200973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200980.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Public-cooperative partnerships – cooperative organisations acting in collaboration with government bodies to involve communities and meet their needs – offer many opportunities to strengthen ... More


Education

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter studies Article IX of the Colorado Constitution, on public schools. Sections 1 and 15 establish the basic structure for administration of the state’s schools. Section 1 provides for an ... More


The Shack, the Aldo Leopold Foundation, and Other Leopold Initiatives

Marybeth Lorbiecki

in A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.003.0023
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

The framed black-and-white photograph on my wall is entitled “The Temptation of David.” It captures a young woman perched on a stump, hiking boots dangling, wet hair and flowered cotton shirt and ... More


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