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Tree Protection and Natural Area Preservation Strategies

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/9780520271104.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of conserving native trees and natural areas in order to maximize biodiversity. Strategies are listed for how residents in neighborhoods can manage trees and ... More


Wildlife-Friendly Transportation Systems

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/9780520271104.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of designing and maintaining developments that permit the movement and dispersal of wildlife species. Strategies and examples are listed for how residents can ... More


Daily Lives and Professional Expectations

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

If Aldo Leopold and Edward F. Ricketts had ever shared the same shack (in fact, they never met and were probably unaware of each other's existence), there would have been every chance that at any ... More


Shared and Complementary Perspectives

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

It is curious that although Aldo Leopold and Edward F. Ricketts were superb field biologists and took similar, highly detailed notes, their views of science could not have been more different. ... More


Pleasing to the Eye

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on habitat preferences. It attempts to address how each species knows its proper place or its best habitat and how it knows where to establish its territory or build its nest. ... More


The Professor: 1937– 1939

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/9780199965038.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

The windswept wastelands of the Dust Bowl made it clear to many Americans how fragile the human place in nature is. Suddenly, schools across the country ... More


Adios and Happy Trails

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/9780199965038.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Leopold “wildlifer” Dan Thompson and his research partner were driving south on US Highway 51 on Thursday, April 22, 1948. “When the news of Aldo Leopold’s ... More


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