Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques by Susan K. Jacobson

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

bySusan K. Jacobson, Mallory McDuff, Martha Monroe

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The conservation of biological diversity depends on people's knowledge and actions. This book presents the theory and practice for creating effective education and outreach programmes for conservation. The authors describe an exciting array of techniques for enhancing school resources,marketing environmental messages, using social media, developing partnerships for conservation, and designing on-site programmes for parks and community centres. Vivid case studies from around the world illustrate techniques and describe planning, implementation, and evaluation procedures, enablingreaders to implement their own new ideas effectively. Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques, now in its second edition and updated throughout, includes twelve chapters illustrated with numerous photographs showing education and outreach programmes in action, each incorporating an extensive bibliography. Helpful text boxes provide practicaltips, guidelines, and recommendations for further exploration of the chapter topics. This book will be particularly relevant to conservation scientists, resource managers, environmental educators, students, and citizen activists. It will also serve as a handy reference and a comprehensive text for avariety of natural resource and environmental professionals.

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Susan K. Jacobson is a Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. She teaches and conducts research on the human dimensions of natural resource management and environmental communication. She earned her Ph.D. degree in resource ecology from ...
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Title:Conservation Education and Outreach TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.83 inPublished:October 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198716699

ISBN - 13:9780198716693

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Table of Contents

1. Designing successful conservation education and outreach2. Learning and teaching3. Changing conservation behaviors4. Conservation education in the schools5. Making conservation come alive6. Using the arts for conservation7. Connecting classes and communities with conservation8. Networking for conservation9. Marketing conservation10. Getting out your message with the written word11. Taking advantage of technology12. Designing on-site activities