Parks and Protected Areas in Canada: Planning and Management

Paperback | October 15, 2015

EditorPhilip Dearden, Rick Rollins, Mark Needham

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Bringing together a list of outstanding scholars and officials from the academic world, Canada's public service, and non-governmental organizations, Parks and Protected Areas in Canada gives students a comprehensive look at Canadian park management and planning. The text also takes an in-depthview of the contemporary issues relating to parks and protected space management in Canada today.

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Bringing together a list of outstanding scholars and officials from the academic world, Canada's public service, and non-governmental organizations, Parks and Protected Areas in Canada gives students a comprehensive look at Canadian park management and planning. The text also takes an in-depthview of the contemporary issues relating to...

Philip Dearden is a professor and chair of geography at the University of Victoria. He is a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas of IUCN and has been active in the planning and management of protected areas in many different countries, especially in Asia. He is the chair of Canada's Working Group on Marine Protected Areas...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.71 inPublished:October 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199009937

ISBN - 13:9780199009930

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Part One: Overview1. Mark D. Needham, Philip Dearden, Rick Rollins, Kevin McNamee: Parks and Protected Areas in Canada2. Philip Dearden: International PerspectivesPart Two: Theory and Practice3. Jeannette C. Theberge, John B. Theberge, Philip Dearden: Protecting Park Ecosystems: The Application of Ecological Concepts and Active Management4. Mark D. Needham, Wolfgang Haider, Rick Rollins: Protected Areas and Visitors: Theory, Planning, and Management5. Glen T. Hvenegaard and John Shultis: Interpretation in Protected AreasPart Three: Park Systems and Beyond6. Pamela A. Wright: Managing the National Parks7. Christopher D. Malcom: Provincial Parks and Protected Areas8. John Shultis and Glen T. Hvenegaard: Urban Parks: History, Benefit, and Current Issues NEW!9. R. Harvey Lemelin, Margaret E. Johnstone, Jackie Dawson: Northern Parks and Protected Areas10. Jessica Dempsley and Philip Dearden: Stewardship: Expanding Ecosystem Protection11. Philip Dearden and Rosaline Canessa: Marine Protected AreasPart Four: Cross-Cutting Issues12. Philip Dearden and Nathan Bennett: The Role of Aboriginal Peoples and National Parks13. Rick Rollins, Philip Dearden, David Fennell: Tourism, Ecotourism, and Protected Areas14. Christopher J. Lemieux: Planning and Managing Canada's Protected Areas in an Era of Rapid Climate Change NEW!Part Five: Concluding Perspectives15. Rick Rollins, Philip Dearden, Mark D. Needham: Challenges for the Future

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"This book contributes to the understanding and management of a precious resource - our protected areas. Without this information, we could easily lose our parks to development." --Allen MacPherson, Trent University