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Balancing nature and commerce in gateway communities / Jim Howe, Ed McMahon, and Luther Propst.

Author/creator Howe, Jim, 1961-
Other author/creatorMcMahon, Edward, 1947-
Other author/creatorPropst, Luther.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1997.
Description1 online resource (x, 165 pages) : illustrations
Supplemental Content EBSCOhost
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Economic Value of Quality of Life -- The Changing Global Economy / Ray Rasker. How Can Gateway Communities Enhance Quality of Life? -- Ch. 3. Tourism: Bane or Boon? Weighing Tourism as an Option -- The Economic Impact of Wildlife Habitat -- The Economic Impact of Historic Preservation -- The Economic Benefits of Protecting Battlefields -- The Economic Benefits of Greenways -- Ch. 4. The Secrets of Successful Communities. Develop a Widely Shared Vision. Create an Inventory of Local Resources. Build on Local Assets. Minimize the Need for Regulations -- Conservation Easements. Meet the Needs of Both Landowner and Community. Team Up with Public Land Managers -- Tips for Park and Refuge Managers. Recognize the Role of Nongovernmental Organizations. Provide Opportunities for Leaders to Step Forward. Pay Attention to Aesthetics -- Ch. 5. Conclusion.
Abstract Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities provides lessons in how to preserve the character and integrity of communities and landscapes without sacrificing local economic well-being. The authors describe economic development strategies, land-use planning processes, and conservation tools that communities from all over the country have found effective.
General note"The Conservation Fund and the Sonoran Institute."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 147-151) and index.
Access restrictionUse copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Technical detailsMaster and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Action note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of descriptionPrint version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Howe, Jim, 1961- Balancing nature and commerce in gateway communities. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1997 1559635452 9781559635455
Genre/formElectronic books.
Genre/formCase studies.
ISBN1417539542 (electronic bk.)
ISBN9781417539543 (electronic bk.)

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