Managing Our Natural Resources

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Delmar/Thomson Learning, Dec 1, 2000 - Science - 422 pages
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This introductory text explores important issues in agriculture and natural resources. Chapters are organized around student objectives and include chapter questions as well as additional learning activities to enhance classroom time. Each section includes a chapter on careers that provides current information on occupations and educational requirements for workers at both professional and technical levels for a particular area. Case studies are included to stimulate thought provoking discussions and to explore some of the more difficult issues. All facets of natural resource management are discussed in detail: soils, forests, water, game, and energy. This text takes a broad look at the panorama of preservation, exploitation, and conservation of natural resources. Conservation issues are presented in terms of how they shape today's natural resource management concerns.

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Dr. William Camp is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Extension Education at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He retired from Cornell University in 2010. Prior to his university career, Dr. Camp taught agriculture and natural resources management to high school and middle school students. He has written more than 200 research articles, papers, reports, and monographs.

Thomas B. Daugherty is an Teacher of Agricultural Education and Natural Resources Management at Maconaquah High School, Bunker Hill, Indiana

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