This third edition of the standard text Countryside Conservation charts and evaluates those changes which represent a fundamental revolution in the ways in which the countryside is planned and managed. It sets out the principles, policies and practice which underlie the ecology, planning and management of the new countryside, discussing ways in which countryside conservation objectives are evolving and how they can best be achieved.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Protecting and exploiting the environment. Part One: Principles: ecological natural and cultural. Part Two: Policies: conservation strategies and structures. Part Three Practice: landscape restoration and management. Conclusions. Bibliography. Index.
"...a manual for putting countryside conservation into practice...This it does extremely well...well-structured and very readable...a comprehensive, thoughtful, and accessible textbook which deserves to be regarded as an essential point of departure for any one interested in the practice of landscape management." - Environment and Planning