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Introduction to Natural Resource Planning

1st Edition

By Charles Yoe

CRC Press

400 pages

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This is an exciting time for natural resources planning. There are amazing technologies available to planners and a wide and growing array of resources, problems, and opportunities that need attention. Private and public interests are taking up these issues all over the world and at all levels of involvement. At the same time, inefficient planning

Table of Contents

Envisioning the Future. A Team Sport. The Planning Process. Establish the Decision Context. Gather Evidence. Formulate Solutions. Evaluate Solutions. Compare Solutions. Make a Decision. Public Involvement. Tell Your Story. Uncertainty. Scenario Planning. Economics for Planners. Fast Planning. Practical Tips. Index.

About the Author

Charles Yoe is a professor of economics at Notre Dame of Maryland University and an independent risk analysis consultant, but at heart he is a planner and educator. He began his planning career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and has since worked with a number of U.S. and other government agencies as a planner, consultant, risk analyst, and trainer in a wide range of areas touching natural resources that include food and feed, natural disasters, public works infrastructure, homeland security, ecosystem restoration, resource development, biotechnology in crops, all manner of water resources, ecosystem services, and the like.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General