WIT Press


Evaluating Forests For Planning Applications

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030281

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

752.40 kb

Author(s)

K.H. Dugmore

Abstract

The existing parks and protected areas system in Canada is inadequate for conserving many species, including interior songbirds. In order for many conservation efforts to be successful, parks planners and resource managers will need to establish communication and secure cooperation from agencies outside of the boundaries of the areas they manage. Ths research recognizes that in many of the more populated regions of Canada, the majority of natural lands are held in private ownership, and that the conservation of forests will therefore rely on agencies responsible for managing growth and development on private lands within their jurisdiction. It also acknowledges that these agencies, if they are to play a role in conserving natural features and functions, must be equipped with better tools, and a means of communicating the value of natural features and defending their conservation in the face of

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