The Environmental Legacy of the UC Natural Reserve System

The Environmental Legacy of the UC Natural Reserve System

eBook - 2013
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The UC Natural Reserve System, established in 1965 to support field research, teaching, and public service in natural environments, has become a prototype of conservation and land stewardship looked to by natural resource managers throughout the world. From its modest beginnings of seven sites, the UC NRS has grown to encompass more than 750,000 wildland acres. This book tells the story of how a few forward-thinking UC faculty, who'd had their research plots and teaching spots destroyed by development and habitat degradation, devised a way to save representative examples of many of California'
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, Ă2013
ISBN: 9781283804301
1283804301
9780520272002
0520272005
9780520953642
0520953649
9780520272002
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 267 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color)

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