Beyond islands of green - a primer for using conservation science to select and design community-based nature reserves /: En164-6/2005E

This guide introduces the basic principles of conservation science and how to incorporate it into the design and selection of nature reserves for biodiversity conservation purposes. It sets out six steps: defining and understanding a planning region; selecting potential conservation targets; evaluating the priority of potential targets; building a network of nature reserves; designing nature reserves that work; and securement, stewardship, and monitoring. Intended for land trusts and other community organizations involved in nature protection projects.

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Department/Agency Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service.
Title Beyond islands of green - a primer for using conservation science to select and design community-based nature reserves /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Paper
Other Formats Electronic-[English]
Note "This report is intended primarily to help support land trusts and other community-based organizations that focus on nature protection projects, especially those that qualify under the federal Ecological Gifts Program."--Page 6, Introduction.
Date 2005.
Binding Softcover
Number of Pages 80p. :
Dimensions 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-42070-5
Catalogue Number
  • En164-6/2005E
Subject Terms Conservation areas