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Principles of ecology EnviroGuide

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Leaving your land in better condition than you received it is the aim of environmental management. This book helps you understand the basics before you get int more detailed studies.


Chapter 1: The landscape and the catchment

Chapter 2: Landscape features

  • Slope
  • Aspect
  • Vegetation
  • Soil
  • Water - life
  • Wildlife in the landscape
  • Bush fragments without connecting corridors can lead to local extensions
  • Cultural and ecological history

Chapter 3: Natural systems

Chapter 4: Biodiversity

Chapter 5: Humans and natural systems

Chapter 6: Plants

  • Plant classifications
  • Self-protection
  • Plants and fire
  • Collecting and preserving plant specimens

Chapter 7: Landscape ethics and practice

  • Making a start

Chapter 8: Landscape planning

  • Develop a plan
  • Monitoring

Chapter 9: Developing links

  • Landcare groups
  • Total Catchment Management (TCM) and Landcare
  • Landcare support
  • Local government

Author: David Brouwer

ISBN:  9781742566849 | 77 pages | A4

Catalogue number:  B984

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2014