Release on 2013-03-09 | by Dennis F. Whigham,D. Dykyjová,S. Hejný
Author: Dennis F. Whigham,D. Dykyjová,S. Hejný
Pubpsher: Springer Science & Business Media
The impetus for this volume was the 2nd International Wetlands Conference which was held in June, 1984 at Trebon, Czechoslovakia. An overview of the worlds wetlands was one of the themes of the conference and it was decided that a useful follow-up would be a publication on the same topic. The initial goal was to cover as many of the worlds wetlands as possible in one volume and to have an emphasis on wetland ecology, biota, classification, and management. Individuals who made presentations at the Trebon confer ence were asked to prepare chapters and the editors also solicited other contributions. For a variety of reasons, the initial goal has been difficult to reach, especially coverage of the entire globe, and it has been necessary to publish the contributions in more than one volume. Volume 1 represents the com pletion of the first phase of the project and it covers most of the Western Hemisphere, Australia, most of Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the Mediter ranean region, and Papua New Guinea. Volume 2 will contain chapters on Western Europe, Northern Europe, Central Europe, most of northern and It is our hope that Volume western Asia, the Middle East, and Indonesia. 2 will appear in the near future and, if possible, a third volume will be published if authors can be secured to cover areas such as the Far East, other parts of the Indo-Pacific region, and New Zealand.
The Lyons Press is proud to present the forty-fifth annual edition of the National Wildlife Federation's "Conservation Directory" of U.S. and international organizations and agencies working to protect the environment -- the most vital resource of its kind. Included are: members of the United States Congress; government agencies; citizens' groups; educational institutions; databases, services, periodicals, and other directories; federally protected conservation areas; indexes; and more. This annual directory is essential for colleges and universities, libraries, environmental activists, students, outdoor writers, science editors, natural-resource agencies, those seeking employment in the field of conservation, researchers, and all individuals interested in wildlife and ecology.
A Guide to 3,700 National and State Parks, Recreation Areas, Historic Sites, Battlefields, Monuments, Forests, Preserves, Memorials, Seashores, and Other Designated Recreation Areas in the United States Administered by National and State Park Agencies
Release on 2001-01-01 | by Patricia Foulke,Robert Foulke
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia
Author: Patricia Foulke,Robert Foulke
Here's everything you need to plan all kinds of travel experiences throughout the Mid-Atlantic states, from quick daytrips to weekend jaunts. Whether you are traveling solo or with a family in tow, Patricia and Robert Foulke will guide you to the best the region has to offer. Travel with them to: Hopewell Furnace, an authentic example of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century iron-making villages found in the Pennsylvania Dutch region; the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Baseball Center, a Baltimore shrine devoted to the Sultan of Swat and other baseball legends; the American Craft Museum in New York City, which displays contemporary crafts of clay, glass, metal, wood and fiber; or the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, D.C., which offers exhibits on crime detection, fingerprinting, and memorabilia taken from notorious criminals. This newly revised and updated edition offers eleven complete itineraries through the estates of New York (including Long Island), Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia.
The Guide to Worldwide Environmental Organizations
Author: Bill Street
A comprehensive listing of conservation and environmental organizations with nearly 4000 listings. These include: state, provincial and federal agencies in the US and Canada; US Congress members including committees and subcommittees; national and international governmental organizations; US, Canadian and international non-governmental organizations; colleges and universities with conservation programs; parks refuges and other protected areas; and conservation information resources. Each entry contains detailed contact information including names, addresses and telephone and fax numbers. Entries are categorized by organization type and state or country and are indexed alphabetically and by subject. Each person listed in the directory is also indexed alphabetically.