Chassels, Marla R.
(has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M.S. in environmental science)--Washington State University, May 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-104).
Fuller, Trevon Louis.
(has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Texas at Austin, 2009. Title from PDF title page (University of Texas Digital Repository, viewed on Sept. 14, 2009). Vita. Includes bibliographical references.
Cheng, Antony S.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Oregon State University, 2000. Typescript (photocopy). Includes bibliographical references. Also available on the World Wide Web.
De Klerk, Renee
9 February 2009
M.A. The Conservancy system was developed in KwaZulu-Natal but is not only limited to this province today. Conservancies are being established across South Africa and can be described as a type of conservation strategy that is constantly increasing. A Conservancy is defined as a group of farms whose owners have combined resources for the improved conservation and well-being of wildlife inhabiting the area. The term wildlife in this case encompasses mammals, birds, fish, natural vegetation and all desirable natural life forms. Local nature conservation authorities assist landowners in a conservancy by the training of staff, motivation of members, provision of animals at reasonable prices for re-stocking, and technical advice on management planning. Conservancies are however run and financed entirely by the farmers or landowners and they therefore do not have any legal nature conservation status. Through the establishment of Conservancies natural resources can be conserved, but emphasis has to be placed on the successful functioning and management thereof. Control over Conservancies, from a governmental point of view, is limited to each province's nature conservation department. This study was undertaken to determine the state and functioning of Conservancies in South Africa, with special reference to Gauteng. A literature study as well as various visits to the Gauteng Department of Nature Conservation and three existing Conservancies in the province were undertaken for this purpose. From this enough information was gathered to formulate various guidelines for the establishment and management of Conservancies. These guidelines are based on certain shortcomings that were identified in the management structure of Conservancies in Gauteng. Should these guidelines be taken into account when Conservancies are established, the functioning and management thereof will be successful and will contribute to effective environmental conservation.
A review of stakeholder interests and participation in the sustainable use of communal wetlands : the case of the Lake Fundudzi catchment in Limpopo Province, South AfricaSilima, Vhangani 2007 (has links)
Thesis (M.Ed. (Education)) - Rhodes University, 2007. A full-thesis submitted in fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Education (Environmental Education)
Ellis, Ronald L.
Thesis (M. P. A.)--Texas State University-San Marcos, 2006. "Spring 2006." Includes bibliographical references (leaves 103-108).
Green, Gina C.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Wolfson College, Oxford, 1989. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 262-279).
Conservation consideration in Hong Kong : a case study of sites of special scientific interest (SSSI)Lai, Shin-kwan, Flora. 1998 (has links)
Thesis (M. Sc.)--University of Hong Kong, 1998. Includes bibliographical references (leaf 292-301).
HIV/AIDS and conservation agency capacity in southern Africa perceptions of critical impacts, barriers, and intervention strategiesCash, Jennifer A. 2007 (has links)
Thesis (M.S.)--University of Montana, 2007. Title from title screen. Description based on contents viewed Aug. 9, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-136).
Financing land protection in rural communities : assessing the feasibility of an open space district in Humboldt County, CaliforniaJarausch, Klaus Peter. Unknown Date (has links)
Thesis (M.S.)--Humboldt State University, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 105-111). Also available via Humboldt Digital Scholar.
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