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ERIC Number: ED015871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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GUIDELINES TO CONSERVATION EDUCATION ACTION.
National Audubon Society, New York, NY.
THIS MANUAL FOCUSES ON METHODS BY WHICH STATE DIVISIONS AND LOCAL CHAPTERS OF THE IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE AND SIMILAR ORGANIZATIONS CAN BE EFFECTIVE IN EDUCATING THEMSELVES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES. IT MAKES SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS FOR GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL ACTION. IT DOES NOT DEAL, IN GENERAL, WITH PROFESSIONAL TRAINING BUT WITH ENLISTING THE PARTICIPATION OF A WELL-INFORMED LAITY IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF SOUND CONSERVATION POLICIES, PROGRAMS, AND PRACTICES. SOME TOPICS DISCUSSED ARE (1) THE HISTORY OF THE CONSERVATION MOVEMENT, (2) THE PROBLEMS AND RESULTANT NEED FOR CONSERVATION EDUCATION, (3) THE CLARIFICATION OF A BASIS FOR CONSERVATION EDUCATION, (4) THE CHANGING OF PUBLIC ATTITUDES, (5) THE TRANSFORMATION OF CONSERVATION NEEDS INTO CONSTRUCTIVE ACTION, (6) THE AREAS OF GREATEST NEED IN CONSERVATION EDUCATION, AND (7) SUGGESTED CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROJECTS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS. APPENDED ARE--(1) GUIDELINES, SAMPLE CONSTITUTION, AND BYLAWS FOR A STATE CONSERVATION EDUCATION COUNCIL, (2) SAMPLE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION, (3) STATEMENTS ON THE ROLE OF A STATE EDUCATION CONSERVATION COORDINATOR, (4) RECOMMENDATIONS ON ESTABLISHING A NATURE-EDUCATION CENTER, (5) A DESCRIPTION OF THE JUNIOR PROGRAM, (6) A PARTIAL LIST OF NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS INTERESTED IN CONSERVATION, AND (7) RECOMMENDED REFERENCE BOOKS AND READING. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $2.50 FROM THE NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY, NATURE CENTERS DIVISION, 1130 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10028. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: National Audubon Society, New York, NY.
Identifiers: CONSERVATION EDUCATION ASSOCIATION; IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA; NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY