ERIC Number: ED198008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Ecological Planning for Farmlands Preservation: A Sourcebook for Educators and Planners.
Intended to provide an overview of ecological planning for educators and other interested citizens, this sourcebook outlines efforts to preserve agricultural land in Whitman County, Washington. How Whitman County established its agricultural lands policy is described, followed by an explanation of the land classification procedure. Also presented are strategies that were employed to organize affected communities around this issue. Finally, available alternatives for policy implementation are discussed in terms of their applicability to the Whitman County situation. Included in the appendix are an annotated bibliography and glossary of ecological planning terms. Numerous planning maps, diagrams and tables illustrate this publication. (WB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman.
Note: Contains numerous colored and shaded charts and maps which may not reproduce well.