ERIC Number: ED354158
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Michigan Wetlands: Yours To Protect. A Citizen's Guide to Local Involvement in Wetland Protection. Second Edition.
This guidebook is designed to assist concerned Michigan citizens, local governments, conservation organizations, landowners, and others in their efforts to initiate wetlands protection activities. Chapter 1 focuses on wetland functions, values, losses, and the urgent need to protect wetland resources. Chapter 2 discusses wetland identification and delineation. Chapter 3 considers state, federal, and local regulatory programs. Chapter 4 presents information and strategies regarding citizen involvement. Chapter 5 discusses non-regulatory approaches to wetland protection. Chapter 6 focuses on methods and mechanisms for educating various target audiences. Chapter 7 addresses selected issues regarding wetlands protection. The appendices contain materials that have been compiled to serve as background materials for the text: (1) Michigan organizations involved in wetland protection; (2) Goemaere-Anderson Wetland Protection Act; (3) Goemaere-Anderson Wetland Protection Act-Administrative Rules; (4) Sample, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Permit Application Listing; (5) State and Federal Wetlands Regulatory Agencies; and (6) Educational Materials. (MCO)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Classification, Definitions, Environmental Education, Federal Regulation, Identification, Land Use, Laws, Natural Resources, State Action, State Legislation, Wetlands
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, P.O. Box 300, Conway, MI 49722 ($1.50 postage and handling charge for up to 10 books, additional $1 charge for each additional order of 10).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, Conway, MI.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan