Publisher description for Our national wetland heritage : a protection guide / Jon A. Kusler and Teresa Opheim.

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With the increasingly critical need for innovative approaches that accommodate both wetland protection and economic growth, Our National Wetland Heritage: A Protection Guide, 2nd Edition provides concrete information on local wetland resources, how to set your wetland protection policies, new techniques that have come to the forefront since the first edition, and incentive programs that fairly and effectively involve private landowners. Our National Wetland Heritage: A Protection Guide, 2nd Edition will give the reader all of the necessary tools needed to foster action where it is most effective, the local level.

Written with the view that wetlands are an integral part of a local community's heritage, the goal of this new edition is to provide detailed information on a wide variety of techniques available to those dedicated to improving wetland protection on the local level. This landmark publication belongs on the bookshelf of everyone concerned with the protection of our national wetland heritage.

Publication of the second edition was supported by grants from the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation, the Philip Morris Companies, and the Town Creek Foundation. The printing of this second edition was assisted by Baltimore Gas & Electric Company.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Wetland conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.