Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

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The conservation of biological diversity depends on people's knowledge and actions. This book presents the theory and practice for creating effective education and outreach programmes for conservation. The authors describe an exciting array of techniques for enhancing school resources, marketing environmental messages, using social media, developing partnerships for conservation, and designing on-site programmes for parks and community centres. Vivid case studies from around the world illustrate techniques and describe planning, implementation, and evaluation procedures, enabling readers to implement their own new ideas effectively. Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques, now in its second edition and updated throughout, includes twelve chapters illustrated with numerous photographs showing education and outreach programmes in action, each incorporating an extensive bibliography. Helpful text boxes provide practical tips, guidelines, and recommendations for further exploration of the chapter topics. This book will be particularly relevant to conservation scientists, resource managers, environmental educators, students, and citizen activists. It will also serve as a handy reference and a comprehensive text for a variety of natural resource and environmental professionals.They analyzed the first-grade standards and brainstormed potential activities for their site and resources. ... hands-on lessons where they dug in the soil, transplanted tomato plants, read stories about what plants need to grow, and talked about the garden ... in schools on leadership, citizenship, and community development.

Title:Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques
Author:Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, Martha C. Monroe
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2015-09-03


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