2. Development of Historical Ecology Concepts and their Application to Resource Management and Conservation

  1. John A. Wiens5,6,
  2. Gregory D. Hayward7,8,
  3. Hugh D. Safford9,10 and
  4. Catherine M. Giffen11
  1. Wayne Padgett1,
  2. Barbara Schrader2,
  3. Mary Manning3 and
  4. Timothy Tear4

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch2

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

Padgett, W., Schrader, B., Manning, M. and Tear, T. (2012) Development of Historical Ecology Concepts and their Application to Resource Management and Conservation, in Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management (eds J. A. Wiens, G. D. Hayward, H. D. Safford and C. M. Giffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 5

    PRBO Conservation Science, 3820 Cypress Dr #11, Petaluma, CA 94954, USA

  2. 6

    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 2006, Australia

  3. 7

    USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, 3301 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99504, USA

  4. 8

    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Lakewood, CO 80401, USA

  5. 9

    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Vallejo, CA 94592, USA

  6. 10

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA

  7. 11

    USDA Forest Service, National Office Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, 440 W. 200 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

  2. 2

    USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, PO Box 21628, Juneau, AK 99802 - 1628, USA

  3. 3

    USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, 200 East Broadway, Missoula, Montana 59807 - 7669, USA

  4. 4

    The Nature Conservancy, 1210 Hempstead Road, Niskayuma, NY 12309, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337921

Online ISBN: 9781118329726

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Keywords:

  • historical ecology concepts, in resource management/conservation;
  • public lands, utilitarian/preservationist philosophies in shaping policies;
  • building stronger collaborations and social contracts;
  • legal and regulatory actions and HRV as timeline;
  • MUSYA, on recreation, range, timber, watershed protection, and wildlife;
  • environmental organizations and citizens' groups using NEPA;
  • NFMA critical link in using HRV, for management of public lands;
  • Nature Conservancy (TNC), HRV principles into fire-management;
  • emerging companion concept to HRV, and the SRV;
  • learning from past experiences, into future management actions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Legal and Regulatory Actions that Led to the Use of HRV: A Timeline

  • Beyond the Legal Debate - HRV Informs Restoration Planning

  • Collaborative Conservation and HRV Application

  • Challenges and the Future of Land Management

  • References