Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future : Choices for Leaders and Citizens

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  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2008-05-13
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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How can environmental problems be solved when they cross boundaries and involve diverse people? What kind of leadership and institutions will bring success? From experience in the greater Yellowstone region, Susan G. Clark looks at leadership and policy in managing natural resources. She assesses accomplishments toward sustainability over the past forty years.Focusing on The Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee, a federal group of heads of national parks, national forests, and national wildlife refuges, Clark identifies fundamental leadership tasks needed, explains what changes in skill will be required, and makes many practical recommendations for every leader, citizen, and group involved with large-scale conservation anywhere worldwide.

Author Biography

Susan G. Clark is Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Adjunct Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Policy Sciences, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Leaders and Policy in a Contested Landscapep. 1
Challenges Facing Greater Yellowstonep. 29
Leaders-Problem Solvingp. 66
Leaders-Cooperation and Demonstrationsp. 101
Overall Assessment-Leaders, Bureaucracy, and Contextp. 139
Improving Leadershipp. 172
Improving Management Policyp. 189
Transitioning Toward Sustainabilityp. 209
Appendixesp. 223
Official Goals of the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committeep. 223
Agenda Topics Listed for Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee Meetings from 1995 to 2004p. 228
Projects and Costs Funded by the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee, 2000 through 2004p. 231
Projects Funded by the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee in 2001p. 241
The Tasks of Problem Solvingp. 251
Notesp. 255
Indexp. 293
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