9780742533646

Facilitating Watershed Management Fostering Awareness and Stewardship

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742533646

  • ISBN10:

    0742533646

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-03-21
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Facilitating Watershed Management brings together myriad distinctive voices to create an experiential learning process drawn from the most important innovators in the field. Presenting an introduction to the diversity of tools (sociological, pedagogical, phenomenological) needed to implement watershed management in the real world trenches, the book helps move students and practitioners from being knowledgeable stewards of watersheds to becoming wise managers of watersheds.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction 1(14)
PART I: ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION
Overview: The Sociology of Watershed Stewardship and Management
15(2)
Buzzwords and Benchmarks: Ecosystem Health as a Management Goal
17(12)
Robert J. Steedman
Response: Integrating Human and Environmental Aspirations
25(4)
Into the Great Wide Open: Rethinking Design in an Era of Economic, Social, and Environmental Change
29(16)
Robert M. Abbott
Response: Watershed Health as Wealth and Other ``Capital'' Ideas
43(2)
Innovation Diffusion and Water-Sensitive Design
45(10)
Thomas Richman
Response: Making Sure Paradigm Shift Happens
52(3)
Agency-Sponsored Alternative Dispute Resolution Process in Urban River Management
55(16)
David O. Mendelsohn
Response: Managing Watersheds by Managing People
68(3)
Watershed Management---The Never-Ending Story
71(22)
Carolyn A. Adams
Response: The Art of Watershed Gardening
90(3)
WatershedAtlas.com: Educating the Public
93(10)
Suzanne Meyer
Response: Virtual, Spatial, and Temporal Tours
101(2)
Watermarks: Imprinting Water(shed) Awareness through Environmental Literature and Art
103(26)
Robert L. France
David F. Fletcher
Response: Engaging the Aquatic Muse
122(5)
PART II: EDUCATION OUTREACH
Overview: The Pedagogy of Watershed Stewardship and Management
127(2)
Watershed Management Education and Training CD-ROMs
129(16)
Paul Zandbergen
Sandra Brown
Hans Schreier
Response: Electronically Expanding Watersheds through Distance Learning
142(3)
A New Role for University Extension in Water Resources Management
145(14)
Joe Bonnell
Chester Bowling
Response: Participatory Education
156(3)
Saving Species by Saving Watersheds: Poster Development and Community Participation
159(14)
Mark Chandler
Response: Information Transfer and Local Empowerment
170(3)
Exploring Water: Art and Physics in Teaching and Learning with Water
173(24)
Elizabeth Cavicchi
Response: Intimate Liquid Encounters---Teaching the Teachers
195(2)
Taking It to the Streets: Mystic Watershed Awareness Efforts Merge with Public Art
197(20)
Lisa Brukilacchio
Jennifer Hill
Response: Ripple Effects---Making Water Visible by Making Waves
215(2)
Developing a Public Education Toolbox for a Contested Wetland in Los Angeles
217(14)
Wendy Rains
Ruth Lansford
James Landry
Response: Multiple Educational Challenges for Nonprofit Stewardship Groups
228(3)
Applying the Theory: Design/Build Models for Water Harvesting and Watershed Awareness
231(28)
Daniel Winterbottom
Response: Teaching and Learning by Doing
252(5)
PART III: DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS
Overview: The Phenomenology of Watershed Stewardship and Management
257(2)
The Touch of Water: Artists Working with Water and Communities
259(22)
Mags Harries
Lajos Heder
Response: Establishing Environmental Awareness through Water Artistry
278(3)
Elevating Wetland Consciousness: Environmental Education and Art
281(12)
Peter H. North
Response: Curing Cancer by Applying Bandages of Functional Art
291(2)
Combining Art and Science: The Living Water Garden in Chengdu, China
293(16)
Betsy Damon
Anne H. Mavor
Response: Role of High-Visibility Demonstration Projects
307(2)
Riparian Pocket Parks as a Means for Physically and Conceptually Connecting People to Urban Waters
309(12)
Kathleen Bullard
Response: Recognition on the Way to Restoration
318(3)
Stormwater Management: A Primer and Guidelines for Future Programming and Innovative Demonstration Projects
321(16)
Steven I. Apfelbaum
Response: Developing Cost-Effective and Integrative Water Management
334(3)
Watershed Management as Urban Design: The Civic Hydrology of Bellevue, Washington
337(16)
Kathy Poole
Response: Lives Linked by Liquid
350(3)
Message in the Medium: Watershed Awareness through Design of a Watershed Education Center
353(22)
Nancy Rottle
Response: Practicing What Is Preached
372(3)
Index 375(8)
About the Editor 383

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