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Cover for Herbicides.

This chapter provides brief details on (i) non-selective herbicides used in very diverse situations, including forestry and amenity areas, alongside roads and railway tracks and in urban and industrial areas on pavements; (ii) selective herbicides; and (iii) several new herbicides introduced since...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future actions and implications: policy and research - take a park, not a pill.

This book chapter expands on the ways to develop the connection between health and natural environments by focusing on how public policy might be developed in order to facilitate ways in which individuals can better access and benefit from natural landscapes. Examples of policy changes include...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939199)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The environmental value of Forests.

This chapter describes the role of forests in water conservation, soil conservation (soil fertility, erosion and sedimentation), climate change, and biodiversity conservation. The importance of recreation and amenity forests is also described.

Author(s)
Sands, R.; Norton, D. A.; Weston, C. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning in particular sectors.

This chapter discusses policy and planning for particular leisure sectors: sport and physical recreation; the arts; outdoor recreation in natural areas; urban outdoor recreation; and tourism.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The multiple roles of planted forests.

This chapter outlines the different roles of planted forests including social, environmental, and ecological roles in different contexts. The multiple facets of planted forests are highlighted for production of wood, fibre, fuel; protection of soil and water resources, mitigating the impacts of...

Author(s)
Evans, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935641)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spiritual dimension of moving to the mountains.

This chapter discusses the spiritual attraction of mountain areas. Some pieces of anecdotal evidence are presented regarding spirituality as a factor in migration to mountains.

Author(s)
Locke, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
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Cover for The amenity migrants: seeking and sustaining mountains and their cultures.

This book describes and analyses the challenges and opportunities of amenity migration to mountain areas and its management, and offers related recommendations. The book's chapters cover the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such ...

Author(s)
Moss, L. A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gateway to Glacier: will amenity migrants in north-western Montana lead the way for amenity conservation?

This chapter discusses how the rapid in-migration of amenity seekers to Flathead County (a gateway to Glacier National Park) in Montana, USA, has brought about economic growth and other change. However, the very attributes that the in-comers value most are threatened. It is suggested that amenity...

Author(s)
Thompson, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alberta's amenities rush.

This chapter describes and analyses the rapid and considerable rush for Alberta's mountain amenities. After identifying the province's amenity migration characteristics, the chapter outlines their comparative details for three amenity-growth hotspots: Canmore, Cochrane, and the Municipal District...

Author(s)
Robinson, B.; Stark, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter

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