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.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 681 g
Dimensions: 236 x 159 x 21 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
This book, by presenting a variety of techniques for conservation outreach and education, sets out successfully to inspire and encourage anyone interested in conservation education and outreach to explore various techniques. [...]this volume is a very useful tool for conservation practitioners with its wide variety of techniques, information on planning, implementation, and evaluation, and examples and cases. * Sue McKee, The Quarterly Review of Biology *
Many will consider this book an essential addition to their library as it provides a great overview of just about everything a conservation professional would need to know to implement an effective education and outreach program. * Ecological Restoration Journal *
Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques, now in its second edition, has already become a key reference for conservation professionals hoping to dive into the human dimensions of applied conservation. This updated version promises to cement this status. * Diogo Verissimo, Conservation Biology *
Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques is a valuable inventory of reference * Austral Ecology and Ecological Management and Restoration *