Seeking Refuge Birds and Landscapes of the Pacific Flyway

ISBN-10: 0295992115
ISBN-13: 9780295992112
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Description: Seeking Refugeexamines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway from Mexico to Alaska, the westernmost of four major migration routes in North America."Wilson provides a rich  More...

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 8/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Seeking Refugeexamines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway from Mexico to Alaska, the westernmost of four major migration routes in North America."Wilson provides a rich analysis of land and water use; waterfowl migration and conservation; biologists, wildlife agents, and hunters; and the transformation of multiple landscapes. His thoughtful study also enhances our appreciation of the remarkably resilient birds, whose semiannual migrations continue to lift our spirits."-Science"By looking to the past, Wilson helps us peer into the future, as we try to imagine the consequences of our efforts and proposals to engineer our way out of the latest environmental crisis."-American Scientist"Essential reading for all who are interested in the protection of wildlife that must survive within intensely transformed landscapes."-Environmental History"This thoughtful and engaging book blends agricultural history, environmental history, ecology, and historical geography into a compelling narrative that traces the co-evolution of waterfowl management and irrigated agriculture."-Agricultural History"For anyone who has followed the ongoing disputes on water allocations in the Upper Klamath Basin, Seeking Refuge... is a book to devour."-Klamath Basin Herald and News"This compelling story of action and reaction that saved numerous species of migratory ducks and geese is detailed and easy to read."-Wildlife ActivistRobert M. Wilsonis associate professor of geography at Syracuse University.

Donald J. LeuandCharles K. Kinzerare highly regarded experts in the field of literacy instruction and technology in literacy teaching and learning. nbsp; Donald Leu is John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology, Professor of Education, and Director of New Literacies Research Lab at the University of Connecticut. nbsp; Charles K. Kinzer is Professor of Education and Technology and Coordinator, Program in Communication, Computing and Technology in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.Donald J. LeuandCharles K. Kinzerare highly regarded experts in the field of literacy instruction and technology in literacy teaching and learning. nbsp; Donald Leu is John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology, Professor of Education, and Director of New Literacies Research Lab at the University of Connecticut. nbsp; Charles K. Kinzer is Professor of Education and Technology and Coordinator, Program in Communication, Computing and Technology in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Foreword: A Wilderness on Wings
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Wetland Archipelago
Elusive Sanctuaries
Places in the Grid
Duck Farms
Refuges in Conflict
Epilogue
Citation Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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