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Who is Conservation For?

2014-01-01, Department, by Richard J. Dolesh

It is in parks that people see and value the benefits of conservation.A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Paul Voosen titled “Who is Conservation For?” details the exceptional accomplishments of Gretchen Daily, a respected scientist who has worked to ....

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Maureen Harvey

Mr. Dolesh,Thank you for making the point that conservation is for everyone at all times. This point needs to be made to local decision makers, the ones who approve new developments and plan roads, schools, etc. If only the value of natural systems was better appreciated by local politicians (and the big guys in DC), what a difference it would make!