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Preface � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � xiii
Acknowledgments � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � xv
About the Authors � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � xvii
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Unit i: introdUction

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Chapter 1: our natural Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 2
What Is a Natural Resource? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 3
Soil Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 5
Water Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 6
Fish and Wildlife Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 7
Forest Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 9
Other Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 9
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 11
Chapter 2: A history of Conservation in the United States � � � � � � � � � � � 13
Wildlife Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 14
Forest Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 17
Soil Conservation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 18
Water Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 21
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 23
Chapter 3: Concepts in natural Resources Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � 25
The Nature of Resources � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 26
An Ecological Outlook � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 28
Human Population � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 35
Resource Use � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 36
Conservation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 37
Preservation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 37
Multiple Use � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 37
Sustainability � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 38
A National Attitude � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 39
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 39
Case Study: Eyes in the night: Wolf Reintroduction in north America � � � � � 42

Unit ii: Soil and land
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Chapter 4: Soil � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 46
What Is Soil? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 47
Soil Formation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 47
Weathering � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 49
Soil Organic Matter � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 50
Characterizing Soils � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 51
Soil Classification � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 55

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