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close this bookTeaching Conservation in Developing Nations (Peace Corps)
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View the documentForeword
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close this folderChapter 1: The self-contained conservation education center
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View the documentPlanning
View the documentThe building
View the documentLandscaping
View the documentThe nature trail
View the documentConservation demonstration area
View the documentOutdoor exhibits
View the documentExhibits
View the documentSigns and labels
View the documentThe conservation education center in shared facilities
View the documentSource materials - Chapter 1
close this folderChapter 2: Conservation education in a school
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close this folderA school conservation education outline
View the documentFirst Year: Looking at Your Environment
View the documentSecond Year: Change in the Natural World
View the documentThird Yeah: How Environment Differ
View the documentFourth Yeah: Talking Care of Natural Resources
View the documentFifth Year: Use of Natural Resources
View the documentSixth Year: Responsibility for Environmental Conservation
View the documentConservation science fair
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close this folderChapter 3: Conservation education in a health center
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View the documentNutrition
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close this folderChapter 4: Conservation education in an agricultural extension center
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View the documentSoil conservation
View the documentErosion
View the documentErosion control methods
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View the documentControl of nutrient loss
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close this folderChapter 5: Conservation education in a community center
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View the documentCooperative programs
View the documentLeadership training
View the documentThe community environment
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close this folderAppendix A: Exhibit and study materials
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View the documentVisitor participation exhibits
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View the documentVisual aids for exhibits
View the documentDisplay poster - Life pyramid/food chain
View the documentIntroduction to concepts
View the documentConcepts about the ecosystem
View the documentConcepts about populations
View the documentPopulation poster
View the documentConcepts about water, soil and air
View the documentStudies about soil
View the documentStudies about water
View the documentStudies about the sun's energy
View the documentStudies about plants
View the documentSource materials - Appendix A
close this folderAppendix B: Nature Trails
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View the documentPurpose of a Natural Trail
View the documentCharacteristic of a Nature Trail
View the documentConstructing a nature trail
View the documentFeatures proposed for labeling and explanation along a nature trail in South East Asia
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close this folderAppendix C: Landscaping
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View the documentSuggestions
View the documentCompost
View the documentTransplanting
View the documentHow to select and collect seeds
View the documentGrowing seeds
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close this folderAppendix D: Signs, labels and guides
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View the documentA suggested nature trail guide for Guatopo national park, Venezuela
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close this folderAppendix E: Public facilities
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View the documentA calabash washstand
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close this folderAppendix F: Live animals
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View the documentThe collection
close this folderAquariums
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View the documentA freshwater aquarium
View the documentA marine aquarium
View the documentTerrariums
View the documentAnts
View the documentEarthworms
View the documentCardboard insect box
View the documentMammal cages
View the documentAn outdoor bird attraction
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close this folderAppendix G: Endangered species
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View the documentA school program
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View the documentEndangered animals of selected countries
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View the documentSelected organizations concerned with conservation education
View the documentSelected environmental research centers
View the documentGlossary

Source material - Chapter 3

Almanac of rural living1
Harvey C. Neese
N & N Resources
Box 332
Troy, Idaho 83871, USA

*Conseils de sant la famille africaine2
** Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Program & Graining Journal, Reprint series #21
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

Developpons la consomation de proteins3
(also available in English & Spanish)
FAO Nutritional Studies series Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Donde no hay doctor
David Werner
Editorial Pax-Mexico
Libreria Carlos Cesarman, S.A.
Calle Rep. Argentine #9

Educacion alimentaria en la escuela primaria3
(also available in French & English)
FAO Nutrition Studies series #25
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Eliminemos la rata
(also available in English)
Vecinos mundiales
Volumen 6 - numero 35
5116 North Portland Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112, USA

Engineering measures for control of schistosomiasis
Office of Health
Bureau of Technical Assistance
Agency for international Development
Washington, D.C. 20523, USA

Excreta disposal for rural areas & small communities4
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

*Freshwater fish pond culture & management5
** Peace Corps/VITA
Program & Training Journal
Manual series number 1B
VITA
3706 Rhode island Avenue
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822, USA

Handbook of tropical & subtropical horticulture1
(also available in French & Spanish)
Agriculture Technical Services Desk
Agency for international Development available from the AID office of U.S. Embassies

*Health education: A study unit on fecal-borne diseases and parasites
** Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #1
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

*Health training resource material for Peace Corps Volunteers2
** Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #3
Room M-1214
804 Connecticut Avenue N.W
Washington, D. C. 20525, USA

Human nutrition in tropical Africa3
(also available in French and Spanish)
FAO Nutritional Studies series
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Infant nutrition in tropics & sub-tropics4
Derrick Jelliffe
WHO publication
Geneva, Switzerland

Le lait et les produits laitiers dans la nutrition humaine3
(also available in Spanish and English)
FAO Nutrition Studies series #
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Learning better nutrition3
(also available in French and Spanish)
FAO Nutritional studies series #20
Jean Ritchie/Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section FAO, Via delle Term di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

La leche y los productos lacteos en la nutricion3
(also available in French and English)
FAO Nutrition Studies series #27
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Let's get rid of rats
(also available in Spanish)
World Neighbors
Volume 6 - Number 3E
5116 North Portland Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112, USA

*Manual didactico: Huertos escolares y nutricion2
** Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #18
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20525, USA

Mejor salud mediante esfuerzo comunal
(also available in English)
Vecinos mundiales
Volumen 8 - numero 1S
5116 North Portland Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112, USA

Nutricion infantil en los paises en desarrollo
Derrick Jelliffe
Editorial Limusa
Arcos de Belen 75
Mexico 1, D. F., Mexico

Sewage lagoons for developing countries
Ideas & Methods Exchange #62
AID/HUD
Office of International Affairs Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, D. C. 2041 0, USA

*Small farm grain storage2
** Peace Corps/VITA
Program & Graining Journal
Manual Series number 2
VITA 3706
Rhode Island Avenue
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822, USA

Solar cooker construction manual
(also available in French & Spanish)
VITA
3706 Rhode Island Avenue
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822, USA

Village technology handbook1
3706 Rhode island Avenue
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822,
USA

Water supply for rural areas and small communities
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

(See also Source Materials for Chapter 4)

1Up to five copies available to Peace Corps libraries from:
Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D. C, 20535, USA

2Multiple copies available from:
National Technical Information Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, Va. 22161, USA

3English editions of UN and FAO publications available from:
UNIPUB
P. O. Box 433
Murray Hills Station
New York, New York, 10016, USA

4WHO publications available from:
Q Corporation
49 Sheridan Avenue
Albany, New York 12210, USA

* Available to Peace Corps Volunteers from:
Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

** Single copies available to individuals and non-profit organizations working in the Third World, from the above address.