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Table of contents

 

Preface

Chapter I. A conceptual framework for the management of wildland resources

Introduction

The conceptual framework

Appendix 1-A. What is ecodevelopment?

References for chapter I

Chapter II. The growth and development of national parks in Latin America

Introduction

The birth of the park idea

Development of common concepts for park management

Role of national parks in ecodevelopment

Political evolution of the park concept in Latin America

Appendix II-A. Convention on nature protection and wild life preservation in the western hemisphere

Appendix II-B. Convention on nature protection and wildlife preservation in the western hemisphere, 1940

Appendix II-C. Criteria for national parks prepared by the IUCN international commission on national parks, Banff, Canada 1972

Appendix II-D. Declaration of principles on policy for national parks, FAO Latin American forestry commission Quito, 1970

Appendix II-E. Notes on the 1974 IUCN system for classifying natural regions for purposes of conservation

References for chapter II

Chapter III. Planing national parks for ecodevelopment in Latin America

Introduction

Characteristics of planning

The basic steps for planning

Conditions necessary for planning

Transforming general conservation objectives into practical directives for action

Gathering field information on the areas to be planned

Resolving the conflicts for the use of space within parks

Establishing boundary lines for national parks

Designing management programs

Analyzing and evaluating proposals and alternatives

Establishing priorities for implementation

Appendix III-A: Methods for gathering field information in relatively known and relatively unknown areas

Appendix III-B. Development sequence for Santa Rosa national park, Costa Rica

Appendix III-C. Graphic presentation of development schedule for Santa Rosa national park Costa Rica

Appendix III-D. Development schedule narrative for Santa Rosa national park, Costa Rica

References for chapter III

Chapter IV. The evolution of national park planing in Latin America

Introduction

Evolution of park planning experience

Planning and management workshops

Planning manuals

Ecological guidelines for planning

Park planning: A tool for democracy or oligarchy?

References for chapter IV

Chapter V. A practical method for park planning

Introduction

The planning method in general terms

The planning method in detail

Appendix V-A. Checklist - Steps for the planning method for national parks

Appendix V-B. Strategies and tactics to plan national parks for eco-development

Appendix V-C. Suggested standard definitions and general objectives for national park zones

References for chapter V

Chapter VI. A practical method for planning national park systems

Introduction

Three fundamental concepts

Characteristics of systems planning

The method for planning systems of national parks in general terms

The method for planning systems of national parks in detail

Appendix VI-A. Checklist - Steps of the planning method for national park systems

Appendix VI-B. Summary of systems planning experience in Latin America

References to chapter VI

Chapter VII. The formulation of a strategy plan

Introduction

The basic concepts and principles

An example from Chile

A suggested method for strategy planning

Guidelines for application of the strategy planning method

References for chapter VII

Chapter VIII. Human and institutional capacity to manage national parks

Introduction

Basic concepts of managerial capacity

Kinds of personnel required for park management

Training park personnel to fulfill management functions

Organizing the capacity of a national park department to manage national parks

Institutionalization of national parks

References for chapter VIII

Chapter IX. Some guidelines from park management experience in Africa

Introduction

Guidelines for consideration from Africa

References for chapter IX

Chapter X. Major problems facing national park management in Latin America

Introduction

Ten major problems

References for chapter X

Chapter XI. International corporation and assistance in national park management

Introduction

International conservation programs, projects and activities

Problems common to international cooperation

International cooperative programs which relate to national parks and wildland management

Concerns for international cooperation in Latin America

Appendix XI-A. The biosphere reserve and its relationship to other conservation efforts40

References for chapter XI

Chapter XII. Strategy for regional and global cooperation

Introduction

General framework for regional cooperation on national park management

The strategy