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Contents

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Foreword

Introduction

Chapter 1: The self-contained conservation education center

Planning

The building

Landscaping

The nature trail

Conservation demonstration area

Outdoor exhibits

Exhibits

Signs and labels

The conservation education center in shared facilities

Source materials - Chapter 1

Chapter 2: Conservation education in a school

A school conservation education outline

1. First Year: Looking at Your Environment

2. Second Year: Change in the Natural World

3. Third Yeah: How Environment Differ

4. Fourth Yeah: Talking Care of Natural Resources

5. Fifth Year: Use of Natural Resources

6. Sixth Year: Responsibility for Environmental Conservation

Conservation science fair

Source materials - Chapter 2

Chapter 3: Conservation education in a health center

Nutrition

Sanitation

Health

Source material - Chapter 3

Chapter 4: Conservation education in an agricultural extension center

Soil conservation

Erosion

Erosion control methods

Results of erosion

Control of nutrient loss

Source materials - Chapter 4

Chapter 5: Conservation education in a community center

Cooperative programs

Leadership training

The community environment

Source materials - Chapter 5

Appendix A: Exhibit and study materials

Visitor participation exhibits

Suggested exhibits

Collections for exhibit and study

Visual aids for exhibits

Display poster - Life pyramid/food chain

Introduction to concepts

Concepts about the ecosystem

Concepts about populations

Population poster

Concepts about water, soil and air

Studies about soil

Studies about water

Studies about the sun's energy

Studies about plants

Source materials - Appendix A

Appendix B: Nature Trails

Purpose of a Natural Trail

Characteristic of a Nature Trail

Constructing a nature trail

Features proposed for labeling and explanation along a nature trail in South East Asia

Source materials - Appendix B

Appendix C: Landscaping

Suggestions

Compost

Transplanting

How to select and collect seeds

Growing seeds

Suggested site plan

Source materials - Appendix C

Appendix D: Signs, labels and guides

Signs

Labels

Guides

A suggested nature trail guide for Guatopo national park, Venezuela

Source materials - Appendix D

Appendix E: Public facilities

Rest stops

Picnic areas

Latrine facilities

A calabash washstand

Parking

Source materials - Appendix E

Appendix F: Live animals

The collection

Aquariums

1. A freshwater aquarium

2. A marine aquarium

Terrariums

Ants

Earthworms

Cardboard insect box

Mammal cages

An outdoor bird attraction

Source materials - Appendix F

Appendix G: Endangered species

A school program

A community program

Endangered animals of selected countries

Source materials - Appendix G

Selected organizations concerned with conservation education

Selected environmental research centers

Glossary