Resource Management

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Economically prostrate in the mid 1980s, the town of Revelstoke, B.C. has demonstrated how a small community can regain a say in its economic future. Its latest claim to fame: RCFC, a community-owned...
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Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation is a major achievement - but a misnomer. Practices befitting a true 'community forest' are commercially impossible under present forest industry regulations.
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A community's inhabitants are themselves coming to be considered a natural resource, & training and skill development a top priority. No matter how a community organizes its economic strategies,...
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The value of a land trust is that covenants placed against titles are unalterable, no matter who buys and sells the land. A community can use these tools to establish an enviromental ethic with...
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In the last two decades, a time of increasing disenchantment with government's ability to respond to community needs and vulnerabilities, a number of innovative community/government partnerships have...
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PWSAC (Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation) began as a development project, but then became lucrative enought to support more extensive locally-based management activities. A small number of...
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CED organizations can play a significant role in promoting 'economic growth without the hangover' and in expanding employment opportunities. A more deliberate combination of economic and social goals...
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The author lists examples of environmentally-sound employment opportunities in retrofitting, tourism, efficient forest management, fisheries and agriculture, and environmental and information...
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Developing a vision of where we want to go is the most critical, albeit only the first step in ensuring that we get there. By leveraging scarce public, private, and community sector resources we can...
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What do community economic development practitioners have to learn from environmentalists? What does environmentalism stand to gain from CED? By implementing a multi-dimensional concept of...