Economic conversion can save the spotted owl and save jobs, too

March 1992
Earth Island Journal;Spring92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p33
Presents edited excerpts from the `Implementing a Conservation Strategy for the Northern Spotted Owl,' an internal report prepared jointly by the US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Trade policy; Technical assistance to communities; Community outreach; Education; Loans and grants; Revenue sharing; Land stewardship; Spotted owl monitoring. INSET: A wealth of family support programs..


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