Forests For All: The Economics of Conservation

Resource URL: Curriculum not available digitally - contact Sara Connor, Director of Education, Camp Five Museum Foundation for more information
Description: An interdisciplinary curriculum covering regional and global issues. Discusses the consequences of decisions made affecting the forests and economic situations. The book chapters cover economic costs, logging, history of U.S. Forest Service, land ownership, endangered species, biodiversity, global warming, ozone, rainforest, and forest management. Each chapter breaks down the subject into background history, "mystery", objectives, materials, procedures, and activities. The video discusses free market system, broad economics impact of environmental decisions, and multiple use, and sustainable land management.
Author/Producer: Sara W. Connor, Director of Education, Camp Five Museum Foundation
Topic Areas Covered: Economics, Fire, Sustainability, Timber Harvesting, Pollution
Resource Type: Curriculum & Video
For Grade Levels: 6-12, College, and Adult
Publication Date: 1995
Length: 200 pages
Cost: $19.95
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Geographic Location: U.S.
Evaluation Criteria:
Author/Producer Contact: Ms. Sara W. Connor, Director of Education
Camp Five Museum Foundation Inc.
Address: PO Box 5
Laona, WI 54541
Phone: (715) 674-3414, or cell (406) 249-7781

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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