This series of presentations relates to and builds upon the common theme of forest and water resource conservation. The presentations often include and emphasize the historical context and precedents for challenges and opportunities as well as an appeal to use deductive reasoning and well-founded generalizations to inform management and policy decisions.
Our recent book (de la Crétaz and Barten, 2007) provides a comprehensive review and synthesis of the literature and a widely applicable watershed management guidelines and recommendations.
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