Appreciation, Use, and Management of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in California’s Working Landscapes


Christy Getz, et al, Lynn Huntsinger, Maggi Kelly, Tobias Plieninger


biodiversity, ecosystem services, rangelands, working landscapes


Environmental Management

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Policy Summary

Through a statewide survey of private landowners of “working landscapes,” the study found that quality of life and cultural appreciation were driving factors for landowners, and that producers versus residential owners were more active in environmental improvements on their lands.

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