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

Authors:

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

Tags:

biodiversity, ecosystem services, rangelands, working landscapes

Journal:

Environmental Management

Year Published:

2012

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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