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An overview of environmental management for all students of ecology. Principles of Ecology is an outline of environmental and landcare themes. It aims to give you some basic tools of understanding before you get into more detailed studies of an area of land.
In this book you will be introduced to some environmental terms and start to look carefully at a landscape you are working with.
This book was produced for the online Diploma of Conservation & Land Management offered by Tocal College. It supports the competencies AHCILM501A Conduct field research into natural and cultural resources and AHCPCM502A Collect and classify plants.
Chapter 1 The landscape and the catchment
Chapter 2 Landscape features
Chapter 3 Natural systems
Chapter 4 Biodiversity
Chapter 5 Humans and natural systems
Chapter 6 Plants
Chapter 7 Landcare ethics and practice
Chapter 8 Landscape planning
Chapter 9 Developing links
Appendix Scientific names of species
References and further reading
Tocal - your hand on the land
David Brouwer lectured in Agronomy at Tocal College for 15 years before developing a course in Conservation and Land Management for external students. He has run external diploma studies in agriculture and land management for almost 20 years. He has authored and co-authored over 50 books for students as well as running courses in property planning for farmers.