How to Create and Nurture A Nature Center in Your Community

Brent Evans

ISBN 10: 0292720971 / ISBN 13: 9780292720978
Published by University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1998
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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How to Create and Nurture A Nature Center in Your Community published by University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1998. 1st Stated Signed Edition. Paperback. Size 4to. Condition: Nr Fine. Inscribed to original owner by Brent Evans. 250 Pgs. ISBN 0292720971. LCCN 97-38068. By Brent Evans and Carolyn Chipman-Evans. Foreword by Robert A Thomas. The authors offer a proven model for creating natural sanctuaries within a community. They begin with a personal account of founding the Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne, Texas, then go on to describe a center's general purposes and activities. Their thumbnail sketches of nature centers around the country lead to a discussion of facility options and program possibilities. In the second half of the book, they give step-by-step instructions for creating and maintaining a nature center. This practical handbook will be an essential resource for nature center pioneers, as well as volunteers, board members, donors, government officials, or new members who want to educate themselves about the operation and potential of a nature center in their community. Illustrated by Carolyn Chipman-Evans. Description text copyright 2008 BooksForComfort. Item ID 18182. Bookseller Inventory # 18182

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Title: How to Create and Nurture A Nature Center in...

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Paperback

Illustrator: Carolyn Chipman-Evans

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: signed and inscribed by author

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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Chronicles the husband-and-wife team's efforts to develop and learn to operate a nature center though they had no formal training in it. It eventually grew into the Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne, Texas. Their focus is not so much on their success as on what they learned that others could use in their own communities. Their vision of a nature center is a place for people to enjoy the environment, preserve a region's natural heritage, learn, and maybe attract tourists. They include an annotated bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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