New Book on Deliberative Environmental Management
We just heard about a new book that will be of interest to many in the D&D community. Swimming Upstream: Collaborative Approaches to Watershed Management is edited by Paul A. Sabatier, Will Focht, Mark Lubell, Zev Trachtenberg, Arnold Vedlitz and Marty Matlock, and is published by MIT Press. The book provides a historical overview of traditional and collaborative approaches to watershed management in the United States and a framework for understanding and evaluating collaborative processes. Six chapters of the book examine specific examples of innovative watershed and estuary planning across the country. Swimming Upstream is being praised as a "must read" that contains insights for pratitioners and researchers alike. Click here for more details from the publisher.