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Authors: Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., William Lockeretz, Ph.D.

Readings

Landcare Policies and Programs in Australia. John R.Bradsen, Chapter 33, Napier, Napier and Tyrdon.

Private Farmers and Contemporary Conservation Subsidy Programs in the Czech Republic. Miloslav Lapka, J.Sanford Rikoon and Eva Cudlinova. Chapter 31. Napier, Napier and Tyrdon.

A Critical Assessment of the Ontario Land Stewardship Program. D.Peter Stonehouse. Chapter 15. Napier, Napier and Tyrdon.

Class Assignment

We will divide the class into thirds, and each team will be assigned one of the three readings to present to the class. How are the other countires addressing soil issues and how do their policy approaches compare to the U.S.?