Protected areas are sacred lands capable of providing us a kinship with wondrous wild creatures and plants, our fellow travellers on this planet. We need to ensure their persistence for posterity.
Scientific wildlife mangement plans form the foundation of a protected area but they need vision and long term planning. This book provides the essential framework, processes and procedures. It is based on integration of modern scientific precepts and practises with social, cultural, economic and administrative realities. It is designed to address multiple spatial scales and links with plans for forest management and those for social and economic development on the surrounding managed landscapes.