Environment: the condition or influence under which any person or thing lives or is developed.
Resource: something which meets the perceived needs or wants of humans
Manage: to control, handle or direct
Environment and resource management: decisions/actions made through policy and practice
regarding how resources and the environment are appraised, protected, allocated, developed,
used and rehabilitated.
o In reality, focus is on managing humans.
o Group known as Preservationists: 1830s
George Perkins Marsh: Man and Nature
Created National Parks
Humans cannot alter the env of national parks.
o Conservationists: 1860s
Aldo Leopold: Game Management and A Stand County Almanac
Manage wildlife and resources for human use
o Modern Environmentalism: 1960s/70s