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Practical steps to implement an ecosystem approach in Great Lakes management

Practical steps to implement an ecosystem approach in Great Lakes management

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Published by The Commission, The University in [Washington, D.C.], Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes Watershed (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Ecosystem management -- Great Lakes Watershed (North America) -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementco-sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada, in cooperation with the International Joint Commission and Wayne State University.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency., Canada. Environment Canada., International Joint Commission., Wayne State University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH76.5.G72 P73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL544840M
      LC Control Number96124922

      This two-step approach to ecosystem management has been implemented in a suite of integrated, web-based analysis tools called an Ecosystem Management Tool (EMT). Use of the EMT allows an analyst to link political processes and goals to ecosystem processes and desired ecosystem outcomes. The EMT’s central component is a quantitative. Lakes is mandated in A Joint Strategic Plan for Management of Great Lakes Fisheries (Joint Plan) (Great Lakes Fishery Commission ). That document was adopted in and revised in and The Joint Plan represents a commitment to cooperative management on the Great Lakes by all state, federal, tribal, and provincial agencies.

        Ecosystem-Based Management: Adopt ecosystem-based management as a foundational principle for the comprehensive management of the ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes. Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning: Implement comprehensive, integrated, ecosystem-based coastal and marine spatial planning and management in the United States. Developing Ecological Criteria for Sustainable Water Management in Minnesota (PDF) ( pp, MB) The goal of this project was to develop recommendations and indicators for ecological criteria for instream flow protection in Minnesota, with special attention to rivers and streams in Minnesota’s Great Lakes basin. Products were developed.

        The ecosystem approach is a tool; it provides a framework that can be used to implement the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity, including the work on, inter alia, protected areas and ecological networks. There is no single correct way to apply the ecosystem approach to management of land, water, and living resources.   Introduction. In , parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted as their primary framework for action the “ecosystem approach” (EA) and defined it as “a strategy for the integrated management of land, water, and living resources that promotes conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way” (CBD SBSTTA ).Since then, the term has become increasingly.


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Practical steps to implement an ecosystem approach in Great Lakes management Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) has recognized the substantial role of institutional arrangements and stakeholder partnerships in implementing an ecosystem approach in Great Lakes management and addressing the issues and practical steps pre- Hartig et Cited by: This report is an outgrowth of a binational workshop which was convened by the U.

Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada to identify practical steps that could be taken to implement an ecosystem approach to natural resource management and development in the Great Lakes. An ecosystem approach incorporates the Cited by: Challenges to the implementation of the ecosystem approach in the Great Lakes basin Article (PDF Available) in Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 2(3) October with 45 Reads.

6 IJC, Practical Steps to Implement an Ecosystem Approach in Great Lakes Management, co-sponsored by U.S. EPA and Environment Canada in cooperation with the International Joint Commission and Wayne State University, Detroit,p. 7 M.L.

JONES and W.W. TAYLOR, “Challenges to the implementation of the ecosystem approach in. Sincethe Parties (United States and Canada, ) to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement have been working collaboratively to achieve the purpose of the Agreement “to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters of the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem”.

Billions of dollars and countless person – hours have been expended towards this end, Cited by: The Ecosystem Approach: Five Steps to Implementation 1 Introduction The Ecosystem Approach is a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that promotes conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way.

It is the primary framework for action under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and comprises The Ecosystem Approach is a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that promotes conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way.

It is the primary framework for action under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and. Fishery and water quality agencies both have similar goals of restoring degraded fish communities and habitat in Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs) using an ecosystem approach.

To implement an. The concepts of ecosystem and integrity effectively entered the binational political arena in the Great Lakes Basin in the early 's. They were brought together explicitly in the statement of the purpose of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.

The Protocol to that Agreement has helped to specify the practical meaning of ecosystem integrity of the Great Lakes Basin. Olcay Genc, Guido van Capelleveen, Ercan Erdis, Onur Yildiz, Devrim Murat Yazan, A socio-ecological approach to improve industrial zones towards eco-industrial parks, Journal of Environmental Management, /n,(), ().

Using the Ecosystem Approach to Implement the Convention on Biological Diversity Key Issues and Case Studies R.D. Smith and E. Maltby Ecosystem Management Series No. 2 E E C O S Y S T M M A N AG E M E N T Using the Ecosystem Approach to Implement the Convention on Biological Diversity The World Conservation Union The World Conservation Union.

The concept of the Ecosystem Approach to management (EA) has been around for at least 30 years and has been extensively discussed, elaborated and developed.

This approach is known by a number of different names; ecosystem-based management (EBM), ecosystem approach to management (EAM), or simply the ecosystem approach, EA, which is the term used. ecosystem approach; The Great Lakes Research Advisory Board recommends to the Inter- national Joint C ommis s ion: 1.

that the Parties and the Commission explicitly recognize as policy the need for an ecosystem approach to problem identification, research and management in the Great Lakes Basin; 2.

that the parties extend or amend the Boundary. In Canada and the United States concluded an agreement for the protection and enhancement of water quality in the Great Lakes based on the ecosystem approach to management.

Since ratification of this agreement, little progress has been made in practical application of this concept to basin-wide management for the Great Lakes. Great Lakes Management Description: This workshop invites participation from individuals with experience and/or interest in (1) the application of ecosystem service valuation to inform policy, planning, and management; and (2) maintaining a robust community of practice for ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes social science.

WATERSHED MANAGEMENT Michigan Watershed Summit Ma Image NOAA CoastWatch 14 March Great Lakes Project,The Nature Conservancy and Nature Conservancy of Canada () Our Approach: Use the Ecosystem Services Concept/Framework to.

The Ecosystem-based Approach: A Synthesis. Ecosystem-based management must have an understanding of the integrity of ecosystems (how they are structured and the principles on which they operate), and must promote research in order to further that understanding.

This is one side of the coin. This page book is a compilation of case studies chapters describing bioregional assessments from around the country, including the Forest Ecosystem Management Assessment Team, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Assessments, Everglades-South. Ecosystem-based management is an environmental management approach that recognizes the full array of interactions within an ecosystem, including humans, rather than considering single issues, species, or ecosystem services in isolation.

It can be applied to studies in the terrestrial and marine environments with challenges being attributed to both. In the marine realm, they are highly. The ecosystem approach can facilitate practical management by ecosystem managers (whether local communities or national policy-makers).

Enhance benefit-sharing Benefits that flow from the array of functions provided by biological diversity at the ecosystem level provide the basis of human environmental security and sustainability. and Great Lakes. The highest prior-ity of the National Policy is to adopt ecosystem-based management as a foundational principle for compre-hensive management of the oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes (CEQ, ).

Federal agencies are directed to take appropriate steps and to work together to implement the National Policy ob.The ecosystem approach—as endorsed by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CDB) in —is a strategy for holistic, sustainable, and equitable natural resource management, to be implemented via the 12 Malawi principles describe the need to manage nature in terms of dynamic ecosystems, while fully engaging with local peoples.Introduction: implementing an ecological systems approach to basin-wide management / Lynton K.

Caldwell --The ecosystem approach: a strategy for management of renewable resources in the Great Lakes Basin / R.L. Thomas [and others] --The Great Lakes, / Leonard B. Dworsky --Institutional arrangements for Great Lakes management.