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If you are interested in learning more about other parks, conservation, parks jobs, co-management, community development, capacity building or Thaidene Nene (East Arm National Park), please check out the following literature and links:

Links

Parks Canada

Jobs at Parks Canada – To find out more about the types of jobs that are available at Parks Canada, check out this link

Parks and Communities – To find out more about the history and current context of the relationship between parks and protected areas and local peoples, including the establishment of, impacts of and relationship with First Nations, check out this link.

Human Dimensions of Parks and Protected Areas

Canadian Parks Council Publications: Contains the following publications that are particularly relevant.

Case Studies: Aboriginal Peoples and Canada’s Parks

Benefits of Parks and Protected Areas

Protected Areas and Tourism

Environment Canada News Release – Government of Canada Takes Landmark Action to Conserve Canada’s North

Articles about the East Arm National Park: Edmonton Journal, Canoekayak.com, Globe and Mail

Conservation and Development – To read more about the links between conservation and development in other places, check out this link.

Literature

Alexander, S. E. (2000). Resident attitudes towards conservation and black howler monkeys in Belize: The community baboon sanctuary. Environmental Conservation, 27(4), 341-352.

Beltran, J. (Ed.) (2000). Indigenous and Traditional Peoples and Protected Areas: Principles, Guidelines and Case Studies. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. Available online from http://conserveonline.org/workspaces/cbdgateway/era/standards/supportmaterials/std2sm/WCPAIndigenousPeoples_PAs.pdf/download

Butler, R.W. & Boyd, S.W. (2003). Tourism and national parks: Issues and implications. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Campbell, L. M., & Vaino-Mattila, A. (2003). Participatory development and community-based conservation: Opportunities missed for lessons learned? Human Ecology, 31(3), 417-437.

Dasmann, R. (1984). The relationship between protected areas and indigenous peoples. In J. McNeely and K. Miller (Eds.). National Parks, Conservation and Development: The Role of Protected Areas in Sustaining Society. IUCN Comission on National Parks and Protected Areas – Proceedings of the World Congress on National Parks, Bali, Indonesia, October 11-12, 1982. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Dearden, P. & Rollins, R. (2002). Parks and protected areas in Canada: Planning and management (2nd. Ed.). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.

IUCN (1998). Economic values of protected areas: Guidelines for protected area managers. No. 2 Task Force on Economic Benefits of Protected Areas for the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA). 52 p..

Machilis, G. & Field, D. R. (2000). National parks and rural development: Practice and policy in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

McNelly, J. & Miller, K. (1984). National parks, conservation and development: The role of protected areas in sustaining society. IUCN Comission on National Parks and Protected Areas – Proceedings of the World Congress on National Parks, Bali, Indonesia, October 11-12, 1982. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Nepal, S. K. (2000). Tourism, national parks and local communities. In R. W. Butler, & S. W. Boyd (Eds.), Tourism and national parks: Issues and implications (pp. 73-94). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Peepre, J., Dearden, P. (2002). The role of aboriginal peoples. In P. Dearden and R. Rollins (Eds.). Parks and Protected Areas in Canada, Planning and Management (2nd Ed.). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.

Porier, R. & Ostergren, D. (2002). Evicting People from Nature: Indigenous land rights and national parks in Australia, Russia, and the United States. Natural Resources Journal, 42, 331-351

West, P. & Brechin, S. (1991). Resident peoples and national parks: Social Dilemmas and Strategies in International Conservation. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press.

West, P., Igoe, J., & Brockington, D. (2006). Parks and peoples: The social impact of protected areas. Annual Review of Anthropology, 35(1), 251-277.

West, P., & Brockington, D. (2006). An anthropological perspective on some unexpected consequences of protected areas. Conservation Biology, 20(3), 609-619

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