The University of Arizona

Land Ecology Essay I: The Siren Song of the Finish Line

Joel Brown, David Smith


Dr. Joel Brown is the National Program Leader for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s National Ecological Site Team located at the Jornada Experimental Range in Las Cruces NM. He regularly writes about rangeland issues on the Land Ecology blogi. “Land ecology” honors the holistic approach to the knowledge needed to support land stewardship into our increasingly uncertain future. David Smith is the Deputy Chief for Soil Science and Resource Assessment with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Washington, DC.

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