Connecting people to new information and to each other can change the political and social landscape and ultimately influence the physical conditions of local water bodies. The mechanisms of change are regulatory forces, economic incentives and disincentives, social pressure, civic structure, and individuals’ internal values and beliefs. The geography of place-the local watershed-is central to building relationships among citizens and the capacity to develop a unified vision and plan for water resource management.
KeywordsEcosystem Service Civil Society Social Pressure Economic Incentive Watershed Management
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