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Environmental Planning and Management
Environmental planning and management

Environmental planning and management is a disciplinary component of geography and several other related disciplines, including environmental science and geology, and is both an applied profession and a research area. While humans have been managing their environments for as long as they have existed on the earth, as a joint field of inquiry and practice, environmental planning and environmental management historically has encompassed a wide range of activities involved with state (i.e., government)-centered environmental problem solving. These activities primarily have involved both policy making and practice at the local, state, and national governmental levels. This type of work now typically also involves private contractors and consultants working with government at all levels, including from town and city; states; ...

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