Every parcel, every
place, every region has different values based on their ecology.
Worth is a measure
of the value or practical importance in how a
terrain, parcel or place is used, protected, or developed.
That is often dependent
on topography, geography, geology and residential patterns.
1) Although value
is at one level a personal decision for you to make, there are two other
considerations. (personal + social + ecological)
2) Value is also
a social decision, you need to see your
choice of value in relation to other people's choices and they need
to understand the criteria you use to assign value to some place, feature,
3) Third, there
is an ecological way of seeing value in different places, despite our
personal biases and social pressure to conform to prevailing "commercial"
has competing values inherent in it's composition
of natural and cultural objects, setting and neighboring areas.
value in land
Go to this page
and you will see that all landscape has recognizable value because
it possesses certain characteristics,
Here is a
page that explains the relation of human labor to natural resources
and how both contribute to our wealth,
What should be preserved?
(see this important information at the web site:about
There is a discussion of conservation,
with important dates and how problems with conservation based solely
on economics create problems for environmental protection.
What is the capacity of land to
How do carrying capacity
and assimilative capacity differ?