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Kate Troll, Juneau

Equipped with a Master's Degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Kate Troll set off in 1977 to begin her professional career in Alaska. Hired by Bristol Bay Native Association, Kate was the first person to introduce Coastal Zone Management to "Bush Alaska". After working for the local planning department in Ketchikan, she was elected to local office. In the 1980's and 90's she represented commercial fishing in the tumultuous world of 'fish politics' both in Alaska and at a national level. She was appointed to the first State Board of Forestry, has taught at the University of Alaska Southeast and held several resource policy positions with the State of Alaska. At the world conference of the International Society of Ecological Economics, Kate presented a paper on "Eco-nomics'. Her outdoor pursuits parallel her intense professional journey. She has climbed Denali, paddled through the Gates of the Arctic, experienced whales diving under her kayak and skied throught the Great Gorge of the Alaska Range.
Eco-Nomics and Eagles: A People's Guide to Economic Development and the Environment Cover Image
ISBN: 9781401092849
Availability: Special Order
Published: Xlibris Corporation - May 1st, 2003

Whether the issue is oil development in the arctic or land use in your backyard Ms. Troll's principles are relevant and serve as a guide for promoting both economic development and environmental protection. Through analysis, experience, interviews and research, Ms. Troll offers inspiration, vision and path markers to finding eco-nomic solutions that work for resource dependent economies. This book is written in a light, engaging style that entertains as well as informs. Ms. Troll's connection to Alaska, the land of largeness and ice, comes through as her source of passion and insight.