Watershed studies the confluence of geography education and environmental education by Matt Krogh

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA .

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Other titlesConfluence of geography education and environmental education
Statementby Matt Krogh.
The Physical Object
Pagination35, [2] p. ;
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL13630097M
OCLC/WorldCa49658514

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