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Public lands, public heritage

Alfred Runte

Public lands, public heritage

the national forest idea

by Alfred Runte

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Published by R. Rinehart Publishers in cooperation with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Niwot, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Forest reserves -- United States -- History.,
    • Forest conservation -- United States -- History.,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-89).

      StatementAlfred Runte ; with guest essay by Harold K. Steen ; and photographs by David Muench.
      ContributionsSteen, Harold K., Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD426 .R86 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1569212M
      ISBN 100911797947
      LC Control Number91060435
      OCLC/WorldCa24125198

        The heart of our public lands system, our national parks. Restoring them to full vigor should be a project that plays to Trump’s strengths, and guarantees him a lasting legacy.   The federal government owns between million and million acres of land in the entire United States, nearly 30 percent of the country and nearly half of the western U.S.[1] This massive.

        The book is maybe a little heavy for the general reader on the details of how “public lands” — the million acres, approximately 28% of the land mass of the United States including Alaska and Hawaii that is owned by the federal government and set aside specifically for public use — came into existence under various designations and. The Public Lands Preservation Act (PLPA) would further the long-standing goal of preventing the loss of constitutionally protected public parks, conservation land, forests, watersheds and other natural resource lands (Article 97 lands). These lands are major contributors to clean water, clean air, quality of .

      The Lure of the Land: A Social History of the Public Lands from the Articles of Confederation to the New Deal By Everett Dick University of Nebraska Press, Read preview Overview State Trust Lands: Static Management and Shifting Value Perspectives By . Learn More. Public lands have been an important national institution since the earliest days of the republic. From the beginning, the national government set aside large swaths of public land for the common benefit of the entire country. [1] America’s public lands are a central part of our national heritage.


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The ideal was that a government agency staffed by professionals can demonstrate how to manage our resources and preserve some of our finest lands for many generations. In Defense of Public Lands briefly lays out the history and characteristics of public lands at the local, state, and federal levels while examining the numerous policy prescriptions for their privatization or, in the case of federal lands, transfer.

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