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From Conquest to Conservation: Our Public Lands Legacy

By: Michael P Dombeck, Christopher A Wood and Jack E Williams

224 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Feb 2003 | #138178 | ISBN: 1559639563
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Hardback | Feb 2003 | #138177 | ISBN: 1559639555
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About this book

Examines the history of public lands in the United States, considering the most pressing environmental and social problems facing them. Offers specific suggestions for new directions in policy and management that can help maintain and restore their health, diversity and productivity. Also includes lyrical and heartfelt essays from leading writers, thinkers, and scientists about the importance of public lands and the threats to them.


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