Nutshell series. Study aids (West Academic Publishing)
This book analyzes all significant aspects of management of lands and resources owned by the federal government, focusing on the national parks, the national forests, the national wildlife refuges, and the remaining public lands. It provides a brief historical overview of public land law in the United States and analyzes the constitutional basis for ownership and regulation of federal lands and natural resources. It covers the statutory basis for determining appropriate uses for federal lands and for assessment of the environmental impacts of activities on those lands. It also analyzes the rules governing planning and management of the water, mineral, timber, range, wildlife, recreation, and preservation resources on federal lands. Finally, it covers important recent public land law developments in Congress, in the land management agencies, and in the courts.
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Modern public land law: an introduction History of public land law Constitutional authority on the federal public lands: Congress and the states Authority on the public lands: the executive and the courts The water resource The mineral resource The timber resource The range resource The wildlife resource The recreation resource The preservation resource.
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Revision of: Glicksman, Robert L. Modern public land law in a nutshell. Fourth edition. St. Paul, MN : West,