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Wilderness Society (U.S.)

Overview
Works: 420 works in 540 publications in 1 language and 13,676 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Directories 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Editor
Classifications: QH1, 333.95160973
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These American lands : parks, wilderness, and the public lands by Dyan Zaslowsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This authoritative and stirring assessment of our public lands - the first book ever published to give the history and propose the future of each unit of a federal trust that today accounts for approximately one-third of America's landmass - begins with the establishment of Yellowstone National Park in 1872. The national park concept, which the historian Lord Bryce called the best idea to come out of the New World, was the first attempt by a national government to preserve land for future generations. Since then, hundreds of additional parks, monuments, historic sites, wilderness areas, and wildlife refuges have been added to a vast system of public lands that also includes national forest and Bureau of Land Management holdings. The preservation of our nation's natural heritage has become a model throughout the world, but the fight to keep public land unspoiled - from the Everglades to Alaskan mountain ranges - is never-ending, as this lively and dramatic history of America reveals. This preservationist idea did not come naturally: the myth of the land's superabundance dominated the thinking of Americans even after the frontier was officially closed one hundred years ago. Frontier greed and carelessness, combined with business and political pressures for local control, continue to threaten our parks, forests, and wilderness lands today. The battles over these lands, especially as their outcomes determine present and future patterns of land use, will continue to define our civilization. These American Lands assesses management policy within each unit and demonstrates why the citizen's vigilance is necessary today if future Americans are to look upon our natural legacy as the crowning achievement of the twentieth century
Wilderness( )

in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness( )

in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving our ancient forests by Seth Zuckerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest by Elliott A Norse( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest provides a global context for what is happening in the Pacific Northwest, analyzing the remaining ancient forest and the threats to it from atmospheric changes and logging. It shows how human tampering affects an ecosystem, and how the Pacific Northwest could become a model for sustainable forestry worldwide
The Living wilderness( )

in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wilderness Society's quarterly newsletter( )

in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecosystem management in the United States : an assessment of current experience( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining sustainable forestry by Hal Salwasser( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry presents the results of a national conference convened by The Wilderness Society, American Forests, and the World Resources Institute to help establish a common framework upon which to guide the future development of forestry. -- Publisher description
Public lands and the U.S. economy : balancing conservation and development : proceedings of a conference( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanishing Arctic : Alaskaʼs national wildlife refuge by T. H Watkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous photographs
Walk for wilderness( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conserving biological diversity in our national forests( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness( )

in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World of wilderness : essays on the power and purpose of wild country( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wilderness year( )

in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness America( )

in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness America : a vision for the future of the nation's wildlands( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wilderness directory : a quick-reference guide to America's wilderness( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiking New Mexico's Gila Wilderness by Polly Burke( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ecosystem management in the United States : an assessment of current experience
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Ecosystem management in the United States : an assessment of current experienceDefining sustainable forestryThe World of wilderness : essays on the power and purpose of wild countryThe wilderness directory : a quick-reference guide to America's wildernessHiking New Mexico's Gila WildernessTwo in the far northDriven wild : how the fight against automobiles launched the modern wilderness movement