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Wilderness Society (U.S.)

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Works: 415 works in 522 publications in 1 language and 13,627 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Directories  Guidebooks 
Roles: Publisher
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 1,191 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 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness( )

in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving our ancient forests by Seth Zuckerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Living wilderness( )

in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wilderness Society's quarterly newsletter( )

in English and held by 582 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 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining sustainable forestry by Gregory H Aplet( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 523 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 315 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 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conserving biological diversity in our national forests( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness( )

in English and held by 136 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 106 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 )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 79 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 north