Legal Wilderness: Its Past and Some Speculations on Its Future
76 Pages Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last revised: 4 Dec 2014
Date Written: June 15, 2014
This article considers the past and possible future of the effort to provide legal protection for tracts of federal lands under the umbrella of the Wilderness Act of 1964. It focuses on the politics of wilderness designation and how it fits into the larger landscape of federal land management.
Keywords: federal lands, wilderness protection, public lands, land conservation, federal land politics
JEL Classification: K32, Q38, Q24
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