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Endangered American wilderness act hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs and Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3454 .. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs and Public Lands.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Public lands -- United States

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs ; no. 95-5
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v :
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Open LibraryOL14182545M

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Format: Hardcover This is an extraordinary compendium of information about the history, politics and science of nature conservation through the lens of species peril. Randall examines the U.S. Endangered Species Act as the legislative culmination of the American concern to protect and preserve large tracts of wilderness.5/5(3). Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy, and Perspectives, Second Edition The Endangered Species Act provides a comprehensive approach to the complex problem of species extinction. This is an authoritative guide to the history of the ESA, the Act's most critical sections, the twists and turns of its implementation, and the cutting-edge issues. Get this from a library! Endangered American wilderness act of [United States.].   Endangered American Wilderness Act (Public Law ) is a Federal law, enacted in , that established ten new designated Wilderness Areas in the National Forests of several Western states. Sponsored by Arizona Democrat Morris Udall, the law added approximately , thousand acres of wilderness in California, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming, to the National Wilderness .

TOPN: Endangered American Wilderness Act of | A | B | C Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes). History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Endangered American Wilderness Act of Pub. L. , Feb. 24, In a pointed critique of the agency that had often expressed pride in being the first to protect lands as wilderness, the Endangered American Wilderness Act stated, " [these] areas are lands not being adequately protected or fully studied for wilderness suitability by the agency responsible for their administration.". In all. American Wilderness is a great textbook to study the history of US wilderness idea. This book provides a great supporting response to William Cronon's criticism on the modern wilderness idea of America; the insightful articles reveal that Americans have contructed their own wilderness idealism with religious, political, economic, and cultural s: 9. Endangered American Wilderness Act - Designates specified lands in the following national forests as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Tongass National Forest, Alaska; (2) Coronado National Forest, Arizona; (3) Inyo and Sequoia National Forests, California; (4) Los Padres National Forest, California; (5) Rio Grande National Forest, Colorado; (6) Cibola National Forest, .

Plants and the U.S. Endangered Species Act The U.S. Endangered Species Act (Act) was passed on Decem , to provide a legal mechanism for the conservation of endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend. The Act places restrictions on a wide range of activities, involving endangered and threatened animals and. The Wilderness Society played an instrumental role in passing the Wilderness Act, and has since utilized this tool to contribute a total of million acres to the National Wilderness Preservation System. The Wilderness Act created the National Wilderness Preservation System and immediately placed 54 areas into the system.   We can point to great American success stories such as the Brown Pelican, American Alligator, Gray Wolf, and the emblematic Bald Eagle, all endangered at one point, but now roaring back into our wilderness and our lives, thanks in no small part to the ESA. Eleven species did ultimately go extinct, so it cannot be called an unqualified success.   (Conference report filed in Senate, S. Rept. ) Endangered American Wilderness Act - Designates specified lands in the following national forests as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Coronado National Forest, Arizona; (2) Inyo and Sequoia National Forests, California; (3) Los Padres National Forest, California; (4) White River National Forest, .