First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
'…is certainly the best history of the National Park Service yet to appear. It is a sophisticated work that analyzes the service's inner dynamics as well as its complex relationships with Congress, the executive branch, and the public, especially environmental groups.' Journal of Forest History
RFF research on forests and land use spans natural, rural, and urban settings. This collection of ten classic books includes three works by Marion Clawson, perhaps the most famous and visionary thinker about forest policy. It includes works that explore the management of public lands for extractive resources as well as for habitat protection and recreation.
The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.