1st Edition

Issues In Wilderness Management





ISBN 9780367020118
Published May 1, 2019 by Routledge
270 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book examines the major issues involved in administering the eighty million acres of federal land that constitute the National Wilderness Preservation System. It analyzes a range of wilderness management concerns, including wildlife, fire, access, research, and conflicting uses.

Table of Contents

1. Charting New Directions 2. Federal Lands—as Bureau Chiefs View Them 3. The Citizen Role in Management 4. Realities of Resource Conflict 5. Managing Fire in Wilderness 6. Wilderness and Wildlife 7. One Wilderness System—East, West, Alaska 8. Challenges of Access, Development, Outfitting 9. Wilderness Research 10. The Next Steps

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