Renewable Resource Policy: The Legal-Institutional Foundations / Edition 1

Renewable Resource Policy: The Legal-Institutional Foundations / Edition 1

by David A. Adams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597261734

ISBN-13: 9781597261739

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Island Press

Renewable Resource Policy is a comprehensive volume covering the history, laws, and important national policies that affect renewable resource management. The author traces the history of renewable natural resource policy and management in the United States, describes the major federal agencies and their functions, and examines the evolution of the primary

Overview

Renewable Resource Policy is a comprehensive volume covering the history, laws, and important national policies that affect renewable resource management. The author traces the history of renewable natural resource policy and management in the United States, describes the major federal agencies and their functions, and examines the evolution of the primary resource policy areas.

The book provides valuable insight into the often neglected legal, administrative, and bureaucratic aspect of natural resource management. It is a definitive and essential source of information covering all facets of renewable resource policy that brings together a remarkable range of information in a coherent, integrated form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597261739
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Acknowledgments
 
Chapter 1. Ancient Foundations
Chapter 2. Our Constitutional Government
Chapter 3. The Public Domain
Chapter 4. Grazing Lands
Chapter 5. Forestlands and National Forests
Chapter 6. Outdoor Recreation and the National Parks
Chapter 7. The Nation's Wildlife and the National Wildlife Refuge System
Chapter 8. Wilderness
Chapter 9. Soil Conservation
Chapter 10. Water Law
Chapter 11. Federal Water Resource Development
Chapter 12. Water Resource Protection
Chapter 13. Fisheries
Chapter 14. The Coastal Zone
Chapter 15. A National Environmental Policy
 
Appendix A: Federal Government Organization
Appendix B: Treaties and Federal Statutes Cited
Appendix C: Cases Cited
Index

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