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The governance of Western public lands

Martin A. Nie

The governance of Western public lands

mapping its present and future

by Martin A. Nie

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- West (U.S.) -- Management,
  • Administrative procedure -- West (U.S.),
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Law and legislation -- West (U.S.),
  • Forestry law and legislation -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-351) and index.

    StatementMartin Nie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF5605 N54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16833489M
    ISBN 109780700615582
    LC Control Number2007032198
    OCLC/WorldCa164802520


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