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Roadless rules [electronic resource] : the struggle for the last wild forests / Tom Turner.

By: Turner, Tom, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 171 p.).ISBN: 9781597267977 (electronic bk.); 159726797X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Forest conservation -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Forest roads -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Forest policy -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Prim�arwald | Stra�enbau | Naturschutz | Forstpolitik | USA | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Green Business | NATURE / Natural ResourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Roadless rules.DDC classification: 333.75/160973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Showdown in Cheyenne -- The road to roadlessness -- Why a roadless rule? -- The untold story of the Pew Charitable Trusts -- The rule goes final, the lawsuits fly -- The economic and spiritual value of roadless areas -- Shootouts in Idaho and Wyoming -- The biological value of roadless areas -- Skullduggery in Alaska -- Hunters and anglers get riled up -- A new rule is proposed -- Historical digression -- The new rule is challenged -- The petition polka I -- The Bush rule is blocked -- The petition polka II -- The game is up.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-161) and index.

Showdown in Cheyenne -- The road to roadlessness -- Why a roadless rule? -- The untold story of the Pew Charitable Trusts -- The rule goes final, the lawsuits fly -- The economic and spiritual value of roadless areas -- Shootouts in Idaho and Wyoming -- The biological value of roadless areas -- Skullduggery in Alaska -- Hunters and anglers get riled up -- A new rule is proposed -- Historical digression -- The new rule is challenged -- The petition polka I -- The Bush rule is blocked -- The petition polka II -- The game is up.

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Roadless rules by Turner, Tom, ©2009
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