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The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Redefining Americas Wilderness Heritage Robert B. Keiter

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Redefining Americas Wilderness Heritage

Robert B. Keiter

Published September 10th 1991
ISBN : 9780300049701
Hardcover
428 pages
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In 1892 Congress designated Yellowstone National Park as the worlds first national park- 19 years later, the land adjacent to Yellowstone became Americas first national forest reserve. Since that time, the entire Yellowstone region has been theMoreIn 1892 Congress designated Yellowstone National Park as the worlds first national park- 19 years later, the land adjacent to Yellowstone became Americas first national forest reserve. Since that time, the entire Yellowstone region has been the scene of major battles over resource management - debates between those who would use the land for extraction of natural resources (mining, lumbering, and hunting, for example) and those who believe that wildlife and recreation should dominate land use.