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Not Yet America's Best Idea: Law, Inequality, And Grand Canyon National Park, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2020

Not Yet America's Best Idea: Law, Inequality, And Grand Canyon National Park, Sarah Krakoff

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Even the nation’s most cherished and protected public lands are not spaces apart from the workings of law, politics, and power. This Essay explores that premise in the context of Grand Canyon National Park. On the occasion of the Park’s 100th Anniversary, it examines how law — embedded in a political economy committed to rapid growth and development in the southwestern United States — facilitated the violent displacement of indigenous peoples and entrenched racialized inequalities in the surrounding region. It also explores law’s shortcomings in the context of sexual harassment and discrimination within the Park. The Essay concludes by ...


"At Bears Ears We Can Hear The Voices Of Our Ancestors In Every Canyon And On Every Mesa Top": The Creation Of The First Native National Monument, Charles Wilkinson Jan 2018

"At Bears Ears We Can Hear The Voices Of Our Ancestors In Every Canyon And On Every Mesa Top": The Creation Of The First Native National Monument, Charles Wilkinson

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Public Lands, Conservation, And The Possibility Of Justice, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2018

Public Lands, Conservation, And The Possibility Of Justice, Sarah Krakoff

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On December 28, 2016, President Obama issued a proclamation designating the Bears Ears National Monument pursuant to his authority under the Antiquities Act of 1906, which allows the President to create monuments on federal public lands. Bears Ears, which is located in the heart of Utah’s dramatic red rock country, contains a surfeit of ancient Puebloan cliff-dwellings, petroglyphs, pictographs, and archeological artifacts. The area is also famous for its paleontological finds and its desert biodiversity. Like other national monuments, Bears Ears therefore readily meets the statutory objective of preserving “historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or ...


Grazing In Wilderness Areas, Mark Squillace Jan 2014

Grazing In Wilderness Areas, Mark Squillace

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Domestic livestock grazing is naturally in tension with wilderness. Wilderness areas are not truly "untrammeled by man" when they host managed livestock grazing. Yet the compromise that allowed livestock grazing in wilderness areas was surely one of the greatest in the history of the conservation movement. Without it, Congress might never have passed a wilderness bill or designated countless wilderness areas throughout the country. The grazing exception--and the Congressional Grazing Guidelines that afford specific protections for grazers--made it possible to secure bipartisan support for wilderness bills in even the most conservative western states.

Notwithstanding this success, the ecology of some ...


The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 2008

The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson

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Listening To All The Voices, Old And New: The Evolution Of Land Ownership In The Modern West, Charles Wilkinson Jan 2006

Listening To All The Voices, Old And New: The Evolution Of Land Ownership In The Modern West, Charles Wilkinson

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Land Use, Science, And Spirituality: The Search For A True And Lasting Relationship With The Land, Charles Wilkinson Jan 2000

Land Use, Science, And Spirituality: The Search For A True And Lasting Relationship With The Land, Charles Wilkinson

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The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1996

The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson

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The Forest Service: A Call For A Return To First Principles, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1984

The Forest Service: A Call For A Return To First Principles, Charles F. Wilkinson

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Managing The Public Lands: The Authority Of The Executive To Withdraw Lands, David H. Getches Jan 1982

Managing The Public Lands: The Authority Of The Executive To Withdraw Lands, David H. Getches

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Cross-Jurisdictional Conflicts: An Analysis Of Legitimate State Interests On Federal And Indian Lands, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1982

Cross-Jurisdictional Conflicts: An Analysis Of Legitimate State Interests On Federal And Indian Lands, Charles F. Wilkinson

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The Public Trust Doctrine In Public Land Law, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1980

The Public Trust Doctrine In Public Land Law, Charles F. Wilkinson

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The Field Of Public Land Law: Some Connecting Threads And Future Directions, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1980

The Field Of Public Land Law: Some Connecting Threads And Future Directions, Charles F. Wilkinson

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Book Review, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1977

Book Review, Charles F. Wilkinson

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