Wilderness Policy History Project Collection 1922-2003


Wilderness Policy History Project Collection, 1922-2003

Wilderness Policy History Project Collection 1922-2003

This collection contains materials compiled during the Wilderness Policy History Project. The project’s purpose was to bring together records that could be used by wilderness managers, researchers, policy makers, and interested citizens to gain a clear historical understanding of Wilderness Act policy, evolution and language, and use this information to guide resolutions to the complex issues regarding current wilderness policy development and implementation.

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United States. National Park Service

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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Its mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. A 1940 reorganization plan in the Department of the Interior consolidated the Bureau of Fisheries and the Bureau of Biological Survey into one agency to be known as the Fish and Wildlife Service. The Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife was created...

United States. Forest Service

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The evolution of the USDA Forest Service is rooted in the General Provision Act of l89l in which Congress authorized the President to designate particular areas of the forested public domain to be set aside as "reserves" for future use. The number and size of these reserves increased notably in l897 when the President was authorized to establish reserves in order to protect watersheds, to preserve timber, and to provide lumber for local use. There was no provision for management or...

Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center

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The Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center is a federal interagency, which connects wilderness managers from the United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management. The Center’s mission is "to preserve the values and benefits of Wilderness for present and future generations by connecting agency employees and the public with their wilderness heritage through training, information and education." ...

United States. Wilderness Act.

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United States. Bureau of Land Management

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Organized within the Department of the Interior, this federal agency is responsible for the management of public lands, the majority of which are in the Western states and Alaska. Responsibilities include energy and mineral development, grazing, wildlife and fisheries habitat and land use planning. From the description of Records, 1944-1979. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 54390737 Background information on this oral history project could not be found. ...