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What is Public about Public Lands - Who and How to Manage.


The seminar will exam the origin and evolution of public lands from 1789 forward. Specifically, how the United States' concept of property has evolved and thus the management or caretaking of these lands has also changed. There are nearly 500 million acres of surface public lands (nearly ten times the size of New York) and over 750 million acres of subsurface public lands. The seminar will explore the writing of a "field book" for a unified management approach to the managing these lands.

Course ID: 
220 866
Letter or Credit/No Credit