Carving Up The Commons: Congress and Our Public Lands
In Carving Up the Commons: Congress and Our Public Lands, Western Lands Project Director Janine Blaeloch covers the myriad ways the U.S. Congress has traded, sold off, or simply given away chunks of our public land— from the homestead acts to the present day. The 106-page book describes projects stretching from Washington to Florida and ranging from a fraction of an acre to hundreds of thousands.Carving Up the Commons (Preview)
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