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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.

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Western Lands Update, Volume 19, Number 2


Blaeloch in the New York Times • Protecting the desert in southwest Utah • Boulder-White Clouds wilderness • US Army helicopter training in Wilderness

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