To Achieve Biodiversity Goals, the New Forest Service Planning Rule Needs Effective Mandates for Best Available Science and Adaptive Management
- A time of crisis. Evans, Brock // Vital Speeches of the Day;9/1/95, Vol. 61 Issue 22, p689
Presents a speech by the vice president for national issues of the National Audubon Society, delivered at the Annual Meeting of Project Managers at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region, Atlanta, Georgia on May 25, 1995, dealing with the issue of .
- Hunting the Illicit Fields. Absher, J.R. // Outdoor Life;Sep2001, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the increase in illegal drug production on public lands in the United States (U.S.). Statistics from the U.S. Forest Service; Reasons for the proliferation of illegal drug production in rural areas; Benefits offered by remote state and federal forests to illegal drug manufacturers.
- Home on a Transitioning Range: A Ranch Simulation Game Demonstrating STMs. Pritchett, James; Kachergis, Emily; Parsons, Jay; Fernandez-Gimenez, Maria; Ritten, John // Rangelands (Allen Press Publishing Services Inc.);Jun2012, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p53
The article focuses on increasing awareness of state-and-transitions models (STM), which are a preferred method for monitoring rangeland ecosystems, through active participation in STM workshop. It says that the utility of STMs is recognized by natural resource agencies such as the U.S....
- Organizational Learning and the Fate of Adaptive Management in the US Forest Service. Brown, Gregory G.; Squirrell, Trevor // Journal of Forestry;Dec2010, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p379
Learning is a fundamental driver and product of adoptive management. We measured organizational learning attributes in a survey of US Forest Service employees in 2008 to assess the agency learning environment by organizational hierarchy and work unit in the agency and to benchmark the US Forest...
- LANDS LEGACY GAINS GROUND. Cannon, Carl M. // National Journal;6/10/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p1837
Evaluates the environmental efforts of the United States (US) administration under President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. Efforts of Clinton to protect federal lands; Comments by Daniel J. Weiss, political director of the Sierra Club, on the efforts of Clinton and Gore; Role of the...
- A Milestone and a Makeover. MOORE, LISA // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar2016, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor mentions topics within the issue including wildlife protection and public land protection in the U.S., the National Wildlife Federation's flagship publication "National Wildlife," and changes to the journal's format, font and design.
- Western showdown. // Newsweek;4/17/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 16, p39
Reports on several incidents of pipe bombings against US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) properties in Nevada, where local rangers have become targets of an anti-Fed campaign. Why some Westerners are at odds with Washington; The war-zone guidelines issued to BLM rangers;...
- Road warriors. Jackson, Jen // Missoula Independent;6/16/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p10
The article focuses on the closure of roads through public lands in the U.S. It notes the protests against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service. It also highlights the compliance of the Forest Service with the 2005 Travel Management Rule which requires each...
- REDUCING CONFLICT ON PUBLIC LANDS. Carey, John // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar2011, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p12
The article discusses how the U.S. National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is trying to reduce conflict on public lands by using innovative approaches, including convincing ranchers to retire their grazing allotments, to secure habitats for several species, such as grizzly bears and bison. An example...