The impact on other public lands

Bowker, M.
October 1995
Backpacker;Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p11
Discusses the effect on public lands of Congressional proposal to trim the budget. Includes cuts in funding for trail construction of Forest Service lands; Abolition of the National Biological Service; Opening for drilling of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.


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