This book responds to a congressional request to evaluated criteria by which land is acquired under the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The committee reviews criteria and procedures by which four agencies acquire lands for conservation; examines the historic, public policy, and scientific bases of criteria and compares them with nongovernmental organizations; and assesses the effectiveness of the agencies in preserving natural resources while achieving agency objectives.
Table of Contents
|2 Public Land, Private Land: An Overview of Ownership and Its Management Challenges||27-50|
|3 The Land Acqisition Process||51-102|
|4 Assessing The Social Effects of Federal Land Acquisition||103-112|
|5 The Land Acquisition Process and Biological Preserves: A Role for Natural Sciences||113-138|
|6 Nonprofit Organizations||139-156|
|7 Techniques and Tools of Acquisition||157-182|
|8 The Office of Management and Budget||183-196|
|9 Conclusions and Recommendations||197-212|
|Appendix A: Presenters and Discussants||235-236|
|Appendix B: Procedure for Compiling Federal Land Acquisition Priority List||237-242|
|Appendix C: National Surveys Relevant to Public Land Use, Protection, and Purchase||243-246|
|Appendix D: The Nature Conservancy: Acquisition Priorities and Preserve Selection and Design||247-260|
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