Our national parks and the search for sustainability / Bob R. O'Brien ; drawings by Gary O'Brien.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Brien, Bob R.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1999.
Edition:1st ed.
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300 |a xvi, 246 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction -- Nature of the system -- History -- Case study: Yellowstone National Park -- Preserving the parks from commercial use -- External threats -- Case study: Grand Canyon National Park -- Wilderness -- Case study: Denali National Park -- Wildlife -- Visitation -- Recreational land use -- Case Study: Canyonlands National Park -- Care and feeding of visitors -- Case study: Yosemite National Park -- Administration, politics, and finance -- Case study: Grand Teton National Park -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index. 
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