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.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • 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.