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LAW 654 - Public Lands and Natural Resources Law


Credits 2 – 3

Provides an introduction to federal public lands and natural resources law. Focuses on the laws and legal systems that govern the classification and use of the federally owned lands comprising a third of America and the vast majority of the West. Examines major resource areas, including: minerals, timber, range, wildlife, recreation, wilderness, and cultural resources. Explores the interplay between environmental, economic, cultural, social and political factors in managing national parks, forest, and the public domain.

Prerequisites
Majors only or completion of first-year law courses or consent of instructor.