Adam Sowards | Making America's Public Lands

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

https://adamsowards.net

Adam M. Sowards is an award-winning environmental historian, writer, and professor. Making America's Public Lands is his fifth book. At the heart of his work are questions about nature and democracy. He has taught at the University of Idaho since 2003.

Event address: 
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
Moscow, ID 83843
Books: 
Making America's Public Lands: The Contested History of Conservation on Federal Lands By Adam M. Sowards Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781442246959
Availability: This book was in stock at the store 24 hours ago but could have sold since then. Please call to confirm if your order is urgent.
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - April 15th, 2022

In the United States, the federal government owns more than a quarter of the nation's landscape--nearly 640 million acres; or more than a million square miles, which, if consolidated, would make it the tenth largest nation on earth. Primarily managed by four federal agencies--the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S.


An Open Pit Visible from the Moon: The Wilderness ACT and the Fight to Protect Miners Ridge and the Public Interestvolume 2 By Adam M. Sowards Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780806190204
Availability: This book was in stock at the store 24 hours ago but could have sold since then. Please call to confirm if your order is urgent.
Published: University of Oklahoma Press - April 19th, 2022

Situated among the North Cascade Mountains of Washington State, in the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area, Miners Ridge contains vast quantities of copper. Kennecott Copper Corporation's plan to develop an open-pit mine there was, when announced in 1966, the first test of the mining provision of the Wilderness Act passed by Congress in 1964.