Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule
This is a survey course on Natural Resources Law with an emphasis on federal public land management. Topics covered include the History of Federal Public land acquisition, disposal and conservation, Rangelands, Forest Lands, National Park Service and National Wildlife Refuge Lands, Minerals, Forests, and Energy Resources. Special attention will be paid to issues of Natural Resource Management on American Indian Lands and water law. The course also addresses state responsibilities for natural resources management (focusing on the public trust doctrine).
Federal Public Land and Resources Law, 7th
George C. Coggins, Charles F. Wilkinson, John D. Leshy, Robert L. Fischman