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BLM catches flak for wilderness inventory

December 29, 1978

As the Bureau of Land Management inventories potential wilderness on the 174 million acres its oversees in the Western states, industry spokesmen are leveling charges of "land grab" while conservationists are concerned about the compressed timetables and a lack of knowledge.

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BLM catches flak for wilderness inventory
As the Bureau of Land Management inventories potential wilderness on the 174 million acres its oversees in the Western states, industry spokesmen are leveling charges of "land grab" while conservationists are concerned about the compressed timetables and a lack of knowledge.
John o' Birds tempered industrialists
John Burroughs, a student of Walt Whitman and a companion to industrialist Henry Ford, may have had a spotty record of activism, but his part in protecting the nature he loved was far greater than he himself imagined.

News

Construction workers for wilderness? You bet!
Howie Wolke, Wyoming representative of Friends of the Earth, has organized Construction Workers for Wilderness, which he hopes will counter the elitist image he fells has been foisted on the environmental movement by industry.
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