public land

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pub′lic land′

land owned by the government.
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30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement on the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund:
America's Public Lands: From Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond considers how it's come to be that a nation that cherishes the ideal of private property has methodically set aside nearly a third of its territory as public lands, and provides a history of the making of America's public land system.
I KNOW A LOT of bowhunters who are faced with the problem of having only public land to hunt on.
Public Land and Real Estate Property holdings are key to the development of the City.
It is one thing for a water management district to lease appropriate public land for cattle grazing, timber, rock mining or farming; it is a totally different situation to lease the recreation rights on natural lands to the highest bidder, shutting out the general public of modest means that have traditionally depended on public lands for their recreational activities, including hunting.
However, I must admit I get annoyed when hunting public land and I see hunters leaving treestands out all year round, "claiming" their hunting spot.
Carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services provided by approximately 650,000,000 acres of Federal public land in the U.
Experimentation might thus give a strong shot of pragmatism to public land politics by rejecting sweeping generalities and abstract theorizing in favor of more practical experience and empirical knowledge.
Forest Service, state Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Worcester Department of Public Works, the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and the Trust for Public Land will come together at 10:30 a.
THE West Midlands could be sitting on a surplus public land bank worth around pounds 1 billion - but plans for its re-use are in limbo, it is claimed.
Why then was the symbol of Christianity erected on public land in Southern California?
Ted Zangari was recently appointed to the New Jersey Advisory Council of The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the only national nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and well-being.
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