Sage Grouse And The Endangered Species Act, Esa by Kristina AlexanderSage Grouse And The Endangered Species Act, Esa by Kristina Alexander

Sage Grouse And The Endangered Species Act, Esa

byKristina Alexander, M. Lynne Corn

Paperback | January 28, 2013

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Western states have seen conflicts over natural resources for more than a century. These conflicts have involved issues such as grazing, roads, fences, oil and gas development, urban expansion, spread of invasive species, water rights, Native rights, timber harvest, and pollution. Recent additions to the list include development of alternative energy such as wind and solar power. In many cases, the more recent conflicts have involved the protection of endangered and threatened species, often with one group of advocates seeing listed species as an obstacle to their development goals or property rights, and another group advocating protection in line with their environmental, scientific, or economic goals. One such controversy is developing in 11 western states over sage grouse, whose numbers can be threatened by roads, fences, power lines, urban expansion, and energy development. This report describes the state of knowledge about these birds, history of efforts to protect them, and current controversies.
Title:Sage Grouse And The Endangered Species Act, EsaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 28, 2013Publisher:BiblioGovLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1288665377

ISBN - 13:9781288665372

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