Seeking Sustainability of Natural Resources, Part 2

November 25, 2013

In “Federal and State Land Management Approaches,” public land managers address sustainability of natural resources through two perspectives: public values and scientific realities. The degree to which they are both inspired and constrained by these perspectives is tempered by politics, funding and organizational mission. Representatives from the the National Park Service, the USDA Forest Service, and the Washington Department of Natural Resources present the views of their organizations on sustainability.