April 18, 2007 | By:

#8 Around the Campfire; The Gila Wilderness Area – Resourcism vs. Conservation

“In the last few issues of Around the Campfire, I’ve contrasted the values and policies of resourcism and conservation. Some scholars and agency representatives think I make overmuch of these differences and that I do not give adequate credit to the resourcist movement and resource agencies like the United States Forest Service for America’s conservation legacy, including such things as the National Wilderness Preservation System.

I believe that the best way to buck up my side of the catfight is to look at what the Forest Service has done in a specific case.”

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