Public Lands for the People is non-profit organization 'dedicated to preserving the rights of the public to access and use of public lands'. The site's purpose is to educate people and government agencies about their rights and the laws that apply to them, with a focus on the use of unappropriated public lands. It includes a legal resource page, with links to everything from the Federalist papers to the UN Declaration of Human Rights. There is also a suggested challenge page highlighting the procedure for addressing a legality challenge while pursuing outdoor activities. Also available is a discussion forum for submitting questions and opinions regarding public land use issues.
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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.
Subject: Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Policy:US National Policy Grade Level: General Public Environmental Policy: Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science
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