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Articles are listed by category. This list contains academic articles, media articles, reports, congressional testimonies, legislation, and other similar readings. Please note that some articles are only available to registered students or those with access to certain academic journals.

A list of many articles authored by Dr. John Freemuth can be found on Google Scholar.


Defining “Public Lands” & Key Terms

Congressional Research Service (2020). Federal land ownership: Overview and data (CRS Report No. R42346). Retrieved from: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42346.pdf

Freemuth, J. (2016, January 08). The twisted roots of U.S. land policy in the West . The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/the-twisted-roots-of-u-s-land-policy-in-the-west-52740

Freemuth, J. (2017). Why public lands matter. Why Public Lands Matter
Conference Proceedings
. Andrus Center for Public Policy. Retrieved from https://www.boisestate.edu/sps-andruscenter/files/2020/03/03.28.17-WPLM-White-Paper-FINAL.pdf


Conservation & Wildlife Management

Creech, T. G., & Williamson, M. A. (2019). Ecological and sociopolitical assessment of congressional and presidential designation of federal protected areas. Ecological Applications29(4), e01888. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1888

Lyons, J. (2019, April 08). Lessons learned from the state-federal effort to conserve the greater sage-grouse. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/green/reports/2017/07/24/436367/lessons-learned-state-federal-effort-conserve-greater-sage-grouse/

Lyons, J. (2017, July 24). 5 Trump Administration efforts that could undermine the greater sage-grouse conservation strategy. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/green/news/2019/04/08/468372/5-trump-administration-efforts-undermine-greater-sage-grouse-conservation-strategy/

Scott, J., Davis, F., Csuti, B., Noss, R., Butterfield, B., Groves, C., . . . Wright, R. (1993). Gap analysis: A geographic approach to protection of biological diversity. Wildlife Monographs, 3-41. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/3830788

Prevost, R. (2009, March 31). Robot spies on sage grouse. Billings Gazette. Retrieved from https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_997e930f-720d-56f7-aa58-9b53fd84af9e.html


Environmental Justice

Britton-Purdy, J. S. (2018). The long environmental justice movement. Ecology Law Quarterly44, 809-864. Retrieved from https://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6338&context=faculty_scholarship

Diouf, A. (2020, July 26). Challenging the white narrative of conservation. Melanin Base Camp. Retrieved from https://www.melaninbasecamp.com/trip-reports/2020/7/1/challenging-the-white-narrative

Mills, J.E. (2020, August 05). These people of color transformed U.S. national parks. National Geographic. Retrieved from https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/2020/08/people-of-color-who-transformed-us-national-parks/

Olalde, M., & Yerardi, J. (2019, September 04). While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo. High Country News. Retrieved from https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.20/mining-while-zombie-mines-idle-cleanup-and-workers-suffer-in-limbo


Federal Land Use Planning

The Andrus Center for Public Policy (2000). Policy after politics: How should the next administration approach public land management in the western states? Research and Reports30. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/ppc_rr/30

Freemuth, J. (2010, January 04). Does the Forest Service truly believe in collaboration? High Country News. Retrieved from https://www.hcn.org/blogs/range/does-the-forest-service-truly-believe-in


Gender

Carroll, F. O., Freemuth, J. C., & Alm, L. R. (1996). Women forest rangers: Revisiting Kaufman’s The Forest Ranger. Journal of Forestry94(1), 38–41. Retrieved from https://academic.oup.com/jof/article/94/1/38/4613414

Taniguchi, N. J. (1993). Lands, laws, and women: Decisions of the General Land Office, 1881-1920: A preliminary report. Great Plains Quarterly13(4), 223-236. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/23531618


Indigenous Perspectives

Necefer, L., Wong-Parodi, G., Jaramillo, P., & Small, M. J. (2015). Energy development and Native Americans: Values and beliefs about energy from the Navajo Nation. Energy Research & Social Science7, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2015.02.007

Necefer, L. (n.d.). The summit which never melts: Dookʼoʼoosłííd. Patagonia. Retrieved from https://www.patagonia.com/stories/the-summit-which-never-melts/story-74692.html


Other

Freemuth, J. (2010, August 31). The role of higher education. High Country News. Retrieved from https://www.hcn.org/blogs/range/the-role-of-higher-education


Policy Documents

Federal Register. Docket Number FWS-R6-ES-2015-0146. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as an Endangered or Threatened Species: A Proposed Rule by the Fish and Wildlife Service on 10/02/2015

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969,  42 U.S.C. §§ 4321 et seq. Retrieved from https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/42/4321

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2013. Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)Conservation Objectives: Final Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO. February 2013.


Political Disputes on Public Land

BLM disorganization: Examining the proposed reorganization and relocation of the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Grand Junction, Colorado: Oversight hearing before the House Committee on Natural Resources 116th Cong. (2019) (testimony of John Freemuth). Retrieved from https://www.congress.gov/116/meeting/house/109893/witnesses/HHRG-116-II00-Wstate-FreemuthJ-20190910.pdf

Barnhill, F. (2016, January 05). What you need to know about the eastern Oregon public lands fight. Boise State Public Radio. Retrieved from https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/what-you-need-know-about-eastern-oregon-public-lands-fight

Cawley, R. M. (2018, December 07). Rebel yell. Western Confluence. Retrieved from http://westernconfluence.org/rebel-yell/

Cawley, R. M., & Freemuth, J. (1993). Tree farms, mother earth, and other dilemmas: The politics of ecosystem management in Greater Yellowstone. Society & Natural Resources, 6(1), 41-53. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941929309380806

Freemuth, J. (2018). A happy combination?: Great interests, particular interests, and state-federal conflicts over public lands. Publius, 48(3), 454-468. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/publius/pjy008

Freemuth, J. (2013, February 22). A new vision for public lands. High Country News. Retrieved from https://www.hcn.org/blogs/range/a-new-vision-for-public-lands

Langston, N. (2016, January 28). Beyond the Oregon protests: The search for common ground. Yale Environment 360. Retrieved from https://e360.yale.edu/features/beyond_the_oregon_protests_the_search_for_common_ground

Langston, N. (2016, January 06). In Oregon, myth mixes with anger New York Times. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/06/opinion/in-oregon-myth-mixes-with-anger.html


Protected Areas Research

Boise State University & GreenInfo Network (2016). Completing America’s inventory of public parks and protected areas: An action plan for 2016-2020 prepared for the USGS Gap Analysis ProgramRetrieved from http://www.protectedlands.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ParksOpenSpace_PolicyPaperNov2016Final.pdf

Creech, T.G. & Williamson, M.A. (2019). Ecological and sociopolitical assessment of congressional and presidential designation of federal protected areas. Ecological Applications, 29(4), e01888. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1888

Croft, M., Johnson, L., & Orman, L. (2017). Building a complete GIS database of protected areas. Esri. Retrieved from https://www.esri.com/about/newsroom/arcnews/building-a-complete-gis-database-of-protected-areas/

Scott, J., Davis, F., Csuti, B., Noss, R., Butterfield, B., Groves, C., . . . Wright, R. (1993). Gap analysis: A geographic approach to protection of biological diversity. Wildlife Monographs, (123), 3-41. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/3830788


Wilderness

Freemuth, J. (2014, October 21). Wilderness into the future. The Blue Review. Retrieved from https://wayback.archive-it.org/8092/20190724172214/https://thebluereview.org/four-contemporary-wilderness-management-ideas/