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LAW Public Lands & Natural Resources Law

This guide is intended to help researchers locate cases, legislation, commentary and databases on Public Lands & Natural Resources Law and can be used as a resource for Law 573.

Finding Books

To find a book or journal in the library use the Library Search link below.  If you have an specific title or author select "Advanced Search" to use the specific field (author, title or journal title).

Subjects & Keywords

General subject headings to help you search search by subject in the library catalogue and databases include:

  • "law and legislation"
  • government policy
  • environmental law
  • natural resources
  • mineral lands
  • mineral leases
  • mines and mineral resources
  • national parks and reserves
  • nature
  • oil and gas leases
  • petroleum law and legislation

General topic areas for public lands to help you search search by subject in the library catalogue and databases include:

  • public lands
  • crown lands
  • land tenure
  • government ownership
  • government purchasing of real property
  • interest (ownership rights)
  • land reform
  • land use
  • right of property

Specific topic areas within public lands to help you search search by subject in the library catalogue and databases include:

Cultural Property

  • cultural policy
  • cultural property protection
  • historic preservation

Forestry

  • forests and forestry
  • forest conservation
  • forest ecology
  • forest management
  • forest policy
  • forest restoration
  • forestry laws and legislation
  • sustainable forestry

Grazing/Ranching

  • grazing
  • land use, rural
  • pasture, right of
  • ranchers

Indigenous

  • Indian land transfers
  • Indians of North America land tenure

Water

  • water "law and legislation"
  • water rights
  • water rights (International law)
  • water and government policy
  • water management
  • water resources development

Wildlife

  • endangered species
  • habitat conservation
  • natural resources conservation areas
  • protected areas
  • wildlife conservation
  • wildlife management
  • wildlife refuges

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