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Little Cottonwood Canyon: Public Land

Research guide for history and planning in Utah's Wasatch Mountains

USDA Forest Service

USDA Forest Service

The USDA Forest Service implements federal policy, conducts environmental impact scoping, writes plans, and issues permits for forest uses. 



Paige Blankenbuehler, Paige. "Two visions collide in Utah’s Wasatch Range As ski resorts push for a mega-connection, backcountry skiers try to save some wild." High Country News (Dec. 21, 2015).

Wilkinson, Jay. "The new competing uses: balancing recreation with preservation in Utah's Wasatch mountains." J. Land Resources & Envtl. L. 24 (2004): 561.


Public Land Recreation


The U.S. Congress can pass laws that affect federal public lands. 

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