Huxley College Graduate and Undergraduate Publications

College Affiliation

Huxley College of the Environment

Department or Program Affiliation

Department of Environmental Studies

Abstract

Project turning over management of over 8,800 acres of land in or around the Lake Whatcom watershed to Whatcom County under a reconveyance process outlined in RCW 79.22.300. This land has been managed by the state WDNR and has been leased to private companies for commercial forestry practices with financial benefit to trusts in this area, under the new plan the proposed action the land would be turned into a county run park with an emphasis on forest conservation with low impact recreation opportunities.

Document Type

Environmental Impact Assessment

Subject – LCSH (for OAI)

Land titles--Registration and transfer--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Whatcom, Lake; Watershed; Public lands--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Whatcom, Lake; Watershed; Parks--Recreational use--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Whatcom, Lake; Watershed; Environmental impact analysis--Washington (State)--Whatcom, Lake; Watershed

Geographic Coverage

Whatcom, Lake; Watershed (Wash.)

Genre/Form

Environmental impact statement

Publisher

Western Washington University

Date

Winter 2013

First Advisor

Bodensteiner, Leo R.,

OCLC Number

841612304

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

Date Permissions signed

3-13-2013

Type

Text

Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Language Code

eng

Department

Environmental Studies

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