Links to Thoreavian Websites
Like Henry David Thoreau, we at the Thoreau Institute are both
environmentalists and fiscal conservatives. This straddles us
across two movements that tend to be suspicious of one another
but who--we firmly believe--have much in common.
While we don't always agree with everyone in the following
environmental and fiscally conservative links, all of them say
something useful and thought-provoking.
Urban Growth and Transportation Links
Fiscally Conservative Links
is the largest internet network of environmental sources and
- AFSEEE (Forest Service
Employees for Environmental Ethics) works on national forest
issues and has a good web site with many useful links.
- The Northwest
Ecosystem Alliance is working to protect forests and other
ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest.
- High Country News
is the biweekly journal of the New West, covering environmental
and social issues in all western states but California. All of
its issues from 1993 to two months ago are on line--an extremely
Other Useful Links
- All of the Government
Accounting Office's recent reports are available on the Web.
Two important ones are RCED-95-238 (on the national parks) and
RCED-95-237FS (on the national forests).
- All bills introduced in the 103rd and 104th Congresses, including
amendments and status, are available through Thomas
at the Library of Congress.
- The Fish and Wildlife Service
has a useful site that includes a complete list of threatened
and endangered species and a list of national wildlife refuges.
- The Forest Service has
an excellent directory to every national forest in the country.
- The Park Service has a
description of many, if not all, of the national parks.
- The entire draft Forest Service 1995
RPA Program is available on line. Although it is in many
files that make it a pain to download, you will probably be most
interested in chapter 3 and appendices D and E.
- I wish I had had access to on-line
Data when I wrote Pork Barrel and the Environment.
- People interested in Henry David Thoreau should look at the
which is maintained by the University of Washington.
shows that bureaucracy can be found in private as well as government
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