Valuing Our Western Public Lands: Safeguarding Our Economy and Way of Life America's Public Lands Are A Valuable Asset
In this report, the National Wildlife Federation explores the “value” of America’s public lands. As a noun, “value” refers to monetary worth. As a verb, “value” refers to the act of appreciating and treasuring something. This report compiles and summarizes data from a growing body of research on the value of public lands, which confirms that public lands are vital to the nation’s economic health and deeply valued by the American public.