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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAgriculture · 1 decade ago

All public lands, national parks, and wildlife services are under the Department of Agriculture. ?

All public lands, national parks, and wildlife services are under the Department of Agriculture.

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  • SK
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    False.

    Individual states have control over a lot of public land, but the kinds of things you are listing all come under the Department of the Interior. The Interior Department administers all National Parks and National Monuments, National Forests, and National Historic Sites. The Bureau of Land Management or BLM is also under the Department of the Interior and owns and administers a huge amount of land in the western states and in Alaska. (The main difference between BLM land and national parkland is that BLM land can be used for various purposes other than conservation.) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is also under the Department of the Interior and administers certain wildlife refuges and recreation areas (mostly seashores, swampland, and other sites on or in the water).

    The Department of Agriculture is more concerned with nutrition, food production, and agricultural output and conditions in the United States. It is worried about these things mostly on private farms; DoAg administers very little land itself.

  • 1 decade ago

    False, Department of Interior, individual state conservation departments or departments of natural resources, Forest service, BLM

  • Pete T
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    False, they are under the Department of the Interior.

  • 1 decade ago

    false.

    Some public land is managed by the BLM (mainly 12 western states), the national parks are managed the Dept of interior http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Departm...

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  • 1 decade ago

    States also own public land, as do cities, counties and about any other level of government.

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  • 1 decade ago

    or the BLM Buruea of Land Management

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    false.

    It could also be under the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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  • 1 decade ago

    false

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