Along with his chief assistant--an officer of the local Sierra Club--he cultivated close ties with the city's environmental and recreation groups, particularly the local Sierra Club. NF1 was a model of the efficient division of labor in interest group relations.
Application of the capture thesis to public lands politics, which is especially popular among environmentalists, is based on two fundamental propositions. First, the critics assume that the agencies have homogeneous local organization-sets dominated by consumptive user industries.
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Publication information: Book title: Public Lands Politics:Interest Group Influence on the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Contributors: Paul J. Culhane - Author. Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Place of publication: Baltimore, MD. Publication year: 1981. Page number: 204.
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