3 edition of Transfers and sales of federal lands and other miscellaneous forest legislation found in the catalog.
Transfers and sales of federal lands and other miscellaneous forest legislation
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture
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he National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of (P.L. ) is a United States federal law that is the primary statute governing the administration of national forests and was an amendment to the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of , which called for the management of renewable resources on national forest lands. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday threw out the state of Alaska’s attack on protections for nearly 50 million acres of wild “roadless” national forest lands nationwide from logging and logging roads.
Federal Land Critic Now in Charge of BLM J A man who argues that all lands owned by the federal government should be sold is now in . other FS lands. 5 Forest Service Manual 6 A Federal program, in partnership with States, which supports State efforts to protect environmentally sensitive forest lands. Grants assist States to acquire conservation easements on privately owned lands to generally restrict development of the land and require sustainable forest practices.
Public lands, along with corporate land enrolled in state timber property tax programs offer access for hunting, fishing and other traditional recreational use. Tourism, another vital rural Michigan industry, depends, in part, upon vast and extensive forests as an attraction. DESIGNATED FOREST LAND. Chapter of the Revised Code of Washington provides that land of 20 or more contiguous acres primarily devoted to and used for growing and harvesting timber, may be assessed, for purposes of property tax collection, based on the current use of the r, if there is a residence on the parcel, a minimum one-acre building site is excluded from the classification.
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Get this from a library. Transfers and sales of federal lands and other miscellaneous forest legislation: hearings before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Eighty-eighth Congress, second session. March 16 July 1 [United States.
Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture,; United States. Congress House.]. U.S. House changes its rules to ease federal land transfers when Congress wanted to transfer public lands managed by the Forest Service, Bureau.
An ~1,word weekly exposition on some aspect of federal or state public lands in the United States. Some blogs goes rather deep and serve as a (I hope) useful backgrounder on particular public land areas, matters or issues.
Other weeks, you’ll find a topical piece addressing a public lands contro. In March, Senate File 56 passed, which will give the Office of State Lands $, $75, to identify which federal lands could be transferred. Kindra McQuillan is an editorial intern at High.
Second, the Forest Service and other federal, tribal, state, and local government agencies work together to respond to tens of thousands of wildfires annually. Each year, an average of more t wildfires burn about 7 million acres of federal, tribal, state, and private land and more than 2, structures.
Laws, Regulations & Policies. Laws, regulations, and policies direct Forest Service forest management. Policies are the Forest Services rules defining forest management. The policies are documented in agency manuals and handbooks.
The links on this page refer to other Forest Service, government or educational web sites with the information. whether to acquire more, or to dispose of any or all, federal lands is left to Congress to decide. The initial federal policy generally was to transfer ownership of many federal lands to private and state ownership.
Congress enacted many laws granting lands and authorizing or directing sales or transfers, ultimately disposing of billion File Size: KB. And then, theoretically, the House would have to identify other recommended cuts in the federal budget to offset that. For most of these lands, the federal government loses money when it Author: Ben Radding.
Federal Land Policy Management Act (FLPMA), Pub. “[I]t is the policy of the United States that—(1) the public lands be retained in Federal ownership, unless as a result of the land use planning procedure provided for in this Act, it is determined that disposal of a particular parcel will serve the national interestFile Size: KB.
The Resilient Federal Forests Act works by addressing the bureaucracy and litigation issues that drive federal forest management today. For example, Forest Service employees typically spend LR provides reports on non-Alaska BLM land and mineral use authorizations for oil, gas, and geothermal leasing, rights-of-ways, coal and other mineral development, land and mineral title, mining claims, withdrawals, classifications, and more on federal lands or on federal mineral estate.
This is a text-based system (no online maps). On the surface, it sounds like a reasonable idea, and one borne of commonsense fiscal policy. Giving federal land—national forest, refuges and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acreage—back to.
Federal Lands Managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service Congressional Research Service Summary The th Congress, the Administration, and the courts are considering many issues related to the Bureau of Land Management.
Federal Forests County Revenue, Schools, and Jobs Act of Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service 1 incethe Forest Service (USFS) in the U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid 25% of its gross receipts from timber sales and most other revenue-generating activities to theFile Size: KB.
Rights-of-Way Across National Forests The Act of June 4,does not grant a right of access to owners of land surrounded by national forests, other than actual settlers, and the Secretary of Agriculture has discretionary authority to deny such access unless a right otherwise Size: KB.
A forest fire on national parkland in Washington state in overtook a young black bear, seriously burning its front paws. This little bear, which Author: Marjorie Haun. A number of federal statutes govern the United States Forest Service. Forest Service Organic Administration Act (Act of June 4, ) (16 U.S.C.
§§andJune 4,as amended, and ). This act is the original organic act governing the administration of national forest lands. generally excludes the public domain, mineral lands, national forest land, national park land, and other lands previously withdrawn or reserved from the public domain (40 U.S.C.
For a discussion of the federal real property disposalFile Size: 1MB. About a million square miles of public land is managed by the federal government, mostly in 12 Western states, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Some state lawmakers in recent years. GAO reviewed the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) and the Forest Service's implemention of the Jurisdictional Land Transfer Program, which was established in to identify and evaluate opportunities to transfer the two agencies' land management responsibilities and develop proposed legislation to effect such found that BLM and the Forest Service did not meet the.
federal lands to states, to establish task forces or commissions to examine federal land transfer issues, and to assert management authority over federal lands.
A collection of efforts from the late s and early s, known as the Sagebrush Rebellion, sought to foster divestiture of federal lands. However, this effort did not Size: KB. The other agencies are defined by land that was specifically set aside, but the BLM’s land is land that generally wasn’t — the “leftovers” that were inherited from the General Land Office.
Federal policy used to focus on disposing of this land, but over time, the focus shifted away from disposing of federal lands and toward keeping them.60 SURVEY IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC FOREST LANDS James M. Guldin1 Abstract—Public timberlands represent the smallest of major ownership classes in Arkansas; of the State’s million ac of timberland, the public owns million ac, or percent.
Of that total, > 85 percent is in Federal ownership ( percent inAuthor: James M. Guldin.