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Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002

report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 3955) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest reserves -- Law and legislation -- Puerto Rico,
  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- Puerto Rico,
  • Caribbean National Forest (P.R.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 107th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 107-409
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14526418M
    OCLC/WorldCa49818390

      This was the national Wilderness Act. Before then, federal lands, even those protected as national parks or national forests were expected to serve a variety of functions. The national forests, for example, permitted logging, mining, and grazing. The national parks were often centered on opulent hotels and other all-too-civilized amenities. There are seven wilderness areas in New Zealand as defined by the National Parks Act and the Conservation Act that fall well within the IUCN definition. Wilderness areas cannot have any human intervention and can only have indigenous species re-introduced into the area if it is compatible with conservation management strategies. 2. The Wilderness System, 41 LIVING WILDERNESS MAGAZINE 41 (). 3. For a more fully developed historical account of the background and history of the wilderness preservation movement in America and of the Wilderness Act of , see R. NASH, WILDERNESS AND THE AMERICAN MIND (rev. ed. ) [hereinafter cited as NASH];. America's Wilderness Protection Act. Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park Addition Act of Consideration of H.R. , Homeland Security Act of Women's Health Office Act of Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer protection Act of Waive points of order against conference report to.

    The Wilderness Act was—and is still—an important part of wilderness designation because it created the legal definition of wilderness and founded the National Wilderness Preservation System. The Wilderness Act defines wilderness as "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammelled by man, where man himself is a visitor who.


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Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session ===== CARIBBEAN NATIONAL FOREST WILDERNESS ACT OF _____ Ap Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Hansen, from the Committee on Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T together with ADDITIONAL VIEWS. Get this from a library. Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. H.R.Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of April 3, Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Resources on Ma View Document KB.

Summary. Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002 book Get this from a library. Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. Shown Here: Reported to House with amendment(s) (04/16/) Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of - Designates approximat acres of land in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as the El Toro Wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

(1) IN GENERAL- In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. et seq.), the approximat acres of land in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as generally depicted on the map are designated as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness.

Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., ]), by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources (page images at. The act created our National Wilderness Preservation System and provided the means for Americans to induct unspoiled areas into the system.

The Wilderness Society played an instrumental role in passing the Wilderness Act, and has since utilized this tool to contribute a total of million acres to the National Wilderness Preservation System. EL TORO WILDERNESS AREA. The Caribbean National Forest Act of designa of the El Yunque National Forest’s 28, acres as the El Toro Wilderness Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002 book.

This area is located on the western part of the forest known locally as the El Verde sector. The El Toro Wilderness is the first tropical wilderness area in the US Forest System.

Select a Wilderness Series Building travel trailers as well as fifth wheel trailers for the first time in the s, recreational vehicle brand Wilderness designed as basic family vacationing and camping.

Wilderness would also produce park model vacation units from to measuring up to 40 feet in length. The Forest Reserve Act of was signed into law by President Benjamin Harrison after two decades of debate about public land policy and concern about exploitative logging, putting in place the means to protect wooded areas as “forest reserves,” to be managed by the Department of the Interior.

Inthose reserves became the charge of the Bureau of Forestry, which was soon renamed. Dec 1, H.R. (th). To designate certain National Forest System land in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 3,the Wilderness Act designated all previously existing Wild Areas, Canoe Areas, and Wilderness Areas as Wilderness. At the time, these areas on national forests totaled million acres and represented the entire National Wilderness Preservation System.

Approximately million acres of Primitive Areas. Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of ; History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws.

Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of Pub. Dec. 19,Stat. Committee on Resources: Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., ]) (page images at HathiTrust). The Wilderness Act of established the National Wilderness Preservation System and, in it, Congress reserved for itself the authority to designate federal lands as part of the system.

The act initially designated 54 wilderness areas containing million acres of national forest lands. The forest region was initially set aside in by King Alfonso XII of Spain and represents one of the oldest reserves in the Western was established as the Luquillo Forest Reserve on 17 January by the General Land Office w acres ( km 2), and became a National Forest in It was renamed Caribbean National Forest on 4 June Wilderness Act Wilderness Act.

16 U.S.C. § US Code – Section National Wilderness Preservation System. This description of the Wilderness Act tracks the language of the U.S. Code, except that, sometimes, we use plain English and that we may refer to the “Act” (meaning Wilderness Act) rather than to the “subchapter” or the “title” of the United States Code.

The Caribbean National Forest Act of The Caribbean National Forest Act of (Congress Public LawDec. 1,United States Statutes at Large ) is a U.S. federal law, passed by the United States Congress. The Caribbean National Forest Act of. El Toro Wilderness (Spanish: Selva El Toro) is a 10,acre ( km 2) National Wilderness Preservation System unit located partly within El Yunque National Forest (formerly the Caribbean National Forest) on the island of Puerto Toro, named after the highest peak in the forest at 3, feet (1, m), is the only tropical wilderness in the United States National Forest System.

General Aviation Industry Reparations Act ofpt. Historical significance of Aquia sandstone quarries. National Monument Fairness Act. Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of Yosemite National Park Education Improvement Act, pt. Consideration of H.R.Child Custody Protection Act. Caribbean National Forest Act of report (to accompany S.

) You can also visit a Federal depository library near you to discover what other publications the Federal Government has to offer on the Wilderness Act, the NWPS, wildlife, and much more. Locations are nationwide.

Find the Federal depository nearest you by visiting the Federal. Subject: S. – The Northern California Costal Wild Heritage Wilderness Act S. – The Caribbean National Forest Act of S. 4 – The Upper White Salmon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act S.

– The Montana National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of [microform]: report together with additional views (to Extending cash nutrition assistance program in Puerto Rico [microform]: report together with supplement Puerto Rican passenger service [microform]: report together with additional views (to accompany H.R.

Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). United States. COMPLETE TEXT OF THE WILDERNESS ACT [Teaching Version] Public Law (16 U.S.C.

) 88th Congress, Second Session September 3, (As amended) A N A CT. To establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the permanent good of the whole people, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives.

Wild Sky Wilderness ActJoint Federal State Navigable Waters Commission for Alaska Act, Clark County Conservation of Public Land and Natural Resources Act, Florida National Forest Land Management Act ofSense of Congress on the Western Governors Association "Collaborative 10 year strategy - wildland fire risks to communities.

National Forests classified at least 30 days before the effective date of this Act by the Secretary of Agriculture or the Chief of the Forest Service as "wilderness", "wild", or "canoe" are hereby designated as wilderness areas.

The Secretary of Agriculture shall (1) Within one year after the effective date of this Act. Wilderness Areas Act, protectingacres of wilderness on National Forests in the East, South and Midwest.

Congress rejects the view that once-logged or inhabited lands can never qualify for Wilderness Act protection. President Ford signs the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, extending the wilderness review program to hundreds. Wilderness: | | ||| | |Old growth| |European Beech| forest in |Biograds World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available.

*The National Forest Management Act requires that forest plans be revised every 10 to 15 years. tional statutory direction for plans to include “coordination of outdoor recreation, range, timber, watershed, fish and wildlife, and wilderness.” To-gether, these policies provide the major guidance for management of national forests.

Forest Service for management practices in the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness Areas. Specifically, High Sierra alleged that the Forest Service's authorization of special -use permits to commercial packstock operators violated NEPA, the Wilderness Act, the National Forest Management Act, 16 U.S.C.

§§and the Administrative. The Wilderness Act took eight years, between andto move through the legislative process and become law. Because it faced the united opposition of the mining, grazing and timber interests as well as, initially, the Forest Service and National Park Service, it was a struggle to get the bill approved.

Wilderness Act, U.S. environmental protection legislation () that created the National Wilderness Preservation System, setting 9 million acres ( billion hectares) aside from development and providing a mechanism for additional acreage to be preserved. The Wilderness Act was a landmark victory for the environmental movement.

Since more than million acres (40 million hectares. Wilderness or wildlands (usually in the plural) are natural environments on Earth that have not been significantly modified by human activity or any nonurbanized land not under extensive agricultural cultivation.

The term has traditionally referred to terrestrial environments, though growing attention is being placed on marine wilderness. Recent maps of wilderness suggest it covers roughly one. ongress approved the Wilderness Act (P.L. ; 16 U.S.C. §§) in to establish a National Wilderness Preservation System on federal lands “where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does C not remain.” As of Decemthe System totaled units, with million acres.

#1 of 12 Nature & Parks in El Yunque National Forest “ It is a vast rain forest with many places to explore- they also offer zipline tours and places to park your car while you venture out the back woods to a small picnic area among the rocks (city Kids will be amazed.

Carl Levin and Howard P. ``Buck'' McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year Pub.Dec. 19,Stat. Carlin Act (Larceny from Interstate Carriers). Acevedo-Vilá also highlighted Puerto Rico’s environment, introducing a bill in mid-March to protect a swath of land known as El Yunque, “the only tropical rain forest within the U.S.

National Forest System.” Known as the Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (H.R. )—and based on the Wild and Scenic.

Icacos into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers (NWSR) through the Caribbean National Forest (CNF) Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (P.L. Decem ) to the National Wild and Scenic River System.

Rio Mameyes has a miles Wild segment, a mile Scenic segment and a. It was renamed the Caribbean National Forest in and the El Yunque National Forest in Last, and certainly the opposite of least, is the Weeks Act of Most national forests in the eastern United States were established pursuant to the Weeks Act (see Map 3).Early in the first session, he supported the Job Training Improvement Act of as well as the Transportation Equity Act.

18 The first bill Fortuño introduced—the Caribbean National Forest Act of (H.R. ), placing Puerto Rico’s El Toro Wilderness under the National Wilderness Preservation System—became law in December US Protects Caribbean Forest Habitat On Dec.

1,the US government signed into law the Caribbean National Forest Act ofdesignating nearly 4, hectares of the Caribbean National Forest and anoth-er site in Puerto Rico’s Luquillo Experimental Forest as wilderness areas.

This designation prohibits road con.