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RARE II and wilderness in California national forests

William D. Doron

RARE II and wilderness in California national forests

the politices of an enduring issue

by William D. Doron

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- California.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Wilderness areas -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Environmental policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William D. Doron.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 217 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14268515M

    National Forests and Roadless Areas Covering million acres in 44 states, the National Forest System is administered by the U.S. Forest Service under a multiple-use statutory mandate. The national forests contain more than , miles of roads, mostly built in connection with Forest .   Still, RARE II is the basis for most of the wilderness bills in Congress today. A popular myth is that virgin forest already are protected. They are not, except in California where a lawsuit temporarily protects some 40 of RARE II areas. A similar suit was filed this year in Oregon.

    Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of and the National Forest Management Act of (NFMA).6 The RARE II Final Environmental Statement was issued in January , recommending more than 15 million acres (% of the study area) for addition to the Wilderness . Wilderness and National Monuments by John Ruple is licensed In his famous book. Wilderness and the American Mind, Nash traces the evolution of the idea of federal government granted to the state of California what would eventually become Yosemite National Park. That land was later converted into a national park, and in , the park was.

      B. Enjoining RARE II The Forest Service released the RARE II report and accompanying EIS in , with the agency's preferred alternative recommending that Congress designate fifteen million acres of RARE II lands as wilderness and calling for further study of million acres. An Act to designate certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, as wilderness; and to designate management of certain lands for uses other than wilderness was, as a bill, a proposal (now, a piece of legislation) introduced on in the House of Commons and Senate respectively of the 97 United States Congress by.


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RARE II and wilderness in California national forests by William D. Doron Download PDF EPUB FB2

A second roadless inventory, RARE II, was initiated inwhich culminated in a recommendation of wilderness designationacres (61, km RARE II and wilderness in California national forests book of national forest land and further study for anot, acres (44, km 2). This set of recommendations was also quickly challenged in the courts and largely voided as a result.

Get this from a library. Legislating for the wilderness: RARE II and the California national forests. [William D Doron]. Shows "RARE II roadless areas" (recommended wilderness areas, areas for further planning, nonwilderness areas, and national forest system lands). Shows eastern portion of Tennessee, from Bradley County to Johnson County.

Relief shown by spot heights. "Rare II data compiled by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region." Available also through the Library of. Background-Roadless Areas. The historic Wilderness Act passed in provided guidelines and provisions for future wilderness additions, of which this California Act is one.

One key provision called for evaluating roadless areas for future wilderness classification. The US Forest Service began its evaluation in and was known as the Roadless Area Review and Evaluation or "RARE."Enacted by: Congress of the United States. National Forest Atlases are full color atlases, containing inch by inch topographic quadrangle maps at 1 inch to the mile scale and are available for many of the forests in California.

Wilderness Maps are topographic maps that show natural features such as mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, and vegetation using contour lines. InCongress passed numerous national forest wilderness bills for individual states, primarily based on the Forest Service’s RARE II wilderness recommendations.

Roadless areas that were not designated wilderness were typically “released” to the forest planning processes.

A rare chunk of wilderness surrounded by the southern California mega-cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and the “Inland Empire” of Riverside County, the more tacre San Mateo Canyon Wilderness is located in the Santa Ana Mountains and Cleveland National Forest.

Win $10, and have your photo taken on a national forest or grassland on the front of the Interagency Annual Pass.

Enter the Share the Experience Photo Contest, an annual competition encouraging all nature lovers and amateur shutterbugs to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures on the nation's public lands.

Sponsored by the National Park Foundation in partnership. Travel in California and you will experience diverse Wilderness areas spanning coast to alpine and desert to montane. There are wilderness areas in California ranging in size from six acres to million. They cover nearly 15 million acres—roughly 15 percent of the state.

In California, approximately 80 common and rare species of mosses and liverworts are known to occur in fens. The diversity of the mosses and liverworts in California fens are comparable to other Northern Hemisphere peatland complexes in central Sweden and northern Ontario (Wishner, ).

Gifford Pinchot National Forest (Washington) Credit: JD Hascup, flickr. Highlighted by the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Gifford Pinchot National Forest is known for its unusual landscape, which includes tunnels and caverns formed in eons-old cooling mile-long Ape Cave is an especially popular tourist attraction, and a section of the Pacific Crest Trail makes the.

National Monument Castle Mountains Barstow, CA. Castle Mountains represents some of the most unique elements of the Mojave Desert.

Nestled between the Nevada state line and Mojave National Preserve, the nea acres of Castle Mountains boasts Joshua tree forests, unbroken natural landscapes, rare desert grasslands, and rich human history. Possibly the most famous park in northern California, Yosemite National Park stretches over nearly 1, square miles and is filled with sweeping valleys, decadent meadows, grand forestry and a vast wilderness area.

People flock from all around the world to visit Yosemite, where you can camp and experience any number of outdoor to the famous Half Dome and El Capitan peaks.

The Wilderness Act initially protected 54 wilderness areas ( million acres) by withdrawing them from standard multiple use management and established a process for adding new lands to the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Lands classified as wilderness through the Wilderness Act could be under jurisdiction of the Forest Service, National Park Service, or Fish and Wildlife Service. T he Sierra National Forest in California features some of the most iconic wild places in the central Sierra Nevada.

Inthe Forest Service released a draft plan for the Forest that recommended no new wilderness. Thousands of people commented on. Under the management of the U.S. Forest Service, this system of public lands encompasses million acres of mountains, prairies, rivers, and canyons—much of it undiscovered, but accessible for hiking, kayaking, fishing, and winter ally published with the U.S.

Forest Service, this book features the thirty most notable national Reviews: We have compiled a list of books and references we hope you will find useful and generate enthusiasm for the wonderful wildflowers found in your National Forests.

Many of these books can be found in your local library, purchased at your friendly bookstore or online. 98 STAT. PUBLIC LAW —SEPT. 28, Smith roadless area (RARE II,Six Rivers National Forest, California) shall be subject to only such Federal laws and regula- tions as are generally applicable to national forest lands designated as nonwilderness.

The Klamath National Forest has a size of 2, square miles and lies in the northern parts of California in the Klamath Mountains. After its establishment inthis forest has become crucial in protecting the rare Siskiyou mariposa lily which is only found in the forest.

Listed below are the most remote areas of our treasured national park & forest lands. Perfect for backpacking, day hiking & high Sierra Lake the link to the related National Forest for information on accessiblity. Buy USDA Wilderness topos, NFS maps, NatGeo & Tom Harrison backpacking, equestrian & hiking trail maps.

National Forest Wilderness shall consist of those units of the National Wilderness Preservation System which at least 30 days before the Wilderness Act of September 3,were designated as Wilderness and Wild under Secretary of Agriculture's Regulations U-1 and U-2 (Secs.), the Boundary Waters Canoe Area as designated.H.R.

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