Oregon wilderness act of 1979 hearings before the Subcommittee on Parks, Recreation, and Renewable Resources of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, on S. 812 ... S. 1369 ... Pendleton, Oreg., July 3, 1979, Salem, Oreg., July 6, 1979, Washington, D.C., September 27, 1979. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Parks, Recreation, and Renewable Resources.

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LC ClassificationsKF26 .E5565 1979j
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Paginationvii, 696 p. :
Number of Pages696
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H.R. (98th). A bill to designate certain National Forest System and other lands in the State of Oregon for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Wild, pristine wilderness areas are a precious — and unfortunately, endangered — part of Oregon's natural heritage.

Wilderness may be an intact forest ecosystem. It may be a vast landscape of desert sagebrush and lava rock, or a marshy wetland vital to the life cycle and survival of numerous plants and animal.

Wilderness is simply an area where nature is left to. The Wilderness Act of (Pub.L. 88–) was written by Howard Zahniser of The Wilderness created the legal definition of wilderness in the United States, and protected million acres (37, km²) of federal result of a long effort to protect federal wilderness and to create a formal mechanism for designating wilderness, the Wilderness Act was signed into law Enacted by: the 88th United States Congress.

Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (05/24/) (Measure passed Senate, amended) Oregon Wilderness Act of - Designates the following lands in the State of Oregon as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) the Columbia Wilderness in the Mount Hood National Forest; (2) the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness in the Mount Hood National Forest.

Text of H.R. (98th): Oregon Wilderness Act of as of (Passed Congress version). H.R. (98th): Oregon Wilderness Act of Wilderness name acres designated administered by notes Badger Creek: 24, USFS: Black Canyon: 13, USFS: Boulder Creek: 19, USFS: Bridge Creek.

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To establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the permanent good of the whole people, and for other purposes. Udall helped write several of the most far-reaching pieces of legislation, including the Wilderness Act ofwhich protects millions of acres from logging, mining and other development.

(b) The Secretary, consistent with the Wilderness Act of and with this Act, is authorized to construct a system of new hiking, backpacking and cross-country ski trails within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as designated by this Act, and on appropriate adjacent Federal lands outside the wilderness.

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The cost is $   Only 4 percent of Oregon’s lands are currently protected as wilderness, compared with 7 percent in Idaho, 10 percent in Washington and 15 percent in California. Most recently, in, additional acres of wilderness were designated in Oregon, includingacres in the Mt. Hood National Forest and the Columbia River Gorge National.

Justice Douglas, an active conservationist and connoisseur of the wilderness the world over, writes here from a determination to secure wilderness areas in the United States for the coming generations. ""Our responsibility as life tenant is to make certain that there are wilderness values to honor after we have gone,"" he says, and addresses his knowledge and concern to the.

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The Boundary Waters is a national treasure—so when the authors learned of a danger facing the region, they decided to speak on behalf of the wilderness. This is the story of their year bearing witness to wild places and a passionate argument for the value of wilderness, told in visceral, immediate language and gorgeous photos.

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