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17 Cards in this Set

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Requires permits and fees for the use of federal grazing lands and placed limits on the number of livestock that could be grazed
Taylor Granzing Act of 1934
Authorized the National government to protect undeveloped tracts of public land as part of the National Wilderness System unless Congress later decides they are needed for the nation good. Land can only be used for nondestructive recreation such as hiking and camping.
Wilderness Act of 1964
Directs forest service to give equal consideration to outdoor recreation, range, timber, water, wildlife, and fish
Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act od 1968
Mandates that certain selected rivers of the Nation which, with their immediate environments, possess remarkable scenic, recreational, geologic, fish, wildlife, historical, culture or other similar values, shall be preserved in free-flowing condition
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968
Protects scenic and historic trails in the National Trails System
National Trails System Act of 1968
PLans to preserve, protect, develop, and where possible, restore or enhance, the resources of the Nation's coastal zone for the present and suceeding generations
National Coastal Zone Management act of 1972
Application of forestry practices to government-owned forests in the United States
Forest Reserves Management Act of 1974
Requires federal agencies to develop resource management plans on lands affected by their actions
Forest and Rangeland Renewable resources act of 1974
Gave the Bureau of land management its first real authority to manage the public land under its control
Feeral land policy and management act of 1976
It allowed clear cutting if it was judged necessary by the forest service. The service was to move away front timber management of marginal lands, but it was to determine what fell under that category.
National Forest Management Act of 1976
It created the soil and water conservation program within the department of natural resources to promote soil and water conservation by preventing erosion
Soil and Wter conservation Act of 1977
This act required reclamation standards, performance bonds, and mandatory restoration progress on coal lands abandoned prior o August 3, 1977. The act also set forth fees to be paid on all active nmining operations.
Surface mining control and reclamation act of 1977
This act makes it unlawful, unless authorized by permit, to take native animals or birds, to engage in harmful interference, to enter in specially designated areas, to introduce species to ANtarctica, to introduce substances designateed as pollutants, to discharge designated pollutnts, and to importaant certain Antarctic items into the U.S.
Antarctic conservation act of 1978
This act generally prohibits commercial activities, moterized access, and infastructure developments in specially designated areas
Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978
Provides fir the right of access to non-federally ownded land and to preserce scenic and geological values associated with natural landscapes. It also provided for the maintenance of the habitat and wildlife species that are valuble to the state of Alaska and the nation.
Alaskan National Interest Lands Conservation Act (Alaska Lands Act) of 1980
This act designated various undeveloped coastal barrier islands, depicted by specific maps, for inclusion in the Coastal barrier resources systems (system). Areas so designated were made ineligible for direct or indirect Federal financial assistance that might support development (including flood insurance) except for emergancy life-saving activities. Exceptions for ceratin activites, such as fish and wildlife researcch, are provided, and NAtional Wildlife Refuges and other, otherwise protected areas are excluded from the System.
Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982
Allowed kiwer commodity price and income supports and established a dairy herd buyout program
Food Security Act of 1985