The organic act of 1916 management, and control of the several national parks and national monuments which are now under the jurisdiction of the department of the. In 1976, the national forest management act (nfma) provided detailed guidelines for the management of national forest lands and for increased participation of the public in national forest decision-making. Executive office of the president office of management and budget washington, dc 20503 oct 18 1976 memorandum for the president subject: enrolled bill s 3091 - national forest.
The national forest management act' (nfma) was designed to get the forest service out of the courts and back to the woods it also imposed. National forest management act of 1976 ongressional hearings began in the early 1970's on the clearcutting controversies on the itterroot and monongahela national forests, as well as a federal court decision over the organic act of 1897. The national forest management act (nfma), passed in 1976, is the law that established the guidelines for the management of national forests the act replaced the organic act of 1897, which had supplied such guidelines for the previous seventy-nine years the impetus for this new bill was a court.
While the statutory regimes differ -- the national forests are administered under the national forest management act, and the blm lands under the federal land policy and management act -- both statutes borrow from the multiple use sustained yield act in their emphasis on striking a balance in land use planning among the competing values of. Mount kenya national park/natural forest the most relevant legislation is provided by the wildlife act, the environment management and coordination act (1999. National forest management act of 1976 2 nation's public and private forests and rangelands, through analysis of environmental and economic impacts, coordination of multiple use and sustained yield opportunities as provided in the multiple-use. University of colorado law school colorado law scholarly commons the national forest management act in a changing society, 1976-1996: how well has it worked in the.
Cooperative forestry assistance act of 1978 state consistent with the national priorities specified in incorporate any forest management plan of the state. The act contains numerous congressional findings pertaining to the management of national forests, including: it is in the public interest for the forest service to assess the nation's public and private renewable resources and develop a national renewable resource program to serve the national interest, the development of the renewable. To authorize states to select and acquire certain national forest system lands to be managed and operated by the state for timber production and for other purposes under the laws of the state, and for other purposes be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the united states of. The national forest management act (nfma) is a cornerstone of environmental law intended to protect biodiversity in national forests and to ensure public involvement in forest planning and management.
National planning, such as preparation of the forest service strategic plan required under the government performance and results modernization act of 2010 (5 usc 306 31. 16 usc § 1604 national forest system land and resource management plans (a) development, maintenance, and revision by secretary of agriculture as part of program coordination. The federal statute, the national forest management act of 1976, amended the forest and rangeland renewal resources planning act, which congress passed on august 17, 1974 the new act was known as public law 94-588.
The national forest management act (nfma) of 1976 was designed to counter damage to natural ecosystems on public lands the act put in place a system for forest. The national forest management act of 1976 requires the forest service to conduct its planning to ensure a diversity of plant and animal species as of 2005, the united states had 155 national forests, 20 national grasslands, and 222 research and experimental forests, as well as other areas of special interest, covering more than 192 million. National forest management act requires that renewable resource management plans be made for each national forest plans required to be consistent with the principles of multiple use and maximum sustainable yield. Wild & scenic rivers act wild & scenic rivers act an act1 administration and management of federally owned lands for purposes of the preceding the secretary of the interior or, where national forest lands are involved, the secretary of agriculture or ,.
National forest management act 16 usc §§1600-1687 subchapter i—planning §1600 [nfma §2] congressional findings the congress finds that— (1) the management of the nation's renewable resources is. The national forest management act of 1976 (pdf) land and resource management plan information forest service lmp revision schedule as of 3/31/2018 (96 kb, pdf. The item national forest management act of 1976, (electronic resource) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in boston university libraries.