New rules for protecting land in the national park system
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New rules for protecting land in the national park system consistent compliance needed : report to the Secretary of the Interior by United States. General Accounting Office

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Written in English


  • United States. -- National Park Service.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States.,
  • Public lands -- United States.

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Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] leaf, iv, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14523512M

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are preparing land protection plans, which will determine the resource protection needs of the 4 million nonfederally owned acres remaining within the National Park System's boundaries. Complete purchase of land has several cost impacts. The Park Service not only pays for the.   How can we protect our National Parks? Here’s an idea. even as the park system has expanded. the public-land need is in the billions, with the Park Service alone facing a $12 billion. PUBLIC LAW –9—MAR. 12, JOHN D. DINGELL, JR. CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT, AND RECREATION ACT dkrause on DSKBC28HB2PROD with PUBLAWS VerDate Sep 11 Jkt PO Frm Fmt Sfmt E:\PUBLAW\PUBL PUBL The National Park System, with units covering million acres of land, received more than million recreational visits in , an increase of % over 2 Use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) in the parks—including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), snowmobiles, personalFile Size: KB.

  Americas’ national parks are slowly starting to reopen, after being forced to shut down back in March due to the COVID pandemic. Zion, one of the most heavily trafficked parks in . Wilderness: In , the Wilderness Act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, allowing Congress to protect pristine wild land, untamed by humans. This is the highest level of protection for federally managed public lands, and more than wilderness areas totaling more than million acres hold the title. In order to protect and enjoy the precious nature of Ogasawara, there are various matters to concern apart from paying attention not to move alien species. Various laws and ordinances set by the government and voluntary rules set by several organizations have been put together in the Rule Book. Please read through the book once.   “The land in the North Woods area proposed for donation absolutely fits the National Park Service’s criteria for national park sites, including suitability, feasibility, and national significance,” Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis declared during a visit to East Millinocket in May.

He doubled the number of sites within the National Park system. As President from to , he signed legislation establishing five new national parks: Crater Lake, Oregon; Wind Cave, South Dakota; Sullys Hill, North Dakota (later re-designated a game preserve); Mesa Verde, Colorado; and Platt, Oklahoma (now part of Chickasaw National Recreation Area). This text presents the theory and practice of law enforcement in the backcountry of the National Park System of the United States. The principles outlined in this text can be applied to wilderness areas within the National Forests and areas under the control of the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/5(3). The Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Park Service, shall promote and regulate the use of the National Park System by means and measures that conform to the fundamental purpose of the System units, which purpose is to conserve the scenery, natural and historic objects, and wild life in the System units and to provide for the enjoyment of the scenery, natural and historic. Overview of the System The National Park System contains units throughout the nation. They are administered by the National Park Service (NPS) of the Department of the Interior (DOI). As of Ap , the National Park System encompassed million acres of land— million acres federally.