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A national policy for timber lands

E. L. Demmon

A national policy for timber lands

by E. L. Demmon

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest policy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.L. Demmon, director
    SeriesMiscellaneous report / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station -- no. 16, Miscellaneous report (Lake States Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)) -- no. 16.
    ContributionsLake States Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25586399M
    OCLC/WorldCa289312657

    Forestry in India is a significant rural industry and a major environmental resource. India is one of the ten most forest-rich countries of the world. Together, India and these other 9 countries account for 67 percent of total forest area of the world. India's forest cover grew at % annually over –, and has grown at the rate of % per year over –, after decades . The United States has protected areas known as National Forests covering ,, acres (, km 2 /, sq. mi). The National Forests are managed by the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The first National Forest was established as the Yellowstone Park Timber and Land Reserve on Ma , then in .

      Attorneys for the landowner, timber company Weyerhaeuser Co., called that an unjust land grab. But environmentalists said designating the land as critical was necessary to keeping the frog from. Land Management Plan Revision. The Wayne National Forest has begun the process of revising the principal document that guides the decisions of Forest Service managers. Our Forest Plan is being revised to facilitate collaborative work efforts with our state partners. This is the first revision to the Forest Plan since

    Management. Land management of these areas focuses on conservation, timber harvesting, livestock grazing, watershed protection, wildlife, and national parks and other federal lands managed by the National Park Service, extraction of natural resources from national forests is permitted, and in many cases r, the first-designated . National Forest Policy Statement DOC [ KB, 50 pages] Freedom of Information request. The department received a request (ref: FOI /) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI Act) for documents in relation to a proposed revision of the National Forest Policy .


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A national policy for timber lands by E. L. Demmon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act of - policy and purpose of the National Forests to provide for multiple-use and sustained yield of products and services.

This is a link to Cornell Law Institute's Legal Information Institute. Forest and Range Renewable Resources Planning - establishes public land policy and guidelines for the. National Environmental Policy Act of Signed into law by President Richard Nixon on January 1,NEPA set forth a bold new vision for America.

Acknowledging the decades of environmental neglect that had significantly degraded the nation's landscape and damaged the human environment, the law was established to foster and promote the. National Headquarters Forest Management Staff.

Forest Management is a Forest Service National Headquarters staff area of the National Forest System program unit. The Forest Management staff is responsible to provide agency policy and direction for forest vegetation management on the national forests and national grasslands.

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Bryant, Jr., Broker. Corporate Office: LAND [email protected]   The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to end a nearly two-decade long limit on logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

Local officials have pushed for looser restrictions to boost the economy. The Forest Service proposal includes six options, but the agency’s preferred pick is “Alternative 6,” which would open million roadless acres to.

National HistoryWith historical roots dating back to the earliest days of the nation, the BLM administers the lands that remain from America's original "public domain." Created in through a government reorganization during the Truman Administration, the BLM is the successor to the General Land Office (established in ) and the U.S.

Grazing Service (originally called. the Interior, inrequested the National Academy of Sciences to recommend a national forest policy. This resulted in the passage of the act of June 4,under which, with several subsequent amendments, forest reserves are now administered.

On the theory that the management of land, not of forests, was chiefly involved, this law gave the. The policy of Congress is that all forested lands in the National Forest System are to be maintained for the maximum benefits of multiple-use, sustained-yield management. The Secretary must identify all lands in the national forest system that require reforestation and treatment.

Management on National Forest System Lands Volume 1: Water Pollution Control Administrators), the Intertribal Timber Council, the National Association of State Foresters, the National Congress of American Indians, and the U.S.

Environmental National Environmental Policy Act analysis and documen. FOREST POLICY Balanced forest policies encourage investment in forestland, protect fish, water & wildlife, and promote responsible forestry as a preferred land use.

NATURAL RESOURCES POLICYMAKING The Pacific Northwest is one of the world’s major timber producing regions with its regional capacity to produce wood on a sustained yield basis. Harvest Trends on National Forest System Lands. A report that displays acres of National Forest System lands (NFS) where commercial timber sales were accomplished by year,and by harvest method.

See the Harvest Trends Report (PDF, KB). The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of (P.L. ) is a United States federal law that is the primary statute governing the administration of national forests and was an amendment to the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act ofwhich called for the management of renewable resources on national forest lands.

[7] The roadless rule, promulgated by USDA, generally prohibits timber harvesting in inventoried roadless areas within National Forest System lands nationwide, including the Tongass. 66 Fed. Reg. (Jan. 12, ). The State of Alaska challenged the rule in court and USDA settled the suit by agreeing to an amendment which was issued in that exempted.

Under the Oregon and California (O&C) Grant Lands Act of (43 U.S.C. § a), the BLM administers its million-acre O&C forests “in conformity with the principle of sustained yield for the purpose of providing a permanent source of timber supply, protecting watersheds, regulating stream flow, and contributing to the economic.

Forests under federal ownership account for a small portion of Canada’s forested lands. Examples of federal laws that might apply are the Forestry Act and Timber Regulations, Indian Act, First Nations Land Management Act and National Parks Act.

Timber harvesting is permitted on some federal lands, but involves very small volumes of timber. timber transport, timber milling, and value adding and manufacturing. In recent years, state forestry departments have recognised the need to involve Indigenous Australians in the management of forestry resources.

As a result, some are. The Ghana Forest and Wildlife Policytherefore, is a paradigm shift from the past policies, placing emphasis on non-consumptive values of the forest and creating a balance between timber production and marketing to satisfy particularly domestic wood demands.

The policy also seeks to: (i) consolidate. The National Forests were originally envisioned as working forests with multiple objectives: to improve and protect the forest, to secure favorable watershed conditions, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use of citizens of the United States.

Subject correspondence,Cash book and accounting records, Commodity issue books, Records of timber and range management,for both Colville and Spokane forests and grazing land. Records of timber sales, Forestry records, Farming and grazing leases and permits.

A number of federal statutes govern the United States Forest Service. Forest Service Organic Administration Act (Act of June 4, ) (16 U.S.C.

§§andJune 4,as amended, and ). This act is the original organic act governing the administration of national forest lands.Timber sales allow for the sustainable harvest of timber for commercial purposes on public land.

The availability of timber for harvest depends on the age and condition of the timber, land status, and public demand, among other land use considerations. If you are interested in purchasing timber from BLM administered lands, please contact your local district or field office.Notes: USFS timber is harvest level rather than sale level, to avoid the spikes in sales from four very large, long-term (year) timber sales issued over the year period.

BLM timber is sale level from the O&C lands. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) also sells timber.