Indian Programs: Use of Forest Development Funds Should be Based on Current Priorities : Report to Congressional Requesters

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The Office, 1991 - 32 pages
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Page 10 - The Congress declares its commitment to the maintenance of the Federal Government's unique and continuing relationship with and responsibility to the Indian people through the establishment of a meaningful Indian self-determination policy which will permit an orderly transition from Federal domination of programs for and services to Indians to effective and meaningful participation by the Indian people in the planning, conduct, and administration of those programs and services.
Page 8 - Sustained yield" means the yield of forest products that a forest can produce continuously at a given intensity of management.
Page 10 - The passage of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, PL 93-638...
Page 14 - SNOWBOARDER board foot n (1896) : a unit of quantity for lumber equal to the volume of a board 12 x 12 x 1 inches — abbr.
Page 2 - ... a timber sales program that is supported by written tribal objectives and a long-range...
Page 28 - The Bureau, in its continuance of establishing policy incongruent with its own policies and that of CFR regulations, interpreted CFR 32.4 to read as to mean over-lapping boundaries. In effect, the Bureau does...
Page 3 - GAO believes it is no longer appropriate to continue using the 1977 backlog as the basis for providing dedicated funding for forest development.
Page 2 - GAO to determine, among other things, (1) the extent to which timber harvest goals on commercial Indian timberland are being achieved and (2) the progress being made in accomplishing needed forest development, including reforestation and timber stand improvement.
Page 11 - April 24, 1990, at the request of the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, we...
Page 18 - These factors include poor timber market conditions and the ability of the reservation's forestry program staff to prepare and complete sales adequate to meet harvest goals.

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