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" Act, an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent improvements or human habitation, which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natural conditions... "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 123
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
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The Recreation Imperative: A Draft of the Nationwide Outdoor Recreation Plan ...

United States. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation - 1974 - 389 pages
...be managed under specific criteria to preserve their wilderness character. A wilderness area must be of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval...(without permanent improvements or human habitation). The Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife may manage...
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A Summary of the Program and Assessment for the Nation's Renewable Resources ...

United States. Forest Service - 1975 - 127 pages
...are untrammeled by man, and where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Furthermore, it is "an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...managed so as to preserve its natural conditions...." Currently the National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act consists of...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry - 1975
...himself is a visitor who does remain. An area of wilderness is further defined to mean in this Act an. area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natnral conditions and which (1) generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of...
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Montana Wilderness: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Environment and Land ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Environment and Land Resources Subcommittee - 1975 - 282 pages
...is for the preservation of the Wilderness concept itself. The Wilderness Act defines wilderness as an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...without permanent improvements or human habitation and where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man. According to Forest Service information...
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Kaiser Ridge Wilderness Study: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Environment and Land Resources Subcommittee - 1975 - 351 pages
...part that it is ". . . an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man ... an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence . . .** The law instantly classified . some national forest lands and called for others to be reviewed...
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Proposed Eastern Wilderness Areas in National Forests: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Interior and Insular Affairs Comm - 1975 - 480 pages
...section 2 (c) of the Wilderness Act. Section 2(c) of the Wilderness Act defines wilderness, in part, as an area of undeveloped Federal land "retaining its primeval character and influence." In interpreting the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service has placed emphasis on areas which have retained...
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Kaiser Ridge Wilderness Study: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Interior and Insular Affairs Committee - 1975 - 351 pages
...part that it is "... an area where the earth and its community of life are untrarnmeled by man ... an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence . . ."* The law instantly classified. some national forest lands and called for others to be reviewed...
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Proposed Eastern Wilderness Areas in National Forests: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands - 1975 - 480 pages
...section 2 (c) of the Wilderness Act. Section 2(c) of the Wilderness Act defines wilderness, in part, as an area of undeveloped Federal land "retaining its primeval character and influence." In interpreting the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service has placed emphasis on areas which have retained...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - 1976
...are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor." This definition is subsequently refined as: an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...so as to preserve its natural conditions and which ( I ) generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of...
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Mt. Butler-Dry Creek [Planning Unit]: Final Environmental Statement

United States. Forest Service - 1976 - 399 pages
...characteristics of Wilderness: a) An area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man b) An area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence c) An area without permanent improvements or human habitation d) Has at least 5,000 acres of land or...
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