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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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Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation - 1978 - 489 pages
...can be permitted within an area designated pursuant to the Act. Section 2(c) defines a Wilderness as: "an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...and managed so as to preserve its natural conditions ..." (emphasis added). Section 4(b) gives further management direction for the Forest Service: ". ....
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Final Environmental Statement: Ochoco-Crooked River Planning Unit : Land ...

United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region - 1978 - 429 pages
...species to live, ie, feed, reproduce, etc., and yet withstand mortality factors. Wilderness Area - Undeveloped federal land retaining its primeval character...protected and managed so as to preserve its natural condition and which (1) generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature,...
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Final Environmental Statement: Medicine Lake Planning Unit : Modoc National ...

United States. Forest Service - 1978 - 215 pages
...for classification under the Wilderness Act, the area must exhibit the following characteristics : Be an area of undeveloped federal land retaining its...without permanent improvements or human habitation. Generally appear to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's...
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Roadless area review and evaluation (RARE II)

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - 1978
...expanded the meaning of wilderness beyond that intended by Congress. The phrases "untrammeled by man"; "an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...character and influence without permanent improvements"; "affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable";...
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Alaska National Interest Lands: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment - 1979 - 1894 pages
...wilderness. For the purposes of the Wilderness Act, a wilderness area is further defined as— ... an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...so as to preserve its natural conditions and which: 11 i Generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of...
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Implementation of the President's Forest Plan for the Pacific Northwest ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Lands - 1996 - 282 pages
...- Areas designated by Congressional action under the 1964 Wilderness Ace. Wilderness is defined as undeveloped federal land retaining its primeval character...without permanent improvements or human habitation. Wilderness areas are protected and managed to preserve their natural conditions, which generally appear...
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Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservation

Tundi S. Agardy - 1997 - 244 pages
...modified land, and/or sea, retaining its natural character and influence, without permanent or significant habitation, which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natural condition." No open ocean wilderness areas exist at this time. CATEGORY II: NATIONAL PARK This is defined...
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Implementation of the Wilderness Act: Oversight Hearing Before the ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands - 1997 - 213 pages
...earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, retaining its primeval character and influ-ence which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natural conditions. Oftentimes, the whole purpose of things like that is to trammel the land, try to modify, to try to...
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Implementation of the Wilderness Act: Oversight Hearing Before the ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands - 1997 - 213 pages
...and its community of life are untrammeled by man. ..retaining its primeval character and influence. ..which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natural conditions...." Commercial interests are being granted defacto private "rights" through campsite reservations, and...
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Land Exchange and Boundary Adjustment Bills: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management - 1998 - 82 pages
...himself is a visitor who does not remain. An area of Wilderness is further defined to mean in this Act, an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its...generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forest's of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially un noticeable; . . ." B, Acts Creating...
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