Hells Canyon National Recreation Area comprehensive management plan final environmental impact statement executive summary, record of decision, and summary

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Title: Hells Canyon National Recreation Area comprehensive management plan final environmental impact statement executive summary, record of decision, and summary
Author: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest (Agency : U.S.)
Abstract: FEIS analyzes five alternatives seeking to make management, utilization, and disposal of natural resources compatible with the HCNRA Act. Record of decision announces selection of the preferred Alternative E-modified, which continues the management direction in the Forest Plan, but with specific changes designed to address the need for change. Includes emphasizing maintaining the rustic and primitive nature of the area while restoring the natural role of fire and maintaining vegetative conditions within HRV.
Description: 176 pp. Tables, maps, figures, glossary, references, illus. "The HCNRA is located in western Idaho and the northeast corner of Oregon on portions of the Wallowa-Whitman, Nez Perce, and Payette National Forests. It is administered by the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest (WWNF). There are 652,488 acres within the HCNRA boundary which is approximately 28 percent of the land under the administration of the WWNF. About 33,000 acres of privately-owned land occur within the HCNRA. Approximately 117,073 acres of the Nez Perce and 24,000 acres of the Payette National Forests occur in the HCNRA. It lies within Baker and Wallowa counties in Oregon; Adams, Idaho and Nez Perce counties in Idaho; and near the Asotin County border in Washington." Captured May 29, 2008.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1794/6566
Date: 2003-07-21


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