Three Rivers resource management plan, record of decision, and rangeland program summary

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Title: Three Rivers resource management plan, record of decision, and rangeland program summary
Author: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Burns District
Abstract: Implementation of the Plan would result in improvement of water quality on 98 miles of stream; decadal timber harvest would be approximately 5.4 million board feet from 7,722 acres of commercial forest land: forage allocations of 150,472 AUMs for livestock annually, 5,808 AUMs for wild horses and burros annually, and 7,836 AUMs competitive forage for big game annually; improvement in wetland, aquatic, and playa habitats: aggressive management of special status species and their habitats; administration of 17,056 acres as a Special Recreation Management Area; recommendation, through a legislative EIS, of 5.4 miles of river for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System; retention of 17,456 acres, and addition of 77,593 acres as Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs); approximately 36,704 acres of public land would be considered for sale or exchange under various authorities over the life of the plan; provision for mineral exploration and development would be maintained: soil, air quality, and recreation resources would be protected. Record of decision approves implementation of Plan.
Description: 450 pp. Tables, maps, appendices, glossary, illus. The Three Rivers PA contains 1,709,918 acres of public land that lie within portions of Harney (1 ,587,073 acres), Grant (8,484 acres), Lake (31,505 acres) and Malheur Counties (22,856 acres) (Map GEN-2). The PA contains approximately 51,501 acres which are within the Lakeview District (31,344 acres Federal, 18,562 acres State, 1495 acres private), but that are administered by the Three Rivers Resource Area (RA). Captured August 7, 2007.
Date: 1992-09

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