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Exchange of lands adjacent to national forests in Montana.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys

Exchange of lands adjacent to national forests in Montana.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry,
  • Forest reserves,
  • Public lands

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExchange of lands adjacent to national forests in Montana
    SeriesS.rp.1044
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16150930M

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Exchange of lands adjacent to national forests in Montana by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Forests are federally owned and managed. Unlike designated Wilderness and National Parks, these areas allow for commercial use, including timber harvesting, livestock grazing, water, wildlife, and recreation.

National Forests in Montana make up million acres and support about percent of Montana’s annual water supply. Based on the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, there are at least 20 named National and State Forests in addition to currently named forests, there are at least 22 former named forests that have been consolidated into current forest lands.

National Forests are administered by the United States Forest Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. The United States has reserved at least areas as national forests as a way of conserving and protecting the environment.

The state of Montana is home to 10 of these forests. Gallatin. This forest has land coverage of about 7, square kilometers in south-central Montana. Western Montana’s Public Forestlands.

Montana’s national forests contain most of the state’s designated wilderness areas and Western Montana claims more than 8 million acres of national forestland made up of jagged mountains, rolling foothills, pristine woodlands, sparkling lakes and rivers and remote wilderness.

Top Montana Forests: See reviews and photos of forests in Montana, United States on Tripadvisor. Montana Tourism; Book Online. Highest rated places of interest or tour operators on Tripadvisor, promoting those where there is at least one tour or activity available to book on Tripadvisor.

by rafting on the middle fork of the Flathead. National Forest Lands. National forests in Montana comprise nearly 16 million acres. Most national forest lands that are legally accessible via a public road, navigable waterway, or adjacent state or federal land are open to hunting.

Federal lands in Montana make up over half of our state’s forested landscape. The pace and scale of active forest management, particularly timber harvest, has declined dramatically over the past 25 years in Montana, and the health of our national forests has suffered as a result.

Montana is not alone in this fact; a number of factors. “ Marston Kootenai National Forest offers many activities, they include hiking, camping, boating and swimming just to name few.

“ Boating on the many lakes in the summer is a. - Montana Please use the map or drop-down lists to view the schedule for a particular National Forest, Grassland, Scenic Area, Recreation Area, or Tall Grass Prairie.

You may navigate directly to any other State, Forest, Grassland, Scenic Area, Recreation Area, or Tallgrass Prairie SOPA page using the following drop-down lists or the text-only. Montana has approximatelyacres of natural forestland for sale based on recent Land And Farm data.

The combined market value of natural forestland for sale in Montana is $ million, with the average price of natural forestland for sale in being $ million.

The forests of Montana co, acres of the stateʼs mil-lion total acres. The greatest variety of trees and shrubs is in the forested areas.

Windbreaks, shelterbelts, rivers and creeks are other areas that have numerous trees and shrubs. Many can be identified by using the keys in this publication. Rights-of-Way Across National Forests The Act of June 4,does not grant a right of access to owners of land surrounded by national forests, other than actual settlers, and the Secretary of Agriculture has discretionary authority to deny such access unless a right otherwise exists.

After completing the Montana State Assessment the next step was the development of a response strategy to guide program delivery based on the five priority areas.

This strategy, called the Montana Forest Action Plan, defines goals and objectives for the Forestry Assistance Bureau’s service areas and programs and sets targets for implementation.

Percent of national landbase: % of the continental United States. Excluding Alaska, wilderness comprises only %of our national landbase Percent of land base that is Roadless: 2% Loss of Roadless acres in past 20 years: Over million. Montana Wilderness and Public Lands Statistics. The United States has protected areas known as National Forests coveringacres (, km 2 /, sq.

mi). The National Forests are managed by the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The first National Forest was established as the Yellowstone Park Timber and Land Reserve on Mathen in the Department of the Interior.

NATIONAL MONUMENTS AND THE FOREST SERVICE. Gerald W. Williams, Ph.D. USDA Forest Service. Washington, DC. Novem National monuments are areas of federal land set aside by the Congress or most often by the president, under authority of the American Antiquities Act of June 8,to protect or enhance prominent or important features of the national landscape.

on Montana National Forests (Fischer a, b, ~). The other source is a summary of downed woody fuel on National Forests in the Northern Rockies (Brown 1. and See ). Summary fuel information pertaining to all Fire Groups is presented in a separate section preceding.

Legally accessible State Trust Lands can be accessed by public roads, public easements, public waters that are recreationally navigable under the Stream Access Law, by adjacent federal, state, county, or municipal land that is open to public use, or by permission of an adjacent private landowner.

Forest statistics for land outside national forests in west-central Montana, Ogden, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, [] (OCoLC) Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Forests and forestry -- Montana, Eastern -- Statistics. Forest surveys -- Montana, Eastern.

Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Montana, Eastern -- Statistics. View all subjects; More like this. Restoring Montana’s National Forest Lands Guiding Principles and Recommended Implementation September Second Edition This booklet is a collabora-tive product of the Montana Forest Restoration Working Group, which is comprised of the following individuals: Julia Altemus, Montana Logging Association Debbie Austin, U.S.

Forest Service Len. BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. forest officials have announced details of a proposed Montana land exchange that would increase public access.

The Billings Gazette reports that the Custer Gallatin National Forest proposed trading portions of forest lands to the Crazy Mountain Ranch, Rock Creek Ranch and Wild Eagle Mountain Ranch. The deal includes 5 square miles (13 square.

Montana being a storehouse of numinous beauty holds a special place in every nomad’s heart. The terrain ranges from stony surfaces to lush greeneries, engaging wanderers towards its magnificence.

There are two main national parks in Montana, and a few national forests nurturing a wide variety of wildlife that you are likely to witness once [ ].