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Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the Oregon trilogy

Charlton H. Bonham

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the Oregon trilogy

by Charlton H. Bonham

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Published by Northwest Water Law & Policy Project in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Oregon

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Charlton H. Bonham.
    SeriesResearch publication -- PO00-4., Research publication (Northwestern School of Law. Northwest Water Law and Policy Project) -- PO00-4.
    ContributionsNorthwestern School of Law. Northwest Water Law and Policy Project.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF5569 .B66 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16321977M
    OCLC/WorldCa45114319

    This is a list of the designated National Wild and Scenic Rivers in the United States. Some rivers may be listed more than once if they have designated sections in different states. Initials of the managing agency follow the name of the river. History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code? How the US Code is built. Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of Pub. L. , title I, Oct. 28, , Stat.

      By Susan Hollingsworth. Oregon and Washington’s heart flows through its rivers. Like veins traversing the steep mountains and deep valleys, many of these waterways have long been protected under the federal Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, first passed in The country’s leaders observed the need to preserve this resource over 40 years ago, and continue to add rivers to the list . The Wild & Scenic Snake River Boater's Guide by United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management National System of Public Lands, National Wild and Scenic Rivers .

      North Greeley, Portland, OR | Portland office | Eugene office | Bend office | Enterprise office. Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy, published in by Oregon State University Press, presents an illuminating portrait of the world’s premier system for the protection of natural book by award-winning author and photographer Tim Palmer reveals the history and essential policies of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and showcases spectacular color photos of.


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Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the Oregon trilogy by Charlton H. Bonham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (WSRA), 3 which seeks to protect the re- markable scenic, Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the Oregon trilogy book, geologic, fish and wildlife, historic, and cultural values of designated rivers and river segments, 4 recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.

5 For most of Cited by: 1. The rivers of America flow from mountains, forests, and grasslands with astonishing beauty, essential to all life. Many of the best of these streams have been safeguarded under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of —America's premier program for the protection of our finest natural waterways.

American environmental history is highlighted by legislation such as the National Parks Act (), the Wilderness Act () an the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (), which Tim describes here in illuminating detail. Read this book to understand how and why moving water has become a key component of our environmental ethic.”/5(3).

National Wild and Scenic Rivers - Oregon. Oregon has approximatelymiles of river, of which 1, miles are designated as wild & scenic—almost 2% of the state's river miles. Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon. There are approximatelymiles of river in Oregon, of which 2, miles are designated as Wild & Scenic—approximiately 2% of the state's river miles.

Some of these 70+ designated rivers include the Clackamas, Deschutes, John Day, North Umpqua, and Sandy Rivers. Oregon Wild & Scenic Rivers. There are 68 National Wild & Scenic River Designations in Oregon (more than any other state) There are miles of rivers protected as Wild and Scenic in Oregon (second to Alaska with miles).

About the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Safeguarding the Character of Our Nation's Unique Rivers. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by Congress in (Public Law ; 16 U.S.C. et seq.) to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (Public Law ), enacted by the U.S. Congress to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

The Act is notable for safeguarding the special character of these rivers, while. It makes us all very fearful that all rivers will go this way unless somebody acts now to try to balance our river development. – President Lyndon Johnson on signing the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, October 2, [Note: This is an historical citation, not an endorsement of religion.

Directions From Enterprise, Oregon: Drive west 31 miles on State Highway The highway crosses the Wallowa River at Minam, Oregon and is a common starting point for Grande Ronde river adventures. The Grande Ronde Wild and Scenic River encompasses miles of primitive river corridor with.

1 The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. ) as set forth herein consists of Public Law (October 2, ) and amendments thereto. Interagency Wild & Scenic Rivers Coordinating Council administered as wild, scenic or recreational rivers by an agency or political subdivision.

Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, Amendments & Section 2(a)(ii) Additions The files below represent the original Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, as amended, and the individual amendments since The amendments to the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act represent 16 USC, Sectionsamended through March (the last amendments to the Act).

Signed inthe Wild and Scenic Rivers Act protects more than rivers in 40 states and Puerto Rico. Wild and Scenic Rivers are designated into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System to preserve their free-flowing condition and to protect and enhance their outstandingly remarkable scenic, recreational, geologic, fish, wildlife, historic, cultural, and other similar.

Combining his passions for photography, storytelling, adventure, conservation, and natural spaces, Tim writes masterpieces about rivers, the American landscape, and adventure travel.

His most recent book, Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy, celebrates the 50 th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of   S.

(th). A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act ofand for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by Congress in (Public Law ; 16 U.S.C. et seq.) to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

Interactive Map of NPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Click here to view the interactive map for more information about indiviudal Wild and Scenic Rivers. Last updated: North Greeley, Portland, OR | Portland office | Eugene office | Bend office | Enterprise office.

The eighty-four (84) miles of the lower Rogue, beginning 7 miles west of Grants Pass and ending 11 miles east of Gold Beach was one of the original eight rivers included in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of It is also designated as an Oregon State Scenic Waterway.

The best-known and most enduring method of protecting rivers under this historic law is the designation of rivers into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System—each designation approved by a separate Act of Congress. We can also secure more immediate protections for key rivers under other, relatively simpler, administrative measures.

InCongress enacted the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, es-tablishing a system for preserving outstanding free-flowing rivers.

InCongress designated miles of the Owyhee River in Oregon as a wild river component of the National Wild and Scenic River System.

The.The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is one of the most important natural-areas protection programs ever established at the federal level. It has resulted in the creation of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System - a rich American legacy that includes many of our finest waterways.

But until now no comprehensive reference work covering the complex and innovative programs has been available.Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 USC ) -- Public Lawapproved October 2,(82 Stat.

) establishes a National Wild and Scenic Rivers System and prescribes the methods and standards through which additional rivers may be identified and added to the system.