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Designating certain public lands in the state of Maine as wilderness

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Designating certain public lands in the state of Maine as wilderness

report (to accompany S. 2205).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- Maine.,
  • Maine -- Public lands.,
  • White Mountain National Forest (N.H. and Me.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-299.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17748290M

    New Hampshire is home to most of the White Mountain National Forest but many of its acres cross into Maine. Within this expanse lies the Caribou-Speckled Mountain Wilderness. Encompassing both Caribou Mountain and Speckled Mountain. state of maine department of environmental protection paul r. lepage paul mercer governor commissioner august a bangor portland presque isle 17 state house station hogan road, suite 6 canco road central drive, skyway park.

    The Wilderness Planning Initiative is, I believe, one of the first documents sent from the DOC to the Kendall Foundation explaining what the intent of the state of Maine and Governor Baldacci was in designating wilderness lands. Background * Governor John Baldacci recognizes the important role of wilderness in the future of the North Woods. (b) DESIGNATION- In order to protect and manage so as to preserve the natural conditions of the Great Basin wilderness areas in western Utah and in furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. et seq.), the following lands in the State of Utah are hereby designated as wilderness and therefore as components of the National.

    Lectures # Parks, Wilderness, and the Land Ethic Suggested Readings: Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, 4th ed. () Alfred Runte, National Parks: The American Experience, 4th ed. () Alfred Runte, Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks (, ) Ken Burns & Dayton Duncan, The National Parks () Louis Warren, The Hunter's . Public access to Privately owned land in Maine by James M. acheson PUBlic acceSS to PRivately owned land In Maine, people have long used private land for recre-ation. James Acheson points out that this “open land” tradition—unique in the nation—has huge economic implications, especially for the state’s tourism by:


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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Maine Wilderness Act of ". SEC. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS. Buy Designating certain lands in the state of Maine as wilderness: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) (SuDoc Y /) by U.S.

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The current official title of a bill is always present, assigned at introduction (for example, in. The unit contains largely wetlands and peatlands, which are home to species of special concern: northern leopard frog, creeper mussel, and sedge wren.

Recreational use of the Read More. Filed Under: Explore Maine Map, Public Reserved Lands Tagged With: ATVs, Fishing, hunting, Penobscot County, snowmobiling. Hidden gem of the Northeast.

Amid the noisy cities of the Northeast, Maine’s wilderness is a needed refuge. In Maine, you can walk the bracing, salty coast of Acadia National Park and within a few hours, experience the solitude of the North Woods, where rivers twist through dense evergreen forest.

As populations grow, so does pressure on these and other wild havens. To designate certain lands in the State of Maine as wilderness.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘Maine Wilderness Act of ’. SEC. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS. Maine Public Lands. Maine has approximatelyacres of Public Reserved Lands in 37 separate parcels located across the state.

These lands are enjoyed for their outstanding hiking, camping, birding, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Editor's Notes. Aroostook County Maine is located in the northern most section of the state sharing its borders with Canada. A grand forestland of about 5 million acres and home to many rivers and waterways, it provides excursions and activities like fly-fishing, kayaking, rafting and canoeing.

The Mahoosuc Public Lands, together with interlocked Grafton Notch State Park, are a premier recreational destination lying amidst some of Maine's most spectacular mountains—the Mahoosuc Range. These lands offer rugged terrain for backcountry hiking and include 12 of the most challenging miles along the entire Appalachian Size: 2MB.

Chapter D. DESIGNATED LANDS | 3 5. Lands gifted to the State. Except as provided in subsection 4, lands acquired by a deed of gift for conservation purposes; and [PLc.§1 (NEW).] 6.

Lands acquired pursuant to referendum. Lands acquired by the State through the Land for Maine's Future Board under Title 5, Part A.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands manages one-half million acres of land in Maine for a mix of activities, including hunting and trapping. The safety of all visitors is the Bureau's primary concern, so certain heavily developed and high-use areas are closed to hunting for all or part of the year.

chapter free access to certain state lands by disabled veterans § - § Chapter DISEASE AND PEST CONTROL § - § Chapter. The best way to ensure these islands remain wild and healthy is to designate federal wilderness areas, the highest standard of public lands protection.

We are working to achieve those protections on 13 islands within the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. ) to designate certain lands in the State of Maine as wilderness. The Clerk read as follows: S. BE IT ENACTED BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED, SECTION 1.

SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Maine Wilderness Act of ". SEC. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS. From the coasts to the mountains, Maine is filled with wild land that needs to be explored.

In this post, we highlight 3 Maine Wilderness Areas and provide a map so that you can locate these wild playgrounds for your next adventure. The state of Maine is roug, acres. Of that acreage, 18, acres are federally protected as wilderness.

Designating Wilderness Areas: A Framework for Examining Lessons From the States Bryner Table 3—Federal designated wilderness acreage and acreage protected as potential wilderness. Total Percent of Total Percent of Share of U.S.

designated federal Share of recommended federal recommended State area land NWPS area land areaAuthor: Gary Bryner. grouse and deer. In winter, snowmobiles traverse Nahmakanta Public Lands along designated trails such as ITS 85/86 (which links Millinocket and Greenville).

Within the Nahmakanta Public Lands is the State’s largest Eco-logical Reserve, an 11,acre expanse that includes much of the property’s 9,acre roadless area (known as the Debsco.a% vft *. 10/- /at/ (/ sf s hrg. the maine wilderness act of — s.

stanford lit hearing p before the subcommittee on conservation and forestry of the committee on agriculture, nutrition, and forestry united states senate one hundred first congress second session on el to designate certain lands in the state of.

When most people think about public lands in Maine, they think state parks like Mt. Blue or Two Lights. Or maybe Baxter State Park and Katahdin. Acadia National Park, maybe. But there is a whole other category of public land in the state – the public reserved lands system.