|Other titles||Isolated tracts of public lands|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands|
|The Physical Object|
The book is in three sections: the first section covers the damage being done to the Western public lands because of unfettered cattle grazing; the second section covers the hows and whys of many of the species facing extinction in the West - sage grouse, grizzlies, wild buffalo, wild horses, Aggasiz' desert tortoise; and the third section /5. _Editor's Note: To learn more about the Herrs's remarkable hunting success, pick up the August issue of Outdoor Life._ A few weeks back I talked about using stealthy canoes to access isolated tracts of lightly hunted lands, primarily public lands. This week I'm doing a Offering tips to get your foot in the door on prime private tracts. areas where consolidation of county –owned tracts with adjoining tracts and/or selling or trading isolated tracts with access or other limiting characteristics. Consistent with the Forest Resource Plan adopted by the County Board in , the following principals currently guide County Land Asset Management: 1. Several isolated tracts are separated from the main unit by private land. This unit is in the Aspen Parkland Landscape and is a mixture of wetlands, aspen .
Checkerboard lands are remnants of a bygone era when the federal government gave railroad companies alternating sections of land that met corner-to-corner, whereas isolated parcels are tracts of public land entirely enclosed by surrounding private holdings. Beginning in , these ledgers were used to record entries, leases, withdrawals and other actions affecting the disposition of the public domain. This information allowed federal land officials to determine the status of lands and minerals. In the 's the Bureau of Land Management abandoned tract books in favor of a new system. While Georgia ForestWatch does not generally support the sale of public lands, the sale of some of these isolated tracts may in this instance make sense. For example, those isolated tracts that do not support locally-rare or endangered species, habitat, or critical headwaters, and those that are highly disturbed from adjacent private landowner. a pool of public lands for potential disposal. The need to improve management efficiency through the disposal of small isolated tracts for larger blocks of contiguous lands was identified in the John Day Resource Management Plan (RMP) of , its Record of Decision (ROD) of , and a subsequent RMP Amendment of
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock. Seamounts. Not one island, but many—in fact, many thousands. Seamounts are submerged mountains, they don’t break the sea surface, but they are still "islands" in most senses. A handy way to describe them is like high seas service stations—they offer refuge, food and facilities for oceanic travelers like hammerhead sharks Author: Laura Beans. Public Law , commonly known as the Small Tracts Act (16 U.S.C. ci), was enacted in to help the Forest Service resolve land disputes and boundary mangement problems for parcels that generally were small in scale (less than ten acres) with land values that did not exceed $, Eligible lands for sale, exchange, or. One, a reference to a Public Law number, is a link to the bill as it was originally passed by Congress, and will take you to the LRC THOMAS legislative system, or GPO FDSYS site. So-called "Short Title" links, and links to particular sections of the Code, will lead you to a textual roadmap (the section notes) describing how the particular law. In a recently published book, Forest Plans of North America (Siry et al., ), 48 different forest plans were described that guide the management of private and public lands of various forest ownership classes. Although sustainability concepts are often alluded to in the description of each plan, each chapter ends with a specific statement of.