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Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31, and 32; township 6 south, range 38 east.
Sections 1 to 6, inclusive, and 8 to 12, inclusive; township 6 south, range 41 east.
Section 1; portions of sections 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, which lie south of North Fork John Day River; sections 7 to 25, inclusive; township 7 south, range 30 east.
Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33; township 7 south, range 38 east.
Section 3; township 8 south, range 31 east.
The south half of section 3, section 4; the north half of section 5; sections 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, and 35; township 8 south, range 38 east.
Section 1; township 9 south, range 38 east. The north half of section 8; township 9 south, range 39 east. The south half of section 2; the southwest quarter of section 4; the southwest quarter of section 10; the south half of section 23; section 25; township 10 south, range 37 east.
The south half of section 29; the south half of section 30; township 10 south, range 38 east.
The east half, the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter and the southwest quarter of section 3; sections 16 and 21; the west half of section 28; section 33; township 10 south, range 39 east.
Sections 31, 32, and 33; township 11 south, range 37 east. The north half of section 10; the west half of section 11; the north half, the south half of the south half, and the north half of the southeast quarter of section 30; township 11 south, range 39 east.
Section 1; the south half of section 2; the southwest quarter of section 4; the southeast quarter of section 5; the east half of section 8; sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, and 36; township 11 south, range 40 east.
The south half of section 2; the south half of section 3; section 7; the west half of section 8; sections 10 to 21, inclusive; the west half of section 22; the north half of section 28; sections 29, 30, 31, and 32; township 11 south, range 41 east.
Sections 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, and 24; the north half of section 29; township 12 south, range 32 east.
Sections 1 to 12, inclusive; sections 17, 18, and 19; the north half of section 30; township 12 south, range 33 east.
Sections 7 and 8; the northwest quarter and the south half of section 9; the south half of section 10; the west half of section 15; sections 16, 17, 18, 20, and 21; the west half of section 22; sections 27 and 34; township 12 south, range 34 east.
Section 16; the northeast quarter of section 17; the north half of section 21; sections 22, 26, 27, 34, and 35; township 12 south, range 36 east.
Sections 5, 6, 7, and 8; township 12 south, range 37 east.
The northeast quarter of section 4; township 12 south, range 39 east.
Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, and 11; the north half of section 12; the west half of section 15; the north half of section 19; the north half of section 20; the north half of section 21; the northwest quarter of section 22; township 12 south, range 40 east.
Sections 6 and 7; township 12 south, range 41 east.
the north half of section 14; the north half of section 24; town. ship 13 south, range 34 east.
The west half of section 19; the northwest quarter of section 30; the west half of section 31; township 13 south, range 35 east.
The north half of section 2; sections 3, 10, 15, 16, 22, 27, and 34; township 13 south, range 36 east.
To the Malheur National Forest :
Sections 14, 15, 16, and 23; the west half of section 26; the west half of section 35; township 9 south, range 31 east.
The south half of section 27; sections 31, 32, 33, and 34; township 9 south, range 32 east.
Sections 1 and 2; township 10 south, range 31 east.
The west half of the west half of section 4; section 5; the north half of section 6; township 10 south, range 32 east.
Sections 31 and 32; the south half of section 33; the south half of section 34; the south half of section 35; township 11 south, range 29 east.
The south half of section 10; the north half of section 15; section 16; the east half of section 29; the south half of section 32; township 11 south, range 30 east.
To the Umatilla National Forest:
Sections 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, and 22; the west half of section 28; the west half of section 33; township 1 north, range 38 east.
Sections 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, and 17; township 2 north, range 39 east.
The south half of section 13; sections 23, 24, and 34; township 3 north, range 39 east.
Sections 19, 20, 21, and 22; the northwest quarter of section 29: section 30; township 3 north, range 40 east.
All Willamette base and meridian. (June 17, 1940, 54 Stat. 402.)
1027-42. Exchange of lands adjacent to the San Juan National Forest and the Rio Grande National Forest authorized.—That the provisions of the Act of March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. L. 465; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), entitled "An Act to consolidate national forest lands," and the provisions of the Act of February 28, 1925 (43 Stat. L., p. 1090; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 486), entitled "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to consolidate national forest lands,'" and Acts amendatory thereto, are hereby extended to include any suitable offered lands within the boundaries of that portion of the former Mexican grant known as the Tierra Amarilla Grant, lying within the State of Colorado, adjacent to the Rio Grande or San Juan National Forests. Lands conveyed to the United States under this Act, shall upon acceptance of title, become parts of the national forest nearest to which they are situated, and shall thereafter be subject to the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to said national forest. (June 29, 1940, 54 Stat. 695.)
1027-43. Transfer of land in De Soto National Forest to the Secretary of War authorized.—That upon request of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to transfer to the Secretary of War, for military purposes. such tracts of land, not
in excess of sixty-five thousand acres, contiguous to the Camp Shelby State Military Reservation, Mississippi, and now included within the limits of the De Soto National Forest, Mississippi, as the Secretary of War may select: Provided, That in the event the area transferred pursuant to the provisions of this Act shall cease to be used for military purposes, it shall revert to its former national forest status. (July 19, 1940, 54 Stat. 773.)
1027–44. Water supply of Petersburg, Alaska, to be protected; land to be reserved. That the tract of land hereinafter described, situated in the Tongass National Forest in the Territory of Alaska, is hereby reserved from all forms of location, entry, or appropriation, whether under the mineral or nonmineral land laws of the United States, and set aside as a municipal water-supply reserve for the use and benefit of the people of the town of Petersburg, a municipal corporation of the Territory of Alaska as follows, to wit: Beginning at corner numbered 1, from which the quarter section corner between sections 2 and 3, township 59 south, range 79 east, Copper River meridian, bears west forty chains; thence along the top of a divide south fourteen degrees west one hundred and twenty-three and twenty onehundredths chains to corner numbered 2, at the place where a side ridge intersects the main divide; thence along the top of the main divide south fifty-two degrees east ninety-three and sixty one-hundredths chains to corner numbered 3, located on top of a prominent unnamed peak from which the southeast corner of section 14 township 59 south, range 79 east, bears south nineteen degrees west twenty-four chains; thence along top of divide north fifty degrees east thirty-two chains to corner numbered 4 at junction of ridge, extending northeasterly; thence along top of ridge north thirteen degrees east one hundred and sixty chains to corner numbered 5; thence west fortyeight chains to intake dam on unnamed creek, from which the town of Petersburg draws its domestic water supply; thence west fiftyeight and forty one-hundredths chains to the place of beginning, containing one thousand six hundred and twenty-seven acres. (Oct. 17, 1910, sec. 1, 54 Stat. 1197.)
1027-45. Same; Secretary of Agriculture to administer for purpose of conservation and use of water supply.—The lands hereinbefore described and reserved for municipal water-supply purposes, which are within the Tongass National Forest, shall be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture, for the purpose of storing, conserving, and protecting from pollution the said water supply, and preserving, improving, and increasing the timber growth on said lands, to more fully accomplish such purposes; and to that end said municipality shall have the right, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, to the use of any and all parts of the lands reserved for the storage and conveying of water and construction and maintenance thereon of all improvements for such purposes: Provided, That the merchantable timber on the land to be used by the said municipality may be sold by the Secretary of Agriculture under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him: And provided further, That the right to the use by the town of Petersburg of the lands reserved by this Act shall terminate upon the abandonment of the use by such municipality in accordance with the terms of this Act, and upon a finding of such nonuse or abandonment, for a period of two years, by the Secretary of Agriculture, where
upon the reservation created by this Act shall terminate to the extent of such lands involved. (Oct. 17, 1940; sec. 2, 54 Stat. 1198.)
1027-46. Same; rules and regulations.—The Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to prescribe and enforce such regulations as may be found necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act, including the right to forbid persons other than those authorized by him and the municipal authorities of said municipal corporation from entering or otherwise trespassing upon these lands, and any violation of this Act or of regulations issued thereunder shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punishable as is provided for in section 5050, Compiled Laws of Alaska, 1933. (Oct. 17, 1940; sec. 3, 54 Stat. 1198.)
1027. 47. Same; existing land claims of United States not affected.Nothing herein contained shall affect any valid right or claim to any part of said lands heretofore acquired under any law of the United States. (Oct. 17, 1940; sec. 4, 54 Stat. 1198.)
1027–48. Government-owned Oregon lands added to the Siuslaw National Forest.—That all lands conveyed or relinquished to the United States, under the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 195), the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, approved April 8, 1935, (49 Stat. 115), or the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, approved July 22, 1937 (50 Stat. 522), within the western Oregon land project, situated in Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties, Oregon, are hereby added to and made parts of the Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon, and shall hereafter be subject to the rules and regulations applicable to nationalforest lands acquired under the Act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 961) as amended, but special provisions included in conveyance of title to the United States, valid and subsisting at the date of this Act and thereafter legally maintained, shall not be affected by this Act: Provided, That this Act shall not affect any revested Oregon and California Railroad Grant Land, title to which has not passed out of the United States, or any public domain land which is not embraced in relinquishments purchased under the Acts hereinbefore mentioned. (Nov. 25, 1940, 54 Stat. 1210.)
FOREST PROTECTION, FOREST SERVICE, REFORESTATION
1066a. Forest experiment stations; establishment.— The Secretary of Agriculture is further authorized to establish and maintain a forest experiment station in the Great Plains and prairie States, to be known as the “Great Plains Forest Experiment Station", and to acquire by purchase, condemnation, donation, or otherwise such real property or interest therein as in his judgment is required for the use of said station, including the making of necessary expenditures in examining, appraising, and surveying any such property and in doing all things incident to perfecting title thereto in the United States. There is authorized to be appropriated annually such additional sums as may be required for the purposes of this paragraph. (June 15, 1936, 49 Stat. 1515; 16 U. S. C., sec. 581a.)
1084–1. Cooperation by Secretary of Agriculture in development of farm forestry in States and Territories. That in order to aid agriculture,
increase farm-forest income, conserve water resources, increase employment, and in other ways advance the general welfare and improve living conditions on farms through reforestation and afforestation in the various States and Territories, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized in cooperation with the land-grant colleges and universities and State forestry agencies, each within its respective field of activities, according to the statutes, if any, of the respective States, wherever such agencies can and will cooperate, or in default of such cooperation to act directly, to produce or procure and distribute forest trees and shrub planting stock; to make necessary investigations; to advise farmers regarding the establishment, protection, and management of farm forests and forest and shrub plantations and the harvesting, utilization, and marketing of the products thereof; and to enter into cooperative agreements for the establishment, protection, and care of farm- or other forest-land tree and shrub plantings within such States and Territories; and, whenever suitable Government-owned lands are not available, to lease, purchase, or accept donations of land and develop nursery sites for the production of such forest planting stock as is needed to effectuate the purposes of this Act, but not including ornamental or other stock for landscape plantings commonly grown by established commercial nurserymen, and no stock grown in Government and cooperating nurseries shall be allowed to enter regular trade channels. No cooperative reforestation or afforestation shall be undertaken pursuant to this Act unless the cooperator makes available without charge the land to be planted. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually not to exceed $2,500,000 for carrying out the purposes of this Act. This Act shall be known as the Cooperative Farm Forestry Act. (May 18, 1937, 50 Stat. 188; 16 U. S. C., sec. 568b.)
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF THROUGH PERFORMANCE OF USEFUL
1084–2. Establishment of Civil Conservation Corps; vocational and educational training; duration of act.- That there is hereby established the Civilian Conservation Corps, hereinafter called the Corps, for the purpose of providing employment, as well as vocational training, for youthful citizens of the United States who are unemployed and in need of employment, and to a limited extent as hereinafter set out, for war veterans and Indians, through the performance of useful public work in connection with the conservation and development of the natural resources of the United States, its Territories, and insular possessions : Provided, That at least ten hours each week may be devoted to general educational and vocational training: Provided, That the provisions of this Act shall continue [until] July 1, 1943. (June 28, 1937, sec. 1, 50 Stat. 319; Aug. 7, 1939, sec. 1, 53 Stat. 1253; 16 U. S. C., sec. 584.)
1084–3. Director; compensation; authority.—The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, is authorized to appoint a Director at a salary of $10,000 per annum. The Director shall have complete and final authority in the functioning of the Corps, including the allotment of funds to cooperating Federal departments and agencies, subject to such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the President in accordance with the provisions of this Act. (June 28, 1937, sec. 2, 50 Stat. 319; 16 U.S. C., sec. 584a.)