Recreational Access to Public Lands: Oversight Hearing Before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, May 23, 2001, Volume 4

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Page 113 - ... to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Page 1 - Subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 am, in room 1324, Longworth House Office Building, Hon. James V. Hansen (chairman of the Subcommittee) presiding.
Page 56 - Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, each agency administering any area designated as wilderness shall be responsible for preserving the wilderness character of the area and shall so administer such area for such other purposes for which it may have been established as also to preserve its wilderness character. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, wilderness areas shall be devoted to the public purposes of recreational, scenic, scientific, educational, conservation, and historical...
Page 82 - ... recreation-based conservation organization dedicated to establishing, protecting, and maintaining footpaths in America. We urge you to support funding increases that will protect trails and recreation resources for the benefit of the nation. Our testimony focuses on two points. First, federal land managers are struggling to keep up with the dramatic increase in trail use in America. The solution is not to merely appropriate more money to the National Park Service (NPS), Bureau of Land Management...
Page 54 - One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good Than all the sages can.
Page 70 - Recreational development is a job not of building roads Into lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind.
Page 50 - Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it . What you can do is to keep it for your children, your children's children and for all who come after you, as one of the great sights which every American, if he can travel at all, should see.
Page 5 - ... the Bureau of Land Management, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service; the FWS Coastal program; FWS Migratory Bird Joint Ventures; FWS Partners for Fish and Wildlife; and Take Pride in America.
Page 4 - Longworth House Office Building, Hon. Joel Hefley [Chairman of the Subcommittee] presiding. STATEMENT OF THE HONORABLE JOEL HEFLEY, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF COLORADO Mr. HEFLEY.
Page 11 - ... the Bureau of Land Management, the US Forest Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Park Service, the Naval Reserve, the Corps of Engineers, etc.

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