San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 3625) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

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  • Natural resources conservation areas -- Utah -- Management,
  • San Rafael Swell National Heritage Area (Utah),
  • San Rafael Swell National Conservation Area (Utah)

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SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 105-685
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14488656M
OCLC/WorldCa39889883

WSA elevations in the San Rafael area range from 4, to 7, feet. Vegetation is sparse in most areas, except in riparian zones along streams. Scattered pinyon-juniper woodland is the most common type of vegetation. The San Rafael Swell is home to Utah's largest herd of desert bighorn sheep. Location of the San Rafael Swell and surrounding physiographic features, existing Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs), and general area of proposed national monument (red outline). Valleys and desert areas are shown in yellow, plateaus and mountains in gray, canyonlands in brown, and basins in green. John Wesley Powell National Conservation Area. Sec. Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment. San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council. Reauthorization of National Geologic Mapping Act of TITLE VI—NATIONAL HERITAGE . The San Rafael Swell is a world of jagged cliff faces, narrow slot canyons, and hidden valleys littered with domes and towers. Its landscape is an encyclopedia of earth history, displaying diverse exposed rock formations and erosional forms. It is a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and river runners.

This is the San Rafael Swell - arid, little vegetated yet often very scenic, with mesas, cliffs, buttes, springs and especially canyons; these are sometimes wide with stepped sides but often narrow and slot-like. Most is owned by the BLM and could well be a future national monument; for now though the land is open and access is unrestricted. Exploring the San Rafael Swell Part 1., 3/11 - 3/13 , Central San Rafael Reef. A long planned trip to the southeastern part of San Rafael Swell, namely San Rafael Reef (which borderlines the Swell from the east) south of its highest peak, Temple Mountain, finally took place in the mid March. S.B. Enrolled 1 GREEN RIVER ENERGY ZONE 2 GENERAL SESSION 3 STATE OF UTAH 4 Chief Sponsor: David P. Hinkins. Additionally, some 14 national conservation areas — with fewer restrictions than a monument — would be formed, covering Bears Ears, White River, Diamond Mountain, the San Rafael Swell, Labyrinth Canyon, Book Cliffs and Nine Mile Canyon.

The PLI artificially inflates conservation acreage by over million acres by designating wilderness in areas already protected, such as land within National Parks. These public lands are our national heritage. Bishop’s PLI is a bad deal for Utahns, now and in the future. Marion Klaus Park City * * * Library says book sale was a best seller. The National Historic Preservation Act and the National Park Service: a history / (Washington, D.C.: Preserving America's heritage: National Endowment for the Humanities (Washington, D.C. Hearing on the San Rafael Swell National Conservation Area: hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands of the Committee on. National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of The NWRS Improvement Act defines a unifying mission for all refuges, including a process for determining compatible uses on refuges, and requiring that each refuge be managed according to a NWRS Improvement Act expressly states that wildlife conservation is the priority of System lands and that the Secretary shall ensure that . In particular, the Copper Globe, Lucky Strike, Tomsich Butte, Hidden Splendor, and Little Susan mines (Figure 1) were each the site of intensive mining activity. To preserve the history of these mines, six individuals have been interviewed as part of the San Rafael Swell Oral History project to record their experiences of living and mining in theFile Size: 7MB.

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As part of the John D. Dingell. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act ofcongress designated San Rafael Swell Recreation Area (approximatelyacres). The San Rafael Swell Recreation area features magnificent badlands of brightly colored and wildly eroded sandstone formations, deep canyons, and giant plates of stone tilted upright through massive geologic upheaval.

th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session _____ SAN RAFAEL SWELL NATIONAL HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION ACT August 7, Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Young of Alaska, from the Committee on Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T together with.

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San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, on S.

to establish the San Rafael Swell National Heritage Area and the San Rafael Swell National Conservation Area in the state of Utah, and. The book includes some insightful interviews with people who played a role in advocating preservation of public lands on the San Rafael Swell.

I would have liked to read interviews with Dick Carter, the UWA coordinator, or George Nickas, a native of Price, Utah who participated in the Project by: 3. That is why I am pleased to introduce H.R. the San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act.

This bill protects nearly a million acres with various land designations, includingacres of wilderness,acres of semi-primitive areas, 66, in a desert bighorn sheep management area, acres of critical.

Interstate 70 divides the San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act book into northern and southern sections, and provides the only interstate access to the region. The swell lies entirely within Emery northern Swell is drained mainly by the San Rafael River, while the southern Swell is drained mainly by Muddy Creek, which eventually joins the Fremont River to become Dirty Devil River northeast of Hanksville, on: Colorado Plateau, Utah, United States.

H.R. (th). To establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of is an omnibus lands act that protected public lands and modified management provisions. The bill designated more than 1, acres (5, km 2) of wilderness area, expanded several national parks and other areas of the National Park System, and established four new national monuments while redesignating others.

The San Rafael Swell is a huge geological blister located in east central Utah. It is crossed by several creeks and has numerous beautiful canyons, cliffs, mesas, slot canyons, and grottoes.

It is also marked by spectacular cliffs of white Navajo sandstone, particularly on the east and southeast borders/5(18). Oct 2, S. (th). A bill to establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Energy and Natural Resources: Public Lands, Forests, and Mining to establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining.

Establishes the ,acre San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area. Designates nearlyacres of wilderness. Jurassic National Monument and San Rafael Swell Conservation Area. I'm tired of these designations putting certain areas on everyone's radar, but I guess a lot of the Swell remains fairly inaccessible regardless.

I alsp can't help but wonder if there's an ulterior motive, although I do like that it involves some wilderness designations. Bill is a “Big Step Backwards” for Conservation and Wilderness on Public Lands in Emery County, Utah FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jen Ujifusa,Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance [email protected] Virginia Cramer, Sierra Club,@ Anne Hawke,Natural Resources Defense Council [email protected] Washington, DC (May 9, Goblin Valley State Park is a must see destination in the San Rafael Swell.

Erosion has left behind sandstone hoodoos and there are thousands of these rock formations in the park. Some might say that they look like goblins and this is how the park got its name. National Parks and Forests You could spend a lifetime exploring the natural beauty and geologic wonders of southern Utah.

The San Rafael Swell is a hidden gem away from the crowds but there are plenty of more well known places in the vicinity that are amazing. San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., ]), by United States. Congress. San Rafael Western Legacy District, and the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant.

Also, the San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act introduced by Rep. Chris Cannon (H.R) with a Senate companion by Sen.

Robert Bennett (S) would ban aircraft overflights along with other mechanized travel in that portion of the San Rafael heritage and conservation area in Utah reserved for the management of the Desert. Speaker after speaker described how the Emery County Public Land Management Act (H.R.

) fails to do justice to the globally significant wild lands in the San Rafael Swell and nearby Labyrinth and Desolation Canyons.

The Act could determine the future of million acres of scenically spectacular wildlands that are also laden with. Overlooking the Little Grand Canyon of the San Rafael River, jaws drop for first time viewers.

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area. Book Cliffs Recreation Area. This area containsacres of diverse ecosystems in a very remote setting, and maintains a "frontier mystique." There is an abundance of wildlife species for viewing. The presently proposed Emery County Public Land Management Act of is a step backward for protecting the San Rafael Swell.

Many Utahns and conservationists agree. There was a bill quietly drafted and proposed in the Utah legislature that strangely didn’t get a lot of attention. It was S.C.R.

4, called the Concurrent Resolution Regarding the Creation of National Monuments. It is a bill that seeks to limit the President’s power in designating national monuments.

Public Law th Congress. Mar. 12, [S. 47] An Act. John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation. 16 USC 1 note. To provide for the management of the natural resources of the United States.

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The San Rafael Swell is a dramatic landscape of slot canyons, pinnacles, mesas, and arches carved over eons by wind and water. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of San Rafael Swell provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this inspiring : Trails Illustrated.

Outlaws. Outlaws like Butch Cassidy and Matt Warner frequented the area and made the San Rafael Swell their hide the late s the "dirty dozen" and Cassidy's "wild bunch" made their homes in the plateaus of southeastern Utah and along the famous Green River.

In Utah, these include the rich wildlife habitat of the Book Cliffs and the slot canyons and mesas of the San Rafael Swell. They also include Bears Author: Paul Van Dam. H.R. To establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes.

PALEOZOIC CORRELATIONS IN THE NORTHERN SAN RAFAEL SWELL AREA, CARBON AND EMERY COUNTIES, UTAH by Craig D. Morgan and Gerald Waanders FACIES ANALYSIS OF THE PERMIAN WHITE RIM SANDSTONE, BLACK BOX DOLOMITE, AND BLACK DRAGON MEMBER OF THE TRIASSIC MOENKOPI FORMATION, FOR CO2 STORAGE AND SEQUESTRATION AT .John Wesley Powell National Conservation Area.

Sec. Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment. San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining Recreation Reauthorization of National Geologic Mapping Act of TITLE VI—NATIONAL HERITAGE AREAS Sec. National Heritage Area designations.The San Rafael Swell is a huge area in the center of Utah, with few people and fewer services.

It is the area roughly bordered by Price in the north, Green River to the east, Capitol Reef to the south, and the mountains to the west. I divides the swell into two parts, and is the only paved road within the swell.