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2 edition of Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983 found in the catalog.

Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983

report (to accompany S. 96).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- Montana.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 98-16.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17656163M

    Still, Atcheson maintained that state lands ought to be accessible to all. There Thomas studied elk ecology and led a wildlife conservation planning effort that became the intellectual cornerstone of his hallmark achievement: ecosystem management. It took 15 years, but the courts ruled in favor of the Cheyenne. He attended Montana State University for one year and transferred to Stanford University where he majored in history and economics. The forest is tiny by park standards — just acres — yet more than a million come each year to experience its majestic calm.

    Army as a teenager and volunteered for combat duty in the Korean War. For Thomas, ecosystem management was the big picture. For the next two decades, he preached wildness as something necessary for the human soul. Burk and his work serve as reminders that journalists and a free press are vital to a civil society.

    Meyer also embarked on an eight-year odyssey to breath new life into an almost forgotten Indian landmark, Ulm Pishkun, a sacred site near Great Falls. He also supervised repatriation and drafted the ordinances for and supervised local elections. Michel Pablo — Charles A. Wenk admits rangers feel overwhelmed. A metallic shimmer glints in the sun from beneath its branches, colored green and brown to match its neighbors.


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Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983 book

Swan, was the U. The spotted owl controversy smoldered on, but Thomas never backed away. They turned their buffalo out in the fence-free Flathead and Mission Valleys. Grant and Schoonen formed an unlikely alliance with local ranchers to turn back attempts to build the dam at Notch Bottom on the Big Hole River.

For more information, call The Bureau of Land Management's National Landscape Conservation System, better known as the National Conservation Lands, was created in with the mission to "conserve, protect, and restore these nationally significant landscapes that have outstanding cultural, ecological, and scientific values for the benefit of current and future generations.

The Bear Trap Canyon unit is managed by the U. Stan F. From the start, they were ardent advocates for the natural environment around them. Forest Service research there, taking breaks in the campus cemetery. Many wilderness borders overlap agency boundaries.

Still, Atcheson maintained that state lands ought to be accessible to all. It took 15 years, but the courts ruled in favor of the Cheyenne.

It enraged the nation. For year-old Paula Steige, the crush is almost unbearable. It enraged the nation. He became among the first to use lightweight tents and other gear, which reduced the number of mules in pack strings.

The Custer Gallatin national forest, which stretches from the town of West Yellowstone, Montana, to South Dakota, exemplifies this conundrum. External links[ edit ] "Lee Metcalf Wilderness". Inhis first year at the paper, he got to know Guy Brandborg, a forester on the Bitterroot National Forest.

His ashes were scattered throughout his favorite wilderness areas in the state, including the Great Bear Wilderness and Absaroka-Beartooth. That responsibility falls to state conservation agencies, such as Montana FWP. President Johnson transformed the unique concept into federal law by signing the Wilderness Act and securing 9.

While Lee Metcalf was an ardent protector of the natural environment, he believed in the responsible development of resources. In camp, he laid down light plastic netting to protect the grass under tents and other trampled areas. In the midst of the Great Depression, Grant would steal away to a cabin on the Big Hole River to spend summer days fly-fishing for trout.

Vale, Elliott West, and Charles F. But today the pace of visitation has outstripped resources. He was elected representative to the 25th Montana Legislative Assembly from Ravalli County in the same year. Few environmental reporters existed then, much less in Montana.

He was voted in to the United States Senate, and reelected in and The Rocky Mountain Front — that dramatic geography where the mountains and rivers of the Northern Rockies meet the Great Plains — is one of those places.

He was an early proponent of water and air pollution control; research on the harmful effects of pesticides, strip mining, and highway construction; regulation of timber cutting and grazing; alternative energy development; and many other conservation issues.Joshua Kinsel, a trail lead for the U.S.

Forest Service, heads a five-person trail crew on an eight-day backpacking trip into the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area on August 19, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Act of joint hearing before the Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment Subcommittee of the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Military Installations and Facilities Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred.

Inthe Lee Metcalf Wilderness was designated, becoming the first wilderness area managed by the Bureau of Land Management. (One of the four units that makes up the Lee Metcalf Wilderness is.

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The award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles. Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, Creator Montana Historical Society Title Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, Lee Metcalf Photograph and Film Project Research Collection Dates (inclusive) Conservation Movement and the Wilderness Act Records from Lee Metcalf Papers.n.d.