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Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 1904) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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

    Subjects:
  • Forest health -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Wildfires -- United States -- Prevention and control,
  • Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-96
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14534171M
    OCLC/WorldCa52397485

    Healthy, productive forests in eastern Washington provide benefits ranging from timber to recreation to clean water and other ecosystem services. To protect them from the risk of catastrophic fire and other disturbances, many of these forests need treatments such as thinning to reduce forest density. the unhealthy state of our forests has led to catastrophic wildfires that threaten the sustainability and quality of drinking water for Colorado residents. CWC believes that H.R. , the Resilient Federal Forests Act of , will help address a number of our forest health concerns.   At all material times it held a Forest Licence from the Province under the Forest Act, permitting it to cut timber (the annual allowable cut) from year to year in the identified territory over a year period in exchange for stumpage, i.e., a fee charged on each cubic metre of harvested timber, plus forest management services. The maximum.


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Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dec. 3, [H. ] Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 16 USC note. PUBLIC LAW -DEC. 3, STAT. Public Law th Congress An Act To improve the capacity of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System.

Hearing To Review H.The Healthy Forests Restoration Act Of [United States Congress Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. ] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Hearing To Review H.The Healthy Forests Restoration Act Of   Healthy Forest Restoration Act of Prescribed Fire (Pajutee )On December 3,President George Bush signed into law the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (HFRA) in order to "reduce the threat of destructive wildfires while upholding environmental Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 book and encouraging early public input during review and planning processes.

President Bush Signs Healthy Forests Restoration Act into Law. On December 3,President Bush signed into law the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of to reduce the threat of destructive wildfires while upholding environmental standards and encouraging early public input during review and planning processes.

The Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (P. ) contains a variety of provisions to expedite hazardous-fuel reduction and forest-restoration projects on specific Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 book of Federal land that are at risk of wildland fire or insect and disease epidemics.

The act helps rural communities, States, Tribes, and landowners restore healthy. Analysis of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

by Nicholas D. Noble B. University of Montana presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Ecosystem Management The University of Montana December proved By: Dean, Graduate School.

The Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA) was signed into law by President George W. Bush in December The legislation is intended to reduce the threat of destructive wildfires while upholding environmental standards and encouraging public input early in the planning process. Healthy Forests Restoration Act.

Section of the HFRA establishes special procedures when agencies prepare EAs or EISs for authorized hazardous-fuel-reduction projects. Categorical exclusions cannot be used for projects authorized under Title I of the HFRA.

Except for the acts authorization to analyze fewer NEPA alternatives (Sections   PRESIDENT BUSH SIGNS HEALTHY FORESTS RESTORATION ACT INTO LAW Today's Presidential Action.

President Bush today signed into law the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of to reduce the threat of destructive wildfires while upholding environmental standards and encouraging early public input during review and planning processes. For example, the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of called for dramatic increases in the use of fuel treatments to reduce hazardous fuel loads and the economic costs of wildfire, and one of the main objectives of the National Fire Plan (USDIUSDA ) is reducing fuels on 3 million acres annually.

Recommended Citation. Noble, Nicholas D."Analysis of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of The good the bad and the ugly. " (). Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers. Adopted after fires moved from federal lands into tribal forests inthe Act allows tribes to work with the Forest Service to restore the health of forests that neighbor tribal lands.

The area in the Sanpoil project is emblematic of the forest health problems that contribute to the massive fires the West has experienced in recent years. The Healthy Forests Initiative (or HFI), officially the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (Pub. (text)), is a law proposed by President George W.

stated intent is to reduce the threat of destructive wildfires. The law seeks to accomplish this by allowing timber harvests on protected National Forest Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of.

(b) TABLE OF CONTENTS- The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. Short title; table of contents. Sec. Purposes. Sec. Definitions. TITLE I--HAZARDOUS FUEL REDUCTION ON FEDERAL LAND. Sec. Definitions.

Sec. This effort led to the enactment of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of All the reports, guidance, and legislative assistance are now in place, incorporated under the concepts of the National Fire Plan and reducing the devastation of severe wildland fire as well as improving the health of the Nation's forests and rangelands.

" Publisher. The authorities of the HFRA build upon, and work in conjunction with, other programs, including the Presidents Healthy Forests Initiative (HFI), the National Fire Plan, and stewardship contracting under the Omnibus Appropriations Act, to reduce the threat of Estimated Reading Time: 11 mins.

The Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (HFRA P. ) authorized hazardous fuels reduction in areas that are at risk of catastrophic wildland fire, but the extent to which fuel treatments can be considered mitigation rather than restoration depends largely on the historical fire regime associated with different forest types.

(a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of. (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS- The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec.

Short title; table of contents. Sec. Purpose. TITLE I--HAZARDOUS FUELS REDUCTION ON FEDERAL LANDS. Sec. Definitions. Sec. Authorized hazardous fuels reduction.

The HFRP was signed into law as part of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of It was amended in the Farm Bill. Benefits. Restoring and protecting forests contribute to the economy, provides biodiversity of plants and animal populations, and improves environmental quality.

S. Hrg. Hearing to Review H. the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of U S Government Printing Office (Gpo) The United States Government Printing Office (GPO) was created in Juneand is an agency of the U. federal government based in Washington D.   In DecemberPresident George W. Bush (b. ) signed the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of into law.

The act, among other things, provided for the reduction of the over-accumulation of fuel on federal land, and established the Healthy Forests Reserve Program for the purpose of restoring and enhancing forest ecosystems.

(c) Healthy Forests Restoration Act requirements. - (1) A DMINISTRATIVE REVIEW. -A project that is categorically excluded under this section shall be subject to the requirements of subsections (d), (e), and (f) of section of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (16 U.

The Healthy Forests Restoration Act of (HFRA) encourages communities to develop community wildfire protection plans (CWPPs) to reduce their wildland fire risk and promote healthier forested ecosystems. Communities who have developed CWPPs have done so using many different processes, resulting in plans with varied form and content.

We analysed data from 13 case-study communities to. research results that are useful to forest landowners and managers, commodity associations, conservation groups, educators, legislative bodies, and other agencies.

The Station was a partner in conducting a national forest health conference in Little Rock, AR on the Presidents Healthy Forest Initiative and the Healthy Forest Restoration Act.   The Healthy Forest Restoration Act of was the initiating legislation for the development of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs).

This legislation encourages communities to. The Healthy Forests Initiative (HFI) was originally proposed by President George W. Bush following the widespread forest fires of and became law as the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of Utilizing the hype of the fire season, the Bush administration proposed a series of drastic administrative changes to the way our National.

The U. House of Representatives passed the Resilient Federal Forests Act on Nov. the run up the vote, there were many misleading statements about what the bill does, and doesnt do. Thanks to the House Natural Resources Committee, here are myths and facts about this bill that improves the management of our federally-owned forests.

Forest landscape restoration takes the second path and underpins the Bonn Challenge that seeks to bring million ha of the worlds deforested and degraded land into restoration byand. Whats more, replanting a hectare of land for every hectare of forest cleared is not equivalent, because it takes upwards of years of ongoing protection and restoration to successfully rebuild a healthy forest.

Tree planting is often treated as the final act of restoration, but putting a seedling in the ground is just the first step. Ecosystem management and forest restoration require an understanding of the ecological history of the forests being managed.

Pre-European settlement forests provided and sustained most of the resources people seek today. Therefore, they serve as an excellent benchmark for forest management. Develop generic regional models of pre-European settlement forests and identify and evaluate generic.

will occur on a landscape-scale area designated by the Department concerned as part of an insect and disease treatment program on NSF land pursuant to the Healthy Forests Restoration Act ofnotwithstanding whether such activity is initiated before Septem Forest Service Announces Key Appointment to Executive Leadership Team.

J The National Fire Policy (), the Healthy Forest Initiative (), and the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (), for example, dedicated funding to reduce hazardous fuels in the WUI [73].

A study of another large blaze, the Hayman fire in Colorado inpublished as a case study by the Forest Service, showed that fires killed 50. J Tropical Forest Conservation Act. by a TFCA agreement may be used for a broad variety of in-country forest conservation activities identified in the Act.

These include forest restoration, implementation of sound natural resource management systems, establishment and maintenance of parks and protected areas, training in. By promoting landscapes with healthy forests and diverse forest types, restoration projects can reduce the risk of megafires and provide other conservation benefits.

The Forest Services ability to pursue forest restoration, however, is hampered by several obstacles, including limited funding, red tape, and litigation. Prior toACT Forests mana ha of land, including ab ha of pine plantation. The remain ha consisted of areas of native vegetation including nature reserves, special purpose reserves, other conservation areas, watercourses, road reserves, travelling stock reserves and general utility areas.

Books; Movies; TV Guide; Outdoors. authorized hazardous fuel reduction projects and will be carried out in accordance with certain authorities in the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of The objection process debuted in as part of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act, and Congress applied it to all EAs and EISs through the new Forest Rule last year as an anonymous rider on an.

Additionally, Congress expanded the Healthy Forest Restoration Act several times adding more categorical exclusion allowances, one of which authorizes logging across 3, acres.

Tropical Forest Restoration. Support Sinks Land Sinks Protect and Restore Ecosystems. – Gigatons. CO2 Equivalent. Reduced / Sequestered.

(–) Tropical forests have suffered extensive clearing, fragmentation, degradation, and depletion of biodiversity. Restoring these forests also restores their function as carbon sinks. The envisioned Sustainable Forestry Act of is intended to help prevent further forest land conversion, estimated at acres per day within the Bay watershed, by promoting forest land retention through incentives and favorable public policies in ways deemed consistent with the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund and the.The undersigned organizations support the Forest Recovery Act of and urge the House Committee on Ways and Means to immediately schedule a hearing on the legislation.

The Forest Recovery Act (H.R) will help America’s forest landowners recover from the loss of their forests .