provides for the managment of forest reserves
purches land for protection/regulation of flow of navigable streams
transfers mnagement of forest reserves to the us department of agriculture division of forestry
established inventory and monitoring act of the forest service, later focus was utilization and improvement
Multiple uses/sustained yield act
act that national forests need to be managed for multiple use
set aside 9 million acres as wilderness (humans just visitors) acreage since grown to 106 mil.
National Envirometal Policy Act (nepa)
requires that fed agencies consider enviromental impacts of significat managment action. It requires an (enviromental impact statement EIS.
resource planning act
forest service is to protect develop and enhance productivity. Encouraged-management on non federal forested land.
Healthy forest restoration act
reduce the threat of destructive wildfires, while upholding env standards and encouraging-early public imput during review and planning processes.
timber investment managment organization. investors buy timberland as investment
real estate investment trust, tax designation for publicaly traded corps. that invest in real estate. Must distribute 90% of income to investors
forest stewardship council
sustainable forestry initiative
Non industrial private forests, 60% of productive forest land in this country.
Forestry incentive program
gives incentive to NIPF landowners, to keep forest forested
encouraged sustainable forestry on private lands by providing property tax incentives to landowners. Need to follow managment plan. volentary
Knutsen Vandenburg Act
improve candition of harvested areas