S.1087 - Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011

A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 - Releases public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 that have not been designated as wilderness and identified by BLM as not suitable for designation as wi

Official Summary

Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 - Releases public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 that have not been designated as wilderness and identified by BLM as not suitable for designation as wilderness from further study for wilderness designation. Makes such lands no longer subject to the Act's requirement pertaining to the management of wilderness study areas in a manner that does not impair suitability for preservation as wilderness. Releases inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that have not been designated as wilderness and were not recommended for designation as wilderness as a result of the second roadless area review and evaluation program (RARE II) or the subsequent revision of a land resource management plan, from further study for wilderness designation. Makes such System lands no longer subject to management to maintain roadless character and values and to comply with other land-use restrictions of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule, as amended by the Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule
(2001) and the State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule
(2005).

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Organizations Supporting S.1087

  • American Lands Access Association
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • The National Association of Conservation Districts
  • American Council of Snowmobile Associations
  • American Loggers Council
  • California Cattleman's Association
  • ...and 15 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.1087

  • Outdoor Industry Association
  • Desert Protective Council
  • All Terrian
  • Black Diamond Equipment Ltd.
  • CamelBak Products, LLC
  • Confluence Water Sports
  • ...and 116 more. See all.




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