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Upper Sandy National Wild and Scenic River

environmental assessment, Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag ranger district, Clackamas County, Oregon

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region in [Gresham, OR]

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Forest management -- Oregon -- Mount Hood National Forest,
  • Logging -- Environmental aspects -- Oregon -- Mount Hood National Forest,
  • Mount Hood National Forest (Or.) -- Environmental conditions

Edition Notes

Other titlesEnvironmental assessment, Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag ranger district
StatementMichael S. Edrington
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15008173M

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The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (Public Law ), enacted by the U.S. Congress to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.. The Act is notable for safeguarding the special character of these rivers, while. S. ( th): Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support. Get the poster start exploring The National Wild & Scenic Rivers System was started in Similar to Wildernesses, these free-flowing rivers are unobstructed and undeveloped. Name State Agency Est. Alagnak River Alaska NPS Alatna River Alaska NPS Allagash Wilderness Waterway Maine State Allegh. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (WSRA) was established in to provide protection and preservation of "free-flowing" rivers and/or river segments and the outstandingly remarkable values (ORVs) associated with that river. The WSRA established a protection and classification system called the National Wild and Scenic River System (NWSRS). Rivers.

Fast-forward to when a mile segment of the Upper Missouri was designated as a National Wild and Scenic River. In , this river section’s , surrounding acres were deemed the. The Rogue River is an iconic American classic, one of the planet’s great wilderness trips, and one of the original eight rivers designated a National Wild and Scenic River System. The Rogue begins around Crater Lake National Park in the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness. (From ) The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by Congress in (Public Law ; 16 U.S.C. et seq.) to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations. The Act is notable for safeguarding the special character of these rivers, while also. Pages in category "National Park Service Wild and Scenic Rivers" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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Get this from a library. Upper Sandy National Wild and Scenic River: environmental assessment, Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag ranger district, Clackamas County, Oregon.

[United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region.]. The upper Sandy River provides hiking, fishing, backpacking and camping. The Ramona Falls Trail is the most popular trail in the river corridor, providing a relatively easy hike to see this well-known and very scenic waterfall.

The upper Sandy River provides a unique. National Wild and Scenic Rivers system. The Sandy River was one of these 40 rivers. Three segments of the Sandy River were designated through the Omnibus Oregon Act.

The upper two segments, covering a length of miles, go from the river's headwaters on the west slope of Mt. Hood to the boundary of the Mt. Hood National Forest.

The Mt. Hood. He convincingly promotes the idea of turning the Neches into a National Wild and Scenic River, preserving forever the river’s natural flow and what remains of the verdant bottomlands of this historic watercourse.

To learn more about The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, sponsors of this book's series, please click here. Books: Wild and Scenic Rivers, An American Legacy. Zach / Wednesday, Octo To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, my friend Tim Palmer wrote this masterpiece full of information and photos about America's Wild and Scenic addition to Tim's eloquent prose it contains beautiful photos, a Wild and Scenic Rivers map, and appendices full.

Montana's Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River is a one hundred forty-nine mile wilderness stretch of the Missouri River that has changed but little since Lewis and Clark first saw it in In addition to the river corridor's incredible beauty, it played a major role in the settling of the West, and there are scores of important Reviews: 8.

Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. Judith Landing - James Kipp Recreation Area, River Mile - Features the famed Badlands section. A vital resource for a successful trip on the Upper Missouri River.

Waterproof, includes two fold-out maps, and 21 one-page maps of river. Interactive Map of NPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Click here to view the interactive map for more information about indiviudal Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Last updated: National Wild and Scenic Rivers - Colorado. Colorado has approximatelymiles of river, of which 76 miles or one river are designated as wild & scenic—less than 1/10th of 1% of the state's river. Twenty-six years ago, ina mile stretch of the West Branch Farmington River from Goodwin Dam in Hartland to the Canton/New Hartford line became a federally-designated Wild & Scenic River.

inmiles in Canton were designated Wild & Scenic making the Upper Farmington River designated area a total of miles. The only available guide book for Montana’s Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River, and the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.

Having this book in your canoe will significantly enhance your experience on the river. The core of the book is the "History Digest", consisting of a page, mile-by-mile river log of historic.

About National Wild & Scenic Rivers. One may only appreciate what we mean by “wild and scenic” from the vantage point of a canoe or kayak, gently yet resolutely moving with current along our Nationally Designated Wild & Scenic Allegheny and the Clarion Rivers, and state designated water trails.

The views are stunning from land though as well. Judith Landing Recreation Area (River Mile ) is best accessed via State Highway (Judith Landing Rd), east of US Highway 87 N at Big Sandy, MT.

James Kipp Recreation Area is the terminus of the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River and main takeout point for boaters boating the badlands section of the river. In Congress deemed 25 miles on the upper river “Wild and Scenic”, so there are no houses, no traffic and if it wasn’t for the occasional commercial jet flying into the Portland Airport, you would swear you were miles away from the nearest inhabitants.

of results for Books: "Wild and scenic rivers - United States" Skip to main search results National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, et al. | Jan 1, out of adjust boundary of the Stephen Mather Wilderness and North Cascades Upper Elk River Wild and Scenic Study Act. by United States Congress, United States House of.

The National Park Service manages rivers in parks and works with communities and other partners to help support river conservation and river recreation across the country. Explore the site to find rivers near you. 50 Years of Wild & Scenic Rivers.

We invite you to pick up your paddle or fishing rod to #MakeYourSplash and #FindYourWay on a. Oregon Wild & Scenic Rivers. There are 68 National Wild & Scenic River Designations in Oregon (more than any other state) There are miles of rivers protected as Wild and Scenic in Oregon (second to Alaska with miles).

Every river has its own personality. The Wild and Scenic Rivers showcase a wide variety. There is Idaho’s Salmon River, the “River of No Return,” which dives thousands of feet out of the Rockies through deep canyon with a current so fast that returning upstream was impossible before the invention of jet boats.

The upper Owens River from feet upstream of Big Springs to the private property boundary in Sect Township 2 South, Range 28 East. Glass Creek from its two-forked source to its confluence with Deadman Creek.

Classification/Mileage: Wild — miles; Scenic — miles; Recreational — miles; Total — miles. The Sandy River begins at Reid Glacier on the southwest slope of Mount Hood and flows generally west and north to its confluence with the Columbia just east of Troutdale.

The lower mouth is at Columbia River Mileand the upper mouth is at River Mile At the time of Lewis and Clark, the Sandy was still ejecting large volumes of. Flathead River. The designated river includes the North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork above Hungry Horse Reservoir and features recreation, scenery, historic sites, unique fisheries and wildlife such as grizzly bears and wolves.

The rugged area includes the landscapes of Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall and Great Bear Wilderness areas. Book Microform: National government publication: Microfiche: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Wild and scenic rivers -- Oregon. Sandy River (Or.) Wild and scenic rivers. View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act helps balance the preservation of sections of free-flowing river with the crucial need for hydropower generation and water storage.

Lake Oroville is one of 20 dams and reservoirs in one of the nation's major water conservation developments. Get this from a library. Highlights of the Upper Missouri National Wild & Scenic River [and] Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail. [United States.

Bureau of Land Management. Lewistown District.;]. In Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy, author and photographer Tim Palmer makes the case for protecting yet more sections of the nation’s approximately million miles of natural.

InCongress added about 25 miles (40 km) of the Sandy to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The designation applies to two separate segments. One, administered by the U.S. Forest Service, covers miles ( km) from the headwaters to the Mount Hood National Forest boundary.

The Sandy River contains populations of at least eight runs of anadromous fish species (includes wild and hatchery stock), as well as up to ten resident species. A major contributor is the well-protected riparian vegetation in the sub-basin; generally good stream shading in the upper and middle portions of the drainage keeps water temperatures.

Similar to the National Park System, the National Wild & Scenic River System was set up to protect certain rivers for the benefit of all Americans and for future generations. Selected rivers in the United States are preserved for possessing outstandingly remarkable scenic, recreational, geologic, fish and wildlife, historic, cultural, or other.

This is the first part of a two-part examination of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. In Part 1, we examine the history of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act ofthe size of the system and how it works, and the outsized role Oregon has played in the development of the system.

Main Salmon River, ID Designated as Wild & Scenic on J“The River of No Return” is the longest free flowing river ( miles) within one state in the lower The upper section passes through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, while the lower section forms the southern boundary of the Gospel-Hump Wilderness.

The Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of Octo designated the Sandy Wild and Scenic River, Upper Portion, to be Administered by the Secretary of Agriculture. As specified by law, the boundary will not be effective until ninety (90) days after Congress receives the transmittal.National Wild and Scenic River Inthree sections of this river trail, totaling miles, were designated a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System by Congress.

This exclusive list of rivers was established to recognize outstanding examples of the nation's free-flowing rivers and to raise public awareness of how important and.Oregon now has 34 of the 81 wild and scenic rivers managed nationally by the BLM, or over 1, miles of roughly 2, total miles.

terms: National-Conservation-Lands, Wild-and-Scenic-River regions: Oregon-Washington.