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San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 3625) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources conservation areas -- Utah -- Management,
  • San Rafael Swell National Heritage Area (Utah),
  • San Rafael Swell National Conservation Area (Utah)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 105-685.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17697439M

      The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.   The San Rafael Swell is a dramatic landscape of slot canyons, pinnacles, mesas, and arches carved over eons by wind and water. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of San Rafael Swell provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this inspiring : Trails Illustrated.

    Outlaws. Outlaws like Butch Cassidy and Matt Warner frequented the area and made the San Rafael Swell their hide the late s the "dirty dozen" and Cassidy's "wild bunch" made their homes in the plateaus of southeastern Utah and along the famous Green River.   In Utah, these include the rich wildlife habitat of the Book Cliffs and the slot canyons and mesas of the San Rafael Swell. They also include Bears Author: Paul Van Dam.

      H.R. To establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes. PALEOZOIC CORRELATIONS IN THE NORTHERN SAN RAFAEL SWELL AREA, CARBON AND EMERY COUNTIES, UTAH by Craig D. Morgan and Gerald Waanders FACIES ANALYSIS OF THE PERMIAN WHITE RIM SANDSTONE, BLACK BOX DOLOMITE, AND BLACK DRAGON MEMBER OF THE TRIASSIC MOENKOPI FORMATION, FOR CO2 STORAGE AND SEQUESTRATION AT .


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San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

As part of the John D. Dingell. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act ofcongress designated San Rafael Swell Recreation Area (approximatelyacres). The San Rafael Swell Recreation area features magnificent badlands of brightly colored and wildly eroded sandstone formations, deep canyons, and giant plates of stone tilted upright through massive geologic upheaval.

th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session _____ SAN RAFAEL SWELL NATIONAL HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION ACT August 7, Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Young of Alaska, from the Committee on Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T together with. PUBLIC LAW –9—MAR. 12, JOHN D. DINGELL, JR. CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT, AND RECREATION ACT dkrause on DSKBC28HB2PROD with PUBLAWS VerDate Sep 11 Jkt PO Frm Fmt Sfmt E:\PUBLAW\PUBL PUBL Get this from a library.

San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, on S.

to establish the San Rafael Swell National Heritage Area and the San Rafael Swell National Conservation Area in the state of Utah, and. The book includes some insightful interviews with people who played a role in advocating preservation of public lands on the San Rafael Swell.

I would have liked to read interviews with Dick Carter, the UWA coordinator, or George Nickas, a native of Price, Utah who participated in the Project by: 3. That is why I am pleased to introduce H.R. the San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act.

This bill protects nearly a million acres with various land designations, includingacres of wilderness,acres of semi-primitive areas, 66, in a desert bighorn sheep management area, acres of critical. Interstate 70 divides the Swell into northern and southern sections, and provides the only interstate access to the region.

The swell lies entirely within Emery northern Swell is drained mainly by the San Rafael River, while the southern Swell is drained mainly by Muddy Creek, which eventually joins the Fremont River to become Dirty Devil River northeast of Hanksville, on: Colorado Plateau, Utah, United States.

H.R. (th). To establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of is an omnibus lands act that protected public lands and modified management provisions. The bill designated more than 1, acres (5, km 2) of wilderness area, expanded several national parks and other areas of the National Park System, and established four new national monuments while redesignating others.

The San Rafael Swell is a huge geological blister located in east central Utah. It is crossed by several creeks and has numerous beautiful canyons, cliffs, mesas, slot canyons, and grottoes. It is also marked by spectacular cliffs of white Navajo sandstone, particularly on the east and southeast borders/5(18).

Oct 2, S. (th). A bill to establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area in the State of Utah, to designate wilderness areas in the State, to provide for certain land conveyances, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Energy and Natural Resources: Public Lands, Forests, and Mining to establish the San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining.

Establishes the ,acre San Rafael Swell Western Heritage and Historic Mining National Conservation Area. Designates nearlyacres of wilderness. Jurassic National Monument and San Rafael Swell Conservation Area.

I'm tired of these designations putting certain areas on everyone's radar, but I guess a lot of the Swell remains fairly inaccessible regardless.

I alsp can't help but wonder if there's an ulterior motive, although I do like that it involves some wilderness designations. Bill is a “Big Step Backwards” for Conservation and Wilderness on Public Lands in Emery County, Utah FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jen Ujifusa,Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance [email protected] Virginia Cramer, Sierra Club,@ Anne Hawke,Natural Resources Defense Council [email protected] Washington, DC (May 9, Goblin Valley State Park is a must see destination in the San Rafael Swell.

Erosion has left behind sandstone hoodoos and there are thousands of these rock formations in the park. Some might say that they look like goblins and this is how the park got its name.

National Parks and Forests You could spend a lifetime exploring the natural beauty and geologic wonders of southern Utah.

The San Rafael Swell is a hidden gem away from the crowds but there are plenty of more well known places in the vicinity that are amazing.

San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.: U.S.

G.P.O., ]), by United States. Congress. San Rafael Western Legacy District, and the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant. Also, the San Rafael Swell National Heritage and Conservation Act introduced by Rep. Chris Cannon (H.R) with a Senate companion by Sen.

Robert Bennett (S) would ban aircraft overflights along with other mechanized travel in that portion of the San Rafael heritage and conservation area in Utah reserved for the management of the Desert. Speaker after speaker described how the Emery County Public Land Management Act (H.R.

/S. ) fails to do justice to the globally significant wild lands in the San Rafael Swell and nearby Labyrinth and Desolation Canyons. The Act could determine the future of million acres of scenically spectacular wildlands that are also laden with.Overlooking the Little Grand Canyon of the San Rafael River, jaws drop for first time viewers.

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area. Book Cliffs Recreation Area. This area containsacres of diverse ecosystems in a very remote setting, and maintains a "frontier mystique." There is an abundance of wildlife species for viewing.The presently proposed Emery County Public Land Management Act of is a step backward for protecting the San Rafael Swell.

Many Utahns and conservationists agree.