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111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 TITLE I--ADDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WILDERNESS PRESERVATION SYSTEM; Subtitle A--Wild Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia; Sec. 1001. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS, MONONGAHELA NATIONAL FOREST, WEST VIRGINIA, (c) Forest Service West Virginia
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Recreation Development
Wilderness(es): Dolly Sods Wilderness, Roaring Plains West Wilderness
Text: (c) ADMINISTRATION.—Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal lands designated as wilderness by subsection (a) shall be administered by the Secretary in accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.). The Secretary may continue to authorize the competitive running event permitted from 2003 through 2007 in the vicinity of the boundaries of the Dolly Sods Wilderness addition designated by paragraph (3) of subsection (a) and the Roaring Plains West Wilderness Area designated by paragraph (5) of such subsection, in a manner compatible with the preservation of such areas as wilderness.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1001(e) Forest Service West Virginia
  • General Admininstration
  • Agency Jurisdiction
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Management
Wilderness(es): Big Draft Wilderness, Cranberry Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Roaring Plains West Wilderness, Spice Run Wilderness
Text: (e) FISH AND WILDLIFE.—As provided in section 4(d)(7) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1133(d)(7)), nothing in this section affects the jurisdiction or responsibility of the State of West Virginia with respect to wildlife and fish.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1004. ENHANCED TRAIL OPPORTUNITIES, (a-b) Forest Service West Virginia
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Planning
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Recreation Development
  • Trails/Bridges/Signs
Wilderness(es): Big Draft Wilderness, Cranberry Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Roaring Plains West Wilderness, Spice Run Wilderness
Text: (a) PLAN.— (1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with interested parties, shall develop a plan to provide for enhanced nonmotorized recreation trail opportunities on lands not designated as wilderness within the Monongahela National Forest. (2) NONMOTORIZED RECREATION TRAIL DEFINED.—For the purposes of this subsection, the term ‘‘nonmotorized recreation trail’’ means a trail designed for hiking, bicycling, and equestrian use. (b) REPORT.—Not later than two years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to Congress a report on the implementation of the plan required under subsection (a), including the identification of priority trails for development.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1004(c) Forest Service West Virginia
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Recreation Development
  • Structures/Roads
Wilderness(es): Big Draft Wilderness, Cranberry Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Roaring Plains West Wilderness, Spice Run Wilderness
Text: (c) CONSIDERATION OF CONVERSION OF FOREST ROADS TO RECREATIONAL USES.—In considering possible closure and decommissioning of a Forest Service road within the Monongahela National Forest after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture, in accordance with applicable law, may consider converting the road to nonmotorized uses to enhance recreational opportunities within the Monongahela National Forest.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Subtitle B--Virginia Ridge and Valley Wilderness; Sec. 1103. DESIGNATION OF KIMBERLING CREEK POTENTIAL WILDERNESS AREA, JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST, VIRGINIA, (c) Forest Service Virginia
  • General Admininstration
  • "Minimum necessary" Requirements
  • Motorized/Mechanized Use
  • Mechanized Equipment
  • Motorized Equipment
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Insects/Diseases/Invasive Species
  • Access
  • Mechanized Access
Wilderness(es): Kimberling Creek Wilderness
Text: (c) ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION.— (1) IN GENERAL.—For purposes of ecological restoration (including the elimination of nonnative species, removal of illegal, unused, or decommissioned roads, and any other activity necessary to restore the natural ecosystems in the potential wilderness area), the Secretary may use motorized equipment and mechanized transport in the potential wilderness area until the date on which the potential wilderness area is incorporated into the Kimberling Creek Wilderness. (2) LIMITATION.—To the maximum extent practicable, the Secretary shall use the minimum tool or administrative practice necessary to accomplish ecological restoration with the least amount of adverse impact on wilderness character and resources
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1103(d) Forest Service Virginia
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Kimberling Creek Wilderness
Text: (d) WILDERNESS DESIGNATION.—The potential wilderness area shall be designated as wilderness and incorporated in the Kimberling Creek Wilderness on the earlier of— (1) the date on which the Secretary publishes in the Federal Register notice that the conditions in the potential wilderness area that are incompatible with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.) have been removed; or (2) the date that is 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1105. TRAIL PLAN AND DEVELOPMENT, (a-b) Forest Service Virginia
West Virginia
  • Natural/Cultural Resource Management
  • Planning
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Recreation Development
  • Trails/Bridges/Signs
Wilderness(es): Brush Mountain East Wilderness, Brush Mountain Wilderness, Garden Mountain Wilderness, Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness, Kimberling Creek Wilderness, Lewis Fork Wilderness, Little Wilson Creek Wilderness, Mountain Lake Wilderness, Peters Mountain Wilderness, Raccoon Branch Wilderness, Shawvers Run Wilderness, Stone Mountain Wilderness
Text: (a) TRAIL PLAN.—The Secretary, in consultation with interested parties, shall establish a trail plan to develop— (1) in a manner consistent with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), hiking and equestrian trails in the wilderness areas designated by paragraphs (9) through (20) of section 1 of Public Law 100–326 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note) (as added by section 1102(a)(5)); and (2) nonmotorized recreation trails in the scenic areas. (b) IMPLEMENTATION REPORT.—Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that describes the implementation of the trail plan, including the identification of priority trails for development.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Sec. 1105(c) Forest Service Virginia
West Virginia
  • Public Use/Facilities
  • Trails/Bridges/Signs
Wilderness(es): Brush Mountain East Wilderness, Brush Mountain Wilderness, Garden Mountain Wilderness, Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness, Kimberling Creek Wilderness, Lewis Fork Wilderness, Little Wilson Creek Wilderness, Mountain Lake Wilderness, Peters Mountain Wilderness, Raccoon Branch Wilderness, Shawvers Run Wilderness, Stone Mountain Wilderness
Text: (c) SUSTAINABLE TRAIL REQUIRED.—The Secretary shall develop a sustainable trail, using a contour curvilinear alignment, to provide for nonmotorized travel along the southern boundary of the Raccoon Branch Wilderness established by section 1(11) of Public Law 100–326 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note) (as added by section 1102(a)(5)) connecting to Forest Development Road 49352 in Smyth County, Virginia.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 TITLE I--ADDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WILDERNESS PRESERVATION SYSTEM; Subtitle C--Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon; Sec. 1202. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS, (e)(2) Bureau of Land Management Oregon
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Lower White River Wilderness
Text: (e) ADMINISTRATION.— (2) INCORPORATION OF ACQUIRED LAND AND INTERESTS.— Any land within the boundary of a wilderness area designated by this section that is acquired by the United States shall— (A) become part of the wilderness area in which the land is located; and (B) be managed in accordance with this section, the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), and any other applicable law.
111-11 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Subtitle C--Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon; Sec. 1202. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS, (c)(2) Forest Service Oregon
  • General Admininstration
  • Acquisition/Exchange
Wilderness(es): Mount Hood Wilderness
Text: (2) ADDITION TO THE MOUNT HOOD WILDERNESS.—On completion of the land exchange under section 1206(a)(2), certain Federal land managed by the Forest Service, comprising approximately 1,710 acres, as generally depicted on the map entitled ‘‘Mount Hood Wilderness—Tilly Jane’’, dated July 20, 2007, shall be incorporated in, and considered to be a part of, the Mount Hood Wilderness, as designated under section 3(a) of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1132(a)) and enlarged by section 3(d) of the Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; 92 Stat. 43) and subsection (a)(5).
 



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