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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 96-312 July 23, 1980 2,239,000
Central Idaho Wilderness Act - Public law 96-312 (7/23/1980) To designate certain public lands in central Idaho as the River of No Return Wilderness, to designate a segment of the Salmon River as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

download 96-312 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 2-3. View special provisions or legislative history for this law.

Public Law 98-231 March 14, 1984 0
(No official title, renames River of No Return Wilderness) - Public law 98-231 (3/14/1984) To rename the "River of No Return Wilderness" in the state of Idaho as the "Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness"
NOTE: Name changed from River of No Return Wilderness to Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness to honor Idaho Senator Frank Church.

download 98-231 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 1. View legislative history for this law.

Public Law 111-11 March 30, 2009 0
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 - Public law 111-11 (3/30/2009) An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
NOTE: +10/-10 acre land exchange.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Agua Tibia Wilderness, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Badger Creek Wilderness, Beartrap Canyon Wilderness, Beauty Mountain Wilderness, Beaver Basin Wilderness, Big Draft Wilderness, Big Jacks Creek Wilderness, Blackridge Wilderness, Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness, Brush Mountain East Wilderness, Brush Mountain Wilderness, Bull of the Woods Wilderness, Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness, Canaan Mountain Wilderness, Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness, Clackamas Wilderness, Copper Salmon Wilderness, Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness, Cottonwood Forest Wilderness, Cougar Canyon Wilderness, Cranberry Wilderness, Deep Creek North Wilderness, Deep Creek Wilderness, Doc's Pass Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Dominguez Canyon Wilderness, Garden Mountain Wilderness, Gaylord Nelson Wilderness, Goose Creek Wilderness, Granite Mountain Wilderness, Hoover Wilderness, Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness, Indian Peaks Wilderness, John Krebs Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Joshua Tree Wilderness, Kimberling Creek Wilderness, Laurel Fork South Wilderness, LaVerkin Creek Wilderness, Lewis Fork Wilderness, Little Jacks Creek Wilderness, Little Wilson Creek Wilderness, Lower White River Wilderness, Magic Mountain Wilderness, Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness, Mount Hood Wilderness, Mountain Lake Wilderness, North Fork Owyhee Wilderness, Oregon Badlands Wilderness, Orocopia Mountains Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Owens River Headwaters Wilderness, Owyhee River Wilderness, Palen/McCoy Wilderness, Peters Mountain Wilderness, Pinto Mountains Wilderness, Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness, Pole Creek Wilderness, Raccoon Branch Wilderness, Red Butte Wilderness, Red Mountain Wilderness, Roaring Plains West Wilderness, Roaring River Wilderness, Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, Sabinoso Wilderness, Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness, Santa Rosa Wilderness, Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness, Shawvers Run Wilderness, Slaughter Creek Wilderness, Soda Mountain Wilderness, South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness, Spice Run Wilderness, Spring Basin Wilderness, Stone Mountain Wilderness, Taylor Creek Wilderness, White Mountains Wilderness, Zion Wilderness.

download 111-11 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 147-149. View special provisions or legislative history for this law.

Public Law 113-136 July 25, 2014 0
Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act - Public law 113-136 (7/25/14) To authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

download 113-136 or view special provisions for this law.


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