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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 88-577 September 3, 1964 6,051
The Wilderness Act - Public law 88-577 (9/3/1964) To establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the permanent good of the whole people, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Anaconda Pintler Wilderness, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Bridger Wilderness, Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, Caribou Wilderness, Chiricahua Wilderness, Cucamonga Wilderness, Diamond Peak Wilderness, Domeland Wilderness, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Galiuro Wilderness, Gates of the Mountains Wilderness, Gearhart Mountain Wilderness, Gila Wilderness, Glacier Peak Wilderness, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Great Gulf Wilderness, Hoover Wilderness, Jarbidge Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Kalmiopsis Wilderness, La Garita Wilderness, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Marble Mountain Wilderness, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, Mazatzal Wilderness, Mokelumne Wilderness, Mount Adams Wilderness, Mount Hood Wilderness, Mount Washington Wilderness, Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Mountain Lakes Wilderness, North Absaroka Wilderness, Pecos Wilderness, Rawah Wilderness, San Gorgonio Wilderness, San Jacinto Wilderness, San Pedro Parks Wilderness, Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Shining Rock Wilderness, Sierra Ancha Wilderness, South Warner Wilderness, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness, Superstition Wilderness, Teton Wilderness, Thousand Lakes Wilderness, Three Sisters Wilderness, Washakie Wilderness, West Elk Wilderness, White Mountain Wilderness, Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness.

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Public Law 96-550 December 19, 1980 14,700
New Mexico Wilderness Act - Public law 96-550 (12/19/1980) To designate certain National Forest System lands in the state of New Mexico for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Apache Kid Wilderness, Blue Range Wilderness, Capitan Mountains Wilderness, Cruces Basin Wilderness, Dome Wilderness, Gila Wilderness, Latir Peak Wilderness, Pecos Wilderness, White Mountain Wilderness, Withington Wilderness.

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Public Law 113-291 December 19, 2014 650
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 - Public law 113-291 (12/19/2014) To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2015 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
NOTE: This law dictates a land exchange (acreage not specified in the legislation but derived from agency sources).
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Columbine-Hondo Wilderness, Hermosa Creek Wilderness, Indian Mounds Wilderness, Pine Forest Range Wilderness, Scapegoat Wilderness, Stephen Mather Wilderness, Wovoka Wilderness.

download 113-291 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 1340. View special provisions or legislative history for this law.


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