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[H.R. 2908 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2908

 To provide additional protections for National Forest System lands in 
 Alaska through the designation of wilderness areas, wilderness study 
  areas, Land Use Designation II management areas, restoration areas, 
  special management areas, and additional components of the national 
                     wild and scenic rivers system.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 20, 2001

   Ms. DeLauro (for herself, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Stark, Mr. 
 Blumenauer, Ms. McKinney, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. 
 McDermott, Mr. Filner, Ms. Lee, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Payne, Mr. Brown of 
Ohio, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Pallone, Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, 
Mr. Kleczka, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Hall of Ohio, Mrs. Tauscher, Ms. McCarthy 
of Missouri, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Luther, Ms. McCollum, Mr. 
Markey, Mr. Rothman, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Evans, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Ford, Ms. 
Brown of Florida, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Weiner, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Thompson of 
   Mississippi, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Towns, Mr. Olver, Mr. 
 Nadler, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Maloney of Connecticut, Mr. George Miller of 
 California, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Meeks 
of New York, Mr. Holt, Mr. Farr of California, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. 
DeFazio, Mrs. Davis of California, Ms. Rivers, Mr. Kucinich, Mrs. Meek 
  of Florida, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Delahunt, Mr. Tierney, 
 Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Mr. Frank, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. McGovern, Ms. 
   Schakowsky, Mr. Baldacci, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Deutsch, Mr. Allen, Mr. 
Berman, Mr. Levin, Mrs. Morella, Mr. Engel, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Lantos, Mr. 
Owens, Mrs. Lowey, and Mr. Inslee) introduced the following bill; which 
               was referred to the Committee on Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
 To provide additional protections for National Forest System lands in 
 Alaska through the designation of wilderness areas, wilderness study 
  areas, Land Use Designation II management areas, restoration areas, 
  special management areas, and additional components of the national 
                     wild and scenic rivers system.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Alaska Rainforest 
Conservation Act of 2001''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. Congressional intent.
Sec. 3. Reference map.
    TITLE I--ADDITIONAL WILDERNESS AREAS IN ALASKA NATIONAL FORESTS

Sec. 101. Designation of wilderness areas, Chugach National Forest.
Sec. 102. Designation of wilderness areas, Tongass National Forest.
      TITLE II--WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS IN CHUGACH NATIONAL FOREST

Sec. 201. Designation of wilderness study areas.
  TITLE III--LAND USE DESIGNATION II AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

Sec. 301. Designation of additional Land Use Designation II areas.
         TITLE IV--RESTORATION AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

Sec. 401. Designation of restoration areas.
      TITLE V--SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

Sec. 501. Designation of special management areas.
  TITLE VI--WILD, SCENIC, AND RECREATIONAL RIVERS IN ALASKA NATIONAL 
                                FORESTS

Sec. 601. Designation of wild, scenic, and recreational rivers within 
                            Chugach National Forest.
Sec. 602. Designation of certain rivers within Chugach National Forest 
                            for study for potential addition to system.
Sec. 603. Withdrawal.
Sec. 604. Designation of wild, scenic, and recreational rivers within 
                            Tongass National Forest.
Sec. 605. Special administrative provisions.
                     TITLE VII--GENERAL PROVISIONS.

Sec. 701. Maps and legal description.
Sec. 702. Fish and wildlife.
Sec. 703. Management of newly acquired lands.
Sec. 704. Water rights.
Sec. 705. Withdrawal.

SEC. 2. CONGRESSIONAL INTENT.

    It is the intent of Congress in this Act--
            (1) to safeguard certain lands in the Chugach and Tongass 
        National Forests in Alaska in perpetuity to preserve the 
        wilderness values of these lands;
            (2) to guarantee the public's use and enjoyment of these 
        lands through nondestructive uses, including hunting, fishing, 
        hiking, camping, and wildness appreciation; and
            (3) to continue to provide an opportunity for residents of 
        Alaska to engage in a subsistence way of life.

SEC. 3. REFERENCE MAP.

    In this Act, the term ``Alaska Rainforest Map'' means the following 
two maps prepared in connection with this Act:
            (1) The map entitled ``Alaska Rainforest Protection 
        Proposal for the Chugach National Forest'', dated September 
        2001.
            (2) The map entitled ``Alaska Rainforest Protection 
        Proposal for the Tongass National Forest'', dated September 
        2001.

    TITLE I--ADDITIONAL WILDERNESS AREAS IN ALASKA NATIONAL FORESTS

SEC. 101. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS, CHUGACH NATIONAL FOREST.

    In furtherance of the provisions of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), certain public lands within the Chugach National Forest 
in Alaska, which together comprise approximately 3,609,934 acres and 
are depicted as ``Proposed Wilderness'' on the Alaska Rainforest Map, 
are hereby designated as wilderness and therefore as components of the 
National Wilderness Preservation System. The wilderness areas shall 
bear the nomenclature and contain approximate acreage as follows:
            (1) Russian River-Ascension Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 100,200 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as ``Russian River-Ascension 
        Wilderness''.
            (2) Resurrection Creek Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 166,500 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as ``Resurrection Creek Wilderness''.
            (3) Turnagain Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        41,500 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
Map as ``Turnagain Wilderness''.
            (4) Brown Bear Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        42,000 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Brown Bear Wilderness''.
            (5) Kenai Headwaters Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 242,300 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as ``Kenai Headwaters Wilderness''.
            (6) Twentymile River Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 111,900 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as ``Twentymile River Wilderness''.
            (7) Nellie Juan-College Fiord Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 1,227,700 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as ``Nellie-Juan-College Fiord 
        Wilderness''.
            (8) Gravina River Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        123,300 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Gravina River Wilderness''.
            (9) Big Islands Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        328,200 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Big Islands Wilderness''.
            (10) Eyak Wilderness, consisting of approximately 11,700 
        acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map as 
        ``Eyak Wilderness''.
            (11) Salmon Creek Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        85,500 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Salmon Creek Wilderness''.
            (12) Tasnuna North Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        66,100 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Tasnuna North Wilderness''.
            (13) Tasnuna South Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        202,200 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map as ``Tasnuna South Wilderness''.
            (14) Copper Delta River Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 1,029,400 acres, as depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map as ``Copper River Delta Wilderness''.

SEC. 102. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS AREAS, TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST.

    In furtherance of the provisions of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), certain public lands within the Tongass National Forest 
in Alaska, which together comprise approximately 3,198,700 acres and 
are depicted as ``Proposed Wilderness'' on the Alaska Rainforest Map, 
are hereby designated as wilderness. The wilderness areas are deemed to 
be incorporated into the indicted wilderness area designated by section 
703 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (Public Law 
96-487; 94 Stat. 2418) or shall be an additional component of the 
National Wilderness Preservation System, with the nomenclature and 
approximate acreage as follows:
            (1) Berners Bay Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        265,700 acres, and given map reference #2.
            (2) Chilkat Range additions to Endicott River Wilderness, 
        consisting of approximately 269,200 acres, and given map 
        reference #3.
            (3) Chuck River Wilderness additions, consisting of 
        approximately 46,700 acres, and given map reference #8.
            (4) Kadashan River Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        37,600 acres, and given map reference #7.
            (5) Mansfield Peninsula Wilderness addition to Admiralty 
        Island National Monument, consisting of approximately 65,800 
        acres, and given map reference #10.
            (6) Port Houghton-Farragut Bay Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 325,400 acres, and given map reference #10.
            (7) Petersburg Creek Wilderness additions, consisting of 
        approximately 8,400 acres, and given map reference #12.
            (8) Russell Fjord Wilderness additions, consisting of 
        approximately 513,000 acres, and given map reference #1.
            (9) South Baranof Wilderness additions, consisting of 
        approximately 97,600 acres, and given map reference #13.
            (10) South Etolin Island Wilderness additions, consisting 
        of approximately 85,200 acres, and given map reference #16.
            (11) South Prince of Wales Wilderness additions, consisting 
        of approximately 175,900 acres, and given map reference #18.
            (12) Speel-Whiting River Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 424,300 acres, and given map reference #5.
            (13) Tebenkof-Kuiu Wilderness additions, consisting of 
        approximately 137,400 acres, and given map references #15.
            (14) Thomas Bay, Twin Peaks Wilderness, consisting of 
        approximately 373,700 acres, and given map reference #11.
            (15) Trap Bay Wilderness, consisting of approximately 
        13,300 acres, and given map reference #6.
            (16) West Chichagof Island Wilderness additions, consisting 
        of approximately 44,900 acres, and given map reference #9.
            (17) West Duncan Canal and Castle River Wilderness, 
        consisting of approximately 311,000 acres, and given map 
        reference #14.
            (18) Wolf Lake addition to Karta River Wilderness, 
        consisting of approximately 3,600 acres, and given map 
        reference #17.

      TITLE II--WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS IN CHUGACH NATIONAL FOREST

SEC. 201. DESIGNATION OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS.

    (a) Review Required.--In furtherance of the purposes of the 
Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture 
shall review certain public lands within the Chugach National Forest in 
Alaska, which together comprise approximately 236,000 acres and are 
depicted as ``Wilderness Study'' on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to 
determine the suitability or nonsuitability of designating the public 
lands within the wilderness study boundaries for preservation as 
wilderness. The public lands to be reviewed are as follows:
            (1) Jackpot Wilderness Study Area, consisting of 
        approximately 20,800 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map as Jackpot WSA.
            (2) Gravina-Fidalgo Wilderness Study Area, consisting of 
        approximately 57,500 acres, as generally depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map as Gravina-Fidalgo WSA.
            (3) Childs Glacier Wilderness Study Area, consisting of 
        approximately 157,700 acres, as generally depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map as Childs Glacier WSA.
    (b) Submission of Results.--Not later than three years after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall 
submit to the President and the Congress a report, prepared in 
accordance with subsections (c) and (d) of section 3 of the Wilderness 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1132), containing the results of the review.
    (c) Special Considerations.--As part of the review of the 
wilderness study areas identified in paragraphs (3) and (5) of 
subsection (a), the Secretary of Agriculture shall investigate possible 
Federal acquisition of the subsurface estate through purchase or 
exchange.

  TITLE III--LAND USE DESIGNATION II AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

SEC. 301. DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL LAND USE DESIGNATION II AREAS.

    (a) Designation.--Certain public lands within the Tongass National 
Forest in Alaska, which together comprise approximately 5,824,500 acres 
and are depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map as ``LUDII areas'', are 
hereby designated as Land Use Designation II lands, with the 
nomenclature and approximate acreage described in the amendment made by 
subsection (b).
    (b) Description of Designated Areas.--Section 508 of the Alaska 
National Interest Lands Conservation Act, as added by section 201 of 
the Tongass Timber Reform Act (Public Law 101-626; 104 Stat. 4428), is 
amended
            (1) by inserting ``(a) Allocations to LUD II.--'' before 
        ``The following''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(13) Point adolphus-mud bay addition.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 4,600 acres and given map reference 
        #26.
            ``(14) Anan creek addition.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 26,200 acres and given map reference #54.
            ``(15) Big creek.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        71,100 acres and given map reference #37.
            ``(16) Black bear.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        19,300 acres and given map reference #71.
            ``(17) Mt. calder-mt. holbrook additions.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 31,800 acres and given map reference 
        #55.
            ``(18) Catherine island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 15,100 acres and given map reference #33.
            ``(19) Chicken creek/neka west.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 95,700 acres and given map reference #27.
            ``(20) Cholomondely.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 72,700 acres and given map reference #78.
            ``(21) Cleveland peninsula.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 331,585 acres and given map reference #66.
            ``(22) Deer island.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        7,200 acres and given map reference #58.
            ``(23) Douglas island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 27,700 acres and given map reference #25.
            ``(24) Duke island.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        46,100 acres and given map reference #85.
            ``(25) Eek lake.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        12,100 acres and given map reference #81.
            ``(26) George, carroll, thorne inlets.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 99,300 acres and given map reference 
        #76.
            ``(27) Gravina island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 38,000 acres and given map reference #80.
            ``(28) Greater 11 mile.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 85,300 acres and given map reference #68.
            ``(29) Greater trocadero/soda bay.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 59,900 acres and given map reference 
        #77.
            ``(30) Grindall.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        7,600 acres and given map reference #73.
            ``(31) Heceta island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 16,600 acres and given map reference #65.
            ``(32) Honker divide-sakar lake.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 155,400 acres and given map reference #64.
            ``(33) Kadin island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 2,000 acres and given map reference #45.
            ``(34) Kruzof island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 106,500 acres and map reference #36.
            ``(35) Lake redfield.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 16,600 acres and given map reference #19.
            ``(36) Lincoln mountains.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 114,400 acres and given map reference #59.
            ``(37) Lisianski river additions.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 35,000 acres and given map reference #31.
            ``(38) Mitkof island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 60,300 acres and map reference #44.
            ``(39) Mt. dolly.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        7,000 acres and given map reference #57.
            ``(40) N. etolin island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 39,700 acres and given map reference #51.
            ``(41) Naha river addition.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 144,700 acres and given map reference #70.
            ``(42) NE baranof.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        258,800 acres and given map reference #34.
            ``(43) NE chichagof.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 78,600 acres and given map reference #28.
            ``(44) NE kuiu.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        47,500 acres and given map reference #39.
            ``(45) NE kupreanof.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 36,800 acres and given map reference #38.
            ``(46) Nunatak/lynn canal.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 1,000,900 acres and given map reference #22.
            ``(47) Nutkwa river addition.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 21,600 acres and given map reference #82.
            ``(48) Orchard lake.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 60,800 acres and given map reference #63.
            ``(49) Tenakee ridge.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 94,000 acres and given map reference #30.
            ``(50) Port camden.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        38,800 acres and given map reference #43.
            ``(51) Port lucy.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        23,100 acres and given map reference #48.
            ``(52) Ratz point.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        31,900 acres and given map reference #61.
            ``(53) Red bay.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        38,400 acres and given map reference #53.
            ``(54) Rocky pass.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        80,500 acres and given map reference #41.
            ``(55) Rush peak.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        12,400 acres and given map reference #69.
            ``(56) Salmon bay lake additions.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 11,500 acres and given map reference #50.
            ``(57) Outside islands additions.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 26,300 acres and given map reference #72.
            ``(58) SE chichagof.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 75,800 acres and given map reference #32.
            ``(59) Sea otter sound.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 17,400 acres and given map reference #60.
            ``(60) Security bay.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 37,300 acres and given map reference #40.
            ``(61) Shelter island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 2,500 acres and given map reference #23.
            ``(62) Sitka sound.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        289,900 acres and given map reference #35.
            ``(63) Skowl arm.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        53,200 acres and given map reference #75.
            ``(64) South lindenberg.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 33,200 acres and given map reference #42.
            ``(65) South rocks.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        6,900 acres and given map reference #86.
            ``(66) Sukkwan island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 40,100 acres and given map reference #85.
            ``(67) Sullivan island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 4,000 acres and given map reference #21.
            ``(68) Sumez island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 28,400 acres and given map reference #79.
            ``(69) Taku river.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        300,800 acres and given map reference #24.
            ``(70) Thorne head.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        8,300 acres and given map reference #67.
            ``(71) Tuxekan island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 2,400 acres; map reference #62.
            ``(72) Twelvemile arm.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 69,400 acres and given map reference #74.
            ``(73) Upper tenakee inlet.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 158,200 acres and given map reference #29.
            ``(74) West dall island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 102,100 acres and given map reference #84.
            ``(75) Whale pass.--Certain lands comprising approximately 
        21,400 acres and given map reference #56.
            ``(76) Woronkofski island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 11,900 acres and given map reference #47.
            ``(77) Wrangell island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 73,400 acres and given map reference #52.
            ``(78) Yakutat forelands addition.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 164,000 acres and given map reference 
        #20.
            ``(79) Zarembo island.--Certain lands comprising 
        approximately 68,300 acres and given map reference #49.
            ``(80) Aaron creet, mt. cloud, eagle river.--Certain lands 
        comprising approximately 638,900 acres and given map reference 
        #46.
    ``(b) Map Reference.--The map referred to in paragraphs (13) 
through (80) of subsection (a) means the Alaska Rainforest Map, as 
defined in section 3 of the Alaska Rainforest Conservation Act of 2001.
    ``(c) Special Management Rule.--In managing the LUD II management 
areas designated by paragraphs (13) through (80) of subsection (a), any 
portions of these areas with existing roads shall be managed as 
restoration areas under section 401(c) of the Alaska Rainforest 
Conservation Act of 2001.''.
    (c) Recognition as Conservation System Units.--Section 102(4) of 
the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 3102(4)) 
is amended by inserting ``any Land Use Designation II management 
area,'' after ``National Wilderness Preservation System,''.

         TITLE IV--RESTORATION AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

SEC. 401. DESIGNATION OF RESTORATION AREAS.

    (a) Description.--Restoration areas in the Tongass National Forest 
are areas that have suffered environmental damage from clearcutting, 
poorly constructed roads, or other land management activities.
    (b) Designation.--The following public lands within the Tongass 
National Forest in Alaska, which together comprise approximately 29,000 
acres and are depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, are hereby 
designated as restoration areas for purposes of this section:
            (1) Basket Bay Restoration, consisting of approximately 
        3,900 acres and given map reference #87.
            (2) North Prince of Wales Restoration, consisting of 
        approximately 25,100 acres and given map reference #88.
    (c) Management.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary of Agriculture shall manage 
        the restoration areas designated by this section to restore 
        their natural condition over the short- and long-term.
            (2) Road closure.--The Secretary shall close all roads 
        (except vital transportation links designated by the Secretary) 
        in the restoration areas as soon as possible after the date of 
        the enactment of this Act and rehabilitate the closed roads to 
        a natural condition.
            (3) Logged and other damaged lands.--The Secretary shall 
        allow logged lands in the restoration areas to return to a 
        natural condition over time. Damage to stream banks and other 
        natural features shall be restored, with the goal of returning 
        the affected area to its natural state.

      TITLE V--SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS IN TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST

SEC. 501. DESIGNATION OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.

    (a) Description.--Special Management Areas in the Tongass National 
Forest are areas subject to special management as described in this 
section to protect the lands while still allowing small-scale, 
community-based development of renewable resources that are consistent 
with community needs, values, and traditions.
    (b) Designation.--The following public lands within the Tongass 
National Forest in Alaska, which together comprise approximately 43,100 
acres, are hereby designated as special management areas for purposes 
of this section:
            (1) Edna Bay Special Management, consisting of 
        approximately 16,600 acres and given map reference #89.
            (2) Tenakee Special Management, consisting of approximately 
        11,500 acres and given map reference #91.
            (3) Yakutat Beach Special Management, consisting of 
        approximately 15,000 acres and given map reference #90.
    (c) Management.--In managing the special management areas 
designated by this section, the Secretary of Agriculture shall prohibit 
the clearcutting and similar even-age management of trees and the 
construction of any new roads, except for spur roads. Spur roads are 
defined as extending no more than \1/4\ mile from an existing road and 
will either be closed or obliterated after project activity ceases.

  TITLE VI--WILD, SCENIC, AND RECREATIONAL RIVERS IN ALASKA NATIONAL 
                                FORESTS

SEC. 601. DESIGNATION OF WILD, SCENIC, AND RECREATIONAL RIVERS WITHIN 
              CHUGACH NATIONAL FOREST.

    Section 3 of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274) is 
amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(e) Chugach National Forest, Alaska.--The map referred to in 
paragraphs (1) through (16) means the Alaska Rainforest Map, as defined 
in section 3 of the Alaska Rainforest Conservation Act of 2001.
            ``(1) Alaganik slough.--15.0 miles of river segments in the 
        Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) 8.0 miles of the river from its fork with the 
                Copper River to a point opposite the access road, as a 
                scenic river.
                    ``(B) 7.0 miles of the river from a point opposite 
                the access road to its mouth, as a wild river.
            ``(2) Bering river and lake.--31.8 miles of river and lake 
        in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(3) Cascade creek and lakes.--5.0 miles of lakes and 
        river segments in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as 
        depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(4) Coghill river and lake.--6.9 miles of river and lake 
        segments in the Chugach National Forest, as depicted on the 
        Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(5) Copper river.--76.6 miles of river segments in the 
        Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) 51.3 miles of the upper Copper River from the 
                upstream forest boundary to a point \1/2\ mile upstream 
                of the Copper Bridge, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) 1.0 miles from a point \1/2\ mile upstream of 
                the Copper River Bridge to a point \1/2\ mile 
                downstream of the Copper River Bridge, as a scenic 
                river.
                    ``(C) 24.3 miles of the lower Copper River, 
                including all bars, sands, reefs between Point Whitshed 
                and Point Martin, from a point \1/2\ mile downstream of 
                the Copper River Bridge to the mouth, as a wild river.
            ``(6) Katalla river.--11.5 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(7) Kenai river.--5.5 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational 
        river.
            ``(8) Martin river and lakes.--24.2 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        wild river.
            ``(9) Nellie juan river and lake.--24.0 miles in the 
        Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
        Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(10) Nellie martin river.--2.0 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        wild river.
            ``(11) Number 1 river and lakes.--15.0 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        wild river.
            ``(12) Palmer creek.--10.9 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational 
        river.
            ``(13) Russian river and lakes.--12.2 miles of river 
        segments and lakes in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as 
        depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) 2.2 miles of the lower river from the 
                waterfall downstream to the confluence with the Kenai 
                River, as a scenic river.
                    ``(B) 10.0 miles of the upper river and upper and 
                lower Russian Lakes, as a wild river.
            ``(14) Sixmile creek.--45.8 miles of Sixmile Creek and its 
        tributaries in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted 
        on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Sixmile creek.--5.7 miles in the Chugach 
                National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
                Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a wild river.
                    ``(B) East fork sixmile.--5.6 miles in the Chugach 
                National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
                Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a scenic river.
                    ``(C) Granite creek.--8.0 miles in the Chugach 
                National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
                Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a scenic river.
                    ``(D) Bench creek and lake.--9.5 miles in the 
                Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the 
                Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the 
                Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
                    ``(E) Canyon creek.--17.0 miles in the Chugach 
                National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
                Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a scenic river.
            ``(15) Snow river.--24.0 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(16) Twentymile river.--25.2 miles of Twentymile River 
        and its tributaries in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as 
        depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Twentymile river.--17.0 miles in the Chugach 
                National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska 
                Rainforest Map, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Glacier creek and lake.--5.2 miles in the 
                Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the 
                Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the 
                Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
                    ``(C) Carmen river and lake.--3.0 miles in the 
                Chugach National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the 
                Alaska Rainforest Map, to be administered by the 
Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.''.

SEC. 602. DESIGNATION OF RIVERS WITHIN CHUGACH NATIONAL FOREST FOR 
              STUDY FOR POTENTIAL ADDITION TO THE WILD AND SCENIC 
              RIVERS SYSTEM.

    Section 5 of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1276) is 
amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(e) Chugach National Forest, Alaska.--The map referred to in 
paragraphs (1) through (6) means the Alaska Rainforest Map, as defined 
in section 3 of the Alaska Rainforest Conservation Act of 2001.
            ``(1) Gravina river.--17.0 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a study river.
            ``(2) Resurrection creek.--14.8 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        study river.
            ``(3) Resurrection river.--22.0 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        study river.
            ``(4) Ingram creek.--5.0 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a study river.
            ``(5) Mills creek.--10.0 miles in the Chugach National 
        Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest Map, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a study river.
            ``(6) South fork snow river.--12.0 miles in the Chugach 
        National Forest, Alaska, as depicted on the Alaska Rainforest 
        Map, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        study river.''.

SEC. 603. WITHDRAWAL.

    Notwithstanding section 9(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1280(b)), all public lands that constitute the bed or bank, or 
are within an area extending one mile from the bank of the river 
channel on both sides of the rivers referred to in the amendments made 
by sections 601 and 602 are hereby withdrawn, subject to valid existing 
rights, from all forms of appropriation under the mining laws and from 
operation of the mineral leasing laws during the periods specified in 
section 7(b) of such Act (16 U.S.C. 1278(b)).

SEC. 604. DESIGNATION OF WILD, SCENIC, AND RECREATIONAL RIVERS WITHIN 
              TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST.

    Section 3 of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274), as 
amended by section 601, is amended by adding at the end the following 
new subsection:
    ``(f) Tongass National Forest, Alaska.--
            ``(1) Antler river.--Approximately 13 miles of river within 
        VCU 13 and 14 of the Tongass National Forest, beginning at the 
        Antler Glacier approximately 9 miles downstream to the 
        confluence with the Gilkey River and then approximately 4 miles 
        downstream to its terminus at Berners Bay, to be administered 
        by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(2) Gilkey river.--Approximately 9 miles of river within 
        VCU 14 and 15 of the Tongass National Forest, from the Gilkey 
        Glacier to the confluence with the Antler River, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(3) Berners river.--Approximately 12 miles of river 
        within VCU 12 of the Tongass National Forest, from the Kakuhan 
        Mountains to Berners Bay, to be administered by the Secretary 
        of Agriculture as wild river.
            ``(4) Davies creek.--Approximately 5 miles of river within 
        VCU 23 of the Tongass National Forest, to be administered by 
        the Secretary Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 2.5 miles of river, from the 
                Davies Glacier to a point where the river crosses onto 
                private land, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 2.5 miles of river, from a 
                point immediately downstream of the private land to the 
                confluence with Cowee Creek, as a recreational river.
            ``(5) Cowee creek.--Approximately 13 miles of river within 
        VCU 23 of the Tongass National Forest, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 10.5 miles of river, from the 
                Juneau Icefield to a point 500 feet upstream of the 
                road, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 2.5 miles of river, from a 
                point 500 feet downstream of the road to Lynn Canal, as 
                a wild river.
            ``(6) Dayebas creek.--Approximately 5 miles of river within 
        VCU 17 of the Tongass National Forest, from an unnamed glacier 
        on Mt. Villard to Taiya Inlet, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(7) Deep bay creek.--Approximately 6 miles of river 
        within VCU 280 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Deep Bay, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(8) Eagle river.--Approximately 4 miles of river within 
        VCU 26 of the Tongass National Forest, from the Eagle Glacier 
        to the confluence with the Herbert River, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 4 miles of river, starting at 
                the Eagle Glacier as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 1.5 miles of river, from 1 mile 
                above the confluence with the Herbert River to the 
                picnic area, as a scenic river.
                    ``(C) Approximately .5 miles of river, from the 
                picnic area to Lynn Canal, as a recreational river.
            ``(9) Endicott river.--Approximately 21 miles of river 
        within VCU 102 and 107 of the Tongass National Forest, from 
        Endicott Lake to west Lynn Canal, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(10) Fish bay river and hot springs.--Approximately 9 
        miles of river within VCU 287 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from its headwaters on the north side of Annahootz Mtn. to Fish 
        Bay, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a 
        recreational river.
            ``(11) Fred's creek.--Approximately 5 miles of river within 
        VCU 308 of the Tongass National Forest, from its headwaters 
        below Crater Ridge to Sitka Sound, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(12) Goose flats rivers (upper and lower forks).--
        Approximately 17 miles of river within VCU 224 and 225 of the 
        Tongass National Forest, from its headwaters in the Moore Mtns. 
        to Tenakee Inlet, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(13) Herbert river.--Approximately 6 miles of river 
        within VCU 26 of the Tongass National Forest, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 4 miles of river, starting at 
                the Herbert Glacier, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 1.5 miles of river, from 1 mile 
                above the confluence with the Eagle River to the picnic 
                area, as a scenic river.
                    ``(C) Approximately .5 miles of river, from the 
                picnic area to east Lynn Canal, as a recreational 
                river.
            ``(14) Iris meadows creek.--Approximately 5 miles of river 
        within VCU 307 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters below Mount Edgecumbe to Shelikof Bay, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational 
        river.
            ``(15) Kadashan river.--Approximately 8 miles of river 
        within VCU 235 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Tenakee Inlet, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(16) Katzehin river.--Approximately 12 miles of river 
        within VCU 9 of the Tongass National Forest, from the Meade 
        Glacier to Chilkoot Inlet, to be administered by the Secretary 
        of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(17) Lace river.--Approximately 20 miles of river within 
        VCU 13 of the Tongass National Forest, from the Meade Glacier 
        to Berners Bay, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(18) Long bay river.--Approximately 7 miles of river 
        within VCU 228 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters in the Moore Mtns. to Long Bay, to be administered 
        by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(19) Port houghton river and salt chuck.--Approximately 
        12 miles of river within VCU 78 and 79 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from an unnamed lake at the base of the Coastal Mtns. 
        to the salt chuck, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(20) St. james bay creek.--Approximately 5 miles of river 
        within VCU 106 and 110 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters in the Chilkat Range to the boundary of the St. 
        James Bay Marine State Park, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(21) Sanborn creek and canal.--Approximately 6.5 miles of 
        river and estuary within VCU 84 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from its headwaters to Port Houghton, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(22) Seal bay river (all three branches).--Approximately 
        7 miles of river within VCU 229 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from its headwaters to Tenakee Inlet, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(23) Sea lion cove creeks (north and south forks).--
        Approximately 4 miles of river within VCU 305 of the Tongass 
        National Forest, from its headwaters to Sea Lion Cove, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(24) Sitkoh creek.--Approximately 4 miles of river within 
        VCU 244 of the Tongass National Forest, from Sitkoh Lake to 
        Sitkoh Bay, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture 
        as a scenic river.
            ``(25) South sullivan river.--Approximately 9 miles of 
        river within VCU 98 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to saltwater, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(26) Taku river.--Approximately 17 miles of river within 
        VCU 46 of the Tongass National Forest, from the United States 
        border to a point approximately 8 miles upstream from 
        saltwater, the boundary of State land ownership, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(27) Whiting river.--Approximately 25 miles of river 
        within VCU 61 of the Tongass National Forest, from the U.S. 
        border to Port Snettisham, to be administered by the Secretary 
        of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(28) Yeldagalga creek.--Approximately 6 miles of river 
        within VCU 19 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters on Sinclair Mtn. to east Lynn Canal, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(29) Aaron, oerns and berg creeks.--Approximately 37 
        miles of river within VCU 503 and 508 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from their headwaters in the Coastal Range to Blake 
        Channel, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as 
        a wild river.
            ``(30) Blind river and slough.--Approximately 5 miles of 
        river within VCU 451 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to the Wrangell Narrows, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational river.
            ``(31) Castle river.--Approximately 23 miles of river 
        within VCU 435 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
headwaters to Duncan Canal, to be administered by the Secretary of 
Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(32) Crittenden creek.--Approximately 8 miles of river 
        within VCU 501 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to the boundary of State-owned land, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(33) Duncan salt chuck creek.--Approximately 12 miles of 
        river within VCU 441, 424 and 426 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from its headwaters to saltwater, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(34) Eagle river and lake.--Approximately 12 miles of 
        river and lake within VCU 519 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from Eagle Lake to saltwater, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(35) Fall dog creek.--Approximately 4 miles of river 
        within VCU 400 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Security Bay, to be administered by the Secretary 
        of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(36) Farragut river (north and south forks).--
        Approximately 30 miles of river within VCU 90, 91 and 92 of the 
        Tongass National Forest, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 29 miles of river, from unnamed 
                glaciers to a point 1 mile upstream of Farragut Bay, as 
                a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 1 mile of river, from a point 1 
                mile upstream of Farragut Bay to Farragut Bay, as a 
                scenic river
            ``(37) Harding river.--Approximately 16 miles of river 
        within VCU 511 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Bradfield Canal, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(38) Kadake creek.--Approximately 23 miles of river 
        within VCU 421 of the Tongass National Forest, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 5 miles of river, from its 
                headwaters to a point 5 miles downstream, as a wild 
                river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 18 miles of river, from a point 
                5 miles downstream from its headwaters to Kadake Bay, 
                as a scenic river.
                    ``(39) Kah sheets creek and lake.--Approximately 9 
                miles of river within VCU 434 of the Tongass National 
                Forest, from its headwaters to Douglas Bay, to be 
                administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild 
                river.
            ``(40) King george river.--Approximately 5 miles of river 
        within VCU 462 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Stikine Strait, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational river.
            ``(41) Kushneahin creek.--Approximately 9 miles of river 
        and lake within VCU 431 of the Tongass National Forest, from 
        Barrie Lake to Sumner Strait, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(42) Kutlaku creek and lake.--Approximately 2 miles of 
        river within VCU 403 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Bay of Pillars, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(43) Lovelace creek and tributaries.--Approximately 9 
        miles of river within VCU 430 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from its headwaters to Keku Straits, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(44) Menefee creek and lake.--Approximately 2 miles of 
        river within VCU 471.1 of the Tongass National Forest, from 
        Menefee Lake to Menefee Inlet, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(45) Olive creek.--Approximately 4 miles of river within 
        VCU 469 of the Tongass National Forest, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 3 miles of river, from its 
                headwaters to a point 1 mile upstream from its 
                terminus, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 1 mile of river, from a point 1 
                mile upstream from its terminus to its terminus at 
                Olive Cove, as a scenic river.
            ``(46) Salt lagoon lake, river and estuary.--Approximately 
        4 miles of river within VCU 418 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from Salt Lagoon Lake to Salt Lagoon, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(47) Stikine river.--Approximately 25 miles of river 
        within VCU 492, 493, 495, 496, 497, and 499 of the Tongass 
        National Forest, from the U.S. border to Dry Strait, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(48) Tunehean creek and tributaries.--Approximately 20 
        miles of river within VCU 428 and 429 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from its headwaters to Keku Straits, to be administered 
        by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(49) Virginia lake and creek.--Approximately 9 miles of 
        river within VCU 502 of the Tongass National Forest, from 
        Virginia Lake to saltwater, to be administered by the Secretary 
        of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(50) Bailey bay lakes and stream.--Approximately 5 miles 
        of river within VCU 726 of the Tongass National Forest, from 
        the uppermost lake to Bailey Bay, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(51) Black bear creek.--Approximately 8 miles of river 
        within VCU 709 of the Tongass National Forest, from unnamed 
        lake to Union Bay, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(52) Blossom river.--Approximately 25 miles of river 
        within VCU 815, 816, and 818 of the Tongass National Forest, to 
        be administered by the Secretary Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 11 miles of river, from its 
                headwaters to a point approximately 11 miles downstream 
                where it reaches the United States Borax mine access 
                road, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 14 miles of river, from a point 
                approximately 11 miles downstream stream from its 
                headwaters to Wilson Arm, as a scenic river.
            ``(53) Carroll river.--Approximately 9 miles of river 
        within VCU 744 of the Tongass National Forest, from its 
        headwaters to Carroll Inlet, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(54) Essowah lakes and streams.--Approximately 13 miles 
        of river and lakes within VCU 659 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from Parrot Lake to saltwater, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(55) Gokachin creek and lakes.--Approximately 30 miles of 
        river and lakes within VCU 754 and 755 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from the uppermost lake to saltwater, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(56) Honker divide (thorne river/hatchery 19 creek).--
        Approximately 42 miles of river within VCU 552, 573, 574, 575, 
        and 586 of the Tongass National Forest, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 4 miles of river, from Thorne 
                Bay to a point approximately 4 miles upstream, as a 
                recreational river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 24 miles of river, from a point 
                approximately 4 miles upstream of Thorne Bay to a point 
                approximately .5 miles south of Sweetwater Lake, as a 
                wild river.
                    ``(C) Approximately 14 miles of river, from a point 
                approximately .5 miles south of Sweetwater Lake to 
                Barnes Lake, as a scenic river.
            ``(57) Johnson lake and stream.--Approximately 6 miles of 
        river and lake within VCU 692 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from Johnson Lake to Moira Sound, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(58) Kegan lakes and stream.--Approximately 9 miles of 
        river and lakes within VCU 684 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from Upper Kegan Lake to Moira Sound, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(59) McDonald lake system.--Approximately 6 miles of 
        river and lakes within VCU 724 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        from the uppermost lake to Yes Bay, to be administered by the 
        Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(60) Naha river.--Approximately 19 miles of river within 
        VCU 742 of the Tongass National Forest, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 17 miles of river, from Orton 
                Lake to the upper reaches of Roosevelt Lagoon, as a 
                wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 2 miles of river, from a point 
                approximately 1 mile upstream of Roosevelt Lagoon to 
                saltwater to saltwater, as a scenic river.
            ``(61) Orchard creek and lake.--Approximately 26 miles of 
        river and lake within VCU 733 and 734 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, from Orchard Lake to saltwater, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
            ``(62) Salmon river/fish creek.--Approximately 10 miles of 
        river within VCU 806 of the Tongass National Forest, from the 
        headwaters of Fish Creek to Portland Canal, to be administered 
        by the Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational river.
            ``(63) Sarkar lakes system.--Approximately 19 miles of 
        river and lakes within VCU 554 of the Tongass National Forest, 
        to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 17 miles of river, from the 
                uppermost lake to a point 500 feet above its 
                intersection with a logging road, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 2 miles of river, from a point 
                500 feet above its intersection with a logging road to 
                saltwater, as a recreational river.
            ``(64) Vixen river/hofstead lake.--Approximately 6.5 miles 
        of river and lake within VCU 718 and 720 of the Tongass 
        National Forest, from Hofstead Lake to saltwater, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a recreational 
        river.
            ``(65) Wilson river and lake.--Approximately 12 miles of 
        river and lake within VCU 817 and 818 of the Tongass National 
        Forest, to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as 
        follows:
                    ``(A) Approximately 9 miles of river, from Wilson 
                Lake to the Wilderness boundary, as a wild river.
                    ``(B) Approximately 3 miles of river, from the 
                Wilderness boundary to saltwater, as a scenic river.''.

SEC. 605. SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

    (a) Boundaries and Management Plans.--Within five years after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall 
take such action as is necessary to establish detailed boundaries and 
formulate detailed management plans for the components of the national 
wild and scenic rivers system designated by this title.
    (b) Adjacent Lands; Withdrawal.--Notwithstanding any provision to 
the contrary in sections 3 and 9 of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274; 1280), with respect to each component of the national wild 
and scenic rivers system designated by this title--
            (1) the boundary of each component shall include an average 
        of not more than 640 acres per mile on both sides of the river; 
        and
            (2) the withdrawal made by clause (iii) of section 9(a) 
        shall apply to the minerals in Federal lands that constitute 
        the bed or bank or are situated within \1/2\ mile from both 
        sides of the component.

                     TITLE VII--GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 701. MAPS AND LEGAL DESCRIPTION.

    (a) Submission.--As soon as practicable after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to 
Congress a map and legal description of each wilderness area, 
wilderness study area, Land Use Designation II management area, 
restoration area, and special management area designated by this Act or 
an amendment made by this Act.
    (b) Force of Law.--A map and legal description submitted under 
subsection (a) shall have the same force and effect as if included in 
this Act, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and 
typographical errors in the map and legal description.
    (c) Public Availability.--Each map and legal description submitted 
under subsection (a) shall be filed and made available for public 
inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service.

SEC. 702. FISH AND WILDLIFE.

    Nothing in this Act affects the jurisdiction of the State of Alaska 
with respect to wildlife and fish on the public lands located in the 
State.

SEC. 703. MANAGEMENT OF NEWLY ACQUIRED LANDS.

    Any land within the boundaries of a wilderness area, wilderness 
study area, Land Use Designation II management area, restoration area, 
or special management area designated by this Act or an amendment made 
by this Act that is acquired by the Federal Government after the date 
of the enactment of this Act shall--
            (1) become part of the wilderness area, wilderness study 
        area, Land Use Designation II management area, restoration 
        area, or special management area in which the land is located; 
        and
            (2) be managed in accordance with the applicable title of 
        this Act and other laws applicable to such area.

SEC. 704. WATER RIGHTS.

    (a) Wilderness Area Reservation.--With respect to each wilderness 
area designated by this Act, Congress hereby reserves a quantity of 
water sufficient to fulfill the purposes of this Act. The priority date 
of such reserved water rights shall be the date of the enactment of 
this Act. The Federal water rights so reserved are specific to the 
wilderness areas located in Alaska designated under this Act.
    (b) Duties of Secretary of Agriculture.--The Secretary of 
Agriculture and all other officers of the United States shall take all 
steps necessary to protect the rights reserved by this section, 
including the filing by the Secretary of a claim for the qualification 
of such rights in any present or future appropriate stream adjudication 
in the courts of the State of Alaska in which the United States is or 
may be joined and which is conducted in accordance with section 208 of 
the Act of July 10, 1952 (44 U.S.C. 666; commonly referred to as the 
McCarran Amendment).
    (c) Relation to Other Reservations.--Nothing in this Act shall be 
construed as a relinquishment or reduction of any water rights reserved 
or appropriated by the United States in the State of Alaska on or 
before the date of enactment of this Act.
    (d) No Precedents Established.--Nothing in the Act related to the 
reserved Federal water rights shall be construed as establishing a 
precedent with regard to any future designations, nor shall it 
constitute an interpretation of any other Act or any designation made 
thereto.

SEC. 705. WITHDRAWAL.

    Subject to valid rights existing on the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Federal land within a wilderness area, wilderness study 
area, Land Use Designation II management area, restoration area, or 
special management area designated by this Act or an amendment made by 
this Act is withdrawn from all forms of--
            (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under public law;
            (2) location, entry, and patent under mining law; and
            (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and 
        geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
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