Summary: H.R.3454 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Conference report filed in Senate (01/31/1978)

(Conference report filed in Senate, S. Rept. 95-626)

Endangered American Wilderness Act - Designates specified lands in the following national forests as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Coronado National Forest, Arizona; (2) Inyo and Sequoia National Forests, California; (3) Los Padres National Forest, California; (4) White River National Forest, Colorado; (5) Cibola National Forest, New Mexico; (6) Santa Fe and Carson National Forests, New Mexico; (7) Wasatch and Unita National Forest, Utah; (8) Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon; (9) Umatilla National Forest, Oregon and Washington; (10) Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon; (11) Willamette National Forest, Oregon; (12) Medicine Bow National Forest, Wyoming; and (13) Lolo National Forest, Montana.

Designates certain lands in the Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho, as the Gospel-Hump Area. Establishes an advisory committee on the management of the Gospel-Hump Area to Advise the Secretary of Agriculture as to the progress of the fish and game research programs, and the multipurpose resource development plan.

Authorizes the Secretary to make grants of funds to agencies and institutions of the State of Idaho to carry out the comprehensive fish and game research program.

Requires the Secretary, within four years of the enactment of this Act, to implement a multipurpose resource development plan.

Directs the Secretary to prepare a wilderness management plan pursuant to this Act.