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Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation.

Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river

hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on S. 1506 ... hearing held in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1976.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Missouri River.
    • Subjects:
    • Missouri River.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I537 1976e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 178 p. ;
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4689689M
      LC Control Number77601107

      Shown Here: Introduced in House (01/23/) Niobrara Scenic River Designation Act of - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Niobrara River, Nebraska, and the Missouri River, Nebraska and South Dakota, as components of the National Wild and Scenic .   Designated in , the mile long Wild and Scenic portion of the Clarks Fork River churns through a rugged canyon known as “The Box,” with serious whitewater. This section is located about 25 miles north of Cody, Wyoming and is a stout wilderness paddle .

        Your journey begins in Fort Benton, Montana the gateway to the Wild and Scenic Upper Missouri River and the Missouri River Breaks National Monument.   Fast-forward to when a mile segment of the Upper Missouri was designated as a National Wild and Scenic River. In , this river Author: Canoe & Kayak.

      Some of these river segments are currently being evaluated by other entities for their potential to be designated Federal wild and scenic rivers. For example, the Wild and Scenic Westfield River Committee is currently working with volunteers and community members to assess potentially extending the Westfield River’s designation to. The river or its segments shall be classified into one or more of the three classes of rivers: wild, scenic, and recreational. Each river shall be managed so as to preserve and protect the values which qualify it for designation and classification.


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Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Missouri. Missouri has approximat miles of river, of which miles are designated as wild & scenic—lessthan 1/10th of 1% of the state's river miles. + View larger map. Eleven Point River. Get e-Books "Designation Of Obed River Segment As A Wild And Scenic River" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for FREE.

There are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world. Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. Of special note is the fact that the Upper Missouri contains segments of all three river classifications contained in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of These classifications are Wild, Scenic.

Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river: hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on S.

to designate a segment of the Missouri River, Montana, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic River System, hearing. Get this from a library. Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river: hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives; Ninety-fourth Congress, second session; on S.to designate a segment of the Missouri River, Montana, as a component of the Naitonal Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Designation of Missouri River segment as a wild and scenic river [microform]: hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on S.

The river must first be designated as wild, scenic, or recreational (or the equivalent thereof) at the state level by, or pursuant to, an act of the legislature of that state. Usually, this means designation into a state program. InCongress designated the Missouri River segment and corridor in this area a National Wild and Scenic River.

The area has remained largely unchanged in over years since Meriwether Lewis and William Clark traveled through it on their epic journey. Adding a river segment to a trip to American Prairie Reserve is highly recommended and offers a chance to more deeply connect with the region's heritage.

The Missouri River served as a highway of westward expansion in early America and as a thoroughfare for tribal nations for thousands of years. Today, you can spend as little as a day and up to a week or more traveling the river through.

As a route of western expansion the Missouri River has few equals. Lewis and Clark spent three weeks, from May 24 through Jexploring the segment that is now the Upper Missouri National Wild & Scenic River. Today this portion is considered to be the premier component of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

The Niobrara National Scenic River, a principle tributary to the Missouri River in north central Nebraska NE. miles of the Niobrara River, from Valentine, Nebraska to Nebraska Highwaynorth of Newport is a designated Wild and Scenic River (the segment flowing through Fort Niobrara Wildlife Refuge near Valentine is managed by the U.S.

InCongress designated the Missouri River segment and corridor in this area a National Wild and Scenic River. Within the monument you can float the river, fish, hike, hunt, drive for pleasure, find a little solitude, enjoy a sense of exploration in a remote setting, or simply marvel at the variety of natural beauty.

The White Cliffs area is a High Potential Historic Site on the Lewis and Clark National. The Wild and Scenic Act covers a mile stretch of the Missouri River called the Upper Missouri River Breaks. This area is home to several species of fish and wildlife Author: Sarah Dettmer. HR IH d CONGRESS 1st Session H.

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Niobrara River in Nebraska and a segment of the Missouri River in Nebraska and South Dakota as components of the natural wild and scenic. The Missouri River is the longest river in North America, and one of the longest in the world, even though its lower section is named the Mississippi.

The Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River flows east for some miles through some of the wildest, loneliest, and most historically significant stretches of open space in the lower To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to limit acquisition of land on the mile headwaters segment of the Missouri River, Nebraska and South Dakota, designated as a recreational river, to acquisition from willing sellers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act categorizes designated segments as either wild, scenic, or recreational. Wild rivers are undammed, unpolluted, generally accessible only by trail, and surrounded by “essentially primitive” shoreline, although some may be “accessible in places by roads.”. The river is designated as "scenic" from St.

Cloud to Clearwater, and "recreational" from Clearwater to the Anoka/Champlin line (see: general river classification information). Hence, NRI river segments are potential candidates for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic River System. Under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act section 5(d)(1) and related guidance, all federal agencies must seek to avoid or mitigate actions that would adversely affect NRI river segments.

A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Niobrara River in Nebraska and a segment of the Missouri River in Nebraska and South Dakota as components of the wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes.

National Wild and Scenic River Segments. ESRI geodatabase (3MB) shape file (9MB). Date of last refresh: metadata map service This polyline feature class depicts the classification of each wild and scenic river segment designated by Congress and the Secretary of the Interior for the United States and Puerto Rico.

This layer was created by a multi-agency effort including the US.There is a lot to consider in the space of one article when writing about the Missouri and Niobrara rivers, and the sections designated as the Missouri National Recreational River, within the.For o years, people have depended on the Missouri River and its tributaries as a source of sustenance and transportation.

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