California Desert Protection Act of 1994

conference report (to accompany S. 21). by U. S. Congress

Publisher: U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.?

Written in English
Published: Pages: 61 Downloads: 661
Share This

Subjects:

  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- California.,
  • Deserts -- Law and legislation -- California.,
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Joshua Tree National Park (Calif.),
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.)

Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 103-832.
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14666946M

The California Desert Protection Act was signed on Octo , and it was a big day for champions of desert parks. The act designated million acres of land as wilderness, changed areas previously designated as national monuments into Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks, and established Mojave National Preserve. Vote number continuing desert protection in California on Oct 8, regarding bill S. 21 California Desert Protection Act of Results: Y)68; N)23; NV)9 Cloture Agreed to Invoking cloture on the California desert protection bill. Thanks to the California Desert Protection Act of , million acres of splendid desert land was placed under the protection of the National Park Service and became Mojave National Preserve. I remember celebrating on that Halloween long ago when we heard the good news about the California Desert Protection Act. San Diego resident Nick Ervin, a key activist in the California Desert Protection Act of , recalls efforts to save the desert on the act’s 20th anniversary. (Eduardo Contreras).

  In short, the California Desert Protection Act was passed in It’s a federal law signed into existence by President Bill Clinton, thanks to a group of individuals who were passionate about protecting these desert lands from mineral extraction and other threats. The law was passed by the United States Congress on October 8, The Department of the Navy has submitted to the Bureau of Land Management a notice of intention to relinquish the withdrawn status of acres of public land in San Bernardino County, California, that was withdrawn for military purposes by the California Desert Protection Act of   CANTIL — California State Parks commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act of a celebration of years of scenic fanciful place names at Red Rock Canyon California State Park by holding an Instagram photo contest sponsored by the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association through Instagram for visitors from.   The Mojave National Preserve is located in the Mojave Desert in Southern California, USA. It lies between Interstate 15 and Interstate The preserve was established Octo with the passage of the California Desert Protection Act by the US Congress. Previously, it was the East Mojave National Scenic Area, under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land : K.

Sections 1 and 2, and titles I through IX of this Act may be cited as the "California Desert. Protection Act of ". SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND POLICY. (a) The Congress finds and declares that (1) the federally owned desert lands of southern California constitute a public wildland resource. Transitions EAST MOJAVE CULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES Status since passage of the California Desert Protection Act of 31 October To protect and preserve historical and cultural values of the California desert associated with patterns of western exploration and settlement, and sites exemplifying the mining, ranching and railroading history of the Old West. State of California wilderness status map: draft (January ) with PL California Desert Protection Act of / Wilderness status map Relief shown by spot heights. Includes lists of "California wilderness study areas." "*U.S. Government Printing Office: " Contributor: United States. Bureau of Land Management. In , the California Desert Protection Act protected millions of acres within the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Preserve. Within these parks and preserves, visitors can view unique landscapes, plants, and animals. Badwater Basin, the lowest point in the United States lies within Death Valley National Park.

California Desert Protection Act of 1994 by U. S. Congress Download PDF EPUB FB2

California Desert Miracle is a story of how unpaid and under-funded volunteers fought for the last large area of wildland left in California. Their efforts, lasting over 20 years, culminated in the enactment of the California Desert Protection Act of /5(5).

This twenty-seven year struggle to achieve passage of the California Desert Protection Act of is the crux of Frank Wheat's is an epic with many heroes, and Wheat's work is a chronicle of their might think this account of the long campaign for California desert protection would make for tedious reading.

Not so.4/5(1). What follows is a summary of The California Desert Protection Act of (16 U.S.C. §§ aaa through aaa, Octo ): The Act establishes the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Preserve in the California desert.

California Desert Protection Act of Pub. ,Secs 1, 2, titles I-IX, Oct. 31,Stat. (16 U.S.C. aaa et seq.) Short title, see 16 U.S.C. aaa note.

The California Desert Protection Act of (“Act”) is a U.S. federal legislation that established the Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Preserve in the California desert. The provisions of the Act are codified at 16 USCS §§ aaa through aaa This federal law came into force as a result of Congress’s findings that the federally owned desert.

California Desert Protection Act of report together with separate and dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). The sotry of how underpaid, underfunded volunteers fought to protect the last large area of wild land left in California, culminating in the enactment of the California Desert Protection Act of From inside the book.

In the California Desert Protection Act added more than 2, square miles (5, square km) and redesignated it a national park, the largest in the 48 conterminous U. Landmark legislation for protecting California’s deserts We owe our enjoyment of these landscapes, and so many more, to the wave of desert conservation that was propelled by the California Desert Protection Act (CDPA), signed into law on Octo by President Clinton.

S. 21 (rd). A bill to designate certain lands in the California Desert as wilderness, to establish Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and Mojave National Parks, and for other purposes. Sen. Feinstein, California’s chief desert advocate in Congress since she was elected to the Senate insponsored the landmark California Desert Protection Act inestablishing 69 wilderness areas and creating Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks.

The California Desert Protection Act of designa acres of new wilderness in the “Nevada Triangle” of Death Valley National Park. California Desert Protection Act of IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U. S., J Resolved, That the bill from the Senate (S.

21) entitled "An Act to designate certain lands in the California. Get this from a library. California Desert Protection Act of conference report (to accompany S. 21). [United States. Congress]. H.R. (rd). To designate certain lands in the California Desert as wilderness, to establish the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Monument, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Death Valley National Park and the California Desert Protection Act, signed into law by Bill Clinton on Octo The Act converted Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Monuments into National Parks, added more land to both sites, and established the million-acre Mojave National Preserve.

California Desert Protection Act of and Mojave National Preserve in the California desert. The Act protects several major things. It requires to maintain "resources of extraordinary", portrays that the desert includes "unique scenic, historical, archeological, environmental, ecological, wi!dlife, cultural, scientific, educational, and.

PUBLIC LAW –9—MAR. 12, JOHN D. DINGELL, JR. CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT, AND RECREATION ACT dkrause on DSKBC28HB2PROD with PUBLAWS VerDate Sep 11 Jkt PO Frm Fmt Sfmt E:\PUBLAW\PUBL PUBL California Desert Protection Act The California Desert Protection Act was adopted in Octobera day after the scheduled adjournment of Congress, after having been in the legislative meat grinder for almost nine years since it was first introduced.

The bill makes amendments to the California Desert Protection Act of regarding the California State School lands. The bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of rivers and creeks as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

This bill, which amends the California Desert Protection Act of (CDPA, Public Law ), provides direction for the future management of Federal lands within the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA). The Department of the Interior (Department) recognizes the work of members of the California delegation to attempt to address a wide array of resource issues and.

What the Desert Protection Act will preserve in the Mojave The Mojave is squeezed between two growing urban areas: Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Senator Dianne Feinstein’s California Desert Protection Act will protect some of the West’s most beautiful and fragile sights. This act expands Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Monuments and creates Mojave National Preserve.

The legislation sets aside nearly 7 million acres of California desert wilderness as national. He produced nature films, supported science education in primary grades, and organized conservation efforts that aided in the passing of the California Desert Protection Act.

After retirement he continued to paint, collect field notes, and write mater: UCLA. The Desert Protection Act of Langston Hamilton Impacts Created: Joshua Tree National Park Death Valley National Park Created million acre Mojave National Preserve Basic Premise Protect endangered species in the deserts Such as: Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Protected various.

The California Desert Protection Act was to end years of wrangling, but debate continues over land-use restrictions Decem By David Holmstrom Staff writer of The Christian Science. This is the reality of the Desert Protection Act in One of the other significant changes was the addition of new fees.

Joshua Tree National Monument prior to had no fee to enter. The California Desert Protection and Recreation Act, which does not come with funding, completed efforts that Sen.

Dianne Feinstein started in to resolve conflicts among conservationists, off. The California Desert Protection Act of established the Mojave National Preserve. At the same time the act also expanded and upgraded Death Valley and Joshua Tree national monuments into national parks. Outside of the Kelso Depot, the carful of kids can’t resist the Credit: Catherine Parker.

North America features four deserts. This legislation being enacted today is given extra meaning, considering it is the 25th anniversary of the passage of Senator Feinstein’s California Desert Protection Act of ” The Senate overwhelming approved the bill by a vote of 92 to 8.

Inshe was able to pass the California Desert Protection Act which established Joshua Tree, Death Valley, and Mojave National Preserve.

ADVERTISEMENT /. The sun sets at Joshua Tree National Park, which was redesignated from a national monument to a national park by the California Desert Protection Act in (Photo: Marilyn Chung/The Desert Sun.A history of the lands added to Death Valley National Monument by the California Desert Protection Act of [electronic resource]: special history study / by Harlan D.

Unrau U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Denver Service Center [Denver, Colo.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Unrau, Harlan D. & United States.The legislation builds upon the legacy of the California Desert Protection Act, Senator Feinstein’s landmark legislation passed in that established Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, the Mojave National Preserve and protected more than million acres of California desert .