H.R.146

An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

3/30/2009--Public Law.    (There are 3 other summaries)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on March 19, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 - Title I: Additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System - Subtitle A: Wild Monongahela Wilderness - (Sec. 1001) Designates specified federal lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, as wilderness and as either a new component, or an addition to an existing component, of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to continue the competitive running event permitted from 2003 through 2007 in the vicinity of the boundaries of the Dolly Sods Wilderness addition and the Roaring Plains West Wilderness Area in a manner compatible with the preservation of such areas as wilderness.

Prohibits anything in this Act from affecting the jurisdiction or responsibility of the state of West Virginia respecting wildlife and fish. >

(Sec. 1002) Modifies the boundary of the Laurel Fork South Wilderness designated by P.L. 97- 466 (relating to the designation of certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest as wilderness) to exclude two specified parcels of land.

(Sec. 1003) Confirms that the boundary of the Monongahela National Forest includes specified tracts of land.

(Sec. 1004) Requires the Secretary to: (1) develop a plan to provide for enhanced nonmotorized recreation trail opportunities on lands not designated as wilderness within the Monongahela National Forest; and (2) submit to Congress a report on the implementation of the plan, including the identification of priority trails for development.

Requires considering the conversion of forest roads within Monongahela National Forest to nonmotorized uses to enhance recreational opportunities within the Forest.

Subtitle B: Virginia Ridge and Valley Wilderness - (Sec. 1102) Designates certain lands in the Jefferson National Forest, Virginia (Brush Mountain and Brush Mountain East, Seng Mountain and Raccoon Branch, Stone Mountain, Hunting Camp Creek and Garden Mountain, Mountain Lake Additions, Lewis Fork Addition and Little Wilson Creek Additions, Shawvers Run Additions, Peters Mountain Addition, and Kimberling Creek Additions), as wilderness.

Designates certain lands in the Jefferson National Forest as the "Lynn Camp Creek Wilderness Study Area."

(Sec. 1103) Designates certain lands in the Jefferson National Forest as a potential wilderness area for incorporation in the Kimberling Creek Wilderness. Sets forth requirements regarding ecological restoration in the Kimberling Creek Potential Wilderness Area. Requires the potential wilderness area to be designated as wilderness and included in Kimberling Creek Wilderness on the earlier of: (1) the date on which the Secretary of Agriculture publishes in the Federal Register notice that the conditions in such Area that are incompatible with the Wilderness Act have been removed;or (2) five years after enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 1104) Designates Seng Mountain and Raccoon Branch, and Bear Creek, as National Scenic Areas. States that the purposes of such Scenic Areas are to: (1) ensure the protection and preservation of scenic quality, water quality, natural characteristics, and water resources; (2) protect wildlife and fish habitat; (3) protect areas that may develop characteristics of old-growth forests; and (4) provide a variety of recreation opportunities. Authorizes only such uses of the Scenic Areas as will further such purposes.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a management plan for the Scenic Areas. Sets forth provisions regarding roads, timber harvesting, insect and disease outbreaks, vegetation management, motorized vehicles, wildfire suppression, and water quality.

Withdraws all federal land in the Scenic Areas from: (1) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (2) operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws.

(Sec. 1105) Directs the Secretary to establish a trail plan to develop: (1) hiking and equestrian trails on the lands in Jefferson National Forest designated as wilderness by section 1102 of this subtitle; and (2) and non-motorized recreation trails within the Scenic Areas. Instructs the Secretary to establish the trail plan in consultation with interested parties. Requires the Secretary to report on the implementation of such plan, including the identification of priority trails for development.

Directs the Secretary to develop a specified sustainable trail along the southern boundary of the Raccoon Branch Wilderness connecting to forest development road 49352 in Smyth County.

Subtitle C: Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon - (Sec. 1202) Designates specified wilderness additions in Oregon (Badger Creek, Bull of the Woods, Clackamas, Mark O. Hatfield, Mount Hood, Roaring River, Salmon-Huckleberry, and lower White River) as wilderness areas and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Designates certain federal land as the "Richard L. Kohnstamm Memorial Area."

Designates certain federal land on the Roaring River Wilderness map as a potential wilderness area.

Requires the inclusion of: (1) certain federal land in the Mount Hood Wilderness upon the completion of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange under section 1206 of this subtitle; and (2) certain land in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness upon acquisition by the United States.

Requires the boundaries of the areas designated as wilderness by this section that are immediately adjacent to a utility right-of-way or a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) project boundary to be 100 feet from the boundary of the right-of-way or the project boundary.

Declares Congress's intention with regard to: (1) protective perimeters or buffer zones around the wilderness areas designated under this section; and (2) nonwilderness activities or uses up to the boundaries of suchareas.

Prohibits anything in this section from affecting the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the state of Oregon with respect to fish and wildlife.

Authorizes necessary measures to control fire, insects, and diseases within the wilderness areas designated by this section.

Withdraws the federal land designated as wilderness by this section from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

(Sec. 1203) Designates specified segments of creeks and rivers in Mount Hood National Forest as components of the national wild and scenic rivers system.

Amends the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act to permanently protect the Hood River, Oregon.

(Sec. 1204) Establishes the Mount Hood National Recreation Area within Mount Hood National Forest.

Permits the cutting, sale, or removal of timber within the Area for specified purposes. Bars the construction of new or temporary roads within the Area, except as necessary, including to: (1) protect the health and safety of individuals; and (2) conduct environmental cleanup required by the government.

Withdraws all federal land within the Area from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing.

Transfers administrative jurisdiction from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over certain BLM land within or adjacent to the Area to the Forest Service.

(Sec. 1205) Requires, upon completion of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange, the establishment of a Crystal Springs Watershed Special Resources Management Unit. Excludes from the Unit certain land designated as wilderness by section 1202.

Withdraws the federal land designated as the Unit from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, except parcel HES 151; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (the Secretary) to conduct fuel reduction and forest health management treatments to maintain and restore specified fire-resilient forest structures as ecologically appropriate, on National Forest System (NFS) land in the Unit.

Lists activities prohibited on NFS land in the Unit.

Permits closure to the public of forest roads within the Unit.

Prohibits anything in this section from: (1) requiring the Secretary to close Cloud Cap Road; and (2) affecting the use of, or access to, private property within the Crystal Springs zone of contribution.

Authorizes the Secretary to acquire from willing landowners any land located within the zone of contribution. Requires any acquired land to be included in the Unit.

Directs the Secretary to manage the federal lands known as Upper Big Bottom and Cultus Creek in a manner that preserves the natural and primitive character of such lands for recreational, scenic, and scientific use.

Specifies the prohibited uses of such lands.

Withdraws such lands from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing.

(Sec. 1206) Directs the Secretary, if Mt. Hood Meadows Oregon, Limited Partnership offers to convey to the United States a specified parcel of private land at Cooper Spur and any buildings, furniture, fixtures, and equipment at the Inn at Cooper Spur and the Cooper Spur Ski Area (the nonfederal land), to convey to Mt. Hood Meadows specified NFS land in the Mount Hood National Forest in Government Camp, Clackamas County, Oregon (the federal land).

Sets forth requirements for an appraisal of the federal and non-federal lands. Provides for reservation by the Secretary of specified conservation and trail easements.

Directs the Secretary, if the Port of Cascade Locks, Cascade Locks, Oregon, offers to convey to the United States specified parcels of land (the non-federal land), to convey to the Port a parcel of NFS land in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (the federal land).

Sets forth requirements for an appraisal of the federal and non-federal lands.

Directs the Secretary, if Clackamas County offers to convey to the United States a specified parcel of land (the non-federal land) to convey to the county a parcel of NFS land in Mount Hood National Forest (the federal land).

Sets forth requirements for an appraisal of the federal and non-federal lands.

Adjusts the boundary of Mount Hood National Forest to include: (1) any land conveyed to the United States under such land exchange; and (2) the BLM land transferred to the Forest Service under section 1204.

Requires the Secretary, as a condition of each of the federal land conveyances under this section, to include in the deed of conveyance a requirement that applicable construction activities and alterations be conducted according to: (1) nationally recognized building and property maintenance codes; and (2) nationally recognized codes for development in the wildland-urban interface and wildfire hazard mitigation.

Instructs the Secretary to ensure that applicable construction activities and alterations undertaken or permitted by the Secretary on NFS land in Mount Hood National Forest are conducted according to those codes.

(Sec. 1207) Directs the Secretary to seek to participate in the development of an integrated, multimodal transportation plan developed by the Oregon Department of Transportation for the Mount Hood Region to achieve comprehensive solutions to transportation challenges to: (1) promote economic development; (2) preserve the landscape of the Mount Hood Region; and (3) enhance public safety.

Specifies the issues to be addressed by the Secretary in the development of the transportation plan, including the feasibility of establishing: (1) a gondola connection that connects Timberline Lodge to Government Camp and is in close proximity to the site of the historic gondola corridor; and (2) an intermodal transportation center in close proximity to Government Camp.

Directs the Secretary to report on and submit an implementation schedule for the vegetation management strategy (including recommendations for biomass utilization) for Mount Hood National Forest being developed by the Forest Service.

Directs the Secretary, in consultation with certain Indian tribes and in a manner consistent with a specified memorandum of understanding, to implement a management plan that meets the cultural foods obligations of the United States under applicable treaties.

Describes this subtitle'seffect with regard to: (1) the treaty rights of Indian tribes; and (2) Indian trust land or certain land acquired for the benefit of Indian tribes and individual members of tribes.

Authorizes the Secretary to establish a working group for the purpose of providing advice and recommendations to the Forest Service on planning and implementing recreation enhancements in Mount Hood National Forest.

Requires considering the conversion of Forest Service roads in Mount Hood National Forest to recreational uses.

Authorizes the construction of a trail in Mount Hood National Forest suitable for use by persons with disabilities.

Subtitle D: Copper Salmon Wilderness, Oregon - (Sec. 1301) Amends the Oregon Wilderness Act of 1984 to designate certain lands in Siskiyou National Forest as the Copper Salmon Wilderness.

Allows the Secretary of Agriculture, if the boundary of the Copper Salmon Wilderness shares a border with a road, to only establish an offset that is not more than 150 feet from the centerline of the road.

(Sec. 1302) Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the North and South Forks of the Elk River in Oregon as wild or scenic rivers.

(Sec. 1303) Prohibits anything in this subtitle from being construed as diminishing any right of any Indian tribe.

Directs the Secretary to seek to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Coquille Indian tribe regarding access to the Copper Salmon Wilderness to conduct historical and cultural activities.

Subtitle E: Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon - (Sec. 1402) Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to accept any grazing lease that is voluntarily donated by a lessee with a valid existing grazing lease for a commercial grazing allotment in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon, and to terminate any such lease so acquired.

Prohibits the Secretary from issuing any new grazing lease within the grazing allotment covered by the lease and requires the Secretary to ensure a permanent end to livestock grazing on the allotment covered by the lease.

Allows a lessee with a grazing lease for a grazing allotment partially within the Monument to elect to donate only that portion of the lease. Requires the Secretary, if a lessee donates a portion of such a lease, to: (1) reduce the authorized grazing level; (2) modify the lease to reflect the reduced level; and (3) prohibit grazing from exceeding authorized levels to ensure that there is a permanent reduction in grazing.

Bars the Secretary, with respect to the Agate, Emigrant Creek, and Siskiyou allotments in and near the Monument, from issuing any grazing lease. Requires the Secretary to ensure a permanent end to livestock grazing on each such allotment. Prohibits the establishment of any new allotments for livestock grazing that include any Monument land, whether leased or not leased for grazing.

Treats a lessee who donates a grazing lease or a portion of such lease ashaving waived any claim to any range improvement on the associated allotment or portion thereof.

(Sec. 1403) Authorizes the Secretary to offer to convey to the owner of the Box R Ranch certain BLM land in exchange for the Rowlett parcel.

Sets forth requirements for: (1) conditions concerning the conveyance of the BLM land and the Rowlett parcel; and (2) appraisals of such land and parcel.

Requires the lessee of the grazing lease for the Box R grazing allotment to donate such grazing lease in accordance with section 1402.

(Sec. 1404) Authorizes the Secretary to offer to convey to Deerfield Learning Associates a certain parcel of federal land (the federal parcel) in exchange for the Deerfield parcel.

Specifies: (1) conditions concerning the conveyance of the federal parcel and the Deerfield parcel; and (2) appraisals of such parcels.

(Sec. 1405) Designates approximately 24,100 acres of Monument land as the Soda Mountain Wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Sets forth requirements regarding the administration of the Wilderness, including fire, insect, and disease management activities, livestock grazing, fish and wildlife management, and the incorporation of acquired land and interests.

(Sec. 1406) Prohibits anything in this subtitle from: (1) affecting the authority of a federal agency to modify or terminate grazing permits or leases, except as provided in section 1402; (2) authorizing the use of eminent domain; (3) creating a property right in any grazing permit or lease on federal land; (4) establishing a precedent for future grazing permit or lease donation programs; or (5) affecting existing allocation, ownership, interest, or control of any water, water right, or any other valid existing right held by the United States, an Indian tribe, a state, or private individual, partnership, or corporation.

Subtitle F: Owyhee Public Land Management - (Sec. 1502) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Owyhee Science Review and Conservation Center in Owyhee County, Idaho, to conduct research projects that address natural resources management issues affecting public and private rangeland in the county.

(Sec. 1503) Designates specified land in Idaho as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Releases public land in the county administered by the BLM from further study for designation as wilderness.

Sets forth provisions regarding the administration of the areas designated as wilderness, including with respect to: (1) livestock; (2) donation of grazing permits and leases; (3) acquisition of lands and interests; (4) access to private property; (5) fish and wildlife; (6) wildfire, insect, and disease management; and (6) water rights.

Withdraws the federal land designated as wilderness by this subtitle from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.

Requires the Secretary to establish a trail plan that addresses hiking and equestrian trails on the land designated as wilderness by this subtitle.

(Sec. 1504) Designates specified creek and river segments within the county as components of the national wild and scenic rivers system. Bars acquisition by the Secretary of any private land within the exterior boundary of a wild and scenic river corridor without the owner's consent.

(Sec. 1505) Authorizes the Secretary to sell public land within the Boise District of the BLM that has been identified for disposal in appropriate resource management plans.

Requires proceeds from the sale of such land to be deposited in a separate account, to be known as the Owyhee Land Acquisition Account, to be available for the purchase of land or interests in or adjacent to the wilderness areas designated by this subtitle, including the land identified as "Proposed for Acquisition" on the maps entitled in section 1503. Provides for the use, if necessary, of additional amounts appropriated to the Department of the Interior.

Terminates the authority provided under this section on the earlier of the date that is ten years after enactment of this Act or the date on which a specified total amount from the account is expended.

Requires, any amounts remaining in the account upon termination of such authority, to be: (1) credited as sales of public land in Idaho; (2 transferred to the Federal Land Disposal Account established under the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act; and (3) used in accordance with that Act.

(Sec. 1506) Directs the Secretary to coordinate with the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation in the implementation of the Shoshone-Paiute Cultural Resource Protection Plan. Instructs the Secretary to seek to enter into agreements with the Tribes to implement the Plan.

(Sec. 1507) Directs the Secretary to prepare one or more travel management plans for motorized and mechanized off-highway vehicle recreation for the land managed by BLM in the county.

Requires the Secretary to conduct resource and route inventories of the area covered by the plan. Limits the use of such recreational vehicles to a system of designated roads and trails established by the plan, with the exception of snowmobiles.

Expresses the intent of Congress that the Secretary complete: (1) a transportation plan for the Owyhee Front by no later than one year after enactment of this Act; and (2) a transportation plan for BLM land in the county outside the Owyhee Front by no later than three years after enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 1508) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle G: Sabinoso Wilderness, New Mexico - (Sec. 1602) Designates certain land under the jurisdiction of the Taos Field Office of the BLM in New Mexico as the Sabinoso Wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Requires any acquired land or interest within the boundary of the Sabinoso Wilderness to become part of such wilderness.

Sets forth requirements with respect to livestock grazing in the Sabinoso Wilderness and fish and wildlife in New Mexico.

Continues to allow private landowners adequate access to inholdings in the Sabinoso Wilderness. Requires certain private lands to be managed as an inholding in such wilderness.

Withdraws the lands identified as "Land Withdrawn From Mineral Entry" and "Lands Released From Wilderness Study Area & Withdrawn From Mineral Entry" from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws, except for disposal by exchange in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral materials and geothermal leasing laws.

Subtitle H: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Wilderness - (Sec. 1652) Designates specified land and inland water within the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, which shall be known as the Beaver Basin Wilderness.

Makes the line of demarcation the boundary for any part of the Wilderness bordered by Lake Superior. Considers the surface water of the Lake, regardless of the fluctuating lake level, to be outside of the boundary of the Wilderness.

(Sec. 1653) Provides for the continuation of the use of boats powered by electric motors on Little Beaver and Big Beaver Lakes.

(Sec. 1654) Specifies this subtitle's effect on: (1) treaty rights; (2) management of the water of Lake Superior within the boundary of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; (3) the use of motors on the surface water of the Lake adjacent to the Wilderness; and (4) the beaching of motorboats at the line of demarcation.

Subtitle I: Oregon Badlands Wilderness - (Sec. 1702) Designates certain BLM land in Oregon as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, which shall be known as the Oregon Badlands Wilderness.

Requires any acquired land or interest within the boundary of the Oregon Badlands Wilderness to become part of the Wilderness.

Permits established livestock grazing in the Wilderness to continue.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to provide to any owner of private property within the boundary of the Oregon Badlands Wilderness adequate access to such property.

Designates a certain corridor of BLM-managed land with a width of 25 feet as potential wilderness. Permits authorized and existing nonconforming uses to continue in the potential wilderness. Designates the potential wilderness as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System and incorporated into the Oregon Badlands Wilderness on the date on which the Secretary publishes in the Federal Register notice thatsuch nonconforming uses have terminated.

(Sec. 1703) Releases specified portions of the Badlands wilderness study area that are not designated as the Oregon Badlands Wilderness or as potential wilderness by this subtitle from further study for designation as wilderness.

(Sec. 1704) Provides for the following land exchanges: (1) the Clarno land exchange; and (2) the Central Oregon Irrigation District land exchange.

Sets forth requirements for the valuation, appraisal, and equalization of the federal and non-federal lands to be exchanged under this section.

Requires any cash equalization payments received by the Secretary to be deposited in the Federal Land Disposal Account established by the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act and used in accordance with such Act.

Requires the federal government and the owner of the non-federal land in a land exchange described above to equally share all costs related to the exchange, including the costs of appraisals, surveys,and any necessary environmental clearances. Subjects the exchange of federal and non-federal lands under this section to any easements, rights-of-way, and other valid existing rights. Expresses the intent of Congress that such land exchanges be completed within two years after the enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 1705) Prohibits anything in this subtitle from altering, modifying, enlarging, diminishing, or abrogating the treaty rights of any Indian tribe, including the off-reservation reserved rights secured by the Treaty with the Tribes and Bands of Middle Oregon of June 25, 1855.

Subtitle J: Spring Basin Wilderness, Oregon - (Sec. 1752) Designates certain BLM land in Oregon as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the Spring Basin Wilderness. Requires any acquired land or interest within the boundary of the Wilderness to become part of such Wilderness.

Permits established livestock grazing in the Wilderness to continue.

(Sec. 1753) Releases specified portions of the Spring Basin wilderness study area that are not designated as the Spring Basin Wilderness by section 1752 from further study for designation for preservation as wilderness.

(Sec. 1754) Provides for the following land exchanges in Oregon: (1) the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation land exchange; (2) the McGreer land exchange; (3) the Keys land exchange; and (4) the Bowerman land exchange.

Withdraws the non-federal land acquired by the Secretary of the Interior from the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent, under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under any law relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Sets forth requirements for the valuation, appraisal, and equalization of the federal and non-federal lands to be exchanged under this section.

Requires any cash equalization payments received by the Secretary to be deposited in the Federal Land Disposal Account established by the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act and used in accordance with such Act.

Requires the federal government and the owner of the non-federal land in a land exchange described above to equally share all costs related to the exchange, including the costs of appraisals, surveys, and any necessary environmental clearances.

Subjects the exchange of federal and non-federal lands under this section to any easements, rights-of-way, and other valid existing rights. Expresses the intent of Congress that such land exchanges be completed within two years after the enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 1755) Prohibits anything in this subtitle from altering, modifying, enlarging, diminishing, or abrogating the treaty rights of any Indian tribe, including the off-reservation reserved rights secured by the Treaty with the Tribes and Bands of Middle Oregon of June 25, 1855.

Subtitle K: Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wilderness, California - (Sec. 1802) Designates the following areas in California as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) certain lands in the Humboldt-Toiyabe and Inyo National Forests, which shall be considered as part of the Hoover Wilderness; (2) certain lands in the Inyo National Forest which shall be known as the Owens River Headwaters Wilderness; (3) certain lands in the Inyo National Forest and lands administered by the BLM in Inyo County, which shall be considered to be part of the John Muir Wilderness; (4) certain lands in the Inyo National Forest, which shall be considered to be part of the Ansel Adams Wilderness; (5) certain lands in the Inyo National Forest and lands administered by BLM in Mono County, which shall be known as the White Mountains Wilderness; (6) certain lands administered by BLM in Mono County, which shall be known as the Granite Mountain Wilderness; and (7) certain lands in the Angeles National Forest, which shall be known as the Magic Mountain Wilderness and the Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness.

Prohibits the designation of the Hoover Wilderness addition from affecting the ongoing activities of the adjacent U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center on land outside such wilderness addition in accordance with the agreement between the Center and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Adjusts the boundary of the John Muir Wilderness to include the land identified on the map entitled "John Muir Wilderness--Revised," September 16, 2008.

(Sec. 1803) Sets forth provisions for the administration of the wilderness areas designated by this subtitle.

Requires any acquired land or interest within the boundary of such a wilderness area to become part of the area in which the land is located.

Withdraws any federal land designated as a wilderness area by this subtitle from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Sets forth requirements regarding: (1) fire management and related activities; (2) access to private property; (3) military flight activities; (4) livestock grazing; (5) fish and wildlife management; (6) recreational and commercial horseback riding; and (7) outfitter and guide use.

Transfers administrative jurisdiction over specified land from: (1) the BLM to the Forest Service to be managed as part of the White Mountains Wilderness; (2) the BLM to the Forest Service to be managed as part of the John Muir Wilderness; and (3) the Forest Service to the BLM to be managed as part of the Granite Mountain Wilderness.

(Sec. 1804) Releases any parts of the following areas from further study for designation as wilderness: (1) the Masonic Mountain Wilderness Study Area; (2) the Mormon Meadow Wilderness Study Area; (3) theWalford Springs Wilderness Study Area; and (4) the Granite Mountain Wilderness Study Area.

(Sec. 1805) Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the following as components of the national wild and scenic rivers system: (1) the Amargosa River; (2) the Owens River; (3) the Cottonwood Creek; and (4) Piru Creek.

Prohibits the designation of Piru Creek under this section from affecting existing valid rights.

(Sec. 1806) Designates certain lands in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest as the Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area. Sets forth provisions regarding the management of the Area, including allowing the winter use of snowmobiles in the Area. Requires the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) to undergo a public process for the development of a winter use management plan for the Area.

Instructs the Secretary to prioritize enforcement activities in the Area to: (1) prohibit degradation of natural resources in the Area; (2) prevent interference with nonmotorized recreation on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail; and (3) reduce user conflicts in the Area.

Requires the Secretary to establish a snowmobile crossing point along the Trail.

(Sec. 1807) Requires certain lands in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest to be managed in a manner consistent with the non-wilderness forest areas immediately surrounding the Pickel Hill Management Area, including allowing snowmobile use.

(Sec. 1808) Designates certain public lands in California as the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. Sets forth requirements for the management of the Forest. Specifies the uses the Forest, including allowing scientific research in the Forest in accordance with the Inyo National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan.

Withdraws all federal land within the Forest from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Subtitle L : Riverside County Wilderness, California - (Sec. 1851) Designates the following lands in California as wilderness: (1) certain BLM lands in the Cleveland National Forest, to be part of the Agua Tibia Wilderness; (2) specified lands in the San Bernardino National Forest to be known as the Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness and the South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness and certain BLM land in such Forest as part of the Santa Rosa Wilderness; (3) certain BLM land in Riverside County, to be known as the Beauty Mountain Wilderness; (4) certain land in Joshua Tree National Park, to be part of the Joshua Tree Wilderness; (5) certain BLM land in the county as part of the Orocopia Mountains Wilderness (excluding specified corridors); (6) certain BLM land in the county as part of the Palen/McCoy Wilderness; (7) certain BLM land in the county to be known as the Pinto Mountains Wilderness; and (8) certain BLM land in the county as part of the Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness.

Prohibits anything in this section from prohibiting construction, operation, or maintenance of existing utility facilities outside of the wilderness areas and additions designated by this section.

Designates certain lands in the Joshua Tree National Park as potential wilderness. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to manage such land as wilderness until it is incorporated into the Joshua Tree Wilderness, effective when the Secretary publishes notice that all uses of the land prohibited by the Wilderness Act have ceased and that sufficient inholdings have been acquired to establish a manageable wilderness unit.

Requires any acquired land within the boundaries of a wilderness area or wilderness addition to become part of the wilderness area in which the land is located. Withdraws the land designated as wilderness from all forms of: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under themining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

Authorizes the Secretary to take such measures in a wilderness area or addition designated by this section as are necessary for the control of fire, insects, and diseases. Prohibits anything in this section from limiting funding for fire and fuels management in the wilderness areas and additions designated by this section.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) amend the local fire management plans that apply to the land designated as a wilderness area or addition by this section; and (2) establish agency approval procedures (including appropriate delegations of authority to the Forest Supervisor, District Manager, or other agency officials) for responding to fire emergencies and enter into agreements with state or local firefighting agencies.

Provides for the grazing of livestock in the wilderness areas and wilderness additions designated by this section.

Provides for access to the Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness by Indian tribes for traditional cultural purposes.

(Sec. 1852) Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate as wild, scenic, or recreational rivers specified segments of the North Fork San Jacinto River, Fuller Mill Creek, Palm Canyon Creek, and Bautista Creek in California.

(Sec. 1853) Amends the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Act of 2000 to include additional lands within the boundaries of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument.

Revises the number of members of the advisory committee of the National Monument needed to attain a quorum.

Subtitle M: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Wilderness, California - (Sec. 1902) Designates certain land and potential wilderness additions in California in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks titled as "John Krebs Wilderness" as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Prohibitsthe designation of the potential wilderness additions from prohibiting the operation, maintenance, and repair of the small check dams and water impoundments on Lower Franklin Lake, Crystal Lake, Upper Monarch Lake, and Eagle Lake. Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to allow the use of helicopters for the operation, maintenance, and repair of such dams and water impoundments on such Lakes. Designates the potential wilderness additions as wilderness and incorporates them into the John Krebs Wilderness upon termination of the non-conforming uses.

Designates certain lands in California in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System and which shall be considered to be a part of the Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness.

(Sec. 1903) Continues management of the maintenance and access to hydrologic, meteorologic, and climatological devices, facilities, and associated equipment consistent with House Report 98-40.

Specifies this subtitle's effect with regard to: (1) authorized activities conducted outside of an area designated as wilderness by this subtitle by cabin owners in the Mineral King Valley area and property owners and lessees in the Silver City inholding; and (2) recreational and commercial horseback riding in the wilderness areas.

(Sec. 1904) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle N: Rock Mountain National Park Wilderness, Colorado - (Sec. 1952) Designates certain lands in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, as wilderness (the Wilderness) and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Provides for the inclusion of specified potential wilderness land in the Wilderness. Excludes specified land from such Wilderness.

Sets forth provisions: (1) for the administration of any land designated as wilderness under this section or added to the Wilderness after enactment of this Act; and (2) regarding water rights and fire, insect, and disease control.

(Sec. 1953) Sets forth provisions: (1) governing continued operations at the Grand River Ditch; and (2) concerning the Alva B. Adams Tunnel and other Colorado-Big Thompson Project facilities.

(Sec. 1954) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish an alignment line and identify the boundaries for the East Shore Trail within the East Shore Trail Area. Authorizes necessary adjustments in such boundaries to protect resources, if the adjustment would not place any portion of the Trail in such Wilderness. Includes any portion of the Area that is not traversed by the Trail, that is not west of the Trail, and that is not within 50 feet of the centerline of the Trail in such Wilderness.

Prohibits any use of motorized vehicles and other motorized machinery in the Area that was not permitted on March 1, 2006. Requires the Area, until the Secretary authorizes the construction of the Trail and the use of it for non-motorized bicycles, to be managed to: (1) protect any wilderness characteristics; and (2) maintain the suitability of the Area for inclusion in the Wilderness.

(Sec. 1955) Amends the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, the Arapaho National Recreation Area and the Oregon Islands Wilderness Area Act to adjust the boundaries of: (1) the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area; and (2) the Arapaho National Recreation Area.

(Sec. 1956) Applies provisions governing leases of National Park System buildings and property to property known as the Leiffer tract near the Park's eastern boundary in Larimer County, Colorado.

Subtitle O: Washington County, Utah - (Sec. 1972) Designates specified public lands in Utah as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Sets forth requirements for the administration of the designated wilderness areas, including regarding livestock grazing, wildfire, insect, and disease control, acquisition and incorporation of land and interests, Native American cultural and religious uses, water rights, fish and wildlife,and wildlife water development projects. Authorizes the Secretary to acquire land or interests in any such area designated as wilderness. Permits the installation and maintenance of hydrologic, meteorologic, or climatological collection devices if the facilities and access to them are essential to flood warning, flood control, or water reservoir operation activities.

Releases certain wilderness study areas in Washington County, Utah, from further study for designation as wilderness.

Transfers administrative jurisdiction to the National Park Service (NPS) over the Watchman Wilderness, which shall be included in Zion National Park in Washington County, Utah.

(Sec. 1973) Designates specified federal land in Zion National Park as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, which shall be known as the Zion Wilderness. Requires any acquired land in the Park to become part of such wilderness area.

(Sec. 1974) Establishes the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area in Utah. Requires the development of a comprehensive management plan for the long-term management of the Conservation Area. Allows only the uses of the Conservation Area that would further the Area's purposes.

Sets forth requirements regarding motorized vehicles, livestock grazing, and wildland fire operations. Requires any acquired land or interest within the Conservation Area to become part of such area.

Withdraws all federal land in the Conservation Area from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patenting under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. Provides for the withdrawal of any additional land in the Area that is acquired after the enactment of this Act from the operation of all such laws upon the date the land is acquired.

Specifies this section's effect on the development of utilities within the Conservation Area.

(Sec. 1975) Establishes the Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area in Utah. Requires the development of a comprehensive management plan for the long-term management of the Conservation Area. Allows only the uses of the Conservation Area that would further the the Area's purposes.

Sets forth requirements regarding motorized vehicles, livestock grazing, and wildland fire operations.

Requires any acquired land or interest within the Conservation Area to become part of such area.

Withdraws all federal land in the Conservation Area from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patenting under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. Provides for such withdrawal of any additional land in the Conservation Area that is acquired after the enactment of this Act from the operation of all such laws upon the date the land is acquired.

(Sec. 1976) Designates specified segments ofthe Virgin River and its tributaries across federal land within and adjacent to Zion National Park as components of the national wild and scenic rivers system. Requires the incorporation of any acquired non-federal land within or adjacent to the Park that includes a segment that is contiguous to a segment of the Virgin River as part of the applicable wild, scenic, or recreational river.

Prohibits the wild and scenic river designations under this section from affecting the agreement among the United States, the state of Utah, the Washington County Water Conservancy District, and the Kane County Water Conservancy District titled "Zion National Park Water Rights Settlement Agreement" and dated December 4, 1996.

(Sec. 1977) Requires development of a comprehensive Washington County travel management plan for the land managed by the BLM in the county. Requires the identification of one or more alternatives for a northern transportation route in the county.

Directs the Secretary ofthe Interior to designate a trail which shall be known as the "High Desert Off-Highway Vehicle Trail." Requires only the inclusion of trails that are already authorized for use by off-highway vehicles and that are on land that is managed by the BLM in Washington County. Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to designate a portion of the Trail on National Forest System land within the county.

(Sec. 1978) Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to sell public land within Washington County that, as of July 25, 2000, has been identified for disposal in appropriate resource management plans.

Requires the proceeds from the sale of such land to be deposited in the Washington County, Utah Land Acquisition Account. Makes amounts in such Account available for the purchase of lands or interests within the wilderness areas and National Conservation Areas established by this subtitle.

(Sec. 1979) Sets forth provisions regarding the management of priority biological areas in Washington County.Authorizes grants and cooperative agreements for the carrying out of initiatives related to the restoration or conservation of such areas.

(Sec. 1980) Provides for the conveyance of specified parcels of public land in Washington County for use for specified public purposes.

Requires reversion to the United States of any parcel that ceases to be used for the public purpose for which it was conveyed. Requires, if the Secretary of the Interior determines that the land should revert and if it is contaminated with hazardous waste, the local governmental entity to which the land was conveyed to be responsible for remediation of the contamination.

(Sec. 1981) Authorizes the Secretary to convey specified federal land in Dixie National Forest in Utah to Kirk R. Harrison (the landowner), who owns land in Pinto Valley. Requires the landowner to pay to the Secretary of Agriculture the fair market value of any federal land conveyed, as determined by an appraisal to be performed in accordance thissection. Sets forth requirements for the disposition and use of the proceeds from any sale of such land. Makes deposited amounts available for the acquisition of real property or interests for inclusion in the Dixie National Forest.

(Sec. 1982) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust approximately 640 acres of BLM-managed land in Washington County, Utah, (Parcel A) for the benefit of the Shivwits Band of Paiute Indians of the state of Utah, which shall be considered to be part of the reservation of the Tribe.

(Sec. 1983) Authorizes appropriations.

Title II: Bureau of Land Management Authorizations - Subtitle A: National Landscape Conservation System - (Sec. 2002) Establishes in the BLM the National Landscape Conservation System (thus, enacting into law the National Landscape Conservation System [NLCS] created by BLM in 2000) in order to conserve, protect, and restore nationally significant landscapes that have outstanding cultural, ecological, and scientific values for the benefit of current and future generations.

Requires that the NLCS include each of the following areas administered by BLM: (1) each area that is designated as a national monument, a national conservation area, a wilderness study area, a national scenic trail or historic trail designated as a component of the National Trails System, a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, or a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and (2) any area designated by Congress to be administered for conservation purposes, including the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area (as designated under the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Act of 2000), the Headwaters Forest Reserve, the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, public land within the California Desert Conservation Area administered by the BLM for conservation purposes, and any additional area designated by Congress for inclusion in the NLCS.

Prohibits anything inthis subtitle from: (1) enhancing, diminishing, or modifying any law or proclamation under which the components of the NLCS specified above were established, or are managed, including, the Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act, the Wilderness Act, the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the National Trails System Act, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976; (2) affecting the authority, jurisdiction, or responsibility of the several states to manage, control, or regulate fish and resident wildlife under state law or regulations, including the regulation of, or access to, hunting, fishing, trapping, and recreational shooting on BLM-managed public land; and (3) limiting access to such activities.

(Sec. 2003) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle B: Prehistoric Trackways National Monument - (Sec. 2103) Establishes the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument in New Mexico in order to conserve, protect, and enhance the unique and nationally important paleontological, scientific, educational, scenic, and recreational resources and values of specified public land in Dona Ana County, New Mexico.

(Sec. 2104) Requires the Monument to be managed as a component of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to develop a comprehensive management plan for the long-term protection and management of the Monument: (1) which shall describe the appropriate uses and management of the Monument and shall allow for continued scientific research at the Monument during the development of the plan; and (2) which may incorporate any appropriate decisions contained in any current management or activity plan for the land for the Monument and use information developed in studies of any land within or adjacent to the Monument that were conducted before the enactment of this Act.

Instructs the Secretary to only allow uses of the Monument that would further the purposes for which it has been established.

Requires the Secretary to provide for public interpretation of, and education and scientific research on, the paleontological resources of the Monument, with priority given to exhibiting and curating the resources in Dona Ana County. Allows the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements with appropriate public entities to carry out such activities.

Prohibits the establishment of the Monument from changing the management status of any area within the boundary of the Monument that is: (1) designated as a wilderness study area and managed in accordance with provisions regarding the status of lands during the period of review and determination for designation as wilderness under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976; or (2) managed as an area of critical environmental concern. Requires, if there is a conflict between the laws applicable to such areas and this subtitle, the more restrictive provision to control.

Permits the use of motorized vehicles in the Monument only on roads and trails designated for use by such vehicles under the management plan, except as needed for administrative purposes or to respond to an emergency.

Allows the Secretary to issue permits for special recreation events involving motorized vehicles within the Monument's boundaries: (1) to the extent the events do not harm paleontological resources; and (2) subject to any terms and conditions that the Secretary determines to be necessary.

Withdraws any federal land within the Monument and any land or interest in land that is acquired by the United States for inclusion in the Monument from: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing laws, geothermal leasing laws, and minerals materials laws.

Permits grazing to continue in any area of the Monument in which grazing is currently allowed, subject to applicable laws (including regulations).

Prohibits anything in this subtitle from constituting an expressor implied reservation by the United States of any water or water rights with respect to the Monument.

(Sec. 2105) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle C: Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area - (Sec. 2202) Establishes the Fort Stanton-Snowy River National Cave Conservation Area in Lincoln County, New Mexico, to protect, conserve, and enhance the unique and nationally important historic, cultural, scientific, archaeological, natural, and educational subterranean cave resources of the Fort Stanton-Snowy River cave system.

Includes the area within the boundaries depicted on the map entitled "Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area" and dated December 15, 2008, within the Conservation Area.

(Sec. 2203) Instructs the Secretary to only allow uses of the Conservation Area that are consistent with the protection of the cave resources.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the BLM, in administering theConservation Area, to include providing for management of the surface area of the Conservation Area in accordance with the Fort Stanton Area of Critical Environmental Concern Final Activity Plan dated March 2001.

Withdraws all federal surface and subsurface land within the Conservation Area and all lands and interests in the surface and subsurface land acquired for inclusion in the Conservation Area from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the general land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws.

Directs the Secretary to develop a comprehensive plan for the long-term management of the Conservation Area. Requires such plan to provide for a cooperative agreement with Lincoln County to address the historical involvement of the local community in the interpretation and protection of the resources of such Area.

Authorizes the Secretary to establish facilities for: (1) the conduct of scientific research; and (2) the interpretation of the historical, cultural, scientific, archaeological, natural, and educational resources of the Conservation Area.

Prohibits anything in this subtitle from constituting an express or implied reservation of any water right.

(Sec. 2204) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle D: Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area - (Sec. 2301) Renames the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in Idaho as the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.

Subtitle E: Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area - (Sec. 2402) Establishes the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area in Colorado to conserve and protect the unique and nationally important values of certain public land and the water resources of area streams that are necessary to support aquatic, riparian, and terrestrial species and communities.

Requires management of the Conservation Area as a component of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Specifies the uses of the Conservation Area, including allowing the use of motorized vehicles in the Area.

(Sec. 2403) Designates certain lands in Mesa, Montrose, and Delta Counties in Colorado as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area.

(Sec. 2405) Sets forth provisions for the management of the Conservation Area and the Wilderness, including with regard to: (1) grazing leases and permits and the grazing of livestock; (2) the control of fire, insects, diseases, and nonnative invasive plants and noxious weeds; and (3) water rights.

Withdraws all federal land within the Conservation Area and the Wilderness and all land and interests acquired within such area and wilderness from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire non-federal land within the boundaries of the Conservation Area or the Wilderness only through exchange, donation, or purchase.

Continues adequate access by private landowners to inholdings in the Conservation Area.

(Sec. 2406) Directs the Secretary to: (1) develop a comprehensive management plan for the long-term protection and management of the Conservation Area; and (2) establish the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council to advise the Secretary on the implementation of the management plan.

(Sec. 2408) Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle F: Rio Puerco Watershed Management Program - (Sec. 2501) Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (the Act) to: (1) include representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Rio Puerco Management Committee; (2) terminate the Committee 10 years afterthe enactment of this Act (under current law, 10 years after the enactment of the Act; and (3) authorize appropriations for the Rio Puerco Watershed Management Program.

Subtitle G: Land Conveyances and Exchanges - (Sec. 2601) Provides for the conveyance of specified Forest Service and BLM land or interest (the federal land) in Nevada by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior in exchange for specified non-federal land by Carson City Consolidated Municipality, Nevada (the City).

Requires the City to deposit a specified amount in the Silver Saddle Endowment Account established by this section before the conveyance of the Bernhard parcel.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to reserve a perpetual conservation easement to the Silver Saddle Ranch and Carson River Area.

Requires certain of the conveyed federal land to be managed by the City for the maintenance of undeveloped open space and the preservation of the natural characteristics of the land,with specified exceptions, including, permitting the City to conduct projects on the land to reduce fuels and to construct trails, trailhead facilities, and any infrastructure that is required for municipal water and flood management activities.

Releases the reversionary interest of BLM in certain of the conveyed federal land. Provides for the conveyance of such land by the City.

Makes the non-federal land part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a management plan for National Forest System land that ensures the protection and stabilization of the National Forest System land to minimize the impacts of flooding on the City.

Provides for the conveyance of specified non-federal land administered by the City to the BLM.

Transfers administrative jurisdiction over certain Forest Service land from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior. Requires the City to be granted a right-of-way for maintenance of flood management facilities on such land.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct sales of specified federal land to qualified bidders. Requires the City, before a sale of the land, to certify that qualified bidders have agreed to comply with City zoning ordinances and any master plan for the area approved by the City. Withdraws such federal land from: (1) all forms of entry and appropriation under the public land laws, with the exception of sales of such land; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws.

Sets forth requirements for the disposition of the proceeds from the sale of certain of the federal land. Makes amounts deposited in the Silver Saddle Endowment Account available for the oversight and enforcement of the conservation easement reserved to the Silver Saddle Ranch and Carson River Area.

Withdraws specified federal urban interface land from: (1) all forms of entry and appropriation underthe public land laws and mining laws; (2) location and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation of the mineral laws, geothermal leasing laws, and mineral material laws. Requires the withdrawal of any land or interest within the boundaries of such land acquired after the enactment of this Act.

Limits the use of motorized and mechanical vehicles on federal land within the City to existing roads and trails unless as needed for administrative purposes or to respond to an emergency until the completion of a transportation plan.

Amends the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 to make amounts in the special account available to the City for the development of parks, trails, and natural areas and up to 10% for conservation initiatives on federal land in the City administered by the Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture. Makes the City eligible to nominate for expenditure amounts to acquire lands or interests for parks and natural areas and for conservation initiatives adjacent to and within the floodplain of Carson River. Extends the deadline under which Washoe County can be eligible to nominate for expenditure amounts to acquire land, as specified in such Act, and develop one regional park and natural area.

Directs specified land to be held in trust for the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California and become part of the reservation of the Tribe. Prohibits the use of such land for class II and class III gaming. Limits the use of such land to ceremonial, conservation, commercial, and residential uses as specified. Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out any thinning and other landscape restoration activities on such land that is beneficial to the Tribe and the Forest Service.

Amends Public Law 108-67 (relating to the conveyance of certain land in the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in Nevada to be held in trust for the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California [the Tribe]) to revise the acreage and location of such conveyance by directingthe Secretary of Agriculture, as prescribed by such law, to convey to the Secretary of the

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