110-H.R.860

To designate certain public land as wilderness and certain rivers as wild and scenic rivers in the State of California, to designate Salmon Restoration Areas, to establish the Sacramento River National Recreation Area and Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, and for other purposes.

2/6/2007--Introduced.

California Wild Heritage Act of 2007 - Designates specified national forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public land in California as wilderness and components of the National Wilderness Preservation System (System). Requires such areas to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior or Agriculture, whichever has current administrative jurisdiction over each area.

Designates specified California public land as: (1) salmon restoration areas; (2) wilderness study areas; and (3) a potential wilderness area.

Releases any parts of a specified wilderness study area from further study for designation as wilderness.

Designates specified California national park lands as wilderness areas and components of the System, requiring such lands to be managed by the National Park Service (NPS).

Designates specified land in Joshua Tree National Park as potential wilderness, which shall be managed by the Secretary of the Interior.

Designates specified California rivers as wild, scenic, and recreational rivers. Requires the review of one additional California river to determine its suitability as a wild, scenic, or recreational river.

Establishes the Sacramento River National Recreation Area. Permits the Secretary concerned to acquire land or interests within the boundaries of the Area. Requires the development of a comprehensive plan for the long-range protection and management of such Area.

Establishes the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest for public enjoyment and scientific study. Requires the development of a comprehensive management plan for such Forest.

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