Land Management Bureau March 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Call for Coal Resource and Other Resource Information for Public Lands in Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah Counties, UT
Document Number: 05-4426
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A Notice of Intent to prepare a Resource Management Plan for public lands and resources in Daggett, Duchesne and Uintah counties, Utah was published in the Federal Register, volume 66, No. 48, Monday, March 12, 2001. This supplements that notice with a call for coal resource and other resource information, as required in 43 CFR 3420.1.
Notice of Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Escalante Canyon Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), Escalante Potholes Recreation Area, and Escalante Bridge Boat Launch Site
Document Number: 05-4425
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Uncompahgre Field Office is implementing supplementary rules to regulate conduct on specific public lands within Escalante Canyon in Montrose and Delta Counties. The rules apply to the following Escalante Canyon recreation sites: Escalante Bridge boat launch site, Escalante Canyon Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), and the Potholes Recreation Area. BLM has determined these rules necessary to protect the area's natural resources and to provide for safe public recreation, public health, and reduce the potential for damage to sensitive resources including unique riparian areas and threatened and rare plant species and habitat.
Notice of Closure to Firearms Target Shooting on Public Lands in Yellowstone County Managed by the Billings Field Office, Bureau of Land Management; Montana, Implementation of Record of Decision for Environmental Assessment MT-010-03-08
Document Number: 05-4424
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice closes certain public lands in Yellowstone County, Montana, to target shooting with firearms. This restriction is necessary for the management of actions, activities, and public use on certain public lands that may have, or are having, adverse impacts on persons using public lands, on property, and on resources located on public lands. Increasing levels of public use are creating conflicts between different user groups. Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers, wildlife observers, hunters, and target shooters all utilize the subject lands.
Proposed Supplementary Rules Regarding Operation of Motorized Vehicles and Bicycles and Closure of Public Lands to Recreational Target Shooting
Document Number: 05-4423
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)'s Royal Gorge Field Office is proposing supplementary rules. The proposed supplementary rules would implement three decisions from the Gold Belt Travel Management Plan, approved August 18, 2004. These supplementary rules would apply to the public lands within the Gold Belt Travel Management Plan area under the management of the Royal Gorge Field Office, in El Paso, Fremont, Park, and Teller Counties, Colorado. The rules are needed in order to protect the area's natural resources and provide for public health and safety.
Temporary Closure of Public Lands During Competitive Special Recreation Permitted Events: Nevada, Carson City Field Office
Document Number: 05-4422
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City Field Office, announces the temporary closure of selected public lands under its administration in Lyon, Storey, Churchill, Carson, Douglas, Mineral, Washoe and Nye Counties. By agreement with the Las Vegas and Battle Mountain Field Offices and the Tonopah Field Station, those lands affected by the Vegas to Reno and Nevada 1000 OHV Races in Nye and Esmeralda Counties are included in this closure. This action is taken to provide for public and participant safety and to protect adjacent natural and cultural resources during the conduct of permitted special recreation events.
Notice of Realty Action: Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes
Document Number: 05-4421
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The public land described in this Notice in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada, has been examined and found suitable for conveyance for recreational or public purposes under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et. seq.).
Powder River Regional Coal Team Activities, Notice of Public Meeting in Gillette, WY
Document Number: 05-4420
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Powder River Regional Coal Team (RCT) has scheduled a public meeting for April 27, 2005, to review current and proposed activities in the Powder River Coal Region and to review pending coal lease applications (LBA).
Public Land Order No. 7628; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range; Wyoming
Document Number: 05-4419
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 1,960.10 acres of public land from surface entry and mining for a period of 20 years for the Bureau of Land Management to protect wild horse and wildlife habitat, and watershed, recreation, cultural, and scenic values within the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.
Notice of Emergency Temporary Closure of Certain Public Lands to Target Shooting, in Tehama County, CA
Document Number: 05-4415
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 8364.1 notice is hereby given that all the below listed land, administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is closed to the discharge of firearms for the purpose of target shooting. The closure encompasses the Sacramento River Bend Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and nearby scattered parcels, as well as future public land encompassed by the below descriptions. This immediate closure is necessary to protect human health and safety in an area of increasing recreational use and population growth.