Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Cave Resources Protection Act

Cave Resources Protection Act --Public Law 100-691 (16 U.S.C. 4301 et seq.; 102 Stat. 4546) established requirements for the management and protection of caves and their resources on Federal lands, including allowing the land managing agencies to withhold the location of caves from the public, and requiring permits for any removal or collecting activities in caves on Federal lands.

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