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

Olympic Experimental State Forest Act

This Act, Olympic Experimental State Forest Act -- Title II of P.L. 102-436, signed October 23, 1992 (106 Stat. 2217) is designed to contribute to the conservation of the northern spotted owl and the protection of old-growth resources through an experimental management program on State-owned lands on the western Olympic Peninsula. Provisions of the Act include:

The legislative history includes: House Report 102-834, part I, and Congressional Record pages H7997 - 99, August 11, 1992; H9822 - 24, September 29, 1992; and S17205, October 7, 1991.

Region 1 is responsible for coordination of implementation actions by the Service, in consultation with the Assistant Director - Ecological Services and the Assistant Director - Fisheries.

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