Department of the Interior final environmental statement on grazing management in the Randolph Planning Unit, Rich County, Utah

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the Bureau, 1979 - Law - 400 pages
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Page 1-32 - TABLE 1-10 Summary of Exchange of Use Allotment Existing Exchange of Use Agreements Eligible But Have No Exchange Authorized Bear Lake Big Creek Meachum Canyon Deseret Dry Basin Duck Creek Eastman East Woodruff Kearl Laketown Middle Ridge New Canyon Rabbit Creek Sage Creek Sessions South Woodruff Stuart Twin Peaks Woodruff Pastures X X X X X X X X X NA X X X X X X • • • X X NA NA = Not applicable estimated at 15,586 AUMs.
Page 2-53 - However, the changes should remain subordinate to the visual strength of the existing character. Class IV - Changes may subordinate the original composition and character but must reflect what could be a natural occurrence within the characteristic landscape. Class V - Change is needed. This class applies to areas where the naturalistic character has been disturbed to a point where rehabilitation is needed to bring it back into character with the surrounding countryside. This class would apply to...
Page G-1 - Authority, with respect to public lands under the custody and control of each; (3) "off-road vehicle" means any motorized vehicle designed for or capable of cross-country travel on or immediately over land, water, sand, snow, ice, marsh, swampland, or other natural terrain; except...
Page 2-53 - This class provides primarily for natural ecological changes only. It is applied to primitive areas, some natural areas, and other similar situations where management activities are to be restricted. Class II: Changes in any of the basic elements (form, line, color or texture) caused by a management activity should not be evident in the characteristic landscape.
Page R-2 - Scotter. 1972. Guidelines for Grazing Sheep on Rangelands Used by Big Game in Winter.
Page G-3 - A range site is a distinctive kind of rangeland that differs from other kinds of rangeland in its ability to produce a characteristic natural plant community.
Page 9-156 - Vegetation in certain areas, such as meadows and drainage ways are invariably closely utilized under any stocking rate or system of grazing. Such use may be detrimental to wildlife, esthetic or recreational or other values. Where this is the case about the only way to preserve values is to fence the area off from grazing. Reducing livestock or adjusting the grazing usually will not solve such a problem.
Page 9-229 - ALLOTMENT: An area of land where one or more operators graze their livestock. It generally consists of public lands but may include parcels of private or state owned lands.
Page G-3 - A group of defined and named taxonomic soil units occurring together in an individual and characteristic pattern over a geographic region, comparable to plant associations in many ways.
Page G-1 - Management Framework Plan (MFP) - Land use plan for public lands which provides a set of goals, objectives, and constraints for a specific planning area to guide the development of detailed plans for the management of each resource.

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