national forest


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national forest

n.
A large expanse of forest that is protected by a national government and may be harvested or hunted in only under controlled conditions.
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Coursing through Tennessee's only national forest, the Ocoee River is one of the world's most scenic whitewater streams.
Like many Americans, I thought my national forests were protected.
The public planning process established by the National Forest Management Act of 1976 is excoriated as labyrinthine, but the real objection is that it dissolved the timber triangle's monopoly on making and implementing the nation's forest management policy.
In my backyard, in Wisconsin, there are two national forests, with 9 accessible campgrounds equipped for wheelchairs.
Although Shumway had cleaned the baskets, Donahue and colleagues managed to collect a small sample of dirt from under the stitching, which enabled them to demonstrate that the baskets had come from the national forest. Prosecutors used this analysis in their case against Shumway, who eventually confessed to the crime.
* Cumulative effects on national forest sales from harvest on private lands; and
State administration and various other organizations and private citizens, congressmen and senators, money finally became available for a national forest in southern Illinois.
The agency said it welcomes the public to visit national forest recreation areas more often and relax their body and soul among chirping birds, murmuring rivers, or roaring waterfalls.
"This is pretty normal," Willamette National Forest spokeswoman Judith McHugh said.
"We close more roads now than we used to due to budget constraints, but we do try to keep them open as long as we can," said Lynn Hicks, North Carolina engineering, heritage and recreation manager for three national forest in the state.
Susan Bell, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company commented, "It is great to see Parkridge Homes investing in the future of our environment by getting involved in The National Forest.
The visiting public and Forest Service employees are at risk in many areas of National Forest System lands in California.
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