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eBook Gunnison Basin Public Lands (America's Great Outdoors) ePub

by Gunnison National Forest

  • ISBN: 1593511329
  • Category: Atlases and Maps
  • Subcategory: Reference
  • Author: Gunnison National Forest
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: United States Department of Ag (2008)
  • ePub book: 1980 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1390 kb
  • Other: lrf lrf lit txt
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Description

The Gunnison National Forest is a . National Forest covering 1,672,136 acres (2,612. 89 km²) in Mesa, Gunnison, Hinsdale and Saguache Counties in Western part of the .

The Gunnison National Forest is a . It lies in parts of five counties.

The Gunnison Basin contains portions of six wilderness areas, a ski resort, a National Recreation Area, and more than five million acres of public lands; over 80% of the Upper Gunnison watershed is public lands. The Gunnison National Forest was established by proclamation of President Theodore Roosevelt on May 12, 1905. The Gunnison National Forest was administratively combined with the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests in 1976.

The county rests in the Gunnison Basin formed by the Continental Divide . Great Parks Bicycle Route. North America portal. United States portal. Gunnison Basin Public Lands. Colorado: Forest Service Series Map, 2008. United States Department of Agriculture.

The county rests in the Gunnison Basin formed by the Continental Divide to the east, Collegiate Peaks Wilderness rises in the northeast, Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness and the White River National Forest to the north, the West Elk Wilderness rises in the west of the county with Delta and Montrose Counties on its western slopes. Western Express Bicycle Route.

Gunnison Public Lands Initiative. Homegrown conservation for Gunnison County. How to Shape Your National Forests. Each National Forest and Grassland in the National Forest System operates under management identified in a Forest Plan. Over the years these plans are updated i. imeo. Gunnison Public Lands Initiative. 19 Şubat ·. Start your week off right and have a quick watch of this great video by the National Forest Foundation!

The United States has 154 protected areas known as National Forests covering 188,336,179 acres (762,169 km2/294,275 sq. mi).

The United States has 154 protected areas known as National Forests covering 188,336,179 acres (762,169 km2/294,275 sq. The National Forests are managed by the . Forest Service, an agency of the . Department of Agriculture. The first National Forest was established as the Yellowstone Park Timber and Land Reserve on March 30, 1891, then in the Department of the Interior.

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Curecanti near Gunnison. National Forests in Colorado. America’s federal public lands: ‘These Lands Are Your Lands’. National Forests (NF) – Mostly wooded and forested that are collectively owned by the American people. Eleven national forests cover millions of acres throughout the Rocky Mountains. With four national parks, eight national monuments, two national recreation areas, eleven national forests, two national grasslands, forty-two national wilderness areas, three national conservation areas, and eight national wildlife areas, on top of . land and various other federal lands, there’s plenty of space for everyone.

The Gunnison Basin contains portions of six wilderness areas, a ski resort, a National Recreation Area, and more than five million acres of public lands; over 80% of the Upper Gunnison watershed is public lands.

The Gunnison National Forest was established by proclamation of President Theodore Roosevelt on May 12, 1905. It was named in honor of Captain John Gunnison, who came to this area in 1853 in search of a feasible railroad route across the Continental Divide. The Gunnison National Forest was administratively combined with the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests in 1976. The Forest Supervisor's office for the combined Forests is in Delta, Colorado.

The map also features descriptions and images of points of interest, the Colorado Trail and Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, wilderness areas, Gunnison National Forest, Bureau of Land Management Gunnison Field Office Area, National Park Service Curecanti National Recreation Area, National Park Service Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado State Division of Wildlife Gunnison Area, TREAD Lightly pledge, Leave No Trace skills and ethics, scenic and historic byways, weed free closures, archaeological and historical heritage protection, and Gunnison Basin Public Lands travel management rules, regulations, definitions, and signs.

Also included are a complete legend, index to USGS 7.5' topographic maps, restricted travel area matrix, and recreation site index.

Two-sided, self-cover, waterproof folded map. Size: 4" × 9" folded; 48" × 36" unfolded