Acquisition of Land for Wildlife Conservation Purposes

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Public Lands, and Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Subcommittee on H.R. 107, S. 1155, and H.R. 4018, Eightieth Congress, first session and Eightieth Congress, second session, on July 3, 1947, Apr. 16, 21, 1948.
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Considers (80) S. 1155, (80) H.R. 4018, (80) H.R. 107.

ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
The Physical Object
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Paginationiii, 57 p.
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Open LibraryOL22310362M

Landowner, donates a conservation easement to a local land trust. The easement restrictions reduce the property's market value to $64, Thus, the value of her gift of the easement is $36, Assuming the easement meets the conservation purposes test, Mrs. Price - like any. carry out an acquisition and development program for wildlife conservation.

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The Wildlife Conservation Board's three main functions are land acquisition, habitat restoration and development of wildlife oriented public access facilities. This document outlines the process and proposal format for WCB’s land Acquisition of Land for Wildlife Conservation Purposes book function.

i Land Conservation Spending in Missouri in Relation to the State Wildlife Conservation Strategy A REPORT PREPARED FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT WILDLIFE HABITAT POLICY RESEARCH PROJECT DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND MaryBruce Alford, Frank Casey, Molly Cheatum, Andrew duMoulin.

In certain situations, TennGreen Land Conservancy works on behalf of local, county, state, and federal agencies to acquire properties. Typically, these acquisitions are completed to create or expand a park, natural area, or wildlife management area for public access and recreation or to protect important conservation values.

Funds recovered through the subsequent sale of land are deposited in a revolving fund, which can be tapped for new acquisitions.

Goebel Ranch in South Dakota. One special tract of land will remain under DU ownership for long-term management and research purposes: DU's flagship property, the 9,acre Goebel Ranch in South Dakota.

To consider the acquisition in fee of ± acres of land by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to resolve an encroachment on an adjacent private property at the Mad River Fish Hatchery for wildlife conservation purposes and future wildlife oriented public use opportunities near the city of Blue Lake in Humboldt County.

purpose of conservation of the Wildlife resources within their respective jurisdiction. entitled to adequate compensation as per the provisions of the Land Acquisition Act and Land Act. Promotion of the wildlife Policy wildlife conservation and management in mainland Tanzania.

In return for donating their land for conservation purposes, the landowners are provided with federal and state tax breaks and agree never to convert, develop or use the land for any purpose other than farming or ranching.

A total of 37 million acres of land throughout the United States are currently under the control of land trusts. The newly formed wildlife area will be the sixth largest in the state. O'Dowd's bequest of more than $ million was combined with an additional $, from the ODNR Division of Wildlife to cover a few extra acres and other costs associated with the acquisition.

The land was purchased from the Sunday Creek Coal Company. These land protection examples are for illustrative purposes only. All examples assume that you itemize your deductions on your income tax return. Where applicable, deduction and income calculations were made with a gift date of January 1, -- when the federal discount rate was percent and the maximum federal capital gains tax rate was.

Authorizes acquisition of additions to the National Wildlife Refuge System for the development, management, advancement, conservation, and protection of fish and wildlife resources by purchase or exchange of land and water or interests therein.

Refuge Recreation Act ofas amended (16 U.S.C. as amended (16 U.S.C. Authorizes acquisition of additions to the National Wildlife Refuge System for the development, management, advancement, conservation, and protection of fish and wildlife resources by purchase or exchange of land and water or interests therein.

Refuge Recreation Act of   New Delhi: A small group of nature lovers are slowly changing the impression of Tamenglong, a hill district in Manipur, from being a place notoriously known for widespread hunting of wildlife to one that protects its animals and birds. Tamenglong borders Assam and Nagaland, and is one of the most backward districts in Manipur.

Nearly 90 per cent of the district is under forest cover and it. Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) Document Description This project involves the acquisition of ± acres of wildlife habitat by the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy for the for the protection of threatened and endangered species.

Assumptions: You own several hundred acres of undeveloped land that is suitable for permanent preservation as a natural habitat for wildlife. The land has a fair market value of $, and a conservation easement would reduce its value to $,   Indeed, the 29th purchase brought the total acres of land in the reserve toof whichacres are private lands owned by the reserve.

TennGreen protects, cares for, and connects people with Tennessee’s natural world by providing meaningful outdoor experiences, establishing conservation easements, supporting restoration efforts, and acquiring (or assisting in the acquisition of) privately-held land.

Novembecause the project provides for acquisition of lands for wildlife conservation purposes and transfers of ownership of interest in land to preserve open space and habitat.

Projects funded through the District are also required to undergo the applicable CEQA review by. Protecting an astounding diversity of species. (Humans included.) Africa is home to some of the world's most endangered species, including the mountain gorilla, Grevy’s zebra, and Ethiopian wolf.

To protect populations from further decline, our on-the-ground safeguards involve training rangers and using sniffer dogs to stop wildlife traffickers.

The Trust for Public Land finalized the acquisition and conveyance of the land to Anoka County Jan. “This new conservation area will be a legacy for generations to come, providing access to pristine and diverse wildlife lands that are best suited to hunting and conservation,” said Anoka County Board Chairperson Rhonda Sivarajah.

Acquisition may be by outright purchase of fee title or by a conservation easement. Land acquisition will follow an initial process of site assessment for conservation objectives, followed by Wildlife Agency concurrence.

Once the purchase is complete, the PCA will develop a Reserve Unit Management Plan for Wildlife Agency approval. Wildlife mitigation targets are nearing completion. The acquisition of wildlife land.

and subsequent conservation easements, ensures the long-term conservation value of the asset. A management plan is prepared for each property that identifies the activities to sustain, restore, and enhance the value and benefit of the original investment.

This book responds to a congressional request to evaluated criteria by which land is acquired under the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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The committee reviews criteria and procedures by which four agencies acquire lands for conservation; examines the historic, public policy, and scientific bases of criteria and compares them with nongovernmental organizations; and assesses the effectiveness. Document Description The project involves the acquisition of a conservation easement to be held by the Eastern Sierra Land Trust.

The property consists of wet meadow, chaparral and sagebrush scrub habitat areas supporting deer, mountain lion, and the greater sage grouse. conservation funding not only requires overall cost estimates, but also information about how these costs vary among selected land protection strategies.

The purpose of this report is to provide an estimate of the national cost of conserving unprotected priority habitat areas that have been identified in the U.S.

State Wildlife Action. area. The Trust for Public Land the acquisition and conveyance of the land to finalized noka A County on January 3, “This new conservation area will be a legacy for generations to come, providing access to pristine and diverse wildlife lands that are best suited to hunting and conservation,” said Anoka County Board Chair Rhonda Sivarajah.

Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry and anticipates the property will be managed for wildlife habitat, natural resource and land conservation purposes, traditional outdoor recreation uses, and public access.

Public comment on this proposal will be accepted at the LMF Board meeting Augat PM at. The Conservation Fund acqui acres across 14 counties in northern Minnesota with the land permanently preserved as undeveloped for wildlife habitat, public recreation and sustainable.

The purpose of this Game Land Management Plan is to provide a guide for managers to follow in the creation of wildlife and land management prescriptions. Fish and wildlife habitat needs were given priority; outdoor and wildlife related requests/activities were considered individually depending on compatibility and appropriateness.

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(c) Eighty-one million three hundred thousand dollars ($81,) to the Wildlife Conservation Board for programs involving the acquisition of land pursuant to the Wildlife Conservation Law ofsubject to Section of the Fish and Game Code and consistent with the purposes of this division, and for grants to local agencies, including.

Florida Forever is Floridas premier conservation and recreation lands acquisition program, a blueprint for conserving natural resources and renewing Floridas commitment to conserve the states natural and cultural heritage.

View Florida Forever: A StoryMap for highlights of the program. Florida Forever replaces Preservation (P), the largest public land acquisition.Land can be acquired as fee lands or conservation easements, and through a variety of means including purchase, donation, and transfer.

The program requires a local financial commitment to the acquisition — at least 50% of land’s development value — with the remaining funding by .When consistent with the purposes of this Act and the reports and findings of the Secretary of the Interior prepared in accordance with section of this title, land, waters, and interests therein may be acquired by Federal construction agencies for the wildlife conservation and development purposes of this Act in connection with a project as reasonably needed to preserve and assure for the.