Regulations & Policies
Proposed Closures of Federal Land to Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting
(Section 4103 of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019 (Public Law No. 116-9, Title IV (Sportsmen’s Access and Related Matters)).
Forest Service Directives
The Forest Service on March 31 issued final directives that clarify how electric bicycles (e-bikes) are managed on National Forest System lands. Final changes were made to Forest Service Manual 7700 Travel Management – Zero Code and to 7710 Travel Management – Travel Planning. The directives add a definition of e-bikes as a class of motor vehicle and establishes criteria for consideration in designating roads, trails, and areas for e-bike use that are not currently designated for motor vehicle use, among other changes.
Laws and Regulations
Federal agencies operate under the U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations. These laws help form our directives and policies on how we manage national forests and grasslands, Even Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl, Forest Service symbols of wildfire prevention and conservation, are protected by law.
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- U.S. Code
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