05-12-00-20-03 Wilderness Quota System

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST
Forest Order No. 05-12-00-20-03 
Wilderness Occupancy and Use

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a), and to protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited on the San Bernardino National Forest. This Order is effective from September 1, 2020, through August 31, 2021.

1. Entering or being in the San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, or Cucamonga Wilderness Areas. 36 CFR 261.57(a).

2. Being within the San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, or Cucamonga Wilderness Area as part of group larger than 12 persons. 36 CFR 261.58(f).

3. Camping in the San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, or Cucamonga Wilderness Areas, or within the Stonehouse Crossing Campsite. 36 CFR 261.58(e).

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1. Persons with a valid wilderness area day use permit issued by the San Bernardino National Forest are exempt from Prohibition No. 1 under the conditions contained within the permit.

2. Persons with a valid wilderness area overnight permit issued by the San Bernardino National Forest are exempt from Prohibition Nos. 1 and 3 under the conditions contained within the permit.

3. Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act.

4. Any Federal, State or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. 16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed in San Bernardino, California, this 31st day of July, 2020.


 MRRY BELINA
Acting Forest Supervisor
San Bernardino National Forest
 

Signed Order pdf





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