Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/563

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PUBLIC LAW 106-399—OCT. 30, 2000 114 STAT. 1661 right-of-way on Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area. SEC. 113. LAND USE AUTHORITIES. 16 USC (a) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary shall allow only such uses of the Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area as the Secretary finds will further the purposes for which the Cooperative Management and Protection Area is established. (b) COMMERCIAL TIMBER. — (1) PROHIBITION. —The Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area shall not be made available for commercial timber harvest. (2) LIMITED EXCEPTION.— The Secretary may authorize the removal of trees from Federal lands in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area only if the Secretary determines that the removal is clearly needed for purposes of ecological restoration and maintenance or for public safety. Except in the Wilderness Area and the wilderness study areas referred to in section 204(a), the Secretary may authorize the sale of products resulting from the authorized removal of trees under this paragraph. (c) JUNIPER MANAGEMENT. — The Secretary shall emphasize the restoration of the historic fire regime in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area and the resulting native vegetation communities through active management of Western Juniper on a landscape level. Management measures shall include the use of natural and prescribed burning. (d) HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING. — (1) AUTHORIZATION.— The Secretary shall permit hunting, fishing, and trapping on Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area in accordance with applicable laws and regulations of the United States and the State of Oregon. (2) AREA AND TIME LIMITATIONS. — After consultation with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Secretary may designate zones where, and establish periods when, hunting, trapping or fishing is prohibited on Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area for reasons of public safety, administration, or public use and enjoyment. (e) GRAZING.— (1) CONTINUATION OF EXISTING LAW.— Except as otherwise provided in this section and title VI, the laws, regulations, and executive orders otherwise applicable to the Bureau of Land Management in issuing and administering grazing leases and permits on lands under its jurisdiction shall apply in regard to the Federal lands included in the Cooperative Management and Protection Area. (2) CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN PERMITS.— The Secretary shall cancel that portion of the permitted grazing on Federal lands in the Fish Creek/Big Indian, East Ridge, and South Steens allotments located within the area designated as the "no livestock grazing area" on the map referred to in section 101(a). Upon cancellation, future grazing use in that designated area is prohibited. The Secretary shall be responsible for