Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/274

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116 STAT. 1056 PUBLIC LAW 107-216—AUG. 21, 2002 Wilderness Area and Arapaho National Recreation Area and the Oregon Islands Wilderness Area Act, respectively, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the maps and boimdary descriptions. The maps and boundary descriptions shall be on file and available for public inspection in the office of the Chief of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture and in the office of the Forest Supervisor of the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest. 16 USC 539/. SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF JAMES PEAK PROTECTION AREA, COLORADO. (a) FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.— (1) FINDINGS. —The Congress finds the following: (A) The lands covered by this section include important resources and values, including wildlife habitat, clean water, open space, and opportunities for solitude. (B) These lands also include areas that are suitable for recreational uses, including use of snowmobiles in times of adequate snow cover as well as use of other motorized and nonmotorized mechanical devices. (C) These lands should be managed in a way that affords permanent protection to their resources and values while permitting continued recreational uses in appropriate locales and subject to appropriate regulations. (2) PURPOSE.— The purpose of this section is to provide for management of certain l2inds in the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest in a manner consistent with the 1997 Revised Land and Resources Management Plan for this forest in order to protect the natural qualities of these areas. (b) DESIGNATION.— The approximately 16,000 acres of land in the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest generally depicted on the map entitled "Proposed James Peak Protection Area", dated September 2001, are hereby designated as the James Peak Protection Area (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "Protection Area"). (c) MAP AND BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION.—As soon as practicable after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file with the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a map and a boundary description of the Protection Area. The map and boundeuy description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographical errors in the map and boundary description. The map and boundary description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the office of the Chief of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, and in the office of the Forest Supervisor of the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest. (d) MANAGEMENT.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Protection Area shall be managed and administered by the Secretsuy in the same manner as the management area prescription designations identified for these lands in the 1997 Revision of the Land and Resource Management Plan for the Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee Nationed Grasslands. Such management and administration shall be in accordance with the following: (A) GRAZING.— Nothing in this Act, including the establishment of the Protection Area, shall affect grazing on lands within or outside of the Protection Area.