Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/422

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114 STAT. 1304 PUBLIC LAW 106-331—OCT. 19, 2000 (12) The Cahaba River area is deserving of inclusion in the National Wildlife Refuge System. SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) REFUGE.—The term "Refuge" means the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge established by section 4(a). (2) SECRETARY.—Tl ie term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior. SEC. 4. ESTABLISHMENT OF REFUGE. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— (1) IN GENERAL.—T here is established in Bibb County, Alabama, the Cahaba National Wildlife Refuge, consisting of approximately 3,500 acres of Federal lands and waters, and interests in lands and waters, within the boundaries depicted upon the map entitled "Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge- Proposed", dated April 10, 2000. (2) BOUNDARY REVISIONS. — The Secretary may make such minor revisions of the boundaries of the Refuge as may be appropriate to carry out the purposes of the Refuge or to facilitate the acquisition of property within the Refuge. (3) AVAILABILITY OF MAP.—The Secretary shall keep the map referred to in paragraph (1) available for inspection in appropriate offices of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Federal Register, (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The establishment of the Refuge xuider publication. paragraph (1) of subsection (a) shall take effect on the date the Secretary publishes, in the Federal Register and publications of local circulation in the vicinity of the area within the boundaries referred to in that paragraph, a notice that sufficient property has been acquired by the United States within those boundaries to constitute an area that can be efficiently managed as a National Wildlife Refuge. SEC. 5. ACQUISITION OF LANDS AND WATERS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary, subject to the availability of appropriations, may acquire up to 3,500 acres of lands and waters, or interests therein, within the boundaries of the Refuge described in section 4(a)(l). (b) INCLUSION IN REFUGE. —Any lands, waters, or interests acquired by the Secretary under this section shall be part of the Refuge. SEC. 6. ADMINISTRATION. In administering the Refuge, the Secretary shall— (1) conserve, enhance, and restore the native aquatic and terrestrial community characteristics of the Cahaba River (including associated fish, wildlife, and plant species); (2) conserve, enhance, and restore habitat to maintain and assist in the recovery of animals and plants that are listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.); (3) in providing opportunities for compatible fish- and wildlife-oriented recreation, ensure that hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, and environmental education and interpretation are the priority general public uses of the Refuge,