US HB878 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-18 - Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Pending: House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the California Public Lands Remediation Partnership, the Trinity Lake and Del Norte County visitor centers, the Horse Mountain Special Management Area, the Elk Camp Ridge Recreation Trail, the Sanhedrin Special Conservation Management Area, and the Condor National Scenic Trail. The bill designates specified federal lands as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the North Fork Wilderness as the North Fork Eel River Wilderness, specified federal lands as potential wilderness areas, and specified segments of certain rivers and creeks and of a specified river estuary as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Also, the bill authorizes the utilization of certain forest residues for research and development of biobased products that result in net carbon sequestration, authorizes initiatives to restore degraded redwood forest ecosystems in the Redwood National Forest and state parks, requires specified recreational studies and partnerships, and expands the boundaries of the Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness.

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Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act



2021-02-18HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
2021-02-05HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2021-02-05HouseIntroduced in House


Air quality
Climate change and greenhouse gases
Congressional oversight
Crimes against animals and natural resources
Economic development
Emergency planning and evacuation
Endangered and threatened species
Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
Floods and storm protection
Forests, forestry, trees
Government studies and investigations
Historical and cultural resources
Hunting and fishing
Indian lands and resources rights
Lakes and rivers
Land transfers
Land use and conservation
Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
Motor vehicles
Outdoor recreation
Parks, recreation areas, trails
Pedestrians and bicycling
Public lands and natural resources
Public-private cooperation
Research and development
Roads and highways
Water quality
Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
Wildlife conservation and habitat protection

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