33 CFR 279.4 - Definitions.
For the purposes of this regulation:
(a) Resource use objectives are clearly written statements, specific to a given project, which specify the attainable options for resource use as determined from study and analysis of resource capabilities and public needs (opportunities and problems).
(b) Natural resources are those elements, features, conditions, etc., of land and water that can be characterized as physiographic, biological and/or aesthetic.
(c) Public benefits are the tangible and intangible gains to society directly attributable to a water resource project that satisfy the expressed or observed needs of the public (i.e., individuals, groups, organizations and local, county, state and federal governmental agencies).
(d) Boundary plans are Division/District wide maps clearly delineating the limits of each regional recreation market area for one or more Civil Works water resource projects.