16 U.S. Code § 539n - Crystal Springs Watershed Special Resources Management Unit
(A) In general
On completion of the land exchange under section 1206(a)(2),  there shall be established a special resources management unit in the State consisting of certain Federal land managed by the Forest Service, as generally depicted on the map entitled “Crystal Springs Watershed Special Resources Management Unit”, dated June 2006 (referred to in this section as the “map”), to be known as the “Crystal Springs Watershed Special Resources Management Unit” (referred to in this section as the “Management Unit”).
(B) Exclusion of certain land
(i) In general
Subject to valid rights in existence on March 30, 2009, the Federal land designated as the Management Unit is withdrawn from all forms of—
The purposes of the Management Unit are—
(A) to ensure the protection of the quality and quantity of the Crystal Springs watershed as a clean drinking water source for the residents of Hood River County, Oregon; and
(3) Map and legal description
(A) Submission of legal description
As soon as practicable after March 30, 2009, the Secretary shall file a map and a legal description of the Management Unit with—
(B) Force of law
The map and legal description filed under subparagraph (A) shall have the same force and effect as if included in this subtitle, except that the Secretary may correct typographical errors in the map and legal description.
(A) In general
The Secretary shall—
(i) administer the Management Unit—
(I) in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and rules applicable to units of the National Forest System; and
(B) Fuel reduction in proximity to improvements and primary public roads
To protect the water quality, water quantity, and scenic, cultural, natural, and wildlife values of the Management Unit, the Secretary may conduct fuel reduction and forest health management treatments to maintain and restore fire-resilient forest structures containing late successional forest structure characterized by large trees and multistoried canopies, as ecologically appropriate, on National Forest System land in the Management Unit—
(i) in any area located not more than 400 feet from structures located on—
(ii) in any area located not more than 400 feet from the Cooper Spur Road, the Cloud Cap Road, or the Cooper Spur Ski Area Loop Road; and
(5) Prohibited activities
Subject to valid existing rights, the following activities shall be prohibited on National Forest System land in the Management Unit:
(A) New road construction or renovation of existing non-System roads, except as necessary to protect public health and safety.
(B) Projects undertaken for the purpose of harvesting commercial timber (other than activities relating to the harvest of merchantable products that are byproducts of activities conducted to further the purposes described in paragraph (2)).
(6) Forest road closures
(A) In general
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the Secretary may provide for the closure or gating to the general public of any Forest Service road within the Management Unit.
(7) Private land
Nothing in this section affects the use of, or access to, any private property within the area identified on the map as the “Crystal Springs Zone of Contribution” by—
(8) Acquisition of land
(A) In general
The Secretary may acquire from willing landowners any land located within the area identified on the map as the “Crystal Springs Zone of Contribution”.
 See References in Text note below.
Source(Pub. L. 111–11, title I, § 1205(a),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1014.)
References in Text
Section 1206(a)(2), referred to in par. (1)(A), is section 1206(a)(2) ofPub. L. 111–11, title I, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1018, which is not classified to the Code.
Section 1202, referred to in par. (1)(B), is section 1202 ofPub. L. 111–11, which enacted provisions listed in a table of National Memorials set out under section 431 of this title and enacted and amended provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas set out under section 1132 of this title.
This subtitle, referred to in par. (3)(B), is subtitle C (§§ 1201–1207) of title I of Pub. L. 111–11, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1007, which enacted this section and subchapter CXXXII of chapter 1 of this title, amended sections 544k and 1274 of this title, enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 460uuu and 1274 of this title, enacted provisions listed in a table of National Memorials set out under section 431 of this title, and enacted and amended provisions listed in a table of Wilderness Areas set out under section 1132 of this title. For complete classification of subtitle C to the Code, see Tables.
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