Federal Register

August 30, 1995
(Volume 60, Number 168)

[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 45257-45295]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access

Page 45257

Part III Department of Agriculture
Forest Service

36 CFR Parts 251 and 261
Land Uses and Prohibitions; Final Rule

Page 45258
Forest Service

36 CFR Parts 251 and 261
[RIN 0596-AA80]

Land Uses and Prohibitions
AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.
ACTION: Final rule.

SUMMARY: This final rule revises the existing rules governing noncommercial group uses and noncommercial distribution of printed material within the National Forest System. These revisions ensure that the authorization procedures for these activities comply with First Amendment requirements of freedom of speech, assembly, and religion, while providing a reasonable administrative system for allocating space among scheduled and existing uses and activities, addressing concerns of public health and safety, and controlling or preventing adverse impacts on forest resources.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This rule is effective September 29, 1995.


John Shilling, telephone number (202) 205-1426,
or Sharon Prell, telephone number (202) 205-1414,
Recreation, Heritage, and Wilderness Resources Management Staff (2340),
Forest Service, USDA,
PO Box 96090, Washington, DC 20090-6090,

or Ellen R. Hornstein, telephone number (202) 720-9616,
Natural Resources Division,
Office of the General Counsel, USDA.