America’s wild and scenic rivers are a unique system of protected rivers and river-administering agencies are responsible as the stewards of their protected designation. Learn why ‘Section 7’ is fundamental to your appreciation of the evaluation and determination of our nation’s Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Attendees should able to increase their knowledge in:
The definition of a water resources project under Section 7 of the WSRA.
How to apply Section 7 to state-administered, federally designated rivers; congressionally
designated rivers; and congressionally authorized study rivers.
Roles of federal, state and local agencies.
Evaluation standards for a designated river.
Evaluation standards for a congressionally authorized study river.
The timing of a Section 7 analysis and determination, and the responsible official.
This is a recording of the webinar presented by the River Management Society and Interagency Wild and Scenic Rivers Coordinating Council and US Forest Service.