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Land Management Agencies: Major Activities at Selected Units Are Not Common Across Agencies
RCED-97-141: Published: Jun 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the land management activities carried out by six agencies, focusing on: (1) those activities that are common across agencies; (2) the changes that have occurred related to the missions and activities carried out by these agencies; and (3) cost and revenue data for selected units at these agencies.GAO noted that: (1) GAO identified 31 different act...
Land Management Agencies: Information on Selected Administrative Policies and Practices
RCED-97-40: Published: Feb 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the National Park Service's, Fish and Wildlife Service's, Bureau of Land Management's, and Forest Service's administrative functions, focusing on the: (1) reasons for and the costs of field-unit managers' geographic relocations; (2) authorization for and the quantity and condition of employees' rental housin...
Land Ownership: Information on the Acreage, Management, and Use of Federal and Other Lands
RCED-96-40: Published: Mar 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's ownership, management, use, and regulation of lands in the United States, focusing on: (1) changes in the ownership of lands managed by the four major land management agencies from June 1964 through September 1994; (2) changes in the number of acres managed for conservation; (3) nonfederal acreage that is subject to federal...
Federal Lands: Information on the Acreage, Management, and Use of Federal and Other Lands
T-RCED-96-104: Published: Mar 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1996.
GAO provided information on the acreage, management, and use of federal and nonfederal lands by the Department of Agriculture's Forest Service and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service. GAO found that: (1) the four federal agencies managed close to 623 million acres in September 1994, which is 78 million acres less than in...
Natural Resources Management Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1996-97
IAP-95-16: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
GAO presented its Natural Resources Management issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1997.GAO plans to assess: (1) ways to obtain a better return on the sale or use of natural resources on federal lands or eliminate or reduce federal subsidies; (2) efficiency improvements within and coordination among the four primary federal land management agencies; (3) improvements in collaboration and...
Federal Drive To Acquire Private Lands Should Be Reassessed
CED-80-14: Published: Dec 14, 1979. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1980.
A request was made for an examination of the policies and practices of the three Federal agencies with major land management and acquisition programs: the Forest Service under the Department of Agriculture, and the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service under the Department of the Interior.The three agencies generally followed the practice of acquiring as much land as possible wit...