Under current law, much of the land available for Sealaska's land selection is in inventoried roadless areas, intact watersheds, municipal watersheds, and high-value fish and wildlife habitat important for subsistence resources and to commercial fisheries.
What does IRA stand for?
IRA stands for Inventoried Roadless Areas (various locations)
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We have 238 other meanings of IRA in our Acronym Attic
- Internal Revenue Association
- International Racing Association
- International Reading Association
- International Reference Alphabet (7-bit coded character set)
- International Regulatory Affairs Updates (est. 2004)
- International Reiki Alliance
- International Retrovirology Association
- International Roaming Agreement (telephone networks)
- Internet Routing Address
- Interrogation Réponse Aéronautique (French: Aeronautics Interrogation Response; Directorate of Civil Aviation; France)
Samples in periodicals archive:
INTRODUCTION Undeveloped, open-space lands, such as Inventoried Roadless Areas (IRAs) and Congressionally designated Wilderness Areas (WAs) provide a number of nonmarket benefits to society, which may not be fully accounted for in land management decisions.
Governor Kulongoski made the same point in a letter to the administration earlier this year: "Our state's inventoried roadless areas also are a critical piece of the national effort to fight climate change," he wrote.
73 decisions involved fuels reduction activities in inventoried roadless areas covering 200,000 acres of planned treatments.
The Clinton administration began developing a roadless policy in January 1998, when Forest Service Chief Mike Dombeck proposed a moratorium on roadbuilding in most inventoried roadless areas.
The proposal would: * Prohibit road construction in inventoried roadless areas on the national forests.
Protect our future by opposing road construction into our inventoried roadless areas.
According to the Forest Service, [w]hile National Forest System inventoried roadless areas represent only about two percent of the United States' land base, they provide significant opportunities for dispersed recreation, sources of public drinking water, and large undisturbed landscapes that provide privacy and seclusion.