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                                                      Calendar No. 726
115th Congress      }                                    {      Report
                                 SENATE
 2d Session         }                                    {     115-439

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                          OREGON WILDLANDS ACT

                                _______
                                

               December 19, 2018.--Ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

  Ms. Murkowski, from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                         [To accompany S. 1548]

    The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to which was 
referred the bill (S. 1548) to designate certain land 
administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest 
Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and national 
recreation areas and to make additional wild and scenic river 
designations in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes, 
having considered the same, reports favorably thereon with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute and recommends that the 
bill, as amended, do pass.
    The amendment is as follows:
    Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
following:

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Oregon Wildlands 
Act''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as 
follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. Definitions.

                        TITLE I--RECREATION AREAS

Sec. 101. Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas, Oregon.

 TITLE II--ADDITIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS AND TECHNICAL 
                               CORRECTIONS

Sec. 201. Additions to Rogue Wild and Scenic River.
Sec. 202. Technical corrections to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Sec. 203. Wild and scenic river designations, Wasson Creek and Franklin 
          Creek, Oregon.
Sec. 204. Wild and scenic river designations, Molalla River, Oregon.
Sec. 205. Designation of additional wild and scenic rivers.

                       TITLE III--WILDERNESS AREAS

Sec. 301. Expansion of Wild Rogue Wilderness Area.
Sec. 302. Devil's Staircase Wilderness.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
          (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means--
                  (A) the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to 
                public land administered by the Secretary of the 
                Interior; or
                  (B) the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to 
                National Forest System land.
          (2) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of Oregon.

                       TITLE I--RECREATION AREAS

SEC. 101. ROGUE CANYON AND MOLALLA RECREATION AREAS, OREGON.

    (a) Designation of Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas.--For 
the purposes of protecting, conserving, and enhancing the unique and 
nationally important recreational, ecological, scenic, cultural, 
watershed, and fish and wildlife values of the areas, the following 
areas in the State are designated as recreation areas for management by 
the Secretary in accordance with subsection (c):
          (1) Rogue canyon recreation area.--The approximately 98,150 
        acres of Bureau of Land Management land within the boundary 
        generally depicted on the map entitled ``Rogue Canyon 
        Recreation Area'' and dated September 26, 2018, which is 
        designated as the ``Rogue Canyon Recreation Area''.
          (2) Molalla recreation area.--The approximately 29,884 acres 
        of Bureau of Land Management land within the boundary generally 
        depicted on the map entitled ``Molalla Recreation Area'' and 
        dated September 26, 2018, which is designated as the ``Molalla 
        Recreation Area''.
    (b) Maps and Legal Descriptions.--
          (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall a prepare a map and 
        legal description of each recreation area designated by 
        subsection (a).
          (2) Effect.--The maps and legal descriptions prepared under 
        paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct any 
        minor errors in the maps and legal descriptions.
          (3) Public availability.--The maps and legal descriptions 
        prepared under paragraph (1) shall be available for public 
        inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land 
        Management.
    (c) Administration.--
          (1) Applicable law.--The Secretary shall administer each 
        recreation area designated by subsection (a)--
                  (A) in a manner that conserves, protects, and 
                enhances the purposes for which the recreation area is 
                established; and
                  (B) in accordance with--
                          (i) this section;
                          (ii) the Federal Land Policy and Management 
                        Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and
                          (iii) other applicable laws.
          (2) Uses.--The Secretary shall only allow those uses of a 
        recreation area designated by subsection (a) that are 
        consistent with the purposes for which the recreation area is 
        established.
          (3) Road construction.--
                  (A) In general.--Except as the Secretary determines 
                necessary for public safety, no new permanent or 
                temporary roads shall be constructed (other than the 
                repair and maintenance of existing roads) within a 
                recreation area designated by subsection (a).
                  (B) Effect.--Nothing in this paragraph affects the 
                administration by the Secretary of the Molalla Forest 
                Road in accordance with applicable resource management 
                plans.
          (4) Vegetation management.--Nothing in this section prohibits 
        the Secretary from conducting vegetation management projects 
        within a recreation area designated by subsection (a) to the 
        extent consistent with the purposes of the recreation area.
          (5) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, all 
        Federal surface and subsurface land within a recreation area 
        designated by subsection (a) is withdrawn from all forms of--
                  (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
                public land laws;
                  (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                  (C) laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing 
                and mineral materials.
    (d) Adjacent Management.--Nothing in this section creates any 
protective perimeter or buffer zone around a recreation area designated 
by subsection (a).

 TITLE II--ADDITIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS AND TECHNICAL 
                              CORRECTIONS

SEC. 201. ADDITIONS TO ROGUE WILD AND SCENIC RIVER.

    (a) In General.--Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (5) and inserting the 
following:
          ``(5) Rogue, oregon.--
                  ``(A) In general.--The segment of the river extending 
                from the mouth of the Applegate River downstream to the 
                Lobster Creek Bridge, to be administered by the 
                Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of 
                Agriculture, as agreed to by the Secretaries of the 
                Interior and Agriculture or as directed by the 
                President.
                  ``(B) Additions.--In addition to the segment 
                described in subparagraph (A), there are designated the 
                following segments in the Rogue River:
                          ``(i) Kelsey creek.--The approximately 6.8-
                        mile segment of Kelsey Creek from the Wild 
                        Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 32 S., R. 9 W., 
                        sec. 25, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence 
                        with the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(ii) East fork kelsey creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.2-mile segment of East 
                                Fork Kelsey Creek from headwaters 
                                downstream to the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 5, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                4.6-mile segment of East Fork Kelsey 
                                Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 5, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the confluence 
                                with Kelsey Creek, as a wild river.
                          ``(iii) Whisky creek.--
                                  ``(I) Recreational river.--The 
                                approximately 1.6-mile segment of 
                                Whisky Creek from the confluence of the 
                                East Fork and West Fork to the south 
                                boundary of the non-Federal land in T. 
                                33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 17, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a recreational river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.2-mile segment of Whisky Creek from 
                                road 33-8-23 to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(iv) East fork whisky creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.9-mile segment of East 
                                Fork Whisky Creek from its headwaters 
                                to Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 11, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                2.6-mile segment of East Fork Whisky 
                                Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 11, 
                                Willamette Meridian, downstream to road 
                                33-8-26 crossing, as a wild river.
                                  ``(III) Recreational river.--The 
                                approximately 0.3-mile segment of East 
                                Fork Whisky Creek from road 33-8-26 to 
                                the confluence with Whisky Creek, as a 
                                recreational river.
                          ``(v) West fork whisky creek.--The 
                        approximately 4.8-mile segment of West Fork 
                        Whisky Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the East Fork Whisky Creek, as 
                        a wild river.
                          ``(vi) Big windy creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.5-mile segment of Big 
                                Windy Creek from its headwaters to road 
                                34-9-17.1, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                5.8-mile segment of Big Windy Creek 
                                from road 34-9-17.1 to the confluence 
                                with the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(vii) East fork big windy creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.2-mile segment of East 
                                Fork Big Windy Creek from its 
                                headwaters to road 34-8-36, as a scenic 
                                river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                3.7-mile segment of East Fork Big Windy 
                                Creek from road 34-8-36 to the 
                                confluence with Big Windy Creek, as a 
                                wild river.
                          ``(viii) Little windy creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.2-mile segment of 
                                Little Windy Creek from its headwaters 
                                to the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.9-mile segment of Little Windy Creek 
                                from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the confluence 
                                with the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(ix) Howard creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment of 
                                Howard Creek from its headwaters to 
                                road 34-9-34, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                6.9-mile segment of Howard Creek from 
                                0.1 miles downstream of road 34-9-34 to 
                                the confluence with the Rogue River, as 
                                a wild river.
                                  ``(III) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment of Anna 
                                Creek from its headwaters to the 
                                confluence with Howard Creek, as a wild 
                                river.
                          ``(x) Mule creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment of Mule 
                                Creek from its headwaters downstream to 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                7.8-mile segment of Mule Creek from the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 32 
                                S., R. 9 W., sec. 29, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xi) Missouri creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.1-mile segment of 
                                Missouri Creek from its headwaters 
                                downstream to the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 
                                24, Willamette Meridian, as a scenic 
                                river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.6-mile segment of Missouri Creek from 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                                T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 24, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xii) Jenny creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.1-mile segment of Jenny 
                                Creek from its headwaters downstream to 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                                T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 28, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.8-mile segment of Jenny Creek from 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                                T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 28, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xiii) Rum creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 2.2-mile segment of Rum 
                                Creek from its headwaters to the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 S., 
                                R. 8 W., sec. 9, Willamette Meridian, 
                                as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                2.2-mile segment of Rum Creek from the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 34 
                                S., R. 8 W., sec. 9, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xiv) East fork rum creek.----
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.8-mile segment of East 
                                Fork Rum Creek from its headwaters to 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                                T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 10, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.3-mile segment of East Fork Rum Creek 
                                from the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 10, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the confluence 
                                with Rum Creek, as a wild river.
                          ``(xv) Wildcat creek.--The approximately 1.7-
                        mile segment of Wildcat Creek from its 
                        headwaters downstream to the confluence with 
                        the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xvi) Montgomery creek.--The approximately 
                        1.8-mile segment of Montgomery Creek from its 
                        headwaters downstream to the confluence with 
                        the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xvii) Hewitt creek.----
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment of 
                                Hewitt Creek from its headwaters to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 9 W., sec. 19, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.2-mile segment of Hewitt Creek from 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                                T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 19, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xviii) Bunker creek.--The approximately 
                        6.6-mile segment of Bunker Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xix) Dulog creek.----
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.8-mile segment of Dulog 
                                Creek from its headwaters to 0.1 miles 
                                downstream of road 34-8-36, as a scenic 
                                river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.0-mile segment of Dulog Creek from 
                                road 34-8-36 to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xx) Quail creek.--The approximately 1.7-
                        mile segment of Quail Creek from the Wild Rogue 
                        Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 
                        1, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence with 
                        the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxi) Meadow creek.--The approximately 4.1-
                        mile segment of Meadow Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxii) Russian creek.--The approximately 
                        2.5-mile segment of Russian Creek from the Wild 
                        Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., 
                        sec. 20, Willamette Meridian, to the confluence 
                        with the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxiii) Alder creek.--The approximately 
                        1.2-mile segment of Alder Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxiv) Booze creek.--The approximately 1.5-
                        mile segment of Booze Creek from its headwaters 
                        to the confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          ``(xxv) Bronco creek.--The approximately 1.8-
                        mile segment of Bronco Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxvi) Copsey creek.--The approximately 
                        1.5-mile segment of Copsey Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxvii) Corral creek.--The approximately 
                        0.5-mile segment of Corral Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxviii) Cowley creek.--The approximately 
                        0.9-mile segment of Cowley Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxix) Ditch creek.--The approximately 1.8-
                        mile segment of Ditch Creek from the Wild Rogue 
                        Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 
                        5, Willamette Meridian, to its confluence with 
                        the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxx) Francis creek.--The approximately 
                        0.9-mile segment of Francis Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxxi) Long gulch.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment of Long 
                                Gulch from its headwaters to the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., 
                                R. 10 W., sec. 23, Willamette Meridian, 
                                as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.1-mile segment of Long Gulch from the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 10 W., sec. 23, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxxii) Bailey creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment of 
                                Bailey Creek from its headwaters to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary on the 
                                west section line of T. 34 S., R. 8 W., 
                                sec. 14, Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                1.7-mile segment of Bailey Creek from 
                                the west section line of T. 34 S., R. 8 
                                W., sec. 14, Willamette Meridian, to 
                                the confluence of the Rogue River, as a 
                                wild river.
                          ``(xxxiii) Shady creek.--The approximately 
                        0.7-mile segment of Shady Creek from its 
                        headwaters to the confluence with the Rogue 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          ``(xxxiv) Slide creek.--
                                  ``(I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.5-mile segment of Slide 
                                Creek from its headwaters to road 33-9-
                                6, as a scenic river.
                                  ``(II) Wild river.--The approximately 
                                0.7-mile section of Slide Creek from 
                                road 33-9-6 to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.''.
    (b) Management.--Each river segment designated by subparagraph (B) 
of section 3(a)(5) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 
1274(a)(5)) (as added by subsection (a)) shall be managed as part of 
the Rogue Wild and Scenic River.
    (c) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land 
within the boundaries of the river segments designated by subparagraph 
(B) of section 3(a)(5) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 
1274(a)(5)) (as added by subsection (a)) is withdrawn from all forms 
of--
          (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land 
        laws;
          (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and
          (3) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral and 
        geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
    (d) Additional Protections for Rogue River Tributaries.--
          (1) Licensing by commission.--The Federal Energy Regulatory 
        Commission shall not license the construction of any dam, water 
        conduit, reservoir, powerhouse, transmission line, or other 
        project works on or directly affecting any stream described in 
        paragraph (4).
          (2) Other agencies.--
                  (A) In general.--No department or agency of the 
                United States shall assist by loan, grant, license, or 
                otherwise in the construction of any water resources 
                project on or directly affecting any stream segment 
                that is described in paragraph (4), except to maintain 
                or repair water resources projects in existence on the 
                date of enactment of this Act.
                  (B) Effect.--Nothing in this paragraph prohibits any 
                department or agency of the United States in assisting 
                by loan, grant, license, or otherwise, a water 
                resources project--
                          (i) the primary purpose of which is 
                        ecological or aquatic restoration;
                          (ii) that provides a net benefit to water 
                        quality and aquatic resources; and
                          (iii) that is consistent with protecting and 
                        enhancing the values for which the river was 
                        designated.
          (3) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
        Federal land located within \1/4\ mile on either side of the 
        stream segments described in paragraph (4), is withdrawn from 
        all forms of--
                  (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
                public land laws;
                  (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                  (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral 
                and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
          (4) Description of stream segments.--The following are the 
        stream segments referred to in paragraph (1):
                  (A) Kelsey creek.--The approximately 2.5-mile segment 
                of Kelsey Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                Wilderness boundary in T. 32 S., R. 9 W., sec. 25, 
                Willamette Meridian.
                  (B) Grave creek.--The approximately 10.2-mile segment 
                of Grave Creek from the east boundary of T. 34 S., R. 7 
                W., sec. 1, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the 
                confluence with the Rogue River.
                  (C) Centennial gulch.--The approximately 2.2-mile 
                segment of Centennial Gulch from its headwaters to its 
                confluence with the Rogue River in T. 34 S., R. 7, W., 
                sec. 18, Willamette Meridian.
                  (D) Quail creek.--The approximately 0.8-mile segment 
                of Quail Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 1, 
                Willamette Meridian.
                  (E) Ditch creek.--The approximately 0.7-mile segment 
                of Ditch Creek from its headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 5, 
                Willamette Meridian.
                  (F) Galice creek.--The approximately 2.2-mile segment 
                of Galice Creek from the confluence with the South Fork 
                Galice Creek downstream to the confluence with the 
                Rogue River in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 36, Willamette 
                Meridian.
                  (G) Quartz creek.--The approximately 3.3-mile segment 
                of Quartz Creek from its headwaters to its confluence 
                with the North Fork Galice Creek in T. 35 S., R. 8 W., 
                sec. 4, Willamette Meridian.
                  (H) North fork galice creek.--The approximately 5.7-
                mile segment of the North Fork Galice Creek from its 
                headwaters to its confluence with the South Fork Galice 
                Creek in T. 35 S., R. 8 W., sec. 3, Willamette 
                Meridian.

SEC. 202. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT.

    (a) Chetco, Oregon.--Section 3(a)(69) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(69)) is amended--
          (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as 
        clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), respectively, and indenting 
        appropriately;
          (2) in the matter preceding clause (i) (as so redesignated), 
        by striking ``The 44.5-mile'' and inserting the following:
                  ``(A) Designations.--The 44.5-mile'';
          (3) in clause (i) (as so redesignated)--
                  (A) by striking ``25.5-mile'' and inserting ``27.5-
                mile''; and
                  (B) by striking ``Boulder Creek at the Kalmiopsis 
                Wilderness boundary'' and inserting ``Mislatnah 
                Creek'';
          (4) in clause (ii) (as so redesignated)--
                  (A) by striking ``8-mile'' and inserting ``7.5-
                mile''; and
                  (B) by striking ``Boulder Creek to Steel Bridge'' and 
                inserting ``Mislatnah Creek to Eagle Creek'';
          (5) in clause (iii) (as so redesignated)--
                  (A) by striking ``11-mile'' and inserting ``9.5-
                mile''; and
                  (B) by striking ``Steel Bridge'' and inserting 
                ``Eagle Creek''; and
          (6) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid rights, the 
                Federal land within the boundaries of the river 
                segments designated by subparagraph (A), is withdrawn 
                from all forms of--
                          ``(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under 
                        the public land laws;
                          ``(ii) location, entry, and patent under the 
                        mining laws; and
                          ``(iii) disposition under all laws pertaining 
                        to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral 
                        materials.''.
    (b) Whychus Creek, Oregon.--Section 3(a)(102) of the Wild and 
Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(102)) is amended--
          (1) in the paragraph heading, by striking ``Squaw Creek'' and 
        inserting ``Whychus Creek'';
          (2) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) 
        and (ii), respectively, and indenting appropriately;
          (3) in the matter preceding clause (i) (as so redesignated)--
                  (A) by striking ``The 15.4-mile'' and inserting the 
                following:
                  ``(A) Designations.--The 15.4-mile''; and
                  (B) by striking ``McAllister Ditch, including the 
                Soap Fork Squaw Creek, the North Fork, the South Fork, 
                the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park Creek 
                Fork'' and inserting ``Plainview Ditch, including the 
                Soap Creek, the North and South Forks of Whychus Creek, 
                the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park 
                Creek'';
          (4) in clause (ii) (as so redesignated), by striking 
        ``McAllister Ditch'' and inserting ``Plainview Ditch''; and
          (5) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
                the Federal land within the boundaries of the river 
                segments designated by subparagraph (A) is withdrawn 
                from all forms of--
                          ``(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under 
                        the public land laws;
                          ``(ii) location, entry, and patent under the 
                        mining laws; and
                          ``(iii) disposition under all laws relating 
                        to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral 
                        materials.''.

SEC. 203. WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, WASSON CREEK AND FRANKLIN 
                    CREEK, OREGON.

    Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) 
is amended by adding at the end the following:
          ``(214) Franklin creek, oregon.--The 4.5-mile segment from 
        its headwaters to the private land boundary in sec. 8, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture as a wild river.
          ``(215) Wasson creek, oregon.--The 10.1-mile segment in the 
        following classes:
                  ``(A) The 4.2-mile segment from the eastern boundary 
                of T. 21 S., R. 9 W., sec. 17, downstream to the 
                western boundary of T. 21 S., R. 10 W., sec. 12, to be 
                administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a wild 
                river.
                  ``(B) The 5.9-mile segment from the western boundary 
                of T. 21 S., R. 10 W., sec. 12, downstream to the 
                eastern boundary of the northwest quarter of T. 21 S., 
                R. 10 W., sec. 22, to be administered by the Secretary 
                of Agriculture as a wild river.''.

SEC. 204. WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, MOLALLA RIVER, OREGON.

    Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) 
(as amended by section 203) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
          ``(216) Molalla river, oregon.--
                  ``(A) In general.--The following segments in the 
                State of Oregon, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                the Interior as a recreational river:
                          ``(i) Molalla river.--The approximately 15.1-
                        mile segment from the southern boundary line of 
                        T. 7 S., R. 4 E., sec. 19, downstream to the 
                        edge of the Bureau of Land Management boundary 
                        in T. 6 S., R. 3 E., sec. 7.
                          ``(ii) Table rock fork molalla river.--The 
                        approximately 6.2-mile segment from the 
                        easternmost Bureau of Land Management boundary 
                        line in the NE\1/4\ sec. 4, T. 7 S., R. 4 E., 
                        downstream to the confluence with the Molalla 
                        River.
                  ``(B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
                the Federal land within the boundaries of the river 
                segments designated by subparagraph (A) is withdrawn 
                from all forms of--
                          ``(i) entry, appropriation, or disposal under 
                        the public land laws;
                          ``(ii) location, entry, and patent under the 
                        mining laws; and
                          ``(iii) disposition under all laws relating 
                        to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral 
                        materials.''.

SEC. 205. DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS.

    (a) Elk River, Oregon.--
          (1) In general.--Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
        Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (76) 
        and inserting the following:
          ``(76) Elk, oregon.--The 69.2-mile segment to be administered 
        by the Secretary of Agriculture in the following classes:
                  ``(A) Mainstem.--The 17-mile segment from the 
                confluence of the North and South Forks of the Elk to 
                Anvil Creek as a recreational river.
                  ``(B) North fork.--
                          ``(i) Scenic river.--The approximately 0.6-
                        mile segment of the North Fork Elk from its 
                        source in T. 33 S., R. 12 W., sec. 21, 
                        Willamette Meridian, downstream to 0.01 miles 
                        below Forest Service Road 3353, as a scenic 
                        river.
                          ``(ii) Wild river.--The approximately 5.5-
                        mile segment of the North Fork Elk from 0.01 
                        miles below Forest Service Road 3353 to its 
                        confluence with the South Fork Elk, as a wild 
                        river.
                  ``(C) South fork.--
                          ``(i) Scenic river.--The approximately 0.9-
                        mile segment of the South Fork Elk from its 
                        source in the southeast quarter of T. 33 S., R. 
                        12 W., sec. 32, Willamette Meridian, Forest 
                        Service Road 3353, as a scenic river.
                          ``(ii) Wild river.--The approximately 4.2-
                        mile segment of the South Fork Elk from 0.01 
                        miles below Forest Service Road 3353 to its 
                        confluence with the North Fork Elk, as a wild 
                        river.
                  ``(D) Other tributaries.--
                          ``(i) Rock creek.--The approximately 1.7-mile 
                        segment of Rock Creek from its headwaters to 
                        its confluence with Elk River, as a wild river.
                          ``(ii) Bald mountain creek.--The 
                        approximately 8-mile segment of Bald Mountain 
                        Creek from its headwaters, including Salal 
                        Spring to its confluence with Elk River, as a 
                        recreational river.
                          ``(iii) South fork bald mountain creek.--The 
                        approximately 3.5-mile segment of South Fork 
                        Bald Mountain Creek from its headwaters to its 
                        confluence with Bald Mountain Creek, as a 
                        scenic river.
                          ``(iv) Platinum creek.--The approximately 1-
                        mile segment of Platinum Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(v) Panther creek.--The approximately 5.0-
                        mile segment of Panther Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters, including 
                                Mountain Well, to Forest Service Road 
                                5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(vi) East fork panther creek.--The 
                        approximately 3.0-mile segment of East Fork 
                        Panther Creek from it headwaters, to the 
                        confluence with Panther Creek, as a wild river.
                          ``(vii) West fork panther creek.--The 
                        approximately 3.0-mile segment of West Fork 
                        Panther Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with Panther Creek as a wild river.
                          ``(viii) Lost creek.--The approximately 1.0-
                        mile segment of Lost Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with the Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(ix) Milbury creek.--The approximately 1.5-
                        mile segment of Milbury Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with the Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(x) Blackberry creek.--The approximately 
                        5.0-mile segment of Blackberry Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with the Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(xi) East fork blackberry creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.0-mile segment of the unnamed 
                        tributary locally known as `East Fork 
                        Blackberry Creek' from its headwaters in T. 33 
                        S., R. 13 W., sec. 26, Willamette Meridian, to 
                        its confluence with Blackberry Creek, as a wild 
                        river.
                          ``(xii) Mccurdy creek.--The approximately 
                        1.0-mile segment of McCurdy Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) Forest Service Road 5325 to 
                                its confluence with the Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          ``(xiii) Bear creek.--The approximately 1.5-
                        mile segment of Bear Creek from headwaters to 
                        the confluence with Bald Mountain Creek, as a 
                        recreational river.''.
                          ``(xiii) Butler creek.--The approximately 4-
                        mile segment of Butler Creek from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters to the south 
                                boundary of T. 33 S., R. 13 W., sec. 8, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a wild river; 
                                and
                                  ``(II) from the south boundary of T. 
                                33 S., R. 13 W., sec. 8, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to its confluence with Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          ``(xiv) East fork butler creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.8-mile segment locally known as 
                        the `East Fork of Butler Creek' from its 
                        headwaters on Mount Butler in T. 32 S., R. 13 
                        W., sec. 29, Willamette Meridian, to its 
                        confluence with Butler Creek, as a scenic 
                        river.
                          ``(xv) Purple mountain creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.0-mile segment locally known as 
                        `Purple Mountain Creek' from--
                                  ``(I) its headwaters in secs. 35 and 
                                36, T. 33 S., R. 13 W., Willamette 
                                Meridian, to 0.01 miles above Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild river; and
                                  ``(II) 0.01 miles above Forest 
                                Service Road 5325 to its confluence 
                                with the Elk River, as a scenic 
                                river.''.
        (2) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal 
        land within the boundaries of the river segments designated by 
        paragraph (76) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
        Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as amended by paragraph (1)) is 
        withdrawn from all forms of--
                  (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
                public land laws;
                  (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                  (C) disposition under all laws relating to mineral 
                and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
    (b) Designation of Wild and Scenic River Segments.--
          (1) In general.--Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
        Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as amended by section 204) is amended 
        by adding at the end the following:
          ``(217) Nestucca river, oregon.--The approximately 15.5-mile 
        segment from its confluence with Ginger Creek downstream until 
        it crosses the western edge of T. 4 S., R. 7 W., sec. 7, 
        Willamette Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the 
        Interior as a recreational river.
          ``(218) Walker creek, oregon.--The approximately 2.9-mile 
        segment from the headwaters in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., sec. 20 
        downstream to the confluence with the Nestucca River in T. 3 
        S., R. 6 W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to be administered 
        by the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.
          ``(219) North fork silver creek, oregon.--The approximately 
        6-mile segment from the headwaters in T. 35 S., R. 9 W., sec. 1 
        downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management 
        boundary in T. 35 S., R. 9 W., sec. 17, Willamette Meridian, to 
        be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a 
        recreational river.
          ``(220) Jenny creek, oregon.--The approximately 17.6-mile 
        segment from the Bureau of Land Management boundary located at 
        the north boundary of the southwest quarter of the southeast 
        quarter of T. 38 S., R. 4 E., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, 
        downstream to the Oregon State border, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river.
          ``(221) Spring creek, oregon.--The approximately 1.1-mile 
        segment from its source at Shoat Springs in T. 40 S., R. 4 E., 
        sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the confluence with 
        Jenny Creek in T. 41 S., R. 4 E., sec. 3, Willamette Meridian, 
        to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic 
        river.
          ``(222) Lobster creek, oregon.--The approximately 5-mile 
        segment from T. 15 S., R. 8 W., sec. 35, Willamette Meridian, 
        downstream to the edge of the Bureau of Land Management 
        boundary in T. 15 S., R. 8 W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to 
        be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a 
        recreational river.
          ``(223) Elk creek, oregon.--The approximately 7.3-mile 
        segment from its confluence with Flat Creek near river mile 9, 
        to the southern edge of the Army Corps of Engineers boundary in 
        T. 33 S., R. 1 E., sec. 30, Willamette Meridian, near river 
        mile 1.7, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior 
        as a scenic river.''.
          (2) Administration of elk creek.--
                  (A) Lateral boundaries of elk creek.--The lateral 
                boundaries of the river segment designated by paragraph 
                (223) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 
                (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as added by paragraph (1)) shall 
                include an average of not more than 640 acres per mile 
                measured from the ordinary high water mark on both 
                sides of the river segment.
                  (B) Deauthorization.--The Elk Creek Project 
                authorized under the Flood Control Act of 1962 (Public 
                Law 87-874; 76 Stat. 1192) is deauthorized.
    (3) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal land 
within the boundaries of the river segments designated by paragraphs 
(217) through (223) of section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 
(16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) (as added by paragraph (1)) is withdrawn from all 
forms of--
                  (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
                public land laws;
                  (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                  (C) disposition under all laws relating to mineral 
                and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.

                      TITLE III--WILDERNESS AREAS

SEC. 301. EXPANSION OF WILD ROGUE WILDERNESS AREA.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Rogue 
        Canyon Recreation Area Wild Rogue Wilderness Additions'' and 
        dated September 26, 2018.
          (2) Wilderness additions.--The term ``Wilderness additions'' 
        means the land added to the Wild Rogue Wilderness under 
        subsection (b)(1).
    (b) Expansion of Wild Rogue Wilderness Area.--
          (1) Expansion.--The approximately 59,512 acres of Federal 
        land in the State generally depicted on the map as ``Proposed 
        Wilderness'' shall be added to and administered as part of the 
        Wild Rogue Wilderness in accordance with the Endangered 
        American Wilderness Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1132 note; Public 
        Law 95-237), except that--
                  (A) the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary 
                of Agriculture shall administer the Federal land under 
                their respective jurisdiction; and
                  (B) any reference in that Act to the Secretary of 
                Agriculture shall be considered to be a reference to 
                the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the 
                Interior, as applicable.
          (2) Map; legal description.--
                  (A) In general.--As soon as practicable after the 
                date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall 
                prepare a map and legal description of the wilderness 
                area designated by paragraph (1).
                  (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 section, except that 
                the Secretary may correct typographical errors in the 
                map and legal description.
                  (C) Public availability.--The map and legal 
                description filed under subparagraph (A) shall be on 
                file and available for public inspection in the 
                appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management 
                and Forest Service.
          (3) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing rights, the 
        Wilderness additions are withdrawn from all forms of--
                  (A) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the 
                public land laws;
                  (B) location, entry, and patent under the mining 
                laws; and
                  (C) disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral 
                and geothermal leasing or mineral materials.
          (4) Tribal rights.--Nothing in this subsection alters, 
        modifies, enlarges, diminishes, or abrogates the treaty rights 
        of any Indian tribe.

  SEC. 302. DEVIL'S STAIRCASE WILDERNESS.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled ``Devil's 
        Staircase Wilderness Proposal'' and dated July 26, 2018.
          (2) Wilderness.--The term ``Wilderness'' means the Devil's 
        Staircase Wilderness designated by subsection (b).
    (b) Designation.--In accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 
1131 et seq.), the approximately 30,621 acres of Forest Service land 
and Bureau of Land Management land in the State, as generally depicted 
on the map, is designated as wilderness and as a component of the 
National Wilderness Preservation System, to be known as the ``Devil's 
Staircase Wilderness''.
      (c) Map; Legal Description.--
          (1) In general.--As soon as practicable after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare a map and 
        legal description of the Wilderness.
          (2) Force of law.--The map and legal description prepared 
        under paragraph (1) shall have the same force and effect as if 
        included in this Act, except that the Secretary may correct 
        clerical and typographical errors in the map and legal 
        description.
          (3) Availability.--The map and legal description prepared 
        under paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for public 
        inspection in the appropriate offices of the Forest Service and 
        Bureau of Land Management.
    (d) Administration.--Subject to valid existing rights, the area 
designated as wilderness by this section shall be administered by the 
Secretary in accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et 
seq.), except that--
          (1) any reference in that Act to the effective date shall be 
        considered to be a reference to the date of enactment of this 
        Act; and
          (2) any reference in that Act to the Secretary of Agriculture 
        shall be considered to be a reference to the Secretary that has 
        jurisdiction over the land within the Wilderness.
      (e) Fish and Wildlife.--Nothing in this section affects the 
jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State with respect to fish and 
wildlife in the State.
      (f) Adjacent Management.--
          (1) In general.--Nothing in this section creates any 
        protective perimeter or buffer zone around the Wilderness.
          (2) Activities outside wilderness.--The fact that a 
        nonwilderness activity or use on land outside the Wilderness 
        can be seen or heard within the Wilderness shall not preclude 
        the activity or use outside the boundary of the Wilderness.
    (g) Protection of Tribal Rights.--Nothing in this section 
diminishes any treaty rights of an Indian tribe.
    (h) Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction.--
          (1) In general.--Administrative jurisdiction over the 
        approximately 49 acres of Bureau of Land Management land north 
        of the Umpqua River in T. 21 S., R. 11 W., sec. 32, is 
        transferred from the Bureau of Land Management to the Forest 
        Service.
          (2) Administration.--The Secretary shall administer the land 
        transferred by paragraph (1) in accordance with--
                  (A) the Act of March 1, 1911 (commonly known as the 
                ``Weeks Law'') (16 U.S.C. 480 et seq.); and
                  (B) any laws (including regulations) applicable to 
                the National Forest System.

                                Purpose

    The purpose of S. 1548 is to designate certain land 
administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the 
Forest Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and 
national recreation areas and to make additional wild and 
scenic river designations in the State of Oregon.

                          Background and Need

    The Chetco, Rogue, and Molalla Rivers are important 
watersheds west of the Cascade Mountains. Together, they 
provide spawning habitat for several fish species--including 
salmon, steelhead, and green sturgeon. The rivers also are 
popular recreation destinations for kayaking, rafting, hiking, 
biking, camping, hunting, and fishing.
    Parts of the Chetco River are already designated under the 
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Public Law 90-542). S. 1548 changes 
some of the previous classifications from ``scenic'' to 
``wild'' and from ``recreational'' to ``scenic.'' The bill also 
prohibits mineral development in the vicinity of the Chetco 
river system by withdrawing lands from mineral entry along the 
river extending from the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area within the 
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
    Approximately 15 miles of the Molalla River and 6.2 miles 
of its Table Rock Fork would be added to the Wild and Scenic 
Rivers System. The BLM has determined the Molalla River and the 
Table Rock Fork are appropriate for wild and scenic 
designation.
    S. 1548 designates approximately 98,150 acres of BLM land 
as the ``Rogue Canyon Recreation Area,'' and approximately 
29,884 acres of BLM land as the ``Molalla Recreation Area.''
    The Wild Rogue Wilderness Area was designated by Congress 
in 1978 (Public Law 95-237) and is located primarily on lands 
managed by the Forest Service. The Wild Rogue Wilderness Area 
includes approximately 8,600 acres of lands administered by the 
BLM. The Rogue River is one of the initial eight rivers 
designated in the 1968 Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Public Law 
90-542). S. 1548 expands the Wild Rogue Wilderness Area by 
adding 59,512 acres of BLM and Forest Service land. The bill 
extends the existing Rogue Wild and Scenic River designation by 
adding 112.2 miles on 34 tributaries of the Rogue to the wild 
and scenic river system. In addition, S. 1548 withdraws 27.6 
miles of eight other Rogue River tributaries from operation 
under public land, mining, and mineral leasing laws, and 
prohibits the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from 
licensing new water resource projects and associated facilities 
along these tributaries.
    The Devil's Staircase area is part of the Oregon Coast 
Range on the west coast of Oregon, northwest of Elkton. The 
terrain is steep, wild, and remote. The name ``Devil's 
Staircase'' comes from a stair-step waterfall on Wasson Creek. 
The bill designates as wilderness 30,621 acres of land 
administered by the BLM and the Forest Service.

                          Legislative History

    Senator Wyden introduced S. 1548 on July 13, 2017. The 
Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining, held a 
hearing to consider the bill on July 26, 2017.
    In the 114th Congress, S. 1699 was introduced by Senator 
Wyden on June 25, 2015. A hearing was held on S. 1699 in the 
Public Lands, Forestry, and Mining Subcommittee on September 
21, 2016.
    In the 113th Congress, S. 1784 was introduced by Senator 
Wyden on December 9, 2013. S. 1784 included similar provisions 
as are included in S. 1699. The Subcommittee on Public Land, 
Forests, and Mining held a hearing on S. 1784 on February 6, 
2014 (S. Hrg. 113-349). The bill was favorably reported by the 
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute (S. Rept. 113-307). S. 352, the 
Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act, was introduced by Senators 
Wyden and Merkley on February 14, 2013. S. 352 was favorably 
reported by the Committee on March 14, 2013 (S. Rept. 113-28). 
S. 353, the Oregon Treasures Act of 2013, was introduced by 
Senators Wyden and Merkley on February 14, 2013. The 
Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining held a 
hearing on S. 353 on April 25, 2013 (S. Hrg. 113-28). The 
Committee ordered the bill favorably reported with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute on June 18, 2013 (S. Rept. 113-
100).
    The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources met in 
an open business session on October 2, 2018, and ordered S. 
1548 favorably reported, as amended.

                        Committee Recommendation

    The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, in 
open business session on October 2, 2018, by a majority voice 
vote of a quorum present, recommends that the Senate pass S. 
1548, if amended as described herein. Senators Barrasso, Risch, 
and Lee requested to be recorded as voting no.

                          Committee Amendment

    During its consideration of S. 1548, the Committee adopted 
an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
    In section 101(a), the substitute amendment changes the 
designations of Rogue Canyon and Molalla from ``National 
Recreation Areas'' to ``Recreation Areas;'' increases the 
acreage of land designated in Rogue Canyon from 94,700 acres of 
land to 98,150 acres of land; and increases the acreage of land 
designated in Molalla from 24,100 acres of land to 29,884 acres 
of land. A new subsection (c)(4) is added to make clear that 
the Secretary concerned can conduct vegetation management 
activities within the recreation areas.
    In section 201(a), the substitute amendment increases the 
length of Whisky Creek that is designated as a recreational 
river from 0.6 miles to 1.6 miles; decreases the length of 
Whisky Creek that is designated as a wild river from 1.9 miles 
to 1.2 miles; increases the length of Howard Creek that is 
designated as a scenic river from 0.3 miles to 3.5 miles; 
strikes the provision designating 0.1 miles of Russian Creek as 
a scenic river; strikes the provision designating 3.3 miles of 
Quartz Creek as a scenic river; and strikes the provision 
designating 5.7 miles of North Fork Galice Creek as a 
recreational river. Subsections (d)(4)(G) and (d)(4)(H) add the 
3.3 mile segment of Quartz Creek and the 5.7 mile segment of 
North Fork Galice Creek to the stream segments that are 
withdrawn under subsection (d)(3).
    In section 202, the substitute amendment adds a clause 
withdrawing the Whychus Creek area, subject to valid existing 
rights, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under public 
land laws; location, entry, and patent under mining laws; and 
disposition under mineral and geothermal leasing laws.
    In section 205(a), the substitute amendment adds new 
provisions designating two miles of East Fork Blackberry Creek 
as a wild river; four miles of Butler creek as wild and scenic 
rivers; 2.8 miles of East Fork Butler Creek as a scenic river; 
and two miles of Purple Mountain Creek as wild and scenic 
rivers. Subsection (b) increases the length of Walker Creek 
that is designated as a recreational river from two miles to 
2.9 miles.
    In section 301(b), the substitute amendment increases the 
expansion of the Wild Rogue Wilderness Area from 56,100 acres 
of land to 59,512 acres of land. The substitute amendment 
strikes section 301(b)(3) in the language as introduced, which 
was a provision that amended section 3(b) of the Endangered 
American Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1132 note). The substitute 
amendment strikes sections 301(c) and 301(d) in the language as 
introduced, which designated potential wilderness and provided 
for the management of the potential wilderness.
    In section 302(b), the substitute amendment increases 
acreage of land designated as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness 
Area from 30,540 acres of BLM and Forest Service land, to 
30,621 acres of BLM and Forest Service land.

                      Section-by-Section Analysis


Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents

    Section 1 provides the short title for the bill and the 
table of contents.

Sec. 2. Definitions

    Section 2 provides key definitions.

                       TITLE I--RECREATION AREAS

Sec. 101. Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas, Oregon

    Subsection (a) designates 98,150 acres of BLM land as the 
Rogue Canyon Recreation Area and 29,884 acres of BLM land as 
the Molalla Recreation Area.
    Subsection (b) requires the Secretary concerned to submit a 
map of the recreation areas to the committees of jurisdiction 
and to make the maps publically available.
    Subsection (c) requires (1) the Secretary concerned to 
manage the recreation areas in accordance with the purposes for 
which they were established; (2) prohibits the construction of 
new or temporary roads, except as needed for public safety; (3) 
makes clear that nothing in this section impacts the management 
of the Molalla Forest Road by the Secretary concerned, nor 
prohibits the Secretary concerned from conducting vegetation 
management projects within the designated recreation areas; and 
(4) withdraws the recreation areas from entry, appropriation, 
and disposal under public land laws; location, entry, and 
patent under mining laws; and mineral and geothermal leasing 
laws.
    Subsection (d) makes clear that buffer zones cannot be 
established around the recreation areas.

 TITLE II--ADDITIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS AND TECHNICAL 
                              CORRECTIONS

Sec. 201. Additions to Rogue Wild and Scenic River

    Subsection (a) amends the Wild and Scenic River Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) to authorize the Secretaries of the Interior 
and Agriculture to determine who will administer the section of 
the Rogue River between the Applegate River and the Lobster 
Creek Bridge; and to designate 112.2 miles of the Rogue River 
as components of wild, scenic, or recreational rivers.
    Subsection (b) directs the Secretary concerned to manage 
the new components as part of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River.
    Subsection (c) withdraws, subject to valid existing rights, 
the new components of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River from 
entry, appropriation, and disposal under public land laws; 
location, entry, and patent under mining laws; and disposition 
under mineral and geothermal leasing laws.
    Subsection (d) prohibits the FERC from issuing a license 
that authorizes construction of water or energy infrastructure 
on or around the new components of the Rogue Wild and Scenic 
River, but makes clear that nothing in this section prohibits 
the Federal government from assisting with water resource 
projects that enhance ecological, water quality, or aquatic 
resources. The subsection further withdraws all land within 
0.25 miles of a 2.5 mile segment of Kelsey Creek; a 10.2 mile 
segment of Grave Creek; a 2.2 mile segment of Centennial Gulch; 
a 0.8 mile segment of Quail Creek; a 0.7 mile segment of Ditch 
Creek; a 2.2 mile segment of Galice Creek; a 3.3 mile segment 
of Quartz Creek; and a 5.7 mile segment of North Fork Galice 
Creek.

Sec 202. Technical corrections to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

    Subsection (a) amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274 (a)(69)) to clarify that the segment of Mislatnah 
Creek that is a wild river is 27.5 miles long; that the segment 
from Mislatnah Creek to Eagle Creek that is designated as a 
scenic river is 7.5 miles long; that the segment of Eagle Creek 
that is a recreational river is 9.5 miles long; and that the 
entire 44.5 mile long segment of wild, scenic, and recreation 
river in Chetco Oregon is withdrawn from entry appropriation 
and disposal under public land laws; location, entry, and 
patent under mining laws; and disposition under mineral and 
geothermal leasing laws.
    Subsection (b) amends the Wild and Scenic River Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274 (a)(102)) to change the name of Squaw Creek to 
Whychus Creek and to withdraw entire 15.4 mile segment of 
Whychus Creek from entry appropriation and disposal under 
public land laws; location, entry, and patent under mining 
laws; and disposition under mineral and geothermal leasing 
laws.

Sec. 203. Wild and scenic river designations, Wasson Creek and Franklin 
        Creek, Oregon

    Section 203 amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16. 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) to designate 4.5 miles of Franklin Creek and 
10.1 miles of Wasson Creek as wild rivers.

Sec. 204. Wild and scenic river designations, Molalla River, Oregon

    Section 204 amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) to designate 15.1 miles of the Molalla River 
and 6.2 miles of the Table Rock Fork Molalla River as 
recreational rivers. It further withdraws both segments from 
entry appropriation and disposal under public land laws; 
location, entry, and patent under mining laws; and disposition 
under mineral and geothermal leasing laws.

Sec. 205. Designation of additional wild and scenic rivers

    Subsection (a) amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) to designate 69.2 miles of the Elk River as 
wild, scenic, and recreational rivers; and to withdraw the 
entire segment from entry appropriation and disposal under 
public land laws; location, entry, and patent under mining 
laws; and disposition under mineral and geothermal leasing 
laws.
    Subsection (b) amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 
U.S.C. 1274(a)) to designate 15.5 miles of the Nestucca River 
as a recreational river; 2.9 miles of Walker Creek as a 
recreational river; six miles of North Fork Silver Creek as a 
recreational river; 17.6 miles of Jenny Creek as a scenic 
river; 1.1 miles of Spring Creek as a scenic river; five miles 
of Lobster Creek as a recreational River; and 7.3 miles of Elk 
Creek as a scenic river. The subsection further clarifies the 
lateral boundaries of Elk Creek; revokes the authorization for 
the Elk Creek Project; and withdraws all of the segments 
designated in subsection (a) from entry appropriation and 
disposal under public land laws; location, entry, and patent 
under mining laws; and disposition under mineral and geothermal 
leasing laws.

                      TITLE III--WILDERNESS AREAS

Sec. 301. Expansion of Wild Rogue Wilderness Area

    Subsection (a) defines ``map'' and ``Wilderness additions'' 
for this section.
    Subsection (b) expands the Wild Rogue Wilderness Area by 
59, 512 acres of Forest Service and BLM land and requires the 
new wilderness to be managed in accordance with the Endangered 
American Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1132 note). The subsection 
further (1) requires the Secretary concerned to submit a map of 
the wilderness additions to the committees of jurisdiction and 
to make the map publicly available; (2) withdraws the 
wilderness additions from entry appropriation and disposal 
under public land laws; location, entry, and patent under 
mining laws; and disposition under mineral and geothermal 
leasing laws; and (3) makes clear that nothing in this section 
modifies or alters treaty rights of Indian tribes.

Sec. 302. Devil's Staircase Wilderness

    Subsection (a) defines ``map'' and ``Wilderness'' for this 
section.
    Subsection (b) designates 30,621 acres of Forest Service 
and BLM land as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness.
    Subsection (c) requires the Secretary concerned to submit a 
map of the new wilderness to the committees of jurisdiction and 
to make the map publically available.
    Subsection (d) requires the new wilderness to be managed in 
accordance with the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.).
    Subsection (e) make clear that nothing in this section 
affects the authority of the State of Oregon to manage fish and 
wildlife.
    Subsection (f) prohibits the implementation of buffer zones 
around the new wilderness.
    Subsection (g) makes clear that nothing in this section 
diminishes treaty rights of Indian tribes.
    Subsection (h) transfers 49 acres of BLM land to the Forest 
Service.

                   Cost and Budgetary Considerations

    The Congressional Budget Office estimate of the costs of 
this measure has been requested but was not received at the 
time the report was filed. When the Congressional Budget Office 
completes its cost estimate, it will be posted on the internet 
at www.cbo.gov.

                      Regulatory Impact Evaluation

    In compliance with paragraph 11(b) of rule XXVI of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate, the Committee makes the following 
evaluation of the regulatory impact which would be incurred in 
carrying out S. 1548. The bill is not a regulatory measure in 
the sense of imposing Government-established standards or 
significant economic responsibilities on private individuals 
and businesses.
    No personal information would be collected in administering 
the program. Therefore, there would be no impact on personal 
privacy.
    Little, if any, additional paperwork would result from the 
enactment of S. 1548, as ordered reported.

                   Congressionally Directed Spending

    S. 1548, as ordered reported, does not contain any 
congressionally directed spending items, limited tax benefits, 
or limited tariff benefits as defined in rule XLIV of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate.

                        Executive Communications

    The testimony provided by the Departments of the Interior 
and Agriculture at the July 26, 2017, hearing on S. 1548 
follows:

 Statement of John Ruhs, Acting Deputy Director for Operations, Bureau 
          of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior


                     S. 1548, OREGON WILDLANDS ACT

    Thank you for the opportunity to testify on S. 1548, the 
Oregon Wildlands Act. S. 1548 would establish two new national 
recreation areas on forest lands in western Oregon (Title I), 
add over 280 miles of Oregon rivers on lands administered by 
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service to the 
National Wild and Scenic River System (Title II), and establish 
new conservation designations in western Oregon (Title III).
    Secretary Zinke, through Secretarial Order 3347, has 
pledged to expand access to America's public lands and increase 
hunting, fishing, and recreational opportunities nationwide. In 
addition, Secretary Zinke is focused on restoring full 
collaboration and coordination with local communities and 
making the Department of the Interior (Department) a better 
neighbor. While the Department supports the goals of S. 1548 
that align with these important priorities, we are concerned 
that the bill as currently written could ultimately decrease 
public access, limit outdoor recreational opportunities, and 
impede management and harvest of timber and other forest 
products. For these reasons, we cannot support the bill as 
written. We would like to work with the sponsors and the 
Subcommittee on a number of modifications to the bill to 
address these issues.

Background

    The O&C Lands Act of 1937 placed 2.2 million checkerboard 
acres of Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road 
grant lands (the O&C lands) under the jurisdiction of the 
Department. Under the O&C Lands Act, the Department manages the 
O&C lands for ``the purpose of providing a permanent source of 
timber supply, protecting watersheds, regulating stream flow, 
and contributing to the economic stability of local communities 
and industries, and providing recreational facilities.'' The 
Act also provides that the 18 O&C counties receive yearly 
payments equal to 50 or 75 percent of receipts from timber 
harvests on O&C lands in these counties. In addition to the O&C 
lands, the BLM manages approximately 212,000 acres of public 
domain forests and other acquired lands in western Oregon. 
These and other BLM-managed lands in western Oregon also 
provide outstanding recreational opportunities, with over 5 
million people visiting each year to enjoy hiking, camping, 
hunting, and fishing.
    Timber harvests and the associated payments to counties 
decreased significantly in the mid-1990s, after the historic 
highs experienced in the late 1980s. The decrease was caused, 
in part, by management measures seeking to address the 
conservation and recovery of threatened and endangered species 
such as the northern spotted owl, coho salmon, and marbled 
murrelet. The Department manages the O&C lands, public domain 
forests, and other acquired lands under the 2016 western Oregon 
Resource Management Plans (2016 RMPs), along with guidance and 
management recommendations derived from the 2011 Northern 
Spotted Owl Recovery Plan and 2012 Final Critical Habitat Rule, 
as well as a number of court decisions.
    The 2016 RMPs provide direction for the management of 
approximately 2.5 million acres of BLM-administered lands and 
offer outcomes for tourism, recreation, and timber harvest, 
while still maintaining protections for the northern spotted 
owl, listed fish species, and water resources. With full 
implementation of the 2016 RMPs, the BLM estimates that it will 
be able to offer for sale 278 million board feet (mmbf) per 
year in total timber volume. At the same time, the 2016 RMPs 
will help increase fire resiliency, develop habitat for 
northern spotted owl and other species, and protect listed fish 
species and water resources.

Oregon National Recreation Areas (Title I)

    Title I of S. 1548 establishes the Rogue Canyon and Molalla 
National Recreation Areas on nearly 119,000 acres of intermixed 
O&C lands and public domain forests in western Oregon and 
provides guidance for the management of each area. Although the 
Department strongly supports efforts to increase access to and 
facilitate and enhance recreational opportunities on BLM-
managed lands in western Oregon, we have concerns with the 
language of Title I and the impacts if it were to be 
implemented as written.
    As discussed briefly above, the BLM's management of O&C 
lands and public domain forests is currently governed by a 
number of statutory requirements, including the National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act 
(ESA), the Clean Water Act, the O&C Lands Act of 1937, the 
Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), and the 
relevant implementing regulations and plans. Under this 
framework, the BLM manages these lands for forest production in 
conformance with the principles of sustained yield and for 
other multiple uses.
    The Department notes that the designations in this title 
involve O&C lands within the harvest land base established 
under the 2016 RMPs. We require additional time to conduct the 
detailed analysis necessary to evaluate the extent of potential 
impacts to timber harvest levels. As a result, the Department 
does not support this legislation as written.
    We also believe that the management language for the 
proposed recreation areas is unclear and may impact existing 
commercial timber production activity that relies on rights-of-
way held by adjacent private forest landowners and existing 
commercial recreational activity. Because of the size of the 
proposed areas, some of the bill's language may also limit 
access to existing trailheads and scenic opportunities. 
Therefore, the Department is concerned this language is 
inconsistent with Secretarial Order 3347 and Secretary Zinke's 
commitment to sustaining and creating recreational access.
    Finally, we note that the maps for both of the proposed 
recreation areas were created for previous iterations of the 
legislation and may contain designations or other features 
unrelated to this bill. Consequently, the Department would like 
the opportunity to provide updated maps that display the 
proposed areas in greater detail using the latest data.

Additional Wild & Scenic River Designations & Technical Corrections 
        (Title II)

    Title II of S. 1548 would designate over 280 miles of 
Oregon rivers on lands managed by the BLM and Forest Service as 
recreational, scenic, or wild rivers under the Wild and Scenic 
Rivers Act. Title II also withdraws 16 miles of 6 Rogue River 
tributaries from land laws, mining laws, and mineral leasing 
laws and prohibits the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(FERC) from licensing new water resource projects and 
associated facilities along these tributaries.
    The Department believes that there may be alternative 
approaches for managing sensitive resources and would like to 
work with the sponsors and the Subcommittee to ensure the full 
range of uses and permitted activities continue on BLM-managed 
lands. As with the recreation areas proposed by Title I, the 
wild and scenic river designations involve O&C lands within the 
harvest land base established under the 2016 RMPs. We would 
need additional time to conduct the detailed analysis necessary 
to evaluate the extent of potential impacts to timber harvest 
levels. If Congress opts to add these segments to the National 
Wild and Scenic River System, we would like to work with the 
Subcommittee on clarifications and technical issues, including 
a correction to the amended language for the original Rogue 
River designation. We defer to the Department of Agriculture 
regarding wild and scenic river designations on lands managed 
by the Forest Service.

Wilderness Areas (Title III)

    Title III of S. 1548 would add approximately 60,000 acres 
of BLM-managed public lands to the existing Wild Rogue 
Wilderness in southwestern Oregon. This title would also 
designate approximately 23,000 acres of Forest Service-managed 
lands and approximately 7,000 acres of BLM-managed public lands 
as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness, also in southwestern 
Oregon. The Department supports Congressional action to resolve 
wilderness designations across the West, and we welcome 
opportunities to further those efforts. Congress has the sole 
authority to designate lands to be managed permanently as 
wilderness, and we believe that such proposals should be 
considered as part of a locally driven process that 
incorporates the views of a wide range of stakeholders.
    The Department notes that the lands proposed for wilderness 
designation by S. 1548 generally serve as habitat for a 
diversity of plant and animal life for forest-dependent 
species, including Pacific salmon, steelhead trout, and green 
sturgeon, and provide important opportunities for fishing, 
rafting and boat tours, and hiking and backpacking, and other 
forms of outdoor recreation in the forested mountains of 
western and southwestern Oregon.
    Pursuant to the priorities outlined by Secretary Zinke, the 
Department believes there may be alternative approaches for 
managing these resources, and we would like the opportunity to 
work with the sponsors and the Subcommittee to determine if 
wilderness designation is the best mechanism for managing these 
important resources and uses. If Congress opts to proceed with 
designation of these lands as wilderness, we would like to work 
with the sponsors to ensure that the bill language is 
consistent with how the BLM manages other congressionally-
designated Wilderness Areas. We defer to the Department of 
Agriculture regarding wilderness designations on lands managed 
by the Forest Service.
    As with the proposed recreation areas and wild and scenic 
river designations, the wilderness designations outlined in 
this title involve O&C lands within the harvest land base 
established under the 2016 RMPs. We would need additional time 
to conduct the detailed analysis necessary to evaluate the 
extent of potential impacts to timber harvest levels. In 
addition, the Department notes that the maps for each of the 
proposed wilderness areas were created for previous legislation 
and may not reflect current land status data. For clarity, we 
would like the opportunity to provide updated maps of the 
proposed designations.
    Finally, the Department has no objection to the transfer of 
administrative jurisdiction of 49 acres to the Forest Service, 
which is an isolated parcel with limited road access and is not 
included in future BLM timber sale plans.

Conclusion

    The Department is committed to increasing public access, 
expanding outdoor recreational opportunities, and increasing 
management and harvest of timber and other forest products. 
Therefore, the Department cannot support S. 1548 as written. We 
would be interested in working with the sponsors and the 
Subcommittee to address the specific concerns noted in our 
testimony with regard to the bill as drafted to accomplish our 
shared multiple use goals for BLM-managed lands.
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 Statement of Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest 
  System, U.S. Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture


                     S. 1548--OREGON WILDLANDS ACT

    Chairman Lee, Ranking Member Wyden, members of the 
Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to present the 
views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding S. 
32--the California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 
2017, S. 468--the Historic Routes Preservation Act, S.941--the 
Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, S. 1230--the Water Rights 
Protection Act, S. 1271--the Fowler and Boskoff Peaks 
Designation Act, and S. 1548--the Oregon Wildlands Act. I am 
Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief for the National Forest 
System (NFS), USDA Forest Service.

S. 1548--Oregon Wildlands Act

            Wild & Scenic River Designations
    Section 202(a) amends the existing designation in Section 
3(a)(69) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to change the 
starting and ending points of the three main segments of the 
Chetco River consistent with the Siskiyou National Forest Land 
and Resource Management Plan. The total length of the Chetco 
Wild and Scenic River would remain 44.5 miles. In addition, 
this amendment would effectuate a mineral withdrawal of the 
Federal land within the boundary of the segments of the Chetco 
River designated as a wild and scenic river. Typically under 
the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, only Federal lands within 
segments designated as wild are subject to a mineral 
withdrawal. USDA is supportive of these technical changes as 
they provide a more appropriate naming convention, and better 
reflect management classifications and direction for the Chetco 
River.
    Section 202(b) officially changes the name of ``Squaw 
Creek'' to ``Whychus Creek'' to better reflect local usage, 
current geographic nomenclature standards, and the name change 
approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names in 2005. This 
section also updates the location description in the existing 
designation in section 3(a)(102) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
Act to incorporate several other name changes. USDA strongly 
supports this much-needed technical correction to remove the 
offensive name of the designations.
    Section 203 would designate approximately 10.4 miles of 
streams on National Forest System lands as part of the National 
Wild and Scenic Rivers System: 5.9 miles of Wasson Creek and 
4.5 miles of Franklin Creek, both on the Siuslaw National 
Forest. USDA defers to the Department of the Interior in regard 
to the proposal to designate the 4.2-mile segment of Wasson 
Creek flowing on lands administered by BLM.
    The Forest Service conducted an evaluation of the Wasson 
and Franklin Creeks to determine their eligibility for wild and 
scenic river designation as part of the forest planning process 
for the Siuslaw National Forest. However, the Agency has not 
conducted a wild and scenic river suitability study, which 
provides the basis for determining whether to recommend a river 
as an addition to the National System. Wasson Creek was found 
eligible as it is both free-flowing and possesses outstandingly 
remarkable scenic, recreational and ecological values. USDA 
supports designation of the 1.7 miles of the Wasson Creek on 
NFS lands based on the segment's eligibility. At the time of 
the evaluation in 1990, Franklin Creek, although free flowing, 
was found not to possess river-related values significant at a 
regional or national scale and was therefore determined 
ineligible for designation. However, USDA does not oppose 
Franklin Creek's designation at this time.
    Section 205(a) would amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 
by adding additional segments in the Elk River watershed to the 
National Wild and Scenic Rivers System on the Siskiyou National 
Forest. These additions would increase the Elk's designated 
wild and scenic river mileage from approximately 29 miles to 
63.4 miles. USDA takes no position on these additional 
designated segments. None of the additional segments are 
currently identified as eligible or suitable for wild and 
scenic river designation under the 1989 Siskiyou National 
Forest Land and Resource Management Plan. However, USDA would 
be happy to work with the Subcommittee to provide additional 
relevant information concerning the Elk River segments 
identified in this bill.
            Wilderness Designations
    Section 301 of the bill would designate 56,100 acres 
managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and by the 
Forest Service as an addition to the Wild Rogue Wilderness. 
USDA supports this addition of wilderness on National Forest 
System.
    Section 301(b) would expand the Wild Rogue Wilderness in 
Oregon by designating 56,100 acres of land currently managed by 
the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service as 
wilderness. The ``Proposed USFS Wilderness'' identified in this 
section and on the referenced ``Wild Rogue Wilderness 
Additions'' map is located along a ``cherry stem'' into the 
existing wilderness area. The ``cherry stem'' originally 
allowed for the existence of a Level II Forest System Road, 
part of the designated ``Grave Creek to Marial Back Country 
Byway,'' and the continuation of the Marial Lodge, a permitted 
resort. Marial Lodge accommodates hikers in the spring, rafters 
through the summer and commercial fishing trips in the fall. 
Proposed boundary adjustments in this area appear to be 
consistent with the continuation of the present and current use 
of the existing facilities.
    Section 301(b)(1)(A) also includes language that turns back 
administration of a portion of the existing Wild Rogue 
Wilderness from Forest Service to BLM management. The Forest 
Service is currently authorized to manage this BLM area through 
a Memorandum of Understanding. USDA does not see any issues of 
concern related to management of this expanded Wilderness area. 
However, we would like to work with the Subcommittee to develop 
a detailed ``inset map'' in the legislation to ensure that the 
boundaries between BLM and USFS parcels are clear and 
unambiguous.
    Section 302 would designate the Devil's Staircase 
Wilderness (30,540 acres) on lands managed by the Forest 
Service and BLM surrounding Wasson Creek. Approximately 24,000 
acres of this wilderness would be on the Siuslaw National 
Forest. Section 302(h) of the bill also would effectuate the 
transfer of administrative jurisdiction of an approximately 49 
acre parcel managed by BLM to the Forest Service to be managed 
as part of the Siuslaw National Forest. This parcel includes a 
site of cultural significance to the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and 
Siuslaw Indians. Approximately 7,800 acres of the NFS lands are 
within the Wasson Creek Undeveloped Area and were evaluated for 
wilderness characteristics in the 1990 Siuslaw National Forest 
Land and Resource Management Plan. The proposed Devil's 
Staircase Wilderness provides an outstanding representation of 
the Oregon Coast Range and would enhance the National 
Wilderness Preservation System. There is an existing road 
within the proposed boundary of this wilderness that would 
require decommissioning by heavy equipment prior to designation 
as wilderness or allowance for use of mechanized equipment for 
this purpose after the enactment. USDA supports the designation 
of the proposed Devil's Staircase Wilderness.
    Other portions of this bill would designate additional BLM 
lands and rivers flowing on BLM lands and would be administered 
by the Secretary of the Interior. Therefore, USDA defers to 
Department of the Interior on these proposed designations.
    This concludes my written testimony. Again I thank the 
Subcommittee for holding this hearing and providing the 
opportunity to testify, and I look forward to answering your 
questions at the appropriate time.

                        Changes in Existing Law

    In compliance with paragraph 12 of rule XXVI of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate, changes in existing law made by 
S. 1548, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law 
proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new 
matter is printed in italic, existing law in which no change is 
proposed is shown in roman):

                       WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT

Public Law 90-542, as Amended

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    Sec. 3 (a) The following rivers and the land adjacent 
thereto are hereby designated as components of the national 
wild and scenic rivers system:
          (1) Clearwater, middle fork, idaho.--The Middle Fork 
        from the town of Kooskia upstream to the town of 
        Lowell; the Lochsa River from its junction with the 
        Selway at Lowell forming the Middle Fork, upstream to 
        the Powell Ranger Station; and the Selway River from 
        Lowell upstream to its origin; to be administered by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture.

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          [(5) Rogue, oregon.--The segment of the river 
        extending from the mouth of the Applegate River 
        downstream to the Lobster Creek Bridge; to be 
        administered by agencies of the Departments of the 
        Interior or Agriculture as agreed upon by the 
        Secretaries of said Departments or as directed by the 
        President.]
          (5) Rogue, oregon.--
                  (A) In general.--The segment of the river 
                extending from the mouth of the Applegate River 
                downstream to the Lobster Creek Bridge, to be 
                administered by the Secretary of the Interior 
                or the Secretary of Agriculture, as agreed to 
                by the Secretaries of the Interior and 
                Agriculture or as directed by the President.
                  (B) Additions.--In addition to the segment 
                described in subparagraph (A), there are 
                designated the following segments in the Rogue 
                River:
                          (i) Kelsey creek.--The approximately 
                        6.8-mile segment of Kelsey Creek from 
                        the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                        T. 32 S., R. 9 W., sec. 25, Willamette 
                        Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                        Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (ii) East fork kelsey creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.2-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Kelsey Creek from 
                                headwaters downstream to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 5, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 4.6-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Kelsey Creek from 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., 
                                sec. 5, Willamette Meridian, to 
                                the confluence with Kelsey 
                                Creek, as a wild river.
                          (iii) Whisky creek.--
                                  (I) Recreational river.--The 
                                approximately 1.6-mile segment 
                                of Whisky Creek from the 
                                confluence of the East Fork and 
                                West Fork to the south boundary 
                                of the non-Federal land in T. 
                                33 S., R. 8 W., sec. 17, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                recreational river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.2-mile segment 
                                of Whisky Creek from road 33-8-
                                23 to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (iv) East fork whisky creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.9-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Whisky Creek from 
                                its headwaters to Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 8 W., sec. 11, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 2.6-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Whisky Creek from 
                                the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                                boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 W., 
                                sec. 11, Willamette Meridian, 
                                downstream to road 33-8-26 
                                crossing, as a wild river.
                                  (III) Recreational river.--
                                The approximately 0.3-mile 
                                segment of East Fork Whisky 
                                Creek from road 33-8-26 to the 
                                confluence with Whisky Creek, 
                                as a recreational river.
                          (v) West fork whisky creek.--The 
                        approximately 4.8-mile segment of West 
                        Fork Whisky Creek from its headwaters 
                        to the confluence with the East Fork 
                        Whisky Creek, as a wild river.
                          (vi) Big windy creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.5-mile segment 
                                of Big Windy Creek from its 
                                headwaters to road 34-9-17.1, 
                                as a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 5.8-mile segment 
                                of Big Windy Creek from road 
                                34-9-17.1 to the confluence 
                                with the Rogue River, as a wild 
                                river.
                          (vii) East fork big windy creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.2-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Big Windy Creek 
                                from its headwaters to road 34-
                                8-36, as a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 3.7-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Big Windy Creek 
                                from road 34-8-36 to the 
                                confluence with Big Windy 
                                Creek, as a wild river.
                          (viii) Little windy creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.2-mile segment 
                                of Little Windy Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 9 W., sec. 34, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.9-mile segment 
                                of Little Windy Creek from the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 34, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (ix) Howard creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment 
                                of Howard Creek from its 
                                headwaters to road 34-9-34, as 
                                a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 6.9-mile segment 
                                of Howard Creek from 0.1 miles 
                                downstream of road 34-9-34 to 
                                the confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                                  (III) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment 
                                of Anna Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the confluence 
                                with Howard Creek, as a wild 
                                river.
                          (x) Mule creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.5-mile segment 
                                of Mule Creek from its 
                                headwaters downstream to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                as a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 7.8-mile segment 
                                of Mule Creek from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                32 S., R. 9 W., sec. 29, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xi) Missouri creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.1-mile segment 
                                of Missouri Creek from its 
                                headwaters downstream to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 24, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.6-mile segment 
                                of Missouri Creek from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 24, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xii) Jenny creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 3.1-mile segment 
                                of Jenny Creek from its 
                                headwaters downstream to the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 28, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.8-mile segment 
                                of Jenny Creek from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 28, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xiii) Rum creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 2.2-mile segment 
                                of Rum Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 34 
                                S., R. 8 W., sec. 9, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 2.2-mile segment 
                                of Rum Creek from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 9, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xiv) East fork rum creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.8-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Rum Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 34 
                                S., R. 8 W., sec. 10, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.3-mile segment 
                                of East Fork Rum Creek from the 
                                Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary 
                                in T. 34 S., R. 8 W., sec. 10, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with Rum Creek, as a 
                                wild river.
                          (xv) Wildcat creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.7-mile segment of 
                        Wildcat Creek from its headwaters 
                        downstream to the confluence with the 
                        Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (xvi) Montgomery creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.8-mile segment of 
                        Montgomery Creek from its headwaters 
                        downstream to the confluence with the 
                        Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (xvii) Hewitt creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment 
                                of Hewitt Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 9 W., sec. 19, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.2-mile segment 
                                of Hewitt Creek from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 19, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xviii) Bunker creek.--The 
                        approximately 6.6-mile segment of 
                        Bunker Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xix) Dulog creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.8-mile segment 
                                of Dulog Creek from its 
                                headwaters to 0.1 miles 
                                downstream of road 34-8-36, as 
                                a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.0-mile segment 
                                of Dulog Creek from road 34-8-
                                36 to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (xx) Quail creek.--The approximately 
                        1.7-mile segment of Quail Creek from 
                        the Wild Rogue Wilderness boundary in 
                        T. 33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 1, Willamette 
                        Meridian, to the confluence with the 
                        Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (xxi) Meadow creek.--The 
                        approximately 4.1-mile segment of 
                        Meadow Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxii) Russian creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.5-mile segment of 
                        Russian Creek from the Wild Rogue 
                        Wilderness boundary in T. 33 S., R. 8 
                        W., sec. 20, Willamette Meridian, to 
                        the confluence with the Rogue River, as 
                        a wild river.
                          (xxiii) Alder creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.2-mile segment of Alder 
                        Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxiv) Booze creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.5-mile segment of Booze 
                        Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxv) Bronco creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.8-mile segment of 
                        Bronco Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxvi) Copsey creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.5-mile segment of 
                        Copsey Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxvii) Corral creek.--The 
                        approximately 0.5-mile segment of 
                        Corral Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxviii) Cowley creek.--The 
                        approximately 0.9-mile segment of 
                        Cowley Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxix) Ditch creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.8-mile segment of Ditch 
                        Creek from the Wild Rogue Wilderness 
                        boundary in T. 33 S., R. 9 W., sec. 5, 
                        Willamette Meridian, to its confluence 
                        with the Rogue River, as a wild river.
                          (xxx) Francis creek.--The 
                        approximately 0.9-mile segment of 
                        Francis Creek from its headwaters to 
                        the confluence with the Rogue River, as 
                        a wild river.
                          (xxxi) Long gulch.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment 
                                of Long Gulch from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary in T. 33 
                                S., R. 10 W., sec. 23, 
                                Willamette Meridian, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.1-mile segment 
                                of Long Gulch from the Wild 
                                Rogue Wilderness boundary in T. 
                                33 S., R. 10 W., sec. 23, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to the 
                                confluence with the Rogue 
                                River, as a wild river.
                          (xxxii) Bailey creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 1.4-mile segment 
                                of Bailey Creek from its 
                                headwaters to the Wild Rogue 
                                Wilderness boundary on the west 
                                section line of T. 34 S., R. 8 
                                W., sec. 14, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 1.7-mile segment 
                                of Bailey Creek from the west 
                                section line of T. 34 S., R.8 
                                W., sec. 14, Willamette 
                                Meridian, to the confluence of 
                                the Rogue River, as a wild 
                                river.
                          (xxxiii) Shady creek.--The 
                        approximately 0.7-mile segment of Shady 
                        Creek from its headwaters to the 
                        confluence with the Rogue River, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xxxiv) Slide creek.--
                                  (I) Scenic river.--The 
                                approximately 0.5-mile segment 
                                of Slide Creek from its 
                                headwaters to road 33-9-6, as a 
                                scenic river.
                                  (II) Wild river.--The 
                                approximately 0.7-mile section 
                                of Slide Creek from road 33-9-6 
                                to the confluence with the 
                                Rogue River, as a wild river.

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          (69) Chetco, Oregon.-- [The 44.5-mile]
                  (A) Designations.--The 44.5-mile segment from 
                its headwaters to the Siskiyou National Forest 
                boundary; to be administered by the Secretary 
                of Agriculture in the following classes:
                  [(A)] (i) The [25.5-mile] 27.5-mile segment 
                from its headwaters to [Boulder Creek at the 
                Kalmiopsis Wilderness boundary] Mislatnah Creek 
                as a wild river;
                  [(B)] (ii) the [8-mile] 7.5-mile segment from 
                [Boulder Creek to Steel Bridge] Mislatnah Creek 
                to Eagle Creek as a scenic river; and
                  [(C)] (iii) the [11-mile] 9.5-mile segment 
                from [Steel Bridge] Eagle Creek to the Siskiyou 
                National Forest boundary, one mile below Wilson 
                Creek, as a recreational river.
                  (B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid rights, the 
                Federal land within the boundaries of the river 
                segments designated by subparagraph (A), is 
                withdrawn from all forms of--
                          (i) entry, appropriation, or disposal 
                        under the public land laws;
                          (ii) location, entry, and patent 
                        under the mining laws; and
                          (iii) disposition under all laws 
                        pertaining to mineral and geothermal 
                        leasing or mineral materials.

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          [(76) Elk, oregon.--The 29-mile segment to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture in the 
        following classes:
                  [(A) The 17-mile segment from the confluence 
                of the North and South Forks of the Elk to 
                Anvil Creek as a recreational river.
                  [(B)
                          [(i) The approximately 0.6-mile 
                        segment of the North Fork Elk from its 
                        source in sec. 21, T. 33 S., R. 12 W., 
                        Willamette Meridian, downstream to 0.01 
                        miles below Forest Service Road 3353, 
                        as a scenic river.
                          [(ii) The approximately 5.5-mile 
                        segment of the North Fork Elk from 0.01 
                        miles below Forest Service Road 3353 to 
                        its confluence with the South Fork Elk, 
                        as a wild river.
                  [(C)
                          [(i) The approximately 0.9-mile 
                        segment of the South Fork Elk from its 
                        source in the southeast quarter of sec. 
                        32, T. 33 S., R. 12 W., Willamette 
                        Meridian, downstream to 0.01 miles 
                        below Forest Service Road 3353, as a 
                        scenic river.
                          [(ii) The approximately 4.2-mile 
                        segment of the South Fork Elk from 0.01 
                        miles below Forest Service Road 3353 to 
                        its confluence with the North Fork Elk, 
                        as a wild river.]
          (76) Elk, oregon.--The 69.2-mile segment to be 
        administered by the Secretary of Agriculture in the 
        following classes:
                  (A) Mainstem.--The 17-mile segment from the 
                confluence of the North and South Forks of the 
                Elk to Anvil Creek as a recreational river.
                  (B) North fork.--
                          (i) Scenic river.--The approximately 
                        0.6-mile segment of the North Fork Elk 
                        from its source in T. 33 S., R. 12 W., 
                        sec. 21, Willamette Meridian, 
                        downstream to 0.01 miles below Forest 
                        Service Road 3353, as a scenic river.
                          (ii) Wild river.--The approximately 
                        5.5-mile segment of the North Fork Elk 
                        from 0.01 miles below Forest Service 
                        Road 3353 to its confluence with the 
                        South Fork Elk, as a wild river.
                  (C) South fork.--
                          (i) Scenic river.--The approximately 
                        0.9-mile segment of the South Fork Elk 
                        from its source in the southeast 
                        quarter of T. 33 S., R. 12 W., sec. 32, 
                        Willamette Meridian, Forest Service 
                        Road 3353, as a scenic river.
                          (ii) Wild river.--The approximately 
                        4.2-mile segment of the South Fork Elk 
                        from 0.01 miles below Forest Service 
                        Road 3353 to its confluence with the 
                        North Fork Elk, as a wild river.
                  (D) Other tributaries.--
                          (i) Rock creek.--The approximately 
                        1.7-mile segment of Rock Creek from its 
                        headwaters to its confluence with Elk 
                        River, as a wild river.
                          (ii) Bald mountain creek.--The 
                        approximately 8-mile segment of Bald 
                        Mountain Creek from its headwaters, 
                        including Salal Spring to its 
                        confluence with Elk River, as a 
                        recreational river.
                          (iii) South fork bald mountain 
                        creek.--The approximately 3.5-mile 
                        segment of South Fork Bald Mountain 
                        Creek from its headwaters to its 
                        confluence with Bald Mountain Creek, as 
                        a scenic river.
                          (iv) Platinum creek.--The 
                        approximately 1-mile segment of 
                        Platinum Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (v) Panther creek.--The approximately 
                        5.0-mile segment of Panther Creek 
                        from--
                                  (I) its headwaters, including 
                                Mountain Well, to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (vi) East fork panther creek.--The 
                        approximately 3.0-mile segment of East 
                        Fork Panther Creek from it headwaters, 
                        to the confluence with Panther Creek, 
                        as a wild river.
                          (vii) West fork panther creek.--The 
                        approximately 3.0-mile segment of West 
                        Fork Panther Creek from its headwaters 
                        to the confluence with Panther Creek as 
                        a wild river.
                          (viii) Lost creek.--The approximately 
                        1.0-mile segment of Lost Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with the Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (ix) Milbury creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.5-mile segment of 
                        Milbury Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with the Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (x) Blackberry creek.--The 
                        approximately 5.0-mile segment of 
                        Blackberry Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with the Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (xi) East fork blackberry creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.0-mile segment of the 
                        unnamed tributary locally known as 
                        `East Fork Blackberry Creek' from its 
                        headwaters in T. 33 S., R. 13 W., sec. 
                        26, Willamette Meridian, to its 
                        confluence with Blackberry Creek, as a 
                        wild river.
                          (xii) McCurdy creek.--The 
                        approximately 1.0-mile segment of 
                        McCurdy Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to Forest 
                                Service Road 5325, as a wild 
                                river; and
                                  (II) Forest Service Road 5325 
                                to its confluence with the Elk 
                                River, as a scenic river.
                          (xiii) Bear creek.--The approximately 
                        1.5-mile segment of Bear Creek from 
                        headwaters to the confluence with Bald 
                        Mountain Creek, as a recreational 
                        river.''.
                          (xiii) Butler creek.--The 
                        approximately 4-mile segment of Butler 
                        Creek from--
                                  (I) its headwaters to the 
                                south boundary of T. 33 S., R. 
                                13 W., sec. 8, Willamette 
                                Meridian, as a wild river; and
                                  (II) from the south boundary 
                                of T. 33 S., R. 13 W., sec. 8, 
                                Willamette Meridian, to its 
                                confluence with Elk River, as a 
                                scenic river.
                          (xiv) East fork butler creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.8-mile segment locally 
                        known as the `East Fork of Butler 
                        Creek' from its headwaters on Mount 
                        Butler in T. 32 S., R. 13 W., sec. 29, 
                        Willamette Meridian, to its confluence 
                        with Butler Creek, as a scenic river.
                          (xv) Purple mountain creek.--The 
                        approximately 2.0-mile segment locally 
                        known as `Purple Mountain Creek' from--
                                  (I) its headwaters in secs. 
                                35 and 36, T. 33 S., R. 13 W., 
                                Willamette Meridian, to 0.01 
                                miles above Forest Service Road 
                                5325, as a wild river; and
                                  (II) 0.01 miles above Forest 
                                Service Road 5325 to its 
                                confluence with the Elk River, 
                                as a scenic river.

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          (102) [Squaw creek] Whychus creek, oregon._ The 15.4-
        mile]
                  (A) Designations.--The 15.4-mile segment from 
                its source to the hydrologic Gaging Station 800 
                feet upstream from the intake of the 
                [McAllister Ditch, including the Soap Fork 
                Squaw Creek, the North Fork, the South Fork, 
                the East and West Forks of Park Creek, and Park 
                Creek Fork] Plainview Ditch, including the Soap 
                Creek, the North and South Forks of Whychus 
                Creek, the East and West Forks of Park Creek, 
                and Park Creek; to be administered by the 
                Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
                  [(A)] (i) The 6.6-mile segment and its 
                tributaries from the source to the Three 
                Sisters Wilderness boundary as a wild river; 
                and
                  [(B)] (ii) the 8.8-mile segment from the 
                boundary of the Three Sisters Wilderness Area 
                to the hydrologic Gaging Station 800 feet 
                upstream from the intake of the [McAllister 
                Ditch] Plainview Ditch as a scenic river: 
                Provided, That nothing in this chapter shall 
                prohibit the construction of facilities 
                necessary for emergency protection for the town 
                of Sisters relative to a rapid discharge of 
                Carver Lake if no other reasonable flood 
                warning or control alternative exists.
                  (B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing 
                rights, the Federal land within the boundaries 
                of the river segments designated by 
                subparagraph (A) is withdrawn from all forms 
                of--
                          (i) entry, appropriation, or disposal 
                        under the public land laws;
                          (ii) location, entry, and patent 
                        under the mining laws; and
                          (iii) disposition under all laws 
                        relating to mineral and geothermal 
                        leasing or mineral materials.

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          (214) Franklin creek, oregon.--The 4.5-mile segment 
        from its headwaters to the private land boundary in 
        sec. 8, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture as a wild river.
          (215) Wasson creek, oregon.--The 10.1-mile segment in 
        the following classes:
                  (A) The 4.2-mile segment from the eastern 
                boundary of T. 21 S., R. 9 W., sec. 17, 
                downstream to the western boundary of T. 21 S., 
                R. 10 W., sec. 12, to be administered by the 
                Secretary of the Interior as a wild river.
                  (B) The 5.9-mile segment from the western 
                boundary of T. 21 S., R. 10 W., sec. 12, 
                downstream to the eastern boundary of the 
                northwest quarter of T. 21 S., R. 10 W., sec. 
                22, to be administered by the Secretary of 
                Agriculture as a wild river.''.
          (216) Molalla river, oregon.--
                  (A) In general.--The following segments in 
                the State of Oregon, to be administered by the 
                Secretary of the Interior as a recreational 
                river:
                          (i) Molalla river.--The approximately 
                        15.1-mile segment from the southern 
                        boundary line of T. 7 S., R. 4 E., sec. 
                        19, downstream to the edge of the 
                        Bureau of Land Management boundary in 
                        T. 6 S., R. 3 E., sec. 7.
                          (ii) Table rock fork molalla river.--
                        The approximately 6.2-mile segment from 
                        the easternmost Bureau of Land 
                        Management boundary line in the NE\1/4\ 
                        sec. 4, T. 7 S., R. 4 E., downstream to 
                        the confluence with the Molalla River.
                  (B) Withdrawal.--Subject to valid existing 
                rights, the Federal land within the boundaries 
                of the river segments designated by 
                subparagraph (A) is withdrawn from all forms 
                of--
                          (i) entry, appropriation, or disposal 
                        under the public land laws;
                          (ii) location, entry, and patent 
                        under the mining laws; and
                          (iii) disposition under all laws 
                        relating to mineral and geothermal 
                        leasing or mineral materials.
          (217) Nestucca river, oregon.--The approximately 
        15.5-mile segment from its confluence with Ginger Creek 
        downstream until it crosses the western edge of T. 4 
        S., R. 7 W., sec. 7, Willamette Meridian, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a 
        recreational river.
          (218) Walker creek, oregon.--The approximately 2.9-
        mile segment from the headwaters in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., 
        sec. 20 downstream to the confluence with the Nestucca 
        River in T. 3 S., R. 6 W., sec. 15, Willamette 
        Meridian, to be administered by the Secretary of the 
        Interior as a recreational river.
          (219) North fork silver creek, oregon.--The 
        approximately 6-mile segment from the headwaters in T. 
        35 S., R. 9 W., sec. 1 downstream to the edge of the 
        Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 35 S., R. 9 
        W., sec. 17, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.
          (220) Jenny creek, oregon.--The approximately 17.6-
        mile segment from the Bureau of Land Management 
        boundary located at the north boundary of the southwest 
        quarter of the southeast quarter of T. 38 S., R. 4 E., 
        sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream to the Oregon 
        State border, to be administered by the Secretary of 
        the Interior as a scenic river.
          (221) Spring creek, oregon.--The approximately 1.1-
        mile segment from its source at Shoat Springs in T. 40 
        S., R. 4 E., sec. 34, Willamette Meridian, downstream 
        to the confluence with Jenny Creek in T. 41 S., R. 4 
        E., sec. 3, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of the Interior as a scenic river.
          (222) Lobster creek, oregon.--The approximately 5-
        mile segment from T. 15 S., R. 8 W., sec. 35, 
        Willamette Meridian, downstream to the edge of the 
        Bureau of Land Management boundary in T. 15 S., R. 8 
        W., sec. 15, Willamette Meridian, to be administered by 
        the Secretary of the Interior as a recreational river.
          (223) Elk creek, oregon.--The approximately 7.3-mile 
        segment from its confluence with Flat Creek near river 
        mile 9, to the southern edge of the Army Corps of 
        Engineers boundary in T. 33 S., R. 1 E., sec. 30, 
        Willamette Meridian, near river mile 1.7, to be 
        administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a 
        scenic river.''.

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