Idaho National Landscape Conservation System Strategy 2012-2015

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Congress has provided the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) the privilege of protecting many special places for a myriad of uses. Of these lands and waters, those of the National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS) have been set aside specifically for conservation, reservation, and restoration. Established in 2000, this System represents a new multiple use conservation paradigm for the 21st Century, one that emphasizes landscapes capable of sustaining ecosystems and recreation while balancing the Bureau’s support for commodity users and consumers here and around the world. This System is managed in a way that enriches and responds to a contemporary American culture's evolving needs and has the unique capacity to adapt and remain contemporary.

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