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Secretary shall specifically consider the extent to which the project is consistent with the Plan.

(2) For purposes of implementation of section 7 of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Plan, including the detailed analysis of instream flow needs incorporated therein and such additional analysis as may be incorporated in the future, shall serve as the primary source of information regarding the flows needed to maintain instream resources and the potential compatibility between resource protection and possible water supply withdrawals.

(d) LAND MANAGEMENT.—The zoning ordinances duly adopted by the towns of Hartland, Barkhamsted, New Hartford, and Canton, Connecticut, including the "river protection overlay districts” in effect on the date of enactment of this Act, shall be deemed to satisfy the standards and requirements of section 6(c) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. For the purpose of section 6(c), such towns shall be deemed "villages” and the provisions of that section, which prohibit Federal acquisition of lands by condemnation, shall apply to the segment designated by section 3. SEC. 5. DEFINITIONS. For the purposes of this Act:

(1) The term "Committee" means the Farmington River Coordinating Committee referred to in section 4.

(2) The term “Plan” means the comprehensive management plan for the Connecticut segment of the Farmington River prepared by the Farmington River Study Committee and the National Park Service, which is known as the “Upper Farmington River Management Plan" and dated April 29, 1993.

(3) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior SEC. 6. FUNDING AUTHORIZATION.

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, including the amendment to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act made by section 3. Lamprey River, New Hampshire, Segment (Section 405 of division I of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act

of 1996 (Public Law 104-333; Approved November 12, 1996; 110 Stat. 4149; 16

U.S.C. 1274 note))
SEC. 405. LAMPREY WILD AND SCENIC RIVER.

(a) DESIGNATION.—[Added the paragraph entitled “Lamprey River, New Hampshire" to section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)).] (b) MANAGEMENT.

(1) COMMITTEE.—The Secretary of the Interior shall coordinate his management responsibilities under this Act 1 with respect to the segment designated by subsection (a) with the Lamprey River Advisory Committee established pursuant to New Hampshire RSA 483.

(2) LAND MANAGEMENT.—The zoning ordinances duly adopted by the towns of Durham, Lee, and Newmarket, New Hampshire, including provisions for conservation of shorelands, floodplains, and wetlands associated with the segment, shall be deemed to satisfy the standards and requirements of section 6(c) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and the provisions of that section, which prohibit Federal acquisition of lands by condemnation, shall apply to the segment designated by subsection (a). The authority of the Secretary to acquire lands for the purposes of this paragraph shall be limited to acquisition by donation or acquisition with the consent of the owner thereof, and shall be subject to the additional criteria set forth in the Lamprey River Management Plan.

(c) UPSTREAM SEGMENT.—Upon request by the town of Epping, which abuts an additional 12 miles of river found eligible for designation as a recreational river, the Secretary of the Interior shall offer assistance regarding continued involvement of the town of Epping in the implementation of the Lamprey River Management Plan and in consideration of potential future addition of that portion

of the river within Epping as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

1 The reference to "this Act” in subsection (b)(1) probably refers to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1271 et seq.).

2. NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT (AND RELATED LAWS)

[As amended through December 31, 1996, P.L. 104–333)

A. NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT

(Public Law 90–543; Approved October 2, 1968)

AN ACT To establish a national trails system, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SHORT TITLE SECTION 1. (16 U.S.C. 1241 note] This Act may be cited as the "National Trails System Act”.

STATEMENT OF POLICY

SEC. 2. (16 U.S.C. 1241) (a) In order to provide for the everincreasing outdoor recreation needs of an expanding population and in order to promote the preservation of, public access to, travel within, and enjoyment and appreciation of the open-air, outdoor areas and historic resources of the Nation, trails should be established (i) primarily, near the urban areas of the Nation, and (ii) secondarily, within scenic areas and along historic travel routes of the Nation, which are often more remotely located.

(b) The purpose of this Act is to provide the means for attaining these objectives by instituting a national system of recreation, scenic and historic trails, by designating the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail as the initial components of that system, and by prescribing the methods by which, and standards according to which, additional components may be added to the system.

(c) The Congress recognizes the valuable contributions that volunteers and private, nonprofit trail groups have made to the development and maintenance of the Nation's trails. In recognition of these contributions, it is further the purpose of this Act to encourage and assist volunteer citizen involvement in the planning, development, maintenance, and management, where appropriate, of trails.

NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM SEC. 3. (16 U.S.C. 1242] (a) The national system of trails shall be composed of the following:

(1) National recreation trails, established as provided in section 4 of this Act, which will provide a variety of outdoor recreation uses in or reasonably accessible to urban areas.

(2) National scenic trails, established as provided in section 5 of this Act, which will be extended trails so located as to provide for maximum outdoor recreation potential and for the conservation and enjoyment of the nationally significant scenic, historic, natural, or cultural qualities of the areas

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