Tillamook National Forest

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Tillamook National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Oregon on March 2, 1907, with 175,518 acres (710.30 km2). On July 1, 1908, Executive Order 860 assigned a portion to Umpqua National Forest to establish Siuslaw National Forest and the remainder was returned to the public domain. The name was discontinued. [1]

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Whitman National Forest was established in Oregon on July 1, 1908 with 1,234,020 acres (4,993.9 km2) from part of Blue Mountains National Forest. On June 20, 1920 part of Minam National Forest was added. In 1954 it was administratively combined with Wallowa National Forest to make Wallowa–Whitman National Forest. In descending order of forest land area, Whitman National Forest is located in parts of Baker, Union, Grant, Wallowa, Umatilla, and Malheur counties. There are local ranger district offices in Baker City, Halfway, and Unity. Its administrative headquarters are in Baker City, as part of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. As of September 30, 2008, Whitman had an area of 1,266,902 acres (5,126.97 km2), representing 55.96% of the combined forest's 2,263,965 acres (9,161.94 km2).

Wallowa National Forest was first established as the Wallowa Forest Reserve in Oregon on May 6, 1905 with 747,200 acres (3,024 km2). On March 1, 1907 it was combined with the Chenismus Forest Reserve to create Imnaha National Forest, which was then renamed Wallowa on July 1, 1908. In 1954 it was administratively combined with Whitman National Forest to make Wallowa–Whitman National Forest. The Wallowa National Forest is located overwhelmingly in Wallowa County, Oregon, but there are much smaller portions in Union County, Oregon and Nez Perce and Idaho counties in Idaho. There are local ranger district offices in Enterprise and La Grande, both in Oregon. Forest headquarters are in Baker City, as part of Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. As of 30 September 2008, the Wallowa portion had an area of 997,063 acres (4,034.97 km2), comprising about 44% of the Wallowa-Whitman's acreage.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Beartooth National Forest</span>

Beartooth National Forest was established in Montana on July 1, 1908 by the U.S. Forest Service with 685,293 acres (2,773.28 km2) from part of Yellowstone National Forest and all of Pryor Mountains National Forest. On February 17, 1932 the forest was divided between Absaroka National Forest and Custer National Forest and the name preserved as the Beartooth Ranger District of Custer National Forest.

Pryor Mountains National Forest was established as the Pryor Mountains Forest Reserve by the U.S. Forest Service in Montana on November 6, 1906 by the U.S. Forest Service with 78,732 acres (318.62 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 it was combined with part of Yellowstone National Forest to establish Beartooth National Forest. The name was discontinued.

Bull Run National Forest was established as the Bull Run Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Oregon on June 17, 1892, with 142,080 acres (575.0 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908, the entire forest was combined with part of Cascade National Forest to establish Oregon National Forest and the name was discontinued. The lands are now part of Mount Hood National Forest.

Cave Hills National Forest was established as the Cave Hills Forest Reserve in South Dakota by the General Land Office March 5, 1904 with 23,360 acres (94.5 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 it was absorbed by Sioux National Forest and the name was discontinued.

Ekalaka National Forest was established as the Ekalaka Forest Reserve in Montana on November 5, 1906, with a total area of 33,808 acres (136.82 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908, it was absorbed by Sioux National Forest and the name was discontinued.

Long Pine National Forest was established as the Long Pine Forest Reserve in Montana on September 24, 1906 with 111,445 acres (451.00 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 it was absorbed by Sioux National Forest and the name was discontinued.

Slim Buttes National Forest was established by the General Land Office as Slim Buttes Forest Reserve in South Dakota on March 5, 1904 with 58,160 acres (235.4 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 it was absorbed by Sioux National Forest and the name was discontinued.

Imnaha National Forest was established in Oregon on March 1, 1907 with 1,750,240 acres (7,083.0 km2) when the first Wallowa National Forest and Chenismus National Forest were combined. Its lands presently exist as part of Wallowa–Whitman National Forest.

Minam National Forest was first established in Oregon on July 1, 1911 with 448,330 acres (1,814.3 km2) from part of Wallowa National Forest. On June 20, 1920 it was transferred Whitman National Forest and the name was discontinued. Its lands exist now as part of Wallowa–Whitman National Forest

Crook National Forest was established in Arizona by the U.S. Forest Service on July 1, 1908, with 788,624 acres (3,191.45 km2) from portions of Tonto National Forest, Mount Graham National Forest, and other lands. On July 1, 1953, Crook was divided among Tonto, Gila, and Coronado National Forests.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fish Lake National Forest</span>

Fish Lake National Forest was established as the Fish Lake Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Utah on February 10, 1899 with 67,840 acres (274.5 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 Glenwood National Forest was added and the name was changed to Fishlake National Forest.

Heppner National Forest was established as the Heppner Forest Reserve by the U.S. Forest Service in Oregon on July 18, 1906 with 292,176 acres (1,182.39 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 the entire forest was combined with part of Blue Mountains National Forest to establish Umatilla National Forest and the name was discontinued.

McClellan National Forest was established in Alabama by the U.S. Forest Service on December 22, 1924 with 15,350 acres (62.1 km2) from part of the Camp McClellan Military Reservation. On May 4, 1928 the executive order for its creation was rescinded and the forest was abolished.

Marquette National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Chippewa County, Michigan on February 10, 1909, with 30,603 acres (123.8 km2). On July 1, 1915, the entire forest was transferred to Michigan National Forest and the name was discontinued. On February 12, 1931, Marquette was re-established in Chippewa and Mackinac counties with 274,910 acres (1,112.5 km2), changing its name back from Michigan. On February 9, 1962, the entire forest was transferred to Hiawatha National Forest and the name was re-discontinued. What was Marquette National Forest currently comprises the East Unit of Hiawatha National Forest.

Niobrara National Forest was established as the Niobrara Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Nebraska on April 16, 1902 with 123,779 acres (50,092 ha). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 the entire forest was combined with Nebraska National Forest and the name was discontinued. In 1971, the Niobrara reserve was designated as the Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest.

Otter National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Montana on March 2, 1907, with 123,779 acres (500.92 km2). On July 1, 1908, the name was changed to Custer National Forest.

Pinal Mountains National Forest was established as the Pinal Mountains Forest Reserve by the U.S. Forest Service in Arizona on March 20, 1905 with 45,760 acres (185.2 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907 and encompassed the entirety of the Pinal Mountains south of Globe, Arizona and some areas surrounding the mountains. On January 13, 1908 the forest was combined with Tonto National Forest and the name was discontinued.

Tusayan National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Arizona on July 1, 1910 with 1,830,487 acres (7,407.72 km2) from part of Coconino National Forest and other lands. On October 22, 1934 the entire forest was transferred to Kaibab National Forest and the name was discontinued.

References

  1. Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005). "National Forests of the United States" (PDF). The Forest History Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 28, 2012.

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