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Land uses

MAIN WORKLOAD FACTORS-Continued

wood and less-desirable species. They include studies to Description

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate reduce costs of logging and wood utilization, and to develop Special-use permits, excluding recrea

basic knowledge of wood and disseminate this to forest tion (number).

37,100 38,000 39,000 Recreation special use permits (num

owners, manufacturers, fabricators, and consumers. Reber)--

22,800 23,500 24,200

search is also conducted to advance the mechanization and Estimated number of visitors to na

efficiency of forestry operations, and to develop and evaltional forests (calendar year). 101,912,000 115,000,000 125,000,000 uate machines and similar equipment for such operations Tree planting and seeding (acres)

110,456 118,450 150,000 Timber stand improvement (acres

as logging, planting, timber-stand improvement, and treated) 150,731 170.000 180,000

protection of forests. Range reseeding and removal of com

(d) Forest resource economics.-These investigations are peting vegetation (acres) -

165,559 187,300 187,300 conducted to inventory and appraise the condition of Receipts (thousands of dollars):

forest lands, volume and quality of standing timber, Timber sales.106, 159 117,600 134,800

ownership of timber resources, annual growth and depleGrazing-

3,195 3,300 3,300 tion, and the potential need for timber products. Studies

3,307 3,400 3,500 of the economics of forest crop production and of marketNational grasslands.

1,513 1,700 1,750

ing of forest products are also included. Total receipts.----114,174 126,000 143,350

MAIN WORKLOAD FACTORS (b) Fighting forest fires.---This provides for employment

(Acres in millions) of additional manpower and other facilities for forest fire

1962 actual 1963 eslimate 1964 estimate emergencies which cannot be met by the fire control or

Initial surveys (annual),

30
30

30 Initial surveys (cumulative since 1930)-- 642

672

702 ganization provided under national forest protection and

To be surveyed (total)"

137
107

77 management. Costs above the amounts estimated for Resurveys (annual).

37
35

35 the current and budget years are authorized to be met 1 Includes all of Alaska and Hawaii. from advances from other Forest Service appropriations (repayments of such advances were made in 1962 to

3. State and private forestry cooperation. This program, Èxpenses, brush disposal). In addition, a supplemental carried on in cooperation with the States, encourages appropriation for 1963 is anticipated for separate trans- private timber management. Privately owned forest mittal.

lands comprise three-fourths of the Nation's commercial 1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate forest area and produce about 85% of all timber cut. Forest fires controlled (number).

14,494 11,000 11,200 (a) Forest fire control.--Assistance is furnished 49 States Area burned (acres)....

204,607 100,000

200,000

in preventing and suppressing forest fires on private and (c) Insect and disease control.--Activities to suppress

State-owned lands by financial aid, training, procurement and control destructive insects and diseases that threaten of equipment, and a nationwide fire prevention campaign. timber areas include two types of work carried on jointly About 93% of the 450,000,000 acres of non-Federal ownerby Federal, State, and private agencies: (1) Surveys on ship is now partially covered. During 1961 the acreage forest lands to detect and evaluate infestations of forest burned on protected areas was 0.27% as against an estiinsects and infections of tree diseases and determination mated 5.3% on unprotected lands. Of the total expendiof protective measures to be taken, and (2) control oper tures under this program, 81% is contributed by States ations to suppress or eradicate forest insects and diseases, and counties, 3% by private owners, and 16% by the including white pine blister rust.

Federal Government. (d) Acquisition of lands.-Lands are purchased to pro

(b) Forest tree planting.--To encourage woodland owners tect the watersheds of navigable streams and to increase

to reforest unproductive portions of their holdings, and the production of timber with the approval of the National farmers to plant wind barriers around their fields and Forest Reservation Commission.

farmsteads-a total of more than 70,000,000 acres alto2. Forest research.-Research is conducted at 10 regional gether-the States provide planting stock at reasonable forest experiment stations, the Forest Products Labora- prices. The Federal Government shares the cost of protory, and elsewhere.

ducing the stock with the State and private landowners. (a) Forest and range management. This research pro (c) Forest management and processing.-In cooperation vides private and public land managers and owners with with State foresters, 533 projects in 2,278 counties are à sound basis for management of timber, forage, and operated to aid small woodland owners in applying good watershed lands. Studies are conducted to maintain a management to their timber holdings. In 1962 these sustained yield of products at the lowest possible costs; projects served some 91,418 owners and 4,800,000 acres. increase forage for domestic livestock and improve habitat

(d) General forestry assistance.-- Technical forest manfor wildlife without damage to soil, watershed, or other agement assistance is provided to State, community, privalues; assure maximum regular flow of usable water, and

vate, and other Federal agencies, forest industries, colleges, reduce floods and sedimentation; and improve methods

and landowners. for developing and managing recreation resources,

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) (b) Forest protection.--Research is conducted to develop sound measures for the protection of forests from damage by fire, insects, and diseases. Forest fire research provides improved methods of predicting fire danger, and preparing for and combating fire by combinations of ground and

FOREST SERVICE aerial methods. Insect and disease research develops

11 Personnel compensation: direct controls, silvicultural measures, and biological Permanent positions....

68,775 75,700 81.387 agents to combat forest pests.

Positions other than permanent.

22,209 21,385 22,673 (c) Forest products and engineering. -Studies are con Other personnel compensation...

14,394 3,179 3,266 ducted to develop new and improved forest products,

Total personnel compensation.

105,378 100,264 107,326 reduction and utilization of waste, and use of low-quality | 12 Personnel benefits....

6,807 7,488 7,989

1962 actual

1963 estimate

1964 estimate

FOREST SERVICE-Continued

General and special funds-Continued

FOREST PROTECTION AND UTILIZATION-Continued

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)-Continued

Proposed for separate transmittal:

FOREST PROTECTION AND UTILIZATION
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

1962 actual

1963 1964 estimate estimate

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FOREST SERVICE-Continued 21 Travel and transportation of persons. 22 Transportation of things--23 Rent, communications, and utilities 24 Printing and reproduction... 25 Other services -

Services of other agencies.
26 Supplies and materials
31 Equipment.--
32 Lands and structures.
41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions.
42 Insurance claims and indemnities.
44 Refunds....

Subtotal. ---
Deduct quarters and subsistence charges.

Total, Forest Service ---

ALLOTMENT ACCOUNTS 11 Personnel compensation:

Permanent positions.--
Positions other than permanent..
Other personnel compensation.-

Total personnel compensation
12 Personnel benefits...
21 Travel and transportation of persons.
22 Transportation of things..,
23 Rent, communications, and utilities.
25 Other services...

Services of other agencies. 26 Supplies and materials.. 31 Equipment 32 Lands and structures..

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1964 estimate

Program by activities:
Forest land management: (b) Fighting forest
fires (costs--obligations).

12,000
6,015 Financing:
6,638 New obligational authority (proposed supple-
3,154 mental appropriation)---

12,000 1,507 15,839 3,274

Under existing legislation, 1963.-A supplemental ap13,491

propriation for 1963 is anticipated for fighting forest fires. 5,897 14,661 13 FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS (LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT

AUTHORIZATION) 191, 442

For expenses necessary for carrying out the provisions of title 23, 1,276

United States Code, sections 203 and 205, relating to the con

struction and maintenance of forest development roads and trails, 190,166

[$37,500,000) $66,400,000, to remain available until expended, for liquidation of obligations incurred pursuant to authority contained in title 23, United States Code, section 203: Provided, That funds available under the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 U.S.C. 501), shall be

merged with and made a part of this appropriation: Provided 178 further, That not less than the amount made available under the 362 provisions of the Act of March 4, 1913, shall be expended under the 25

provisions of such Act. (5 U.S.C. 565a; 23 U.S.C. 125; Department

of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)
565
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Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)
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1963 1964 5

actual estimate estimate 185

Program by activities: 149 1. Construction of roads and trails.

31,747 46,749 61,520 35 2. Maintenance of roads and trails..

11,749 11,500 12,500 Total program costs, funded 1

43,496 58,249 74,020 Change in selected resources 2

2,459 2,813 2,980

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1962

105

29 1.296

Total, allotment accounts..

1193_2,459

59_1,001

Total obligations..--

204, 434

184,206

191,167

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Unfunded balance transferred to Proposed for

ALLOCATION TO COMMERCE, separate transmittal (-)---

-7,000

BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS Administrative cancellation of unfunded bal

11 Personnel compensation: ance (-).....

-5,000
Permanent positions..

73 152 309 Unfunded balance carried forward (-) --- -50,664 -86,164 -99,764

Positions other than permanent..

17
37

78

3 Other personnel compensation..-

6 Appropriation to liquidate contract

16 authorization. 35,000 37,500 66,400 Total personnel compensation.

94 195 403 12 Personnel benefits...

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24 21 Travel and transportation of persons.

31

62 124 Roads and trails are essential to protection and manage

22 Transportation of things...

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28 ment of national forests and utilization of their resources.

23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

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6

12 25 Other services...

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4

8 The system consists of approximately 182,085 miles of Services of other agencies.

70 140 280 earth- or gravel-surfaced roads and 106,500 miles of sup 32 Lands and structures...

334 1,147 6,121 plemental trails.

Total, Bureau of Public Roads....

547 The Federal Highway Act of 1960 provides authoriza

1,579 tion of $40 million for 1963. The Federal Highway Act Total obligations.

45,955 61,062 77,000 of 1962 provides an additional authorization of $10 million for 1963, $70 million for 1964, and $85 million for 1965. These authorizations are available for obligation a year in

Personnel Summary advance of the year for which authorized. This budget provides for utilization of $65 million of the $70 million

FOREST SERVICE 1964 authorization. At this level the 1964 program will Total number of permanent positions.

2,962 3,237 3,312 involve the construction and reconstruction of about 582 Full-time equivalent of other positions.

1,769 1,885 2,325 miles of general purpose roads, about 817 miles of timber

Average number of all employees.

4,422 4,746 5,241 access roads to harvest national forest timber, and 284

Number of employees at end of year.

6,508 6,951 7,876 Average GS grade.

7.1 7.2 7.2 miles of recreation access roads, a total of approximately Average GS salary

$6,090 $6,465 $6,461 1,683 miles. This compares with 611 miles built in 1962 Average salary of ungraded positions.

$4,897 $4,891 $4,893 and 1,036 being built in 1963.

ALLOCATION TO COMMERCE, BUREAU Of the amounts received annually from national forest

OF PUBLIC ROADS activities 10% is available under the permanent appropriation Roads and trails for States, for consti

100 Total number of permanent positions.

100 100
and
Full-time equivalent of other positions.

5
10

20 maintenance within the State from which such proceeds Average number of all employees.

17 34 are derived. Such amounts are merged with this appro Number of employees at end of year.

14 26 52 priation for obligational purposes.

Average GS grade.

8.8 8.8 8.8 Average GS salary

$7,577 $8,187 $8,286 In addition, a supplemental appropriation for 1963 to liquidate obligations incurred under the additional authorization is anticipated for separate transmittal.

Proposed for separate transmittal:
Object Classification in thousands of dollars)

FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS (LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT

AUTHORIZATION)
1963 1964
estimate estimate

Status of Unfunded Contract Authorization in thousands of dollars)

68

1962 actual

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FOREST SERVICE-Continued

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) General and special funds-Continued

1962

1963 1964

actual estimate estimate [Access Roads]--Continued 472, 475, 476, 551), $2,000,000.) (Department of the Interior and

Program by activities: Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

1. Cache National Forest, Utah...

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10

10 2. Uinta and Wasatch National Forests, Utah.

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20 Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) 3. Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada..

8 4. Angeles National Forest, California..

8 5. Cleveland National Forest (San Diego 1962 1963 1964 Co.), California..

8 actual estimate estimate

6. San Bernardino-Cleveland National Forest
(Riverside County), California.

8 Program by activities:

7. Sequoia National Forest, California..

8 Access roads (program costs, funded)?

953 3,129 99 Change in selected resources a.

69

-99
Total program costs, funded 1

15
30

70

Change in selected resources
Total obligations.

1,023 3,129
Total obligations

10
30

70 Financing: Unobligated balance brought forward (-)... -151 -1,129

Financing: Unobligated balance carried forward.... 1,129

New obligational authority (appropriation) -- 10

30

70 New obligational authority (appropriation)

2,000 2,000

1. Includes capital outlay as follows: 1962. $15 thousand; 1963, $30 thousand;

1964, $66 thousand. ! Includes capital outlay as follows: 1962. $953 thousand; 1963, $3,129 thousand.

Selected resources as of June 30 are as follows: Unpaid undelivered orders, : Selected resources as of June 30 are as follows: Unpaid undelivered orders,

1961, $23 thousand; 1962, $18 thousand; 1963, $18 thousand; 1964, $18 thousand. 1961, $30 thousand; 1962, $99 thousand; 1963, $99 thousand; 1964. $0.

On the basis of agreements with certain counties in Utah, Full or partial interest in existing roads or rights-of-Nevada, and California, national forest receipts, including way is purchased (or obtained by condemnation if pur the portions which would normally be paid to county road chase negotiations fail) to provide access to national and school funds, are used for purchase by the Governforest areas where road access is a serious problem.

ment of privately owned lands within the national forests

to aid in the control of soil erosion and flood damage. Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)
1962
1963

1964
actual estimate estimate

1962

1963 1964

actual estimate estimate 25 Other services..

1 Services of other agencies.

4

11 Personnel compensation: Permanent posi32 Lands and structures...

1,018 3,129

tions.---
32 Lands and structures.

10
30

66 Total obligations

1,023 3,129
Total obligations..

10
30

70

Personnel Summary

ACQUISITION OF LANDS FOR NATIONAL FORESTS

SPECIAL ACTS

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(Special fund)

[For the acquisition of land in the Cache National Forest, Utah, in accordance with the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347), as amended, $10,000, to be derived from forest receipts as authorized by said Áct: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for acquisition of any land which is not within the boundaries of a national forest: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisition of any land without the approval of the local government concerned.]

For acquisition of land to facilitate the control of soil erosion and flood damage originating within the exterior boundaries of the [Uinta and Wasatch National Forests] following national forests, in accordance with the provisions of the [Act of August 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 866), as amended] following Acts, authorizing annual Čappropriation] appropriations of forest receipts for such purposes, and in not to exceed the following amounts from such receipts, [$20,000] Cache National Forest, Utah, Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347), as amended, $10,000; Uinta and Wasatch National Forests, Utah, Act of August 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 866), as amended, $20,000; Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1205),, as amended, $8,000; Angeles National Forest, California, Act of June 11, 1940 (54 Stat. 299), $8,000; Cleveland National Forest in San Diego County, California, Act of June 11, 1940 (54 Stat. 297-298), $8,000; San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in Riverside County, California, Act of June 15, 1938 (52 Stat. 699), $8,000; Sequoia National Forest, California, Act of June 17, 1940 (54 Stat. 402), $8,000; in all, $70,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for acquisition of any land which is not within the boundaries of the national [forest] forests. (Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

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