Trump signs major public lands, conservation bill into law – The Register

In Oregon, the new law creates the 30,000-acre Devil’s Staircase Wilderness in the Coast Range southwest of Eugene and a 100,000-acre wild steelhead special management area on North Umpqua River

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed a wide-ranging public lands bill Tuesday that creates five new national monuments, expands several national parks and adds protections for wildlands and rivers around the country, including a new wilderness area in Oregon.

The new law adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness and permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects nationwide. It’s the largest public lands more at

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