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Monument Mangement Shift to Park Service Proposed

For over 100 years the lands that now make up the Giant Sequoia National Monument have been managed by the U.S. Forest Service, long recognized as the world’s premiere conservation agency, utilizing the best available forest management practices consistent with its mission. In creating the Monument in 2000, then-President Bill Clinton recognized the expertise of the U.S. Forest Service in managing the Giant Sequoias, and he entrusted the U.S. Forest Service to continue its stewardship, although he could have transferred the Monument to the National Park Service at that time. Mr. Clinton determined that these forest lands should remain under U.S. Forest Service management because of its history as a “can-do” conservation agency, and after hearing local constituent input during several months of study and public meetings.

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