Forest Plans

Business / Agriculture / Forest Plans: Land and resource management plans for units of the National Forest System under the National Forest Management Act. The Act specifies a detailed process and numerous requirements, including public participation and periodic revision, intended to achieve multiple use in the national forests.

National Forest

Business / Agriculture / National Forest: Originally, forest reserves, established by Presidential proclamation mostly between 1891 and 1909. Today, the boundaries of the 155 national forests cannot be modified without congressional authoriza MORE

Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans

Business / Agriculture / Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans: To protect the continued use of biopesticides, the Environmental Protection Agency is requiring companies developing transgenic crops (see genetic engineering) to submit and implement pest resistance MORE

Noninsured Plans

Business / Finance / Noninsured Plans: Defined benefit pension plans that are not guaranteed by life insurance products. Related: Insured plans. MORE

National Forest System (NFS)

Business / Agriculture / National Forest System (NFS): The 192 million acres administered by the Forest Service for multiple use: comprised of 155 national forests (in 117 units) with 187 million acres, 20 national grasslands with 4 million acres, and 112 MORE

National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976

Business / Agriculture / National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976: P.L. 94-588 (October 22, 1976) largely amended the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, which required a national, strategic planning process for renewable resources for the MORE

Rain Forest

Science / Weather / Rain Forest: A forest which grows in a region of heavy annual precipitation. There are two major types, tropical and temperate. MORE

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