Natural resource management agencies share revenue from sale of commodities with Western States (states north and west of Kansas and New Mexico) through five important programs, including the 25% Fund and PILT. Since 1977, the aggregate value of these payments has increased by about two-thirds, when measured in current dollars; in constant dollars, the aggregate value has decreased by about one-tenth. Revenues shared through the Mineral Lands Leasing Act accounted for the most (49%), and the Taylor Grazing Act accounted for the least (1%). An overview of major revenue-sharing programs is provided. West. J. Appl. For. 11(1):20-24.
Document Type: Journal Article
Intermountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT 59807
Publication date: January 1, 1996
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Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Western Journal of Applied Forestry covers the western United States, including Alaska, and western Canada; WJAF will also consider manuscripts reporting research in northern Mexico that has potential application in the southwestern United States.