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National Landscape Conservation System

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oversees the National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS), which is an organized system of National Conservation Areas, National Historic Trails, National Monuments, Wild and Scenic Rivers, Wilderness Areas, and Wilderness Study Areas.

NLCS units managed by the Kanab Field Office include:

  • Wild and Scenic Rivers - There are several river segments managed by the field office that are suitable for designation as Wild and Scenic Rivers.
  • Wilderness Areas - The Kanab Field Office manages the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area.
  • Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) - The Kanab Field Office manages 5 WSAs.

To learn more about the NLCS in Utah please visit the state home page.


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