Items starting with E

Essentially unroaded

A combination of National Forest System Wilderness and inventoried roadless areas.

Evaluation (Plan Evaluation)

The process of reviewing the land use plan and the periodic plan monitoring reports to determine whether the land use plan decisions and NEPA analysis are still valid and whether the plan is being implemented.

Even-aged (silvicultural) management

The methods used to regenerate and maintain a stand with a single age class. Timber management actions that result in the creation of stands of trees in whichthe trees are essentially the same age.


A specific circumstance where prohibited activity would be allowed within an inventoried roadless area that is otherwise subject to the prohibitions in the alternatives.


A geographic area that is not subject to the prohibitions in the alternatives.

Existing mineral lease

A mineral lease that has been issued by the Department of the Interior and has not expired, terminated, or been relinquished.

Expanded Amenity Fee

Fees charged for "extras" that aren't basic entrance or standard amenity fees and aren't generally covered by the National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Passes. Examples include campgrounds, boat launches, cabins, and guided tours. National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Passes generally do not cover these fees; however, Senior and Access Passess may qualify Pass owners for some discounts.

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