Priest River National Forest was established as the Priest River Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Idaho and Washington on February 22, 1897 with 645,120 acres (2,610.7 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905,it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 the entire forest was divided to establish Kaniksu National Forest and Pend Oreille National Forest and the name was discontinued.
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... The Volga is the longest river in Europe ... importantly the Kama, the Oka, the Vetluga, and the Sura rivers ... The Volga and its tributaries form the Volga river system, which flows through an area of about 1.35 million square kilometers in the most heavily populated part of Russia ...
... In response to PFC contamination of the Mississippi River and surrounding area, 3M states the area will be "cleaned through a combination of groundwater pump-out wells ... PFCs, which were released into the nearby Mississippi River ... The search area for PFCs in the Mississippi River now extends to five states, spanning approximately half of the river's total distance ...
Famous quotes containing the words forest, national, priest and/or river:
“It is as when a migrating army of mice girdles a forest of pines. The chopper fells trees from the same motive that the mouse gnaws them,to get his living. You tell me that he has a more interesting family than the mouse. That is as it happens.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility ... a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”
—Adlai Stevenson (19001965)
“And because I am happy, & dance & sing,
They think they have done me no injury,
And are gone to praise God & his Priest & King,
Who make up a heaven of our misery.”
—William Blake (17571827)
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