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Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of 2005

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of 2005

report (to accompany H.R. 3534) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (Calif.),
  • Natural areas -- Law and legislation -- California,
  • Lighthouses -- Law and legislation -- California

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 109-627
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14555699M
    OCLC/WorldCa71842438

    Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). By United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Abstract "September 6, "Shipping list no.: buted to some depository libraries in microfiche.   The historic acre Piedras Blancas Light Station, built in to guide mariners and help them avoid large pinnacles in the sea, could become part .

    Piedras Blancas is a barrio in the municipality of Aguada, Puerto population in was 4, History. The United States took control of Puerto Rico from Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of In , the United States conducted its first census of Puerto Rico, finding that the combined population of Piedras Blancas and Country: United States. Adams is a volunteer at the Piedras Blancas Light Station, and Bogacki is a former site manager. They have created a visual representation of the story of Point Piedras Blancas using photographs, illustrations, and architectural drawings that are part of the Bureau of Land Management Piedras Blancas Light Station Collection. The authors /5(4).

    In this activity booklet you will read about the history of Piedras Blancas Light Station and about the plants and animals that live on or near the light station. California, Piedras-Blancas-Historic-Light-Station-Outstanding-Natural-Area. regions: California. California: King Range National Conservation Area Junior Explorer Activity. Piedras Blancas Light Station Tour an historic lighthouse and see giant seals Tour a foot-tall light station makes a worthy detour along Highway One, not only for its history, but for its barking, bellowing neighbors—sofa-size elephant seals.


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Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of 2005 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of - Establishes the Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (Outstanding Natural Area) in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Text of H.R. (th): Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station as of (Introduced version). H.R. (th): Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of Directions Piedras Blancas Light Station is located six miles north of Hearst Castle near San Simeon, California.

Tours of the Piedras Blancas Light Station begin at the Piedras Blancas Motel, located miles north of the lighthouse.

From the north and Central Valley, take to Highway 46 west. Next, take Highway 1 north about 19 miles.

Get this from a library. Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. Mar 5, H.R. (th). To designate the Piedras Blancas Light Station and the surrounding public land as an Outstanding Natural Area to be administered as a part of the National Landscape Conservation System, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Calendar No. th Congress Report SENATE 1st Session ===== PIEDRAS BLANCAS HISTORIC LIGHT STATION OUTSTANDING NATURAL AREA ACT OF _____ J Ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Bingaman, from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H.R. ] The Committee on Energy and Natural. Keyword: Piedras-Blancas-Historic-Light-Station-Outstanding-Natural-Area Displaying 1 - 5 of 5 of items tagged with the keyword.

The Piedras Blancas Light Station Association is a non-profit partner of the BLM, helping to raise funds for restoration and maintenance. The lighthouse continues to serve as an aid to navigation. A Vega VRB produces a flash every 10 seconds. The light station is managed as a historic park Location: Point Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California.

The light station is part of the federally designated Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area. The Piedras Blancas lighthouse is presently 70 feet tall, but it once stood feet in height. Reconstructing the missing three levels of the lighthouse (fourth floor landing, the watch room, and lantern) is a priority but will be costly.

Hotels near Piedras Blancas Light Station: ( mi) Oceanpoint Ranch ( mi) Cavalier Oceanfront Resort ( mi) Ragged Point Inn and Resort ( mi) Sea Breeze Inn ( mi) The Morgan at San Simeon; View all hotels near Piedras Blancas Light Station on Tripadvisor/5().

The lighthouse is also federally recognized as part of the California Coastal National Monument and Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area. Furthermore, the Piedras Blancas Light Station itself is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Sec. Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station.

Sec. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Sec. Nevada National Guard land conveyance, Clark County, Nevada. TITLE III—NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AUTHORIZATIONS Subtitle A—Cooperative Agreements Sec.

Cooperative agreements for national park natural resource protection. Inthe Bureau of Land Management partnered with the newly formed Piedras Blancas Light Station Association.

The mission of the association is to provide resources to restore and preserve Piedras Blancas Light Station to its period of greatest historical significance, provide educational opportunities to the public, and facilitate scientific research. Piedras Blancas Light Station Natural Area is located seven miles north of San Simeon along the San Luis Obispo Coast.

The lighthouse, which was established inis missing its top, but it still is photogenic and the history to be learned here is worth the small price of a on: Cabrillo Hwy San Simeon, CA Piedras Blancas Light Station.

The Light Station stands along the scenic Highway 1 as a Marine Reserve in the southernmost part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, a California Coastal National Monument, Outstanding Natural Area and a historic park.

Hundreds of years ago, Point Piedras Blancas was home to Native Americans who used. Piedras Blancas Light Station, Cambria: See reviews, articles, and photos of Piedras Blancas Light Station, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 46 attractions in Cambria/5(). The first trailhead, and easiest to find, is from either of the two parking lots for the elephant seal viewing area located approximately miles south of the light station.

From either parking area, you will hike on the trail north for approximately miles to our access road, turn towards the light station. The Light Station is named for the distinctive white rocks that loom just offshore. These rocks, and the rugged shoreline, are home to seabirds, sea lions, and elephant seals.

Over 70 native plant species can be found on the 19 acres surrounding the Light uakes over the years had caused damage to the lighthouse. An earthquake on the last day of resulted in. Piedras Blancas Light Station has been congressionally designated an Outstanding Natural Area.

Teeming with wildlife, the surrounding area is home to elephant seals, otters, peregrine falcons, harbor seals and California sea lions; and if you go during whale season you might spot a mother and calf as they make their way north.

Vol. 9 issue 3 The Beacon July-Sept, PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHT STATION OUTSTANDING NATURAL AREA The Beacon is a joint publication of the Piedras Blancas Light Station Association and the Bureau of Land Management. H.R.Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act May 3, Thank you for inviting me to testify on H.R.the Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act which would designate the Piedra Blancas Light Station as an Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) within the BLM's National Landscape.Get this from a library!

Piedras Blancas Historic Light Station Outstanding Natural Area Act of report (to accompany H.R. ). [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural .Piedras Blancas Light Station Fresnel Lens The original lens and clockwork mechanism are on display next to the Veteran's Memorial Buildling at Main Street, Cambria.

Point San Luis Lighthouse The lighthouse neighbor to the south, Point San Luis Lighthouse, is about 60 miles south of Piedras Blancas.