West Headnote of the Day – July 28, 2010

July 28, 2010

West's Key 411 Woods and Forests
West's Key 411k8 k. Forest Reservations, Preserves, or Parks.

411 Woods and ForestsUnder Act June 8, 1906 [16 U.S.C.A. §§ 431-433], authorizing the President to declare historic landmarks and other objects of historic or scientific interest on government lands, national monuments, and reserve as a part thereof parcels of land confined to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of such objects, the President was authorized to establish a monument reserve embracing the Grand Canyon, of the Colorado river; it being an “object of scientific interest.”
Cameron v. U.S., 40 S. Ct. 410 (1920)