View all text of Subchapter CXXIX [§ 460rrr - § 460rrr-8]
The Secretary is encouraged to negotiate with the State of Colorado, the Rio Grande Water Conservation District, and affected water users in the State to determine if changes in the streamflow that are beneficial to the Natural Area may be accommodated.
The management plan prepared under section 460rrr–4(b)(2)(A) of this title shall apply to private land in the Natural Area only to the extent that the private landowner agrees in writing to be bound by the management plan.
The Secretary may acquire from willing sellers by purchase, exchange, or donation land or an interest in land in the Natural Area.
Any land or interest in land acquired under paragraph (1) shall be administered in accordance with the management plan and this subchapter.
Section 1276(d)(1) of this title shall not apply to the Natural Area.