The term “habitat conservation plan” means the conservation plan entitled “Washington County Habitat Conservation Plan” and dated February 23, 1996.
The term “management plan” means the management plan for the National Conservation Area developed by the Secretary under subsection (d)(1).
The term “public use plan” means the use plan entitled “Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Public Use Plan” and dated June 12, 2000, as amended.
The term “resource management plan” means the management plan entitled “St. George Field Office Resource Management Plan” and dated March 15, 1999, as amended.
Subject to valid existing rights, there is established in the State the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area.
Not later than 3 years after March 30, 2009, and in accordance with paragraph (2), the Secretary shall develop a comprehensive plan for the long-term management of the National Conservation Area.
The Secretary shall only allow uses of the National Conservation Area that the Secretary determines would further a purpose described in subsection (a).
Except in cases in which motorized vehicles are needed for administrative purposes, or to respond to an emergency, the use of motorized vehicles in the National Conservation Area shall be permitted only on roads designated by the management plan for the use of motorized vehicles.
Nothing in this section prohibits the Secretary, in cooperation with other Federal, State, and local agencies, as appropriate, from conducting wildland fire operations in the National Conservation Area, consistent with the purposes of this section.
If the Secretary acquires additional land that is located in the National Conservation Area after March 30, 2009, the land is withdrawn from operation of the laws referred to in paragraph (1) on the date of acquisition of the land.