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Permitted Grazing

Grazing on a National Forest or Bureau of Land Management range allotment under the terms of a grazing permit.

Permitted Use

The forage allocated by, or under the guidance of, an applicable land use plan for livestock grazing in an allotment under a permit or lease; expressed in Animal Unit Months (AUMs) (43 CFR 4100.0-5).


A person or company permitted to graze livestock on public land.

Personal Use

The use of a forest product, such as firewood, for home use and not for commercial use.


A form of rock art created by incising, scratching or pecking designs into rock surfaces.


A form of rock art created by applying mineral based or organic paint to rock surfaces.

Planning Analysis

A process using appropriate resource data and NEPA analysis to provide a basis for decisions in areas not yet covered by an RMP

Planning Area

The area of National Forest land covered by a Regional Guide or Forest Plan.

Planning Criteria

The standards, rules, and other factors developed by managers and interdisciplinary teams for their use in forming judgments about decision making, analysis, and data collection during planning. Planning criteria streamlines and simplifies the resource management planning actions.

Planning Period

The 50 year time frame for which goods, services, and effects were projected in the development of the Forest Plan.