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106 STAT. 4636 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—CKT. 30, 1992 SEC. 308. WETLANDS ACQUISITION. REHABIUTATION, AND ENHANCE- MENT. (a) WETLANDS AROUND THE GREAT SALT LAKE.—Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 201, $14,000,000 shall be available only for the planning and implementation of projects to preserve, rehabilitate, and enhance wetland areas around the Great Salt Lake in accordance with a plan to be developed by the Commission. (b) INVENTORY OF SENSITIVE SPECIES AND ECOSYSTEMS. —<1) The Commission shall, in cooperation with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and other appropriate State and Federal agencies, inventory, prioritize, and map the occurrences in Utah of sensitive nongame wildlife species and their habitats. (2) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 201, $750,000 shall be available only to carry out paragraph (1) of this section. (3) The Commission shall, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Natural Resources and other appropriate State and Federal agencies, inventory, prioritize, and map me occurrences in Utah of sensitive plant species and ecosystems. (4) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 201, $750,000 shall be available for the Utah Natural Heritage Program only to carry out paragraph (3) of this section. (c) UTAH LAKE WETLANDS PRESERVE.—(1) The Commission, in consultation with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, shall, in accordance with paragraph (9), acquire private land, water rights, conservation easements, or other interests therein, necessary for the establishment of a wetlands preserve adjacent to or near the Goshen Bay and Benjamin Slough areas of Utah Lake as depicted on a map entitled TJtah Lake Wetland Preserve" and dated September 1990. Such a map shall be on file and available for inspection in the ofiSce oi the Secretary of the Interior, Washington, District of Columbia. Contracts. (2) The Secretary shall enter into an agreement under which the Wetlands Preserve acquired under paragraph (1) shall be managed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources pursuant to a plan developed in consultation with the Secretary and in accordance with this Act and the substantive requirements of the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd etseq.). (3) The Wetlands Preserve shall be managed for the protection of migratory birds, wildlife habitat, and wetland values in a manner compatible with the surroimding farmlands, orchturds, and agricultural production area. Grazing will be allowed for wildlife habitat management purposes in accordance with the Act referenced in paragraph (2) and as determined by the Division to be compatible with the purposes stated herein. (4) Nothing in this subsection shall restrict traditional agricultural practices (including the use of pesticides) on a4jacent properties not included in ue preserve by acquisition or easement. (5) Nothing in this sub8^:1ion shall afifect existing water rights under Utah State law. (6) Nothing in this subsection shall grant authority to the Secretary to introduce a federally protected species into the wetlands preserve.