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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 356-JULY 30, 1947 539 FOREST-FIRE COOPERATION For cooperation with the various States or other appropriate agencies in forest-fire prevention and suppression and the protection of timbered and cut-over lands in accordance with the provisions of sections 1, 2, and 3 of the Act approved June 7, 1924, as amended 43 Stat. .3 (16 U. S. C. 564-570), $9,000,000, of which not to exceed $76,125 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia. FARM AND OTHER PRIVATE FORESTRY COOPERATION To enable the Secretary through the Forest Service to advise tim- berland owners and associations, wood-using industries or other appropriate agencies in the application of forest management princi- ples to federally owned lands leased to States and to private forest lands, so as to attain sustained-yield management, the conservation of the timber resources, the productivity of forest lands, and the stabilization of employment and economic continuance of forest industries, and to carry into effect, through such agencies of the Department as he may designate, the provisions of the Cooperative Farm Forestry Act, approved May 18, 1937 (16 U. S . C . 568b), (not 50Stt. 1s. to exceed $660,034) and the provisions of sections 4 (not to exceed $83,700) and 5 (not to exceed $65,766) of the Act approved June 7, 1924 (16 U. S . C . 567-568), and Acts supplementary thereto; in all, 43 stat 654. not to exceed $809,500, of which not to exceed $54,636 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; and not to exceed $30,000 for the construction, alteration, or purchase of necessary buildings, and other improvements: Provided, That in carrying into Newnurseries. effect the provisions of the Cooperative Farm Forestry Act, no part of this appropriation shall be used to establish new nurseries or to acquire land for the establishment of such new nurseries. ACQUISITION OF LANDS FOR NATIONAL FORESTS Under Week's Act: For the acquisition of forest lands under the provisions of the Act approved March 1, 1911, as amended (16 U. S . C . 36 9 513-519, 521), $750,000, to be available only for payment toward the purchase price of any lands acquired, including the cost of surveys in connection with such acquisition. Under special Acts: For the acquisition of land to facilitate the control of soil erosion and flood damage originating within the exterior boundaries of the following national forests, in accordance with the provisions of the following Acts authorizing annual appropriations of forest receipts for such purposes, and in not to exceed the following amounts from such receipts: Uinta and Wasatch National Forests, Utah, Act of August 26, 1935 (Public Law 337), as amended, $40,000; 49Stat. 87. Cache National Forest, Utah, Act of May 11, 1938 (Public Law 505), ta 34 as amended, $10,000; San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests, 52 t.6. Riverside County, California, Act of June 15 1938 (Public Law 634), as amended, $22,000; Nevada and Toiyabe National Forests, Nevada, Act of June 25, 1938 (Public Law 748), as amended, $10,000; Angeles 54 stat. 12 . National Forest, California, Act of June 11, 1940 (Public Law 591), $20,000; Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, 5 tt.. Act of June 11, 1940 (Public Law 589), $5,000; Sequoia National 4Stat. 29 Forest, California, Act of June 17, 1940 (Public Law 637), $35,000; in t 402 all $142,000. FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS For expenses necessary for carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal Highway Act approved November 9, 1921 as 42ta. 218. amended (23 U. S. C . 23, 3a), and for the construction, reconstruction, Experenta are