Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The Act of October 11, 1974, as amended, established the Big Thicket National Preserve and provided that after notifying the House Committee on Resources and the Senate Committee on Energy and Resources, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make this boundary revision. The Committees have been notified of this boundary revision.
This boundary revision will make a significant contribution toward the preservation and protection of the ecological crossroads of Southeast Texas for which the preserve was established. The acquisition of these parcels will provide connectivity between the various units and will aid in maintaining wildlife migration corridors and the management of the park. These