Executive Order 8296—CHANGING THE NAME OF THE PATHFINDER WILDLIFE REFUGE AND ADDING CERTAIN LANDS THERETO
EXECUTIVE ORDER 8296
CHANGING THE NAME OF THE PATHFINDER WILDLIFE REFUGE AND ADDING CERTAIN LANDS THERETO
November 30, 1939
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, and by the act of June 25, 1910, ch. 421, 36 Stat. 847, as amended by the act of August 24, 1912, ch. 369, 37 Stat. 497, and in order to effectuate further the purposes of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act (45 Stat. 1222), it is ordered as follows:
Section 1. The name of the Pathfinder Wildlife Refuge in Carbon and Natrona Counties, Wyoming, established by Executive Order No. 7425 of August 1, 1936, [FN1] is hereby changed to Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge.
Section 2. Subject to valid existing rights, the following-described public lands in Natrona County, Wyoming, are hereby included in and reserved as a part of the said refuge:
SIXTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN
T. 30 N., R. 85 W., sec. 30, lots 1, 2, and 3, E 1/2 NW 1/4 and NE 1/4 SW 1/4;
T. 30 N., R. 86 W., sec. 25, NE 1/4.
Section 3. The lands herein reserved have been withdrawn for reclamation purposes in connection with the North Platte project, and are primarily under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior for use in connection with that project. The reservation of such lands as an addition to the Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge is subject to the use thereof by the said Department for irrigation and incidental purposes.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
November 30, 1939.
FN1 F.R. 936.
Exec. Order No. 8296, 4 FR 4763, 1939 WL 4039 (Pres.)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8296—CHANGING THE NAME OF THE PATHFINDER WILDLIFE REFUGE AND ADDING CERTAIN LANDS THERETO Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210806