Text from the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Plan, 2008, Page 9
FLTFA authorizes the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to acquire and dispose of lands in a manner that achieves a net conservation benefit. Federal agencies, when assessing lands for acquisition and disposal, shall expand efforts to achieve “overall net gains” of wildlife habitat, hunting opportunities, and economic benefits to both the federal government and the private sector while respecting the rights of private property owners.
Future debate on FLTFA could:
While improvements to the FLTFA were inserted into the Sportsmen's Act, it did not become law.