WYOMING - Shoshone National Forest Announces Forest Plan Revision Meetings

Share on Facebook
February 22, 2011 7:00 AM

BLUERIBBON COALITION LAND USE UPDATE!

WYOMING - Shoshone National Forest Announces Forest Plan Revision Meetings

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Shoshone National Forest, located in northwestern Wyoming, is in the process of revising their Forest Plan. The Notice of Intent (NOI) to revise the Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement was published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2010.

The Forest Service (FS) will hold a series of public meetings about its forest plan revision. (See meeting schedule below.)

Monday, February 28, 2011            6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Big Horn Federal
1701 Stampede Ave.
Cody, WY

Tuesday, March 1, 2011                  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Headwaters Art and Convention Center
17 Stalnaker
Dubois, WY

Wednesday, March 2, 2011              6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Monarch Hall at the Pronghorn Lodge
150 East Main
Lander, WY

Thursday, March 3, 2011                   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Big Horn Federal
643 Broadway
Thermopolis, WY

The Forest Service will present information about the revision process, a tentative timeline for completing the revised plan, what will and will not be decided in the revised forest plan and how the agency studies the social and economic effects of decisions. Forest Supervisor Joe Alexander, local district rangers and members of the planning team will be available to answer questions.

Additionally, the Government Cooperators' Work Group will meet on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at the Big Horn Federal meeting room in Thermopolis from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. The public is welcome. At the end of the meeting, there will be time for nonmembers to make statements and ask questions.

Forest plan revision information is available on the Shoshone National Forest's website, or at any Shoshone National Forest office in Cody, Dubois and Lander. 

For more information about the NOI or the revision process, contact Carrie Christman, planning staff, at (307) 578-5118.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Thanks in advance for your involvement,
Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107

 

 


The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. 1-800-BlueRib - www.sharetrails.org
_______________________________________________________

As a non-profit, grassroots organization funded primarily by membership dues and donations, we greatly appreciate your support. Visit http://www.sharetrails.org/make-a-difference-now to help fund our efforts to protect your trails!

May 5, 2016 2:55 PM
H.R. 5129 Legislation to Streamline Recreation Permitting Process Introduced by
Outdoor recreation clubs, organizations and outfitter/guide related businesses have a lot to celebrate today as Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) announced that he has introduced the Guides and Outfitters Act (GO Act), H.R. 5129. H.R. 5129 Guides and Outfitters Act (GO Act) LINK For the last 5 years, BRC has been urging Congress to address excessive costs and red-tape associated with both motorized and non-motorized
April 28, 2016 4:01 PM
NEVADA - Land Use Update on BLM's Moon Rocks/Hungry Valley OHV Area
The BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails.org was recently contacted by some of our members who heard rumors that a land transfer bill, H.R. 2733, may include portions of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Moon Rocks/Hungry Valley OHV Area near Reno, Nevada. And, that said transfer would result in the closure of the OHV area. BRC contacted both the BLM and Congressional Representatives to ascertain if, in fact, there were any impacts to legal OHV
April 28, 2016 10:17 AM
Red Rock Ranger District Seeks Public Comments On Soldiers Pass Motorized Use Pr
The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest is asking for public comments as it prepares an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate revising management of motorized use on the Soldiers Pass Road near Sedona, Arizona. Soldiers Pass Road is located northwest of Sedona and consists of Forest Service roads 9904, 9904B and 9904C. Together, these roads total approximately 1.2 miles in length. The purpose of this proposal is to
[Action Alerts Archive]