CALIFORNIA - San Bernardino NF Seeks Comments on Trail Construction Project

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March 04, 2013 11:17 PM

The San Bernardino National Forest proposes to construct 13.4 miles of 50 inch OHV trails for use; designate 9.6 miles of NFS Trail 3W24 that are temporarily designated for OHV use; remove OHV use on 1.2 miles of NFS Road 3N24; relocate the existing staging area to the west side of NFS road 3N21 immediately north of the NFS road 3N53 intersection; and restore areas impacted by unauthorized use. The proposed action has been designed to mitigate the resource impacts of the OHV use in the Baldy Mesa area. A complete description of the proposed action and maps can be found at the project website at http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=13475.

 

CALIFORNIA - San Bernardino NF Seeks Comments on Trail Construction Project

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The San Bernardino National Forest proposes to construct 13.4 miles of 50 inch OHV trails for use; designate 9.6 miles of NFS Trail 3W24 that are temporarily designated for OHV use; remove OHV use on 1.2 miles of NFS Road 3N24; relocate the existing staging area to the west side of NFS road 3N21 immediately north of the NFS road 3N53 intersection; and restore areas impacted by unauthorized use. The proposed action has been designed to mitigate the resource impacts of the OHV use in the Baldy Mesa area. A complete description of the proposed action and maps can be found at the project website at http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=13475.

Public comments are being requested to help identify key issues, mitigation measures, and/or analyze effects of the proposed action. Please be as specific as possible in expressing your comments so they can be effectively addressed. Although your comments are always welcome, comments received by March 18, 2013 will be most helpful.

The preference for receiving comments is by email. Please send comments to: commentspacificsouthwest-san-bernardino@fs.fed.us with the words "Baldy Mesa OHV Trails and Staging Area" in the subject line. If you are unable to send comments electronically, you may send them to the following address: Baldy Mesa OHV Trails and Staging Area, Attn: Tom Hall, San Bernardino National Forest, 602 S. Tippecanoe Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92408.

For more information about this proposal, please contact Tom Hall at: (909) 382-2905 or thall@fs.fed.us

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107

 


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