CALIFORNIA - Inyo National Forest Announces Open Houses for Forest Plan Revision

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May 08, 2013 9:36 PM

The Inyo National Forest announces a series of planned meetings to continue dialogue and receive input from the public and interested stakeholders for the Forest Plan Revision. This follows multiple meetings in March and April to launch the Forest Plan Revision process. As part of the current Assessment Phase, the Forest Service has posted a series of "topic papers" to the Living Assessment Wiki and the Forest website for review. Input can be provided through the Living Assessment wiki, or by hardcopy or email. The topic papers are available for public review and feedback through June 30, 2013.

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Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers,

The Inyo National Forest announces a series of planned meetings to continue dialogue and receive input from the public and interested stakeholders for the Forest Plan Revision.

This follows multiple meetings in March and April to launch the Forest Plan Revision process. As part of the current Assessment Phase, the Forest Service has posted a series of "topic papers" to the Living Assessment Wiki and the Forest website for review. Input can be provided through the Living Assessment wiki, or by hardcopy or email. The topic papers are available for public review and feedback through June 30, 2013.

Monday, May 20, 6pm-8 pm
Forest Supervisors Office
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop, CA
Thursday, May 29, 6-8 pm
Community Center
1000 Forest Trail
Town of Mammoth Lakes, CA
Tuesday, June 4, 6 pm -8 pm
Fish Lake Valley Community Center,
Highway 264
Dyer, NV
Thursday , June 6, 2013, 6 pm-8 pm,
Mineral County Library,
First & "A" Street
Hawthorne, NV
Webinar
Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 2 pm-4 pm,

For those who cannot attend a meeting in person.

Please contact Susan Joyce, Forest Planner, at (760) 873-2516 or sejoyce@fs.fed.us for more information about the topic papers, meetings, or to register for the webinar. More information about the meetings and Forest Plan Revision is available at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/inyo/landmanagement/planning

The Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan was completed in 1988. While parts of the plan remain relevant, some elements need to be updated to meet changing demands and to incorporate new information.

These meetings will build on conversations from earlier meetings and allow participants to discuss Forest Assessment topics in greater detail with Inyo National Forest employees.  During this Assessment Phase of the Forest Plan Revision process, the public can share key information they have about the forest and raise specific interests and concerns.

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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