NPS Proposes Special Regulations for Use of Snowmobiles and Off-Road Motor Vehicles for Curecanti NRA

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June 26, 2013 9:41 AM

 

NPS Proposes Special Regulations for Use of Snowmobiles and Off-Road Motor Vehicles for Curecanti NRA

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend its special regulations for Curecanti National Recreation Area, Colorado, to designate routes, water surfaces, and areas where snowmobiles or motor vehicles may be used off park roads. Unless authorized by special regulation, the operation of snowmobiles and the operation of motor vehicles off road within areas of the National Park System is prohibited. The other existing special regulations for Curecanti National Recreation Area would remain in effect.

Comments must be received by July 8, 2013.

You may submit comments, identified by the Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 1024-AD76, by any of the following methods:

Federal rulemaking portal: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=NPS-2013-0002-0001 Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail or hand delivery to: Curecanti National Recreation Area, 102 Elk Creek, Gunnison, CO 81230, Attn: Ken Stahlnecker, Chief of Resource Stewardship and Science.

Instructions : All submissions received must include the agency name and RIN for this rulemaking. All comments received will be posted without change to www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

For more information, contact Ken Stahlnecker, Chief of Resource Stewardship and Science, Curecanti National Recreation Area, 102 Elk Creek, Gunnison, CO 81230. Phone: (970) 641-2337x225. Email: ken_stahlnecker@nps.gov.

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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