IDAHO-MONTANA - BLM Releases Sage-Grouse Plan/DEIS for Idaho-Southwestern Montana

Share on Facebook
November 13, 2013 8:12 AM

The Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Idaho-Southwestern Montana subregion is now available at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision..... The publication of the Draft LUPA/DEIS begins a 90-day public comment period that will conclude on January 29, 2014. The preferred method to submit comments is electronica

IDAHO-MONTANA - BLM Releases Sage-Grouse Plan/DEIS for Idaho-Southwestern Montana

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Idaho-Southwestern Montana subregion is now available at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html. The publication of the Draft LUPA/DEIS begins a 90-day public comment period that will conclude on January 29, 2014.

The preferred method to submit comments is electronically, by email to blm_id_swmt_sagegrouse_eis@blm.gov  or on the web at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html.

Comments on paper can be submitted to: BLM-Greater Sage-Grouse EIS,1387 S. Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709.

A series of seven open houses will be held to present information and answer questions on the Draft LUPA/DEIS. Dates and locations of the meetings are listed below. For more information on meeting venues, visit http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html.

1/6/14 Murphy, ID: Owyhee County Historical Museum, McKeeth Hall Community Center, 17085 Basey St., Murphy, ID 83650
1/7/14 Idaho Falls, ID: Guest House Inn & Suites, Ballroom, 850 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, ID 83402 
1/8/14  Salmon, ID: Salmon Valley Business & Innovation Center, Conference Room, 803 Monroe St. , Salmon, ID 83467 
1/9/14 Dillon, MT: University of Montana-Western, room TBD, 710 S. Atlantic St., Dillon, MT 59725
1/13/14 Pocatello, ID: Clarion Inn, Madeira and Carnelian Rooms, 1399 Bench Road, Pocatello, ID 83201
1/14/14 Twin Falls, ID: Canyon Springs Red Lion Inn, Oak Room, 1357 Blue Lakes Blvd. N., Twin Falls, ID 83301
1/15/14 Boise, ID: Boise Hotel and Conference Center, Conference Center - Peregrine Room, 3300 South Vista Ave., Boise, ID 83705

For more information on the National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy, and the progress in other subregions, visit http://www.blm.gov/sagegrouse.

Thanks for your review of this all too important matter.

Don Amador
Western Representative
BlueRibbon Coalition, Inc.

 

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. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) season is here. Federal employees, please mark BlueRibbon Coalition and Check #11402 on your CFC pledge form to support our efforts to protect your access. Join us at 1-800-258-3742 or http://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!

  

June 30, 2015 1:23 PM
OREGON - Community Workshops Scheduled Across The Blue Mountains On Access, Graz
The Forest Service need and want your help in the continuing efforts to update the Forest Plans across the Blue Mountains National Forests -- including the Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests. In July and August there will be several opportunities for you to get involved and the public is invited to attend one of the public workshops listed below. As you may know, the current Forest Plans are from 1990. Over the past 25 years, the landscape has changed significantly. Social and econ
June 5, 2015 12:30 PM
RECREATION VICTORY - RICO WEST DOLORES LAWSUIT DISMISSED
We are excited to pass along this excellent news from Colorado, where our collective efforts with our valued Colorado partners have again paid courtroom dividends. Please see the summary and full decision outlined below, in which the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decisively ruled in favor of motorized recreation and against Colorado Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Again, many thanks to all who supported this effort, and for your continued support in the ongoing planning process.
June 26, 2015 1:01 PM
ARIZONA - Opportunity to Comment on Draft EA for Proposed Changes to the Motoriz
The Nogales Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest is announcing an opportunity to comment during a 30 day comment period on the Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for Proposed Changes to the Motorized Travel System on the Nogales Ranger District (NRD). This opportunity to comment on the Draft EA is to ensure all interested and affected parties have been notified of the opportunity and have ample time to formulate specific written comments on the proposed project.
[Action Alerts Archive]