ARIZONA - Coronado NF Releases Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS

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December 05, 2013 6:19 PM

The Coronado National Forest has developed a proposed land management plan and a programmatic Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). A 90-day public comment period began with the publishing of the Notice of Availability of the DEIS in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on November 22, 2013. The comment period ends February 20, 2014. The proposed plan, programmatic draft environmental impact statement and plan set of documents can be found online at

ARIZONA - Coronado NF Releases Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Coronado National Forest has developed a proposed land management plan and a programmatic Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). A 90-day public comment period began with the publishing of the Notice of Availability of the DEIS in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on November 22, 2013. The comment period ends February 20, 2014.

The proposed plan, programmatic draft environmental impact statement and plan set of documents can be found online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coronado/landmanagement/planning/?cid=fswdev7_018673.

Public meeting are schedule to for the following locations:  

 Ranger District Date & Time Location
 Sierra Vista Ranger District December 17, 2013
from 4:00 - 6:45 pm
Sierra Vista Public Library
2600 E. Tacoma St
Sierra Vista, AZ
 Safford Ranger District January 9, 2014
from 5 - 8 pm
General Services Building
921 Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 
 Santa Catalina Ranger District & SO:
 
January 13, 2014
from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Tucson Interagency Fire Center
2646 E. Commerce Center Place
Tucson, AZ  
The public is encouraged to participate throughout the plan revision process. Please submit your comments prior to the close of the comment period, and clearly state your concerns. You can submit your comments to the following: 
 U.S. Mail
Coronado Forest Plan Revision
P.O. Box 1919
Sacramento, CA 95812
Fax
(916) 456-6724
(Subject: Coronado National Forest, Plan Revision)
Email
CoronadoNF@fscomments.org
(Subject: Coronado National Forest, Plan Revision) 

For more information regarding the development of the proposed land management plan and DEIS, please contact Yolynda Begay at yolyndabegay@fs.fed.us or (520) 388-8370.

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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