CALIFORNIA - USFS Seeks Comment on Forest Plan Revision Final Assessments

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January 09, 2014 8:10 PM

CALIFORNIA - USFS Seeks Comment on Forest Plan Revision Final Assessments

Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers,

The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Region has released the final assessments for the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests, the Bio-regional assessment, and a preliminary Need to Change document. The public is invited to provide feedback on the Need to Change document, which will drive how the Forest Service revises its management plans. More information -- and the forest assessments, Bio-regional assessment, and the preliminary Need to Change -- can be found online at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r5/landmanagement/planning.

The Forest Service is hosting public workshops to offer information about the forest plan revision process, explain the key themes of each forest plan to be revised, and gather public feedback on the preliminary Need to Change. The public is welcome at any of the upcoming workshops:

  •  Sierra NF: Monday, January 27, 2014, Fresno
     Holiday Inn Fresno Airport, 5090 E. Clinton Way, Fresno, CA 93727
     
  •  Sequoia NF : Tuesday, January 28, 2014, Bakersfield
      Double Tree Hotel, 3100 Camino del Rio Ct., Bakersfield, CA 93308
  •  Inyo NF: Thursday, January 30, 2014, Bishop
      Inyo NF Supervisor's Office, 351 Pacu Lane Suite 200, Bishop, CA 93514

Please visit the following site for upcoming information about the Forest Plan Revision meeting happening on the 27th of January for the Sierra National Forest.

Click here for Region 5: U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Moves Forward with Forest Plan Revision. 

Other useful information should you need/want to know:

 ► Public feedback received by January 24, 2014, will be incorporated into the public workshop discussions.
 ► Feedback on the Need to Change document is most useful if received by January 31, 2014, and may be submitted via  e-mail or by hard copy.
 ► Written feedback should be addressed to: Land Management Plan Revision, U.S. Forest Service, Ecosystem Planning Staff, 1323 Club Drive, Vallejo, CA 94592. E-mail feedback may be submitted to: FS-R5planrevision@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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