OREGON - Comment Period Extended for the Blue Mountains Proposed Revised Forest Plan

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April 25, 2014 9:05 AM

OREGON - Comment Period Extended for the Blue Mountains Proposed Revised Forest Plan

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The time to comment on the Blue Mountains National Forests Proposed Revised Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been extended by 60 days; deadline for submitting comments is now August 15, 2014.  (See news release here for more details.)

The Proposed Revised Land Management Plan (commonly known as a Forest Plan) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) covers the Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, and a portion of the Ochoco National Forest (Blue Mountains National Forests).

The Forest Service encourages the public to use the electronic system for submitting comments, which is available at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMountainForestPlanRevisionComments. Comments may also be submitted in writing to: Blue Mountain Plan Revision Team, P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR, 97814 or faxed to 541-523-6392.

The DEIS and Proposed Revised Forest Plan can be downloaded from the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMtnsPlanRevision. Printed copies and/or compact discs (CDs) are available upon request by emailing: bluemtnplanrevision@fs.fed.us, or by calling 541-523-1302 or 541-523-1246; and are also available to read at local libraries and Forest District Offices.

If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive Newsletters and other information, please send an email to: bluemtnplanrevision@fs.fed.us or contact Jodi Kramer at 541-523-1246. If you are interested in a public meeting in your community, please contact Jodi Kramer as well. Additional information about the Blue Mountain Revision project can be found on the web at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMtnsPlanRevision.

As always, please call or email if you have any questions or comments.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107
 

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