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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest to Host Travel Management Open Houses

October 03, 2007 6:00 AM


Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

Attention Wisconsin and Upper Michigan recreationists!

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is continuing their work on the new travel plan that will limit ALL vehicle use to designated roads, trails and areas. The Forest Service (FS) will be hosting a series of open houses on the Travel Management Rule planning process during the month of October 2007. 

The Open House will include a brief presentation of the Travel Management Rule and the process for determining designated roads and trails as available for motorized use. The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest's initial proposal of designated roads and trails will also be discussed. Forest Service staff will be available after the presentation to answer your questions. You will have an opportunity to view maps of the initial proposal as well as the current transportation system.

Comments will be accepted throughout the process. Please provide your comments at the Open Houses or if you prefer, you may mail them to the Forest Service at the address to the right. To most efficiently address your comments, we recommend you send them by October 29, 2007.

The open houses will be held at a variety of locations around Wisconsin (see schedule below). This will be the next step in the local planning process which will finalize with the production of a motor vehicle use map by January 2009.  All interested parties are encouraged to attend.


Dates, Times & Locations
Presentation: 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.  -  Open House: 6:45 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 4, 2007
Best Western Crandon Inn
9075 E. Pioneer St.
Crandon, WI 54520

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Phillips High School
990 Flambeau Avenue
Phillips, WI 54555

Thursday, October 11, 2007
Lincoln Town Hall
1205 Sundstein Rd.
Eagle River, WI 54521

Monday, October 15, 2007
Lakewoods Resort
21540 County Road M
Cable, WI 54821

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806

If you are unable to attend the open houses, you can still view the materials presented at these meetings by visiting your Forest Service District office, or online at Meeting materials and maps will be available at district offices in Eagle River, Glidden, Laona, Park Falls, and Washburn.

You can also submit your comments by downloading, printing and completing a public comment form at Then mail it to the address provided on the form, or you can mail written comments directly to: USDA Forest Service, Public Affairs Officer, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander, WI 54501. Please be sure to include your name and address with your comments in case they need to contact you with any questions. Comments must be provided by October 29, 2007.

For additional information on the Open Houses, please call Joan Marburger, 715-762-5178, or BJ Johnson, 715-362-1335. If you plan on attending an Open House and need special accommodations, please call in advance.


Thanks in advance for your support,
Brian Hawthorne
Public Lands Policy Director
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 102

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