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MICHIGAN - FS Announces Decision On Proposal To Ban Gun Hunting And Snowmobiling In Areas Of Huron-Manistee NF

February 02, 2012 5:21 PM

MICHIGAN - FS Announces Decision On Proposal To Ban Gun Hunting And Snowmobiling In Areas Of Huron-Manistee NF--The U.S. Forest Service has released the Record of Decision and the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement that addresses issues stemming from a lawsuit in federal court over gun hunting and snowmobiling in the Huron-Manistee National Forests. The Record of Decision and associated documents are posted on the Huron-Manistee National Forests' website: www.fs.usda.gov/hmnf. The published documents will be available in March, and mailed to all people who previously requested a copy.

 

MICHIGAN - FS Announces Decision On Proposal To Ban Gun Hunting And Snowmobiling In Areas Of Huron-Manistee NF

Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers,

The U.S. Forest Service has released the Record of Decision and the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement that addresses issues stemming from a lawsuit in federal court over gun hunting and snowmobiling in the Huron-Manistee National Forests.

The Record of Decision and associated documents are posted on the Huron-Manistee National Forests' website: www.fs.usda.gov/hmnf. The published documents will be available in March, and mailed to all people who previously requested a copy. If you have not previously requested a copy, you may request a copy by calling the Forest Supervisor's Office at (231) 775-2421.

Once the documents have been released to the public, a Notice of Availability will be published in the Federal Register and the newspaper of record, which will begin a 45-day appeal period. The Forest Service will notify the public by news release and website posting when the Notice of Availability has been published.

For additional information regarding the Record of Decision or the FSEIS, contact the public affairs officer for the Huron-Manistee National Forests, Kenneth Arbogast, at (231) 775-5023, Ext. 8726, or karbogast@fs.fed.us.

BRC is reviewing the maps and the environmental analysis. We will be blasting more info and updates in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

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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