Wyoming- Shoshone NF Releases Draft Forest Plan & DEIS Hot
The Shoshone National Forest has released their Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft Land Management Plan for public review and comment. The public is invited to participate in reviewing these documents and to provide comments during this important phase of the plan revision process. The 90-day public comment period started with publication of the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register on August 3, 2012. Comments must be postmarked or emailed no later than November 1, 2012.
During the comment period the Forest Service will hold public meetings to assist you with understanding the documents and submitting comments. The schedule for these public meetings is listed below.
September 24, 2012 Cody, Big Horn Federal, 1701 Stampede Ave., 5-7 p.m.
September 25, 2012 Dubois, Headwaters Art & Convention Center, 17 Stalnaker St., 5-7 p.m.
September 26, 2012 Lander, Monarch Hall (Pronghorn Lodge), 150 E. Main St., 5-7 p.m.
September 27, 2012 Thermopolis, Big Horn Federal, 643 Broadway St., 5-7 p.m.
If you have questions regarding the draft documents or the plan revision process, contact Carrie Christman at (307) 578-5118.
Thanks in advance and, as always, please call or email with questions or concerns.
Public Lands Department Manager
208-237-1008 ext 107
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