Opportunity to Comment on the White

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Opportunity to Comment on the White River Aspen Management Project

The White River National Forest (WRNF) is preparing an environmental assessment for the White River Aspen Management Project. The proposed White River Aspen Management Project is located on National Forest System (NFS) lands administered by the WRNF. Treatment areas would not occur in designated Wilderness Areas and some Forest Plan Management Areas would be avoided. Treatments could occur within Forest Plan Management Areas 4.2, 4.23, 4.3, 4.32, 5.12, 5.13, 5.4, 5.41, 5.42, 5.43, 5.5, 7.1, 8.21, 8.25, and 8.32 located within Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Summit, Moffatt, Routt, Mesa, and Gunnison Counties, Colorado.

A notice of proposed action is available on-line at:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59419. Additional information regarding this action can be obtained from: Brett Crary, Email Me

The proposed project is an activity implementing a land management plan and subject to the objection process described in 36 CFR 218 Subparts A and B. The Forest Service is combining scoping with the legal notice and opportunity to comment, as described in 36 CFR 218.24.

How to Comment and Timeframe
Specific written comments on the proposed project will be accepted for 60 calendar days following publication of this notice in the Glenwood Post Independent. The publication date in the newspaper of record is the exclusive means for calculating the comment period. The regulations prohibit extending the length of the comment period.

Written comments must be submitted via mail or electronically to: Forest Supervisor, c/o Brett Crary, 900 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Electronic comments including attachments can be submitted to https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public/CommentInput?Project=59419.

Persons commenting should include: 1) name, address, telephone number, organization represented, if any; 2) title of project for which the comment is being submitted; and 3) specific facts and supporting reasons for the Responsible Official to consider.

It is the responsibility of persons providing comments to submit them by the close of the comment period. Only those who submit timely and specific written comments will have eligibility to file an objection under §218.8. Individuals and organizations wishing to be eligible to object must meet the information requirements in §218.25(a)(3). Names and contact information submitted with comments will become part of the public record and may be released under the Freedom of Information Act.

This legal notice also serves to notify and invite public comment on the proposal as stipulated in 36 CFR 800.3 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Published in the Glenwood Post Independent on February 19, 2021. 0000662072