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In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the new information collection, Foreign Travel Proposal.
There will be a public meeting in Washington, DC to discuss the proposed rule for the management of roadless areas on National Forest System lands in the State of Idaho.
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) will meet in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss emerging issues in urban and community forestry and introduce the new ``Council'' members.
The Forest Service is amending its Forest Service Manual chapter 2720, to incorporate without change, an interim directive to guide its employees in processing proposals for interstate natural gas pipeline projects. This amendment is designed to update existing direction in the Forest Service Manual chapter 2720, consistent with a May 2002
The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, is initiating a public rulemaking process to address the management of roadless areas on National Forest System lands within the State of Colorado. This rulemaking is the result of a petition submitted by Governor Bill Ritter on behalf of the State of Colorado pursuant to 7 CFR 1.28, reviewed and
The Roadless Area Conservation National Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposed rule for the management of roadless areas on National Forest System lands in the State of Idaho and to discuss other related roadless area matters.
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests proposes to begin charging fees for the overnight rental of several cabins including 3 cabins at the Cold Springs Adminstrative Site; 2 cabins at the Mesa Lakes Administrative Site and single cabins at 25 Mesa, Silesca, and Jackson Administrative Sites. Public rentals of Forest
The public comment period is being extended an additional 30 days for the proposed rule governing the disposal of special forest products from National Forest System lands. The original notice called for comments to be submitted by December 21, 2007 (FR 72, 5949659506, published on Monday, October 22, 2007). As stated in the original Public
The USDA, Forest Service, Bitterroot National Forest, will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document the analysis and disclose the environmental impacts of the proposed Lower West Fork project. The project area is located in Ravalli County, about 15 miles southwest of Darby, Montana. The project area encompasses about 38,400
The Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on January 11, 2008 at the Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV, 89451. This Committee, established by the Secretary of Agriculture on December 15, 1998 (64 FR 2876), is chartered to provide advice to the Secretary on implementing the terms of the
The Inyo National Forest, White Mountain Ranger District is proposing to implement fees at a complex of three group camp sites in the White Mountains east of Bishop, California. The proposed fee structure is based on the level of services and amenities provided, cost of operation and maintenance, market assessment and public comments. Fee monies
On November 28, 2007, the USDA Forest Service announced its
intent to prepare a travel planning environmental impact statement (EIS). The proposed action would designate a sitespecific
transportation system and prohibit indiscriminate crosscountry traffic. The EIS will analyze the effects of the proposed action and alternatives. This Revised
The Forest Service is extending the public comment period for the proposed directive regarding Forest Service Outfitting and Guiding Special Use Permits and Insurance Requirements for Forest Service Special Use Permits for an additional 30 days. The original notice called for comments to be submitted by January 17, 2008 (72 FR 59246, October 19,
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the revision of a currently approved information collection, Airplane Pilot Qualifications and Approval Record, Helicopter Pilot Qualifications and Approval Record, Airplane Data Record, and Helicopter
The USDA Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposal to salvage merchantable timber affected by the Brush Creek wildland fire on the Tally Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest. This fire burned a total of approximately 30,000 acres on the Flathead and Kootenai National Forests from July to
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection, Locatable Minerals.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection, Small Business Timber Sale SetAside Program: Appeal Procedures on Recomputation of Shares.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in response to a request from PXP to drill an exploratory well on the Big Piney Ranger District, along with two additional wells on the same drill pad should the initial well be productive. After release of the DEIS for the Eagle Prospect exploratory wells and
The USDA Forest Service, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, MedfordPark Falls Ranger District intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document the analysis and disclose the environmental effects of proposed land management activities, and corresponding alternatives within the Medford Aspen project area. This notice revises
The Colorado Recreation Resource Advisory Committee will tentatively meet in Lakewood CO. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the new committee members with the information they will need to be effective committee members. This will include briefings on the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement, the Federal Advisory Committee Act and other
The Rogue River--Siskiyou National Forest is planning to charge fees at four new recreationalrental facilities. All four sites are Forest Service structures that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places; each of them has recently been repaired/restored and has had amenities added to improve services and experiences. Big Elk Guard
This notice lists the newspapers that Forests and the Regional Office of the Alaska Region will use to publish legal notice of all decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR part 217. The intended effect of this action is to inform interested members of the public which newspapers will be used to publish legal notice of decisions subject to appeal
The Forest Service is analyzing the management of rangeland vegetation resources, which includes livestock grazing, on the National Forest System (NFS) lands within the Thunder Basin National Grasslands. NFS lands that comprise the Inyan Kara Analysis Area Vegetation Management Phase II will be assessed to determine how existing resource
The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (NFAB) has
announced its meeting dates for 2008. These meetings are open to the
public, and public comment is accepted at any time in writing and at
the pleasure of the Board chair at each meeting for verbal comments.
Persons wishing to speak may be given three minutes to address the Board.
The Rio Grande National Forest is planning to charge a $50/ night fee for the new overnight rentals of Stone Cellar Guard Station, Saguache Bunk House, Alder Creek Guard Station and Fitton Cabin; as well as a $75/night fee for Upper Crossing Guard Station, River Springs Guard Station and 2 cabins at Platoro Reservoir. These cabins have not been