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REQUEST FOR COMMENTS USDA
Nov 12, 2012 | 120 views | email to a friend | print

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS USDA Forest Service Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Blue Ridge Ranger District Union County, Georgia Beasley Knob OHV Trail Improvement Project Pursuant to CFR 215.5, Forest Supervisor George M. Bain requests comments on the proposed project listed above. The purpose of this project is to improve the existing recreational opportunities, user safety and enjoyment, and environmental sustainability of the Beasley Knob OHV Trail system. The Forest Supervisor has selected Alternative 2 as the preferred alternative to accomplish the project's objectives. Alternative 2 proposes to improve the recreational opportunities, user safety and enjoyment, and environmental sustainability through 1) the construction of new trail segments to create loop trails, 2) decommissioning and rehabilitation of dead-end trail segments and other segments that are unsustainable. The EA is available for review and comment. The EA is available on the Chattahoochee-Oconee web site and can be viewed at http://www.fs.fed.us/conf. On the left side of the page, click on the and and Resource Management link and then select rojects Look for the easley Knob OHV Trail Improvement Project link in the nder Analysis section. Comments must be postmarked within 30 days beginning the day following the publication of this notice in the North Georgia News in Blairsville, Georgia, The News Observer in Blue Ridge, Georgia, or the Gainesville Times in Gainesville, Georgia, whichever is later. Only those who submit timely and substantive comments will have standing to appeal. Comments should be sent to Andrew L. Baker, Blue Ridge Ranger District, 2042 Highway 515 W, Blairsville, GA 30512, or by e-mail to vcmorris@fs.fed.us. Additional information can be obtained by calling Valencia Morris at the Blue Ridge Ranger District at 706-745-6928. 320735 11/13