OREGON – FS Announces Public Meetings Schedule for Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Proposed Revised Land Management Plan (commonly known as the Forest Plan) for the Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, and a portion of the Ochoco National Forest (Blue Mountains National Forests) is scheduled to be released to the public on March 14, 2014, for a 90-day comment period.

On March 17, 2014, the first of twelve public meetings will be held to share information about the DEIS and Proposed Revised Forest Plan, to explain the commenting process, and to listen to the public.

The following is the schedule for the public meetings, which begin on March 17th. All of the meetings are scheduled from 5:30- 8:30pm:

Date Location  Address
 3/17/14
(Mon)
Malheur National Forest
Federal Building, Juniper Hall
431 Patterson
John Day, OR
3/18/14
(Tues)
Malheur National Forest
Chamber of Commerce Community Center 
484 N. Broadway Center
Burns, OR
 3/19/14
(Weds)
Malheur National Forest
Long Creek Community Center 
201 W. 2nd Street
Long Creek, OR
 3/20/14
(Thurs)
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Cloverleaf Hall 
668 NW 1st St. (Hwy 3)
Enterprise, OR
3/25/14
(Tues)
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Baker County Fairgrounds (Event Center) 
2600 East Street.
Baker City, OR
 3/26/14
(Weds)
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Blue Mountain Conference Center 
404 12th Street
La Grande, OR
3/27/14
(Thurs)
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Lions Hall 
235 Lion Street
Halfway, OR
3/31/14
(Mon)
Blue Mountains National Forests
Red Lion Convention Center 
1021 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR
4/1/14
(Tues)
Umatilla National Forest
Pendleton Convention Center,  West Rooms 3 & 4 
1601 Westgate
Pendleton, OR
4/2/14
(Weds)
Umatilla National Forest
Heppner City Hall 
111 North Main
Heppner, OR
4/3/14
(Thurs)
Umatilla National Forest
Fair Grounds Youth Building
Columbia Co. Engineer’s Office 
1 North Pine
Dayton. WA
4/4/14
(Fri)
Umatilla National Forest
Benton PUD Auditorium
2721 West 10th Avenue
Kennewick, WA

If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive Newsletters and other information, please send an email to:  bluemtnplanrevision@fs.fed.us or contact Jodi Kramer at 541-523-1246.

If you are interested in a public meeting in your community, please contact Jodi Kramer as well. Additional information about the Blue Mountain Revision project can be found on the web at:http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMtnsPlanRevision.

Ev'mon

Author: Ev'mon

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