Chugach National Forest Schedules Nine Public Open Houses During Comment Period for Draft Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Contact(s): Alicia King


ANCHORAGE, AK (September 7, 2018) – The Chugach National Forest recently released the Draft Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) documents. Nine Public Open Houses scheduled in September and October. These Open Houses are an opportunity for the public to meet with the Forest Supervisor and Forest Service staff to ask questions and learn more about the Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS. The draft documents are available for review during the 90-day public comment period that began August 4, 2018 and ends on November 1, 2018.

Public Open House are scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the following locations:

  • September 12 ...................................Hope – Hope Social Hall
  • September 13 ...............Moose Pass – USFS Kenai Lake Work Center
  • September 18 ..........................Soldotna – Soldotna Regional Sports Complex
  • September 19..... Cooper Landing – Cooper Landing Community Hall
  • September 20 ............... Seward – Seward Community Library
  • September 24........... Girdwood – USFS Glacier Ranger District Office
  • September 27 ..............................................Cordova – The Cordova Center
  • October 9.................................. Anchorage – USFS Supervisor’s Office
  • October 11........................................Valdez – PWS Community College

The documents are available at the Chugach National Forest website.

During the 90-day public comment period, comments may be submitted using any of the following methods:

  1. Electronically at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/chugach/plancomments

  2. FAX to (907) 743-9476

  3. Submit in writing at any public meeting hosted during the 90-day comment period

  4. Send or deliver written comments to:
    Chugach National Forest’s Supervisor’s Office, Attn: Draft Land Management Plan,
    161 East 1st Street, Door 8,
    Anchorage, AK  99501

Public comments will be incorporated into a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) and Land Management Plan to be published in 2019. For more information about the public comment process, please visit the website.





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