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Forest Service Hosts POW Off-Highway Vehicle Use Public Meetings


May 24, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - The Tongass National Forest's Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts are seeking public input concerning an Access Travel Management Environmental Assessment. The EA's proposed action would affect passenger vehicle and off-highway vehicle access on Prince of Wales Island.

Scoping is the first formal step in public participation. The District's are hosting three public scoping meetings: 4 to 7 p.m., June 2, at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan; 4 to 7 p.m., June 3, at the Craig Community Center; and 3 to 6 p.m., June 4, at the Thorne Bay Ranger District.

Representatives from the Districts will be on hand to answer questions and address comments. Anyone with questions about the meetings should contact Richard Jacobson at the Craig Ranger District, (907) 826-1626.


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