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Public meetings scheduled to discuss land use in Coronado NF

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Forest officials are still seeking public input on the draft Land Management Plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Coronado National Forest. 

These new plans will replace those drafted in 1986 and will serve as a guide for Forest officials in managing the more than 1.7 million acres of Coronado National Forest System land for the next 10 to 15 years.

To read these drafts go online to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coronado/landmanagement/planning/?cid=fswdev7_018673 .

Comments received on the proposed plan and DEIS will inform the decision on the final land management plan that is expected in 2014. 

Public meetings to be held on the following dates:

January 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tucson Interagency Fire Center, (2646 E. Commerce Center Place, Tucson)

January 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Morris K. Udall Regional Center (7200 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson)

While the 90 day public review and comments began back on November 23, those interested in commenting may still submit comments in any of the following ways:

U.S. Mail – Coronado Forest Plan Revision; P.O. Box 1919, Sacramento, CA 95812

Fax – (916) 456-6724 (subject: Coronado National Forest Plan Revision)

Email – CoronadoNF@fscomments.org (please include the subject line Coronado National Forest, Plan Revision)

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