The US Forest Service has released its draft decision regarding the restoration of the Bear Creek Watershed. The new plan calls for decommissioning trails and creating new, more sustainable trails within the watershed in order to protect the endangered Greenback Cutthroat Trout.
Individuals and groups that have submitted comments or objections during this process may submit objections to this plan by September 4th. TOSC will be submitting comments before the deadline.
If you have objections and have commented before, you may submit your objections according to the rules outlined below. If you have not commented before and would like to weigh in on this plan, please email email@example.com. We can incorporate your comments into our objection document.
More details, including a link to a larger-format map that shows more detail, can be found at the Forest Service website.
Objections, including attachments, must be filed via mail, express delivery, or messenger service to: Erin Connelly, USDA Forest Service, Pike and San Isabel National Forest, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands Supervisors Office, 2840 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, CO 81008; E-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org; Submitted Online at: https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public//CommentInput?Project=40179, Faxed to: 719-553-1440 or hand-delivered (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays) at 2840 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, CO 81008.
Objections must be submitted on or before September 4th, 2015. The regulations prohibit extending the time to file an objection.