Fall Creek Spruce Salvage Opinions
Pagosa Springs, Colorado – January 31, 2017 – The San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District is seeking public comments on a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Fall Creek Spruce Salvage project on Wolf Creek Pass. The proposal is to salvage-harvest dead and dying trees on up to 800 acres of National Forest in Mineral County; conduct reforestation on an additional 190 acres, erosion control and fisheries improvement; and construct two corrals to improve rangeland management capabilities and efficiency of the deferred rotation grazing system used on the East Fork San Juan Allotment. The project area is located north of Pagosa Springs in the Wolf Creek Pass area.
Comments will be accepted from Feb. 3 to March 6, 2017. Written comments should be submitted to: Kevin Khung, Pagosa District Ranger, PO Box 310, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, or hand-delivered to the Pagosa District Office at 180 Pagosa Street in Pagosa Springs, Colorado between 8:00 am – 4:30 pm during normal business hours. Comments may also be faxed to: Attn: Matt Tuten, fax number 970-264-1538. Electronic comments should be sent here.
Comments received in response to this solicitation, including names and addresses of those who comment will be considered part of the public record on this proposed action and will be available for public inspection. Only individuals or entities who submit timely and specific written comments during this or any other designated public comment period will be eligible to object.