BSFNRRA Annouces Public Scoping for the Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment
Contact: Howard Duncan, 423-569-9778
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (NRRA) announces the opening of public scoping for the Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment (EA). The scoping period will begin August 16, 2011, and extend through September 15, 2011. Comments will be used to assist the park in developing and evaluating feasible alternatives and analyzing the environmental consequences of each alternative.
• Protect human life, communities, and resources from the adverse effects of wildfire without compromising safety
The public scoping period for this EA will open on August 16, 2011, and will extend through September 15, 2011. Written comments should be postmarked no later than September 15, 2011. Comments may be submitted by mail, fax, email, or through the
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Did You Know?
Longhunters were some of the first Europeans to traverse the Big South Fork region. It is said they were called longhunters either for the long rifles they carried or because the were typically gone on hunting trips for so long, sometimes up to a year.