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Environmental Assessment for Repair of Miners River Sea Lamprey Barrier

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Date: September 24, 2007
Contact: Cheryl Kaye, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 906-226-1217

Please refer to the news release issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sea Lamprey Control:

http://www.fws.gov/midwest/News/Release07-83.html

Copies of the draft EA on the Miners River sea lamprey barrier repair may be obtained by contacting Cheryl Kaye, Marquette Biological Station, USFWS, 3090 Wright Street, Marquette, MI 49855; phone 906-226-1217; e-mail. Written comments on the EA will be accepted through October 5, 2007.

Written comments should be submitted to Cheryl Kaye at the above address, or they may be faxed to 906-226-3632. When faxing a comment, a copy should also be mailed to ensure that a complete version of the text is received.

Did You Know?

Mineral seepage creates the vibrant colors shown on this close-up photo of the Pictured Rocks cliffs.

Mineral stains give color to the famous cliffs of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Red and orange colors are iron, black is manganese, white is limonite, and green is a trace of copper. There are no pictographs or petroglyphs on the Pictured Rocks cliffs (that we know of). More...