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Comment Period for Zion Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Extended

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Date: June 29, 2007
Contact: David Eaker, 435-772-7811
Contact: Ray O'Neil, 435-772-7823

Zion National Park announces an extension to the comment period for the Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA). Comments will be accepted until
July 30, 2007. The plan identifies a variety of opportunities for visitors to experience the backcountry in Zion while protecting park natural and cultural resources and wilderness values.

If you wish to comment on the EA, you may enter your comments online at the National Park Service website Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (http://parkplanning.nps.gov/) or you may mail comments to: Zion National Park, Attn: Backcountry Management Plan EA, Springdale, UT 84767.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time.  While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

For more information on the Zion Backcountry Management visit the park website at www.nps.gov/zion.


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