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Contact: Todd Roeder, 423-752-5213x119
Fort Oglethorpe, GA: The National Park Service is revising the Fire Management Plan for Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, located in Georgia and Tennessee.Park staff is considering the use of prescribed fire as a possible tool to maintain cultural landscapes, to reduce fuel loads, and to help manage invasive, exotic plants. The environmental assessment portion of this plan is used to analyze the effects of this proposed action on the human environment and to provide an opportunity for public input in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
If you would like to review the environmental assessment, it is available online at www.nps.gov/chch, Comments on it may also be submitted at parkplanning.nps.gov/chch until July 09, 2016.
For more information about Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at (706) 866-9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at (423) 821-7786, or visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/chch.