Public Scoping Meetings Public Access Plan and Environmental Assessment

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Date: February 1, 2016
Contact: Andrew Banasik, 301.696.0130

Frederick: The National Park Service (NPS) is beginning to develop a Public Access Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Monocacy National Battlefield to look comprehensively at the battlefield's public access to park areas and resources.  The NPS is coordination Section 106 consultation with the National Environmental Policy Act EA preparation.  The plan's intent is to increase opportunities for visitors to connect to the park's resources, history, preservation activities, and significance.

At this time, the NPS is announcing two public scoping meetings and a 30-day public scoping period to solicit public comments on this proposal.  You are invited to attend a public open house and identify any issues, concerns, or ideas you may have regarding the proposed project so that the NPS can appropriately consider them in the preparation of the Environmental Assessment.

Two public scoping meetings will be held:

Saturday, February 6, 2016
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Frederick County Public Library
110 East Patrick St. 
Frederick, MD 21701
Snow date: Saturday, February 20 @ the Visitor Center

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center
5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
Snow date: Monday, February 22 @ the Visitor Center

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Last updated: February 11, 2016

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