North Cascades and Mount Rainier National Parks Host Public Open Houses on Plan to Restore Fisher

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Date: September 22, 2014
Contact: Elly Boerke, Environmental Protection Specialist, 360-854-7328
Contact: Roger Andrascik, Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources, 360-569-6742

Sedro Woolley, WA –The public is invited to attend any of several meetings next week to learn more about and provide comment on a proposed action to restore the fisher (Pekania pennanti) to the southwestern and northwestern Cascades of Washington State, including Mount Rainier and North Cascades National Parks.

Meetings will be hosted by the National Park Service (NPS) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on the following dates:

  • September 29--North Cascades National Park Headquarters in Sedro-Woolley 
  • September 30--Central Public Library in Seattle 
  • October 1--Packwood Fire Department in Packwood 
The meetings will be structured as open houses, but formal presentations will be given at approximately 5:30 each night. For details on the specific locations and directions, please visit the planning website at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/RestoreFisher and click on “meeting notices.” 

The recently completed Fisher Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment for Mount Rainier National Park and North Cascades National Park Service Complex (Fisher EA) is open for public review and comment through October 15 at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/RestoreFisher

Limited physical copies are also available at several public libraries throughout the region including Bellingham, Burlington, Mount Vernon, Seattle, Tacoma, Puyallup, Enumclaw, Buckley, Eatonville, Chelan, East Wenatchee, and Yakima Valley and by request at e-mail us. During the comment period, you may also submit comments through the regular mail or by hand delivery directly to: Superintendent’s Office, ATTN: Fisher EA, North Cascades National Park Service Complex, 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284. 



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