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Legal notices 1/25/2017


Designated Opportunity for Public Comment on the Prince William Sound Zone Terrestrial Invasive Plant Treatment Project

The Forest Service, Chugach National Forest, Glacier and Cordova Ranger Districts, is seeking public comment on the integrated treatment of terrestrial invasive plants on the Prince William Sound Zone. The Scoping Letter containing the proposed action description and other information is available for review at the Glacier Ranger District in Girdwood and the Cordova Ranger District in Cordova. This information can also be viewed online at

The purpose of this comment period is to provide an opportunity for the public to provide early and meaningful participation on a proposed action prior to the development of the Environmental Assessment. The Forest Service is seeking input from the public to gather information and identify specific issues and concerns associated with this proposal. All parties responding to this scoping who include sufficient contact information will be notified of the 30-day comment period after the Environmental Assessment is complete. When providing comments, please be specific to the proposal and area identified in the Scoping Letter.

Please email your comments to with “PWSZ Terrestrial Invasive Plant Treatment Project” in the subject line. Comments can also be faxed (907-424-7214) or mailed to: Robert Skorkowsky, District Ranger, P.O. Box 280, Cordova, Alaska 99574.

Please submit your comments by March 3, 2017.

For additional information about this project please contact Kate Mohatt at (907) 754-2348 or by email at


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