Discuss Baca National Wildlife Refuge USFWS draft Environmental Assessment

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Discuss Baca National Wildlife Refuge USFWS draft Environmental Assessment

2 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 6:30-8:30 pm, Colorado College Conference Center

The US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has released its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and deadline for public comments is Monday February 7, 2010. The USFWS has scheduled this one public meeting above. Please attend if you are able.

In response….

This Friday, Jan. 28, from 6:30-8:30 pm

Baca Grande POA Hall

The San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council will sponsor a community-wide strategy meeting on Friday, Jan. 28th from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Baca Grande POA Hall in Crestone to discuss public comment response to the draft Environmental Assessment (EA)* including:

  • A general overview of the draft EA
  • Most important issues
  • Strategies for getting a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

EVERYONE IS WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

The draft EA is posted on the USFWS/Baca NWR website at: http://www.fws.gov/alamosa/bacaNWR.html. You can also call Mike Blenden, the Refuge Project leader with any questions:(719) 589-4021. Electronic e-mail Responses to EA goes to the following address: BacaDraftEAComments@fws.gov

For more information call 256-4252 or email: slvwater@fairpoint.net.

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