The Mt. Hood National Forests -- located in northwest Oregon -- released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for their Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Management Plan, including Forest Plan Amendment #17. The Forest Service (FS) is asking for your input during a 60-day public review and comment period, which will end on October 28, 2009.
The public may review the DEIS, along with associated maps and appendices, by going to the Forest's website at Mt. Hood National Forest - Projects & Plans
. Limited hard copies of the document are available by contacting Jennie O'Connor Card.
Public comments are invited and should be as specific as possible. It is also helpful if comments refer to specific pages or chapters of the DEIS. Before commenting, the public is urged to review the DEIS, including appendices and associated maps. Written, facsimile, and electronic comments concerning this action will be accepted.
Send written comments to:
Jennie O'Connor Card, Off-highway Vehicle EIS
Hood River Ranger District
6780 Highway 35
Mount Hood-Parkdale, OR 97041
You may also hand-deliver your comments to the above address during normal business hours from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. Phone: (541) 352-6002 ext 634
Email comments to:
Please put "Mt. Hood Travel Management DEIS" in the subject line of e-mail comments. Acceptable formats are email message, MS Word (.doc), plain text (.txt), or rich text format (.rtf). Comments should include your name and address.
Fax comments to:
For more information on this DEIS, please contact Jennie O'Connor Card, OHV Interdisciplinary Team Leader, at 541-352-6002 ext. 634, or Malcolm Hamilton, Recreation Program Manager, at 503-668-1792.